Top 10 fall beauty picks
It’s time to ditch your summer makeup and replace it with the hottest products of the upcoming season. The Fall 2010 makeup palette is bursting with bold hues, soft textures and satin finishes. Read on to find which new products topped our list this season.
1. YSL Manucure Couture Nail Polish Duo
With curved brush tips, these duos are made to create a fierce, modern manicure. You can use either one of the polishes in the set as a base and the other as the French tip. All the shades in the collection are trendy and hot for fall.
Our favourite pick? Duo #3; metallic gold and deep plum are a winning combo for the season.
2. Smashbox Cosmetics Masquerade Eyeshadow Palette
This palette is the ultimate goodie box for the makeup junkie. All nine shades in the palette can be mixed and matched so the possibilities are endless. The dark fall hues complement the trendy gold tone in the centre to create a look that’s runway-chic, bold and beauty editor-approved.
3. MAKE UP FOR EVER Rouge Artist Intense Lipstick
Known for professional-quality products and intense colour, this French cosmetics line recently released this new lip colour. Rouge Artist Intense contains 50% more pigment than regular lipstick so a little goes a long way. Plus, the new product is available in 50 different shades with pearly, matte or satin finishes.
4. MAC Cosmetics Burmese Beauty Eyeshadow Quad
The all-new Fierce Feline fall collection from this iconic brand is chock-full of jungle and nature-inspired hues. One of our faves is the Burmese Beauty Eyeshadow Quad. The natural hues with a shimmering finish are great for illuminating the eyes and enhancing the gaze. This palette matches perfectly with the season’s khaki fashion trends.
5. Clé de Peau Beauté Concealer Stick
This luxe concealer is an essential every gal will be needing this fall. Before attempting the latest trends in makeup, be sure to start off with a good base by covering up those tiny flaws and imperfections. With all-day, shine-free wear, this camouflage stick is a must-have for fall.
6. Shu Uemura Painting Liner
This soft and creamy eyeliner is the perfect addition to a fall palette. They leave a softer finish than liquid liners yet they’re just as defined. The product comes in a few different shades, gold and purple being the trendiest for fall 2010.
7. OPI Glitzerland Nail Lacquer
Exploding with shimmer, Glitzerland is one nail colour you won’t want to miss this season. It’s perfect for holiday time but it’s also a great way to add some glam to your look everyday. Combining the season’s hottest shades with the trendiest finish? Genius.
8. Clarins Rouge Prodige Lipstick
This creamy and sumptuous lip colour is ultra-shiny and long-lasting. The colours range from dark plums and red to lighter earth tones. Plus, it moisturizes and soothes lips at the same time so you’ll never suffer from dry or cracked winter lips again.
9. Shiseido Luminizing Satin Eye Color Trio
With three shades and the perfect applicator brushes, Shiseido’s all-new eyeshadow trios make applying the product a cinch. Offered in a range of shades, from soft earthy tones to vibrant pink and green hues, there’s a palette for every gal. Tip: Opt for a palette with shades that match your eye colour. It’ll make your eyes pop.
10. Rimmel London Lasting Finish Blendable Powder Blush
When fall hits, it’s officially time to put away your shimmering bronzers and save them for next year. Fall is all about matte makeup and darker hues. Rimmel London’s long-lasting blush in Pink Sorbert (018) is a dusty rose powder that will highlight your cheekbones and sculpt the face to give it more depth. It’s a must-have product at a can-have price.