First Look: Tom Ford Orchid Haze Eye Color Quad

First Look: Tom Ford Orchid Haze Eye Color Quad

I was able to pick up the new Tom Ford Orchid Haze Eye Color Quad, one of three new permanent quad eyeshadow palettes that are being introduced.  This is a beautiful mix of a shimmering champagne, dusty rose, a shimmering mauve-taupe, and a satin-matte, toned down...
Guerlain Les Fauves Eyeshadow Palette

Guerlain Les Fauves Eyeshadow Palette

Guerlain Fall 2012 introduces the Les Fauves eyeshadow palette ($59/ Ecris 4 Couleurs Les Fauves #14). This is a warm, pearly autumnal palette that gives a perfect Fall eye. The colors include a warm shimmery coral, a pearly mocha, a semi-shimmery warm brown, and a...
Chanel Variation Eyeshadow Quad Swatches and Review

Chanel Variation Eyeshadow Quad Swatches and Review

Chanel recently released a small eye collection Les Expressions de Chanel outside the U.S. (details here). This includes three eyeshadow quads, including the new Chanel Eyeshadow Quad Variation (#37), part of the Violet Expression Set. The collection also includes...
Nars Lhasa Eyeshadow Single

Nars Lhasa Eyeshadow Single

Nars Lhasa eyeshadow ($23/ 0.07 oz) is a perfect eyeshadow for understated elegance. If you love a neutral with a kick, you need this. Part of Spring 2012 now online, Nars has a way of releasing must-have staples seasonally. Lhasa is a soft lavender gray that manages...
Chanel Illusion D’Ombre Fantasme: Detailed Review

Chanel Illusion D’Ombre Fantasme: Detailed Review

Chanel Illusion D’Ombre Long Wear Luminous Eyeshadow in Fantasme (#36 #81) reminds me of the first time that I tried on MAC’s Reflects Pearl.  There is a breath-taking level of magical soft pearly sparkle that veils the lid.  Like diamonds on fresh snow,...
Serge Lutens Makeup

Serge Lutens Makeup

During my visit to Serge Luten’s Les Salons du Palais Royale, I was introduced to his makeup line.  The line is a highly edited collection (called “The Beauty Essentials“) that is made of products that are intended to look good on every woman,...
Giorgio Armani Eyes to Kill Eyeshadow

Giorgio Armani Eyes to Kill Eyeshadow

When Giorgio Armani announced a new eyeshadow formulation, Eyes to Kill, I was electrified.  First, Giorgio Armani understands creams, fluids, powders, textures and–let’s face it–glamour.  My hope was that they were execute a formula as no other...
Guerlain 10 Rue des Francs-Bourgeois

Guerlain 10 Rue des Francs-Bourgeois

Guerlain’s Fall 2010 introduction of beautifully detailed 6-eyeshadow palettes includes 10 Rue des Francs-Bourgeouis ($84 Ecrin 6 Couleurs).  This series, each one named after a Guerlain boutique in Paris, includes several neutral shades that are intended to be...