Holiday Gift Guide: REN 2014 Value Sets

I love REN skincare (especially this product), and when I was browsing this year’s skincare gift sets – theirs really caught my attention. I think they have outdone themselves, everything comes in beautiful boxes with the majestic crane.

I have actually already bought something for myself, Sensitive Gift Set, and may pick up some products for friends, too. or more for myself

REN 2014 Value Sets Holiday Gift Guide

Mini Gift Set (200ml, £16): 50ml Moroccan Rose Otto Body Wash, 50ml Moroccan Rose Otto Body Lotion, 50ml Revivo Lift Body Wash, 50ml Revivo Lift Body Cream

Rose Trio Set (210ml, £19): 100ml Moroccan Rose Otto Body Wash, 100ml Moroccan Rose Otto Body Lotion , 10ml Moroccan Rose Otto Bath Oil

Skincare Essentials Kit (130ml, £25): 50ml Rosa Centifolia Hot

New Luxury Eye Shadows: Tom Ford, Chantecaille, Charlotte Tilbury and Givenchy

I have posted about a lot of new lip launches but what about the eyes? Don’t worry, there are a lot of exciting new products, as well. Cream, powder, singles, duos, palettes. There is something for everyone.

Let’s take a look…

New Luxury Eye Shadows Tom Ford, Chantecaille, Charlotte Tilbury and GivenchyThe promo is Charlotte Tilbury’s Supermodel Look.

Chantecaille Le Chrome Luxe Eye Duos, $58/ £48

The duos inspired by Venice: Grand Canal Duo in Laguna, a flattering green gray, and Rialto, a radiant gold and Piazza San Marco Duo in Pigeon, a midnight purple, and Marble a soft gray.

Available from Nordstorm already and SpaceNK

Tom Ford Cream Color, $42/£28

Metallic, pigmented and highly reflective molten-toned eye shadows from Tom Ford are pure luxury. The shades are Platinum and Spice.

Available from

Illamasqua Facets Makeup Collection For Holiday 2014

I have to give it to Illamasqua, the promo images of their new campaign Facets are the best ones they released in this year. Such a beautiful fabric on the background with the rich colours and beautiful dimensional embroidery.

And how gorgeous is the makeup? Inspiration alert!

Illamasqua Facets Makeup Collection For Holiday 2014 promoThe star products of the collection are the two new palettes, which will definitely become best-sellers.

Multi Facet Palettes, £45

Multi Facet palettes come with a compact with mirror, and a mini double-ended angled and blending brush.

Aura: Gleam in Aurora,  Cream Pigment in Hollow, Eyebrow Cake in Thunder, Powder Blusher in Tremble and four Powder Eyeshadows.

 Semblance: New Gleam in Mirage,  Cream Pigment in Hollow, Eyebrow Cake in Thunder, Powder Blusher in Hussy and four  Powder Eyeshadows.

Illamasqua Facets Makeup Collection For Holiday 2014 multi facet palettesAs for other products, they are:

Lipsticks, £18.50

Guerlain Makeup Collection for Holiday 2014

Guerlain’s Christmas 2014 makeup collection was inspired by the opera and ballet.

Olivier Echaudemaison describes the elegant Guerlain woman in a little black dress, beautiful statement lipstick and a shimmering powder on her décolleté and arms.  You can get your inspiration from Natalia on the promo photo, and re-create the look with the help of brand’s new gorgeous products.

Guerlain  Makeup Collection for Holiday 2014 promo with Natalia VodianovaCoque d’Or Perfumed shimmer powder body & hair, £55 / €79

Guerlain  reproduced Coque d’Or’s original bottle and reinterpreted it in gold-lacquered glass just for this collection.  This shimmering  golden powder can be used on both body and hair. It is scented with the notes of rose, bergamot and patchouli.

Petrouchka Palette Eye & Blush Palette £56.00 / €77

The palette that, according to the brand is as “dazzling as the gilding of the Bolshoi or the Opéra Garnier.” It contains five eye shadows and  four blushes: fresh pink and coral revive the cheekbones; rosewood and brown sculpt them to perfection. See it featured here.

Météorites Perles d’Etoile, £37.50 / €49

This year’s Guerlain meteorites feature the famous bow inspired by Coque d’Or and come in a golden packaging with six shades of pearls  inside for a luminous glow.

Guerlain  Makeup Collection for Holiday 2014  1Rouge G Rouge Parade, £33 / €45

BECCA Makeup Collection for Holiday 2014

I always say that BECCA have the most beautiful promo photos, the girls and their makeup look impeccable. Although it is only September, this photo makes me think of a glamorous (and I am not even glamorous, trust me) New Year’s party. It is so perfect…

BECCA Makeup Collection for Holiday 2014 promoSo what new products BECCA are brining out for us, their fans, for the holidays seasons?

Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Champagne Gold, £30/$38

The cult product from the brand (I can’t live without mine) in a pressed form in the golden shade that will make any look more  festive and party appropriate.

There is also The One Perfecting Brush Limited Edition Gold (£40/$49) to go with it. It is a