Get into the patriotic beauty regime with these themed toiletries:

On Your Patriotic Soapbox

(Main picture) To celebrate the Jubilee and the Olympics, British brand Heyland & Whittle has produced a range of toiletries called Hope & Glory and packaged in the Union Jack design.

This husband and wife team specialise in handmade soaps made in the traditional cold-pressed method using essential oils, herbs and spices. They chose the fresh scent of lemongrass as the new fragrance for the Hope & Glory range.

Products include: soap, hand wash, hand lotion, candle and reed diffuser.

Available online at and from John Lewis.

Crowning Glory

To keep your crowning glory in royal mint condition, try hair care brand Percy & Reed’s limited collection pack: Hair Royal Highness. Price £24.

Products in the pack include: splendidly silky moisturising shampoo, splendidly silky moisturising conditioner, No Oil Oil for Fine hair, volumising mousse, dry conditioner and of course session hold hairspray to make sure that tiara stays in place.

Available online in May from and

Nail that Jubilee look

For a patriotic look at your fingertips, Nails Inc. has launched a limited edition high glitter polish called Jubilee.

The glitter is a mix of Union Jack-inspired red, silver and blue. The cap is encrusted with sparkling diamonds – OK it’s paste, but still looks pretty and brings the price down to £15. 

Available soon from selected stockists and on


File for Britain with these Brit Union Jack nail files in blue, turquoise and purple £1.75 from

Plucking up the Olympic Courage

Make sure your eyebrows have the perfect finishing line with the Brit Union Jack eyebrow tweezers from Mad Beauty.

Colours include blue, turquoise and purple. Price £4.99. Also in a Brit plucker and mirror set for £7.99.

Both available from 






Karen Grace studied Personal Styling at the London College of Fashion and is a registered affiliate member of the Federation of Image Professionals International. You can read more of Karen's fashion advice at:

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