May 30th, 2014
New from Max Factor
New products next month from Max Factor include Clump Defy Extensions, a new 3-in-1 Mascara. Containing the Clump Defy Anti-Clumps brush with a lengthening formula and intense carbon black fibres, the product adds both volume and length without clumping the lashes. The Colour Elixir Gloss collection consists of five new shades added to the Colour Elixir Gloss line. Containing a combination of smoothing mineral oil, nourishing candelilla wax and shine enhancers, the glosses provide a creamy high-pigmented colour and come with a specially designed sponge applicator to ensure the right amount of product is applied. New shades include: Polished Fuchsia, Enchanting Coral, Delightful Pink, Luxurious Berry and Luscious Amethyst.
Sisley creates limited edition liquid-to-powder bronzer
It’s all about the bronzer this season. Sisley’s Phyto-Touche Illusion d’ete Poudre-gel Bronzante is a new, compact, all over, sun glow, gel powder that lifts and brightens the complexion in seconds. Combining a gel with a powder finish this is a new twist on the bronzer theme. It blends, is transparent, suits all skin tones and sets to a light powder finish.
Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics exclusives from Sephora
With the ability to now order directly from the UK, the wonders of Sephora are now even more accessible. This means products like new the Tarred & Feathered Lip Balm Duo and the Dune Collection from OCC are just a click away. The Lip Balm Duo is Formulated with hemp, pomegranate and avocado oils, the lip balm balances lip hydration, preparation and colour correction. Tarred covers the lips with sheer black, providing subtle definition and depth to the lips, while Feathered creates a black canvas that mutes the natural lip colour. Dune Generation is a new summer collection of six Stained Gloss lip products that provide high impact colour with a translucent glossy finish. Shades include: Dune (champagne gold shimmer), Off World (pearlescent lilac shimmer), Hedonist (neon pastel pink), Aurora (pink-toned coral), Concubine (warm plum neutral) and Nomad (gold-laced maroon shimmer). All priced at $18, they’re available from Sephora.com and OCCMakeup.com.
Helen É Cosmetics launches enhancing base
Well known in the salon sector, Helen É Cosmetics introduces new Stage Matte Mousse Foundation Hepburn shade in a complexion-enhancing medium beige (£15). The product is available online and in selected Debenhams and salons nationwide.
Matte Bronzer from Beauty UK
As an alternative to the highlighting shimmer bronzers, budget-friendly brand Beauty UK introduces their Matte Bronzer. Available in shades medium and dark, the bronzer eliminates unwanted shine while providing a smooth satin finish for a healthy bronzed look.
Eyeko’s Me & My Shadow
Me & My Shadow from Eyeko (£15) is an intense waterproof eye shadow and liner in one with a built-in blending brush. The Shadow Liner glides on to eyes creating a long-lasting crease-resistant finish. Featuring an automatic twist-up pen feature, the product is available in three shades: Chocolate, Charcoal and Taupe.
Lancôme unveils limited edition
The capsule Summer Collections just keep coming with the latest from Lancôme. This limited edition make-up collection for summer, inspired by the French Riviera is all about bronze and blue. The new range features Lancôme Star Bronzer in Golden Riviera ($42) and Vernis in Lovenail polishes ($15) in three shades: Golden Riviera 340 (gold), Nuit d’Azur 557 (electric blue) and Marine Chic 55 (navy).
Bourjois revealed as Official Make-up Sponsors for Graduate Fashion Week
Bourjois has been announced as the Official Make-up Sponsors for the Graduate Fashion Week 2014 , the showcase of fashion graduates from the UK and international fashion and design universities. GFW over the years has launched many big names in fashion such as Stella McCartney, Christopher Bailey and Giles Deacon. Bourjois will be collaborating with the head make-up designer Lan Nguyen-Grealis and team, responsible for creating the catwalk looks. Attracting over 25,000 guests, visitors will be a mix of industry professionals, graduates and fashion followers alike. The event will showcase 21 catwalk shows over four days from 31 May to 3 June, at the Truman Brewery, London E1.
MAC Cosmetics Playland and The Waterproof Brow collections
Playland is the new colour collection from MAC. Featuring bright purples, pinks and coral shades across its Lipstick, Lipglass, Casual Colour, Pigment and Chromagraphic Pencil products. New shades of Lipstick (£15) include: Playland (frosty yellow gold), Sweet Experience (bright prink), Happy-Go-Lucky (hot pink), Toying Around (hot coral pink), Red Balloon (hot fuchsia) and Head In The Clouds (red with pearl). New Lipglass shades (£ 14) include: Bright Side (creamy yellow), Lots of Laughs (creamy peach), Carousel (creamy pink), Live It Up (creamy orange) and Pure Silliness (cream lilac). New shades of the Casual Colour cheek and lip product (£18) includes: For Your Amusement (bright pastel pink), Young At Heart (bright pink)and Hi Jinks! (bright coral); while new eye Pigment shades (£17) feature: Ever So Yellow (soft yellow with pearl), Hi-Def Cyan (cyan blue), Neo-Orange (intense neon salmon) and Golden Olive (high frosted green-gold). The Chromagraphic Pencil for eyes (£14) is available in four new shades including: Genuine Orange (bright orange), Hi-Def Cyan (cyan blue), Process Magenta (matte magenta) and Black Black (deepest black).
Also new is The Waterproof Brow, a new range of products that elevate the brow in waterproof formulas that are sweat-proof, smudge-free and humidity-resistant. Pro Longwear Waterproof Brow Set (£13) grooms, defines and strokes brows into shape, naturally shading to create subtle or dramatic looks in seven new shades including: Clear, Emphatically Blonde (soft muted beige-taupe), Toasted Blonde (dirty blonde), Red Chestnut (gold brown with gold shimmer), Quiet Brunette (muted mid-tone grey brown), Bold Brunette (muted blackish brown) and Brown Ebony (asphalt black). The waterproof Fluidline Brow Gelcreme (£15) fills, lengthens and shapes and offers three shades: Redhead (muted golden brown), Dirty Blonde (soft taupe brown) and Deep Dark Brunette (rich brunette), accompanied with 208 Angled Brow brush.
MUA Luxe collection from MUAMakeupAcademy
MUA Luxe is a new collection of products for nails and lips from MUAMakeupAcademy. There are four new shades of matte liquid lipsticks available within the Velvet Lips collection that include Serene (light blush), Aflush (hot rose pink), Tranquility (nude) and Halcyon (fawn). The Glitter Polish nail colours each contain different shaped and sized glitter to create a multi-tonal and dazzling effect. New shades include Tatiana (light pink and silver), Laila (purple, black and white), Odile (turquoise, lilac and white), Nixie (turquoise and amber); Luna (purple tones) and Pixie (Emerald Green).
Loud Mouth Extreme Lip Colours from Barry M
Barry M has announced the launch of its new Loud Mouth Extreme Lip Colours (£3.99). The seven liquid lipsticks come in Diva (deep red), Tease (bright red), Gossip (hot pink), Chatter Box (petal pink), Show Off (coral), Screamer (peach) and Tell Tale (nude).