April 20th, 2018
Go back to base with the new Illamasqua Skin Base Concealer Pen (£22). In seven shades, the anti-bacterial precision tip destresses and depuffing whilst the long-lasting formulation blends seamlessly into the skin. Available now.
Bring out the sparkle with the limited edition Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Sparkle Sticks (£23). One swipe across the eyelid delivers a multi-dimensional finish that stays put and remains fade-proof due to its unique water-based gel technology. In nine shades, these are perfect for a high-shimmer eye that won’t go anywhere! Available now.
Coming soon to Cover FX is the limited-edition Gold Bar Highlighting Palette (£34). The palette contains three shades that offer a multi-dimensional glow: 24K, White Gold and Rose Gold. These shades are highly pigmented and a gorgeous silky texture that makes for an easy application. This palette is also cruelty-free and vegan. Available online at Beauty Bay from the 2nd May and then Selfridges, Harvey Nichols, Arnotts, Urban Retreat, and Cult Beauty from 2nd June.
After the success of the 2017 campaign, Burt’s Bees is relaunching the #BringBackTheBees campaign in associated with the British Beekeepers Association for 2018 with the new limited edition Strawberry Lip Balm (£3.99). For every one of these lip balms that are sold, 5000 bee-friendly wild flower seeds with be planted across the UK to help bee colonies thrive. Available now.
Smashbox has announced the launch of its new Super Fan Mascara (£17.50). With a 360 degree precision brush, this mascara lengthens and amplifies the lashes with volume and lift. Available online and in-store at Smashbox and Boots now.
Congratulations to The Iver Make-up Academy as the Advanced Certificate in Hair and Make-up Artistry course has been added to BAFTA’s list of eligible courses for their UK Scholarship Programme. The BAFTA UK Scholarship Programme awards recipients up to £12,000 towards their annual course fees, as well as providing mentoring from a BAFTA member and access to BAFTA events worldwide. It aims to give financial support to applicants and encourage diversity within the industry. The Iver Make-up Academy’s Advanced Certificate in Hair and Make-up Artistry is eligible for funding through the BAFTA Scholarship Programme. The course is 30-weeks of tuition at Pinewood Studios. Students will receive fully comprehensive training in all aspects of hair, make-up and prosthetics for TV and film. The first scholarship will be awarded by BAFTA at the end of July, with the recipients starting their courses in September 2018. Awards will also be available at other times of the year.