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March 22nd, 2019

March 22nd, 2019


Dutch MUA Ellis Faas has launched Creamy Eyes (£28) – 21 shades of perfectly weather-resistant eye cosmetic.  It be applied to the eyelids or around the eyes to accentuate.  Applied as a liquid, it dries to become resistant to humidity, tears and wet weather.  It doesn’t build up in the eyes’ creases and won’t smudge when rubbed.  Available from ellisfaas, lookfantastic and Selfridges.




Zoeva are about to launch their butterfly inspired Melody Collection.   The collection has a harmonious blend of soft and shining shades.  The Melody Eyeshadow Palette (£18) has 10 shades with ultra-rich textures ranging from pink and blue through to expresso.  Melody Lip Gloss (£11) is the brand’s first ever lip gloss; a limited-edition collection of five high-shine colours complete with glitter and metallic shimmer effects.  Available from 25th March at zoevacosmetics, beautybay, cultbeauty and instore at Selfridges.



Too Faced have launched the Better Than Sex Easy-Glide Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner (£18).  Easy to use, producing a sharp, fluid, smudge-proof line each time.  The intense black line last for 24 hours.  Formulated with an ultra-rich black pigment, it’s water-proof, smudge-proof and won’t fade or flake.  Available now from toofaced and from 5th April from asos, lookfantastic, cultbeauty, and major department stores.


carter primer

Carter Beauty have launched a number of lines recently, including the Hold Tight Perfecting Primer (£8.50).  This smoothes away pores and texture and absorbs any shine without feeling dry or flaky, leaving a flawless matte finish.  The primer makes it far easier to apply foundation, and makes for longer make-up wear without any oxidisation.  Available from selected Primark stores and on-line from carterbeautycosmetics.


carter foundation

After priming add the Carter Beauty Full Measure HD Foundation (£11).  Available in 12 shades, this lightweight base gives full coverage with a long-wearing, water-based and oil-free formulation.  Full Measure was developed to be buildable for medium to full coverage, with a flawless high definition finish.  Available from selected Primark stores and on-line from carterbeautycosmetics.


Laura Mercier release their new Métallique Sleek Caviar Chrome Collection next month, made up of two complimentary eye products.

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First is the Caviar Veil Lightweight Liquid Eye Colour (£24), a long-wearing shimmer liquid eye colour that delivers a lustrous sheen effect for a buildable metallic look.  It’s water-based and weightless, infused with prismatic pearls for added dimension.  Available in six shades, the formula dries smoothly for smudge-resistant, crease-resistant and transfer-proof eight-hour wear.  Available from lauramercier.

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Second are Limited Edition Caviar Stick Shades (£24) a high-shimmer chrome finish version of their iconic eyeshadow stick.  Transfer- and crease-resistant this gives 12-hour wear.  Formulated with rich pigments, it blends and layers beautifully for a stunning chrome finish or a sheer sheen.  Layer the Caviar Stick over the Liquid Eye Colour for a high-impact foil effect.  Available from lauramercier.

soleil tourjours

Soleil Toujours new release Perpetual Radiance Eye Glow and Illuminator SPF15 (£68) has been designed to protect the thin, delicate skin around the eyes from UV rays.  It is a 100% mineral and reef safe SPF and creates a beautiful, luminous glow with sheer, pearlescent finish.  It helps reduce the appearance of fine lines, crows feet and dark circles while boosting collagen production and firming skin.  The formulation includes red algae, vitamins C and E and bisabolol and the cooling application feels great against tired and stressed eyes.  Available from spacenk, cultbeauty, netaporter and instore at Selfridges and Harrods.


Barry M

BarryM’s Staycation Bronzer Palette (£5.99) will let you keep that post-holiday faux-glow whatever the weather.  The palette includes a shimmering golden highlighter and a matte brown contouring powder.  Totally buildable, you can get your client from beach days to the golden hour with just a few quick sweeps.  Available now from barrym, in Superdrug stores nationwide from 27th March and in selected Boots stores from 10th April.





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