MakeUp4All AUTUMN 2011 Online Beauty Magazine

Back in the days, Urban Decay eye shadow palettes were a big deal in the beauty world.  I remember how I used to buy every single Book Of Shadows. Even though I don’t even use them now, I could never give them away. I still have my Alice Book Of Shadows somewhere among my other “treasures”.

Urban Decay Alice Through the Looking Glass Collection promos summer 2016

I am sure, you know that the brand brought out a new Alice Through the Looking Glass palette to celebrate the launch of a new film which I am definitely seeing when it is in the theatres.

If that is something you are interested in – I suggest you get it as soon as possible, as it will be a sell out. The palette is available from Selfridges for £43 and Ulta for $60 already and is all kinds of gorgeous with a very colourful design

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Here are the coolest new products for SS2016 for the eyes from the luxury brands, and there is a bit of everything: eye shadows, eye liner and a mascara.

SS16 Luxury Eye Products byTerry, Chantecaille and Dolce & Gabbana

By Terry Line Designer, £28 from Harrods and Feel Unique.

“Highly pigmented and graphic-precision waterproof liquid eyeliner with an ultra-light applicator made of flexible foam to imprint either matte or shimmer, ultra-fine or wide.”

The shades are: Blue Fix, Black, Brown Glaze, Ocean Vibes and Purple

D&G Passioneyes Waterproof Duo Mascara Curl And Volume, £28 from from Harrods.

“The waterproof formula delivers lashes with

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Regular readers know that I am a hand cream fanatic, and I have written so many features on the ones I like during these seven years. The latest post was on Aveeno and Neal’s Yard Remedies, along with cheaper alternatives from Nivea and Garnier. Here is also a selection of my top 5 hand creams (which probably should be revisited).

And here are my latest discoveries…

Hand Creams Soap and Glory Hand Food and & Other Stories Couture Carnival Hand Lotion

& Other Stories Couture Carnival Hand Lotion 

I am so in love with this lotion that I have bought two bottles!  The beautiful minimalistic Scandinavian design, the convenient pump, the light and non-greasy but, at the same time, moisturizing texture.  And the smell. Oh, the smell of it!

I mean, you can’t go wrong with with something described as “rainbow

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Don’t we all want radiant glowing complexion for Spring/Summer? We want it all year round but after those dull grey winter months, especially. This is why the brands are brining out so many products from this category. Here are four new ones that are worth your attention.

highlighters

Hourglass Ambient Light Correcting Primer, $44 from Sephora. Later from Barneys New York,  Bergdorf Goodman, Net-A-Porter.comSpace.NK,

“Light correcting primers that blur, smooth and perfect the skin for a soft, subtle glow. The oil-free, weightless formulas neutralize, brighten and soften light as the first step in creating your perfect light.”

  • Dim Light – A natural beige that neutralizes light to create soft, dim lighting
  • Luminous Light – A champagne pearl that brightens light to create a luminous candlelit glow
  • Mood Light – A soft, sheer pink that softens light to create the most forgiving mood lighting

Illamasqua Beyond Powder, £32 from Selfridges

“A baked highlighting powder subtly adding a warm hue to your complexion for a natural, radiant glow. Whether you want to achieve an all over illuminating finish or simply highlight certain points, Beyond’s lightweight

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Max Factor Glossfinity nail polish in 85 Cerise was an impulse purchase  but I love it so much that I recently bought a second bottle, as I’ve used up the first one. And that says a lot, considering how many nail polishes I have, and red ones in particular.

It is a gorgeous glossy warm toned red which  looks opaque even with one coat. It is like the coolest accessory for your nails, it brightens up everything. As dramatic as it sounds – Cerise makes me feel incredible, and I never want to be without it.

I have mentioned it so many times but somehow never posted a proper swatch, so here it is. (I am also wearing it here)

Max Factor Glossfinity Nail Polish in 85 Cerise nails of the dayAs I’ve already said, it looks great even with one coat, this formula

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