Delve into a decadent world of color this Fall with Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics latest colour collection Alchemically Altered. A high-intensity metallic collection of Lip Tars and Glitters. The six new Lip Tar shades are compromised of rich mattes and Baroque metallics. With shades such as Alchemy (True champagne shimmer), Dash (Muted rose-toned beige), and Fleshworld (Plum-toned rust), these highly pigmented shades offer full coverage with the smallest amount of product.
This Fall add an extra sparkle to your Pro kit with OCC’s six new cosmetic glitters. These ultra-fine, micronized glitters will provide a high-intensity metallic effect to any of your client’s makeup look. Shades range from a white peach/gold reflect, to a copper orange, to a violet purple. Both Alchemically Altered Lip Tars, $16 and Cosmetic Glitters, $15 are available now at OCCMakeup.com.
Lancôme’s latest groundbreaking foundation Le Teint Particulier Custom Made Makeup, introduces breakthrough technology used to detect an individual’s skin tones. You read that correctly, this uniquely blended one-of-a-kind match, delivers a highly-personalized foundation that emulate your unique complexion.
Launching in nine markets in the US, Lancôme is offering a highly sophisticated and unique service in cosmetics, by changing the way the world experiences foundation. Offering each woman her very own Continue reading
The new Velvet Lip Glide from NARS Cosmetics is sure to become a new Pro favorite. Featuring a new formula, these hybrid lip color are the perfect balance between the fluidity of a gloss and the coverage of a lipstick. Adding the glide in Velvet Lip Glide, comes from the infusion of NARS’ Oil infusion Complex, which delivers rich color with it’s doe foot applicator.
Each color in the collection is named after the iconic venues and attitude from the sexual revolution of the ’70s. With shades like Toy, No. 54, Mineshaft, and Deviant, they capture the freedom of personal power and play. With 13 shades to choose from, you’re bound to find a shade that brings out your client’s inner Deviant. Velvet Lip Glide, $26 available September 6-7 at Sephora.com and September 15, at NARS boutiques and narscosmetics.com #glide #vibe
Face it, when it comes to skin care, baby boomers, millennials, octogenarians and everyone far and in between are driving the demand for newer, better and more innovative skin care products. And the latest market trend report is showing just how much growth the cosmetic skin care industry is going through at the moment. A recent report by Transparency Market Research (TMR), a market intelligence company, providing global business information reports and services; predicted the global cosmetic skin care market to be worth just over US$200 billion during the period of 2016 to 2024. Not surprisingly, the product type leading the growth are anti-aging, which is predicted to retain its leading position throughout the forecast period and amounting to over $44 bn by 2024.
The consumer demand for anti-aging creams and skin care products is driving the global market growth. Due in part to the the rise of people age 65 and above increasing in the U.S., Germany, Italy, Japan and China. Interestingly however, the TMR report shows “the demand for anti-aging products is not restricted only to the aging consumer group. Women over the age of 30 have also been contributing significantly to the demand for anti-aging creams and lotions.”
The cosmetic skin care market, fairly consolidated with the top five companies being Continue reading
This past Spring, Pro makeup artists, hair and fashion stylists and photographers had the opportunity to collaborate and be a part of The Makeup Show in LA and NYC Photo Contests. At each show, LA and NYC were centered around a specific theme, and pros were given the opportunity to create an image and a look that represents the show’s theme. LA’s theme was The Femme Fatale and NYC’s theme was David Bowie: Sound and Vision. Each show’s winning photo were on display and seen by the biggest names in the beauty industry, and received some of James Vincent’s makeup must-haves valued at thousands of dollars including product and resources, along with other sponsor prizes from The Powder Group, Crown Brush and MAKE UP FOR EVER. Continue reading
Developed exclusively for Sephora, NARS Cosmetics introduces the Sculpting Multiple Duo. A great multi-tasker, it can be used on the eyes, lips and cheeks. The darker shade perfect for creating an effortless contour, while the illuminating shade enhances the high points of the face. Available in 3 color combinations, Copacabana / Sidari Beach a shimmering pink silver and rose bronze combo, Hot Sand / Laguna, peach champagne and bronze brown combo, and Playa Flamenco / Oahu, a soft gold and deep bronze combo. Sculpting Multiple Duos, $39 will be available now at Sephora and Sephora.com
The #MACStarTrek collection pays tribute to the sci-fi saga with this illuminating makeup collaboration from MAC Cosmetics and Star Trek. Bridging the gap on the final frontier Star Trek crosses generations, influences ideas and aesthetics of gender, race and intergalactic potential.
The cosmically hued 25-piece collection created in celebration of its 50th anniversary, is inspired by the strong women of Star Trek specifically Uhura, Deanna Troi, Seven of Nine and the Orion Girl, Vina, and includes products for lip, eyes, and face. The names of each product also celebrates the theme of Star Trek, with lip glass colors such as Warp Speed Ahead, a plum with blue and pink reflects and Khaaannnn! a berry with red reflect. Also eye shadows such as To Boldly Go a frost reddish copper pearl with sparkle and Bird of Prey a dark olive green pearl with sparkle. The MAC Star Trek collection, ranges from $14-34 and will be available online on August 25, and in stores September 1. www.maccosmetics.com
New from Crown Brush comes these ultra creamy, Pro Matte lipsticks! Designed with the pro artist in mind, they are suitable for all skin tones and types and make a great addition to any pro kit. Available in 14 shades such as Seduction, a rich matte bluish-red, Papaya Paradise, a tropical orange hue, Velvet Rope, a rich wine color and Stripped Nude, you’re sure to find a shade that matches your client’s needs. Crown Pro Matte Lipsticks, $11.99 available now at www.crownbrush.com
All new from Chalotte Tilbury comes the 12-piece Hot Lips lipstick collection, all inspired by some of the world’s well known women. Charlotte drew inspiration from each woman – from their beauty, to their style, their power or for their positive message for good – and bottled it in the ULTIMATE all-female beauty collaboration. The 12 women include Miranda Kerr, Nicole Kidman, Salma Hayek, Kate Bosworth, Laura Bailey, Cindy Crawford, Helena Bonham-Carter, Liv Tyler, Emily Ratajkowski, Carina Lau, Poppy Delevingne And Kim Kardashian-West.
“Lipstick is POWERFUL. It has the ability to completely change your state of mind. With Hot Lips I want to celebrate the mood-enhancing power of lipstick by creating a shade that captures the personality of each of the 12 incredible women that I admire, and in so doing raise awareness for an amazing charity, Women For Women. I have extracted their beauty DNA, mixing colors that really embody their style and personality, encapsulated it and am now giving it to EVERYONE! “ Charlotte Tilbury
$2 from the sale of each Hot Lips lipstick will be donated to Women for Women, in the first two months of launch. Women to Women is a foundation that supports the most socially-excluded women survivors of war in Afghanistan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kosovo, Iraq, Nigeria, Rwanda and South Sudan, by helping survivors learn about their rights, as well as vocational and business skills. Hot Lips, $32 is available now at www.charlottetilbury.com #LipstickConfidence
On July 1-3 the 19th edition of The World Bodypainting Festival was held in örtschach am Wörthersee/Austria. This is the world’s largest bodypainting event which is presented and organized by the WB Production. This year’s festival featured impressive artworks, breathtaking illusions and installations and more than 240 teams from 46 countries competing for the World Championships. The winners were announced in the categories of Airbrush, Special Effects, Brush & Sponge. In addition to these main categories, two world titles were also given in UV Bodypainting and Installation Art. See all of 2016 World Champions and their models below. See all winners in each categories at www.bodypainting-festival.com
2016 World Champions: