The latest launches and must have products on the city's beauty counters
With Mother’s Day just around the corner and beauty products and fragrance making the ideal calorie-free Easter gift there couldn’t be a better time take a look round the City’s beauty counters and boutiques.
It’s also time to think about giving your skin a good overall after the winter with the new products on counter for both skin and body care. And to cheer yourself up and get rid of the winter blues why not invest in some new colour cosmetics from the new spring/summer collections that are now on counter.
To help you along the way and take the foot slog out of it we’ve prepared a list of our favourite new products just on counter.
Love The Age You Are
Clarins have just launched some wonderful restorative products tailored to the needs and concerns of those over 45.
The décolleté, neck and hands are the first places to show signs of ageing f as the skin is very fine and weakened by hormonal changes. Super Restorative Décolleté and Neck Concentrate is designed to fight the effects of gravity and strengthen and regain the plump look of younger skin whilst Super Restorative Hand Cream has an anti-ageing and age spot correcting action that nourishes and comforts hands.
Also new is from Clarins is Multi-Active Jour an anti-oxidant day cream for all skin types that targets fine lines and Joli Rouge Brilliant, a moisturising shine sheer lipstick range. Whilst for Mother’s Day there are 3 treatment fragrance coffrets plus two Double Serum gift sets.
HOLDING BACK THE YEARS
There a whole clutch of anti-ageing products new on counter.
From Estee Lauder three new targeted contouring products join the New Dimension Collection.
The Firm + Fill eye system, a two step eye treatment makes eyes feel tighter, appear smoother and more toned. Plump + Fill Expert Lip Treatment helps create perfectly contoured lips and Tighten + Tone Neck/Chest Treatment helps enhance, brighten and even the skin tone.
For Mother’s Day Lauder have a limited edition of Modern Muse Eau de Rouge that will delight any mum.
The Body Shop has added a Youth Cream and Youth Essence Lotion to its Drops of Youth Collection. Drops of Youth is made with three plant stem cells including Edelweiss from the Italian Alps, and Sea Holly and Criste Marine from the Brittany Coast.
New from Origins is a powerful lifting neck and décolleté treatment in its Plantscription Range and Powerful Overnight Lifting Mask. Need to hydrate your skin after the winter? Then Origins Maskinmizer, the first ever mask to prime and prep and hydrate the skin in one go, could be the answer.
HERE COMES SUMMER…
Well not quite but there’s some collections on counter that will give you a summer look.
Benefit’s Hoola Collection definitely will make you look and feel summery.
The collection includes a soft matte liquid bronzer for the face, a very believable all over body bronzer that’s easy to apply and looks fantastic and a bronzing and contouring brush that seamlessly applies any powder bronzer or blush.
The Malibu Nudes Collection from Bobbie Brown (see our main picture) is inspired by the easy, care free beauty of California’s South Coast. The collection include a nude-on-nude eye palette, blue duos, arts sticks for the lips, liner and mascara.
THE NEW COLLECTIONS
If you haven’t been into House of Fraser recently then you won’t have seen the new Urban Decay counter. It’s loaded with lots of decadent products that really make a bold statement.
Urban Decay have spent a long time developing their new UD Gwen Stefani Collection. These to die for products include a blusher, bronzing and shading palette that is a must for the summer, a brow kit, new lipstick shades and new colours in the 24/7 Glide on Eye Pencils.
Sisley of Paris, who you will find in Harvey Nichols, have added six new shades to their Phyto Lip Twist Range . Once you have tried this ingenious form of lipstick you will be hooked. So it will come as no surprise to know that eight of these are sold every minute somewhere in the world.
Once you’ve tried the Phyto Lip Twist then you are bound to want to try the Phyto Eye Twist range with its new spring/summer high fashion colours that are waterproof and ideal for holidays, the beach and the hot steamy weather we are looking forward to.
FINALLY FOR HIM…
The limited edition Bleu de Chanel Collection enables men to shave in style. There are two items in the collection a shaving cream and an hydrating after shave gel.