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.
Still agonizing over your Halloween costume? We’ve got your back. Here are three gorgeous makeup looks you can pull together in a snap.
1.) Giorgio Armani ‘Face Fabric’ Foundation in #001 for that porcelain complexion.
2.) NARS Bronzing Powder in Laguna for the apples of your cheeks.
3.) Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner in Black Ink for that sad clown face paint.
4.) M·A·C 30 Lash to up the drama on those peepers.
5.) M·A·C ‘Cremesheen + Pearl’ Lipstick in Coral Bliss for a subtle kiss of color.
6.) The Topshop Leather Choker with Imitation Pearls and a bowler top hat (try your local Halloween-supply store) to complete the look.
1.) Lancôme ‘Artliner’ Precision Point Eyeliner in Noir to define eyes and draw on nose.
2.) Laura Mercier ‘Smoky Suede’ Eyeshadow Palette for a smoky cat eye and to fill in and set the eyeliner on your nose.
3.) M·A·C Eye Kohl in Fascinating for your waterline.
4.) Dior ‘Addict’ Fluid Stick in 575 Wonderland for a splash on pink on your lips.
5.) The Topshop Lace Cat Headband for fashion cat allure.
1.) Bobbi Brown Art Stick in Harlow Red for those Lichtenstein-like dots (do this first) and lips (do this second-to-last).
2.) M·A·C Eyeshadow in Gesso all over your eyelids from brow bone to lash line. Press shadow onto lids for bolder color.
3.) M·A·C 3 Lash for larger-than-life lashes.
4.) Two coats of Dior ‘Diorshow – Black Out’ Mascara for eyes that POP!
5.) Lancôme ‘Le Lipstique’ LipColoring Stick in Clair for the highlight accent on lips (dab with the M·A·C Eyeshadow for a brighter white).
6.) Clinique ‘Quickliner for Eyes’ Eyeliner Pencil in Really Black for your cartoon contours.
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Feminine glamour was the theme of Lancôme’s look for Jason Wu Spring 2014. This involved glittering gold and bronze eyes; natural, glowing skin; and bare lips. (See also: Our runway photos from the show)
Get the look with the following Lancôme products:
‘Le Crayon Khôl’ EyeLiner in ‘Black Coffee’
‘Color Design’ Shadow & Liner Palette in ‘Bronze Amour’
Jason Wu for Lancôme ‘Artliner’ Precision Point EyeLiner (Nordstrom Exclusive) in ‘Noir’
‘Hypnôse Star’ Mascara
‘Color Design’ Infinite Luminous Eyeshadow
‘Blush Subtil’ Delicate Oil-Free Powder Blush in ‘Cedar Rose’
‘Baume in Love’ Sheer Tinted Lipbalm in ‘Rose In Love’
‘Vernis in Love’ Fade Resistant Nail Polish in ‘Cristal Quartz’
Jason Wu, backstage before the show began.
Alicia Keys, also backstage pre-show.
Jason Wu and Lancôme join forces to translate the New York-based designer’s fall/winter 2013 runway collection into a limited-edition makeup collaboration. A Nordstrom exclusive, Wu’s collection for Lancôme draws inspiration from his brand’s feminine aesthetic and bold color palette. Each product features his signature grey packaging for a statement-making touch.
“Beauty has always been extremely important to my design process, and I’ve made it an integral part of my fashion shows over the years. I think it was an organic progression that further delves into the Jason Wu lifestyle and that also showcases my love for colors,” says Wu.
Go from runway to reality with ease with our hand-selected product guide on how to wow them the Wu way.
Sometimes, the most everyday objects can inspire your beauty routine. We asked three Beauty Stylists to take note of the colors and textures they see daily and to then pick a product on their radar that celebrates the beauty around them.
“I’m so in love with these new bold shades from Lancôme’s summer collection,” says Candace Duong, Beauty Stylist at the Nordstrom South Shore Plaza store in Braintree, Massachusetts. “You have to try Simply Aqua. It’s such a fresh hue, you’ll want to wear it with your favorite floral dress! And the best part about Lancôme’s nail polish is that one brush stroke will cover most of your nail bed, so one coat will do the trick.”
Need to Put Out a Fire? Kiehl’s Since 1851 ‘Skin Rescuer’ Stress-Minimizing Daily Hydrator
“Let’s start first by talking about the texture. This product melts over your skin, leaving a cooling sensation. Great for reducing visible signs of stress, fatigue, dehydration, blotchiness and redness,” says James Webb, Beauty Stylist at the Nordstrom Fashion Valley store in San Diego, California. “I like to use this product in the morning after I wash my face and before I use my serum. It doesn’t leave your skin greasy, and when I use the Skin Rescuer on my clients, their makeup gildes smoothly and keeps everything in place.”
“The new NEST candles, fragrance and diffusers are AH-MAZING!! These home scents are moderately priced for such a beautiful product,” says Tannah Ives, Beauty Stylist at the Nordstrom Thousand Oaks store in Thousand Oaks, California. “Not only do all the scents smell wonderful—they are perfect as gifts and great for any home or office!”
Take notice of what’s new and fabulous in the world of beauty.
Our Beauty Team put together 12 of their favorites for a perfectly curated makeup bag. How does your list stack up? Browse all these and more in our On-the-Go Essentials Boutique.
It’s time to vote for your favorite products in beauty! Why? How about for a chance to win the top 12 products, plus a $500 shopping spree with a Beauty Stylist. And two runners-up will also win the top 12 products. Yes, please.
With thousands of votes so far, here’s our play-by-play of your top products, with the current first-place contender on the left, followed by the second on the right. Don’t see the products you love in the lead? Vote now and vote daily, through September 10 (ends 1pm ET)! Winners will be announced September 17.
Currently reading T Magazine with Tina Turnbow’s scoop on Chloë Sevigny’s guest appearance tonight on NBC’s “Law and Order: SVU”. What caught our attention? Sevigny started dishing on her beauty go-tos! We couldn’t help but share her secrets for creating that signature, naturally flawless look—not to mention her newest favorite mascara.
From T Magazine:
What products do you use on [your hair]?
I use Oribe shampoo and conditioner, in that sleek black packaging. I’ve always been into Kiehl’s Formula 133. Lately I’ve also been liking Kérastase Mousse Volumactive.
When you do your makeup, what are your go-to cosmetics?
I use NARS concealer, because it’s soft and blendable. I prefer to use a color that is warmer in tone, because I don’t like when it looks too light around the eyes. I like YSL Touche Éclat because it brightens in a way that is not obvious or heavy. I also prefer products that are more matte, not shimmery or glittery. My favorite blush is by M•A•C. It’s a deep pink, but I use it so much the name has worn off! I like the NARS bronzing stick, in Cap Vert. M•A•C Mineralize powder is the best. And for my lips, sometimes I go with Lady Danger by M•A•C, an orangey red. First I apply their Prep and Prime Lip, to help the color stay in place and last longer.
Any tips on how to get lashes as long and lush as yours?
I’m definitely a lash girl. I feel they are my best feature. I have tried lots of mascaras. I was drawn to Lancôme Doll Lashes recently. Not only because of the name, but it smells like roses!