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My Top Picks from the Illamasqua Sale

An Illamasqua sale is legendary and once again the maestros in maquillage has an incredible sale on with up to 70% off. Here is my top 10 of the best products to snap up but hurry as once they’re gone, they’re gone for good. Aura & Semblance Palette (£45 £22.50) These multi-faceted palettes have a mini double-ended angled and blending brush and features 8 shades to complete a full variety of eye and cheek looks. I reviewed Semblance here. Lipstick in Sangers (£19.50 £9.75) A classic from Illamasqua, everyone should have Sangers in their stash and at £9.75 it’s practically a steal! Gleam in

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Illamasqua Glamore lipstick in Vega

I’ve barely had a chance to crack into Illamasqua’s Earth collection for the autumn season (which dropped at the end of August) when another one has landed under the name of Equinox. Purely limited edition, this winter collection came out a couple of weeks ago signifies ‘a desert at night’ taking inspiration from starry skies and things sparkly and celestial like. There are a few new products added to Equinox’s line-up including a palette, nail polish, lashes and an additional Vintage Metallix in Antique Gold but it’s the lipstick in Vega that I took an aim for. With the hydrating Glamore formula, Vega is

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Illamasqua: Dusk

Illamasqua’s latest capsule collection celebrates the art of Middle Eastern make-up. Launching exclusively in Selfridges tomorrow in time for Eid-ul-Fitr (the feast which follows the end of Ramadan), Dusk* is a flattering ensemble to recreate the visual beauty of Arabic make-up. I am fascinated by Arabic make-up – it’s so simple yet expressive, dramatic and breath-taking. Dusk brings to life the art of contouring, skin sculpting and truly artistic eye definition. The name itself is quite poignant as dusk marks the end of fasting during daylight hours. The collection boasts an array of brand new product lines including ‘Slick Stick’ eye and lip crayons, a Sculpting Palette and an

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