I really loved the video of Lisa Eldridge creating the look on Caroline de Maigret who collaborated with Lancome to bring out a AW 2015 makeup collection which is all about the Parisian chic.
Speaking of Parisian chic, I’ve had a book How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are: Love, Style, and Bad Habits written by Carloine and her girlfriends for some time now, and I should definitely read it at some point soon.
I am sure that I am not the only one who wants to play with the collection after watching this video… So what are the products?
Mes Incontournables de Parisienne, £55
- 4 eyeshadows: a matte rosewood, an iridescent bronze, an intense brown and a warm, subtly scintillating taupe
- 1 illuminator: its very pale pink
- 3 brow powders: light, medium and dark
- 1 blush: pink cream blush
- 2 expert brushes: the Yeux Traceur et Ombre features a flat tip to apply and blend the shadow for an elegant smoky eye, as well as a firm bevelled tip to apply monochromes or eyeliner. the eyebrow applicator includes a brush to structure the brow and a bevelled tip to accentuate the line. It can also be used to apply eyeshadow like a liner to lids.
Le Crayon Khôl, £17, 3 LE shades:
Here is a preview of what is new from Burberry, some things are already out, and some will be available only for Spring.
Although it seems that we have seen it all when it comes to contouring, the brand just released their version of the shading products. And I personally really love the look of them.
Effortless Contouring Pens Face & Eyes in Medium No. 01 and Dark No. 02. are designed to effortlessly sculpt the face, the results look very natural and the technique is fool-proof (watch a video below). Already available from Sephora for $37 and soon to be available from Harrods.
Here is a video with Wendy Rowe showing how she create the look for the SS16 show, and how to use the contouring pens. And it is always
Here are two latest collaborations in the “nail polish world” that are worth your attention.
The first one, which is already out is from Olivia Palermo and Ciate. There are three shades to choose from:
- Hutch, my go to red
- Nantucket, my haute vacation coral
- Sundays, my off duty nude
I personally really love the golden writing on the bottles and the
As always, there are tonnes of new lip products our for Autumn. And here is a first preview of some of them. A balm from Burberry, hydra-gel lipstick from Dior, revamped Joli Rouge from Clarins and a new line from Bobbi Brown.
Stay tuned for part 2 of the new lipstick launches.
Burberry First Kiss Fresh Gloss Lip, $26 Available from Saks
Official description: “A soft glossy balm that melts onto the lips, delivering a comforting first kiss of colour and hydration. Unique cooling ceramic applicator for a smooth finish and invigorated feel, the sensorial gloss-balm hybrid glides effortlessly. Fuller-looking lips, the moisture-infused formula hydrates lips while smoothing them.”
The shades are: No.01 Soft Peach (shown), No.02 Coral Glow, No.03 Rose Blush, No.04 Crushed Red, No.05 Sweet Plum
Official description: “Dior ushers in a new era in lip make-up with the breakthrough creation of a lipstick that boasts a hydra-gel core and a top coat effect for sensational mirror shine. Concentrated in
Here is a preview of YSL’s Autumn makeup collection which is actually already available from Nordstrom.
I love how Edie Campbell is wearing all black, she looks cool with those rock chic vibes.
My personal favourites from the collection (judging by the promo photos) are the lip products:
Gloss Volupte Lip Gloss, $32
- 51 Rose Lurex
- 52 Violet Sequins
- 53 Rose Strass (not shown)
Rouge Volupté Shine Lipstick, $36
- 34 Rose in Sound
- 35 Fuchsia in Grunge
- 36 Rouge in Rock
How cool are the names?
Other products are Poudre Compact Radiance Perfection Universelle ($47) which is a HD powder which sets foundation, mattifies, blurs and evens out all complexions without looking cakey or chalky. And also