Matte Lips: Armani, Lancome and Smashbox

I have recently posted about some new lip products: glossy ones and classy lipsticks but it seems like those uber popular matte (often liquid) lipsticks are not going anywhere. And here are the brand new releases.

Lancome Matte Shaker Liquid Lipstick, £19.50 from Selfridges

“Water-in-oil-based emulsion is formulated with a patented Ultra-Thin Film technology to deliver weightless texture and a second-skin feel”. You also get a great colour pay off and a comfortable, non-drying wear. There are quite a few shades to choose from and the images Lisa Eldridge created are gorgeous.

Matte Shakers in action

Smashbox Be Legendary Liquid Pigment Liquid Lipstick $24 from Nordstrom

“A liquid lipstick with a

SS17 Eye Shadows Palettes: NARS, Jouer and Too Faced

Here is a preview of three brand new eye shadows palettes which just launched, and all three are neutrals with cool, warm or rose shades, so there is something for everyone.

JOUER COSMETICS Springtime in Paris Eyeshadow Palette, £35 from Cult Beauty

I personally like the loom of this one the best. There are some really beautiful shades to choose from, there are 12 colours in general from cool toned neutrals to shimmering plums.

Too Faced Natural Love Ultimate Neutral Eye Shadow Palette, $59 from Sephora

This is the biggest palette with 30 shades which probably has every shade you possibly need (0.03 oz/ 0.80 g)  Heaven (cream matte), Fairy Tale (champagne gold shimmer), Nudie (fawn matte), Tickle Me (mushroom shimmer), Don’t Settle (dark brown metallic), Fingers Crossed (deep gilded brown), Lace Teddy (soft peach matte), Satin Sheets (golden pink), Push-Up (light bronze pearl), Honey

SS17 Foundations: YSL, Armani and Clarins

There have been quite a few foundation launches recently but I have selected three that really stand out to me, and that are very different, so there is something for everyone.

Touche Éclat Cushion Compact Foundation, $48 from Nordstrom

“A lightweight, sheer, buildable coverage formula to give skin a fresh dewy glow and natural finish. Gives a  sheer to medium buildable coverage.”

Available in 6 shades.

 Clarins Pore Perfecting Matifying Foundation, £28 and $38 from Nordstrom

“Optically blurs imperfections. Upon

Chanel Makeup Collection for Summer 2017

Here is a preview of Chanel’s Summer 2017 makeup collection which is all about the healthy glow and bronze and pink tones. Two star products are definitely the powders and the blushers in sticks.

Les Beiges Healthy Glow Luminous Colour ($58)

Les Beiges Healthy Glow Sheer Colour Stick ($45) Blush 20, Blush 21 and Blush 22.

Other products are: Le Vernis ($28): 558 Sargasso, 560  Coquillage, 562 Coralium and

Clarins Sunkissed Makeup Collection for Summer 2017

Clarins Instant Light Lip Comfort Oils (£19.50) were a huge success when they first launched back in January 2015, and the brand is bringing out four brand new shades for this summer! I actually have a review of one of the oils, so you can take a look.

All of the new shades are permanent!  And they are: Candy, Tangerine, Mint (contains menthol and is effective for plumping the lips) and Honey Glam (with glimmering flecks of gold).  Each lip oil contains nourishing hazelnut oil, mirabelle and organic jojoba oils.

Besides the oils, there is also a seasonal summer collection:

Bronzing & Blush Compact, £30

Embossed with a botanical palm motif,  three matte bronze shades and an iridescent coral blush. The bronzer from last summer was so incredible, I love it, some of my girlfriends purchased it, as well as some readers, and  I’ve heard nothing but