You can tell the Great Recession has not receded judging from the uninspiring holiday makeup palettes this year. Compared to previous years, I did not see anything that I really had to have. If this is the maximum that cosmetics companies can do to get us to spend money, heaven help us all. The best one I’ve seen so far is the Bobbi Brown Chrome Palette I wrote about yesterday.
Above, (clockwise from left):
- MAC 6 Devil May Dare eyeshadows, $36
- Laura Mercier Colour Wardrobe, $98
- Guerlain Bal de Nuit, $58
- Clarins Gold Attraction palette, $40
* * * * * * * * * * *
Check out our sister site, Mapplr.com, for travel news and reviews of the coolest boutique hotels and restaurants around the world.