So Chic Colour Quartet, $40
Take a break from all the berry and chocolate dominating this fall’s makeup collections, and take a look at Clarins. Their Jazzy Colours collection evokes the carefree elegance of the Roaring Twenties, and its grey, blue and rose shades make me want to dance the Charleston in a fringe dress, ha! All I need now is a bob haircut.
I think it’s time to embrace my inner flapper.
The full Jazzy Colours collection actually goes on sale later this summer, but I pulled recon this afternoon at Nordstrom, and a friendly Clarins counter makeup artist was kind enough to let me swatch the collection’s two Colour Quartets ($40), which are already available online.
So Sublime offers a bit more color punch with royal blue, shimmery peach, shimmery hot pink and shimmery silver shades.
So Chic black with silver glitter, plum matte, shimmery khaki and shimmery white shades are perfect for a purple smokey eye.
So Sublime Colour Quartet, $40
All of the shadows have the same soft, creamy consistency that totally reminds me of Shu Uemura shadows. The colors are highly pigmented and blend easily (at least on the back of my hand).
Visit Clarins.com for a closer look at the Jazzy Colours collection.
In addition to the two color quartets, the collection includes:
Liquid Eyeliner in Blue ShimmerÂ ($24): A limited edition shade of Clarin’s liquid eyeliner pen.
Exotic Eyeliner in Black Magic ($22.50): A soft pencil with a long-wear formula. A limited edition product.
Wonder Length Mascara in Wonder Plum ($23.50): A limited edition purple shade of Clarin’s waterproof Wonder mascara.
After my Clarins visit, I swung by the MAC counter and played with Brown Script eye shadow, aka my new favorite crease color, and spent a long time talking to Jen, one of my favorite MAC makeup artists, about the merits of Half Red Lip Liner.
How was your day? I’m just about to eat a late dinner. El Hub brought home some take-out barbecue. Yea! I’m starved.
Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,