New Pro-Collagen Overnight Matrix uses “drone peptide technology” to target the areas of the face where stress shows most, where hyaluronic acid production is decreased and a loss of collagen and elastin are evident. Key ingredients include padina pavonica, which helps improve hydration, luminosity-enhancing microalgae dunaleiella salina and wild indigo oligosaccharides to help the skin relax. A dual-action peptide complex protects the delivery of the actives.
RRP: £145 for 250ml
0117 316 1888
Wax:one is a new hair-removal brand developed and distributed by Sweet Squared. Billed as a simple and effective system that gives “super smooth results while minimising the risk of ingrown hairs”, the range includes both a hot and strip wax. Both have a low melting and working temperature and “super thin” viscosity, making the wax more economical. There is also a cleanser, pre and post-wax oil and ingrown hair treatment.
Trade: £39.95 for the Starter Kit
03330 007000 (Sweet Squared)
The latest launch from Dermalogica is Sound Sleep Cocoon, a gel-cream that works overnight to aid the skin’s repair and recovery process. The product is formulated with encapsulated motion-activated essential oils of French lavender, sandalwood and patchouli to promote skin that looks rested. Persian silk tree extract helps reduce signs of skin fatigue, while vitamin C-rich kakadu plum extract brightens skin tone.
RRP: £72.50 for 50ml
0800 917 7147
The nutrition supplement brand has launched Skin Collagen Plus, a package that brings together Skin Collagen Support and Skin Vit C to help support optimum collagen production following professional skin treatments. Skin Collagen Support combines plant nutrient antioxidants with vitamins A, C and D; while Skin Vit C contains vitamin C along with bioflavonoids to help skin appear firmer, plumper and smoother from within.
Trade: £19 for 120 capsules
020 8450 2020 (IIAA)
The pro brand’s Liquid Gold Self Tanning Tinted Liquid is a clean, light formula that dries in 60 seconds. It uses an “ultra-smart” hydration system and ingredients that work with the skin’s natural melanin balance for a waterresistant tan that lasts up to seven days with even fade, says the brand. The tan contains mango, goji berry and papaya fruit extracts along with seabuckthorn oil.
RRP: £12 for 150ml
028 8772 5911
The latest launch from the cosmeceutical skincare brand is Crystal Retinal, billed as the next generation of vitamin A. Packed with vitamin A derivative retinaldehyde, it works with the skin’s natural mechanisms to help enhance collagen production and encourage cellular turnover. The brand says the product works faster than retinol at firming, plumping and resurfacing skin. The gelcream- textured serum comes in two strengths – 6 and 10 – and uses a patented time-release delivery system so as not to overwhelm the skin.
RRP: from £59 for 30ml
03330 142434 (Skinbrands)
The nail brand has launched two new branded salon accessories – a Manicure Tray and Vinylux Counter and Wall Racks. The white gloss tray has a removable product caddy, smartphone USB ports and a wrist pillow for client comfort, while the racks have interchangeable inserts and can be wall mounted or placed on manicure desks.
Trade: £29.95 for the manicure tray
£15.95 for the counter rack
£19.95 for the wall rack
Bio Sculpture is launching a line called Bridal Glitters in time for wedding season manis. There are three glitters in the collection: Blue Pearl, a soft, powdered blue-toned pearlescent; Moon Shine, finely milled, silvery glitter; and Snow Angel, a slightly denser, gold-flecked white glitter.
Trade: £7.99 for the collection
Formulated to help therapists give clients their ideal tan based on individual preferences, the Pro-Advanced Spray Tan collection from He-Shi uses “smart tanning technology” via penetrating agents that give an ultra-quick-drying application. There are three shades – Classic Gold for light to medium skin, Rich Bronze for medium to dark, and Intense Dark for a dark, golden tan. Each is scented with white nectarine and pear.
Trade: £43 for 1l
0845 075 5842
New from Murad is Rapid Age Spot Correcting Serum, formulated to diminish the appearance of dark spots, age spots and hyperpigmentation. The lightweight serum contains vitamin C, oligopeptides and light-reflecting pearls to help brighten skin tone. Meanwhile, “NHP-3 technology” uses niacinamide to help prevent pigmentation from developing, hexylresorcinol to tackle future discolouration and plankton extract to diffuse existing dark spots.
Trade: £70 for 30ml
0844 472 7050
There’s a new addition to French skincare brand Caudalie’s Thé des Vignes body care line. Body & Hair Nourishing Oil is a dry formula that blends oils of grape seed, with its high concentration of omega 6 and vitamin E, and tocopherol-rich sesame, to help the skin fight free radicals. It also features hibiscus oil to help limit water loss and organic argan oil to restore the skin’s hydro-lipid film. Shea butter helps regulate hydration while keeping the formula non-greasy.
RRP: £18 for 50ml
020 7720 7111
The SS18 make-up collection from Sothys is inspired by the “radiant floral colours” of Les Jardins Sothys in France. There is a new shade of felt tip Calligraphy Eyeliner in Papyrus, a brownish-grey, and a new colourway of Ombre Sothys Eye Quartet Palette in Jardin des Constellations. Existing products, including Rouge Mat matte-finish lipstick in Orange Escapade Velours, form the remainder of the collection.
Trade: from £4.25
Fragrance-free Essential Micellar Face & Eye Make- Up Remover has an aqueous texture and contains soothing cornflower water and purifying witch hazel to give efficient yet gentle cleansing without the need to drag or scrub the skin. The formula also uses tiny micelles and a sugar complex to help keep skin moisturised while cleansing. The brand says it doesn’t leave a tacky residue.
Trade: £8.72 for 250ml
Aroma Cleanse Bi-Phase Caring Cleanser & Makeup Remover combines virgin botanical oils and floral waters. Cold-pressed sweet almond oil from Spain is blended with jojoba oil from the US and Argentina and hazelnut oil from France and Turkey to dissolve and remove impurities and nourish the skin. French cornflower, peppermint and hamamelis floral waters work to smooth and tone.
RRP: £28 for 200ml
0800 389 0349