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December 6th, 2019

December 6th, 2019

Budget beauty brand W7 Cosmetics have just launched their new Wild Eyes Eyeshadow Palette (£9.95); perfect as a stocking filler.   A palette of pressed pigments on the prowl, it features 12 shades of nudes with pretty pops of purple and gold in a variety of finishes.  With a mix of 5 mattes, 4 shimmers and 3 pressed glitters, the palette is set to be your go-to for your client’s looks this party season.  Available from w7makeup.

 

Christmas is almost here and with the most wonderful time of the year comes party season! KISS has you covered with nails and lashes that can be changed up to suit your client’s outfit or destination.  Add glitz and drama or keep it neutral and low key but whatever you choose, you will be saving crucial cocktail time by skipping the salon! KISS has made application quick and easy, meaning everyone can dazzle on the dancefloor with their latest fall/winter designs.

The next generation of imPRESS Press-On Manicure (from £7.99) have a new Ultra -Fit Design.  Now slimmer yet stronger resulting in the most natural looking fit.  The 1 minute, ready-to-wear manicure designs offer a comfortable, secure fit, a seamless natural look and superior hold.    Available in a variety of styles from Superdrug, Boots and Asda.

The new KISS Lash Couture Naked Drama Collection (£7.99) offers an exquisite sheer glam look so you’ll only see the drama! These faux mink lashes combine Cushion Flexi Band Technology with Split-Tip Lash Design for full & fluffy volume. 
Available in a variety of designs from Boots and Superdrug.

 

Swiss tweezer experts Rubis have launched a new design.  The Gold Classic Slant Tweezer (£22.50) is made from resilient, anti-acid stainless steel that won’t rust or corrode, to guarantee the perfect pluck.  Crafted in Switzerland, originally for top watch makers, including Rolex, Cartier and Patek Philippe, they are highly regarded by MUAs the world over; Bobbi Brown calls them “the Ferrari of tweezers” and Vogue calls them “the best of the best”.  Available from cultbeauty.

 

2 Love My have developed a range of products, created by skin care professionals who want to deliver a high-end skin care range without the high-end price tag.  All ingredients are ethically sourced, natural, cruelty-free and vegan.  Moisturising Prime & Glow Cream (£15) Reduces the depth of wrinkles while helping to supercharge the body’s natural skin renewal process.  Silicon-free, it brightens and evens out the skin tone and gives the appearance of a luminous complexion.   Primes and protects the skin – perfect for use underneath your client’s make up.

Illuminating Glow Skin Serum (£15) Evens skin tone and brightens the complexion while helping to fight visible signs of fatigue.  Key ingredients apricot oil, marine collagen and green tea extracts help to hydrate, lift and firm the skin and boost collagen levels to visibly reduce the appearance of fine lines and leaves the skin looking younger.  Available from 2lovemy.

 

BarryM have a range of glitter and colour products that are perfect for the party season.  The Glitter Cream Palette (£5.99) is a multipurpose pack with eye, face and bodyglitters.  Add sparkle to your client’s look without glue or primer.  The richly pigmented shades are vegan and cruelty-free and allow for an infinite number of showstopping looks.

Crystal Rock Textured Nail Paint (£3.99) is available in seven shades.  Super-glittery, the polish changes as it dries.  No top coat needed.

All available from barrym.

 

Skin Republic have the perfect antidote to the party season.  Two charcoal-based sheetmasks.  Detox Charcoal + 10 Superfood Formula Face Sheet Mask (£4.99) Infused with an antioxidant rich blend of 10 superfoods including acai berries, chia seeds, quinoa, spirulina and black tea to protect against the visible signs of premature aging caused by free radicals. Available from boots.

Bubble Purifying Face Sheet Mask (£5.49) A purifying face sheet mask with activated charcoal that bubbles and foams when exposed to oxygen and dives deep into the skin’s pores to eliminate impurities.  Fruit acids also exfoliate dead skin cells leaving you with a bright, fresh and luminous complexion.  Available from superdrug.

 

Industry news

Greater Manchester Make-up Artist Callum Stamp has been named as the UK’s Best Young Commercial Make-up Artist at the National Finals of WorldSkills UK held at Birmingham’s NEC.  80,000 visitors watched as more than 500 apprentices and students competed across 70 disciplines.  At 17, Callum is a makeup artistry student at Bolton College and impressed the judges with his interpretation of the theme Going Viral.  He already has over 1,200 followers on Instagram where he showcases his makeovers.  He would love to work as a professional MUA in New York in the future.

 

Biovène Barcelona will be launching their award-winning Shampoo-In-A-Bar (£6) in the UK next month.   The launch is part of their #ReplaceTheBottle campaign.  As an eco-brand they are committed to running beach cleaning projects worldwide as part of this launch.  Each of the shampoo and conditioner bars are packed with powerful natural ingredients and essential oils.  They are gentle enough to be used daily and leave hair with an incredibly clean, fresh and satisfying feeling.  Available in five formulations: hydrate repair, damage control, moisture volume, clear protect and nourish restore.  Suitable for all hair types.  Dermatologist tested, plastic free, pH-balanced, vegetarian – without sulfates, parabens and palm oil.  Not tested on animals.  Available at lovelula.

 

 

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