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Summer selection

This month’s new product offering includes powder SPFs and reformulations of cult product ranges

1 Luminescens

The Luminescens Depigmenting and Brightening kit contains two mesotherapy ampoules and a home cream to reduce existing pigmentation and prevent further issues on both face and body. The cream is also available on its own. The products include four active complexes: melanogenic enzyme blockers, targeting proteins such as tyrosinase; melanin formation and transport blockers, such as copper chelators and MC1R inhibitors; keratolytics, to promote removal of existing melanin; and antioxidants and dermo-normalisers to inhibit free radicals.

Trade: £197.41 0808 196 3908

2 Noon Aesthetics

Brush & Go SPF 50 provides immediate mineral sun protection from harmful UVA, UVB and infrared rays. Available in two tones to cater to a range of skin tones, the powder is eco-responsible thanks to the refillable design of the canisters. It is available in a formula for oily/combination skin types, suitable for acne-prone skin and for post-traumatic/post-inflammatory pigmentation, as well as a universal formula for all skin types.

Trade: £ 28.90 02920 231228

3 OPI x Katie Barnes Tool Range

Katie Barnes Tool Range has collaborated with OPI to launch the OPI x Katie Barnes E-File, a special edition, almost silent E-File with minimal vibration. As part of the collaboration, free education and training is included, as well as an add-on of an exclusive bit bundle of KB Polishing Ball E-File Bit and OPI cuticle oil.

Trade: E-File and Bit Bundle £398; E-File, Polishing Ball and Cuticle Oil Bundle £411.99

4 Lecenté

The Express Yourself collection comprises nine bright, on-trend, HEMA-free shades for creating bright and bold nail looks this spring/summer season. Choose from hot pink Freedom, yellow Bestie, pastel sea green Daydreamer, coral pastel pink Inspired, soft purple Lilac Love, orangered Passion, cool blue Singing In The Rain, almost-neon orange Takes Two To Tango, and barbie pink Think Pink.

Trade: £11.99 each 01474 327770

5 Phytomer

The Body Declic Cellulite and Contouring Cream from Phytomer has been designed to smoothe the skin and reduce cellulite and dimples. Powered by three varieties of algae – red algae polysiphonia, palmaria palmata and brown algae halopteris scoparia – the organic formula also features pink pepper oil and green caffeine to provide a natural slimming effect.

Trade: £27.32 01892 750850

6 Comfort Zone

Comfort Zone’s Hydramemory range has been reformulated. Inspired by desert plants, the range features prickly pear extract, combining bioactives with biomimetic textures for optimal functionality and absorption. The range comprises Water Source Serum and Rich Sorbet Cream, both of which have refillable packaging, plus Light Sorbet Cream, Eye Cream, Hydra Plump Mask, Face Mist and Hydra & Glow Ampoules. Trade: from £11.50 to £29.50

7 Caudalie

Just in time to help get skin ready for summer, Caudalie has two new Oil Elixirs for nourished, firm and radiant skin. The Smooth & Glow Oil Elixir features fig leaf, cedarwood, coconut milk, and green fig, and is rich in antioxidants to protect against signs of ageing. The Soleil de Vignes Oil Elixir has notes of orange blossom, jasmine, coconut and vanilla to keep skin toned and radiant.

RRP: 50ml £20, 100ml £31 020 7720 7111

8 Million Dollar Facial

The newly-launched Clay Mask Collection from Million Dollar Facial features three professional masks, each formulated to address specific skin concerns. The Rejuvenate mask is enriched with chamomile, pink clay, and mandelic acid to target fine lines and wrinkles, and improve tone and texture. Eliminate features green clay, green tea extract and azelaic acid to target acne-prone skin. Radiate is formulated with kojic acid, kaolin clay and allantoin to leave clients with a healthy skin barrier.

Trade: £45 each 0151 499 3555

9 Image Skincare

Image Skincare is expanding its Prevention+ range with three new products for summer. Clear Solar Gel SPF 30 is a transparent professional-grade waterless sunscreen gel with SPF 30 broadspectrum UV protection and added skin-loving ingredients. Also new, Sun Serum SPF30, available in clear and tinted formulas, is a lightweight SPF-in-serum blend that can be worn alone or under make-up for a dewy complexion. It delivers 100% mineral protection with a broad-spectrum UV filter.

Trade: Solar Gel £29, Sun Serum £27.50 0345 504 0461

10 Hive

The 1 Step Cleansing Gel from Hive is a cleanser that doubles as make-up remover. The veganfriendly and oil-free formulation is designed to effortlessly and efficiently remove dirt, impurities, and make-up. The product, which is fragrance free, and pH balanced for use on sensitive skin, is also available to retail to clients.

Trade: £11.35 0845 450 4802

11 Jane Iredale

The PureBronze collection features five mineral make-up products with a non-comedogenic formula to soothe skin, enriched with antioxidants. PureBronze Matte Bronzer is a blendable, shimmer-free bronzing powder that can be used to bronze and contour, available in Light, Medium and Dark. PureBronze Shimmer Bronzer, in shade Copper Dusk, is an illuminating bronzing powder palette with four blendable shades. Finally, the Dusty Gold refillable compact is designed to be compatible with all Jane Iredale powder refills.

Trade: Matte Bronzers £19 each, Shimmer Bronzer £21, Refillable Compact £9 0808 189 0795

12 Outback Organics

Outback Organics has launched a new skincare range to target men. Made from natural ingredients with a botanical base, the products are packed with organic oils, including cedarwood and black seed, which feature in the entire range. The collection comprises Beard Oil, Face Scrub, Face Wash, Soothing Shave Gel, Hydrating Face Serum, and Face Moisturiser.

Trade: from £10.50 to £13 01823 663322

13 Nimue

Nimue has three new summer gift sets for all skin types. The Flawless Protection set includes on-the-go skin protection bestseller Sun-C Tinted SPF 40 and Hyaluronic Oil. The Hydrate & Refill set includes the Super Hydrating Serum and an earth-friendly refillable version of Cleansing Gel. Finally, Sun Refirmer includes Skin Refirmer and Sun C SPF 40.

Trade: from £29.50 to £49.50 0333 000 7000

14 Voya

Irish seaweed-based spa skincare brand Voya has released Renewal Eyes Seaweed Eye Masks. These 100% organic under-eye masks are made from pure, hand-harvested, sustainably sourced Irish laminaria digitata seaweed. The eye masks aim to plump, improve the appearance of dark circles, and reduce puffiness around the eyes, while improving collagen production, decreasing transepidermal water loss, and fighting free-radical damage.

RRP: £30 (pack of four pairs)

15 OPI

OPI’s Summer Make the Rules collection features daring pastels and shocking brights. Clients can choose from lavender Bikini Boardroom, deep periwinkle Charge It to Their Room, bold coral Flex on the Beach, bubblegum pink I Quit My Day Job, bright pink Makeout-side, nude Sanding in Stilettos, bright violet Skate to the Party, vivid yellow Stay Out All Bright, green Summer Monday-Fridays, yellow Sunscreening My Calls, and sky blue Surf Naked.

Trade: £19.90 per Gel Color 020 3901 5891

16 Tribe

The Tribe Clean range provides a sustainable way to disinfect tools between treatments, to keep them performing at their best, with eco-conscious refills available. The Antiviral Tool Soap has been designed to clean your tools before disinfecting, killing 99.9% of bacteria and viruses. Tribe’s All-In-One Antiviral Disinfectant Spray is formulated with active biocides and kills 99.999% of bacteria. Also available are Dry Cloths, microfibre cloths to clean tools, and Dust Brush, a natural soft-bristle brush to dust debris from tools.

RRP: from £4.95 to £9.95

17 Mavala

Mavala has launched its first range of biosourced and sustainable nail polishes. The Mini Bio Colours collection features 12 polishes in pink, purple and red shades, formulated with four new plant and mineral-based raw materials. Also new from Mavala are the Empty Treatment Room Self Care Packs, which feature a selection of mini gender-neutral Mavala products including cotton pads, Clean & Comfort Micellar Water, Aqua Plus Serum, Day Cream, Nail File Pack, Cuticle Remove, Cuticle Oil and Hand Cream.

Pricing: Polishes £6.60 each (RRP), Treatment Room Packs £10 (Trade) 01732 459 412

18 2am London

Step into summer with six hot new crème shades of gel polish from 2am London. The new Summertime Fine collection launches on June 1 and features lime The Vibe, aqua First Class, hot pink DND; bubblegum pink Bombshell; minty green It Girl; and bright orange Golden Hour.

Trade: £4.99 each 01827 280080

19 Huda Beauty

Available in five shades, Huda Beauty’s new Lip Blush is a creamy lip and cheek stain with a comfortable, creamy feel thanks to a boost of hyaluronic acid powder and coconut extract that give it its light and conditioning texture. The product is available in five hues: Peachy Kiss, Apricot Kiss, Coral Kiss, Rosy Kiss and Berry Kiss – ensuring all clients’ skin tones are catered to.

RRP: £21 each

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