Most of you have probably heard the news already, but for those of you who haven't: purveyor of custom-blended makeup Prescriptives is going out of business. AWFUL news, isn't it? So many of you are huge fans, so I know you're crushed.
In a slight silver-lining, their top-selling fragrance will still be available, distributed by Aramis and Designer Fragrances and available after Feb. 1st at the fragrance bar in your favorite department store.
Giorgio Armani Beauty introduces the Armani Sheers Collection 2009 | "A new color story of a harmonious spectrum of ten tone-on-tone, easy to
wear translucent blush-hued shades in the unprecedented Armani sheer
and shine lipsticks."
"Inspiration of the shades comes from the different nuances of the light through out the day from sunrise to sunset.An exclusive range
of sheers from muted to intense, varying from shades of luminous
sunrise beige, soft pale pinks, coral, purple pink to sensuous vibrant
The Armani Sheer shine formula: unique blend of pigments and mother of pearl, sheer enough to show the natural lip shade, luminous, emollient, Microfil™ polymer, fine waxes to create shiny and silky lips.
Prescriptives releases a new collection that gives YOU exactly what you want in a palette. The You Pick palette system allows you to "Pick It, Wear It, Refill It".
Small, medium, and large palettes are available, allowing you to customize your eyeshadow and/or cheek products into the palette you've been waiting for!
Small - fits 1 shadow
Medium - fits 2 shadows and a cheek color, 2 cheek colors, or 4 shadows
Large - fits 3 cheek colors, 6 shadows, 4 eyes and 1 cheek, or 2 cheeks and 2 eyes
Dick Page, extraordinary artist and Shiseido Artistic Director, has created a brilliant color to feature exclusively at Nordstrom: Perfect Rouge lipstick in Rose Bronze (RS799) [shown right]. The shade is "soft" and "rose-toned" and features a "delicate metallic pearl". You can pick yours up March (now!) through June of 2009 - only at Nordstrom. Expect to drop $25, and also expect not to regret it!
PS: here are some quick tips from Dick Page on how to get the look featured on the face chart above, called Bronze Beauty...
Glimmering Bronze Smokey Eyes |
Hydro Powder Shadow in Tiger Eye (H3) from lash to brow.
On the back of the hand, mix Tiger Eye (H3) with a dab of Accentuating Cream Eyelinerin Dark Brown (2) to create a deeper, lustrous shadow.
Apply and blend from upper lashline to the crease and to lower lashline.
Apply Accentuating Cream Eyelinerin Dark Brown (2) to the top and bottom lash lines to elegantly define.
ApplyLasting Lift Mascarain Black (LL1) to upper and lower lashes to create maximum curl and volume.
Flushed Cheeks | Pat and blend the Accentuating Color Stick in Bronze Flush (S1) for brilliantly flush cheeks.
Rose Bronze lips | Apply the New Smoothing Lip Pencil in Rosewood (BR706) to the entire lip area, following the natural lip line and shape, then apply the NEW EXCLUSIVE Perfect Rouge Rose Bronze (RS799) lipstick to the entire lip area to give lips a plump look.
So what do YOU think? Do you "need" any of these? Gonna pass? Share with the class!
I am all over these Armani lipsticks, kids. I love that line and am making a trek over to Saks soon to pick up a Lip Wax (finally) and one or two (or more?) of these sheer lippies. Look for a review soon!
I personally LOVE the customizable palettes that are popping up all
over the place. First, I think, Trish McEvoy had her
planner system that I think is so amazingly convenient and brilliant.
Recently, we've seen Bobbi Brown do it, allowing Bobbi fans to organize cheek, eye and lip colors at will. And MAC always has their pro
palettes for shadows and blushes, though they don't really have a nifty
combo carry-along type of system (HINT, HINT, MAC gods!). And now
Prescriptives is giving their fans a chance to further customize an already lovely and customizable product line! YAY!
Shiseido's Perfect Rouge lipsticks are phenomenol. Look for a reveiw of a few other shades soon. I'd check this out if you're near a Nordies!