I’ve been in the beauty business for quite a while, and still my experience with color correctors was limited to childhood memories of rummaging through my mom’s makeup bag and discovering her Adrien Arpel green color corrector that was used to counteract her every-now-and-then redness from rosacea — It made such a difference when she was experiencing a flare up.
I was recently reminded of this at an event for Algenist’s new makeup launch when a makeup artist at the event used the line’s new color correctors on my skin — I was amazedÂ at the change. She was able to downplay some redness around my nose area and brighten my complexion using very little product and a light touch. I disco
Some of my favorite things are….PINK.Â It all started in 1997 when I founded my company, Wendy Lewis & Co Ltd, and chose a pink logo and letterhead. When you consider that on a day-to-day basis, I wear mostly black, and consider shades of gray to be a color, pinks are about as bright as I can get while staying within my comfort zone.
Here, 5 of my picks for little luxuries on that theme:
Oscar de la Renta Extraordinary ($92) – Oscar’s final scent is a fitting tribute to the man and his iconic brand empire. The look and feel of Extraordinary is feminine, sexy and very elegant, as one would expect. Blended with florals like cherry blossom, peony and rose, as well as warm notes o
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An easy wayÂ to transition your summer makeup look to somethingÂ more fall appropriate is by shedding your sheer lipsticks, lip tints, stains, and glosses to something creamier, more full-coverage, and BOLD.
That’s whereÂ Mehron’sÂ L.I.P. Cream comes in. It’s available in 16 highly-pigmented, gorgeous shades available as singles ($8 each) or an 8-shadeÂ L.I.P. Color Cream Palette, availableÂ in two color options ($40). The colors are so versatile they work with every skin toneÂ and can even be blended for custom colors all your own.Â TheyÂ have long lasting coverageÂ andÂ built-in hydration so they won’t dry out the lips the way some long-lasting and matte lipsticks
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Radiant orchid may be the color of 2014, but Chanel is seeing spring as a sea of pastels, electric pinks, purples, and intense reds. In essence, this is a collection of lively colors so don’t be abashed to put your colorful face forward.
The result, even with a limited set of new products (three) is polished, and a bit more edgy than Chanel’s 2013 spring look, which was very pink and feminine with soft eyes and a bold pink lip. In 2014, Chanel wants you to be quite fiery, with a Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Color in Lighthearted Red, which boasts hint of pink ($38).
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