The Simone Pérèle woman knows that there is more to building a collection of lingerie than simply reaching for the tired cotton bra and brief sets she once relied on.

The foundations of your wardrobe come in many shapes and forms, and building the perfect collection requires a few key pieces – think the perfect t-shirt bra for everyday, a push up to wear under that LBD, shapewear to give you that lift in confidence, beautiful silk sleepwear to make your evening that bit more luxurious and French lace knickers for when you need a bit of a boost.

The same principles apply to your beauty wardrobe. There are certain items that every woman needs in her arsenal that she may have previously overlooked in favour of a tried and tested day to day routine.

Invest in these beauty staples to shape the foundations of your cosmetics wardrobe.

Create clean, smooth lines with a primer

Shapewear for your skin, a primer will smooth out your base to create the perfect canvas for makeup. Much like shapewear creates clean lines and a sleek silhouette to form the basis for any outfit, a great primer will perfect your skin and allow your foundation to slip on with ease, serving as the perfect base for any beauty look.

A push up bra for your lashes

Not using an eyelash curler? Going straight in with your mascara is the beauty equivalent of wearing a sports bra – fine, but not ideal for a night out.

An eyelash curler serves as a push up bra for your lashes, giving them volume and the bit of “va va voom” they need to really turn heads.

Adding luxury to your nighttime routine

How much sexier do you feel slipping into beautiful silk sleepwear as compared to an old tee shirt and cotton shorts?

The difference between your daytime moisturiser and a luxurious night cream is the very same. Silk cares for your skin and allows it to breathe, meaning not only does your evening routine feel that bit more indulgent, you’re actually waking up to softer skin.

Your night cream does the very same, adding a hint of luxury to your evening as well as giving new meaning to “beauty sleep.”

French lace and red lips

There is no greater confidence boost than a swipe of red lipstick – or knowing you’re wearing beautiful French lace lingerie.

Whether you’re wearing them for yourself or someone else, both a red lip and lacy briefs are as timeless as they are sexy.

The perfect foundation

A woman should never underestimate the power of a perfectly fitted t-shirt bra nor her perfect foundation. The right everyday bra will make you feel great no matter what you’re wearing, as will a great foundation.

A beautiful base works with every makeup look, from “no makeup” makeup through to the smokiest of eyes.

Discover how to find your perfect foundation match here.

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