SS17 Trend: Highlighters

I have posted about some new highlighters a while ago, but this trend is not going anywhere, in fact, it is becoming even more popular. Here are just a few more new highlighters (and new shades from Dior), but there are many more new, and cult favourite, options on the market right now.

Marc Jacobs Beauty Dew Drops Coconut Gel Highlighter, $44 from Sephora

“A lightweight, coconut-infused gel highlighter that can be applied to skin directly or added into foundation or primer for a universally flattering glow, formulated with five forms of coconut and provitamin B5 to help hydrate and nourish skin.”

Too Faced Love Light Prismatic Highlighter, $30 from Sephora

“Liquid-to-powder formula, Love Light takes the best of powder, liquid, baked and cream formulas to create unparalleled color payoff for a pearl radiance and silky smooth texture. It features a luminosity boosting agent and high pearl consistency that instantly brightens.”

There are three shades to choose from and they give some

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

Urban Decay Naked Heat Palette

While I only have the original Naked palette, it’s hard to deny the impact the Naked palettes made on the makeup World.

Meet the newest addition to the family is Naked Heat (12 x 0.05 oz/ 1.3 g eye shadows). palette:

Ounce (ivory shimmer), Chaser (light nude matte), Sauced (soft terra-cotta matte), Low Blow (brown matte), Lumbre (copper shimmer with gold pearl shift), He Devil (burnt red matte), Dirty Talk (metallic burnt red), Scorched (deep red

New Urban Decay Urban Bride Kit

Spring/Summer is know as the time of the weddings and although the most anticipated wedding is already behind us there will be many, many more weddings. Maybe you plan your own wedding  soon 😉

Urban Decay introduces their newest kit which is called the Urban Bribe and is actually dedicated to the premiere of the Bridesmaids film. UD has a competition right now  so may want to visit their website for the details.

So here is what the set contains:

Razor Sharp Ultra-Definition Finishing Powder to diffuse lines for a flawless airbrushed look.

Urban Decay’s best-selling original formula Eyeshadow Primer Potion (full-sized) and Supercurl Curling Mascara to keep her eyes looking fresh.

Lip Junkie Lipgloss in

AW18 Best Makeup Launches: Givenchy, Hourglass, Dior and Urban Decay

There are lots of new makeup launches for Autumn, and I have selected the hottest, in my opinion, for you to choose from. I’ve also made sure to pick something for face, lips and eyes.

Givenchy Le Rouge Liquide, £28 from Harrods, $37 from Sephora.

 Givenchy lipsticks are the hottest ones out there, if you ask me. And while I definitely do not need any new ones, I’d get this one in a heart beat. Leather case and a liquid lipstick which look easy to apply. Oh, yes!  The formula is promised to be soft and creamy, and the finish – matte. The shade featured is 410 Rouge Suedin.

DIOR Rouge Dior Ink Lip Liner, £24 from Harrods, Nordstrom.

It is basically a lipstick which comes in a form of a felt pen which allows a very precise application.  Dior claim “long-wearing formula delivers intense colour with a sumptuous matte finish for up to 12 hours”. The colour shown is