May 21st, 2014
Clarins to launch Hydraquench Tinted Moisturizer SPF15
Clarins debuts Hydraquench Tinted Moisturizer SPF15 (£30). The lightweight formula combines hyaluronic acid with katafray bark extract, boosting the skin’s own hydrating mechanisms by stimulating the production of filaggrin, which reinforces the skin’s barrier function. The product delivers a double radiance-boosting action on the skin, providing a natural-looking glow; while long-hold colour and multi-directional pigments work to evenly distribute colour and create a blurred effect to minimise the look of imperfections. Shades available include: 001 Porcelain, 01 Sand, 02 Honey, 03 Peach, 04 Blond, 05 Gold and 06 Bronze.
Beauty UK Cosmetics to launch new products
Beauty UK Cosmetics has announced the Shimmer Box, a new palette comprising five shades of blusher and bronzer. Available in two shade variations including bronze and rose, the Shimmer Boxes feature a compact mirror for on the go convenience. Also launching is Conceal and Correct, a new liquid concealer that disguises blemishes with a high coverage formula. Available in three shades for fair, medium and dark skin, the product targets dark circles and evens out redness, blemishes and pigmentation patches. Conceal and Correct can be blended easily to achieve coverage that doesn’t settle into fine lines.
Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics launches new Stained Gloss shades
New from Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics comes its summer collection, Dune Generation, with six new Stained Gloss shades. The gloss is inspired by lighting gels and stained glass, combining the high impact colour of Lip Tar with a translucent glossy finish. Chose from: Champagne Gold Shimmer, Pearlescent Lilac Shimmer, Neon Pastel Pink, Pink-Toned Coral, Warm Plum Neutral and Gold-laced Maroon Shimmer (from $18).
Benefit Cosmetics unveils World Cup 2014 launches
Beauty Score is the latest limited edition set from Benefit Cosmetics. The set contains some of the brand’s bestselling products including hoola, bella bamba, the POREfessional, benetint and high beam. Beauty Score launches June 12th (£29.50). The brand is also opening its own pop-up pub in London from June 12th – July 13th, which will host night-time entertainment and beauty treatments. The space will launch hosted by Kirsty Gallacher.
Laura Mercier launches limited edition Artist’s Palette for Eyes
The limited edition Artist’s Palette for Eyes (£60) from Laura Mercier is the latest offering from the brand. The 12-shade palette features six matte and six shimmer eyeshadows, Caviar Stick Eye Colour in Cocoa, and Full Blown Volume Lash Building Mascara in Black.
Guerlain introduces Summer Escape line
Guerlain previews its new line, Summer Escape. The collection features the new addition to the Aqua Allegoria fragrance range, Limon Verde Eau de Toilette (£42) which contains notes of tonka bean and citrus fruits for an exotic, Brazilian scent. Also in the line is the limited edition Terra Tropica Duo Bronzing Powder (£45) which contains a bronzer and blush for adding rosy warmth to the complexion.
Too Faced Bonjour Soleil and Pardon My French Kits
Two new palettes from Too Faced has us feeling very Summery. Bonjour Soleil (£40) is a collection of the brands best-selling bronzers. Chocolate Soleil is a matte, cocoa powder infused powder; Sun Bunny a two-tone lighter shade and Snow Bunny to illuminate and highlight. Inspired by the French Riviera, Pardon My French (£44) has colours for eyes from intense Chocolate Sun to the palest Seashell and shade of the moment Mermaid, an aquamarine blue, together with eyeliner in Perfect Black, Lash Injection Mascara and 24 hour wear Shadow Insurance.