Burberry Beauty: AW15, Contouring and SS16

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.

Burberry Face Contour - Effortless Contouring Pen Face & Eyes

 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

Guerlain La Petite Robe Noir Makeup

Fans of Guerlain will be delighted to hear about the launch of the new La Petite Robe Noire inspired makeup range of lipsticks and nail polishes.

There will be 20 scented lipsticks  (£21.50) and  10 nail polishes (£17).

The lipsticks come in black cases with a clear caps with a heart on top. They are promised to give  “Lightness and richness. Sweetness and Shine.” Besides the classic nudes, pinks and reds, there is also a dark shade in the range.

Guerlain La Petite Robe Noir Makeup scented lipstickAs for the nail polishes,  they

Chanel LA Sunrise Makeup Collection for Spring 2016

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.

Chanel LA Sunrise Makeup Collection for Spring 2016 promo

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).

Chanel LA Sunrise Makeup Collection for Spring 2016 blush and nail polish

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

SS16 Trend: Colour Correcting

Contouring? Strobing? Move over! There is a new trend in town, and that is colour correcting. It was around for some time but you know that it is official when it ends up on Sephora’s main page. I actually posted about some products already, such as BECCAYSL and tarte but there are tonnes of others.

SS16 Trend Colour Contouring stila and beauty blender

BEAUTYBLENDER Correct.four micro mini blenders (£22 from Selfridges) and stila Correct & Perfect All-In-One Color Correcting Palette ($45 from Sephora)

When you click on the link, you can read all about it, and choose the product which you think you may need/want.  I am personally

SS16 Foundations: Chanel, Dior and Laura Mercier

Besides the lipsticks, the other makeup product almost every brand is bringing out for SS16 is  foundation. And while cushions and foundations with the dropper  (BECCA, Stila, Kiko Armani, Rouge Bunny Rouge etc) are having a real moment this season, “classic” foundations are still going strong.

And here are three that caught my attention with the official description:

SS16 Foundations Chanel, Dior and Laura Mercier

Chanel LES BEIGESHealthy Glow Foundation (£36 from Selfridges)

“An invisible foundation that creates a natural healthy glow by giving skin the radiance of a day spent outdoors, while protecting it from harsh environmental conditions. The perfection of a natural glow. With a range of subtle, easy-to-wear beiges, CHANEL’s Healthy Glow Foundation frees women from their fears of using foundation and gives every skin tone a lasting healthy glow. The soft and comfortable texture glides over the skin and melts away. The texture becomes imperceptible and allows the skin to breathe freely, while protecting it from harsh environmental conditions. The complexion is evened-out and enhanced with a sheer finish.”

Dior Diorskin Forever Perfect Makeup Broad Spectrum,  ( £33 from Selfridges and from $50 from Saks)

“Everlasting 16-hour perfection from morning to