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There are two new launches from the French spa skincare brand. The Detox Energie line is formulated to tackle ageing caused by pollution, detoxifying and energising for more luminous, youthful-looking skin. Key ingredients are organic elderberry extract, detoxifying peptides and organic Siberian ginseng root extract. The line includes Instant Corrector, Depolluting Essence, Serum, and Depolluting Youth Cream. Also new is the AW19 make-up collection, Bleu Envoûtant, comprising seven products.

Trade: from £6 for Detox Energie, from £4.75 for the make-up 01303 262666

Advanced Nutrition Programme

IIAA’s nutrition brand has launched premium supplement Skin Moisture Lock. It contains hyaluronic acid to smooth and plump the skin, combined with ceramides to seal in moisture at the epidermal layer and help support the skin’s barrier. While it is traditionally difficult to combine oil-based actives, such as ceramides, with water-based ones like hyaluronic acid, Advanced Nutrition Programme (ANP) has achieved this in its soft gel formulation. The product is recommended for clients with aged, dehydrated or sensitive skin and for those exposed to pollution.

Trade: £35 for 60 softgels 020 8450 2020


Pro-Collagen Rose Facial Oil is a lightweight dry oil formulated to smooth the appearance of fine lines and boost hydration to help achieve a dewy finish. Key ingredients come from a trio of nourishing rose extracts: soothing English rose oleo, delicately fragranced rosa damascene, and nourishing rosehip seed oil to replenish and support the skin’s lipid barrier. It also includes Mediterranean algae and padina pavonica.

RRP: £67 for 15ml 0117 316 1888


The cosmeceutical skincare brand has launched its core homecare products in mini sizes – 15ml, 20ml or 30ml – for new clients to trial the range or for existing fans to travel with. Products available in mini sizes include Cleansing Gel, Cleansing Gel Lite, Conditioner, Exfoliating Enzyme, Nimue Day, Moisturiser Plus/Nimue Night, Purifier, Moisture Light, Sun-C SPF40, Sun-C Environmental Shield SPF50, Element Barrier and Active Hand Repair.

Trade: from £5.95 0333 000 7000 (Sweet Squared)

Lash Perfect

Designed for use with its Magnetise magnetic strip lashes, Lash Perfect has launched Magnetic Liner and Magnetic Remover. The dual-application system makes it easier to apply the lashes. Magnetic Liner is applied like a normal liner but contains tiny magnetic fibres to adhere to the band of the lashes. The liner is British made and EU compliant, and the brand says it stays in place all day. The remover must be used to remove the liner and prevent staining.

Trade: £7.50 for the liner, £4.95 for the remover 020 8500 9028 (The Eyelash Design Company) 7


New from lash and brow tinting specialist RefectoCil is the Eyelash Lift Kit, containing everything a technician needs to complete a lash lift. The lash perm formula uses collagen to help moisturise lashes and cysteine to protect and strengthen. There are 36 applications within the kit, which also contains two lifting pads in three sizes, two tubes of neutraliser, one Eyelash Curl & Lift Bottle Glue, one rosewood stick, two mini cosmetic dishes and two cosmetic brushes.

Trade: £74 020 8573 9907 (Salon System) 7


The latest retail product from advanced skincare brand BeautyLab is Cooling Eye Gel, formulated to reduce irritation, puffiness and dark circles. The soothing gel contains hydrating aloe vera, bladderwrack seaweed to soothe and reduce inflammation, rosemary to boost the lymph microcirculation around the eyes and provide antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, cucumber to cool, and calming chamomile, particularly good for soothing sensitive skin.

Trade: £10.50 0345 217 1360 (Gerrard International)

Jane Iredale

The latest launch from the mineral make-up brand is Beyond Matte Liquid Foundation. Designed to provide all-day coverage with a semi-matte finish, it can be used as a multitasking primer, concealer and foundation. The adaptable colour formulation adjusts to match skin tone and even out the complexion. It is particularly suited to clients with combinationoily skin and is available in 18 shades.

Trade: £20 for 27ml 020 8450 2020

INK London

New from the specialist nail brand comes a line of high-quality crystals for use in nail art. These flat-backed crystals come without hot fix adhesive and are available in the brand’s Crystal and Crystal AB styles and in sizes SS4, SS6 and SS8.

Trade: £2.08 for a bag of 100 01706 260069 7

Dr’s Remedy

New from podiatristformulated nail brand Dr’s Remedy comes Enriched Cuticle Oil. Designed for everyday use, it contains extracts of lavender, safflower, tea tree oil and algae extract to hydrate and smooth rough, cracked cuticles. The formulation is vegan-friendly and safe for diabetics, and is designed to be quickly absorbed to avoid any greasy residue.

Trade: £13.30 01484 641010


The AW19 Cross the Lines collection by Artdeco is inspired by modern, graphic art. Long-Lasting Liquid Liner Intense comes in four colours; while Beauty Box Trio is an eyeshadow box for storing magnetic-based eyeshadows – choose from new autumn/winter shades Pearly Brown Illusion, Pearly Emerald, Glam Golden City, Pearly Purple Forest, Matt Brick and Matt Petrol. For the lips, there are two new Perfect Colour Lipsticks in shimmering reds Offbeat or Red Rebel; High Performance Lipsticks in earthy tones Spicy Darling and Kiss of a Muse; and Hydra Lip Booster in nude Translucent Sparkling Muse. A three-colour Blush Couture palette and limited-edition Volume Sensation Mascara complete the collection.

RRP: from £10.80 to £22.50 028 9061 7403 (Chleo Enterprises) 7

Love’s Nature

Italian make-up brand Love’s Nature by Equilibra has launched into the UK with a 14-product range. The products contain up to 100% natural ingredients, including argan oil, shea butter, apricot seed oil and aloe vera. The range includes Compact Bronzing Power, Compact Foundation, Compact Face Powder, Stick Concealer, Compact Concealer, Volumizing Mascara, Kajal, Fluid Foundation, Eyeshadow, Blush, Eye Pencil, Lip Pencil, Lipstick and Lipgloss.

Trade: from £10.14 020 3239 1838


Launching in October, Pevonia’s Marine Magnesium is formulated to target muscular tension, pain and inflammation. Its primary ingredient is magnesium chloride from the mineral-rich waters of the Iroise Sea. Pevonia’s light, seawater-infused gel can be used all over the body, either alone or mixed with massage oil. The accompanying treatment, Marine Magnesium Instant Relief Therapeutic Massage, can be offered as one-hour therapy or a 10-minute targeted add-on.

Trade: £16.50 for 100ml 01449 727000

Light Elegance

There are two new collections from Light Elegance. Reformulated neon Gel Paints cure at both 365 and 405nm. The collection includes purple, pink, orange, yellow, green and blue. Also new is the Shibui Buttercream collection for AW19. Inspired by grounding yoga and a calm transition between summer and winter, the shades are: Downward Dog, burnt orange; Mantra Mauve; Show me Your Chakra, metallic rose gold; Inhale Exhale, berry mauve; Now & Zen, muddy purple taupe; and Finding Tranquillity, deep ink blue.

Trade: £12.45 each for Gel Paints, £15.45 each for Buttercreams 0333 000 7000 (Sweet Squared) 7


Get Your Neon On is a new capsule collection from Jessica, featuring three brights in the brand’s Custom Colour polish. The new shades are hot pink Fluorescent Flamingo; striking azure Blazing Blue; and Vivid Violet, a rich bright purple. The colours would be a great fit for clients looking for vibrant tones to see them through those transitional warm autumn days.

Trade: £5.50 per 0.5oz bottle 0345 217 1360 7

Pineapple Express uk

US tanning brand South Seas is now distributed in the UK exclusively through Strip Distribution. Its latest launch is a collection of three body care products called Pineapple Express, all containing organic hemp-sourced CBD. Body Butter has 100mg CBD, shea butter, coconut oil and avocado to moisturise and restore dry skin, eczema and psoriasis. Joint Balm is formulated to soothe joint and muscle aches, with added hemp seed oil and 150mg CBD; and Gold CBD Drops have a natural orange flavour and hemp oil extract with 600mg CBD.

Trade: from £20 020 7590 9300 (Strip Distribution)


New from make-up brand Mii is the Minerals Beautiful Basics Kit, a box containing four of the brand’s mineral products, available in nine colour options. The kit comprises Irresistible Face Base, a breathable foundation suitable to apply post-facial; Exquisite Eye Colour, two highly pigmented, creamy powders; and Radiant Natural Blush, for a flush of colour. Also included is Eye Apply and Define Brush and Precise Mineral Kabuki Brush, both cruelty-free.

Trade: £28.85 0345 217 1360 7

BuzzBalm Beauty

Celebrity make-up artist and beauty presenter Armand Beasley is launching his first product to the beauty market with BuzzBalm, a British brand that makes skin products from beehive ingredients using sustainable practices. Pro Body Glow is a 100% natural body balm that gives a high-shine finish to skin. Ingredients include organic bee pollen, olive oil and frankincense, and the balm is packaged in a gold aluminium tin.

Trade: £12.50 for 85g 0800 093 5003


Discoloration Defence Serum is a multi-phase treatment product for targeting visible discolouration, delivering a brighter, more even skin tone. The serum is formulated to address pigmentation triggered by inflammatory processes like hormonal changes and acne scarring. It contains 1.8% tranexamic acid, 5% niacinamide and 5% sulfonic acid, a synthetically derived acid that activates natural enzymes in the skin for even exfoliation.

RRP: £85 for 30ml 0800 028 2331

This article appears in the October 2019 Issue of Professional Beauty

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This article appears in the October 2019 Issue of Professional Beauty