August is the month when the autumn/winter make-up collections make an appearance in the stores. For AW14 it is all about the nude barely-there look during the day and the smoky eyes for the evening.
Myleene Klass launches her second beauty collection with Littlewoods. The new collection looks striking in animal print packaging.
Brow Kit (above)
To help keep your brows in good shape, the brow kit includes eyebrow gel, tweezers, brow and lash groomer, three brow shadows, brow wax, three brow templates, brow pencil and mascara. All with an animal print cosmetic bag.
My Iconic Bronzer
Looking wildly glamorous inside and out with an animal-embossed bronzing powder to match the animal print case.
Lip Glaze collection
A set of three lip glosses: Severine (pink), Dolly (deep red) and Hannah (natural).
A trio of lipsticks named after women closest to Myleene’s heart: Magdalena (after her mother) is a soft and subtle pink; Hero (nude) and Ava (red) are named after her two children.
Contains six smoky shades to create an au natural look and an intense smoky eye. Colour can be layered for a more powerful finish.
Nail Polish Collection
This is a set of five bold nail polishes all named after Myleene’s girlfriends: Lauren (red), Julie (pink), Vanesa (deep red), Katie (pale pink) and Natasha (rose gold).
Make-up Brush Collection
Including a make-up bag to hold them all in, the collection includes an eye shadow blender, an eyeshadow smudger, blusher brush and powder brush.
All available via http://www.littlewoods.com/
Another celebrity collaboration is with cosmetic brand Collection and Little Mix.
Little Mix All About The Eyes Palette contains six shades to create a nude daytime look and a more dramatic smokey eye for the evening. Shades are Feather, Sunkissed, Golden Sand, Dazzling Brown and Blackbird.
Available at the end of the month at Superdrug www.superdrug.com
Clarins – New Ladylike Collection
For autumn, Clarins goes for the Ladylike look and allows women to fully assume their femininity:
Perfect Eyes and Brows Palette (above)
Everything you need to help create the perfect eyebrow: three powders to shape and even out brows; a holding wax to set brows in place; a luminous beige-pink shadow to enhance the eyes and the brow area; double applicator for wax and powders; an eye brush and mini tweezers.
Limited Edition 3-Dot Liner
The popular dot eye liner has a new limited edition brown shade for the autumn.
Ombre Matte Cream-to-Powder Eyeshadow
A cream-to-powder formula, this eyeshadow offers the soothing effect of cream with the fine quality and hold of a powder. The addition of Bamboo powder gives a matte and even finish with long lasting hold from morning to night.
Shades are 01 Nude Beige; 02 Nude Rose; 03 Taupe; 04 Rosewood (as seen in image); 05 Sparkle Grey and 06 Earth.
Instant Light Eye Perfecting Base
This base evens and brightens to give radiance to eyelids whilst improving eyeshadow hold all day long. Oat sugar extracts help smooth the eye lids, radiance boosting 3D pigments brighten and illuminate the eye area for a fresh look.
Eye Quartet Mineral Palette
New Palette 13 Skin Tones include soft beige, warm brown, nude and taupe shades.
Five new lipsticks for autumn in shades of 16 Candy Rose; 17 Pink Magnolia; 18 Strawberry Sorbet; 19 Chestnut Brown and 20 Red Fuchsia.
Available nationwide and online:
Relaunching is Rimmel’s Lasting Finish 25 HR full coverage foundation. New are the added benefits of SPF 20 and a comfort serum for feel good, flawless skin that stays put 25 hours.
It is sweat proof, heat proof, humidity proof and transfer proof. Available in 11 shades.
All available nationwide.
Have a little flutter on SoInVogue new false lashes.
The collection includes a Volumise range and a Glamourise range with eight different styles to choose from. All handmade and hand tied plus each box contains a super strength lash glue and instructions.
Price £3.49 and available via Tesco, Amazon and online
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