The best ways to get enough water and lipsticks to make your skin look better – The Sun

WE have all heard people banging on about having enough water – and when the sun is finally going to come out it is more important than ever to stay hydrated. Every single cell and organ in your body needs water to work properly.

And it makes you look better – dry body means dry skin. Today we have looked at ways to get your H20 and put lipsticks to the test.


with Jane Atkinson


  • Press Water + Probiotics – buy now

Press have come up with some fantastic water based drinks that also contain probiotics – our healthy good bacteria which can have a positive role on gut health.

I tried the Strawberry and Dragonfruit which is 82.47% water, lemon juice, agave syrup, the fruit juices and probiotics. And it is delicious. Quite tangy, dry and really refreshing.

Just 63kcal and 14g sugar per 330ml bottle. A bit pricey at £2.99 but a great product and a lovely grown up drink.

Fizzy water

  • Soda Stream Spirit Classic machine – buy now

I had a Soda Stream back in the day when I was a kid and remember it all being really sweet, fizzy drinks. Now the Soda Stream is back and perfect for grown ups.

The Soda Stream Spirit Classic is a compact cordless machine that comes with a 1l bottle and the important cylinder that will make up to 60l of fizz. This turns the normal tap stuff into delicate effervescent water that tastes great. It's £99.99 but you'll never need to buy sparkling water or soda water (for your wine!) ever again.

I love this and it has encouraged me to drink more water. Plus it's fun to make!

Natural energy drink

  • Purdey's Rejuvenate Natural Energy drink – buy now

Purdey's Rejuvenate is 46% carbonated spring water with grape and apple juice and botanical extracts – including Chinese ginseng that is said to help with brain function and reduce stress.

It's caffeine free but contains vitamins B and C that help reduce tiredness and fatigue. Plus each bottle contains one of your five a day. A sweet flavour with a slight herbal taste too.

I like it. A posh drink. But quite high in sugar – 21g per 330ml but just 99kcal and £1.59.


with Gabriella Stein


  • Revlon, Super Lustrous Lipstick £7.49 – buy now

A classic lipstick formulated with microfine pigments to leave a high-impact colour with a lightweight feel.

Infused with avocado oil and vitamin E for hydration. 35 shades available at Boots in four finishes, crème, matte, pearl, sheer.

It does need reapplying fairly often but is still a great choice for the bargain price and the colour choice is fab!


  • Doll Beauty, Doll Lips, £13.00 – buy now

Highly pigmented lipstick available in 8 peachy nude tones that felt super smooth on application.

I applied two coats to get the depth of colour I wanted and it didn’t budge at all! Stayed put for hours.

Would love to see more shades available as the formula is great.


  • Mii, Click and Colour Crayon, £17.00 – launches September 9

Brand new launching September 9 this crayon is infused with avocado and mango oil creating an ultra-creamy and smooth formula.

I found it hydrating on my lips but still with a strong and long-lasting colour. Available in three colours, Pinot Blush, Cassis and Cognac.

I went for the pinky-nude shade Pinot Blush and it’s now my go to lippy! My favourite!

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