A black lip liner is not something that you’ll go shopping for everyday, is it?! But since I got into this trend of wearing black lips this season a black lip liner was a must so I bought NYX Black Lips Retractable Lip Pencil about two months ago when NYX opened its first store in my city. I got a retractable lip liner which is a mechanical one, just because this is what they had in black at NYX counter but I wouldn’t mind using a sharpener for a classic lip pencil. NYX Retractable Lip Pencil comes in 19 rich pigmented shades so you can choose any other color to match your lipstick if you like.
Where to buy:
Romania – Now at ParkLake Mall (Bucharest) | City Park Mall (Constanta)
International – @nyxcosmetics.com
NYX Black Lips Retractable Lip Pencil ($4.50 /33.00 Lei) is a dark black with a soft matte finish. It has a rich color payoff, being intensely pigmented in one swipe. Continue Reading
I bought MAC Engraved Powerpoint Eye Pencil earlier this month and as you know I’ve been hitting MAC counters pretty often since fall started. I got time to test it and wear it a couple of times so my review is ready. This is a permanent shades so you can find it now at all MAC locations as well as online.
Where to buy:
U.S. – Now online @maccosmetics.com and MAC counters
International & Romania – Now at MAC Stores
MAC Engraved Powerpoint Eye Pencil (75.00 Lei / $17.00 for 1.2 g /0.04 oz) is officially described as a rich black. It’s a medium black with a matte finish. It had a fairly good pigmentation in one stroke but it wasn’t a pitch black color. Continue Reading
Chanel presents its spring 2017 Coco Codes Collection developed by Lucia Pica, Chanel Global Creative Makeup and Color Designer as a journey into the shades that were part of Gabrielle Chanel’s life. The collection is built around five iconic color codes of Chanel: red, black, gold, white and beige.
“I want to reverse beauty expectations and have women challenge themselves,” said Lucia Pica.
U.S. Launch Date – beginning January 2017
International Launch Date – January 2017 Continue Reading
Estee Lauder introduces Double Wear Cushion BB All Day Wear Liquid Compact SPF 50, a lightweight, BB fresh, moisture-infused refillable cushion compact makeup with a lasting power designed for anyone who wants light, buildable coverage and a natural finish.
U.S. Launch Date – Now exclusively at Nordstrom and @nordstrom.com Continue Reading
Make Up Factory presents its holiday 2016 makeup collection, Dark Elegant of a Swan featuring darker shades with a metallic effect.
The lights are dimmed and the orchestra starts playing the first bars – the ballet gives rise to magical moments and the graceful dancers draw the audience under their spell. With its new collection Dark Elegance of a Swan, Make up Factory has captured this mysterious atmosphere. Dark blue to black tones, fascinating shimmer effects and intensive colors with metallic effect conjure up an exciting and glamorous look.
International Launch Date – November 2016 at Muller Continue Reading
Isadora presents Black & White Collection for winter 2016 which features simple colors suited for every one. You can never go wrong with a simple monochrome look.
“The simplicity of monochrome makes it timeless classic yet edgy, and once again it’s set to dominate this autumn. From minimalist, rocking to female romantic – black and white suits every look. An edgy woman with high contrasts finds the power in purity, clean lines and sharp silhouettes. Smoky eyes and a winged broad eyeliner matched with a dark or bright lippie is all you need to #gomonochrome!”
International Launch Date – end November 2016 at Douglas Continue Reading
Essence comes out next month with the limited edition Winter Glow Collection, a special trend edition for winter 2016-2017. Their holiday 2016 The Little X-Mas Factory Collection (info, photos) hits counters this month and it’s definitely worth checking out!
Happy winter mood! The new essence trend edition “winter glow” is playing with contrasts. Cold vs. warm, ice vs. sun, matt vs. shimmering – this winter fascinates us with cool colors like stone grey and icy silver as well as warm colors like rosé-gold, apricot and red. The two powder cushion lipsticks and the cushion blush are the ultimate winter pieces. Winter wonderland – with essence!
International Launch Date – in December 2016 and January 2017 @kosmetik4less.de and exclusively in Germany, Switzerland, Austria,
Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Serbia, Slovenia, Russia, Australia, Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, Portugal, Singapore, Mexico,
Israel, Jordan, Pakistan and Quatar. Continue Reading
Here’s a sneak peek of Bobbi Brown Spring 2017 Makeup offerings. Of course more products will follow but I just wanted to hurry and give you a first look at Bobbi Brown New Art Stick Collection coming out in spring and the new Cheek Palettes. Don’t forget to follow Chicprofile on Instagram and catch all the sneak peeks and first looks of upcoming makeup collections. By the way… have you seen Guerlain Spring 2017 La Petite Robe Noire Collection?
Japan Launch Date – 2 January 2017 (Cheek Palettes) | 3 March 2017 (Art Stick Collection)