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CND’s new Night Moves collection comes in four shades – Kiss Of Fire is a glistening red, Bellini is gold, After Hours a silver and Soiree Strut a shiny pink with grey undertones. The shimmering polishes are available in both Shellac, providing a crystal shine and highperformance wear, and Vinylux, which lasts seven days.

Trade: £12.45 per Shellac, and £4.25 per Vinylux bottle

0333 000 7000 (Sweet Squared)


New from Guinot is Night Logic, a hydrating cream that neutralises the effects of stress and tension, as well as making the skin feel refreshed and radiant when you wake up. The non-greasy texture contains ingredients such as microalgae, horse chestnut and “Hydrocyte complex”, which act to stimulate cell renewal, blood flow and hydration of the skin to preserve a youthful appearance.

RRP: £66.50

01344 873123


Supercharged Setting Mist is the newest release from Mii. The fine spray fixes make-up for a longer-lasting, shine-free finish, while leaving skin feeling fresh and energised. Infused with coconut water for hydration and vitamin-rich peach and grape seed extract, it releases a fine cloud of micro-droplets that are gently perfumed.

Trade: £9.75 each

0345 217 1360 (Gerrard International)


Hypoallergenic is the latest tan accelerator from ProTan. The lotion contains aloe vera and chamomile extract to relax and calm the skin, and mango seed butter to help hydrate and smooth, giving a radiant glow. Oat kernel oil is a key ingredient, which helps to nourish sensitive skin.

Trade: £8.50 for 280ml

0113 245 6002 (Bliss Direct)


The new La crème Yeux-Levres-Eye and Lip Youth Cream and La Crème Premium Youth Cream use technology including biomimetic film to provide an immediate lifting and smoothing effect. The twoproduct collection contains peach leaf extract to reinforce the skin’s natural defences and fight stress and ageing, leaving skin nourished and glowing.

Trade: £33 for the eye and lip youth cream 15ml, £59.75 for the Premium youth cream 50ml

01303 262666



Pro nail brand Gelish has released Art Form Gel 2-D Technology, designed to give techs total artistic control of their designs. The one stroke nail art formula allows nail techs to create intricate artwork with no wrinkling, marbling or inhibition layer, to add a design finish to any Gelish soak-off gel polish or Polygel manicure.

The gels are potted in no-tip packaging with a comfort grip, ensuring no spillages or product waste, and come with a custom brush wiper insert that helps to control product pick up for precise application.

The highly pigmented gel comes in a range of 24 shades, from primary and pastels, to neons and glitters. The Art Form colours can also be blended together to create an additional range of shades to fit different nail looks.

They can be purchased in one of four colour kits; Essentials, Neons, Pastels and Effects, each containing six colours.

Trade: £54.95 for a colour kit

01708 465900 (Nail Harmony UK)

Fake Bake

Tanning brand Fake Bake has reformulated its Gold spray tan solution. The paraben-free liquid is infused with the scent of fresh linen and creates an even-bronzed glow as it fades. The long-lasting spray tan is ideal for brides-to-be and includes a glowing colour guide.

Trade: £75 for 2l

0344 856 5758

Yours Cosmetics

The new collection of stamping plates from:Yours Cosmetics features an array of designs for the new autumn collection and is available in six different plates – Off the Cuff, Design Medley, Chaotic Mind, Spiritual Mystery, Marble & Stones and Random Route. Created by the latest winners of USA’s Next Top Nail Artist, the plates allow techs to create intricate and fun nail art looks.

Trade: £4.25 each or £25.50 for the full collection

0333 000 7000 (Sweet Squared)

Finishing Touches Group

The Nano NT is the latest device from the Finishing Touches Group. The 0.25 needle features a tubular design at the tip of the cartridge, which ensures high-precision guidance, greater stability and improved pigment flow when performing semi-permanent make-up treatments on any skin type. Pigment can be placed into the cartridge, allowing micropigmentation techs to work quickly and efficiently, due to excellent pigment retention.

Trade: £50 for strip of five

01444 414744

Shared Beauty Secrets

Lava Shells has created a home version of its popular treatment with the Self-Heating Massage Kit. The ceramic shells combine warmth and touch, inducing deep relaxation while releasing tension and knots, and can be easily transported when travelling, due to the woven pouch they come packed in. The kit includes a porcelain lava shell, four lava gels sachets, four lava activators, and four 30ml Kokolokahi body and bath oils.

RRP: £49 for the kit

01295 235511

Sienna X

Sienna X’s new vegan-friendly, dualended contour brush is the latest addition to the tan brand, helping to create definition. Specially designed to be gentle on the skin and not drag, the thicker end of the brush works well for areas such as the cheeks and forehead, while the ultra-thin tip contours areas that require finer detail, like the nose.

Trade: £18

0333 600 1200


Salon System has added to its individual lash range with the new Naturalash Mink Style. Available in a short and medium length, the new style is available at wholesalers nationwide. Technicians can mix both lengths to produce a variety of looks, from natural to full, creating a wideeyed effect while still being wearable.

Trade: £4.75 each

020 8577 3907 (Salon System)

Germaine de Capuccini


Spanish skincare brand Germaine de Capuccini has launched a range of homecare products to complement its in-salon treatment, City Proof.

The range consists of four products that create an anti-pollution shield on the skin’s surface. It includes 1st Essence, a serum to multiply the effects of subsequently applied products, Pollution Defence Youthfulness Activating Cream and Eye Contour, both of which have a regenerating effect that protects skin and reduces fine lines and wrinkles, and Secret Mist, which can be used to re-energise the skin throughout the day.

The brand has also ventured into the world of colour make-up with an extensive new collection, Dress your Skin. The select range of products includes three types of foundation, six eyeshadows, six long-lasting lipsticks, two compact powders, two blushers, Kohl eyeliner pencils, two black mascaras, and two brow-shaping correcting gels – each formulated to provide a flawless, long-lasting finish.

Trade: from £23.25 for the eye contour, £2,860 for the Makeup

Start-Up Package (six of each product)

0845 600 0203

All That Jazz

The AW18 collection from nail polish brand All That Jazz is called The Designer Collection and comprises four new shades inspired by fashion icons. Vera is a classic nude, Coco a deep red, Vivienne a bold blue with a subtle shimmer; and Betsey a silver glitter.

Trade: £9.99 for the collection, 15ml each

01708 465900 (Nail Harmony)


Power Serum is the latest addition to the Apraise range, formulated to help achieve fuller and stronger lashes and brows in 15 days. The solution is infused with the brand’s optiplex growth technology which stimulates the hair follicles to encourage and speed up growth. Active ingredients nourish and improve the appearance of short, brittle lashes and thin, sparse brows by providing optimal hair anchorage, which helps to reduce daily lash loss.

Trade: £7.50 for 10ml

0141 812 5000 (Professional Beauty Systems)

HD Brows

Eye Defines are new from HD Brows. Available in two shades - Intense Black and Rich Brown – the liners have a soft, creamy texture allowing for easy application. The highly pigmented formula works well for a bold, defined smoky eye look.

RRP: £18

0113 224 7908


Lecenté has launched Smooth It! – a new nail art gel that provides a smooth surface for glitter manicures. It gives added depth to glitter designs, holds gems and crystals in place, and creates a smooth surface for nail art over glitters. Smooth it! is designed to be helpful for nail techs who aren’t trained in gel, liquid or powder techniques, but want to add depth to their nail art.

Trade: £11.95 for 15ml

0333 000 7000 (Sweet Squared)

This article appears in the PB October 2018 Issue of Professional Beauty

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This article appears in the PB October 2018 Issue of Professional Beauty