MakeUp4All AUTUMN 2011 Online Beauty Magazine

So here is the first Hourglass product that I am going to review. It is a Calligraphy Liquid Eye Liner.

It is a “refined felt-tip precision eye liner designed to create striking, defined eyes without tug or skip.”  This is a best selling products from the brand (along with their primer and foundation).

Now I do love my Illamasqua Precision Inks but these from Hourglass have a different applicator so it’s a different story.

What do I like about this product:

The best thing is that it’s easy to apply it! It has a precise and steady applicator so it’s unlikely that you will make a mess. I use mine to draw a very precise line as close to my eye lashes as I can to get that defined look. I usually just draw a very fine line.

It’s waterproof and

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ArtDeco Coral Kisses Collection for Spring 2011

I am happy to write about the new ArtDeco collection for Spring 2011 which is called Coral Kisses.

“Sensual and feminine lip colors, eyes and nails are dominating the trend look Spring/Summer 2011. Seductive lips in complementing coral shades make the defining look for the season. Warm, emotional eyeshadow shades in dark brown or shimmering gold-bronze are the fitting beauty companion for harmonious eye makeup. This time the artistic corn poppy beauty box ART DESIGN 11 is inspirated by the international artist Carlo Ferrari.”

Collection includes:


Perfect Color Lipstick

Lipstick with perfect colour coverage and high shine.

  • #36 Pink Thistle
  • #98 Mellow Papaya

High Performance Lipsticks

Luxurious lipstick.

  • #433 Tulpen Nuance
  • #482 Damask Rose

Soft Lip Liner Waterproof

Waterproof lip liner.

  • #75 Mexican Aster
  • #84  Light Tulip

Glossy Lip Care

Colour and care for the lips.

  • #34 Glossy Pink Thistle
  • #44 Glossy Rosy Aster

Hydra Lip Booster

Lip gloss with boosting effect.

  • #12 Translucent Corn Poppy
  • #42 Translucent Papaya


Magnetic box in ART DESIGN of Fashion Colours Spring/Summer 2011

You can perfectly store your

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If you follow me on twitter you probably remember that I am very impressed with the Hourglass Cosmetics and I’ve promised to share my opinion about several products that I’ve tried.

But first of all let me share something exciting! Their new products for Spring 2011! Amazing, only last week I was wishing for the new cheek products from the brand  and now it is confirmed that they will have some… Plus I’ve included Gina Brooke (Hourglass Artistic Director and Celebrity Make-up Artist) recommendations on how to use both products.

Aura Sheer Cheek Stain

A water-based formula that gives cheeks a lasting and subtle lit-from-within glow.

“Twist-click dispensing component with sponge applicator for convenient on-the-go application. Creates a light, natural look that can be layered for a more dramatic effect. Enriched with Vitamin E to help improve skin’s hydration levels. To initiate product upon first use, twist base 20+ times or until cheek color appears on sponge tip. Oil-, fragrance-, and phthalate- free”

Available in three shades:

  • Rouge (sheer rose);
  • Flush (sheer red);
  • Petal (sheer pink/coral shimmer)

The price in the US  – $45 at Sephora and Barneys New York.

Aura Sheer Lip Stains

Delivers a sheer wash of color with a natural, semi-matte finish. For flawless looking lips.

“The water-based, non-transfer formula offers a delicious wash of color, buildable coverage and a natural, semi-matte finish. Beneficial ingredients include anti-oxidants like Vitamin E and

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So here is the new Smashbox collection for Spring 2011 which is called In Bloom. It’s all about coral and pink shades which are always beautiful for Spring.

Collection includes:

Smashbox In Bloom Eye Palette, $48

Beauty is in full bloom with this palette of 10 shades in pretty shimmers and soft mattes, arranged vertically in duos for effortless pairing. Or create your own gorgeous custom looks by mixing and matching shades.

The shades are: Pink Lily, Lavender Grey, Golden Rose, Warm Taupe, Bone, Soft Orchid, Iris Blue, Shimmery Cooper, Moss, Nude.

Soft Focus Powder Eyeliner, $22

Innovative powder formula creates a soft, smoldering look in seconds. Use this powder liner on the go (or in a pinch) as an eye shadow! Simply pat the product gently onto lids, and then blend out with a brush.

  • Dark Brown
  • Heather

In Bloom Creamy Cheek Duo, $26

This duo of creamy, forget-me-not shades will be sure to have you blushing beautifully in no time. Wear alone or pair together to create a custom flush of colour.

  • Blushing/
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I absolutely love this beauty story and can’t stop looking at the photos so I thought I’d share with you.

The model is Kirsi Pyrhonen and the make-up is by Sophia Eriksen. This is a story for the Muse Fall 2010 and the photos are by Samuli Karala.

There is something about about the model’s look that just captivates me plus the makeup is flawless,  perfect and is a joy to my eyes. There is also something about the cat, I have mixed feelings about this Oriental cat but he/she ( I just can’t say “it” when it comes to a cat) definitely catches my  attention…

Cat eyes and red lips always look hot

I LOVE this bronzy eye makeup and very defined liner on the water line, stunning

Check out more photos

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