Hot off the Press

July 26th, 2019

July 26th, 2019

NUDESTIX, known for their multi-tasking stick makeup range, have introduced Nude Lip Glacé (£24). A non-sticky lip oil that keeps lips looking plump and kissable.  The volumising formula is infused with peptides that regenerate natural collagen alongside conditioning ingredients such as coco, shea, avocado and murumuru butters – packed with vitamins A & E for ultimate healthy lips.  Available in four glossy nude shades and one glossy cherry nude for the perfect cherry lollipop stain that works on all skin tones.  Available exclusively online at selfridges and in Selfridges Manchester Trafford.  Launching into all Selfridges stores in September.

Bobbi Brown are offering a refillable cartridge for their much-loved Perfectly Defined Long-Wear Pencil (£30).  Brow Refills (£19) available in all existing shades and sold separately.   Available from 4th August from bobbibrown and department stores nationally.


Quirky Korean brand Too Cool For School have launched an Egg range, inspired by one of the most popular home remedy ingredients of all time.  Real egg whites and yolk extracts containing rich oils and proteins are used to deliver numerous benefits, including moisturising skin, smoothing wrinkles and clearing blackheads.

The best-selling Egg Mellow Cream (£29.50) is enriched with egg extracts and collagen fibres.  This firming, five-in-one moisturiser boosts elasticity for bright, youthful skin.   Ideal for all skin types, it works as a serum, priming moisturiser, eye cream, neck cream and sleeping mask – targeting dullness and loss of firmness with each use.

Egg Mousse Pack (£18.50) a wonderfully whipped, meringue-like mousse facial pack enriched with egg white and yolk extracts to give uneven, dull skin a smoothing glow up. While the white purifies and brightens, the yolk leaves skin hydrated and silky-smooth, moisturising deeply for a luminous complexion.

Egg Cream Mask Hydration, Pore Tightening and Firming Masks ( £6.50 each) are specifically designed for each skin type, these sheet masks are infused with egg extracts and a host of active ingredients to deliver a range of benefits that hydrate, nourish, brighten, plump, clarify, firm and more. In as little as 20 minutes, skin is visibly radiant and glowing.

All available from larger Boots stores and online from boots, lookfantastic, beautyexpert, feelunique, beautybay and cultbeauty.


From the iconic Summer Vibes collection, Misslyn introduces the gorgeous Beach, Please! Bronzing & Contouring Powder (£7.40) and Make It Last Forever Matte Fixing Powder (£7.40).  The retro, pop-art design palettes that are the perfect essentials for keeping your clients looking gorgeous this summer.

Beach, Please! helps you fake it till you make it – delivering beautiful, natural, glowing tan looks all summer long. With a soft-matte texture, you can either use sparingly as a contour powder, or all over with a powder brush for a subtle bronzed glow.

Make It Last Forever is an easy and convenient compact powder, keeping makeup in place all day long, no matter the heat. This ultra-matte powder helps give a gorgeous matte complexion with a swipe of a brush.  Both available now from boots, selected Primark stores and beautybay.

Embryolisse Radiant Eye (£24) is a cooling and rejuvenating stick with both instant and long-term benefits.  It will boost radiance and brighten the eye area while the blend of sugar derivatives and aloe vera combine to moisturise and refine skin texture.  Available from cultbeauty.

Eco-pioneers Green People have you covered in your search for ethical options for sun protection.   Natural and organic, their Sun & Travel Collection (£37.95) is a trio of eco-friendly sun care products that come in a Fairtrade canvas bag, designed to be used again and again.  Green People products do not contain chemicals that have been found to cause harm to the marine environment.  Its blend of non-toxic filters guarantees broad-range UVA and UVB protection.  Green People also use renewable sugar cane packaging for its sun care.  Farmed on sustainable land, the carbon-neutral material actually removes over 3kgs of CO2 from the air for each 1kg produced.

The collection includes: Sun Lotion SPF30 – scent free; Sun Lotion SPF15 with Tan Accelerator and Hydrating After Sun.  In perfect hand-luggage friendly sizes, these natural products are also suitable for those prone to prickly heat, eczema and psoriasis.  Available from greenpeople.

Salon System are launching their new autumn collection, GELLUX City Girl (£11.95 each).  The eight new shades are a perfect collection for any occasion and will take your clients from desk to dancefloor in minutes.  The glossy colours are ideal for creating beautiful nail art for manicures and pedicures.  Each shade is chip and wear resistant with a long-lasting ultra-glossy finish.  Cure under UV or LED light.  Available from 1st August from capitalhairandbeauty and sallybeauty / salonservices (trade only).

SheaMoisture Manuka Honey & Yogurt Hydrate + Repair Multi-Action Leave In (£10.99) will help eliminate frizz from humidity.  This brand-new treatment banishes frizz, breakage and fortifies hair.  Spray before bed onto clean hair.  Available from boots.

 Industry News

Bursaries for ScreenSkills film industry courses are now available to new entrants.  ScreenSkills bursaries are designed to provide financial assistance to those looking to enter, progress in, return to, or transfer into the screen industries.   Their ambition is to ensure that the industry has access now, and in the future, to the skills and talent it needs for continued success by helping to unlock opportunities across all types of screen work.  Supporting an individual with a bursary to develop their career helps the screen industries to respond to skills gaps and priority shortage areas. There is limited availability for these bursaries, so click here to find out more!

The Makeup Armoury are running a Masterclass with Jan Sewell And Chris Lyons on 8th August 2019.  Join them for a 2-hour masterclass with the legends that are Jan Sewell and Chris Lyons.  A live demo covering a range of skills including Ice FX, Burns, Abrasions and of course a massive insight into Fangs FX and the teeth making process, including a live life cast! You can ask as many questions as you like and hear both Jan and Chris talking about their years of experience in the industry.  For details and to book click here.






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