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8 for October

8 for October


8 for october 2017

Here is your beauty cheat sheet for the month of October. I’ve researched all the major beauty, fragrance and skincare launches of the month and selected the most exciting you need to see.

estee lauder advanced night repair pink ribbon edition

Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair with Pink Ribbon Keychain


This month, the Estee Lauder Companies’ Breast Cancer Campaign will mark its 25th anniversary. The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) was founded by Evelyn H. Lauder in 1993 to prevent and cure breast cancer by advancing the world’s most promising research. I had the honour of speaking with her years ago when she came to promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I was immediately struck by her passion and sincerity. Both she and Elizabeth Hurley spoke about their genuine passion for the charity and the need to find a cure for breast cancer. Evelyn sadly passed away from cancer but her legacy lives on. This is one of my favourite charities and I’m thrilled to see the Estee Lauder brand offering special Pink Ribbon products in October that raises funds for research. Purchase this pink edition of Advanced Night Repair and the company will donate 20% of the suggested retail price to the BCRF.


marc jacobs Daisy deluxe editionDaisy Marc Jacobs Deluxe Anniversary Edition


New York Fashion Designer Marc Jacobs is celebrating the 10th anniversary of his Daisy fragrance with a show-stopping bottle for collectors. The sparkling, woody-floral scent with notes of strawberry, violet leaf, spicy pink grapefruit, gardenia, violet, jasmine, white woods and vanilla remains the same. But the daisies that adorn the top of the bottle are covered in hundreds of Swarovski crystals. There will only be a handful available due to the craftsmanship and detail needed to make each one. It will retail for $450 and will arrive mid-month. It’s beautiful.


my armani to go compactmy armani to go compactMy Armani To Go Cushion


This essence-in-foundation cushion compact promises the most comfortable foundation on-the-go. Enriched with hyaluronic acid and litchi extract, this cushion foundation promises 18 hours of deep nourishment. The oil-in-gel cushion immediately transforms the quality of the skin. And pure pigments paired with silk-in-spheres fibres offer true colour. It even boasts a sharp-angled applicator to follow all the angles of the face. Available in six shades.


 clinique pop lip shadow

Clinique Pop Lip Shadow


If you visit backstage during New York Fashion Week, you are more likely than not to see pro makeup artists using a simple trick to create a velvety-texture on models’ lips. They will apply lipstick and then dab pressed powder on top to achieve a matte finish. Clinique’s Research and Development team took inspiration from this insider technique and created a creamy pigment lip colour that glides onto lips and then transforms into a weightless, powdery finish. The anti-bacterial sponge tip applicator allows you to build the intensity – from subtle to dramatic. Even better, the formula is flexible so it doesn’t crack. It is available in 8 fashionable shades.


To apply, you untwist the applicator and sweep directly onto lips or over lip balm for optimum comfort. Replace the applicator and twist to close. It will instantly load more colour onto the sponge.


tiffany and co eau de parfumtiffany and co eau de parfumTiffany & Co Eau de Parfum


If early sales are any indication, the Tiffany and Co signature eau de parfum debuting this month will be on of the year’s top scents. I really like it as it is soft and clean. It is subtle and fresh – the opposite of the sweet gourmands we’ve seen of late. Perfumer Daniela Andrier of Givaudan blended green mandarin, orris natural fraction (iris), patchouli and musk cocktail to beautiful effect.



lancome autumn 2017 gift with purchase offer at Hudson's Bay

Lancome’s Autumn 2017 Gift-With-Purchase Offer


So many of my followers are big Lancome beauty fans so I always like to point out the special gift-with-purchase offers each season. Make a $39 Lancome purchase at Hudson’s Bay or thebay.com in Canada from Oct 4th to 29th and receive this 7-piece gift including this collector makeup bag. You get to choose your skincare, mascara, lipstick and makeup so you can have travel-sized items you’ll really use.

dolce and gabbana the one eau de toilette

New Dolce & Gabbana the one Eau de Toilette


Fans of D&G’s classic the one fragrance will be happy to learn there is a new scent in the franchise. This isn’t just a lighter version of the original. It’s a completely new scent that is inspired by the first edition. Perfumer Michel Girard used the Madonna Lily note to create a new floral addiction with bergamot, mandarin, lychee, peach, muget, jasmine, vetiver, musk, vanilla and amber. It’s a very sexy scent.

shu uemura colour mixer glitter

Shu uemura rouge unlimited glitter colour mixer


If you study the relaunch of shu uemura’s rouge unlimited lipstick collection, you’ll spot four special formulas hidden amongst all the lipsticks. There are four colour mixers that allow you to change the colour or texture of any lipstick in your collection. There is a purple which deepens and lipstick without dulling it. Yellow warms up and brightens any lipstick. Pearl texture mixer creates a pearlescent effect on any lipstick you have. But the coolest one is the glitter colour mixer. It adds a high-level sparkle to any lip colour. So fun!


8 for october 2017Each of these products is available at select Hudson’s Bay stores in Canada and thebay.com


  • Reply
    October 20, 2017 at 9:50 am

    Hi Dave
    It’s a great time of year to see all the brands delivering their Holiday Collections. MAC and Dior have really knocked it out of the park this year! But from what Ive seen online, Chanel’s Holiday is a bit weak. I think we all look for glimmery party makeup and I really hope that they do release some of that.
    Also looking forward to Cliniques Pop Lip shadow. Very unique. ????

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    October 9, 2017 at 1:57 pm

    Awesome all this beautifull new products @chucky1012

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    Darlene Cole
    October 8, 2017 at 5:40 pm

    Great and elegant products. Love them all. Thanks Dave

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    Sharon Dougall
    October 5, 2017 at 9:49 pm

    Amazing selection of the most fabulous products. Thanks David 🙂

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    Emily Mitton
    October 5, 2017 at 2:01 pm

    8 more reasons to love OCTOBER!!

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    Rosalie Santos-Bermejo
    October 5, 2017 at 10:30 am

    OMG!!!! I love MJ Daisy, I am a lover of MJ I used Daisy for so many lovely years, the small does not get old. if there’s anything it makes me feel so fresh and young. Would love to try other fragrances and products. Cheers!

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    Jessica Healey
    October 5, 2017 at 10:15 am

    Wow Amazing would loveeee to try em all especially Tiffany & Co Eau de Parfum!

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    Crystal leon
    October 5, 2017 at 8:47 am

    Oh my God it would be so amazing to win this gift every single item is so awesome so beautiful and totally top-of-the-line I would not expect anything less from Dave !!! Always picks the best items for his giveaways I keep praying I know one day I will win @crystal_leon

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    anastasia angeli
    October 5, 2017 at 1:49 am

    amazing gift! ????

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    Mary Shean
    October 5, 2017 at 1:49 am

    Love all your picks ????

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    Ray G
    October 5, 2017 at 12:31 am

    Now that’s a prize pack!

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    Melanie E
    October 5, 2017 at 12:16 am

    Great products for fall! Thanks for letting us know, Dave!

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    Linda L
    October 4, 2017 at 11:03 pm

    Exciting launches…quality products!

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    October 4, 2017 at 6:42 pm



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    Michele Redwood
    October 4, 2017 at 4:45 pm

    Beautiful everything here, Dave. Love it all !!!

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    Diane K.
    October 4, 2017 at 2:54 pm

    WOW. Every one of these products are amazing. I especially love the shu uemura lipstick and the Daisy perfume. I’m a huge swarovski collector and having a bottle, a limited edition, covered in beautiful swarovski crystals would so much happiness and joy to my life. The price is rather steep, but it’s amazing.


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    Trisha Pedros
    October 4, 2017 at 2:25 pm

    Awesome read!! Thank you ????

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