Thursday, June 5, 2008

Beauty Review: Lise Watier La Toscana Summer Collection Makes Me Dream of Italy!

Colours inspired by the beautiful land and seascapes of Tuscany, Lise Watier La Toscana Summer collection brings us hues and textures to touch all senses! La Toscana includes two eye colour palettes, Mer and Terre, Glitter Pencils, Pink Marble Blush, and Toscana Gloss Sticks.

Terre Eye Palette: I received this gorgeous shadow palette of metallic greens, one emerald the other woodsy, and a silky copper and polished beige. This palette offers many colour combos that you can wear during the day and into the night. The texture is velvety soft and long-lasting. I love the sleek copper packaging and convenient mirror for quick touch-ups. For day, try the beige shade as your base, emerald on the lid, and add definition with the woodsy green. For night, apply the woodsy green all over lid and into crease for sultry sexy eyes and apply the copper shade on the bottom lash line to make eyes pop.

Vert and Violet Glitter Pencils: When it comes to glitter pencils, I'm usually "take it or leave it" but mostly "leave it". I know lots of women love glitter pencils and why not? They add an element of fun to otherwise boring makeup. In my experience, the glitter particles irritate my eyes, fall off onto my face, and feel pretty rough gliding on. I was skeptical when I received Vert and Violet but I was pleasantly surprised! The glitter didn't fall off and the pencil applied smoothly with no tugging. Vert is a lovely olive green and Violet is a deep purple. If you're scared of wearing colour all over your lids, this is the perfect alternative. The glitter particles are also micro, definitely not over-the-top. Don't be afraid to glitz it up at night with these glitter pencils!

Pink Marble Blush: If you like shimmery, glowy cheeks Pink Marble Blush gives you subtle definition with a radiant finish! It is the perfect combination of pink and copper: pearly pink, deep pink, and golden pink in a marbelized spiral. These lovely shades of pink are the perfect compliment to colourful eyes.

Gloss Stick in Orange: I am a sucker for glossy lipsticks! Toscana Gloss Stick is formulated with an olive oil base so you can imagine how ultra moisturizing and creamy it is on your lips. The colour is sheer but definitely stronger than your average gloss. The shine doesn't last too long but the colour does. I love Orange, a shimmery orange-coral. It is the ultimate summer shade!

La Toscana is a Limited-Edition collection and is available now at select locations in North America. For more information visit Happy shopping!


The Fashion Assistant and her Camera said...

a fantastic beauty blog!!!

Karin said...

These colors look wonderful. I never heard of the brand before.

Always In Style said...

What lovely colors!

Anonymous said...

That blush is beautiful!

psychoexgirlfriend said...

Oooh I just read Canadian Beauty's review on this too. Lovely. I may play with them next time I'm near a Shoppers.

BeautyChick101 said...

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Make-up Junkie said...

Thanks guys! Glad you guys are interested in the collection! Lise Watier is a high-end Canadian cosmetic line for those that are not familiar with the brand. Stay tuned for more reviews from the La Toscana collection!