Just out from Shu Uemura is the 2007 Holiday Muse collection. This rich and sinfully decadent line is filled with warm browns and beiges, deep reds and—of course—tons of gold and metallics. The collection was developed by celebrity makeup artist and Artistic Director for Shu Uemura USA, Gina Brooke.
Gina's inspiration came from the flattering and very seductive amber hue of a candlelit room. Imagining a woman who epitomizes luxury as her muse, she tried to capture that air of radiant sophistication.
The collection includes three new shades of Rouge Unlimited lipstick in Gold Beige, Pink Beige and Chocolate Brown ($23 each), silver glitter mascara ($30), two limited-edition nail polishes in Gold Beige and Chocolate Brown ($16 each) and two amazing eye shadow palettes in Dignified Grace (four warm golden shades, $65) and Enchanting Charisma (four soft neutral shades, $65).
So far my favorite product is the Dignified Grace shadow palette, but I haven't tried everything quite yet. Does this muse seem to be drawing you in?