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1 Heaven

Nettle Venom Anti-Ageing Polish is a potent anti-ageing exfoliator created by Deborah Mitchell, designed to remove dead cells and clear pores, working effectively on the upper layer of the skin to improve texture and leave it looking more radiant and feeling healthier. Incorporating a blend of phytotherapeutic ingredients including nettle leaves, echinacea and maple sap, the product reduces the appearance of fine lines, lightens pigmentation and extracts toxins.

Trade: £37 01952 462505 heavenskincare.com

2 Advanced Nutrition Programme

Skin Moisture IQ is a 28-day system formulated to deliver radiant, hydrated and youthful-looking skin. It includes five daily capsules, including one which combines hyaluronic acid and ceramides, as well as two skin omegas+ with omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, and vitamins A and D. There is also a modern multivitamin containing 28 evidence-backed ingredients including vitamins C, E, B2, B3, zinc and magnesium.

Trade price: £38.50 020 8450 2020 (IIAA) iiaa.eu

3 Dermalogica

Consisting of a weightless, vitamin C-rich gel formula that works to strengthen the skin’s moisture barrier, BioLumin-C Gel Moisturizer helps defend against free radical damage and restore a natural glow. It contains biotechnology-boosted vitamin C with re-activation technology, improved potency and penetrationenhancing ingredients, as well as squalane, five different types of hyaluronic acid, verbascum thapsus flower extract, phytic acid and pumpkin enzymes.

Trade: £28.60 0800 917 7147 dermalogica.co.uk

4 OPI

Marking a whole new category of polish for OPI, Nature Strong uses plant-based ingredients to provide up to 75% natural-origin colour and 65% natural-origin Top Coat. The range features 30 shades inspired by nature, ranging from neutral earth tones, bright pops of colour, and bold hues in crèmes and shimmers.

The formula offers a long-lasting, highly pigmented lacquer with a high-shine finish and colour designed to stay on for up to seven days without fading.

RRP: £13.90 0203 901 5892 opi.com

5 Biologique Recherche

The new Crème Collagene is a reformulation of Biologique Recherche’s Crème au Collagene Marin, containing the same hydrating and active ingredients to leave skin smooth and revitalised, but now formulated with natural moisturising factors to boost moisturising actions. The cream is focused on stimulating collagen synthesis to improve skin elasticity, firmness and hydration, as well as restoring the epidermis damaged by ageing, the sun and other environmental factors.

Price on request 020 3358 0020 biologiquerechercheuk.co.uk

6 REM

REM’s latest addition to the Natura range, the Natura Lux Pedicure Chair, has a quality whirlpool ceramic basin, retractable tap system, adjustable footrest and basin cover, as well as the renowned features of the Natura range, including reclining backrest and manicure armrests, among others. It’s available in both leather and laminate variations with additional customisable options, including your salon logo embroidered into the chair and a Bottle Trap.

Trade: from £1832 01282 619977 rem.co.uk

7 Hive

Hive’s new Cuticle Oil Drops are vegan-friendly and paraben-free oils, formulated with avocado oil and vitamin E to offer nourishment and hydration to dry or damaged cuticles and the surrounding skin. Available in three fruit flavoured scents –

Watermelon, Passion Fruit and Blueberry – the oils only require a small amount to be massaged into the cuticle area in order to be absorbed for care following gel-polish application or high-end manicures.

Trade: £3.25 each 0845 450 4802 hiveofbeauty.com

8 Eyelash Emporium

There are two new styles of Studio Strip Lashes from Eyelash Emporium. The vegan, 3D faux and reusable lashes are a lightweight, flexible lash band which ensures easy application without feeling heavy on the eye. The new styles are Feeling Myself, which are layered with varying lengths of tapered lashes, giving a wispy yet full finish; and Out Out, with tapered false lashes for a dramatic winged finish.

Trade: £4.48 each 01827 280080 eyelashemporiumpro.com

9 Mesoestetic

Mesoestetic has launched a range of moisturising solutions, formulated with ingredients that provide the skin with an optimal level of hydration and help to maintain good skin barrier function.

Products include HA Densimatrix, an intensive moisturising concentrate; Hydra-vital Light, a refreshing moisturising gel cream;

Hydra-vital Factor K, a nourishing cream for normal and dry skin; and Hydravital Mask, for dry and dehydrated skin.

Trade: £29.50 01625 529540 mesoestetic.co.uk

10 Decléor

The Decléor Cica-Botanic Mask tackles tight, sore and dry skin by using botanical actives. These include hardworking centella asiatica – commonly known as tiger grass and used in traditional Chinese medicine for wound healing due to the bioactive compounds known as madecassoside and asiaticoside – and key ingredient eucalyptus, proven to calm redness and hydrate the skin, as well as known for its mood-boosting and focus-improving effects.

Trade: £34 0800 389 0349 decleor.co.uk

11 Lecenté

The pink, coral and nude-focused Lecenté in Paris Collection features four semi-translucent colours and two opaque nudes – Louvre,

Montmatre, Odette, Palais-Royal, Tour Eiffel and Versailles. The collection offers up to three weeks’ wear and non-fade technology which is DEET, sun cream, chlorine and bleach resistant, as well as offering a high shine and pigmentation where only one coat is required. Polish is HEMA-free and there is a 30-second cure time.

Trade: £11.99 each 01474 327770 (Lecenté) / 0113 217 3803 (Sweet Squared) lecente.com / sweetsquared.com

12 Voya

Inspired by the success of its Coconut and Jasmine scented candle, Voya’s new Oh So Scented range aims to “open senses to the exotic and calming fragrance” of these ingredients. Launches within the range include the Reed Diffuser, which is available for refills in keeping with the brand’s sustainable ethos, and the Luxury Room Spray, blending essential oils and natural emulsifiers with no other chemicals to offer aromatherapeutic benefits.

RRP: £43 for Reed Diffuser, £24 for Luxury Room Spray +353 71 916 1872 voya.ie

13 Mavala

Dream Drop Massage Serum’s gel-to-oil texture provides therapists with the capacity for a fluid, light and sensorial massage for up to 15 minutes. Key ingredients include glycerine, swiss mallow flower and pure alpine water.

Also new from Mavala is Snow Mask Ice Mask, designed to refresh the skin with ingredients made up of 95% natural origin, including 76% pure alpine water.

Trade: £14.40 for Dream Drop Massage Serum, £16.20 for Snow Mask Ice Mask 01732 459 412 mavala.co.uk

14 Revision Skincare

DEJ Eye Cream from Revision Skincare is a clinically-proven eye treatment for the dermalepidermal junction (DEJ), where the dermis and epidermis meet. As we age, this junction flattens and skin becomes slackened, increasing the visible signs of ageing, which the DEJ eye cream addresses by creating the appearance of more lifted, firmer and smoother skin around the eyes. This eye product also uses prebiotics.

Trade: £52.25 01234 313130 (Aesthetic Source) aestheticsource.com

15 NAF! Stuff x Navy NAF!

Stuff has partnered with Navy Professional Tools on a range of releases which combine the renowned scent of the latter with the nail products of the former, featuring packaging designed in collaboration with Laxmi Hussain, all to raise money for three charities: The Hair & Beauty Charity, Freedom4Girls and Blood Cancer UK. Available products include 3.7ml Cuticle Oil Pens and 30ml Desk Oil.

Trade: £27.50 for 5x 3.7ml Cuticle Oil Pens; £12 for 30ml Desk Oil; £17.50 for Single Pen & Desk Oil nafstuff.com

This article appears in the September 2021 Issue of Professional Beauty

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