I was recently invited to L’Oreal Paris USA’s Get the Look event in Beverly Hills to preview all their goodies for Fall. I can’t wait for summer to be over. I’m not a summer girl, at all. I love cooler weather and all that it brings when it comes to fashion and makeup. Plums, reds, golds, yes, yes and more yes. I was excited to try their colors, but as you can see, they gave me more than I can show you in one single picture. Plus, I’m pretty minimalist when it comes to makeup. The older I get, the more I focus on skincare and the texture of my skin as I age. L’Oreal has a great day and night cream called Age Perfect Cell Renewal, which is an awesome addition to my current skincare routine. I’ve only used it once so far but it feels silky smooth and promises to deliver renewed and firmer looking skin in just one month. To get the Fall season rolling, I’m wearing their Glossy Balm in plum and two their Colour Riche shadows in Treasure Bronze and Perpetual Nude. I also added a bit of sparkle to the inner corners of my eyes with the Silkissime eye liner in gold. For my brows, I used their Brow Stylist Sculptor Pencil in Brown, which comes with an attached brow brush. I like to keep my brows natural and strong but not overbearing. I always stick with a brown that is one shade lighter than my hair and no hint of red undertone. May I add that I’m already a huge L’Oreal fan as they are the only brand to get my skin color right. I’ve been using their foundation for years, and swear by it. During the winter months I wear True Match Buff Beige. And if I tan during Summer, I mix my foundation with Sand Beige. The fact that these match my skin is a big deal for me. I have olive color skin with yellow undertones, and always found foundations to be too pink or orange for me. The neck and face must match. I’ve had my foundation custom-made and have tried every product out there. Being a portrait artist, who can actually create a skin color palette from scratch, my eye for color and shade is on the insane side. So, yeah, I’m a bit OCD when it comes to finding the right foundation for my face.
L’Oreal’s Fall collection is extensive. The lip colors and shadows are my favorite. I’m talking eye colors in beautiful nude shades, rich lilacs. gorgeous emerald greens with fiery reds, delicious caramels and vibrant corals for lips.
I haven’t tried it yet, but I also received their Visible Lift Blur Foundation, which is designed to take years off of your face. Very interested in giving that a try because, well, the word lift. Anything to combat the power of gravity without being invasive sounds good in my book. I did try the Voluminous Butterfly mascara, which I’m wearing in the first picture – No clumps and even coverage. Overall, I’m very happy with the collection and can’t wait to show you more. If you try them out, let me know what you think.