April 6th, 2016
MAKE UP FOR EVER has announced a collaboration with pop singer Charli XCX for its new Aqua XL Eye Pencil (£15). The new eye pencil, the first of the Aqua XL line and specially designed for performers’ needs, offers a long-lasting waterproof formula and intense colour for an anti-smudge look. The Aqua XL Eye Pencil is available in 20 shades, ranging from classic hues to pastel and vibrant shades for all types of performance. The collection includes a variety of finishes, including matte, satin, metallic, iridescent and diamond, as well as hues from the most intense shade of black, to white, greens, blues, purples, yellows and browns.
Illamasqua will be launching its Hypnotica summer make-up collection, available beginning of June. An expression of colour, the new range celebrates the diverse ways of expressing individuality with the brightest pigments, psychedelic hues and slick textures. The collection includes: Sketch Sticks (£15), a multi-use crayon with a creamy texture available in Fly (hot pink), Free (cornflower blue), Trace (bright orange), Higher (bright yellow), Spirit (pure white), Haze (jet black) and Trip (acid green); Lava Lips (£19.50), a colour intense marbled lipstick that blends together deep purple and blue to create a new vibrant lip colour each time with a smooth, satin finish; Lip Lure (£19.50), a long lasting colour intense liquid lipstick with a glossy finish, available in shade Pow (bright pink); Dolly Lashes (£11), subtle lashes for the bottom lash line; and Slick Stick (£18.50), a colour intense retractable lip crayon in Dream (nude brown).
Clarins Summer Make-up Collection is a selection of rich gold and bronze shades designed to illuminate the complexion. The range includes: Limited Edition Bronzing & Blush Compact (£30), a blend of copper, terracotta and golden tones with an apricot pearlescent blush at the core; Limited Edition Waterproof Eyeshadow Shimmering Cream Colour (£18), a soft cream formula with fine pearl particles to provide long-lasting shimmering colour in four shades: Golden Peach, Golden Sand, Silver Taupe and Copper Brown; New Instant Light Lip Comfort Oil (£19) in Red Berry; Fix’ Make-Up (£24), an ultra-fine cooling mist to set make-up with an invisible, fixing veil of the face; and Double Fix’ Mascara (£20), a new and improved formula that is applied over normal mascara to provide a transparent waterproof top coat. The Clarins Summer Make-up Collection will be available from 17 April.
Sleek MakeUP has reveiled a new range of Cream Contour Kits, available from today at Boots, Superdrug and sleekmakeup.com (£10.99). Each kit contains two highlighting and four contouring ultra blendable shades that work together to achieve a contoured complexion. The buildable cream formulas blend seamlessly onto the skin for a fade proof finish. Available in three shades – light, medium and dark – the kit’s combination of shades work will all skin tones to create natural shadows and highlights, with each shade having a specific function.
Brow studio Shavata has created new Defining Pencils, available online from 11 April (£15). With its precision tip and retractable twist mechanism, these pencils achieve a perfect result. Long lasting and smudge-proof, the product is formulated with vitamin E to gently condition brows. The Defining Pencil is available in three shades: Blonde, Dawn and Dusk.
NARS Cosmetics has launched its Tahiti Bronze Collection, inspired by Motu Tane, a small Tahitian island located just off Bora Bora. The collection combines new launches with the brand’s cult classics for face and body. The line-up includes: Liquid Laguna Bronzer (£26.50), a sheer and weightless liquid version of the universally flattering warm bronze Laguna shade; Laguna Tiare Bronzer (£39), the iconic Laguna Bronzer, a diffused brown powder with golden shimmer; Monoï Body Glow (£44), the original Monoï beauty oil – a lightweight blend of hydrating essences to impart a bronzed luster; Monoï Body Glow II (£44), a follow-up of the original to leave skin smooth, glowing and subtly scented with a floral fragrance; and Monoï Scented Candle(£38), a paraffin-free wax candle infused with French Polynesia’s signature Monoï fragrance.