Mood-boosting beauty for long summer days

The softly sculpted look shows that lower-maintenance can also mean looking polished and pulled together

Summer beauty has always been its own special category; the lipsticks are brighter, the eyeshadow is often louder, and when it comes to skin, the more glow the better.

While last year gave us little cause for optimism, the forecast for this summer looks decidedly more social, with lots of opportunities for meet-ups with friends and family already in the diary.

Factor in the warmer weather returning and the near-frenzied energy that fills the air ...