June 5, 2009
in Blush, Bronzer, Celebrities, Cleanser, Fashion, Handbags, Jewelry, Lashes, Lipgloss, Mascara, Philadelphia, Shoes
Because I know how much you love themed posts, like Recessionista’s Fabuless Pick of the Week and my celebrity articles, I’m adding another one to the roster…
Welcome to Spoiled Pretty Street Style – a new column that shines a spotlight on fashion and beauty trends, and how they’re being interpreted in your neck of the woods.
For the inaugural post, I’m spotlighting Dayna, an impossibly chic Philadelphia lawyer.
In the photo, Dayna is rocking: a Black Halo dress, J. Crew cardigan, Marc Jacobs sunglasses, Heidi Klum earrings, Lagos ring, David Yurman and Charriol bracelets, Louis Vuitton handbag, and Boutique 9 sandals.
SP: What are your top five beauty products for summer?
Dayna: Darphin Cleansing Foam Gel, NARS Bronzing Powder, NARS Blush in Orgasm, Diorshow Black Out Mascara, and Chanel Aqualumiere Lip Gloss in #72 (Bubble Plum)
SP: Are there any celebrities whose style you admire?
Dayna: Rachel Bilson, Kate Bosworth, Lauren Conrad, Diane Kruger, and Nicole Richie
SP: What items are you currently coveting?
Dayna: Burberry trench coat and Gucci sandals. Oh, and a Chloe Paddington bag. I just don’t think I should be living without it.
SP: What is your #1 beauty tip?
Dayna: Use a heated eyelash curler. They make a travel one at Sephora. It’s amazing.
Want to be featured in Street Style? Take a photo of yourself or someone you know, stylin‘ and profilin‘…with a breakdown of the fashion and beauty products pictured. Then send it to my inbox. If you’re chosen, I’ll feature the look on Spoiled Pretty – and I’ll send you a beauty goodie for your troubles!
I don’t look good in peach, so I was pleasantly surprised that it looks good on me. Case in point: two of Chanel‘s offerings from Cote d’Azur, the brand’s summer 2009 collection.
Chanel Le Vernis Nail Colour in Orange Fizz drenches nails in a vibrant, orange creamsicle shade that looks gorge against golden tanned skin…which I happen to have (year-round, I might add). Oh, don’t hate…appreciate! Two coats of Orange Fizz followed by a layer of Seche Vite creates a pretty pedi that looks ‘just-did’ for 2 weeks!
And I’m absolutely head over heels for Chanel Joues Contraste Powder Blush in In Love. At first glance, it seems a doppelganger for NARS Orgasm Blush. But upon closer inspection, you’ll find that the pigment is less sheer and sparkly. Light brown girls who have been disappointed by NARS‘ best-selling blush will absolutely swoon over In Love’s peachy glow.
“Nothing says summer to me like healthy skin with a bit of shimmer. It’s gorgeous and super sexy – and who doesn’t want to look like that?” -Bobbi Brown
This summer, Bobbi Brown is making it easier than ever to get the look of healthy, sun-kissed skin without the damaging effects of the sun. Take your pick from a flattering array of options, designed for all complexions from fair to dark.
The Illuminating Bronze Collection includes:
Shimmer Brick for Body ($75)
Create head-to-toe glamour with Shimmer Brick for Body. Lightweight, silky powder can be used on arms, legs, décolleté, or anywhere you want to glow. The deluxe oversized compact features three shimmering bars of color.
All Over Body Brush ($85)
The softest, most luxurious brush imaginable. The perfect companion to the Shimmer Brick for Body, this brush was designed with ultra soft bristles that feel amazing on the skin and offer sheer, even application.
Illuminating Bronzing Powder ($33)
This ultra-soft and smooth pressed powder is formulated with a unique and innovative blend of sheer powder and micro pearls. It glides on evenly and gives skin a seamless and sheer natural-looking glow. Available in: Antigua, Aruba, Bahamas, Bali Brown, Barbados Tan and Maui.
All Over Bronzing Gel SPF 15 ($28)
Bobbi’s unique gel-based bronzer instantly gives the face a healthy, natural-looking glow with the added benefit of sun protection. Now available in a new shade requested by makeup artists and customers alike: Golden Sun.
“I love sheer colors for summer- they’re wearable, easy and look goodon everyone.”- Bobbi Brown
This May, Bobbi Brown introduces her Nautical Collection.
Featuring two new products, Sheer Color Lip Gloss and Sheer Color Cheek Tint, the collection is inspired by easy, natural summer beauty.
Available in six shades (Sheer Raspberry, Sheer Mauve, Sheer Lilac, Sheer Coral, Sheer Pink, Sheer Blackberry), Bobbi’s new Sheer Color Cheek Tint gives cheeks a sheer tint of natural-looking color. The translucent, lightweight formula glides on smooth and blends evenly onto skin and comes in a swivel stick for convenient and easy application.
Sheer Color Lip Gloss is the newest addition to Bobbi’s Lip Gloss collection. Super sheer, this gloss has a see-through finish that makes it easy for any woman to wear. Available in four punchy shades (Marina Pink, Cabana Coral, Sailor, Popsicle), this is a limited-edition item for summer.
In May, both products will be available at Bobbi Brown counters and bobbibrown.com. The Sheer Color Cheek Tint retails for $22 and the Sheer Color Lip Gloss for $20.
This week, Spoiled Pretty is partnering with Physicians Formula for a giveaway. Five readers will receive one of each of the following:
Physicians Formula Plump Potion Needle-Free Plumping Lipstick ($9.95)
: This new high-tech plumping and long-lasting full coverage lipstick visibly plumps lips in 60 seconds! The moisture-rich formula delivers high color impact for instant and long-term visually dramatic effects. This potent, yet gentle and non-irritating formula features a revolutionary high-performance cocktail of plumping ingredients to transform lip’s appearance, contour, size and color. The ultra-cushiony texture delivers luxurious shine for a beautiful finish, while the richly pigmented formula provides long-lasting color. Plump Potion Needle-Free Plumping Lipstick is available in six shades: Pink Nude Potion, Pink Rose Potion, Sunkissed Potion, Raspberry Potion, Mauveberry Potion and Cinnamon Potion.
Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Custom Blush and Highlighter ($11.95): Custom glamour for face and cheeks, the Shimmer Strips Custom Blush and Highlighter features five coordinated waves of color that transition from light to dark to create the perfect custom blush shade. This brilliant multi-tasker instantly contours and accentuates cheeks while giving your skin sheer and radiant luminosity. The Shimmer Strips Custom Blush and Highlighter is available in four shades: Natural Glow, Sunkissed Glow, Rosy Glow and Healthy Glow.
Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Custom Eye Enhancing Shadow & Liner, Smoky Collection ($10.95):
A hip twist on the classic smoky look, this new custom smoky collection will give your eyes drama while enhancing your natural eye color. A total of nine perfectly coordinated shades with three distinct color trios create endless possibilities of high-performance glamour. Each trio is perfectly paired to create a natural, playful and dramatic smoky look. The versatile formula can be used wet for dramatic, intense color with long-lasting wear or used dry for a softer result. Transforms shadow into liner when wet. Shimmer Strips Custom Eye – Enhancing Shadow & Liner – Smoky Collection is available in four shades: Smoky Blue Eyes, Smoky Hazel Eyes, Smoky Green Eyes and Smoky Brown Eyes.
To enter, send an email to email@example.com. Be sure to include your full name and mailing address. The subject line should read “Physicians Formula Giveaway.” The contest ends at midnight (EST) on Sunday, April 12th. Five winners will be chosen at random from among the entrants. On Monday, April 13th, I’ll announce the winners’ names. Please, only one entry per person; duplicate entries will not increase your chances of winning. Contest is open to U.S. and Canadian residents only.
Get double the looks for a limited time price! The new Smashbox Double Duty Beauty Kit is packed with 10 of the hottest shades for spring. Includes portable pots for eyes and cheeks, plus a double-ended gloss. It’s perfect for every beauty on a budget. Get this must-have kit for only $27 for one week only! (Regular price $39.)
Includes: Soft Lights Cheeks Quad in Allure, Eye Shadow Quad in Juxtapose, and Double-ended Lip Enhancing Gloss in Fresh/Fabulous.