Health & Beauty
by Aspect County

Urban Decay launches Naked Smoky palette
Cosmetics brand Urban Decay has announced the launch of its Naked Smoky palette. Containing nine never-before-seen shades and three exclusives, the Naked Smoky palette contains all the essentials for a neutral smoky eye. Shades include: Dirtysweet (medium bronze), Armor (silver taupe with sparkle), Dagger (charcoal micro-shimmer), Smolder (deep plum-taupe), Whisky (rich brown matte), Thirteen (light beige satin), High (champagne shimmer), Radar (taupe micro-glitter), Slanted (metallic grey), Black Market (jet black satin), Password (cool taupe matte) and Combust (soft pink-taupe). The palette comes with an exclusive double-ended brush as well as detailed tutorials with step-by-step instructions. The case and the brush feature a smoke effect, with Naked Smoky in gunmetal foil. Each shade in Naked Smoky features the Pigment Infusion System, the proprietary blend of ingredients that gives every shade its velvety texture, rich colour, long-lasting power and blendability. Naked Smoky is priced at £38 available online at urban​de​cay​.co​.uk from August 3 nationwide. 

Elizabeth Arden launches Flawless Future Powered by Ceramide Night Cream
This month sees the launch of the new Flawless Future Powered by Ceramide Night Cream from Elizabeth Arden. The cream contains an exclusive fragrance technology, clinically proven with a clinical study using an MRI scan to determine that 100% of women showed an increase in happiness and relaxation. The new scent technology harnesses a fragrance called Relaxing Petals’ which contains notes such as apricots, jasmine and sandalwood to promote sleep and relaxation. The night cream includes benefits that prepares you for a restful sleep, repairs the skin, brightens and evens out skin tone, and fights the early signs of ageing. Additional key ingredients include: ceramide skin identical matrix, an optimal blend of ceramides to replenish depleted ceramides; telosense, a protective protein complex shown to help minimise the appearance of early lines and wrinkles; second skin protective matrix, a non-occlusive film that helps to shield skin from pollution; botanical hops extract, a potent hops extract that originates from France to brighten the look of skin and reduce the appearance of discolorations and uneven skin tone; and tephrosia purpurea extract, a mineral-rich botanical that helps create a feeling of well-being and relaxation. Flawless Future Powered by Ceramide Night Cream is priced from £42 and is available nationwide. 

Vivi K Perfumes unveils four new fragrances
British fragrance brand Vivi K Perfumes has announced the launch of four new fragrances. Created by friends Vivian Kokunda and Ankit Talwar, the brand was inspired by their shared love of perfumes, trying new ones, saving antique ones, and building a collection of signature scents. Vivi K Perfumes are bottled in unique, handmade fruit shaped perfume vessels. The four fragrances in the debut collection combine the following top notes, heart notes and base notes: Mango Fragrance – Mango, Lily, Rose, Sandalwood, Amber and Cedarwood; Strawberry Fragrance – Strawberry, Jasmine, Musk and Amber; Kiwi Fragrance – Kiwi, Red Fruits, Cyclamen, Musk and Sandalwood; and Orange Fragrance – Orange, Lily, Musk and Amber. The four debut fragrances are available in a launch release of EDT Spray priced at £70 (100ml) available exclusively online at vivikper​fumes​.com.