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

Makeup Trend: 3-in-1 Gloss for Eyes, Lips and Face

A while ago I did a feature on eye gloss and today I want to share about the extension of that trend which is 3-in-1 glosses. Glossy/glass skin has been a thing in Asia for ages now but we are seeing it in Western beauty trends now, as well.  And I like it.

Here are just three products that were recently released which are specifically marketed for lips, eyes and face. While you can always use a good old Bobbi Brown Crystal Gloss why not playing with [hopefully] new textures?

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Let’s take a look:

LAURA MERCIER Glacé Touch,  £23/$28 Cult Beauty, Selfridges, Nordstrom.

These are a part of the summer collection and come in 4 shades: Nomade, a perfect nude, Oasis a vivid rose, Laissez-Faire a clear shimmer or Dreamer a bronze shimmer.

Glacé Touch are promised to be a sheer, non-sticky gloss for  dewy, high-shine glowing finish.

The looks below, which I found on Pinterest (still obsessed with it), will hopefully inspire you to experiment with glosses, as well.

formal dresses NZKEVYN AUCOIN The Glass Glow Face and Body Illuminator 30ml, £26 Cult Beauty/ Space NK/ $32 from Sephora

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SS16 Foundations: Chanel, Dior and Laura Mercier

Besides the lipsticks, the other makeup product almost every brand is bringing out for SS16 is  foundation. And while cushions and foundations with the dropper  (BECCA, Stila, Kiko Armani, Rouge Bunny Rouge etc) are having a real moment this season, “classic” foundations are still going strong.

And here are three that caught my attention with the official description:

SS16 Foundations Chanel, Dior and Laura Mercier

Chanel LES BEIGESHealthy Glow Foundation (£36 from Selfridges)

“An invisible foundation that creates a natural healthy glow by giving skin the radiance of a day spent outdoors, while protecting it from harsh environmental conditions. The perfection of a natural glow. With a range of subtle, easy-to-wear beiges, CHANEL’s Healthy Glow Foundation frees women from their fears of using foundation and gives every skin tone a lasting healthy glow. The soft and comfortable texture glides over the skin and melts away. The texture becomes imperceptible and allows the skin to breathe freely, while protecting it from harsh environmental conditions. The complexion is evened-out and enhanced with a sheer finish.”

Dior Diorskin Forever Perfect Makeup Broad Spectrum,  ( £33 from Selfridges and from $50 from Saks)

“Everlasting 16-hour perfection from morning to

SS19 Lip Products: Lisa Eldridge, Laura Mercier, BITE Beauty, Tom Ford, Hourglass, Givenchy

Spring/Summer season beauty wise means new lip releases, so I’ve chosen the ones that caught my attention.  It is insane how the textures and the formulas improve all the time and we get more sophisticated lip products all the time. Just take a look at these innovative gems.

Laura Mercier Velour Lip Powder in Paris (shown) and New York £25 from Cult Beauty $28 from the Website, Nordstrom

A limited edition creamy matte lip powder trio with a metallic sheen. Comes with a moisturizing Base Balm to prep the lips. These look really cool, and I love the concept.

Lisa Eldridge lipsticks. The red ones sold out within a day(s) so I did not even have time to get any. But she promised a restock, and new nude and fuchsia shades (see below a pic of Eva wearing one of the new shades; pic is from Lisa’s Insta)!  I don’t know the date yet.

BITE BEAUTY Outburst Longwear Lip Stain, $24 from Sephora

Bite beauty lip products are incredible, and it looks like it’s another great one

SS16 Lipsticks: Bobbi Brown and Laura Mercier

Are you ready for more new lip launches? Meet the new lipsticks from Bobbi Brown and Laura Mercier.

Laura Mercier Velour Lovers Lipstick £22 from Feel Unique and  Selfridges and $28 from Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman and Nordstrom.

SS16 Lipsticks Bobbi Brown and Laura Mercier

“A highly pigmented, moisturizing lip color with a satin matte finish. Velour Lovers Lip Lover is a revolution in matte lipstick that couples delicate mattifying powders with moisturizing mango butter that creates a velvety texture that is smooth, creamy and long-wearing. Formula is buildable, offering medium to high coverage with a matte, sateen finish.”

Available in 12 shades.

And check out the video…