March 5th, 2014
Crownbrush appoints Suzanne Jackson as Brand Ambassador
Crownbrush has announced the appointment of Irish blogger Suzanne Jackson, of fashion and beauty blog So Sue Me, as its Brand Ambassador. Crownbrush worked with So Sue Me on the launch of Suzanne’s book So Sue Me: Secrets to Blogging, Fashion and Beauty and is continuing its relationship with Suzanne into 2014. As Brand Ambassador, Suzanne will offer her readers and fans of Crownbrush exclusive reviews, competitions, discount codes and will attend all of Crownbrush’s Irish events, starting with The Irish Beauty Trade Show on 9th March.
AOFM named official make-up partner of Bath in Fashion
The Academy of Freelance Make-up has been announced as official make-up partner of Bath in Fashion, which runs 3rd – 10th May. The AOFM Pro teams will be responsible for providing the make-up artistry for all catwalk shows as well as conducting a master class for Bath in Fashion attendees to learn tips and advice on becoming a make-up artist.
Sisley Paris USA launches Phyto Touche Illusion d’Été
March sees the launch of Phyto Touche Illusion d’Été from Sisley Paris (£66.50). Phyto Touche Illusion d’Été has a unique light, natural texture with a gelifying system to smooth the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. The bronzer has a universal shade to suit all skin tones, is priced at $115 and available online and from Sisley Paris stockists nationwide
Charlotte Rampling has been announced as the new face of cosmetics brand NARS, which is due to mark its 20th anniversary in September. In the campaign, the actress will appear in a black-and-white portrait image shot by Founder and Creative Director François Nars, who cites Charlotte as one of his muses.
MAC Cosmetics introduces new collections this month
MAC debuts three new lines this month. Prep + Prime CC Colour Correct is a new line of colour correcting creams and powders that enhance skin tone. Products include CC Colour Correcting SPF 30 (£23) and Prep + Prime CC Colour Correcting Loose and Compact powders, (both £20). A Fantasy of Flowers is a new limited edition collection that comes in green or pink including: Pigments (£17); lustrous Lipsticks (£15); Cremesheen Glass lip glosses (£17.50); Mineralize Eye Shadows (£17); Mineralize Blushes (£20); Fluidline (£15) and Nail Lacquers (£11).
Artdeco’s launches Love is in the Air collection
A new collection of products for lips, eyes, cheeks and nails with a colour palette ranging from rich emerald greens to soft rose pinks, lavenders and limes, Love is in the Air debuts this month, with prices from £7.50.