Hot off the Press

June 30th, 2023

June 30th, 2023

ISAMAYA is back with Industrial 2.0, a remix of the iconic pressed pigment palette and shade extensions of the iconic plumping lip serum all re-worked with a chrome, metal-inspired design. The new, futuristic shades of the Industrial Colour Pigments Palette 2.0 (£95) glisten with innovative creamy wet powders and pearl duo-chromes.

The Liplacq 2.0 lip serum (£32) tints and plumps in two cool-toned shades with a wash of sheer metallic colour – Metal: a cool metallic silver and Rust: a rusty orange with gold pigment. For this latest campaign ISAMAYA features world renowned icon and muse Julia Fox, model, photographer and creative director Richie Shazam and Brand Founder Isamaya Ffrench. Shot in South London, the campaign revisits an underworld with a visual aesthetic rooted in BDSM.  Available now from isamaya.


Developed by makeup artist Jan Sewell, The Maqpro Essential Grande Palette By Jan Sewell (£325) offers an all-in-one solution to your beauty and special FX makeup needs. From FX and dirt to base shades, colour correcting, and more, you can achieve your desired look with ease, from foundation to lipstick. Thanks to its light and non-transferable formula, your makeup will stay vibrant and fresh for up to 15 hours. Plus, this palette is kind to your skin, moisturizing and protecting it with its natural bee-based ingredients.   The intense mineral pigments reflect light for a luminous reflection, rather than absorbing light like more traditional cosmetics.

Made with the original Maqpro Fard Cream it can be mixed with alcohol for long-lasting effects – up to 12-15 hours without transfer or touch ups.  Add Makeup Mixer to achieve your desired transparency or thickness. Resilient to heat and frost and can be used and stored in all climates without losing its properties.  Available now from themakeuparmoury.


BeachPowder® Shimmer (£12.99) is designed to remove sand from your skin whilst gently exfoliating and leaving a shimmer.  Designed to be effortlessly applied on both the face and body, this shimmering powder can be easily brushed onto the skin, leaving behind a luminous veil of shimmer. The lightweight formula ensures that it blends seamlessly into the skin, giving you a natural-looking glow that catches the light from every angle.  With its ultra-fine texture and blend of light-reflecting pigments, the powder creates an iridescent effect on the skin, making you feel like you’ve emerged from the depths of the ocean. With a gentle vanilla scent, you’ll feel and smell great all day long.  The powder is all-natural and dermatologist-tested, ensuring that it is gentle and suitable for all skin types. Cruelty-free, it is made from all-natural plants and mineral powders. It is also packaged in a recyclable and eco-friendly container.  Available now from beachpowder.


The Pro Hygiene Collection® has recently launched a new super value hygiene and beauty consumables box for makeup artists, The MUA Value Hygiene Box (£45.22), as an extension to the successful Brand Hygiene Box that is delivered directly to brands in the UK and EU. The new value box includes all the hygiene essentials anyone working in the industry needs to work professionally while keeping themselves and their clients clean and safe.

The standard box selection includes: Quick-dry Antibacterial Makeup Brush Cleaner Spray; Antibacterial Makeup Brush & Sponge Sanitising Wash; Quick-dry Antibacterial Makeup Sanitiser Spray; Antibacterial Hand Sanitiser; All In One Makeup Remover; Micellar Cleansing Water; Eco-friendly disposable makeup applicators; Eco-friendly cotton buds; Latex-free makeup sponges; Cotton wool pads; Tissues and Isopropyl alcohol (IPA).

The boxes are priced at trade cost, as the brand sells direct rather than through wholesalers, and can be topped up with additional quantities, depending on individual needs. Free UK shipping is included. The brand was established over 13 years ago by Founder and Creator, Antonia Hawke, with a simple, clear mission “To make it simple to keep beauty brands, clients, and makeup users professionally and hygienically clean.  Makeup and beauty are a pleasure, let’s make sure they are never a worry.” Available exclusively from theprohygienecollection.


Eyelash Emporium, have just released four brand new half lashes. The new Half Lash Collection (RRP £8.95 each /launch price £7.16) has something for everyone whether your perfect pair is natural and wispy or dramatic and defining.  3D Faux, Vegan and reusable up to 20 times, the collection is ideal for lash techs, MUA’s and beauty enthusiasts alike who are looking for the flawless lash for those jam-packed summer weekends.  The range comprises:

Golden Hour Studio Strip Lashes – Half Lash a lengthening winged half lash with an intense curl at the outer edge, giving a more noticeable look for drama and definition.  Better Half Studio Strip Lashes – Half Lash a natural wispy half lash with a lengthening design to add instant drama to the corners. For the ultimate day to night look. Timeless Studio Strip Lashes – Half Lash a stunning winged half lash which elongates the eye upwards, the fluffy fibres with a gradual wing create an iconic almond-shaped stare. Look Book Studio Strip Lashes – Half Lash a beautiful wispy half lash, designed to be lightweight, yet leave an impactful impression. Perfect falsies for elongating and enhancing your natural eye shape. All available now at retail.eyelashemporium.



Dr.PAWPAW Your Gorgeous Skin SPF50 Day Cream (£18) has been a hit on TikTok, causing it to sell out on the brand’s website.  The SPF50 with a PA++++ rating provides extremely high UVA and UVB protection and is formulated with Papayaluronic – a blended mix of papaya plus 8 hyaluronic acids – and vitamin E completes the ultimate nourishing formula.

It leaves zero white cast and absorbs quickly. The day cream blends well with makeup to create a radiant base, working perfectly as a makeup primer.  Still available at superdrug and lookfantastic.


Hifas da Terra Mico-Repair Serum (£30) Suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin, the Mico Repair Serum is the most powerful antioxidant serum on the market with natural and effective ingredients. A veritable powerhouse for skin repair in a jar, this skin formula contains reishi, cordyceps and CBD which can help treat a wide range of skin issues including psoriasis, eczema, scarring, pigmentation, and dermatitis as well as delivering an intense dose of natural hydration. Other active ingredients include: organic virgin hemp seed oil, aloe, argan oil, Sacha inchi oil, hydrolysed collagen, hyaluronic acid, glycerine and vitamin E.  Available from hifasdaterra.


Powered by nutrition and driven by research, BYROE harnesses the strength of cutting-edge science and natural superfood and tea-fuelled ingredients to provide antioxidant-rich skincare that delivers real results. The brand aims to bridge the gap between medical grade and natural and clean skincare, with the principle that what you apply on your skin is just as important as what you put in your body to nourish it.  The Tea Line skincare collection is inspired by tea, tapping into its detoxifying benefits to restore a radiant and healthy glow to your skin. Hero products include:

Peony Tea Glow Oil (£50) the 2-in-1 facial oil and primer helps to visibly brighten, lock in moisture, and create a smooth base for luminous skin and makeup. Powered by peony tea and bakuchiol to visibly improve skin texture. Hibiscus Tea Glow Mist (£63) a glow-boosting facial mist formulated with hibiscus flowers, plant-based calendula retinol and raspberry seed oil, soothing on the skin whilst leaving a healthy dewy finish for makeup.  English Breakfast Tea Treatment Essence (£84) the milky formula boosts skin barrier function, locks in moisture for up to 24-hours and restores firmness and elasticity to dull skin. Purple Tea Body Oil (£74) a body oil that delivers luminous hydration with a silky finish. Targets dullness and dehydration for brighter, more even-toned skin. Available now exclusively from sephora.


Green People have just launched Sports+ SPF30 Facial Sun Cream (£28) a 100% mineral facial sun cream formulated to provide high factor UVA & UVB sun defence during sports and outdoor activities. Designed for use by all skin types during all outdoor activities, it uses SPF30 to protect against 97% of UVB rays.  Skin is kept sun safe with 100% mineral non-nano filters that provide broad-spectrum UV protection without leaving a white cast.  The blend of organic plant oils an waxes provides natural water repellence, keeping it in place, even if you work up a sweat.  Formulated with zinc oxide, aloe vera, shea butter and peppermint and eucalyptus essential oils, it moisturises as well as giving sun protection.

Suitable for those pone to eczema or psoriasis, it is vegan, cruelty-free and uses an 82% certified organic formula that’s rich in performance-based plant actives known to protect, hydrate, and nourish all skin types.  Available now from greenpeople.


OSMO has launched two new products to its Colour Revive collection, the Colour Revive Vanilla Latte and Colour Revive Latte (£16.65 each).  The impressive formula and superfast processing time deliver instant gratification for those looking to extend salon colour, the time poor who want radiant results in record time, or those wishing to knockout brassy/warm tones. The nourishing avocado oil and linseed oil infused formula helps restore vibrancy, leaving hair looking and feeling luxe and lustrous. Taking the shade portfolio to eleven, this is an add-on in salon service or at home in-between colour appointment, with broad appeal to everyone.

Vanilla Latte is perfect for use on creamy/milky blonde tones from level 9 and above. Add the cream to your coffee to take blondes to dazzling milky levels and beautiful vanilla pod tones. Latte is perfect for use on Levels 8 and above, Café Latte’s cooler base helps warmer blonde tones from going ‘brassy’ and a lush biscuit-blonde tone.  To order for your salon contact your local OSMO wholesaler.


Industry News

Lizzo’s showstopping look for this year’s Glasto was created by her go-to makeup artist Alexx Mayo using the hottest drops from TikTok and Gen Z fave, Lottie London to create her Glasto Glam. The vegan, cruelty free products used to create Lizzo’s look include:

Lottie London Coconut Primer, Stamp Liner Wing Edition, Pride Eyeshadow Palette in Cosmic Love, Eye Foil in Denied, Superfake Mascara, Arch Rival Microfine Brow Pen in Dark Brown, Diamond Bounce in Golden, Sweet Blush in Flushed Fuchsia and Stay Matte AF Setting Spray.  All available from


The hair and beauty industry came together in a remarkable display of camaraderie and generosity on Tuesday 13th June at the second Hair and Beauty Charity & HBSA Golf Day, raising over £6,000 to help our colleagues who have fallen on the hardest of times. Hosted at Hellidon Lakes Golf Resort in Daventry, the event featured 13 teams representing some of the industry’s most renowned organisations, all joining forces to raise funds for the Hair and Beauty Charity.

The participating teams, including industry giants HBSA, KAO, Schwarzkopf, Wella, Salon Distribution Concepts, Procare, K18, Barkers, Salonology, L’Oreal, Create Images, Alan Howard and The Gallery Hairdressing, showcased their golfing skills throughout the day.

Through the combined efforts and generosity of everyone involved, the event generated an outstanding total of over £6,000, which will directly benefit the beneficiaries of the Hair and Beauty Charity. This substantial contribution will provide crucial support to individuals and families facing hardship within the industry, ensuring they receive vital financial resources during these challenging times.

For more information about the Hair and Beauty Charity and upcoming events, please visit their website


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