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TōN Cosmetics · The Nudes


Heads up my beauties, because there’s a new lipstick player in town and you’ll want to pay attention. Created by the Barillaro sisters (Maria & Vicki) right here in my hometown of beautiful Montréal, the concept behind TōN Cosmetics is simple yet positively genius: to decode the beauty world and help you find your perfect colour match. The breakout collection is centred around a ‘nude’ theme and as we all know, finding one’s neutral sweet spot is not always easy … until now, that is.



Urban Decay x Jean-Michel Basquiat Collection


The latest release from Urban Decay is a collaboration with Jean-Michel Basquiat, one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century. With packaging depicting his artwork and colours inspired by his works, the products feature brand new and exclusive shades and what’s more, all are absolutely wearable too. By the way, the 3 palettes (eyeshadows & blush) have an extra unique feature: they all have a ‘hook’ built into the back so you can hang them up. Now that’s what I call beauty truly imitating art.



NARS · The Orgasm Collection


ORGASM. This one particular word can be so evocative, or perhaps I should say provocative? When NARS first introduced Orgasm Blush, it was like the big bang (see what I did there?) of the beauty world and quickly became THE cult face product everyone needed to have. Fast forward a few years to the present and The Orgasm Collection because as we all know, one is never enough … (I swear, this practically writes itself)



Burberry · The Essentials Collection


Burberry has recently launched The Essentials Collection, adding to the core group of products built around the ‘prime, contour & highlight’ philosophy of the brand. Known for the brand’s signature nudes and natural glowing skin aesthetic, these are all about achieving a flawless yet still totally relatable look, without fear of ever veering too close to that overly-sculpted effect that’s rather prevalent at the moment on social media. All I can say, is what a relief …



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 …