Try our simple tricks to help you feel sunny and bright, whatever the weather!
Don’t let this testing weather get you down. Make the most of the summer with a few little tweaks…
And make your home feel light and airy. Simply swapping your dark bed linen for a white set can really lift your mood.
The weather might be too unpredictable for a park picnic, but you can still put together a few simple dishes, set out a blanket indoors and have fun playing games with the kids. Browse our easy picnic recipes.
Candy-coloured polish will transport you to the seaside, instantly. Try a pastel pink, violet or baby blue shade on your fingers or toes. Our beauty experts have scoured the high street to find the very best summer polishes, so there’s no excuse not to treat yourself!
Spend an afternoon at the farm indulging in the ultimate summer activity: strawberry picking! The kids will enjoy it and you’ll have plenty of fruit for a delicious summer dessert. Search Pick Your Own Farms to find your nearest participating farm.
Pull back the curtains, open a few windows and let the day in. Even if it is dull. Fresh air will make you feel invigorated.
Shake off that sluggish feeling by getting out of the house. Take the kids to the park or search for other fun, free activities on our family channel.
Don’t miss out on your favourite summer treats just because the sun isn’t shining! Ice lollies are so easy to make at home. Our simple berry ices take just 15 minutes to prepare. Find the recipe here.
Staying at home this year? You can still let your mind escape. Dig out the holiday read that you couldn’t put down last year or find a new, gripping novel by visiting our book club.
A just-stepped-off-the-plane-from-Spain glow will boost your confidence. If you haven’t got time to bronze your skin properly, try adding a small blob of Rimmel’s Sun Shimmer Instant Tan to your body lotion. Use a tanning mitt to gently rub into legs and arms for a natural glow.