Dark Lips. Get The Look: Chanel Autumn 2020 and Alternative Products

Long time readers will know that I am a huge fan of a dark lip, so I am obviously loving the beauty look from the latest Chanel show. Lucia Pica kept the face and eye makeup minimal to make it look fresh and modern.

On the lips she used the new products which will be a part of the Autumn collection (out in July), and, no doubt, will be a big hit: ROUGE ALLURE VELVET EXTRÊME in N°130 Rouge Obscur  and ROUGE COCO GLOSS in N°816 Laque Noire.

Other products used for the look were:

AW19 New Makeup: Hourglass, theBalm, Chanel

Here are a few new launches that caught my attention recently. They are from Hourglass, Chanel and theBalm, three brands I really love.

When I was placing an order on a new eye brow pencil (here), I was wishing for a slim version of the Hourglass eye brow pencil, and guess what? They just launched  Arch Brow Micro-Sculpting Pencils ($28) in 9 shades. The tip is  1.4mm which makes it ultra precise.

There are also 4 new shades of the Scattered Light Glitter Eyeshadow, $29  (here): Rapture (cranberry), Vivid (olive),  Burnish ( deep bronze) and Ray ( deep champagne). And I really love the look of Rapture.

Finally, the brand

AW19 Foundations: Chanel, Charlotte Tilbury, Pat McGrath, Anastasia, Clarins and Kevyn Aucoin

Autumn is the time to be browsing  foundations, as so many brands are bringing new  ones out. So here are just a few that caught my attention. And it’s  incredible how brands now do such a wide variety of shades, and some even demonstrate all shades applied.

Chanel Ultra Le Teint Velvet, £37. Comes in 15 shades.

“Longwearing foundation that naturally smoothes and evens out the complexion. Its blurring effect erases all imperfections and ensures makeup with a matte velvet finish.
Ultra-light, ultra-matte and ultra-natural, it instantly becomes one with the skin for a flawless complexion all day long”.

Chanel is available from NordstormSaks, Neiman Marcus, Selfridges and  Harrods.

Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Foundation, £34, There are 44 shades to choose from, and there is a before and after for each shade.

“Helps to achieve a smooth, natural look. Featuring a

AW19 Eye Shadow Palettes: Victoria Beckham, Charlotte Tilbury, Pat McGrath, Urban Decay and Anastasia

Let’s take a look at the new eye shadows launches, shall we?

First of all, the most exciting news –  Victoria Beckham launched  her Beauty line. So far, there are only eye makeup products but VB will bring out lips and face ones gradually. You can get it from Cult Beauty.

Shown above are the Smoky Eye Bricks (£48 each)  which are described as Satin Matte Eyeshadows. There are four shades to chose from: Signature, Tuxedo, Royal and Tweed. And, while I was contemplating which one to get, Signature or Tweed, they were sold out. Don’t worry though, as they will be back in stock September 23rd. However, I did manage to get a Satin Kajal Liner in Bordeaux (£20) and Lid Lustre in Mink (£28).

You can buy it from her website.

Charlotte Tilbury Starry Eyes to Hypnotise Instant Eye Palette, £60 from Nordstrom, Cult Beaurty, Net A Porter.

Charlotte is a genius when it comes to advertising and marketing. She knows how to make people want her products. She just launched her third Christmas palette, and made it available only for a day in September.  But it is coming back, along with other products, in October.

If you are not familiar with her Christmas palettes, they are divided into four looks, and this time they are:  Happy Glow (gold and caramel), Love Glow (pinks),  Dream Glow (greens) and Seduce Glow ( festive shimmers and black).

Here is a photo of her previous two palettes, so that it gives you a better idea.

Pat McGrath Mothership VI: Midnight Sun, £115 from the website/$125  from Sephora