SS17: BECCA and Hourglass Blushes and Bronzers

Let’s take a look at the new releases by Hourglass and BECCA, both brand launched new blushes and bronzers for SS17. By the way, you can read my interviews with (former) Creative Directors of both brands here.

Hourglass added four new blush shades ($38) and two new bronzers shades:

  • BRILLIANT NUDE – a deep amber blush blended with Brilliant Strobe Light for a lustrous glow.
  • EUPHORIC FUSION – a soft lilac blush blended with Euphoric Strobe Light for a resplendent glow.
  • IRIDESCENT FLASH – a vivid magenta blush blended with Iridescent Strobe Light for an illuminating glow.
  • INCANDESCENT ELECTRA – a cool peach blush blended with Icandescent Strobe Light for a celestial glow.

The bronzers ($50) are:

Matte Lips: Armani, Lancome and Smashbox

I have recently posted about some new lip products: glossy ones and classy lipsticks but it seems like those uber popular matte (often liquid) lipsticks are not going anywhere. And here are the brand new releases.

Lancome Matte Shaker Liquid Lipstick, £19.50 from Selfridges

“Water-in-oil-based emulsion is formulated with a patented Ultra-Thin Film technology to deliver weightless texture and a second-skin feel”. You also get a great colour pay off and a comfortable, non-drying wear. There are quite a few shades to choose from and the images Lisa Eldridge created are gorgeous.

Matte Shakers in action

Smashbox Be Legendary Liquid Pigment Liquid Lipstick $24 from Nordstrom

“A liquid lipstick with a

SS17 Eye Shadows Palettes: NARS, Jouer and Too Faced

Here is a preview of three brand new eye shadows palettes which just launched, and all three are neutrals with cool, warm or rose shades, so there is something for everyone.

JOUER COSMETICS Springtime in Paris Eyeshadow Palette, £35 from Cult Beauty

I personally like the loom of this one the best. There are some really beautiful shades to choose from, there are 12 colours in general from cool toned neutrals to shimmering plums.

Too Faced Natural Love Ultimate Neutral Eye Shadow Palette, $59 from Sephora

This is the biggest palette with 30 shades which probably has every shade you possibly need (0.03 oz/ 0.80 g)  Heaven (cream matte), Fairy Tale (champagne gold shimmer), Nudie (fawn matte), Tickle Me (mushroom shimmer), Don’t Settle (dark brown metallic), Fingers Crossed (deep gilded brown), Lace Teddy (soft peach matte), Satin Sheets (golden pink), Push-Up (light bronze pearl), Honey

SS17 Foundations: YSL, Armani and Clarins

There have been quite a few foundation launches recently but I have selected three that really stand out to me, and that are very different, so there is something for everyone.

Touche Éclat Cushion Compact Foundation, $48 from Nordstrom

“A lightweight, sheer, buildable coverage formula to give skin a fresh dewy glow and natural finish. Gives a  sheer to medium buildable coverage.”

Available in 6 shades.

 Clarins Pore Perfecting Matifying Foundation, £28 and $38 from Nordstrom

“Optically blurs imperfections. Upon

Chanel Makeup Collection for Summer 2017

Here is a preview of Chanel’s Summer 2017 makeup collection which is all about the healthy glow and bronze and pink tones. Two star products are definitely the powders and the blushers in sticks.

Les Beiges Healthy Glow Luminous Colour ($58)

Les Beiges Healthy Glow Sheer Colour Stick ($45) Blush 20, Blush 21 and Blush 22.

Other products are: Le Vernis ($28): 558 Sargasso, 560  Coquillage, 562 Coralium and