Victoria Beckham – Estee Lauder Colab. and concerns



The full collection will be sold at Bergdorf Goodman and, Neiman marcus, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, Selfridges, Victoria Beckham’s Dover Street store in London and on and from Sept. 13. It will launch
in the rest of the world from Oct. 1.


Prices range from $30 for the designer’s signature nude-matte lip pencil to $45 for an Eye Metals Eyeshadow, $95 for the Morning Aura Illuminating Crème and $1,200 for the Victoria Beckham Collection Daylight Edition, a light box that includes a removable lighted mirror as well as 8 products.


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Click Image to take you to Victoria Beckham’s 5 minute face video.


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The fourteen piece collection are a reflection of the 4 cities that Victoria Beckham relates to.  London, Los Angeles, New York and Paris.


Victoria Beckham



Here is Victoria Beckham’s compact with black ribbing for this launch


Here is the Tom Ford 2016 Orchid Collection compact:


The other piece of chatter is centered around the 5 minute face video.  The issue social media is having is in the video Victoria Beckham isn’t starting clean faced.

Victoria Beckham shares her 5 minute makeup tips


New Estee Lauder Double Wear Nude Cushion Stick Radiant Makeup

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I have recently tried the New Estee Lauder Double Wear Nude Cushion Stick Radiant Makeup.  Many of you have heard or tried Estee Lauder Double Wear foundation.  The original Double Wear is a holy grail formula for MANY people.  This new version is a bit different not only in the packaging but in the product as well.


What I love about the new Estee Lauder Double Wear Nude Cushion Stick Radiant Makeup:

  • Portability factor.  This could easily be dropped in your handbag, gym bag or over night bag.
  • Simplicity.  Because the cushion is built into the packaging of this foundation you don’t need a brush.  It is Makeup + Pro Tool in One.
  • 8 hour wear. Who has time to touch up their foundation mid day?  This will last the entire workday.
  • Hydrating. This is a very comfortable, natural formula.


Here’s my personal feedback from trying this foundation for a few days.  I was concerned that too much product would come out of the cushion.  It was very easy to control the exact amount.  I also was apprehensive that the cushion would provide smooth, streak-free application.  I actually was prepared to buff the foundation with a brush after application.  I looked closely in my lit, magnified mirror(Superhuman) and NO STREAKS!  This little cushion provided perfect application.  I also learned it is a buildable coverage.  If you want to look natural you can.  If you want more coverage just build.  The finish was very natural not matte.  I LOVE THIS FORMULA.  I also love the packaging!


What’s the difference between the original and this new formula??

COVERAGE: Original is Medium/ Buildable, New formula is Sheer- Med/Buildable

LONG-WEAR:  Original 15 hours, New formula 8 hours

FINISH: Original is Semi -Matte, New formula is Radiant


Both are great formulas.  I will keep both in my foundation drawer for different occasions.


Would I buy it again?  YES

Would I recommend it?  YES

Tom Ford at Sephora

Will you be taking advantage of the summer collection from Tom Ford at Sephora?  Available April 1 online.  Available April 15 in store.

Remote private islands where summer lasts all year and one day seamlessly blends into the next inspire the TOM FORD Soleil Collection, a sensuous series of bronzers, highlighters, and skin care designed to illuminate summer.

Cream and Powder Eyeshadow $60

What it is:
A two-tiered eye palette with two coveted formulas to create a lustrous and seductive, summertime eye.

What it does:
The Cream and Powder Eye Color features a Base Eye Color and Eye Color for warm-weather looks. The ultra-pigmented, metallic cream shadow glides on a rich, molten glow. The sparkling celestial powder intensifies your eyes with alluring shimmer.

This palette contains:
– 0.24 oz Base Eye Color
– 0.07 oz Eye Color

“Sunkissed skin with a hint of color has a powerful simplicity that is effortlessly stunning.”—TOM FORD


Moisturecore Lip Color $55

What it is:
A luminous, lightweight lipstick with an innovative, moisturizing liquid core.

What it does:
Moisturecore Lip Color has a liquid core that’s infused with passion fruit oil to provide lips with luxurious moisture in a pink pop of color. It’s infused with an exotic blend of melon fruit extract, murumuru butter, and plant-derived esters to condition lips, and a luminous lip color encases the center. Subtle flecks of golden pearl flatter bronzed, summer skin, and the shades range from sandy nude to rosy mauve, creating a soft veil of lightweight color that lasts for hours.

What else you need to know:
Remote private islands where summer lasts all year and one day seamlessly blends into the next inspire the TOM FORD Soleil Collection, a sensuous series of bronzers, highlighters, and skin care designed to illuminate summer.


Bronzing Primer $74

What it is:
An oil-free primer to enhance bronzer for a golden, shimmery finish.

What it does:
Flawlessly blend this Bronzing Primer onto any skintone to achieve buildable, stunning luminosity. Use before applying bronzer for an enhanced, exotic radiance, or smooth it onto your cheekbones for a sheer veil of golden shimmer. The lightweight formula instantly moisturizes to revitalize your skin’s vibrancy.

Large Bronzing Powder $98

What it is:
A large, oil-free bronzing powder in a silky, lightweight texture for perfect, natural-looking radiance.

What it does:
Highlight the skin’s natural radiance or accent an existing tan with TOM FORD’s Large Bronzing Powder. Just brush it lightly onto cheekbones to define and emphasize your bone structure, or dust all over the face to create the ultimate warm and seductive glow.

What else you need to know:
This product is free of fragrance.

“Sunkissed skin with a hint of color has a powerful simplicity that is effortlessly stunning.”—TOM FORD

Soleil Contouring Compact $108

What it is:
A face palette trio with blush, highlighter, and bronzer summer shades in sheer-to-medium, cream-like powder formulas.

What it does:
Introducing Tom Ford’s first sleek face palette, the Contouring Compact features three sensual summer shades of blush, highlighter, and bronzer in a Soleil compact with an embossed, Tom Ford logo. These cream-like powder formulas seamlessly sweep onto skin with a soft, even finish, adding natural-looking dimension and gorgeous color The vibrant coral blush leaves cheeks with the perfect wash of color; the nude highlighter mimics the sun reflecting off the skin; and the sultry bronzer enhances a healthy radiance. Use these shades alone or layer them together to create a contoured, seductive glow. These shades deliver sheer-to-medium coverage that’s both matte and radiant.

Cream Cheek Color $68

What it is:
An oil-free, cream blush to instantly brighten up the face with a natural-looking wash of color.

What it does:
Cream Cheek Color features pearlescent shades that leaves bring gorgeous luster and a radiant finish to cheeks.Encased in an ivory- and gold-colored Tom Ford Soleil compact, this cheek color brings irresistible sheen to your face that catches the light.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
– Parabens
– Sulfates
– Phthalates

Bronzing Powder $68

What it is:
An oil-free bronzing powder with a silky, lightweight texture for perfect, natural-looking radiance.

What it does:
Highlight the skin’s natural radiance or accents an existing tan with TOM FORD’s Bronzing Powder. Just brush lightly on cheekbones to define and emphasize your bone structure, or dust all over the face to create the ultimate warm and seductive glow.

“Sunkissed skin with a hint of color has a powerful simplicity that is effortlessly stunning.”—Tom Ford


Ultra-Rick Lip Color $52

What it is:
A full-coverage, high-shine lipstick that moisturizes lips.

What it is does:
Saturate your lips with hydration, high-shine, and vivid lip color that lasts for up to six hours. Ultra-Rich Lip Color leaves your lips appearing smoother, softer, and suppler, while it reduces lip flaking.

Sheer Cheek Duo $78

What it is:
A highlighter and blush duo with petal-pink cheek colors to bring a light-reflective finish to bronzed summer skin.

What it does:
Give bronzed skin ultimate radiance with Sheer Cheek Duo. Embossed with the Tom Ford logo, it features two pink hues that bring a shimmery glow to bronzed summer skin. The oil-free, soft pink highlighter and bold rose blush can be applied wet for a soft veil of color or dry for a sweeping pop of vibrancy. Use these shades alone or layer them together for long-lasting color that blends easily.

Lip Color Sheer $52
What it is:
A sheer lip color that delivers a lustrous sheen to compliment sunkissed, summer skin.

What it does:
Let lips gleam with Lip Color Sheer. It’s infused with a decadent blend of vitamins C and E and shea butter to saturate your lips with moisture. Its distinct, beveled, bullet is designed with a retro-chic, ivory- and gold-colored TOM FORD case.

“Sunkissed skin with a hint of color has a powerful simplicity that is effortlessly stunning.”—TOM FORD

Radiant Moisture $98
What it is:
An oil-free, whipped cream to replenish, hydrate, and illuminate—instantly re-energizing the skin’s appearance.

What it does:
Formulated with an exclusive Infusing Complex, Radiant Moisture Souffle’s rich formula helps transform the look of fatigued skin’s radiance and vitality. Small golden pearls enhance a sexy, natural-looking glow while skin feels saturated with moisture. It is left with a plump, vibrant, and youthful appearance. TOM FORD’s Infusing Complex infuses skin with a potent blend of specially selected nutrients to support a rejuvenated complexion. Skin is left visibly brighter, fresher, and less tired, and high-performing antioxidants help protect the skin, leaving it with a renewed, resilient, and smoother appearance.

Skin Illuminator $72
 What it is:
An oil-free highlighter in a universally flattering, peach-pink shade for a translucent glow.

What it is formulated to do:
Let your best features shine through with Skin Illuminator. Inspired by the look of skin bathed in summer evening light, its peach-pink shade flatters every skintone while moisturizing skin. Infused with micronized pearls, they help to diffuse light for a naturally enhanced, sunkissed glow. Just apply it all over the face by itself, or blend it with foundation to achieve a radiant, balanced appearance. It can also be used as a highlighter under or over makeup.



Pat McGrath at Sephora


Pat McGrath is one of the most influential makeup artists in the world, and the impact of her work in beauty and fashion over the past 20 years is unparalleled. The visionary looks she imagines—then creates for runways, advertisements, and editorial—define beauty trends of the future.

What it is:
A transformative trio with a highlighter and balm duo, brush, and pigment to take highlighting to the next level.

What it does:
Turn up your skin’s glow with Skin Fetish 003. Explore an array of exquisite effects—from bare, to dewy, to stunning luminosity—beyond the typical color spectrum. This transformative kit is packed with backstage secrets so you can pull off seductive, sublime skin. Take highlighting to the next dimension with this addictive trio’s incandescent pigment, buffer brush, and dual-ended Shiny Stick™, featuring a lustrous highlighter on one end and beautifying balm on the other.

This set contains:
– 0.26 oz Shiny Stick highlighter + balm duo
– 0.14 oz 003 Pigment
– Buffer 003 brush

What else you need to know:
Choose from the Skin Fetish 003 in Golden or Nude (sold separately).

Suggested Usage:
-Swipe balm alone onto high points of skin for a fresh glow.
-Apply highlighter, followed by balm pressed on top for runway radiance.
-Buff the pigment over the Shiny Stick duo for a surreal gleam of otherworldly opulence.
-Lavish light anywhere on the face and body, adding sumptuous sheen to eyelids and lips.
-Apply it on the browbones, corners of eyes, and the décolletage for a brightening effect.


Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips- Kim Kardashian

Charlotte Tilbury has been the artist to just about every star imaginable.

She is now creating a new lip line—HOT LIPS with 12 shades.  The shades are inspired by Kim Kardashian, Salma Hayek, Sienna Miller, Poppy Delevingne, Emily Ratajkowski, Cindy Crawford, Miranda Kerr and Kate Bosworth to name a few. The colors range from from cranberry red and electric fuchsia to pale nude and deep berry. This is not, however, a collaboration since Kim Kardashian wasn’t a part of creating the lipsick.  Kim has loved and does love Charlotte Tilbury Lip Cheat in Iconic Nude.

Charlotte Tilbury,  “Kim is the queen of the nude lip, and this vintage-inspired pale pink nude makes lips look instantly fuller and irresistible.”  Charlotte Tilbury referred to Kim Kardashian as a “modern day icon.”

1 Euro per lipstick will go to Women for Women International


Charlotte Tilbury, “Lipstick is that thing that pulls you together, makes you feel like a woman – it gives you confidence and makes you feel powerful,” Tilbury said. “That’s why I’ve called on all of my friends, these beautiful and inspirational women, to help me spread this message as much as we can.”


 Kim K.W. is a pale nude

Since 1993, Women for Women International has helped nearly 429,000 marginalized women in countries affected by war and conflict. We directly work with women in 8 countries offering support, tools, and access to life-changing skills to move from crisis and poverty to stability and economic self-sufficiency.

KAT VON D LOCK-IT Lock-It Color Correcting Eyeshadow Primer


The First & Only Eyeshadow Primer To Correct and Primer by skintone.


Neutralizes darkness and discoloration

Boosts Makeup Color Intensity

5 Shades for every skintone

16-hour wear





Meet the FIRST and ONLY eyeshadow primer that primes lids by skin tone! Unlike typical one-shade-fits-all primers, Lock-It Color Correcting Eyeshadow Primer comes in 5 shades that neutralize lids so you get super-saturated, true eyeshadow payoff that lasts.

If you wanna unleash EPIC eye looks, you simply must begin with smooth, even lids! Lock-It Color Correcting Eyeshadow Primer is your secret weapon to target discoloration and smooth those imperfections that everyone has on their lids (yes, even us!). With 16-hour wear and Multi-Faceted Color Correcting Pigments, this primer glides over the eye area to lay the necessary groundwork for locked-down, vibrant eye looks. Once you use this primer you’ll never go back—shadow applies pure and true, color payoff is MEGA intense, and eye looks stay fade-proof and totally crease-free!

100% Cruelty Free Forever!

Inspiration du jour!

Lock-It Color Correcting Eyeshadow PrimerLock-It Color Correcting Eyeshadow Primer, Medium

Viseart eyeshadow palette review

When someone mentions the Viseart eyeshadow palette to people that have heard of Viseart, one of the first questions that comes up is:  Is it worth it?  I promise to let you know if it’s worth it, but first let me introduce you to Viseart and an eyeshadow palette.

Viseart cosmetics is an independent professional make-up  cosmetic brand from Paris, France.

Here is my first palette:


This is the Neutral Matte palette($80) contains 12 great shades that will provide a lot of options for you.  All of the shadows are Matte.  The quality and pigmentation of these shadows is amazing.  There is no fall out from the shadows and they are extremely blendable which is very exciting.  The shadow texture is wonderful.


This palette will provide from natural to dramatic looks.  The only limit is your imagination.


Viseart does make other palettes.  Some are mattes, some have shimmers.  They are sold on and to name a few places.  Viseart makes palettes for eyes, lips and concealers,  correctors, blushes, powders and foundations as well.


I hope you love the Viseart palette as much as I do.  There will be more Viseart in my future.  Go ahead and add it to your wish list!  Thank me later.