An Indian Summer in Leeds…

On Thursday 11th October, the Leeds Victoria Quarter will be transformed into an Indian Summer for one night only! Join our Leeds team for a night of Bollywood bliss and immerse yourself in our rich pigments, vivid palette of colours and sumptuous textures. The Victoria Quarter promises to delight with Bollywood-inspired entertainment and unmissable offers…   With […]

Colour Confidence class

Always wanted to learn how to play with colour, discover new techniques and explore  your creativity? If so, the Colour Confidence class is for you!   The Beauty School is launching across our UK counters, taking the very best of the Illamasqua School of Make-up Art Education regionally! Explore colour with Illamasqua, offering professional tips […]

Introducing the new Illamasqua Brush range

  Introducing the new Illamasqua brush range featuring four brand new brushes. The entire range is available online now and in all Illamasqua stores from Saturday 18th August and is ideal for professional Make-up Artists and make-up enthusiasts alike.   The four new additions to the range include:   – The angled brush which is […]

Liquid Medals; a winning offer from Illamasqua

Step onto the podium and take home your own Liquid Medal with our latest winning offer…   Simply shop online at, or at our stand-alone stores at London, Leeds and Liverpool, and when you spend £50 or more you’ll receive up to three best-selling Liquid Metals in gold, silver or bronze completely free.   […]

Get the Illamasqua look: Summer sale ends today!

The Illamasqua PR and Social Media teams have been enjoying our summer sale! To celebrate the closing day of the sale, we’re bringing  you our highlights and favourite pieces from the sale before it ends at midnight BST tonight… Medium Pencil in Strumpet Lipstick in Fetish Iridescent Nail Quad Liquid Metal in Superior  Sheer Lipgloss […]

Create a new look with our summer sale…

  With just a few days left to indulge in our summer sale, we’ve created make-up mixes that you will certainly not want to miss! With a series of further reductions and new lines added, there has never been a better time to explore the sale and create a statement new look.   To inspire […]

Emotional colour series: The Blues

As we turn back to our colour series, our emotional connection with colour and our preconceived perceptions on what a colour can translate, transpire and transform, we look to Blue for our next feature… When I think of the colour blue, many, very different, ideas appear. I think of jazz, ‘the blues’, a smooth, soulful […]

Interviewing our AW12 real models: Mairi

In the build up to the unveiling of our AW12 collection which follows on from our Beauty Before Age campaign, we will be revealing each of our fabulous real models, as nominated by our fans and followers, their daughters, fathers, uncles, friends… and today the spotlight turns to Mairi.     Tell us a bit […]

Dare to be Different with up to 60% off

Dare to be different with the Illamasqua sale. Explore cult shades at great discounts and unveil your alter ego this July!     Here’s just a few of our favourites… Nail Varnish in Bacterium, a striking pearlescent ash ocre, this is perfect for the summer months and reduced to just £10 in our must-see sale. […]

Get the Look: Spob, Head of Professional Development

In advance of our LIVE Q&A this Friday with our fabulous Head of Professional Development, Spob, we thought we would highlight Spob’s must-have make-up style for an insight into her personal make-up kit!   We caught up with Spob so we could share how to get her look…   Spob begins her look by applying […]

The best of the Illamasqua sale by new Social Media Intern, Louise

Introducing our new Social Media Intern: Louise Keenan.   As my first Socialise post as Illamasqua’s newest Social Media Intern I wanted to share with you some of my favourite products from our sale…   Even if the sun doesn’t look as though it will be making much of an appearance this summer, brighten up […]

Distinction in Make-up Artistry Awards: Live Chat

Illamasqua is a brand that has always encouraged self-expression in it’s purest form, without inhibitions or constraint. That’s why we are pleased to announce that after the immensely successful inaugural awards last year, the biggest prize in professional make-up art has returned.     On Friday 6th July between 12:30 and 1:30pm we will be […]

Beauty School Drop-In: 1st July

Based within our Flagship Beak Street Store, the School of Make-up Art, is running a series of 15-minute make-up classes, completely free of charge with our new Beauty School Drop-in. Launched in May this year, the Director and Educators of the School have crafted a series of 12 different sessions so you can learn how […]

Get the Look: be a queen for a day…

In honour of a remarkable year for British culture we took over the Selfridges windows in true Illamasqua style and invited you to be a queen for a day! Our Visual Merchandising team pulled together a spectacle of decadent thrones and bejewelled bespoke mannequins for the windows and we wanted to share how to ‘get […]

Limited Edition Freak Extrait De Parfum

  Introducing Freak Extrait De Parfum… Available exclusively at, Illamasqua standalone stores and Selfridges, Limited Edition Freak Extrait De Parfum is a new 8% stronger blend of our award-winning Freak Fragrance. A concoction of dangerously exotic and unconventional flowers, brought together by Illamasqua to celebrate the gilded opulence and intense darkness of the night, […]