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This month’s launches include a host of smart devices and handy tools to make salon life smoother

1 Million Dollar Facial

The DermaGlide from Million Dollar Facial has been created based on feedback from thousands of dermaplaning students, who reported frustration when trying to work around the contours of the face with traditional tools. The new handpiece is adjustable, with specific angles to help therapists reach the nose, lips and chin. Its handle also tapers to a spatula scoop to apply balm.

Trade: £50 0151 449 3555

2 Dermalux LED

The Compact Lite is the latest device from LED phototherapy specialist Dermalux. It offers enhanced results using Dermalux’s precision Tri-Wave MD technology. The Compact Lite delivers blue 415nm, red 633nm and near infrared 830nm wavelengths to treat a range of conditions for the face, scalp and body, with advanced pre-set, post treatment and custom protocols for ease of use.

Price on application 0845 689 1789

3 Harley Waxing

The Ingrown Hair Solution from Harley Waxing has been designed to reduce the build-up of dead skin cells that can block pores, causing irritation and ingrown hairs. Featuring salicylic acid, lactic acid and arnica montana flower extract, the spray is intended to be used straight after waxing to soothe and treat skin for a calm, refreshed and smooth result.

RRP: £14.82 0845 612 1944

4 Advanced Esthetics Solutions

The Geneo X is the latest model of AES’s Geneo+ facial treatment device. In addition to massage, Geneo X offers the clinical benefits of four technologies – OxyGeneo, tripollar rafiofrequency, electrical skin activation andultrasound. Each can be used separately to enjoy its specific activity or combined for a synergetic effect, offering both immediate and long-lasting results.

Trade: £29,950 02920 231228


The new Fantasy Pedispa from REM is available in 25 laminate and fabric finishes to fit your spa or salon décor. There’s no need for plumbing with this model, and the seat features a removable stainless steel basin for easy cleaning or to store when not in use to allow other treatments. The seat is upholstered for maximum comfort, with an adjustable padded footrest.

Trade: £1,179 01282 619977

6 Fake Bake

Tanning brand Fake Bake has announced the relaunch of its retail products in the UK, now sold through new distributor French Beauty Expert. Products, including the new Coconut Tanning Serum, which features coconut oil for moisture, silk-amino acids to prevent dehydration and wrinkles, and glycerine to prevent moisture loss, are now available for purchase to retail in spas and salons.

Trade: £17.47 for Coconut Tanning Serum; other product prices on application 0191 250 9229

7 Lemi

Lemi has introduced a range of new finishes, made with specific sustainable raw materials, such as recycled organic cotton, and available in four earthy tones – White, Cream, Birch and Smoke. The new colour chart is part of the brand’s aim to replace as many components as possible with natural and renewable resources, without affecting the wear resistance and longevity of the products.

Price on request +39 0374 363069

8 Matis

There are three Mother’s Day sets from Matis Paris for 2023. The “Emma” set (pictured), inspired by actor Emma Watson, features Authentik-Beauty and Hyalu-Lips. “Ines”, inspired by model and designer Ines de la Fressange, has Cell-Exert serum and Sensi-Age multitasking product. Inspired by dancer Josephine Baker, the “Josephine” set contains Time-Balance cream and Densifiance-Mask.

RRPs: £70.34 to £107.90 0191 250 9229

9 Hydropeptide

The Brighten + Glow Jelly Mask is an advanced brightening treatment suitable for all skin types. The two-step treatment features alginate to hydrate, tranexamic acid to brighten, and niacinamide to aid barrier repair. The treatment targets several concerns, including dehydration, hyperpigmentation and dull skin.

Trade: £51 for 12 treatments, £21 for retail product (four treatments) 020 8868 4411

10 Thalgo

Thalgo is launching two Marine Shot face masks into its sheet mask range – Express Purity and SOS Comfort. The masks both provide an instant beauty boost with results in just 10 minutes, infused with five marine concentrates and algae fibres. The easy-to-apply sheet masks are suitable for all skin concerns and sized to fit all face shapes to ensure each of your clients gets even coverage.

RRP: £4.50

11 OPI

OPI’s latest launch, Diamond Gel, is a multi-tasking three-in-one hard gel system. It’s available in five shades, including cool pink Bubble Bath, warm pink Passion and soft white Funny Bunny, and a clear formula, and can be used for building, overlaying and sculpting. The file-off system requires infills between two to four weeks of wear and can be used for extensions, as a base for nail art, or for encapsulating glitter or embellishments.

Trade: £54.80 each, Diamond Gel Bundle £279.48 [incl. training], full collection £438.40 020 3901 5892

12 Lecenté

The Verona Collection comprises eight soft shades from translucent pinks, to classic nudes and pearly whites. The collection includes opaque and translucent colours, mica gels and glitter gels, perfect for classic looks, bridal nails, and French manicures. Also new are three chrome powders [pictured] – orange Honeymoon, baby pink Love Letter, and pink Soulmate.

Trade: Gels £11.99, Chrome Powders £14.99 01474 327 770

13 CND

CND’s Shellac and Vinylux formulas are now available in six new shades. Choose from Cuddle Up, a soft, beigy pink; In Lust, a warm, bright pink; Steel Kisses, an edgy, metallic silver; Feel the Flutter, a deep, berry mauve; Love Fizz, a classic red with shimmer; and Happy Go Lucky, a pearlised pink. 

Trade: Vinylux £4.95, or £29.70 for full collection. Shellac £13.95 or £83.70 for collection 0333 000 7000

This article appears in March 2023

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