Filed In: Highlighter

Fenty Beauty · Diamond Bomb & Diamond Milk

 

For Fenty Beauty‘s 1st birthday, Rihanna drew inspiration from the glittering sheer dress she wore at the 2014 CFDA Awards, creating Diamond Bomb and Diamond Milk — both utterly brilliant products, both in terms of their concept and how beautifully each wears. Oh, and since I began writing this post, all I can hear in my head is “shine bright like a diamond” (so sorry for the ear worm …)

 

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Beautycounter · Summer Staples

 

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of luxury beauty, but lately I’ve been thinking more & more about ‘cleaning’ up — not in the sense of chores (of which I’ve got plenty), but with regards to the products I use. Beautycounter is a brand that’s still relatively new to me, but what makes it attractive is the fact that not only are the items free from over 1500 banned (and potentially toxic) ingredients, but the range’s aesthetic appeal is off the charts: everything performs as good as it looks.

 

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NARS · Atomic Blonde Eye and Cheek Palette

 

When I heard that NARS was releasing a palette named Atomic Blonde, there was NO WAY ON EARTH that I would pass that up; for starters, it’s all about warm-toned neutrals (my jam) then there’s the name, which calls to mind the movie “Atomic Blonde” starring one of my all-time girl crushes, Charlize Theron. Lastly, NARS had me at ‘blonde’ (ummm…moi). In fact, this may very well be my favourite palette from the brand yet.

 

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Bare Minerals · Crystalline Glow Palette & Lashtopia Mascara

 

Bare Minerals is a brand I’ve known for a while but have not really delved into all that much, so when the Crystalline Glow Bronzer & Highlighter Palette and Lashtopia Volumizing Mascara arrived, my curiosity was piqued. The fact that both products sit well within my highlighter & mascara-loving wheelhouse was just a happy coincidence … but I’ll take it!

 

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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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