It’s that time of year again. Time to roll out Clutch’s Annual Fall Beauty Rundown. Each fall we bring to you the best of the best in makeup, skincare and bath and body. This year Clutch has continued to expand and grow so this feature has too. We have included a men’s section. Why should the ladies have all the fun? Expanded the definition for Bath and Body to include some new products. And tried including more new and cutting edge products. But one thing that hasn’t changed is that this is the list you need to have to look beautiful this fall. So without further a do I present to you the best in beauty for fall 2009.
Christian Dior Backstage Face Powder Brush ($50, beauty.dior.com) The line of Backstage Makeup Brushes from Dior redefines luxury. And they aren’t just eye candy (all though the beautiful shaped silver handle and soft bristles are delicious) they actually are pro quality brushes. The Face Powder Brush one of many from the line makes it easy for you to achieve a flawless finish by smoothly blending powder into your skin.
Isa Dora Wonder Nails Extra Long Lasting Polish ($7,amazon.com) This beautiful long-lasting quick-drying polish will keep nails looking their best in an instant. Super easy to apply this polish delivers superior vibrant color that last for days without losing its luster. I love the new colors for the fall which include Smoky Grey, Black Violet, Black Rose, Sapphire and Matte Velvet. And all the colors are free from formaldehyde, toluene, DBP and camphor.
Laura Geller Marble Cakes Baked Eyeshadow & Liner Duos ($26, qvc.com) A split dome of baked eye shadow on one side and creamy baked eyeliner on the other. Baked shadows go on silky smooth and leave color that is dewy and fresh. Easy and goof-proof, this eye shadow and liner glide on with a fluidity that creates a smooth, flawless line. The formula is buildable so you can decide if you want a wash of color or a more intense shade. If the shadow and liner aren’t amazing enough you also get a double-ended shadow/liner brush.
Avon True New Color Eyeshadow Quad ($8, avon.com) This cute palette provides 4 compatible shades that can be mixed and matched to create the perfect look. No mater which shade you decide to wear the color stays true up to 12 hours. No need to reapply just apply it once and forget about it. The perfect shadow for a busy fall.
FACE Stockholm Brow Shadow ($24,facestockholm) Its all about the brows this season and nothing is more on trend then a defined brow. This brow powder from Face Stockholm is a specially formulated shading powder that makes eyebrows looks their natural best. Use it to delicately fill in brows. The powder blends for a soft, naturally defined look. Available in a range of shades to suit every hair color.
Maybelline The Colossal Volum’Express Mascara ($7, at drugstore.com) The fastest way to get luscious lashes. It has a collagen-infuse thickening formula that does what it promises. And the super fat brush helps to coat each lash perfectly. Warning you should only use if you want super fat luscious lashes.
Covergirl LashBlast Length Mascara ($7.49, drugstore.com)- If you prefer longer lashes instead of fatter lashes this lengthening mascara fits the bill. LashBlast Length mascara creates extremely long lashes that won’t flake or break. You can’t imagine how much longer your lashes will look with this mascara. The unique Elasta-Nylon formula flexes without flaking so lashes hold their length all day.
La Mer The Radiant Concealer SPF 25 ($65, lamer.com) Way more then just a concealer this treatment cream not only conceals but instantly evens the skin’s appearance while adding radiance. It works by using gemstones to capture light energy that then camouflages dark circles and blemishes, optically erasing imperfections to create a smooth even finish. Precious marine and plant extracts help reduce the appearance of under eye puffiness, lines and wrinkles and minimize pores. Fine layers provide buildable coverage. You will look younger, more radiant and refreshed.
Cover FX Total Coverage Cream SPF 30 ($42, sephora.com) If you are looking for a new foundation this fall then you have to try this cream foundation that provides great coverage. The foundation is long lasting medium to full coverage that provides SPF 30 to protect the skin. The formula is concentrated with encapsulated pigments to achieve optimum coverage without looking heavy or caked. Your skin will look radiant and luminous while any imperfection is covered. A revolution in foundation.
Prescriptives Well Suited Finishing Powder ($28, prescriptives.com) This finishing powder will help complete your makeup. It is a translucent pressed powder with an ultra-silky texture that gives skin subtle luminosity while helping to set makeup. Its one of those products you don’t know you need until you try it. And after you do you can’t imagine living without it.
Bare Escentuals Buxom Big & Healthy Lip Stick ($18,sephora.com) A three-in-one lip perfector that helps to create a beautiful lip effortlessly. First it defines the shape of lips like a liner, then it fills them in with creamy velvet color, and finally it plumps them to their full buxom potential. The formula contains antioxidant vitamins A, C, and E, which help to soften lips. Lips are left softer, smoother and fuller. And it comes with a built-in sharpener. Not bad for one stick.
M.A.C. Dazzleglass Crème ($18, maccosmetics.com) The minute you slather on this luxurious gloss you will fall madly in love. The luxe gloss gives lips a lightweight glossy, dewy finish that isn’t sticky or drying. Because it’s enriched with vitamin E and aloe lips will stay soft and supple. The luminous gloss provides a nice does of color and shine. A real treat for lips.
Simple Kind to Skin Smoothing Cleansing Scrub ($7.99, Duane Reade Stores Nationwide) Clean dirt and remove impurities with this effective but gentle Cleansing Scrub. Works to help reveal brighter, even textured healthy skin. Impurities and dead skin cells are scrubbed away with gentle rice granules. While Vitamin E in the scrub moisturizes and improves skin condition. Skin is left looking radiant.
Multi-Active Day Early Wrinkle Correction Cream — Dry Skin ($54, clarins.com) An aging cream that is designed to help women correct the signs of aging as they begin to appear on the face. It’s a super hydrating skincare treatment for younger women that goes beyond prevention to visibly correct early signs of aging. This is a powerful innovation that targets emerging evidence of age to restore a youthful, healthy-looking complexion. Keep imperfections at bay with this formula’s dermal-epidermal junction repair and radiance-boosting action. Start fighting the signs of aging today.
L’Oreal Collagen Moisture Filler ($16.59, Drug Stores Nationwide) This filler helps to restore skin’s cushion and smooth wrinkles with natural Collagen. Aging skin looses elasticity and collagen starts to deteriorate. Collagen Moisture Filler uses Natural Collagen to provide a daily dose of intense hydration that helps fill in lines and wrinkles and restores moisture for smoother, more cushioned skin. The filler also deeply moisturizes skin and leaves skin smoother and younger looking.
Kinerase Photofacials Sun Damage Reversal Introductory Kit ($100, sephora.com) Now you can get professional skin care results with an at-home skin care system. This top of the line kit features three products that reverse the signs of sun damage in as little as four weeks. The kit contains PhotFacials Exfoliating Cleanser, Day Moisturizer w/SPF 50 and a Night Moisturizer. Each power-packed with ingredients to rewind years of sun damage to help replicate the benefits of an in-office photofacial procedure. The kit helps to even skin tone, reduce pore appearance, protects skin from future damage with an SPF 50 and reduces the appearance of wrinkles.
Simple Cleansing Wipes ($5.99, duanereade.com) Simple products are 100% perfume & color free with no unnecessary additives to care for the needs of sensitive skin. The simpler you keep the products you use on your face and body the less likely you will be to irritate your skin. These Simple Facial Cleansing Wipes thoroughly & gently cleanses, tones and freshens your skin without drying or being irritating. It removes make-up and impurities including eye make-up gently and simply. The wipes contain added moisturizes that leave skin feeling soft and smooth.
RX for Brown Skin Ultra Gentle Toner ($18, rxforbrownskin.com or sephora.com) Ultra gentle toner for sensitive or easily irritated brown skin. This delicate formula sweeps away impurities and rehydrates skin. Skin is fortified with the protective properties of pomegranate and the complexion-maintaining properties of soy. Doesn’t contain alcohol, fragrance, dye, lanolin, or propylene glycol, which can irritate sensitive skin.
Cellceuticals NeoCell Micro-Resurfacing Skin Treatment ($45, cellceuticalskincare.com) A perfect way to get skin that was damaged in the summer healthy again. This formula contains natural enzymes and volcanic micro-minerals to gently resurface skin without irritation. The skin treatment reveals smoother, more radiant, healthier-looking skin. Use the treatment 1-2 times a week and your skin will look resurfaced and amazing.
Prescriptives Comfort Cream Night for Sensitive Skin ($45, prescriptives.com) The nourishing formula of this cream visibly repairs sensitive skin with natural, plant-derived extracts that help strengthen and rebuild skin. And as it’s healing the skin it helps to reduce the look of lines and wrinkles. Perfect for skin that can’t use other moisturizers that are too heavy or greasy. This cream is even suitable for those with rosacea. Nourishes and calms skin. Enhances skin’s natural nighttime repair process with peptides. Morning redness and irritation are decreased in appearance.
Bath and Body:
Philosophy Kiss Me Tonight Intense Lip Therapy ($20, philosophy.com) This intense lip therapy keeps lips soft and in perfect kissable condition with an ultra-creamy formula. If your lips are rough or dry this treatments helps to soothe and soften them. This luxurious lip treatment also helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines, adds shape and definition and restores a healthy, rosy appearance to your lips. You will want to kiss everyone this fall.
Bath and Body Works Aromatherapy Lemongrass Cardamom Stress Relief Body Lotion ($13, bathanboyworks.com) Nothing relaxes me more then taking a bubble bath on a crisp fall day. Well nothing relaxed me more until I tried the Stress Relief Body Lotion. This lotion uses Aromatherapy to help bring clarity relaxation to the mind as the rich lotion relaxes the body. The ultra-creamy body lotion contains Natural Soybean Oil to nourish and moisturize skin and Glycerin to attract moisture to skin. Your left feeling relaxed with super soft skin.
Dead Sea Mineral Lotion One With Nature Lavender ($9.99, onewithnature.com) With the soothing scent of lavender essential oils, this lotion is packed with Dead Sea minerals, muds, salts and shea butter combine to create a rich lotion that applies easily to the skin, absorbs quickly and leaves behind a luxurious feel on the skin – soft, healthy and long lasting, but never greasy.
Killer Kushionz by Foot Petals ($12.95 per pair, footpetals.com) Most of us have a few more weeks to wear our cute strappy sandals before it gets cold and then its on to cute but way to high winter boots. Why not make the last few weeks of summer and the entire winter more comfortable with this pair of full insole Killer Kushionz. They stop the pain of shoes that torture us with the first full insole that can also be worn in open toe shoes and sandals. Great idea to switch them to your high boots or flats when you’re done. This fall take care of your body from head to toe.
Sculptz Opaque Leggings Control Top ($40, sculptz.com) Sculptz has done it again with this super cute pair of opaque leggings. The leggings are perfect for the fall whether you are in great shape or wish you could lose 10 pounds. Can be worn on his or her own with a dress, skirt or t-shirt. The control top panty is the star as it gently slims your tummy and smoothes your hips while eliminating VPL (visible panty lines). Plus the smooth, stay-in-place leg band won’t pinch or cause skin-dents. I am so in love with the new colors Chocoholic (Brown) and Plum Pickings (Plum).
Illamasqua Liquid Metal ($24, sephora.com or illamasqua.com) You have never seen anything like this futuristic highlighting, liquid-metal cream. Use it to create a luminous glow on the body. Rub it on wherever you please and feel the heat with this highly pigmented metallic cream. A versatile product that you can use to adorn the body. Fun, beautiful and different are the best words to describe this product.
Philip Kingsley Cleansing Re-Moisturizing Shampoo ($22, philipingsley.com) This super moisturizing shampoo will instantly become your favorite. Created specially for coarse textured, very wavy, curly or frizzy hair this shampoo gently cleanses while replenishing moisture levels to each strand of your hair. Hair is left feeling softer, more manageable and unbelievably shiny. Suitable for chemically processed and color treated hair. This shampoo is so perfect it almost feels like it was made just for my hair.
Philip Kingsley Re-Moisturizing Conditioner ($22, philipkingsley.com) If you love the Re-Moisturizing Shampoo then you will really love the Re-Moisturizing Conditioner. It is also made for coarse textured, very wavy, curly or frizzy hair of any length – with or without chemical or heat processing and provides moisture to dehydrated tresses. The rich conditioner smoothes and protects the hair leaving it soft, shiny and manageable. A great conditioner to bring life back to tired, dehydrated hair.
Sally Hershberger Luxe Layers Protective Blow Out Gel ($18, hsn.com) For an everyday, salon-perfect blow dry at home you have to use this Blow Out Gel. It is the perfect way to protect your hair from heat and humidity while adding amazing shine and texture to any style. It keeps hair looking healthy and doesn’t contain any alcohol, silicones or oils. So the hair isn’t weighted down and is left touchable, hydrated and smooth.
No Frizz Leave-In Conditioner ($14-$24, livingproof.com or qvc.com) If you are tired of frizz and want smooth frizz free hair this fall then grab a bottle of this leave-in conditioner. No Frizz is a revolutionary hydrating treatment that features the first new antifrizz technology in over 30 years. This intensively moisturizing formula restores dry, damaged, and chemically treated hair while effectively blocking humidity for truly frizz-free locks. It was developed to revitalize the driest of strands and is totally sulfate- and silicone-free. You won’t believe how different your hair will look and feel with this cutting edge conditioner.
Barex Hairgomine Gel ($26, oloffbeauty.com) A lightweight gel that doesn’t weigh hair down, lightly holds and creates shine seems impossible. But this non-flaking gel actually does it without drying the hair out. Formulated with hydrolyzed vegetable proteins it locks out humidity while conditioning hair and maintaining moisture. A great way to keep your healthy without a bunch of drying ingredients.
Lab Series for Men Instant Moisture Gel ($26, labseries.com) Men if don’t have your own moisturizer now is the time and this is the product. This weightless, daily, facial moisturizer refreshes, replenishes, and cools dehydrated skin. Even though the gel is lightweight it deeply hydrates to help moisturize dry skin. Your skin will look smoother, softer and healthier. A refreshing moisturizer that is perfect for all skin types. .
Burberry the Beat for Men ($47, sephora.com) This is the perfect fragrance for the fall. This woody fragrance is an addictive mix of vibrant cedrat, black pepper, violet , leatherwood and vetriver bourbon. The effect is a mirror of modern Burberry masculinity fueled by the dynamism of music and fashion. The scent exudes rhythm, style, and sensuality. There is an edge here but an edge that isn’t so sharp that you can’t get near. A good mix of all the right things.
Korres Natural Products Absinthe Men’s Shave Cream ($28, korresusa.com) Korres makes the most luxurious natural products on the market and this Shave Cream proofs that. It is a rich heady shave cream that is used to get a close and smooth shave. Ingredient-rich it ensures a close shave by helping the razor glide on the skin. Provides a brushless, non-foaming preparation that is formulated at a milder pH than lathering creams to help prevent skin roughness. The Absinthe extract in the formula is rich in essential oils and flavanoids that protect it from irritation.