Urban Decay • Naked Smoky Palette • Summer 2015

A new exciting addiction to the famous Naked palette line has been done! We’re talking about the brand new Naked Smoky!sparkleoflight urban decay naked smoky palette eyeshadow eyeshadows preview review summer packaging Following the footsteps of the Naked 1, 2 and 3, this new palette is composed by twelve shades and features “nine never-before-seen shades and three exclusives”.

How is the Naked Smoky palette described?

sparkleoflight urban decay naked smoky palette eyeshadow eyeshadows preview review summer lookThere’s more to the perfect smoky eye than a heap of dark shadow and a badass attitude. (Although the attitude certainly doesn’t hurt.) The key to nailing the most sought-after and elusive eye look ever? Urban Decay’s Naked Smoky—loaded with ALL the essentials for the perfect neutral smoky eye. We packed our newest Naked palette with a dozen sultry, smoky neutrals—nine never-before-seen shades and three exclusives. Experiment with warm bronzes, dimensional grays, rich browns, gorgeous taupes and deep black. From mattes and satins to shades with sparkle, Naked Smoky has it all. We painstakingly assembled everything you need in one palette: A true range of shades. The perfect brushes. We even included detailed tutorials!

Ever buy a beauty product and then realize you have no idea how to use it? Naked Smoky makes sultry, come-hither eyes totally doable. A detailed look book included with the palette breaks down four of our favorite ways to get Naked and smoky. Follow the step-by-step instructions to steal one of our looks (try the Iconic UD Smoky Eye, the Smoky Reality Star, the Smoky Cat or Everyday Smoky), or create your own. We even worked with top makeup artists to get their best tips and tricks for smoky-eye success. And since high-quality brushes are essential, we preloaded the palette with an exclusive double-ended brush. Use the Tapered Crease Brush to lay down shadow, define the crease or blend out color. To seamlessly fuse shadow and liner, use the Smoky Smudger Brush. Small enough for highlighting the brow bone or the corner of the eye, it’s also ideal for smoking out the lower lash line. (It’s also Wende’s favorite shape for perfect tight-lining.)

The case and the brush feature a cool floating smoke effect, with “Naked Smoky” in gunmetal foil. To add to the mysterious vibe, we set the shadow pans in a smoky transparent base. As mesmerizing as the case is, it’s also practical. A magnetic closure prevents shadow mishaps in your bag, and the full-size mirror makes it easy to get Naked whenever the urge strikes.

How is the palette composed?

sparkleoflight urban decay naked smoky palette eyeshadow eyeshadows preview review summer blogFrom left to right:

  • High Champagne shimmer with micro-glitter (New) – It’s a shimmery light pink.
  • Dirtysweet Medium bronze (New) – It’s a gold with a shimmery finish.
  • Radar Metallic taupe with iridescent micro-glitter (Vice 2) – It’s a gold/copper with microglitters.
  • Armor Metallic silver-taupe with tonal sparkle (Vice) – It’s a light gray with a touch of taupe and has a metallic/sparkly finish.

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Chanel • Collection Mediterranée • Summer 2015

Chanel‘s collections have always that perfect balance of class, grace and beauty that literally enchant me.

sparkleoflight collection mediterranee chanel summer 2015 visionI already talked about the Fall Chanel collection here.

This year’s summer collection is called Collection Mediterranée and features a lot of pieces, covering everything you may need.

sparkleoflight collection mediterranee chanel summer 2015 promo highlighter camelia beautyThe inspiration behind this Chanel collection comes from the elegant and iconic vintage feel of the French Riviera.

How is the collection described?

sparkleoflight collection mediterranee chanel summer 2015 look mediterranee“The vivid skies and blue seas of the Mediterranean inspire a vibrant makeup collection.Bronzed skin and mesmerizing eyes create a radiant Summer look, while bold nails and colourful lips complete the effect”.

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Bronzing/Higlighting Powder – $65.00

sparkleoflight collection mediterranee chanel summer 2015 lumiere d'ete dete lluminating powder highlighterOne the highlights of the collection is definitely the Lumière d’Été Bronzing Powder (Limited Edition) in the shade Golden Bronze.

Embossed with a lush camellia blossom, this golden-bronze powder adds sun-kissed radiance to the complexion, eyes and décolleté.

It’s a very warm medium caramel brown with a luminescent finish. On fair skins can definitely work well as an eyeshadow. It’s a great piece for collectors.

Le Vernis – $27.00

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It features four shades. Description:

Classic and trend-defining shades in an exclusive formula that strengthens and moisturizes nails as it delivers high-shine colour. Applies evenly without streaking. All Chanel nail products are formaldehyde-free, toluene-free and DBP-free.

#697 Terrana / Shimmering Chocolate Brown (Limited Edition)
#707 Méditerranée / Ocean Blue
#717 Coquelicot / Luminous Vermillion Red
#727 Lavanda / Intense Vivid Violet

Rouge Coco Shine – $36.00

sparkleoflight collection mediterranee chanel summer 2015 rouge coco shine hydrating sheer lipshine 507 insoumise 497 intrepide 477 reveuse 487 amorosaDescribed as: The next chapter in the brilliant ROUGE COCO SHINE story: ROUGE COCO SHINE Hydrating Colour Lipshine, an innovative formula with intensified pigments to take colour and sheen to a new level of vibrancy. Sheer, shiny, colour-rich shades are effortlessly chic, infinitely wearable. Hydratendre Complex softens and plumps lips for a healthier, fuller appearance.

#477 Rêveuse / Golden Pink
#487 Amorosa / Sun-Kissed Copper Brown (Limited Edition)

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