I literally cannot wait to use these beauty products this summer...

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The sun is here guys and it's got me so bloody excited about the summer beauty collections, I can barely contain myself.

There's something about the warmer climate, the blue skies and the prospect of a holiday that makes me want to change up every product that I currently use for one that's been designed to be used at this time of year. It's seasonal beauty at its finest.

As soon as they started arriving and landing on my desk, I could feel the familiar tug.

summer beauty

From Laura Mercier's dreamy cream bronzer - with the best in built mirror I've ever clapped eyes on - to Nars' Orgasm collection that has taken the beauty industry by storm, you're not going to struggle to find amazing beauty products this season.

Here's my roundup of the best of the best...

Katie Thomas

Katie Thomas is the Senior Beauty Editor at Marie Claire UK. With over 10 years of experience on women's luxury lifestyle titles, she covers everything from the best beauty looks from the red carpet and stand out trends from the catwalk, to colonic irrigation and to the best mascaras on the market. She started her career on fashion desks across the industry - from The Telegraph to Brides - but found her calling in the Tatler beauty department. From there she moved to Instyle, before joining the Marie Claire digital team in 2018. She’s made it her own personal mission to find the best concealer in the world to cover her tenacious dark circles. She’s obsessed with skincare that makes her skin bouncy and glowy, low-maintenance hair that doesn’t require brushing and a cracking good manicure. Oh and she wears more jewellery than the Queen.