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Le Metier de Beaute Opulent Seaside Garden Collection for Spring 2009
Kaleidoscope Eye Kits ($95.00)
- Chinoiserie Azure – a gorgeous collection of soft blue hues
- Mediterranean Seas – an amazing blend of green-gold shades, accented with champagne peaches
- Emerald Isle – a collection of this season’s most desirable and wearable greens
- Violaceous Splendor – a regal selection of the most divine violets
Kaleidoscope Lip Kits ($95.00)
- Queensland Coral – a beautiful selection of coral shades
- Dunes at Dusk – a blend of sultry champagne neutrals
- Bougainvillea Bloom – a bold collection of pink-infused magentas
- Golden Transcendence – a striking selection of spring hues that blend together to create never-before-seen colours that surprise and delight
Precision Liquid Liner ($42.00)
Nail Lacquer ($15.00)
- Claire (Clear) ($18.00)
- Pink Peony
- Violaceous Splendor
- Black Orchid
- Lenton Rose
- Fleur de Champagne
- Terra Nostra
Available: March 2009 at select Neiman Marcus stores, neimanmarcus.com, Bergdorf Goodman, bergdorfgoodman.com and The John Barrett Salon at Bergdorf Goodman. April 2009 for Nail Lacquers.
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Do you love yourself some bronzer? Only on certain occasions? What’s your favorite?
I tend to get so caught up with blush and highlighters that I forget about bronzers! I love lots of things that give me bronzy glow, though! I think it’s an easy way to add va-voom
Stila’s Summer Collection features a stunning quad, the Charmed palette ($28.00), which I am sure instantly created some temptation! The colors featured in the palette are a mid-tone copper, warm gold, intense teal, and deep burgundy.
The color themselves are quite lovely, as they swatch well with rich pigmentation. I’d describe the colors more of a coppery-pink, warm coppery-gold, teal with green undertones, and a brown-burgundy. The texture is smooth and silky, easily blending into the skin and no fall out problems.
The only issue I had with the palette was the packaging itself. The gold coloring and the detailing on the outside was beautiful, but it feels like it’s all cardboard. The clear part (where you can see the shadows) is super thin plastic–like what you might find on top of shadows. I’d have preferred something more durable. Otherwise, this palette is superb, and it is totally worth $28!
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Dior Bronze Harmony Blush ($42.00) comes in two stunning shades — Coral Riviera and Rose Brazilia. I’ve only had my hands on Coral Riviera at the moment, but I did swatch them both at Nordstrom a couple of weeks ago and couldn’t decide between the two… now I know I have to go back and get Rose Brazilia, too!
Oh, Dior, you really know how to make a girl swoon. First it was the Skin Shimmers (can’t wait for Pop Diamond!), and now. The new Bronze Harmony Blushes. I love these blushes for a nice pop of color with just a touch of sheen! I like to pair Coral Riviera with Amber Diamond Skin Shimmer for a bronzier look or Rose Diamond Skin Shimmer for a pinker cheek.
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Guerlain Summer Splash Color Collection for Summer 2009
Beneath the summer sun emerges a siren or, perhaps, an angel… She is beautiful; in fact she is mesmerising! Resting in the shade of a parasol or protected by the slow rhythm of a fan to dr y the shir t which clings to her moistened skin. Did she dive into the lagoon fully clothed to gather shells with which to make a necklace?
LE2 Waterproof Mascara ($35.00)
- Bleu Cruise (Limited Edition)
- Noir Cruise
- Brun Cruise
Meteorites Illuminating Perfecting Pressed Powder ($65.00)
Terracotta Pearly Shell Illuminating Sun Powder ($65.00)
Ombre Eclat Eyeshadow Palette ($58.00)
Ombre Eclat Mono Eyeshadow ($34.00)
Terracotta Loose Powder Khol ($34.00)
KissKiss Stick Gloss Extreme Shine ($30.00)
- Rose des Sables
- Grenade des Iles
- Corail des Mers
Availability: May 2009 at select Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Sephora, Bloomingdales and Bergdorf Goodman.
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