September 8th, 2015
New Radiance Veil from Illamasaqua
Illamasqua will be launching a new Radiance Veil. Part primer, part illuminator, the Radiance Veil enhances make-up wear through its pearlescent gel formula, while key ingredient vitamin E provides moisturising benefits, and fine shimmer particles inject light onto the skin. The product joins the brand’s Hydra Veil and Matte Veil (£32).
New all-in-one beauty oil from Merumaya
Merumaya has created an uber versatile beauty oil Everything, Everywhere, that can be used on the face, body, scalp, hair, cuticles, hands, feet, lashes, and brows to condition, smooth and nourish. It’s a real kit essential for any make up artist looking to tame frizz, or smooth, hydrate and prep skin. The high potency formula includes a new super ingredient Kahai Oil, from the Amazonian Cacay tree. The oil improves elasticity, firmness, moisture levels, scarring, radiance, irritations, sensitivity, dry skin patches and tightness, But it’s not just for skin, it conditions the hair and scalp, tames frizz, and nourishes lashes and cuticles. It is light and easily absorbed, without leaving a greasy residue. It can be applied alone topically, or mixed with any day or night moisturiser for a facial treatment and is infused with Merumaya’s signature essence blend (£26.50).
Stiks Winter Pink Lipsticks
Stiks Cosmetiks has created the Winter Pink Collection of three new signature lipstick shades: Fuchsia, Naked and Rose (£15 each). The new shades come in the signature Stiks Cosmetiks packaging and have a matte creamy texture that adapt to individual skin tones. Stiks Cosmetiks is an independent US beauty brand launched in 2014.
Rodial founder collab with Central St Martins
Rodial Skincare Founder and President, Maria Hatzistefanis has collaborated with Central Saint Martins BA Product Design student to create a bespoke make-up brush case. The case has been designed by CSM BA student Aaron Chung. Maria devised the project in association with Central Saint Martins and chaired the judging panel. 25 second year BA Product Design students were tasked to design a bespoke case for Rodial’s six best selling make-up brushes. Maria selected the winning design with a renowned panel of judges including supermodel Erin O’Connor, fashion designer Henry Holland, Sunday Times Style editor Jackie Annesley and Harvey Nichols commercial director Daniela Rinaldi. The brush case is now available and stocked at the Rodial Sculpting Bar at Harvey Nichols in Knightsbridge (£100). The make-up case keeps brushes organized and tidy with complete versatility for traveling with unique zippered compartments. It has a textured leather-esqe finish and the wrap design offers a professional feel.
L’Oreal’s La Vie en Rose is in the pink
L’Oréal Paris has create the La Vie en Rose lipstick collection, designed to offer every woman her tailor-made pink, each inspired by one of the brand’s spokespeople and composed by its colour designer Eva Yean. The collection includes: Eva (peach pink), Liya (grenadian pink), Blake (orangey pink), Naomi (tea pink) and Helen (nude pink). The formula is infused with micro fragments of mother-of-pearl combined with velvety pigments that result in a velvet-matte textured lipstick. The launch campaign features John Legend, reinterpreting the song La Vie en Rose. The L’Oréal Paris La Vie en Rose collection will be available nationwide from 1 October (£6.99).
Christmas from Givenchy
The Christmas Collection from Nicholas DeGennes at Givenchy contains four beautifully present products in a crisp white packaging. LES NUANCES GLACÉES includes a rich brown mascara and a liquid eyeliner with gold flakes to reflect the shimmering Christmas lights as well as a palette of eyeshadows with rich shades inspired by frozen chocolate and an iced red lip colour. The La Palette Glacée (£45.00) are formulated to be used wet or dry, depending on how much shine or intensity is required. The three iridescent shades: Marron Glacé, Bronze Caramélisé Précieux, Délectation de Blanc Irisé blend to perfection with the three matte shades: Beige Rosé, Essence de Marron, Marron Praliné Onctueux. Le Rouge Glacé (£25) is a luminous red shade that is in perfect harmony with the brown tones of the eye makeup. Noir Couture Volume Mascara (£24.50) is a limited addition shade, Taupe Glacé and Liner Vinyl (£23.50) comes in Bronze Glacé with golden glints.
New Lip Sheens from MeMeMe
New MeMeMe Lip Sheens (£8.95) are a combination of the colour pigment of a lipstick and the shine of a gloss, all with a lightweight, non-sticky formulation. Formulated with shea butter and aloe vera to nourish and protect lips, MeMeMe Lip Sheens are available in nude, bright and deep colour tones, in ten on trend shades. So if you’re in the nude lip tribe sported on the runways at Valentino, Dior and Balmain, go for Sheer Cashmere; for brights, as seen at Vivienne Westwood, choose Bright Magenta. If you’re opting for deep gothic tones as seen at Marc Jacobs, Armani Prive and Chanel Couture try Warm Plum or Deep Cranberry.
Joli Rouge Lipsticks from Clarins
Clarins has revamped their Joli Rouge Lipstick Collection (£19.50) with a new moisture enriched formula that will last up to six hours. 25 shades from orange fizz to tender nude are a blend of shimmer, high shine colour intensity lipsticks that smell of berries, the Clarins signature lipstick scent.