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Metallic color for the cooler months? Yes, says Tom Pecheux, Creative Makeup Director for Estée Lauder.
The new Pure Color collection from Estée Lauder raises the concept of molten metal up a notch. The Metallics collection is all about wearing the cool sheen of metal on your eyes, lips, and skin. The nail lacquers are light but thick; the liquid-like shadows have vinyl-like finishes. For the nails, the lacquers have hyper-chromatics that highlight and dazzle.
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Above: Pure Color Metallics Nail Lacquer Swatches
The trick is all in the reflective formulation, which brings sophistication and edge to multi-dimensional color. The collection includes:
The Estée Lauder Bronze Goddess Collection is an annual pleasure: new colors dazzle us every year, and the portfolio and formulations increase in finesse, elegance, and versatility.
The new 17-piece Bronze Goddess Collection is inspired by the sultry shades of the Caribbean, and the idea behind it is a sumptuous paradise. This limited-edition lineup is all about inspiring you to create the look and feel of shimmering waters, soft, sandy beaches along, and the air of the tropics – definitely collector worthy. Here’s the low down:
Estée Lauder Pure Color Illuminating Powder Gelée in Heat Wave ($40)
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THE BEST OF BEAUTY & MORE FROM NYC….THE DESK OF DORENE
It’s oxford season in New York City. From Soho to the Upper West Side, women across the island of Manhattan are celebrating spring by sporting this new footwear trend. Tan, black/white, camel and the occasional taupe tie up have supplanted the classic easy wear flat. A trend originally seen at the fall/winter 2009 runway shows, the oxford has finally taken hold and personally I’m delighted for the change of pace.
As for beauty, I find a bevy of upcoming launches refreshing as well. Stay on trend by watching Tom Pechuex, runway makeup artist darling and former makeup image creator of Shiseido, who is now the creative makeup