Christmas Gift Guide: My Wish List from US Sephora

Last year my amazing friends from the US helped me with my Sephora order and I hope to get some help this year.

This will be a  beauty present from myself for myself for Christmas. Last year I was carried away a bit so this year I’ve limited the sum I can spend to  $300 (ok, $350 top)!

So this is what I want to get. Five  of these are LE value sets so I really hope that I will be able to get them.

So after browsing Sephora for hours(!!!) I’ve chosen 4 sets by Laura Mercier, 1 by Benefit and 1 by Urban Decay.

Here they are:

Laura’s Secrets Volume 1 – Flawless Lips ($140 Value), $59

  • 4 x 0.05 oz Lip Stains in Mocha, Shy Pink, Sugar Violet, and Mulberry
  • 0.159 oz Lip Glacй in Pink Diamond
  • 0.12 oz Lip Balm SPF 15
  • 0.039 oz Lip Pencil in Chestnut
  • Double-Ended Lip Colour Brush

Bonne Mine – Healthy Glow For Face & Cheeks Crème Colour Palette ($110 Value), $48

This ultra-sheer, blendable palette wakes up the skin and gives it an immediate, healthy glow. Customize your look with bronzer, cheek color, and glow for a natural “no makeup” radiance. Inside, there are tabs that fan out to display Laura’s secrets on how to best use the formulas to create standout results.

  • 0.36 oz Bronzer Veil
  • 2 x 0.14 oz Cheek Veil
  • 2 x 0.14 oz Glow Veil

Eye Book ($174 Value), $45

Christmas 2017 Eye Shadows Palettes

If you are not a fan of reddish eye shadows, here is a list of neutral palettes which will be perfect for both every day and nights out looks.

Laura Mercier Exotics Redefined Eye Colour Collection, $58  from Nordstrom

  • Matte Eye Colour (Bone, Dune, Earth, Wind, Allspice, Noir): 1 g / 0.03 oz
  • Sateen Eye Colour (Goldrush, Choco Glace, Spirit, Auberge, Carbon) : 1 g / 0.03 oz
    Shimmer Eye Colour (Dust): 0.8 g / 0.028 oz

BOBBI BROWN Nude Drama Eyeshadow Palette, $59 from Sephora, Harvey Nichols and  from Barneys

  •  12 x 0.64 oz/ 18.15 g Eyeshadows in Ivory, Antique Rose, Earth, Saddle, Halo, Sunkissed, Terracota, Black Sand, Bonfire, Pink Bellini, Velvet Plum, Espresso

CLINIQUE Sweet As Honey Eyeshadow Palette, $32.50 from Sephora

FINALLY I’ve Got You, Laura Mercier Bonne Mine Palette

Have you ever been after a certain beauty product for a long time?

Today I want to show you the product that I’ve wanted to get myself for Christmas (I actually wanted to get this product ever since I saw the promo photo) but for some reason it was hard to find it. It was sold out in London, couldn’t find it in Manchester, wanted to get it from New York but it didn’t work. And I could go on really…

But finally I’ve managed to get it from California, can you imagine? My friend got it for me from Sephora for $48.

Meet the Bonne Mine palette from Laura Mercier

I don’t think that

AW18 Highlighters Guide

Who does not want a beautiful and gorgeous highlighter for the holidays season? The next few months will be mental for me in every area of life so I am really looking forward to the holidays, and the glow.

I’ve created a list of some of the highlighters that are on sale now, all of these are limited edition so don’t miss your chance to get them.

The High End Eye Candies

Chanel Le Lion De Chanel Illuminating Powder, $70  from NordstormSaks, Neiman Marcus, Selfridges and  Harrods.

Subtle golden shimmer and  Gabrielle Chanel’s personal emblem – a lion.

Dior Rouge Blush Midnight Wish, £34 from Selfridges

Beautiful glow and lots of little starts embossed.

Givenchy Mystic Glow Powder, $47 from Barneys

Ultra-fine mother-of-pearl with golden nuances.   Can be used both wet and dry. And how cool is that star? I am still a big fan of the Givenchy highlighter I’ve got a few years ago.

YSL FACE HIGHLIGHTER, $42 Barneys, Neiman MarcusBergdorf GoodmanHarrods, Selfridges and Nordstrom.

A cream in stick highlighter with two shades which is easy and quick to use.

Lancome STARLIGHT SPARKLE LA ROSE A POUDRER, $60 from Macys

It comes in a a 50’s French-inspired Bijou box – traditionally meant to house loose powders. Can be used dry for a subtle highlight, or  damp for

Laura Mercier Spring Renaissance Makeup Collection for Spring 2014

Here is a preview of Laura Mercier’s Spring Renaissance. The model is wearing a nude silk dress on the promo and the butterflies on the background look very pretty for Spring actually.

Laura Mercier Spring Renaissance Makeup Collection for Spring 2014 promo and palette

There are  quite a few items in this collection , including a lot of re-promotes, so I have listed only the brand new products.

The star of the collection is definitely the Enlightenment Eye & Cheek Palette  ($55/£42.50)

It includes  four eye shadows and two blushers:

  •  Pure Glow, a beige eyeshadow, Grace, a mauve eyeshadow, Innocence, a light pink eyeshadow, Angelic, a light yellow eyeshadow.
  • Blushing, a pink blush, Awakening, a pink blush.

The new eye products are  two shades of