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Billed as “a new concept in complete beauty supplementation”, Skin Boxes include a comprehensive, balanced 28-day supply of supplements for skin health. Skincare Select contains Skin Vit A+, Skin Anti-oxidant and Skin Omegas + to help plump and protect, while Skincare Plus introduces antioxidant astaxanthin, combined with biotin to help hair and nails. Skincare Ultimate adds coQ10 and pine bark extract to rejuvenate ageing skin.

RRP: from £36 for Skincare Select 020 8450 2020 (IIAA)


Elemis’s latest launch is a new addition to the Pro-Collagen collection. Marine Oil contains roaring water kelp, padina pavonica and golden seaweed – a trio chosen for its ability to support moisturisation and visibly reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. White poppy seed oil helps nourish and plump while Abyssinian seed oil is rich in essential fatty acids to smooth the skin. Nine essential oils add the signature Pro-Collagen scent.

RRP: £65 for 15ml

0117 316 1888


SOS Masks are a collection of three targeted masks for temporary dehydration, unbalanced, oily skin, and dryness. SOS Hydra provides a hit of refreshing hydration with a hyaluronic acid complex in a cooling creamgel texture, and SOS Pure works to rebalance with white and green clays to absorb impurities. Finally, SOS Comfort is a nourishing balm mask using wild mango butter and mango oil to help restore suppleness.

RRPs: £30 each for 75ml

0800 036 3558


Thalgo’s new Silicium Marin range aims to combat skin ageing, targeting clients over 45. The line’s marine silicium complex plumps, contours and helps smooth fine lines and wrinkles. It also draws on helichrysum stoechas trace elements to reduce skin slackening and improve elasticity. Products include the Lifting Correcting Day Cream to defend against environmental aggressors; Lifting Correcting Night Cream to firm skin and reduce wrinkles overnight; and Wrinkle Lifting Serum to boost radiance.

Trade: from £24 for Silicium Marin Eye Cream 15ml

0800 14 60 41


There are three products in the new Tahitian Vanilla & Ginger collection, formulated to hydrate and revive the skin with a creamy, softly spicy scent. Herbal Body Moisturiser, Body Wash and Body Scrub all contain ginseng and shea butter in addition to the key ingredients, plus 100% pure hemp seed oil, rich in anti-inflammatory essential fatty acids and vitamins. A travel-size bottle of the Body Lotion is also available.

Trade: from £8.50 for the 235ml body wash

0208 498 7279 (JK Group)


There are two new brow products from Artdeco. Most Wanted Brows Palette contains three powders billed as soft-textured and easy to blend, a transparent wax, mini tweezers, application brush, and brow comb. It’s available in different colour options. Powder to Cream Brow Colour is a loose powder with an integrated sponge applicator that transforms to a light cream to fill out gaps in the brows for a fuller effect.

Trade: £13 for the palette, £9.20 for the brow colour

+353 1 408 0820 (Chleo Enterprises)


Rapid Resurfacing Peel is a portable, extra-strength glycolic peel formulated to exfoliate, detoxify and brighten skin. Each pack contains 16 sachets holding a textured wipe saturated with a blend of 10% glycolic acid with vitamin C to help combat environmental aggressors, and liquorice root extract to minimise irritation. The acid wipes retexture and smooth skin in three minutes, according to the brand.

Trade: £18.96

0844 472 7050

Brow Perfect

Brow Perfect is introducing a range of products designed for experienced microblading technicians to complement its new training – Brow Perfect Microblading. The tools, including gauges and styling pencils, can either be purchased individually or as part of the complete Microblading Starter Kit. A Conversion Kit and Microblading Colour Collection are also available, and there are mineralbased pigments, formulated to be colour-true on the skin.

Trade: from £40 per 10ml pigment

020 8500 9028 (Eyelash Design Company)

iZ Beauty

iZ Beauty’s Festival Fever collection includes four shades to reflect the mood of summer’s festival season: vibrant blue Dancing In The Rain, bright purple Glastonberry, hot pink Main Stage, and warm tangerine Sold Out. The collection is available in Gel Effect Lacquers and Calgel.

Trade: £2 per Gel Effect Lacquer 6ml, £16.98 per Calgel 4g

0845 230 1087


Environ’s limited-edition Body Essentials pack contains Derma-lac Lotion and an upsized Vitamin A, C & E Oil. Derma-lac Lotion works to soften, moisturise and renew skin while exfoliating to improve tone and texture. The multi-purpose Vitamin A, C, & E Oil aims to improve uneven skin tone and sun-damaged skin while shielding it from harsh weather conditions.

RRP: £82

020 8450 2020 (IIAA)


New from Guinot is Crème Fluide Hydrazone, billed as offering “the protection of a cream with the lightness of a serum”. Formulated for hot summer days, the cream, in a pump applicator, is quickly absorbed and leaves a velvety finish with no greasiness, helping skin stay hydrated in the sun with a matte finish.

Trade: £26 for 50ml

0800 590 094


Gel polish brand Gellux is adding four new shades to its core collection, and reintroducing four others. The new shades are Champagne Kisses, Crimson Crush, Midnight Mystery and Pop Pink, while old favourites Snapshot, Diamonds & Pearls, Marshmallow and Soft Focus return due to customer demand. The polishes can be cured with either UV or LED.

Trade: £9.95 each for 15ml

020 8573 9907 (Salon System)

Leighton Denny Expert Nails

The Heritage collection groups five shades inspired by the traditions of autumn in the English countryside. Pretty in Plaid is cranberry red with subtle glitter, Rural Sunset is dusky pink, Winter Garden is a bold raspberry pink, Take Your Wellies is dark brown, Tea for Two is nude pink; and Country Club is bold navy blue.

Trade: £6.50 each per 12ml

01685 843384


Formulated for use after professional skin-resurfacing treatments such as peels, Pro System Bionic Oxygen Recovery helps decrease redness and calm skin. The gel delivers molecular oxygen – known for its woundhealing properties – into the skin, along with a bionic polyhydroxy acid blend to increase cellular energy. Within five minutes, the gel transforms into a thick froth, which then disappears, and the product can be removed.

Trade: £67.50 for 250ml

01234 313130 (Aesthetic Source)

Mary Cohr

Plaisir de Douche is a gentle shower cream with a delicate floral aroma. Formulated to leave skin feeling smooth, the cream contains sweet almond oil to soften and help tackle dryness by reinforcing the skin’s protective barrier; and redcurrant extract, which limits dehydration and helps maintain optimal moisture levels.

Trade: £8.25 for 200ml

01344 873123

Natural Spa Factory

The 100 Percent Oil Collection launches in August. The five skincare oils are billed as “pure and unadulterated”. These are Fatty Acid Hydrator: 100% Organic Apricot Oil; Peruvian Protector: Golden Jojoba Wax; Youth Blast: Passion Flower Seed Oil; Lifeline: 100% Organic Baobab Oil; and Skin Soother: 100% Organic Rosehip Oil. The oils are packaged in glass bottles with pipette droppers.

Trade: from £4.95 each for 30ml

01225 582 888


The cosmeceutical brand has reformulated its Physical Sunscreen to contain antiinfrared, anti-pollution and anti-glycation properties. The broad-spectrum SPF30 sunscreen is fast-absorbing and uses a photostable blend of zinc oxide and titanium dioxide to reflect the sun’s radiation away from the skin. The improved formula helps to inhibit the formation of glycation end products, which lead to fine lines and wrinkles.

RRP: £34 for 90ml

03330 142434 (Skinbrands)


Salon System’s Marvelbrow Brow Contour Palette contains 11 smudge-proof, highly pigmented brow powders and highlighters with a double-ended brush. The range of shades – from Blonde to Auburn and Ebony – allows for custom blending to match all hair shades, and the powders can also be used as eye shadows and liners.

Trade: £44.95

020 8573 9907

(Salon System)

This article appears in the Professional Beauty August 2017 Issue of Professional Beauty

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This article appears in the Professional Beauty August 2017 Issue of Professional Beauty