The ultimate summer holiday beauty guide

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From caring for your hair in the sunshine to getting your feet, makeup and bikini line ready for holiday, here's everything you need for a DIY summer makeover.

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Get ready for the ultimate guide to summer beauty. We're tackling everything from waterproof makeup and SPF hair protection, to hairy toes, beating the 100ml liquid rules and de-mystifying the world of bikini line waxing.

Your DIY summer holiday makeover starts here.

BIKINI LINE WAXING 101


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Brazilian or Hollywood? Pants on or off? Here's all the most popular bikini waxes translated in real terms, plus a guide on underwear etiquette for each.

HOW TO FAKE TAN PROPERLY


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Don't get caught with orange hands and a patchy tan. From exfoliating before you start to application tips, here's how to fake tan like a pro.

GET YOUR FEET READY FOR SUMMER


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From hairy toes and cracked heels to the perfect pedicure shade for summer, here's how to get your feet in perfect flip flop condition.

LOOK AFTER YOUR HAIR ON HOLIDAY


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Celebrity hairdresser Mark Hill has answered all our holiday questions, including how to fight the humidity frizz, and what you need to do once you're back home to restore dried out tresses.

CELEBRITY SUMMER NAIL IDEAS


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If you're stuck for holiday nail shade ideas, check out what celebrities are wearing on their summer travels.

WHAT PRODUCTS CAN YOU TAKE IN YOUR HAND LUGAGGE?


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Beat the 100ml in-flight liquid rules with these savvy miniatures and beauty multi-taskers. Then pack them all up in one of these clear makeup bags perfect for travelling.

SUMMER BEAUTY TRENDS


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Give your makeup bag an instant summer update with these easy to use products, all spotted backstage at London Fashion Week SS14.

WATERPROOF MAKEUP FOR THE BEACH


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If you want to swim and sweat without your makeup moving, try our pick of the best waterproof makeup including mascara, blush, lipstick, coloured eye liner and face powder.

SPF SUN PROTECTION FOR YOUR HAIR


Your hair and scalp needs protecting from the sunshine too, so spray on one of these SPF hair products before you head out.


Got any more summer beauty questions? Tweet us @handbagcom

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