SHISEIDO’s winter look

Wednesday, 27 June 2012

SHISIEDO opened their make-up counter to BeautySA, took us step-by-step through one of their skincare routines and then showed us how to create a great winter make-up look using their fantastic products. From cleansers to brushes, SHISEIDO has it all.

Because Megan was already wearing some foundation, Belinde (SHISEIDO’s training manager) cleansed her face first to remove any impurities. The Pureness range was used – it keeps skin shine-free and hydrated.

Step 1: Remove make-up, soften and moisturise.

Products used: Pureness Refreshing Cleansing Sheets, R195

Step 2: Cleanse the skin

Products used: Deep Cleansing Foam, R295

Step 3: Softened the skin

Products used: Balancing Softener, R325

Step 4: Moisturise

Products used: Matifying Moisturizer, R435 (great for oily prone skin)

Step 5: Care for your eyes

Products used: Eye Moisture Recharge, R565

Step 6: A little lip care goes a long way

Products used: Lip Conditioner, R295

SHISEIDO's winter look

Now that Megan’s skin was clean and ready, Belinde created the winter look…

First apply a full coverage foundation, Perfect Refining Foundation SPF15, R440, using the SHISEIDO foundation brush, R350. This is by far, one of the greatest little brushes I’ve seen – it’s unusual shape had both Megan and I playing with it – and it blended the foundation so well. Then brush cheeks with Luminizing Satin Face Color, R415, to instantly create timeless glamour.

Fill in the brow area with a matching pencil, and line the eye area with a black liner, R235. Belinde’s tip: When it comes to applying eyeliner on the top lid, instead of pulling your eye lid out to the sides, using a finger gently pull the lid up from just below the brow bone. Also always remember to look down into a mirror for easier application.

Add colour to the eye area with SHISEIDO’s new Cream Eye Shadows, R320 – they’re great to mix and blend with. To make your eyes really pop, coat Perfect Mascara Full Definition, R290, onto the lashes.

To complete your winter look, lightly dust Bronzing Powder, R346, onto your face and neck. And vioala, you’re done!

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Zoe has a bachelor’s degree in motion picture medium. She loves all things beauty and fashion. When she is not writing articles for the latest issue of Clicks Club Card magazine or BeautySouthAfrica.com, she is obsessed with gel nails, lengthening mascaras and healthy glowing skin! Zoe on Google+

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  1. Hess

    The eye moisture and lip sounds lovely.

    5 years ago •

  1. SpiceY

    I always pull my lid to the side can’t wait to to try this new tip!!!

    6 years ago •

  1. Ra’eesa

    Would love to try this brand but very pricey.

    6 years ago •

  1. Mpbutterfly

    Love the look and feel of this brand. They are great!

    6 years ago •

  1. BeautySouthAfrica

    Hi Rochelle,
    Shiseido counters are in selected Edgars and Stuttafords stores.

    6 years ago •

  1. Rochelle Stewart

    I have never heard or seen this brand before, where are they stocked?

    6 years ago •

  1. Maria Meyer

    I would give my left arm (LOL) for such a great range of products!

    6 years ago •

  1. Chicara

    I’ve never used SHISEIDO products before, but they look great. That mascara brush looks tiny, haha.

    6 years ago •

  1. kunene

    absolutely fabulous colors for winter, really warm and luxorious…thanks Shiseido

    6 years ago •

  1. Le Noir Pearl

    All this R4.506 wow we really do suffer for beauty I must say

    6 years ago •

  1. Charne

    Tried it for a week and everyone likes it! I received so many compliments. I think I will stick to this look for a while. ;-))

    6 years ago •

  1. anisha

    I bought the Shisheido Perfect Refining foundation and its amazing! Many people dont know this barand well but considering that it is a winner in many countries should say something!

    6 years ago •

  1. Cat

    Where can we buy these products, would love to try them

    6 years ago •

  1. Robyn Bronkhorst

    HI HO, HI HO Its off to Stuttafords in Canal Walk I go!
    Thanks for another amazing article.

    6 years ago •

  1. Guccigirl

    I really enjoy step-by-step guides that take the thinking out of beauty

    6 years ago •

  1. Charles

    Sounds like a great brand with awesome products. Very pricey though :(

    6 years ago •

  1. ricebunny

    Haven’t seen this brand anywhere before! Need to try it though! Sounds great

    6 years ago •

  1. BeautySouthAfrica

    Hi Julandism, Stuttafords branch at Canal Walk stock SHISEIDO as well as Edgars at the Waterfront.

    6 years ago •

  1. julandism

    Great article, I would love to try some of their products, could you please advise on stockist in the Cape Town area?

    6 years ago •

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