Lancôme Holiday 2015 La Palette 29, Faubourg Saint Honore

October 17, 2015

There’s something very romantic about the notion of Christmas in Paris… the ball gowns, red satin slippers, kissing under the glow of the Eiffel at the chime of the Notre Dame, etc. And this year, Lancome brings us on a magical journey beyond the golden arches of the house’s rue du Faubourg Saint Honore famed address, into a secret Parisian garden on a mysterious winter night. Dressing for the occasion is never easier, with the chic La Palette 29, Faubourg Saint Honore!

Lancome L'Absolu Palette

At the heart of Lancome’s Holiday 2015 My French Noel Collection is this stunning La Palette 29, Faubourg Saint Honore. A sleek palm-sized palette with an intricate design emblazoned in gold. Inside, it houses 6 eyeshadows to create the perfect smoky eye, a hydrating lip base and 2 matte lip colors. There is even a dual-ended brush for eyeshadow and lip, and a generous-sized mirror.

Lancome L'Absolu Palette eyeshadows

So often with mixed palettes containing cream products, people would complain about powders getting stuck on the cream, or the potential for cross contamination. So it is a nice touch to find a swing lid protecting the cream lip products! There is even an illustrated tutorial to help you get started on that perfect smoky eye, and since it is printed on a transparent sticker you can still see yourself in the mirror, or feel free to peel it off if you don’t need any help!

Lancome L'Absolu Palette closeup

And here are the corresponding swatches:

Lancome L'Absolu Palette swatches

The left side of La Palette comprises of 6 eyeshadows, and they are as follows:

And on the right of the palette, there are 3 lip products. From right to left,

All of the eyeshadows and lip colors are well pigmented, and the texture is soft and smooth. Here is the full makeup look featuring Lancome La Palette 29, Faubourg Saint Honore:

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Soft and sensual for Christmas brunch! On the lips, I’m wearing a blend of both the lip colours on the palette, with the clear hydrating base as a top coat. And a closer look at the eye makeup:

Lancome L'Absolu Palette EOTD

For this eye look, I simply followed the “Night” look tutorial printed on the palette. First I applied the beige base colour all over my eye area, followed by the light pink-taupe on my lid up until the crease. Next, I applied the medium plum to the outer half of my lids, and darkened the outer corner with the dark purple. Next, I lined the outer half of my lash line with the dark purple, finishing up on the lower lash line as well. Finally, I added just a dash of the gold to the inner corner for a pop!

Below, I’ve included another look at La Palette on the eyes. I switched out for the newly launched L’Absolu Rouge Definition lipstick in Le Carmin for my lips, and now I’m ready to dance the night away!

Lancome IG post for 20 Oct

I’m really loving these L’Absolu Rouge Definition lipsticks for creating the perfect statement lip this Holiday season! They’re incredibly smooth, comfortable on the lips, and the colour intensity is just amazing! If you’d like to try these out, and get some expert advice on creating your own personalized makeup look for the upcoming party season, why not sign up for a makeover at Lancome’s Christmas Extravaganza happening at Paragon Atrium from 29 October to 4 November? Register by 23 October and receive a 4-piece Early Bird Gift worth $103! For more details, check out www.dv.sg/happy-silverkis [unaffiliated link]!

xo Linda

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