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November 1st, 2019

November 1st, 2019

ARTDECO have just launched their new collection, Be Part of Glamtopia.  Eye-catching elements meet minimalism to create a casual opulence.

Glamtopia Blush (£30) has a perfect combination of three shades designed to match every skin tone and can be applied individually or blended. Long-lasting and gives the complexion an elegant, fresh finish.  The paraben-free Translucent Shimmer Powder (£33) has an invisible skin optimising effect.  It adapts to match all skin tones.  The High Intensity Precision Liner (£24) is an intensive deep black shade. The thin and flexible brush tip creates precise lines.  Highly-pigmented, it has a shining finish, is fast-drying, water-resistant and long-lasting.

Paraben and fragrance-free Galaxy Eye Powder (£16) with vitamin E, gives intensive sparkles with reflective glitter and metallic shades.  The silk-soft powdery texture is creamy and delicate when applied, and easy to blend.  In three colours – grey metallic, white diva or rosy starletLip Jewels Lipsticks (£20.00) sparkle with numerous, glittering pearls for a shimmering, metallic finish on the lips and create a multidimensional effect by reflecting light beams.  The delicate formula includes brazil nut oil and Vitamin E, has a delicate vanilla scent and is paraben and talc free.  Gluten and lanolin free Glamour Gloss (£15) makes lips appear visibly fuller. Tiny glitter particles reflect the light and create a metallic shimmer.

All available from artdeco and beautybay.


Senna have just released Ultra Shine Lip Lacquer (£16).  A mirror like gloss with a precisely tapered wand.  Deliveres deep nourishment and hydration with long-lasting results.  Optical plumpers make lips look fuller and flawless.  Formulated with shea, jojoba, mango seed, grape seed and plant-based squalene to prevent dryness and cracking.  Available in 12 colours from sennamakeup.


Glamfox Fleurissant Lip Glow (£23) is a K-Beauty lip collection that is enriched with 24K real gold flakes and a real flower, encapsulated in a transparent lipstick.  The sheer colour changes from transparent to pink upon application depending on the individual’s pH and temperature to enhance the natural lip colour.  Containing a secret flower recipe (DNL complex), this nine-flower blossom lip care and lipstick is combined with a sweet candy aroma and will last all day.  Lips are moisturised and protected.  Available exclusively in the UK from showcasebeauty.


Get gorgeously smooth lips with Barry M’s new Exfoliating Sugar Scrub in Watermelon (£4.99).   These luscious pots of goodness have added Vitamin E and Olive Oil antioxidants to help prevent and reverse skin damage in addition to Avocado and Jojoba Oils to soften and hydrate. Simply rub the scrub over clean lips for a gentle exfoliation and then rinse off.  Use morning and night for an extra soft finish.   Available at barrym and Superdrug stores nationwide.


Today is world vegan day, many brands now have vegan formulations, including these:

Dear Dahlia Lip Paradise Intense Satin (£28.00).  Available in ten beautiful wearable shades, this lipstick combines plant-based ingredients with skin conditioning properties of Dahlia Variabilis Flower extract to naturally nourish lips.  Available from feelunique.

Kat Von D Beauty Everlasting Liquid Lip (£17.00).  Creamy, colour-rich formula that slides over lips as effortlessly as a gloss, this long-lasting liquid lip is infused with natural comfort-enhancing ingredients, including vitamin E and sunflower seed so you can flaunt lasting matte colour.  Kat Von D Beauty commits to producing makeup made with love, not animals.  Available from debenhams.

Mulac Black Mamba (£14.00).  Vegan formula, Black Mamba is a lengthening mascara that adds volume, is long-lasting and defines the lashes from the very first coat.  Available from mulaccosmetics.


French Pharmacy brand Nuxe has just added two new products to its iconic Reve de Miel collection just in time for winter to soothe and nourish dry and sensitive skin.  As part of the 25th year anniversary Nuxe has produced a limited-edition glass jar of the best-selling Reve de Miel lip balm (literal translation Honey Dreams) (£10.50).   The Nuxe Reve de Miel collection is aimed at dry and sensitive skin, using honey and precious essential oils which will wrap the skin in softness.  The Ultra-Comforting Face Balm (£27.50) uses nourishing, soothing and repairing active ingredients.  The Melting Body Balm with Honey (£22.50), provides a sensory and effective response to dryness, with fatty acids and providing 48 hours of comfort.  Exactly what parched, dry Winter skin needs, a cocoon of argan, honey, mimosa, vanilla and botanical oils.  Available from escentual and nuxe.


Cha Vøhtz’s Age Defy+ Ultimate Wonder Balm (£32) has been formulated for the over 35s.  All natural, highly effective and nourishing, the balm is richly rejuvenating and stimulates cell renewal for a glowing complexion.  Truly multi-purpose it can be used as a cleanser, an SOS balm to protect lips, tame eyebrows or soothe dry skin anywhere.  Formulated with 16 actives, including antioxidant rich Perilla, nourishing rosehip and pomegranate it contains 99% certified organic ingredients.  Scented with jasmine, champak flower and orange peel.  Available from greenpeople, Holland and Barrett and Ocado.


Cult hair brand Living Proof have launched a new Color Care System.  Silicone-, sulfate-, phthalate-, paraben- and cruelty-free, the range is a healthy way to care for colour-treated hair, locking in colour while protecting against aggressors that can cause colour to fade.  The sulphate-free Shampoo and Conditioner (£24 each) work together to protect your colour, making it last two times longer than traditional products, helping hair stay cleaner for longer so fewer washes are necessary.  The colour enhancing Whipped Glazes (£24) in two unique shades of purple (one for darker tones and one for lighter tones) will boost vibrancy in between colour treatments.  Available from livingproof, spacenk, John Lewis, Marks & Spencer, Selfridges and Harrods.


Industry news

Élévatione’s luxury skincare products are inspired by Salvador Dali’s famous artwork known as ‘El Triomf I el Rodoli de la Gala I en Dali’ (The Triumph and Couplet of Gala and Dali), a magnificent piece of art which illustrates the flexibility of time.  They have just released some deluxe skincare kits (including 24K gold as an ingredient) which are available to purchase online.  Their luxurious flagship spa boutique in Mayfair is having a revamp, and will reopen soon, offering a range of advanced skincare and body treatments.

Gold Hydrogel Mask (£332.50 for 8pcs) infused with precious ingredients, including adenosine and Aspalathus Linearis Extract, this mask was designed to pamper, rejuvenate, and provide glowing skin.

Hyaluronic Boosting Capsules (£437.50 for 30 capsules) These prestigious, ultra-anti-aging, nutritious capsules work magically over-night to create plumper, softer and smoother skin. Each capsule delivers the perfect portion of collagen, hyaluronic acid, and all the vitamins and minerals the skin needs to reset as you sleep.  The formula contains borage seed oil, calendula flower oil and olive oil which provide a supply of gamma linolenic acid – a crucial fatty-acid to protect the skin’s structure and help maintain a radiant complexion overall.

Brightening Vitamin C Kit (£1,000)  The P.M. Brightening Pearl Serum adds brightness to the skin’s appearance, provides powerful antioxidant protection and reduces skin damage caused by free radicals. This serum is the ultimate product for gradually reducing the symptoms of age.   The P.M Brightening Vitamin C Crème is a deep nourishing and restoring facial cream designed to keep skin soft and supple while nourishing dull complexions. It works to add brightness, improve skin elasticity and balance the skin tone.





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