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-Kesalan Patharan

Kesalan Patharan Spring 2015 Makeup 1

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info from i-voce.jp & www.cosme.net)

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Kesalan Patharan will release its spring 2015 makeup collection in Japan on January 2nd. The collection includes:

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Kesalan Patharan Holiday 2014 Makeup 1

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Kesalan Patharan will release its holiday 2014 makeup collection in Japan on October 24th. The collection includes:

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Kesalan Patharan Fall 2014 Makeup 1

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Kesalan Patharan will release its fall 2014 makeup collection in Japan on August 22nd. The collection includes:

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Kesalan Patharan Summer 2014 Makeup 1

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Kesalan Patharan will release its summer 2014 makeup collection in Japan on June 20th. The collection includes:

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Kesalan Patharan Spring 2014 Makeup 2

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Kesalan Patharan will release its spring 2014 makeup collection in Japan on April 18th. The collection includes:

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Kanebo Lunasol Fall 2013 Makeup 4

(Lunasol Velvetful Eyes in 03 Dark Brown Velvet)
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For fall/winter 2013, many major beauty brands released deep and understated colors, and dark neutrals emerged as one of the key color trends.

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Kesalan Patharan Fall 2013 Makeup 1(images/info from www.cosme.net)

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Kesalan Patharan will release its fall 2013 makeup collection in Japan on August 23rd. The collection includes:

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3rd: Kesalan Patharan

Kesalan Patharan Summer 2013 Makeup Top 10 1(image from www.nylon.jp)

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Kesalan Patharan seems to be going through a packaging revamp, and its summer 2013 makeup collection, with eight variations of Cheek Color, really caught my attention. I like many of the color variations as well as the gold cases. The collection also features a Cheek Brush, but the double-ended brush in the compact should be fairly useful.

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Kesalan Patharan Summer 2013 Makeup 1(images/info from www.cosme.net)

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Kesalan Patharan will release its summer 2013 makeup collection in Japan on June 21st. The collection includes:

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6. Anna Sui

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Celebrating the 10th anniversary of its makeup line, Anna Sui has brought out Makeup Color Collection D as well as a new range of nail colors. (Please check this post for relevant information and a link to some actual photos of the makeup set.) Pricey as it is, it is one of those ultimate collectible items and I think it will only get more expensive as we come across it on auction sites.

5. Paul & Joe

(image from www.paul-joe-beaute.com)

Paul & Joe has been releasing the seasonal Sparkles collections in the past few years with original prints from designer Sophie Albou’s fashion collections. I don’t always love all the prints or the colors, but I like the overall look of this collection. I had a chance to test the items at the counter, and almost all the colors are pleasantly elegant and wearable. I was thinking about buying the eyeshadow and the lipstick in the cases with the pink bouquet print, but I personally think the print photographs slightly better than it looks in reality.

You can check out this blog post for more photos of some of the items.

4. Kesalan Patharan

(image from www.kesalanpatharan.co.jp)

Some of you might be surprised at Kesalan Patharan‘s 4th-place finish since I wasn’t overly impressed by the Eye Color Palatte in S007 that I bought and reviewed. But I think this reflects my view that there aren’t many outstanding makeup collections for fall 2008 and this well-constructed lineup is good enough to secure a spot in my top ten. (The collection also features three coordinating lipsticks and two blushers.) This is Kesalan Patharan’s rare appearance in my top ten.

Check out the final part of the countdown!

Related Posts:

Loving Japanese Brands – Anna Sui

Loving Japanese Brands – Paul & Joe

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