Face up to parties
1 L'Occitane's new Radiance Face Powder Pearls (HK$240) - part of its Fleur Cherie collection - promises to give your complexion a healthy, fresh glow this winter. The loose balls of peachy pink give just the right amount of colour or can be used as a highlighter on cheeks and brow bones. From all L'Occitane stores.
2 Cle de Peau's new Cream Compact Foundation (HK$940/20ml) boasts a soft cream texture blended to create a flawless finish - even on the driest skin - to leave it deeply hydrated. This dermatologist-tested formula comes in eight shades for every skin type. From the Cle de Peau Beaute Concept store, G38, Festival Walk, Kowloon Tong.
3 Chantecaille's Les Macarons Face Palette (HK$680) is a limited edition inspired by the delicious and colourful macaroon cookies from France. Included are five festive items, including an eye shadow in Cassis, a deep plum, a highlighting shadow in Caramel, which creates pearlescent tones that offer a reflective finish, and for cheeks, a fun pink shade in Raspberry enriched with anti-ageing vitamins A, C and E. A creamy rose highlighter accentuates cheek and brow bones, while a pretty pink strawberry gloss finishes the look. It's all packaged in a sleek gunmetal compact with a dual-ended brush. From all Chantecaille counters.
4 The Somme Institute's Treat & Tint (HK$360/50ml) has arrived in Hong Kong. Acclaimed in the United States as a hero product when it comes to oil-free tinted moisturisers, T&T gives a light coverage with SPF15 protection, while repairing skin using a complex of vitamins A, B3, B5, C and E. For a barely-there coverage that is also good for skin, this is the ideal choice for all skin types. From the Oriental Spa, Landmark Mandarin Hotel, Central.
5 Vidi Vici's Christmas set (HK$558) contains all you need for touch-ups on a big night out, including the Korean brand's Dew Glow Skin Veil (5ml), Bold Eyeliner and its handy Moisture Treatment (5ml); all housed in a shimmering gold cosmetics bag. Available from Lane Crawford stores.
6 Shiseido's MAQuillAGE Glamorous Makeup Collection (HK$585) offers a girl all she needs. The set comprises MAQuillAGE Rouge Enamel Glamour, MAQuillAGE Moisture Finish Powdery UV EX, Perfect Face Cleansing Oil (40ml), The Skincare Instant Eye & Lip Makeup Remover (30ml), White Lucent Brightening Protective Emulsion (15ml) and Intensive Brightening Mask (1 piece).
7 NARS has released an all-in-one set of three mini Multiples (HK$420) just in time for Christmas. Essential for a holiday glow on cheeks, lips and eyes, these cult favourites are ideal for creating shimmering accents and dynamic highlights for all skin tones in a creamy formula that blend effortlessly. Three shades are included: Luxor (iridescent pink), Malibu (pinkish brown) and Orgasm (peachy pink with shimmer). From all NARS counters.
8 Fresh's new Sugar Plum Tinted Lip Treatment SPF 15 (HK$210) is a next generation of lip colour - a versatile formula that allows for buildable coverage to customise a sheer look or create a richer pop of healthy-looking colour. Its wearable deep plum hue is universally flattering and it is also enriched with nourishing oils and hydrating butters. From all Fresh counters.
9 Clarins Rouge Prodige lipstick (HK$180) has all the qualities of a lip-care product: moisturisation, protection and comfort. It contains extracts of laminaria, an algae, which provides a rich content of essential fatty acids with highly nourishing benefits. A combination of ceramides and waxes protect the epidermis from dehydration and help support colour hold. From all Clarins counters.