Earlier this week I had the privilege of visiting the EVE LOM Complexion Studio, a pop-up shop at Space NK in Soho, London.
EVE LOM has taken over half of the store to mark the launch of the new EVE LOM Complexion range.
The exciting collection includes powders, foundations, tinted moisturisers and concealers which hydrate, firm, repair and protect the skin, for a long-lasting, radiance-perfecting complexion.
It is a sophisticated, delicate and classy collection and I am sure fans will be pouring themselves over it. I was fortunate enough to have EVE LOM’s Product Development Director, Amandine Isnard give me a personal colour and skin diagnosis. Just from looking at me, she instinctively knew what shade I would be – Honey. Not slightly light, or a bit dark or too pink – the match is bang-on.
To go with the collection EVE LOM has also the Flawless Radiance Primer (£40) which can also be applied as a moisturiser in the day and at night time.
The simplistic packaging and design is beautiful but also practical with the tinted moisturiser, foundation and primer in squeezable bottles. I’ve started using some of these products and will report back with my findings.
If you fancy visiting the pop-up store and being colour matched from the new Complexion range, you can book a one-to-one day time appointment for either a 30 minute express treatment or a one hour in-depth consultation. Tickets cost £15 which is redeemable against any purchase made on the day. Spaces are limited so book early to avoid disappointment. To book a space, call +44(0)208 740 2076.
EVE LOM’s Complexion Studio is based at Space NK, 8-10 Broadwick Street, London, W1F 8HW and is open till 8th March 2014.
For more details on the colour ranges and to make an appointment at the Studio, visit www.evelom.com.
Clinique is ready to spring into action for the next season with Now in Bloom: Brights, a colourful collection inspired by Clinique’s latest products that give cheeks, lips and nail a burst of natural colour.
For a pop of colour on your cheeks, nothing could be prettier than the dainty new Cheek Pops from Clinique. The Chubby Sticks were a hit and I reckon these beauties will be next.
Already out in the States, we have four flattering colours to look forward to when they drop on 21st March – just in time for spring. The richly pigmented shades are called Ginger Pop, Peach Pop, Berry Pop and Plum Pop.
With the surface pressed into the shape of a gerbera daisy, these blushers give a natural flush of colour with no trace of powder or build-up on cheeks. This is right up my street as powder often looks dried out on me due to the lack of hydration on my cheeks. The detail on the petal markings alone is amazing as well. I am looking forward to wearing these blushers as we escape the winter blues.
Clinique’s Cheek Pops will be available on all Clinique counters from 21st March priced at £16.50. However, if you can’t bear to wait that long then they are exclusively on sale online at www.clinique.co.uk so check the site for more details. Blooming gorgeous, these are!
I’m becoming fond of these horror face masks. They’re hassle-free to apply and remove with no mess and they seem to offer infinitely instant and better results. I suppose it also matters what you want to achieve from using a face mask. The mud/clay ones usually draw out impurities whereas these sheet face masks plump up the face for a smoother and hydrated complexion.
The latest one I’ve tried is Indeed Labs’ Hydraluron Moisture Boosting Mask. You unpeel it carefully from its pack and apply it to your cleansed and dry face, relax for 15 minutes and remove. Any serum that’s penetrated from the mask onto the surface of your face should then be massaged gently into the skin before finishing off with a dab of moisturiser.
My skin felt so soft to touch after – I mean, seriously baby soft and I had an instant glow to my complexion. My cheeks tend to be dehydrated particularly in the winter months so the fact the mask feeds the drought in the affected areas is one something I am looking for.
The coolness of the mask is also very soothing and sustains its temperature for the duration you wear it for. If I had to pick one problematic concern for skin care it’s certainly lack of hydration. Despite drinking plentiful bottles of water, like many I can’t avoid the suction of the weather, pollution and public transport so a booster from this mask does the trick.
There are four in a pack and it is recommended you use it once a week. Available exclusively to Boots stores nationwide and online for £19.99.