Beauty Roundup: Clinique x Jonathan Adler, Aerin's first counter, Happy Skin's Bridal Collection

A lot of new products hit the stores this week so make sure to drop by their counters if you're malling this weekend. Clinique has a new collab out, Aerin arrives in Manila, Happy Skin is giving brides-to-be have yet another reason to glow and look blooming, while Kim K is expanding her makeup empire with a teaser on her newest product. Read up and enjoy the weekend, PV girls!

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Clinique x Jonathan Adler

Clinique's exclusive new makeup collection by designer Jonathan Adler captures the jet-set glam of his favorite seaside destinations - Palm Beach, Capri, Santorini. His inspiration? “That iconic Clinique green has always signified freshness,” says Adler. “I wanted the collection to be bright, bold and fresh, and make women feel more glamorous.”

Drop by the Clinique pop-up in Mega Fashion Hall until tomorrow to get the limited edition Jonathan Adler tote + a 5-piece Clinique Bonus Time set for every P4,500 purchase.

Aerin in Manila

The fabulous granddaughter of Estee Lauder has her own eponymous luxury line - Aerin. Finally, it's available in the Philippines! Try out the brand's delightful eau de parfums and matching body lotions by getting a free hand massage at the counter. Just drop by at the Estee Lauder space in Rustan's Makati to experience Aerin!


The NYX Big Thing

Known for her flawless portrayals of beloved video game and comic book characters, Cosplay Queen Alodia Gosiengfiao is adding another star to her endless list of accomplishments. The self-confessed geek is collaborating with, get this, NYX Cosmetics to create her very own makeup kit! The Alodia Kit will not only be designed by Alodia (she has mad drawing skills, people!) but will also contain all of her everyday makeup essentials. The kits are set to launch on August 14 and if the teaser is any indication, it looks to have some really great products inside!


Image via Allure

Image via Allure

She Got The Pow(d)er!

So basically the Kardashian-Jenners are taking all of our money, yeah? After an amazing first release for her cream contour sticks (despite backlash on how much product was actually inside the containers) Kim Kardashian-West and KKW Beauty are at it again, and this time, they’re getting the hang of this teaser train. Keeping with her “back to basics” and “ultra-simple” makeup routine, KKW Beauty is now going to release Powder Contour and Highlight Kits! Based on the nude packaging, the kit will include powder products as well as a double-ended powder contour and highlight brush. No details yet on the release date or price but we’ll keep you girls updated!

Full story on Bustle

Image via Chic Profile

Image via Chic Profile

Huda Gonna Do That

Can you feel the heat, PV girls? Cause we can! Huda Kattan has something up her sleeve and it’s nothing short of sexy, dusky, and glamorous. The Huda Beauty Desert Dusk Palette will have 18 gorgeously pigmented pans of warm-toned shadows ranging from oranges to pinks and purples, plus a couple of glitter/shimmer shades.

Image via PopSugar

Image via PopSugar

The palette is already making waves online and available for preorder on the Huda Beauty site. Set to be released on September 18, the palette will set you back $65 (ouch) which may seem steep, but knowing Huda’s loyal customers, this is a palette must have!

Full story on PopSugar

Nobody Likes a Copy Cat

It looks like Too Faced is facing yet another painful lawsuit and this time, fans are not having it. Luxury Japanese-inspired beauty brand Tatcha has filed a complaint against Too Faced with regards to the packaging of the latter's Peach Kiss Moisture lipsticks.

As per the allegations, Too Faced plagiarized the signature packaging of Tatcha’s lipsticks, from using a similar shade of gold to the placement of the emblem design. The brand claims that it is causing confusion in the market place as consumers may mistake the Estee Lauder-owned brand’s lipstick for theirs. Tatcha has been using the design since 2015 and are asking that Too Faced stop packaging their lipsticks in a similar-looking bullet. 

Full story on Refinery 29

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Image via happyskincosmetics.com

I Do, You Do, We All Do!

Aside from wanting to look glowy and glamorous everyday, a woman’s wedding day is an extra special location that merits her looking and feeling her best. Luckily for all the brides-to-be, Happy Skin Cosmetics has got your back!

The Happy Skin Bridal Collection (modeled by gorgeous bride-to-be Colleen Garcia) will feature an 8-piece collection of beauty hits that you will want to snag. Brighten up your complexion with the Yes, I Dew! Fresh Glow Highlighter Pen in Pearl (P899), look fabulously flushed with the Get Cheeky With Me All-Day Hydrating Blush in Blushing Bride (P899), and have your pout on point with a selection of Happy Skin lippies - we’re loving the Shut Up & Kiss Me Liquid Matte Lippie in The Big Day (P699). Don’t forget that perfect mani! Choose from Happy Skin’s Express Gel Polish 2-in-1 Base + Color polishes (P249) in Queen of His Heart (Medium Pink) or Bridechilla (Milky Pink). Shop the Bridal Collection here.

Image via Teen Vogue

Image via Teen Vogue

Glitteratti Came To Party

A statement lip is a fun way to spice up any makeup look. When you’ve got a powerful pout, you feel like you can take over the world (well, at least I feel that way) so when a makeup brand promises to give you that EXTRA for your pout, you pay attention. Kat Von D has broken the stigma of a gritty glittery lip and has come out with a mega game changer. The Glimmer Veil Liquid Lipsticks ($22) promise to not only dry matte, but to last up to 24 hours. It’s vegan-friendly and promises to be smooth, not gritty or textured like most glitter lippies are. Kat Von D teased a striking blue shade called Reverb which only makes us more excited for the other 8 shades (we’re loving Dazzle, which is the perfect festive red shade for Christmas!) All the lipsticks are set to drop online this August 22 and in stores this September.

Full story on Glamour UK

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