MakeUp4All AUTUMN 2011 Online Beauty Magazine

New season – new lipstick, right? Here are some of the variants which you can consider. I have already posted about a lot of new lipsticks (browse here), and here are even more. This time it’s all abut the sheer, glossy, balmy textures. And, yes, there will be a separate feature about different ones.

First of all, here is a preview of Givenchy’s Rouge A Porter which comes in a chic thin leather tube and is a glossy sister of my favourite Le Rouge.  Available for £25 from Harrods.

Givenchy Le Rouge a Porter lipsticks spring 2015 swatches

Please excuse the bad quality of the photos, they were made with a phone camera + a bad light in store. But, hopefully, it will give you an idea of what to expect.

Lancome  brought out a

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I am a huge fan of Max Factor’s Miracle Touch Creamy Blush, so I was very excited about the launch of their new blushers – Creme Puff. There are six shades and I was sent three of them (and a new mascara).

Let’s take a look.

Max Factor Creme Puff Blushes Review  and Swatches

These are multi-tonal blushes which, when the shades are mixed together, give you a gorgeous shade.

The colours that I have are:

  •  Lovely Pink, Use this shade for a hint of pink on fair skin
  • Alluring Rose, A shade with hints of gold colour; beautiful on warmer or tanned skin
  • Gorgeous Berries,  Provides a good pop of colour so works really well on darker skin tones

Here is a close up:

Max Factor Creme Puff Blushes Review  and Swatches close up

And the swatches:

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Guerlain brought out a real eye candy which is their Terracotta Natural Healthy Glow Powder Duo, $53 (Neiman Marcus and Bloomingdales).

This is actually a powder which is lighter than the usual Terracotta, so it will look amazing on  the paler skin tones, creating some warmth and glow. There is a reviving pink for Blondes or apricot for Brunettes. You can mix the two shades together or use them separetely. And how gorgeous is that compact?  And don’t forget the signature scent of  freesia and orange blossom, tonka bean and vanilla.

Guerlain Terracotta Natural Healthy Glow Powder Duo and Cils d'Enfer Maxi Lash So Volume SS 2015

Here is also a preview of the classic Terracotta bronzer and the brush.

The brand also released a new mascara and single eye shadows, which seem to be a new popular format as a part of their Eye Event collection.

 Guerlain Cils d’Enfer Maxi Lash So Volume

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February 2015 Beauty Favourites

Makeup wise, it was pretty much all the same in February, and you can read about all the products here.  There is also something very different from  me this month – I’ve been loving nude lipsticks (which is  a complete shock for me), and I will write a feature about it soon.

February 2015 Beauty Favourites Balance me, Illamasqua, Yves Rocher, L'Occitane, Max Factor

There are only two other makeup products that I want to mention:

Illamasqua’s Nail Varnish in Nomad. I wore in for the whole last week of the month, and this gorgeous jade set me in the mood for Spring.  Not too pastel but not too bright, it is just perfect.

Max Factor’s  Creme Puff Blush in 25 Alluring Rose. This is a shade created for medium  and dark skin  tones, so on me it looks like a bronzer. It blends out beautifully and gives a gorgeous glow.  Look out for the feature about these new blushes this week.

As for the beauty products – I was very stressed and completely out of time  in February, so shower time was the ultimate luxury and “me” time when I could just think and reflect on what was going on. I have tonnes of shower products in my tiny bathroom, and have been loving all of them, but two

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In case you’ve missed, almost every brand brought out something for contouring this season, and I have already featured a lot of products. But there are even more…

Here are four other options. I haven’t tried any of the products, so can’t share my impression, this is why I’ve included the official description.

SS15 Contouring Illamasqua, Topshop, Make Up For Ever, Cover FXMAKE UP FOR EVER Pro Sculpting Duo, $39 from Sephora

” This weightless, innovative gel-powder is comfortable to the touch and blends seamlessly for traceless highlighting and contouring without any sign of makeup. Undetectable and totally natural, it helps you master the art of light and shadow to reveal your most naturally sculpted look”

The shades are:

  • Color 1 Pink Beige – for fair to medium skin
  • Color 2 Golden – for medium deep to deep skin

COVER FX Contour Kit, $48 from Sephora

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