Hot off the Press

August 9th, 2019

August 9th, 2019

MUA Dominic Paul has launched his own cosmetics line.  The first item is a luxury Contour Palette (£48.95) designed for both MUAs and beauty aficionados.  The palette offers six ultra-fine, multi-tasking powders with vegan formulas designed for a range of skin tones across fair to Asian complexions.  The powders can be used as eyeshadows, face powder or to contour.  The magnetic, slim-line palette has an extra-large integral mirror, with interchangeable powder modules, making way for highlighter powders set to launch later this year.  Available from dominicpaulcosmetics.


Leading natural nail care brand Mavala have a range of mini nail colours (£5.20 each) that are cruelty-free and vegan, allowing for an ethical manicure without a high price tag.  The guilt-free polishes come in over 100 shades so you should be able to find the perfect colour for your client.  Each mini bottle has enough polish for 10 manicures, so your clients can experiment with colour in a waste-free way.   Available from feelunique.


Kat Von D Beauty’s latest crush – Creamfoil Eyeshadows (£17) – have just launched.  A cream to powder formula with a unique plush texture that delivers intense metallic colour with a finish so reflective it looks like liquid metal!  This cutting-edge, super long wear formula combines the buttery blendability of a cream with the opaque finish you can only achieve with a powder. The formula is silky-smooth with a unique wet-feel texture.  Available in two shades – crystal rose and silver chrome.  100% vegan and cruelty-free.  Available from debenhams.


Anastasia Beverly Hills launch their new Luminous Foundation (£43).  Available in 50 shades, this luminous base foundation has 5 shade categories (fair, light, medium, tan and deep) and 3 undertones (neutral, cool and warm) ensuring the perfect colour match for every client’s skin tone.  This feather light liquid formula offers medium to full coverage for everyday use, delivering ultimate luminosity and glow to enhance the appearance of skin with a fresh & natural finish.   It has been developed without oil to ensure durability and no flashback – for a perfect all-night lasting, camera approved finish.  Available from 15th August, exclusively at selfridges.


W7 Cosmetics have launched a fruity Paradise collection – tropical scented makeup, perfect for summer.  Products in the range include:

Paradise Pop Lip Gloss (£5.95) – six delicious shades of super lightweight lip gloss with a heavy pop of colour;  Paradise Pout Juicy Metallic Lip Paint (£4.95) – one swipe of this glossy formula is enough for high colour payoff and slick coverage. Five juicy options available;  Splash of Paradise Prime & Set Face Mist (£5.95) – choose from coconut, watermelon or lemon face and body mists which can be applied before or after makeup for priming perfection and sweet skin hydration;  Hot Tropic Eyeshadow Palette (£6.95) – 7 super pigmented matte and shimmer, pineapple scented shades;  Banana Dreamin’ (£6.95) – banana scented pressed powder to set makeup and brighten your complexion; Grape Escape Eyeshadow Palette (£6.95) – 7 soft pinks and plum matte and shimmer shades with the scent of summertime berries; Summer Sunshine Duo Glow Highlighter (£6.95) – a mix and blend gold and rose gold, coconut scented shades.  Available from w7cosmetics.

Soleil Toujours After Sun Exotic Shimmer Body Oil (£46.00) with a hint of shimmer and a touch of bronze provides essential skin softening and nourishing benefits.  Never phototoxic, this photostable oil is perfect for everyday use, especially after showering.  The hypoallergenic, vegan and gluten-free formula contains star ingredients to leave skin feeling nourished and looking lustrous and radiant.  Available from leading retailers and etailers nationwide including spacenk, netaporter, cultbeauty, Harrods, Selfridges.


Sleek MakeUP has a selection of neon products available, which perfectly fit the neon trend thats all the rage right now.  Their lipsticks, eyeshadows and pigments definitely say “bye neutrals, hey neons”.  Lip Shot Gloss Impact (£4.99) available in two colours, I-Divine Eyeshadow Palette (£8.99) and Loose Pigments (£5.49) in two colours are all available from boots.

The creators of FaceHalo have listened to our request and created a body version – perfect for body painters!  Face Halo BODY (£18) is set to become your latest hand-held accessory for flawless skin.  The clever dual-sided mitt exfoliates and polishes skin for a smoother and more radiant complexion.  The fibres on the mitt reach deep into pores to remove and trap any impurities, leaving skin feeling invigorated.  The nude side of the Face Halo BODY is a gentle exfoliator which removes rough and dry skin – this action can also be used dry to help stimulate blood and lymphatic flow for a radiant finish.  Use the black side to gently polish skin, the HaloTech material also reaches deep into pores to trap and remove impurities, toxins and debris leaving you with the ultimate blank canvas.   Face Halo BODY is the perfect gadget to prep skin for an even, streak-free tan – a summer travel essential.  Available from facehalo.





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