When you browse the Internet for new makeup ideas, the focus is typically on the eyes: winged eyeliner, glittery eyeshadow, subtle dark hues, shimmering looks that pop with color. From formal looks with light, delicate shades to explosions of sequins and glitter, there's a look for every style, and a guide tailored to every eye shape and color. The world of skin care products is similar, with an avalanche of creams, powders, liquids, and bronzers dedicated to smoothing out your skin tone, protecting your face from the sun, and keeping your skin clean and moisturized. At times, it can be almost overwhelming to find the look that's right for you, with so many products on the market that you could fill an entire warehouse.
“When a woman carries a handbag, we look at her shoulders. When she slips on a pair of heels, we observe her walk. If she applies lacquer to her nails, we admire her hands. With its slow circular application, lip make up becomes a rich and sensual gesture. Whether accentuating or mattifying the lips, this little object has the ability to transform the entire face.”
More than just a lipstick, Sophia Loren N°1 is a loving tribute from Dolce&Gabbana to Sophia and all women. The colour makes it truly unique: a bright cherry red created by the Designers with Sophia Loren to enhance the deep pigmentation of her lips. It’s her red, it’s her signature.
If you want to keep the tonus of your body, you definitely have to choose the folklore dances. What is better than dancing?
World famous model Cara Delevingne is the face of the new Chanel campaign. The 22-year-old supermodel, who is part of a luxury fashion house's campaign not for the first time and is a regular on the catwalk for designer Karl Lagerdelf, has been given a retro military vision for the photo shoot.
'These memories and Beirut were the steppingstone of my passion for design. It was these things, along with the courage, the grace and the elegance of the women of my city that influenced the person I am today. And if there were to be a message behind my couture collection, it would be: thank you', said Elie Saab for his Spring-Summer 2015 Haute Couture collection.
At Dior, when gold and colour collide, they create a chic look with the promise of a beautiful Golden Shock... This winter, the precious metal blends with the bold hues from the runway looks to reveal their intensity, illuminating them with shimmering pearlescence, beautifully enhancing the aura of reds, pinks and browns. A token of femininity and a modern classic, gold heightens colours with its precious radiance.
Venezuelan-American fashion designer Carolina Herrera presented her latest collection on September 8, 2014 in the USA, during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York. And it was all about the pure beauty of flowers - roses, parrot tulips, lilies and magnolias.
The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York is hosting a new exhibition called Exposed: A History of Lingerie. It traces the developments in intimate apparel from the 18th century to the present, featuring more than 60 lacy, racy exhibits from the Museum’s permanent collection. The exhibition is running from June 3 to November 15.
Rihanna launches our new M∙A∙C VIVA GLAM with two strikingly bold shades of red frosted Lipstick and Lipglass, perfectly capturing her fearless, confident style. Every cent of the selling price of VIVA GLAM Rihanna goes toward helping women, men and children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Limited-edition, soft-touch red packaging features RiRi's signature.
Supermodel Kara Delevgne once again took the fashion world, this time as the face of the cosmetic campaign of French luxury brand Yves Saint Laurent.
Orange is one of the hottest Spring-Summer 2014 colors.
For example English actress and model Emma Watson was wearing a stylish black gown combined with fresh orange lipstick for the 'Noah' movie premiere (26 March 2014, New York).
But of course everything began from the catwalk...
Victoria's secret presents new makeup line for the holidays. Here you can find the most suitable tools for creating some impressive and memorable makeup looks, which will go best with the perfectly chosen garments of yours. The beauty secrets of the gorgeous Victoria’s Secret Angels are revealed.
Menswear becomes more and more impulsive, capricious and flirty. In other words - more and more feminine.
Summer 2014 menswear collections are full of floral motifs, lace, fishnet and tropic tones.
And while Brands like Lanvin and Jill Sander still keep offering classic outfits, some other fashion houses take our breath away with their eye-catching looks. For example...
Last Friday, 12 April, New Zealand brand Zambesi presented its Spring-Summer 2013/2014 collection during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Sydney, Australia. This was the most elegant Zambesi's collection for some time now. Key words were minimalism and pragmatic clean lines.
The fashion brand Prada has come out with a pair of stiletto-heeled sandals with bright pink patent leather lips with a lit cigarette hanging delicately from the lips. The sexy, 1980’s inspired “Lips” shoes feature a foxy ankle strap and half inch platform. The model is from their Spring 2012 collection.
The Italian-made heels cost $890 at Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue. There's also a pair of "smoking" slides for $590.
Last night, on the eve of London Fashion Week, at the iconic London landmark Battersea Power Station, the cream of the fashion world and London’s most stylish elite gathered to celebrate 10 years of Kate Moss and Rimmel. Arriving at the venue by helicopter (replicating Kate's dramatic closing scene in her new TV commercial for Rimmel where she is seen escaping the paparazzi), Kate Moss was then driven to the entrance in a Rimmel branded London black cab to make her electrifying appearance. Dressed in a vintage black dress and her personally designed Kate Moss Lasting Finish Lipstick Collection in Red (shade no.1) Kate looked the epitome of London cool.
In its summer collection many cosmetic brands rely on lip gloss more than typical lipsticks.
This is not surprising because the gloss is more suitable for daytime makeup in the summer, while the lipstick is perfect for evening gatherings. In its Summer 2011 collection Burberry presented a gloss, which would impress every woman with its texture and color range. The maker-up give prominence to three shades - № 8 Cameo (soft coral), № 4 Blush (red-purple), № 6 Brick Red (wine).
Pink, yellow, orange and green – these are the colors of your clothes and make-up this spring.
The catwalk “nominated” the bold colors for favorites this spring. But from all the playful, rich, summer shades, the stylists choose their four winners – pink, yellow, orange and green, which are true favorites for the upcoming hot days. We can paint ourselves from head to toe with those colors.
Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana presented its limited collection of decorative cosmetics with the eloquent name "Italian Summertime".
Source of inspiration for the new collection, traditionally was the prêt-a-porter collection by Dolce & Gabbana for Spring/Summer 2011, which itself is the embodiment of true femininity. The creators of the cosmetics line Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, call it “a fresh interpretation of Sicilian culture...
If you are looking for a fun and new way to update your makeup for the upcoming spring 2011, take a peek at the brand new limited edition collection by MAC Cosmetics titled Jeanius!
The MAC Jeanius spring 2011 makeup collection comes with fresh spring pastels and luscious shades. As the makeup collection's name suggests, line is inspired by the spring 2011 denim trends and suit the season's textures and colors perfectly.
The season Spring/Summer 2011 marked the triumphant return on the stage of the “retro style” trend: the collections of many designers are strongly influenced by the style o the 70s. Following that trend, the cosmetics giant Lancome released a limited edition seventies inspired lipstick, called “Lancome French Touch Absolu”. It is inspired by the icons of the 70s and the legendary Studio 54. The packaging looks like a glam disco ball and the main color juicy berry, which is universally flattering and wearable by everyone.
The more makeup you wear, the more important is to clean it properly from your face. The makeup leads to pimples because it blocks the pores.
Use specially formulated cleanser for the lips and the eyes, this will help you to remove even the waterproof makeup, without pulling the sensitive skin around the eyes. The skin around the eyes is very thin and sensitive.
Spring is already knocking on our door. You may not believe it, but after the Christmas holidays, the warmer weather comes imperceptibly, and a fresh, new trends will come with it.
The black color famously never goes out of fashion and the smokey, black makeup is present this spring and summer too. Black and smokey grays are smudged out over the lid and under the eye to give a mysterious look. The heavy eye makeup is worn with a nude lips and just a hint of blush on the cheeks.
Singer Gwen Stefani has signed a contract as the new face of French cosmetics giant L'Oreal Paris.
"I can't believe I get to be one of the L'Oreal Paris girls. To get to work with such a modern, talented group of people is really exciting. I'm a lucky, lucky girl," said the star. Gwen Stefani is famous for her own brand LAMB, which includes apparel, footwear, handbags and watches.
This year, two colors will be synonymous of sex appeal, charm and beauty. Gold and red shades will take over the trends in 2011.
If you want to look dazzling inspire yourself from this gorgeous makeup trend, especially perfect for the spring-summer season. The bright, warm colors like red and golden will help you to create an adorable look, that can be adapted to any occasion and style.
Rumours have been bouncing around when Lady Gaga signed up last year to work with MAC on the Viva Glam campaign and it can be safely confirmed that Lady Gaga will once again be the face with Viva Glam in 2011 and will shot by Nick Knight and styled by Nicola Formichetti. MAC is now reporting that the Gaga campaign, which also stars Cyndi Lauper, has been its most successful to date.
Fashion house Dior presented new makeup collection for Spring 2011. The collection is inspired by the endless shades of grey color that radiates a high class aura as well as elegance.
The collection indeed is sculpted around the visual effect of gray in combination with pink which has a deeper essence than just the matching of two complementary and harmoniously vibrating hues.
Rich shades, warm tones and pinks mingled with coppers - Chanel's gorgeous new holiday beauty collection has arrived
This year, Chanel's Christmas collection draws inspiration from a famous saying by Epicurus: “Let us succumb to temptation before it disappears.” Think warm tones, pretty pinks teamed with bronzes and coppers: 'Fuchsia is a playful weapon of seduction' in the new range. The combination of bright fuchsia cheeks, bold pink lips and copper brown eyes is absolutely stunning.
Only one in four women consider the expiration date of her cosmetic products, according to dailymail.co.uk. Other women put their health at risk by using cosmetics for several years, even if they start to smell funny or discolor.
At some point, aging cosmetics lose their effectiveness to fight bacteria no matter how careful you are when using it. But there are steps we can take to extend the shelf life of our cosmetics and protect ourselves from infections, like pink eye and skin breakouts.
Kate Moss has created a jewelry line for the chain stores Topshop and the presentation show will coincide with the latest clothing collection, which will also be the last that the British model creates for the retail chain, informs Philip Green, the owner of Topshop retail chain, one of Kate’s good friends.
The jewelry line designed by Moss includes precious and semi-precious stones.
Wear purple lipstick this Fall and you will be on top of the trends. According to various Fall runway makeup trend reports, the plum colors is in for 2010. The purple lip it’s all you need.
Let your mouth be the main course and keep the eyes light. It is important that you choose the right shade – women with golden or darker skin tones can wear a blue-based plum, ant those with fair skin – stick to pinky purples.
The shows at Paris Couture fashion week for Fall/Winter 2010-2011 included designers like Chanel, Valentino and Jean Paul Gaultier, who presented breathtaking collections along with equally stunning make-up looks.
The biggest Paris Couture fashion week beauty trends are:
The less is more when it comes to skin. During the Fall/Winter season the foundation should be seamless and transparent.
Exfoliate the dry skin on your lips daily. If you want to keep the skin on your lips smooth regular exfoliation is the key, You can do this with a clean, dry toothbrush (a new one, not the one you use for your teeth). Put on the lips a little bit of Vaseline and then gently brush your lips with the toothbrush for several seconds. Do not brush them too hard or they will be raw and sore. After that exfoliation you will feel your skin smooth and gentle.
Put on the lip balm as often as you can. Without moisturization getting smooth and kissable lips is virtually impossible.
In previous articles, we have looked through the different fashion trends in clothing, shoes, hairstyles and manicure for spring-summer 2010. It is time to pay attention to the trends in hair accessories for the upcoming summer.
This season the hair accessories will not only complete the hairstyle, but will be definitely eye catching. They will be one perfect accent to your style and your dress.
Hairstyles have always been an important part of fashion and being unique with your hairstyle can only benefit your beauty and style.
As in previous seasons, and during this summer the most important makeup rule is the perfect base. Fond De Teint must be applied evenly without forming spots. The tan of the entire face must be perfectly smoothed – if the first step to perfect makeup is done well, we can avoid the heavy eye makeup, because this season trends will be all about natural makeup. Interesting in makeup for summer 2010 is the contrast not between the eyes and lips, but between eyes-eyebrows. The fashion trends make necessary the thick and dark eyebrows with a very bright and gentle eye makeup.
Which part of the female body instantly nails the eyes of men? To answer this question experts asked men personally.
In the U.S. were asked 100 randomly encountered on the street boys what part of the female body first attracts their attention. 81% of men responded that they first look at the eyes of a woman and lips are noticed second.
As for the preferences on the ladies makeup men unanimously prefer dark, well-marked eyes.
The 'Changeling' actress, who is renowned for having sexy full lips, swears by Shea Terra's Menthe Orange Organic Shea Lip Butter to keep her mouth soft and kissable.
The lip balm boasts a variety of unusual products including raw golden beeswax from Uganda, virgin coconut cream oil, African potato, Namibian tsamma melon seed oil, rooibos, chamomile flowers and wild Namibian plum oil.
The reasonably-priced mouth moisturizer also contains mint oil, meaning it doubles as a breath freshener.