Weekly beauty agenda: IMATS, MAC's Wonder Woman, fragrance releases

International beauty events and product releases coming up in the next weeks.

14th IMATS
January 29-30
London, UK

The International Make-Up Artist Trade Show, created in 1997 by Make-Up Artist magazine publisher Michael Key, is back with a diverse mix of products and demonstrations. Each year, thousands of makeup artists, vendors and enthusiasts gather across the world (London, New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, Vancouver), with London kicking off the year's events. Makeup pros from fashion and film (including Oscar and BAFTA award winners) will be on hand to provide education at IMATS. Nick Dudman, makeup effects designer on the Harry Potter films, will be headlining the 2011 London fair. Other attendees expected include Dany Sanz of Make Up For Ever and YouTube guru Lauren Luke.
http://www.imatsshow.com


4th Hair & Beauty

January 30-31
Frankfurt, Germany

Messe Frankfurt, the organizers behind Germany's largest annual beauty gathering Beautyworld, has ceased the event for this year. Instead, they are putting their energy into turning Hair & Beauty into the premier hairdressing event. The trade fair is expecting to draw more than 130 exhibitors from global companies like Wella, L'Oréal, Paul Mitchell, Glynt and Balmain. On both days of the fair, demonstrations will be given on applying glitter makeup and performing eyelash perms. There will also be on-stage competitions for the titles of Best Hairdresser and Best Beautician.
http://www.messefrankfurt.com/frankfurt/en.html


MAC Wonder Woman launch

February 10
US (worldwide launch scheduled for March)

The beauty brand's upcoming release of its superhero-themed collection is expected to rival its Hello Kitty and Barbie releases, featuring oversized cosmetic mirrors and jumbo lipglosses as well as eyeshadows, nail polishes, and mascaras. All comes packaged in Wonder Woman's signature red, blue, and yellow.
http://www.maccosmetics.com


3rd Makeup Show L.A.

February 26-27
Los Angeles, US

The annual Makeup Show in Los Angeles - established four years after its New Yorker counterpart - will bring together top industry exhibitors and speakers from all areas of the makeup artistry over two days, along with new product introductions and special offers. The show expects to feature more than 60 pro-makeup industry companies including Smashbox, Korres Natural Products, Stila Cosmetics, and many more.
http://www.themakeupshow.com/makeupshow/LA/press.html


Fragrance releases

February
International

Women's prestige

Issey Miyake has announced that a spring-y update of its iconic L'Eau d'Issey, called L'Eau d'Issey Florale, is in the works, composed of flowery scents including rose, lily, mandarin and white woods. Guerlain launches the flanker to Idylle, Idylle Duet, named for its composition of two notes: rose and patchouli. Tommy Hilfiger has its yearly update of Tommy Girl in the pipeline: Tommy Girl Summer will this time be composed of magnolia, fresh water and "fresh breezes." Yves Rocher releases Comme une Evidence Green with notes of lime, mint, sage and patchouli. Burberry launches flankers of its Sport fragrance called Sport Ice for both men and women, with dominant notes including frosted ginger, citrus, ice crystals, and musk.


Men's prestige

Hugo Boss will release its Orange perfume for men. Actor Orlando Bloom will front the campaign, thereby playing Sienna Miller's male counterpart. Meanwhile, Gucci is to present its Guilty fragrance for men in February, featuring the notes of lime, lavender, pink pepper, neroli, orange blossom, cedar and patchouli. Lacoste launches the Eau de Lacoste L.12.12 collection of three new men's fragrances.

Niche

Bond no. 9 will launch the follow-up to its highly successful London Oud fragrance, this time inspired by the Big Apple. But beware: New York Oud's price of $310 might be too "niche" for most. Serge Lutens will present its new fragrance Jeux de Peau, which was inspired by the "smell of toast with butter."

Celebrity fragrances

Singer Kylie Minogue launches an update of her third fragrance Pink Sparkle, called Pink Sparkle Pop, which will feature notes of pink pepper, apple, peach, gardenia, Bulgarian rose, tiare, marigold, sandalwood, ambrosia and musk.

Other releases

Lingerie label Victoria's Secret is taking flanker season to a whole new level, introducing the flanker of a flanker for the first time: Sexy Little Things Noir Love Me will launch in the US next month. Sports brand Adidas is launching Happy Game for women, following its Pure Game perfume for men that was released for the soccer World Cup last year.

PROMOTED VIDEO
Life and Style
ebookNow available in paperback
ebooks
ebookPart of The Independent’s new eBook series The Great Composers
Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Independent Dating
and  

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

ES Rentals

    iJobs Job Widget
    iJobs Fashion

    Recruitment Genius: PHP / Drupal / SaaS Developer

    £32000 - £36000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: A rapidly developing company in...

    Ashdown Group: Application Architect/Developer - Peterborough

    Negotiable: Ashdown Group: Application Architect/Developer - Peterborough, Cam...

    Ashdown Group: C# Developer - (C#, VB.Net, SQL, Git, TDD)

    Negotiable: Ashdown Group: Developer (C#, VB & ASP.Net, SQL Server, TSQL) - Pe...

    Ashdown Group: Business Relationship Manager

    Negotiable: Ashdown Group: Business Relationship Manager - Enfield, North Lond...

    Day In a Page

    Woman who was sent to three Nazi death camps describes how she escaped the gas chamber

    Auschwitz liberation 70th anniversary

    Woman sent to three Nazi death camps describes surviving gas chamber
    DSK, Dodo the Pimp, and the Carlton Hotel

    The inside track on France's trial of the year

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Dodo the Pimp, and the Carlton Hotel:
    As provocative now as they ever were

    Sarah Kane season

    Why her plays are as provocative now as when they were written
    Murder of Japanese hostage has grim echoes of a killing in Iraq 11 years ago

    Murder of Japanese hostage has grim echoes of another killing

    Japanese mood was against what was seen as irresponsible trips to a vicious war zone
    Syria crisis: Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more refugees as one young mother tells of torture by Assad regime

    Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more Syrian refugees

    One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
    The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back – with promising results

    The enemy within

    People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
    'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

    'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

    Survivors of the Nazi concentration camp remember its horror, 70 years on
    Autumn/winter menswear 2015: The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore

    Autumn/winter menswear 2015

    The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore
    'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

    'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

    Army general planning to come out
    Iraq invasion 2003: The bloody warnings six wise men gave to Tony Blair as he prepared to launch poorly planned campaign

    What the six wise men told Tony Blair

    Months before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, experts sought to warn the PM about his plans. Here, four of them recall that day
    25 years of The Independent on Sunday: The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century

    25 years of The Independent on Sunday

    The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century
    Homeless Veterans appeal: 'Really caring is a dangerous emotion in this kind of work'

    Homeless Veterans appeal

    As head of The Soldiers' Charity, Martin Rutledge has to temper compassion with realism. He tells Chris Green how his Army career prepared him
    Wu-Tang Clan and The Sexual Objects offer fans a chance to own the only copies of their latest albums

    Smash hit go under the hammer

    It's nice to pick up a new record once in a while, but the purchasers of two latest releases can go a step further - by buying the only copy
    Geeks who rocked the world: Documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry

    The geeks who rocked the world

    A new documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry
    Belle & Sebastian interview: Stuart Murdoch reveals how the band is taking a new direction

    Belle & Sebastian is taking a new direction

    Twenty years ago, Belle & Sebastian was a fey indie band from Glasgow. It still is – except today, as prime mover Stuart Murdoch admits, it has a global cult following, from Hollywood to South Korea