Holiday Gift Guide: Rodin and Oribe Luxury Lipsticks

What beauty related poduct can you get for a girl who already has it all? That is easy actually.  Get her a luxury lipstick. And we are talking not only luxury but also niche. We all know it is not only about the product itself, it is also about the sensations and the emotions.

Tom Ford lipstick is always a good idea. But most likely your beauty addict already has one or ten of those already. So surprise her with Rodin or Oribe. Yes, that is right. Those two brands now only do lipsticks, and not only.

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So far the lines are really well edited with only five options from Rodin and three from Oribe.

Oribe Lip Lust Crème Lipstick, $42/€37 from Net a Porter

“Delivers luminous colour in a satin finish. Ultra-comfortable formula glides onto lips for a silky, indulgent feel while an infusion of White Lily and Myrrh moisturizes, protects and visibly plumps lips. Full-impact colour. Rich yet lightweight crème formula. Melts on with an indulgent, sensual feel. Silky, smooth finish .Provides antioxidant protection.”

The shades are: The Nude, The Red and

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

Holiday Gift Guide: Eye Shadow Palettes. My Picks

Last Monday I’ve posted about the luxury eye shadow palettes, so today I want to continue sharing about the brand new releases. And this time it is the three palettes that I personally like the best. Please keep in mind, that I haven’t tried any of the palettes below so I can’t guarantee the quality but all three brands are awesome, and I was never disappointed by their products.

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theBalm Appétit Eyeshadow Palette, $39.50 from Nordstrom and £34 from Look Fantastic

Nine appetizing shadows, all of which can be used wet or dry. Talc-free textures, including mattes, shimmers and foils, fun names and a classy theBalm pin-up inspired packaging.

Jouer Essential Matte & Shimmer Eyeshadow Palette, (on the bottom of the photo) £32 from Cult Beauty and $40  from Nordstrom.

“12 essential shades: 7 rich matte and 5 luminous shimmer shades essential to

Lancome Makeup Collection for Christmas 2016

Here is a preview of yet another Christmas 2016 makeup collections. This time it is Lancome’s release which is all about pinks and purples. Although, these are not the typical “festive” shades, the products still come in those gorgeous glittery golden packaging.

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The star products of the collection are definitely the cushion highlighter and an eye shadows palette.

Cushion Highlighter £28.50/$39

Shimmering cushion highlighter for  the glamorous glow, light and translucent formula is warmed by a golden sparkle, captured in a soft cushion for a dewy finish.

La Palette Des Rêves  £40/ $50

Inspired by beautiful Parisian lights and crystalline flakes of snow on a cold winter’s night.  Includes six s eyeshadows in a collector case that goes from a sparkling cream to a warm golden brown.

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Vernis In Love  £13.50/$15.50

161 Blanc Scintillant, 261 Brun Glace, 361 Paris en Rose,  461

Holuday Gift Guide: Luxury Eye Shadow Palettes

We continue our Holiday Gift Guide posts, and this edition is focused on the luxury eye shadows, there are actually so many gorgeous ones that I will have to post Vol. II at some point, before everything is solf out…

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Giorgio Armani Holiday Night Lights Palette, $140 from Saks

An elegant black lacquered palette adorned with Mr. Armani’s golden light-painted signature and features 2 tiers of eyeshadows and blushes.

By Terry Eye Designer Palette, £44 from Harrods and Cult Beauty and $58 from Net a Porter

Rich in micronised premium pigments and extra-fine powders, the easily blendable soft texture offers supreme comfort, superior coverage and durable colour. Available in 01 Forest Desire and