By Ninder Kaur
Instagram sensation Donald Robertson has teamed up with cosmetic stars Smashbox Cosmetics to create a limited edition line of matte lipsticks and gel eyeliners.
1) Photo Angle Pigment Gel liner
This waterproof eyeliner is a take-anywhere pen with a flexible tip to achieve a smooth and bold finish that will not smudge, flake or fade. The versatile point allows you to let your creativity flow and create any kind of line, thick or thin, without the need of a brush. It is great for statement-making wings and of course creating those precise lines that we often struggle with.
Although it may look like a hefty applicator, similar to a magic marker this product is fabulous: flexible, smooth, and long lasting.
The liner comes in 5 colours including Jet Black, Cocoa, Smoke, Plum and Lilac.
Ask the expert– “Every makeup artist I know loves a good gel liner, but it can get really messy on set with those tiny pots and fussing with brushes. This liner fixes all of that. It’ super pigmented and so portable, and not to mention the colours! They’re to die for-like gorgeous little magic markers for your eyes.”
-Lori Taylor Davis, Smashbox Global Pro Lead Artist.
Cost: £18, smashbox.co.uk, boots.co.uk and Snashbox counters nationwide.
2) Be Legendary Matte Lipsticks
The ultra-matte hydrating cream lipstick creates a powerful look sure to turn heads.
Its ultra-creamy texture contains shea butter and antioxidant vitamin C and E to help protect the lips and keep them moisturised.
The line comes in a selection of rich reds and pinks to create a radiant, silky, matte finish.
These bright and bold colours are perfect for the upcoming summer with a colour to suit everyone.
Ask the expert– “I looked everywhere to find a lipstick that’s smooth and creamy but had a truly matte finish. I used to have to mix different textures to get this finish- now it’s in one amazing lipstick that looks perfect on camera.”
– Lori Taylor Davis, Smashbox Global Pro Lead Artist
Cost: £16 at smashbox.co.uk, boots.co.uk and Smashbox counters nationwide
3.Bumble and bumble Blow Dry Cheat
Want to achieve that perfect salon blow dry at home? Well now you can as Bumble and bumble have three new additions to their blow-dry range.
This new collection has caught the attention of nearly every celeb and street style star in the industry, from runway looks at New York Fashion Week to the moment a client walks out of the salon.
The new blow dry collection is quick, easy to use and most importantly, seriously effective – which is just what we need on those rushed mornings trying to beautify ourselves in five minutes. There’s no excuse for a bad hair day.
The three heat-activated stylers promise to tackle all hair types and help you achieve that perfect ‘blown away’ look.
Bb All-Style Blow Dry is ideal for medium-to-fine hair types and even oil-prone, creating everything from sleek and smooth styles to big and bouncy finishes. Short-lived styles will become a thing of the past, with oil-absorbing powders infused into a creme formula to keep hair fresh.
Bb Repair Blow Dry helps to repair the hair while you style, with both immediate and lasting benefits. Best suited to stress tresses. Repair has a serum-in-a-creme formula to help seal split ends, hydrate and bring damaged hair back to life.
Bb All-Style and Repair Blow Dry contains UVA and UVB filters to protect hair against the damaging effects of sun exposure while a heat-protecting shield safeguards hair from the heat damage.
Give your locks some volume and prepare to be blown away.
Cost: £23 at bumbleandbumble.co.uk & Boots