Hot off the Press

April 7th, 2023

April 7th, 2023

New from ICONIC London is the Triple Precision Brow Definer (£22).  Big bushy brows have been the go-to look since Cara Delevingne took to the runways back in 2011. Since then, the fluffy face framing features have reigned supreme around the globe and ICONIC London have just the products to help you achieve this decade spanning beauty trend.

This is a three-in-one brow pencil, fine-tip pen and spoolie brush for precise brow styling. Boasting a clever temporary tattoo dye effect, brows will last long after your working day is done. Available in six natural shades, you’re guaranteed to find the perfect match for your complexion and hair colour.

To take the look from day to night, try Liquid Brow Silk MAX Hold (£18), a must-have fluffing, finishing and fixing gel. Enriched with argan oil for softer, more nourished brows – this hero product dries down to completely transparent meaning whether you’re going for an all-out glam effect, or simply rocking the barely there look.  Both available now from iconiclondoninc.


Fenty Beauty have launched Hella Thicc Volumizing Mascara (£19).  Create thick and lifted lashes with voluptuous volume.  This feels weightless on the lashes, the ultra-creamy formula giving beautiful volume and lift.  Long-wear, transfer resistant and sweat/humidity resistant.  Available from boots.


New from Dr.PAWPAW is Your Gorgeous Skin (from £4.99), a multi-tasking skincare range with nine products that have been created with high performing sustainable ingredients at an accessible and affordable price. The range includes new trademarked ingredient Papayaluronic – which provides the nourishing and soothing effects of the papaya extract, teamed with 8x hyaluronic acids which absorb into all 5 layers of the skin for instant and long-lasting hydration, resulting in super soft skin.  Suitable for all skin types, the range eliminates the need to purchase multiple products for multiple benefits. The brand are also staying true to their sustainable and planet conscious ethics with the new range, carefully considering every choice made with formulas and packaging.

The range includes: Supercharged 4 In 1 Face Serum (£15) that offers the benefits of four serums in one dynamic formula. Papayaluronic™ works to intensely hydrate and calm the skin providing anti-redness, vitamin C to brighten the complexion and bakuchiol to prevent and reduce the signs of ageing such as fine lines. 3 in 1 Cleansing Balm (£15) a hydrating balm that melts away makeup and gently resurfaces the skin leaving it clean, conditioned and refreshed. Brightening Eye Cream (£13.99), Hydrating Day Cream (£18), SPF 50+ PA++++ Day Cream (£18), Rejuvenating Night Cream (£18) and three Sheet Masks (£4.99) complete the collection.  Designed in the UK and made in Korea.  The range is available now at drpawpaw and lookfantastic.  It launches in Superdrug stores in June.


New to the UK market is HelloSKIN, a clean, cruelty-free skincare brand, with a range of essential, simple beauty products created using natural ingredients.  The brand’s mission is to create products that are not only effective but also reflect their values and concerns for the planet. Their all-natural, non-toxic skincare products are gentle on the skin and kind to the environment.  The range includes:

Hydration Serum (£19.99) – packed with nourishing ingredients including chai seed oil and organic rosehip oil to instantly revive dull or dry skin. Made from 100% naturally derived, plant-based ingredients.  Free from water, parabens, fragrance and retinoids. Hydrogel Eye Masks (£9.99) formulated with natural ingredients containing active elements and tested by dermatologists, these hydrating eye masks will help with dark circles and to depuff the under-eye area, leaving them refreshed and restored in less than 15 minutes. Paraben and sulfate-free, compostable, and come in recyclable packaging.  Rose Face Mist (£15.99) – cools, hydrates and tones.  Formulated with certified organic rose water, grown and distilled in the French Alps. Blended with aloe vera and glycerin to hydrate – also perfect for setting makeup.  Made from 100% naturally derived, plant-based ingredients. Free from water, parabens and retinoids.

The formulas for all the products have been created for all skin types.  All are 100% clean and natural, vegan, cruelty-free, dermatologically tested, and suitable for sensitive skin. The entire range of products is formulated without sulphates or preservatives.  Available now from helloskin.


Tan-Luxe Super Glow Body (£36) is a hyaluronic self-tan serum formulated for daily use.  This hydrating serum is infused with a unique blend of hyaluronic acids and powerful superfoods for glowing skin that looks and feels softer and firmer from the very first use.  It’s everything you need to keep your skin healthy, hydrating and glowing this spring.  Vegan and cruelty-free. Available now from tanluxe.


St. Moriz, the UK’s most loved tanning brand, has launched its most natural and luxurious range yet – The St. Moriz Luxe. Made using up to 98% natural ingredients and enriched with organic rose water and goji berry extracts to help keep skin feeling soft and smooth. The range is non-transfer on white bedding, with gorgeous scent and gives a natural sun-kissed glow.  The range includes:  Body & Face Bronzing Mist (£16.99) – a lightweight mist to feel gentle on skin leaving a natural sun-kissed glow. No rinse, no streaks and no need to blend, the formula is enriched with organic rose water and goji berry extract.

Illuminating Tanning Serum (£16.99) the lightweight formula is enriched with organic aloe vera and goji berry extracts. Deeply moisturising and formulated with a shimmer to illuminate the skin, leaving a flawless bronzed glow. Hydra-Glow Clear Fast Tanning Mousse (£16.99) control how bronzed you become in 3 adaptable shades, a light sun kissed glow will develop in as little as just 1 hour, a medium golden glow after 2 hours and a deeper, darker bronzed tan after 3 hours.  All products are packed with collagen boosting goodness to help reduce skin imperfections. Infused with an uplifting mood enhancing – Sakura Blossom MoodScentz™ fragrance and Neutraq™ to mask that self-tan odour.  All available now from boots.


Industry News

Founded by veteran nail tech and beautician Lola Ricketts, the TRIBE Professional Nail Tool-Kit contains six handcrafted and curated must-have staples for every Nail Artist’s and Manicurist’s kit bag.  With the aim of supporting and nurturing talented individuals from all walks of life, including marginalised communities, Lola has created luxury professional nail tools that are not only affordable and accessible to all but also ergonomic, aesthetically pleasing and most important of all, sheer joy to use.

The Nail Tool-Kit includes 3 cuticle tools, nipper, clipper and scissors. These were developed taking inspiration from Lola’s favourite tools, many of which have been favourites for 20 years and what she considers essentials for every Nail Artist and Manicurist.

All the tools are handcrafted from stainless steel and coated in Titanium, for optimum hygiene and longevity. The Titanium forms a barrier against bacteria providing stellar hygiene standards and safety for both the professional and the client.

TRIBE Professional Nail Tool-Kit Gold Edition (£169), Black Edition (£179) and Silver Edition (£159) are available to purchase from tribeprotools. The full manicure range is also available to buy as individual tools.


Salon System, brand leaders in professional beauty, recently hosted a Wellness Event for their professional beauty experts in recognition of their hard work and brand support. The event was an opportunity for the experts to join the Salon System team and discuss all things beauty, as well as a relaxing thank you for all their on-going brand support.

Our industry is renowned for caring for others through the treatments they provide and time they give, so we thought this would be ideal opportunity to encourage our experts to take time out for themselves and just relax and switch off.” explains Salon System Marketing Director, Kathy Holroyd,

It was helpful to hear from the grassroots from our experts on how they’re working, what is happening in their business and how wellness actions are supporting their lives. It was a wonderful, relaxing day with a great team of people.”



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