Top 7 Spook-tacular Beauty Buys

Trick or Treat? Treat of course! Here are our top picks of potions and lotions for this week:

Goody Shoes

Unleash your dark side with a fabulous fragrance from Carolina Herrera, Good Girl Supreme Eau de Parfum 30ml £55, The Perfume Shop. The feminine, floral fragrance of berries, jasmine and tuberose has deeper notes of vanilla and citrus adding an exotic twist. The perfect perfume to take you from day into night. It’s good to be bad!


Simply Divine

Antipodes Divine Face Oil £22.99, is the perfect potion for keeping mature skin plump and supple. Rosehip and avocado oils are key nourishing ingredients for boosting collagen and reducing the appearance of fine lines. The oil is light, non-greasy and fragrant. Smooth on at bedtime; you’ll love the result next day.


Drama Queen

Create a bold statement lip with Diego Dalla Palma Push Lip Gloss Purple Wine £16,, a deep burgundy shade with a high gloss finish in one swipe of the applicator. It’s flattering for dark complexions. If you find it too strong, apply to your fingertip and smudge on for a softer effect.

Treat Yourself

It’s treats only from Lush for Halloween, with a fun collection of beauty goodies including Boo! Shower Slime, Toffee Apple Lip Scrub and Bat Bath Bombs. Top pick is Very Very Frightening! Shower Gel 250ml £12, Lush, with fresh lemon and fig juice. Enough for a daily treat for months to come.


Pumpkin Polish

The shades may look dark and deadly, but these luscious Nail Polishes £9, have no chemical nasties – they’re natural, vegan-friendly and cruelty free. Choose from blood red Vixen, burgundy/gold Goal Digger, dark wine Merlot and bold orange Pumpkin Pie. Add some gothic nail art for a scary touch!

Herbal Healer

Woods of Windsor’s Gardening Range includes an anti-bacterial, healing concoction of blackberry and thyme to protect and restore hard-working hands, Intensive Hand Balm £7.99, There’s also an Exfoliating Hand Scrub £4.99, Moisturising Hand Wash £6.99 and Nourishing Hand Cream £5.99. Leave on overnight for soft, smooth hands next day.

Youthful You

Turn back the clock with the latest in anti-ageing skincare by cult French beauty brand Caudalie, using a patented mix of Resveratrol, hyaluronic acid and a collagen booster in a potent formula that’s twice as effective as collagen. Apply to cleansed skin in the morning; the cream has a lovely, silky texture, absorbs easily and leaves skin feeling firm, plump and smooth. Resveratrol-Lift Firming Cashmere Cream £42, Caudalie.

Audrey Patterson

Having started my career at My Weekly on Real Life stories, for the past 8 years I have been Beauty and Fashion Editor. I also write Travel and Homes features, plus the odd book review. We’re a flexible team! I also write features for Your Best Ever Christmas covering a variety of topics.