March 19th, 2014
US beauty brand tarte arrives in the UK
Hitting the shores of the UK on 28th of this month is US beauty brand tarte. The eco-chic cosmetic and skincare range, inspired by founder Maureen Kelly’s visit to the Rainforest, has picked up rave reviews across the pond and contains Amazonian clay for an overall smooth, nourished and even appearance and Maracuja oil to quench dry skin. There are 11 products in the collection: Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation (£27.36), for long lasting, satin matte coverage; a trio of Amazonian Clay Butter Lipsticks (£20), semi-gloss in rose, soft coral and golden pink; 4-in-1 Mascara (£14.40), to lengthen, curl, volume and condition; Maracuja Oil (£29.16), a facial treatment oil for firmer, brighter and smoother-looking skin; BB Perfecting Liquid Foundation (£29.50), combining the benefits of a BB cream with the coverage of a foundation; Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush (£26.50),for a fade-free finish; Amazonian Clay Waterproof Liner with Double-Ended Brush (£18.50), with its budge proof formula; Sultry Sunset Amazonian Clay 8-Shadow Collector’s Palette (£24); Maracuja C-brighter Eye Treatment (£25), which visibly hydrates, firms and brightens the eye area; Amazonian Clay Full Coverage Airbrush Foundation with Brush (£27.34); a full coverage powder foundation for an airbrush finish; and Amazonian Clay Waterproof Brow Mousse (£16.20), a light mousse for the brows that fills in and blends brows. Exclusively available from QVC, visit http://www.qvcuk.com/ for more details.
Bobbi Brown Cosmetics debuts new products
Bobbi Brown Cosmetics brings you this month the new CC Cream SPF 35 (£29) that gives a blend of colour correcting coverage and high performance treatment benefits in one easy step for instant, healthy looking, even toned skin. Designed as the essential prep step when paired with foundation, this skincare hybrid delivers immediately visible and long lasting results, leaving skin moisturised, luminous and flawless.
The formula provides more accurate colour correction with an optimal shade range to address varying levels of sallowness, dullness and redness for skin that looks instantly even and healthy. Formulated and appropriate for a variety of skin tones, Bobbi’s CC Cream SPF 35 provides long-term colour correcting benefits to visibly brighten the complexion and a unique moisture complex that instantly plumps skin and improves its ability to retain moisture. Concentrated, yet lightweight, CC Cream SPF 35 features a comfortable texture that blends seamlessly into skin for a smooth and even canvas, properly preparing skin for a smooth foundation application. Plus, it provides all day shine control and daily UVA/UVB protection, helping to prevent signs of premature ageing and future discolouration. Apply beneath under foundation to diffuse the appearance of imperfections for a fresh, healthy complexion that glows.
In April, also from Bobbi Brown, come Perfectly Defined Gel Eyeliner (£18) and The Skin Foundation Stick (£29). The brand’s first retractable pencil, it is formulated to resist water, sweat and humidity and delivers pigmented colour, precision lining and 12-hour wear. It comes in six shades – Pitch Black, Chocolate Truffle, Sapphire, Steel Grey, Scotch and Violet Night. An update on the original skin tone correcting Foundation Stick, The Skin Foundation Stick has a new formula that features a multi-layered translucent base with a creamy and lightweight texture for buildable coverage to helps minimise the appearance of pores and skin imperfections, on all skin types. The product adapts to skin’s needs, controlling oily skin and giving dry skin moisture and comes in four new shades including Cool Sand, Golden Natural, Golden Honey and Golden Almond, making a total of 24 skintone correct shades.
Makeup Specials collection from Artdeco Cosmetics
Artdeco Cosmetics has announced the launch of Makeup Specials, a new range containing eight make-up essentials. The collection comprises: Anti-Age Concealer (£18.50), a complexion-refining cream concealer in two shades, with lifting effects; Camoflauge Cream (£8.50), a waterproof cover cream that covers red veins, pigmented moles, port-wine stains and tattoos and is available in four shades, suitable for all skin types; Skin Perfecting Makeup Base (£18), a gel textured foundation primer with skin-smoothing effect; High Definition Fluid Foundation (£29), a light fluid foundation, available in six shades, which contains high-definition pigments; High Definition Loose Powder (£23.50), a micro-fine loose powder that flatters the skin and invisibly coats it with a transparent matt finish; High Definition Compact Powder (£26), a refillable compact powder comprising two shades, for a transparent and frosted finish; Makeup Brush Premium Quality (£15); a tapered foundation brush with nylon fibres for the use of fluid foundation; and All In One Powder & Makeup Brush Premium Quality (£15), a brush combining authentic goat hair with nylon hair for the use of blending loose powder and liquid foundation.
Barry M Cosmetics launches Gelly-Hi-Shine Lips
Barry M Cosmetics brings you Gelly-Hi-Shine Lips (£4.99), a new range of glossy lip crayons. Available in five shades including Vega (cherry red), Alpha (bright red), Electra (hot pink), Sirius (pink) and Capella (rose pink), the moisture rich, scented formula glides on easily, delivering shine that is non sticky and lightweight. The product is available from Boots stores nationwide from 19th March and via boots.com
RMS Beauty Mascara from MUA Rose-Marie Swift
Created by editorial and celebrity make-up artist Rose-Marie Swift, RMS Beauty is a pure and organic colour cosmetic line. Based on living and organic principles, each product is created to hydrate and illuminate vital, radiant skin.
RMS Beauty launches its new mascara (£24) that contains no heavy duty chemicals and will not dry out lashes. Created with rich mineral pigments and certified organic oils, butters and waxes, this mascara will instantly add life to lashes without flaking, smudging or clumping and comes in two formulas. Volumizing Formula combines organic plant waxes and select raw minerals to allow this emollient mascara to shape lashes and intensify fullness. Defining Formula is creamy and rich, to separate and define lashes naturally for an overall dramatic eye.
jane iredale student make-up competition opens for entries
Budding make-up students and their colleges around the country are vying for a place on the shortlist of the 2014 jane iredale National Student Make-up Competition. They are invited to demonstrate their creative flair by recreating an iconic look on the theme of Music Videos through the years. Six lucky students will attend an all expenses-paid three-day final in London, culminating in a live competition, judged by mineral make-up pioneer Jane Iredale on 26th June. The victor will win not only £1000 of jane iredale products, but also four days of advanced training with UK and Ireland distributor iiaa, a day’s work experience and an invaluable boost to their future career. Their College will also receive £500 worth of make-up for use as a training tool. Colleges are invited to register by 14th April and students should send in their entries by 19th May. Phone 020 8450 2020 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a full information pack and entry forms.