6 Beauty Brands to Try This Summer

Aromatherapy Associates skincare

Here at BrandAlley, we’re always on the lookout for new skincare and hair care remedies to target specific concerns and simplify our beauty routine. Now that we’re in the midst of high summer, it’s time to overhaul our everyday essentials and discover something new. We’ve tried and tested some of our favourite brands to bring you the best summer beauty BrandAlley has to offer.

From relaxing body oils to supercharged active skincare, here’s what we’re buying this summer:

Aromatherapy Associates

Relax, unwind and allow yourself to be transported to a luxury spa with a little help from Aromatherapy Associates. Discover the incredible power of essential oils and their restorative properties in our collection of body care and skincare. Hydrate tired skin with a nourishing serum,  re-energise your complexion with an evening balm and luxuriate at home with a range of rich body oils.


Aromatherapy Associates Inner Strength Soothing Cleansing Balm – £32
Aromatherapy Associates Hydrating Nourishing Face Oil 15ml – £35
Aromatherapy Associates Hydrating Rose Radiance Skin Serum 50ml – £32

Shop more Aromatherapy Associates here…


With summer being a good time to let the skin breathe and take a break from everyday makeup, Murad’s skincare is a fantastic addition to your summer routine. Packed with vitamins and results-driven active ingredients, each product is formulated to give tangible results. Combat fine lines, tired skin, age spots, and other everyday concerns with our full collection of Murad skincare.

Murad Retinol Power Couple Set – £45
Murad Pre Party Vibes – £32
Murad Hydro-Dynamic Ultimate Moisture 15ml – £12

Shop more with up to 60% off now…


Omorovizca’s award-winning premium skincare is made from naturally healing ingredients from renowned spa capital, Budapest. Harnessing the mineral-rich waters of Hungary with antioxidants and anti-inflammatories, Omorovizca is the perfect at-home treat for the skin. After a long day in the sun, relax and indulge using the Moor Cream Cleanser and cool the skin with a spritz of the cult Queen of Hungary Mist.

Omorovizca Moor Cream Cleanser 150ml – £38
Omorovizca Queen of Hungary Mist 30ml – £20
Omorovizca Precious Minerals Collection – £135

Shop more Omorovicza here…


From beautifully scented home fragrance made with botanical extracts to refreshing shower gels used in hotels around the world, Rituals know a thing or two about luxury.  Inspired by the ancient traditions of Asian cultures, their bath, body and skincare products refresh the mind and body – making them a summer beauty essential. Discover their rejuvenating body scrubs, micellar water and candles to transport you on a summer journey… Here’s what we’re loving:

Rituals The Ritual of Happy Buddha Hair & Body Mist 50ml – £13
Rituals The Ritual of Happy Buddha Scented Candle – £14
Rituals The Ritual of Namasté Anti-Aging Serum 30ml – £22

Discover Rituals at BrandAlley…

Philip Kingsley

Formulated by the world’s leading trichologists, Philip Kingsley’s award-winning hair products are considered to be some of the most innovative and advanced in the world. Here at BrandAlley, we’re obsessed with the cult Elasticizer – a powerful pre-shampoo treatment that leaves hair silky soft and shiny. Philip Kingsley haircare is the ultimate summer beauty companion thanks to its nourishing formulas that help protect against summer damage (chlorine, sun and seawater – we’re looking at you!)

Try the Rose & Lychee range, available with 50% off:

Philip Kingsley Rose & Lychee Body Building Weightless Shampoo 1000ml – £31
Philip Kingsley Rose & Lychee Moisture Balancing Combination Conditioner 1000ml – £33.50
Philip Kingsley Rose & Lychee Elasticizer Deep Conditioning Treatment 1000ml – £49

Living Proof

If you’re yet to discover Living Proof, now’s the time to say goodbye to bad hair days. Their natural no-nonsense hair products are silicone-free, paraben-free and cruelty-free, meaning they’re suitable for even the most sensitive scalp. Banish flyaways, control frizz in the heat, and add moisture to dry ends with Living Proof’s shampoos, conditioners and hair styling products. For a mini introduction to their celebrity-loved favourites, try the No-Frizz discovery kit…

Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Shampoo 1000ml – £40
Living Proof No Frizz Conditioner 60ml – £9.50
Living Proof No Frizz Instant De-Frizzer 176ml – £21.50

Start your journey to sleek, soft hair with more Living Proof here…

Words: Sherri Andrew