Sunday, September 14th, 2014

Illamasqua Once... Collection for Fall 2014
Illamasqua Once… Collection for Fall 2014

The beauty of old and new endures with Once. Decadent & lavish, dabble with rich textures and autumnal, delicate colors, which are conveyed in this exquisite & harmonious fall collection.

“Once is the beauty of the burnished, eroded and erudite. A palette inspired by the gentle and exquisite point when a flower starts to fade and becomes impossibly beautiful in its complex decline. Combined with the subtle opulence of faded gilt layers that reveal themselves the more you blend and search. She is an incandescent moment, a poem alive and a light within a pallet of decaying decadence.” — Alex Box, Creative Director for Illamasqua

Vintage Metallic Eye Shadow ($25.50) (New, Permanent)

  • Courtier Dusky rose
  • Embellish Rich cocoa
  • Bibelot Rustic golden teal

Sheer Lipgloss ($24.00)

  • Exquisite Pink oyster (New, Permanent)
  • Opulent Rainbow beige (Repromote)

Powder Blusher ($26.00)

  • Naked Rose Soft neutral pink (Repromote)

Nail Varnish ($17.00) (New, Permanent)

  • Melange Antique teal

Availability: Now at Illamasqua

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Saturday, September 13th, 2014

Giorgio Armani Eye & Brow Maestro
Giorgio Armani Eye & Brow Maestro

EYE & BROW MAESTRO is the first Giorgio Armani Beauty eye shadow cream. Inspired by backstage makeup and developed using cutting-edge technology, Eye & Brow Maestro can be used as an eye liner, eyeshadow or eyebrow pencil. It can even sculpt the face or be used to color the hair line.

A new way of seeing makeup, Eye & Brow Maestro is an innovative, multi-use product that changes the rules of makeup. Linda Cantello and Giorgio Armani Beauty laboratories drew their inspiration from hairdressers and colorists. Colored glass and mica pearls, used as pigments, and translucent pearlizers are modeled after the glossy shine and translucency from hair coloring.

“It’s the colors and texture that make this genuinely multi-usage product special. All shades can be used on eyebrows, hair, and Eye &Brow Maestro shade 5 as contouring,” explains Linda Cantello.

The results are amazing and incredibly innovative. There are nine shades that look like something out of a hair salon – subtle, slightly iridescent tones of blond, dark blond, light brown, brown and even auburn. A gorgeous gold shade was also added for evening sophistication.

At last, women have an all-in-one makeup product that amplifies the natural beauty of their eyelids and their eyebrows, is easy to work with and has real staying power with a waterproof formula lasting 20 hours. Eye & Brow Maestro reinforces the natural beauty of the eyes in one gesture. Expression is enhanced, emotion is stronger and presence is magnified.

Eye & Brow Maestro ($34.00) (New, Permanent)

  • Black (01)
  • Dark Brown (02)
  • Red (03)
  • Medium Brown (04)
  • Light Brown (05)
  • Medium Blonde (06)
  • Light Blonde (07)
  • Grey (08)
  • Gold (09)

Eye & Brow Maestro Brush ($32.00) (New, Permanent)

Giorgio Armani Beauty laboratories have designed the ideal partner for Eye & Brow Maestro: an original makeup accessory inspired by professional application techniques. One end features an eyebrow brush to shape the eyebrows. The other is a flat angled brush used for precise makeup application along the lash line or on the eyelid for buildable coverage. Anyone can work like a makeup artist and create a personalized makeup.

Availability: Now at Giorgio Armani, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Saks

Sunday, September 7th, 2014

Lipstick Queen Silver Screen
Lipstick Queen Silver Screen

Hot on the heels (and we mean high heels!) of Velvet Rope comes Silver Screen, the sexiest, sassiest lipstick to date from Lipstick Queen. Founder Poppy King explains “While Velvet Rope paid homage to Hollywood glamour with its rich velvet finish, Silver Screen pays homage to its sassiness. Its rich yet wet feel is inspired by the slinky ladies of the silver screen. If this lipstick could walk it would sashay. My most vixen lipstick to date!”

The term ‘silver screen’ comes from the actual silver content embedded into the material that was used in the early days of the motion picture industry. The screens had a highly reflective surface that was extremely flattering to the women up there on the screen. The texture of the new Silver Screen lipsticks has been designed to have this exact same effect on each and every woman wearing it; enshrine her look with a flirty and sultry finish.

This glossy, wet-look effect is achieved with a high percentage of an innovative new active ingredient Pomegranate Sterols. This 100% natural active, derived from the pomegranate fruit, improves the barrier-function of the lips, keeping them soft and hydrated for longer, whilst also ensuring the intensely glossy look and feel of the lipstick. The formulation is further enhanced with anti-oxidant vitamin E, moisturizing plant oils, beeswax and skin-perfecting vitamin A, which ensure lips stay nourished and comfortable all day long. And just as with Velvet Rope, Silver Screen contains a high quality peppermint oil which releases its invigorating natural scent upon application.

The palate is a kaleidoscope of slinky siren shades ranging from a magnetic deep purple to sexy watermelon, to flirty nudes and a seductive wine. Each shade derives its name from an iconic line in a classic movie.

Encased in the same stunning packaging as Velvet Rope but this time in silver, Silver Screen is an extraordinary object to own and it feels equally extraordinary to wear. Poppy says “Pulling this out of your handbag feels like pulling out a piece of the Manhattan skyline and the endless possibilities that come with it.”

Silver Screen ($50.00)

  • Come Up Chic, vibrant baby rose
  • Made It Mouth-watering deep wine
  • Play It Exotically glamorous hot pink
  • See Me Head-turning, playful peach
  • Stella! Show-stopping purple with a flash of shimmering turquoise
  • Have Paris Iconic pillar box red
  • You Kid Understated yet eye-catching nude

Availability: Now at ULTA, SpaceNK

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Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Urban Decay Shadow Box
Urban Decay Shadow Box

Shadow Box ($34.00) (ULTA Exclusive)

Don’t let the size of this palette fool you. It’s loaded with a DOZEN of Urban Decay’s most amazing shades – from pale to deep, matte to sparkly. The lineup? Nine bestsellers and three never-before-seen shades you’ll reach for again and again. Experiment with a diverse range of looks. Whether you want to do a purple eye, a green eye, a smoky eye or a shimmery eye, it’s all here! Inspired by Urban Decay’s long-running Ammo Palette, with a completely updated (and even bigger) shade range, Shadow Box is the perfect all-in-one palette. Whether you’re new to Urban Decay or you’ve got a whole stash of UD products on your vanity, the Shadow Box is one palette you need in your arsenal.

  • Sin Champagne (Shimmer)
  • Indo Emerald (Shimmer)
  • Bordello Pale mauve with gold micro-glitter (Sparkle)
  • Tornado Vibrant deep purple (Shimmer)
  • Smog Deep coppery bronze (Shimmer)
  • Blackout Blackest black (Matte)
  • Flash Bright iridescent purple (Shimmer)
  • Mushroom Warm pale grey (Shimmer)
  • Lost Medium metallic brown (Shimmer)
  • Freelove Golden vibrant peach (Shimmer)
  • Moonshadow Bright navy blue (Shimmer)
  • Baked Cowboy Golden bronze (Shimmer)

Availability: Exclusively at ULTA

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Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

MAC x Rocky Horror Picture Show Collection
MAC x Rocky Horror Picture Show Collection

The Rocky Horror Picture Show kicks off the celebration of its 40th anniversary in wild style with an untamed M∙A∙C collaboration, featuring an outrageous collection of hues and products specially designed to recreate the looks of your favourite characters from the 1975 cult classic film. Transform yourself into a sex-swapping mad scientist, heroic newlywed, alien from Transylvania or even the time-warped Riff Raff, with an orgy of colour worthy of any midnight mayhem at The Frankenstein Place.

Availability: Online September 29th, in-stores October 2nd at MAC Stores Only. Available internationally October 2014, excluding China, at MAC stores only.

Lipstick ($17.50 U.S. / $21.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Strange Journey Yellowish brick red (Matte)
  • Oblivion Vivid bluish-red (Amplified)
  • Sin Deep dark blue red (Matte) (Permanent)
  • Frank-N-Furter Deep raspberry wine (Matte)

Lip Pencil ($17.50 U.S. / $21.00 CDN)

  • Vino Intense violet purple (Permanent)

Riff-Raff Eyeshadow Palette ($44.00 U.S. / $53.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Graphic Style Deep silver (Veluxe Pearl) (Repromote)
  • Oh, Rocky!!! Soft muted white with pearl (Frost)
  • Carbon Black Intense black (Matte)
  • Heavy, Black and Pendulous Grayish blue with pearl (Frost)
  • Blackberry Muted burgundy-plum brown (Matte) (Permanent)
  • Crystal Violet duochrome with pearl (Frost) (Permanent)

Glitter ($23.00 U.S. / $28.00 CDN)

  • Gold Sparkling chunky gold (Permanent)
  • 3d Black Black with silver holographic effect (Permanent)

Pigment ($23.00 U.S. / $28.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • It’s Not Easy Having a Good Time Sparkling burgundy

Chromagraphic Pencil ($17.50 U.S. / $21.00 CDN)

  • Black Black Black (Permanent at PRO)
  • Basic Red Primary red (Permanent at PRO)

Greasepaint Stick ($21.00 U.S. / $25.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • B Bright yellow blue
  • Black Intense black

Superslick Liquid Eye Liner ($20.00 U.S. / $24.00 CDN)

  • On the Hunt True black (Permanent)

Powder Blush ($24.00 U.S. / $28.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Crazed Imagination Muted plum with a hint of pink pearl

Sculpt and Shape Powder ($27.50 U.S. / $33.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Bone Beige/Emphasize Palest cream/tan

Nail Lacquer ($13.50 U.S. / $16.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Bad Fairy Red with red multi-changing pearl (Limited Edition)
  • Formidable Teal green with pink multi-changing pearl (Permanent)

Lashes ($18.50 U.S. / $22.00 CDN)

  • 7 Lash (Limited Edition Packaging)

Availability: Online September 29th, in-stores October 2nd at MAC Stores Only. Available internationally October 2014, excluding China, at MAC stores only.

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Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

theBalm Balmsai Eyeshadow Palette
theBalm Balmsai Eyeshadow Palette

Balmsai Eyeshadow & Brow Palette ($39.50) (Limited Edition)

Create epic looks with Balmsai, the all-inclusive eyeshadow and stencil palette from theBalm Cosmetics. Use theBalm’s exclusive stencils to score flawless brows, carve out a gorgeous smokey eye, or channel your liner into an impressive wave. With 18 shades to choose from, you can dive right in! Features: Multi-tasking stencils help create flawless liner, the perfect smokey eye and shapely brows. All shadows can be used wet or dry. How to Use: Align your stencils according to the included directions and create endless looks with this wide range of shades.

  • Wipe Out
  • High Tide
  • Hang 10
  • Dream Boat
  • Sandbar
  • Tubular
  • Epic
  • Surf’s Up
  • Big Kahuna
  • Kawabunga
  • Surfari
  • Pipeline
  • Score
  • Dig It
  • Woodie
  • Stoked
  • Ripper
  • Righteous

Availability: Now at theBalm

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