Here is a quick breakdown of what is happening in the beauty world at the moment...
Givenchy - COLOreCreation, a new make-up collection for SS15. Inspired by the carefree life of childhood, the collection aims to be bold, nostalgic and fun. The range comprises several products for face, eyes, lips and nails, including: Le Prisme Visage Color Confetti, a powder to revive the complexion and reduce the signs of fatigue with transparent and luminous pearlescent particles; Colour Kajal, a smooth textured eyeliner available in three bright shades: Vert Invention, Turquoise Imagination and Violet Création; Gelée D'Interdit, an orange shade of lipgoss that is shimmer free and non-sticky, while providing a light sheen of colour; Le Vernis Givenchy, two matte nail varnishes in Jaune Expression (acid yellow) and Rose Évocation (candy pink); Noir Couture Volume mascara, which is now available in new shade Blue Taffeta and Ombre Couturemascara, available in two new shades: Rose Illusion and Nude Plumetis. In addition, the brand has relaunched its Prisme Quatuoreyeshadow palettes, featuring eight new harmonious quads. Each Quatuor contains four colours with a multitude of effects, one texture and two finishes: satin and shimmering. Shades include: Caresse, Ecume, Inattendue, Impertinence, Frisson, Condifence, Tentation and Braise. Also relaunching is PHENOMEN'EYES mascara, which has been completely redesigned and now includes two mascaras: classic and waterproof. The product combines its iconic brush with a new, high-performance formula for even more definition, curl and length. PHENOMEN'EYES is available in No.1 Deep Black and No.2 Deep Brown, while PHENOMEN'EYES Waterproof is available in No.1 Extreme Black and No.2 Extreme Blue.
Mandara Spa - Eau de Toilette collection, comprising two new fragrances. Scents include: Blooms, inspired by the brand's Tropical Blooms collection and comprising top notes of osmanthus, ylang ylang and tiare flower, a heart of sambac jasmine and a base of woods, musk and soft vanilla; and Heaven, featuring top notes of bergamot, green clementine and orange and heart notes of sambac jasmine, Tuscan cypress and freesia, while tonka bean, white amber and sandalwood form the base.
Parfums d'Orsay - Two new fragrances by Al Kimiya. To be worn alone, together, as a base for other fragrances or as a final touch, the scents develop on the skin to leave a particular and unique perfumed signature. Created by perfumer Amelie Bourgeois, fragrances comprise: Al Kimiya Oud et Bois, which features notes of elemi, Australian sandalwood, oud, patchouli, cypriol, frankincense, labdanum and amber wood; and Al Kimiya Ambre et Musc, with notes of benzoin, gurjum, labdanum, liatrix, vanilla, sandalwood, amber wood and white musk.
Dove Hair Pure Care Dry Oil - a new range that includes two oils for different hair types, including: All Hair Types, a lightweight, non-greasy formula blended with African macadamia oil; and Mature Hair, formulated with Anatolian pomegranate oil, a nature antioxidant-rich omega-7 for smooth hair that doesn't feel weighed down. Priced at £9.99 and available from Boots, Superdrug and supermarkets nationwide.
Have a lovely evening everyone.