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New launches within the brand’s Timexpert Radiance C+ range include Pure C10 Concentrate, a month-long vitamin C treatment designed to shield against free radicals and premature ageing while adding luminosity to dull skin; Illuminating Antioxidant Cream designed for normal skin with a tendency to dryness; Emulsion, for combination skin with a tendency towards oiliness; and Antioxidant Eye Contour to brighten and revitalise the delicate eye area.

Trade: from £27– £32.35

0845 600 0203

Noon Aesthetics

Reform Eye Cream targets wrinkles and fine lines, free radicals, muscle contraction, dark circles and puffiness. It’s formulated to relax facial muscles by blocking neuromuscular contraction, and contains palmitoyl tripeptide 5 to stimulate type one and two collagen production to treat lines and wrinkles caused from muscle contraction and dermal structure breakdown; stabilised vitamin C, an algae complex, caffeine extract, organic coconut oil and chamomile.

Trade: £34

029 2023 1228


Skincare leads the charge for this month’s launches, as well as exciting developments in the worlds of lash health and vibrant summer nails The spa brand has reformulated and intensified its popular Celestial Black Diamond Neck & Décolletage Serum, which works to diminish the signs of ageing. The re-focused formula now combines lactic acid, a powerful peptide complex, moisture complex and NAC Y2 (a blend of amino acids, antioxidants and vasoprotectors) with 111Skin’s signature diamond delivery system to target pigmentation, skin laxity, sun damage, dryness and dehydration. The blend also helps to stimulate collagen synthesis, reinforce barrier integrity, neutralise free-radicals, and brighten and hydrate the complexion.

RRP: £250

020 8103 9111


Environ Night Serum

Environ Focus Care Youth+ Malachite-NP Complex Seriénce Night Serum is an overnight booster developed to target the negative long-term effects of stress and encourage luminous, youthful-looking skin. The serum is focused on countering the effects of stress hormones, such as cortisol, on the skin. It’s formulated with a powerful malachite-neuropeptide complex, containing malachite extract, which offers antioxidant benefits; neirophroline for tackling dullness; argireline amplified to target the effects of fatigue and post-expression muscle relaxation; and matrixyl morphomics, a peptide proven to smooth the appearance of frown lines. The Environ research and development team said: “We were inspired to create a powerful formulation to answer the needs of modern-day consumers living highly stressful lifestyles. The development of Seriénce rapidly progressed when the specialised combination of new, innovative and active ingredients, which are scientifically proven to individually address the visible signs of tired and stressed skin, were sourced and secured exclusively for Environ.”

Trade: £32.50

020 8450 2020 (IIAA)

Biologique Recherche

Crème ADN Métamorphique from Biologique Recherche is designed to restructure the natural oval shape of the face. Using four platforms – anti-gravity, firming, tensor and DNA protective – this latest launch aims to redefine natural contours and tackle loss of facial volume. Also new is Crème Matricielle, an intense firming cream that offers long-lasting hydration and restructures and strengthens the skin barrier. Both available in retail and professional sizes.

Prices available on request

020 3358 0020


Designed to bring back a sense of “funfair nostalgia”, summer line The Greatest Show features six bold shades: green All is Funfair, blue Summer Sideshow, hot pink Admit Two, pink Painted Ponies, yellow Popcorn Party and purple Put on a Show. The shades all offer up to three weeks’ wear with high pigmentation using non-fade technology.

Trade: £11.95 each; £71.70 for the range

01474 327770 (Lecenté) / 0113 217 3803 (Sweet Squared) /

Skinbetter Science

The new Sunbetter Advanced Mineral Protection Sheer Broad Spectrum SPF50 Sunscreen Stick is a transparent formula in an easy-to-apply, travel-friendly stick. Offering 80-minutes of water resistance, a mattifying formulation suitable for all skin types and high levels of UVB protection, the launch includes active ingredients 10% zinc oxide and 5.0% titanium dioxide, and is made of 100% minerals and non-nano actives.

RRP: £51

01234 313130 (Aesthetic Source)


Elemis has launched two new Superfood products. Fruit Vinegar Liquid Glow toner is infused with AHAs derived from apple vinegar, apricot and peach to gently exfoliate. Superfood Matcha Eye Dew is a cooling, lightweight gel that provides instant and hydration, reducing boosting brightness with ingredients such as matcha tea, kiwi, honeydew melon Vinegar Liquid Glow; £30 for Superfood Matcha Eye Dew continuous puffiness and and prebiotics.

RRP: £28 for Superfood Fruit

020 7907 2750

Nimue Skin Technology

The new Thermoflash Peel is a rapid resurfacing DIY homecare treatment that delivers results with no downtime, combining a warming agent with salicylic acid, sorghum bicolor stalk juice and phytosterols for skin radiance. Also new are biodegradable Active Resurfacing Wipes, offering skin rejuvenation for the face, neck and hands through a high concentration of alpha hydroxy acids and vitamins.

Trade: £24.50 for 30ml ThermoFlash Peel tube; £18.50 for 16 x Active Resurfacing Wipe pack

0333 000 7000 (Sweet Squared)

Aromatherapy Associates

The brand has launched a range in partnership with interior designer Nicky Bamford-Bowes to help clients turn their home environment into a wellness space. The big launch is waterless diffuser The Atomiser, which has an ultra-quiet air compression that disperses a micro-fine mist of one of five blends – Breathe, De-Stress, Revive, Forest Therapy or Deep Relax. Also new is a range of 100% natural wax candles in popular blends De-Stress, Deep Relax, Revive and Rose.

RRP: £120 for The Atomiser; £25 per 10ml Essential Oil Blend 10ml; £48 per candle

020 8569 7030


Glow-Detox from Matis reduces signs of tiredness, working to moisturise and detoxify skin in one step. Using a rich, melting texture, the cream releases active ingredients from its Activ’Glow Complex, which features deep-sea water that absorbs high quantities of minerals, as well as silk tree extract, a plant-based extract known for reducing signs of tiredness by repairing and protecting the skin from damage caused by glycation, and vitamins A, E and C, known for their antioxidant properties.

Trade: £23.40

0191 250 9229


Orly’s Electric Escape summer collection is inspired by “those who wish to create their own hyper-saturated reality”, combining “tropical city streets” and a “neon glow”. New shades include purple Synthetic Symphony, pink Kaleidoscope Eyes, bright Artificial Orange, orange Tangerine Dream, light-green Neon Paradise and dark-green Plastic Jungle.

Trade: £6.13 each, £30.65 for collection

01827 280 080


Nail care brand Mavala’s bright new Flower Magic collection features “an exciting feast of magical buds and petals with bright and luminous colours”. Available in Faro, an ardent red; Mandalay, a blazing pink; Pondicherry, a shining coral; Kingston, a bright marigold; Cartagena, a vibrant fuchsia; and Lugano, a flamboyant red. Each 5ml Mavala Mini Colour bottle is designed to minimise solvent evaporation.

Trade: £3.08 each

01732 459412

KG Professional

Platinum Lashes are new from KG Professional, the product line developed by Katie Godfrey, owner of KG Salons. These synthetic, animal-friendly lash extensions come in a Platinum Collection Mixed Tray comprising a variety of volumes, lengths and curls in a dark “extra black” colour, with a foil backing. Also new is KG Lash Shampoo, a take-home cleanser to remove daily dirt, oil build-up and make-up to help lashes last longer.

Trade: £16 for KG Platinum Lashes, £12 for KG Lash Shampoo

01525 838571

Gym For Your Skin

This new vegan cosmeceutical skincare brand is designed for 16–30 year-olds to empower the natural healing responses for stressed-out skin. The three-step Skin Training Plan includes Warm-Up Conditioning Cream Cleanser, Workout Day Nutrition & Defense Natural Moisturiser, and Rest Natural Overnight Recovery Moisturiser; while Your HIIT Workout – Booster Serums are designed to solve skin issues, from moderate breakouts to excessively dry skin or oily T-zones.

RRPs: £27–£39

0800 211 8491

La Rue Vert

CBD wellness and skincare brand La Rue Vert has unveiled three new 100% biodegradable hemp items for spa use: Luxury Hemp Yoga Mat, designed from ethically sourced high-concentration levels of hemp for both performance and a “tactile touch”; Luxury Silk Eye Masks made from a combination of pure hemp and silk; and Pure Hemp Tote Bags in two sizes.

Trade: from £15

07795 532543


Bioderma’s Biphase Lipo alcoolique aims to provide an easier to use and safer alternative to alcoholbased hand sanitisers combined with hand cream. By using a cosmetic virucide, which compensates for drying effects, skin is nourished. Enriched with 10% fats that restore the skin’s natural layer of lipids, the product provides protection against dryness, and the incorporation of 74.5% ethanol eliminates enveloped viruses, including coronavirus, bacteria and yeasts in 30 seconds.

RRP: £8

Institute BCN

Developed to restore and maintain the balance of the skin microbiota, BCN Prebiotics is the latest line from Institute BCN. It uses prebiotic actives to restore the water balance of the epidermis, strengthen the skin barrier and offer protection against pollution and environmental agents. Products include Balance Serum, Shield Cream, Intense Repair Concentrate and Scrub Exfoliator.

Prices on request

+34 932 658 900

This article appears in the July 2021 Issue of Professional Beauty

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This article appears in the July 2021 Issue of Professional Beauty