L’Oréal Luxe #LUXMAS

Before Christmas even hit L’Oréal LUXE hosted a fabulous event showcasing new products that would be coming out just in time for Christmas. These included some of my favourite lines like Biotherm, Clarisonic, Giorgio Armani, Kiehl’s, Lancome, Shu Uemura, Urban Decay and YSL. I can bet that if you are a beauty lover, you got something from at least one of these brands for Christmas. The event was perfectly laid out with a section dedicated to each brand making it easy to check everything out.

BIOTHERM

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Since its creation in 1998, Aquasource has become the lifetime moisturizer for millions of women. Thanks to its still-innovative gel-cream texture and its uniquely smoothing formula, enhanced to deliver even deep, long-lasting hydration, yesterday’s skincare revolutionary today enjoys cult status. It starts with the very first touch: Aquasource’s intriguing gel-cream texture glides coolly onto the face with an imperceptible watery gel lightness. fresh, but not greasy. weightless, yet moisturizing. never oily. she’s impressed. By evening, she’s smitten: with a texture lightness that belies its ability to lock in moisture all-day – and beyond, by evening she marvels at her skin’s quality, its softness, the smoothness. everything she’d heard is true. They’ll never be parted again: every day, millions of fresh cells surface her skin. smoothed and deeply moisturized, her skin reveals a new glow. she’s a little bit in love… In 2014, Biotherm celebrates this unique Aquasource love story with a new campaign fronted by ambassadress Leighton Meester, as Biotherm’s new global face.

CLARISONIC

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A new year means a new skin routine. Clarisonic now has a gold version available which is a stunner! I’ve personally never tried a Clarisonic before but I have only heard good things from friends and fellow bloggers.

GIORGIO ARMANI

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With two new variations of red (pure red and burgundy) for LIP MAESTRO, ROUGE ECSTASY and NAIL LACQUER, the lips and nails can be mixed and matched to create any look. For the lips: a contrast in finish. The shine of ROUGE ECSTASY, the “CC” lipstick that combines lip care, comfort and the vibrant colour, plays off the velvety look of LIP MAESTRO, an incredibly soft red in a dense, matte and luminous shade.The nails in bright red and crimson NAIL LACQUER burst with shine. These intense lacquers featuring the unique Giorgio Armani Beauty gel-fluid texture enhance the expression of the hands for ultimate femininity. Giorgio Armani Beauty’s very first ultra-shiny TOP COAT shade 0, protects the nails and boosts the hold of the polish.

KIEHL’S

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Kiehl’s x Craig & Karl builds upon the success of Kiehl’s long-standing relationship with the artist community. Each year, in honor of the Holiday season, Kiehl’s partners with a different artist to design a special limited-edition label. Previous holiday collaborations have included artists such as Jeff Koons, Kenny Scharf and Eric Haze. This year, Kiehl’s has teamed up with Craig Redman and Karl Maier, better known as Craig & Karl.

Creme de Corps Whipped Body Butter: Luxuriously scented cream – light on skin, yet rich in 24-hour hydration. Decadently air-whipped for instant penetration to restore, protect, and soften skin. Quickly absorbed to deliver deep moisturization and leave a light, addictive scent on skin. [240ml, $46]

LANCOME

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DRAMA EYES HYPNÔSE PALETTE ($55) 5-colour smoky eye palette – A glance at her watch as she passes the Louvre. She’ll be on time. The car slows down – just what she needed to dress her eyes. She opens her Hypnôse Drama Eyes Palette. Its magnetic brushes are easy to pick up and never fall out. A saturated gold, a soft pink, an intense black, a pearly brown and a vibrant gold… She creates an ultra-sophisticated smoky eye with ease. Satisfied, She closes her gold palette with a delicious click. DR8 – Parisian Lights & DR9 – Or Vendôme.

SHU UEMURA

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A pioneer in make-up creation, Mr. Shu Uemura transformed the image of women through make-up with his artful hands and revolutionary vision. For the 2014 holiday collection, shu uemura launches an unparalleled collaboration between a make-up brand and a feline. With “Shupette by Karl Lagerfeld for shu uemura”, the snow white long haired pussycat princess mademoiselle Choupette, a.k.a. “Shupette”, the most spoiled feline of celebrated fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld flaunts her perfect cat eye. This season, Paris is in, fur is in, and Shupette is very in. A collaboration between this fashion it-girl and her favourite make-up brand will make you purr with delight.

URBAN DECAY

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The big hit of the night was the Vice 3 palette By Urban Decay everyone has been talking about. See my full review of the palette here.

YVES SAINT LAURENT

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YSL Beauty presented it’s new Couture Palette Collector Edition. A wild accessory, the latest addition to the Yves Saint Laurent makeup line. With it’s black leather belt and its gold leopard patten sealed with the ‘Cassandre’ logo, the Couture Palette Collector Wild Edition becomes a true accessory for a woman that exudes power of attraction and self-confidence. (see below)

  • wow amazing products!

  • vegetarianmamma

    Wow, such amazing and fancy looking products. I know my sister in law would love these! Sharing!

  • Love those products. Will have to try a few of them out 🙂

  • Loving those lipsticks! Had to read about your JT experience-SO AWESOME! Saw him in St. Paul best.concert.ever.

    • Nelle Creations

      Thanks Alice, The JT experience was unreal. I still wish I could go back and re-live that day!

  • Gorgeous products!

  • The Hypnôse Drama Eyes Palette looks great!

  • Great products!

  • Too much fun! Loving that gold Clairisonic. I don’t have one yet … key word, yet 😉

  • What a bunch of great products. I have something similar to the Clairisonic and I love it.

  • So many good products!

  • I love the packaging on the Kiehl’s x Craig & Karl products!

  • I don’t use a lot of makeup anymore, but I so want to buy a Clairisonic.