Smashbox Introduces Limitless for Summer 2009
Limitless Long Wearing Lip Gloss SPF15 ($21.00)
Get gorgeous color and shine for up to six hours while protecting your pout with SPF 15! The contoured wand hugs lips for a precise and comfortable one-coat application.
- Infinite Soft pinkish nude
- Forever Barely there pink
- Boundless Juicy melon
- Endless Sheer plum
- Nonstop Cool raspberry
- Eternity Shimmering bronze
Reflection High Shine Lip Gloss ($19.00)
Saturate lips in high-impact shine! This advanced reflective gloss is formulated with vitamins A and E to condition and protect and hyaluronic acid for ultimate moisturization. Vegetal Filling Spheres fill in fine lines to give lips a smoother appearance. Light-reflective pearls create a high-shine wet look.
The Nude Lip Liner ($16.00)
The only lip liner you’ll ever need! This ultra-creamy pencil matches your lip tone to create beautiful, natural-looking definition. Coordinates with any lip color to ensure your pout stays perfect for hours!
Available: Now available at Nordstrom.com.
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Philosophy for Summer 2009
I saw these new Sephora exclusives the other day, and I had to share. I am all over these! Shower gels? Lip shines? YES, I think so!
Beach Party ($35.00)
Philosophy Beach Party is the ultimate bath, body, and lip trio to make you the golden girl of the summer. This ensemble will give you smooth skin, high-gloss lips, and an island colada scent—a delicious pineapple and coconut blend. Get ready for a day of fun in the sun!
- 4.0 oz. Golden Girl Shower Gel
- 4.0 oz. Golden Girl Body Lotion
- 4.0 oz. Golden Girl Lip Shine
Surfer Girl ($35.00)
The Philosophy Surfer Girl set is inspired by the ocean sparkling in the sunlight. This ensemble will give you smooth skin, high-gloss lips, a hint of shimmer, and a tropical scent—all of which come together to create an irresistible, “fresh from the waves” impression.
- 4.0 oz. Surf Wave Exfoliating Shower Gel
- 4.0 oz. Surf Wave Shimmer Lotion
- 4.0 oz. Surf Wave Lip Shine
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Chanel London Madness Collection for Summer 2009
May brings a brand new reason to step in to Selfridges for the opening of the new Chanel Makeup Counter. To celebrate the occasion, Peter Philips, the Global Creative Director of CHANEL Makeup, has designed 3 limited edition must-have products – The London Madness Collection – which will be exclusively available in the Oxford Street store and then launching nationwide at the end of June. This collection was inspired by Peter’s love of London and has been expressed in the creation of the exclusive Union Jack Palette.
- London Madness “Pearly Banner” Highlighter with an ivory, gold and silver union jack on the surface
- Rouge Allure in ‘Enthusiast’ Bright, young, fresh red shade
- Le Vernis in ‘Enthusiast’ Complimentary red nail colour
Available: May 2009 at Oxford Street store, late June elsewhere in the UK — I do not know if this will be launched outside of the UK area at this time!
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Giorgio Armani Beauty Bronze Mania Collection for Summer 2009
Sienna Minerals Palette ($65.00)
Giorgio Armani captures the vivid earth shades of the sienna landscape in an explosion of vibrant mineral colors. Melted together into a fine Microfil™ texture, this palette is a unique tapestry of sun-splashed colors. Like a picture taken from the sky, the sun-infused palette earth tones present an all-over blush to bronze and sculpt the face for a golden bronze/deep reddish-brown glow.
Mediterranean Palette ($85.00)
Limited Edition eye palette, features cool colors of the Mediterranean sea: shimmering turquoise, and deep aquamarine, as well as warm shades of iridescent golden sand and copper mahogany. Also features our most popular bronzer shade.
Body Tints Bronzer ($75.00)
Giorgio Armani’s unique weightless pigment free formula blends onto skin. The universal natural bronze shade leaves your skin with a subtle sun-kissed effect. The water-soluble formula features a pleasant gel texture.
Bronze Sparkling Top Coat Mascara ($26.00)
Leaves your lashes with a subtle and luminous glow. A touch of sparkling bronze top coat adds golden hues to the tips of your lashes. Features a professional comb applicator that achieves perfect lash separation and definition.
Smooth Silk Eye Pencil ($26.00)
- Shade 14 Deep navy
- Shade 15 Muted aqua
Lip Wax ($26.00)
Lip Shimmer ($26.00)
- Shade 56 Bronzy orange
- Shade 57 See through beige
- Shade 58 Reddish brown
Availability: Now at Nordstrom.com
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Lisa Watier Sea Belle Collection for Summer 2009
The Lise Watier summer collection sweeps in on a breeze of fresh sophistication. From St. Tropez to Ibiza, by way of Santorini, the season’s palette was inspired by the world’s famous ports and resorts. Navy blue, turquoise, lagoon green and sea foam white unfurl in a wave of endless nuances, borrowing from light on water or the transparency of water itself. A sea of summer shades enhanced by luxurious textures and contrasting finishes, Sea Belle is presented in packaging with nautical themes and colours. This summer’s beauty is personified by a sun-kissed complexion, an azure gaze, and high-gloss lips – the ideal vacation look for a jaunt to the Riviera this summer.
Gloss Twilight ($22.00)
Rouge Sublime ($18.00)
Nail Enamel ($7.00)
- Perle Blanche Pearly tint
- Rouge Star Classic red
Havana Shimmer ($29.00)
With a faintly iridescent sheen, Havana Shimmer gives a sun-kissed finish that makes it summer’s ideal companion. Microbeads of light dance like sunbeams on the face, neck, cleavage and bare legs, leaving skin bathed in shimmering highlights. It goes on effortlessly, sparkles all day long, and washes off instantly with soap and water. Use alone for a total luminous look or blend with our moisturizer or foundation for a more subtle effect.
Complexion Enhancer in Bronze ($29.00)
The Complexion Enhancer sashays into summer with an all-new shade: BRONZÉ. Ideal for brightening the complexion with an instant sunless tan, it blends beautifully into the skin, leaving it soft, matte, with a subtle sheen and glow The perfectly pigmented shade of this hydrating fluid naturally enhances all skin tones. Parabenfree formula.
Havana Bronzing Powder in Light ($26.00)
Light enough to be worn year-round, the new Havana Bronzing Powder in Light was created to add a natural golden glow to even the fairest skins. Ultra-fine and subtly iridescent, it evens out the complexion without covering it, and brightens skin with just a few strokes of a brush!
Eye Glitter Liner ($17.00)
- Cybermint Shimmer in shades of aqua, green, mint
Metal Liner ($17.00)
- Deep Ocean Blue shade drawn from the ocean depths
Eye Shine ($16.00)
- Bleu Lagoon Draws its intensity from the passionate colours of a tropical lagoon
Sea Belle Quartet ($35.00 each)
- Beach Matte peach, silvery green, golden yellow and sunny brown
- Lagoon Satiny sea foam white; a metallic turquoise; a violettinged navy; and a pearly aquamarine.
Availability: April 2009
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Revlon will be launching a new mascara called Revlon DoubleTwist, as well as an additional two items to the ColorStay Minerals Collection. DoubleTwist is a 2-in-1 brush with traditional bristles and a molded brush, and it designed to thicken and volumize. It will retail for $8.99. In the second half of the year, ColorStay Mineral Mousse Makeup will act as an extention to their ColorStay Minerals line. It will be a lightweight, long-wearing foundation with a matte finish, and it will retail for $13.99.