I have just received the new collection by Jane Iredale, which has brought some really great new additions to my pro makeup kit. So here is what I think and love and how to use it all!
The Retractable Brow Pencils are exactly what's been missing in the range. I like how they come with a very fine tip, great for precise application. Brows always look more natural when you are able to pencil in hair-like little strokes. Give it a try! The colours are very long wearing and come in three shades: Blonde, Brunette and Dark Brunette. I think the Blonde shade is a great colour , not too warm not too ashy, I feel it will suit most blondes. Brunette is a very warm brown and Dark Brunette is a deep neutral brown. I think all makeup artists will LOVE these.
They are smudge-proof and water resistant, so perfect for the Summer ahead, weddings or if you like to go to the gym during your lunch break.
I also really like the Smooth Affair Lid Primers. They have relaunched and come in lot's of different beautiful & very wearable shades. All are packaged in chic glass jars. The shades are somewhat sheer, for a beautiful wash of colour! Used on their own I feel they are very now, for that natural, glowy look that everyone is after. "Gold" is perfect on sunkissed skin, "Petal" is especially beautiful on fair skin. They are intended as a base for your eyeshadow. If you are after a stronger look, you can layer them under your shadow to provide more oomph to your colour & to hold your shadow in place. I really like to use them on their own as well for a natural, minimal look. They look very pretty just dabbed on with fingers. A little goes a very long way here, so make sure to not use too much product. If you use a tiny amount they work best and hold in place nicely.
I think all the new shades will be available in September 2016, in time for Summer here in Australia.
The brow kits have a new packaging, which is more compact and practical and also looks better than previously. They are still a staple in my kit and I use the Blonde shade on myself daily.
The Good Glow Summer Collection
There is a new Lip Drink shade in "Flirt" a pretty rosy pink. Like all other Lip Drinks, this is a very hydrating tinted balm, so the colour is subtle and sheer. People that are not a fan of wearing lipstick or just want something easy for every day will love these. They also come with SPF15 , great for Summer and outdoor activities.
Are you a fan of shimmer bronzers? For me personally, it depends on the usage.
I tend to rather use mat bronzers and then add highlights but the new Summer shades from this collection The Good Glow, are very versatile to use and I really enjoy having them in my kit.
There are 3 different shades in cooler and warmer tones to suit all skin tones. They can be used on cheeks and eyes and even as a highlight on the lips. They all come in the new flat compacts which are refillable.
As a reminder: All Jane Iredale products are certified cruelty-free and recognised by PETA.
I proudly support Jane Iredale as I agree with their ethics and rate the quality of the products.
Most products are 100% vegan, but there are a few exceptions in certain shades of products, if you are very strict about this, please check out the awesome website, which lists for every product if it is 100% vegan.