Summer Makeup Trendspotting 2010: Laura Mercier Sun Drenched Collection


Laura Mercier’s Sun Drenched collection features pastel tones on the the eyes with jewel-toned eyeliner delicately smudged into the lash line. The lips are tenderly glazed in raspberry, peach and berry chocolate. Cheeks are softly flushed in a rosy pink tone. The overall look is fresh and flawless. Meet the collection: Zen Face Palette: Limited-edition [...]

Summer Makeup Trendspotting: Lancome Bronze Riviera


For Summer 2010, Lancome introduces Bronze Riviera, a collection that offers a classic summer aesthetic. Golden tanned skin, softly shaded eyes, and glossy coral lips complete the sun goddess look. The campaign shot featuring Spanish model/actress Inés Sastre is positively divine (PS: I need that yellow scarf in my life. STAT!). Lancome describes the summer [...]

Summer Makeup Trendspotting 2010: Dior Outrageous


The complexion: Glowing and flawless complexion The eyes: Smoked in metallic tones The lips: Lacquered in Dior’s new high-shine Ultra-Gloss Dior “Outrageous” is a flirtatious blend of fuchsia, coral, and candy pink  for lips….with apricot, grey, pink, taupe and gold dust for eyes. The lashes are coated with lush dark mascara. Meet the collection: Addicted [...]

Summer Makeup Trendspotting 2010: By Terry Graphic Waves


By Terry’s summer collection, Graphic Waves, infuses good for you skin care benefits with sultry, sensual eyes. Nude luminosity is the goal. Frosted natural tones, satiny nudes, and matte textures are incorprated. Eyes are punctuated with electric bright blue-green eyeliner and glossy black lashes. This collection does not skimp on the glamour! Meet the collection: [...]

Summer Makeup Trendspotting 2010: D&G The Midnight Bloom


Summer makeup generally points to light, airy, dewy looks. There’s generally the requisite bronzer and a collection of sheer shimmers…..and while the aforementioned color palette is beautiful (I for one am a fan), I don’t mind the occasional shot of summer makeup adrenaline. Fashion design duo Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have created a high-fashion [...]

Summer Makeup Trendspotting 2010: Clarin’s Instant Sun Light


If sun kissed shades of cinnamon, ginger, cocoa, caramel and vanilla float your makeup boat, please allow me to introduce Clarin’s Instant Sun Light summer collection. This radiant summer collection relies on the subtle layering of bronzer to create a complexion that appears luminous and healthy. Sheer peach is used to sculpt the cheekbones, while [...]

Summer Makeup Trendspotting 2010: Smashbox Get Naked


Summer is the perfect time to bear it all. Smashbox’s summer launch, “Get Naked”, encourages you to embrace a sheer color palette of shimmering nudes and soft pink tones. “Get Naked” is all about a natural, ethereal flawless look that beams radiance. Lit-from-within luminosity, pretty dewy cheeks, eyes with natural tone, and a slick of [...]

Summer Makeup Trendspotting 2010: Bobbi Brown Beach Club


Welcome to the Beach Club. Bobbi Brown’s summer collection welcomes you to the “club” with a warm and cool color palette of cool blue, pink, golden honey, caramel and bronze tones. Summer inspired shades in golden tones add warmth to cheeks, while pastel shimmers accent the eyes.True to Bobbi’s signature makeup style, the collection creates [...]