NEW PRODUCT: CAO COSMETICS NEW LIPSTICK COLLECTION

lipsNew from CAO Cosmetics comes this highly pigmented Lipstick Collection. The six color collection is rich in vitamin E, and long lasting with anti-aging benefits. And with a set of Intermixable colors like: Blush, Glamour, Gothic, Lust, Sultry, and  Wisteria, Makeup Pros are sure to come up with a color variation to suite your client’s needs. These superior HD formulated CAO Cosmetics Lipsticks, $16 are now available at www.caocosmetics.com

INDUSTRY NEWS: THE RISE OF GLOBAL ONLINE BEAUTY

global_onlineBeauty2The global online beauty market has grown exponentially over the past couple years and is forecast to grow a CAGR of 16.70% during the period of 2016-2020, this according to a Research and Markets in-depth market analysis report.

A key driver for market growth is the high rate of internet and smartphone penetration and increase in online spending.  In 2014 the internet penetration rate in the US alone was 87.4% that is approximately 279 million people in the US internet surfing. On average in the US internet users spend 90 hours online per week, more time per capita than other users globally. This high amount of time spent by US consumers online is encouraging beauty marketers and top makeup pros to expand their personal and product offerings through various digital platforms.

Key vendors like Estée Lauder, L’Oreal and Sephora are revisiting Continue reading

NEW PRODUCT: SENNA DIVINE SHINE

SENNA_DivineShineNew from SENNA Cosmetics comes DIVINE SHINE, a brilliant addition to the Brilliant Collection. Divine Shine, a baked glossy highlighter delivers a high impact gloss that will have your clients begging for more. The extra-refined baked powder consists of natural mineral pigments, that are oils, talc, fragrance and parabens free, so it glides onto the skin flawlessly enhancing features.

This duo hued highlighter is great for enhancing different high points of the face or mixed together for an all over body shimmer. The white gold side is great for enhancing the cheekbones, brow arch and cupid’s bow, while the rose gold is adds extra definition over your bronzer.  SENNA DIVINE SHINE. $48 available at SENNA Makeup & Brow Studios, select Rite-Aid stores, boutique beauty retailers nationwide and online www.sennacosmetics.com

NEW PRODUCT: ALCHEMICALLY ALTERED OCC FALL 2016 COLOUR COLLECTION

Delve into a decadent world of color this Fall with Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics latest colour collection Alchemically AlteredA 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.

INDUSTRY NEWS: LANCOME INTRODUCES INNOVATIVE CUSTOM MADE MAKEUP

Le Teint Particulier

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

NEW PRODUCT: NARS VELVET LIP GLIDE

NARS Velvet Lip Glide

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

 

 

INDUSTRY NEWS: COSMETIC SKIN CARE MARKET SLATED TO REACH $200 BILLION BY 2024

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

INDUSTRY NEWS: THE MAKEUP SHOW LA & NYC 2016 WINNING SUBMISSION

tmsThis 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 EVERContinue reading

NEW PRODUCT: NARS SCULPTING MULTIPLE DUO

NARS Sculpting Multiple

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

 

NEW PRODUCT: MAC STAR TREK COLLECTION

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