May 7th, 2016
ARTDECO has launched a whole array of nude, contouring and strobing products this month, designed specifically to layer make-up for a fresh summery look, called Latest Trends. All about the complexion the technique is to create the perfect, dewy, flawless skin. The Nude Foundation (£30) is an ultrafine colour film that corrects without looking mask-like, available in six shades: ivory chiffon, vanilla chiffon, natural chiffon, honey chiffon, beige chiffon and tan chiffon. The long lasting waterproof concealer (£16.80) has soft focus pigments that scatter and reflect the light to hide the darkest of circles as well as wrinkles, blemishes and pigmentation, three shades are available: soft ivory, peach and olive. The collection also includes new Contouring Powders (£10.70 each) silky in texture it blends seamlessly, the four colours: caramel, vanilla, dark and milk chocolate allows you to create light and dark. To highlight the Strobing Powder (£27.50) gives the skin a wonderful shimmer, the Strobing Fluid (£18) gives targeted gloss accents whereas the Strobing Creams (£12) in rose or gold glow are delicate cream to powder highlighters that blur and brighten to skin to perfection. All can be set using the new 3-in-1 Makeup Fixing Spray (£19.20) a refreshing prep or set product to make the look last longer.
Bobbi Brown has launched its Long-Wear Eye Collection, featuring all-new and best selling essentials. The line-up features a brand new Long-Wear Brow Gel (£17) with up to 24 hour wear, available in shades: Blonde, Mahogany, Grey, Wheat, Rich Mahogany, Taupe, Saddle and Rich Brown. Also in the collection is the Dual-Ended Brow Definer/Groomer Brush (£26); new shades of Long-Wear Cream Shadow Stick (£21), which offers a long-wearing formula that combines a unique blend of oils, waxes, film formers and colour-rich emollients for intense pigment, available in shades: Truffle, Nude Beach, Stone and Malted Pink; and new limited edition shades of Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner (£18.50), including Bronze Shimmer Ink, Cypress Ink, Wine Ink and Midnight Sky Ink. The brand has also introduced a new personalised brow service, Brow How, exclusive to Selfridges. Bobbi’s Brow How is a new make-up lesson which incorporates everything needed to create the ideal brow shape, with products that cater for a multitude of brow finishes. Exclusive to Selfridges as part of their everyBODY campaign, Bobbi’s Brow How includes personalised brow shaping, tweezing and threading with a Brow Specialist. Brow How is available until June.
Clinique has unveiled its new Sun-Kissed Face Gelee (£23) which is an oil free formula that is buildable and can be applied alone, all over the face or in small areas for a soft golden look with 12 hours resistance against sweat and humidity. The new Clinique Pop Lip and Cheek Oil (£16) is the latest addition to the Pop range and is a hybrid lip and cheek oil that is available in four summer shades. Both the Clinique Sun-Kissed Face Gelee and Pop Lip and Cheek Oil will be available nationwide from 10 June.
TOWIE star Chloe Lewis has collaborated with COLLECTION to launch a new range of 1920’s inspired nude Deluxe Lipsticks. The new lipsticks come in five shades of pink and nude: Chicago, Baby Doll, Bonnie, Sundance and Liberty. COLLECTION DeLuxe Lipsticks (£3.99) are available from Boots & Superdrug.
MAC Cosmetics has announced the launch of its Eyes on MAC Anniversary collection which is a selection of bespoke eyeshadow palettes. The Eyes x 9 and Eyes x 15 palettes features a number of colour-coordinated hues in colour schemes from navy and burgundy to amber and purple, as well as a selection of soft pastel hues. Including formulas from matte to satin and frost, the nine shadow collection includes: Purple Times Nine (£25), Navy Times Nine (£25), Dusky Rose Times Nine (£25), Amber Times Nine (£25), Pastel Times Nine (£25) and Burgundry Times Nine (£25); while the 15 shade eye palettes include: Warm Neutral (£49.50), Mellow Moderns (limited edition, £49.50) and Cool Neutral (£49/50).
Also available this month is the MAC Pro Beyond Twisted Lash Twisted Black (£19); and Pro Longwear Waterproof Colour Stick (£16). The mascara features a never-seen-before flexible wand that can be bent in all directions up to a complete 90-degree angle. The new Pro Longwear Waterproof Colour Stick, launching on 19 May, features a jumbo pencil that glides onto the eyes to deliver high definition colour and medium-to-full coverage. There will be 21 shades available in the range, including: Créme-Filled (soft champagne with gold pearl), iris Eyes (light blue grey with pearl), Bitter Clove (deep brown), Flat White (white), Cinder Black (black), On The Beach (soft skin nude), Sweet Viola (metallic violet), Sweet Praline (soft peach), and Copperpot (copper), to name a few.
The brand has additionally introduced its All The Right Angles Contour Kit (£35). The kit is available in four variations, including: Light, with Bone Beige Sculpting Powder, Emphasize Shaping Powder and Luna Cream Base; Medium, with Sculpt Sculpting Powder, Accentuate Shaping Powder and Hush Cream Colour Base; Medium-Dark, with Shadester Sculpting Powder, Lightsweep Shaping Powder and Naked Universe Cream Colour Base; and Dark, offering the Definitive Sculpting Powder, Warm Light Shaping Powder and Improper Copper Cream Colour Base.
Misslyn Cosmetics is launching into the UK. Founded in Italy over 30 years ago and acquired by the ARTDECO cosmetic group in 2010, the brand offers a product range for eyes, lips and complexion at competitive prices. Focused on the latest fashion trends and quality of product, the brand aims to release a new trend colour collection every six weeks. In addition to cosmetics, Misslyn now presents a variety of high quality nail polishes, nail care products and special effect nail polishes. The brand is represented in almost 50 countries worldwide. Misslyn is available from BeautyBay.com and is distributed by Chleo Enterprises.
Real Techniques has announced that its once limited edition Sculpting Set (£19.99) has now joined the core range. The set features three brushes: Sculpting Brush, Fan Brush and Setting Brush. The set is available exclusively at Superdrug.
Dyson has announced the launch of its debut hair tool, the Dyson Supersonic hair dryer (£299). The tool uses a fast but focused airflow and is engineered for balance in the hand, while the intelligent controls for the temperature help to protect hair from extreme heat damage. The Dyson Supersonic hair dryer uses Dyson’s patented Air Multiplier technology, whereby the volume of the air drawn into the motor is amplified by three to produce a high pressure, high velocity jet of air. The tool has four heat settings, tree airflow settings and a cold shot. There are also additional magnetic attachments, including a smoothing nozzle and diffuser.