I love the brands that interact with their followers on Twitter. And Clarins is one of those brands. Every Wednesday they have a #ShowUsYourClarins thing going on. So I thought that I would take a part in it, too. But I’ve decided to do it in a form of a post. So here it is!
I think this can be a useful “guide” to Clarins makeup!
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Clarins Christmas 2012 makeup collection called Odyssey was inspired by the Greek Gods. This collection includes two gorgeous compacts with a beautiful logo on top which, according to the brand, evokes the magnificence of Ancient Greece.
I am personally a die-hard of of anything inspired by a certain culture, so I love it, of course! Well done, Clarins. I vote for Scandinavia and Latin America to be next
Clarins suggests going for a luminous complexion, coppery eyes and warm toned brown lips for AW season.
So let’s tale a look at the palettes.
Odyssey Face Palette (£35)
This compact should work for all skin tones and should ’enhance the complexion for a beautiful, more even skin tone. The Light-Optimizing+ Complex reduces the appearance of wrinkles and imperfections leaving skin looking even and radiant.’
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So here is a preview of Clarins’ Autumn 2012 makeup collection which is mostly about the eyes with a lot of new eye shadows, plum mascara, eye khol and the innovative eye liner.
The star of the collection is the Colour Accents Face & Blush Palette, £30
Clarins suggest that this limited edition face powder is ideal for all skin tones. You can blend together all shades or use pink as a blush.
There are also sixteen new Mineral Eyeshadow Smoothing and Long-Lasting, £16
You can use these both dry and wet and they, have different finish (matte, satin, pearl and shimmer) and are divided into four groups:
The naturals. ’Five shades for very easy to wear, natural looking results. From matte beige to rose tones wear alone or blend with a darker shade’: 02 Nude, 03 Petal, 04 Golden Rose, 05 Lingerie, 06 Tea Rose.
The basics. ’A palette of five simples shades from brown to green that create deep set, sculpted eye’s: 07 Auburn, 08 Taupe, 09 Lavender Tea, 10 Slate Blue, 11 Silver Green.
Intense colours. ‘Five highly pigmented shades that deliver instant colour for an intense, sophisticated look’: 12 Aubergine, 13 Dark Chocolate, 14 Platinum, 15 Sparkle Black, 16 Vibrant Violet
Illuminator. ’This highlighter can be worn alone or over another shade to sparkle and illuminate your eyes’: 01 White Sparkle Illuminator.
3-Dot Liner (LE), £20
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Here are the two kajals from Clarins summer 2012 makeup collection, one is purple and the other one is black and each retails for £15.
I actually really like these for what they are, they have a nice India inspired, design, are very soft and don’t cost a fortune. It is also written that these are formulated with rose and mimosa extracts.
When it comes to my own makeup, I usually use a soft (most of the time dark brown) eye liner, smudge it, add mascara and that is all. So these two are actually perfect for that! Clarin’s Kajals apply smoothly and blend easily. I love blending them really well so that I get a thin layer that lasts for hours on me. Then I also build up the colour closer to the lash line. This is an perfectly easy look as you can get a variation of shades with only one product.
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Let’s take a look at Clarins Fall 2011 makeup collecction.
Color Definition 3D Radiance Face Powder, $35
“An exceptionally soft lightweight powder that melts into the skin for a naturally radiant complexion. The colour combination of beige, pink and peach gives the face a radiant boost.”
- Nudes: A must-have mix of sophisticated cream and woods paired with shimmering coral.
- Rosewoods: Glamorous pairings of sheer chocolates and pinks for a casual kind of chic.
- Pastels: A painterly palette of delicate neutrals, with a hint of cool mint, for a flirty eye.