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Products formulated to enhance the effects of tech-based aesthetic devices are among this month’s launches


Colorworld is CND’s largest collection to date, with 14 shades ranging from Maple Leaves, a warm, burnt orange, to Vintage Blue Jeans, a soft dusty blue; and from Gilded Sage, a light soft green, to Above My Pay Gray-ed, a solid stone grey. Available in both Shellac and Vinylux, the collection features nail pros’ most requested shades.

Trade: Vinylux £4.95 each, £68.95 for full collection;

Shellac £13.95 each, £194.95 for full collection

0333 000 7000

2 Dermalogica

Dermalogica’s new Pro Restore has been designed to work with advanced treatments, prepping the skin barrier while restoring its condition, firming and brightening the skin. The product works synergistically with treatments such as microneedling, laser, advanced chemical peels and more, with key ingredients including mushroom extract, pro-vitamin B5 and phospholipids from olive stem cells. Trade: £120 for 12 01372 363600

3 Aromatherapy Associates

There are gift sets for every budget this year, from Mini Moments, a stocking filler with a 9ml Bath & Shower Oil in pyramid packaging, to Ultimate Collection, featuring The Atomiser diffuser, a range of oils, candle and sleep mask in a gift basket. A standout set is Moment of Tranquil Sleep (pictured), with eye mask plus Bath & Shower Oil, Sleep Mist and a candle, all from the Deep Relax range. There is also a limited-edition Winter Wellbeing pure essential oil.

RRPs: From £12 to £350 for gift sets; £25 for Winter

Wellbeing essential oil

4 Everlasting Brows

The Essential Eyebrow Pigment Collection by Monika L, suitable for permanent make-up and microblading treatments, features stable pigment formulation to ensure colour doesn’t fade into unwanted tones. The pigment formula is available in five shades: dark brown Yaya, dark chocolate Kim, flaming brown Belinda, classic taupe Tamara, and toffee Salma, all of which heal true to colour.

020 7700 1200

Trade: £199.75 (full set)

5 Heaven Skincare

Heaven Skincare’s Christmas offering consists of five gift sets for a range of concerns. The Pink set features four products for a complete daily routine, while the vegan gift set is packed with plant-based formulas for a healthy complexion. Fill stockings with the Mini Must-Haves set, which includes seven mini versions of Heaven’s best sellers. The Silver gift set tackles ageing with five daily essential products, and the Black gift set has been handpicked by Heaven founder Deborah Mitchell with six luxurious products, worth over £450.

RRP: £25 to £352

01952 462505

6 Katie Barnes Tool Range

The Portable E-File from Katie Barnes Tool Range is USB powered for use wherever you are. This powerful yet quiet, minimal vibration e-file is available as part of a kit, with eight e-file bits included as well as an accredited training qualification. The kit includes KB Cuticle Pusher E-File Bit F, Cuticle Lift Bit E-File F, Erin Cuticle Push & Lift E-File Bit M, Tiny Cuticle Lift E-File Bit M, Safety Edge E-File Bit M, 5 in 1 Grit Straight Cut E-File Bit M, 5 in 1 Grit Straight Cut E-File Bit F, and 5 in 1 Grit Cross Cut E-File Bit M for cuticle work, gel polish removal, product refinement and removal.

Trade: £199 for Portable E-File and training, £249 for the Portable E-File, training and e-file bits

01926 354674

7 Majestic Towels

The Wipeable Memory Foam Makeup/Eyelash and Neck Support Pillow is the latest addition to Majestic Towels’ Wipe Clean range. It is designed to offer comfort while ensuring the correct face angle for treatment. The memory foam moulds to the contours of the body then quickly returns to the original shape, making it suitable for regular use by mobile or salon-based therapists. The zipped cover is soft, wipeable, anti-fungal and antibacterial, and available in white or steel grey. 

RRP: £47.95

0121 772 0936

8 Noon Aesthetics

Noon Aesthetics’s Healthy Beautiful Skin holiday gift sets come in three kits: OMG, Igloo and Restart. The OMG kit features Noon’s Restart Serum, OMG (Optimal Moisturising Guardian), Retinol and Lacto-15 cream lactic acid. In the Igloo kit, Noon has included the Lacto-10 cream lactic acid, Igloo Moist 24/7 cooling and hydrating cream, C-Cleanser and Multivit Sun Protector. The Restart kit consists of the Restart Serum, In-depth Filler Cream and Lacto-15 cream lactic acid.

Trade: OMG kit £96.36, Igloo kit £35.45, Restart kit £52.72

02920 231228

9 HydraFacial x Murad

The two brands have extended their partnership with the launch of Murad’s Clarifying Booster for use in HydraFacial treatments. The exclusive booster contains Murad’s trademarked RepleniCell technology for hydration, alongside salicylic and glycolic acids to accelerate cell renewal. The booster joins Murad’s Retinol and Vita-C booster in the line-up for use with HydraFacial’s protocols.

RRP: £40 to add the booster to a facial

01788 572007 / 020 7870 4813 /

10 Dibi Milano

The Cell Rewind Intensive Anti-Cellulite Capsules (pictured) from Dibi Milano contain coffee oil and grape extract with antioxidant properties to improve the appearance of the skin, plus draining plant extract to reduce water retention. Also new is the Abdominal Remodelling Girdle, which converts the body’s thermal energy into far infrared rays that reflect into the skin tissues, helping to energise the cells, enhance muscle elasticity and improve skin appearance.

Trade: £20 for the capsules, £13.50 for the girdle

+353 45 856 490

11 Sensory Retreats

New from Elfland UK by Sensory Retreats come Elf Eyes, self-heating eye masks that contain a thin layer of iron filings along with activated carbon powder, which react with the oxygen molecules in the air to create air-activated heat. The masks create a safe and soothing heat sensation for approximately 25 minutes. 

Trade: £6.95 for a box of five

01295 235 511

12 Nouveau Lashes LVL

The LVL CertaLashLift System combines the fix and tint stages of a lash lift for a 33% faster processing time, while maintaining lash health thanks to the inclusion of ceramides and keratin. The five-step kit includes CeraLashBond bonding gel with baobab seed oil, CeraLashLift balm in a new formula with shorter processing time and lighter consistency, CeraLashFix and CeraLashTint combined to minimise potential overprocessing, CeraLashBalance to reset the natural pH, and CeraLashRestore moisturising complex to enhance and retain tint colour for longer.

Trade: £52.55 for five treatment kit, £85.50 for 15 treatment kit

01977 655620

13 Gellux

Salon System has doubled the size of its Gellux Builder Gels collection with four new shades. The product combines a base, builder, and colour all in one. New colours include a Clear builder, plus three additional neutral shades: Bare Natural, Diamond Pink and Warm Pink. The gels can be used to add strength and length to natural nails or with tips and nail forms to create enhancements.

Trade: £11.95 each 020 8573 9907

14 Dermalogica Clear Start

New from Dermalogica’s teenfocused range, Clear Start, comes

Breakout Clearing Liquid Peel.

With a fun shimmery purple formula, the peel features a blend of 10% AHAs (lactic, mandelic and azelaic acids), and 2% BHAs (salicylic acid) to help tackle breakouts, fade marks and resurface the skin.

Trade: £11.20

0800 917 7147

15 Light Elegance

The A Party to Remember collection features six colours available in three HEMA monomer-free formulations: ButterCream, Colour Gel and P+ Gel Polish. The shades are deep jewel-toned purple Let’s Limo; shimmery satin fuchsia-meets-red Sexy Soiree; creamy emerald Martini, Up; creamy pink berry Fashionably Late; bright royal-meets-cobalt blue Midnight Meet; and deep shimmer Whisky and Wine.

Trade: ButterCream £15.45 each, collection £76.45; Colour Gel  collection £88.95;

P+ Gel Polish £74.95

0333 000 7000

This article appears in December 2022

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