It’s like only yesterday I was writing about my favourite makeup products of 2016, and today I am already sharing about the favourites of the first month of 2017. Where did time go?
And it feels like I am talking about the same things over, and over again but I do love those products. However, I did discover some new gems this month.
This is definitely my favourite oil of the moment, it works even for my extremely dry skin type, saves it from being flaky and itchy, and smells amazing. Finally, a product I love as much, as my other REN Holy Grail.
J. R. Watkins Shea Butter Hand Cream (from Amazon)
My fried got this one in America, and she told me how this is a very rich and nourishing cream, and it is. While some people find such textures to be too much for their taste, I am a big fan, the cream leaves the skin ridiculously soft and smooth. And smells of honey and coconuts.
Carmex Moisture Lip Balm (from Amazon)
Another present, this time from my lovely Farrah. This product does not need an introduction, it is a cult favourite for a reason. I personally love the
I like observing those micro-trends in beauty, they are quite fascinating. Do you remember that craze about the lip oils a while ago (I have a Clarins one)? It seems like now scrubs are the new “It” thing lips-cosmetics-wise.
While Lush and Sara Happ lip scrubs have been around for years, a lot of brands are releasing their option. And while some people say that mixing olive, or any oil of your choice, with sugar will give you the same effect, lip scrubs are popular as ever.
Or you can
Tom Ford’s makeup collection for Spring 2017 is a well edited small release of only two kinds of products in different colour variations. Let’s take a look.
So, Mr. Ford offers Shade and Illuminate Cheeks ($80) in Scintillate and Sublimate
YSL Street and I Makeup collection for Spring 2017 was inspired by the urban art and is all about the white, orange and grey shades. There are also cool new blush/lipstick cute little duos.
Here is a video preview of the look:
Baby Doll Kiss & Blush Duo Stick ($34) are the cool new products in the line. These were inspired by the Baby Doll Kiss & Blush Lip and Cheek, these colours can be used separately or blended together. They have a smooth and matte finish and can be used both on cheeks and lips.
The shades are:
- N°1 from Marrakech to Paris – the brightest coral, the most intense fuchsia.
- N°3 from Cute to Devilish – a gentle coral, a warm, rich orange.
- N°4 from Me to You – a pretty pale rose teams up with a blush pink.
- N°5 from Darling to Hottie – burst into neon pink or drift into raspberry red.
- N°6 from Prude to Nude – a rosy nude melts into a mocha nude.
- N°7 from Mild to Spicy – a cherry red segues into a plum-brown.
Couture Eye Palette Collector, $60
“KEEP AN EYE ON ME,” compact includes the following shades: a shimmering pale pink to bring light under the brow; a hard city grey for lining or creating a smoky eye; a flash of orange, a duo of pinks to brighten up the evening cityscape.
Face Palette Collector, $47
“I HAVE A BLUSH ON YOU” compact, and an
A limited edition Surprise Eye Shadow Palette ‘Phanes’ for only €50 (value more than €100) or receive it as a gift with orders* of €150 or more.