Tag: Illamasqua lipstick

SS16 Makeup for Face, Lips and Eyes: YSL, Illamasqua and Marc Jacobs

I am sorry that there were no updates for several days, work and life in general just got too busy, but I am back with yet another selection of the new products for lips, eyes and face that caught my attention. This time it is all about Illamasqua,  Marc Jacobs and YSL.

SS16 Makeup for Face, Lips and Eyes YSL, Illamasqua and Marc Jacobs

YSL Couture Variation 10-Color Expert Eye Palette, $95 from  Bergdorf Goodman and £49 from Harvey Nichols.

They say you can never have to many nude eye shadows, and this one looks gorgeous. Inspired by  the fabric swatch sheets of Yves Saint Laurent’s creative studio, there are 10 neutral shades which come in different finished; housed in an elegant and sleek packaging.

Illamasqua Marbled Lava lips lipstick (£19.50) and Lip Pure Liquid Lipstick (£19.50) from HqHair, Net-a-Porter, ASOS and Selfridges.

It looks like Illamasqua are finally back to their roots with

Illamasqua Lipsticks Round-Up: Over, Immodest, Atomic and Kontrol

I was asked about my Illamasqua lipsticks several times on Twitter so  I thought, why not featuring them all together?

I have four shades and have already written about each in details, so this is more of a round-up.

Before I start, I have to say that I really like the brand’s lipsticks, they give an amazing colour pay-off and stay on really well.  Since they have a matte finish, make sure that you take a good care of your lips so that the lipstick doesn’t enhance any dry patches and goes on smoothly.

Over

This coral with pink undertones, looks

Bright Coral and Fuchsia Lipsticks for Summer

The only thing that I like about the hot weather is the fact that I can wear bright lipsticks. I’ve decided to show you six bright shades which I have been wearing a lot lately.

They can be divided into two groups, as you can see: corals/oranges and  pink/fuchsias/purples.

It’s interesting that I have picked up only three brands but I do love their lipsticks a lot.

The shades on the photo are:

Coral

Clarins Instant Smooth Crystal Lip Balm in  Coral. Review and Lip Swatches.

Illamasqua Lipstick in Over. Review and Lip swatches.

Rimmel Kate

Lips Of The Day: Illamasqua Lipstick in Kontrol

I’ve realized that I never did a full review and lip swatches of my most unusual lipstick which, in terms of colour, which is Illamasqua Kontrol.

I love experimenting with eye makeup and would wear pretty much everything out. But when it comes to lips, some shades I just can’t wear outside my own place.

This is how Kontorl looks like: it is a purple with a blue base.

This lipstick is very opaque and creamy, it gives a beautiful even colour and doesn’t look chalky! Plus I don’t find it drying at all. One more amazing thing about it, is that