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Clarins Ombre Minerale Makeup Collection for Autumn 2012

So here is a preview of Clarins’ Autumn 2012 makeup collection which is mostly about the eyes with a lot of new eye shadows, plum mascara, eye khol and the innovative eye liner.

The star of the collection is the  Colour Accents Face & Blush Palette, £30

Clarins suggest that this  limited edition face powder is ideal for all skin tones. You can blend together all shades or use pink as a blush.

There are also sixteen new  Mineral Eyeshadow Smoothing and Long-Lasting, £16

You can use these both dry and wet and they, have different finish (matte, satin, pearl and shimmer) and are divided into four  groups:

The naturals. ‘Five shades for very easy to wear, natural looking results. From matte beige to rose tones wear alone or blend with a darker shade’:  02 Nude, 03 Petal, 04 Golden Rose, 05 Lingerie, 06 Tea Rose.

The basics. ‘A palette of five simples shades from brown to green that create deep set, sculpted eye’s: 07 Auburn, 08 Taupe, 09 Lavender Tea, 10 Slate Blue, 11 Silver Green.

Intense colours. ‘Five highly pigmented shades that deliver instant colour for an intense, sophisticated look’: 12 Aubergine, 13 Dark Chocolate, 14 Platinum, 15 Sparkle Black, 16 Vibrant Violet

Illuminator. ‘This highlighter can be worn alone or over another shade to sparkle and illuminate your eyes’: 01 White Sparkle Illuminator.

 3-Dot Liner (LE), £20

A new

Clarins Kohl Kajal Long-Lasting Eyeliner in Black and Violet Review and Swatches

Here are the two kajals from Clarins summer 2012 makeup collection, one  is purple and the other one is black and each retails for £15.

I actually really like these for what they are, they have a nice India inspired, design, are very soft and don’t cost a fortune. It is also written that these are formulated  with rose and mimosa extracts.

When it comes to my own makeup, I usually use a soft (most of the time dark brown) eye liner, smudge  it, add mascara and that is all. So these two are actually perfect for that! Clarin’s Kajals apply smoothly and blend easily. I love blending them really well so that I get a thin layer that lasts  for hours on me. Then I also build up the colour closer to the lash line. This is an perfectly easy look as you can get a variation of shades with only  one product.

But I have to say that if

Clarins Colour Definition Fall 2011 Makeup Collection

Let’s take a look at Clarins Fall 2011 makeup collecction.

Collection includes:

Color Definition 3D Radiance Face Powder, $35

“An exceptionally soft lightweight powder that melts into the skin for a naturally radiant complexion. The colour combination of beige, pink and peach gives the face a radiant boost.”

Eye Quartet Mineral Palettes, $40

  • Nudes: A must-have mix of sophisticated cream and woods paired with shimmering coral.
  • Rosewoods: Glamorous pairings of sheer chocolates and pinks for a casual kind of chic.
  • Pastels: A painterly palette of delicate neutrals, with a hint of cool mint, for a flirty eye.
  • Indigo: