Lately, it seems that everywhere you turn there is a matte lip staring you in the face. From Pat McGrath's hotly anticipated MatteTrance lipstick collection to Maybelline's Color Sensational Creamy Mattes Lip Color, it's velvety and highly pigmented all the way. So all-encompassing is this trend ... Read More about #MakeupTrends: Is matte lipstick the new black?
A lip gloss is often less lip accessory and more hair trap on windy days. All it takes is a slight breeze and you will be spending the rest of the afternoon (or evening) picking gloopy strands off your pout. And then there is the melt-and-smear-all-over-the-face factor. But thankfully, launches like ... Read More about Tried & Tested: Guerlain Gloss d’Enfer Maxi Shine
With the hundreds of beauty products launching every month, it’s not easy knowing exactly which skin serum, nail polish or perfume you should spend your hard-earned cash on. Let me take the guesswork out of beauty shopping for you with a short list of 10 absolute must-haves. Clinique Happy in Bloom ... Read More about May Beauty Must Haves: Things You Need to Own This Month
While I was sampling the new Shiseido Lacquer Rouge (lipstick? gloss?), a fellow-tester commented on how it felt like "nail polish for the lips". I couldn't have put it better myself – this "liquid lipstick", which is inspired by traditional Japanese lacquerware, is an opaque lip product with strong ... Read More about Shiseido Lacquer Rouge: Tried & Swatched
One of the high points in a Beauty Editor's life is the thrill of seeing sleek, shiny and straight-off-the-runway bags of new season makeup goodies sitting on your desk when you walk into office. And personally for me, there is little that gladdens the heart more than the chic interlocked Cs of ... Read More about Les Essentiels de Chanel Fall 2012 Makeup Collection