August 4th, 2023
bareMinerals Natural Matte Tinted Moisturiser Mineral SPF30 (£32.50) is an oil-free skin-improving tinted moisturiser made with more than 95% naturally derived ingredients, including skincare heroes squalene, hyaluronic acid and marin botanicals. The breathable, buildable, natural matte finish with mineral based UV and UVB protection also helps improve the condition of oily skin after every use. Available in 20 shades from bareminerals. Hot off the Press.
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Laura Mercier Rose Glow Liquid Highlighter (£50). From the pioneer of the flawless face, this highlighter is the newest addition to the best selling Rose Gold Collection. Infused with a blend of warm and cool tones provided by a unique mix of pearls inspired by rose gold metal. The glowing liquid highlighter balances rose tones, radiance and coverage in three shimmering shades for all skintones. The formula balances comfort and coverage with microfine pearls and soft silica powders for a blurred finish that reduces the appearance of imperfections, and sensorial oils for lasting, lightweight wear. Available now from lauramercier.
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Charlotte Tilbury and Disney have collaborated to produce the Disney100 x Charlotte Tilbury Limited Edition Collectables. Charlotte’s iconic beauty secrets have been reimagined to celebrate 100 years of Disney and 10 years of Charlotte Tilbury beauty. Limited Collector’s Edition: Charlotte’s Magic Cream (£79) for a magic fairy glow! The award-winning, immediate skin revival moisturiser is now even more enchanting with a Tinker Bell design.
Limited Collector’s Edition: Beauty Light Wand (£30) for cheekbones that glow forever! The award- winning formula with soft-focus silica and sensorial oil helps blur imperfections for a silky- smooth finish. Available in three glowing shades: Spotlight, Pink, Gold. Limited Collector’s Edition: Beauty Wishes Makeup Bag (£38) adorned with a sparkling diamante Tinker Bell design that plays with the light.
From 31st July until 2nd September visit the immersive experience at Selfridges Corner Shop in London, where you can discover Charlotte’s 10 iconic makeup looks inspired by the spirit, energy and passion of 10 beloved Disney characters and view an all-new mixed-reality short produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios featuring Charlotte Tilbury herself, sketched as a Disney inspired character. And while there, take a selfie yet in the Disney100 X Charlotte Tilbury hot air balloon, where selfie dreams come true! Hot off the Press
Founded in 2004 by Elizabeth Barbalich, and a leader in sustainable skincare, Antipodes is New Zealand’s #1 natural skincare brand. The range is formulated with carefully sourced ingredients from sustainable growers around New Zealand including the Vinanza grape – a revolutionary antioxidant extract sustainably sourced from the by-product of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc grade seeds, kiwi seed oil, manuka honey and the kakadu plum. The formulations are tested using in-vitro scientific investigations and clinical trials. Celebrity fans include Elle Macpherson, Cara Delevingne, Sam Smith, Billie Eilish and Katie Holmes.
One of the brand’s hero products is Glow Vitamin C Daily Serum (£35) a light-wear gel serum that gives a luminous, dewy complexion. Kakadu plum contains up to 100x the vitamin C of oranges, helping to boost collagen, illuminate, and protect from free radical damage. The 100% natural origin formula offers instant radiance and defends skin against the signs of early aging.
Aura Manuka Honey Mask (£28) is a cult hydrating mask that targets blemishes and promotes clear, glowing skin. Wild-sourced manuka honey locks moisture into the skin, while helping to keep skin super fresh and blemish-free. Bring peace and balance to your aura with divine fragrances of vanilla pod and mandarin. Suited to most skin types, especially blemish prone. Available now from antipodesnature.
SBC Skincare Aloe Vera Soothing Cleanser Cream (£18). This creamy formula gently lifts make-up and impurities while simultaneously boosting skin with soothing hydration. Aloe Vera works to soothe and hydrate; Sea Moss calms irritation and Marshmallow extract moisturises to leave skin feeling comfortable post-cleanse. Skin is left feeling refreshed, clean, and soothed. Available now from sbcskincare.
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FUL is a new haircare brand that gives you salon results at home. Launching with an initial capsule collection of two haircare heroes: Intense Moisture Hair Mask (£32) a nourishing hair mask with a pH balanced formula that is optimised for ultimate hair hydration that you can both see and feel. Styling Spray (£18) a lightweight, multi-use spray to help banish frizz, leave hair soft and conditioned all while offering an invisible hold so hair looks and feels its best.
FUL products are vegan and cruelty free and have been created with innovative and efficacious ingredients, from a plant derived alternative to keratin and prebiotics, to familiar actives hyaluronic acid and collagen, all housed in recyclable packaging. Available at Live True London salons and fullondon.
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The Lilly Lashes Everyday Faux Mink Collection (£22) is specifically designed with eyeglass wearers in mind. With good care, these lashes can last you up to 20 wears (perfect for those summer occasions, whether you are going to a festival, a wedding or off on holiday). The lashes complement every eye shape and are handmade with a 100% cotton lash band for ultimate comfort. Available in the styles – Blushing, Bare It All, Minimal and Unveil which are crafted in the most luxurious, vegan faux mink material.
Bare It All creates a very subtle cat-eye effect, this flared, ultra-wispy lash has natural high volume, perfect to add a touch of glam to your every day; Blushing are ultra-wispy, fluttery lashes, designed to complement any daytime look; Minimal is a round, ultra-whispy, light volume lash ready to give you the perfect model off duty look; Unveil an ultra-wispy, light lash that adds definition and spice to your no makeup, makeup look Available now from lookfantastic and beautybay.
Earthy Nail polish have joined forces with the French high-end luxury brand Celeste Makeup to produce an eco-friendly Manicure Kit (£10.99). The precision manicure implements from Celeste are packaged with 100% post-consumer packaging and 100% kraft card, designed by the Earthy Nail Polish team. The set provides all your perfect mani-pedi needs including Nail Clippers, Mini Sapphire Nail File, Nail Scissors, Cuticle Nippers, Cuticle Pusher/Trimmer and a small carry case to store all the implements in easy reach. Available now from earthynailpolish.
Benefit Cosmetics have been celebrating the launch of a new mascara this summer by fanning over key cities stopping at London, Manchester, and Leeds with the Lash-Fan-Tasy Ice Cream truck, giving 10,000 customers a chance to win stellar mascara prizes. This finishes tomorrow (Saturday 5th August) but you can still catch them today (4th August) in Manchester at New Cathedral, and on Saturday in London at the Benefit Boutique on Carnaby Street.
Son Of Monsterpalooza returns to Burbank, California from 13th-15th October 2023 with over 150 monstrous vendors, makeup demos, celebrity guests, special exhibits and more. This is the place to be for fans and professionals of film, makeup, special effects, collectible toys, art and monsters. Meet award winning artists behind some of the greatest creatures ever created with a selection of over 150 exhibitors selling one of a kind creations, live makeup demonstrations and more. Each Son of Monsterpalooza event features dozens of special celebrity guests from the worlds of Horror, Science Fiction, and Fantasy.
Panels and presentations are featured all weekend long spotlighting fan favourite films from the past and future featuring the stars, directors, and artists responsible for bringing your worst nightmares to life on the silver screen and beyond. This is a fan friendly event that finishes off the year and ushers in the Halloween season with eye popping exhibits, creators and innovators, products, art and collectibles – You never know who you will bump into on the show floor. Tickets from $30
Emma Fowler runs a successful independent education business from her Essex salon – she has a 10k strong Facebook group and has been educating hairdressers for over 15 years. Starting as an in-salon assessor, she then worked with two leading brands as an educator before creating her own independent education business with membership, online courses and sell out masterclasses. Emma was voted 3rd in Hairdressing’s 100 Most Influential People of 2021 by members of the 19.1k strong How To Cut It Hairdressing Community, and she amassed a following over lockdown when she helped to explain what grants were available. An advocate particularly for the self-employed hairdressers who make up 60% of the hair industry workforce, Emma is passionate about upskilling through affordable education for these passionate hard-workers who particularly need training in modern colour techniques and business skills as well as to belong to a supportive community.
Her party trick is balayage in under 30 mins and her free masterclass, Speed Balayage, is hugely popular. Teaching online and in person, Emma offers a mix of learning options including a membership of over 500 hairdressers; 12 and 6 week courses designed to give confidence to the everyday hairdresser; sell out masterclasses at her studio and private education for salon teams.
Emma’s signature 12-week Colour Confidence Programme runs one hour weekly for 12 weeks, covering both theory and practical sessions on consultation, colour science, correction, toning, Balayage, highlighting, Lived in Colour, business education (pricing and mindset when it comes to running a business) and Guest Experts for training on social media and mental health, for the everyday hairdresser who wants to feel more confident behind the chair in their daily work. The course next runs Jan – April 2024 (£495). Booking opens in October 2023, but the waitlist is open now. Sign up here.
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