Spring is the time for new lipstick releases, as we could see in the previous years. And we can see the same situation for SS16, too.
I have already posted about the new releases from Clarins and YSL. But there are just so many more coming out our way – think Guerlain, Lancome, Chanel, Tom Ford, Givenchy, Clinique, Estee Lauder, Armani and more.
Today let’s take a look at three of them: Chanel, Tom Ford and Givenchy.
Chanel Rouge Coco Stylo (Complete Care Lipshine) ($37 from Chanel)
“The intensity of a lipstick, the shine of a lipgloss and the comfort of a lip balm — all in one creamy yet lightweight formula. This innovative formula is enriched with nourishing Apple Seed Extract and hydrating Jojoba Oil and Coconut Oil. Silk Powder, Beeswax and special ingredients help visibly smooth, plump and add brilliant 3D shine to the lips.”
Available in 8 shades, the one shown above is
Every year seasonal collections are released earlier and earlier. And (mots of) Spring ones are already out, just in time to get something to cure the post-Christmas & New Year blues.
Here is a preview of Chanel’s SS16 makeup collection which is all about pinks, blues and corals, no wonder as it was inspired by sunny California and is called LA Sunrise.
How absolutely gorgeous is the blush?! Sunkiss Ribbon Blush ($70). The most beautiful cheek product ever. The other stand out product is Le Vernis is 683 Sunrise Trip ($28).
There are six products for the eyes Illusion D’Ombre eye shadows ($36) in 118 Moonlight Pink, 122 Ocean Light and 126 Grifith Green and Stylo Yeux Waterproof ($33) in 924 Fervent Blue, 925 Pacific Green and
If you are a fan of anything Hourglass Ambient Lightning – I have great news. There is a new, fourth, product in the range. This time Strobe aka highlighting powders. And January is definitely the best time of the year for such a release, as we all need some post-holidays glow.
How are they described?
- formulated in a sheer base with concentrated ultra-fine mico pearl particles in varying sizes and refraction levels to give off a
- naturally luminescent highlight to the skin without a heavy metallic finish.
- developed with Photoluminescent Technology to capture, diffuse and soften surrounding light to refine the appearance of the skin.
- can be used wet or dry for varying levels of intensity, taking you from day to night – from an everyday, wearable strobe highlight
- to a dramatic evening strobe highlight.
There are four shades to choose from:
Guerlain Spring 2016, anyone? New meteorites, blush and eye shadows with positive message and spring-like shades and new colours of lipsticks and eye pencils.
Meteorites Voyage Pearls of Powder Refillable Compact, $179
“Meteorites Voyage is a refillable pressed powder compact with a universal harmony of corrective and illuminating shades that adapts to a range of skin tones. This universal shade corrects and illuminates the complexion with an ultimate radiance. The refillable case holds a blend of 5 different colors of micro pearls, hand-made and compacted by Guerlain’s craftsmen. White to reflect light, Purple to capture light, Green to combat redness, Champagne to illuminate, Pink to reveal a glowy effect.”
Perfecting Meteorites Primer, $74
Gel colour correcting primer that adds glow and radiance.
Blush Duo, $62
“Smile” 2-in-1 blush/highligher with a deeper pink shade to enhance the apples of the cheek and a lighter pink to highlight the cheekbones.
Long Lasting Single Eyeshadow, $34
The official description is: “New Joli Rouge Brillant Lipstick provides intense moisture and enhances lips with a subtle shine and sheer finish. This special formula hydrates lips for 6 hours while providing flexibility, comfort and brightness.” and there are quite a few shades to choose from. The price is £19.50.
Besides the lipsticks, there is also a new Instant Light Lip Perfecting Base (£18). “A