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Laura Mercier Bloggers Private Event

 

A few weeks ago, I have attended Laura Mercier Bloggers Private Event to catch Laura Mercier Global Artist Michel Coulombe in action and to preview Laura Mercier Holiday Collections. Personally trained by Laura herself, Michel Coulombe has worked around the world, from Canada to New York and this round to Singapore to share his secrets with us.

laura mercier 4 steps flawless skin

We got to learn from Michel the Laura Mercier’s four simple steps to achieve flawless face. Step 1 : Prime the skin. Step 2 : Apply Foundation. Step 3 : Conceal. Step 4 : Set with powder.

Laura Mercier Smooth Finish Foundation Powder

Here’s something new from Laura Mercier! In October 2013, Laura Mercier has launched the new Smooth Finish Foundation Powder that offers a second skin comfort with color-true finish, in wet or dry. Comes in 10 shades, it is retailing at S$72 and is available at TANGS Orchard, Takashimaya, Robinsons Orchard and Sephora outlets.

Showcasing below are some of the Holiday Collection :

laura mercier petite baked eye colour bonbons

New Petite Baked Eye Colour Bonbons – Multi-Finish – (anti-clockwise) Bronze Trio, Amethyst Trio and Emerald Trio. Priced at S$39, it is now available at Robinsons Orchard Takashimaya Department Store, TANGS Orchard and all Sephora stores.

laura mercier new luxe colour wardrobe dual decker colour for eyes & cheeks

laura mercier new luxe colour wardrobe dual decker colour for eyes & cheeks

laura mercier luxe colour wardrobe

New Luxe Colour Wardrobe Dual Decker Colour for Eyes & Cheeks Holiday Set consists of 8 fabulous shades for eyes, 3 Tighline Cake Eye Liners, 2 Second Skin Cheek Colours, 1 exclusive Face Highlighter and their latest Longwear Creme Eye Pencil. Also including a double-ended crease/smudge brush, travel pony tail brush and a travel flat eye liner brush. Retailing at S$197 (worth S$478), this limited edition holiday set is available at Robinsons Orchard, Takashimaya Department Store and TANGS Orchard only.

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What Are My Favorite Beauty Products?

 

Hi hi hi to my lovely readers, yes I finally ready to share with you my current favorite beauty products. My bad for taking so long to publish it. Though these products are my favorites but it doesn’t mean they are the best. It is based on my own experiences with the products.

Being a beauty blogger, I get to test many beauty products and I’m glad to uncover some great products along the way. I will continue to add new favorites to the list if I ever find any.

Do note that my preferences may change from time to time and I may amend the list if necessary. My current favorite beauty products are :

sisley clearing essence vitamin c

Sisley Phyto-Blanc Clearing Essence With Vitamin C

Sisley Nutritive Lip Balm

Clarins White Plus Gentle Brightening Exfoliator

Clarins White Plus Gentle Renewal Brightening Peel

clarins white plus cleanser

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Laura Mercier Launched NEW Tinted Moisturizer Créme Compact Broad Spectrum SPF 20 & Cr©me Smooth Lip Colour

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This October 2012, Laura Mercier is proud to introduce a new Tinted Moisturizer Cr©me Compact Broad Spectrum SPF 20 Sunscreen. Finally, the best-selling Tinted Moisturizer is now available in a convenient compact!

A couple of Sundays ago, I was privileged to be one of the few beauty bloggers to be invited for a private cozy dinner session with Laura Mercier’s Global Makeup Artist, Miss Michelle Draper, at House @ Dempsey Road. And also to preview the latest Tinted Moisturizer Cr©me Compact too!

Michelle has worked at several fashion shows such as Alice and Olivia fashion show at New York Fashion week, Pamella Roland fashion show at New York fashion week and also Gilles Rosier fashion show at Paris fashion week. She also did makeup for celebrities like Wendie Malick, Susan Sarandon, Kathy Hilton and Katherine Heigl.

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NEW Tinted Moisturizer Cr©me Compact Broad Spectrum SPF 20 Sunscreen – S$71

Laura’s latest innovation, Tinted Moisturizer Cr©me Compact Broad Spectrum SPF 20 Sunscreen, features a lightweight cr¨me formula that gives skin a dewy, natural-looking flawless finish ideal for all skin types. With SPF 20 and a hint of color, this portable compact is perfect for travel and touch ups on the go. It’s a breakthrough for the Flawless Face!

Product Claims

  • Lightweight formula moisturizes and hydrates skin
  • Provides sheer to moderate, buildable coverage with hint of colour for a natural look
  • Adds a healthy glow to the complexion with a natural, dewy and luminous finish
  • Applies evenly onto skin, doesn’t settle into fine lines
  • Visibly evens skin tone and softens fine and dry lines
  • Upon application, skin is brighter, more even-toned, and dark spots and imperfections look visibly diminished
  • Longwearing formula (6-8 hours) is ideal for active lifestyles
  • Stays color-true, does not oxidize and wears evenly
  • Broad spectrum SPF 20 provides UVA and UVB protection
  • Easy-to-use, perfect for travel compact comes with a luxurious new sponge applicator
  • For all skin types, including sensitive skin; non-comedogenic
  • Non-greasy, fragrance-free, talc-free
  • Dermatologically tested; allergy tested to minimize the risk
    of allergy and irritation

Key Ingredients

  • Features an Antioxidants Vitamin C and E to help protect skin from environmental stressors.
  • Vitamin C also provides skin brightening properties.

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Laura Mercier Cosmetics Now At Sephora Singapore

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This April 2012, I was delighted to attend 2 exciting launch event to preview 2 amazing make up brands – LAURA MERCIER and BECCA – which were launched in early April and end April respectively.

The LAURA MERCIER event was held at Sephora outlet @ Ion Orchard where all the well-known cosmetics brands can be found.

LAURA MERCIER is exclusively available at all Sephora Singapore stores from early April 2012.

LAURA MERCIER Cosmetics, Skincare, Body & Bath and Fragrance was founded by Laura Mercier (a world-renowned makeup artist) in 1996 and it is now available in almost 1,122 stores in 27 countries at stores including Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, Bloomingdales, Sephora and many others.

“Before applying any colour, I always prepare the skin first. I create a fresh canvas with a flawless finish.” – Laura Mercier

Laura’s current clients include Madonna, Sarah Jessica Parker and Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, Isabella Rosellini, Brooke Shields, Ellen Barkin, Celine Dion, Meg Ryan, Ashley Judd, Meryl Streep and Julia Ormond.

LAURA MERCIER philosophy revolves around The Flawless Face – the concept that making skin look perfect is the first and foremost important thing a woman can do to achieve a great look. Laura believes that a flawless look begins with a fresh canvas, and each product has been specially developed to allow every woman to achieve an incredibly even, smooth, natural-looking complexion.

During the event, LAURA MERCIER‘s brand ambassador Tayaba Jafri (Director of International Artistry & Promotions) took us step by step through a full make up application using a range of LAURA MERCIER products.

She shared with us LAURA MERCIER’s 4 simple steps to the flawless face.

Step 1 : Prime The Skin

LAURA MERCIER is proud to be the first to introduce primer. Foundation Primer, creates the perfect canvas for makeup application. Primer is important as it ease the application of foundation and helps create a barrier between foundation and skin. It even out skin tone, help your makeup stay on longer and absorb oil.

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Best Review Eye Makeup Remover

 

Bobbi Brown Eye Makeup Remover

Product claims : This soothing formula gently and thoroughly removes makeup from the delicate eye area without any oily residue. Aloe Vera calms and comforts this fragile skin; Rosewater Extract leaves it feeling clean and refreshed. Dermatologist and Ophthalmologist tested.

 

 

The Body Shop Camomile Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover

Product claims : A creamy eye makeup remover to gently yet effectively remove The Body Shop Makeup Waterproof Mascara while soothing the skin.

 

 

Dior Duo-Phase Eye Makeup Remover

Product claims : A fresh, gentle, high-performance duo of crystal-clear oil and bluish water.

 

 

 

Elizabeth Arden All Gone Eye and Lip Makeup Remover

Product claims : This two-phase formulation easily and gently removes even transfer resistant and waterproof makeup. Fragrance free.

 

 

La Roche-Posay Rosaliac Gelee Micellar Makeup Remover

Product claims : Gentle and effective cleansing and makeup removal gel. The micellar structure of this cleanser sweeps up impurities and dissolves makeup easily without rubbing; gentle formula can be wiped off or rinsed off. Fragrance-free.

 

Laura Mercier Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover

Product claims : A duo-action formula that activates when shaken to quickly dissolve & lift all traces of longwearing makeup & waterproof mascara. Rich emollients rehydrate the skin & the gentle, yet thorough formula cleans without leaving an oily residue.

 

 

Neutrogena Oil-Free Eye Makeup Remover

Product claims : Forget harsh tugging and pulling. This ultra-gentle dual phase formula activates when shaken to remove all eye makeup – even waterproof mascara – without any greasy residue. It is ophthalmologist tested, safe for contact lens wearers and oil free.