Monday, 26 December 2011
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Chanel Métiers d’Art Paris-Bombay Makeup

image: vogue.fr

I'm a bit of a geek and like to look through backstage photos and videos to see what Peter Philips has in line for the next Chanel collection.  Here's some images I've found from various websites.  Additional information can be found on style.com and lachanelphile.com

New products for June 2012:

  • Eyes - Illusion d’Ombre in Nirvana
  • Highlight - Route des Indes
  • Cheeks - Joues Contraste Blush in Brume d’Or
  • Lips - Rouge Coco Shine in Empreinte
  • Nails - Le Vernis in Diwali

image: vogue.fr

Saturday, 24 December 2011
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Benefit They're Real! Mascara


To be honest I have never really understood Benefit's appeal, but my interest was piqued by their new mascara.  They're Real! was launched around August/September in the UK and I finally decided to try it out recently.  Blog reviews were mainly positive but reviews on makeupalley were mixed -  some women rated it very highly while others simply hated it.


Tuesday, 20 December 2011
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Stila Lip Glaze Set


I remember coveting Stila lip glazes circa year 2000.  The colours were enticing and no other brand had the Touche Eclat-like packaging at the time.  I was still living in Sydney at the time and they were stunningly overpriced in Australia.  When I saw this Lip Glaze Set online for a great price, I had to pick them up as gifts for nostalgic reasons.


Saturday, 17 December 2011
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Rouge Bunny Rouge Blush Wand in Vermeer


Rouge Bunny Rouge is one of those brands that I've wanted to try for a long time but in one way or another have delayed purchasing.  Not being able to actually see, touch and try the products at a counter is one of the.  Cost, on top of the former reason, is another.

So I had to rely on blogs for swatches of the products.  Being a BIG cheek product fan, I decided to try the Rouge Bunny Rouge Blush Wand Cheeks in Bloom in Vermeer.  (Yes, RBR products have wonderful and whimsical names that are a bit long and hard to remember.)


Tuesday, 6 December 2011
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Chanel Ombre Essentielle in Beige Lamé #417


I am still not sure whether Beige Lamé was a good buy for me.  It's a beautiful neutral colour, quite fineky milled, with multicoloured sparkles through it.  The problem is not in the sparkles, which actually look quite beautiful.  It's the base colour - when I wear it, I don't really much of anything as it's nearly the same as my skin colour.  I was hoping for it to be a bit darker - instead I just use it on days when I just want a sheer wash for the eyes.

For this reason there's no swatch for this eyeshadow - I'll leave you with a close-up instead.


Saturday, 3 December 2011
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Lipstick of the day #16 - Chanel Rouge Allure Lacque in Empire #707


When I approached the Chanel counter to look at the Holiday Collection, I had my heart on getting the Enivrée Rouge Allure lipstick.  But I was sadly disappointed when I saw the actual colour with the shimmer & glitter.  Then I turned my eye onto the Rouge Allure Lacque in Empire #707.


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