Clarins never fail to impress me with their stunning makeup and each collection has a special place in my heart. I simply adore their formulas and packaging and I recommend them to absolutely everyone! The Autumn lineup consists of the new Ombre Matte Eyeshadows, a Brow Kit, Instant Light Eye Perfecting Base, Limited Edition 3 Dot Liner in Brown, True Radiance Foundation, an Eyeshadow Quartet and 5 new shades of Rouge Eclat Lipstick.
Ombre Matte Eyeshadows* (£19.00 each)
These have been on my radar for months and I couldn't wait for the launch! My expectations were high, but I couldn't be more pleased with the formula! The eyeshadows have a cream-to-powder texture and feel silky to the touch. They apply like a dream, especially if you use your fingers. Absolutely foolproof! The formula is lightweight, super pigmented and most importantly - long lasting. I am eyeing up the remaining shades, because I simply can't get enough of the Ombre Matte range!
|Wearing shade 05 Sparkle Grey allover the lid and along the bottom lashline + shade Nude Pink in the inner corner.|
Clarins Perfect Eyes & Brows Palette* (£35.00)
Another exciting product from the Autumn collection. A must have for those who either love perfect brows or simply have no idea where to start and need an all-in-one solution. This little set contains everything you need to keep your brows perfectly groomed: three powders, a holding wax, a luminous pink shadow, a double applicator, an eyebrow brush/spoolie, mini tweezers and a built-in mirror. You can use the powders to fill in your brows or as eyeshadows and the light pink shade looks perfect as a highlight under the brow bone. The tiny tweezers are fantastic and grab even the tiniest little hair! The only thing I very rarely use is the wax, but I know that some people can't live without it and it is their brow must have.
Clarins Rouge Eclat Age Defying Lipstick / 18 Strawberry Sorbet (£19.50)
I adore the packaging of this lipstick. It is gorgeous and can easily compete with YSL and Chanel. The formula is amazing too and glides onto the lips beautifully! Shade 18 is a lovely peachy pink with a little bit of gold shimmer and it is a perfect everyday colour for those who don't like berry lips for Autumn. The formula features Nutri-Youth Complex to protect lips against dehydration and boost collagen, Vitamin E to protect against free radicals and 100% plant waxes to provide instant comfort. On top of that, Rouge Eclat lipsticks smell like blackberry and liquorice - amazing!
The last product I was kindly sent to try out is the new eye shadow primer. It smoothes the eyelids, illuminates the eye area and creates a perfect base for eyeshadows, making them last all day long. You need the tiniest amount for each eyelid, so the small tube will last for a really long time.
Overall, this collection is simply stunning and I am obsessed with the Ombre Matte Eyeshadows. If there is on thing you should treat yourself to this month, pick up one of these and you will fall in love!
All products available from Clarins.co.uk , Escentual.com, Clarins stockists and counters.