Holidays Gift Guide: Ellis Faas Makeup Kit for Winter 2011

For the 2011 holiday season, Ellis Faas has selected a gift set of three, best-selling products that can be combined to create several looks.

The set contains ELLIS RED Milky Lips L201 for gorgeously blood-red lips; black Creamy Eyes E103 for an easy smoky eye and/or to be used as a black liner; and the light Milky Eyes E209 for fresh accents.

Price: 60 EUR / 55 GBP / 85 USD. The set is already available!

Here are the swatches of the

BECCA Cosmetics Balearic Love Collection for Winter 2011

So here is, as promised, BECCA’s collection for Winter 2011.

It is called Balearic Love and I really love the promo photo, the (eye) makeup is very sexy and sultry. Love the nail polish, too.

This collection includes:

Balearic Love Smokey Eye Set, £44 / €55

  •  Contains: Romanticism Eye Tint, Cabrera Line and Define Pencil, The Ultimate Mascara Black, Anti-bacterial Sharpener

Eye Tint,£20 / €25

  •  Romanticism, mauve bronze
Sheer Tint Lip Colour, £22 / €28

Beauty Inspiration: Gareth Pugh for MAC Video

I think you all remember how excited I was about the Gareth Pugh collection for MAC.

This collection is already available in the US, so it should be available in the UK/EU soon!

I am also very pleased to see Alla Kostromicheva as a face of this collection. I can’t think of anyone who would fit better! And Ruth Hogben also did a great job with the video. I’ve just watched it five times in a row.

You can definitely see Gareth’s and

Want It: BECCA Anniversary Palettes

Oh my, finally a release that I am very excited about! Turns out BECCA  Cosmetics celebrates 10th anniversary this month. How come I did not know that? Happy Birthday BECCA! I love everything you release! 😉

By the way, have you read my interview with BECCA’s founder Rebecca Morrice Williams? You can read it here.

So here are the products. And I am so, so excited, I must have those products and I would suggest you getting them, too. Click here for some of my BECCA reviews.

Dusty Rose Anniversary Palette, £38 / €49

Signature BECCA shades that are ultra-wearable for a modern, fresh look.

  • Crème Blush – Turkish Rose (rosy nude)
  • Lip & Cheek Crème – Tuberose (coral pink)
  • Crème Highlighter – Narcissus (opalescent peach)
  • Lip Gloss – Cassini (pink)

Vintage Jewel Anniversary Palette £38 / €49

Deeper shades suited to darker complexions or those wanting a bolder look.

  • Crème Blush – Hyacinth (bright watermelon pink)
  • Lip & Cheek Crème – Snapdragon (bright orange pink)
  • Crème Highlighter – Beechnut (golden bronze)
  • Lip Gloss – Cosmopolitan (deep berry shimmer)

There are also two sets with BECCA’s cult products

Hourglass Lip Gloss Sets for Holiday 2011

Here are the details about Hourglass holiday 2011. There are two different variants: for the UK and for the US.

In the UK you can get a set with  three mini Extreme Sheen lip gloss trio in ‘Child’, ‘Siren’ and ‘Ignite’.  You can get it at Liberty for £33.

As for the US,