11.03.2009

Clarins Review: Video Tutorial, Holiday Products, & More!!!










Beauty Flash Balm
$45

Brightens, Tightens

An exceptional beauty booster which immediately eliminates all signs of fatigue: facial features appear rested and smooth. It promotes a radiant complexion and long-lasting, incredibly luminous make-up. The ideal treatment before a busy day or an evening out.
Application
Morning or evening, after thorough cleansing and toning, apply (without massaging) a very thin layer over the face, neck and eye area. Apply make-up immediately, if desired. Beauty Flash Balm can also be used as a facial mask 2 or 3 times a week.
Active Ingredients
  • Witch Hazel and Olive tree extracts : tighten, promote radiance.
  • Algae extract: revitalizes.
  • Bisabolol: soothes and softens.
  • Rice Starch: purifies the epidermis








Instant Smooth Perfecting Touch
$30
The perfect marriage of make-up and skin care for a spectacular beauty effect. A magical melting, invisible texture perfectly smoothes the skin by leaving an imperceptible veil over its surface. Wrinkles and fine lines are visually minimized to guarantee a flawless complexion.
Awarded 'Best Make-Up Primer' from 'Health' 2007 Best Award and 'MORE', 'Redbook' in 2006 Beauty Awards. Best Cleanser
Application
With the fingertips, apply a fine layer to the areas concerned (wrinkles, fine lines, dilated pores). Instant Smooth can be used alone or under make-up. You can also mix Instant Smooth with your Clarins liquid foundation, for a beautifully flawless complexion.
Active Ingredients
Acacia Micro-Pearls sink into wrinkles and fine lines and increase in size as they absorb moisture naturally released by the skin, smoothing its surface. Plant key ingredients and Vitamin E protect the skin.






Extra-Firming Foundation
$42
Shade: 04 Latte
A fresh, radiant complexion that looks years younger with this age-control foundation that offers a gentle skin lifting action. Its rich, fluid texture is easy to apply and ensures a luminous satin finish. Fine lines and wrinkles are minimized and the complexion is smoother and more even. Skin tone remains the same under any light.
  • - Age range: 40+
  • - Skin Type: All skin type
  • - Formula: Rich liquid
  • - Coverage: Average coverage
  • - Shade range: 02 lightest - 12 darkest
    Application
    For a flawless, rapid, even application, use the Foundation Brush. Can also be applied with the fingertips for a more transparent result. Apply with quick, light, smoothing motions from the middle of the face and blend outwards. Gently blend towards the neck, hairline and ears. For a more sophisticated finish, apply with a sponge, sweeping lightly over the skin.
    Active Ingredients
    An extract of Durvillea Antartica revitalizes and energizes. Clarins Anti-Pollution Complex protects against pollution and free radicals.







    Powder Compact
    $30
    Shade: 20 Bare Beige
    A new-generation powder compact that combines the absolute lightness of an invisible texture with exceptional coverage. It helps promote a matte, flawless, naturally beautiful complexion. Colour will not change, regardless of the light.
    Application
    Apply with the Powder Brush or sponge. Apply all over face and neck for matte, long-wearing results. Ideal for touch ups throughout the day.
    Active Ingredients
    Clarins Anti-Pollution Complex protects against pollution and free radicals.







    Bronzing Powder Compact
    $36
    Shade: 10 Morning Sun
    This sunny powder brightens the complexion with a natural glow. Its ultra-fine texture makes it easy to apply and leaves the skin feeling comfortable. The skin is smoother and more even in any light. Its fragrance and the compact evoke a sunny vacation.
    For a revived look, apply all over face and neck using a Powder Brush. To enhance a natural tan, brush over the cheeks, forehead, nose and jaw line again.
    Clarins Anti-Pollution Complex protects against pollution and free radicals. Vitamin E helps preserve skin's youthful qualities.







    Multi-Blush Cream Compact
    $28.50
    Shade: 20 Golden Apricot
    The magic 3-in-1 make-up essential for cheeks, eyes and lips. Its fine, velvety cream-powder texture glides on effortlessly, imparting a transparent, satiny, incredibly luminous finish. For the perfect healthy-glow effect every time and long-lasting make-up results.
    Application
    Applied with the Foundation Brush or fingertips, the ideal make-up for dehydrated skin.
    Active Ingredients
    -Contains Vitamins A and E: anti-free radical, anti-ageing.
    -A flawless complexion in any lighting and any climate, thanks to Clarins exclusive Autofocus® effect formula.
    -Anti-pollution, anti-free radical and UV protection thanks to Clarins exclusive Anti-Pollution Complex





    Gold Attraction Face Palette
    $57
    A stunning seasonal collection inspired by the light and sumptuous radiance of Venice: its beautiful golden palaces, their facades with subtle colours and patinas and the unique architecture that allows light to seep through the fine stonework. Soft beige powder presented as a kaleidoscope of matte and glossy colour. Lights up face and décolleté with a subtle golden sparkle.
    Application
    Apply over the whole face and neck, after foundation, with Clarins Powder Brush. Can also be applied in touches of light on the décolleté and shoulders.
    Active Ingredients
    Anti-pollution, anti-free radical and anti-UV protection, thanks to Clarins exclusive Youth Protection Complex. Contains anti-dehydration ingredients.














    Gold Attraction Eye Quartet & Liner Palette
    $66
    A stunning seasonal collection inspired by the light and sumptuous radiance of Venice: its beautiful golden palaces, their facades with subtle colours and patinas and the unique architecture that allows light to seep through the fine stonework. Four shades to light up your eyes- Elegant pink with silver shimmer / Radiant pearly yellow-gold / Soft burgundy glace / Shimmering gold brown.
    Application
    Apply the pink as a wash over the whole eyelid and the chestnut on the mobile upper lid either alone or combined with the sparkling brown. Then add touches of pearly gold for a sumptuous make-up result. Finally, apply eyeliner along base of lashes for deep, smouldering eyes.
    Active Ingredients
    Dermatologist tested products and fine, lightweight, easy-to-apply textures that are easily removed.











    Instant Light Eye Perfecting Base
    $24.50
    Shade: 01
    Contains 3D pigments to promote a luminous, yet natural-looking veil on the eyelids. Enhances eye shadow and doubles as a highlighter.
    Also:
    -Lights up the eyes thanks to Clarins 3D pigment.
    -Instant Light Eye Perfecting Base is also a protective skin care thanks to Clarins Anti-Pollution Complex which protects the skin against free radicals and harmful environmental aggressions.
    Application
    Apply a small amount with the fingertips or Foundation Brush, from the base of lashes up to the eyebrow, for smoother, more luminous eyelids and the guarantee of flawless, long-wearing eye make-up (eyeshadow will not collect in the eyelid crease).



    Eye Liner
    $24
    Shade: 01 Black
    This eyeliner with a tapered brush tip means application is fast and easy. It makes it possible to draw a perfectly straight line along the lash line. Its long-wearing fluid texture ensures perfect make-up for hours. Professional-looking results within everyone's reach for beautiful, sophisticated-looking eyes.
    Application
    Draw a thin, short line beginning at the outer corner of the eye and go up slightly towards the eyebrows. Then, starting at the inner corner of the eye, draw a line along the upper lash line to connect with the first line drawn.
    The pen-like packaging is designed to protect the eyeliner from all impurities.




    Wonder Volume Mascara
    $23.50
    Limited Edition Shade: 07 Black Reflections
    A volumizing mascara adding shimmer to traditional black mascara for extraordinary eyes that can't be missed.
    Promotes fuller-looking lashes after the first brush stroke and delivers incredible volume thanks to the "Wonder-Full" complex. Lashes are brushed individually and intensively coloured for hours. Make-up results enhance eye beauty exceptionally.
    Active Ingredients
    - Wheat germ extract: conditions lashes and stimulates growth.
    - Palm tree leaf oil from Brazil enhances mascara’s ability to adhere to lashes.



    Waterproof Eye Pencil
    $23 each
    A supple, rich, incredibly soft waterproof pencil that delivers intense, precise lines awith long-lasting hold, even in strong heat-Instantly leaves an intense, luminous, precise and long-wearing line. This eye pencil retains the purity and intensity of its colour all day long and provides an adjustable make-up result as both an eyeliner or eyeshadow. A new, creamy, waterproof formula delivers long-lasting hold, even in strong heat, water and during sports.
    Active Ingredients
    -Jojoba oil creates a non-oily film while preserving the eyelids' natural hydration against aggressions from the sun and dryness.
    - A concentrate of pigments guarantees intense, deep colour.
    - Hydrophobic waxes leave a waterproof film on the eyelid to give unrivalled resistance and hold.
    - Vitamin E provides effective anti-free radical action.

    Left to Right:
    01 Black, 02 Bronze, & 03 Violet

    01 Black

    Smudger

    02 Bronze

    03 Violet




    Waterproof! Love it!
    (01 black lasts all day in my waterline!!)





    Joli Rouge Perfect Shine Sheer Lipstick
    $23.50
    Limited Edition Shade: 09 Gold Reflections
    A duo of gold and silver pearl that can be worn alone for a subtle hue or over any lipstick for a more dramatic, radiant look.
    High shine enhanced by long-hold, crystal colours, a luxurious texture and genuine lip care benefits that protect and beautify lips all day.

    Application
    Very easy to apply thanks to it supple texture. For a more sophisticated effect, start by defining lips with Lipliner Pencil before applying Jolie Rouge Brillant with a lip brush.

    Active Ingredients
    The "Extreme Shine" MaxiLip Complex with : Mango Butter : for nourishment and shine. Renewing Tripeptide : for fuller lips. "Shine booster" pigments : for a multi-coloured effect.



    Joli Rouge
    $23.50
    Shade: 712 Baby Rose
    Joli Rouge offers an innovative and incredibly creamy, smooth and melting texture with a wonderful sensorial feel on application. The intense colour is enhanced by its shine, to give a really vibrant make-up result. It also cares for lips, providing them with extreme comfort. Finally, Joli Rouge is a delicious treat for lips thanks to its fruity fragrance/flavour.
    Application
    Thanks to its supple texture it is very easy to apply. For a more intense make-up result, shape the lip contour with Retractable Lip Definer then apply Joli Rouge with the Lip Brush.

    Active Ingredients
    -Maxi Lip Complex: restructures and redensifies. Lips are supple and well moisturized.
    -Mango Butter: repairs, nourishes and protects lips against dehydration.



    Joli Rouge
    $23.50
    Shade: 718 Hazelnut
    Joli Rouge offers an innovative and incredibly creamy, smooth and melting texture with a wonderful sensorial feel on application. The intense colour is enhanced by its shine, to give a really vibrant make-up result. It also cares for lips, providing them with extreme comfort. Finally, Joli Rouge is a delicious treat for lips thanks to its fruity fragrance/flavour.
    Application
    Thanks to its supple texture it is very easy to apply. For a more intense make-up result, shape the lip contour with Retractable Lip Definer then apply Joli Rouge with the Lip Brush.

    Active Ingredients
    -Maxi Lip Complex: restructures and redensifies. Lips are supple and well moisturized.
    -Mango Butter: repairs, nourishes and protects lips against dehydration.

    5 comments:

    leslielovesmakeup said...

    ur so pretty whit!

    Vanilla said...

    arrrghhh....now i want everything that you got !if u ever put theseee on blogsale,let me know.lollllll
    is that the clarins prier u got?can u tell me how it works on u?heheh
    so funny im in an internet cafe near my university,i thought the guy behind me was playing the climb and i was like,i love this song!i just realized its fro ur blog !lol

    wuzzyangel said...

    Gorgeous Holiday look Whit! You're always STUNNING no matter what! :)

    And whoa who knew how pretty the CLARINS MU was?! And pigmented too!

    MiuMiu said...

    wow! that's a whole lotta clarins.
    i usually overlook the clarins aisle in the stores, but after seeing your vids and reviews, i think i gotta take a second look now =D i love the colors on you

    lindah said...

    I'm likin` the gold face thingy :) It looks pretty!