Chantecaille Darby Rose

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Chantecaille sets a luxurious standard in the world of modern, botanical skincare and cosmetics. Their obsession with flowers and their amazing natural abilities to heal and work in harmony with the body is at the heart of their passion of skincare. Through ground-breaking scientific advancement, meticulous formulation and personal commitment, they use beauty as a tool to effect change in the world.

By creating purposeful, obsession-worthy beauty products crafted from the purest ingredients, they’ve raised the bar for the beauty industry. The’ve also created a philanthropy platform which shines a spotlight on global environmental issues and supports conservation efforts around the globe.

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In the Spring of 2019, a collection of the US brand Chantecaille presented a new limited edition floral creation as a special collaboration with the de Gournay company. The newest collection includes the re-launched Darby Rose fragrance and a lovely compact powder Lumiere Rose.

Celebrated for their hand-painted wallpapers and fabrics, the collaboration is an elegant pairing of two luxury family-owned brands with strong European roots. Founded in 1986, de Gournay, like Chantecaille, is a family-run business with an established footing in a unique and sophisticated trade. De Gournay stands by a company ethos of maintaining a truly bespoke and artisan product that brings dreams of the perfect interior to life, which compliments Chantecaille’s commitment to inner and outer beauty.

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The exclusive collaboration between Olivia and Sylvie Chantecaille with haute couture wallpaper artists of the de Gournay brand features a new limited edition duo. The new rose collection is inspired by the Rose de Mai (Centifolia Rose) a favorite in the Chantecaille family, which are portrayed in fresh, bold, and soft pink shades, and an abundance of verdant foliage. The elegant work also shows branches that rise above the rusty bush by which they twist and climb, as well as brightly colored birds that represent the family’s love of nature.

Sylvie and Olivia’s love for art and interior design were what drew them to de Gournay. The mother-daughter duo worked closely with the house’s specialized artists to create a custom chinoiserie Chantecaille design inspired by the Rose De Mai, the delicate flower at the heart of Chantecaille. The classic David Austin Darby rose is known for its mouthwatering fresh scent. Sylvie’s love for the rose began after planting it in her garden 20 years ago. Wanting to use its highly unusual rose scent for a fragrance, she asked her perfumer to capture the essence of the flower directly from her blooms using headspace technology. The resulting fresh, intoxicating Darby Rose became a best-selling fragrance in the early Chantecaille collection.

 

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A mouthwatering, fresh rose scent from the original Chantecaille collection. Darby Rose brings Sylvie’s favorite garden rose to life. Created using ‘headspace’ technology which re-creates the exact essence of the flower, it evokes the fresh, bright nature of this beautiful coral-hued rose.

I wanted a fragrance that captured this mouth-watering rose – you just can’t stop leaning in to inhale its delicious scent.

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A radiant introduction of Jeweled Raspberry and crisp Italian Lemon unfolds into a blossoming bouquet of femininity. Precious Bulgarian Rose mingles with Pink Magnolia and Sweet Osmanthus petals for an alluring touch that underscores the sophisticated base of woody notes. Traces of rare Sandalwood and White Patchouli resonate throughout the scent adding textured warmth and dimension that help bring the stunning Darby Rose to life. The scent was inspired by Sylvie’s favorite garden roses and created using headspace technology to capture the exact essence of the flowers from her garden.

 

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Together with Darby Rose Eau de  Parfum, this season Chantecaille also launched Lumiere Rose, a limited-edition compact powder. Lumiere Rose is decorated with exclusive de Gournay pattern on the exterior and an embossing on the powder within. The lightly shimmering pale pink powder gently illuminates the face with a delicate, instant-filter effect. Talc-free and weightless, it feels silky upon application with zero dusting. The soft, flattering pink shade works universally on all skin tones.

Chantecaille Darby Rose Eau de  Parfum is available as a 75ml Eau de Parfum at the price of $210 as a limited edition, while Lumiere Rose compact powder is available at the price of $78. Both are packaged in a beautiful Chantecaille x de Gournay limited-edition box, and are available at the official website of Chantecaille.

Come into the wonderful world of Chantecaille.

 

 

 

Amazingly beautiful: Guerlain Météorites Perles de Satin

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Before glowing skin was even in, Guerlain was already all about giving skin a lit-from-within radiance. In 1987, the French Maison created Météorites, loose powder in the form of multi-coloured pearls to infuse skin with luminosity. And the story goes, the hand-crafted pearls have become an icon in its own right. A true Holy Grail.

For starters, they aren’t just pretty to look at. Its subtle blend of different colours and finishes meld perfectly together to colour correct and naturally illuminate. The pearls are also formulated with a technology that transforms light invisible to the naked eye into an endless glow on the skin. And with the opening of each box, you’ll be greeted by the familiar violet fragrance that’s been with the Météorites since the very beginning.

There are four permanent shade offerings (1 Blan de Perles, 2 Clair, 3 Medium and 4 Dore) and then there are limited-edition creations like the latest Perles de Satin, which is part of the brand’s Summer 2019 collection.

The Météorites Perles de Satin has two shimmering shades. Fuchsia to give skin a vibrant glow and orange for sun-kissed warmth. It also has beige and gold pearls to rid all hints of dullness with a golden beam. Apply a light veil all over to set makeup and naturally enhance skin’s aura or use on cheekbones to illuminate facial contours. And speaking from experience, one tub goes a long long way.

Come into the beautiful world of Maison Guerlain.

 

 

 

Yves Saint Laurent Endanger Me Red Lipstick Collection

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Yves Saint Laurent celebrates its authority in red lip with this thrilling, provocative, subversive collection.

French Maison Yves Saint Laurent is launching a red-themed capsule collection Endanger Me Red for the summer of 2019. The limited edition lipstick collection features five of Yves Saint Laurent’s iconic lip colors in no less than 9 new shades of red. There are two liquid and two solid lipsticks in matte, satin, shine, and vinyl finish.

 

Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture

 

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Personalize your wardrobe of iconic lipsticks with complimentary engraving and custom caps. Rouge Pur Couture delivers rich and luxurious color in satin and matte finishes.

In just one stroke, luxurious and highly pigmented color dresses the lips with intense hydration and antioxidant care. In a signature couture jewel-like packaging, Rouge Pur Couture delivers the promise of edgy style and ultimate feminine strength.

Rouge Pur Couture, the classic lipstick, arrives in two shades: 103 Prête à Tout and 104 Jeau d’Affection.

 

Yves Saint Laurent Tatouage Couture Mate

 

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Yves Saint Laurent’s new liquid matte lip stain: Tatouage Couture. A revolutionary formula for ultra-matte, high impact color with a lightweight, naked-lip feel.

Tattoo YSL’s Tatouage Couture on your lips for a luscious ultra-matte look. As the formula glides onto your lips you will feel practically nothing as it is quick-drying and transfer-free. Indulge your lips in perfect nudes, polished pinks, and to-die-for plums. The spatula-like applicator gives the precision of a liner with the control of a brush for perfectly defined lips with every application.

Tatouage Couture Mate, the longwearing and incredibly lightweight lipstick that stays on like a tattoo, is offered in two shades: 32 Feel Me Thrilling and 33 Turn Me Scandalous.

 

Yves Saint Laurent Vernis Vinyl Cream

 

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Vinyl Cream dresses lips in full coverage color and high-impact vinyl shine. The diamond shaped applicator allows for perfect lip contouring and color glides on evenly in just one stroke. The creamy formula provides 10 hour wear and all day comfort so lips look and feel beautiful. Make it personal and extra special with complimentary engraving. Engrave a message or monogram for you or someone special.

A high-coverage liquid lip color with ultimate shine, comfort, and all-day wear.

Vernis Vinyl Cream, a hybrid between a gloss, ink and a lipstick, delivers rich moisturizing color in two shades: 425 Make Me Yours and 424 Call Me Subversive.

 

Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupté Shine

 

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A medium-coverage oil-in-stick lipstick that provides luscious color and luminous shine while conditioning lips. Rouge Volupté Shine, combines makeup and care thanks to its oil in stick technology.

This unique lip color blends 6 sensory oils to nourish the lips. Made with 60% oils, the deeply hydrating texture instantly melts into lips providing a pop of color, instant hydration, and all day comfort. After 4 weeks, lips look healthy and more nourished. 6 oils for 6 benefits: hydration, high shine, comfort, ultra-melting, luminosity, and smoothness. With the addicting signature YSL mango scent, these lipsticks are good enough to eat.

Coating the lips in a fresh colored veil: 102 Ready To Seduce.

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The Yves Saint Laurent Endanger Me Red Collection is available exclusively at selected stores worldwide. The face of the campaign is Edie Campbell. Come into the beautiful worl of Yves Saint Laurent.

 

 

 

 

Becca Pearl Glow Collection

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With summer just around the corner, Becca Cosmetics unveils its Pearl Glow collection. This sunshiny capsule is said to be inspired by seashells, the shine of freshwater pearls, and smooth, iridescent mother-of-pearl. The collection brings the brand new Pearl Glow Luster Powder, Shimmering Eye Palette, and three of shades of Lip Tint.

Becca Pearl Glow Lust Powder

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Becca Pearl Glow Lust Powder is a summer-ready highlighter with a unique cream-to-gel texture. This illuminator is said to be infused with pure light reflecting pearls. It features a nice coral-pink shade that flatters all skin tones and creates an instant radiance.

 

Becca Pearl Glow Shimmering Eye Palette

Becca-Pearl-Glow-Shimmering-Eye-Palette.jpgBecca Pearl Glow Shimmering Eye Palette arrives in a mirrored, purple compact packed with 12 different shades in pearlescent, luminous, and matte finish. The six pearlescent shades, arranged in the middle of the compact, are adorned by a seashell-inspired motif.

 

Becca Pearl Glow Lip Tint

 

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Becca Pearl Glow Lip Tint is available in three descriptive shades: Rose, Lilac, and Blackberry. Designed to bring a hint of color to lips, the Lip Tint is also nourishing and protective thanks to its lip-caring formula made of jojoba oil, vitamin E, and watermelon butter.

The Becca Pearl Glow Collection is launching soon worldwide. Come into the colorful world of Becca.

 

 

 

 

Gucci Is Relaunching Its Makeup Line With 58 Shades of Lipstick

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Italian fashion house Gucci already dominates the fashion space, and is now expanding its sphere of influence into beauty. After first launching in 2014 and then disappearing, Gucci Beauty is making a highly anticipated comeback.

There’s something quite satisfying when a fashion house launches make-up – just look at brands like Armani, Burberry and Louboutin – so when Yakymour heard Gucci Beauty was making a comeback, we sat up.

This isn’t the Italian fashion house’s first foray into the world of luxury beauty though. It originally first launched products back in november 2014 when Frida Giannini was creative director (she was responsible for the green dress J-Lo wore on the cover of W magazine in 2013, and who was known for her glam Seventies vibe). The high end label dropped the collection of 200 lip, face and eye products under a partnership with Procter & Gamble. But when the P&G sold the entirety of its beauty portfolio in 2016, the brand halted its expansion within the space.

The products weren’t around for long though, but now Gucci Beauty is back with a vengeance. The new cosmetics line is part of the brand’s partnership with Coty, and the launch was officially announced today (3 May) in New York. This new drop reflects Michele’s on-going commitment to both the beauty space and a formidable eye for business growth. For the campaign, Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele tapped Dani Miller, lead singer of Surfbort, and close friends and models Mae Lapres, Achok Majak, and Ellia Sophia – all were present and dressed the chic-rocker part (in Gucci, of course).

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So lipstick lovers, brace yourselves. The Italian fashion house is releasing a new lipstick range. Inspired by Old-Hollywood, the 57-piece collection, envisioned by the brand’s creative director Alessandro Michele, arrives in the most romantic tube designs.

Lipstick is the most beautiful object you can find inside a handbag. It is the most fascinating because it has always had a beautiful scent — we made Gucci lipsticks perfumed with violet. Lipstick is a playful object because it recalls crayons that children colour with. Lipstick also symbolises the world of cinema, and all the famous lips from Hollywood.

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Michele, who launched Gucci’s new fragrance family to much acclaim, explains he was inspired by the vintage glamour of the Fifties, specifically ‘Hollywood divas and the mythology of cinema, which first put lips in the spotlight’. This is reflected in the names of the lipstick shades, from Jean Harlow to Greta Garbo to Bette Davis.

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The range includes 36 shades of the Rouge à Lèvres Satin with a satin finish, 18 luminous shades Rouge à Lèvres Voile, and lip balms in three colors and one transparent variant – Baume à Lèvres.

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A very special shade for Michelle is the one called 25 Goldie Red, which pays tribute to a Hollywood character named Goldie Red that he used to admire as a child. 25 is said to be Michelle’s lucky number. All of the finishes have a subtle violet scent. The lipsticks retail for $38 each.

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As for the packaging, the new lipstick bullets come in Instagrammable gold tones featuring Art Deco geometric motifs as well as turquoise and ivory colours adorned with pink rosebuds. The one consistency for every Gucci lipstick is a golden base.

Gucci’s new lipstick line drops exclusively on Gucci.com on May 4, then in Gucci’s Fifth Avenue store on May 5, the Gucci beauty store in Saks Fifth Avenue on May 6 and Gucci’s Wooster Street store on May 13, and it’ll be available in Harrods and on Harrods.com from 28 May. The rollout will continue in select doors worldwide.

And this is just the beginning. The fashion house has also revealed that new products for eyes and face are in the making! Come into the beautiful world of Gucci.

 

 

 

 

Perfect for summer Chanel Les Beiges Water-Fresh Tint

 

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Les Beiges reveals every woman’s radiance with a sheer, nude makeup line inspired by natural beauty. Feel a sense of freedom with a new, lightweight range of nude foundation and a fresh array of colours that enhance you, naturally.

As a part of the Les Beiges portfolio, French maison Chanel introduces Les Beiges Water-Fresh Tint, a foundation specifically designed for warm summer days. The Water-Fresh Tint, a true alternative to any heavy foundation, is a gel-like formula saturated with pigment micro-droplets. As its name suggests, the Tint delivers a water-fresh sensation and a healthy-looking glow, and it contains 75% of water.

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Radiance comes from within. Les Beiges makes women feel confident by highlighting their natural beauty.

Chanel Les Beiges Water-Fresh Tint is designed to create a bare-skin effect combined with eight hours of hydration and comfort, the Water-Fresh Tint can be used in three different ways.

  • Applied all over and used as a primer it creates a luminous makeup effect in combination with Chanel foundation.
  • The Tint can also be used as makeup for a fresh no-makeup effect.
  • Lastly, it can be used for touch-ups to even out and refresh the complexion. Simply apply the formula over Chanel foundation anywhere and anytime.

 

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Chanel Les Beiges Water-Fresh Tint arrives in six beautiful shades and comes with a application brush. The micro-droplet pigments, which look like small bubbles, are separated, so you have to use the brush to mix them together and apply.

The new face of the Les Beiges Water-Fresh Tint campaign is French actrice Marine Vacth, a rising star in French cinema, ánd beauty.

Chanel Les Beiges Water-Fresh Tint is available now at selected stores worldwide. Come into the beautiful world of Chanel.

 

 

 

Huda Beauty launches N.Y.M.P.H.

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Body glitter is officially back, people. Once the regrettable beauty choice of the ’90s, the trend is now well and truly back with important celeb beauty backers like Rihanna and, most recently, Huda Kattan.

Looking to add a little shimmer to your next look? Huda Beauty has you covered…

Huda Beauty founder Huda Kattan announced the launch of her newest product: N.Y.M.P.H. The acronym stands for ‘Not Your Mama’s Panty Hose’ as the product acts like a second skin without the annoying problem of the waistband…

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According to the brand, the product is ‘the ultimate body highlighter’ although it can be used on both the body and the face. It’s sweat-, transfer- and water-resistant meaning you can sparkle without worrying that you’ll lose your shine across the day or night.

Beyoncé’s Coachella legs served as the inspo for the product which is made using ‘light-reflecting pearl pigments that give the most insanely smooth, glossy finish’.

At Huda they were totally inspired by Beyoncé’s incredible, sexy legs at Coachella! Whenever she performs, she wears these amazing, shiny pantyhose that make her legs look even more fierce and completely flawless – she’s basically the closest thing we have to a goddess! They wanted to create that Beyoncé-on-stage effect, but for the entire body!

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It’s available in three colours. Just like a nymph, N.Y.M.P.H. gives a major goddess glow to the skin, so they named each shade after a powerful Roman Goddess. Luna (perfect for fair and light tones,  soft white gold, rose gold, and silver pearls illuminate the skin for a glowing complexion), Aphrodite (packed with rich gold pearls for a golden, bronzed finish, Aphrodite adds a stunning glow to tan and medium skin tones), and Aurora (A toasty copper shade loaded with warm gold and bronze pearls to add radiance to rich skin tones).

It creates an insane glow that blurs imperfections and adds a stunning, sun-kissed tint to the skin. It’s transfer, sweat, and water-resistant so it’s ideal for everyday wear, the beach, festivals or poolside.

This water-based formula with light-reflecting pearl pigments give the most insanely smooth, glossy finish. The formula blends easily into the skin for a streak-free finish that’s perfect for buffing into any area of the body you want to glow like a goddess.

How to glow like a goddess:

  • Buff N.Y.M.P.H. into your cheekbones, shoulders, neckline or collar bones for a natural-looking glow or apply all over the legs and arms for a truly divine glow.
  • Use the Huda Beauty Blur & Glow Brush to seamlessly buff the highlighter onto your face, legs, arms, shoulders, and collarbone for a natural-looking glow.
  • Blend the formula quickly and build it up for more coverage. Apply 2-3 pumps to cover a large area or 1-2 pumps for a subtle glow.

Pro tip: Mix with your favorite foundation or moisturizer for added glow – I love to use it as a primer before foundation for the most insanely gorgeous, goddess-like skin.

 

 

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The Blur & Glow Brush is the perfect accessory for evenly dispersing N.Y.M.P.H. onto your skin, the dense, synthetic hair-like bristles of our first body brush allows for controlled application and an airbrushed finish. Custom-cut with a wave-like surface, you can effortlessly apply the pearly formula for a perfectly pigmented glow.

Liquid Pantyhose: N.Y.M.P.H. Might Be Our Coolest Product Ever! You can get your shine on from May 3 online, and in-store from May 17. So mark your calendars!!

Come into the beautiful world of Huda Beauty.