Vintage fashion and makeup looks have always been looked at as being the essence of elegance and an oasis of inspiration for beauty enthusiasts and designers, so no wonder that CATRICE turned for inspiration towards ‘Hollywood’s Fabulous 40ties’, which is also the collection’s name. The muses that stood behind the collection are legendary 1940s style icons Katharine Hepburn, Ingrid Bergmann and Marlene Dietrich, so prepare to be enchanted by statement oh-so-flirty rose, red, nude and soft brown toned products, hues that are both timeless and universally flattering.
Conceived as a tribute to the modern, independent woman, CATRICE’s Hollywood’s Fabulous 40ties collection is definitely worth checking out as the oh-so-fabulous hues have the power to create that old Hollywood glam allure that has always made jaws drop. A perfect juxtaposition between drama pigments and natural hues is achieved seemingly effortlessly from the first glimpse at the collection, so dare to bring out your inner diva with the help of the following makeup products:
Absolute Eye Colour Quattro Two fab eye makeup quads unveil the typical soft color eye makeup that was uber-popular back in the 40s, bringing soft shimmery eyeshadow mixes that deliver the perfect definition with a natural finish. The hues can be used individually or blended together to achieve the ultimate glamor look, so choose your fave color quad from the following:
She’s A Lady
Eyebrow Gel Perfectly sculpted eyebrows have always been essential for an iconic, enviable look, so no wonder that there are numerous products out there to help you tame and sculpt your eyebrows to perfection. To help your eyebrows look fantastic CATRICE created a tinted eyebrow gel that can help accentuate the brows and give them a perfect look due to its fast drying, natural look properties. Available in Neutrally Brown, this eyebrow gel will quickly become your most trusted ‘friend’ when it comes to taming your eyebrows to perfection.
Eyebrow Lifter There are numerous tricks that you can turn towards to give your look a much fresher, open-eye look, but without the proper products, achieving that enviable radiance can be quite difficult. Thus, CATRICE created the perfect 1940s inspired eyebrow lifter in Casablanca’s Highlight, a fab pearlescent creamy texture pencil that can enhance your brow bone, creating an instant lift effect that opens-up your eyes and makes you look like you’re lit from within.
Multi Colour Blush Rosy toned cheeks are a definite must if you wish to achieve an iconic allure that will make heads turn, so dust a bit of CATRICE’s multi tonal blush on your cheekbones and sculpt them to perfection. Available in Gone With The Wind, this fab baked soft shimmer blush will conquer from first glimpse, giving you an iconic Casablanca look.
Velvet Lip Colour Get lippy with the help of the brand’s fab all classic color lipsticks that create an all glamor look from first stroke. Get your lips looking mouthwatering with the following matte finish lipstick hues:
Rose Butler – bright red
Holy Rose Wood – strong rosewood
Marlene’s Favourite – radiant coral
The Nude Scene – subtle nude
High Gloss Lip Topcoat and Gloss Give your lips a glass-like finish with the help of this gorgeous easy to use gloss and let your lips steal the spotlight. Wear the gloss over bare lips or as a top coat over your fave lipstick to give it an irresistible shine.
Ultimate Nail Lacquer Perfectly polished nails are a definite must, so coat your nails with a shiny classic color nail lacquer as the following are featured in the brand’s new fall 2012 collection, nail lacquers similar to the brand’s glam lipsticks:
Holy Rose Wood
The Nude Scene
The collection is already available for purchase, so check out the products and pick your new season favorite glam infused beauty boosters!
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