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Dior · Backstage Collection

 

Inspired by the prep work required when working on runway shows, Dior just released the Backstage Collection, a grouping of palettes for eyes, lips, face, and brows that not only have universal appeal, but aim to simplify your makeup routine (they actually do). In addition, the brand also created Backstage Face & Body Foundation — in 40 shades, no less, with a range of undertones that will definitely help you find your perfect match. All I need now is a catwalk …

 

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Urban Decay · Born To Run Collection

 

Every time I think or look at Urban Decay’s Born To Run Collection, Bruce Springsteen’s song of the same name starts playing in an endless loop in my head (#earworm) and while I’m not a fan of the song, I’m definitely head over heels for the makeup. Inspired by the globe-trotting adventurista in all of us, it includes a 21-eyeshadow Eyeshadow Palette, 3 new Vice Lipsticks and 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencils, all of which aim to have you covered no matter your destination … airfare [sadly] not included.

 

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CHANEL · Éclat et Transparence, Cruise 2018 Collection

 

The newest release from CHANEL, Éclat et Transparence Cruise 2018, draws inspiration from the gorgeous sheer effect produced by the interplay of shadow & light, and I have most of the collection to show you here today. The textures and colours of Summer — warm air, rippling water, and hazy filtered light, are all so beautifully represented and form the key to understanding these pieces: it’s about the application, and more importantly, layering. Plus, everything is just so gorgeous …

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NARS x Erdem · Strange Flowers Collection, Part 1

 

Today’s post is something that figuratively and literally, took my breath away when it arrived: the NARS x Erdem Strange Flowers Summer 2018 Collection. The brand collaborated once again with celebrated fashion designer Erdem Moralioglu — who also happens to be Montréal-born (like me), to bring this 13-piece limited edition capsule collection to life. Filled with unique new shades & products, the packaging is adorned with one of three original floral prints specifically created by Erdem, and after you see it all, I’m sure that like me, you won’t know whether to wear or frame everything.

 

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Urban Decay · Beached Eyeshadow Palette

 

I may love the rich colours of Fall/Winter beauty, but my heart belongs to Summer collections — even more so when they happen to be surf-themed. Which is probably why when Urban Decay’s Beached Eyeshadow Palette arrived, I figuratively + literally dove in and next thing I knew, I was dreaming about sand, sun, & Piña Coladas. Actually, it’s closer to the truth to say I immediately went online and started planning my next vay-cay (I’ll even take a virtual beach at this point …)

 

 

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