Hot off the Press

May 5th, 2023

May 5th, 2023

Charlotte Tilbury Beauty are marking the Coronation of King Charles III with the launch of a limited-edition lipstick in a regal Coronation Red shade (£29), a flattering, flawless matte deep crimson, royal red colour to empower everyone to look and feel beautiful.  It is encased in a limited-edition, collectible golden orb- inspired lipstick tube.

Having worked with The Prince’s Trust since 2022, Charlotte is the first Ambassador of Enterprise for the Trust, reflecting her belief that everyone everywhere should have access to the tools required to unlock confidence and conquer their world.  For every sale of the Coronation Red Lipstick, Charlotte Tilbury Beauty will donate £29 to The Prince’s Trust to help transform young lives.  Available now from charlottetilbury.


Face-Lace by Phyllis Cohen have launched four new designs. Fringenius (£29.95) combines metallic studs and delicate silver chains. Awesome Blossom (£22.95) is perfect for the current Barbie Core or Festival aesthetic, or anything really. These super bright 3D Flowers glow under UV light, and with metallic studs acting as trendy, glamorous stamen, it’s an on-trend, but ever so unique, statement makeup look.  Crystallised Iridisa (£25.95) The beauty of butterfly wings is recreated with glistening silver and black glitter material, over translucent “oil slick” material that really does look like gossamer wings, and topped off with the best, most sparkly EU manufactured glass crystals, all certified lead-free, barium-free, and cadmium-free.  Pointillust (£21.95) Curves, sharp points, slender waves, metallic studs and endless variations of how to position them. The combination of velvet black matte and mirror chrome material give loads of versatility for this look.  All available now from face-lace.



Comfort Zone have just relaunched of their hero hydration range, Hydramemory. The collection features Skin-Adaptive™ Hydration technology and is inspired by desert plants and their unique ability to retain moisture in the most extreme conditions. Key ingredients include super hydrators prickly pear extract and macro hyaluronic acid to give skin up to 10x its ability to retain water and is clinically proven to strengthen the skin’s barrier, leaving it dewy, plump and healthy.  The range includes:

Water Source Serum (£59) A lightweight, silky serum with naturally-occurring betaine and oleosomes to promote water accumulation in the skin tissue and skin barrier protection. Rich Sorbet Cream (£47) A nourishing cream with naturally-occurring betaine and oleosomes to provide rich and long-lasting hydration, promoting water distribution in the skin and barrier protection from external aggressors and weather changes. Light Sorbet Cream (£54) A lightweight and non-comedogenic cream promoting water distribution in the skin, supporting the skin barrier to protect from external aggressors and weather changes. Eye Cream (£36) A fast-absorbing cream with multifunctional peptides and pure caffeine to relive tired eyes, improve dark circles and visibly reduce the look of puffiness. Hydra Plump Mask (£39) A creamy, rinse-off balm to apply for refreshing and deep nourishment leaving skin pumped, smooth and luminous. Face Mist (£23) An alcohol-free, ultra-fine and refreshing mist to support the skin’s adaptability to its environment, giving instant radiance. Hydra & Glow Ampoules (£38) An intensive treatment with powerful niacinamide and polyglutamic acid for immediate glow. Protects the skin’s moisture balance on three different levels; inhibiting enzymes that degrade Hyaluronic Acid, binds water molecules and maintains the skin’s natural moisturising factor. Available now from comfortzoneskin.


Packed with boosting peptides, Eyelash Emporium’s Stunt Double Lash Growth Serum and Leading Role Brow Enhance Serum (£19.96) are clinically proven to enhance lash and brow density by up to 72%.  Both serums contain a complex blend of conditioning actives and multi-vitamins to create strong, healthy and visibly thicker lashes and brows.  Available now from retail.eyelashemporium.


Bring a little sunshine to your complexion with Scientia Beauty’s Sunshine & Sea (£21), a super-nourishing aqua tanning serum. A blend of naturally derived tanning actives, skin plumping hyaluronic acid and youth-boosting shiitake extract rich in vitamin D, give skin a healthy dose of glow no matter how much (or little) sun you get.  Prickly pear seed oil and birch bark extract, and rejuvenating sea algae for the best of the sea, while vitamin D rich shiitake extract offers a boost of antioxidant protection. For skin that’s lightly sunkissed, more even looking, instantly hydrated and glowier than ever. Available now from scientiabeauty.


Skin Proud have released Serious Shade Lightweight Hydrating SPF 50+ Sun Serum (£16.95). An ultra-lightweight, hydrating SPF 50+ serum that provides broad spectrum protection against UV and infrared radiation and helps to filter blue light. Serious Shade also contains a cocktail of powerful, skin loving ingredients such as ceramides, acerola cherry and spirulina which work to leave skin feeling hydrated, soothed and protected. The silky smooth, serum like texture soaks instantly into skin, leaving a healthy and dewy glow with no white cast, the perfect base to wear under makeup. Designed to be used daily, as the last step in your morning skincare routine – no matter what the weather.  Paraben free and dermatologically tested. The outer packaging is 100% recyclable and the bottle is also made from 30% PCR plastic. Printed with eco-friendly Soy Ink, FSC (Forestry Stewardship Council Wood) and the outer packaging is 100% recyclable. Available now from


Nailberry, the award-winning ethically focused nail brand with a 12-free, Vegan friendly and Halal approved formula, have revealed their limited-edition Macaron Collection (£16 each) for SS23. Inspired by the inviting windows of the finest Parisian patisseries, Nailberry’s sweet pastel trio are the perfect hues to transition into the summer months with. Richly pigmented and have a glossy, long-lasting finish, these effortlessly delicate hues are the perfect pop of colour to add to your spring/ summer wardrobe.  New shades include:

Simply The Zest – Bursting with luscious lemon tones, this is the perfect playful pastel yellow match to the summer rays heading our way. Set to be a sure-fire seasonal hit, it’s crisp and captivating hue will enhance natural tans across all skin tones. Whether worn to lift a casual daytime look or paired with your favourite sundress, it is a cheerful, can’t-miss-it colour. Pistachi-Oh! Give yourself the ultimate style boost. Fresh, energising and made for wearing day or night, this impressively versatile hue is a delight for all skin tones. Peach Of My Heart Crisp, light and instantly enlivening, this pop-pastel peach delivers your ultimate mood and style boost. Universally flattering and chic on nails of all lengths, tips, and toes, its deliciously sweet, shiny finish will create wide-eyed wonder each time you catch a glance. Without a doubt set to become the go-to spring/ summer neutral.  Available now from nailberry.


OSMO® CHROMAPLEX™ (from £23.90) is an innovative in-salon treatment that enables the strengthening and restructuring of hair bonds throughout the colouring or lightening process. Following the successful launch of the Chromaplex regime and due to customer demand, OSMO® has launched its best-selling Bond Shampoo and Conditioner in larger backwash litre sizes.

Bond Shampoo #4 (£23.90 +vat) Formulated with Fibre Bond Technology to help build hair elasticity, while repairing both damage and breakages. Hair is strengthened and restored for soft feeling and radiant results. Sulphate free, its Colour Save Complex prolongs colour life and UV filters help protect against natural pollutants.  Bond Conditioner #5 (£29.50 +vat) Prolongs colour life. Formulated to penetrate deep into the hair shaft and stimulate the hair follicles for a complete moisture boost. This nourishing, daily conditioner leaves hair feeling replenished, strong, supple, and radiant. This silicone-free conditioner, contains sunflower seed extract for added moisture and argan oil to help prolong the life of colour and protect against natural pollutants.   Available from and wholesalers nationwide.


Industry News

NARS partnered with Gwendoline Christie and her makeup artist, Daniel Sallstrom, to create a look of other-worldly beauty at the 2023 Met Gala. With an exclusive first look of the all-new Afterglow Liquid Blush and Afterglow Sensual Shine Lipstick, Gwendoline’s cheeks and lips were the red carpet stars.

“I wanted to make Gwendoline goddess-like to complement her beautiful Fendi dress,” says Daniel. “Soft petal blushes were swiped on her cheeks using Afterglow Liquid Blush in shades Behave and Orgasm for a buildable rush of colour. Afterglow Sensual Shine Lipstick in shade Devotion was the finishing touch to completing Gwendoline’s ethereal beauty look, with all night comfort in mind.


Charlotte Tilbury, MBE, last week attended the second The Prince’s Trust Global Gala to support and celebrate the work of the Trust in the US and around the world.  Charlotte, the Trust’s global Ambassador for Enterprise, attended the event in New York City, alongside brand muse Kate Moss, singer Rita Ora, actresses Eiza González, Kathryn Newton and Sienna Miller.  The gala was co-hosted by Chairman of the Global Ambassador Board, Lionel Richie, and Global Ambassador Edward Enninful, OBE.

Charlotte’s attendance at The Prince’s Trust Gala reflects her commitment as the Trust’s Ambassador for Enterprise – a role she assumed in 2022 as part of a multi-layered programme in support of the Prince’s Trust Enterprise initiative, which helps young people make their entrepreneurial dreams a reality.

Charlotte said: “I am so honoured and proud to be here tonight as the Prince’s Trust’s Ambassador for Enterprise, working to inspire, empower and unlock the magic within young people everywhere, and help to make their dreams come true. The Prince’s Trust and I share the belief that life is about confidence. When you feel confident, it unlocks your potential, creates opportunity, and can change your life.”



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