It’s good to see how La Bouche Rouge is rounding out its offer of highly desirable sustainable lipsticks. The brand began with its distinctive leather-cased refillable lipsticks in every shade of red. It’s recently gone into Harrods* and this autumn it arrived in Dover Street Parfums Market, the new beauty concept store based in Paris. (more…)
Here she is! Westman Atelier has landed in the UK at Net-a-Porter.
The one-year-old beauty line from make-up artist Gucci Westman, Westman Atelier already has a cult following stateside for its creamy ‘beauty butter’ bronzers and rosacea-friendly foundation sticks and I think will succeed here too.
Westman’s signature look is healthy skin with a touch of natural-looking colour – the classic less-is-more look, if you will. (more…)
Gucci Westman’s capsule beauty line, Westman Atelier has landed and the FT has the lowdown on it (sub req). Make-up artist Westman says, “I believe there’s space in the market for a luxury beauty brand that speaks to wellness and integrity. We almost exclusively just use clean, plant-derived ingredients, but everything is also really . . . chic.”
By ‘almost exclusively’, she concedes that on occasion she has included a synthetic ingredient rather than compromising on a beautiful product or super-effective technology. (more…)
If you’ve been wondering what Gucci Westman has been up to since leaving her Revlon artistic director post a few years ago, I have news. Her own-name beauty line, Westman Atelier
is about to launch, has just launched, a complexion-first no-make-up-make-up brand that’s been years in the making. (UPDATE: You can buy it at Barneys here).
I have such a beauty crush on Gucci! Her minimalist 90s ‘real skin’ aesthetic has never really gone out of fashion for me, despite the craze for over-emphasised Instagram make-up. (more…)