Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Metallic Lip Tars for Christmas 2012

If you are a fan of OCC’s original lip tars, you’d be happy to hear that they brought out brand new metallic lip tars as a part of their Metallurgy collection.

Here is a promo photo and Jamie Clayton wears Super NSFW Lip Tar and is draped in Triptych Lip Tar. Very holidays appropriate, right?

There are six shades, three brand new and three are a ‘sequel’ , as the brand calls it to the the shades that already exist.

  • ICED, pure white frost metallic
  • TRIPTYCH, true jewelry gold metallic
  • AUTHENTIC, full bronze/copper metallic
  • ELECTRIC GRANDMA, a metal coral, sequel to

Bobbi Brown Caviar & Oyster Makeup Collection

I love reading the inspiration behind the makeup collections. And, apparently to create this collection, Bobbi Brown was inspired by  a black motorcycle jacket and a piece of delicate pink satin.

This collection includes a palette, five lip glosses, beautiful nail polish and a dual-ended mascara.

Caviar & Oyster Palette, £59/ €65 (LE)

This palettes offers eight eye shadows with different texture and a sheer highlighter.

Shades: White Eye Shadow, Sandy Pearl Metallic Eye Shadow, Pink Opal Shimmer Wash Eye Shadow, Grey Sky Eye Shadow, Plum Steel Metallic Eye Shadow, Rich Caviar Eye Shadow, Heather Grey Eye Shadow, Pearl Oyster Sparkle Eye Shadow, Ballet Sparkle

There are five new lip glosses:

Lip Gloss £17/€24 (LE) in Pink Oyster  and Black Pearl

Gloss with a hint of pearly shimmer.

Brightening Lip Gloss £17/€24 (LE) in Moonlight Pearl and White

Sheer, highly reflective

L’Occitane Marvellous Flowers & Magical Leaves Collection for Christmas 2012

This Christmas L’Occitane offers two collections – Marvellous Flowers & Magical Leaves.

Marvellous Flowers is both fruity and floral, it is a mix of peony and red berries.

The products from the range are:

Body Cream 250ml – £27 / €38.95 , Hand Cream 30ml – £8 / €10.50, Eau de Toilette 75ml – £35 / €41.95, Intense Eau de Toilette Roll-On 10ml – £14.50 / €19.95,  Shimmering Oil 75ml – £22 / €29.95, Shower Gel 250ml – £13.00 / €17.50 , Perfumed Soap 50g – £3.50 / €3.50

The notes of EDT are:  pink grapefruit, red berries, roses and peonies, white wood and musk.

 Magical Leaves is a unisex fragrance with verbena, hazel, citrus fruits and vanilla.

The products are:

Want It: Clarins Skincare Sets for Christmas 2012

You may have noticed that I am a huge fan of Clarins, especially their skincare 😉

And I am actually excited about their skincare sets for this Christmas! There are actually some  sets and a lot of skincare sets but I want to show you my picks.

Clarins Daily Energizers Radiance Booster Collection , £20

  • Clarins Daily Energizer Cream 30ml
  • Clarins Daily Energizer Cleansing Gel 30ml
  • Clarins Daily Energizer Wake-Up Booster 30ml

I have got myself this set last year and was very happy with it, see my review here. Plus it is also an excellent value for money!

Clarins Gorgeous Getaways Face and Body Essentials, £44.10

  • Beauty Flash Balm 50ml, read my review here.
  • Hand and Nail Treatment Cream 100ml, read my review here.
  • One-Step Gentle Exfoliating Cleanser 75ml
  • Moisture-Rich Body Lotion 100ml, will write a review soon.
  • Foot Beauty Treatment Cream 30ml
  • HydraQuench Intensive Serum Bi-Phase 15ml, will write a review soon.

I really wanted to get this set last year but somehow never did, so will have to do it now! I am already a big fan of Flash Balm and HydraQuench Serum. I also like the hand cream and body lotion  so would like to try the foot cream and the cleanser, too.

Clarins HydraQuench Moisture Must-Haves Collection , £30.15

Essie Leading Lady Nail Polish Collection for Winter 2012

I like that Essie offers such a great variety of shades for this Winter. Not the usual reds and golds but also blues coral and pinks.

I think the turquoise one is actually my favourite shade… I also love the blue one and the glitter red.

There are six shades:

  •  Leading Lady, a supreme deep red with glitter
  • Butler Please, an indulgent bright blue
  • Where’s My Chauffer, an