The Byrdie Beauty Recap: Bank Holiday Weekend Special

It’s another bank holiday weekend (we love you, May). This time will mostly be spent eating out with friends, perhaps heading off for the weekend or generally treating ourselves to some beauty and fashion treats—sound about right? Lucky then, that we have a whole load of tricks and tips for making this the best long weekend, ever. Keep scrolling for your guide to getting the most out of the bank holiday.



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If you have a jam-packed weekend of socialising planned, then you might want to take some healthy eating tips from our wellness columnist Millie Mackintosh on how to eat out healthy but still have fun.

Jetting off for the weekend or planning your summer holidays? Be sure to bookmark our handy beauty packing list so you never forget your favourite beauty products or, you know, that rather important toothbrush again.

Just as we had all got the hang of contouring, Kim K, queen of the sculpted cheekbones, has declared she is done with contouring. She also shared the contents of her capsule makeup bag, and you can buy it here…

Having a relaxing weekend? Then why not turn your hand to some nail art. Popsugar has 60 (yes, 60!) striped nail art ideas for you to try. [Popsugar UK]

Once your nails have dried, why not book a last-minute beauty treatment. With these apps that are like Uber for beauty, you can snag a free appointment in your area or get a therapist to come to you. Bliss.

As if we needed another reason to spend our hard-earned money in Zara, Who What Wear UK has only gone and done an expert edit of the 20 Zara buys that look the most expensive. We bet you won’t be able to resist… [WhoWhatWear UK]

Want perfect skin in time for summer? Of course you do. Luckily the Australian Byrdie team have rounded up some stellar skincare tips in the shape of nine things girls with perfect skin never do. Read and learn. [Byrdie AU]

Let us know your favourite story or what you’d like to read more about on Byrdie UK in the comment box below. Happy weekend!