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Get it bright

Launches this month include skincare and devices to brighten and repair, plus nail collections to add a splash of summer colour

1 Dermalogica

Powerbright Dark Spot Peel is a 15-minute at-home treatment designed to fade dark spots and reduce triggers of post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation.

Tested on a wide range of skin tones, including Fitzpatrick levels I-VI, the formula promises visible results in just five uses. Key ingredients include 12% AHA + PHA (mandelic, glycolic and phytic acids) to exfoliate, an algae omega 3 blend to improve skin barrier function, and tranexamic acid and niacinamide to brighten.

RRP: £79 for 50ml

0800 917 7174

2 Hydropeptide

The new Foaming Cream Cleanser is formulated to visibly brighten dull complexions as it cleanses while gently exfoliating, boosting moisture retention and enhancing product delivery. By incorporating mild physical exfoliation, it revives skin’s glow and improves penetration of active ingredients. Its combination of tranexamic acid and niacinamide work to brighten the skin, for an illuminated and more balanced complexion.

Trade: £19.50

020 8868 4411

3 Guinot

The Gelée Démaquillante Hydra Fraîcheur Cleansing Gel helps to remove make-up and impurities, leaving skin cleansed and refreshed. Botanical wax complex and camellia oil help to restore the hydrolipidic film and prevent dehydration, while cucumber and aloe vera extracts help to soften and refresh the skin.

Trade: £18.53

4 Glitterbels

The Rock Chick Collection comprises six shades to help amp up your clients’ nails with edgy hues and glimmering glitters for the festival season. Choose from grungy green Break The Rules, deep blue Ripped Jeans, dark grey glitter Girly Goth, black glitter Stage Lights, hot pink glitter Fan Girl, and multicolour glitter End Of The Show.

Trade: £40 for the collection

01782 901012

5 Orly

There are two new launches from Orly – Aqua Aura (pictured) features six shades inspired by water, including fresh blues and teals, wistful pinks and golden hues; choose from Morning Dew, Ripple Effect, Sea Blossom, Wistful Water Lily, Golden Waves and Sea Spray. Meanwhile, the Melting Point collection features six new bright shimmer shades.

Trade: £6.50 per Aqua Aura shade, £32.50 for the collection; £7.50 per Melting Point shade, £37.50 for the collection

01827 280 080

6 Andreia Professional

Six new shades have been added to the vegan True Pure range, which has been formulated for sensitive nails. T47 is a vibrant orange, T48 is a bold hot pink, T49 a baby pink glitter, T50 a lavender glitter, T51 a turquoise with blue glitter, and T52 an emerald green.

Trade: £9.90 per shade

+351 229 758 833

7 Déesse

Eos-X is Déesse Pro’s strongest professional-grade LED mask, designed in the UK and engineered in Korea. The combined application of three wavelengths in the anti-ageing medical mode of Eos-X are designed to elicit painless synergistic immune responses. The 1070nm wavelength initiates a pro-inflammatory response, while the 630nm and 830nm wavelengths stimulate tissue regeneration and healing in the dermis.

RRP: £2,495

020 3868 6242

8 Murad

The Retinal Resculpt Eye Treatment uses encapsulated retinal technology to help reduce deep-set lines and wrinkles. Gentle enough for nightly use, it contains gentian root extract to improve the appearance of drooping eyelids and oat firming film to provide a visible lifting effect.

RRP: £92

0844 472 7050

9 Lecenté

The four new Hard Gel shades – Petal, Dulce, Biscuit and Soft Pink – come in an improved formula and are designed to complement different skin tones. They are suitable for sculpting, repairing broken nails, extensions with tips, and overlay services. Also new are The Primary Collection Detail Paints and the Andreea Nails Fast Forms.

Trade: Hard Builder Gels £19.99 each; The Primary Collection Detail Paints box £59.94; Fast Forms £10.99 per box

01474 327770

10 The Gel Bottle

The Daisy’s Diner 14-piece collection comprises 10 new gel shades available in both Original Gel and Hema-Free Paint gel polish. Colours range from bright yellow Fries and pastel pistachio Brighton Rock to creamy violet Milkshake and hot pastel pink Sprinkles. There are also four new chrome shades – Prism, Spectrum, Iridescent and Lustre.

RRP: £185 for 14 -piece collection, £14.50 per gel shade, £10 per chrome

0330 912 7902

11 Sienna X

The Gradual Organic Self Tan Rose Mist is formulated to deliver an even, streakfree tan with a subtle, dewy finish. Infused with organic rose water, hyaluronic acid, niacinamide and Aquaderm SP, this mist can be used on the face and body and helps to promote skin hydration and health, including reduced redness and balanced oil production.

Trade: £10

0333 600 1200

12 St Tropez

The new Self Tan Ultra Dark Violet Mousse from St Tropez includes a violet base colour to balance the tones of a tan for natural-looking results with olive undertones. The violet-tint base acts as a colour corrector and neutralises yellow tones, to ensure a deep, natural-looking tan. The lightweight mousse is applied with a mitt for streak-free results and can be rinsed off after eight hours for a deep tan, or after 30 minutes for a lighter glow.

Trade: £17.50

0800 068 7193

13 Mii Cosmetics

The new Magical Myths collection features six shades inspired by tales of enchantment and mystery. Choose from pastel grey Glass Slipper, a pastel; iridescent Pink Princess; pastel green Once Upon a Lime; Happy Ever After, an iridescent apricot; First Love, a soft lilac; and Towers & Tiaras, a metallic taupe, all available in Colour Confidence Nail Polish and Statement Gel.

Trade: Colour Confidence £13.50 for 14ml; £9 for 9ml, Statement Gels £15.50 13ml

0345 217 1360

14 Bio Therapeutic

The new BT Sculpt Pro is a microcurrent device that offers advanced facial lifting, toning and skin work in a patented new facial electrode probe. The microcurrent is delivered through two channels and four pathways, with the convenience of single-handed use. This probe can be plugged into the BT-Nano and Bio-Ultimate Platinum microcurrent machines.

Trade: £238,00

07575 881186

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