Hot off the Press

May 8th, 2014

May 8th, 2014

Dior bursts with colour with It-Lash and It-Liner

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The latest explosion of colour comes from Dior in the form of their latest mascaras and liners.  The It-Lash delivers a classic black high –tech mascara, It-Black that delivers in a tough market, but in addition It-Pink, It-Blue and It-Purple are bright electric 80s–esque shades (£22).  As part of the Dior Addict It-Line come four matching shade It-Liners (24.50), with an exclusive gel formula and strong pigment.  Launched to match with powder, four new shades will be added to The Diorshow Mono collection (£23).  Used wet or dry the colour-saturated blocks have been created to mix and match with It-Line and are available from June 2014.

Yves Rocher to launch limited edition summer collection

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Yves Rocher is launching four limited edition products for summer.  The collection comprises Rouge Brilliance Vegetale, a natural gloss lipstick made with cherry oil showcasing 12 shades inspired by nature; Golden Waterproof Eye pencil, a soft water-resistant formula enriched with chamomile extract providing intense colour; and Ultra Longlasting Cream Eyeshadow, containing a creamy and easily blended formula offering two shades.  Sculpting Glow Enhancer completed the collection.

Chanel creates a healthy glow this summer


Chanel’s latest products are designed specifically to give you a healthy outdoor look, with minimal coverage doing the maximum work.  Healthy Glow Multi-Colour and All-In-One Healthy Glow Fluid are an extension of the Les Beiges range and will give the skin a sheer coverage.  Healthy Glow Multicolour comes in two shade variations using three colours, one of which has a slight iridescence for highlighting.  The All-In-One Healthy Glow Fluid is an illuminator.  A combination of powder and moisturiser is used together with hyaluronic acid to give the skin a subtle radiance.

Beauty UK Cosmetics introduces the Galaxy eyeshadow palette

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Beauty UK Cosmetics has announced the launch of the Galaxy eyeshadow palette (£5.99), its latest edition to the Posh Palette collection.  Featuring 10 new shades in a range of purples, blues, earthy greys and metallics, the palette combines both matte and shimmer finishes.

Benefit to launch new precision liners


Launching in July, Benefit’s new It’s A Real Push liner (£18) is the most advanced yet.  This gel liner pen has a specially designed nib that makes following the lash line easier than ever.  Waterproof and drying to a matte black it’s impossible not to draw the perfect line.  The ergonomically designed liner has been designed to work alongside the They’re Real! Mascara (£19.50) and They’re Real Remover (£14.50)

Cosmetic brand essence launches in the UK


European cosmetic brand essence has arrived in the UK.  The affordable, quality on-trend make-up collection will be showcased at an exclusive press launch later this month with UK fave MUA Kenneth Soh presenting make-up demos.

Smashbox Cosmetics introduces 24 Hour Photo Finish Shadow Primer


Smashbox Cosmetics brings you 24 Hour Photo Finish Shadow Primer (£18) at the end of the month.  The studio tested primer helps deliver a more vibrant look to eyeshadow for up to 24 hours, without creasing, fading or smudging.  The formula is also sweat and humidity resistant.

Countdown to Paintopia

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British-based Paintopia Festival has big dreams and big plans.  Based in the stunning setting of Dunston Hall in Norwich, this year’s Paintopia Face and Body Festival is taking place from 7th – 12th May and is the place to be for UK body and face artists.

Now in its 3rd year, there’s a host of workshops from the globally renowned artists, alongside competitions for pros and students, and a retail area for you to stock up on supplies from the best in the business.

Workshops features the likes of Matteo Arfanotti, reigning World Champion in both Bodypainting and Facepainting after scooping both titles at the 2013 WBF in Austria.   Paintopia will play host to his first every UK workshops which have proved so popular that they’re already sold out.   Fear not, there is a reserve list – click here to register.

Also demonstrating their talents will be award winning Los Angeles body painter, Pashur, who is currently consulting on Skin Wars in the US, as well as Nick Wolfe, one half of Evil Twin FX, who with his twin brother Brian, who has taken bodypainting to another level.

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The competitions are:

Body painter of the Year (solo)

Sponsored by Charles H Fox

THEME – Vintage Britain (pre 1950)

Body Painter of the Year (assisted)

Sponsored by Charles H Fox

THEME – Vintage Britain (pre 1950)

Student Body Painter of the Year (solo)

Sponsored by Illusion Magazine

THEME – Vintage Britain (pre 1950)

Professor’s Apprentice Competition

Sponsored by Cameleon Bodypaint
THEME – Literary Classics (pre 1950)

Face Painting Competition

Sponsored by Face Paints Direct

THEME – Vintage Britain (pre 1950)

Glitter Bodyart Competition

Sponsored by YBody and Facade Body Art

THEME – Punk up the Steam

Illusion Magazine Purely Facepaint Competition

Sponsored by Illusion Magazine


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Find out more about the Instructors:


Matteo Arfanotti

Nick Wolfe

Yvonne Zonnenberg

Simon Smith

Brierley Thorpe

Erica Wafford

Victoria Daubney

Sophia Leadmill – Taylor

Fleur van Dijk

Jenny Marquis

Sherrill Church

Mik Richardson

Jennifer Parker

For visitor tickets,  click here










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