The hero of the collection, the L'Absolue Palette, is a game-changer as far as party season make-up goes: six highly wearable eyeshadow shades and three creamy lip colours hidden behind a gold door. So that perpetual palette problem where the product sticks to the mirror? Gone. The beautiful palette contains everything - and we mean everything - you need for multiple party looks, thanks to subtle beige, intense purple, sparkling gold and bronze shadows and a sheer base, vivid matte red and a moody burgundy for lips. Pop one in your clutch and you're good to go.
Lancôme's Christmas collection also includes a few luxe stocking fillers, from new Hypnôse Dazzling cream eyeshadow pots to shimmering loose powder (did someone say strobing?) and glossy new nail polishes, including a festive gold leaf top coat. The collection is on counter at Myer and David Jones now.