July 8th, 2015
Urban Decay goes smoky
MUA fave Urban Decay has something completely gorgeous up its sleeve in the form of Naked Smoky (£38) eyeshadow palette, which launches at urbandecay.co.uk on 30 July. The latest palette in the Naked line, the new product contains 15 essential eyeshadows to create a neutral smoky eye, with nine never-seen-before shades. Shades include: Dirtysweet (medium bronze), Armor (silver taupe with sparkle), Dagger (charcoal micro-shimmer), Smolder (plum-taupe), Whisky (rich brown matte), Thirteen (light beige satin), High (champagne shimmer), Radar (taupe micro-glitter), Slanted (metallic grey), Black Market (black satin), Password (cool taupe matte) and Combust (soft pink-taupe). The base and the brush feature a new floating smoke effect, with the wording in gunmetal foil. Each shade in the Naked Smoky features the brand’s Pigment Infusion System, the blend of ingredients that gives every shade a velvety texture, rich colour and long-lasting power and blendability.
Dramatic Lift Mascara from No.7
Boots No7 is often an under-rated make up range, but it delivers on both quality and price time and time again. This is once again true of their latest launch Dramatic Lift Mascara, available from today. The new mascara helps to lift lashes and, taking inspiration from popular haircare technology, has been created with flexible polymers and building waxes to make lashes look thicker and soft. The styling brush lifts each individual lash and fits into the roots, making sure the formulation covers lashes from root to tip. Available in both black and brown shades, the Dramatic Lift Mascara (£10) will be stocked in Boots stores nationwide, and boots.com.
Collection Contour Kit and Matt Lip Butter
We love Collection here in the Warpaint office. Products that deliver on functionality but won’t break the bank. The latest two to land shout Summer. The new Matt Lip Butter Pencils (£2.99) are bold, bright and bang on the matt neon trend. Three colours: Marshmallow Pink; Pumpkin Pie and Crimson Velvet apply like a balm and sets like a matt lipstick that holds its pigment. The Contour Kit combines a blendable matt bronzing powder and a shimmering highlighter. At £4.19 you’ll get a good amount of product for your money.
New Mascara from MDMflow
MDMflow, has announced the launch of its ‘Greater Than’ Mascara (£21), the second product from the brand that joins a line up of lipsticks. The formula contains natural ingredients, including glycerin, beeswax and carnauba wax, to keep lashes conditioned, while film-forming agents create long-lasting volume and ensure tear-proof wear. The product is highly pigmented with an intense black pigment, along with an oversized brush.
Mistair debuts on the runway at ‘Meet the Manufacturer’
Mistair supported the first ever Fashion Show at the ‘Meet the Manufacturer’ conference and trade show organised by ‘Make it British’. The ‘Meet the Manufacturer’ conference and trade show is the only major sourcing event for the UK fashion and textiles industry, bringing together the best of British manufacturers with buyers and designers looking to have their products made in Britain. Some 3,000 retailers, manufacturers and designers descended on London for this year’s two-day event at Tobacco Dock, London hosted by ‘Make it British’, the campaign for the return of UK manufacturing. Over 100 companies from across the fashion and textile sectors came together to exhibit at this year’s trade show. The fashion show in collaboration with the Leicestershire Textiles Hub was styled by Celebrity TV fashion & Stylist Zoe Lem. Celebrity Make-up Artist, René Metcalfe used Mistair Airbrush Make-up on the models, as they prepared for their grand entrance on the runway. René Metcalfe said: “For the Fashion show we wanted to ‘Make it British’ by using a classic look and giving it an edge – in true British fashion style.
Rimmel Nudes by Kate Moss
Created with the help of the lady herself, Rimmel has created a collection of Nude lipsticks and nail shades. The lipsticks come in five neutral nude shades (£5.49) that have been designed to suit every skin tone. To complement the brand has also created Lip Conditioning Balm SPF 15. Enriched with castor oil and pomegranate, the balm is lightweight and non-greasy.
British brand bagsy launches
British-born bagsy is an easy-to-choose, easy-to-use, collection of beauty essentials. After years of working for global beauty brands, bagsy has worked hard to create a range with attention to detail combining beautiful designs, quirky quotes and cleverly compact packaging completed with expert formulas. The collection delivers on both design and innovation with luxurious textures, from the cleverly double-sided highlight and concealing Wonder Wand to the dome shaped Pretty Cheeks cream-powder blush that blends so seamlessly you can apply it with or without a mirror. Products include: WONDER WAND (£18.00) One pencil with double the benefits. Use one half of this dual-sided highlighting and concealing crayon to disguise blemishes and under eye circles and the other to illuminate the tops of cheekbones; RAY OF SUNSHINE (£18.00) Add glow on the dreariest of days with this matte-finish bronzer that perfects skin and creates a natural-looking glow. Available in Light Medium and Medium Dark; LIP VELVET (£12.00) – Live life in colour with this matte liquid lipstick, which provides incredible wear, cushion-soft texture, and a sheer tint that stays put all day, while lightweight emollients keep lips soft and hydrated. Available in No Frills, Spilling Plates, Rush Hour and Living The Dream; BEAUTIFUL EYES (£14.00) – This lightweight eyeshader is easily blended and the feathery texture stays put throughout the day no matter what’s thrown at you. Available in Pearly Bird, Caffeine Fix, The Big Smoke and Take The Plunge.