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1 Australian Bodycare

As part of its rebrand, Australian Bodycare has reimagined its professional Face Care line. The four-product collection is part of its professional range and features a pH-neutral face wash to combat bacteria, face tonic to brighten, clay face mask to clarify, and face cream with Kakadu plum extract, Tasmanian pepper and macadamia nut oil to smooth and hydrate skin. The products are formulated with pure Australian tea tree oil to heal, protect and nourish the skin. Australian Bodycare has also released a new look for its pure tea tree oil, available in a 10ml or 30ml bottle.

Trade: £9 to £24 01892 750850 australianbodycare.com

2 Gemology

Formulated in a hyaluronic concentrate, each of Gemology’s new serums contains two trace elements. Smithsonite Serum has zinc (smithsonite) and calcium (nacre) to soothe, repair and protect skin; Amethyst Serum features chromium (ruby) and silicon (amethyst) to stimulate collagen and regulate sebum production; and Malachite Serum has copper and phosphorus and illuminate. 

Trade: £29.50–£32 0330 133 0379 gemologycosmetics.co.uk

SBC 

Skincare brand SBC has expanded its Arnica and Sandalwood collection with two new products. The vegan-friendly Hand Wash has a glycerine-rich formula to help lock in moisture, leaving hands clean, soft, comfortable and fragranced. The lightweight Hand and Foot Rescue is infused with arnica and magnesium to help ease tension in the body, while notes of sandalwood and lavender oil calm the mind.

Trade: £4.50 for Hand Wash 300ml; £7.25 for Hand Wash 500ml; £7.25 for Hand and Foot Rescue 100ml 01449 727070 sbcskincare.co.uk

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4 Crazy Angel relaunch 

As part of a complete rebrand, Crazy Angel has relaunched its 18 professional and retail tanning products. All the products have been reformulated to be vegan-friendly and free from alcohol, parabens and mineral oil. A host of new ingredients have also been added, including skin-boosting extracts of aloe vera, coconut, vitamin E and C, hyaluronic acid, shea butter and jojoba, all to help hydrate and moisturise for flawless results.

Packaging now uses 50% post-consumer recycled (PCR) bottles and all products are formulated with the Prolong and Protect Tanning Agent and naturally sourced DHA for a long-lasting, streak-free finish. Hero products include 9% Tanning Solution with firming actives and vitamin E, and Self-Tan Water, which features shea butter, hyaluronic acid and acceleration technology.

Trade: £4.70 to £41.10 0141 812 5000 crazy-angel.co.uk

5 Image Skincare

Image Skincare has unveiled its line-up of Power Duo Products – pairs of complementary Image Skincare products designed to treat a range of skin concerns. They include the Neck Perfector duo, which features Iluma Brightening Serum and Max Stem Cell Neck Lift; Glow Better duo, with Iluma Brightening Serum and Exfoliating Powder; Future Proof duo, featuring Max Wrinkle Smoother and Contour Gel Crème; Power Plump duo, with Ageless Hyaluronic Filler and Ormedic Balancing Lip Complex; and Porfection duo, comprising the Vital C Hydrating Enzyme Masque and the popular Iluma Exfoliating Powder. 

Trade: £34.25 to £750345 504 0461 imageskincare.co.uk

6 REM

Providing maximum comfort and support in a retro swivel design is the Polo Beauty Seat from REM. Featuring a polished alloy base and adjustable gas lift, the beauty seat is available in any of REM’s fabrics and two-tone options to suit any beauty environment. Optional extras include logo embroidery and a caster base. 

Trade: from £284 01282 619977 rem.co.uk

Medik8 

New from Medik8 is Sleep Glycolic, an at-home 10% glycolic acid peel delivering resurfacing results while clients sleep to brighten, smooth and decongest the skin. Formulated with the smallest particle size of glycolic acid, glycerin and Korean clover extract, the product penetrates the deepest layers of the skin to address stubborn concerns, such as uneven texture and a lacklustre complexion.

RRP: £35 for 35ml 03330 142434 (Skinbrands) medik8.com

8 Essenzza 

As the beauty industry anticipates its reopening, Essenzza has released an effective Anti-Bacterial Hand Sanitiser Gel to meet demand. With 75% alcohol and aloe vera extract, this hand sanitiser kills 99.9% of bacteria while gently moisturising the skin. The 500ml Anti-Bacterial Hand Sanitiser Gel is also available in boxes of 12.

Trade: £4.50 each 01892 750 850 (Australian Bodycare UK) australianbodycare.com

Lash Perfect 

Lash Perfect has created Wax Perfect, an at-home facial waxing pen for waxing eyebrows, the upper lip, chin, fingers and toes. The pen is angled for a smooth glide, delivering a gentle wax that removes hairs without the need for heat. The Wax Perfect kit also includes Wax Perfect After Wax Cream, formulated with coconut oil, jojoba oil and aloe to soothe waxed area, as well as 20 wax strips.

Trade: £8.99 020 8500 9028 lashperfect.co.uk/ wax-perfect

10  iMix 

Sweet Squared has released iMix, a device that blends any lacquer or gel-polish formula. To use, add a MiXer bead to a bottle of polish, place on the iMix launch pad and start. The device uses magnetic mixing technology to blend the formulation to help nail technicians achieve a flawless polish application and reduce wasted polish. The iMix device comes with 10 complementary MiXers, which can also be purchased separately in packs of 20 and 50.

Trade: £54.95 for iMix device, £11.50 for MiXers 20 pack; £24.95 for MiXers 50 pack 0333 000 7000 sweetsquared.com

11  Candela

Aesthetic device manufacturer Candela has launched Frax Pro system –a CE-marked, non-ablative fractional device which features dual-depth skin resurfacing with Frax 1550 and Frax 1940 applicators. The two modalities target different skin layers, stimulating the growth of new collagen and revealing a smoother, brighter skin complexion. The Frax Pro system’s applicator-confined diode laser technology and reductive design provide a lightweight, flexible umbilical for ergonomic reach and improved treatment.

Price on application 0845 521 0698 candelamedical.com/ uk

12  Oxyjet UK

Oxyjet UK has added two new product to its Nora Bode range. The Acid 7 Peel delivers a combination of seven acids including glycolic, citric, malic, tartaric, lactic and salicylic to penetrate all layers of the skin, effectively accelerating the cell renewal process and resulting in the softening of fine lines and a radiant complexion. Also new is the Intense Hydration Fluid, formulated with hyaluronic acid, serine, urea and squalene. This serum combats dryness, expression lines and wrinkles. 

Trade: £45 for Acid 7 100ml; £45 for Intense Hydration Fluid 150ml 01775 722243 oxyjetuk.co.uk

13 SKN Rehab

SKN Rehab has introduced the SKN Pro System – a transportable system that combines five technologies with active vitamins, peptides and antioxidant infusions designed to provide antiageing, anti-acne, skin brightening and skin hydration benefits. It features diamond microdermabrasion, negative nanocurrent, iontophoresis, LED and oxygen infusion.

Trade: from £2,600 07958 429130 sknrehab.com

14  Naf! Stuff 

New from professional nail brand Naf! Stuff, the sister brand of Naf! salon in Scotland, comes My! Stuff. Effectively a white-label system, MyStuff will give nail technicians the opportunity to customise the Naf! Stuff cuticle oil with their own branding and design through a simple platform on the Naf! Stuff website. Personalised branded cuticle oils are available in Naf!  Stuff’s seven core scents of Cherry, Watermelon, Peach, Coconut, Pink Grapefruit, Lavender and Mint and Eucalyptus.

Price: TBC, pending trials nafstuff.com

This article appears in the April 2021 Issue of Professional Beauty

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