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Bright Outlook

This month’s launches include products to brighten clients’ skin, nails, piercings and more

1 Aromatherapy Associates

Aromatherapy Associates’ first full skincare line is here, featuring an 11-piece facial collection powered by a skincare complex of essential oils, active botanicals and skin stress-relief technology to restore balance to both mind and skin. The line-up includes Nourishing Cleansing Balm, Resurfacing Exfoliator, Oil to Foam Cleanser, Hydration Boost Mist, Radiance Boost Serum, Pro Barrier Boost Face Oil, Pro Glow Face Oil, Pro Calm Face Oil, Hydrating Gel Mask, Hydra Plump Gel Cream, and Intensive Rich Cream.

RRP: from £35 to £65 020 8569 7030

2 Mii

The Mii Cosmetics Bright Eyed Revitalising Balm is a multifunctional, fast-action balm designed to provide a brightening boost to the eye area. The formula includes hyaluronic acid to restore hydration levels, and phytosphingosine to support the skin’s barrier function, minimising dark circles and brightening with a lifting effect. The product works to smooth and depuff the eye area while improving the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

RRP: £24 0845 217 1360

3 Studex

The new Crystal Shimmers earring collection has been inspired by the classic Aurora Borealis effect, with five shimmer shades allowing for the stud earrings to radiate multiple colours. Clients can choose from Light Rose Shimmer, Light Siam Shimmer, Light Sapphire Shimmer, Diamond Shimmer, or Topaz Shimmer. The earrings are all encased in gold-plated settings, and available in the System 75 range or the Sensitive Retail collection.

Trade: Sensitive range £5.75 each, System 75 range £6.25 each 0800 252172

5 My Kit Co

My Kit Co, co-founded by pro make-up artist James Molloy, has expanded its make-up brush offering with 14 new brushes. With the aim of offering a brush for every MUA’s needs, the new additions range from My Titled Liner to My Lash and Brow Comb for stunning eyes and eyebrows, and My Feathered Contour to My Buffing Powder for a flawless complexion.

RRP: From £14 to £21. Extra 20% pro discount available 07522 731737

6 2am London

The Goal Getter limited-edition collection from 2AM London features four new crème and two new shimmer gel shades for the spring season. Choose from shimmers blue Take Risks and pink New New, and crèmes white Reset, lilac Level Up, coral-orange Own Lane and blossom red We Move.

Trade: £4.99 each 01827 280080

7 Nailchemy

The Zen Collection features a series of six natural spring colours in a gel formula. Shades include soft pastels beige Balance, lilac Charm, peach Chi, pink Lullaby, olive green Oasis and pastel orange Sunshine. Also new is the six-strong Spring Beginnings Prophecy collection, combining striking metallics and subtle pearls with pink/peach Warming, electric blue Refreshing, hot pink Flourishing, purple Awakening, light pink Blooming, and lavender Thriving.

Trade: £12.50 per bottle, £71.99 for full collection 01278 459066

8 Lumenis

New to the UK market is the Ultrapulse Alpha laser device from Lumenis. Designed to bring CO2 to any salon or clinic practice, it offers easy-to-use presets for treatments such as skin resurfacing, scar revision and more. It is designed to help practitioners to achieve results with just one treatment. The technology has been refined to enable operators to achieve the deepest penetration with the lowest energy, to reduce patient discomfort, downtime and thermal damage.

Price on application 020 4536 5418

9 Eminence Organic Skincare

The Tropical Superfood Collection features three new products to smoothe, renew and brighten skin, with antioxidant-rich botanicals and gentle exfoliation. Pineapple Refining Tonique is rich in PHA, bromelain and tranexamic acid to renew dull, textured skin without irritation, Superfood Booster-Powder targets uneven skin tone and reduces the appearance of dark spots, and Yuzu Solid Body Oil infuses dry, dull skin with yuzu and vitamin-rich camu camu.

RRP: Oil and Tonique £49 each, Booster-Powder £57 01305 300950

10 Fake Bake

The Vitiligo Vanquish kit from Fake Bake uses a stain-like camouflage liquid, which is designed to cover the pigmentation loss caused by vitiligo. The kit includes everything your clients need for a professional-grade application, including brushes, a blotting cloth, and colourcustomising drops to ensure the correct shade match for their skin tone.

Trade: £18 0191 250 9229

11 Majestic Towels

New from Majestic Towels is the Wipeable Replacement Cover. Designed for use with the Memory Foam Couch Topper, the bespoke cover offers exceptional hygiene levels by being wipeable and suitable for use with antibacterial cleaners. The fabric, available in white and steel grey, is soft to the touch, incorporating “The Fresh” fabric technology, which eliminates odours caused by yeast, fungus and bacteria.

Trade: £38.75 0121 772 0936

12 Protein Formula for Nails

Protein Formula for Nails offers a range of nail strengtheners for different nail concerns, designed to keep clients’ nails healthy, strong and beautiful. Choose from Maintain for healthy nails, Grow for soft, thin, peeling nails that struggle to grow, Hydrate for hard, dehydrated nails prone to splitting, or Strengthen for weak, damaged, sensitive nails.

RRP: £14.95 each

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