Here is what is happening in the beauty world at the moment...
Swedish cosmetic company Oriflame has announced the launch of new products to its Giordani Gold collection. New Luminous Cream Eyeshadow is a gel-cream formulation available in five shades. Featuring its own specially designed brush, the product offers a lustrous, shimmery finish with intense pigmentation. The new CC Cream SPF35provides anti-ageing skincare benefits for better skin; offering a light-weight formula that's easily absorbed in two shades. Concealing the tell-tale signs of ageing, from fine lines to age spots, pigmentation and visible pores, the CC cream contains UVA/UVB filters and a high SPF OF 35 for protection against the sun’s damaging effects. Also launching is the Luscious Volume Mascara, containing a smooth formula that instantly plumps lashes without weighing them down. Containing a Lash Enhancing System to nourish and prevent fallout, the cross-fibre brush mascara is infused with advanced volume spheres to boost the lashes and panthenol and vitamin E to condition lashes. Joining the three other new products, the brand has unveiled Miss Giordani Eau de Parfum, a new delicate fruity fragrance. The scent comprises top notes of white grapefruit, Calabrian bergamot, fleshy mango sherbet, and green ivy, with heart notes of neroli flower, white peony, freesia, and red Pondicherry pepper; and base notes of sandalwood, vanilla, raspberry musk, and patchouli. This will launch on the 26th September.
Calling all Downton Abbey fans! "Marks & Spencer Beauty has announced the launch of a newDownton Abbey beauty collection for winter 2014. The new eight piece range will include soaps, hand creams, body lotions and scented candles; packed in soft shades of rose pink, vintage blue and spring green with the signature Downton Abbey crest. Highlights of the collection include: Teacup Candle, Hand Cream Collection, Bath Elixir, Travel Collection, Signature Soaps and Bathing Collection. The launch will coincide with the return of the period drama's fifth series and available in over 300 M&S stores as well as online. " This will launch on the 9th of October.
An all matte MAC collection is pencilled in for October which will include lipsticks, blushes and lip pencils. Full shade line up is as follows:
Living Legend - plum (Limited Edition)
Styled in Sepia - mid-tone beige (Limited Edition)
Heroine - violet (Re-promote)
Damn Glamorous - bright pink red (Limited Edition)
Pander Me – soft peach (Limited Edition)
Nouvelle Vogue - light pink (Limited Edition)
Fashion Revival - raspberry (Limited Edition)
La Vie En Rouge - orange coral (Limited Edition)
Pro Longwear Lip Pencils
Absolutely It - burgundy (Re-promote)
Trust in Red - bright red (Re-promote)
Etcetera - beige (Re-promote)
Staunchly Stylish - pink/beige (Re-promote)
Bespoken For - dark plum
Fashion Boost - bright purple
Pro Longwear Blushes
Make You Mine - mid tone salmon (Permanent)
I’m a Lover - dusty pink (Permanent)
Fleeting Romance - dusty coral (Permanent)
Skin care and a candle? "Sarah Chapman Skinesis has announced the launch of Overnight Facial Candle, in association with Candle Chandler Rachel Vosper. Handmade in London and produced using the finest raw materials, the candle features the same scent as the brand's Overnight Facial, comprising a blend of jasmine, frangipani, rose and tuberose. Overnight Facial Candle is encased within a heavyweight glass jar containing décor neutral cream coloured natural beeswax, which delivers 35 hours of burn time." This will launch on the 1st of November and cost £35
An October launch for OPI Holiday 2014! "Nail brand OPI has announced the launch of its 2014 Christmas Collection, comprising a number of gift sets. The collection comprises:Gwen Stefani for OPI Mini Holiday Stars Kit, which includes an assortment of burgundy and purple, along with classic and shimmer-packed red shades; Gwen Stefani for OPI Rollin’ In Cashmere Nail Effects Trio, comprising special effects glitter and nail lacquer in three exclusive new shades: Rollin' in Cashmere (gold), Snow Globetrotter (rainbow flakes) and Comet in the Sky (glitter black); Coca-Cola and OPI Bearest of Them All, a limited edition shade from a collaboration with Coco-Cola, featuring white hearts floating in red and white glitter, as well as a small cuddly bear; Coca-Cola and OPI Trio, featuring three shades: Coco-Cola Red (red), Turn on the Haute Light (shimmery silver) and A Grape Affair (inspired by Fanta Grape); OPI Plaid About You, including four colours and free case, as well as the treatment product Start-to-finish, providing nails with protection and a glossy finish; and OPI Trend on Ten, 10 nail polishes with two five packs of favourite OPI minis, from from soft pink, white and silver to heavily-pigmented red, coral and burgundy."
Yesterday via Twitter Urban Decay confirmed that the Urban Decay Vice Palette 3 will launch here in the UK early November.