Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

There’s just something about summer beauty offerings that always gets my engine revving. I seriously look at spring collections and say, “JUST TAKE ME TO SUMMER NOW!” Not to say spring launches aren’t gorgeous, but ahh, ahh, summer is always on a different plane for me. What can I say? All of my favorite collections tend to come from summer! I better start budgeting, because it looks like I’m already at $300 just for preliminary wants–not including sure-to-rob-me-blind MAC launches, of course. ;)

What are YOU tempted by?

I am totally drooling over Chanel’s Cote d’Azur Summer Collection– specifically the Soleil Tan de Chanel ($65.00), In Love Powder Blush ($42.00), and the Lumieres Facettes Plein Soleil ($56.00). I must, must-have Guerlain’s Perles des Mers Eyeshadow Palette ($58.00), and I’m thinking I better get the new khol, too… And I can’t forget about their Terracotta Collection.

Dior Cristal Collection will surely tempt me, though I haven’t seen enough photos of the quints to determine whether those will grab me or not. But I know I must have the new Skin Shimmer in Pop Diamond ($43.00). I already grabbed Coral Riviera, but I need Rose Brazilia ($42.00) STAT.

Not to mention all of the upcoming MAC Collections that are bound to have at least (more like many!) a few products to catch my eye. Sigh!

See some more images from Chanel’s summer collection for kicks…

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26 thoughts on “Ahh, Summer Beauty — It Gets Me Every Year!

  1. I picked up the orange fizz nail polish yesterday and its such a yummy orange dreamsicle type color :) and the bronze universel rocks, i wanted so much more from this collection, but chanel is so expensive haha

  2. KyaLyn

    Oh wow! I seriously can’t decide! I love the summer palettes. I want this one and the Guerlain one and the Estee Lauder one…And then there are the MAC launches….I’m in sooo much trouble. They are all just gorgeous!

  3. Ohhh the Orange Fizz is amazing!

  4. Luv J

    Yes summer collections break the bank!! I love the new Chanel collection..

  5. amy

    So far I want Chanel Ginger Aqualumiere Gloss, the Chanel Soleil de Tan bronzing powder (have to see this in person though) and Dior Coral Riviera. Not sure if I have seen the Laura Mercier summer stuff yet, but I usually buy stuff from her collections as well. Love summer makeup!

  6. cloudburst

    Ha ha I’m the same for fall colours – I always want to buy everything!

  7. aaaghhh too many pretty things for summer >_<

  8. Sarah

    Same here Christine, these summer collections are my utmost weakness!
    I go gaga over those bronze hued tres pretty limited editions!
    I have a long list of Guerlain’s, Chanel’s, YSL’s, MAC’s and NARS’ LEs too!
    I love Dior’s perfumes and Mascara – wouldn’t want to venture too far into their range as it’s already an expensive habit to uphold. Once I buy one I just can’t stop. But your endorsement of Dior’s blush harmony on other blog posts has almost sold me. I just may feel inclined to buy. :)
    Wonder when we’ll get to to see the NARS summer 09 collection? Either way I know I’ll be picking up a few bits!
    I’m loving the look of that bronzer!

    • I’m so happy to know I’m not the only one succumbing to all that is summer!

      You gotta get the new Dior blushes! I don’t think I’m allowed to post NARS’ summer information for another month, unfortunately!

  9. Anitacska

    I am tempted by pretty much ALL the summer collections I’ve seen so far. :) Especially Guerlain, Chanel, Nars and Dior.

  10. Erin

    I want the Chanel eye quad and Tangerine Dream gloss!! But then I’m saving for Style Warriors because that is going to be killer for me!

  11. Sasha

    Ahh Chanel keeps releasing nail polish shades that I want!

  12. Tanya

    Pretty! I want orange fizz.

  13. Mikki

    I think I love the orange fizz polish