Avery Perfume Gallery at Fortnum & Mason

Avery Perfume Gallery has launched a new space inside Fortnum & Mason. Part of the department store’s new Beauty Launch: London’s Finest Curation of Fragrance and Beauty, which opened on April 16, the space will showcase a range of niche fragrance brands such as Boadicea the Victorious, soOud, Re Profumo and L-Automobili Lamborghini as well as Avery’s own Fragrance Collection, a ...
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Margaret Dabbs introduces Fabulous Hands Collection

Margaret Dabbs has launched a new luxury line of hand care products this spring to complement the brand’s successful Fabulous Feet range. Designed to treat both hands and nails, the line comprises of seven products which contains Australian emu oil, an ingredient known for its healing, anti-ageing and moisturising benefits, as well as white water lily, hemp seed oil, vitamin E, ...
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Stila Cosmetics unveils New Products for Spring 2015

This spring sees American beauty brand Stila Cosmetics launch three new exclusive lines focusing on the brows, the lips and the cheeks. For contouring, the Shape & Shade Custom Contour Duo comes in three shade variations, offering both a highlighter and a contour powder in a sheer, long-wearing cream-to-matte formula with line filling properties. For application, the new dual-ended Contour Brush ...
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Art Meets Beauty: Make-Up Brands Collaborate with Artist and Designer

Smashbox + Donald Robertson: Be Legendary Matte Lipsticks Smashbox Cosmetics has teamed up with Instagram star and artist Donald Robertson to release a new matte collection of the brand's best-selling Be Legendary lipsticks. Each of the lipstick sleeves are decorated with bold and colourful fashion illustrations, designed exclusively by Robertson. Available in six shades, ranging from coral red to black cherry, the lipsticks ...
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Brera’s Garden of Wonders at Milan Design Week 2015

Brera's beautiful Botanical Garden is home to an exhibition about scent and experience for this year's Milan Design Week.
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Revlon: Ultra HD Lipsticks

Revlon has launched a new line of lipsticks in 14 shades ranging from nude and soft pink to coral and red. The Ultra HD Lipsticks are formulated with a wax-free high-definition gel technology that delivers “true colour” with just one coat and a clear gel base that gives a smooth, weightless balmy finish. Revlon has named each shade after a flower ...
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Estée Lauder unveils new digital platform

Estée Lauder has re-launched a brand new digital platform which links commerce, content and service in one place. Original editorial content, which is also shoppable, and inspirational stories can be found in the The Estée Edit section on the site. Unveiled this week, the ‘digital flagship’ website enables users to interact online, shop for products and create a personalised experience. “This ...
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Essence Vending Machine: Cosmoprof Bologna 2015

At last month's Cosmoprof Bologna trade fair, Essence unveiled a vending machine which proved to be a huge hit with attendees at the show. Long queues of women waited eagerly to get their hands on one of the Essence Gel Nail Polishes displayed inside. “Beauty dollars” were handed out to consumers enabling them to receive a free nail polish.
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Illamasqua: Gel Sculpt & Gel Colour

  Last week we went along to Illamasqua’s new Gel Sculpt & Gel Colour product launch and met the lovely Alex Box - the brand’s creative director. The event - which took place at the make-up brand’s flagship London store on Beak Street – showcased the unveiling of three new contouring sticks. Contouring products are a hot trend in beauty right ...
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OPI: Infinite Shine Gel Effects Lacquer System

A new three-step system from OPI claims to provide long-lasting shine and a gel-like finish to nail colour without the need for LED-light curing or soak-off removal. A progressive formula, this high-shine classic crème comes in 30 new shades, as well as a primer base coat and gloss top coat, and is said to offer rich colour and an intense shine ...
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The Nexxus Beautiful Fluidity Pop-Up at Selfridges

Today marks the opening of the Nexxus Beautiful Fluidity one week pop-up counter at Selfridges - a one-off retail event to announce the launch of the Nexxus haircare range in the UK. Headed up by the brand’s global hair creative director Kevin Mancuso, this launch has been a long time in the making, designed to offer personal, one-on-one consultations with Mancuso ...
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A Beautiful Mind: Harvey Nichols GWP Beauty Box

Harvey Nichols has created a limited edition spring/summer 2015 gift with purchase beauty box to tie in line with the month-long event called A Beautiful Mind. This in-store event celebrates all things in beauty focusing on bespoke beauty and game-changing brands through panel discussions, tutorials, exclusive pop-ups and product launches. Presented in a white book-inspired packaging, the box, which is worth ...
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Pevonia introduces Stem Cells Phyto-Elite Skincare

Pevonia, the world’s leading professional spa brand, is set to launch a new at-home collection come May said to help reverse the effects of ageing using all natural ingredients. Launched in line with a new spa treatment, the three piece collection harnesses the power of plant stem cells to reawaken dormant stem cells in ageing skin, resulting in a plumper, lighter, ...
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Beauty Highlights: Paris Fashion Week

Our beauty team selects the top six beauty looks from Paris Fashion Week across hair, make-up and nails. Here are our favourite looks so far. Issey Miyake Texture and graphic shapes combine for a sleek, structured front teamed with a heavily crimped, loose at the back hairstyle. Balenciaga Hair is drastically scraped back into a wet-look top bun with baby-hairs glued to the ...
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BEARD at Somerset House: A Pogonophile Exhibition

This week Somerset House opens their latest exhibition in collaboration with photographer Brock Elbank. Focusing on the world’s ever rising obsession with facial hair, the exhibition consists of over 80 striking portraits of pogonophiles, a project that began five years ago when Elbank partnered with Jimmy Niggles in a bid to raise awareness of melanoma. Having just lost a friend to the ...
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