Clarins Summer 2019

I've mentioned the new Clarins Summer Collection in this sunny summer beauty post already, but I'm going to focus on the whole collection again because it's so good. It's just three products, and the SOS Primer bronzer is recommended as well. For lips, there is a Limited Edition Water Lip Stain (£19). Clarins created this product in 2018, a formula made up of 77 per cent water, rich in plant ingredients including organic raspberry water, and … [Read more...]

Clarins Joli Rouge & Black AW Makeup Collection

Clarins has just launched a small, but perfectly formed mini AW Makeup Collection. There are only three products in it, but it's super-cute and the packaging is adorable. The Joli Rouge & Black Collection introduces a new lipstick - the Joli Rouge Gradation (£22) which is the Joli Rouge, reinvented to sculpt and colour your lips. The lipstick has a stripe through the middle, and that central shade will illuminate the middle of your lips, … [Read more...]

Clarins Autumn Winter Makeup

I'm a bit late with this, it sort of passed me by for some reason. Not like me, as Clarins are definitely one of my all-time favourite beauty brands. I can't live without their black Instant Liner liquid liner. Best. Product. Ever. But let's talk today about their AW16 collection. It focuses on the eyes, from day to night, with a new mascara, and lovely new eyeshadow quads. The mascara - Mascara Supra Volume (£21.50) is a reinvention of the … [Read more...]

Clarins’ Aquatic Treasures for summer

Clarins’ summer collection captures the textures and shades of the sea. It’s not, however, what you might expect, with stereotypical aqua blues, etc, etc. It’s actually much lovelier than that, with gorgeous bronzes and golds to reflect the silky sands, and iridescent shades to mirror pearls on the ocean floor. And instead of blue, there is a beautiful glittering grey to echo the water as it sparkles in the sunlight. As ever the packaging … [Read more...]

New Foundations from Estee Lauder and Clarins

Foundation is BIG news this autumn/winter in the beauty world. It seems like everyone is launching a new base product - and all with new technologies and claims. More and more, foundation is becoming an integral part of a skincare routine, not just a makeup base. Estee Lauder and Clarins are the latest two big guns to lunch their latest foundations. Clarins bring out True Radiance SPF15 foundation next month, and it promises to even, illuminate … [Read more...]

Clarins Autumn Makeup Collection

Yes, it's time for Autumn makeup collections, and let's face it, when it rains, I'm quite happy to have a peek at what I can look forward to wearing in the lovely autumn months. It's probably my favourite season, with it's crisp, dry mornings, and beautiful foliage colours everywhere. And then there's all the new makeup collection, and the countdown to Christmas! Okay, I won't mention Christmas again, I promise!  Clarins autumn makeup is on … [Read more...]

Rouge Eclat – Clarins Colour for Spring

  One of the best bits about being a beauty journalist is laying eyes on all the new Spring collections when it's still winter - most of them hit the counters in January/February, brightening us up after the glittery festive season is over. Clarins always have beautiful colour collections; stunning embossed palettes, neutral and bold colours, and innovative new products. This new collection, Rouge Eclat, is no different. Inspired by the … [Read more...]