Archive for the 'Summer 2009' Category

Chanel Lumieres Celestes Collection for Summer 2009

April 17, 2009

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Chanel’s Summer 2009 Lumieres Celestes Collection, launching in May 2009, consists of 8 Glossimers ($27) and 2 Le Vernis Nail Colours ($23). The glossimer shades are: Cosmos, Meteore, Mica, Mirage, Nebula, Jupiter, Silex, and Venus . The Le Vernis Nail Colour shades are: Mica Rose and Cosmic Violine.

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I seriously love this promo image, and I need to know what shade the model is wearing on her lips ~ that golden shimmer against the soft pink backdrop is just to die for! Any volunteers to find out which Glossimer this is? 🙂

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shu uemura Summer 2009 Rouge Unlimited Pink Collection

April 8, 2009


shu uemura introduces the Pink Collection, 9 new shades of Rouge Unlimited and 5 new shades of Gloss Unlimited formulated with an innovative pink hybrid pigment developed for the first time ever, to deliver unprecedented pureness of the color pink.


Thanks Nicole for bringing this collection to my attention! The shade of pink on the model in the promo image is just unbelievably beautiful–I MUST know what she’s wearing! It’s that bright, clear, luscious shade of pink I’m always looking for but can never quite find.

Laura Mercier Gilded Garden Collection

March 5, 2009
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Gilded Garden, the bold, new floral colour collection is Laura Mercier’s latest creation. The Gilded Garden Mosaic Shimmer Bloc softly illuminates cheeks with the perfect flush of rosy color, while a bouquet of four shimmery eye colours add a hint of glamour with gold accents. Lip Stains in Hibiscus and English Rose and Lip Colour – Stickgloss in Azalea and Tiger Lily add a pop of colour to the lips. The Limited Edition collection will have you looking fresh, floral, and beautifully-polished throughout Spring.

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Laura Mercier Gilded Garden Mosaic Shimmer Bloc
($38)
Laura introduces her first Limited Edition Gilded Garden Mosaic Shimmer Bloc – arriving in a fresh, floral design it adds a youthful, natural glow to the face for an effortlessly luminous look to carry you through Spring.

I’m really loving the look of LM’s Gildedn Garden Collection, and especially this Mosaic Shimmer Bloc which looks so feminine, fresh and summery~perfect for warmer weather. Hopefully I’ll have a chance to check this out soon!

Guerlain Terracotta Summer 2009 Collection

March 5, 2009
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Gloss Cashmere Velvet Matte Gloss
$28.00

Discover the new Gloss Cashmere and its light, soft texture, which coats your lips with deep, matte and velvety color. Decorated with an Indian-inspired motif, Gloss Cashmere is part of this year’s limited-edition Terracotta collection and covers lips with a color that is as matte and intense as the traditional lip powders used by the most spellbinding beauties of India. Available in 3 shades: 01 Rose Pondichery, 02 Beige Bengali, 03 Rouge Sultan

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Kajal Mineral Khol $35.00

The secret to enigmatic eyes. For captivating eyes full of Eastern promise, discover Kohl Kajal—a creamy, glide-on kohl stick that you apply to the inner rim of the eyelid. The formula is highly concentrated in pigments to emphasize the eyes with a new intensity, while keeping them comfortable and irritant-free. Available in: 01 Black Fakhir

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Fard Indien Mineral Eyeshadow
$35.00

A loose mineral powder for the eyes, Fard Indien is a silky powder eyeshadow that goes on smoothly, revealing vibrant colors that light up the eyes for a natural, sheer and even finish! Available in 3 shades: 01 Paradise Sand, 02 Holy Smoke, 03 Jungle Dust.

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Terracotta Mineral Flawless Bronzing Powder
$65.00

Discover the latest innovation from Guerlain: Terracotta Mineral. When Guerlain’s legendary bronzing expertise unites with the power of minerals, the result is a natural-looking tan and a flawless finish—just like that of a sheer foundation. Applying your Terracotta powder is as easy as ever, thanks to its revolutionary format. Held in a clever, portable case with a mini professional Kabuki brush, the loose powder cannot escape! Available in 3 shades: 01 Light, 02 Medium, 03 Dark.

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Terracotta Baume au Coeur High-Shine Soothing Lip Balm
$30.00

A tantalizing balm for irresistible lips. This pampering lip balm combines a deliciously rich texture with the shiny finish of a gloss. Three natural ingredients lie at the heart of the formula: wild mango butter for its remarkable moisturizing and repairing properties, luffa oil to restore lipidic balance and marula oil, which has been used in Africa throughout history to protect and nourish babies’ fragile skin. A small mirror hides inside the cap for touch-ups on the go! Available in 3 shades: 01 Rose Venus, 02 Coeur Caramel, 03 Cocoa Love

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Kabuki Brush
$52.00

Drawing inspiration from the Japanese art of Kabuki, Guerlain created this new brush for Terracotta. More than any other brush, it takes up a maximum amount of bronzing pigments, which it ‘crushes’ and smooths over the skin for a perfectly even, bronzed complexion that is absolutely flawless.