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T H E VOT E S AR E I N !

We counted over 153,000 of your votes in our first-ever interactive Beauty Poll. We also asked our experts in store, along with some of the nation’s leading beauty bloggers and editorial artists to reveal the products they love and can’t live without. This month, we announce them all and celebrate your winners in these pages, online and in every Mecca Cosmetica store.

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INTERNATIONAL EVENTS...

In celebration of the year’s best in beauty, we’re bringing the world’s leaders in artistry and skincare to you. $50 will secure your one-on-one appointment and is redeemable for product on the day. Events are complimentary for Beauty Loop Level 3 customers. Visit meccacosmetica.co.nz for event schedules.

UZO NARS International Makeup Stylist

THE DOCTOR’S ICONIC PEEL ARRIVES Direct from New York

CHARLY BARBIER By Terry International Makeup Artist

MARISELLIE SERRANO Perricone MD Global Trainer

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New South Wales & Victoria

Direct from the New York Fashion Week runways and around the world: We’re bringing Nars’ legendary lead artist, Uzo, to Mecca to show you how to re-create the season’s headline trends and wear them your way.

New South Wales, Western Australia, Queensland, South Australia & New Zealand

We’re taking Dr Gross’ legendary skin-brightening, anti-ageing peel out of his Manhattan clinic and on tour around Australia. Book now and see why New Yorkers wait 6 months for a treatment.

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We can’t get enough of Charly’s refined, Parisian style – we’ve made him an honorary citizen-of-Mecca. Au fait with what Australian women want, Charly will be in store to teach you how to create a look that’s chic, effortless and iconic.

Give winter-worn and ageing skin the ultimate overhaul when Dr Perricone’s top skincare expert returns to our stores. Marisellie will teach you the skincare and lifestyle tricks to re-boot your skin to look healthier and younger.

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“(It’s) easy to apply, and stays in place all day.” JAZZIENB, CUSTOMER REVIEW

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Announcing your winners, and ours...

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WHO CHAMPIONED THE YEAR’S BIGGEST EYE TREND?

Chantecaille 24 Hour Waterproof Eyeliner $52

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Stila Stay All Day Liquid Liner in Black $42 “The best eye trend this year just happens to be the most flattering – once again, the ultra-feminine winged eyeliner has come out on top. Carbon black, super graphic and very cool.” MECCA STAFF

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By Terry Ombré Blackstar $81 each “An eyeliner and an eyeshadow in-one. No brushes, no technique and virtually no time required to create the perfect framed eye. Plus, it does not move.” MECCA STAFF

Nars Eye Paint in Black Valley $52 “Unleash your inner rock goddess with this brilliant black eye paint. It’s the leather jacket in your makeup bag.” MECCA STAFF

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BRIT BLU E Sunday Riley Prismasilk Eyeshadow in Indigo Waves $42 “Technically it’s not an eyeliner, but when we saw this look on the runway, we had to make an exception. Simply apply the eyeshadow with a wet brush to create this fresh take on the graphic eye trend.” MECCA STAFF VISIT MECCACOSMETICA.CO.NZ TO SHOP THE WINNERS

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H OT PINK PU NC H Ellis Faas Hot Lips in L404 $68 “The ultimate accessory to brighten any outfit…Ellis Faas’ Hot Lips deserves a standing ovation. Always a go-to for an iconic, bright pout.” MECCA STAFF

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NOTORIOU S NU DE Hourglass Femme Nude Lip Stylo $55 each “Such a classic look and wearable for everyone...it goes perfectly with the ‘It’ Flick.” MECCA STAFF

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Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick in Amore $47 “Lorde has brought back the beautiful deep plum lip and made it fashionable for daily wear... and into the night.”

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BareMinerals Marvellous Moxie Lipstick in Speak Your Mind $35 “I love this lipstick. It is by far the best I have tried...it goes on moist and glossy and doesn’t dry my lips. (Plus) it doesn’t break the bank account!” DAISYB, CUSTOMER REVIEW

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By Terry Hyaluronic Sheer Rouge $72 “OMG! I think I’m going to have to buy one of each colour, because it’s incredible. It smells divine, moisturises incredibly and has fabulous staying power.” KITTIE LOUMOU, CUSTOMER REVIEW

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Nars Laguna Bronzing Powder $72 “I will never use another bronzer again. My first one lasted me almost a year. I recommend it to all of my friends!” CUS TAYLAXO, CUSTOMER REVIEW

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Chantecaille Radiance Gel Bronzer 40ml $96 “The vote was unanimous in our store – it’s our desert island product! It blends-in seamlessly for a naturally luminous, beachy-glow.” MECCA STAFF

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Stila Stay All Day HD Bronzing Beauty Balm 1.3oz $79 “...I have searched high and low to get that Olsen/ Bingle bronzed glow and I can finally say I have achieved it. It stays all day – just like a real tan!” CASEYJ, CUSTOMER REVIEW

M AG I CA L M IN E R A LS bareMinerals READY Bronzer $42 “All the anti-ageing and skincare benefits of minerals PLUS golden, sun-kissed colour, make for a killer combination in a compact.” MECCA STAFF

P ERF E C T PA IR I N G Hourglass Illume Bronze Duo in Sunset $78 “It’s not often you come across a crème that dries to a velvety, waterproof finish. It creates a beautiful, natural warmth on skin – and the blush side is the perfect peachy-pink.” MECCA STAFF

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Nars Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturiser 50ml $84 “After seeing rave reviews on YouTube, I wanted this more than anything. (It’s) a dream to work with. I have normal/oily skin and it doesn’t look shiny at all. It has a dewy finish without looking greasy.”

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THE WINNING COMPLEXION B A R ELY T H ER E Ellis Faas Skin Veil Foundation 1oz $145 “Foundation Heaven. Beautiful, creamy and dewy, this foundation is the perfect match for everyone and makes skin look flawless all the time, every time.” MECCA STAFF

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“SKINN Y F OU N DAT ION ” Stila CC Cream 1.3oz $88 “A much needed addition to my makeup case. Hydrates and... counteracts the redness in my skin and provides lightweight coverage that is natural and bright.” KARA 17, CUSTOMER REVIEW

P O R CE L AI N- S MOOTH Sunday Riley Effortless Breathable Tinted Primer 30ml $75 “Truly did even-out my skin beautifully. I suffer from pigmentation and redness and don’t always want to cover my face in layers of makeup to hide it. Even my husband commented on how lovely (I) looked.” MOLLYOSCAR, CUSTOMER REVIEW

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LU M IN O U S & F L AW LE S S Hourglass Illusion Tinted Moisturiser 1oz $101 “...Blew me away! (It) lasts, provides medium through to full coverage you can build up and doubles as a concealer!” NADIA84, CUSTOMER REVIEW

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NEW Bumble and bumble City Swept Finish 4oz $54 “Achieve this lived-in, street-styled look with Bumble’s new lightweight finishing spray. It defines, controls and delivers supple-hold with separation and sheen.” MECCA STAFF

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COOL GIR L TO U S LE Bumble and bumble Hair Powder 4oz $74 “This look is so New York! Hair Powder is perfect for creating its slightly, roughed-up/ windswept effect. It also gives hair amazing volume and ‘grip’ if you wanted to tease hair up a little.” MECCA STAFF

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Bumble and bumble Thickening Spray 8oz $59 “Such a great modern take on classic beauty. Thickening Spray is the best blow-dry companion to create this smooth and thick, twist-and-tuck.” MECCA STAFF THE MECCA COSMETICA 2014 BEAUTY ELECTION

Bumble and bumble Prêt-à-Powder 2oz $54 “This does the job so well! (It) absorbs oil, leaves no white/grey hair and gives hair volume. It does also make the hair slightly glossy without the oil – and the smell is amazing! A must buy.” BEAUTY STYLED, CUSTOMER REVIEW

CYP ER P ON IE S Bumble and bumble Does It All Styling Spray 10oz $58 “Look beyond the blue streaks – this look is sleek and modern. We’re all getting our straighteners out! This spray will help hair respond to heat tools and hold your ponytail in place.” MECCA STAFF

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SH E E R PERF E C TI ON Mecca Cosmetica Artistry Nail Colour in Rosaline 11ml $28 “The best sheer-nude with a touch of pink.” MECCA STAFF

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Mecca Cosmetica Artistry Nail Colour in Ophelia 11ml $28 “This year, red nails catwalked their way into the spotlight. Ophelia is the must‑have polish to achieve this statement look.”

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NO N-STO P N EON Mecca Cosmetica Artistry Nail Colour in Painted Beauty 11ml $28 “The ‘Icon’ colour at Mecca! It’s flattering on all skin tones, looks amazing on fingers and toes, and instantly brightens your wardrobe.” MECCA STAFF

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COBA LT C O O L Mecca Cosmetica Artistry Nail Colour in Cobalt 11ml $28 “When this blue first launched, we couldn’t keep it on our shelves – its bright, cobalt colour has so perfectly nailed one of fashion’s biggest trends.” MECCA STAFF

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Mecca Cosmetica Artistry Nail Colour in Volumnia 11ml $28 “Who doesn’t love rose gold? It adds sophisticated sparkle to any mani.” MECCA STAFF

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THE POSTS YOU LOVED MOST @MECCACOSMETICA

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#B E AU TYAD D I CT “#dreamjob #meccacosmetica! This post is every girl’s dream! We’re at the forefront of what’s new in beauty and love coming to work every day and sharing our exciting new products with our customers.” MECCA STAFF

#NARSRU SSH “It’s so cool to see our products in magazines we love. It was a big link between Mecca, Nars and Russh Magazine and we all dreamed we had been involved in it somehow.” MECCA STAFF

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# BACK STAGE “We love taking the trends from the international runways, sharing them in store and teaching our customers how to wear their favourite looks in a Mecca Makeup Lesson.”

# NEWCOLO U R “At Mecca HQ, everyone knows when the New Colour preview samples arrive! It becomes a race to see who can try every colour on first.” MECCA STAFF

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“I think your latest Beauty Loop box idea is fantastic. Being sent new products several times a year is so exciting and only makes me covet more of your fabulous products (and yes, I realise that’s your intention). I think getting the samples out there into our hot little hands is going to be great...so this is a well done and double thumbs-up from me!”

WANT YOUR OWN BEAUTY LOOP BOX AND MORE? Join Mecca Beauty Loop and spend at least $400 (NZD) per year with us to receive a Beauty Loop Box every season, be invited to exclusive events, preview products before anyone else and enjoy complimentary Makeup Applications. To never miss a benefit, ensure your e-mail address is up-to-date by asking our staff in store or online at: meccacosmetica.co.nz/myaccount

CUSTOMER FEEDBACK

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First stop: Dr Dennis Gross’ 5th Avenue clinic to experience his intensely hydrating, professionalstrength NEW Age Erase Recovery Mask $99 (6 Applications). A unique heat-released, two-step vitamin-enriched mask that delivers hydrating hyaluronic acid concentrate to skin and visibly reduces fine lines and wrinkles.

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GLOBAL BEAUTY EXPERIENCE We heard your votes loud and clear, “we love New York!”. Let us take you there...

Next, a blowdry at The House of Bumble.

En-route, pop into Malin+Goetz’s Chelsea apothecary to pick-up their NEW Dark Rum EDT 100ml $238. M+G’s product hound, Mr Greenberg may also be there to welcome you.

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Have your perfume hand-made at Le Labo’s Nolita boutique or pick-up their NEW Laurier 62 scented candle, “a beautiful mess” of laurel, rosemary, eucalyptus, thyme, cumin, clove, amber, patchouli, sandalwood and 53 other ingredients. At meccacosmetica.com.au

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Diptyque Philosykos 100ml $200 “I immediately thought this would be something that a sophisticated woman would wear (I’m a guy). (She) does yoga, walks her dog every Sunday morning... an 8 glasses of water a day kind of girl. Clean, pristine and glowingly healthy.”

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Tocca Liliana 50ml $120 “Makes me feel gloriously sweet, feminine and intoxicated with bouquets of blooms. The scent every woman needs. It lasts well on my skin, somehow looks like champagne and gives you the luxurious feeling of refinement.” CAMI, CUSTOMER REVIEW

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Maison Francis Kurkdjian Amyris Femme 70ml $258 “Wins our hearts! Such a feminine and unique fragrance that plays with florals and soft, woody notes. We just can’t get enough of it!”

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Thirdman Eau Nomade 100ml $164 “I bought this for my sister and now have had 3 people from her work want to purchase it. The bottle is divine and the scent is so fresh clean and smooth. It makes you happy when you smell it.” BILLO, CUSTOMER REVIEW

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FRAGRANCE: THE BEST NEW DEBUTS Introducing the new power-players in haute perfumery to covet and collect.

NEW Serge Lutens Lain de Verre 50ml $169, 100ml $236 “Meaning ‘glass wool’, this scent is crisp, luminous and bright. Words can’t explain it, you have to try it.” MECCA STAFF NEW Byredo Perfumed Oil Roll On Gypsy Water 7.5ml $112 “The new power petals! Our best-selling floral in a purse-size, ultra-concentrated oil...it’s boho-luxe at its best!” MECCA STAFF NEW Byredo Flowerhead 50ml $215, 100ml $319 “An explosion of citrus, wild jasmine, dewy tuberose, rose, fresh amber and suede.” MECCA STAFF NEW Antonia’s Flowers Rokka 3.4oz $230 “Although it’s inspired by and made for outdoors-men, it’s a winner for ladies too: citrus, violet, nutmeg and Tonka bean, with amber and patchouli.” THE MECCA COSMETICA 2014 BEAUTY ELECTION

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THE INSIDERS’ VIEW

With thousands of products in their kits and new launches crossing their desks daily, we asked some of Australia’s most exciting beauty bloggers and editorial makeup artists to vote for their beauty essentials...


SIGOURNEY CANTELO B E AUT I CATE.C O M

Vogue Australia’s Beauty & Health Director, Sigourney is a bona fide beauty expert with over 14 years in the industry. She’s seen it all and now she shares her pick of the best. “Where has this been all my life? Does everything: protects from the sun, evens out skin tone and texture, gives a luminous glow, adds a warmth and hydrates.” NEW Mecca Cosmetica In A Good Light Tinted Moisturiser 125ml $65

“This has the most high-tech yet dreamy texture. It’s a kind of hydrating gel, mousse, moisturiser. It’s effortless.” Chantecaille Just Skin Tinted Moisturiser 50g $122

“My secret to an insta-holiday glow. They exfoliate, hydrate and bronze all at once and have never once left me looking streaky or too dark.” Dr Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Glow Pads (20 Apps) $65

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“Lindy Klim introduced me to this as a serious time-saving essential when I interviewed her for Beauticate. It’s the ultimate busy-mum miracle worker. Just swipe where you need coverage and lightness.” By Terry Touch Veloutée Enlightening Concealer Brush 6.5ml $108

“Wipe the slate clean sans sink. This all-natural version smells like rose water and seems to be as effective as the cult market leader while being free from any chemical nasties.” NEW Ren Rosa Centifolia 3-In-1 Cleansing Water 200ml $38 16


ELEANOR PENDLETON GR IT T Yp r e tty.c om

Multi-award winning beauty and health writer, Eleanor was Beauty Editor at InStyle magazine, and has been published in Harper’s BAZAAR Australia. Here are her absolute beauty favourites for the year.

“This harnesses Retinol 8 to treat the signs of ageing. It also contains UV filters, which when used in conjunction with a high SPF, help to protect the skin.” Verso Day Cream 50ml $162

“This serum is the guts of my current regimen. It works to brighten skin, reduce pigmentation and fine “A beautiful and effective eye lines – all the while cream. Dark eyes look brighter, being gentle enough fine lines are minimised and to use morning eye make-up lasts much longer.” and night.” Perricone MD Blue Plasma Verso Super Facial Orbital $127 Serum 30ml $192

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“Like perfumes, candles are another weakness of mine. This is always burning in my home. It helps me relax and get in the zone when I’m writing my beauty articles.” Diptyque Baies Candle 6.5oz $106

“I’m a sucker for oils. This particular one keeps my arms and legs hydrated and smelling lovely thanks to sandalwood and rosehip.” Mecca Cosmetica Elixir Luxury Body Oil 120ml $133 03 17


LISA TEH COUT U R I N G .C O M

As co-founder and Editor-in-Chief, Lisa’s words of fashion and beauty wisdom have earned her website a loyal fan-following that counts into the thousands. Here, she shares her 2014 winners.

“Blending the potency of botanicals with the benefits of advanced chemistry, this uniquely scented oil not only gives you healthy, glowing skin, but helps aid the fight against premature ageing.” NEW Sunday Riley Artemis Hydroactive Cellular Face Oil 1oz $195

“My go-to for lips. The beautiful matte finish and longwearing, non-drying formula mean they should be in every makeup bag. My favourite is Dragon Girl.” Nars Velvet Matte Lip Pencil $51 each (L-R) Dragon Girl, Roman Holiday and Sex Machine)

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“If you are looking for a product to give your skin radiance, then look no further. This will also visibly smooth out your skin.” Eve Lom Age Defying Smoothing Treatment (90 x 330mg caps) $314

“Containing nourishing Mecca Elixir Luxury Oil, this absorbs quickly, working to restore dryness without leaving behind a greasy residue.” NEW Mecca Cosmetica Hands On Transforming Hand Cream 100ml $54

“Combining antioxidants and cold-pressed camellia oil, this blush will give you a healthy glow. Its natural formula means it’s also perfect for sensitive skin.” bareMinerals Ready Blush $38 18


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E D ITOR I A L H A I R & M A K EU P A RTI ST One of Australia’s leading editorial hair & makeup artists, Max has worked with everyone from Vogue and Russh magazines to Rose Byrne, Teresa Palmer and Abbie Cornish. Max votes for his top makeup kit must haves.

“Nude lips are a signature look of mine – this range covers every shade of nude I could ever want” Hourglass Femme Nude Lip Stylo $55

“This is undoubtedly my ‘go-to’ range of lip colours “A foundation that when wanting to give lips a ‘rich’ stain-like finish. makes skin look like They never dry the lips and can be layered to give skin – only better. a more classic, solid lip colour too.” Great colour range and a natural sheen Ellis Faas Creamy Lips $67 finish that wears evenly on nearly every skin type.” Ellis Faas Skin Veil Foundation 1oz $145 each

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“Attention to detail – no makeup is complete without curling your lashes.” Kevyn Aucion Eyelash Curler $44

“Gets fine lines! Do I need to say more?” Perricone MD Vitamin C Ester Eye Serum 0.5oz $107 19


CIARA O’SHEA

INT E RN ATI O N A L M A K EU P A RTI ST Her artistry has starred on the pages of Vogue Paris, Vogue UK and Harpers Bazaar, plus the London Fashion Week runways. If anyone knows the best products for camera-ready beauty, it’s Ciara.

“An excellent all rounder, incredible texture and a heavyweight hydrator. I am never without it.” Kit Multipurpose Wonder Balm 30g $32

“A gentle oil that softens lines, plumps, hydrates and protects.” Nude ProGenius 30ml $156 

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“Super wearable shades, versatile and easy to apply.” NEW SHADES Stila Convertible Colour in Hibiscus (pictured below) and Lotus $54 each

“Soaks in easy, leaves the skin feeling expensive, hydrated and youthfully radiant.” Chantecaille Water Flower Fluid 50ml $132

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“The longest-wearing bronzer we’ve tried to date! Delivers a radiant bronze with a natural-looking finish.” NEW Stila Stay All Day Bronzer $59 (Available in 3 shades)

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NEW Stila Limited Edition Convertible Bronzing Duo in Marigold $54

NEW Stila Limited Edition Ice Cream Eyeshadow Trio $54 each

Direct from the California coast, effortless, sun-kissed beauty proves triumphant!

NEW Stila Limited Edition Ice Cream Blush Duo $52 each VISIT MECCACOSMETICA.CO.NZ TO SHOP THE WINNERS

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NEW Nars Limited Edition Eyeshadow in Malacca $51; Soft Touch Shadow Pencil in Iraklion $51

Nars Lip Gloss in NEW Salmanca, Turkish Delight, Wonder, NEW Priscilla and Orgasm $54 each

Sophisticated and seductive, every new shade is a winner

NEW Nars Limited Edition “(It’s) the only gel that doesn’t pill or go lumpy when you blend as an eye shadow.” Eyeshadow Duos in MAX MAY, MAKEUP ARTIST Tropical Princess (top) and Lost Coast $72 each NEW Nars Eye Paint in Baalbek $52 THE MECCA COSMETICA 2014 BEAUTY ELECTION

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Votes for chic, dramatic colour... Vive la glamour! NEW By Terry Gloss Terrybly Shine in Flamenco Desire, Be Nude, Floral Paradise, Cupcake Glaze and Bitten Splash $84 each Ultra-lacquered shine and plumper-looking lips with Terry’s first anti-ageing gloss.

NEW By Terry Ombre Blackstar in Blue Obsession and Ombre Mercure $81 each This pair was designed to create the ultimate smokey eye. Each “Colour-Fix” formula is smudge-free and contains anti-ageing black pearl extracts.

NEW By Terry Crayon Khôl Terrybly Eye Pencil in Festive Gold and Holy Black $63 each Ultra-creamy, luxury liners in intense, water-proof colour.

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NEW By Terry Densiliss Wrinkle Control Serum Foundation 30ml $208 each An anti-ageing serum and radiance foundation in-one. This amazing formula softens the look of fine lines as it visibly brightens, plumps, lifts and firms.

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M E CCA MA K E UP ART ISTS VOTE

THE ARTISTRY ESSENTIALS It’s been a big, big year in makeup: hundreds of events, thousands of applications and of course, fashion week. Here are the products we couldn’t live without.

THE BLUSH PHENOMENON Hourglass Ambient Blush $68 “These have been such a phenomenon! It’s like air-brushing your skin with the most amazing colour that also perfects your complexion. Heaven!” MECCA STAFF

MOST COVETED COMPACT BEST BROW STYLIST Sunday Riley Blush Hourglass Arch Brow in Blushing $48 Pencil $64 “The colour evolves on “We love this hybrid brow your skin and strikes the pencil. It combines the benefits perfect balance of soft pink of a powder, pencil and a wax, and subtle, gold pigment. and is perfect for beginners It’s amazing!” MECCA STAFF right through to the power brow enthusiast.” MECCA STAFF

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LIGHTING-POWER POWDER NEW Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder Wardrobe $120 “I can’t contain my excitement about having this back in store. Hourglass’ cult skin-perfecting, light-diffusing finishing powder in the top 3 shades. It’s Photoshop for your face!” MECCA STAFF

COLOUR OF THE YEAR: PINK! Nars Pure Matte Lipstick in Carthage $52 “The pigment and colour of this pink sets it apart from all others. It really lifts and brightens the complexion.” MECCA STAFF

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FIRST PRIZE PRIMERS

If there is one lesson to be learnt in 2014, it’s that your makeup will only last as long and look as good as the primer beneath it. Our top votes go to...

BEST NEWCOMER NEW bareMinerals Prime Time BB Primer-Cream 30ml $42 “A mineral BB cream and primer in one! Perfects, primes and protects, instantly diminishing the look of uneven tone, discolouration, pores and imperfections.” MECCA STAFF

BEST FOR COLOUR CORRECTING Stila One Step Correct Primer 1oz $76 “Redness? Covered! Pigmentation? Covered! Sallow undertones? Covered!” MECCA STAFF

BEST FOR MULTI-TASKING Chantecaille Anti-Glycation Primer 1.3oz $176 “For the girl who needs a primer that hydrates, protects and gives her makeup longevity... it’s all here, rolled into one.” MECCA STAFF

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BEST FOR ANTI-AGEING By Terry Hyaluronic Primer 40ml $114 “This amazing hydrating mousse virtually fills-in wrinkles and pores to leave skin looking smooth and clear. Your foundation will ‘hold-on’ to skin and look radiant.” MECCA STAFF

BEST FOR NOURISHMENT Hourglass No.28 Primer Serum 30ml $120 “Made with rich essential oils, this primer was made for cold winters and dehydrated skin – a little goes a long way and you’ll notice the difference on your skin immediately.” MECCA STAFF

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FOR A FLAWLESS FINISH The quiet achievers in every kit, our favourite brushes and concealers will make all the difference in creating your perect canvas.

THE POWDER BRUSH Mecca Cosmetica Powder Brush $88 “The softest brush you will ever use. It feels like you’re applying your makeup with a cloud. Plus, it feels softer with every use.” MECCA STAFF

THE FOUNDATION BRUSH THE CONTOUR BRUSH Hourglass Retractable NEW Nars #21 Contour Foundation Brush $80 Brush $84 “Every time we use this in store, “The best multi-purpose our customers comment on brush! Use it to apply how smooth their foundation your bronzer, blush and looks. It’s the brush of choice for highlighter – you can’t go buffing product and guarantees wrong.” MECCA STAFF a seamless finish.” MECCA STAFF

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THE ALL-OVER CONCEALER THE EYE BRIGHTENER Ellis Faas Concealer $75 By Terry Touch Expert Advanced $89 “The ultimate all-rounder! Use it under eyes to disguise “This is without a doubt, dark circles and all over our #1 concealer. It simply your face to hide spots. takes 5 years off those tired Even though it’s lightweight, eyes with a click of a button.” MECCA STAFF it provides flawless coverage.” MECCA STAFF

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THE DREAM CREAMS

Our skincare experts can’t live without them and once you try them, neither will you.

ANTI-AGEING POWERHOUSE ANTI-AGEING ESSENTIAL NEW Dr Dennis Gross Ferulic & Apot.Care Irido-Radiant Rich Texture Cream 50ml $215 Retinol Moisturiser 1.7oz $143 “Love, love, love this for hydration “Triple-action, anti-ageing and general anti-ageing. technology combined with the The high vitamin C content Doctor’s-own Ellastin Collagen Growth Complex to visibly target also means visible brightening for sunspots and freckles.” lines, elasticity and sagging.” MECCA STAFF

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FRESH-FACED FAVOURITE Darphin Hydraskin Light Cream Gel 50ml Available at meccacosmetica.com.au “A great all rounder for day and night, it glides on effortlessly under makeup to hydrate and feels light and fresh on the skin.” MECCA STAFF

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EXTREME MOISTURE SHINE-FREE SUNSCREEN NEW Radical Anti-Ageing Mecca Cosmetica To Save Extreme Moisture 50ml $250 Face SPF 30 Facial Sunscreen 100ml $58 “With an unparalleled level of antioxidants, it’s the ultimate all-in-one “I’ve tried many different solution for the most demanding sunscreens but this one is by skin. It increases hydration, visibly far the best. It’s lightweight and reduces wrinkle depth and goes perfectly under makeup.” MISSN, CUSTOMER REVIEW brightens.” MECCA STAFF

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THE BIG BREAKTHROUGHS New today, iconic tomorrow, these innovations will visibly transform your skin now and in the future.

THE GENIUS AWARD NEW Kate Somerville Age Arrest Anti-Wrinkle Cream 50ml $168 and Eye Cream 15ml $142 “Hydration to the max! This “Based on Nobel Prize winning mask uses the most advanced technology, this duo wins our technology to deliver intense Genius Award for anti-ageing. and instant hydration with Visibly reduce wrinkles, while short and long-term results.” firming, tightening, and toning MECCA STAFF the look of skin.” MECCA STAFF EXTREME HYDRATION

NEW GlamGlow Thirsty Mud 50g $98

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CLEANSING INNOVATION

NEW Elemental Herbology Harmonising Cleansing Oil 100ml $68 “Infused with 100% plant oils, it easily removes all makeup. Despite its oily consistency, it helps inhibit oil secretion.” LISA TEH, COUTURING.COM

MAGICAL 2-IN-ONE NEW Ren Rosa Centifolia Gentle Exfoliating Cleanser 100ml $44 “A magical 2-in-1 that gently cleanses with exfoliating jojoba-wax beads that visibly hydrate, firm and plump skin.” MECCA STAFF

FIRST-CLASS LIFT NEW Darphin Stimulskin Plus Rejuvenating Lifting Serum 30ml Available at meccacosmetica.com.au “This highly concentrated serum works wonders on areas of my face that lack a little volume. The scent is also addictive.” MECCA STAFF

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THE BARE NECESSITIES

Direct from the world’s best clinics and spas (and even our stores), we celebrate the best-in-body so you can reveal all.

GOLD-MEDAL BRONZE Dr Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Glow Pad Body (8 applications) $89 “The ultimate combination of a smoothing body exfoliator and a sun-less tan in-one... it’s not just any fake tanner!” MECCA STAFF

BODY SCRUB SUPREME Ren Moroccan Rose Otto Sugar Body Polish 330ml $91 “Whether you’re at home or in Europe’s most luxurious spas, this resurfacing rose scented scrub is so delicate yet effective and doesn’t leave skin dry. A winter must have!” MECCA STAFF

THE BEST SCENT YET! Malin+Goetz Rum Body Wash 473ml $68 “I can’t adequately explain how much I love the rum scented range of Malin+Goetz products. It feels amazing on my skin and I smell so good when I get out of the shower.” MAGDALENA, CUSTOMER REVIEW

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MUST HAVE FOR MUSCLES This Works In Transit Muscle Therapy 50ml $55 “Your best friend when it comes to easing muscle tension – roll it on at your desk, at the gym or on a long haul flight and say goodbye to aches and pains.” MECCA STAFF

PERFECT BODY NEW Mecca Cosmetica Go Smooth Restoring Body Moisturiser 400ml $82 “The best moisturiser I have ever used: really fast absorbing so it doesn’t feel greasy and the fragrance is subtle so it doesn’t fight with my perfume.” MECCA STAFF

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THE ICONOCLASTS CELEBRATING BEAUTY’S ALL -TIME GREATEST MUST HAVES...

Chantecaille Future Skin Foundation 1oz $136

By Terry Light Expert 0.57oz $122 “Once you use this genius click-pen foundation, there’s no turning back! Its light-reflective formula brushesaway imperfections and dullness. Skin looks revitalised and illuminated.” MECCA STAFF

“Like your skin, but better – untraceable! It evens-out redness and visibly smoothes skin...it’s the foundation you can wear to pilates!” MECCA STAFF

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Lip De-Luscious SPF25 10ml $36 “...the ultimate lip balm staple. Perfect texture (and) colour. It’s the best balm I’ve ever come across, I would never be without (it) now.” JACOBELLA,

Kevyn Aucoin Mascara $52 (Volume pictured) “No More Panda Eyes! Easy to apply and goes on clump-free giving your lashes the natural look. It does not smudge and is easy to remove.” YOMO23, CUSTOMER REVIEW

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By Terry Limited Edition 10th Anniversary Baume de Rose 10g $114 “Pure luxury. Beautifully rose-scented and lovely to use. I like that it is multi-purpose too – leaves a beautiful finish to the lips. Cuticle beds are softened too. Fit for a queen!” LAYLA, CUSTOMER REVIEW

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NEW Perricone MD The Science of Cold Plasma Set $189 Contains: Cold Plasma 0.5oz, Blue Plasma 1oz, Cold Plasma Sub-D 1oz and Cold Plasma Eye 0.25oz “The ultimate anti-ageing set containing Dr Perricone’s ground-breaking, life-changing formulas that target the top 10 visible signs of ageing.”

THE ICONOCLASTS Wei White Lotus Hydrating Mask 6 pads $128 “Best hydrating mask ever! It’s got this super plumping serum stuff infused into the fabric mask, makes you look like you’ve just had a facial. Winner.” CENERENTOLA, CUSTOMER REVIEW

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Sunday Riley Good Genes 30ml $163 “I recommend this to most brides-to-be who are trying to get their skin into shape for their big day. Give your skin 2 weeks and it will look smoother, brighter and more even...weddingworthy!” MECCA STAFF

GlamGlow

Youthmud Tingelexfolate Treatment 50g $98 “Not for the faint-of-heart, but boy does it buff your skin well. It tingles and scuffs, but the after-effect is something akin to microdermabrasion. Hello glow.” SIGOURNEY CANTELO, BEAUTICATE.COM

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Kate Somerville

DermalQuench Liquid Lift Advanced Wrinkle Treatment 75ml $145 “See the transformation happen right before your eyes! Extremely hydrating, visibly plumping – perfect before a big event.” MECCA STAFF

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Eve Lom Cleanser 50ml $88; 100ml $149; 200ml $234

“Really great results. I tried a sample and was really shocked at (how) good my skin felt and looked after the first time. I went back and purchased. Smells amazing too.” STILALOVE, CUSTOMER REVIEW

THE ICONOCLASTS Darphin 8 Flower Nectar 15ml Available at meccacosmetica.com.au

“This truly luxurious, skin-rejuvenating oil is essential in anyone’s night routine. The smell of the 8 precious flowers before sleep is divine, the radiance and suppleness you wake up to is even better!”

Malin+Goetz Vitamin E Face Moisturiser 4oz $88

“This product walks the walk. (It) leaves my skin soft, plump and moisturised. It hasn’t irritated my normally sensitive and irritable skin at all either!!” EMSHEP, CUSTOMER REVIEW

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NEW Verso Super Eye Serum 30ml $126 “Absorbs quickly leaving your eye area refreshed and nourished. With a high dose of retinol, it diminishes signs of puffiness or fatigue...and no stinging!” MISSAMARETTO, CUSTOMER REVIEW

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Dr Dennis Gross Skincare Alpha Beta Face Peel Pads 30 days $170 “This is the first product we all start using when we become a Mecca host – it’s a rite of passage that jump-starts skin and helps it looks brighter, smoother and simply glowing.” MECCA STAFF

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Byredo Inflorescence 100ml $305 “Byredo’s take on a 1920’s garden party with fizzy florals harmoniously blended – it’s a long way from the average floral – a must try.”

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Serge Lutens Fleurs D’Oranger 50ml $200 “This is my third bottle...that’s how hooked I am. It has the exquisite beauty of the orange flower with hints of jasmine and something else I can never quite put my finger on.” POISONPEN, CUSTOMER REVIEW

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Comme des Garçons

Kai Eau De Parfum 50ml $148

“It’s floral but not sweet and doesn't smell like any other fragrance I have tried. I bought Kai for my best friend and mother-in-law and they both love it.” CHLOEGLOBAL, CUSTOMER REVIEW

Diptyque Figuier Candle 6.5oz $106 “From hot summer days to cosy woodfires – this fig candle is the one for all seasons.” MECCA STAFF

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Wonderwood 100ml $221 “..for (those) who do not like floral, light scents. It has a delicate, woody base and is great for anyone who likes a perfume that stays on the entire day.” SEABISCUIT, CUSTOMER REVIEW

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MECCA MAIL ORDER Telephone 09 360 8460

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VICTORIA

MELBOURNE CENTRAL Telephone 03 9639 5897 HIGHPOINT Telephone 03 9318 5155 SOUTHLAND Telephone 03 9585 4281 DONCASTER (opening June 5) Telephone 03 9840 1647

QUEENSLAND

CARINDALE Telephone 07 3398 8296 WINTERGARDEN CBD Telephone 07 3012 9341 ROBINA Telephone 07 5593 3780

NEW SOUTH WALES

PARRAMATTA Telephone 02 9806 9754 WARRINGAH MALL Telephone 02 9938 3275

All prices in this book are in New Zealand dollars. Please address mail orders to: Mecca Cosmetica 128 Ponsonby Road Ponsonby Auckland Or purchase your favourites at WWW.MECCACOSMETICA.CO.NZ If you do not wish to receive Mecca Cosmetica catalogues in future please email us at enquiries@meccacosmetica.com.au or telephone and leave a message on 09 360 8460. Obviously real life and catalogue life are two different things, so some products may be larger than life, or brighter than bright. If you want the ‘real deal’, go in store and rub, dub, try and apply to your heart’s content or ring Mecca Mail Order on 09 360 8460. We also take the utmost care to ensure the accuracy of information on pricing but sometimes life’s little mishaps can occur. We are human after all and appreciate your understanding. WINTER 2014 ISSUE


Mecca Cosmetica Beauty Election June 2014 NZ Issue