Estee Lauder Modern Mercury Powder Gelee

Estee Lauder Modern Mercury Powder Gelee

One of the most dramatic offerings from Fall 2011 is Estee Lauder’s Modern Mercury Collection, particularly the Pure Color Illuminating Powder Gelee in Modern Mercury ($40).  The texture is a very soft powder with pigment that seems to absolutely leap onto your...
How I Learned to Relax and Love Beauty Oils

How I Learned to Relax and Love Beauty Oils

Like many women, my hair and skin has tended to be oily for nearly all of life.  I remember the horror of my reaction when I went to the Shu Uemura boutique in San Francisco and was given a sample of their gorgeous cleansing oil.  Why would anyone with oily skin put...
Estee Lauder Extravagant Gold Palette

Estee Lauder Extravagant Gold Palette

Estee Lauder’s Pure Color Five Color EyeShadow Palette in Extravagant Gold ($42 for 0.27 oz.) is one of several warm golden toned palettes offered by the different lines for Holiday 2010.  When I tested this in the store this weekend, I was impressed with its...
Estée Lauder Blue Dahlia Palette

Estée Lauder Blue Dahlia Palette

Estée Lauder is collaborating with Tom Pecheux, the prominent makeup artist and designer responsible for the introduction of  Estée Lauder’s new Pure Color Series.  If you have not been near your Estée Lauder counter recently,  you may be unaware that new...
Tom Pecheux for Estée Lauder Pure Color Luminous Powder

Tom Pecheux for Estée Lauder Pure Color Luminous Powder

Tom Pecheux is a makeup artist who is a new Creative Director at Estée Lauder, and is charged with introducing new visual and technological elements to Estée Lauder’s line.  Says Pecheux, My role is to work with various departments including Creative, Product...