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17th June 2013

lancome x alber elbaz x style slicker 2

lancome x Alber Elbaz x style slicker 1

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lancome x Alber Elbaz x style slicker 7

lancome x Alber Elbaz x style slicker 3

I own a few Lancôme facial products which generally works well on Oriental skin types, I have a few favourites and love them all.  I tend to wear water-resistent mascara such as Waterproof Hypnôse mostly on rainy and humid days to prevent mascara smudges under my eyes, or worst looking like Gene Simmons from Kiss band. Ooo shudders.

So, over the weekend and after much anticipation, Lancôme has launched an exclusive Hypnôse Show collection in collaboration with artistic director Alber Elbaz. Lancôme kindly sent me a few pieces to play with, I utterly adore the products and packaging adorned with bright solid colours and bold patterns – polka dots for Drama, hearts for Doll Eyes, star for Star, and eyes for Hypnôse classic, all entirely sketched by Alber Elbaz himself.  I’ve managed to lure my sister and budding beauty blogger May to sample the products and bait for the photography.  We’ve created the wide eye look with Hypnôse Doll Eyes 5 colour palette (shade DO5), a generous light coat of Hypnôse Star mascara (extra black), and Hypnôse Show Falsies to enhance May’s beautiful eyes.  We’re very pleased with the result and the falsies rocks!  What do you think?

Lancôme x Alber Elbaz’s Hypnôse Show collection are available at selected counters in June 2013.
Many thanks to Lancôme UK for sending in the pieces and May for helping me out.

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  • Reply Ana 17th June 2013 at 07:19

    I think you are the queen of styling make-up, or styling anything actually.
    She looks gorgeous.

  • Reply the style crusader 17th June 2013 at 09:21

    So beautiful Kit! xx

  • Reply Michelle Lee 17th June 2013 at 09:46

    wow beautiful

  • Reply i am not a celebrity 17th June 2013 at 10:18

    Oh Em Gee, KitKat, these are STUNNING!

  • Reply Ken 17th June 2013 at 10:30


  • Reply Kb 17th June 2013 at 10:32

    You look stunning! That table arrangement is beautiful too, such an inventive way of putting this across.

  • Reply Kb 17th June 2013 at 10:36

    Ahhhh I can’t delete my comment, blaming it on being half asleep! Your sister looks gorgeous!

  • Reply Vestiaire Collective 17th June 2013 at 11:01

    Gorgeous pictures! Her eyelashes look AMAZING.

    Vestiaire Collective

  • Reply Sally 17th June 2013 at 15:26

    LOVE these pictures, i have never used Lancome…but have always been intregued xxxx

  • Reply Sue 17th June 2013 at 18:50

    This is the most beautiful thing I’ve seen today. Thank you!! <3

  • Reply Apple Choi 17th June 2013 at 21:06

    The best beauty still life photography I ever seen.
    Those falsies are LUSCIOUS!

  • Reply Emma Thomson 17th June 2013 at 21:21

    Check out those doll eyes!

  • Reply Vilma 17th June 2013 at 21:27

    Beautiful photos! I love the design of the make up.

  • Reply Fatima 17th June 2013 at 21:28

    Beautifully shot as always, thanks for sharing with us. x

  • Reply Zoe 17th June 2013 at 22:21

    Your sister looks stunning.

  • Reply Sherry 18th June 2013 at 00:48

    I’ve always been a fan of Lancome skincare and make up, the photos are beautiful.

  • Reply Jonelle 18th June 2013 at 16:31

    Fantastic photography and still life.

  • Reply Yasmin 18th June 2013 at 18:19


  • Reply Hug Dan 18th June 2013 at 18:20

    The second shot looks spectacular, great skin and seductive. Love your intepretation.

  • Reply Bleu Amy Zhu 18th June 2013 at 18:22

    stunning shots.

  • Reply Sarah Lise 20th June 2013 at 14:11

    These are jaw dropping photos Kit, your sister looks amazing and wow those eyes!

  • Reply Rainmermaid 20th June 2013 at 15:35

    Oh perfect!

  • Reply Fashion Follows Her 20th June 2013 at 20:06

    I just can’t wait until I get my hands on this wonderful collection- Love Lanvin!

  • Reply Lola 20th June 2013 at 20:27

    You and your sis share very similar features, she looks beautiful, the first picture is incredible!! I always stick to clinique mascara and have tried lancome when i received a few samples, this one has got me intrigued, sounds like a great collab! xx

  • Reply Théa Unknown 21st June 2013 at 12:33

    This makeup collection is amazing!


  • Reply Queenie 21st June 2013 at 13:19

    You’ve made the products look good.

  • Reply Beatrice Chang 21st June 2013 at 18:32

    Sweet blog!

  • Reply Amaya 23rd June 2013 at 13:22

    Saw the Lancome x Alber Elbaz this week at Selfridges. Can’t wait to check it out next time I’m there – Thanks for the post (and reminder!)

  • Reply Emma 23rd June 2013 at 13:55

    These are awesome! The first shot looks as if it could actually be the ad campaign. Got to say though – my favourite shot of them all is the flowers and fabric – I’d seriously have that framed on my wall!


  • Reply Winnie 24th June 2013 at 22:59

    Oh perfect photos Kit. I love the styling and your sister May is the perfect model, so pretty!

  • Reply steph 1st July 2013 at 01:38

    may looks amazing! beautiful photos as always 🙂

  • Reply Noémie 2nd July 2013 at 13:38

    Your pictures are AMAZING ! Wow !!!

  • Reply Marlene @ chocolatecookiesandcandies 3rd July 2013 at 17:12

    Breathtaking photos as always, Kit! I’m a HUGE fan of Lancome Hynose. Been using the mascara since a friend gave me a sample and I ran out to buy one the next day.

  • Reply Malina 6th July 2013 at 12:06

    Your hair looks so luscious in the second picture, it makes me wanna let mine grow long again.

  • Reply Pak Lam 6th August 2013 at 22:58

    Amazing shots and collaboration with Lancome. I want those doll lashes.

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