October 1st, 2013
London, England October 1st 2013
For those who suffer from sensitive skin, eczema or are just looking for a 100% natural multi-purpose balm, Dr Lipp has the answer. Originally formulated as a nipple balm, the brand soon expanded their moisturising range to help those with severely chapped lips and dry skin patches. Dr Lipp’s Original Balm for Lips is a true handbag essential; it can also be used for glossing eyelids, cheek bones and neatening eyebrows. The SOS balm uses only natural ingredients making it safe to use on baby’s skin to soothe nappy rash. Available from SpaceNK in a travel friendly tube (£11.50).
The 14th-20th October is National Chocolate Week and to celebrate glo-minerals have a new collection good enough to eat. The mineral based make-up by dermatologists, have released a selection of chocolate coloured make-up essentials with delicious names. The range comprises of Sweet Blush (14.50), Coffee Eye Shadow Trio (£22), Brown Sugar Lip Gloss (£14), Toffee Lipstick (£15) and a Cocoa Precision Lip Pencil (£12). Glo-minerals not only look yummy, but their powerful antioxidant blend of Vitamins A, C, E and Green Tea extract provide nutrients that are vital for maintaining healthy skin.
Little Mix have fast established themselves as global pop sensations and with their collaboration with COLLECTION, legions of fans can now copy the style of their idols.
The Little Mix girls have chosen products to reflect their individual looks. Jade’s green glitter Rock It liner (£2.99) makes the eyes pop, while Jesy’s Volumising Full On Mascara (£2.99) helps create big, bold lashes. Leigh-Anne’s Crystal Clear Full On Mascara (£2.99) creates a natural day look when used on lashes and brows and Perrie’s Lipstick (2.99) is a daring shade of purple for those who like to experiment with bold colours. Little Mix by COLLECTION is available now in Superdrug and in Boots from October.
As the industry leading developer of products designed to prevent, treat and conceal thinning hair, Nanogen have created hair thickening fibres with transformations in just 30 seconds. 10 natural shades from Black to White can be blended together to create the perfect match with your own hair. Nanogen Hair Thickening Fibres (£18.95) give thickening that lasts all day. The fibres are optically charged from a clever Kinetic jar which gets its power from your own hands. Nanogen has also created a waterproof Hair Fibre Locking Spray (£11.95) to keep hair in place through wind and rain.
EX1 Cosmetics is the first mass market cosmetics brand in the UK to have specifically formulated make-up for olive skin tones at a High Street price. By using unique yellow undertones EX1 Cosmetics offers bespoke shades from very fair to deep olive. The range includes the EX1 Invisiwear Liquid Foundation (£10.50) a lightweight formula with light diffusers to unify the skin tone and provide a natural finish. Also available are mineral powder foundations (£8.99) blushers (£7.99) and a dark circle concealer (£6.50). Free from oil and fragrances, EX1 is suitable for sensitive skin and offers an alternative to the expensive department store brands women with olive skin have previously had no choice but to buy.
Academy award winning special effects artist, Rick Baker, has worked on films such as The Exorcist, An American Werewolf in London and Wolfman, this Halloween he has created a unique collection for MAC Cosmetics. The range includes acrylic paints, chromagraphic pencils, set powder, monster FX dirt and penultimate eyeliner chosen specifically by Rick Baker to make up three spooky Halloween looks: Bride, Day of Dead and Zombie. One of the highlights of the collection, The Spider Queen: Pro Palette (£38.50) contains 6 shades of highly pigmented powder including Dusty Purple, Indian Ink and Carbon, an intense black. The limited edition collection will be available from 3rd October.
Following the success of the Creamy Lips, Glazed Lips and Milky Lips collections, Ellis Faas will be releasing Hot Lips in November. Like the other revolutionary textures, Hot Lips are lightweight, extremely long wearing and highly pigmented, a small bit really does go a long way. This non-greasy lipstick is available in 9 striking shades including Bright Red, Rose Violet, Deep Pink and Pink Nude, all priced at £22.