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Trends Hot List: The latest beauty and fashion news

Gucci nails it with summer varnish

Life would be better with a bit more Gucci in it, so it’s good news they’ve brought out their new limited-edition peppy nail polish collection with another campaign shot by Martin Parr. Summer faves include the Melinda Green (main picture, far right), Myra Red and Dorothy Turquoise. It’s limited edition so get it while you can. £22, selfridges.com

Join a cult club with bargain box

Beauty bargain hunters alert: Birchbox’s limited-edition collab with cult favourites Wander Beauty is out for July only. This box is worth £149.21 but customers can snap theirs up from £35, which includes seven multi-tasking products including a Mile High Club Mascara (normal RRP £25) and a Lipsetter Dual Lipstick and Liner. birchbox.co.uk

Beat colour fade with a nifty spray

If you’re someone who’s just had or is having their hair coloured post lockdown, you know the importance of keeping it looking good for as long as possible. Pureology’s Colour Fanatic Multi-Purpose Spray does just that, with 21 benefits including fighting colour fade. £18.90, lookfantastic.com

Hygiene at a touch

Looking for a hands-free way to open doors, press buttons or enter your pin? Try the KoronaGadget, created by Sweetnam & Bradley Ltd from anti-microbial sheet metal. The Lady Garden Foundation gets 40 per cent of the price. £15, sweetnam-bradley.com

Take a hike in style

If ever there was a time to be out enjoying the great outdoors it’s 2020, so I bring these chic Moab Merrell hikers to your attention. Available in a pinkish colour or punchy green (the latter is for ‘the guys’, so adjust your sizing accordingly). £120, merrell.com

A short cut for a very good cause

Pondering a big chop? John Frieda works with the Little Princess Trust — a charity that makes wigs for children and young people in need due to cancer treatment — to encourage people to donate their lockdown locks. Hair donations have dropped by 75 per cent during the crisis so find out how to give your hair or your money. johnfrieda.com