Tag: Christmas 2012 makeup

Lancome Happy Holidays Makeup Collection for Christmas 2012

Here a preview of Lancome’s Christmas 2012 makeup collection Happy Holidays which is all about the gold, red and sequins, very festive!

This collection was actually inspired by Paris, where, according to Lancome, ” illuminations resonate with enchanting shimmer”.

This collection includes:

Lancôme Ombre Hypnôse Mono (£18) in Fil d’Or, Fil d’Argent (on promo) and Fil d’Bronze.

These come in a beautiful sparkly compact and the eye shadows themselves are woven like a mesh fabric. It is promised they these  give a beautiful metallic effect and should last up to 16 hours. They do look promising, I think the texture and formula should be great.

Lancôme Ombre Les Paillettes aux Yeux (£17.50) in À la Belle Étoile and Lumières de Paris.

Shimmering loose powder to apply directly to lids or on top of other products for a glowy effect.

Lancôme Le Crayon Khôl  (£16) in Jazzy Taupe and France in a Glance

Lancôme L’Absolu Rouge (£21) in

Armani White Night Makeup Collection for Christmas 2012

For the Christmas 2012 makeup collection Armani takes inspiration in  the various nuances of cold winter days, especially in the moonlight which brings out translucent reflections.

There are four products in the collection and am I personally very interested in one of them which is LIP MAESTRO Colour Zero, Instant lip enhancer (£25)

This is basically a top coat which mattifies other lip products or can be used directly on the lips. It is promised that the colour will still look luminous and the lips will stay hydrated.

 All-in-one White Night Palette (£60)

Two (LE) palettes that come in a black lacquer case which include: Frosty Highlighter, two eye shadows and a matte lipstick.

Moonlight Beige Palette: Beige shimmer powder,  two taupe eye shadows and Beige lip wax.

Moonlight White Palette: Snow-like

Givenchy Contes de Noël Makeup Collection for Christmas 2012

I am really in love with the promo photos for Givenchy Christmas 2012 makeup collection called Contes de Noël.

Butterflies are not  a very common thing for the holiday season but I think they make the presentation of the collection so gorgeous and unique!

Here is what Nicolas Degennes, International Artistic Director, says:

“My gift is a luxurious case containing a prism with opaline reflections. Each woman can enjoy it in her own way, playing with the light and transparency to her advantage… evolving from morning softness to lunar enchantment, or vice-versa. Intense lightness. Gentle energy. The light of darkness.”

This collection includes:

LE PRISME ENCHANTÉ Embellishing Luminous Powder – Face & Blush, £42 / €65.50

This is my personal favourite product, I bet such shades look beautiful and refreshing on and I also love the packaging a lot! Makes me want a Givenchy bag even more.

L’ARGENT CÉLESTE & L’OR CÉLESTE Starry Loose Powder Scintillating Body, £43.50 / €65.50

This would make a great present for any makeup lover, a luxurious packaging would look beautiful on the vanity table. These airy-textures powders with different-sized pearlescent particles can be used on the body, hair and on the eyes, dabbed with fingers.

Comes in two shades: silver and gold.

ROUGE

YSL Northern Lights Makeup Collection for Christmas 2012

I honestly do not think that YSL makeup collection Northern Lights could be more  beautiful.  Aurora Borealis with it’s unique colours and shades was the inspiration for Lloyd Simmonds.

This is my favourite YSL beauty promo of this year, definitely. So elegant and chic.

Here is what he says:

“The Aurora Borealis, or northern lights, are incredibly vivid and I have many memories of witnessing this magical spectacle from my childhood. Their lights inspired me to create this collection of intense colours, shot through with violet and midnight blue and sprinkled with slivers of pearl, like a star-filled night.”

It is one of my dreams to see Northern Lights! How gorgeous is that?!

But back to the collection, the products are:

Golden Gloss (£22) – No55 N°55, glacial blue with a fresh, transparent highlight and N°56, snow white with pearly, lunar highlights.. These are my favourite, they capture Aurora Borealis perfectly, in my opinion.

Star product of the collection – Boréal Palette Polar Night – Highlighter Powder (£39.50, LE)

La Laque Couture Top Coat (£18)  No33 Premiere Nege, a  sparky top coat.

Pure Chromatics  (£39, LE) No12 Boréal Palette Arctic Night, comes with a

Stila Christmas 2012 Makeup Collection

Here is a preview of Stila Holiday 2012, as usual they have some nice sets! I still enjoy the sets that I have got from their holiday 2010 range.

These are already available in Sephora so we should be able to get them soon as well!

All Is Bright Lip Glaze Set ($25):  in Jack Frost, Jingle, Holly, Jolly, Joy, Splendor, Black Cherry, Sugar Plum.

Seeing Stars Smudge Stick Waterproof Eye Liner Set ($32):  Stargazer, Angelfish, Tetra, Moray, Oscar Fish.

 Snow Angel Color Palette &