Victoria Beckham’s latest make-up collab is here

If you missed out on Victoria Beckham’s debut collaboration with EstĂ©e Lauder when it launched last year, fret not: the fashion icon’s second collection has just been released. All of the sell-out pieces from the first collection are back – don’t miss VB’s personal favourite, the highlighter in Modern Mercury – along with a whopping 18 new products and four limited-edition sets.

The LA look from the latest from the VB x Estée Lauder collection

“It’s about empowering women and making them feel good about themselves, whether it’s through fashion or make-up,” Beckham told MiNDFOOD STYLE when the first collection last year. “If I can help a woman feel beautiful, then that’s great; that’s why I do what I do. It gives me a lot of pleasure.”

Discover our favourite pieces from the collection below. The Victoria Beckham x EstĂ©e Lauder collection is available now at Smith & Caughey’s, Ballantynes, David Jones and H&J Smith.

The skincare ingredient you need to use this summer

The sun, in the just the right amount, is essential for health and wellbeing, but its harmful UVA and UVB rays are also the number one culprit when it comes to premature skin ageing. A sun-kissed tan might look like a good idea in your youthful years, but the ageing effects of sun exposure often take years to appear. Repeated exposure causes changes in skin tone and texture, resulting in skin sagging and wrinkle formation over time.

And while there are an endless plethora of skincare formulations you can slather on your skin to try and keep that youthful glow, in the ever-changing world of beauty, there’s one unwavering rule to live by: prevention is always better than a cure, especially where skin ageing is concerned. Thankfully the one ingredient that everyone needs in their routine to prevent skin damage and prevent premature ageing isn’t hard to get your hands on and won’t cost a small fortune. Deciphering sunscreen can be a little tricky, but formulations with zinc oxide covers all bases. Unlike other sunscreen ingredients, zinc oxide acts as a physical blocker, giving skin broad-spectrum protection against by UVA and UVB rays.