One thing I forgot to mention in my first Ellis Faas post last week is that all the shades in the line-up are “human colors,” namely they are based on colors that the human bodies naturally produce. What would be the inspiration of the brand’s signature “Ellis Red?” You guessed it, blood! The theory behind human colors is that since they are universal, they should be flattering across all skin tones. While I cannot confirm that, *Ellis Faas L201 Milky Lips is indeed one unusually natural-looking red liquid lipstick! [Read more…]
I am feeling a sense of urgency to wrap up the holiday posts, as in a little more than a week Christmas will be officially upon us ! As the last installment of Dior Golden Shock, we’re taking a look at *Dior Gold Rain Dior Addict Gloss, Dior *Shock and *Golden Shock Diorific Vernis! [Read more…]
I was talking with some beauty buffs the other day when we came to the joint conclusion that Kenzo is one of the very few brands that can do fashion, skincare, and fragrance all while maintaining a consistent image. One way or another, you see some kind of well thought-out “Oriental” touch in their skincare and fragrances. While I definitely wouldn’t call their latest fragrance launch, *Jeu d’Amour Eau de Parfum, an Oriental creation, one particular note does still convey that vibe in an otherwise woody floral.
Ellis Faas products might not be the easiest to come by, but there is definitely a cult of fans out there. The namesake brand founded by a Dutch makeup artist is known for its exquisite textures as well as the unique bullet packaging. I’ve had the opportunity to put some products to the test. Let’s start with *E118 Creamy Eyes today!