February 4th, 2015
LOLA Make-Up launches Light Fantastic SS15 collection
Light Fantastic is the LOLA Make-Up Collection for SS15. Inspired by blue skies and sunrays over the fluid forms of metal clad futurist architecture, the collection hinges on a sun kissed complexion, with cheekbones accented by a highlighting powder. New products include: Blush Duos, a soft and creamy powder with micronised pigments, available in a range of shades from pink to peach and warm corals; and Illuminating Powder, which is enriched with vitamins, offering a light-reflecting formula that highlights and illuminates. Existing products also form part of the new collection, including: Eyepencil in 002 and 007; Intense Lip Gloss 01; Matt Long Lasting Lipstick 105; Intense Lipstick 02 Dusky Pink; Nail Polish in 001 Bright White, 002 Nude Lady, 012 Pebbles; Intense Lip Gloss 07; and Eyeshadow in 01, 05, 15, 16, 24 and 36. (£8-£17)
Limited Edition Kiss it Better Set from Clinique
Clinique has announced that it will continue its partnership with Great Ormond Street Children’s Charity for the KISS IT BETTER appeal, launched to raise money to fund research into the causes and treatment of childhood cancer. This year, Clinique has created a unique hydrating essential Limited Edition Kiss it Better Set. The set features Chubby Stick Baby Tint Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm in Budding Blossom and Clinique Moisture Surge Extended Thirst Relief. The products come in a specially designed purse complete with a touch of pink and the Kiss It Better heart (£20). 50% of the RRP will be going to the appeal. A £2.00 donation will also apply to all Clinique lipstick or lipgloss sold at House of Fraser stores nationwide, throughout February 2015. (£1.00 will be donated by Clinique and £1.00 will be donated by House of Fraser).
Barry M announces spring make-up and nail collections
Barry M has revealed its new make-up and nail spring collections, which are set to launch next month. The on-trend new Chisel Cheeks Contour Kit, is a three shade palette, with two deeper shades to enhance definition and a lighter shade to highlight the face. New Flawless Perfecting Powder is a new addition to the popular Flawless collection. This light weight powder is contained in a mirrored compact with sponge which glides on easily offering high coverage. The new White Bold Waterproof Eyeliner opens the eye, works as a highlighter and eyeshadow base and lasts up to eight hours; while the new Gelly Hi Shine Collection features new Sigma (peachy coral) and Orion (nude) shades, containing a highly pigmented formula in a balmy texture. (£2.99-£6.49)
Rouge Bunny Rouge rebrands
Rouge Bunny Rouge has announced its rebrand, taking place this spring. The brand will be launching new range extensions, new products and improved reformulations. Additionally, Rouge Bunny Rouge will evolve with a more sophisticated and modern new look. The make-up and skincare collections will gradually receive a brand-new design in harmony of matt and glossy blacks. The new cardboard boxes are kept foil-free and are fully recyclable. For the first launches, Rouge Bunny Rouge has also reformulated its water-free Lip Balm KISS ELIXIR and has introduced two new shades of the Eye Kohl FELINE GAZE, offering a new waterproof, matte finish formula.
Spring 2015 launches from Urban Decay
There are a number of new launches for Spring 2015 from Urban Decay. Sheer Revolution Lipstick offers the same creamy formula as the original, but with a sheer, shiny finish. The lipsticks include the brand’s Pigment Infusion System for extended wear and Maxi-Lip, to define and hydrate lips while making them look plumper and fuller. The product is available in 10 shades, including: Sheer Ladyflower (rose-pink). Sheer Streak (coral-pink), Sheer F-Bomb (red), Sheer Liar (pinky-brown nude), Sheer Rapture (dusty rose), Sheer Anarchy (fuchsia), Sheer Shame (berry), Sheer Slowburn (orange-red), Sheer Obsessed (baby pink) and Sheer walk of Fame (pale nude-pink). The Naked Skin Weightless Complete Coverage Concealer is a liquid concealer to cover imperfections, while providing a demi-matte finish. Infused with anti-wrinkle peptides, the concealer is available in a variety of shades ranging from fair to dark. Mascara Resurrection is a clear serum which revitalises dry mascara, separating and defining each lash by making lashes more pliable throughout the day. Also available is the Naked Skin Ultra Definition Powder Foundation, which can be applied wet or dry to provide weightless, buildable coverage with a demi-matte finish. The powder foundation diffuses light to blur fine lines and wrinkles and is available in 14 calibrated shades. Additionally, the Moondust Eyeshadow is available in four new shades: Ether (light purple with pink-blue 3D sparkle), Scorpio (matte black with gold 3D sparkle), Solstice (metallic pink-red with green 3D sparkle) and Cosmic (metallic whit with iridescent 3D sparkle). The brand has also introduced Nirvana Build Your Own Palette, which offers four empty eyeshadow slots so users can build their own eyeshadow palettes. (£8-£26)
Just Daisy Glamstick from Rodial
Just Daisy Glamstick is the latest product to launch from Rodial, which celebrates the launch of Rodial make-up and Daisy Lowe as the UK ambassador. The limited edition lipstick contains cocoa butter and vitamin E and is a deep, dark red shade with elements of burgundy and brown. (£19)
Pixi unveils SS15 make-up collection
A variety of new products form Pixi’s new SS15 collection. Inspired by the clear spring light and new dewy blossoms, the collection aims to create a radiant, glowy and even complexion, cheek-sheen, lit-up lids and plump lips. Products in the range include: H20 Skintint, a tinted water gel which provides a natural matte-skin-texture finish; Undercover Crayon, a wind-up concealer crayon, available in Perk-Up Peach, No.3 Warm, No.2 Nude and No.1 Cream; Palette Bronzette, a multi-use palette which offers a selection of eye liners, crease shadows eyelid hues, highlights, bronzers and blush; Glow Mist, a multi-use mist to set, hydrate and add glow to skin; Endless Silky Eye Intensity Duo, one shade to enhance brown and hazel eyes, and the other to enhance blue and grey toned eyes; Makeup Fixing Mist, to set make-up for long wear while hydrating and balancing skin with rose water; Brow Powder Palette, to frame and lift the eye area while providing a soft defined arch; LipLift Max, a glossy, super plumper packed with peptides to provide lips with a boost; and three shades of Nail Polish: Sweet Strawberry (brightening red), Coral Cantaloupe (coral) and Soft Seafoam (aquatic blue). The collection also includes Fairy Dust for eyes in Silver Gold and Olive Gold, as well as a Quick Fix Bronzer and Foundation Brush. (£8-£24)