Date: December 4. Venue: Bloomingdale’s – 59th Street
Starting with the Caviar Stick Eye Color in Twilight (greyish-purple-brown) and Sterling (silver), these velvety waterproof pigments stand great on their own or as Michel suggests, combining them with an illuminating eye shadow for greater impact.
Fantasies don’t just comes in 50 Shades of Grey, they also come in Crystal Fantasy (mint), Pearl Fantasy (lilac) and Opal Fantasy (baby pink). Michel offers two ways to wear Illuminating Eye Colour, softening the look with brush strokes or layering over matte eye shadow using a dense brush.
For lips that speak for themselves, Michel introduces long-wear Crème Smooth Lip Colour. Packed with moisturizing exotic oils, Mocha Myth brings rich color without caking your lips. Those who prefer glossier finishes will fall head over heels for Brilliant Glacé, multi-dimensional, super-hydrating glosses in Pink Prism (pinkish-gold), Rose Prism (rose-peony) and Nude Prism (taupish-pink).
Looking for more definition without resorting to black? Well take comfort in the refreshing limited edition Tightline Cake Eye Liner in Gunmetal Smoke, which Michel insists compliments and defines over the root of lashes with long-lasting results. Using a flat liner brush, Michel demonstrates by adding 1-2 drops of Tightline Activator (a waterproof serum) for an opaque consistency that coats the eyeliner.
Second Skin Cheek Colour mimics the look of flushed cheeks, delivering an effortless pinkish-golden apricot hue by Orange Blossom.
The rose-gold radiance of Candle Light Mineral Illuminating Powder highlights eyes, cheeks and body with an iridescent glow. Michel recommends applying the powder with a finishing brush.
No look is complete without at least a basic manicure. Limited edition Nail Lacquer in Butterfly Wings (taupe) and Angel Wings (pearlescent) are as modern as they are elegant.
With an unbelievable lineup of holiday gifting, Laura Mercier continues the Christmas spirit with more limited edition goodies. Much like the White Magic Collection, the Luxe Colour Wardrobe Dual Decker Colour (for eyes & cheeks) also hosts a bevy of beauty products, with 8 wearable eye shadows, 3 Tightline Cake Liners, 2 Second Skin Cheek Colours, a bronzer, waterproof eyeliner and 3 brushes for the eyes.
“The best brushes on the market come from Laura Mercier.” Michel states as a matter-of-factly as he reveals the Luxe Travel Brush Collection, a total of 9 brushes for the eyes, face and cheeks, in a sturdy brown leather clutch case, with dual magnetic compartments, removable mesh pouch and plenty of room to house your makeup essentials.
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