Glamorous Holiday Gifting The Polish Princess: Nonie Creme of butter LONDON.
Beauty Insider Tips
In Luxy Style: The Perfect Plum. Brand Focus: Ellis Faas
The Holidays are almost here! We’ve already started decorating our homes and ofﬁces and of course, tackling the shopping. One of the best things about the Holidays is choosing beautiful gifts for friends and family (and ﬁnding a gorgeous palette or two for ourselves to celebrate our achievements!). There are so many amazing deals, value sets and gifts-with-purchase making it easy to get lost with the variety and choice, but we’ve made it easy for you. Follow our gift guide to help you choose the best beauty presents for your loved ones, picked out by beauty industry insiders and beauty bloggers. You want a truly special party look? Why not try re-creating 2 HOLIDAY/2010
the looks from this year’s most gorgeous beauty promo photos? Read the low down on how to get those looks. Holidays are a great time of year to be adventurous with a bold, red lip, but consider experimenting with other dramatic shades, too. How about deep wine, hot fuchsia or sultry plum lipstick? We all know what a new lipstick can do, so make sure you treat yourself to a truly luxurious one for this Holiday. It could be Chanel or Armani, but how about Tom Ford or Serge Lutens for a highly pigmented luxury look? Of course, you can’t be party perfect without a beautiful manicure. In this issue we have an interview with Nonie Creme, Creative Director of one of our favourite nail polish brands, butter LONDON. Read her tips on applying nail polish, seasonal trend shades and a sneak peek on whats coming for Spring! As usual on the last page we publish our current beauty obsession – this time it’s the edgy and brilliant Ellis Faas! Happy shopping and enjoy your holidays! Marina, the Founder and Editor
Content Butter London Creative Director Interview Holidays Gi Guide e Luxe Wish List Aﬀordable Glamour Holiday Collection Picks Gis for a Good Girl Bad Gal Gis Well Polished Man Beauty Booty All About e Pampering Beauty Insiders Christmas Looks Bobbi Brown Chanel Estee Lauder Clinique Clarins Laura Mercier Blogospheric Beauty Editor’s Wish List e Perfect Plum Lipstick
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Butter London Creative Director Interview The Creative Director of one of our favourite nail polish brands, butter LONDON, Nonie Creme tells us what inspires her, shares her beauty wish list, gives us tips on how to use a nail polish and gives us a sneak peek into the Spring trends. Can you tell us something around “Fashion”, that about yourself? What do you would be based on real interaction with that like, your hobbies? world. Being the FoundI am an art nerd. I love muse- ing Creative Director ums and check out any exhibit here at butter LONDON in town, contemporary or clas- is truly my dream job. I sical! Interiors are another pas- get to paint my nails sion, (or maybe I’m just twice a day, play with super-duper OCD), but I re- art and packaging, and arrange my house every week. walk around barefoot My 2 year old never knows and covered in lotions what the heck is going on, but and potions. Brilliant! has learnt that her dollies are always in the same spot. I love to Where do you usually get an buy junk shop furniture and do inspiration for the new collecmy own “restorations”. They al- tions? How would you deways involve leopard print and scribe a process from the idea you have till the ﬁnal product? paint! How long does it take? How did you get the idea of starting a nail polish company Inspiration always comes from and how did you come up with what I see happening in Fashsuch an amazing name (I per- ion. I work directly with many designers to create custom sonally love it)? colours for their catwalk Thank you! Well, our name shows/collections, which gives came from Sasha Muir, our me insight into major trends founder and former CEO, who and upcoming colour palettes. I loved the Mike Meyer’s sketch use that knowledge to create on SNL about “Nails like but- nails colours and “textures” tah”! I myself was a session that are truly on trend, and manicurist for high fashion bring our customers to the cutphoto shoots in London for ting edge. many years, and had always dreamt of creating a nail range
What colours in nail polish would be popular for this holiday season? What nail polish trends do you think will be popular in the next seasons? We are celebrating the holidays with a selection of metallics. Metallic lacquer feels festive, but more sophisticated than say, glitter or just plain red. Look out for them now: Fairy Lights, Knees Up, and Perfect Prezzie – limited edition and going fast! S/S 2011 has a distinctly retro feel, and I think our customers are ready for moderately colourful nails again after many seasons of “greige”. We’ll be showing a whitish, bubblegum pink, a cobalt blue, and a molten metallic apple green amongst others. GORGEOUS!
What is butter LONDON’s best selling nail polish? What is your personal favorite? What shade would you recommend to someone who is new to the company? Our all time best seller is “Yummy Mummy”. It’s an elegant, opaque beige that suits absolutely every skin tone, and in fashion year in, year out. It’s my top recommendation to anyone out there. My personal fav? Changes hourly!! Today it’s Knees Up, a show-stopping metallic red from our holiday selection. What kind of shade would you like to create? What was the most unique nail polish colour this year in your opinion? I’d like to work more with holographic particles like the ones featured in our best seller All Hail the Queen. I’ll dive into that a bit more for Fall 2011 I
the end of every ﬁngernail, wrapping the colour all the way around the underneath of the nail. Then apply the rest of your shade a normal. Let nails dry before applying topcoat (ALWAYS use topcoat). Your nails Maybe you can tell us some should last 1-3 days longer than tips on how to take care of your normal. nails and how to create a perAnd ﬁnally, please share with fect manicure? Most important thing to re- us what is on your beauty wish member is CONSISTENCY. Ex- list for holiday? ample: by using Melt Away by bL once a week on hard, thick I’d love to see (and give) some cuticles, followed by gently TATCHA blotting papers in my pushing back and exfoliation, stocking. I have terribly shiny you can literally “train” your skin, and these babies are key to cuticles to be softer, smaller, my survival! Also, I’m addicted and consistently moisturized. to Lash Fusion mascara, now Like going to the gym or that I’ve got great lashes (thank Latisse, these things work RE- you Latisse!), I like to push ALLY well when done with them to the limits of length and thickness. Finally, I simply commitment and consistency! adore almost every scent that When painting, use your thumb CREED makes. They are a very to gently pull the skin away old fragrance house with real from each ﬁngertip when paint- history, and I feel like royalty ing, and apply a little lacquer to when I wear their colognes. think. My most unusual shade for 2010 is Bumster, oddly beautiful mustard yellow from our Fall 2010 Collection. It’s unexpected, but somehow looks conservative and chic on the hand.
Holidays Gift Guide Here are our top picks of the holiday presents! e Luxe Wish List Indulgent, luxurious and pampering gis to indulge and treat are top of the Christmas wish list.
1.Tom Ford Black Orchid Set Black Orchid perfumes, lipstick and nail varnish. 2. NARS Bento Box. Handmade bento box with a hand-poured lipsticks in Maiko, a vibrant red and Sakura, a hot pink.e set also comes with a Kabuki lip brush. 3.shu uemura lashes Neo Fringe Neo Sparkle Neo Reﬂector 4. Le Metier de Beaute Marchesa collection Double Entendre Lip Gloss, Volumizing Mascara, Automatic Eyeliner and palette with 3 eye shadows decorated with crystals. 5. Dolce & Gabbana Lip Jewels Compact includes the following shades: Dahlia, Devil, Ultra, Nude 6. Elemis Timeless Radiance set Pro-Collagen Marine Cream, Cellular Recovery Skin Bliss Capsules 60 caps, Pro-Collagen Oxygenating Night Cream, Pro-Collagen Eye Renewal, Pro-Collagen Quartz Li Mask, Gentle Rose Exfoliator 7. Giorgio Armani Gold Rush Holiday 2010 Palette A universal beige sheer shimmer powder that lights up the face and décolleté with an irresistible glow. 8. Chantecaille Les Macarones Face Palette e palette contains two eyeshadows, pink blush and creamy highlighter and a pink lip gloss. 9. Burberry Lip Charm Available in Nude Beige No.1, for an eﬀortless and fresh Burberry look. 10. Guerlain Or Imperial Loose Powder A silky loose powder creating a light-reﬂecting veil with a subtle golden iridescent ﬁnish. 11. Yves Saint Laurent Metallic Colorama Face Highlighter e lightly shimmering "pink champagne" shade applies with a cashmere-like, satin feel for skin which looks so and radiant.
Aﬀordable Glamour It’s not all about the spend: our pick of the chic crop from aﬀordable ranges are every inch as glamorous as their pricy counterparts.
1.Bourjois Smoky Eyes Eyeshadow Trio in Lady vert de Gris 2. 17 Starry Eyes Trio Eyeshadow 3.Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick Fire and Ice Special Edition 4. ArtDeco Liquid Star Liners in #11, #16, #18 5. Sleek Cosmetics Sparkle i-Divine palette 6. ELF Beauty Encyclopedia Lip Edition 7. Max Factor Xperience Foundation 8. No7 Limited Edition MirrorBall Highlighter Compact 9. Lip Longlasting Lip Cream C01 Glamourista, C02 Life`s a Stage 10. Essence Metallics Lipsticks: Metal Battle, Steel Me, Iron Goddess
Holiday Collection Picks We’ve chosen the best makeup pieces from the holiday 2010 collections just for you! 1. Bobbi Brown Modern Classic Lip & Eye Palette 2. Laura Mercier Mini Lip Glacé Set 3. MAC A Tartan Tale - Smoky rillseekers Pigments & Glitter Set 4. Dior Pink Golds Minaudiere 5. Clarins Barocco Face Powder Palette 6. Clinique Strawberry Fudge Holiday Compact 7. Rouge Bunny Rouge Highlighting Liquid Seas of Illumination 8. Chanel Les Tissages De Chanel Blush Duo Tweed Eﬀect 9. Shiseido Collector's Edition Makeup Palette 10. Estée Lauder Extravagant Pure Color Lip Palette 11. Yves Saint Laurent Volume Eﬀet Faux Cils in Plum
Gis for a Good Girl Here is our selection of the girliest gis for gals that adore pink, ﬂowers and the sweetest scents. 1. Too Faced Glamour To Go Fairy Edition Palette. 2. Victoria's Secret Perfect Lipstick. 3. shu uemura Reindeer Kiss XXXX Palette and Bowwow! Magic Queen Palettes. 4. Paul & Joe Eye & Lip Color Set in Allegro. Contains: Lip Color C 002; Eye Color C 002A, 002B, 002C, 002D, 002C Sheets; Floral Pouch. 5. Yves Saint Laurent La Laque in No. 141 White Gold, No. 139 Gold, No. 140 Pink Gold 6. Fusion Beauty Colorceuticals Objects of Desire - Rhinestone LipFusion Color Shine in Posh, Show Oﬀ, Rhinestone, 24k 7. Laura Mercier Creme Brulee Candle Delicious notes of warm caramel, spun sugar and French vanilla bean. 8. Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb Tutu Holiday Eau de Parfum Spray 9. Pink Sugar Perfumed Glimmer Body Powder 10. Estee Lauder Extravagant Pure Color Eyeshadow Palette
Bad Gal Gis Bring out your dark side with vamp inspired beauty gis to rock your world. 1. Urban Decay e Black Palette 2.Make Up For Ever Rock For Ever Aqua Eyes 3.Illamasqua Nail Quill and Scorn Nail Varnish (pure black, matt ﬁnish) 4.NARS Sex Appeal Blush 5. Clarins Barocco Rouge Prodige Lipstick 6.Yves Saint Laurent Belle d'Opium Eau de Parfum Spray 7. Tom Ford Private Blend - Tobacco Vanille Candle 8. BECCA Cosmetics Smokey Eyes Set 9. L'Wren Scott for Lancome Hypnose Drama Mascara 10. Givenchy Gloss Interdit in Vintage Ruby # 27
Well Polished Get perfectly polished with this stylish selection of lacquers, and don’t play safe - try red, green and gold and make sure you add shimmer and glitter for fun! 1. Illamasqua Nail Varnish Sets in Untold & Ruthless and Harsh & DWS 2. Dior Gris CityNail polishes in Bond Street, NY 57th and Gris Montaigne 3. Revlon Nail Enamel in All Fired Up, Siren, Temptress, Demure 4. butter LONDON British Racing Green 5. Nails Inc Royal Arcade crystal cap nail polish 6. Zoya Flame Collection 7. Givenchy Vernis Please! Vintage Garnet 8. OPI Burlesque collection 9. Essie Masquerade Belle nail polish 10. China Glaze gi sets, all of them are amazing. e one shown on the photo is called Oh, Ruby Deer…. Holiday Set and inclues:Sugar Plums Polish,plum shimmer with microglitter!, Ruby Deer Polish, bright, creamy red, Ruby the Reindeer Stocking Stuﬀer!
Man Beauty Booty Be bold with the boy beauty – maybe they’ll stop pinching yours if you give them a supply of their own! 1.Burberry Brit for Men Holiday Gi Set. Eau de toilette spray, soothing aer-shave balm and body cleansing gel. 2. Yves Saint Laurent La Nuit de l'Homme Holiday Gi Set Eau de toilette spray and deodorant stick. 3. Elemis Essential Grooming Solution Holiday Set Tri-Enzyme Resurfacing Night Cream,Tri-Enzyme Resurfacing Gel Mask, Tri-Enzyme Resurfacing Facial Wash, Tri-Enzyme Resurfacing Serum, Pro-Collagen Marine Cream. 4. Dolce&Gabbana e One Gentleman Holiday Set Eau de toilette spray , Aer-shave balm , Branded fabric toiletry case. 5. Shiseido Men Collection Cleansing Foam, Eye Soother , Shower Gel 50ml, Skin Empowering Cream 6. Jack Black First Class Five Set Beard Lube , All-Over Wash , Double Duty face moisturizer , Eye Balm and Lip Balm. 7. Zwilling Pour Homme Twinox 5-Piece Mountain Kit. Facial scissor, stainless steel nail ﬁle, stainless folding nail clipper, stainless point tweezer and stainless pushy/nail cleaner 8. e Art of Shaving e 4 Elements of the Perfect Shave Full-Size Kit (Sandalwood Essential Oil). Pre-Shave Oil , Shaving Cream , Pure Badger Shaving Brush and Aer Shave Balm. 9. Juicy Couture Dirty English shower gel
All About e Pampering Gis that make your friends and family feel cosseted and cared for are truly special. 1.Balenciaga Paris Holiday Set Set includes eau de parfum spray, body lotion and a special-edition Balenciaga box. 2. Acqua di Parma ColoniaHoliday Set Travel sizes of the famous Colonia-scented body cream and shower gel. 3. Chloé 75ml gi set Eau de toilette 75ml, body lotion 100ml, mini eau de parfum 4. Philisophy Have a Cherry Christmas duo Cherry shampoo, shower gel & bubble bath and cherry high–gloss, high–ﬂavour lip shine. 5. Jo Malone Colored Farrow & Ball Travel Candle Collection Pomegranate Noir in Eating Room Red (No. 43), Wild Fig and Cassis in Pelt (No. 254), and Pine and Eucalyptus in Green Smoke (No. 47). 6. Jonathan Ward MOMBASA CLUB 1932 Rich amber and cinnamon are peppered with anise, cassis and ginger accords. Orchid, green leaves and delicate spices add complexity. 7.Lolita Lempicka Holiday Jewelry Box Coﬀret Eau de parfum, body lotion and a jewelry box coﬀret. 8. Decléor L'Art de Eternity Anti Aging Coﬀret Expérience de l'Âge Rich Crème, Aromessence Iris, Expérience de l'Âge Eye and Lip Cream, Aroma Night Iris Balm 9.Elemis Exotic Spa Secrets Skin Nourishing Milk Bath, Exotic Frangipani Monoi Bath & Shower Cream, Exotic Frangipani Monoi Moisture Melt 10. L'Occitane Relaxing Lavender Set Lavender Hand Cream and Foot Cream, Lavender Hand Wash
11. Harajuku Lovers Wicked Style Fragrance Set Includes G, Love, Lil' Angel, Music and Baby. 12. Fekkai Brilliant Glossing Shine, Shine, Shine Gi Set 13. Kiehl's Creme de Corps Set Creme de Corps Cream, Creme de Corps Soy Milk and Honey Body Polish, Creme de Corps Nurturing Body Washing Cream, Lip Balm #1, Ultra Facial Cream and a Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing Concentrate packette. 14. La Mer Miraculous Beginnings Set Creme de la Mer, e Eye Concentrate, e Regenerating Serum, e Cleansing Lotion, e Tonic 15. Aromatherapy Associates Ultimate Bath and Shower Oil Collection, 7.5 ml each oil Deep Relax: Vetivert, Camomile & Sandalwood, Light Relax: Ylang Ylang, Lavender & Petitgrain, De-Stress Mind: Wild Camomile, Petitgrain & Frankincense, DeStress Muscle: Lavender, Rosemary & Ginger, Revive Morning: Pink Grapefruit, Rosemary & Juniper Berry, Revive Evening: Geranium, Patchouli & Ylang Ylang, Support Breathe: Eucalyptus, Pine & Tea Tree, Support Lavender & Peppermint: Self explanatory, Support Equilibrium: Geranium, Frankincense & Rose. 16. Malin +Goetz Mojito Soap Set 17. Burts Bees Earth Goddess Gi Pack Pomegranate Lip Balm, Super Shiny Lip Gloss - Nectar Nude, Peach & Willowbark Deep Pore Scrub, Shea Butter Hand Crème, Lemon Butter Cuticle Crème, Soy & Beeswax calming candle 18. Soap & Glory Pink Big Tote Bag Clean On Me Creamy Clarifying Shower Gel, e Righteous Butter Body Butter, Flake Away Body Scrub, Girligo Scented Body Moisturising Mist, Glad Hair Day UltraShine Super-Shampoo, e Breakfast Scrub Body Smoother, Hand Food Hydrating Hand Cream, Scrub Your Nose In It Face Scrub And Mask, Super Colour Sexy Mother Pucker Lip Gloss in ‘Pink Apricot,’ Oﬀ Your Face Cleansing Wipes, Giant Super Sudsy Shower Puﬀ 19. Caudalie Limited Edition Premier Cru Christmas Coﬀret Caudalie Beauty Elixir Gold special edition, Caudalie Premier Cru.
Beauty Insiders Four lovely beauty and fashion insiders share their favourite makeup products and what they love about the beauty and fashion industry as well as giving us a sneaky peek at future trends.
list is deﬁnitely a spa treatment as the winter started so early this year. Haus of Gloi "Parkin Pumpkin Butter" might be nice as well and A'kin hair products would be perfect, too.
Nadin, PR manager of LondonMoscow based beauty brand Rouge Bunny Rouge which combines the best from the worlds of cosmetics and design, while treasuring a Victorian-style fairy tale and Tsarist aristocratic identity at its core. Please visit the Rouge Bunny Rouge Facebook to ﬁnd out more about the brand
We all have our favourite makeup products so can you tell us about yours?
Please tell us something about yourself and what you do. I started my career at a communications agency in Berlin which is specialised in social media and IT; quite diﬀerent to the International work with beauty brand Rouge Bunny Rouge I joined in 2007 while I was looking for more creative and inspiring tasks.
I totally adore aromatherapy inspired products like our Make-up Melt Cleanser to wake up in the morning and relax after a long day. Also a good Lengthening Mascara to achieve an adorable look without any other products is one of my top beauty essentials. Multipurpose make-up products like our Luminous Skin Wand and Decadent Duo which are easy to use to keep my beauty routine simple and handy in the same time are a must. During the winter season I can not live without Lip Balm that needs to work for very cold temperatures, too.
It's almost the end of the year, so what were the most signiﬁcant events and launches in the beauty world in 2010 in your opinion? Since my childhood I have been What beauty products launched addicted to all kinds of lifestyle in 2010 would you recommend? and beauty musings. When I wrote as a free authoress my in- My personal top discovery of the terest for the beauty industry was year is an Ayurvedic forehead oil reinforced as there is always ﬂow treatment I recently had. You something to discover and to be do not feel just relaxed during the curious about. Of course, being session but also detached from among the ﬁrst trying out new everything around you. textures, ingredients and colours The satin hair brush (Braun) is my is always exciting. beauty tool of the year as it makes What do you like the best about the beauty industry?
Holidays are almost here, can you share what's on your beauty wishlist? Among the top three of my wish16 HOLIDAY/2010
the hair easily shine as well as the fabulous reconstructing shampoo Russian Amber with amino acids which instantly brings your hair back to life. Products I would
highly recommend are those I included into my daily beauty routine this year like the very nourishing and hydrating Cold Plasma for eyes (Perricone MD) and the RBR Glide Concealer as it blends effortlessly in your natural skin colour and glow without looking like traditional concealer. And ﬁnally, everyone wants to know, about the makeup trends for 2011. Can you share with us? On one hand we will see alluring and seductive makeups and on the other hand natural tones for a nude, very pure but healthy and still polished look. Maybe one of the hottest make-up trends for the next year are fresh and bright spring colours for your eyes in combination with a warm summer look and slightly glowing skin. Also brighter lips with more earthy toned colours for eyes are my favourite looks for the upcoming year.
are the UK launch of Edward Bess's makeup range, which is truly beautiful, and a small company called Love+Art
Ruth, International model and a beauty writer who can be found at http://www.amodelrecomends.com
Please tell us something about yourself and what you do. I am a fashion model and freelance beauty writer and I run my own website, A Model Recommends. I have been modelling for nearly ten years now, and the website has been running since March this year! What do you like the best about the beauty and fashion industries? I love that my work is always changing - I'm never doing the same thing from one day to the next! I can be in New York on the Monday, shooting in a derelict warehouse, and Paris by Wednesday, modelling wacky beauty looks! It's hard work, but it's rewarding - and I'm pretty much my own boss. I love that I get to see - and be involved in - the entire process; I have my makeup done, I get to work with amazing artists and then I write about it all too! Holidays are almost here,
can you share what's on your (www.loveandart.co.uk) who beauty wishlist? produce very ethical organic skin and body products. I'm hoping I'm fast running out of my Bio- that they will begin to expand derma cleanser - I need a constant their range! Product-wise, I'm supply! I'd also like a bright lip- very, very impressed with the stick to get me in the festive MyFace foundation, and also mood, and a deep, spicy fra- Lancome's Teint Miracle. I'm obgrance. Something grown-up! sessed with Estee Lauder's Extravagant Gold eye palette, the We all have our favourite shades are so ﬂattering and makeup products so can you tell would suit any skin tone! us about yours? And ﬁnally, everyone wants to My favourites are always chang- know, about the beauty and fashing, but there are a few stand-out ion trends for 2011. Can you share products that I come back to time with us? and time again. One is Estee Lauder's Double Wear concealer, Magazines shoot three or four it's simply amazing, covers up months in advance, so it gives me dark circles perfectly. Another is quite a good head-start on future MyFace's foundation - I ab- trends! I think that good, ﬂawless solutely love it. Really light and skin will continue to be a priority natural looking, I've had so many - more and more brands are procompliments about my skin when ducing light, fresh base products I've been wearing it! Clinique's and 'glow' enhancers. The Take the Day Oﬀ eye makeup re- smokey eye seems to ALWAYS be mover is one of my most re-pur- on trend, but varies slightly from chased items, and I use a LOT of season to season. I recently did a dry shampoo! shoot with a deep, coppery eye which would be great for those It's almost the end of the year, so dark winter evenings, but I have what were the also seen a simple ﬁne line above most signiﬁcant events and the lashes that looks sleek and launches in the beauty world in neat. I have my own rule when it 2010 in your opinion? What comes to trends, and that is that beauty products launched in 2010 you don't have to follow any of would you recommend? them! Be yourself, use them as a guide or for inspiration, but ultiThere have been so many! Things mately makeup should be fun that jump to mind immediately and not too time-consuming! HOLIDAY/2010 17
Beauty Insiders Zu, Owner of the On-line Beauty Holidays are alBoutique http://Zuneta.com most here, can you share what's on Please tell us something about your beauty wishyourself and what you do. list? My name is Zu and I am the founder and Managing Director of Zuneta.com. Zuneta is 2 years old now and we specialise in selling niche/luxury brands from all around the world. We are online only and we focus on using innovative content to bring the brands we sell to life – so video content, photography, articles etc. I guess you could call Zuneta a nursery for emerging brands? Before I created Zuneta I worked in global brand strategy and product development for L’Oreal. My job took me all over the world and gave me a good grounding both in understanding cosmetic formulas and also in understanding how the needs of women diﬀer depending on their ethnicity. Zuneta is unique in that we take a very personalized approach to product recommendation, enabling us to build up a loyal and (hopefully!) satisﬁed client base from all over the world. What do you like the best about the beauty industry? I ﬁnd the beauty industry very exciting because not only is it glamorous and sexy, but also a serious and viable business opportunity. I get the right balance of mental stimulation and fun in my working day! I love how we are able to make women feel when we match them with the right products. It is incredible how much a woman’s conﬁdence can improve when she feels beautiful both on the inside and out. 18 HOLIDAY/2010
I am very lucky as I have access to a fantastic range of products but still I ﬁnd myself lusting over certain things! I am very into fragrance at the moment and top of my wishlist would have to be Le Labo Rose 31, closely followed by By Redo’s Pulp. I also want to ﬁll my apartment with Malin & Goetz candles. Otto for my bedroom & dining room I think (a lovely rose scent) and Rum for my living room which is a fantastic, heady scent.
Bird’s are singing…… This range is as soft as butter and wears really well. As it’s the Christmas season, I am getting a lot of wear out of Abyssinain Catbird, a lovely gold/bronze shade.
We all have our favourite makeup It's almost the end of the products so can you tell us about year, so what were the most yours? signiﬁcant events and launches in the beauty I am a make-up FANATIC. I am world in 2010 in your opincurrently going through a real lip- ion? What beauty products stick stage and my current obses- launched in 2010 would you sion lies with the Hourglass recommend? Femme Rouge range. Finally, a highly pigmented line that is fab- This was the year of Nail ulously moisturizing and easy to Varnish. Suddenly everyone wear. I’m loving Muse at the mo- was making an eﬀort with ment, which is an orange-red. You their nails which was fanknow when you’re doing well tastic to see. The when both men and women com- Greige/Beige shades made pliment you on your chosen real waves and converted shade! I am also never seen with- even the biggest sceptics! out an Edward Bess Compact And we were all wearing Rouge in my pocket (my turquoise this summer of favourite shade is Island Rouge). course. I love Essie nail varI am also a real eyeshadow girl nishes the most. They are and I would not be seen without the real trend setters when it my Rouge Bunny Rouge – When
comes to shades. 2010 was deﬁnitely a big year for colour, with women feeling a little braver when it came to bold lipstick shades etc. That is normally the case as we slowly come out of a recession. A time for celebration and fun!
I am a magazine consultant, writer and stylist specializing in fashion and beauty. In the UK I have previously been Editor of Cosmopolitan Hair magazine, Beauty Director of Eve magazine and Fashion & Beauty Director of Saga magazine. In Australia I was Beauty Editor of New Woman and I freelanced for Vogue Australia.
And ﬁnally, everyone wants to know, about the beauty trends for 2011. Can you What do you like the best about share with us? the beauty and fashion industries? Next year we’ll be wearing matte lipstick (or mattifying I like working in a creative indusour fave lipsticks with pow- try that is dynamic and full of inder), we’ll be more inter- teresting characters. I am ested on ‘fair-trade’ obsessed with style and how ingredients (which I think is things look so I have the perfect a more exciting concept that job. the over-used ‘organic’ term) and we’ll be looking Holidays are almost here, can you to simplify our skincare share what's on your beauty regimes with a more mod- wishlist? ern, streamlined ‘one size ﬁts all approach’ rather than I am lucky that my beauty wishinvesting in lot’s of diﬀerent list almost always comes true as products. the fabulous beauty press teams for the diﬀerent beauty brands send me what I need. I am currently enjoying the full Creme de la Mer range including The Regenerating Serum, The Eye Concentrate and Lynnette, Magazine fash- The Oil Absorbing Lotion. ion & beauty director. You can visit her website here We all have our favourite makeup http://www.lynnettepeck.com products so can you tell us about yours? Please tell us something about yourself and what I am a huge fan of M.A.C Select Sheer/Pressed Powder as I still you do.
have oily patches. My favourite face brightener is Myface Mymix Rouge Blusher in Paradisio Pink. Plus the L'Wren Scott for Lancome range is really beautiful and works so I am living in the Lancome L'Absolu Rouge in Rouge L'Wren a burgundy lip colour and Ombre Absolue Palette Quad in Les Gris L'Wren for the eyes. It's almost the end of the year, so what were the most signiﬁcant events and launches in the beauty world in 2010 in your opinion? What beauty products launched in 2010 would you recommend? This year it was all about having the longest lashes and the straightest hair. So I would have to say that lash extensions by Lash Perfect and the KeraStraight hair treatment at Trevor Sorbie in London's Covent Garden have been my highlights. And ﬁnally, everyone wants to know, about the fashion trends for 2011. Can you share with us? We will all want to look like Farrah Fawcett Major did in the 1970s when she was in the US TV show Charlie's Angels - get those curling tongs out, buy yourself a bright orange maxi dress and some cork wedge shoes and you are good to go for summer 2011!
Christmas Looks Donâ€™t know what look to wear for the party season? Why not try one of the gorgeous promo looks from one of the luxury brands?! Find out what products were used to create the beautiful pictures for Chanel, Clinique, Laura Mercier, Bobbi Brown, Clarins and Estee Lauder and try them yourself.
Model on the Leî‚? Face Pale Pink Blush Eyes Ivory Eye Shadow Onyx Long-Wear Eye Paint (Smoldering Eye Palette) Storm Eye Shadow (Smoldering Eye Palette) Silver Glitter Liquid Eyeliner Black Extreme Party Mascara Lips Uber Beige Lip Color Pale Pink Lip liner Model on the Right Face Tawny Blush
Eyes Brandy Long-Wear Eye paint (Sultry Eye Palette) Antique Gold Metallic Eye shadow (Sultry Eye Palette) Gold Glitter Liquid Eyeliner Black Extreme Party Mascara Lips Hollywood Red Lip Color Red lip liner
Cheeks Les Tissages de Chanel in Tweed Fuchsia Eyes Les 4 Ombres Tentation Cuivre Le Sourcil de Chanel in Brun Le Crayon Yeux in Noir Black Le Crayon Khol in Ambre Inimitable Mascara in Noir Black Lips Rouge Coco Lipstick in Magnolia Glossimer in Pink Pulsion Nails Le Vernis in Pulsion
Face Bronze Goddess So Matte Bronzer Eyes Pure Color Five Color Eyeshadow Palette in Extravagant Gold Double Wear Zero-Smudge Liquid Eyeliner in Brown Sumptuous Bold Volume Liing Mascara in Black Lips Pure Color Long Lasting Lipstick in Extravagant Red Pure Color Five Color Lip Palette in Extravagant Nails Pure Color Nail Lacquer in Extravagant Night.
Cheeks Strawberry Fudge Holiday Compact Eyes Strawberry Fudge Holiday Compact Quickliner for Eyes in Smoky Brown High Lengths Mascara in Black Lips DeďŹ ning Liner for Lips in Plush Pink Vitamin C Lip Smoothie Antioxidant Lip Colour in Strawberry Bliss.
Face Second Skin Cheek Colour in Lush Nectarine Mineral Illuminating Powder in Starlight Eyes Eye Basics in Linen Sequin Eye Colour in Copper Cake Liner in Black Ebony Caviar Eye Liner in Black Full Blown Mascara in Black Lips Lip Pencil in Naked Lip Glace in Bronze
Blogospheric Beauty We know how much you all love beauty bloggers so enjoy what they have to say on holiday collections and cosmetics.
did you like the best? What are the stand outs and must-haves in this years collections in your opinion?
To be completely honest, I felt very uninspired by the makeup collections so far this year as a whole. However, there have been a few must have items in my opinion. First and foremost, this season we saw Urban Decays Naked Palette, which to me is absolutly essential and if I had only one palette to use for the rest of my life...this would be it! I also am loving the new gold eyeshadow from NARS, Estrusque. Lastly, I am loving is the Illamasqua four palette liquid metal palette, very versatile.
What holiday makeup collection did you like the best? What are the stand outs and must-haves in this years collections in your opinion? I was in love with DIOR Minaudiere but unfortunately I am disappointed with the 001 one. So I have to name NARS. Love the Eyeshadows.
What kind of colour and shades of makeup do you like to wear in winter? What about your holiday What kind of colour and shades look, do you have any ideas al- of makeup do you like to wear in winter? What about your holiday ready? look, do you have any ideas alBecause of the lack of light I don't ready? make a lot of colorful looks. I like smokey eyes whenever it's possi- In the winter I like to wear golds ble or very nude with darker lip- and bronzes to warm up my comstick at the moment. For holiday plexion. I also love a bright red it has to be red glitter polish - I use lipstick, my current favorite is POPBeauty "Xmas" but it's very NARS Heat Wave. similar to CHINA GLAZE Ruby Pumps. I am glad that gold eye- What was the best beauty related shadows are so popular now - I present you ever received? will deďŹ nitely use it this year Hm...this is a hard one. I think my again. favorite beauty related gift are What was the best beauty related Spa Days! Who doesn't love a Spa Treatment? present you ever received? I think I have never received any cosmetics. And I am happy about it.
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opinion? I really liked the imagery of Urban Decay Holiday 2010 collection with their jewelcolored eyes and cat-eye shaped looks. I got totally sucked in and bought their 24/7 Jackpot set to try their famous Glide-on eyeliners and so far, I'm absolutely loving them! On the other hand, I was completely disappointed by MAC's oďŹ€erings this season. For my nails, I enjoy wearing two China Glaze polishes from the 'Tis the Season to be Naughty and Nice' collection: a funky pinkish gliiter called 'Mrs. Santa' and a burgundy black 'Naughty and Nice'. What kind of colour and shades of makeup do you like to wear in winter? What about your holiday look, do you have any ideas already? I'll be very boring and predictable and say deeper, more berry-toned hues for lips and cheeks and greys and purples for the eyes, which work very well with my pale complexion and dark brown irises. I'm also partial to a bit more shine and sparkle than usual, especially on the lids. My idea for a holiday look involves some neutral brown shades for the eyes with a touch of gold shimmer above the pupil and a darker, juicy lip, possibly involving NYX lipgloss in 'Garnet'. Plus some beautiful glittery nails!
What was the best beauty favourite sets are from the Urban related present you ever re- Decay and Beneﬁt. ceived? What kind of colour and shades This is a very diﬃcult ques- of makeup do you like to wear in tion! I'm often given per- winter? What about your holiday fumes by my husband, but I look, do you have any ideas alguess the most memorable ready? beauty-related present I received was from my mum I usually wear colorful shades one Christmas when I was (my favourites are greens and maybe 15. She (ekhm, purples) all year round regardless Santa, I mean!) got me my of the season. But for this year's ﬁrst bottle of liquid founda- holiday look I was thinking to use tion by Yves Rocher and a gold eyeshadows on the eyes, trio of bronzy eyeshadows. maybe mixing them with green While the foundation was- and white which are very festive n't unfortunately the best shades. I'd pair that with pink lips shade, I loved the eyeshad- and a peachy pink blush with ows to pieces and used gold shimmers like Sleek Rose them at every opportunity. Gold or Milani Luminous. I still have them somewhere in the back of my make-up What was the best beauty related drawer! present you ever received?
thing is 'must have' from holiday collections. There are so many lovely stuﬀ but nothing is *really* stunning. Maybe I just got fed up with so many collections which are coming out all the time, I don't know. And some colors are repeating too much which also the other reason I don't think here are any special must haves. What kind of colour and shades of makeup do you like to wear in winter? What about your holiday look, do you have any ideas already? Though I like to wear bold but darker colors in the winter time, this year I decided to "ﬁght" this ugly weather with some colors which really stand out like vivid purple, electric blue, turquoise, etc. I just got an electric blue gel liner and OMG, it looks so gorgeous in this winter time! I think I'll wear it all the time. About my holiday look - no idea, but deﬁnitely something with lots and lots of glitters! I love glitters and I think this year I'll apply it all over my lids, but haven't decided which color :)
That's a hard question! Probably some Pupa palette. When I was a http://beautifulwithbrains.com/ teenager, my mum would buy What holiday makeup col- me one each Christmas. They are lection did you like the the perfect gift for a teenager bebest? What are the stand cause they contain everything a outs and must-haves in this girl could need to create pretty years collections in your looks (eyeshadows, blushes, lipsticks/glosses...) and the packagopinion? ing is just too cute! What was the best beauty related To be honest, none of the present you ever received? holiday collections out this Vesna from year have wowed me. I love http://www.beautyaddict.net/ Last few years I received some reClarins Barocco for the ally nice beauty presents but packaging, it's beautiful and What holiday makeup collection somehow my favorite one is luxurious. Chanel's collec- did you like the best? What are MAC MSF Petticoat. My tion was also nice, espe- the stand outs and must-haves in boyfriend purchased it when he cially the blush. But to me, this years collections in your was visiting USA and that's my this year it's all about the opinion? 1st MAC item and I fell in love holiday sets. Lots of brands when I saw it! It's still my favorite have come out with Christ- I like Too Faced palettes, I think blush. mas kits that allow you to they're lovely and so usable! try their most popular prod- When it comes to 'must haves' I ucts at a bargain price. My must admit that I don't think any-
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pink blush and neutral sparkling lips. What was the best beauty related present you ever received?
Last year, a friend gifted me one of Chanel's Holiday beauty sets. Also tied, my sister gave me a This year I think Chanel and Dior HAI Ceramic Straightener as a had the best holiday collections. Christmas present one year and Standouts are Chanel's Tweed it's lasted me for ages, I use it Fuschia Blush, Chanel Glossimers weekly and love it. in Pink Pulsion, Dior's Timeless Gold Nail Polish, the Grey-Golds Amy from 001 Minaudière and the Five- http://cafemakeup.com/ Golds Quint. YSL also had 2 lovely highlighters, the Touche What holiday makeup collection d'Or Gold click-pen and the Col- did you like the best? What are orama powder highlighter - GOR- the stand outs and must-haves in GEOUS! this years collections in your If I had to pick 3 must-haves this holiday, they would be: Dior's Five-Golds Quint, Chanel Tweed Fuschia Blush and YSL's Colorama Highlighter.
know that they would work on a very wide range of skin tones, and make the skin look very polished and special. What kind of colour and shades of makeup do you like to wear in winter? What about your holiday look, do you have any ideas already? I gravitate toward berries and golds. I’ve been using my Chanel Soho Blush and Highlighter for cheeks, and Rouge Coco in Stunning for lipstick. Nars Etrusque is genius for this time of year—the warm gold brightens up a grey or brown eye. Also, I’ve also been enjoying Bobbi Brown’s Modern Classic Eyes and Lips Palette—it’s like playing in a paint box and it gives me a winning look every time.
This year, both Dior and Guerlain did a wonderful collection. Both were very striking visually and quality of each was unbelievable. The colors were on-trend, What kind of colour and shades yet classic. I’m still enjoying of makeup do you like to wear in every piece that I’ve gotten from Holiday 2010 is all about metallic textures. My Holiwinter? What about your holiday both collections. day look is going to be all look, do you have any ideas already? Dior’s Five Golds Palette is a about perfect skin topped must-have for this year. The tex- with metallic shimmer. I’ve I have two looks that I've been ture is absolutely perfect—there is been playing with Yves drawn to this holiday. For day- a Holiday shimmer but the Saint Laurent’s Colorama time, I've been wearing Chanel palette can be toned down for Highlighter and Touche Stupendous and Mystic Eyes daytime. The range of shades D’Or Highlighter—both quads a lot with soft pink blush gives you a beautiful depth. Hon- have been fun to wear and Chanel's Conﬁdence Rouge estly, one of my favorite palettes everyday, when going out Allure Extrait de Gloss mixed of the entire year. to coﬀee with friends or with a clear sparkle gloss. I'll add dinner. For the more formal a bit of bronzer to warm up the For Guerlain, the Perles D’Or events, I’ll certainly be face, Daydream by Edward Bess were a huge surprise for me. I al- wearing Dior Five Golds is my favorite. For night, I've been most passed them by, but bought with Guerlain’s Perles using Dior's Five Golds Quint, them on a whim and I’m so D’Or—both are holiday mixing the shades and layering happy that I did. They give this perfection. And of course, for diﬀerent eﬀects. I use this for very natural, healthy glow that metallic gold nails--OPI a dramatic eye along with a bright looks so beautifully polished. I Glitzerland, Dior Timeless 34 HOLIDAY/2010
Gold, and Ginger and Liz's Got My Groove Back.
For my holiday look, I'm thinking something with gold and possible a wine eyeshadow for a smokey, sparkly look.
What was the best beauty related present you ever reWhat was the best beauty related ceived? present you ever received? My husband has realized that I love Chanel When I was 13 all the way to makeup. One year, he gave about 16 or 17, my mom would me a few dozen items— get me a makeup kit every year makeup, skincare and fra- from a high-end brand. I abgrance. He had the sales solutely loved them all. associate wrap each item separately—it was such fun Rowena from opening them! He usually http://cosmetic-candy.com/ supplements this with more every year. This is one rea- What holiday makeup collection son why our marriage did you like the best? What are works so well! the stand outs and must-haves in this years collections in your Jacqueline from opinion? http://www.abrilliantbrunette.com/
What kind of colour and shades of makeup do you like to wear in winter? What about your holiday look, do you have any ideas already?
For me I just loved Chanel's Les Tentations collection - the browngold palette and the hot pink lipstick and gloss are just amazing and I also like Becca's Fallen Angel collection (the eye palette and the new Pewter Eye Tint in particular). The Shu Uemura Takano collection is something completely diﬀerent on the outside but it's adorable, the palette with browns and golds is lovely and the little lip pots with red, pink and apricot are all very versatile (a stain and gloss) and wearable (on my Christmas list!). Also I have ordered Coﬀret sets (the Japanese holiday gift sets) from Jill Stuart, Lunasol and Esprique Precious!
I tend to stay away from super bright colors as much as possible in the winter. I do have a few uges to wear them anyway though.
What kind of colour and shades of makeup do you like to wear in winter? What about your holiday look, do you have any ideas already?
What holiday makeup collection did you like the best? What are the stand outs and must-haves in this years collections in your opinion? I actually loved the Wet N Wild Holiday collection. For such an aﬀordable brand, the eyeshadow palettes are just gorgeous. So amazingly pigmented too!
I love to wear strong eyes, not black, just very dark metallic shades of blue, green and browns. Or, I have very nude eyes with liner and hot pink lips or carmine coloured lips. What was the best beauty related present you ever received? An oﬀer a face and back massage - a proper one, not one where he squeezes extra hard on purpose from the other half.
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What holiday makeup collection did you like the best? What are the stand outs and must-haves in this years collections in your opinion? I absolutely fell in love with Yves Saint Laurent's Metallic Colorama Makeup Collection. It was love at ﬁrst site! The stand-outs in the collection for me are the gold-inspired La Laque nail shades in "No. 139 - Gold", "No. 140 - Pink Gold" and "No. 141 - White Gold". And, the shimmering gold lipsticks in "No. 34 - Metallic Gold" and "No. 35 - Metallic Pink" are must-haves!
Blogospheric Beauty What kind of colour and shades of makeup do you like to wear in winter? What about your holiday look, do you have any ideas already? I love wearing deep, rich shades on my lips and nails such as velvety burgundies, rich reds, deep purples and dark pinks. My holiday look always includes lots of sparkle, shimmer and jewel tones. What was the best beauty related present you ever received?
ready? To be honest, I’m still loving Autumn colours so much that it’s hard to drag me out of them. Purples, plums, coppers and the ubiquitous browns and taupes make up the majority of my eye shades. I’m adoring bold lipstick at the moment so you can throw some red and berry shades into the mix! For Christmas Day? Deﬁnitely a red lip... I’m leaning toward MAC Russian Red with a very light smoky eye. My husband may kill me when the time comes to wash all those wine glasses though!
Winning a trip to St. Lucia was the most amazing gift I could have ever received. The beauty rest (which is more valuable than What was the best beauty related any beauty product) and relax- present you ever received? ation I was able to experience was priceless! Oh gosh, my family refuse to buy me beauty gifts because they know it’s what I treat myself to all Charlotte from year round! They try and buy me http://www.lipglossiping.com/ something a bit diﬀerent for speWhat holiday makeup collection cial occasions! I can never decide did you like the best? What are whether to be pleased or upset by the stand outs and must-haves in that! this years collections in your Jen from opinion? http://www.mizzworthy.com/
I liked Chanel’s Holiday Collection the most... it contained the perfect mix of sultry and sparkly to light up the season. The stand outs were the Chanel Tentation Cuivree Palette and the Ombre D’eau in Splash. I also particularly liked Estee Lauder’s Extravagant Berry Lipstick from their Holiday collection.
What holiday makeup collection did you like the best? What are the stand outs and must-haves in this years collections in your opinion?
I've been trying to be very good this year and not take too much notice of the Christmas collections, because I inevitably end up What kind of colour and shades spending more on myself than on of makeup do you like to wear in other people! It is Christmas after winter? What about your holiday all, and I'm meant to be buying look, do you have any ideas al- gifts not indulging myself lol.
However I am deﬁnitely taken by the Chanel christmas collection. The eye shadow palette and blusher are both divine, and Chanel is one of my favourite brands. I also love the Estee Lauder Christmas collection - classically beautiful and timeless. I do feel that high street brands are also well worth a look though - the new Revlon Fire and Ice lip and nail duo are gorgeous vintage pillarbox red shades which are perfect for this time of year. What kind of colour and shades of makeup do you like to wear in winter? What about your holiday look, do you have any ideas already? I very much view the colder months as my licence to indulge in reds, berries and more dramatic looks. I have naturally pale skin and feel like this becomes as asset in the winter. On an everyday basis I tend to just try to make my skin look as ﬂawless as possible. For nights out or days oﬀ work I'll deﬁnitely hit the darks and reds on lips and nails, and smokier eyes. Even with more neutral eyes I like to add a smudge of liner for more deﬁnition and to balance the look, especially if I'm doing a strong lip! What was the best beauty related present you ever reHOLIDAY/2010 36
ceived? When I was younger my mum used to buy me the chanel limited edition sets at Christmas - one of these was the "Les Guaches De Chanel" which was like a set of paints which could be used on eyes lips or face, and could be mixed with a gloss. I love the set, but I'm terriďŹ ed to use it as I treasure it so much! That was probably the item which started my obsession with makeup in a major way!
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gant Gold Pure Color Five Color Eyeshadow Palette is a stand-out too as earthy tones for the Holidays are quite unusual, and this palette is very versatile that its use will span beyond the holidays. Some of the must-haves would include Dior Minaudiere Pink Golds, Shiseido and RMK holiday palettes.
What is the best beauty related present you ever received? A train case, from my husband. It shows his understanding and support for my love and passion for makeup.
What kind of colour and shades of makeup do you like to wear in winter? What about your holiday look, do you have any ideas already? I like to wear 2 extremes of shades for the winter. For the eyes, purples and plummy shades are some of my all-time favorites and especially so in the fall and winter. I do add in a dash of blue or grey here and there for variety. For the lips, that would be diďŹ€erent tones of red and plum.For the cheeks, it's usually a sheer blush in the shades of pink. On the other hand, I may go for the neutrals with some shimmer (may be pale gold) for the eyes and a nude lip color.
MAC A Tartan Tale collection. Simply love the vibrant colors of its packaging and the large variety of products and the beautiful shades. There surely is something for everyone. In my opinion, among the stand-outs are the Tartan Eyeshadows, something colorful amongst the usual golds, plums, purples and greys for the Holiday and Winter. I think my holiday look would be a soft Well, these eyeshadows do smokey grey look for have the shades mentioned, the eyes to go with a deep but the tones of the eye- red lipstick. shadows give a more Spring fell. Estee Lauder Extrava-
Editor’s Wish List
I have my own never-ending beauty wish list but I’ve managed to get it down to 13 products – harder than you can imagine! And, I hope Santa is reading this!
1.Bobbi Brown Lip Gloss Trio: Glitter Lip Gloss
in Gold (gold with glitter), Shimmer Lip Gloss in Kir Sugar (plum brown), Lip Gloss in Bright Pink (watermelon pink)
2. Jo Malone Cologne Set. Set includes Lime Basil
and Mandarin, Grapefruit, Pomegranate Noir, Red Roses, Orange Blossom , Vanilla and Anise.
3.Ellis Faas Lights. 4.Dior Nail Polish in Czarina Gold. 5.BECCA Beach Tint Trio Set. Includes Watermelon, Grapefruit and Apricot shades.
6.Lancome Nail Polish in Le Gris Lâ€™wren and Le Rouge Lâ€™wren.
7.Laura Mercier Bonne Mine palette. Includes: Bronzer Veil, 2 Cheek Veils, 2 Glow Veils.
8.Illamasqua Opulence and Decadence lashes. 9.Nails Inc Nail Polish
Gift Set. Includes: The Thames, St James, Victoria, Jermyn Street, Clerkenwell, The Mall, Birdcage Walk, Draycott Terrace.
10. Benefit Femme Metale set ( US Sephora exclu-
sive) 3 Creaseless Cream Eyeshadows in Platinum, Plum-ing For Gold, and Taupe-aztic and 3 Eyeliners in Blinged , Gem-N-Eye , and Steel Her Date.
Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture Lip Color SPF 15
12. Hourglass sticks.
Cosmetics Femme Rouge Lip-
13. Urban Decay Jackpot 24/7 Eyeliners Set. Includes: mini El Dorado, Whiskey, Stash, Mildew, Electric, Ransom, Binge, Rockstar, Gunmetal and fuul size Zero.
The Perfect Plum Lipstick
Traditionally, a slick of red lipstick is part of the Christmas beauty uniform, but we say be experimental with sizzling berry shades with a slick of shimmer, sultry plums in matt for diva drama. For a really special Holiday look, try topping your shade with a black gloss for a vampy vixen twist. Check our top picks for pretty here. 1. Serge Lutens Lipstick in Pourpre Maure 2. Tom Ford Lipstick in Moroccan Rouge 3. Hourglass Femme Rouge Lipstick in Nocturnal 4. Chanel Coco Rouge in Rouge Noir 5. Dior Rouge Dior Lipstick in Fantastic Plum 6. Giorgio Armani Rouge D'Armani Lipstick in 604 Deep Ruby 7. Rouge G De Guerlain Le Brilliant Lipsticks B64 Bee 8. Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture No 8 Belle De Rose 9. EstĂŠe Lauder Extravagant Pure Color Long Lasting Lipstick in Extravagant Berry 10 Lancome L'Wren Scott L'Absolu Rouge Lip Color SPF 12 11. Clnique Almost Lipstick in Black Honey
This issue we are loving the brilliant and revolutionary Ellis Faas makeup range for its unique concept and amazing textures! Most of all we are in love with Ellis Faas Lights which are perfect for the holidays to add some seasonal sparkle!