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Glowing Up


CND is adding to its offer for nail professionals with the Vinylux “Gel-Like” Effect Top Coat, providing a gel-like shine and thickness to any Vinylux color. Also new is the CND LED Lamp with a removable plate, plus three new opaque Brisa Gel Colours in Cool Pink, Natural Beige and Warm Beige.

Trade: from £5.95 for the Vinylux Top Coat 0333 000 7000 (Sweet Squared)


New from Mii come three shades of Light Loving Illuminator as well as travel-size Mii Irresistible Face Base with its twist, dispense, lock and go mechanism. To be used alongside is a new Precise Mineral Kabuki Brush to create a lawless finish.

Trade: £6 for mini Face Base, £13.47 for the brush, £9.48 per Illuminator 0345 217 1360 (Gerrard International)


Elemis’s latest launches include the Pro-Collagen Deinition Face and Neck Serum, containing sea holly and edelweiss plant stem cells, brown algae oligosaccharides and Persian silk tree extract to leave skin with improved definition and tone. The brand is also launching Sea Lavender and Samphire Salt Scrub, formulated with sea lavender, rock samphire, sea salt and chondrus crispus to soothe and condition dehydrated skin, joining the Bath & Shower Milk and Body Cream.

RRP: £38 for the salt scrub, £92 for the face and neck serum 0117 316 1888


3D-lipo’s 3D-Lasersculpt

3D-lipo continues its expansion into the laser arena with the launch of 3D-Lasersculpt, a bodycontouring treatment that uses 1060nm laser technology to reduce stubborn fat in problem areas, such as the abdomen and love handles, helping to achieve a slimmer appearance without surgery or downtime.

3D-lipo managing director Roy Cowley said, “This is a revolution in localised fat removal. It offers a similar concept to cryosculpture but with heat and a much quicker treatment time of just 25 minutes.” During the treatment, applicators are secured onto the skin to deliver the laser energy through the epidermis, without affecting it.

The targeted application of laser energy heats the fat cells under the skin, raising the temperature to between 42 and 47ºC to cause the structure to damage via a process called necrosis.

The body then identifies the dead cells as waste and drains them naturally via the lymphatic system, with results visible in eight to 10 weeks.

“We want to offer advanced technologies at an affordable price. Each concept we sell is high spec but affordable to our customers and, in turn, affordable for their clients. We are making technology attainable,” adds Cowley.

Other benefits of the Laser Sculpt treatment include Advanced Comfort Cooling, precise targeting of problem areas, no downtime and controlled temperature technology.

Trade: £40,000 01788 220452


Caudalie’s new night cream Vinoperfect has been formulated using patented ingredient Viniferine, bio-peeling complex, and organic shea butter and grapeseed oil to treat and prevent dark spots. The velvety-textured cream acts as a gentle peel for a visibly brightened and more even complexion.

RRP: £34 for 50ml 020 7720 7111

Celluma by Biophotas

New from Celluma by Biophotas is the Celluma Pro, a lexible, shape-taking LED panel that conforms closely to treatment areas, optimising light therapy efficacy. The device has three pre-programmed settings for acne, anti-ageing and pain relief. It is designed to be suitable for use following treatments such as laser, microdermabrasion and peels.

Trade: £1,795 +1 714 978 0080


This spring, Artdeco’s launch Flirt with the Mediterranean Life embraces bright colours such as intense pinks and fresh greens. The collection includes the No Colour Setting Powder, a Magnetic Travel Palette, six new eyeshadows, Waterproof Soft Liner, two blusher shades, the Brow Duo Powder & Liner and Art Couture Nail Lacquer.

RRP: from £6 per eyeshadow 028 9061 7403


Medik8’s r-Retinoate Intense combines retinaldehyde and retinyl retinoate for the first time, to create a moisturising formula that Medik8 claims is 11 times faster acting and eight times stronger than retinol. It is formulated to increase firmness, smooth fine lines and wrinkles, and stimulate the skin’s defence mechanism.

RRP: £210 020 8712 602

HD Brows

HD Brows Bare Your Beauty gift box contains four full-sized versions of the brand’s most popular products – Brow Highlighter in shade Pink Nude, Lip Palette in Bombshell, Lip Gloss in Buff and Glow Stick in Champagne. There are also 10 fluid foundation samples to help clients find their perfect match.

RRP: £26.50 0113 360 1344

Beauty Pro

3D Clay Masks are the latest launches from Beauty Pro. The Lifting mask contains calamine, providing a deep cleanse while tightening pores, improving tone and elasticity and hydrating the skin. The Purifying mask, containing activated charcoal, minimises pores while detoxifying skin and removing impurities.

Trade: £3.45 for 15g 01273 323232


Sienna X

Pro tanning brand Sienna X is extending its retail range with three trend-led products in clear, clean and modern packaging; Gradual Sleep Tanning Drops, Skin Finish Illuminating Mist, and Eraser Self Tan Remover.

“Instagram is key to sales in this digital age, even when it comes to the way people are buying. More and more, social media sites are driving product purchases,” says Nicky Matthews, Sienna X chief executive. “We wanted to make sure our new products looked great on those channels and could inspire and give confidence to the next generation of tanners that are coming through.”

The first new product being introduced to the range is the Sleep Tanning Drops. “We originally went with the idea of a facial tanner but we soon realised, after conducting market research, that people want to continue using their favourite products with the added benefit of maintaining their facial tan,” says Matthews.

“We formulated the tanning drops without a fragrance so that consumers could add it to their favourite night creams.” The drops contain organic coconut and avocado oils, which moisturise the skin and boost collagen production, plus marine bamboo, which fights against pollution as well as damage caused by blue light.

The second product is the Illuminating Mist, which is formulated with a bronze light-relective pigment for a glowing finish for the face and body. It contains antioxidants and green tea extract to add moisture to the skin.

Lastly, there is a product that has been missing from the Sienna X range up until this point, the Tan Remover. After experiencing a high demand from consumers and therapists, the brand has formulated an exfoliating remover that comes with a mitt. It removes tan that has been applied within an hour and can also be used on older patchy tan, ready for a fresh application.

Trade: £10 for the drops; £8.75 for the mist, £10 for the Self Tan Remover 0333 600 1200


As well as SS19 collection Radical Optimism (see page 82). Orly is also launching a collection of metallics this month. Breathable Shimmers is inspired by crystals, with six shades. Freudian Flip is a metallic emerald; You’re a Gem blends lilac and gold; Comet Relief is a metallic gold; Moonchild a white-gold shimmer; Elixir is a metallic silver; and Mind over Matter a jet black.

Trade £7.13 each 01827 280 080 (Grafton International)

Just Wax

The latest addition to the Just Wax collection is Multilex Lavender & Aloe Vera. Suitable for insalon and mobile use, this stripless hot wax can be removed in almost any direction for minimal pain. The soothing lavender and aloe vera extracts make it suitable for sensitive skin and intimate waxing. It is also 100% Vegan.

Trade: £12.55 020 8573 9907

Premier Software

Premier Software has relaunched SalonLite, its cloud-based software. SalonLite is a tool that can be used on the move via a web app, to schedule, manage staff and clients, and provide at-a-glance reporting. New tools added for the relaunch include SMS marketing capabilities to help drive revenue and client loyalty.

Trade: from £10 a month for SalonLitePro 01543 466580


Spongellé’s newest scent is Beach Grass, formulated to transport clients from shower to sea shore with the scent of a fresh spring sea breeze. The top notes are spicy, fruity and green with base notes of wood and musk. The buffer cleanses, exfoliates and hydrates skin.

Trade: from £5.20 0345 217 1360 (Gerrard International)

BC Softwear

New from BC Softwear is the Supremesoft range, which comprises a jumbo sheet, fitted couch cover, header towels and a matching face cradle. The fabric is made from 55% polyester fleece and 45% cotton that feels soft on the skin.

Trade: from £9.50 for the header towel 0845 210 4000

This article appears in the March 2019 Issue of Professional Beauty

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This article appears in the March 2019 Issue of Professional Beauty