Hourglass Makeup Collection for Autumn 2016 and Holiday Palette

I have already posted a preview of the HOURGLASS Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick, and here are new products that are coming from the brand for AW16/17.

First of all, there is a new palette Ambient Lighting Powder – Surreal Light ($80) which will be a LE for Holiday (out if you are Sephora’s VIB).

Hourglass Ambient The Edit Surreal Light Makeup Palette for Holiday 2016

The shades are:

  • Ambient Lighting Powder – Surreal Light
  • Ambient Lighting Bronzer – Surreal Bronze Light
  •  Ambient Lighting Blush – Surreal Glow
  •  Ambient Lighting Blush – Surreal Effect
  • Ambient Strobe Lighting Powder – Surreal Strobe Light

And all of them are new and exclusive to this palette.

There are also two new products for the eyes which are already available, unlike the palette. And they are:

Best Berry Lip Products: Glosses, Lipsticks and Stains

It is probably  too early to write about berry lip products but, for some reason, I have been talking (with my girlfriends) about such shades quite a lot recently.

This is why I’ve decided to pick some of my favourites from those that I have with different finishes and price point, so there is something for everyone.

So here we go…

Berry and Plum lip products for Autumn Winter makeup4all

Clarins Joli Rouge Lipstick in 738 Royal Plum

I have written about this lipstick only recently. It is a part of the upcoming Clarins’ Fall collection. It is a gorgeous plum shade with a satin finish. Not very intense but not sheer at all, just spot on!

 butter LONDON Lippy in La Moss

I absolutely love the name and the vampy shade of this gloss, so sexy! Just keep in mind that the application can be a bit tricky, it takes time to get an even coverage. But it’s so worth it! Dark vinyl lips, perfect for those who are not afraid to go for it.

ArtDeco Lip Laquer 40 Rosy Tribute

This is a lighter in shade and

Hourglass Summer 2011 Makeup Collection

A lot of people were asking me about the new Hourglass products for summer 2011, so here they are!

First of all, it’s the Script Precision Liquid Liner ($32) which I already mentioned here.

Here is what is written about it:

Innovative new marker boasting one of the smallest felt tips on the market. Micro-fine, razor-point applicator measures just 0.5mm and elevates liner application to the realm of fine art. Allows for unprecedented precision, exceptional control and a multiplicity of lines. Longwearing and water-resistant formula quickly dries to prevent smearing and transfer. Color is a lustrous, longwearing black that glides on effortlessly. Defines and contours without drag, pull, or skip. Free of gluten, sulfates and phthalates.

Script Precision Liquid Liner is a revolutionary new marker boasting one of the smallest felt tips on the market. Shaped more like a writing implement than a traditional liner, Script’s micro-fine, razor-point applicator measures just 0.5mm and elevates liner application to the realm of fine art. The abbreviated tip allows for unprecedented precision, exceptional control and a multiplicity of lines.

Here are also some useful  application tips by Hourglass Artistic Director Gina Brooke:

“Prepare your lids with concealer to cover any discoloration, and

Hourglass Cosmetics Looks For Holiday: Ethereal Beauty and Super Vamp

This holiday Hourglass’ Artistic Director Gina Brooke suggests that we try two looks that she created with Hourglass Cosmetics.

Read my interview with Gina here

Here is what she says herself:

“The holidays are the perfect time to explore a more refined and layered look. Think rich jewel tones, luminous skin and decadent glamour. I always prime first with Veil Mineral Primer and follow with Illusion Tinted Moisturizer for a glowing complexion. They’re the fundamental steps for looking elegant.”

ETHEREAL BEAUTY

“A vibrant olive shadow really pops—especially if you foil the color,” says Brooke, who suggests using Visionaire Eye Shadow Duo in Dune. Using a shadow brush, apply the champagne shade first. Use your finger to blend for a graduation of color. Then apply the green shimmer shade. To heighten the impact of the shade, wet your brush before application but make sure to let the shadow dry before moving on to another shade.

Pair your statement eyes with Illume Crème-to-Powder Bronzer Duo in Bronze Light applied to the cheeks. Focus on the highlighter shade in the duo.

Finish up with Extreme Sheen Lip Gloss in Fortune (metallic pink shimmer).

SUPER VAMP

Best Christmas 2013 Palettes: Hourglass Ambient Lighting and theBalm Balm Voyage

The best thing about the Christmas season, beauty wise, is the fact our favourite brands release amazing limited edition sets. So today I want to share the new launches from two brands that are in my personal top list – Hourglass and theBalm.

We saw a preview of Hourglass’ Ambient Lighting Palette here and it is finally available in the USA for $58. And also from: Barneys New York, Bergdorf Goodman, Net-A-Porter.comSpace.NK, Sephora

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette holiday 2013

So what do you get?

5-ml Veil Mineral Primer  and three Ambient Powders, each is 3.3 grams, including one new and exclusive shade.

  •  INCANDESCENT LIGHT: A pearlescent powder that highlights the cheekbones and brightens the complexion with a celestial glow. Limited Edition.
  • DIM LIGHT: A neutral peach beige powder that