I feel like it’s been ages since I last did an OPI review and from the moment I received the Mexico City Collection, I just knew it needed to be shown in all its glory. After the long & hard winter we just experienced followed by the pandemic + subsequent travel lockdown, I figure this is one trip we can all enjoy … plus how uplifting is all this colour? ❤️
CHANEL’s recent Balade En MéditerranéeCruise Collection for 2020/21 was supposed to take place on the island of Capri … until it got sidetracked by the pandemic. So for the first time in the brand’s history, the collection was launched digitally and the looks were created using fabric and materials that were already on hand. That said, trust CHANEL to have totally brought it just the same.
For 2020, NARS has added to the Laguna family with The Bronzing Collection and I scooped up these 3 lovelies at the recent Sephora sale. Laguna is the very first bronzer I bought ages ago, and continues to be one of my favourites to this day. As to the lippies, something told me that they would be bang-on perfect for summer; I wasn’t wrong.
Say what you will, YSL sure knows how to make a visual statement and the new Slim Sheer Matte lipsticks are a perfect example of that. With their elongated tubes and diamond-shaped bullets, I don’t know whether to wear or display them — guess I’ll just have to do both. And can we talk about the elegant lines of that powder compact? Totally display-worthy as well.
Out of all the makeup products in the world, the one that I’d say can make you look instantly “done” & wide awake, has got to be mascara. And while not all mascaras are created equal, CHANEL’s Le Volume has been my go-to since its launch years ago. Recently added to the range is the new Le Volume Stretch* … it’s got quite a lot to live up to, so I put it to the test. The iconic Rouge Noir* family also has a new addition in the form of liquid liner, and even though I tend to reach for pencils, you can bet that I’ll be giving this one a whirl.
*Graciously gifted by CHANEL for my unbiased consideration
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