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LOVE it or loathe it, there's no denying it's here. World Cup fever has hit and it's even making an impact into the beauty industry. Whether you want to indulge in a bit of pampering while your better half is glued to the telly or if you're a fan and want to show your support Look has rounded up the perfect products.

GIVENCHY has created the perfect compact to show your support for the team as well as looking fab this summer.

The Union Jack Happy Sun Compact features the best selling quartet of warm beige and bronze powders to illuminate the face with a golden glow. It comes in a dinky two-tiered box with a mirror and brush. Best of all the Union Jack is subtly visible beneath the four-G logo. It costs pounds 30 and is on counter on June 9.

NAIL your colours to the mast with Me Me Me's range of performance nail colours. Ideal for high summer there's a great collection of shades including the So French nail tip whitener and the gorgeous Brilliant Scarlet. Use a fine lip brush to create a St George's cross and finish with a clear gloss. The range starts at pounds 4.25 and is available in most high street chemists.

FORGET the latest scores and pamper yourself by providing tender loving care to your skin courtesy of Clinique's new Moisture Surge Facial Sheet Mask and Eye Mask. Suitable for all skin types they are oil free and are designed to help plump the skin through hydration. The eye mask will also combat that stayed-up-too - late - watching - the - game puffiness. The facial sheets cost pounds 24 for six, the eye masks pounds 20 for 10 pairs.

ALRIGHT, maybe you can't get away from the footy with a spa break but check out Palmolive's new Thermal Spa range and you're almost there. There's a firming shower gel, exfoliator and softening shower creme as well as bath foam and shower gel and all are designed to leave you feeling fresh, relaxed and smelling great. Best of all it's a darn sight cheaper than a spa break - the range starts at just pounds 1.56 - and you get to stay in the comfort of your own home.

IF you're looking to replenish your make-up bag, check out the Body Shop's gorgeous new collection. There's glossy, high-shine lip tints in two tropical colours, a great new bronzer housing three complementary shades and the innovative Shimmer Smudgers - loose eye colour applied with a wand. The collection starts at pounds 7.50 - and if they're not enough to grab his attention away from Mr Beckham and pals, we don't know what is.

CELEBRATE summer with YSL's new fragrance, Eau D'Ete from Cinema. It has gorgeous floral and almond notes combined with jasmine and white musk - perfect for those long summer evenings out celebrating another England win. It costs pounds 35 for 90ml and is on counter next month.
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)
Date:Jun 7, 2006
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