Itâ€™s not even officially summer, yet the beautymakers are well into planning fall makeup looks. The first to hit my desk is the Cinema Noir Collection from Laura Mercier, a sultry, smoky lineup inspired by Hollywood stars of the late 1940s like Ingrid Berman, Katherine Hepburn and Rita Hayworth, who were respected for their intellect and wit as well as their beauty.
The 1940s was the time when black-and-white film transitioned into color. As such, the Cinema Noir Collection features muted shades to represent the transition. Smoky mixes of teal and chocolate blend together to create a sultry eye. Updated shades of rose and mauve for the lips capture the romance of the era, but wit
End fumbling around round your purse looking for makeup hiding at the bottom with the new Custom Artist Portfolio ($98) from Laura Mercier, available exclusively March through April 2012. With room for foundation, lip, eye and cheek color, plus brushes, the portfolio can be customized to hold all your favorite beauty essentials, keeping them fingertip ready.
The Custom Artist Portfolio features a rigid outer shell case wrapped in metallic, pewter, snakeskin embossed material. Four removable mesh cosmetic bags can keep all of your individual products safely organized. A pocket brush page holds all the necessary tools, while refillable 3-well and 6-well Custom Compacts are ready for the fil
From the beginning of time, women have used the glitter of gold to enhance their natural beauty. In medieval times, it was believed to be beneficial for health. Today, in addition to jewelry, bullion, dust and coins, gold is now used in gourmet foods and trendy drinks. Revel in your golden goddess with this roundup of fab-glam products to make you look like a million bucks!
Jane Iredale will transform you into a princess with her 24 Karat Gold Dust Powder. Youâ€™ll positively shimmer when you brush this on your cheeks, eyelids or dÃ©colletÃ©. Heads