Lancome has announced the launch of a Limited Edition collection with photographer duo Mert & Marcus.
The Mert & Marcus After Dark Collection will be available in February and includes an eye palette, liquid shadows, a lip kit, red lipsticks, and highlighting sticks.
Working with such talented and exceptional personalities like Mert & Marcus has been an exhilarating and passionate adventure. Mert & Marcus are not only brilliant artists and renowned photographers, but they are also incredible beauty experts. I am extremely proud of this collaboration, the visual universe they have created and the innovative textures. – Françoise Lehmann, Lancôme Brand President
This is what Lancome has to say about it, and those who should wear it: By day, the Lancôme woman is sophisticated and elegant – the epitome of French allure; by night, she reveals her dark side. Radically glamorous, her cat-like eyes smoulder as cold as ice, her flaming lips seduce – as hot as fire.
Quite. Okay, that’s all a bit OTT, but the products are lovely.
The Eyes Cold as Ice Kit has a liquid shadow, a glittery topper, flared cat-eye lashes, and a Monsieur Big Waterproof Mascara. It’s Lancôme’s first make-up kit for eyes and comes in Green and Blue.
The Transforming Liquid Eyeshadow is an uncompromisingly bold matte-to-glitter shadow that comes in Green, Blue, Purple, and Gun Metal.
The Flaming Lips Lip Kit contains a duo colour lipstick to deliver an ombré lip effect, and a L’Absolu Gloss to add shine. Available in Red and Violet.
The After Dark Eyeshadow Palette has 10 shades in shining pearlescent, matte or iridescent finishes
The Teint Idole Ultra Duo Stick is a highlighter stick that will give you the perfect glow. Comes in Light Pink and Doré.
L’Absolu Rouge comes in three red shades – two matte and one sheer
And what of the creators?
We were never really interested in beauty in its original form. Somehow, what excited us over the past 26 years, was transforming and creating characters with light, make-up and stories, and this is what we tried to achieve with this collection. – Mert & Marcus