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First Published: Mon, Dec 15 2008. 12 15 AM IST

Eastern Beauty collection by L’Oreal
Eastern Beauty collection by L’Oreal
Updated: Mon, Dec 15 2008. 12 15 AM IST
L’Oreal: Is the kohl-=lined eye your definition of an ideal made-up
Eastern Beauty collection by L’Oreal
look, then L’Oreal has just made your routine a little easier. The new Eastern Beauty collection introduces a Mineral Kohl (Rs750), enhanced with the properties of natural minerals. The line also includes eye-shadow trios (Rs500) with shades such as gold, purple, black, khaki and brown, and four new shades of lip gloss (Rs640). At all L’Oreal Paris counters.
MAC: We all love a good splurge, but what makes this one even more satisfying is it’s for a good cause. MAC’s latest offering is an addition to the Viva Glam line, the entire proceeds of which go to the MAC AIDS Fund. Choose between two very stylish lip palettes, which have three shades each of Viva Glam lipstick and lip glass. If we were you, we’d go for “Warm Lips”, which has the Viva Glam V and VI lipsticks and the V lip glass. Rs1,500 each at all MAC stores.
Estee Lauder: When the beauty pioneer first launched her Private Collection fragrance in 1973, her idea was to give the world a perfume she had originally created for herself and friends. Estee’s granddaughter Aerin Lauder has recently released her own version of this scent,
Estee Lauder’s Private Collection Tuberose Gardenia perfume
Private Collection Tuberose Gardenia. Besides neroli, lilac, rosewood, orange flower, jasmine, white lily, carnation and vanilla bourbon, the scent also stars the two flowers that make up its name. While the concentrated parfum, at Rs16,060 for 30ml, may be out of reach for many fragrance lovers, the eau de parfum is priced at a more attractive Rs3,880 for 30ml and Rs6,670 for 75ml at The Galleria, Mumbai and UB City Mall, Bangalore.
Cartier: The bottle of Cartier’s latest perfume Roadster, for men is inspired by the design of the jeweller’s watch by the same name. It holds a crisp mint note, backed by peppery, bergamot scents and cashmere wood and patchouli. It’s a delightful blend of fresh and earthy, hot and cold. Rs3,050 for 50ml and Rs4,250 for 100ml, at select departmental stores.
Clarins: Hit the counters for Clarins’ newest collection, Jazzy Colours, which takes inspiration from the Roaring Twenties. Two new eyeshadow quads for the eyes have shades of mulberry, pink, indigo and silver-grey. Lips are dressed with 10 new shades of the moisturizing an full-coverage Jolie rouge Lipstick. Rs2,100 for the eyeshadow quartet and Rs1,075, at select departmental stores.
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First Published: Mon, Dec 15 2008. 12 15 AM IST
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