Tried and tested: Clarins eyeshadow palettes

AFTER a hugely- successful relaunch of the Joli Rouge lipsticks, Clarins are hoping for a repeat with the new 4-Colour Eyeshadow palettes, €43.

The three palettes — 01 Nude, 02 Rosewood and 03 Brown — each contains four complementary colours in a mixture of matte and satin finishes.

And with the understated shades, comfortable finish and classic mirrored packaging, this will likely prove a hit with the older beauty lover — as long as they don’t mind a hint of shimmer.

01 Nude has a mix of two peachy natural shades which will bring brightness to the lid with a grey and black for extra definition, while 03 Brown contains four cool muddy-brown tones, perfect for a classic smoky eye.

02 Rosewood is perhaps the most interesting with its stand-out rose gold shade — but with two purple-toned shadows. While perfect for a night out, it may not be ideal for everyday wear.

All colours are buildable — plus, you can wet them to increase intensity, allowing for a variety of looks.

So while these aren’t going to blow anyone away, they’re definitely a solid investment.

Available at Clarins stockists nationwide from July 24.

BUY IT NOW

The rose gold jewellery trend just extended to skincare, and Origins’ Energising products promises to perk up complexions a treat. 

Like molten bronze, the GinZing Peel-Off Mask (€32) refines and polishes skin, while the GinZing refreshing eye cream 15ml (€29) adds radiance and helps to soothe puffy eyes. 

www.debenhams.ie 

STEAL OF THE WEEK

Buying enough sun cream to last the length of a holiday can be expensive, but the Solait Family Pack, €18.65 Superdrug, represents excellent value for money. 

Comprising three levels of SPF protection and a tube of aftersun, the four-pack will keep the whole family protected.

www.superdrug.com 

Tried and tested: Clarins eyeshadow palettes

While out and about remember the sun-smart code:

— Slip on sun protective clothing

— Slap on a hat

— Slop on sunscreen

— Seek shade

— Wear wrap-around sunglasses from as early an age as possible.


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