All That Glitters: Nails at House of Holland S/S15 Show -

With nude nails popping up at most shows on the London catwalks, we were pleased to see some colour and glitter at House of Holland. Queen of nail art Sophy Robson created a glittery red and pink nail, inspired by the sandals in the collection. “The nail look was inspired by one of the holographic sandals in Henry’s collection and ...
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Pared-down and understated nude nails dominated on the New York and London Catwalks -

Nude nails are a key trend on the S/S15 catwalks, seen in glossy and matte finishes. Marina Sandoval for Bourjois created a “shiny nude nail” at Orla Kiely. Sandoval applied two thick coats of So Laque Ultra Shine Nail Enamel in Rose Lounge and one coat of clear 1 Seconde Nail Enamel on the fingertips for a super glossy finish. For Hemyca, ...
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Backstage Beauty: Ethereal Elegance at Michael van der Ham -

The delicate and ornate fabric textures within the Michael van der Ham spring/summer 2015 collection were paired with a make-up look inspired by fresh skin tones. Make-up artist Sam Bryant, using MAC, created a subtle beige look with Studio Sculpt Foundation applied over a base of Fix Plus for a flawless complexion without luminosity. Pro Sculpting Powder softly defined the ...
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Backstage at Christopher Kane: Hair, Make-Up and Nails -

The beauty team went backstage at Christopher Kane as it prepares for the spring/summer 2015 show. Lead Make-up Artist Lucia Pieroni, using Nars, created a “fresh faced, iridescent and luminous” look which focused on the skin and eyes. She started with Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer and Optimal Brightening concentrate mixed with Luminous Moisture Cream. The Violet Atom Multiple stick was used ...
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Low multi-textural ponytails emerge as a key hair trend at LFW -

First spotted on the New York catwalks, low multi-textural ponytails also appeared in London confirming this classic look as a key hair trend for S/S15. This commercially wearable style was best seen at Sibling, J.W. Anderson and Holly Fulton.
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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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