March 3rd, 2017
3INA has a new brow range. The collection includes an Eyebrow Mascara (£8.95) and Eyebrow Marker (£9.95), in addition to its Eyebrow Pencils (£6.50), there’s a selection of textures and shades. Like all 3INA products, the eyebrow range is paraben and cruelty free.
The United Makeup Artists Expo (UMAe) is returning to the Novotel London West Convention Centre in Hammersmith on the 29th & 30th April 2017 and continues to offer unparalleled networking and learning opportunities. Supplementing the educational experience are trusted brands and partners for the working makeup artist. For the first time UMA Expo is introducing their Loyalty Card subscription (£10) which offers a discount entry ticket for two days for just £10, along with year-round special discounts with our participating exhibitors and other benefits. Entry to all seminars is included in the ticket price, with the full line-up of visiting artists to be announced shortly. Visitors can find the latest news and line-up at here.
Lancôme has announced its new collaboration with Olympia Le-Tan. This autumn, the Parisian fashion designer will join Lancôme in releasing a vintage-style make-up collection. This limited edition marks the latest chapter in Lancôme’s long history of collaboration with the fashion world, having previously worked with Alber Elbaz, Yiqin Ying, Alexandre Vauthier, Jacquemus, Anthony Vaccarello and Sonia Rykiel. Olympia Le-Tan’s fashion celebrates a free, sexy and original femininity. “Olympia Le-Tan designs combine poetry and joie de vivre. A bridge between different eras, they reflect the spirit of our time, celebrating the free and personal beauty of each woman – a take on happiness shared by Lancôme,” says Françoise Lehmann, General Manager of Lancôme International. This exclusive collection will be available at points of sale from August, with more details released soon.
The brand is also celebrating the launch of its Teint Idole Ultra Wear foundation campaign, which features 40 successful women from the UK and Ireland. Ranging from dancers to sportswomen to scientists and businesswomen, each spokeswoman wears a different foundation shade in the nationwide campaign. Women featured include Scamp & Dude founder Jo Tutchener-Sharp, Olympic cyclist Laura Kenny, vlogger Estée Lalonde, DJ Nikki Beatnik and Ade Hassan, Founder of Nubian Skin. Teint Idole Ultra Wear foundation is available nationwide and priced at £31.50.
No7 has unveiled its Flawless Finish Blending Sponge, in-stores on 15 March. The multi-purpose sponge applies a unified coat of liquid, gel and cream formulas, and can achieve a sheer finish when used damp.
Cover FX has launched Illuminating Setting Spray, which sets make-up helping it last all day, while also providing an all-over luminosity. The non-sticky, long-wearing and alcohol-free spray is 100% cruelty-free and vegan. Priced at £22, the Cover FX Illuminating Setting Spray will be available from early March at Harvey Nichols.
Barry M Cosmetics has announced a collaboration with four influencers for its new digital campaign, Barry’s Angels. The Barry’s Angels online campaign will run exclusively for one year, trialling and testing all of Barry M’s new product launches. Barry’s Angels include Lizzie Jemiyo, who will be guiding you through a wave of colours and textures; Marc Zapanta, who shows you how to have fun and experiment with colour; Sayan Yildiz, offering tips on killer brows and bold lips; and Laura Louise Sproat, a make-up artist to the stars who will be teaching contouring and highlighting. Barry’s Angels will work alongside the current make-up ambassador Adam Burrell.
Murad has launched a MattEffect Blotting Perfector (£32) which is a first-of-its-kind. The cushion compact instantly mattifies the skin whilst also setting make-up. Its liquid-to-powder formula absorbs oil, minimises pores and dries instantly to perfect the skin. It can be used on bare skin for a natural matte look, before make-up to prime or post application to mattify.