shu uemura Lashes Nature Collection

Remember I talked about Shu Uemura's upcoming array of collections lately? Well, the first, refreshened launch of last years' Tokyo Lash Bar, now inspired by nature is avaible for preorder your at www.shu-uemura.com. The new Lashes in Nature collection features exclusive designs from four Shu makeup masters: Gina Brooke (Madonna’s personal face painter), Kakuyasu Uchiide, Yuji Asano, and Mina Matsumura, who channeled flowers, forests, oceans, and the skies for nine different creations. So creative!
A fashion statement for the eyes, exclusively from the atelier artists of shu uemura, Tokyo Lash Bar's Lashes in Nature offers the most artistic collection of false eye lashes yet. The dynamic meeting of minds, personalities, geographic locations and aesthetic approaches of shu uemura makeup masters Gina Brooke, Kakuyasu Uchiide, Yuji Asano and Mina Matsumura resulted in nine wearable masterpieces. Infused with inspiration from flowers, forests, oceans and the sky, all lashes are a perfect balance of nature, science and art. With a lash for every eye, Lashes in Nature offers bold, charming, delicate, dramatic and cheeky options in the forms extravagant "premium", decorative "statement" and everyday "accent" lashes.
flower garden - star collection!
Inspired by a flower's ability to lift spirits and engender energy, Gina Brooke created three pairs of false eyelashes as a way to share her sensibilities with the world .

This lash's design emulates the tail of a bird whose exotic purple plumage is accented with white flecking. Petal-like forms hide inside the lashes, bringing to mind a bouquet of sweet peonies. Perfect for any extravagant or fanciful look. $79.00

deep forest
Emotionally stirred by how the forest nurtures and provides shelter for its inhabitants, Kakuyasu Uchiide designed a pair of lashes that recreate the beauty and delicacy of leaves.

These glimmering lashes made from real skeleton leaves are drenched in glimmering gold. Transparent crystals sit atop this hand-crafted piece of art for a glistening, captivating look. $79.00

great marine
Spending much of his time at the beach, Yuji Asano looked to the sea for inspiration when creating his lashes. One of nature's most profound marvels, the ocean with its vastness and crashing waves can calm and rejuvenate the spirit.

The unique curl design of this lash echoes the undulating roll of the ocean's tidal cycle. This striking lash also references Mr. Uemura's iconic "umbrella" eyelash. It is weaved with multiple shades of blue, from sea and sky blue to deep turquoise, accented with a sprinkling of white foam. $79.00

celestial horizon
Looking to the sky and the many ways light emanates from it, Mina Matsumura captured nature's celestial miracles in three pairs of lashes.

Each lash is made from thin, milky white wires. Frosted pink teardrop crystals enhance the lower lash. $79.00

Juicy Couture Travel Eau de Parfum Spray

The house of Juicy Couture is presenting travel packages in amount of 30ml (1.oz), which will be a real treat for collectors and fans of perfume Juicy Couture from 2006. Flacons are created from metal shell with lovely pendants on the neck of the bottle: perfume flacon, lady bug and ring.

Notes of Juicy Couture will thrill you with a combination of water melon, mandarin, pink passionfruit, green notes, aquatic hyacinth and marigold. A heart incorporates harmony of tuberose, rose hip and lily, while a base adds caramel, vanilla, patchouli and woody accords. The new editions will be available from spring 2009, for about $50. (Nordstrom)

Spring 2009 update to Perfumes: The Guide

Luca Turin and Tania Sanchez have released the Spring 2009 update to Perfumes: The Guide. The update includes reviews of over 200 fragrances, and is available for download for $9.99.

Vincent Longo Sale!

Receive 30% Off your total purchase at Vincent Longo until April 2nd using promo code muadiscount. Go to www.vincentlongo.com for shopping.

Yves Saint Laurent Elle Shocking

Yves Saint Laurent has launched Elle Shocking (aka Elle Eau de Toilette), the latest flanker to 2007’s Elle YSL.

Elle Shocking is a lighter version of the original Elle Eau de Parfum, but promises to “break all the rules” of lighter interpretations. The fragrance notes include mandarin, ginger, peony, freesia, jasmine, raspberry, musk, cedar and patchouli.

Yves Saint Laurent Elle Shocking is available in 30, 50 and 90 ml Eau de Toilette.

Colour Ready has Launched Online!

MAC Colour Ready has launched online this morning, and it will launch in-stores on Thursday, April 2nd. Colour Ready featured permanent color products as well as three new additions to the Prep + Prime line. All new products to the Prep + Prime line are permanent,

Chanel Cristalle Eau Verte

Chanel will launch Cristalle Eau Verte, a flanker to 1974’s Cristalle fragrance, this April (although it will not reach the US until July).

The new fragrance, by perfumer Jacques Polge, will retain the “original honeysuckle accord” and add magnolia.

Chanel Cristalle Eau Verte will be available in 100 ml Eau de Toilette.


New Additions of Bobbi Brown Line

Bobbi Brown Lip Quad
Now it's easier than ever for a woman to build her lip wardrobe with Bobbi's Lip Quads. Each sleek compact features four complementary shade combinations hand-picked by Bobbi herself. The compacts feature pans with clear protective covers and can be popped out and inserted into Bobbi's customizable palettes. $20.00

Coral Quad

Pink Quad
Rose Quad
Bobbi Brown 'Foundation Stick' Compact
For the first time ever, Bobbi is offering her legendary Foundation Stick formula in compact form. These limited-edition compacts feature pans with clear protective covers and can be used individually or popped out and inserted into Bobbi's customizable palettes.


Cool Beige
Natural Tan
Warm Almond
Warm Beige
Warm Honey
Warm Ivory
Warm Natural
Warm Sand
Warm Walnut
Bobbi Brown Cosmetic Bag with Mini Brushes
The perfect makeup bag—sized to fit all Bobbi's palettes. Includes three brushes you'll use every day: a mini foundation brush, mini lip brush with protective cap and mini eyeshadow brush. $50.00
Bobbi Brown Lip Crayon Trio
The perfect gift for the woman on the go, Bobbi's lip crayons offer the luxurious feel of a lipstick and the ease and convenience of a pencil. Non-drying formula lasts all day. Set includes three shades of lip crayon—Naked Pink, Pink Raspberry and Sugar Blush—and a custom-size sharpener. Available for a limited time.How to use: Wear alone, or pair with your favorite gloss. $50.00

Buy at www.nordstrom.com

Givenchy Summer 2009

Givenchy Summer 2009 is all about metallics. They add a luminizing lotion, new Mat & Glow Prismissimes, Prisme Again, blush, eyeshadow quartet, nailpolishes, Mister Bright, and Glittering Eyeshadows.
Glow to Wear ( a new product for summer ) and Prisme Again Powders
Mister Bright ( a new, bronzer variation ) and Lipglosses
Blush, Nailpolishes, Eyeshadow Palette

Helena Rubinstein Lash Queen Feather Collection

The Mascara by Helena Rubinstein has a new profile-brush "Feather-Shape". It has two spaces profile for immediate stop dividing and two ridges to the eyelashes with ease to extend. The airy, light-volume opens the view to the fantastic way to keep it shine and makes it irresistible and seductive.

How you increase the immediate presence of the lashes without heavy make-up? For Lash Queen Feather Collection developed by the researchers Helena Rubinstein is an anti-gravity-texture for the eyelash eyelash wrapped, without interruption by the excess burden or matter clumps to form, and give them a feather-light volume awards. "Feather-shape profile has two areas for immediate stop dividing and two ridges to the eyelashes with ease to extend....Everything is fine, fascinated me," said Helena Rubinstein.

The optical design of the Feather Lash Queen Collection was therefore of the imagination of students of the famous Penninghen college for graphic arts and interior design, Department of Design in Paris entrusted. 70 designs by students of this university in the world for the training of top designers is famous, were the jury of the brand Helena Rubinstein submitted. The winner Estelle Jaugeat stated their aesthetic approach: "I designed a motif with the form of a spring which, by their curved lines reminiscent of eyelashes. The motif is inspired by the patterns and forms that are used for tips. The fineness of the drawing and the color black stand for the eyelash-for-eyelash effect and the intensity of mascara. The image covers the entire sleeve, it plays with the diagonal to get a sense of movement and lightness to be created. "
A completely new collection : A premiere of mascaras in the universe: every nuance of Lash Queen Feather Collection presents itself in a unique design, which consists of the drafts of the students of the Ecole Penninghen selected.

"I designed a motif with the form of a spring which, by their curved lines reminiscent of the eyelashes." Estelle Jaugeat designer of nuance Black 101: a very deep, intense black.

"Through the merger of a spring and an eyelash, I wanted to finesse the idea of expressing." Emilie Mailliet designer of nuance 201 Brown: a soft black brown.

"This spring wins another macroscopic, unusual dimension. The wind forms around the sleeve, so that an impression of a purely accidental and natural intertwining loops arises, as in wild grasses growing. A reference to the eyelash-for-eyelash effect of product. " Marianne Bricout, designer of the 301 Gray nuance: an elegant smoke.

Lash Queen Feather Collection, ca 30,00 Euro *
01 Black, 02 Brown and Gray 03

FA Glamour Collection

Golden Star Fa fascinated with the elegant, luxe fragrances and deodorants that provides 24 hours protection. Together with the freshness variants Passion Pink, Purple Passion and Exotic Garden, it is one of the new Fa "Glamor Collection," with the most playful feminine design on the market. Powerful, gentle to the skin with an exclusive fragrance - the Fa Deodorants offer reliable protection against body odour.

Fa, with its variants in the deodorant section is not only especially powerful, fresh and nourishing deodorants, but also surprised again and again with new, trendy fragrance notes. Young women often forget additional perfume and wish therefore to the specific deodorant, individual scents.

Fa Golden Star, the star of the glamorous Collection combines a glamorous, exclusive fragrance with a 24-hour reliable deodorant protection. Like a Luxury Promise unfolds the composition of delicate fruity notes, ylang ylang, rose petals, velvety peach, and a fund from elegant sandalwood and musk notes. So it develops its unique, sophisticated appeal.

With the launch of Golden Star Fa, together with three other variants of freshness, the glamor Collection presents:

Pink Passion combines fruity and floral notes and works with its heavenly scent of fresh-like a short break for the senses. Pink Passion is also avaible as roll-on . Purple Passion fascinated with a gentle and velvety touch and gives the feeling of female sensuality.

Exotic Garden smells fresh as a thriving garden and Caribbean acts irresistibly feminine. But no matter which direction scent, one have the glamor of Fa deodorants jointly Collection: The Double-Active-formula with Protectiva provides efficient protection against body odor and reliable, long-lasting freshness. The mild formula protects and cares for the skin.

The Golden Star Fa deodorant with the double active formula guarantees 24 hours secure protection from body odor and provides a reliable, long-lasting freshness. The mild formula protects and nourishes your skin and good skin tolerance is dermatologically confirmed. The long-lasting, glamorous scent fascinates with its elegant and delicately floral composition that lends a sense of playful femininity and extends the range Fa Glamor Collection is a new, absolutely sensual fragrance direction.

Fa Glamor Collection Golden Star deodorant spray, 150 ml of approximately 1.49 Euro *
Purple Passion deodorant spray, 150 ml of approximately 1.49 Euro *
Exotic Garden deodorant spray, 150 ml of approximately 1.49 Euro *
Pink Passion deodorant spray, 150 ml of approximately 1.49 Euro *
Passion Pink Roll-on, 50 ml of approximately 1.69 Euro * .

OPI ''Fairytale Bride''

OPI Fairytale Bride Collection for Soft Shades 2009 is now revealed on its website. The lineup includes four soft, pale shades:

I Pink I love You cool pink
Otherwise Engaged shimmery pale pink
Isn't It Romantic cherry blossom pink
At First Sight nude pink

Kate MOSS Shots for YSL

Kate Moss was reportedly seen shooting a perfume commercial for an upcoming new women's fragrance for Yves Saint Laurent. The paparazzi were there. Moss is holding a rose, Eiffel Tower in the back. According to WWD,

"Early last week, the supermodel did a shoot in Place de la Concorde for a future women's fragrance for Yves Saint Laurent, wearing looks from Stefano Pilati's pre-fall collection for YSL."

More (non-photoshoped) pictures at Hot Celebs...

Chapstick for a Good Reason: Too Faced Love Lisa Luxury Lip Balm SPF 15

A lip balm infused with soothing orange essential oils and SPF 15 protection, Too Faced Love Lisa Luxury Lip Balm SPF 15 will protect your pretty pucker from the sun's vicious rays while it moisturizes and pampers your lips. It contains a moisturizing mishmash of shea butter, almond oil, apricot kernel oil, orange essential oils, and extracts to keep lips safe and protected throughout the summer.

Inspired by brand founder Jerrod Blandino's sister, Lisa, who is battling 4th stage melanoma (and kicking its butt), a huge portion from the sale of each product will go to the Too Faced Love Lisa Melanoma Research Foundation Grant to help find a cure for this deadly disease.

$16 at

eCrater Shops Part IV

Good choice of cheapies.
Just in time of crisis!
Buy Korean makeup!
A real good brands section!
Discover makeup, skincare, and fragrances!
Best of soaps!
Some organic stuff.
Another organic store.
Finally something makeup - related.
My fav lately. Good options.

ZOYA Summer Collect.ons: Ooh - La - La and La - Di - Da Sneak Peeks

Katy Pink purple with multi-color metallic highlights
Tallulah Vibrant metallic medium blue
Midori Unexpected metallic apple green
Goldie Multi dimensional metallic yellow gold
Emme Shimmering soft pink
Ginessa Multi dimensional metallic frosty white

America Bright orange red
Dita Cherry red cream
Renee Ultra bright cherry red
Paz Ultra bright neon orange
Ali Ultra bright neon pink
Pippa Ultra bright neon yellow

Available: April 1st, from Zoya.com.

Naturally Victoria's Secret

This month, Victoria's Secret Beauty will be debuting their new Naturally Victoria's Secret skincare line. Touted as sophisticated body care that utilizes powerful pairings to unlock the potential in nature's most beneficial ingredients, the line will feature 30 products which center around 5 signature scents:

Açai Berry and Magnolia: Protects and brightens.
Grapefruit, Lime and Mint: Purifies and invigorates.
Blackberry and Tonka Bean: Revitalizes and renews.
Vanilla and Sandalwood: Nourishes and comforts.
Honeysuckle and White Patchouli: Relaxes and soothes.
Each scent will be captured in the following products: Body Lotion, Body Wash, Fragrance Mist, Body Bar, Body Cream, and Fragrant Candle. ( www.victoriassecret.com )

Sales, Steals & Deals

Benefit Cosmetics has free shipping with any $50 purchase, use code PRETTY50. Expires 8/31/09. Free international shipping on any $115 purchase, use code WORLD115. Expires 12/31/09. Free shipping with purchase of Smokin’ Eyes Kit with code SMOKYEYE. Expires 3/31/09. Free color plump with any $35 purchase, no code necessary.
Bliss is offering a full-sized Blood Orange+White Pepper Body Butter with orders of $75 or more .
Bobbi Brown has free shipping with code BEST. Expires 5/13/09.
The Body Shop has a promotion for $10 off $40 or more with code HOLIDAY. Expires 3/31/09.
The Container Store is offering 25% off store-wide. You can use it online with code CLUTTERCREW or download an in-store coupon.
Estee Lauder is offering a Time Zone 4-piece sample set with $50 purchase and free shipping with code TIMEZONE. Expires 6/30/09. You can try a Nutritious Powder Makeup 4-piece sample set with $50 purchase and free shipping with code NUTRITIUOS. Expires 6/30/09. Free shipping on purchases over $25 with code SUBSCRIBE2009.
Laura Mercier has free shipping with code LMWELCOME09.
LUSH is giving you 15% off with code GIFTFORYOU09. Expires 6/30/09. If you spend $65 or more, you can get a free Angels on Bare Skin cleanser with code SUPERANGELS09.
MAC Cosmetics has free shipping with code CS93LIVECHAT or SS09.
Mario Badescu has 15% off with code BARGAINS. You can get 10% off using code MARTHA10 or 52609.
NeimanMarcus.com has a Guerlain GWP of Orchidee Lip & Eye Cream with Any Guerlain purchase. They’re also offering free shipping at any price with code NMSHIP.
Philosophy is offering $6 off Hope In a Jar (8. oz.) with code OPRAH. Free vanilla birthday cake lip shine with any $25 purchase with code BIRTHDAYCAKE. Expires 4/15/09. Get 3 shower gels for $33 with code PHILO3FOR33.
Prescriptives is offering free standard shipping on orders of $35 or more with code FREESHIP3. Expires 6/30/09.
Shu Uemura has free shipping on any order with code SHU07, REGISTER1, or SHU12.
Smashbox is running a promotion for $25 off $100 with code SAVE25.
Tarte Cosmetics is giving you a free lash curler ($15 value) when you buy Lights, Camera, Splashes!, Lash Hugger, 4 Day Stay, or Rejuvelash mascaras. Just use code CURLER. Expires 3/31/09.
YSL is offering free shipping on any foundation order with code FOUNDATION.


Prep your skin for Spring/Summer with Givenchy’s Mister Mat Matifying Foundation Primer! Summer ready skin needs to be fresh and dewy, yet without a trace of shine. Givenchy has created the answer to this dilemma, in a soft skin primer that can be used alone or under makeup. The lightweight fluid softens with silicone gum extracts that glide on smoothly and leave the complexion feeling hydrated, soft and velvety. Plant extracts work to control sebum production, providing a long-lasting pearlescent shimmers counteract a dull look and minimize the appearance of large pores, leaving skin looking bright and glowing with health. $30. Available at sephora.com

Funny : Chewnel for Your Dog!

The brand Diggity Dog is taking down some icons with its line of luxury-products-turned-doggy-toys. From Christian Loubarkin to Growlex Watch and Chewnel # 5 France and more, your beloved dog will be able to wave its tail in style while playing with the latest hip toys in town. Available for 14 € at Colette.


MAC Summer Lineup!

Collections we didn't know about:

Colour Craft
It will be Euristocrats / Sonic Chic verison of 2009, a collection loaded with mineralixe products.
Mineralized Blushes ( probably the ones we saw in face charts ) , Mineralized Eyeshadows, and 6 Mineralize Skinfinishes. One of the skinfinishes will be a repromote of Porcelain Pink .The facecharts for these were fun and very colorful, with lots of pastels.

Euristocrats 2
A collection of lipsticks, the 2009 version of highly anticipated Euristocrats. This time available in North America too. This launches sometime in July.

Nordstrom Anniversary Collection will be Graphic Garden
Featuring 6 eyeshadow palettes, Lip Bags, and a new thing called Look Boxes will include items like mascara, liner, eyeshadow etc in one neat little box .

From Krasey Beautiful.

LORAC In the Pink Collection

LORAC In the Pink Collection is packed with pretty-in-pink products that will add pizzazz to any look. In a sleek, black makeup bag (with a front-zip pocket), there's a Pink Python Eye/Cheek Palette that comes with three shimmering, neutral eyeshadows and one turquoise eyeshadow, as well as a poppy-pink blush for cheeks. The Pink Diamond sparkle pencil Eye Shadow/Liner, Visual Effects Mascara, and Sex on the Beach Mini Mocktail Flavored Lip Gloss complete the fresh look and are also packed in the bag—making this collection perfect for beautifying and simplifying .

This set contains:
- 0.185 oz Mini Mocktail in Sex On the Beach
- Pink Python Eye/Cheek Palette (includes Bronze, Moonstone, Enlighten, and South Beach Eye Shadow and Desire Blush)
- 0.326 oz Visual Effects Mascara in Jet Black
- 0.161 oz Eye Shadow/Liner in Pink Diamond
- Black Makeup Bag

$35 at www.sephora.com

NARS Orgasm/Laguna Blush Bronzer Duo and Orgasm Nail Polish Set

NARS Orgasm/Laguna Blush Bronzer Duo and Orgasm Nail Polish Set pairs the best-selling blush and bronzer duo with an Orgasm nail polish—the newest edition to the cult-favorite shade's empire. Get the 'oh-my!' glow for both your cheeks and nails with this sunkissed set.

This set contains:
- 0.34 oz Highlighting/Bronzing Blush Duo in Orgasm/Laguna
- 0.5 oz Nail Polish in Orgasm

$49 at http://www.sephora.com/

Korres Face Primer

Korres Silicone-Free Face Primer is an antioxidant-rich formula with skin-soothing plant extracts that create flawless skin—sans the silicone. Rich in skin-soothing botanicals and Vitamin E, this 99-percent-natural formula refines skin texture, minimizes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and reduces pore size. Your skin will be primed and ready for a makeup application.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Silicone
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Synthetic Fragrances
- Synthetic Dyes
- Mineral Oils
- Petro-Chemicals
- Phthalates
- GMOs

This product is Ecocert Certified and dermatologically tested.
$28 at

Pureology Coes Back to Web!

Pureology Serious Colour Care provides the professional hair colourist and their clients with the highest quality, premium products, and continues this level of excellence into the digital world with the renovated Pureology.com. The website features new Pureology brand imagery with a dynamic homepage and expandable interactive framework.

“The new Pureology.com is an online destination for Pureology customers to learn about the products, find salons and keep up-to-date with the Pureology brand,” states Rachel Weiss, Senior Director of Interactive Marketing for Pureology. “Consumers can easily browse a comprehensive product catalogue, view professional picks, rate and review Pureology products, send product recommendations to friends, locate a salon with maps and directions, and download the Pureology widget to stay updated with the latest news, cause marketing initiatives as well as fun polls and product giveaways.”


Josie Maran to Release Bronzing Argan Oil !

Josie Maran Bronzing Argan Oil creates glowing skin sans the negative effects of the sun or chemicals. Packed with Josie's signature ingredient, 100% Organic Argan Oil, the formula imparts a bronze shimmer and light-citrus essential-oil scent and can be applied to the body, face, and hair.
What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Synthetic Fragrances
- Synthetic Dyes
- Petro-chemicals
- Phthalates

$52 at

La Mer Summer 2009 - Body Refiner

La Mer Launches The Body Refiner ($110.00 for 200ml) : Infused with over a carat and a half of pure diamond powder, this multi-faceted treatment instantly polishes the skin to reveal a soft new surface. This spa-like treatment is embedded within La Mer’s legendary emollients to cushion the skin while protecting its delicate moisture barrier. It works organically, energetically and physically to reveal a soft and healthy, resilient new surface.


Kerastase Paris is giving you 30% off “soon to be out of stock products.” Just use promo code VIP30 at checkout to receive the discount. The promotion runs March 26th through April 10th. Discounted products are:

- Lipo-Recharge: An enriching massage treatment for tight scalps and hair
- Substance Constructive: A leave-in conditioner for chemically damaged hair
- Crème Nutri-Sculpt: A texturizing cream to sculpt and define movement
- Vinyle Nutri-Sculpt: A light flexible-hold shine definition cream
- Serum Nutri-Sculpt: A leave-in treatment for damaged hair and ends
- Oléo-Relax Voile: Smoothing holding mist for dry and frizzy hair
- Oléo-Curl Masque: Hydrating, softening mask for thick, dry, curly hair
- Bain Elasto-Curl: Shine-enhancing moisturizing shampoo for dry, curly hair

Clarins News!

Clarins is known for its small spa/concept boutiques, where the expert facial techniques and general wellness message of its founder, Jacques Courtin-Clarins, are practiced. New Clarins Skin Spa Rooms will open at select Bloomingdale’s nationwide beginning next month. A condensed menu of seven different facials will be available at these small outposts on the department store’s cosmetics : $50 gets you 45 minutes of skin-enhancing bliss, while $75 buys you a full hour, which comes with a ten-minute rejuvenating Spa Plant Mask and a hand massage. Newport Beach’s Fashion Island gets the first installment in April, followed by the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto in June. Non-California residents can take solace in the fact that construction on additional venues in New York, New Jersey, and Florida are in the works for later this year.

News from ZIRH

If you or your man is a face-saving newbie, try Zirh's Starter Kit, which includes Clean, Correct, Protect, and Shave Gel—products formulated to keep that manly mug in tip-top shape with no fuss.

Wanna dive a little deeper into feature friendly phenoms? Zirh has your back !For those late nights on the town or for jet-setting getaways, try Restore—formulated to lock in moisture and diminish dark circles caused by a lack of sleep.

If the face is in need of a deeper cleansing effect than a normal cleanser can offer, try Scrub. The first use will obliterate toxins and dead skin cells, giving the complexion a purified, refined look.

Now, to go along with that handsome head, try out Zirh's new defining fragrance for men—Ikon. This combination of woodsy cedar, vetiver, and patchouli will inspire confidence and create a stylish, lasting impression.

Chanel Tokyo-Exclusive Makeup Collection

Not a long time ago, I have told you about the Japanese - exclusive Chanel Beauty Boutique. To celebrate the opening of the Chanel beauty boutique in Aoyama, Tokyo, Chanel will release a limited-edition makeup collection that includes a powder, lipglosses and nail polishes, unluckily, Tokio - Exclusive!
The boutique in Aoyama will be the largest Chanel beauty boutique in the world and will showcase Chanel's makeup, skincare, and fragrance products. If you can't make it to Tokyo, you might want to know that a very limited quantity of the collection will be available in SOGO (Chung-Xiao branch) in Taipei from April 9th. Sometimes, Chanel's Asia-exclusive items are available in the Chanel Studio in Harvey Nichols, London, but I doubt it would be the case with this collection.

Nail Polish helps fixing Style - and Crimilogy, too!

Nail polish helps nab robbery suspect
A woman suspected of robbing a bank in Chelsea yesterday eluded police for a half-hour before being identified by her flashy orange fingernails, police said. The woman entered Sovereign Bank on Everett Avenue at 9:45 a.m. and handed a note to the teller demanding money, according to police. The teller complied and the suspect fled with a reported $450, police said. A construction worker working nearby saw the suspect, wrote down her license plate number, and gave it to Chelsea police. Witnesses inside the bank told police that the suspect was wearing bright burnt orange fingernail polish. Within minutes of talking to witnesses, police located the vehicle and arrested Margaret Christie, 53.


Remember I told you about eco - drugstore brand, Yes to Carrots, the totally paraben-free brand that blends the antioxidant power of beta carotene with Dead Sea minerals for face, body, and hair products that are as effective as they are affordable?

Starting next week, the company will venture into the makeup category with a range of C Me Shine lip glosses and C Me Blush lip tints that adhere to the same natural beauty approach. Each collection has six different pout-flattering shades that are all 95 percent organic and bolstered with fruit and vegetable extracts, plus hydrating natural emollients. $4.49

Guess by Marciano for Men

Guess has launched Guess by Marciano for Men, the masculine counterpart to last year’s Guess by Marciano for Women:

GUESS by Marciano for Men adds a fresh and unexpected twist to the traditional masculine persona. A top note of ginger mandarin and iced tonic freshness is heightened with freshly crushed black pepper.

Guess by Marciano for Men is available in 50 and 100 ml Eau de Toilette and in matching grooming products.

Hugo Boss White Edition

The house of Hugo Boss has announced a new perfume for men, which will be available in a characteristic ball-shaped flacon. Boss White Edition is expected on the market by April 2009, in amount of 40ml EDT.

The new Boss White Edition was announced as a combination of explosive aromas of red orange, along with accentuated suede accords. The flacon is coloured in white, with a discrete orange stripe. Outer carton is also white, decorated with orange letters.

L'Eau d'Issey Summer for 2009

Every year Issey Miyake release a limited edition of their beloved scent, and this year they've taken a colourful turn with a bottle designed by Philippe Galowich. The colours are meant to represent garden hues, whilst the box represents a 'poetic architectural story' .

The scent has been infused with rosewater and pear to create a delicious sounding perfume, which combines peony, and precious woods to make it fruity and breezy. There's also a male version available which mixes mandarin orange and sage for a heavier muskier feel.

£34.50 for 100ml from
House of Fraser

Dior Cristal Collection for Summer 2009 Photo Gallery

Products Shown
-Electric Lights Quint
-Pearly Lilac Quint
-Pop Diamond Skin Shimmer
-High Shine Lipstick (Artist Pink)
-Purple Candy Vernis