Spring & Summer Beauty Inspiration
Montreal’s talented makeup artist and visionary Nicolas Blanchett is inspired by the beauty and fragility of FLOWERS for our Spring/Summer Beauty report.
Edited by Luisa Tarantino
BYREDO LA TULIPE ($350)
Praised by A-list celebs and models alike, Byredo makes incredibly high-quality, one-of-a- kind fragrances. La Tulipe offers a crisp, clean, and sweet fragrance with tulips at its heart. Accompa- nied by woody notes and other various floral notes like freesia and cyclamen, this perfume is like walking through a fresh, bold, and beautiful tulip garden.
GUERLAIN FLORA CHERRYSIA ($92)
Drawing inspiration from the cherry blossom, Guerlain’s Flora Cherrysia is an irresistible fragrance, with notes of crisp bergamot and fresh nashi pear and watermelon. Feminine and delicate, yet sensual and intoxicating, this floral perfume makes the perfect summer scent.
DIOR ROSE N’ROSES ($142)
Dior’s Rose N’Roses is vibrant, bright, and powerful, making you feel like you’re standing right in the middle of a spectacular field of freshly bloomed roses. Deepened by notes of bergamot and mandarin, as well as geranium essence, this fragrance is as vivacious as the coming of spring.
DIOR BACKSTAGE FOUNDATION ($53)
With the weather getting warm- er, you need a foundation that not only looks natural, but that will also hold up. This uber pop- ular Dior foundation brings Dior makeup artist’s secret to the consumer, so you can look as flawless as a runway model too.
LISE WATIER X SJL ESSENTIAL LIP OIL IN CORAL ($22)
Even though winter is over, it’s important to keep your lips hydrated. This nourishing lip oil will keep your lips smooth and glossy, an essential detail to get- ting that succulent glassy look. The coral colour adds a touch of floral pink to your lips.
NARS BUMPY RIDE BLUSH ($38)
Nars is known for creating silky, pigmented blushes that blend like a dream. This warm pink shade is ideal for creating a beautifully flushed look, inspired by current Korean beauty trends. Brush a generous amount on your cheeks and across the bridge of your nose for a naturally sun kissed look.
CHANEL LES BEIGES HEALTHY GLOW PALETTE IN LIGHT ($75)
If you want a slightly darker, yet still natural look, this Chanel palette has light, shimmering pink tones and gorgeous deeper purples. Accomplish a fresh yet sultry spring look by creating a subtle smoky eye, great for a day to night look.
Photographer HADI MOURAD
Art Direction & Makeup & Hair NICOLAS BLANCHET at FOLIO MONTREAL.
Creative Direction SYLVAIN BLAIS
Fashion Editor EMMANUELLE ROCHON at THE PROJECT.
Model FLORANCE at PUBLIC AGENCY.
Assistant photographer JÉRÉMIE LADOUCEUR.