Archive | Make-Up RSS feed for this section

Charlotte Tilbury + Norman Parkinson Filmstar Bronze and Glow

One of my splurges this new year has been Charlotte Tilbury’s cream version of her very popular Filmstar Bronze and Glow.  It’s her contour duo that helps shape the face and highlight the high points. Charlotte Tilbury is a celebrity and editorial makeup artist who helped put together the Tom Ford line of makeup.  Last […]

Print Friendly
Read full story Comments { 0 }

Nars Velvet Matte Skin Tint Review

When it comes to makeup trends, this year is going to be all about real skin.  We’ve done the contour, the strobing, the weightless foundation that still covers like crazy, but now take a step back and get back to basics.  Take care of your skin, conceal where and if needed, and try to do […]

Print Friendly
Read full story Comments { 0 }

OPI’s New NOLA Collection

This spring, OPI is launching the New Orleans collection which will have twelve new shades, available in their regular polish and GelColors. Check out the colours: I haven’t seen the colours yet, but I like that there’s a good mix of creams and shimmers – especially in a blue, which is going to be very […]

Print Friendly
Read full story Comments { 0 }

Nars Spring 2016 Colour Collection: Nouvelle Vogue

When it comes to makeup, Nars definitely had some of my favourite products in 2015.  I loved the Killer Shine lipsticks and Stud eyeshadow from the Steven Klein collection (they’re both still a part of my makeup bag), the new Audacious Mascara (which I used until it had all run out), the peacock teal of the […]

Print Friendly
Read full story Comments { 1 }

New Marc Jacobs Velvet Noir Major Volume Mascara (Review!)

This is what you’re going to be seeing at your local Sephora counter in the coming month: Marc Jacobs Beauty’s new velvet Noir Major Volume Mascara.  Named after the velvet shavings Jacobs’ mom used to layer with her mascara to give the look of thicker lashes, this mascara promises to give you major lashes in […]

Print Friendly
Read full story Comments { 0 }

Clinique Helps Us Master Eyeliner

You’re going to master eyeliner this year, and Clinque’s Skinny Stick is going to help you. Meet the eyeliner stick so precise that it gives you the look of liquid eyeliner without any of the hassle.  This pencil eyeliner is so thin that it never needs sharpening so it’s very easy to line ultra close […]

Print Friendly
Read full story Comments { 4 }

Nars x Steven Klein FANTAscene Collection

So I had this prepared before the holidays but in my packing craziness before going away, I didn’t notice that it missed going live. To be honest, I’m not a fan of Steven Klein’s images – the violence suggested in them is not my taste, but I can see that he’s established a certain style […]

Print Friendly
Read full story Comments { 1 }

Dior Spring 2016 Glowing Gardens Collection

Dior’s spring collection makes a case for the big trends of this season: major highlight, light pink and light blue nail polish, pink eyeshadow, and a glowing lip. If you’re into highlighter, you’re going to love the Dior Nude Air Illuminating Powder ($58).  Available in 001 and 002, the first is a pale pink while […]

Print Friendly
Read full story Comments { 0 }

OPI Starlight Collection

This was definitely one of my favourite collections from the holiday season, and although I’m sad to be writing about it after the vacation, it’s still available at salons (and at full price!) so take a look at the colours before you encounter it for yourself.   Here’s a closer look:   Left to right: […]

Print Friendly
Read full story Comments { 0 }

Too Faced Gift of Great Mascara

I love the little makeup ornaments that are coming out now because they give you a chance to gift some cult favourite products at really affordable prices. If you’ve always wanted to try the Too Faced Better Than Sex mascara, you might be interested in picking up a Deluxe size of it for $18 as […]

Print Friendly
Read full story Comments { 4 }