Estee Lauder Spring 2012 - Topaz

Check out the upcoming spring collection from beauty giant Estee Lauder.

The inspiration behind their latest collection, again pioneered by creative Makeup Director, Tom Pecheux, is none other than the south western state of Arizona, which Tom sought to express through his latest offering.

Named Topaz, it includes wearable hues whilst exploring the depths of colour made visible in the Arizona desert - soft browns, caramel hues, turquoise complimented with a pinch of coral.

 "A vacation in Arizona has inspired me to create this collection, where I enjoyed the warm sun, the incredible colors of the desert and the shadows playing on the sand and rocks. I thought of an impressively healthy-looking woman whose personality has a strong fantasy element. I wanted to convey a range of strong, yet gentle colors all this. " - Tom Pecheux , Creative Makeup Director , Estée Lauder



The Arizona desert

The collection includes:

Pure Color Sensuous Rouge Lip Color:


Sultry Caramel
Sensuous Nude
Sublime Nectar

Pure Color Five Color EyeShadow Palette Topaz Mosaic


Pure Color Illuminating Powder Gelée Topaz Chameleon


Pure Color Gloss Citron Kiss


Pure Color Intense Kajal Eye Crayon:

Dramatic Black
Dramatic Teal

Sumptuous Extreme Mascara (not pictured)

Pure Color Nail Lacquer - Teal Topaz


I like the look of the nail polish, I like pretty teal shades. Also at first glance, the eyeshadow palette, reminded me of the Extravagant Gold palette in the 2010 Christmas collection. In reality I'm sure they'll be very different but the colour arrangement made me think I'd seen it somewhere before.

I predict the Illunminating Powder Gelee will sell out, it's bound too. I think it may be too cool for my skintone but we'll see. I still haven't got round to swatching and reviewing the original one which featured in the Modern Mercury collection (bad beauty blogger)!

What do you think of Topaz? Hit or miss?

Topaz will be available in February 2012.






5 beauty lovers have sumthin to say:

beautyandablogger said...

Looks really good! I think I will be lining up to get that Illuminating Powder, the packaging is gorgeous! x

http://beautyandablogger.blogspot.com/

We Are All Mad Here said...

I love love love Estee Lauder - have been using the make up for 10 years and it has never failed me but I am disappointed by everything except for the gelee! That looks amaaaazing, I wish they would be more adventurous with their palettes and products though! But meh if it aint broke.. xx

Beautyjunkielondon said...

This collection looks amazing. The powder gelee looks so nice, I'm still kicking myself for not picking up the one with the last collection.

C.A.R. said...

i nearly moved to arizona last year :)
and oh wow! i can see they have really nice products there!

http://munchmecat.blogspot.com/

lunamac said...

Am hoping to get my hands on the Gelee Powder !

 

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