Tuesday, 12 August 2014

New Bobbi Brown AW14 Sheer Brights Eyeshadows

Bobbi Brown Cosmetics has announced the launch of Sheer Brights Eyeshadow, a new collection inspired by the AW14 trends of the catwalk. The new collection comprises 15 eye shadow shades, ranging from vivid blue and pastel green to bubblegum pink, across matte, metallic and shimmer formulas. Shades of Eye Shadow include: Burnt Rose, Peach Cloud, Cornflower, Pistachio, Sea Glass, Sunrise Pink and Sweet Pink; while Shimmer Wash Eye Shadow is available in: French Blue, Berry Sorbet, Pink Slip and Golden Amber; andMetallic Eye Shadow available in: Hazy Lilac, Aegean Blue, Bubbly and Linen. Encompassed in a flip-top compact, each shadow can be used individually or popped into a customisable palette (sold separately), which is available in sizes of three, four and six pans.

Launch date: September 
Prices: £17.50 
Stockists: Bobbi Brown stores & bobbibrown.co.uk Twitter@BobbiBrown 

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Topshop Launch New Foundation Collect 'The Face"

Topshop Beauty has announced the launch of The Face, the brand's inaugural facial beauty collection. The hero product in the collection is The Foundation, which has been developed with advanced micronised silicone coated pigments to ensure optimum skin tone adaptability, adjusting to the wearer's own personalised shade. The silk-like gelled formula glides smoothly and evenly to leave a weightless, medium coverage that lasts all day. Other products include: The Airbrush Primer, with photo-reflecting particles to add glow, while blurring the appearance of imperfections and pores; The Colour Correcting Primer, which banishes shine and smoothes skin, with oil-absorbing powders to mattify and tighten pores;The Concealer Palette, offering Colour Correcting Concealer, Under Eye Concealer, Blemish Concealer and Setting Powder to build customised coverage, counteract discolouration and hide imperfections and blemishes; and The Concealer, a lightweight formula that targets blemishes while disguising under eye circles and reducing puffiness. 

Launch date: September 
Prices: £10-£16 
Stockists: selected Topshop & John Lewis stores nationwide 

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Friday, 8 August 2014

Laura Mercier - Smooth Finish Collection

French make-up brand Laura Mercier has introduced Smooth Finish Flawless Fluide foundation and Smooth Finish Foundation Powder to deliver universally wearable, perfecting, smoothing, matte and oil free formulas that provide a blurring effect for a smooth complexion. Both powder and fluide formulas feature modern, ultra-light weight textures that are comfortable and flex with the skins natural movement. Containing Hydro-Brilliant Technology, reflective waters and natural silica create natural colour-true shades. Available for all skin-tones and types, there will be 24 shades available.  

Launch date: 1 September 
Prices: £34 
Stockists: Space NK, Selfridges, Harvey Nichols, Harrods, House of Fraser & Brown Thomas Ireland 

RMK Launch Power of Love AW14 Collection

Japanese cosmetic brand RMK has announced the launch of Power of Love, a new make-up collection for AW14. Designed by Creative Director and make-up artist Kaori, the collection balances metallics with autumnal shades across products including: Matte Shiny Eye Pencils (limited edition), featuring a matte crayon liner at one end and an eye shadow on the other, available in six shades; Matte Mascara (limited edition), available in four shades; Shiny Sheer Gloss (limited edition), available in three shades including Coral, Rose and Dark Beige; Nail Colour EX (limited edition), offering five shades that have shimmer and matte formulas; Matte Shiny Cheeks (limited edition), combing both matte and shine shades; Ingenious Powder Cheeks, two new shades including Orange Gold and Pink Gold; Ingenious Powder Eyes N, offering two new eye shadow shades; Eyebrow Powder & W Eyebrow Pencil, offering three shades of each, with a retractable pencil at one end and a customisable powder and felt head at the other; Powder Eyebrow N,  which allows users to blend a bespoke shade with three brown and grey hues; and Eyebrow Gel, a translucent gel-like mascara. 

Launch date: 28 August 
Prices: £12-£30 
Stockists: Selfridges 

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Nails Inc New Gel Effect Shades

Nail brand Nails inc has announced the launch of eight new Gel Effect polishes, available in colours created to complement trends for this season. The Gel Effect formulation uses a unique plasticiser and triple polymer technology to create a plumped, high shine finish with no need for UV or soak off. 
Shades include: Hyde Park Place (pale grey), Old Bond Street (deep violet) West End (tomato), Grosvenor gardens (aubergine), New Oxford St (mauve), Uptown (winter pink), Old Burlington St (navy) and Beaufort St (deep raspberry). 

Launch date: September 
Price: £14 
Stockists: nationwide 

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

LUSH Launches First Sun Care Collection

Handmade cosmetics brand LUSH has introduced its first ever line of Sun Care products. Combining natural ingredients with synthetic sunscreens to provide the benefits of both SPF's and UVAPF's, ingredients include calamine powder rich in zinc oxide, sesame and olibanum oils to nourish skin while boosting the protective power of three broad-spectrum sunscreens. 
The collection comprises: Sesame Suntan Lotion, an SPF 10 tan and protect product infused with walnut leaf to help increase the skin's melanin production; Lifesaver Sunscreen Cream SPF 30 High, made with calamine powder, which naturally protects the skin from UV rays, as well as avocado and rosehip oils to replenish the skin, mint to refresh and cool and shea, murumuru and cocoa to moisturise; The Sunblock Solid Sunscreen Wash SPF 30 High, a solid, wash-on sun protection with sesame oil to boost the effectiveness of the included sunscreens while nourishing the skin; and Million Dolla Moisturiser SPF 30 High, a premium face protection bionic facial moisturiser with an uplifting fragrance, protective sunscreens and subtly pigmented for a healthy, natural glow. 

Prices: £8-£32.50 
Stockists: nationwide 

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Monday, 23 June 2014

Clarins Launches New Foundation For Summer - True Radiance Foundation SPF 15

Beauty brand Clarins has announced the launch of True Radiance Foundation SPF 15. Containing a fine, fluid texture that glides onto skin, the product enhances radiance and hydration while diminishing imperfections. 
True Radiance offers a range of skincare and make-up benefits, with key ingredients including: tara gum and samphire plant extract, to create a hydrating layer on the skin's surface, helping to maintain 24-hour hydration; amino acid coated pigments, ensuring make-up hold and comfort on application, while boosting the skin's natural radiance and luminosity; and Clarins Anti-Pollution Complex, containing white tea and succory dock-cress extract to protect the skin against pollution and free radicals, shielding against a dull complexion. 
The foundation is available in 10 shades including: Porcelain, Beige, Honey, Cappuccino, Ivory, Sand, Amber, Nude, Wheat and Chestnut. 
Launch date: 3 August 
Price: £27 
Stockists: nationwide