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April Beauty Bulletin: the hottest new products hitting the shelves this month


Welcome to the second edition of the stylist.co.uk beauty bulletin, bringing you the biggest new releases in the beauty world as they happen each month. 

Read on to find out about hottest beauty products coming out this month, from a limited edition collaboration by Mac to a game-changing new way to wear a tinted moisturiser, BB cream and CC cream all in one handy product from Bare Minerals.

Mac Cream Colour Base

Mac Mia Moretti

This cream colour base in summer wind is part of Mac's limited edition collaboration with DJ Mia Moretti, launched today. Highly versatile and easy to use, the bsae can be smoothed onto cheekbones as a highlighter or swept over the eyelids for a subtle, summer glow. 

Available: Now

Mac Cream Colour Base in Summer Wind, £15.50, maccosmetics.co.uk

REN Moroccan Rose Gold Glow Perfect Dry Oil

Moroccan rose dry oil by REN

The latest addition to REN's award-winning Moroccan Rose range is this silky dry oil, infused with Moroccan Argan Oil and precious Rosa Damascena Oil to nourish and protect your skin. Smooth it on after a shower to lock in moisture and give your body a subtle glow.

Available: Now

REN Moroccan rose gold glow perfect dry oil, £26, in-store from Marks and Spencer

Revlon Ultra HD Lipstick

Revlon's new lipstick is formulated with a high-definition gel rather than a wax, giving a smoother application and a more intense colour. One slick of these beauties will give you long-lasting colour that stays put all day.

Available: Now

Revlon Ultra HD Lipstick, available in 14 shades, £7.99, from Boots counters nationwide

Sisley Phyto-Eye Twist

Sisley photo-eye twist

A fun new take on eyeliner, Sisley's Phyto-Eye Twists come in a range of eight bold colours, from marine (a deep indigo) to topaz (a shimmery pink). The jumbo tip makes them easy to apply, too.

Available: 6 April

Sisley Phyto-Eye Twists, £29, exclusively in Selfridges stores

Neutrogena Norwegian Formula visibly Renew Elasti-boost Body Balm

Neutrogena body balm

This new body balm from the Neutrogena Norwegian range will be a saviour for dry skin. Packed with active minerals to boost collagen production and restore the skin's natural elasticity, it will leave your skin deliciously soft and smooth.

Available: 7 April

Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Visibly Renew Elasti-Boost Body Balm, £4.99, from boots.com

Laura Mercier Silk Creme Moisturising Photo Edition Foundation

Laura Mercier Moisturising Foundation

Laura Mercier's new foundation contains shea butter, silk proteins and tea extract to protect and moisturise your skin while giving a long-lasting, flawless coverage.

Available: 9 April

Laura Mercier Silk Creme Moisturising Photo Edition Foundation, £35, from selfridges.co.uk

No7 Early Defence Night Cream

Night cream

Specially formulated to help protect younger skin from environmental damage, a slick of No7's Early Defence night cream before bedtime will help to combat the ageing process. Made with the brand's Double Defence technology, the cream contains skin-boosting ingredients such as mulberry, ginseng and vitamin E to protect and repair while you sleep. Plus, it smells divine.

Available: 13 April

No7 Early Defence Night Cream, £19.50, from boots.com

Smashbox Be Legendary Matte Lipstick

Smashbox matte lipsticks

Smashbox have collaborated with illustrator Donald Robertson to give their best-selling Be Legendary lipstick line a matte makeover. Featuring six new matte shades, from a sugary pink to a deep mauve, the lipsticks are also full of anti-oxidants to nourish lips while providing a long-lasting colour.

Available: 16 April

Smashbox Be Legendary Matte Lipstick, £16, from smashbox.co.uk

Bare Minerals Complexion Rescue

Bare Minerals Complexion Rescue

First came the tinted moisturiser, then the BB cream and, swiftly after, the CC cream. Now the clever team at Bare Minerals have taken the best bits from each to produce a tinted hydrating gel cream, a lightweight liquid that promises full coverage that cares for the skin.

Available: 16 April

Bare Minerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream, £26, bareminerals.co.uk

Lily Lolo Pressed Eye Shadow

Lily Lilo eyeshadow

Under the radar British make-up brand Lily Lolo have looked to the Spring/Summer 2015 catwalks for inspiration for their new Parisian collection. Following the trend for minimal makeup, this pressed eye shadow (called In for a Penny) will give a lighter bronze glow to the traditional smokey eye.

Available: 17 April

Lily Lolo Pressed Eye Shadow, £7.99, from lilylolo.co.uk

Tom Ford Mini Cream Cheek Colour

Tom Ford cream cheek colour

The new cream cheek colour from Tom Ford's summer collection is perfect for creating a healthy, peachy glow. Smudge a small amount of the cream across your cheekbones using your thumbs to give a luminous finish to your look.

Available: 27 April

Tom Ford Cream Cheek Colour in Pink Sand, £46, from houseoffraser.co.uk



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