Photo Courtesy of Shu UemuraIf there’s one thing we can’t resist, it’s chocolate— both in the kitchen and in the form of Shu Uemura’s latest collection. The luxury makeup brand used our favorite treat as inspiration for their newest line. Chocolat Donna is a 13-piece collection that includes products for the face, eyes, lips and nails, and already has fans of the label raving— and craving— its newest addition. And even though Shu Uemera recently pulled its presence in the U.S. market due to low profitability, all of the brand’s products are available through its recently-introduced e-commerce site.
Perhaps the most impressive item in this collection is the eye shadow palette. Six chocolate-inspired shades make an appearance on three mouthwatering compacts— “Orange and Pistachio,” “Mint and Vanilla,” and “Raspberry and Mocha.” Designed to look like the tasty treats that inspired them, the shades are both intricate and unique. Each $65 palette includes shades in matte, frost, and shimmer textures., and though the shadows are small, they’re packed with pigment to make them long-lasting. They’re also replaceable to ensure the actual compact has a long lifespan.
Chocolat Donna brings you more sweetness in the form of two new luscious blush shades. At $18, “Framboisier” is a berry hue, while “Apricot” will give you more of a neutral, sun kissed look. The powder blushes are finely-milled for a smooth application that results in a natural glow.
The two nail polish shades offered in this collection will have you looking like you just pulled your fingers from the candy jar. “Dark Chocolate” and “Icing Glitter” are stunning worn alone or together. Just two coats of “Dark Chocolate” will result in a rich look for autumn, while sprinkling “Icing Glitter” on top will give you a pretty seasonal shimmer. What better way to bring in the fall than with a chic, feminine look right at your fingertips?
Finally, the lip stains offered in this collection already have people talking. The long-lasting moisturizing formula comes in five new colors, from pink beiges to deep wines, and everything in between. The $30 tubes are made with a new double hybrid pigment technology that results in pure color and moisture that protects and nourishes your lips while leaving a lasting impression on everyone who is graced with your presence.