MakeUp4All AUTUMN 2011 Online Beauty Magazine

Givenchy Les Nuances Glacees Makeup Collection for Christmas 2015 is a well-edited luxury release with a crispy white glittering packaging.

Givenchy Le Nuances Glacee Makeup collection for Chrismtas 2015

You get a La Palette Glacee, six eye shadows, inspired by iced chocolate. According to Givenchy, these shades are about reflective pearlescent particles in different sizes create a deep 3D effect.

A special edition of Le Rouge, Le Rouge Glace in a beautiful festive shade.

Bronze Liner Vinyl and bronze Noir Couture Volume mascara. There is also a

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Optimistic Blush and Lipstick

I can get inspiration for the posts pretty much from everything, and often it is music.

The other day I have been listening to this song (The Echo Friendly “Panic” here)  with the  following lyrics: “Put on my blush and lipstick and try to look optimistic”.I was having a rough time, so it made me think…

Makeup can be seen [and often is] as something shallow, and vain, but it is not necessarily so. If it makes you feel better, and lifts up your spirits, why not using it?

Optimistic Makeup Pink Daniel Sandler Blusher and Lipstick Givenchy

Of course, it won’t change the situation, but it can be a great distraction, and even “help”, during the worst times.

I think it is easy to get all apathetic when it’s hard to see the reasons to keep going. But, when you make an effort and put on makeup, do your hair and nails, and spritz your favourite perfume – it makes a difference. Trust me, I know what I am talking about. After all, how can looking bad when you feel bad can help?

And… what are my “optimistic” shades of blush and lipstick. Definitely

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You all know that I am a huge Givenchy Le Rouge  fan. I think that is the most beautiful lipstick ever released.

After brining out the classic black packaging the brand created several different case variations, but non of them made my heart go faster.

Until I saw a burgundy leather design several weeks ago.  My instant reaction was: “OMG, I need this NOW!” That was the only beauty product I could think of since that time.

Givenchy-Mariacarla-Boscono-315-Framboise-Velours--Le-Rouge-lipstick-and-Le-VernisThe image above is my idea of perfect beauty!  My favourite Mariacarla in black wearing gorgeous wine nail polish and lipstick.  Both are called  Framboise Velours, and I have to have them.

Although my local Givenchy counter still doesn’t have this collection, it is already available  from

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Givenchy Makeup Collection for Christmas 2013

Here is a preview of the new Givenchy’s Christmas 2013 makeup collection, a small but well edited festive release.

The star of the collection, quite literally, is  Ondulations D’Or Limited Edition Bronze Précieux (£38.50) which is a black and gold eye shadow palette.  You use each shade individually, or mix together to get a bronze shade. The packaging is a work of art, if you ask me. Black and gold is a classic, and a beautiful combo.

Givenchy Makeup Collection for Christmas 2013 eye products

It’s all about the bronze for the eyes, when it comes to this collection. So the next step is Phenomen’Eyes Bronze Précieux (£22). But wait, there is even more! Lash Sparkles Limited Edition Or Précieux (£19) which is a golden top coat for lashes. Which, according to Nicolas Degennes, Givenchy Beauty’s Artistic Director, is a must-have from for Christmas.

As for the rest of the collection, there are

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Here is a preview of Givenchy’s Autumn/Winter 2013 makeup collection – Soir D’Exception.

And here is  what Nicolas Degennes, Artistic Director, says about the release:

“As in the poet’s song, a spark and a loving word are all you need to light the fire. And all doubts disappear since I know that the sparkle of a candle’s flame, so special, comes from millions of nano diamonds produced by its combustion. And moreover, isn’t lux the unit of measurement for light? When night falls, let’s go for the exception! …Because it is beautiful.”

Givenchy Soir D'Exception Makeup Collection for Autumn 2013 promo makeup4allThe products are:

Ecrin de Soir Palette, £46

Warm soft

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