A beauty news bonanza today...
August seems to be the month of fragrance launches! "Fragrance brand Acqua di Parma has announced the launch of its latest fragrance, Rosa Nobile. Forming part of the brand's women's fragrance collection, Le Nobili, the new scent originates from the essence of centifolia roses, limited organic plantations that grow near the city of Alba, Italy. The fragrance comprises top notes of bergamot, mandarin and pepper, with heart notes of Italian rose, violet, peony and lily-of-the-valley, while Virginia cedar wood, grey amber and musk accord are at the base. The Rosa Nobile fragrance is accompanied by a Body Cream of the same scent"
The 13th of August sees a new line up from The Body Shop "Beauty brand The Body Shop has announced the launch of its latest collection, Wild Argan Oil, a nine-product range of bath and body care products. With the key ingredient being argan oil, the range is inspired by the Hammam where Moroccan women indulge in cleansing rituals where the combination of regular steaming, scrubs and massages leave skin radiant and soft. The new range comprises: Body Butter, The Radiant Oil, Bubbling Bath, Rough Scrub, Body Lotion, Shower Gel, Miracle Solid Oil and Solid Oil Lips. "
I've already spoke about this fragrance launch before but I now have a little more information. "UK platinum selling artist Cheryl Cole (?) has announced the launch of her debut fragrance, StormFlower. The scent was created to capture the many facets of Cheryl's personality, comprising top notes of mandarin and nectarine, with heart notes of freesia and peach blossom, while vanilla, white musk and sandalwood form the base. The bottle design reflects the unexpected beauty that can come from a tropical storm, encased in rose gold with a single flower with opened petals as the cap. The scent is accompanied by a Body Wash and Body Lotion of the same fragrance. The fragrance launch is supported by a TV commercial and campaign shots, photographed by renowned British photographer Rankin." It will launch on the 27th of August.
I think this is all anyone has been able to talk about today "Luxury footwear designer Christian Louboutin has announced the launch of its début into beauty, launching Rouge Louboutin Nail Colour, the exact colour of the brand's red sole. The product cap is 20.5cm tall, the same height as the Ballerina Ultima, the highest heel Christian Louboutin has ever designed. Each bottle of Rouge Louboutin is enclosed in a black patent leather-like presentation box with a red reveal. More shades of Nail Colour will follow the launch of Rouge Louboutin and will be enclosed in a nude-coloured soft-touch box with a reveal to match the cap from each colour family. 30 additional shades will follow across three colour families including Nudes, Noirs and Pops, inspired by an iconic Louboutin shoe or handbag. In addition, there will be a Nail Care Kit comprising Loubi Primer and Loubi Gloss (sold together). Products will be sold on the shoe floor, not the beauty floor."
In September this lipstick line is all that any beauty lover is going to be talking about! "Cosmetic brand Charlotte Tilbury has announced the launch of Matte Revolution Lipstick. Enriched with papaya and orchid extract, it has the feeling of a nourishing hydrating balm but contains 3D glowing pigments to create the illusion of wider and full lips, creating a high-performance finish. Triglycerides and a blend of waxes and oils ensure the product glides on, forming a satin texture that enables users to build colour up from a stain to a full block. The lipstick features a square, angled tip to mimic the shape of a lip brush, making it easy as possible to achieve precise application and defined shape. Each new shade partners with Charlotte’s 10 make-up looks and include: Lost Cherry (pastel fuchsia), Sexy Sienna (golden coral), Amazing Grace (rose), Birkin Brown (chocolate cream), Glastonberry (sheer blackcurrant), Bond Girl (natural berry), Red Carpet Red (ruby red), Walk of Shame (berry tinted rose), Love Liberty (rose flush) and Very Victoria (taupe nude). "
To know me is to know I adore Halloween. Always have, always will so these funky new Eyelure eyelashes are right up my street! "Beauty brand Eylure has announced the launch of two limited edition packs of false eyelashes for Halloween. New styles include Batwing, imitating the style of bat wings and Spooky, infusing the style of a cobweb. Eylure lashes are handmade, 100% natural and reusable."
Haute couture meets fragrance, I love the original Elie Saab fragrance. I'm just not sure my budget can stretch to £160 this time around! "Elie Saab has announced the launch of La Collection de Essences, a new fragrance collection inspired by Haute Couture. Created by perfumer Francis Kurkdjian, the range comprises four scents that can be worn by both men and women, including: Essence N° 1 Rose, which reveals the essences and absolutes of centifolia and damascena roses, along with cedar and vanilla; Essence N° 2 Gardenia, featuring notes of jasmine, iris butter absolute and Indian sandalwood; Essence N°3 Ambre,which contains notes of opoponax, patchouli and sandalwood; and Essence N°4 Oud, which comprises spicy nuances of black pepper, benjoin and agar wood. "
The 11th of August sees the arrival of a good few new Elizabeth Arden launches "Beauty brand Elizabeth Arden has announced the launch of two new cosmetic collections. The new Eight Hour Cream Limited Edition Gold Collection sees an update of renowned products, comprising: Eight Hour Cream Skin Protectant, designed to restore, calm and heal chapped, cracked, irritated or dry skin. The cult beauty product can be dabbed over eye shadow to create sheer shadows, mixed with lipstick and patted over the cheekbones; and Eight Hour Cream Lip Protectant Stick SPF 15, which provides lips with skin-conditioning shine without feeling or looking sticky. Untold Colour Collection is a new range for AW14, featuring a combination of matte and shimmering finishes in both neutral and vibrant shades. The collection includes two limited edition Beautiful Color Eye Shadow Quads, two limited edition shades of Beautiful Color Luminous Lip Gloss, as well as new Beautiful Color Natural Eye Brow Pencils and Beautiful Color Precision Glide Eye Liners."
A lip primer? In this heat that sounds nothing short of wonderful! "Beauty brand Guerlain has announced the launch of KissKiss lipstick. Formulated with mango butter to ensure hydration and comfort, the lipstick provides a satiny, vibrant finish with long-lasting hold. In addition, new KissKiss Lip Lift lipstick primer features a creamy texture that evens, smooths and redefines lips."
Have a lovely weekend everyone.