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July 13th, 2016

July 13th, 2016

MAKE UP FOR EVER and Swedish electro pop duo Icona Pop have just announced their collaboration to release their new Artist Rouge Lipsticks (£17).  This bright and beautiful range includes forty six stunning shades, with two limited edition colours hand-picked by Icona Pop themselves (M401 and C603).  If this incredible range doesn’t quench your lipstick thirst, the shades are available in a mix of matte and crème formulas, with macadamia and mallow oils to ensure the lipsticks are not only long-lasting, but offer all day hydration.  The range will be available at Debenhams from September 1st.


Kat Von D’s sultry, high-pigment and cruelty-free make-up range has well and truly taken Instagram by storm, and has finally announced its launch in the UK and Ireland.  This huge make-up range includes brushes, liquid and powder foundations, concealers, eyeliners, eyeshadows, lipsticks and contour palettes.  The entire range will be available from Debenhams online from 13th September, and Debenhams Oxford Street from 5th October.


Tanning brand Madame La La has just released its brand new Bronzing Balls, a twist-up dome-shaped product that can be used for strobing, highlighting and contouring for cheeks, lips and eyes.  The Bronzing Balls will be available from September at and is exclusive to Fenwick Bond Street.


skyn ICELAND is due to launch its brand new Plumping Lip Gels this September (£36 for 5 sachets).  The Plumping Lip Gels put moisture back into the lips to ensure fullness, no lines or wrinkles, and restored moisture in just 10 minutes.  The gel patches are designed to stay put on the lips to allow the array of marine and plant-based active ingredient to penetrate the lips and skin.  The Plumping Lip Gels will be available from September and will be available to buy from M&S.


Beauty Blogger and internet sensation Tanya Burr has announced the launch of the latest addition to the Tanya Burr Cosmetics line, the Soft Luxe Collection.  The range focuses heavily on very neutral pastel shades, perfect for spring and summer, and consists of two new eyeshadow palettes (Birthday Suit and Enchanted Dreams – £5.99 each) and an array of matte nail and lip colours.  The Tanya Burr Soft Luxe Collection is available now at and in stores at Superdrug.

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Lancôme and Sonya Rykiel, two iconic French brands, have collaborated to create a stunning make-up collection which looks to celebrate the French vision of femininity: free, optimistic and joyous, whilst also including the ultra-sophisticated design and bold beautiful colours that underpin the Parisian spirit.  The collection includes La Palette De Sonia (£42), Parisian Lips Le Stylo (£21), Cushion Blush Subtil (£28.50), Vernis In Love (£13), Limited Edition Cushion Case (£10) and will be available exclusively in Harrods and from from 31st August 2016.

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M∙A∙C Cosmetics have teamed up with popular make-up artist Violette Serat to bring the newest trend set to take over the make-up world: Lip Tattoos.  Serat and M∙A∙C Cosmetics took to Instagram to showcase their new lip looks, showcasing a full set of lips featuring a huge range of tattoos.  These small temporary tattoos are perfect to add a graphic touch to festival looks – the trend has even been approved by Teen Vogue – and will hopefully be available to buy soon.


We at Warpaint would also like to congratulate Director of Make-Up Artistry at M∙A∙C Cosmetics, Terry Barber, who has been awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Design from Southampton Solent University, Monday 11th July 2016.  Barber, a pioneer of the minimalist look, responded by saying “it’s a huge honour.  For me, it’s always just been about talking and working with the craft that I love.  For people to think that I’m also some kind of influencer is a huge surprise and pretty overwhelming.”

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