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a classic, red stages a comeback for the holiday season. Tama Miyake shows
off the latest shades.
will have no problem painting the town and themselves red this holiday
season, thanks to a host of new products in every shade, from stop sign to
scarlet. Already spotted on the streets of Hiroo and Hollywood, red lips
and nails are the perfect accessory for that little black dress or the
latest winter fashions. The season's latest shades are available in soft
matte, bold brights and glittery glosses.
in 1977 through a joint effort between Japan, the US and Italy, Shiseido's
Inoui line has served millions looking for just the right shade. Its
newest The Lips collection offers partygoers the chance to really paint it
red. With colors like Real Red, Indigenous Rose and Electro Red,
Shiseido's The Makeup collection is another one-stop source for creamy red
lipsticks. Its Color Fidelity technology also ensures smudge-free lips and
true, even color. Available at Shiseido counters nationwide for JY4,000
and JY3,000, respectively.
doesn't have to be confined to lips and nails if you have Sephora's new
Glitters collection. These tiny flecks of red and gold, silver, blue and
more can be brushed over cheeks and eyelids or mixed with body lotion
for an all-over glow. Available from Sephora stores for JY700 each.
six-piece set from the Body Shop comes with its own Christmas tin and
candle to set the mood--or to make a great gift. Filled with a red holiday
lip gloss, lip pencil and nail color, it also includes an eye shadow
palette of snow-white, gold-white and pink-white glimmer. Available at
Body Shop stores, JY3,800.
Uemura's nail colors are strong enough to last through those late-night
eggnog sessions and all-day shopping excursions. The chip-resistant
polishes come in sheer shades and festive glitters, and are sure to light
up any outfit. Available for JY1,500 each at Shu Uemura and department