Beauty: Big nights and bargains - plus Joey Essex

Joey Essex will be appearing at Meadowhall's Ladies Night on June 9.
Joey Essex will be appearing at Meadowhall's Ladies Night on June 9.
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It’s a week of summer bargains, celebrations, free makeovers and products to try. Stephanie Smith finds out what’s in store.

Lipsticks at the ready - Joey Essex will be appearing this Thursday, June 9, at Meadowhall Shopping Centre when it hosts its famous beauty big night out, a glamour extravaganza featuring quick hair fixes, massage pods, beauty treatments, make-up tips and offers galore.

Alexa Chung goes for a low-key but strikingly moody look at this weeks CFDA Fashion Awards in New York, with brows natural but reined in by meium-heavy black lined eyes. Try MAC Kohl Power Eye Pencil in Feline, �14, for a similar effect. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Alexa Chung goes for a low-key but strikingly moody look at this weeks CFDA Fashion Awards in New York, with brows natural but reined in by meium-heavy black lined eyes. Try MAC Kohl Power Eye Pencil in Feline, �14, for a similar effect. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

It will also be a chance to experience Meadowhall’s latest beauty arrival Urban Decay, which has opened its first standalone store outside London at the centre. Founded in 1996 as an alternative to the mainstream cosmetics industry, the brand is known for its collaborations with artists including singer Gwen Stefani, whose collection is stocked at Meadowhall store.

Other attractions at the Meadowhall beauty night will include the Fast Beauty Quick Fix bars where artists from Nails Inc, Benito Brow Bar and others will work their magic, with treatments including brow shaping, foundation colour matching, mini manicures, hand massages and chic hair fixes.

The Chill Out zone has a pop-up massage pod for free over-clothes neck or head massage. Leeds bakers Tarte & Berry will be bringing their brownies. For all the offers, register in advance at: http://events.meadowhall.co.uk/ladies-night

Meanwhile, to celebrate the Queen’s official birthday, Marks & Spencer has put together a bargain Summer Beauty Box which is worth more than £120, but costs just £10 when you spend £40 on M&S beauty, clothing or home.

The M&S Beauty Box, �10 from June 9 until Jun 13 2016, when you spend more than �40.

The M&S Beauty Box, �10 from June 9 until Jun 13 2016, when you spend more than �40.

Available from tomorrow, June 9, to June 13, at M&S stores and M&S online, the box includes the following summer beauty treats:

Swell Ultimate Protect & Renew Serum; Rodial Dragon’s Blood Hyaluronic Tonic; Philip Kingsley Citrus Sunshine Swimcap; Pure Instant Radiance Hot Cloth Cleanser; REN Instant Firming Beauty Shot; Island Escape Eau de Toilette; Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse; Ultrasun Face SPF30; Pur Correcting Primer Illuminate & Glow; M&S Sun Smart Sun Lotion SPF30; Leighton Denny Crystal Finish Quick Dry Top Coat; Stila Lip Glaze Raspberry; Nails Inc Gel One Coat Nail Polish, and Percy & Reed Volumising No Oil Oil.

BareMinerals Skinlongevity Vital Power Infusion
- Out this week from BareMinerals, this is designed to revive and help maintain skins look of health and vitality, and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles by using something called Long Life Herb Extract as its core weapon. Its a hybrid lightweight serum essence with California Poppy and Lempuyang Ginger and costs �42 at www.bareescentuals.com.

BareMinerals Skinlongevity Vital Power Infusion - Out this week from BareMinerals, this is designed to revive and help maintain skins look of health and vitality, and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles by using something called Long Life Herb Extract as its core weapon. Its a hybrid lightweight serum essence with California Poppy and Lempuyang Ginger and costs �42 at www.bareescentuals.com.

Always Sharp Clear Lipliner from Smashbox
 - No more lipstick bleeds with this transparent liner that liner glides on easily to define lips, creating a transparent barrier that prevents colour from feathering. Just like the award-winning Always Sharp Lip Liners, it features a tiny sharpener built into the cap. Its �15.50 online at smashbox.co.uk, boots.co.uk and Smashbox counters.

Always Sharp Clear Lipliner from Smashbox - No more lipstick bleeds with this transparent liner that liner glides on easily to define lips, creating a transparent barrier that prevents colour from feathering. Just like the award-winning Always Sharp Lip Liners, it features a tiny sharpener built into the cap. Its �15.50 online at smashbox.co.uk, boots.co.uk and Smashbox counters.

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