Lipstick: The comeback of a standard After a decade of gloss and barely there lip colour, good old creamy textured lipstick is back in business. Particularily in deeply saturated hues, for both a retro inspired look but also, coupled with very bare eyes, a highly modern take. A really nice selection of bright reds, oranges, corals but also rosewood pinks, for the less adventurous, can be found in the highly affordable line “L’Authentique” by Rouge Baiser (available in any decently stocked French supermarket). Probably one of the most long-lived
After a first article dedicated to my favorite foundation brushes, here now the second part of my little guide: concealer and powder brushes you won’t want to live without… 😉 The most underestimated makeup brush: the concealer brush Even if you prefer applying your foundation with your hands or the help of a Beauty Blender, perfect skin requires a concealer brush to correct imperfections and dark circles under your eyes. Personnally I prefer a round and pointed shape (like a crayon, actually, hence the name crayon brush) which gets easily
Why is it the best makeup remover (in my eyes)? Every makeup has to come off again, preferably effortless and without causing irritations or drying out sensitive skin. Free of soap and alcohol, Bioderma’s Créaline Eau Démaquillante has proven its efficiency, even under the most harsh fashion show conditions, where within a couple of hours a nude face might follow into a spraypainted look in all colours of the rainbow. Makeup artists know about the popularity of this favourite product and carefully name-label bottles.
One of my favourite primers is Lancôme Effet Miracle, which is real skin perfector. Why? Because it does so well what the job of a primer is: preparing the ground. Smoothening and polishing, it makes everything that may follow look better. A primer which has also a great effect worn on its own But what I like almost best is to use it on its own: its velvety texture beautifies and softens, pores appear smaller, small wrinkles are blurred. The perfect solution for anybody who feels foundation is too heavy