Thursday 31 July 2014

Cosme Decorte AQMW Holiday 2014

Cosme Decorte AQ MW will release this King of Sweets coffret (6800yen) on 1 November in Japan. It includes an eyeshadow palette, stick blush, gel eyeliner and rouge balm.

Paul & Joe Holiday 2014

Sneak peek at Paul & Joe's Holiday 2014 collection coming in October! Pic by Diary Directory.

Sunday 20 July 2014

Addiction New Base Makeup

Addiction will release the following new base makeup products on 12 September in Japan.

1. Porcelain Skin Powder: Soft focus translucent pressed powder (4000yen for refill, 1000yen for case, 8g)

2. Loose Powder: Ultra-finely milled soft focus loose powder with oil-absorbing properties for enhancing skin translucency and a longlasting polished finish. In 3 shades of Light, Medium and Warm. (4500yen, 20g)

3. Magical Sponge (1200yen)

4. Porcelain Skin Primer: Hydrating and perfecting primer with a light texture. (3800yen, 30g)

5. Porcelain Skin Foundation SPF25 PA+++: Cream foundation available in 5 shades (3500yen for refill, 1500yen for case, 7g)

Visee Fall 2014

This autumn, Visee will introduce a new Rich Lip and Cheek Cream (1000yen) in six shades. Due out on 21 August in Japan. Pic below from Maquia.

Shiseido Fall 2014

Shiseido will release three limited edition Luminizing Satin Eye Color Trios (4000yen) on 1 August in Japan. These are OR316, GR716 and BL215.

There will also be four Face Color Enhancing Trios (4200yen, 7g) in PK1 Plum, RD1 Apple, OR1 Peach and RS1 Lychee, and five Lacquer Rouge in PK226, RS727, RD728, RD529 and PK430.

Sheer & Perfect Compact Foundation SPF15 in 5 shades

Saturday 12 July 2014

Bobbi Brown Skin Weightless Powder Foundation

Kate Upton fronts the upcoming ad campaign for Bobbi Brown's new Skin Weightless Powder Foundation SPF16 PA+++. Available in 10 shades, it will retail at 5000yen for the refill and 1300yen for the case starting 5 September in Japan. The long-lasting foundation is designed in Japan, using their most advanced powder technology, and supposedly melds into the skin like liquid foundation without any powdery feel. This will be followed by the limited edition Smoky Nude collection on 19 September. The Shimmer Brick in this collection is a repromote, Sandstone. See lots more pics from the Tokyo press preview on Izumanix.

Heroine Make Long & Curl Mascara Super Film

Fans of Heroine Make mascaras will be pleased to know that the brand will be releasing its first ever film-type mascara which can be easily removed with warm water. Long & Curl Mascara Super Film will retail at 1296yen, starting from 8 August. Formulated with a fast-drying polymer and four beauty ingredients including camellia oil, the 'airy curl' formula is supposed to be more lightweight compared to their earlier mascaras so that it helps to maintain the curl of lashes even with several coats. The brush is designed to deposit the fibres generously on the lashes while curling he lashes upwards.

Ettusais Premium Makeup Line

Ettusais will release a new Premium line designed for ladies in their 30s on 11 September in Japan. Designed to meet their typical skin concerns such as the lack of skin translucency and obvious pores, the Amino Caviar Cream (3200yen, 90g) is supposed to be all-in-one gel cream with seven functions including lotion, beauty serum, pack mask, primer etc. It is formulated with an 'amino premium 7 complex' that includes collagen, hyaluronic acid, royal jelly and three types of amino acids for hydrating benefits. The range also includes a CC Amino Cream (2300yen, 35g), Chiffon Foundation Set SPF20 PA++ (3800yen, 3 shades) and two-toned Luminous Powder (2800yen).

FANCL New Color Makeup Line-up

Fancl will unveil its revamped color makeup line on 20 August in Japan, following the renewal of its skincare and base makeup ranges in March 2012 and April 2014 respectively. The makeup line continues Fancl's additive-free concept, being free of preservatives and fragrance, and comprises 17 products ranging between 448yen and 2900yen.

Shupette by Karl Lagerfeld for Shu Uemura

Karl Lagerfeld is teaming up with Shu Uemura again for their holiday 2014 collection. This time around, the collection is inspired by Lagerfeld's feline companion, Chupette. Read more about the collection on WWD.

Monday 7 July 2014

Lunasol Fall 2014 Collection

Here are the details of Lunasol's Rococo-inspired Fall 2014 color makeup collection to be released on 22 August, followed by the base makeup collection on 19 September.

1. Grace Contrasting Eyes: 2 eyeshadow quads

2. Dual Contrasting Eyes: 5 eyeshadow duos (LE)

3. Creamy Matte Crayon Lips: 4 shades (LE)

4. Soft Contrasting Cheeks: 2 shades (LE)

5. Shape Designing Liquid Eyeliner

6. Nail Finish N: 3 shades (LE)

7. Full Glamour Lips 4 shades

The base makeup range includes a new Glowing Day Cream, cream foundation and revamped Skin Contrast Face Powder. See more pics from the press preview here.

Albion Gel Mask Foundation

Albion will release a new Gel Mask Foundation (6000yen, 6 shades, 30ml) on 18 August in Japan. The foundation supposedly contains five times the hydrating power of hyaluronic acid and feels like a gel mask on the skin without any powderiness. There will also be a new Exage Melt Oil Cleaning (3000yen, 170g) and Exage Moist Rich Serum Mist (3000yen, 60ml).

Pics from Kokusaishogyo. See a swatch of the foundation here.

Astalift New Base Makeup and Haircare

Astalift, by Fujifilm, will launch a new sakura-inspired Lighting Perfection base makeup range on 1 September in Japan. The range is formulated with a sakura aura powder that absorbs yellow light while reflecting red light to give skin a lit-from-within glow. It includes:

1. Lighting Perfection Long Keep Pact UV Powder Foundation: Formulated with 'sakura aura powder', water-soluble collagen and astaxanthin, this longlasting powder foundation comes in 6 shades with SPF20 PA++. (3700yen for 9g refill, 1000yen for case)

2. Lighting Perfection Moist Pure Liquid UV Foundation: Formulated with 'sakura aura powder', three types of collagen, astaxanthin and lycopene, this comes in 6 shades with SPF25 PA++. (4200yen, 25g)

3. Lighting Perfection Pressed Powder: For a radiant, polished finish. SPF18 PA++ (3500yen for 9g refill, 1000yen for case)

Astalift is also venturing into the haircare catgory with its damask rose-scented Scalp Focus series set to debut on 24 September. It includes a shampoo, conditioner and scalp essence. The shampoo and conditioner are both silicone-free and contain collagen and astaxanthin. Both will retail at 2000yen for 360ml and 1600yen for the 300ml refill pack while the scalp essence will retail at 5700yen for 150ml, and 3200yen for 75ml.

Jill Stuart Fall 2014 New Base Makeup

Jill Stuart will release a new Fluffy Silk Powder Foundation N (5000yen) and a limited edition shade of its Secret Control in 06 Radiant Effector (2800yen) on 5 September in Japan. The new foundation formula promises enhanced hydrating benefits, a lightweight semi-matte finish and better coverage. It will be available in 5 shades with SPF15 PA++. The foundation refill costs 3500yen while the limited edition compact case costs 1500yen. See another pic here and here.