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The Sun Logic range of sun care from Guinot comprises 13 products to protect skin from the harmful effects of UV, photo ageing and blue light. Key ingredients include lutein, to reproduce the skin’s natural defence mechanism; sun filters in the form of a synthetic molecule composed of amino acids; and elastoprotectin to prevent elastic fibres from slackening and forming wrinkles. The range includes Age Sun Anti-Ageing Sun Care Dry Oil 50+ and Longue Vie Soleil Youth Lotion After Sun.

Trade: from £14.35 01344 873123


Make a Splash is the summer colour collection from Gelish, featuring seven new brights: blue Feeling Swim-sical, magenta Flip Flops & Tube Tops, lime green Limonade in The Shade, purple One Piece or Two?, orange You’ve Got Tan-gerine Lines; and hot pink Flamingo Float. There’s also Cellophane Coat, a “balloon inspired” overlay. Also new is an updated model of Gelish’s 18G Plus Light. The new Comfort Cure feature builds LED power over 60 seconds to regulate heat spikes.

Trade: £119.94 for the collection of seven polishes, £269.99 for the light 01708 465 900 (Nail Harmony UK)

Jane Iredale

The mineral make-up brand has infused the scent of its Lemongrass Love Hydration Spray into HandDrink Hand Cream. With added broadspectrum SPF 15, the hand cream contains liposomal encapsulated apple extract to help brighten and even the appearance of skin tone, while lemongrass oil refreshes and revives, and white and green tea extracts provide nourishment and antioxidant protection.

Trade: £10 for 30ml 020 8450 2020 (IIAA)


The cosmeceutical skincare brand’s latest launch is Probiotic Lysate Anti-Pollution Essence, inspired by Asian skincare routines and probiotic science. Designed to be used between toner and serum, the concentrated essence contains 10% probiotic lysate (derived from bacteria naturally found in yogurt) to help fortify the skin’s barrier function by targeting the microbiome, 8% polyhydroxy acid to neutralise the visible signs of ageing, and hyaluronic acid to provide deep hydration.

Trade: £27 for 100ml 01234 313130 (Aesthetic Source)

Base Formula

Aromatherapy product supplier Base Formula has launched Foot Spa Massage Gel, an antibacterial, deodorising foot gel. Aloe vera and seaweed are included for their nourishing, conditioning properties, while witch hazel adds antiinflammatory and astringent actions. The gel also contains pure essential oils of invigorating cypress and lime. It is ideal for use in the massage portion of salon pedicures to help refresh tired, swollen feet and support the circulation.

Trade: £15 for 500ml 01664 501110


The Natural Make-up Revolution collection comprises multitasking products designed to create subtle, natural looks. Instant Skin Perfector is a beauty balm with hyaluronic acid to even out skin tone, Luminous Skin Stick gives a “soft glow finish” with micro pearls, All in One Primer neutralises and conceals; and Color Boost Lip Balm comes in three shades to enhance natural lip colour. Finally, Multi Stick comes in six shades, each of which can be used in more than one way, such as highlighter, eyeshadow and concealer.

RRP: from £14.90 02890 617403 (Chleo Enterprises)


The summer collection from Lecenté features eight new embellishments in chunky, iridescent and glimenté finishes: Dragonfly, Unicorn, Flamingo and Faerie are bright pink-purple tones, while Meringue, Golden White Micro, Glacier and Chantilly are variations of shimmering, bright whites.

Trade: from £3.99 each for 8g 0333 000 7000 (Sweet Squared)


BioLumin-C Serum combines an “ultra stable” vitamin C complex – aminopropyl ascorbyl phosphate – with other key active ingredients for a serum that brightens, firms and defends skin against oxidative stress by enhancing its own defences. Palmitoyl tripeptide-5 helps firm and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, while lactic acid removes dulling debris and chia seed oil adds moisturising, antioxidant properties.

Trade: £82.50 for 30ml 0800 917 7147


The latest addition to Biosculpture’s gel range is Kaleidoscope. The clear, glossy gel contains suspended fragments of different sized hexagonal glitter in pink, violet, indigo, orange and lime. The fragments can be moved around on the nail with an art brush to achieve the desired effects.

Trade: £16.50 for 4.5g 0333 311 1555

Mii Cosmetics

Mii’s new Luscious Lip Sheen is billed as giving a “lipstick-like” pigment and glossy shine with the hydration of a balm. The gloss contains avocado oil and shea butter to nourish lips and is available in four universal shades – Pamper, Indulge, Relish and Delectable. The brand recommends using it over Alluring Lip Liner for a saturated finish.

Trade: £7.50 0345 217 1360 (Gerrard International)

Balm Micro

New to the UK, Balm Micro is a range of postmicropigmentation care products to keep skin hydrated and protected from the sun following semipermanent make-up procedures. Soap-free Dragon’s Blood Foam can be used instead of saline solution to wipe away excess pigment, help stop bleeding and seal pores; while Dragon’s Blood Butter contains an astringent to aid healing.

Trade: from £7 01444 414744 (Finishing Touches Group)


The professional waxing brand has added to its product range with Wax:one Tweezers. The hand-finished tweezers are manufactured in Italy from highgrade stainless steel and are in Wax:one’s signature blue colour. They have a soft grip, which the brand says makes them easy to handle, and a precision point. The tweezers come with a lifetime guarantee.

Trade: £9.95 0333 000 7000 (Sweet Squared)

PJS Direct

Salon supplier PJS Direct has launched the Goochie M8 Digital semi-permanent make-up machine to the market. The medical-grade device has a digital touchscreen display with aluminium panel control system and can support two hand pieces simultaneously. The supplied hand piece has a comfortable grip with an evenly weighted body, full disposable needle cartridge with automatic needle lock system and magnetic rotary device; with a maximum speed of more than 28,000 rpm.

Trade: £594 01634 565005


There are three new launches from Thalgo. Sleeping Cream Night-Time Recovery (50ml) is formulated to “wake up” skin by stimulating cellular detoxification and boosting hydration, optimising skin’s nocturnal recovery with pro-melatonin peptide melatoskin. Hydra- Marine 24H Eye Fluid (15ml) contains active ingredient lumisource to help diminish fine lines, dark circles and puffiness in the eye area with an anti-swelling effect. Finally, SOS Soothing Mask (50ml) contains the brand’s Cold Cream Marine to soothe and restore comfort to sensitive skin.

Trade: £21.50 for Sleeping Cream, £13.50 for the eye fluid, £15.75 for the mask 020 7512 0872

Neom Organics

The organic spa brand has launched four new body oils. Real Luxury contains vitamin E and inca inchi oil with a blend of lavender, jasmine and Brazilian rosewood to banish stress; Daily Superskin has a vitamin A-E-F complex to help keep skin healthy and a fragrance of wild mint and mandarin; Energy Burst contains baobab oil and vitamin C with grapefruit and rosemary; and Perfect Night’s Sleep uses rosehip oil and sweet basil.

RRP: £35 each for 100ml 01423 878810


Formulated for clients with very sensitive skin, Renewal Calming Cream calms and hydrates irritated and inflamed skin on the face and body. Key ingredients colloidal oatmeal and botanical anti-inflammatories meadowfoam and safflower help soothe and calm redness, while cholesterol and ceramides work to restore the surface barrier function. Antioxidant and vitamin C-rich onion is included for its antihistamine and antimicrobial properties.

RRP: £58 for 230ml 01245 227788


The Irish seaweed spa skincare brand has put together two Travel Skincare Kits containing four mini products under 100ml each. Both contain Ritzy Spritzy facial toner to cool and soothe skin, and Cleanse and Mend cleansing milk with organic lavender and chamomile. In addition, the Dry/Dehydrated kit includes my Little Hero serum and Pearlesque moisturiser, while the Normal/Sensitive kit includes Me Time moisturiser and Palmarosa Balm.

Trade: £13.50 each +353 719 161872

Sofri Colour Energy

Skin Guard Gel is the latest addition to Sofri’s yellow line, formulated to guard skin against premature ageing and irritation caused by HEV light. The fluid gel contains cranberry stem cells to help revitalise skin after exposure to sunlight, plus extract of nasturtium to strengthen barrier function and improve oxygen supply. Extract of Mexican giant hyssop works to neutralise irritation and inflammation from oxidative stress.

RRP: £50 for 30ml 07743 965204


Prep & Cleanse Pre Wax & Tint Cleansing Lotion removes oil, dirt and make-up from around the eye and brow area to prep for tinting or waxing treatments. A few drops of the oil-free lotion should be applied to a cotton wool pad or tissue before being wiped over the area to be treated.

Trade: £2.99 for 100ml 0141 812 5000 (Beauty Solutions)

This article appears in the Professional Beauty July 2018 Issue of Professional Beauty

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This article appears in the Professional Beauty July 2018 Issue of Professional Beauty