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Clarins Spring Eye Makeup

19 Apr

Clarins Spring Eye Launches

Hi beauties!

I don’t know how beauty brands anticipate makeup trends so far in advance, but Clarins has been bang on so far.

Earlier this spring, I had a look at the Clarins Limited Edition Face Contouring Palette that features a more subtle way to contour.

Clarins’ eye makeup launches have also tapped into a couple of new trends: grey as an all-season neutral and multiple looks with eyeliner.

Clarins 4-Colour Eyeshadow Palette (Smokey)

This iconic eyeshadow palette comes with easy-to-apply charcoal grey shades that are long-lasting and versatile (you can wear them dry or wet). The neutral range includes a white pearl, light grey, medium grey, and dark grey/black shade.

Enriched with mineral pigments, the formula contains carnauba powder to help make the eyeshadow comfortable to wear.

For a touch of luxury, the palette also comes in a signature red velvet sleeve with Clarins embossed on the front.

Clarins Limited Edition 4-Colour Pen

Like most writers (I work as a tech writer when I’m not blogging), I’ve always loved pens.

When I saw Clarins 4-Colour Pen, it took me back to school days when everyone had to have a BIC ballpoint pen that let you switch to different colors.

Clarins is taking us down memory lane with a travel-friendly, mult-tasking makeup pen. Not only does the 4-Colour pen come with three shades for the eyes (blue, brown, black), it also includes a nude shade for lip contouring.

To use the pen, slide the colour you want to apply and twist the pen to lower the shade. The line that this pen creates is on the thick side, but it deposits the liner evenly. The colours work really nicely together. For example, you can apply black on the upper lid, and blue or brown on the lower lid for a more defined look.

If you love wearing eyeliner in different shades and hate sharpening or rough edges, this eyeliner is worth checking out. 💕

Disclaimer: Media samples provided, all opinions are my own.







Clinique Spring Bouquet of Beauty Indulgences

13 Feb


If you can’t wait try out a few spring beauty indulgences, Clinique is offering an exclusive gift with any $31.00 purchase at Hudson’s Bay until February 22nd.

The gift features a bright, large-scale floral print cosmetic bag that contains a sunny collection of Clinique’s signature pieces:

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Spring Fever: Are You Ready for These Spring 2013 Makeup Trends?

18 Feb

Go Big or Go Home

In Vancouver, you can smell spring in the air. It’s the perfect time to get ready for your spring makeup palette.

Here are a couple of Spring 2013 trends on the horizon.

Big Blush

As a throwback to the 90’s, blush is back in a big way.

To get the best effect for the upcoming season’s blushing trend, apply blush to the apples of your cheeks for a flushed look. One long lasting and pretty new blush to try is Lancome’s Blush in Love.


If you don’t have blue eyes, you can still jump on the aqua trend for shadow. You can either swipe your whole lid with the color or just apply to your lash line. Try Estee Lauder’s Intense Kajal Eyeliner Duo in Black/Blue to get the look.

High Drama Lashes

If you haven’t got the picture yet, I’ll spell it out for you. Spring makeup is about drama. If you’ve never tried false lashes yet, now is the time to try on a pair like Benefit’s pin up lashes. Or, skip the faux lashes and try  Clinique’s High Impact Waterproof Mascara for a deep black effect.

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