I did write about a lot of Spring 2014 lip products launches but most of them were high end. So what about more affordable options?
Color Riche Extraordinaire by L’Oréal Paris ( €14.90) and Rouge Edition Velvet by Bourjois (€13.90).
Bourjois promise a smooth, non-drying and
Illamasqua love doing unexpected things! And they do everything their way, like this new glamorous collection called Glamore. They show that they can create “pink” and girly collections, too.
The lipsticks are:
- Soake, Vibrant Orange
- Glissade, Bold Pink
- Luster, Candy Pink
And I absolutely love all three shades and how they look on the lips. Illamasqua have swatches on their website.
Today I want to share a preview of Collistar’s Spring 2014 makeup collection, which is a collaboration with a famous fashion designer Antonio Marras. It is called Ti Amo Italia and is inspired by Marras’ homeland Sardinia.
The brand describe it [collection] as “spontaneous, creative, intelligent, vibrant, seductive, passionate and exciting.” And, to tell the truth, I think this is among my favourite seasonal collections.
In fact, I have several products that I plan to check out in person, and, hopefully, purchase. If they are as good in real life, as they are on the promos.
There are actually a lot of products to choose from:
Amore: Bonne Mine Effect Bronzer- Blusher (LE) in Verona and Tropea.
Can be used as a bronzer, blusher or mixed together, it is a star product of the collection.
Crema di Sole Bronzing Cream-Powder SPF15 in Siena and Stromboli
This product looks so interesting that I have to include the official description: “A cream bronzer that magically transforms into a delicate powder when applied to the skin for a natural and luminous long-lasting sun-kissed effect. Its velvety texture leaves the skin ultra-silky while the SPF15 solar filter protects throughout the day, even when in the sun.”
Cuore di Colore Cream-Powder Blusher (LE) in Capri and
Here is a preview of several nail polish collections for Spring 2014, lots of pastels, and not only!
Gorgeous promo photo from Deborah Lippmann, it really is very spring inspired with all the flowers and soft shades.
Blue Orchid – blossoming baby blue, Build Me Up Buttercup – blooming buttery bouquet, Flowers In Her Hair – magnificent mint medley, La Vie En Rose – pastel petal pink, Spring Buds – pretty playful pistachio, Tip Toe through the tulips – perennial pale peach.
- Next Stop… – The Bikini Zone This amethyst-toned pewter suits me just fine.
- Don’t Bossa Nova Me Around – Nobody can stop me from wearing this creamy nude!
- Taupe-less Beach – There’s nothing optional about wearing this enticing taupe.
- I São Paulo Over – There He was sipping coffee with this mocha-toned beauty.
- OPI Scores a Goal! – Make your point in this winning shade of rich chocolate.
- AmazON…AmazOFF – I’m making the switch to this deep jungle green.
- I Just Can’t Cope-acabana – Nothing lifts your spirits like this sunshine yellow.
- Where Did Suzi’s Man-go? – He went to fetch her this delicious mango
Bobbi Brown released quite a few new products and collections, let’s take a look at some of them.
There is a new Nectar & Nude collection, which, as the name suggests, is all about the peach, coral and nude shades.
This collection includes: Nail Polish in Nectar, Glitter Nail Polish in Bare Peach, High Shimmer Lip Gloss in Bare Peach and Lip Glosses in Nectar and Nude Pink, Pit Rouge For Lip & Cheeks in Hibiscus and Nectar and Nude eye palette. All the products are limited edition.
There is also a best seller – shimmer brick in Nectar.
The other collection, and it is gorgeous, in my opinion is called – Amnesia Rose, which is Bobbi Brown’s and L’Wrenn Scott’s collaboration.
It icncludes: Amnesia Rose palette (£50):Amnesia