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Clarins · Sunkissed Summer 2017 Collection

 

Several years while away on holiday, I came across a Clarins bronzer that basically took my breath away — and that was even before I swatched it or learned of its amazing price point. Since then, I always look forward to the Clarins Summer collections and this year’s version certainly does not disappoint: the 4 limited edition pieces of the Sunkissed 2017 Collection are all equally lovely and pretty much guaranteed to bring the heat on.

 

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The Mother of all Mother’s Day Giveaways, 2017 Edition

 

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Congratulations to: Style Domination !!!

In honour of Mother’s Day and as a thank you to all you awesome readers for your continued support, I’ve put together what I like to think of as THE MOTHER OF ALL MOTHER’S DAY GIVEAWAYS (picture that said in a thunderous voice). One (1) lucky winner will receive a prize pack valued at over CAN $1,600.00 — yes, you definitely read that right — comprised of new luxury beauty products from renown brands Givenchy, Dior, Guerlain & MAKE UP FOR EVER. But wait — there’s more!

 

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NARS x Charlotte Gainsbourg Hydrating Glow Tint & Nuit d’Encre Kohliner, Summer 2017 Collection

 

The last instalment of my NARS x Charlotte Gainsbourg Summer Collection series is the limited edition Hydrating Glow Tint — a product that’s pretty much in a category all its own, being neither a foundation nor a BB/CC/DD (or any other letter of the alphabet) cream but something almost hybrid-like, inspired by Charlotte’s signature effortless fresh-faced style. Also squeaked into today’s post is Nuit d’Encre, the Kohliner shade that had been missing in my first review … and now my OCD self is happy that the set’s complete.

 

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Givenchy · Gypsophila Floral Edition Poudre Bonne Mine, limited edition

 

Some products are just so breathtakingly beautiful that it’s actually painful to even think of marring them with a brush, such as the Floral Edition Bonne Mine Powder from Givenchy’s Gypsophila Collection, limited edition for 2017. But I’m nothing if not a trooper and after taking about a zillion shots, I forced myself to dive in. Like its namesake flower, this bronzer packs a contradictory subtle yet powerful punch, leaving behind an ethereal glow. Cue the angelic choir …

 

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CHANEL · Les Indispensables de L’Été, Cruise 2017 Collection

 

CHANEL’s Les Indispensables de L’Été Cruise 2017 Collection draws inspiration from Mademoiselle and her love of sun-kissed hues, with special attention given to earth tones and pops of coral as counterpoint. Coco Chanel was a true visionary — ahead of her time both in fashion & beauty, and now Lucia Pica pays tribute to an icon with this latest release. After playing with these pieces for some time now, I’m happy to say that I’m truly loving every single item; big surprise, I know, coming from me the ultimate CHANEL fan, but you guys also know that I call ’em as I see ’em. So yeah, this collection is basically Summery perfection.

Oh, and on repeat right now is the short video below — I can’t take my eyes off the makeup AND the jewelry …

 

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