Make-up: A Splash of Color

By Lauren Salapatek | 10/06/2010 3:39:02 PM


Encourage clients to brighten their make-up bags with new glosses, powders and shadows to put their best face forward on any occasion.

Mirabella Beauty Products

Hot product: Colour Shine Lip Gloss. Available in five shades: Charisma, Muse, Reckless, Allure and Vibrant
Why it’s hot: Color is back in a big way. Colour Shine lip gloss provides a sheer, pop of color that’s easy for everyone to wear.
How it’s different: These pigments are bright without shimmer or pearl.
Special features: The moisturizing and conditioning formula infused with peppermint, vitamin C and vitamin E, leaves lips hydrated and refreshed.

Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics

Hot product: Mineral Radiance in Riviera
Why it’s hot: Mineral Radiance in Riviera is a dual-colored pressed powder that bronzes and brightens.
How it’s different: Includes a pop of pink and a sueded tan-peach tone. Use the tan-peach on the apples of cheeks, topped with the shimmery pink for a multidimensional look; or wear each shade alone (the darker shade is ideal for adding definition to the hollows of the cheekbone, while the lighter shade adds soft highlights).
Special features: Contains mica for a natural-looking radiance and rice starch for longer wear.

Bed Head Make-Up by TIGI

Hot product: Bed Head Eye Shadow Pallette by TIGI
Why it’s hot: This pallette is versatile and gives clients many glamor options.
How it’s different: Wetting the shadows allows for more depth and wearability.
Special features: This eyeshadow is a perfect on-the-go pallette for clients who travel.

Senna Cosmetics

Hot product: Posh Eye Shadow, part of the Virtual Vintage Fall/Winter Color Collection
Why it’s hot: Fall 2010 is an eclectic mix of retro and futuristic elements. The eye shadow and make-up in this collection have the best of both with color versatility.
How it’s different: The Virtual Vintage Fall/Winter Color Collection encourages women to stretch their make-up boundaries.
Special features: All products (including the eye shadow) offer highly pigmented finishes. Emmy-nominated make-up artist and Senna founder, Eugenia Weston, personally designed them.

Your Name Professional Brands

Hot product: Instant Skin Smoother
Why it’s hot: This next-generation hybrid primer fills and smoothes the complexion. It has age-defying benefits and gives a flawless look.
How it’s different: It creates a base for make-up application and can be reapplied over make-up to smooth and freshen.
Special features: Silica gives the skin a finished look and imparts light-diffusing properties. Dermaxyl reduces the appearance of wrinkles, while collagen-filling spheres create a soft-focus finish on the skin. It’s free of surfactants and parabens.





ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Lauren Salapatek

Lauren Salapatek Lauren Salapatek, Web Editor for Modern Salon | Salon Today | First Chair.

(Previous positions: Associate Editor/E-Newsletter Content Production Manager)

Since January 2010, Lauren has worked for Modern Salon Media covering salon style, product and beauty trends, and business editorial for both print and online content. As of October 2013, Lauren’s role changed to Web Editor—now she manages all online editorial content for, and As part of her responsibilities, she creates, edits, organizes and curates content for all Modern Salon Media’s websites; manages the creation and production of all Salon e-newsletters; promotes Modern Salon Media’s digital content via several social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest); and maintains an editorial calendar to keep all Modern Salon Media’s websites timely and current.

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