Thursday, 27 October 2011

Estee Lauder: Brand Catch Up & Before/After: Cyber Beauty

As you can see this is starting to become a habit, me doing mash-ups due to work being too busy! Bear with me, I couldn't really wait! I had a little catch up session yesterday with the ladies at Estee Lauder and was presented a little collection of what's to come in December!  As it stands, I was told that I am 1 of 3 people who has this collection so I was dying to show it off to you and to also work a look with it! Let me present:

Pure Colour Cyber Eyes: Gelee Powder Eyeshadows
Feast your eyes on these babies! 6 richly pigmented eyeshadows utilising Estee Lauder's Tribrid Prisma Shine technology, last seen in the limited edition Gelee Highlighter. To put it simply, products with Prima Shine technology are all-in-one liquid, powder and gel products, that produces a malleable, flexible finish of high shine. The finish is long-lasting, non-fading, non-flaking and non-creasing. Big promises and it delivers as I will show you later! So when used dry, these shadows give a subtle sheen but it's when applied with a wet brush that the magic shines through, literally! What you get is a super shiny finish that seems to get shinier as you layer!

The colours are: Cyber Pink, Cyber Copper, Cyber Green, Cyber Silver, Cyber Teal and Cyber Lilac. RRP £19.00 for 0.9g.

They will be in counters nationwide and online at www.esteelauder.co.uk from 26th December 2011 but will be previewing at Harrods from 31st October.

In this collection are also 6 Pure Colour Intense Kajal Eyeliners and 3 Sumptuous Extreme Mascaras, which I will talk about in another post!

Anyway let me introduce you to Nevena:
Face Prep: Bioderma Crealine H20 Micellar Water, La Roche-Posay Thermal Spa Water Spray, Emma Hardie Hydrating Lighter Lotion, SUQQU Repair Essence, Guerlain Meteorites Perles Light-Diffusing Perfecting Primer, SUQQU Lip Essence Cream R.

The look I wanted to create was a combination of Lauren Hutton in the 70s, all glowy and gorgeous but yes because of the cyber factor in these shadows, I wanted a gleam in the eyes that was futuristic and hyper-metallic! And at the same time young, fresh and modern. So how does one achieve that? Have a look at the results, I am quite pleased! I have included an "eyes down" shot to show you the full effect. bear in mind that none of these are retouched and shot using my Blackberry! Voila!
Face: Estee Lauder Double Wear Light Foundation, Estee Lauder Double Wear Concealer.
Eyes: Estee Lauder Cyber Copper, Cyber Teal, Cyber Green, Cyber Lilac, Cyber Pink, Cyber Silver, Estee Lauder Sumptuous Extreme Mascara in Extreme Black, Paris-Berlin Beige Pencil.
Eyebrows: SUQQU Balancing Eyebrow Palette No 2, MAC Clear Brow Fix.
Cheeks: Estee Lauder Bronzing Liquid (discontinued), Madina Shiny Stick in 100, Illamasqua Gleam Cream.
Lips: SUQQU Lip Essence Cream R, Estee Lauder Pure Colour in Vanilla Truffle patted in with finger.
Powder: SUQQU Nuancing Loose Powder in Natural.

What do you think? I'm absolutely besotted with this look. It's got a nice combination of sci-fi futurism and yet old school glamour. Below is a close up of the eyes after shooting for 7 hours non-stop, just to show you how good the Prisma Shine technology is! I didn't touch up once!
As always please feel free to comment and if you have any questions, I would be most delighted to answer and discuss!

24 comments:

  1. Absolutely stunning. Love the brows too!

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  2. That's so pretty- and I am so glad that gelee is coming back. Cant wait to get my hands on these!! Thanks for sharing x

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  3. OMG, love your work, and how fabulous is your model???? xx

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  4. @Hannah Adams: Thank you! That's very kind! X

    @ComputerGirl: Thanks! I think the gelees are great too! X

    @ArtDonatella: Thank you! And yes isn't she stunning? Xx

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  5. lovely new products, i'm so jel! I am thinking of buying a estee lauder foundation & concealer. Do you know which concealer is best for under eye dark circles? xx

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  6. Oh. My. God. To die for. Absolutely love it! Can't wait to get a look at these in the flesh!

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  7. @kia: Have a try at the counters, I am rather smitten with the double wear concealers. The texture is really lovely & liquid with great coverage! Let me know how you get on. Thank you for the comment! X

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  8. @Charlie: You'll love it Charlie!! They're amazingly glossy & shiny! Xx

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  9. Oooo la la... I love the look of these x

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  10. OOOOOooo its so dramatic! Its looks like a must have.Not a collector's item though but the textures are out of the world.
    Btw it is permanent line I believe and they would cost a bomb in India but I am going to grab at least 2 of those gorgeous colors...
    As usual u r gorgeous Kenneth..
    CIao

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  11. You do phenomenal step by step documentation- love your blog!

    when you prep the skin, do you use brushes or your hands? And then when you're applying foundation what do you use?

    I've been good with skin but want to get better.

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  12. Another stunning look! I've been waiting for these shadows - hope they're in Duty Free, lol!

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  13. @Phil: Thank you! That's very kind! xx

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  14. @Portraitofadreamer: You will Priya, you will absolutely love em! x

    @Neeraj: Aww thanks Neeraj, for the shadows they're limited edition as told to me by the PR team, the pencils 2 are limited and the mascaras are limited editions. x

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  15. @Taja: Aww thank you Taja! That's very kind of you. For skin prep I prefer using my hands. Moisturiser I massage into skin using firm but smoothing strokes, primers etc need to be applied with as broad a stroke as possible, the less strokes the better. As for foundation I use my hands and brush. It all depends on the texture, the skin, the finish I want etc. Thank you for the comment xx

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  16. @Jamilla Camel: You will love them J! I adore them! xx

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  17. I'm loving the finish those eyeshadows give. Thanks for sharing.
    Catherine xx

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  18. @cmlewis99: You're very welcome Catherine, I'm in love with them too! XX

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  19. Those eye shadows look so so great - it's a pity our local counter doesn't stock EL limited editions collections :(

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  20. As always utterly gorgeous, I love how you have taken the pink right into the inner corner it looks fantastic. Am about to start experimenting with applying shadows wet - have a big night out soon and want an antique, green gold eye to match with the Butter London nail varnish in Wallis, going to try Urban Decay's Mildew applied wet & black shadow in the socket to see how that works out, practice run this eve - at least its Halloween so if it looks awful I can pretend it was meant to! x

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  21. @delerith21: Oh no! Is there no way you can get a friend to get for you when they're out? They're really quite amazing! x

    @ihavemostlybeen: Thanks lovely! Yeah it take a bit of faith to actually bring thecolour in so far but I think pay off is a really intense look, as long as you bring the outer colour further out as well so it balances out the proportions. Will you twitpic your look when you do it? Thanks! xx

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  22. thi s look is just spectacular! you are a superb makeup artist! is there any way you can film a video for it or pay a fee to watch a step by step instruction? much thanks alison in nyc!

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  23. this look is spectacular! you are a superb make up artist! is there any way to create a video or pay a fee for step by step instructions? much thanks alison nyc

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