Written by Annie Whitfield

As a team of established beauty experts, we’ve got our fingers on the pulse when it comes to knowing the latest the beauty industry has to offer. Want to be kept in the know? Our Trend Report will give you all the beauty news and new launches you’ve been craving. So, let’s see what’s trending this week…

Every year, summer always brings the very best beauty releases. Dewy foundation, light yet sultry scents and hybrid balms-come-blushers-come-highlighters… *swoon*. In a somewhat fashion powerhouse feat, the frontrunners for new releases this season come from the big names in haute couture, we’re talking Dior, Giorgio Armani, Louboutin and Valentino. Fancy a bit of runway makeup magic? We thought so…  


Screenshot 2021-06-10 at 10.19.47We’re not just bearing news of a new product, this is a whole new makeup line, for Valentino has FINALLY opened its doors to the beauty world and we couldn’t be more excited. Featuring a star-studded line up that includes 40 shades of foundation and 50 shades of lipstick, packaging so extra it’s an accessory in itself and formulations just as luxe as the garments the fashion house produces. Sold.


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Ah… a new DIOR Beauty release. This time, in the form of a summer-perfect mineral bronzer. The Forever Natural Bronze is available in eight sunkissed shades and has a soft and lightweight texture that blends seamlessly into the skin and preserves your skin’s natural hydration throughout the day. PLUS, have you seen the chich stitched cushion packaging?!


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Gracing our shelves on 15 June is the new lipstick marvel from the fashion and beauty experts themselves. Long have we gawped after their runway beauty looks and yearned for the perfectly textured lip that Giorgio Armani so delectably showcases – now with a combination of punchy pigment and nourishing oils we can recreate at home. The Lip Power line promises ultimate nourishment that stays comfortable on your lips all day long.

Christian Louboutin

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Famous for their spikes and red soles, Christian Louboutin have already been making a mark on the beauty world and have now decided to expand to include refillable face and eye palettes. Available in a multitude of shades that encapsulate blush, highlighter, bronzer and eyeshadow, these interchangeable and SO worth the hype palettes are a beauty luxury must.

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