With the party season just around the corner, what is the must-have beauty accessory of the season? Groomed lashes are top of the list. Here are Vogue France editor’s pick of mascaras that will guarantee a couture-worthy gaze, and the perfect polish for the best party look.
Black Couture Mascara, Givenchy – Designed to add structure to eyelashes, like an evening gown that sculpts the figure, this couture mascara with a spherical brush adds architectural-like volume that lasts, for a highly graphic regard. Mascara Noir Couture, Givenchy, €30.
Grand Bal False Lashes, Dior – They are encrusted with Swarovski crystals for the perfect accent to ring in your New Year look with a bang. Forget eye-liner, these sparkling lashes are all you need. Faux Cils Grand Bal, €28, exclusively at Dior boutiques, 25, rue Royale,75008 Paris. www.dior.com
Mascara In Extreme Dimension Lash, MAC – The secret behind this full-dimensional mascara? It saturates the entire length of the lash thanks to a creamy textured, revitalizing formulation, packed with enriching vitamins. To top it off, the brush’s microfibers elongate your look, lash by lash. Mascara In Extreme Dimension Lash,MAC, €22. www.macosmetics.de
Lash Primer Plus, Estée Lauder – To be used as-is or complimented with a stroke of mascara, this beauty product has a cumulative effect. Thanks to a sodium-infused formula, the primer starts by pumping up lashes naturally and then locks pigments in place for a smudge-free gaze. Day after day, the lashes become stronger and build resistance. Lash Primer Plus, Estée Lauder, €20.
Karl for Shu premium Eyelashes and Karl for Shu mini Eyelashes –The Shu Uemura make-up line designed by Karl Lagerfeld is just out! In a splash of red and black, extravagance isn’t only in the length of the lash, but also in the materials, as diamanté doubles up with delicate feathers for an accent of precious plumage. Karl for Shu Premium Eyelashes, €56. Karl for Shu mini Eyelashes, €28, www.shuuemura.com
Yves Saint Laurent Shocking False Lash Effect in no. 7 – Designed to work with the French fashion house’s sublime dresses, this mascara promises to ‘shock’, giving body to even the finest of lashes. Pair the new bright plum shade with black liner for the daring look currently in favor on the model circuit. Yves Saint Laurent Shocking False Lash Effect in no. 7, Yves Saint Laurent, €30.50, www.douglas.at
Surrealist Everfresh Mascara, Helena Rubinstein – Unbeatable when it comes to picture-perfect lashes, Helena Rubinstein has once again rewritten the rules of make-up with her latest innovation, a mascara with ‘Everfresh’ technology. The thermal tube and brush duo ensures that the formula never dries out, creating fresh, crumble-proof lashes. Surrealist Everfresh Mascara, Helena Rubinstein, €42, available from January 2013 at www.douglas.at