#CocoBeauty: LFW Beauty Secrets

Hundreds of models are currently running around the capital for London Fashion Week shows, which means they need to be at their ‘beauty best’ the whole time. [...]

Hundreds of models are currently running around the capital for London Fashion Week shows, which means they need to be at their ‘beauty best’ the whole time.  We have highlighted some key beauty secrets here at House of Coco to keep you one step ahead af the LFW models.

 

Renew Life Ultimate Flora Critical Care, 50 Billion
Priced at £21.99 for 30 capsules
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As we’re already part way through London Fashion Week, this means there’s lots of late nights, early mornings, and hectic schedules, so a good way to make sure your body is at its optimal health and get through the busy runway circuit is with Renew Life’s Ultimate Flora probiotics.

Maintaining a healthy gut is vital for your body’s overall wellness.  Daily stress, medication and poor diet can all contribute to an imbalance in good gut bacteria, leading to diseases and day-to-day health ailments.  With the high acid environment of the stomach, many beneficial live bacteria cannot survive.  So, Ultimate Flora’s unique enteric-coated delivery system provides a delayed release, allowing good bacteria to thrive and ensuring a happy, healthy gut!

Beauty BLVD Divine Hydra-Gel Gold Radiance Lip Mask
Priced at £7.50 for 2 lip masks
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Lets face it, running around the city and with the change of season brings harsh weather and a change in the way our skin is looking and feeling.  We’re not the only ones to find our skin looking lacklustre, feeling irritated and suffering from breakouts, the models at LFW do too.

For an instant pick me up Beauty BLVD Divine Hydra Gel Masks will restore suppleness and hydration to skin in no time.  House of Coco’s favourite is the Lip Mask, which boosts elasticity and plumps lips after 10- 15 minutes.

Cantu Shea Butter Hair Dressing Pomade
Priced at £5.49 for 4oz/113g
Available from Superdrug

Cantu Shea Butter Hair Dressing Pomade can moisturise, texturise, lift and add shine to any hairstyle you wish to create.  This butter is perfect for use during London Fashion Week, especially as it adds control and prevents fizz to dull, brittle hair.  Made with Shea Butter, it’s formulated without chemicals or harsh ingredients, making it excellent for sensitive scalps and frequent use.  Ideal for use during a hectic week dashing around the city.

Vince Camuto Fiori
Priced at £55 for 100ml
Available exclusively in selected Debenhams stores and online.

A number of the LFW catwalks incorporate a floral theme, and what better way to celebrate than with a new scent.

Inspired by the blossoming delphiniums in Vince Camuto’s personal garden, Fiori features the top notes of luscious pink grapefruit and ripened white nectarine that will evoke the independent spirit of the Vince Camuto woman.  This soft, contemporary fragrance is exactly what you need on the runway to make yourself feel confident and spirited.

Rihanna Reb’l Fleur
Priced at £20 for 30ml, £30 for 50ml, and £40 for 100ml
Available on the high street with many leading retailers nationwide across the UK and Ireland

The iconic Rihanna’s first fragrance is created to impress and empower women that want to express their vibrant, bold, and harmonic personality.  Reb’l Fleur brings the fruity chypre, sophisticated sense, and blossoming flowers together, making this scent feminine yet unique. Finished with notes of vanilla, patchouli, amber and musk, it will strike an unforgettable and emotional chord among the LFW frow.

Christophe Robin Cleansing Purifying Scrub with Sea Salt
Priced at £39 for 250ml
Available from Space NK, Harrods, Fortnum & Mason and online with net-a-porter and look fantastic.

Show-packed days and after-parties make hair washing a thing of the past over fashion week. Luckily, colourist to the stars Christophe Robin has produced this wondrous salty scrub, which helps to detoxify the scalp.

Christophe says; “Try to wash the hair only once a week, because excessive washing thins the hair and irritates the scalp.  The less washing the better, but the frequency also depends on the climate.  Detoxifying your scalp once a week with my Purifying Cleansing Scrub with Sea Salt is a good habit to prevent your hair from getting too oily.

Defensil Rescue Serum
Priced at £9.95 for 75ml
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A natural dry skin rescue serum, developed in the Swiss Alps for people with dry skin living at high altitudes with very dry skin, has been clinically proven by Swiss scientists to help lock in moisture for winter skin prone to dryness and flaking.  Defensil Rescue Serum is ideal for models that are flying between countries throughout fashion week.

Defensil Rescue Serum combines two key natural ingredients a concentrated extract from Cardiospermum seed and cold pressed Echium Oil, which have been shown in combination in trials to stabilise and regenerate the skin barrier and act effectively against itching caused by dry, chapped or flaking skin and eczema.

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