As you know MAC Cosmetics added recently 9 new shades to its MAC PRO Lipstick Collection (promo photos) that I’ve been telling you about in early spring when I posted a couple of sneak peek visuals. The new colors are bright, pigmented, covering lips with an opaque color and giving you the option to choose between fuchsia, orange, eggplant and even a beautiful satin nude. Thanks to MAC Japan which posted a couple of swatches on the official blog we can take a closer look at some of the new shades and see how pigmented they really look on the lips. I’m definitely into pinks and violets but I also noticed that some Pro Lipstick shades do emphasize lip lines while others have a beautiful natural sheen. Take a look for yourselves right after the jump and choose your favorite lip color.
U.S. Launch Date – now at Nordstrom, MAC PRO and online @nordstrom.com, @maccosmetics.com Continue Reading
We’ve been talking about Dior Fall Winter 2014 Makeup Collection since early spring when we saw the makeup looks created for Dior Fall Winter 2014 Show and then again at the beginning of summer when the news about the New Dior 5 Couleurs Eyeshadow Palettes (sneak peek photos) spread fast into the beauty world. I invite you to take a first look at all the new Dior makeup items launching next month and I will return with close-up photos and extra info very soon. Don’t forget about the new Star Foundation and Concealer (info, photos) launching in September. This entire makeup collection will be available as limited edition
Japan Launch Date – 1 August 2014
International Launch Date – August 2014 at Dior counters Continue Reading
Next week NARS introduces Smokey Eye Kit, a limited edition makeup trio which features the essentials products you need to achieve that intense smokey eye look.
U.S. Launch Date – 15 July 2014 online @narscosmetics.com | 1 August 2014 at NARS counters and department stores
Japan Launch Date – 8 August 2014
International Launch Date – 8 August 2014 Continue Reading
About two months ago I shared with you the color story of MAC Look in a Box Collection that will be available at Nordstrom as part of their annual anniversary. Launching only later in the summer the new Look in a Box makeup kits offer universal shades and products for lips, eyes and cheeks but also two makeup brushes kits.
MAC Looks in a Box features a selection of kits offering expertly curated look in universal shades and finishes to complement your mood and skin tone. Two Face Kits come in colour waves of cool taupe and plum and warm beige and coral, each featuring three Powder Blushes, six Eye Shadows, two Lipsticks and duo-handled brush. The variety of hues allows you to mix, match and blend as you experiment to create your ideal combination. Three Looks in a Box kits combine Lipstick, Lipglass, Technakohl Liner and Veluxe Pearlfusion Eye Shadow Trio in distinct color scheme: pink, coral and neutral. Each comes with its own face chart, guiding you through the look for effortless application and a perfect finish. Looking to elevate your artistry? Basic Brush Kit and Advanced Brush Kit take your skills to the next level with a selection of our favorite blending and shading brushes for simple, pro-worthy application.
U.S. Launch Date – 3 July 2014 at The Bay | 10 July 2014 at Nordstrom (Rewards Members) & 18 July 2014 for everyone
International Launch Date – August 2014 at MAC Locations Continue Reading
Sisley reveals Phyto-Teint Expert, a new very long-lasting foundation which is a major breakthrough for the brand. Sisley wants to fulfill women’s request as they are looking for a foundation that evens the complexion, corrects imperfections while it gives a natural finish, beautiful radiance, staying power to make sure it will last all day without retouching and last but not least anti-ageing, moisturizing and protecting properties.
I’ve always been fond of foundations that offer a natural coverage and a glowing healthy fresh looking complexion all day long so the promise of Sisley that their new Phyto-Teint Expert foundation lasts up to 12 hours should definitely be taken into consideration.
International Launch Date – TBA Continue Reading
Lancome presents Ideal Palettes for summer, a beauty trio of makeup palettes for eyes, lips and cheeks. You can choose between the new Lancome Ideal Palettes depending on what you are looking for as one is for sculpting, the other for glow and one to bronze.
International Launch Date – Now in airports, duty free shops and onboard certain airlines Continue Reading
As a fan of Calvin Klein I’m super excited to tell you about the new Reveal fragrance for women that will be hitting the counters in early fall. As I announced in early spring beautiful Dutch model Doutzen Kroes is the face of Reveal campaign (photos) along with English actor Charlie Hunnan. I’ve collected all Calvin Klein fragrances over the years and I like them all, the only exception is Liquid Gold Euphoria (info, photos) which was released exclusively for the Middle East.
International Launch Date – September 2014 at Sephora, Douglas, Marionnaud Continue Reading
MAC Cosmetics is releasing next month Mineralize Multi-Effect Lash, a new mascara which features “77-Mineral Complex”. MAC describe it as a unique blend of minerals that will make our lashes flexible, soft, very well defined and separated with the promise they will always look luxurious and elegant without clumping.
International Launch Date – 21 August 2014 at MAC Locations Continue Reading