Tag Archives: Beauty News

Beauty News: Chanel Rouge Coco Baume

20 Jan

Chanel, Rouge Coco Baume, $32.50, http://www.chanel.com

Luxury lip balm may sound ridiculous to some but when the weather ravages your lips to the point where you can wear your favorite lipstick or gloss, you’ll be happy to shell out big bucks for serious lip treatments. Chanel has decided to throw their hat in the ring with a new lip balm that has beauty fanatics buzzing. Coco Rouge Baume glides on smooth and shiny but dries down to a matte finish leaving lips prepped and primed for lip color or even better yet a smooch or two. We adore the clear balm as a lip base or primer and can’t wait to toss this pricey lip treatment into our Tory Burch cosmetics bag when we hit the sandy beaches of Miami this summer.

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Beauty News: Jason Wu Launches Candle Line

17 Jan
Jason Wu, Candle, $48, http://www.neimanmarcus.com

We can’t get enough of our luxury candles so we were over the moon when we learned about Jason Wu teaming up with Laura Slatkin and NEST Fragrances to create his very own signature candle! Jason Wu has been all over the media lately for his design collabo with Target but now he can add bonafide home scent designer to his resume. This five-star candle is a potent but exquisite blend of Nashi pear, white Cattleya orchid, pomegranate, goji berry, blonde birchwood, pink pepper, coconut, and leather. The candles won’t be available to the masses until April so you’ll have to wait a little while but trust us, these gorgeous candles are well worth the wait!

Beauty News: New York City’s ACE Hotel Debuts Nail Polish

9 Jan
Lobby of the ACE Hotel, NYC

Located in Midtown Manhattan, ACE Hotel is one of the hottest spots to stay, play and be seen in the city that never sleeps while still managing to look chic. ACE Hotel recently partnered with Uslu Airlines, an indie beauty brand, to create a signature nail polish. This slick, gunmetal grey shade was inspired by the modern hotel room interiors and it even comes with a cool striped nail file to help you achieve the perfect shape before applying the high profile polish. You don’t have to be a guest at the hotel to cop a bottle, you can purchase it online for your own piece of Big Apple beauty.

Beauty News: Louis Vuitton to Unveil New Fragrance

5 Jan

Louis Vuitton Under the Creative Direction of Marc Jacobs Will Launch It's First Fragrance in 30 Years!

Wow, we can’t even get our heads around the fact that mega-luxury brand Louis Vuitton hasn’t launched a fragrance in over 30 years! So now that we’ve gotten over that shock, it’s time to delve into the details. Louis Vuitton is working with Jacques Cavalier-Belletrud, a master within the fragrance industry with such accomplishments as developing Jean Paul Gaultier Classic, Stella by Stella McCartney and Dior Addict. What makes this fragrance debut even more delicious is the fact that Marc Jacobs is the creative force behind Louis Vuitton and a master at launching fragrances for his own label (Daisy, Lola and Bang- hello!). With that said, we can only anticipate what this new launch will smell and look like. All we know for certain is that it will be truly luxe!

Beauty News: Sephora to Open Several Stores Throughout Latin America

5 Jan

Latin America has emerged as the leading consumer of beauty products.

Beauty has always been global but it’s becoming even more international with each passing day. For all of our Latin American/International readers out there, you will love this post! Sephora recently opened their first Latin American door in Mexico City late 2011. The success of the store has only furthered the beauty retailer’s initial thoughts regarding the potential success that resides within the Latin American region. The French-based brand is scheduled to open 10-12 new doors in 2013 throughout South and Central America which means our chicas down South will finally get a chance to get experience premiere beauty shopping like their Northern counterparts. It also means there’s yet another excuse to get our shop on when we’re out of the country!

Beauty News: Laduree Launches Delectable Beauty Line

21 Dec

Laduree Macarons Set to Launch Delicious Beauty Line

If you’ve ever tasted a Ladurée Macaron, you’ll swear you’ve gone to heaven and back so it’s going to be one exciting day when the French gourmet cookie company concocts a makeup collection. The new beauty line has already made its Japanese debut to much fanfare. From lipsticks to blushes and much more, the rest of the world will be able to set their sights on the delectable collection in early 2012. We are salivating already! Did somebody say Laudree perfume? Could you imagine?

Beauty News: Aveda Debuts Invati Hair Care Line

20 Dec
Aveda Launches New Hair Care Line for Combating Thinning Hair

Thinning hair is just about every woman’s worst nightmare. As the saying goes, our hair is our crown and glory, and because of this we shell out billions of dollars a year on hair care products to keep our manes full and fabulous! Aveda has been coming to the aid of hair-challenged women for decades and now they have devised a special line specifically for thinning hair. Set to launch in February 2012, Invati is a collection of products infused with the Densiplex Complex which includes a potent blend of ayurvedic herbs such as; turmeric and ginseng.  The collection includes:

  • Exfoliating Shampoo – $24, cleanse and unclog pores on the scalp with wintergreen salicylic acid.
  • Thickening Conditioner – $24, with arginine as its base, this conditioner enriches each strand of hair from the inside out. Organic kukui nut adds natural shine.
  • Scalp Revitalizer – $60, with turmeric and ginseng as its base, this invigorating product helps to revitalize the scalp.