Clarins Sunkissed Summer 2018 Collection

Ooh, super cute Clarins! Clarins has gone all tropical with its Summer 2018 collection - well, kind of. Okay, there's a flamingo or two on the compact, but, it's pretty, and that's enough to get excited about, right? Said flamingoes are on the Limited Edition Bronzing & Blush Compact (£31) which is a summer favourite every year. The maxi size compact has flamingoes and palms on it this year, and the powders -which also have a flamingo and … [Read more...]

Clarins Instant Light Lip Balm Perfector new shades

Clarins launch two new shades of their Instant Light Lip Balm Perfector for spring... at the end of this month. Yes, the spring collections are almost here, and this is the first to land on my desk for 2018. Yes, okay, it's not a collection as such, but spring is in the name! These two new shades are universally flattering,and will illuminate your lips with a wash of sheer colour. Choose from Hot Pink or Plum. Clarins give you two new … [Read more...]

Clarins 4-Colour Makeup Pen

Hands up if you loved using one of those four colour pens when you were a kid. Actually, hands up if you still do! I know I do. So, imagine one of those  - but with eye and lip pencils in it, instead of biro pens! Imagine no more! Clarins has only gone and created one. Yes, the Clarins 4-Colour All-in-One Pen Eyes & Lips is pretty much an exact copy of the four-colour pen. It has three eyeliner pencils, and one lipliner in it. The … [Read more...]

NEW Clarins Double Serum relaunch

Clarins Double Serum - a bestseller since it's introduction - is now going through its eighth incarnation! The latest version has a new ingredient  -  turmeric. There's a lot of beauty buzz about this ingredient. I just read a recent article about beauty bloggers advocating making home made masks from turmeric and coconut oil. Please don't do this - EVER! But, turmeric does have great properties. I've recently discovered a hand and body cream … [Read more...]

Clarins launch Sheet Mask in Super Restorative range

Sheet masks! Everyone is doing them, and why not. But this new one from Clarins is a goodie, because, let's face it, a lot of them are, well, a wee bit of a let-down on the actual 'is it doing anything for my skin' front. The new Clarins Super Restorative Instant Lift Serum Mask (catchy!) will lift and smooth the skin. The gel-serum on the mask will help to tighten the skin in just 15 minutes. Skin appears radiant, lifted, and youthful. It works … [Read more...]

Clarins Tender Moments for Mother’s Day

Clarins launch this really cute, loving little collection just in time for Mother's Day. So, show your mum how much you love her, with something from the Tender Moments collection. And it's good! Well, the blusher is anyway. The Skin Illusion Blush (£16) comes in three shades, and is so easy to use. I have not stopped since receiving this collection from the press office a few weeks ago. My favourite shade for now is the Luminous Pink. It's … [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 NEW Self Tanning Milky-Lotion

Clarins have brought out a new self tan for summer, their Self Tanning Milky-Lotion. It contains all sorts of lovely ingredients to provide you with a golden glow, with skincare benefits. The self-tan market is huge these days, and a self-tan can no longer be just that. This new tan has a smooth, milky texture and goes on quite easily. It also offers 24-hour hydration, which is what we all want in the summer, right? That happens thanks to … [Read more...]

Clarins Urban Oasis in Edinburgh

If you are in Edinburgh this week and this Easter weekend, then escape to the Clarins Urban Oasis at the bottom of Castle Street, at the west end of Princes Street, for a pamper. It's a brilliant innovation from Clarins, marketing at its very best. I spent around 40 minutes there this week, and it was a lovely vibe, a great place to escape and have some of that much-talked about 'me-time'. The Clarins hashtag is #ItsAllAboutYou, and for the time … [Read more...]

Clarins launch Multi Active Day & Night Cream

If you are aged between 30 and 39, then you need the new Clarins Multi Active Day & Night Cream collection in your beauty regime. Using cutting-edge technology and the power of plants, Clarins has created a non-stop skin care duo, which will help the key cell responsible for youthful skin - the fibroblast. This cell ensures the smooth, toned look of skin thanks to its production of collagen and elastin fibres. A fibroblast can become worn … [Read more...]