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Products to hydrate and soothe are among the latest launches, as well as more gift sets for your Christmas displays

1 Sothys

There are four sources of hyaluronic acid in Sothys’ new Hydra 4 line: patented 1055 Boletus Extract hyaluronic acid booster; HPM hyaluronic acid in both free and patch form; BPM low molecular weight hyaluronic acid (5 to 10 kDa); and micro hyaluronic acid with a molecular weight of less than 5 kDa to quickly penetrate and deliver an even more targeted regenerating action. The Hydra 4 line features a serum, mask and two creams.

RRP: £48–72

01303 262666


2 Mila d’Opiz

Dermascience Stemcell7 Cream contains a complex of seven different plant stem cells to rejuvenate and hydrate medium to dry skin. The plant stem complex contains heritage apple for anti-ageing, grape for UV protection, comfrey for cell renewal, hydrating Alpine rose, argan for smoothing, and patented ingredients PhytoCellTec Goji to boost collagen and elastin production and Nunatak to repair environmental damage.

Trade: £39 for 50ml

020 3514 9860 (Sunaura)


3 Dermalogica

There are eight Christmas gift sets from Dermalogica this year, containing either full-size or travel-size products to suit all budgets. Among the standout gifts are The Brighter Skin Set, which comprises Biolumin-C Serum, Eye Gel and Gel Moisturiser; and the Cleanse & Glow Set, which has PreCleanse, Special Cleansing Gel and Daily Microfoliant.

RRP: from £19 to £145

0800 917 7147


4 Phytomer

This Christmas, Phytomer has three gift sets: Hydration, Supreme Youth and Radiance. The Hydration Beauty Ritual set features Hydra Original moisturising melting cream and Hydrasea creamy mask with weaving algae. Supreme Youth Beauty pairs the anti-ageing Pionnière XMF supreme cream with Pionnière XMF Exfoliating Mask-to-Oil, while Radiance Beauty Ritual has Cyfolia Organic hydra-comforting radiance cream and Organic Radiance Moisturising Mask.

Trade: £27.90 to £79.43

01892 750850


5 Lecenté

The new collections from Lecenté feature eight metallic Create Gel Colours, five Multi Glitz Glitters and eight foils. The metallic gels include red Shopahilic, blue Selfie, russet Pumpkin Spice, bright purple Night Out, green Fashionista, tan Frappe, dark Espresso and vanilla Brunchin. Meanwhile, the glitters are all multi-tonal and the foils range from animal print to bold smoky-effect designs.

Trade: £11.99 per gel colour; £3.99 each for foils and glitters

0844 800 3314


6 RevitaLash

The new Advanced Sensitive Eyelash Conditioner is formulated for those with increased sensitivity around the eye area, featuring a plant-based liposomal delivery system designed to aid in stable, slowrelease ingredient absorption into the eyelash hairs. It also features myristoyl pentapeptide-17, a five-amino-acid powerful peptide and antioxidant to protect them from breakage; rice protein to increase flexibility and volume; and aloe vera to soothe.

RRP: £99 for 2ml

0333 014 2434


7 Bio-Therapeutic

The new Hyaluronic Repair Face Masque is a copper-infused gel masque that delivers skin nourishment while also acting as a conductive medium for advanced microcurrent services. It includes a complex of three peptides to support skin health and help reduce signs of premature ageing. The gel sheet can be used alone in a traditional facial, or together with the Bio-Ultimate Platinum or bt-nano microcurrent technology.

Trade: £85.55

07575 881186


8 Gellux

The Colour Me Crazy AW22 collection from Gellux features eight new shades in a cool seasonal colour palette. From soft nudes and deep berry shades to fiery orange and a full gold glitter, the collection is designed to create stunning nail looks through autumn and winter. The eight shades – Bitten Berry, Much Drama, All Fired Up, All the Rage, Wicked Green, Velvet Vixen, Cupids Kiss and How Bizarre – can be cured with both UV and LED lamps.

Trade: £11.97 each

020 8573 9907


9 Pure Nails

Pure Nails’ Cosmic Collection features six shades named after the planets: Mars, a burnt orange and brown with rainbow glitter; Mercury, a vibrant blue with iridescent glitter; Neptune, a reflective sea-green with turquoise glitter; off-black with reflective glitter Jupiter; deep purple-burgundy with iridescent glitter Venus; and Saturn, a rich emerald with rainbow sparkles.

Trade: £5.95

01634 671122


10 Mii

Mii has two new nail collections for autumn and Christmas. The autumnal Nature Mosaic collection features sparkly magenta Bonfire Crackle, shimmery Green Illusion, warm Shades of Grey, dark green Rich Meadow, shimmery burgundy Darker Days and charcoal Night Frost. Meanwhile, Christmas collection Crowning Glory (pictured) has six festive shades: shimmery cranberry Ruby Shine, glitzy gold Hidden Treasure, metallic silver Diamond Chip, shimmery blue Family Heirloom, glittery holly green Emerald Studded, and jet black Onyx.

Trade: £6.75 for 14ml; £15.50 for a 9ml 3 pack; £13.50 per Statement Gel Polish

0345 217 1360


11 Serumology

The new +serumology Foot Serum and +serumology Hand Serum have been designed to complement each other and soothe the skin during colder weather. The Foot Serum uses pumpkin, bergamot and ivy to hydrate and soothe, while the Hand Serum features watermelon, pomegranate, kiwi and organic lime oil to deeply moisturise.

Trade: £5.95 each

01273 323232 (BeautyPro)


12 Clarins

Clarins’s best-selling Beauty Flash Balm has undergone updates to make the product more natural. Launching as part of the Beauty Flash Collection, alongside the new Beauty Flash Peel and Resculpting Flash Roller, the balm’s new plant formula contains a cocktail of powerful ingredients, 96% of which are sourced from natural origin. The Peel is a chemical exfoliant, featuring glycolic and salicylic acids to accelerate skin regeneration, and the Roller is a two-in-one facial massage device, working with the products to contour and boost radiance.

RRP: Balm £34; Peel £38; Roller £37

01279 967776


13 Spongellé

Arriving just in time for Christmas are Spongelle’s Holiday Stars and Holiday Ornament Collections. Holiday Ornament has six fragranced body-wash-infused buffers to cleanse, exfoliate, nourish, and massage. Available individually or in gift sets of three, the fragrances are champagne Merry, peppermint Peace on Earth, pomegranate Naughty or Nice, quince blossom Let it Snow, sugar plum Joy, and winter rose Believe. The Holiday Stars are star-shaped buffers with holidayinspired fragrances: lychee ice Peace, vanilla bloom Noel, jasmine Snow, and snow flower Love. The Holiday Stars are also available individually or in gifts sets, each containing two products.

Trade: Holiday Ornaments are £4.75 each or £14 for gift sets; Holiday Stars are £5 each or £10 for gift sets

0345 217 1360


14 The Organic Pharmacy

The new Advanced Firming HCC7 Ampoules contain an interactive blend of hyaluronic acid, biomarine collagen and stabilised vitamin C that work in synergy to hydrate and firm skin, restoring the moisture barrier and strengthening it against future dehydration. The seven-day programme is proven to increase moisturisation by 25.3% and elasticity by 14.8%. Also new are eight Christmas gift sets for different concerns: Brighten & Glow, Intense Moisture Boost, Overnight Repair, Renew & Smooth, Rose Diamond, Clear, Rejuvenating, and Essential.

RRP: £70 for ampoules, £59 to £95 for gift sets

0844 800 8399


15 Orly

The Futurism collection from Orly features six metallic shades in frosted blues, greens and purples, celebrating dynamic energy. The shades – Fluidity, Ascension, Urban Landscape, Dynamism, Forward Momentum and Industrial Playground – are available in both nail lacquer and GelFX formulas, with patented Gripper Cap for ease of use, and Orly’s 600 bristle Genius Brush, designed to perfectly fit the cuticle.

Trade: from £6.50 for nail lacquer to £97.50 for display sets

01827 280080 (Grafton International)


16 Dibi Milano

Dibi Milano’s Christmas offerings include a selection of coffrets along with a beauty advent calendar. The four coffret sets are Age Method, Filler Code, Hydra and Pro Cell (pictured). Each includes curated two-piece, full-size Dibi Milano products for all skin types, packaged in festive gift boxes, while the My

Skin Beauty Advent Calendar contains 24 mini-sized products from across the brand’s collections.

Trade: £36 to £65

020 3878 4539


17 Neom Organics

Neom’s Christmas offerings feature four candle sets, five stocking fillers, four kits and a “build your own” option with lucky dip drawstring bags, pick ‘n’ mix crackers and pick ‘n’ mix essential oil blends. The Wellbeing Extravaganza kit (pictured) contains a trio of products to help clients sleep, de-stress and lift their mood – the Perfect Night’s Sleep Mist, Real Luxury Magnesium Body Butter and Happiness Scented Candle.

RRP: from £5 for the stocking fillers; from £20 for the candles; and from £38 for the kits


18 Matis Paris

Matis has two skincare launches this month as part of its Authentik range – Balm Remover and Fundamental Mask. Balm Remover combines camellia oil and macadamia oil, known for their emollient properties to gently remove make-up on the face and the eyes. Fundamental Mask, for dehydrated and undernourished skin, is formulated with hyaluronic acid and rich shea butter and provides synergistic hydrating and nourishing actions.

Trade: balm £14.22; mask £19.13

0191 510 5003


19 Novalash

NovaLash Aftercare Bundle has been created to help boost festive season retail profits, offering a 20% discount compared to the price of buying the products individually. Each Aftercare Bundle contains 10 pots of Cleanlash pads to cleanse and care for extensions, five Lashwands to brush lashes on the go, five mascaras to style lashes between infills, and five Aftercare Kits (each containing Cleanlash, mascara and a lash brush).

Trade: £246

0131 677 4955


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