January 27th, 2023
Charlotte Tilbury is having a Pillow Talk Party with new innovations for 2023. Pillow Talk Matte Beauty Blush Wands (£29) This universally flattering easy liquid blush, was inspired by Charlotte’s best-selling beauty light wands. Buildable colour, infused with Lumi-Blur Technology – light-reflecting pigments for a smoothing, soft focus finish. Available in four shades – Pillow Talk, Pillow Talk Pink Pop, Pillow Talk Peach Pop and Pillow Talk Dream Pop.
Pillow Talk Hypnotising Pop Shots (£25) in two new digitally developed shades to enhance your eye colour sparkle. Easy-to-wear, diamond inspired, pigmented colour to make your eyes pop. Available in Pillow Talk Diamonds and Pillow Talk Ultra Violet. Launches 2nd February from charlottetilbury.
Elleebana have launched Elleevate Lash Lift Mascara (£21) for the New Year. Designed as an everyday mascara, it contains naturally occurring Keratin complex to protect and strengthen the lashes. Essential amino acids including arginine and biotin nourish, strengthen, boost length and volume to promote healthy lash growth for beautiful striking lashes. Available now from everlastingatelier.
Get the trending “Cold Girl” look without breaking the bank with essence. Stay All Day 14h Long-Lasting Concealer (£3.29) This long-lasting concealer is free of silicones and microplastic particles, but still delivers the same tried-and-tested performance. The smooth texture is super easy to apply and blend, won’t settle into fine lines and offers buildable medium to high coverage. The natural matte and even finish lasts up to 14 hours, is waterproof and transfer-proof. Baby Got Blush (£2.99) For that “just-pinched” look, simply apply a little blush on your cheeks with the baby got blush stick and blend…it’s super easy thanks to the soft cream texture.
Tinted Kiss Hydrating Lip Tint (£2.99) The weightless texture provides moisture, gives the lips a touch of colour and has a long-lasting finish with a natural look and feel. Luminous Eye Tint Liquid Eye Shadow (£2.99) This water-based formula is perfect for quick and easy eye makeup, with a hint of sparkle.
Thick & Wow! Fixing Brow Mascara (£3.49) For well-executed feathered brow look sweep the brows up for natural shape without making them too bold. Available in four shades. Brighten Up! Banana Powder (£2.99) This banana powder in a soft yellow shade is perfect for adding matte highlights to give the complexion a smooth, natural-looking glow. All vegan and cruelty-free. Available from justmylook.
Shaking up the haircare game this January, Batiste brings you a brand-new innovation, unveiling their new Leave-In Dry Conditioners (£4.59) because in-between washes isn’t just about clean – it is about caring and styling too. The game-changing Leave In-Dry Conditioners contain aloe vera and conditioner agents, designed to instantly soften and detangle the hair lengths in-between washes, as well as leaving a smooth shine. The lightweight formula can be applied dry to hair lengths, so no rinse is needed. With a no-mess and non-greasy texture, the innovative product penetrates each and every hair strand, with three of your favourite fragrances to choose from: Batiste Original, Batiste Blush, and Batiste Tropical. Available from boots and superdrug.
The latest skincare focus from Aesop is Lucent Facial Concentrate (£87), a lightweight layering serum Rich in vitamin C, Lucent replenishes, hydrates and balances with its complex blend of moisturising, conditioning and skin supportive ingredients. Part of Aesop’s Skin Care+ range, the formula contains a generous dose of vitamins and complementary botanicals to help replenish, balance and fortify skin. Suited to most skin types, this super lightweight serum leaves skin feeling hydrated and smooth with a matte finish. Available now from aesop.
COSRX, the leading Korean skincare brand, have announced their first collection of lip products in the UK. Lip Sleep – Balancium Ceramide Lip Butter Sleeping Mask (£22) Enriched with shea butter and ceramide, to create the perfect protective, comfortable barrier to the lips. Lip Sleep – Full Fit Propolis Lip Sleeping Mask (£22) Enriched with a Honey-6 Complex which blends together six kinds of honey extracts to replenish and soothe chapped lips.
Lip Plump – Refresh AHA BHA Vitamin C Lip Plumper (£22) This energising, multi-tasking lip plumper helps to visibly volumise, smooth and hydrate your lips, thanks to a blend of AHA, BHA, and vitamin C. Lip Scrub – Full Fit Honey Sugar Lip Scrub (£22) This lip scrub helps to gently buff away dead flakes with sugar crystals and keep your lips hydrated with honey extract. Available from asos and beautybay.
Awards season has started, and the nominations for Hair and Makeup have been released for both the BAFTAs and Academy Awards, with very little difference between them. Congratulations and good luck to all who have been nominated in our favourite category.
BAFTA Nominations 2023
Make Up & Hair
All Quiet On The Western Front Heike Merker
The Batman Naomi Donne, Mike Marino, Zoe Tahir
Elvis Jason Baird, Mark Coulier, Louise Coulston, Shane Thomas
Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical Naomi Donne, Barrie Gower, Sharon Martin
The Whale Anne Marie Bradley, Judy Chin, Adrien Morot
Oscar Nominations 2023
Makeup and Hairstyling
All Quiet On The Western Front Heike Merker and Linda Eisenhamerová
The Batman Naomi Donne, Mike Marino and Mike Fontaine
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Camille Friend and Joel Harlow
Elvis Mark Coulier, Jason Baird and Aldo Signoretti
The Whale Adrien Morot, Judy Chin and Anne Marie Bradley
The twelfth annual Free From Skincare Awards have just opened. The Awards, which are open to brands trading across Europe, seek to reward cosmetics, toiletries and skincare products which are ‘free from’ some of the ingredients which increasing numbers of consumers need to or want to avoid.
A new Digital Presence award will reward brands for web and social media excellence. Popular annual categories, including Hair Care, Men’s Grooming, Deodorants, Face Care, and Problem Skin, all make their return.
Entries close on the 6th March. The Finalists are revealed in May, and the Winners announced in June. for information on rules, terms, conditions and how to enter, see freefromskincareawards.
Sunday 23rd April 2023, the Hair and Beauty Charity will host their first ever Spring Party, at the leading London venue EGG LDN.
For only £25pp, with a welcome drink on arrival, a line-up of industry legends taking to the decks, including the icon Nick Irwin, it’s set to be the party of the year. Tickets can be purchased via the charity’s website.
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