your life: enjoying a relaxing day.
And there's an array of clothes, products and jewellery around to get the party look just right.
Summer fashions often see bare arms and legs on show. But you can't always rely on the sun to build up a tan.
Xen-Tan has been specially designed to overcome the dreaded drawbacks of many fake tans - streaking, orange glow and hideous smell. It's just arrived in Britain from America, and our tester agrees it does just what it claims. Xen-Tan dark lotion costs pounds 25.95 for 236ml.
(0870 850 5626 or visit www.xen-tan.co.uk)
The Touch of Cosmetics range has been designed to reveal your natural beauty.
The products are popular with celebrities, including Deltra Goodrem and Dannii Minogue, and come packaged in sleek silver tubes, which look good in any handbag.
Each costs around pounds 10. They are available from stores including Moss Chemists, Lloyds Pharmacy and The Fragrance Shop.
Funky French designer Lulu Castagnette has produced a range of floral and fruity fragrances which could add a dash of pizzazz to any hen party. This includes Indomptee which has a zestful aromatic edge and includes blends of mandarin, melon and magnolia.
Each costs pounds 15 for 30ml and is available from The Fragrance Shop, Boots and Superdrug.
For a fetching girls' night out, check out Miss Selfridge for this 1960s-inspired, woven motif dress, rright.
Pretty prints are mixed with neutral colours for a chic silhouette. Costs pounds 45.
There's no need to spend a fortune on party shoes that look good.
You can often find great styles for reasonable prices on the High Street. A good example is great open-toed red stiletto from Shoe Express.
It would look great with lots of outfits - and costs pounds 20.