This year’s Terracotta collection by Guerlain is called Sun in the City.
Olivier Échaudemaison, Creative Director of Guerlain (read my interview with him) comments: ‘Treating yourself to a little sunshine boosts the morale!’
TERRACOTTA BLUSH Sun Shimmer Highlighter £28 / €35
- 02 Sunny Pink
- 03 Spicy Coral
These are described as featherlight fluid texture blushes with mother-of-pearl concentrate that instantly illuminates the cheekbones. Guerlain suggest the pink shade to blondes and coral shade to brunettes.
TERRACOTTA SUN IN THE CITY Golden Glimmer Powder – Face and Décolleté £43/ €60
A face and body powder with creamy texture and metallic gold shimmer with a mother-of-pearl concentrate (75%). ‘Adds shimmer to any tan with its precious metal glints like a skin-enhancing top coat.’
TERRACOTTA LIGHT Sheer Bronzing Powder £33.50 / €45
- 02 Blondes, with its pink accents and soft tanned tones, beautifully enhances the naturally rosy colour of blondes and fair skin
- 03 Brunettes, enriched with its coral touches and warm shades, adds bright radiance to the golden tan of brunettes and olive skin. Perfect at the height of summer when your tan is at its best
- 04 Sun Blondes and 05 Sun Brunettes in
Remember I did a post about foundations?
Since a lot of you asked for more details, here is the official information about some of them:
Tom Ford Traceless Perfecting Foundation SPF 15, $80
“The Traceless Perfection Foundation is a natural-finish, longwearing, humidity-resistant foundation that hydrates and evens your skin tone, creating a flawless, supple, poreless canvas with medium-to-full coverage. Its formula includes the nourishing Tom Ford Infusing Complex to help smooth and renew skin while helping diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.”
Cle de Peau Radiant Fluid Foundation SPF 24, $125
“Radiant Fluid Foundation is a liquid foundation with added SPF 24 sun protection that gives your skin a dewy, lustrous finish and creates a glowing veil of beauty, revealing vibrant luminosity that transcends the natural look of skin. It contains the Illuminating Complex, which is a powerful moisture-stabilizing force that promotes exquisite radiance. The foundation also resists dullness, wear and changes in color throughout the day to help you retain a beautiful, smooth finish.”
There are 12 shades to choose from and it’s
Who does not want a beautiful and gorgeous highlighter for the holidays season? The next few months will be mental for me in every area of life so I am really looking forward to the holidays, and the glow.
I’ve created a list of some of the highlighters that are on sale now, all of these are limited edition so don’t miss your chance to get them.
The High End Eye Candies
Subtle golden shimmer and Gabrielle Chanel’s personal emblem – a lion.
Dior Rouge Blush Midnight Wish, £34 from Selfridges
Beautiful glow and lots of little starts embossed.
Givenchy Mystic Glow Powder, $47 from Barneys
Ultra-fine mother-of-pearl with golden nuances. Can be used both wet and dry. And how cool is that star? I am still a big fan of the Givenchy highlighter I’ve got a few years ago.
A cream in stick highlighter with two shades which is easy and quick to use.
Lancome STARLIGHT SPARKLE LA ROSE A POUDRER, $60 from Macys
It comes in a a 50’s French-inspired Bijou box – traditionally meant to house loose powders. Can be used dry for a subtle highlight, or damp for
Guerlain’s Christmas 2014 makeup collection was inspired by the opera and ballet.
Olivier Echaudemaison describes the elegant Guerlain woman in a little black dress, beautiful statement lipstick and a shimmering powder on her décolleté and arms. You can get your inspiration from Natalia on the promo photo, and re-create the look with the help of brand’s new gorgeous products.
Guerlain reproduced Coque d’Or’s original bottle and reinterpreted it in gold-lacquered glass just for this collection. This shimmering golden powder can be used on both body and hair. It is scented with the notes of rose, bergamot and patchouli.
Petrouchka Palette Eye & Blush Palette £56.00 / €77
The palette that, according to the brand is as “dazzling as the gilding of the Bolshoi or the Opéra Garnier.” It contains five eye shadows and four blushes: fresh pink and coral revive the cheekbones; rosewood and brown sculpt them to perfection. See it featured here.
Météorites Perles d’Etoile, £37.50 / €49
This year’s Guerlain meteorites feature the famous bow inspired by Coque d’Or and come in a golden packaging with six shades of pearls inside for a luminous glow.
Guerlain Spring 2016, anyone? New meteorites, blush and eye shadows with positive message and spring-like shades and new colours of lipsticks and eye pencils.
Meteorites Voyage Pearls of Powder Refillable Compact, $179
“Meteorites Voyage is a refillable pressed powder compact with a universal harmony of corrective and illuminating shades that adapts to a range of skin tones. This universal shade corrects and illuminates the complexion with an ultimate radiance. The refillable case holds a blend of 5 different colors of micro pearls, hand-made and compacted by Guerlain’s craftsmen. White to reflect light, Purple to capture light, Green to combat redness, Champagne to illuminate, Pink to reveal a glowy effect.”
Perfecting Meteorites Primer, $74
Gel colour correcting primer that adds glow and radiance.
Blush Duo, $62
“Smile” 2-in-1 blush/highligher with a deeper pink shade to enhance the apples of the cheek and a lighter pink to highlight the cheekbones.
Long Lasting Single Eyeshadow, $34