Hot Off The Press

July 24th, 2020

July 24th, 2020

Diego dalla Palma are about to launch the Cruise Collection 2020, inspired by bold colours and retro vibes.  This collection features a wide array of products for a full face look. Offering daring lips, bold cheeks, graphic liner, and a radiant complexion.  California Dreaming Eyeshadow Palette (£20) a gorgeous compact of four powder eyeshadows, with a mix of bright and natural nuances for a bold, yet elegant look.  Blue Venice Eyeliner (£14.50) a gorgeous teal eyeliner that enhance the eyes, offering intense colour.  The water-resistant, smudge-proof formula is easy to apply for precise application.  Water Resistant Eyeliner (£15) a technical long-lasting eyeliner with a rigid tip that allows easy, quick, and high-precision application.  The new water-resistant formula glides on seamlesly, with a release of intense black colour.  Venice Beach Lipstick (£16) two stunning bright lipsticks in coral and fuchsia that offer a radiant finish. The creamy texture glides over the lip for maximum comfort.  Jelly Rainbow Lip Ph Reagent (£16) this slightly tinted, transparent lipstick contains invisible pigments which react to the pH of the lips, releasing a natural colour that varies from lips to lips for a unique look.  Turn on The Blush Compact Powder (£20) four pink tone blushes housed in one sophisticated 3D satin design. When swirled together, they give a natural and luminous effect to the cheeks.  The creamy texture melts into the skin and the easy-to-blend powder formula allows for buildable coverage.  Twist & Glow – Lip & Cheek Chubby (£21.50) a multi-purpose chubby stick for cheeks and lips with a wet look finish for an incredible glossy effect. Available in two vibrant and easy to blend shades, coral and fuchsiaRadiance Booster Face & Body (£24) a delicate radiance booster that gives a gorgeous, warm glow to the face and body. Its creamy texture glides on the skin for a soft-focus effect. The universally flattering shade adds radiance and enhances the skin.  Available August from lookfantastic and diegodallapalma.


Barry M’s new Bare It All Palette (£7.99) includes 9 beautifully collated neutral shades.  A mix of shimmer and matte wearable shadows for effortlessly wearable infinite possibilities.  The palette is also made from sustainable card; the mirror and magnets have been removed meaning it is fully recyclable after use.  Available now from barrym, Superdrug stores nationwide and larger Boots stores.


Rouge Bunny Rouge have just launched Silhouette of Grace Brow Expert Gel (€25 each) a range of brow grooming products which will achieve perfectly natural eyebrows in just one stroke.  Brow Expert Gel Earthshine, a rich hazelnut-toffee colour, enhances natural brow shades.  The soft mousse texture dries quickly and is neutral and adaptive due to its transparency.  The synthetic nylon fibres impart immediate optical volume and texture to brows with a natural and long-lasting finish. Infused with calming Panthenol and protecting and restructuring natural ginger extract.  Brow Expert Gel Airglow has a crystal clear, water soluble jelly texture giving a soft shine effect.  The brow conditioning gel allows invisible styling, giving brows shape while feeling naturally supple and never sticky.  Enriched with protecting and restructuring natural ginger extract.  Available from rougebunnyrouge.


Introducing MULAC’s new ONliner eye pens (£13), the ultimate tool for stand out graphic liner.  Featuring a soft skinny applicator, it’s never been easier to achieve super fine lines or build for a bolder effect.  The waterproof vegan formula glides onto the eye for extreme long wear.  Cased in a sleek pen, ONliner is easy to grip and apply for super sharp wings.  Available in three intense shades: total black, dark choco and denim.

MULAC have also extended their Eye Pencil range (£8.50) with two gorgeous new shades. Perfect for defining and enhancing, this creamy pencil provides intense colour payoff in one swipe.  The vegan long-lasting, waterproof, and smudge-proof formula is simple to apply and stays put for up to 10 hours. Available in: brownie and petrolio – a pearlescent teal.  Available from mulaccosmetics.


KVD Vegan Beauty has introduced new Super Pomade (£18) – a three-in-one eyeliner, brow and shadow – perfect for eyemake up fans.  This vegan product is available in 17 shades giving you the power to completely personalise your look.  Formerly known as Super Brow Pomade this one-pot wonder has been relaunched acknowledging how it has been used by consumers since it was first introduced.  The pomade is weightless sweat-proof and waterproof, delivering high-impact, budge- and smudge-proof looks that stay put.  Best applied with the KVD Vegan Beauty Pomade Brush #70 (£16) for super sharp, precise lines. Available from boots, debenhams, and in select Debenhams stores.


Looking for the perfect summer glow?  Iconic London can help with their range of glow producs:  Multiglow (£26) this multi-use product is perfect for adding a natural glow on a no makeup day, a glowing base to shine through foundation or a highlighter topper that will add a luxe finish to any make up look.  This multi-tasking jelly formula is available in six shades.  Prep-Set-Glow (£22) is a multi-use hydrating mist that feels refreshing and contains light reflecting properties that leaves the skin glowing.  Formulated with extracts of cucumber and chamomile which will give you a stand out gloss.  It is also rich in antioxidants, green tea and vitamin E which helps to condition your skin and not forgetting caffeine which can aid in combatting dark circles around the eyes.

Multi Use Cream Contour Palette (£33.50) includes three shades to conceal, highlight and brighten the face and three shades to contour, define and shade.  The creamy and rich texture offers fantastic coverage which lasts all day.  Mix shades together to find your perfect match or layer tones for your desired look.  Luminous Powder (£30) a velvety finishing powder, designed to create a soft-focus glow that blurs imperfections and creates the illusion of sculpted features.  Swirl the shades together for multi-dimensional radiance or dip into each shade alone for concentrated, metallic shimmer.   Available in three colourways; Deep for bronzed honey shimmer, Original for golden glow or Fair for a champagne sheen.  All available from iconiclondoninc.


Dr Bronner’s 18-in-1 Pure Liquid Castile Soap (from £2.39) is ideal for any MUAs kit.  Perfect for brush cleaning, it is gentle enough to protect brushes but powerful enough to clean stubborn makeup from equipment in seconds.  The formulas are cruelty-free, vegan and natural with only organic ingredients used.  Available in 9 fragrances including lavender, tea tree peppermint and fragrance-free from drbronner.


Warpaint favourite vegan & cruelty free tanning brand utan collaborated with MUA & YouTube Sensation Jamie Genevieve to release their utan x Jamie Genevieve CBD Tanning Water (£18), and launched a 50% Darker (£18) version earlier this year.  These products have been incredibly popular and have sold out many times when restocked.  As well as providing a long-lasting, transfer resistant and glorious tan, it also helps to improve the appearance of breakouts.  Infused with CBD and Scottish Lavender Oil, the formula works as an anti-inflammatory to soothe redness on the skin, and its anti-bacterial effects reduce the appearance of breakouts.  This, combined with their organic DHA, leaves a beautiful glow, which you can decide to take deeper with their 50% darker version.  Perfume and stain-free, simply spray and go about your day!  Available from utan.


Lisa Franklin‘s new Skin Rituals (from £125) is an uncomplicated skincare routine in a box, personalised for each different skin concern including acne prone, dull, rosacea and men’s’ skin.  Each box includes a 3 or 4 step routine with full size products from Lisa’s award-winning range and allows you to achieve Lisa’s signature skin health and glow at home.  Available from lisafranklin.


New to the UK is Danish skincare brand Ecooking who have just launched a new Vitamin C Serum (£43).  The lightweight vegan formulation contains a blend of ingredients to fight free radicals and combat fine lines whilst reducing signs of hyperpigmentation.  The serum contains hyaluronic acid and sodium PCA to providing long-lasting hydration, while actibiome strengthens the skin barrier to even skin tone and alleviate redness for a healthier, luminous complexion.  Available now from ecooking, and launching later this year on lookfantastic and beautybay.


If, like us, you’ve finally managed to see a hairdresser you’ll want to keep your newly blonde hair to looking vibrant.  Philip Kingsley has the ideal products for this.  Pure Blonde/Silver Shampoo (£20) contains optical brighteners which fluoresces under UV light so hair appears brighter and healthier, dramatically enhancing the shine and glossiness of your hair and reducing brassiness. Unlike other violet shampoos is does not deposit purple tones or stain the hair, making it suitable for daily use.   Pure Blonde/Silver Conditioner (£20) contains anti-static conditioning agents to provide control and manageability, the hydrating formula nourishes hair whilst adding brightness. With each use, hair is more vibrant and less brassy.  Swimcap (£19) originally created for the US Olympic Synchronised Swim Team, this prevents the copper content in pool water from turning your blonde hair green.  The cream is water resistant to give hair maximum protection against discolouration and dryness from chlorine, salt water and UV damage, whilst deeply hydrating hair.  All available from philipkingsley.


Industry news

Warpaint Editorial Director Emma Rutherford is part of a webinar panel for the face painting industry on Thursday 30th at 8pm.  Entitled COVID and Facepainting: Practicalities, it’s hosted by Juliet Eve of Facade Academy along with Emma and Liz Bylett, the Acting Chair of FACE, the face painting association.  Tickets are priced £10-12 and are available here. 

The Face Painting Association have joined forces with GTI to become a Guild Accredited Training Centre to offer a heavily discounted Covid-19 infection prevention and control qualification usually £20 subsidised by FACE to just £6.  This qualification is also now open to non-member face painters too at a subsidised rate of £12.

The Course Module List

COVID-19 What it is and how does it spread
Reducing the risk of transmission
Hygiene and PPE
Handling waste and disinfection
Preparing to open checklist
As a member of FACE you will also have access to
Covid-19 Infection Prevention and Control course £6
An up to date Code of Practice with Covid-19 procedures
Advanced Health & Hygiene Certification
Updated risk assessment template
Extensive face painter’s advice video; preparing for work
The bottom four items are included in your membership and available on the members page

As always FACE endeavours to support our fabulous industry.  For moreinformation and to book on the course visit the FACE website.


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