Best Makeup Products Of The Year. Allure Version

Best of Beauty Master List. After testing thousands of beauty products, Allure  named their 182 undisputed favorites.  I’ve picked some items from the list and I will tell you why these products. My list was too long so I divided it into 2 parts: Part 1 about makeup and nails and Part 2 about Skin and Hair Care. I would love to hear your opinion, too.

Lipstick

Dark

Chanel Rouge Hydrabase Creme Lipstick in Vamp, $27.

The Châteauneuf du Pape of wine lipsticks, this is still the classic.

Why I picked this item: I would love to try it

Chanel Rouge Hydrabase Creme Lipstick in Vamp. l

Bright

Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupté Lipstick in Provocative Pink, $34.

As smooth as butter, this pink makes our eyes seem brighter and our cheeks rosier.

Why I picked this item: Everyone knows that this lipstick rules and this color looks so vibrant

Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupté Lipstick in Provocative Pink

Red

Shu Uemura Rouge Unlimited Lipstick in RD 165, $23.

Unbelievable—a red that looks good on everyone. The best part? It’s as hydrating as a balm but stays put for hours.

Why I picked this item:

shu uemura Paloma Faith Makeup Collection

Lets take a look at the shu umemura and Paloma Faith makeup collection which consists of 4  products which all are classic and look lovely. I  personally want the lashes but wouldn’t really mind ALL the collection.

shu uemura Paloma Faith Make–up Palette, £57

This make–up palette is designed to enhance and glow. It includes two pressed eyeshadows to add a little drama to the eyes, along with ‘Glow on’ blush to define and enhance cheekbones. Can be used wet to intensify colour pay–off.

shu uemura Paloma Faith False Lashes, £55

This stunning pair of Swarovski encrusted false eyelashes, with over 35 Swarovski crystals applied to the lashes, your eyes will have the ultimate va–va–voom appeal.

shu uemura Paloma Faith Rouge Unlimited, £20

Breaking all boundaries in colour creation, Paloma Faith Rouge Unlimited is a high–tech, high–pigment lipstick for unlimited colour variation and colours. Achieve the truest colour with rich texture and ultra–smooth application. Enjoy up to eight hours of moisture and colour.

shu uemura Paloma Faith Painting Liner, £20

For precise application on the eyes. The Paloma Faith Painting Liner has a formula with an ultra smooth, soft, creamy texture with vivid colour that allows you to draw long, continuous lines without flaking. The freshly applied colour is waterproof and smudge–proof.

Available at Selfridges now.

Makeup & Beauty Products for Two Weeks Away

If you follow me on Twitter, you know that I am currently away for the second week. Unfortunately, I am busy from dusk till dawn but I do appreciate the productive working time.

Here is a sneak preview of what I’ve packed makeup and beauty wise with me. I was very strict with myself, and limited it all to one (no7 Boots)  travel makeup bag.

Here is what makeup I had with me. All products from my current top 5  luxury makeup favourites post, a lot of Rouge Bunny Rouge products, as I plan to write a feature for the brand soon,  three blushes (I ended up using only tarte) and three lip shades, inducing my Tom Ford lipstick.

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As for skincare, this is

shu uemura Florescent Makeup Collection for Fall 2010

I made a preview of this collection but here are more details.

31st shu uemura mode make-up ”florescent” created by international artistic director Kakuyasu Uchiide blooms transcendent elegance that exists only in a woman.

Deeply colored petals of the flower symbolize eternal elegance, gracefulness and tenderness; the intrinsic beauty of a woman. soft and velvety texture of petals is gentle and beloved, like a warm embrace.

When the flower fully blooms and matures, deep and rich colors and texture set peak elegance and incarnates in her face as everlasting femininity…

The stand outs in the collection are the 2 beautiful

Gem Glam Makeup Collection by shu uemura for Summer 2010

promo photo for Asian release from urcosme.com

Check out the new summer 2010 makeup collection Gem Glam by shu uemura which is already available at Nordstorm.  It consists of 4 items : glow powder, concealer(4 shades), “eye light” pencil and eye shadows (3 shades).

shu uemura ‘Gem Glam’ Flawless Glow Powder , $55

A gorgeous multicolor face duo for the perfect complexion. Achieve a flawless, glowing, multidimensional finish. The fine powder minimizes the look of pores and evens skin tone. Upper set highlights the luminous transparency of the skin while the lower set enhances the natural contours of the face. Set in a luxurious compact inspired by the brilliance of gemstones.

How to use: Using the 14H pony brush, use the upper section as a highlighter and the lower section for contouring. Alternatively, swirl your brush across both sections for an overall healthy, luminous glow.

shu uemura ‘Pro’ Concealer, $23

High but natural coverage. This concealer naturally covers extended areas of blotchiness or freckles and minimizes the look of pores. Subtly color-correct areas with dark shadows and dull skin or create highlighting effects.

  1. 5Yr Medium
  2. 5Yr Medium Light
  3. 7Yr Medium
  4. 7Yr Medium Light

shu uemura ‘Eye Light’ Pencil , $18