More Holiday 2016: Besame, Wander, BUXOM, Giorgio Armani, Kevyn Aucoin

Besame Mini Lipstick Set
Besame Mini Lipstick Set

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Besame Mini Lipstick Set, $25.00 (Limited Edition)

Bésame Cosmetics’ Classic Color Lipsticks feature vintage-inspired, smooth lip colors that leave a budge-proof finish that stays put, while the angled design achieves precise application. Each lasting color is inspired by the shades worn by coveted Hollywood starlets of the 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s, imparting an iconic, satin-meets-matte lip look. Each formula is enriched with macadamia oil, vitamin C, chamomile, and aloe to leave your lips feeling soft and hydrated.

  • 5 x 0.035 oz/ 1 g Classic Color Mini Lipsticks in Noir Red (1930), Cherry Red (1935), Red Velvet (1946), Dusty Rose (1969), Chocolate Kiss (1970)

Wander Beauty Prone to Wanter Lipstick Set, $49.00 (Limited Edition)

Instantly switch up your lip look with these richly pigmented, long-lasting matte lipsticks. From brights to neutrals, customize the shades you want to take on the go. Simply pick a color combination and insert the two lipsticks into the Wander Beauty core for long-lasting, portable color. Enriched with marula oil, castor seed oil, coco seed butter, jojoba oil, mango seed butter, and sunflower oil, the formula glides on effortlessly and keeps lips moisturized.

  • 6 x 0.07 oz/ 2.04 g Lipstick in Velvet Rope, Miss Behave, Wanderberry, Barely There, Exhibitionist, B.B.

BUXOM Frozen Assets Bold Gel Lipstick Collection, $39.00 (Limited Edition)

The Frozen Assets 8-piece Mini Big & Sexy Bold Lipstick Collection includes a range of nude to red shades in moisturizing matte and satin finishes in a lightweight, gel formula. Each shade delivers piercingly vivid, one-stroke color to shamelessly stand out.

  • 4 x 0.03 oz/ 1 g Mini Big & Sexy Bold Gel Matte Lipstick in Racy Reveal (matte warm light pink), Sinful Cinnamon (matte cinnamon brown), Ultraviolet (matte bright violet), Ruby Temptress (matte brick red)
  • 4 x 0.03 oz/ 1 g Mini Big & Sexy Bold Gel Lipstick in Rebel Rose (satin rosy pink), Graphic Grape (satin deep purple), Forbidden Berry (satin deep pink), Fuchsia Fetish (satin hot pink)

Giorgio Armani Armani Lip Set, $38.00 (Limited Edition)

The Armani Lip Set features three different lipsticks—all in Armani’s iconic color red. The sample of Ecstasy Lacquer is a red, liquid vinyl formula for your lips that leaves behind excess shine, wear, and comfort. Rouge Ecstasy is the first ever color and care lipstick and a deep red lip color that beautifully repairs and strengthens the lips. Lip Maestro is the first ever matte lip lacquer and an Armani cult classic in a deep red hue.

  • 0.22 oz/ 6.5 mL Lip Maestro in 400 (deep red)
  • 0.05 oz/ 1.5 mL Ecstasy Lacquer in 402 (red)
  • 0.04 oz/ 1.18 mL Rouge Ecstasy in 400 (deep red)

Kevyn Aucoin The Contour Palette, $58.00 (Limited Edition)

The Contour Palette 4-in-1 Face Essentials Sculpt.Highlight.Bronze.Blush features four gorgeous shades that are suitable for all complexions. Create the perfect Contour with Kevyn’s iconic Sculpting Powder, formulated with a unique combination of brown, red, and gray pigments to create the perfect shadow. The Celestial Powder is an ethereal highlighter that adds a subtle glow to the skin. The PRO makeup artist favorite also includes a limited-edition blush that enlivens the complexion, leaving you with a natural-looking flush. Finish off your look with the Matte Bronzing Veil, perfect for creating a subtle tanned look all year round.

  • 0.10 oz/ 3 g The Sculpting Powder in Medium
  • 0.10 oz/ 3 g The Celestial Powder in Starlight
  • 0.10 oz/ 3 g The Matte Bronzing Veil in Desert Nights
  • 0.10 oz/ 3 g The Pure Powder Glow in Aurora

Besame Brightening Face Powder Trio, $25.00 (Limited Edition)

Brighten up your complexion without shimmer with this Brightening Face Powder Trio Set. Each powder can be used to set makeup or to add brightness under the eyes or on the cheeks, while leaving a lingering scent. Tone down redness, bring warmth to the complexion, and create a velvety soft, matte finish with Bésame’s exclusive Vanilla Face Powder. Ideal for medium-to-dark skintones, this powder leaves a subtle, vanilla fragrance, and it can be worn alone, over foundation to set, or just around the eyes to brighten up dark circles—without caking or leaving behind residue. The Violet Powder is a translucent finishing powder that brightens the skin, leaving a porcelain, matte finish and a fresh violet scent. The Vanilla Rose is a velvety soft powder with a pink tint that helps control green and blue tones in the skin while leaving a delicate rose scent.

  • 3 x 0.1 oz/ 3 g Face Powder in Vanilla Powder, Vanilla Rose, Violet Powder

Besame Mini Lipstick Set
Besame Mini Lipstick Set

Wander Beauty Prone to Wanter Lipstick Set
Wander Beauty Prone to Wanter Lipstick Set

BUXOM Frozen Assets Bold Gel Lipstick Collection
BUXOM Frozen Assets Bold Gel Lipstick Collection

Giorgio Armani Armani Lip Set
Giorgio Armani Armani Lip Set

Kevyn Aucoin The Contour Palette
Kevyn Aucoin The Contour Palette

Besame Brightening Face Powder Trio
Besame Brightening Face Powder Trio

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so excited for the kevyn aucoin set! I was getting worried that they weren’t going to release one this year. I’m glad they don’t have a mix of cream and powder in this one, I always find that powder inevitably gets mixed in with the cream products

These look very nice. I have besame lipstick and I like it but it’s kind of drying yet these minis would be nice.
Having not heard much on Wander I can’t justify the price when instead I can grab the Sephora brand minis.
Buzom in the minis are great and that Armani set is just enough.

I am leaning towards purchasing more mini lipsticks as I find them better for me, than full sizes because I use them quicker. I’ve got two many full sized lipsticks that I haven’t used in a long time but Minis are my go to. I’ll still buy the full sized but the minis are def a must have.

Bummer, very pretty sets, but I have way too many red lippies already, so skip for me. It’s unfortunate, as I’ve always wanted to try Besame and Giorgia Armani lipsticks .

Restraint is a good thing. Unlike Mo, I don’t find besame particularly drying, without primer. Again, it would be great in my fantasy second home, but highly duped. I might spring for the Armani, as I haven’t ever tried any. These mini sets are a good way to put a toe in the pool, and at least I’d wear reds. Followed by regret as I go acquisitive.

I love love love Besame’s lipsticks. I’m trying to decide whether the minis are worth it despite already owning Dusty Rose and Red Velvet in full sizes…. I do want to try the other sizes so oooh, very tempting.
I want the powder minis too. The vanilla is my HG and I want to try the other colors too.
And of course I really want to try the Buxom line too….. This may be a holiday of lip minis for me!

With the crazy stash of lipsticks I already have, I am at that point where I will only buy a shade that is both unique to my stash and that I absolutely love. Therefore, I just don’t know how I feel about having a slew of minis added to the mix? I mean, they ARE a cost effective way to sample many shades, and yet on the other hand, it’s also yet more clutter. Idk? The KA cheek palette does look quite appealing, however. Although, I wonder WTH happened to Starlight?

Same here! I have SO many lippies already, it doesn’t make sense for me to buy sets where there might be mulitple dupes (ie 3 reds) , so I only try to buy unique shades now. If I were to start my stash all over again, I think I would’ve bought more mini lippies whenever possible, b/c it’s so hard to finish a full size, before another one (or dozen) catches my eye.

Oh mah gah that Kevyn Aucoin set… I need it! I’m SO glad its all powders/ no cream. They are so good for multitasking, imo. i have a feeling that one will find its way into my hot little hands.

Maybe the besame powders. Possibly it could replace an old ?YSL grind ’em thing with rose and lavender. Hard to know when those things run out, bec you can’t see the product. I see my S sale list growing, despite my best intentions.

I’ve been wanting to try the Besame lipsticks for a long time. One has lived in my Sephora “Loves” for about a year. And since red lipstick is my thing, and I *only* have about three dozen reds, I went ahead and got the mini set. 🙂 Thanks for the heads-up.

Both Bésame sets for me. I’ve been wanting to try their lipsticks for so long, as I love old Hollywood, old movies and red lips.
The Armani set is also interesting. Did I mention I love red lipsticks 🙂

The Besame mini lipsticks are an easy pass for me bc I have three of the five in full size and can’t pull off brown lipsticks. But for people who’ve wanted to try the brand, this looks like a fantastic set! Their lipsticks are high on my list of favorites.

The powder set is good too but a little limiting- I can’t see many people being able to wear both the Vanilla and the Vanilla Rose shades. I love their powder and have the Violet and Rose but I wouldn’t classify them as 100% translucent powders.

That Besame set is definitely on my list! I’ve wanted 1946 Red Velvet for the longest time because I just love the concept, but I’ve never been able to justify the price of just one red lipstick. A set with reds from all the eras is just so cool!

I’ve been wanting to get a Besame lipstick for a while, so this is very tempting to me. Minis are all I could justify at this point.

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