January 27th, 2016
A new week and MAC Cosmetics has announced a new collaborative collection, this time with fashion designer Chris Chang. Through her womenswear line, entitled Poesia, Chang weaves history, culture, nature and colour through her clothing, creating pieces that are more akin to wearable works of art. Launching on 16 June, the collection features a selection of products including lipsticks, eyeshadows and face powder.
Guerlain’s Spring 2016 collection, inspired the best selling fragrance, La Petite Robe Noire offers 20 shades for lip and nails. The new Lipstick (£21.50) offers buildable colour for varying levels of intensity, a fruity floral scent inspired by the heart notes of the La Petite Robe Noire fragrance, and an ultra-shiny formula that harnesses a selection of pure and ultra-luminious pigments. Key shades include: My First Lipstick (natural), Pink Tie (fuchsia), Red Heels (orange red) and Black Perfecto (bitten lips). The new Shiny Nail Colour (£17), with a subtle scent of red berries and petals, is housed in a glass bottle with an upside down heart topper, reminiscent of the original La Petite Robe Noire perfume bottle, while also featuring a flat brush to allow optimal, easy and precise colour application.
Tom Pellereau made his name as one of the more likeable winners of the BBCs The Apprentice. Since then, Tom has been busy engineering ergonomically designed nail files and clippers. For his latest invention he has turned his attention to the make up industry, or more specifically the hygiene of the make-up world. Tom has been asking MUAs ‘just how clean are your brushes?’ with some surprising results. His unique answer to brush bacteria launches on 22nd February and we’ll be bringing you the scoop right here on Warpaint. But in the meantime click here to register to be the first to find out just what clever little invention he has up his sleeve.
NARS Cosmetics has called their Spring 2016 colour collection Nouvelle Vogue and will be available from Feb 1st. Offering a mix of seasonal shades and textures for eyes, cheeks and lips, the collection includes: Dual-Intensity Eyeshadow (£21), available in shades: Tarvos (icy mint), Cressida (shimmering midnight blue) and Kari (soft rose pink); Hammamet Duo Eyeshadow (£25), including shades Matte Beige and Bronzed Rose (limited edition); Impassioned Blush (£23) in Pink Orchid; Lip Gloss (£19), available in Instant Crash (limited edition apricot) and Vida Loca (limited edition quava); and Lipstick (£20) in Rosecliff (soft rose) and Banned Red (milled wine).
The Grand Entrance Mascara (£22) from Elizabeth Arden will be available Feb 1st. The triple effect mascara with precision brush technology is specially designed to instantly deliver an 80% increase in lash length and volume and a larger increase in curl. The glossy, long-wear and water-resistant formula coats lashes to separate, extend and intensify the appearance. The mascara boasts an emollient rich and vitamin fortified formula that conditions, treats and protects lashes; while the 3-in1 triangular brush with a curved reservoir precisely transfers the right amount of product onto lashes without clumping.
The new Spectrum Make-up Collection from ZOEVA are three distinctive eyeshadow palettes and three blush palettes inspired by the infinite hues and rainbow manifestation of the light spectrum. Available for all skin types and offering unlimited make-up looks, the line-up includes: Spectrum Cheek & Contour Palettes (£15.00) and Spectrum Eye Palettes (£28.50).
Lipstick Queen has unveiled its Saint & Sinner Lip Tint, which melts onto lips and dries to a natural stain, while offering hours of comfortable hydration. The formula can be worn alone or paired with a lipstick, acting as a primer to smooth, hydrate and extend the wear of your lip colour. The Lipstick Queen Saint & Sinner Lip Tint is available in four shades: deep red, pinky nude, wine and rose (£22).
Urban Decay has revealed four more limited edition products from its collaborative collection with Gwen Stefani. The new Blush Palette (£35) features six versatile shades of blush, bronzer and highlighter all in the brand’s eight hour formula; while the new Brow Box (£19.50) contains two brow powder shades, mini tweezers, two mini angled brushes, two mirrors (one magnified) and wax for setting. Also forming part of the collection is Lipstick (£16), offering a lineup of eight new shades, which includes the brand’s first ever Mega Matte shade; and 24/7 Lip Pencil (£14), available in six shades that match the lipsticks and offering a smooth formula that prevents feathering.
Clinique is adding of a number of new make-up launches to its collection. The new Clinique Pop Glaze Sheer Lip Colour + Primer (£16) offers a luxurious but weightless formula that features a built-in primer, providing moisture maintenance for lips and a combination of emollient oils to provide shine, slip and cushion. Inspired by candy, the line-up has six shades with a shiny, sheer payoff. The new Clinique Pop Lacquer Lip Colour + Primer (£16) immediately moisturises and smoothes lips, while delivering intense colour with a lacquered finish that wears up to six hours. The lip colour has been developed in 10 pop-inspired shades, from creamy nudes to red, pink and purple. Also launching is the Clinique Lid Pop (£15), a collection of eight nude to bold eyeshadows with a silky, long-wearing formula that delivers an instant pop of colour for a virtually powder-less look. There’s two new products coming in April too. The new Clinique Stay-Matte Universal Blotting Powder (£26), an invisible blotting powder with a matte finish that reduces shine and provides a natural finish to the skin, suitable for any skin tone. The ultra-fine, lightweight formula contains oil absorbing ingredients and optical diffusers to help minimise the appearance of fine lines, pores and visible imperfections. The Clinique Chubby in the Nude Foundation Stick (£23), an on-the-go portable stick foundation that delivers instant, buildable, longwearing and natural coverage; and the new Clinique Buff Brush (£23), which can be used with all of the brand’s liquid, powder and cream foundations, including the new chubby stick.
Sleek MakeUP has revealed its new Lip VIP lipstick collection. The collection features six velvety, on-trend shades inspired by the luxuries of being a VIP. The creamy, long-lasting formula glides on smoothly and provides an even, semi-matte finish on the lips. Infused with vitamin E, shea butter and coconut oil, the new formula is both moisturising and pigmented without drying out the lips. Shades include: Private Booth (classic nude), Flaunt It (orange), Backstage (coral pink), Night Spot (Hollywood red), Reserved (candy pink) and Guest List (bright coral).
Zelens has announced the launch of its new shade extensions of its Lip Enhancer and Flirt Mascara. The new natural shade of Lip Enhancer (£28), Naturelle, joins the existing line and continues to visibly enhance colour, volume, moisture and definition. Infused with antioxidants, the product helps to shield against environmental assaults. The new Flirt Mascara (£35) in Brown conditions, lengthens, volumises and separates lashes and contains a unique peptide complex to help promote lash growth. The specially designed brush and formula help work in synergy to provide lashes with definition.
Barry M Cosmetics Spring colours and products land next month. The new That’s How I Roll Mascara (£4.99) works as an eye lash curler and mascara all-in-one. The specially designed brush locks onto each lash and lifts and rolls to create an intensely lifted, defined look. The Speedy Spring Collection includes four new pastel shades of the Speedy Nail Polish (£3.99), including: Personal Best, In a Flash, Winning Streak and Freestyle. The new Gelly Spring Collection (£3.99 each) comes in new shades: Acai Smoothie, Butterscotch Sundae, Pink Lemonade and Cream Soda. Also launching is the Sunset Spring Nail Collection, which features four new shades of the Sunset Daylight Curing Nail Polishes (£4.99), which are to be combined with the Sunset Top Coat. The new Chisel Cheeks Contour Kit for Medium to Deep skin tones (£6.49) offers two deeper shades to enhance definition and a lighter shade for highlighting. Completing the new launches is the Brow Kit 2 (£5.99), a three step kit to shape, define and highlight brows, now available in the new Light to Medium shade.
If you’re feeling the pale curse of winter then Benefit Cosmetics three new additions to its Hoola line will go some way to putting the bronze back. The new Hoola Zero Tanlines (£19.50) is an allover body bronzer that glides on hands-free and blends into the skin to over a 12-hour transfer-resistant formula. Suitable for all skin tones, the product offers a soft beachy fragrance. Also launching is the Dew the Hoola Soft-Matte Liquid Bronzer for Face (£22.50), which offers a smoothing effect and lightweight texture to provide a shimmerless, natural look; and the Hoola Bronzing & Contouring Brush (£17.50), an ultra-plush domed powder brush.