Posts Tagged ‘beauty trends’

Miss Bud’s Hemp Skincare Collection

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jane iredale Happy Together Holiday Collection

A classy and sophisticated color-infused holiday launch from jane iredale! The clean beauty brand touts an arsenal of celebrity fans including Emma Watson, Zooey Deschanel, Carice van Houten, Gabrielle Union and more. The NEW Happy Together holiday collection features a party-ready mix of brilliant color, playful shimmer and dazzling shine alongside a philanthropic component as well!

 

Let’s Party Eye Shadow Kit – $59

Five super-saturated, universally wearable PurePressed® Eye Shadows with just a playful touch of shimmer.

SHADES

  1. Spree – pale pink with subtle shimmer
  2. Wing-ding – plum with subtle shimmer
  3. Soiree – royal blue with subtle shimmer
  4. Shindig – shimmery jade green
  5. Hootenanny – shimmery chocolate brown

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Highly pigmented, long-lasting and crease resistant.
  • Use wet or dry; apply colors alone, blended or layered.
  • Botanical extracts soothe, protect and nurture skin.Dance with Me Refillable Compact – $20

    Refillable rose gold compact embellished with elegant butterflies holds PurePressed® Base Mineral Foundation, Bronzer Refills, PureMatte® Finish Powder Refill or Beyond Matte® HD Matifying Powder.

    FEATURES & BENEFITS

    • Elegant, mirrored, rose gold compact has a butterfly embellishment.
    • Close with a satisfying snap, keeping makeup fresh & protected.
    • Sleek, lightweight design is made of recyclable plastic.
    • High-shine finish is fingerprint resistant.
    • Perfect for on-the-go touch-ups.

    Kiss and Tell Lip Stain/Gloss Kit – $49

    Long-lasting, saturated lip stains and a clear shimmer gloss for creating a variety of beautiful lip looks.

     

    SHADES

    1. Stain Craving – light salmon
    2. Stain Fascination – rosy pink
    3. Gloss Crystal – clear shimmer

     

    FEATURES & BENEFITS

    Stain

    • Conditions & protects lips.
    • Non-feathering, stay-put color.
    • Wear alone for a matte look or add a glossy finish.

    Gloss

    • Conditioning, non-tacky formula gives a glossy shimmering finish.
    • No ingredients are petroleum-based.

     

    Limited Edition Butterfly Bag – $20

    A portion of the profits goes to SaveOurMonarchs, a grassroots, non-profit organization dedicated to saving the embattled monarch butterflies.

     

    FEATURES & BENEFITS

    • Original artwork by Gretchen Kelly designed exclusively for jane iredale.
    • Featured butterflies, Monarchs and Swallowtails, are native to Jane’s garden.
    • Zip-close pure cotton canvas bag with wipe-clean vinyl li
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CosmprofAsia Wrap Up

Hong Kong is always an adventure! I am sad to say that this is my last day in Hong Kong and I enjoyed attending CosmoprofAsia for the second time. 

Overall, in the Packaging and Manufacturing, there is innovation. With the majority of production in China, S Korea and Taiwan are also in the races to create more user friendly, environmental friendly packaging options. We saw a surge in OEM, Original Equipment Manufacturing but consumers are looking for more than a cute packaging. Discerning customers and savvy buyers alike are looking for ‘instant’ results and great formulation.

While the minimalist trend that is huge in America has not exactly translated to the Asian consumer. The juice is very important and many brands are using the ‘juice’ as a part of the packaging. This creates a challenge for packaging manufactures to become more innovative and change more than just the shape or color. Pragmatic design that is effective in form and function has more longevity than kitschy shapes that we have seen prevalent in the K-Beauty Trend thus far.

Celebeau (S Korean) Brand has taken note of this trend and created this gentle make up remover.

The overall learning from CosmoprofAsia this year is that with the power of social media, global trends are transferred and cross-pollinated faster than ever. These don’t exactly always translate but a version of this emerges into something beautiful. The most important note is that each country/culture has its own unique features and beauty brands must be aware of them to create new products. Consumers are looking for new items but they are also coveted new favorites.

I look forward to seeing what is in store for Cosmoprof Asia next year!

 

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Cosmoprof Asia Highlights

I had the chance to talk in depth with these companies at Cosmoprof Asia this year and learned a great deal about their company and the innovations!  It is always exciting to discover new brands and I invite you to check out their products and add them to your holiday shopping list.

PROBO: Baby Products

This Taiwainese Brand created safe and effective cleaning products for babies. With Millennial moms being more and more aware of health and chemicals, this product line is the answer to their concerns. The marketing director of Probo took the time to explain to me why this is an exicitng innovation in the baby products category, check out what Crystal said.

HEYDOYOU: What is the main reason that Probo is different than other products?

PROBO: Our best seller is the wash, it is great to remove harmful pesticides, chemicals and wax off veggies so make sure the child is not eating those those. You can also use the soap to wash all bottles and sippy cups to removed mold and residue.

HEYDOYOU: How does Probo products do that?

PROBO: We developed a proprietary anti bacterial, anti viral that is safe. It neutralize and eliminate harmful pathogens and stops it organically from developing. It encapsulates them so they cannot continue in its development.

HEYDOYOU: How will you introduce Probo products into the market?

PROBO: We have an exciting licensing partnership with popular cartoon character Peppa the Pig and it will launch to market early next year. We hope that moms and kids will be attracted to this character they know and love so they will give Probo formulation a try.

PARISTY – Turn Key Manufacturer for color cosmetics/powder products

Paristry has a been a major player in the game since 1993 and they are the leaders in what they do. They spend a lot of effort into creative research, trend prediction and pushing the industry to be surprise and delight their customers.  See what the head of product development shared with me during our interview.

HEYDOYOU: What are you most proud of today in your booth?

PARISTRY: We have a lot of new items here so I am not sure where to start. I guess one of the items many Cosmoprof attendees have focused on are these (Pearlized sea collection)

HEYDOYOU: I am interested in these too and I noticed there is a underwater trend in beauty and fashion. Tell me about these.

PARISTRY: These are custom made, we created stainless steel molds to make these perfect 3D pressed powder eye shadows. They can also be use for lip color and is very versatile. The process is expensive so you will see these in luxury products in the new year.

HEYDOYOU: How do you come up with your ideas?

PARISTRY: This is our trade secret! Seriously, we dedicated a lot of time for workshops and brainstorms. We also look to industries outside of beauty for inspiration like food, fashion and even technology.

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Black Girl Magic with ItCosmetics

Guest post by Shannon McNeal

it Cosmetics is living up to their hype! it Cosmetics is different from other brands because it makes sure their products don’t harm your skin. They also don’t harm animals! Yes, it Cosmetics is a cruelty-free beauty brand that works with plastic surgeons to benefit your skin.

I had the opportunity to try out many samples including Bye Bye Lines Foundation, Your Skin But Better CC+ Powder, Confidence in Your Glow 3-in-1 (bronzer, highlighter, and blush), and the Bye Bye Breakout Concealer.

With it Cosmetics’s Bye Bye Lines Foundation, you get 100% coverage with a little portion. When I used the foundation, it only took me three squirts to cover my entire face. Your face feels very light with the coverage as well. No cake-y feeling! This foundation is an invisible coverage promoting anti-aging, smooth-feeling skin.

After I used the foundation, I turned to the Your Skin But Better CC+ Powder as a finishing veil. With the 50+ SPF, it controls the look. By that, I mean there’s no oily finish when in hot, humid weather conditions.

The Confidence in Your Glow 3-in-1 is used for contouring your makeup layout. I tested the highlight on a relative’s skin as well as my own and there is no difference in clarity on both of our skin tones (I’m more on the darker side). Because of this, I can vouch for darker skin tones with it Cosmetics.

Anyway, darker skin-toned people tend not to use blush so this was also tested on my relative and it’s a perfect ratio of pink to red without looking like you just got done filming a movie scene!

Last, not least, the Bye Bye Breakout Concealer is for last minute use. When I realize I miss a spot on my face, this little tube comes a long way. The best part about this concealer is the fact that it targets oily/acne prone skin.

Throughout this whole process, my face never felt heavy or dirty. It will give you a professionally clean look. I recommend trying this beauty line. Your skin will thank you.

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Rita Hazan // At-Home Hair Color and Treatment


True Color Shampoo
Step 1 in Rita’s True Color Revolution. Specially designed for color treated hair, this rich-lathering shampoo gently yet effectively protects hues. Infused with botanical surfactants, it cleans and removes build up without stripping color. Rice proteins and Moringa Seed Extract leave hair squeaky clean and nourished. No build-up, so hair feels weightless.
True Color Ultimate Shine Gloss
Step 2 in Rita’s True Color Revolution, glossing is the salon secret to keep color vibrant and hair as shiny as the day you got it colored. With 5 shades developed by Rita, this in-shower color-saver enhances shine and brilliance with mess-free application.
True Color Conditioner
Step 3 in Rita’s True Color Revolution. Specially designed for color treated hair, this color-protecting conditioner richly hydrates without weighing hair down. Infused with Japanese Camelia Oil to leave strands feeling silky and manageable. Rita’s fade-­defying complex protects color from UV, environment and heat tools, preventing breakage while providing lustrous sheen.
Safe for all hair types. Sulfate, Sodium Chloride & Paraben Free.
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