HIGHLIGHTS #22

November has hit me like a cartoon anvil. When did it get so cold? And dark? And why have I been crying on a daily basis? Is this seasonal affective disorder, or am I relapsing? Why have I already forgotten what ripe stone fruits taste like? So many questions, none of them answered in this blog post, but here are the highlights of the past month. Why and how logos...

Tendency ; Art Supply

My obsession with starting blog post series strikes again. This time, I want to examine trends in beauty – past, present, and (hopefully) future. They can be trends in packaging design, colour choices, terminology… whatever seems interesting. For the first instalment, it’s more about packaging and format than anything else – beauty products that resemble art supplies. Historically, the 60s and 70s were filled with artsy cosmetic products like the famous...

Weekend, #3 – belated!

Swedish MUA Linda Hallberg announces her own brand of multi-use cosmetics. I think multi-use products are a great concept – original and contemporary. I’m excited to try it! Herbivore Botanicals has been picked up by mainstream retailers. I’m not a big fan of ‘natural’ cosmetics, but I do love the sophisticated packaging. Korean beauty brand Tony Moly has launched a collab with Pokémon, featuring hand cream, sheet masks, cushion blushes...