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From CND this Christmas come the limited-edition Vinylux Christmas Baubles. Each contains a festive colour alongside a bottle of Weekly Top Coat, delivering long-lasting wear. The ornaments come in four colourways: Wildire, Ice Bar, Butterly Queen and Rock Royalty, offering a selection of red, pink and purple tones.

Trade: £7.50 each 0333 000 7000 (Sweet Squared)


Onda is a new body-contouring machine from Lynton, and the first to use new Coolwaves technology. The system offers localised fat loss, skin tightening and cellulite reduction with an 80% penetration depth for fat-loss treatments. The technology also targets the connective tissue to reduce stubborn cellulite.

Price: on application 01477 536977


Thalgo’s latest collection, Joyaux Atlantique, is inspired by the five oceans and comprises Pink Sand Shower Scrub, which exfoliates and cleanses skin; Hydrating Dry Oil, which leaves skin feeling soft and moisturised; and a Fragranced Body Mist with loral and sunny notes to awaken the senses. The products accompany the new two-hour Body ritual, Joyaux Atlantique.

Trade: from £15 for the shower scrub 200ml 020 7512 0872


Lecenté’s winter collection comprises four glitters named Disco Balls in silver Dancing Queen, multi-coloured Night Fever, pink Funky Town and blue Boogie Nights. There are also four festive foils as well as a new multi-tool with interchangeable nibs and a foil adhesive.

Trade: £3.99 each 0333 000 7000 (Sweet Squared)


New from Babor is the SeaCreation line, containing microalgae to help reduce wrinkles and stubborn expression lines. The range, which comprises a face cream, eye cream, serum and mask, also contains glycocéane GP3 and Babor thermophiles, which stimulate collagen production and support cell regeneration.

Trade: from £67.50 for the eye cream 020 7287 7775


Just in time for the party season, Mii Cosmetics has released two new Click & Colour Lip Crayons and an eyeshadow quad, Pure Decadence Eye Palette. The lip crayon comes in two colours, Merlot and Rose, and is formulated with avocado and mango oil to nourish lips. The palette contains four neutral shades: Cognac, Trufle, Champagne and Caviar.

Trade: £8.50 for the Lip Crayon, £12.50 for the Eye Palette 0345 217 1360 (Gerrard International)


The LashLift system is the latest lash product available from the pro supplies brand. The system comprises three liquid treatments: lash lifting cream, treatment lotion and conditioning serum, each containing ten 1.5ml sachets. The system, when combined with the Lash Lifting Shields and Bonding System, contains all tools needed for a pro lash lift treatment.

Trade: £10 for each treatment 0845 450 4802

Navy Professional

Beauty tools brand Navy Professional has been created by beauty therapist Rebecca Crawforth. Made in the UK from stainless steel and finished with a titanium coating, the cruelty-free tools are designed to offer quality, hygiene and reliability. The range includes equipment specifically designed for lash, brow and nail treatments.

Trade: from £20 07534 763164


New from RevitaLash for the Christmas season are the Lash and Eye Perfecting Gift Collections. The sets include RevitaLash Advanced or RevitaBrow Advanced, Micellar Water Lash Wash and a Double-Ended Volume Mascara Set for a complete party eye look.

Trade: £49.75 for the Brow Kit, £52 for the Lash Kit 0333 014 2434


Pro nail brand Gellux has added six new shades to its core range, as well as a No Wipe Top Coat, which eliminates the need to wipe the nail with the Gellux Prep & Wipe and cures without any sticky residue to protect the gel polish. The six new shades include two returning colours from previous collections, Abracadabra and Red Hot Ruby, plus four new shades, Mauve Over, Plum Tucker, Petrol Blue and Rustic Red.

Trade: £11.95 020 8573 9907 (Salon System)


Mavala is welcoming in winter with a line of chrome shades named The Cyber Collection. The set contains six highly metallic polishes including the vibrant fuschia Cyber Pink, rose gold Cyber Blush, bright silver Cyber Silver, purple shimmer Cyber Violet, shimmering Cyber Gold and icy Cyber Blue.

Trade: £2.93 each for 5ml 01732 459412


New from Neom Organics are the Real Luxury and Perfect Night’s Sleep Multi Mineral Bath Salts, containing pink Himalayan salt, saflower and jojoba oil. Other key ingredients include 84 naturally occurring minerals, such as magnesium and zinc, that help to detoxify, reduce tension, ease muscles and balance hormones.

RRP: £38 01423 878810

La Biosthetique

This year’s Christmas offering from La Biosthetique comprises six gift boxes, a candle, limited-edition perfume and travel set. A standout collection is the Spa Hands set, which contains a 50ml and 20ml Spa Citromycine Hand Cream and a luxury nail ile.

Trade: £14.25 01296 611731

Nourish London

Nourish London has released a selection of four Christmas gifts this year. Radiance Duet gift set, containing a irming face oil and face shimmer; Essential Travel, for beauty lovers on the go; Radiance Beauty to hydrate and rejuvenate skin; and the Luxury Argan Beauty Collection, packed full of botanicals for a radiant complexion.

Trade: from £6.25 for the Radiance Duet Gift Set 020 7622 0688


The Alpine Rose & Lysine Lip Balm is new from Balmkind, containing antioxidant-rich fruit and lower oils and hydrating oat lipids and liquorice root to soothe chapped lips. The rose-scented balm is free from parabens, mineral oil and petrolatum and is available with SPF20.

RRP: £13 for 10ml 0800 389 8195

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

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