Hot from Estee Lauder

Estee Lauder is not just your mother and grandmother's staple brand. There's always something new and exciting in the Estee counters, something for everyone who loves luxe beauty! Here I shall present some of Estee Lauder's latest products, and my quick impressions about them. I'll be reviewing some of them in separate posts in the near future so do let me know which one you're most interested in, ok? ;)

First off, I have the Estee Lauder Pleasure Eau Fraiche (P2,800). This is a floral, powdery scent has top notes of pure white lilies and violet leaves. The floral heart of black lilacs, white peonies, pink roses and exotic karo-karounde blossoms comes down to a spicy after-glow. It's quite fresh and young along with the simple yet colorful packaging.

If you're more into nails then you should check out the Estee Lauder Pure Color Nail Lacquer Collection (P900/ bottle). There are two sub-collections available right now: the Beyond Black, which features five deep, shades that flash in dramatic rich colors and Metal Mania which dresses nails in glam glitters for a modern metallic finish. 

I have Bete Noir, which is a mauve-purple shade that has a dark bluish base. Very chic! I love that green shade on top, I do hope to swatch it in person soon.

I'm sure you've seen me feature the Estee Lauder Violet Underground Palette (P2,500) a few times already. It's a crowd pleaser! This has got to be my favorite palette for 2012 - it has rich, highly pigmented shades that are painfully beautiful. The compact itself is stunning in a deep glossy blue and gold combination.

Wow, just wow. Expect to see more looks with this soon! So far I've only been wearing neutral levels, but next time I shall go all out with that indigo violet and charcoal black.

For the age-conscious, here's the Advanced Time Zone Age Reversing Line/Wrinkle Collection. You're probably the first few people to see this as it's coming out on February 2013 pa! I gave my boss the old Time Zone creme, which she gave to her mom. Just a couple of weeks ago, my boss told me that her mom is crazy about the moisturizer! She finished all of it and is asking her daughter to buy her another jar. So cute haha. I'm giving this to her because she'll appreciate this more.

If you're interested, here's what's in the new Advanced Time Zone creme:

The Tri-HA Cell Signaling Complex™ helps rewind skin’s visible signs of aging by restrengthening its cellular communication and reigniting other age-resisting functions for younger looking skin, fast.  This ultimate line-fighting complex consists of: 

  •  NEW Cell Signaling Molecules: These signaling proteins help skin amplify cell communication through a natural pathway. In fact skin’s natural production of HA increases by 182% in just three days! They also help signal healthy cells, such as keratinocytes, to migrate to the site of damage up to 7X faster, to help rebuild and restore the look of skin fast. 
  • Tri-HA Complex: A unique blend of three HA Technologies that include high molecular weight HA, HA Fragments, and anti-hyaluronidase Centaury Extract. Together they replenish, rebuild and sustain skin’s optimal levels of HA to instantly plump and smooth fine lines, visibly fill-in more prominent wrinkles and maximize skin’s visible wrinkle reduction over time.

It's a full line with the following products:

Skin Advanced Time Zone Age Reversing Line/Wrinkle Creme SPF 15 for Normal/Combination Skin SRP P4,600.00

Skin Advanced Time Zone Age Reversing Line/Wrinkle Hydrating Gel Oil-Free for Normal/Combination Skin SRP P4,900.00

Advanced Time Zone Reversing Line/Wrinkle Eye Creme for All Skintypes SRP P3,100.00

Last but not least, you must check out Estee Lauder holiday offerings. The most recent one is in collaboration with luxe bag designer Michael Kors! Bongga di ba? :P If you buy P3,000 worth of EL items, you can purchase the clutch set for only P3,000. You get a designer pouch and products to boot - such a great deal.

Incidentally I'm giving away a set to one lucky Project Vanity reader. You can head on over to the contest page to see how you can win. Whoever's getting this will be one lucky girl!

So there you go. :) Visit an Estee Lauder counter soon if you're looking for a fab last minute gift to someone you love - or for yourself hehe. You can find EL in Rustan’s Makati, Shangrila, Alabang, Gateway, Cebu and Rockwell Essenses 

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