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Paint by Numbers

Awaken your inner Monet with master painter-worthy cosmetics that will put you in an artistic frame of mind.

Clockwise, from top-left: Lorac Bronzer Palette, Mark Pop in Color Palette, YSL Nail Lacquer Pen, YSL Palette for the Eyes, Sephora Summer Palette, Clarins Summer Lip Colour Palette, Benefit Sheer Blusher. Middle: Guerlain by Emilio Pucci Brush.

Clockwise, from top-left: Lorac Bronzer Palette, Mark Pop in Color Palette, YSL Nail Lacquer Pen, YSL Palette for the Eyes, Sephora Summer Palette, Clarins Summer Lip Colour Palette, Benefit Sheer Blusher. Middle: Guerlain by Emilio Pucci Brush.

WWD Staff

Appeared In
Special Issue
Beauty Inc issue 05/18/2007

Awaken your inner Monet with master painter-worthy cosmetics that will put you in an artistic frame of mind.

This story first appeared in the May 18, 2007 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.

 

Lorac Caribbean Heat Bronzer Palette
This kaleidescopic compact houses three shimmery hues for a glowing visage.
($28; Sephora, beauty.com) 

 

Benefit Sheer Cream Blusher
Contour your cheeks with these paint tube-like blushers in three wearable and blendable neutral shades.
($18 each; Henri Bendel, Macy’s, Sephora)

 

Mark Pop In Color Palette
These mix-and-match shadows, liners and glosses, with spill-proof caps, pop into a sleek compact.
(case, $6; pop-in shades, $5 each; 800-MEET-MARK)

 

Yves Saint Laurent Nail Touch Nail Lacquer Brush Pen
Playing on the wildly successful Touche Eclat concept, these iridescent nail polish pens are quick and easy—just click down, then brush on.
($23 each; Yves Saint Laurent counters)

 

Yves Saint Laurent Palette Mauresque for the Eyes
With YSL’s Moroccan tile-inspired eye palette, you can create a mosaic of looks.
($57)

 

Guerlain by Emilio Pucci Meteorites Brush
An Op Art aficionado? Then pack this Pucci-designed brush and case for stylish touch-ups.
($35; Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus)

 

Sephora Summer Blockbuster Palette
This megapalette contains every eye, lip and cheek color conceivable so you can pull a total Picasso on your face.
($36; Sephora, sephora.com)

 

Clarins Summer Fever Lip Colour Palette
These artfully swirled glosses make for painterly puckers.
($21.50; Clarins counters)