The Daily Beauty Report (12.09.14)

This has been a long time coming, if only other brands could take note! "Beauty brand B. has announced the launch of Oil Control Foundation, proven to reduce excess oils while keeping skin hydrated. Providing 10 hour hydration with hyalyronic acid, the foundation also contains antioxidant vitamin E and polyphenol rich fractions, helping to minimise the appearance of pores as a result. Oil Control Foundation is available in eight shades to suit skin tones from pale to dark and creates a glowing finish that isn't too matte. In addition, the brand has also unveiled B.Nourished Skin Phase 4, a new skincare collection that works for the specific needs of mature skin. Targeted at women in their late 50's plus, the range contains new active peptide Matrixyl® synthe’6® and powerful plant stem cell active, Senstem™; adding elasticity to the skin, while brightening skin tone and dark spots. Products contain revinage to plump and smooth wrinkles by stimulating collagen growth, spanning Day Cream, Night Cream and Advanced Serum."Launch dates: 31 October (skincare) 10 November (foundation) and prices will range from £10.99-£17.99.

I love when great brands and very worthy causes join forces! "In honour of Breast Cancer Awareness month this October, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics has announced the launch of its limited edition Pretty Pink Ribbon Lip Gloss Collection. The range comprises four Lip Glosses in varying shades of pink, including: Pretty Pink Sheer Lip Gloss, Pink Tulle High Shimmer Lip Gloss, Pink Ribbon Lip Gloss and Soiree Pink Shimmer Lip Gloss. In support of The Estée Lauder Companies' BCA Campaign, Bobbi Brown will donate £5 from every sale in the UK of the collection to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF)."

Isn't this just the beauty lovers dream? "Elizabeth Arden has unveiled All Day Chic Color Collection, a new gift set launching for Christmas. Featuring a range of luxurious new and long-loved beauty products in a single collection, products are housed in a red leather case. Worth £330, the vanity case features two new deluxe compacts (Work & Play), four Beautiful Color lipsticks, two Beautiful Color Luminous Lipgloss’, four Beautiful Color lip and eye pencils, Beautiful Color Lash Enhancing Mascara, a brush set with complementary pouch, a shimmer wheel, and make-up remover." This will launch on the 1st of October and will be £50 with any £30 purchase.

I have to be utterly honest in saying that I think this range is five years too late but do commend the brand for being cruelty free. "Fashion and accessories brand Paul's Boutique has announced the launch of its brand new beauty collection. Inspired by the brand's London roots, the range comprises a selection of waterproof make-up bags, nail transfers, false lashes and trend-led beauty palettes. A key product within the collection includes the handbag sized Brow Styling Kit, which contains two shades, brow wax, highlighter pencil, as well as tweezers and an applicator. Cruelty-free synthetic hair is used throughout the range of make-up brushes to ensure a high quality finish and soft application. The beauty line contains all tools necessary to blend, shape, contour, sculpt and define." A 29th of September launch and prices start at £4.

Hair chalk is going nowhere fast! "Superdrug has announced the launch of Hair Chalks, aimed to help users achieve the bright hued hair trend quickly and easily. The chalks, available in blue, pink and purple shades, simply spray on to hair, while can be brushed out for extra versatility." These will launch in October and cost £2.99.

If you like chubby lip crayons the good news is a another brand is about to jump on that bandwagon! "Cosmetic brand Trish McEvoy has announced the launch of Beauty Booster Lip and Cheek Color. The collection comprises five products in a twist-up pencil form, featuring a creamy texture that works to adds a coloured balm effect to lips, while easily blended on cheeks. Shades include: Perfect Red, Perfect Pink, Perfect Nude, Perfect Rose and Perfect Plum. " It will cost £24 for the set when it launches in October.

Have a lovely weekend everyone.