Topic: Korres

For Heavenly Lips, Lashes and Skin, Try the Four-Piece Korres Goddess Beauty Color Collection

Published in: Kits and Sets, Korres

Korres Goddess Beauty Color Collection

Wearing the Magic Light Contouring Face Trio, QUerceitn & Oak Antiageing Face Primer, Cherry Lip Gloss in Pale PInk and Volcanic Minerals VOlumizing Mascara from the new Korres Goddess Beauty Color Collection

Abracadabra, presto chango, bippity-boppity-boo!

Ask any good (or bad) wizard, and they’ll say the same thing: “Some words are just more magical than others.”

And when you string some words together, they form phrases even more magical than the sum of their parts, like “Korres Goddess Beauty Color Collection.”

Now that’s some serious magical energy right there… 🙂

The new limited edition $42 holiday set packs potent skin-, lip- and lash-transforming power. We’re talking power worthy of an ancient Greek (or modern) goddess. Just add toga, laurel wreath and shirtless Jeremy Renner.

LOL! But seriously, just apply one or more of the four pieces from the kit.

  1. One 0.34-ounce sample-size tube of Korres Quercetin & Oak Anti-Aging Primer, a silicone-free primer designed to smooth the appearance of wrinkles and extend the wear time of face products
  2. One full-size Korres Magic Light Contouring Trio in Santorini with blush, bronzer and highlighting powders for sculpting and adding dimension to the skin
  3. One full-size tube of sheer, non-sticky Cherry Lip Gloss in Pale Pink, a smooth gloss with a faint cherry flavor and scent
  4. One 0.12-ounce sample-sized tube of Volcanic Minerals Volumizing Mascara in Obsidian Black, which Korres claims is able to increase lash volume by mythic proportions (600%!)

korres goddess beauty

korres goddess beauty

korres goddess beauty

korres goddess beauty swatches

Swatches of the Goddess Beauty Kit

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A 60-Second Review: Korres The Lip Blockbuster, Volume II

Published in: Kits and Sets, Korres, Product Reviews

Korres Lip Blockbuster Volume II

Whether you 1) can’t wrap your presents because your pet employer has you working mad overtime during the holidays, or 2) you suffer from painfully dry lips due to making out with that poster of [INSERT EYE CANDY HERE] on your bedroom wall (no judgment!), or 3) you just really, really like saving money on hydrating lip products from Korres, there’s a good chance your lips will love the new Lip Blockbuster, Volume II.

The Sephora exclusive kit comes with three full-size 0.21-ounce Lip Butter pots and three 0.34-ounce full-size tubes of Lip Butter Glaze in a cute holiday box that even doubles as gift wrapping in a pinch.

Purchased separately, the pieces would cost $78, but that’s the beauty of a good value kit. Together here they’re $39.

korres the lip blockbuster

korres the lip blockbuster

Korres’ Lip Butters and Lip Butter Glazes are formulated without parabens, sulfates, synthetic fragrances, petrochemicals, phthalates, GMOs or triclosan.

korres the lip blockbuster swatches

Swatches of The Lip Blockbuster kit

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Cheeks Shine, Naturally, Wearing Korres Cheek Butter in Chara Crimson

Published in: Face, Korres, Makeup, Product Reviews

korres cheek butter chara crimson
Wearing Korres Cheek Butter in Chara Crimson

Flaky at breakfast, equal parts dry and oily by lunch, and then it’s “Welcome to Shine Central” by dinner.

My cheeks are so fickle! (How fickle are they?)

They’re fickle like a teenage girl (been there, done that). Thankfully, unlike parents who just don’t understand, my pot of Korres Cheek Butter in Chara Crimson ($25) totally gets my moody skin.

We hit it off when we met for swatches at Sephora a couple weeks back. It was just me, Chara and the other two available shades. They were so thick and creamy, and packed with pigment to spare, that it didn’t take long to tell there was something special about these.

We even started hanging out. 🙂

Berry pink Chara Crimson, the darkest of the three shades, really appeals to my lazy side. All it takes is a couple swipes to apply and blend it on my cheeks, but that’s not even the coolest part. I also love how it latches on to my skin and won’t let go for nothin’, lasting all day long without emphasizing any dry patches, flakes, pores or fine lines.

Whether I wear it by itself on bare skin or atop tinted moisturizer or liquid foundation, Chara Crimson always pinches my cheeks, so to speak, but in a way that still looks natural (no clown cheeks here).

It’s gotta be the shine.

Maybe that’s the secret sauce. It’s super subtle — just the quietest hint of a glow — but I think it’s why the finish looks so natural.

korres cheek butter chara crimson
Chara Crimson

korres cheek butter swatches
Korres swatches from the left: Cheek Butters in Philia Rose, Eros Coral and Chara Crimson; Magic Light Contouring Trios in Mykonos and Santorini

korres cheek butter chara crimson
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