Tuesday, July 17, 2012

A Bright Idea

Today is shaping up to be a gorgeous day. But lately, the weather has been, well, not so summery.

Overcast skies. Frequent showers. A general case of the blahs.

We won't point fingers, but if Emilia and Fabio have any say, more dreariness may be on the way.

If only there was some other way to brighten your day. Or at least your face...

Oh hey, there is. Behold: six colorful, eye-catching beauty products that will help you light up a room.

Umbrellas not included.


Lei Chic
Worth The Trip
This exclusive palette combines luscious pink and violet shadows, a sparkly blush and two creamy lip colors in an ultra-sleek case.
Very YSL Palette, $49.50, exclusive in Hawaii to DFS Galleria Waikiki.
Lei Chic Nailed It
Wave hello to a hot hue inspired by balmy afternoons along the Mediterranean.
Dior Vernis Nail Lacquer in Riviera, $23, Macy's, Kahala Mall.
Lei Chic Your Wildest Creams
Use your fingertips to smooth these creams over your lids for a subtle wash of color.
Shiseido Shimmering Cream Eye Colors in Magnolia and Techno Gold, $25 each, Nordstrom, Ala Moana Center.
Lei Chic Line of Bright
Draw a thin line just above your lashes for a flirty, poolside look that lasts all day.
Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyes in 7L and 9L, $18 each, Sephora, Pearlridge Center.
Lei Chic Sonic Zoom
Add drama to your eyes with a coat of electric blue mascara. Not feeling so bold? Apply your regular mascara then run this wand along the tips.
M.A.C Cosmetics Zoom Lash in Blue Charge, $15, M.A.C Cosmetics, Ala Moana Center.
Lei Chic Think Pink
This hot pink hue adds a candy-coated sparkle to your kisser.
VS Color Lust Lip Lacquer in Pose, $14, Victoria's Secret, 2230 Kalakaua Ave.

Posted on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 in Permalink

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Lei Chic is a daily email and shopping blog that plugs you into Hawaii's newest and hottest boutiques, designers, trends, spas and salons, and more. You'll also discover all the cool events, dinners and sales happening around town in our Weekend Picks every Thursday. With Lei Chic, you'll get the inside scoop on what everyone will be talking about tomorrow – in your inbox today.

Lei Chic associate editor Natalie Schack has been a cultural anthropology student,museum worker bee and dabbler in graphic design. When she isn't scouting new fashion, compiling to-do lists or crafting puns, Natalie spends her free time dreaming up elaborate picnic ideas; "researching" via YouTube tutorials, blogs and Instagram; and dusting off her pith helmet for the next adventure life throws her way.

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