Atelier Cologne is a brand that I got to discovered a little while back. While I am personally not the biggest fan of citrus (I don’t dislike it. I just don’t get as excited about it), their Collection Matières Absolues and Collection Métal are nothing short of fascinating. Recently, the brand added two new creations to Collection Métal, namely *Santal Carmin and *Blanche Immortelle. If you are like me, namely when you like an ingredient, you want it to stand out in a scent, none of these would disappoint you!
Autumn hasn’t even officially settled in yet (I am not complaining), and the holiday collections are already upon us! Seasons in the cosmetics industry sure work in a funny way. Some pieces of the highly-anticipated Givenchy Folie de Noirs holiday 2014 collection have landed on my doorstep. While I haven’t got the opportunity to form a definitive opinion on them, I want to give you a sneak peek of *Givenchy Noirs en Folie Le Prismissime, *Givenchy Noir Sequin Ombre Couture, and *Givenchy Noir Satin Le Vernis today!
I am almost a little embarrassed to admit I like the new *Clinique Smart Custom-Repair Serum… quite a bit! You might know that I don’t place a lot of trust in skincare products based on silicone, and I often snort in derision when I see shimmer in skincare: what, do you think you can fool me with a pinch of fairy dust? Testing skincare out is a major commitment for me. To be honest, I wasn’t even sure I would give Clinique Smart Custom-Repair Serum the chance. One night I found it somewhere, and I thought: “oh, why the hell not. If I don’t like it, I don’t.” I pumped some out, put it on my face, and hey… I didn’t hate the texture as much as I had thought I would! After giving it a proper go, I am ready to share my thoughts about it! [Read more...]