MakeUp4All AUTUMN 2011 Online Beauty Magazine

I am sure that you already know that lip balm and lipstick hybrid  is huge for SS 2011. I’ve written a lot of posts about it and also had an article about it in the latest edition of the magazine.

But do you know what else is popular right now? Tinted Moisturizers!And I am actually really happy about both products as I am a fan.

Now you can get one from pretty much  every brand. Dior released  several (they are kind of TM) with their summer collection. Bobbi Brown brought one recently as well. And that is just to name a few!

And the latest editions to the world of Tinted Moisturizers are  Clinique Moisture Surge Tinted Moisturizer SPF 15 and Clarins HydraQuench Tinted Moisturizer SPF 6.

I haven’t tried any so here is just what is promised by the brands.

Here is what is written about Clinique (£21):

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Spring/Summer is a great time for tinted moisturizers so Bobbi Brown released two brand new products just in time. By the way, if you don’t know the brand also has a relatively new concealer.

There is also a new collection called Almost Bare for summer 2011.

So here is the promo information so far and the prices for the US as I don’t know UK or EU prices just yet.

Bobbi Brown High Shimmer Lip Gloss, $22

  • Bellini
  • Citrus
  • Pink Tulle

Creamy Lip Color, $22

  • Tiger Lily, shimmering medium tone coral.
  • Burnt Sugar, a bronze nude.
  • Pale Petal, a medium tone blue pink
  • Hibiscus, a bright candy pink.
  • Washed Seashell, a shimmering, medium tone nude pink.

Almost Bare Fragrance, $60 for 45 ml

This fresh floral eau de parfum features a delicate balance of inspiring Italian Bergamot blended with Violet Leaves to relax and soothe the senses. The scent is enhanced by a note of Soft Muguet and gentle Jasmine Petals, with a Soft Cedar and Warm Amber background.

Bronzing Powder, $33

  • Deep Chocolate,a deep
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I am on the hunt for a perfect Tinted Moisturizer for Spring and though I’d share what options I am considering. I’ve narrowed the list to 3 brands: Dior, BECCA and Hourglass. Now my only problem is that I can’t check out BECCA or Hourglass myself but since I love everything  from the brands that I already have I am ready to risk.

So here are the options I am considering with the official information.

Dior Hydra Life Pro-Youth Skin Tint SPF 20 Tube 50ml, £28.50

“A lightweight, tinted moisturizer containing SPF 20 to help prevent sun damage. At the heart of the Dior Gardens blossoms the secret of new, intense hydration that helps to actively preserve youthfulness by diffusing moisture. Hydra Life combines three pure plant extracts derived from these gardens—Jisten, Centella, and Black Rose—to offer the skin all the benefits of the Cellular Bio-Exaltation. The tinted coverage offers light-diffusing pigments that create a natural and visibly enhanced complexion while the formula acts like a true defense barrier against environmental stress thanks to SPF UVA and UVB filters.”

BECCA Luminous Skin Colour, 50ml, £35

“A combination tinted moisturiser and sheer foundation, Luminous Skin Colour visibly improves the complexion, yet looks incredibly natural on the skin while

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I am sure that a lot of you tried or at least heard about the  amazing tinted moisturizer by Laura Mercier. And I have to say that it’s a great product but today I would like to tell you about the Illuminating Tinted Moisturizer, SPF 20. And it is a moisturizer with subtle shimmering colour.

This is what it written about it:

“Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer Illuminating is a lightweight, buildable sheer foundation formula that delivers a youthful, radiant finish.The skin-friendly formula contains a unique Dewy Complex that is proven to keep the skin moisturized and better equipped to combat external aggressors and irritants. Layer with other foundations for a custom blend and radiant finish”

Here are just some of my thoughts about this product and you can decide for yourself if you need this or not:

  • As all TM this product gives a pretty sheer coverage so be sure that you use a concealer if you have any problems.
  • This product is perfect for hot summer weather because it’s not to heavy.
  • If you have  quite a few imperfections on your skin I would not recommend you using it because
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Want It : Laura Mercier Set

Here is something that I really want to get right now! An exclusive Sephora set by Laura Mercier. I love LM tinted moisturizers and this is an amazing value set.

Flawless Face Kit ($159 Value), $65

What it is:

A set of products designed for a professional-looking makeup application.

What it does:

Laura Mercier Flawless Face Kit combines all of the essential formulas and tools needed to create a flawless face into one convenient travel-size zippered case. Prime, moisturize, and cover up your way to complexion perfection. It’s dermatologist-tested.

What you get:

  • 1.0 oz Foundation Primer (Step 1)
  • 1.0 oz Tinted Moisturizer (Step 2)
  • 0.21 oz Undercover Pot Shade #3 (Step 3 and 4)
  • Secret Camouflage Brush
  • Camouflage Powder Brush
  • Velour Puff
  • Egg-shaped Sponge

What a great deal!

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