Hourglass Ambient Strobe Lighting Powders for Spring 2016

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.

Hourglass Ambient Strobe Lighting Powders for Spring 2016 promo

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.

Hourglass Ambient Strobe Lighting Powders for Spring 2016 products

There are four shades to choose from:

Dolce & Gabbana Rosa Makeup Collection for Spring 2016

If you are looking for some nice beauty products to get for Valentines’s Day – look no further, Dolce & Gabbana Rosa makeup collection for Spring 2016 is exactly what you need. Dreamy and girly pink ans rose shades for lips, nails, eyes and cheeks.

Dolce & Gabanna Rosa Makeup Collection for Spring 2016

This collection includes:
Smooth Eye Colour Quad (£42) Miss Dolce

Perfect Mono Cream Eye Colour  (£25) in Royal

Luminous Cheek Colour Blush (£33) in Bacio

Precision Lip Liner (£20) in Dolcezza 15, Rosa 16, Mamma 17 and Bacio 18.

Dolce & Gabbana Rosa Makeup Collection for Spring 2016 blush and lip liners

Nail Lacquer (£20) in 735 Lava,  233 Bacio and

Clarins SS16: New Joli Rouge Brilliant Lipsticks and New Face Cream

Several months ago Clarins re-launched their Joli Rouge lipsticks, and now they are also re-launching their Joli Rouge Brilliant Perfect Shine Sheer Lipsticks (my review of the previous formula).

Clarins Joli Rouge Brilliant Perfect Shine Sheer Lipstick spring 2016

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

Jo Malone The Herb Garden Cologne Collection for Spring 2016

If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I love my Jo Malone Red Roses and wear it all the time lately, as  well, as my other Jo Malone colognes. I am actually still shocked that Vanilla & Anise was discontinued, and I found out only recently…

Oh well, but the brand just brought out a collection of five new colognes, The Herb Garden, so maybe you and I can find a new love among these five scents. All of them were created by  Anne Flipo.

Jo Malone The Herb Garden Cologne Collection for Spring 2016 (2)

Carrot Blossom & Fennel

  • Top notes: fennel and wormwood;
  • middle notes: carrot, apricot, neroli and rose;
  • base notes: violet root, patchouli and white musk.

Lavender & Coriander

  •  Top notes: coriander and juniper;
  • middle notes: lavender and wormwood;
  • base notes: lavender, sage and tonka bean.

Jo Malone The Herb Garden Cologne Collection for Spring 2016 (3)

Nasturtium & Clover

BECCA Makeup Collection for Spring 2016

It will be easier to say what brand is not bringing out a new foundation/base product for SS16 (a lot of cushions and foundations with a dropper). But I am personally most excited about BECCA, hands down. They just know what a good base is and they always deliver.

Let’s take a look at the new products.

BECCA Makeup Collection for Spring 2016 Foundation and primer

BECCA Aqua Luminous Perfecting Foundation ($44 from Sephora)

“A light, buildable foundation that imparts subtle luminosity with a weightless feel. Every weightless drop of fluid imparts subtle luminosity that blurs imperfections and leaves a soft-focused glow. ”

There are 8 shades in the line from Fair to Deep Bronze (both shown above).

Here is actually a video that demonstrates the foundation really well.

BECCA Backlight Priming Filter ($38 from Sephora and £32 from Cult Beauty)

“Infused with three unique Filtering Luminescent Pearls, each one adds a different drop of diffused light. Blended