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

AW16 New Luxury Lipsticks: Tom Ford, byTerry and Cle de Peau

I personally love me a good luxurious lipstick. Of course, there are a lot of more affordable options on the market but there is just something special about treating yourself to a high-end product. I always get myself a nice lipsticks after I’ve finished an important job project or just for a special occasion.

And here are three creme-de-la-creme lipstick launches.

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BY TERRY Rouge-Expert Click Stick,  $32 from Barneys and Net-a-Porter.

“3-in-1 hybrid lipstick is rich like a balm, precise like a pencil and intense with premium pigment. In just one stroke, it reveals the boldest color impact all day long. Absolute coverage and velvet-smooth comfort upon application through an ultra-feminine gesture.”

The shade featured is  Crimson Click

TOM FORD Beauty Lip Contour Duo, $53 from Neiman Marcus and £39 from Selfridges.

” On one end, the slim and sleek pencil features a lip shaper to enhance and define lips. On the

Guerlain Makeup Collection for Autumn 2016

Here is a preview of the Guerlain’s Autumn makeup collection which includes gorgeous  new quints and relaunched Lingerie de Peau foundation.

Palette 5 Couleurs, $69/ £43

1 base to smooth out and illuminate, 2 nude shades and 2 smoky shades for a smouldering look.  Available in: 01 Rose Barbare, 02 Tonke Imperial, 03 Coq D Or, 04 Lheure De Nuit,  05 Apres L Ondee and 06 06 Bois Des Inde

Guerlain Makeup Collection for Autumn 2016 palette 5 couleursLingerie de Peau Natural Perfection Foundation SPF 20, 1.0 oz., $63/£38.50

“So skin-fusing and natural that it can’t be felt, can’t be seen. Its fresh, light texture glides onto the contours of the face like a second skin to enhance beauty naturally, without artifice, all day long. Guerlain Technology, Bio-Fusion micro-mesh, an unprecedented combination of contouring and smoothing stretch fibres with natural silk and linen fibres that are in total affinity with skin. Hydrating agents bring softness and comfort throughout the day. ” Available in 18 shades

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Anti-Cernes Corrector Multi-Perfecting Concealer, $40/

” 2-in-1 Multi-Perfecting Concealer to

SS16 Makeup: BECCA and Hourglass

Here is a preview of the new products from two brands that I really like: Hourglass and BECCA.

HOURGLASS Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick,  $46 from Barneys

HOURGLASS Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick Fall 2016

“A revolutionary foundation stick with the coverage of a concealer, the fluidity of a liquid, and the weightlessness of a powder in a long-wearing waterproof formula for undetectable full coverage. The unprecedented concentration of pigment in this foundation provides maximum coverage with minimum product, concealing all discoloration and imperfections for virtually perfect skin with a seamless finish.”

Comes in 26 shades.

Hourglass is also available from from SephoraBergdorf Goodman, Net-A-Porter.comSpace.NK,

BECCA Shimmering Skin Perfector Slimlight, $28 from Sephora

BECCA Shimmering skin Perfectors summer 2016

  • Shimmering Skin Perfector Slimlight – Champagne Pop – soft white gold with pinky peach undertones
  • Shimmering Skin Perfector Slimlight – Topaz – golden bronze pearl
  • Shimmering Skin Perfector Slimlight – Pearl – soft luminescent white

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AW16 New Blushes: Paul & Joe, Dolce & Gabbana and Chantecaille

I have to admit that I haven’t been wearing blush during the summer at all, but now that it is Autumn, I kind of want some colour! this is why I have been browsing my collection looking for some old favourites, and also browsing the new launches looking for anything beautiful and  exciting to share with you.

Here are three beauties that caught my attention:

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CHANTECAILLE Lion Pride Cheek Shade, £35 from SpaceNK and   $40 from Nordstrom.

“A silky smooth powder formula that adds the perfect hint of natural looking colour. “The shade is described as a peachy pink.

5% of Chantecaille’s proceeds for the Pride Cheek Shade will be donated to the Lion Guardians.

Dolce & Gabbana Creamy Face Colour, £40 from Harrods and  $55 from Saks.

“The