‘E.L.F. -A Credible, Cool, Trendy Brand’

Let’s face it–we go gaga over the new line of makeup products that are slowly popping up in stores. It’s especially fun when these brands launch their new ranges because they offer new (and sometimes, unexpected) trends, such as two-tone lips, metallic eyes, or new formulations.

The Magpie  team have fallen in love with the new cosmetics line from e.l.f. And the great news is that the online brand – that launches hundreds of on-trend new lines every year  -has just launched into over 300 stores nationwide (available at McCauleys, McCabes, Lloyds, Cara pharmacies, Meagher’s pharmacies and all great pharmacies nationwide).

By engaging young, diverse makeup enthusiasts with innovative, high-quality cosmetics, e.l.f. has become one of the fastest growing cosmetics companies in the U.S., renowned for offering first to mass innovation and prestige-inspired cosmetics at an extraordinary value. Well worth checking out.

Cosmetics prices start from €4.35

BPerfect Puts Fun in Cosmetics

Adored for their innovative brow shaping solutions, BPerfect Cosmetics have introduced the latest addition to their range; the BPerfect x LMD Master Palette. The new Master Palette is ideal for both the everyday woman and make-up artist’s alike

Offering a range of universal shades essential for any make-up look the Master Palette gives you everything you need in one place – from highlighting to sculpting and the perfect eyeshadow to take you from day to night.

The shades will not only work beautifully with any skin tone –  they have been masterfully chosen to complement and enhance a woman’s eye colour ensuring we get the pop we’ve long sought after.Each palette retails at €29.95

If You Fancy a Fake Tan This Autumn, Go for a Subtle Shade

It seems the dark tan is being replaced by what influencers are dubbing the ‘Autan’ (autumn tan) — a soft, more subtle version of summer bronze. It’s easily obtainable with the new selection of fake tanners that pride themselves on their sophisticated shades.

The Lusso Tan Self Tan Lotion’s natural golden colour enhance all skin tones, it’s like applying the warmth of a Mediterranean Summer to your skin. With the buildable formula, you can create a streak-free finish and a glowing tan in your personal shade that will last for up to 7 days.

And the best part? It only takes 60 seconds to dry! The organic formula nourishes the skin with it’s infusion of antioxidant Vitamins A & E to protect and repair damaged skin, together with Aloe Vera which soothes and hydrates. Available in shades Light, Medium, Dark and Gradual Tan.

Directions for use: Smooth onto cleansed skin with long strokes upward from your ankle, blending evenly (be gentle over joints). Use a Lusso Tan Mitt for a flawless application.Wait 4-8 hours before showering to reveal a natural looking, Mediterranean Summer tan.

Lusso Tan Lotion €22.27

For more info go to: www.lussotan.com

Festive Red Lips

Chic and stylish, daring and dashing – don’t party this festive season without Living Nature’s certified organic red lipsticks. These striking certified organic shades of red lipstick provide a smooth, semi-matt finish and long-lasting colour. They also benefit from being carmine-free. Living Nature has managed to use really clever natural plant ingredients to successfully create these two intense red shades, which is extremely difficult to do.

Wild Fire Organic Lipstick (rrp £20): a warm, classic matte red lipstick, with an orange undertone.
Pure Passion Organic Lipstick (rrp £20): is a rich, deep matte red with a subtle crimson undertone.

 Lip Service: Peeling Away the Mystery of Chapped Lips

Lips battered by wind and harsh temperatures are annoying, unsightly and just plain uncomfortable.The renowned lip care brand, Labello has thankfully created a rich and indulgent collection of delicious lip butter to provide a long-lasting, 12-hour nourishing effect – the perfect indulgent savior for dry, chapped lips. With shea butter and almond Oil to soothe, nourish and protect to restore softness– it is the perfect handbag essential.

· Labello Vanilla & Macadamia RRP €2.49**
· Labello Raspberry Rosé RRP €2.49**

Product of the Week: Color-smart Day Moisturiser €35.00 by Shiseido.

During the winter, skin can react adversely to the harsh effects of cold, rain and wind. For this reason, it’s necessary to tailor your skincare regime just as you would any other part of your beauty routine. If you were to invest in any product this October, we’d recommend the new Color-smart Day Moisturiser by Shiseido

A skin-brightening day moisturizer with whole carrot cells, this deeply nourishing moisturiser deptly changes color to enhance your skin tone. Perfect for women who love a light coverage and don’t want to look as if they’re wearing a foundation.

Shiseido WASO Skincare Collection: Available in Arnotts and select pharmacies nationwide from October