Sunday 11.10 Beautiful Reading

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So here are some posts that I liked this week.

Fabulous looks for Halloween from a very talented bloger. I love all her looksMakeup your Jangsara. The image above is also from Jangsara blog.

Photos and swatches of Chanel holiday 2009  collectionMakeup and Beauty Blog

Awesome video  about the best drugstore makeup – Alpha Blonde (or Brunette now?;)

Beauty book from  Alex Box creator  of  Illamasqua cosmetics – British Beauty Blogger has the details

Enter the  Breast Cancer Awareness contest – Brilliant Brunette

Looking for a Young Punk Dupe? – Magimania has the answer

Smoky Crystal 089 quint and Silver Purple 782 nail polish photos  from the Dior 2009 Holiday collectionThe Beauty look Book

How are you all doing? I am  a bit better. Thank you again for all your sweet comments! xo

SS17 Lip Products: Bobbi Brown, BITE and Chanel

After all those matte and opaque lipsticks which we all wore in AW, so many brands are launching new lipsticks with glossy textures and lip glosses for Spring! Watch this space…

Here are just a few new releases, but expect to see many more.

Chanel Rouge Coco Gloss, $30. Chanel is available from  NordstormBergdorf GoodmanNeiman Marcus, Selfridges, Harrods and   Chanel’s website.

I am personally a big fan of Chanel glosses and have quite a few Glossimers, so I am excited to try the new ones. Coco Glosses are described as  hydrating and with an intense shine. There are 24 shades in different finishes: iridescent, lacquered and opaque.

Bobbi Brown Art Stick Liquid Lip, $28 from Sephora

“Super-pigmented, squeezable

SS18 Beauty: Chanel, Jo Malone, REN

Here are some of the new products which caught my attention this week, and I have chosen makeup, skincare and fragrance.

 

Chanel Rouge Coco Lip Blush Hydrating Lip & Cheek Sheer Colour, $30 from Saks. Chanel is available from Nordstorm,  Neiman Marcus, Selfridges and  Harrods.

Lightweight 2-in-1 lip and cheek blush, you can create both sheer  or intense effect with a  matte finish.  This is a LE product and the shades are: 414 Tender Rose, 410 Corail Naturel, 412 Orange Explosif, 416 Teasing Pink, 418 Rouge Captivant, 410 Burning Berry

I am loving what Lucia Pica is doing with Chanel’s makeup, so many great new products.

Jo Malone launched a collection called English Fields, and the scents are:

Primrose & Rye Cologne: “Rolling fields dotted with primroses. Swaying softly on a spring breeze. Warmed by golden corn. Brightened with mimosa. On an addictive base of rye and vanilla. Filled with sunshine. Vivid. Glowing. Addictive.”

Poppy & Barley Cologne: “Rich red poppies dancing in the wind. Violet flowers, alive

Holiday: Beauty Edition

A photo of myself online, yeah, I know…

My partner and I just came back from the most incredible holiday in Cyprus last week, and I thought I’d share a few photos and some of our favourite  beauty/grooming products.

Probably the most used product was Clarins Sun Care Oil Spray [Clarins is available from Selfridges,HarrodsEscentual.com,  Nordstorm,  Sephora, Bergdorf Goodman.] just like all the other Clarins for/after sun products. I was picturing the most beautiful photos I’d take for this feature but, unfortunately, we’ve been too busy  enjoying our vacation so I did not have time to do everything that I’ve wanted.

At least I’ve managed to  snap a few beautiful views of the island.

Here is also an overview of some of the

Want It: Chanel Yeux Ombre Premiere Eye Shadow Collection

Long gone are the days when I was buying all those huge eye shadows palettes one, after another and blending 4-5 shadows together to create a look. Ain’t nobody got time for that.

This is why now I am mostly excited about the single or the duo releases. And just when I thought that I don’t want any eye shadows, Chanel are releasing these new beauties as a part of their Yeux  Ombre Premiere Eye Shadow Collection. Already available from Saks and Bergdorf Goodman and Nordstrom (here and here)

While I have selected the shades I will be trying out, there are many more other variants which also include yellow, blue and other more daring options.

And how cool are the looks Lucia Pica created on Kristen Stewart? Simple yet