YSL Rouge Pur Couture Vernis a Levres Launches
Rouge Pur Couture Vernis à Lèvres. The answer for women who want it all. Those who refuse to compromise. Women who want to have lips infused with the most gorgeous colors and a totally new kind of shine. To reveal the true beauty of their lips with sublime sophistication
Skin-deep color and a wet look that lasts and lasts. Not exactly lipstick, not exactly gloss, and so much more than a simple lip stain, Yves Saint Laurent is a whole new way to make up lips.
A technological breakthrough, Rouge Pur Couture Vernis à Lèvres is a must-have with an exceptional hold. Fresh and light, the texture does not run, streak or fade. Lips are infused with color. The pleasure is reinforced by an extraordinary feeling of comfort.
- No. 1 Violet Edition
- No. 2 Brun Glace
- No. 3 Brun Cachemire
- No. 4 Mauve Pigmente
- No. 5 Rouge Vintage
- No. 6 Camel Croisiere
- No. 7 Corail Aquatique
- No. 8 Orange de Chine
- No. 9 Rouge Laque
- No. 10 Rouge Philtre
- No. 11 Rouge Gouache
- No. 12 Corail Fauve
- No. 13 Rose Tempera (Nordstrom Exclusive)
- No. 14 Fuchsia Dore
- No. 15 Rose Vinyl
- No. 16 Pourpre Preview
- No. 17 Encre Rose
- No. 18 Rose Pastelle
- No. 19 Beige Aquarelle
- No. 20 Rouge Enamel (Sephora Exclusive)
availability: April 2012, $32 each (spotted at Nordstrom already)
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Beautiful Beginnings with MAC
What was the first MAC product you ever tried? Did it pave way for a real romance or did it put you off the brand entirely? What was the first MAC product you purchased? Did you love it? Hate it? Still own it?
my answer: MAC was the first brand I fell in love with, and the love affair lasted for a few years, but it has waned over the past few years. There are still a lot of amazing MAC products, both past and present, but there are so many other brands in the sphere, it’s hard to stay loyal! I remember really getting into MAC around the time they launched the Madame B. collection. My favorite collection–still–was MAC Moonbathe.
Share your first time experiences with MAC in the comments!
Illamasqua Human Fundamentalism Collection for Spring/Summer 2012
Human Fundamentalism is an explosion of your alter ego. It’s becoming who you are and not who you’re told to be. Beauty isn’t conformity, but the fundamental human desire to express your inner self on the outside. To rise above mainstream limitations and exist in a world where individuality is received with celebration not derision, and breaking the mould is a sign of strength not instability.
We stand for freedom of expression, embracing our glorious imperfections and showing the world we’re not ordinary but extraordinary, even if society refuses to accept it. We’re beyond conformity. Beyond control. Beyond hiding who we really are. We are not a religion, but the singular opposite. We are Illamasqua.
“Human Fundamentalism is the unique spirit and fundamental human drive for individuality. It’s a belief, a movement and an emotion. A connection with the spirit of the age and its global motifs. You are your own human hybrid, a unique nomad of street cultures and global trends.” — Alex Box, Illamasqua Creative Director.
Get ready for a startling celebration of humanity’s connection with colour. Introducing the Human Fundamentalism collection, where blinding flashes of pigment provide a sharp contrast to neutral tones, creating a saturated palette that catapults your alter ego to new levels of self-expression. Mix contrasting textures to express your true self, spiraling from rich metallic to pale matte shades. This is nonconformity at its most fundamental. At its unpredictable best.
”Human Fundamentalism to me is physical expression of your self-belief, sharing your opinions with colour that shape the narrative of your thoughts and inner self. It is a statement of conviction and colour confidence, it states, this is me and now see what I see, be tinted by how I express colour and behold an oblivion to social convention and constraints.” — David Horne, Illamasqua Director of New Product Development.
Fundamental Palette ($42.50)
The Fundamental Palette is a playground for self-expression. Experiment with contrasting textures, from glistening Liquid Metal in molten pewter to matt Cream Pigment in mint green, to express every inch of your alter ego. Coupled with two vibrant Powder Eye Shadows in Hype (Bold Yellow) and Inception (Rich Violet) this palette demands bold levels of nonconformity.
Neutral Palette ($42.50)
Create sculpted highlights and stark contours anywhere on your face and body with these four fundamental Powder Shadows. From new matt shades in Stealth (Creamy Buttermilk), Wolf (Chocolate Brown) and Vintage (Antiqued Gold) – a shade exclusive to this palette – to the glistening metallic accents of Obsidian (Rich Black), express your inner light and darkness in a rich riotous glamour.
Precision Ink ($27.50)
Precision Ink in pure white Scribe is the ultimate anti-liner. Subvert expectations and highlight the unconventional, creating white-lined eyes and white-out brows with Precision Ink’s super-fine tip. Waterproof and extremely long-lasting, Precision Ink also makes the perfect nail art pen. Simply apply then seal with Illamasqua Top Coat for nails that transcend conformity.
Nail Varnish ($14.00)
- Stance Bright mauve
- Nomad Bright jade
- Box Deep scarlet red (Matte)
- Apocalips Teal (EU only) (Matte)
Intense Lipgloss ($20.00)
- Fierce Bright blue purple
Powder Eyeshadow ($20.00)
- Burst Blue green
- Pivot Yellow green
- Cancan Lilac purple
- Sex Pure white
- Obsidian Rich black (EU only)
- Vernau Yellow ochre (EU only)
availability: March 15th @ illamasqua.com, March 20th @ sephora.com