Backstage Beauty: make-up artist Attracta Courtney created a fresh modern 60s look at Orla Kiely. -

Our beauty editor, Theresa Yee, went backstage at Orla Kiely to speak to make-up artist Attracta Courtney about the look she created for the spring/summer 2015 show. This season the Orla Kiely spring/summer 2015 collection was inspired by the films Le Bonheur by Agnes Varda and Daisies by Vera Chytilova. Using this as the starting point for the make-up look, Courtney ...
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Wella Professionals To Open Pop-Up Hair Salon During LFW

Located at the Premier Models headquarters in Covent Garden, the Wella Professionals Instamatic by Color Touch pop-up salon will offer six fashion-led colours from the brand’s new mildly oxidising semi-permanent colour range titled Instamatic by Color Touch. The colours available include: Clear Dust, a subtle matte gloss finish; Pink Dream, a pastel feminine blush; Muted Mauve, a hint of violet; Jaded ...
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White emerges as a key nail colour at NYFW -

Designers showcased several ways of wearing white nails on the New York catwalks. At Kye, a bold matte finish on shortened stiletto shapes kept a mix of white and patterned nails looking bright and fresh. In contrast models at Custo Barcelona displayed simple whitewashed nails with a milky texture. Subtle detailing was the focus at Nonoo, featuring nails with a thin, ...
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Jurliques Launches Nutri-Define Anti-Ageing Skincare Line

Described by the brand as a 'multi-benefit anti-ageing skin care’ and designed for more mature skin, the Nutri-Define line includes a facial serum, day cream and night cream. The products contain five key active ingredients: horseradish, to help with skin firmness and elasticity; mulberry root, assists in brightening the complexion; rosemary, to help rejuvenated the skin; peppermint, to improve skin dullness ...
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Backstage at Jenny Packham: Hair, Make-up & Nails -

We take a look behind-the-scenes at Jenny Packham as it prepares for the spring/summer 2015 show. Marilyn Monroe was the inspiration behind Jenny Packham’s collection this season and this was reflected in the hair, make-up and nails. Make-up artist Talia Shobrook for Laura Mercier created a fresh face with radiant highlights on the eyes paired with natural coloured lips. Over at hair, ...
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Carolina Herrera showcased statement hair looks with sculpted styling -

Inspired by origami, models paraded down the runway with folded ponytails slicked with gel for a structured, polished look.
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Decorative Designs: Fornasetti Profumi’s New Home Fragrance Products

Fornasetti Profumi has released new designs in their home fragrance lines as well as updated motifs for existing classics. The Fior di Bacio Candle is part of Fornasetti’s fourth olfactory family, Flora di Fornasetti, created by perfumer Emmanuel Philip. It is a white floral that contains top notes of ivy, lily of the valley and white rose, complemented by middle notes ...
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MAC’s S/S15 Trend Forecast Palettes For Eyes, Lip & Cheeks

To tie in line with the start of fashion week, MAC has released two limited edition S/S15 Trend Forecast Palettes designed for the eyes, lip and cheek.   “The S/S15 Trend Forecast Palettes this year will equip you with all the essential shades for the season,” explained Terry Barber, director of make-up artistry at MAC. “From a mushroom glaze, pastel wash, or ...
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Isa Arfen confirms super-size hair accessories are the next big thing -

Featured in our Emerging Trend report published earlier this year, XL hair accessories continue to emerge as a must-have for spring/summer 2015.
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Christian Louboutin’s new nail colours showcased at Peter Som and Cushne et Ochs NYFW -

Gray nude nails looked chic at Peter Som, while sheer pink nude fingers with gold metallic cuticles was spotted at Cushne et Ochs. To complement Peter Som's utility and maritime themed collection which featured core colours of navy, black, red, off-white and olive, Madeline Poole, Christian Louboutin Beauté Nail Consultant, created a gray nude nail using new colour Alta Perla from ...
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Bright coloured lips take centre stage at NYFW -

New York designers opted for strong lip colours for make-up looks. Models at Tanya Taylor displayed glossy tangerine orange lips paired with bold brows, minimal eye make-up and fresh dewy skin. Over at Richard Chai Love, models looked youthful with matte orange lips that stood out against a natural complexion and bare eyes. Meanwhile, models at Carmen Marc Valvo appeared ...
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Fishtail plaits emerge as a key hair trend at NYFW -

A classic hairstyle, the fishtail plait remains a favourite for designers on the New York catwalk. Models at Tome displayed low, neat fishtails, while models at Peter Som showcased French plaits with gelled roots. Suno sent models onto the runway with thick woven fishtails created from multi-braiding.  
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Skater boys inspires a effortlessly cool make-up look at Creatures of the Wind -

“Skater boys were the inspiration for this look,” explained James Boehmer, Nars director of global artistry who created the make-up at Creatures of the Wind. “The models looked great when they showed up for the casting - great skin, lots of freckles and a left over summer-vacation look to them, so we groomed the brows and gave the cheeks a ...
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Sleek 60s beauty reigns at Lisa Perry’s S/S 15 show -

Reflecting the collection’s 60s minimalist theme this season, models at Lisa Perry displayed doll-like lashes paired with fresh, dewy skin and nude lips. Hair was left loose and straight with height at the back and a deep side-parted fringe.
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Revlon’s ColorStay Gel Envy Nail Enamels

Revlon has launched a brand new nail lacquer line that combines base coat with colour. Called ColorStay Gel Envy Longwear Nail Enamel, the collection comprises 30 shades which spans a rainbow colour palette of brights, neutrals, darks and jewel tones. Names take inspiration from a casino theme, such as Cardshark (a coral pink), Up The Ante (violet), Wild Card (ocean blue), ...
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