Clarins Odyssey Collection for Holiday 2012
Just in time for the holidays, Clarins Odyssey Collection for Holiday 2012 is majestic, radiant and luminous. The festive makeup collection features matte and metallic tones in irresistible jewel-like compacts that allow your inner goddess to shine bright this holiday season!
Odyssey Face Palette ($55.00) (Limited Edition)
A silky-smooth lightweight powder that adapts to all skin tones and enhances the skin’s natural beauty. A touch of ultra-fine pearl decorates the Odyssey medallion to subtly illuminate the face and décolleté for the holidays.
Eye Quartet Mineral Palette ($40.00) (Limited Edition)
Bronze, beige and taupe eye colours can be blended or layered to create warm, glowing eyes. The creamy, golden bronze highlighter can be applied wet to enliven the eyes with sparkly shine.
Gloss Prodige in Chocolate ($20.00)
A pure, intense warm color dresses lips in a glossy finish. Lips appear smoother and fuller from the Suprashine Colour Complex.
Instant Definition Mascara ($24.00)
The exclusive, patented dual tip brush defines lashes from corner to corner.
Availability: Now at Clarins
Dior Cruise Collection Vernis
Dior’s 2013 Cruise fashion collection, which featured simple, graphic shades of black, navy and white, conjured up images of the classic Dior “Bar” silhouettes first seen in 1947, which were highlighted by a pop of bright color on the lips and nails. The Dior Cruise Collection Vernis is made up of three exclusive, limited edition shades, Mango (a warm yellow), Pasteque (a watermelon pink) and Lime (a fresh green) to add a perfect complement to the graphic silhouettes seen on the runways. The House of Dior, which was the first couture house to launch a nail varnish in 1962, is now celebrating 50 years of nail lacquers that have since become stand alone fashion accessories.
Vernis ($23.00) (Limited Edition)
- Mango Warm yellow
- Pasteque Watermelon pink
- Lime Fresh green
Availability: Spring 2013, Dior.com, select Dior Boutiques
China Glaze Cirque du Soleil Worlds Away Collection
China Glaze® and Ardell® announced today their partnership with Paramount Pictures to offer exclusive collections of nail polishes and eyelashes inspired by the upcoming 3D film, “Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away” in theaters December 21st.
From the big top to the big screen, visionary filmmaker James Cameron and writer/director Andrew Adamson invite you on an all new 3D adventure: “Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away.” A young couple who is separated must journey through the astonishing and dreamlike worlds of Cirque du Soleil® to find each other as audiences experience the immersive 3D technology that will allow them to leap, soar, swim and dance with the performers.
The new China Glaze® and Ardell® “Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away” inspired nail polish and eyelash collections will bring to life the wonderfully exotic artistry that is presented throughout the film. The China Glaze® nail polish collection combines rich crèmes, soft shimmers and bold glitters to create 12 limited edition shades.
Nail Lacquers ($7.00)
- Whirled Away Black and white collage glitter
- It’s a Trap-eze White cream base with multi glitter
- Escaping Reality Neon raspberry pink
- Surreal Appeal Rich coral crème
- Def Defying Lime green crème
- Running in Circles Cilantro green shimmer
- Hanging in the Balance Cerulean blue crème
- Water You Waiting For Shimmering blue green purple
- Creative Fantasy Grape neon
- Bend Over Backwards Pepper red shimmer
- Igniting Love Hot tamale red crème
- Get Carried Away Multi-sized black and red collage glitter with black crème
Availability: First week of December 2012 at salons and specialty beauty retailers nationwide, including Sally Beauty Supply and ULTA stores. Individual nail polish shades will retail for $7; eyelash styles will retail for $6.
Giorgio Armani Eyes to Kill Eyeshadow Quads Launch
The perfect matte. The perfect satin. The perfect match between colors and textures. Color crafting creates eye make-up with higher intensity. Eyes to Kill palette associates 2 pioneer formulas: an extraordinary matte with intense payoff that easily blends with an exceptionally luminous satin veil that morphs with every skin tone, for a crease-proof make-up that lasts for hours.
Real innovation in the formulation of a powder eyeshadow: an instant matte and intense formula that melds perfectly with a satin, pearly veil producing amplified light effects. Irresistible with its extremely soft, sensorial appeal, the eyeshadow arms the eyes with a flawless weapon all day long.
As essential in make-up as it is in fashion, the unparalleled strength of Giorgio Armani is to choose the right texture for each color. It gives color a substance that enhances it. Each finely crafted color is unique: always wearable, while retaining its own character. And each color flatters every skin tone and signs its style.
A palette of 4 harmonious colors instinctively follows the natural approach to eye make-up. From the light, luminous top of the eyelid to the saturated, deep lash line. Colors and textures mix and layer endlessly and glide on effortlessly for impeccable results.
Eyes to Kill Quad ($59.00)
- 01 Maestro Gradation from radiant mineral sprinkles to high-powered rock colors
- 02 Terra Sienna Gradation from sunlight-infused sand to strong earth Italian brown
- 03 Pantelleria Gradation of Mediterranean blue from quiet spring dawn to fall storm sea
- 04 Effeto Nudo The Giorgio Armani contemporary interpretation of the legendary Italian “Claroscuro”
- 05 Mediterranea Gradation of Mediterranean blue from quiet spring dawn to fall storm sea
- 06 Boudoir Gradation from dewy coral essence to intense Amazonian mahogany
- 07 Saharan Blush Gradation from summer Saharan sky to hot sand brown
- 08 Parma Gradation from dewy lilac rose to an iconic amethyst powder
Giorgio Armani Lip Maestro Launches
Intense, seductive, illuminating color. Giorgio Armani introduces Lip Maestro: the next generation of lip color.
A truly luminous matte lip color, Lip Maestro is more radiant than a matte lipstick and more sophisticated than a gloss. A luxurious, velvet texture that glides onto lips for 4-dimensional volume; lips are drenched in long lasting, chic color. Lip Maestro has all the color and sophistication women desire in a matte finish combined with the luminous intensity of a lip lacquer. A formula created exclusively by Giorgio Armani Cosmetics and made possible by a transparent “velvet” gel which diffuses light while providing a luxurious, matte finish for both depth and volume.
Extremely lightweight, the velvet gel rolls onto lips for a no make-up feel. The sensual, non-sticky texture offers hours of hydration and comfort. With its sleek design and soft applicator, Lip Maestro can be applied at any time for lips that are always perfectly finished.
For the first time in Armani, intense color has a no make-up feel. Ultra-light, Lip Maestro fuses with lips for exceptional comfort and wear. Concentrated pigments permeate the gel formula, offering an incredible depth of color. No underlying white “base” means color stays true for a flawless, matte and glowing finish.
Lip Maestro comes in 12 shades, perfect for every skin tone.
Lip Maestro ($32.00)
- 500 Blush
- 501 Casual pink
- 502 Artdeco
- 503 Red fuchsia
- 504 Ecstasy
- 300 Flesh
- 401 Tibetan orange
- 402 Chinese lacquer
- 400 The red
- 200 Terra
- 201 Dark velvet
- 202 Dolci
Giorgio Armani White Night Collection for Holiday 2012
This season, Giorgio Armani Beauty takes inspiration from the various nuances of light hues of cold wintery days, creating a play of light and shadow reminiscent of the moment when night draws in, when the moonlight brings out pure translucent reflections.
The White Night collection presents a revamped version of the classic Giorgio Armani color palette through the use of a sophisticated technology that creates contrasts of texture, light and color.
All-in-One White Night Palette ($88.00) (Limited Edition)
Two new, limited-edition harmonies of color combine the season’s most flattering, shimmering shades for eyes, face and lips. The black lacquer double-tiered case is a must-have accessory—a complete look at your fingertips.
On the first tier – Frosty Highlighter, the face powder produced by means of the illuminating Micro-FilTM technology, for long lasting shimmer. Soft and creamy, this weightless powder melts perfectly with skin, creating a natural, glamorous sheen. Dab lightly onto the facial contours to increase the radiance of your complexion.
On the second layer – An eye and lip trio with two luminous Color-FilTM Satin eyeshadows to blend, and a compact lipstick for sheer matte color.
- Moonlight White Palette White shimmer highlighting powder is paired with a gradation of grey eyeshadows to create a wash of color, finish with the red lip wax for a sophisticated winter style.
- Moonlight Beige Palette Beige shimmer powder joins taupe eyeshadows that intensify gradually, along with Beige lip wax for sheer, natural elegance.