Urban Decay lovers, Wonderland lovers and lovers of gorgeous eyeshadow shades: get excited! The much anticipated sequel to Disney’s Alice in Wonderland opens in theaters May 27, but the Alice Through the Looking Glass limited-edition eyeshadow palette is available at Nordstrom now. From the collector’s-quality kaleidoscopic packaging to the crazy beautiful shadows, this palette is going to go as fast as its predecessor, when Urban Decay and Disney teamed up for their first Wonderland-themed palette.
Think back. How many different flavors of Lip Smaker did you hoard in the front pocket of your Jansport? Like, a lot, right? Before you wander too far down that path back to Lisa Frank and your favorite Trapper Keepers, we’d like to introduce you to the grown up (but a kid at heart) Lancôme Juicy Shakers. Available in 20 pretty shades–each with their own flavor–these are as fun to collect as all that school-days lip balm, only pulling one of these adorable cocktail-shaker-shaped beauties out of your handbag won’t damage your cred while you’re adulting.
So often dry and dull, matte lipstick can be a tricky formulation to balance right. Leave it to beauty genius Charlotte Tilbury to crack the code! She has us rethinking matte with velvety lipstick that not only hydrates, but also offers buildable coverage and reflects light in all the right ways for the illusion of fuller, wider lips.
Finding ways to incorporate the techniques she’s learned (and become sought after for by celebrities) over the years, Charlotte’s packed all the tricks in her book into one long-lasting lipstick, and it’s finally available here in North America. The name says it all—these ten Nordstrom-exclusive shades are a matte revolution.
“Norman Parkinson to me is one of the great photographers of the world. As a makeup artist, I am constantly inspired by photography and art and films, and he has been one of the people that I have referenced over and over and again. The way he played with color; the way that he captured color… it’s such a complete inspiration.” — Charlotte Tilbury
It’s here! The new collection from Charlotte Tilbury inspired by and featuring the incredible work of one of the fashion world’s most sought-after photographers, Norman Parkinson. On the outside, compact covers and cases are printed with Parkinson’s work with glamor icons Jerry Hall, Carmen dell’Orefice and Wenda (Parkinson’s wife and muse). On the inside, all the covetable colors and and accessories to create the fresh, dreamy looks like those captured by the magical touch of Parkinson and his lens.
Bobbi Brown is a woman who needs no introduction, so let’s jump right into our recent interview with this much-adored beauty mogul as she shares her expertise, tips and tricks, a delicious (and simple!) summer soup recipe and so much more.
What’s the best beauty advice you’ve ever been given? Bobbi Brown: My mother taught me that confidence is true beauty.
As a person who loves healthy food, what things do you find yourself going back to this summer? Even better, do you have a favorite recipe you could share? My three-step soup on my blog, Everything Bobbi, is perfect for summer as it’s easy and works well with whatever veggies you have on hand.
Another summer favorite is my Coconut Kale Shake. I make it using coconut milk, cocoa powder, chia seeds, chocolate protein powder, frozen organic banana, frozen organic cherries and, of course, kale. It’s great for breakfast or as a midday snack.
The youthful zeal and sophistication of Proenza Schouler is available for the first time in the form of cosmetics, thanks to an exciting partnership with M·A·C. Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez, the charismatic duo behind the coveted label, have created a collection that captures the essence of the Proenza woman, with confident colors and limited-edition packaging.
As the weather slowly warms up, you’ll probably want to spend more time outdoors than inside fussing over your makeup. Look to multi-purpose beauty products that will speed up your primping process, but deliver double results for your money. Check out a few of our must-haves for spring:
Spring is looking brighter thanks to the arrival of Bobbi Brown Sunglasses. Celebrated for her own signature black frames, the New York-based makeup maven has launched a line of shades that she calls a cross between Céline and Ray-Ban. “Being a beauty expert, I’ve always been aware of how glasses can transform the face and wanted to take the mystery out of how to choose the right glasses,” says Brown on why she chose to bring this particular product to the market.
Watch the video below and find out why Bobbi Brown believes wearing the right makeup and the right glasses can help advance your look and style.