Hit Refresh on your beauty bag and check out what’s hot and happening this season in the beauty world:

Butter London

Butter London has redefined its place in the beauty world from the nail lacquer experts to the makeup pros by introducing the Glazen range. While the new Butter London Glazen Lustrous Liner is quite popular, the Glazen Eye Gloss in the one winning all award right, left and center.

Butter London Glazen Lustrous Liner is a soft metallic, long-wear liquid liner that glides on with effortless precision. The shade Disco is a gorgeous sparkling black, Magnetic a sparkling Navy, Ultraviolet a sparkling purple and Flare a sparkling brown.

Butter London Glazen Eye Glosses are coined the jewels for the eyes. These eye shadows have a pudding like texture that applies like a gel, sets like a lightweight powder, delivering a wet shine look without actually being wet. The range has buildable color from sheer shimmer to intense metallic and is lightweight, crease resistant, and long wearing.

The shades include: Oil Slick – sparkling chameleon, Mermaid – sparkling icy grey, Moonshine – cool sparkling taupe, Icing – cool sparkling mauve, Bronzed – rich sparkling deep bronze, Frosted – warm sparkling rose gold and Spark – warm sparkling champagne.


The trendy makeup sponge company has launched a few new shades of their cult-favorite makeup blending sponge along with limited edition kits to add to your collections.

The beautyBlender Pop! Blender Single is an orange colored beauty blender, Beautyblender summer.fling Collection has 3 summer shades of beauty blenders, Beautyblender keep.it.clean features a flexible silicone cleansing pad that can be used as a sturdy cleansing surface to clean your beauty blender without damaging it and the award-winning Beautyblender all.about.face Kit includes One original beautyblender, One beauty.blusher, One micro.mini and One mini blendercleanser solid.

Deborah Lippmann

The ultimate in the manicure world, Deborah Lippmann came out with yet more gorgeous shades to wear this season.

Four of our favorite shades for the season include: Hot Child in the City – a full coverage bright orange crème, I’m Too Sexy – a full coverage sandy nude crème, Shut Up and Dance – a full coverage poppy pink crème and Stargasm – a full coverage rose gold shimmer. Don’t forget to treat your hands, before the manicure, with the brand’s newly launched Marshmallow Whipped Hand and Cuticle Scrub with AHA and BHA.


Known for their refreshing scents and indulgent bath and body products, Philosophy is one brand that treats your soul alongside your body too with their inspirational names for their products.

Joining the range this year was the Renewed Hope in a Jar Skin Tint SPF 20 Sunscreen in 5 different shades ranging from Sand to Cocoa, Purity Made Simple Pore Extractor Exfoliating Clay Mask for those pesky blackheads, Pure Grace Summer Surf Spray Fragrance Eau de Toilette perfect for the beach weather, the cult-favorite The Microdelivery Daily Exfoliating Facial Wash and a new bath signature scent, Fresh Cream and Mint.


The quirky makeup brand known for its suggestive play of product names and famous for its neutral eye shadow palettes and matte liquid lipsticks, theBalm has had some new releases this year that could definitely end up in your beauty arsenal as cult favorites.

Joining the whipped foundation wagon, theBalm launched its Even Steven foundation in 8 different shades ranging from Lighter than Light to After Dark. The foundation has a light, airy, soufflé-like texture with intense pigment to deliver a natural matte finish.

Also, following the summer theme is their waterproof mascara SCUBA Water Resistant Black Mascara, their new neutral palette Nude Beach Eye shadow Palette featuring  twelve eye-popping shades from au naturale to risqué colors, their new twist on their best-selling liquid lipstick kit Meet Matte Hughes Mini Kit V2 featuring six new shades, a new matte eye shadow palette Meet Matt(e) Ador Matte Eyeshadow Palette and a new highlighting and contouring palette, Highlite N Con Tour Highlight and Contour Palette, featuring two luminous highlighters, two matte highlighters, two contour powders, a bronzer and a blush.


Known for their trend setting silicone based Photofinish primer, the brand Smashbox released a tonne of new products which all seem to have taken their rightful place in the beauty world.

While their color correcting sticks in 4 different colors to address specific issues like redness and dullness and Contour Sticks in 4 different shades to highlight, illuminate, contour and bronze are quite good, what impressed the beauty world was the launch of their beauty brushes and their eye shadow palettes. Smashbox released an entire range of brushes, a whooping 26 in total, from foundation brush, to precision concealer brush, from a fan brush to tapered shadow brush.

Their seven Cover Shot eye shadow palettes, another hit already, included Metallic with a satin shimmer finish, Matte with high-coverage, velvety shades, Golden Hour with creamy, lit-from-within shades, Softlight for easy washes of color and Smoky for effortless and modern looks.


While the brand is quite popular in UK, it has slowly started to make waves here too.

Known for its cult classic glycolic acid based Glow Tonic, the brand also boasts of the award-winning Overnight Glow Serum and its Nourishing Cleansing Balm. Don’t forget to check out their affordably priced makeup.

Peter Thomas Roth

The ultimate skincare brand known for its absolute effectiveness has launched more of its products, brand new and as part of skincare kits for you to try out. Trust us your skin will thank you for it.

They have all of their favorite cleansers available now in a kit – , Cleansersquad Kit – including Anti-Aging Cleansing Gel, 3% Glycolic Solutions Cleanser, Irish Moor Mud Purifying Cleansing Gel and Rose Stem Cell Bio-Repair Cleansing Gel. Their Retinol Fusion products for all your anti-aging needs are also now available as a kit, Retinol Fusion PM Power Trio.  Other products to try out if you are new to the brand include their Insta-Mask Kit and Cult Classic 4-Piece Kit.

Their Glycolic Solutions range is also making waves for its effectiveness as acids in all the steps of the skincare.

What new products have you tried out this year? Do let us know by tagging us and using hashtag #BeautyBridge at all social media networks.