So far, 2011 spring season was the best ever for me! Every cosmetic house went out of their way to come up with lovely shades of violet and purple, from eyeshadow palettes to mascaras and blushes. I’m in purple heaven!
What i loved most was the Lancome Ultra Lavande spring collection, the lipglosses and lipsticks are my perfect shades of pink and the eyeshadows are to die for, combinations of purples and gold.
The stand out was for sure the La Rose Butterfly Forever blusher, have a look at this beauty:
Isn’t it gorgeous? My picture doesn’t do much justice to it, in real life the colors are stronger and better defined. I was a bit concerned about the shimmer, but its only the spray on type that you can use on your decolletage and arms, leaving behind a delicate cool toned pink.
To get the full advantage of the blush i would just mix the whole lot with a blusher brush and use it for a natural rosy look. The result color is very natural, it would work best on a fair complexion and for a more dramatic look or sallow skin like in my case, i just use it as a highlighter on top of another blush. The finish is lovely, I always get compliments on it.
Tried to capture a picture with the blush on my cheeks…didn’t work out for me, either i don’t have the skills or my camera is crap . Could be all of the above.
Lancome French Touch Absolu Rouge in 308
Le Rouge Absolu its another gem of a lipstick, very moisturising and pigmented. The shade 308 is a neutral pink, more on the nude side very subtle for the day to day look – again, its a lot paler in the photo, in real life is slightly richer. Tried it in the shop with the Color Fever Gloss Rose Ballerine (same collection, smells of lavender) and it really stands out, so pretty!
I’m raging i missed out on the nail polish Violet Groove and the new khol pencil – Pink Ballerina. Think they sold out in minutes and being limited editions, when their gone there gone :(. Should’ve bought when i first saw them.