UTILITY: Must Have

By Rebecca McNelly-Tilford

Creative Director  Jo Phillips 

Photographer Thomas Rohde

Assisted by  Rebecca McNelly-Tilford and Anna Morris

Retouching Studio IMPRESS 
Utility: Must Haves
These are the makeup essentials that every women needs in their makeup arsenal. Utility makeup doesn’t mean dull though, from basic bases,  to the most high performing mascaras, these are the key items we’d be lost without.

Lancome – Art Liner ” Won’t scratch, tug or skip. Also features a unique combination of two film-forming polymers that make every look last even longer. Rich, deep, luminous colour pigments offer the most intense- colour. The Result: A precise, professional look.”
NARS – Brow Perfector in Suriname A velvety eyebrow pencil for creating artful slender shapes to fashion’s full brow. Seamlessly define the symmetry of the face with smooth precision and ease. A new innovation of modern makeup artistry for even, elegant brows and every angle of arch.”
AvedaSingle eye colour, 957 Rose Gold “A silky powder both colour true and crease resistant that builds and blends efortlessly surrounded by a soft floral aroma”
Estee Lauder Sumptuos Infinate Mascara A multitude of gravity-defying fibres take lashes far beyond tips. Lashes are transformed—longer, fuller, dramatic. Innovative stretchable fibres perfectly shape, plump and extend each lash, from roots through tips and beyond. Fibres are fused onto lashes as the mascara dries, setting and locking-in length.”
Urban DecaySlide on Eye Pencil Line eyes with a hint of colour or go for the full artistic multi-hued effect with the wide selection of lush tropical hues, deep metallic’s and unusually vibrant neutrals. Incredible with Urban Decay Eyeshadows!
NARS – Brow Gel in Athens A glossy, easy gliding gel to tame, tidy and groom eyebrows. A unique precision tapered brush adds shape and definition to every angle while creating a fuller, smoother brow look to perfectly set the symmetry of the face. Effortlessly elevate arches to new levels of artistry with a simple brush of the brows.
Charlotte Tilbury – Colour Morphing Eye Shadow Pencil Cheat your way to intense, bedazzling eye colour in the stroke of a pencil! Bring out your eyes’ natural gemstone sparkle with my COLOUR CHAMELEON eyeshadow pencils, infused with synthetic sapphire.
Aveda – Single Eye Colour – Indigo Sky “A silky powder, colour true and crease resistant that builds and blends effortlessly surrounded by a soft floral aroma.”
RMK – Sweet Sugar Eye (02) Sugar Greys “This Sweet Sugar eye shadow palette by RMK features a stunning duo of pastel shades to create beautifully bright, smudge-proof eyes. Featuring a sugary grey and pearlescent shade, the eye shadow is easy to blend and will leave your eyes with a sweet, shimmering finish.
HD Brows – Mascara A bespoke brush for applying mascara and separating lashes. Designed for root-to-tip application and minimizing both mascara clumps and smudges.
Clarins   Clarins 01, Be Long Mascara, Length & Curves This revolutionary new mascara combines an instant strenghtening formula and exclusive new brush design making it an absolute must-have for lashes lacking in length.
YSL – Mascara Volume effect faux cils An intense look in a single stroke with our must-have industry leading mascara.
Yves Saint Laurent Volume Effet Faux Cils Luxurious Mascara’s secret: the triple-film complex. A coating film for intensity, a conditioning film for curve, a fixing film for long-lasting effectiveness.”
IllamasquaMascara – If the eyes are the windows of the soul, Illamasqua Masquara in Raven reveals a heart of darkness with a formula that lengthens, defines and dramatises lashes to extremes – the ultimate mascara.”
Models’ Own – Nude Palette No make up bag is complete without smokey and nude eye shadows! And our new pocket sized palettes have a handy mirror inside so you can pop them in your handbag and take your look from day to night whilst on the go!”
Pixi – Natural Brow Due ” Frame eyes flawlessly with this pencil & gel duo, now available in 3 shades to match any brow.”
Tom Ford – Ultra Length Mascara – Ultra Raven “Heighten the impact of the perfect Tom Ford eye with mascara that gives extra- long extension. This super-black mascara is designed to deliver extreme lengthening with extraordinary long-wear. It is specially formulated to resist effects of high temperature and humidity.”
Burberry – Effortless Eyebrow definer, Ash Brown “The double-ended automatic pencil makes it simple to create a full brow with natural-looking definition”
Laura Mercier – Cavar Stick Cocoa “Laura Mercier’s creamy, smudge-proof eye shadow is perfect for creating smoky eyes on the go. This chocolate shade has just a hint of shimmer- smooth it onto your crease for extra definition.”
Smash Bow – Brow Tech taupe We took one of our most popular core products and made it even better. Our brow trios have 2 shades of hair colour-coordinated powders for a perfect match every time.”
Lancome – Grandiose Mascara ” An innovative formula enriched with Lancome’s exclusive Native Rose-Cell Extract.”
Santhilea – Magnetic Lash, Black Velvet Magnetic Mascara and Lash Builder SystemEnriched with hydrating hyaluronic acid and vitamin E, this magic wand conditions your lashes whilst lending them unparalleled thickness and extension that won’t compromise their wellbeing.”
RMK – Ingenious Powder Eyes A complete makeover of RMK’s standard single shade eyeshadowsin a total of 24 shades, so exciting you just can’t wait to try them out.”
Urban Decay – Naked Palette 12 Bronze-hue shade It’s the palette that revolutionized our neutrals forever. Loaded with 12 bronze-hued shadows in an insane range of textures, including matte, satin, shimmer and sparkle. Naked proves that neutral is anything but boring.”
Chanel – Le Volume de Chanel, Mascara 10, Noir This high-precision mascara achieves instant volume and intensely lush colour in a single stroke. Its innovative formula expands, plumping lashes to their fullest. The exclusive new ‘Snowflakes’ brush combines long and short bristles to deliver an extreme, eye-opening effect.”
HD Brows – Blusher Brush “A domed-shaped, natural fibre brush. Use for applying and blending pressed powders, blushers and bronzers.”
HD Brows- Contour Brush HD Brows Contour Brush is an angled powder brush which allows you to sculpt and define the facial features.”
Tom Ford – Shade and Illuminate – Intensity two This duet of highlighting and shading creams is designed to make sculpting and contouring the face remarkably simple.”
Urban Decay – Naked Blush “Light-diffusing particles enhance and perfect to give your skin a fresh, glowy look (even when your late-night antics have you feeling otherwise).”
Bobbi Brown Calypso Cheek Palette Loaded with three layerable light pink shades of blush-a neutral, a bright and a highlighter-this palette makes it easy to get a gorgeous glow.”
Benefit – Hoola Dust this soft bronze powder over your complexion for a healthy, natural looking “tan” year-round. No tanning bed necessary!”
Suqqu – Balancing Cheeks blusher compact duo that includes a natural cheek tone and a highlighter with red-gold micro-particles, create depth and a natural and glowing complexion.” 
Japonesque – Velvet Touch Blush, radiant powder cheek colour  “Radiant powder cheek colour. Refined powder formula provides exceptionally silky and lightweight application. Colour builds beautifully, layer by layer, for flawless natural enhancement. Multi-dimensional shades from rose to bronze glaze facial contours to create radiance, definition and sculpted beauty.”
Revlon – Highlighting Palette, Desert Bronze “Revlon Highlighting Palette provides natural colour highlights for a soft, healthy and sun-kissed glow.”
Ellis Faas – Blush s301 Made with essential oils, rose water and vitamins C and E, ELLIS FAAS blush gives cheeks a touch of colour while cooling and toning the skin for an instant fresh look.”
Bobbi Brown – Art Stick Bold color that packs a one-two punch. This chunky pencil gives you lipstick and liner in one, comfortable wear and a creamy matte finish.”
Lottie – Tan Time BrushGive skin a beautiful bronze glow with a soft sweep of this super-wide bronzer brush, the perfect partner to your bronzing powder.”
Urban Decay – Optical Blurring Brush Developed for use with Urban Decay’s Naked Skin Liquid Makeup (but great for any liquid, cream or powder foundation), this cruelty-free brush blends and buffs makeup to a flawless finish.”
HD Brows – (Stipple Brush) Unseen “A multi-purpose brush designed to create a natural, airbrushed finish to make-up.”
Paul & Joe – Cheek Colour (10) unseen “Paul & Joe Cheek Color I are luxurious blush duos designed to contour and highlight facial features.”
Japonesque – Velvet Touch finishing powder shade 01 Ultra-fine pressed powder formulated with micronised pigments to give a luminous soft matte finish. The unique formula blends perfectly with skin without caking or settling into fine lines, while blurring imperfections.”
Pixi – H20 Skin Tint “Water-based tinted face gel that evens out skin tone and gives complexion a flawless no-makeup look.”
Too Faced – Tinted Beauty Balm, Multi-Benefit skin care spf 20“You can still have thirty-minute perfection in a thirty-second application thanks to our multi-benefit BB Cream. It provides tinted, sheer coverage that goes on quick and works all day to protect, prime, mattify and perfect.”
Burberry – Fresh Glow BB Cream, fair “The light-diffusing complex instantly helps enhance skin luminosity and tone, while skin-matched colour pigments give a harmonised, natural-looking finish.”
Elizabeth Arden – Flawless Finish Perfect Satin, sun beige “24 hours of colour-true makeup infused with climate resistant technology that lasts through heat, humidity and moisture. Shine control ingredients are time released to absorb oil throughout the day for a flawless look.”
By Terry – Baume de Rose, nutri couleur 2 mandaria pulp, Concealer Pen The much-loved lip balm has now been given the Rose Infernale full-colour treatment. This eye-popping palette ranges from chic and cheerful to innocent hushed hues and whimsical high-drama.”
HD Brows – Concealer Brush “Conceal with precision. Apply and smooth concealer around the eye area and over blemishes for a even finish”
Bobbi Brown – Face Touch Up Palette Perfect skin, simplified. This palm-sized palette has everything you need to make your skin look its best”
Chanel – CC Cream, Correction Complete, Complete Correction, spf 50, 20 beige The expertise of CHANEL Research meets the avant-garde vision of the CHANEL Makeup Creation Studio in the new version of the cult cream by CHANEL.”
Japonesque – Liquid Light, Luminescent Higlighter, Shade 03  “Liquid Light dresses skin in an illuminating veil of radiance. This innovative light-reflecting liquid glides on to refresh the skin and enhance the complexion’s natural glow, creating a beautiful shimmering incandescence that ‘light skin from within’.”
Burberry – Fresh Glow Foundation “Ultra-fine illuminators give natural luminosity and light diffusion, anti-agers help restore skin elasticity and wild rose extracts increase hydration levels.”
Japonesque – Travel Angled Foundation Brush Japonesque short handle brushes are made of exceptional quality, uncompromising materials and superior craftmanship. All Japonesque short handle Brushes feature the same professional quality materials and construction as pro long handle brushes, simply in a more compact, travel friendly size.”
Chantecaille – Future Skin, Oil Free Gel Foundation, alabaster An oil-free gel foundation that has the unique ability to transfer water into the skin without the use of any oil. The formula provides adjustable coverage (medium to full) thanks to light-reflective circular pigment that eases the appearance of flaws.”
Urban Decay – Crease Brush A true pro tool, this modern brush makes you a contouring master. The circular, angled shape does the work for you! And it’s totally vegan.”
Urban Decay – Perversion Angled Bush Ideal for use with the Super-Saturated Eyeliner, this brush is designed for use with highly pigmented color products. Extremely versatile, it offers the control to draw razor-thin lines or bold, thick lines.” 
Chanel – Les Beiges, Healthy Glow Sheer Powder SPF 15, NO 20Inspired by the passion for freedom of Gabrielle Chanel, the CHANEL Makeup Creation Studio has designed LES BEIGES, a new spirit of makeup that is simple and intuitive. Free like a breath of fresh air. Spontaneous like the perfect getaway. Enveloping like a caress of light.”
Urban Decay – Naked Skin, Weightless, Light/Neutral An innovative, high-coverage concealer that provides buildable, weightless coverage and leaves an invisible, Naked Skin finish.”
Lottie – Conceal It Brush Cover all sins with the angled concealer brush, for easy application and a flawless finish. Sculpt concealer into contours, such as under the eyes and around the nose with the angled tip or use the flat end of the brush for broader coverage.”
Tom Ford – Concealing Pen, Light/Medium Designed with a unique applicator, the Tom Ford Concealing Pen delivers an undetectable finish as it camouflages under-eye circles and areas of uneven skin tone and redness.”
YSL – Radiant Touch “Touche Eclat Radiant Touch. The UK’s No.1 Luxury Beauty Product to reduce dark circles and add light, luminosity & radiance to the complexion.”
By Terry – Wrinkle Control Foundation, Firming Perfecter, Ultra Smoothing, natural beige The 1st wrinkle control and firming serum foundation scientifically proven and approved,that improves skin density, diminishes lines and simultaneously treats all signs of aging.”
M.A.C. – Prep and Prime, B.B. Cream Ingenious, multitasking, illuminating – these luxurious lightweight formulas even out skin tone, blur visible imperfections and enhance natural luminosity, while shielding skin from harsh UV rays. Introducing an all-inclusive extension of new shades that range from the pale alabaster of Extra Light to the rich golden bronze of Dark Deep.”
M.A.C. – Studio Finish, Concealer Duo A lightweight, creamy, discreetly opaque concealer. Provides a smooth, long-wearing invisible coverage for all skin blemishes.”
Stila – One Step, Bronze “Swirl your way to the perfect bronze in one step! This innovative triple-swirled helix serum instantly illuminates, bronzes, primes and nourishes the skin.”
NARS – Radiant Creamy Concealer in custard Coveted by artists for its luxurious texture and luminous finish, new Radiant Creamy Concealer evens skin with lightweight medium to high buildable coverage.”
HD Brows – Powder Brush “A domed shaped brush perfect for application and blending.”
Tom Ford – Shimmering Body Oil “Tom Ford shimmering body oil captures the sultry effect of sun kissed summer skin”
Elizabeth Arden – The Original 8 Hour Cream This award winning cream has also been praised by make-up artists and beauty editors for many years now and no self respecting model would be without this cult product in their make-up bag.
Liz Earle – Naturally Active Skincare “Delicately scented with natural nerole oil, luxurious moisturizer is rich in GLA, Omega 3 and antioxidants”
Urban Decay – Shading Brush A true pro tool, this modern brush makes you a contouring master. The circular, angled shape does the work for you! And it’s totally vegan.”
Paul & Joe – Compact “Formulated with natural whipping milk and cotton powder, the soft and light-textured foundation provides a beautiful and smooth flattering finish.”
Kevyn Aucoin – The Sensual Skin Enhancer “Provides maximum coverage to hide imperfections, compliment skin tone, and to create a flawless canvas.”
This Works – Energy Bank Tinted Lips A reviving tinted lip balm, designed to boost the lips natural colour.”
HD Brows – Foundation Brush “The Foundation Brush allows you to achieve a flawless finish with make-up artist quality.”
Japonesque – Radiance Primer, Luminizing Complexion primer shade 01 “The ultimate remedy for a complexion that radiates beauty and light. Its weightless and silky texture glides onto the skin and offers a pearlescent optical imperfection blurring effect. Radiance and luminosity are restored.”
Paul & Joe – Smoothing Body Oil, Soin Corps “Moisturising body milk has a rich and creamy formula infused with orange flower.”
Zoeva – Face Definer BrushZOEVA 101 Luxe Face Definer Brush is a tapered powder brush which helps to contour the face with powder makeup.”
HD Brush – Kabuki Brush “A versatile, ultra-soft, flat topped headed brush.”
Clinique – Chubby Stick, Moistorising Lip Colour Balm, 07 Super Strawberry The one that started it all: Chubby Stick Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm. Sheer, layerable shades mix and match to create your own one-of-a-kind lip colour.”
Aveda – Sheer Pink Lipstick “Limited Edition, heer, shimmery, natural earthy pink”
Chanel – Le Rouge, Hydration Continue, Ultra Hydrating lip colour, mademoiselle 434 lipstickThe bright lip colour features an exclusive complex with Jojoba and Mimosa Butters, Sunflower.”
Laura Mericer – Lip Colour, Biscuit “A luxurious lipstick that gives lips the ultimate in colour, texture and finish”
Estee Lauder – Pure Colour Envy 310 lipstick “Colour with the power to transform your lips, your look, your attitude. Saturates lips with high-intensity colour, in one stroke.”
D. Dalla Palma – Diego Dalla Palma, The Lipstick, Rosette n31 “This special lipstick offers extreme shine and luminous reflections. It nourishes and moisturizes in depth, giving the shine of a lipgloss, and the comfort of a lipstick.”
Clarins – Instant Light Lip Balm (3) “This melting gel lip balm with a deliciously sweet taste glides on the lips effortlessly adding a naturally coloured glossy shine with a barely-there effect. Lips instantly look plump, smooth and luscious.”
Laura Mercier – Creme Smooth Lip Colour ” A luxurious lipstick that gives lips the ultimate in colour, texture and finish.”
Clinique – Eye Shadow Brush “Perfectly sized to apply the right amount of eye shadow to lids, essential for highlighting area just under brow bones, too. Unique antibacterial technology.”
By Terry – Baume de Rose, Nutri Colour, 2 mandarin pulp “The ever-luxurious formula pampers and soothes and softents.”
Sisley – Nutritive Lip Balm The lips are very fine and contain no sebaceous glands, making them highly sensitive, easily irritated, and more prone to dryness and weakening from outside aggression.”
Bobbi Brown – Pot Rouge for Lips and Cheeks, Baurde de Rouge Our best-selling, multi-tasking cream colour just got even better. It’s now in a mirrored flip-top compact for on-the-spot application.”
Charlotte Tilbury – Beach Stick “Beach stick, the perfect pair for bronzed, dewy skin and a pop of colour to take you from beach bar and beyond…”
Clinique – Foundation Brush Flat, tapered brush for flawless application, seamless coverage. 
Perfect for all-over application including narrow areas around nose, mouth, eyes and hairline.”
Japonesque – Colour Drench, Long Lasting Lipstick Shade 08 “Colour drenched long lasting lipstick . Pigment saturated lipstick to dress lips with intense couture colour”
Ellis Faas – Glazed Lips 1308 “Turn to Ellis Faas glazed lips for an-ultra-wet, yet long-lasting/splash of colour that combines transparency and intensity.”
Chanel – Le Rouge, Hydration Continue, Ultra Hydrating Lip Colour, Adrienne 402 lipstick The reinvented ROUGE COCO is more expressive than ever, in a new formula and vibrant colour spectrum, with shade names inspired by Coco Chanels closest friends.”
Nars – Velvet Matte lip pencil in Belle de Jour “Lips are instantly saturated with rich pigments and a velvety mat finish.”
Lancome – Rouge in Love, Rose Tea “Come out and play with Lancome’s gorgeously hydrating lipstick, Rouge in Love. Combine vibrant colour with a feather-light texture that lasts up to 6 hours.”
Clinique – Concealer Brush “Tapered design for spot application and even blending.”
Revlon – Colour Burst, Laquer Balm 130 “Shine like never before with brilliant colour enfused with a triple butter complex.”


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