Matte liquid lipsticks are here to stay! More and more brands are releasing their versions with formulas becoming less drying and the shades becoming more sophisticated.
And here are two latest launches from such brands as Chanel and Burberry.
Speaking of Burberry, I think their new strategy is simply genius! As you know, it is a Fashion Weeks month, and besides the clothes (obviously) a lot of us are obsessing over the beauty looks at the Runway: hair, makeup and nails. We often get a sneak preview of the products which will be available for the purchase only in months. But not anymore when it comes to Burberry! All the products Wendy Rowe and her team used on the girls are already available, both new shades and new products.
Such as Burberry Liquid Lip Velvet in Fawn Rose available from Burberry’s website for $34
“Developed with a new, innovative formula, which combines rich pigment, smooth application and a whipped, creamy texture to create a bold, velvet finish that lasts for up to eight hours. Light-as-air Liquid
I already made a preview of the upcoming lipsticks in February and here are more details about Yves Saint Laurent and Burberry Lip Mists.
As you remember, I was most excited about the Dior Addict which I already tried and YSL Glossy Candy(£21), so I can’t wait for those to arrive!
Yves Saint Laurent Volupte Sheer Candy Glossy Balm Crystal Color
I am happy to see the gorgeous Ginta on the promo image
This balm dresses your lips in a sheer veil of brilliant color boosted with vitamin- and antioxidant-rich fruit extract. Its ultra-light, sensual texture leaves lips feeling soft and hydrated for up to eight hours and is ideal for year-round use.
The shades are:
- 01 Lush Coconut, sheer nude beige with golden shimmer
- 02 Dewy Papaya,sheer fresh peach
- 03 Juicy Grapefruit, sheer fresh baby pink with golden shimmer
- 04 Succulent Pomegranate, sheer bright pink with red undertones
- 05 Mouthwatering Berry, sheer reddish blackberry
- 06 Luscious Cherry, sheer cherry red with golden shimmer
Burberry Lip Mist Natural
Here is a preview of the new gorgeous festive makeup collection form Burberry. All the products this Christmas come in a beautiful golden packaging.
Other new products are: Complete eye Palette Gold no. 25 (£40) Lip Glow gold NO.25 (£18.50), Lip Mist Gold NO.217 (£22.50) and Nail Polish Gold NO.447 (£15.00)
To finish our Lipstick Week I’ve decided to feature my current top 3 lipsticks and share the top 3 that are on my wish list.
I’ve made myself choose lipsticks in different colour families, so here are: plum, red and pink. I don’t like orange, nude or any other shades that much.
Since I have already reviewed each lipstick, I have just included the links. I also have to mention that Clarins was recently reformulated, and the new version is even better!
Clarins Joli Rouge Lipstick in 738 Royal Plum (Review and Lip Swatches)
Givenchy Le Rouge Lipstick in 302 Hibiscus Exclusif (Review and Lip Swatches)
Lancome L’Absolu Rouge in 160 Rouge Hypnose (Review and Lip Swatches)
Honourable mentions go to
As promised, here is a new “Holiday Gift Guide” feature, and this time it is all about those luxuriuos highlighters. Because we have to glow for the festive season, am I right?
Probably the most desired highligher palette this season will be Hourglass’ Ambient Lighting Powder – Surreal Light, and there are also some gorgeous variants other Christmas collections, especially Lancome. But what other highlighters are worth your attention?
Burberry Gold Glow Pressed Powder, $68 from Saks
How beautiful is this gem with a LE, golden packaging. Gold Glow, a radiance-boosting pressed powder delicately scented with My Burberry. Use the brush to highlight cheekbones, nose, shoulders and décolletage for a natural, radiant glow.
Trish McEvoy Light & Lift Face Color Duo, $68 from Nordstrom
I had to include Trish, as her face products are some of the best, I am a huge fan. Here is how this new release is described: “The soft, weightless powders glide on evenly and invisibly for a naturally lit-from-within look. Apply the champagne tone to areas you