I am loving the official description of the new Libre Chanel Makeup collection:
“Sheer meets intense. Matte and glossy collide. The artificial clashes with the real in a bold new makeup collection inspired by the material urban world. Striking contrasts of colours, textures, intensities and light capture a contemporary edge and thrilling moment in time.”
This collection with all the pink and silver details will definitely stand out among all the gold and red glittery offerings which are usually released for Christmas. There is also a new foundation! So far you can only buy the products from Chanel’s website but later on from Nordstorm, Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Selfridges, Harrods.
Let’s take a look at the products:
Architectonic Eye Palette, $80
Inspired by urban architecture, the shades are mirror-like silver, concrete grey and gunmetal blue shadows in matte to shimmery textures.
Calligraphic de Chanel, $35 in 65 Hyperblack
Long-lasting, waterproof gel liner with a vinyl finish.
Crayon Sourcils ($29) in 30 Brun Naturel
Rouge Allure ($37) in 247 Ultraberry andRead More
Matte liquid lipsticks are here to stay! More and more brands are releasing their versions with formulas becoming less drying and the shades becoming more sophisticated.
And here are two latest launches from such brands as Chanel and Burberry.
Speaking of Burberry, I think their new strategy is simply genius! As you know, it is a Fashion Weeks month, and besides the clothes (obviously) a lot of us are obsessing over the beauty looks at the Runway: hair, makeup and nails. We often get a sneak preview of the products which will be available for the purchase only in months. But not anymore when it comes to Burberry! All the products Wendy Rowe and her team used on the girls are already available, both new shades and new products.
Such as Burberry Liquid Lip Velvet in Fawn Rose available from Burberry’s website for $34
“Developed with a new, innovative formula, which combines rich pigment, smooth application and a whipped, creamy texture to create a bold, velvet finish that lasts for up to eight hours. Light-as-air LiquidRead More
To finish our Lipstick Week I’ve decided to feature my current top 3 lipsticks and share the top 3 that are on my wish list.
I’ve made myself choose lipsticks in different colour families, so here are: plum, red and pink. I don’t like orange, nude or any other shades that much.
Since I have already reviewed each lipstick, I have just included the links. I also have to mention that Clarins was recently reformulated, and the new version is even better!
Clarins Joli Rouge Lipstick in 738 Royal Plum (Review and Lip Swatches)
Givenchy Le Rouge Lipstick in 302 Hibiscus Exclusif (Review and Lip Swatches)
Lancome L’Absolu Rouge in 160 Rouge Hypnose (Review and Lip Swatches)
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I really love the look of the Chanel’s makeup collection for Autumn 2016, and it made me smile that several readers told me how they’ve thought of me when they saw it. I do love me some red, that’s for sure.
Here are actually several videos about the collection where Lucia Pica talks us through her inspiration.
I think Kristen Stewart fits this collection perfectly.
Rouge Allure ($37) in 168 Rouge Ingenue and 169 Rouge Tentation
Rouge Allure Velvet in 56 Rouge Charnel, 57 Rouge Feu, 58 Rouge and Vie 59 Rouge Audace
Le Crayon Levres ($31) in 97 Desir and 98 Seduction
Les 4 Ombres ($61) in 268 Candeur et Experience
Illusion d’Ombre ($36) in 128 Rouge Brule andRead More
Chanel Dans La Lumiere de L’ete Makeup Collection for Summer 2016 is all about sandy browns, coppers for the eyes and face, and pinks with oranges for the lips and nails. Let’s take a look.
Les Beiges Healthy Glow Multi-Colour, $65
Duo 01 and Duo 02 are lightweight powders with two shades that create that instant glow and perk up the complexion. There is also a Pinceau (Blush) Brush which retails for $55.
The LE Les 4 Ombres ($65) has that desert inspired pattern. You get three bronze and earthy toned shades and one khaki.
Here is actually a promo image of the collection to give you an idea of how you could use the products.
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