When Art & Beauty Meet: MAC and NARS Collections

There is nothing I love more than a beauty collection which was inspired, or even better, a collaboration, with an artist/photographer/someone from the world of culture. So I was obviously excited to see these new collections from MAC x Helmut Newton and NARS x Sarah Moon.

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MAC release  so many collections all the time, and the one which celebrates the work of Helmut Netwon really stood out to me. I have actually quite a few of his photos saved on my Pintetest. This is a small edition with carefully chosen products which  capture the photographer’s work perfectly.

A palette of classic, neutral shades –  Point ‘N’ Shoot  (£25/$32),  Liquid Eye Liner (£16),  Upward Lash Mascara (£19).

mac-cosmetics-and-helmut-netwon-makeup-collection-eye-shadowsThere are also three Nail Lacquers (£10): Monte Carlo (red), Call Time (grey) , Berlin (purple) and the most exciting product – Retro Matte Lipcolours (£17.50/$21) which are promised to

Tom Ford Orchid Makeup Collection for Autumn 2016

It seems like Tom Ford’s Black Orchid lipstick was released only yesterday. I really loved the look of it but got myself a Bruised Plum shade in the end…

But here is a preview of Mr. Ford’s beauty collection for Autumn which is all about those Orchids, and we are talking Black Orchid and Velvet Orchid. And a brand new Orchid Soleil perfume.Tom Ford Orchid Makeup Collection for Autumn 2016

Orchid Soleil EDP  (50 ml- $120, 100 ml –  $168)

  • spicy notes of pink pepper, bitter orange and cypress
  •  red spider lily and tuberose
  • chestnut cream, vanilla, patchouli and orchid.

Black Orchid Collection

Lip Color, $60

Nightbloom Powder ($80)  in Black Bloom

Black Orchid

Dolce & Gabbana Wild About Fall Makeup Collection for Autumn 2016

Dolce & Gabbana’s Autumn makeup collection was inspired by the Sicilian landscape, and it is full of beautiful rich browns and subtle metallic hues.

Dolce & Gabbana Mad About Fall Makeup Collection for Autumn 2016 promo

Here is a little video for your viewing pleasure.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IThRr6v-SfA

The products are:

Shine Lipstick in SN 001,  Chocolate 79

Classic Cream Lipstick in Honey 130

Nail Lacquer in  Raspberry 240, Ebano 827, Desert 820,  Wild Green 725

The Eye Shadow Quad in Enchanting Fall 118 and Smoky 105

Intense Colour Gloss in

Hourglass Makeup Collection for Autumn 2016 and Holiday Palette

I have already posted a preview of the HOURGLASS Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick, and here are new products that are coming from the brand for AW16/17.

First of all, there is a new palette Ambient Lighting Powder – Surreal Light ($80) which will be a LE for Holiday (out if you are Sephora’s VIB).

Hourglass Ambient The Edit Surreal Light Makeup Palette for Holiday 2016

The shades are:

  • Ambient Lighting Powder – Surreal Light
  • Ambient Lighting Bronzer – Surreal Bronze Light
  •  Ambient Lighting Blush – Surreal Glow
  •  Ambient Lighting Blush – Surreal Effect
  • Ambient Strobe Lighting Powder – Surreal Strobe Light

And all of them are new and exclusive to this palette.

There are also two new products for the eyes which are already available, unlike the palette. And they are:

Want It: Victoria Beckham for Estee Lauder

As I have already mentioned, I do not get excited for celebrity beauty collaborations that often. However, I am all in if Victoria Beckham has anything to do with it.

And here is finally a preview of the collection which Victoria posted herself!

Victoria Beckham for Estee Lauder makeup collection

What do you think? It looks very chic to me, in fact, it looks more like  Tom Ford beauty than Estee Lauder.

And, although