September 2nd, 2014
Prabal Gurung collaborates with MAC Cosmetics
MAC Cosmetics has announced the launch of its 14-piece Prabal Gurung collection ($20-$70). The link with the beauty brand and the Nepalese designer features a matte bronzing power; matte and satin eye shadow duos; a feline rich black kohl power eye pencil; a chromagraphic pencil; matte, lustre and satin lipsticks; red, nude and violet shades of lipglass; a vivid coral cream colour base; and square handled buffer brush. The range will be available in North American stores from 26th November and globally in December.
New products from MAC Cosmetics
A Novel Romance is a new MAC colour collection offering products across face, eyes, lips and nails. The new collection comprises: limited edition Lipstick in: Myself (lustre nude beige), A Novel Romance (cremesheen cool dusty pink), Good Kisser (matte fuchsia), Hearts Aflame (matte brick red), Lingering Kiss (matte plum red) and online exclusive Yield To Love (cremesheen mid-tone rose); limited edition Lipglass in shades: Bared For You (soft rose gold), Reckless Desire (pearlescent lavender grey) Pulp Fiction (violet pink), Wanting More (washed out lavender) and Talk Sexy (dark purple);Powder Blush in Fun Ending (satin neutral peach) and Animal Instincts (frost shimmering plum); limited edition eye shadow quads: A Novel Romance Quad, offering four eye shades of olive, grey mauve, brown and gold pearl; An Amourous Adventure Quad, offering four shades across bronze, green, brown and black; A Passionate Quest Quad, offering four shades with pink, violet and navy hues; Fluidline Eye Pencil, comprising shades: Atomic Ore (gold), Earth Sign (deep brown), Deep Blue Sea (ocean blue), Metropolis (metal grey), Water Willow (khaki green), Evil Twin (blue purple) and Black Brilliance (black); and limited edition Electric Cool Eye Shadow with a frost finish in shades: Pure Flash! (pale champagne), Love Power (shimmer rose), Superwatt (shimmer taupe), Coil (copper bronze), Gilded Thrill (gold), Switch To Blue (cobalt), Highly Charged (purple) and Blacklit (black with pearl). A range of make-up brushes also feature in the collection, as well as Haute & Naughty Too Black Lash mascara.
September sees the arrival of a new collection of complexion products. The Matchmaster Concealer features the same Shade Intelligence Technology as Matchmaster Foundation SPF15, utilising pigment technology to create a fully personalised, subtle satin finish in 12 shades. Containing Vitamin E, the product conditions and reduces the appearance of under eye circles, dark spots, discolourations, fine lines and wrinkles. In addition, two new Studio Sculpt products will be launching: Studio Sculpt Defining Powder and Studio Sculpt Superblack Lashmascara in carbon black.
Clinique names Florrie White as UK Colour Artist
Clinique has announced the appointment of Florrie White as its UK Colour Artist. Florrie’s celebrity clients include Rosie Huntington-Whitely and Rosamund Pike, and she has worked alongside photographers such as Nick Knight, Ellen Von Unwerth and Annie Leibovitz, as well as for brands including NET-A-PORTER, Stella McCartney lingerie, Nicole Farhi and Orla Kiely. In her new role, Florrie will be working alongside the Clinique team in the UK and Ireland, creating seasonal looks with the brand’s new colour launches. She will also develop digital content for the brand.
Estée Lauder’s new brush launches
Estee Lauder has added to their brush collection with the launch of Perfectionist Youth-Infusing Make-up SPF 25 (£37), Sculpting Foundation Brush (£37), and Pure Color Envy Sculpting EyeShadow 5- Color Palette (£40).
Maybelline New York to launch Color Elixir by Colour Sensational
Maybelline have launched 11 new shades of Color Elixir by Colour Sensational, a collection of high shine lip lacquers next month. The clever little applicator bursts each oil particle, causing them to rise to the surface of the smooth pigment base, while the oil is suspended on top to add high-octane shine and a 3-D glossy finish.
2true Easy Glide Kohl Pencils
2true Easy Glide Kohl Pencils are new metallic ocean-inspired shades of eyeliner in four blue, green and grey shades (shade 3, 4, 5 and 6). Priced at £1.99 each, or three for £5, you’ll find them exclusively at Superdrug stores nationwide.
Autograph High Definition Eyebrow Kit
The new Autograph High Definition Eyebrow Kit (£12.50) from Marks & Spencer comes in a sleek black compact and is a complete kit that includes: mini precision tweezer; spiral brush; angled applicator; translucent wax and setting powder in three different shades, which can be simply blended together to create a range of natural colour.