June Beauty and Fashion Picks


What we’re loving right now in the world of beauty and fashion

Obsessed by Calvin Klein

Can a perfume bring back a memory? Can you smell the scent of someone you once loved on your skin? With Obsessed, the answer is yes. It is a magical fragrance, new in the Calvin Klein family, where memory meets desire, and the past blends with the present, and the result is a fragrance that is as good as the original and then some. You’ll find notes usually associated with women’s fragrances in Obsessed for men (here, vanilla), and Obsessed for Women features white lavender, usually deemed a man’s fragrance. So yes, you will smell him on your skin.

Available at Madora in leading malls

Sigma Essential Brush Kit

This makeup brush kit will clear the headache of what brushes to get, for a long, long while. It contains 12 brushes including the essentials such as a powder brush, which is important for even powder application, a tapered blending brush because you want colour to appear smooth and flawless, a shading brush, an angle brush and an eye liner brush. It will make for a great gift, and if you’re new to makeup, this makes a great starter kit.

Available at Lintons Beauty World in leading malls

Yaka Yeke African Print Bangles

Fashion comes and goes but African prints are here to stay. These African print bangles will add colour, class and stories to your outfit (because every print has a story behind it). And who said a statement has to scream? Insecurity screams, confidence does not. These bangles are imbued with subtle confidence – the kind you need to complete your look.

Available at Yaka Yeke in Valley Arcade and Village Market.

Maybelline’s SuperStay Matte Ink

Because you care about your time and don’t want to waste it by constantly taking a moment off to retouch your lipstick, this matte liquid lipstick promises to stay on for much, much longer. The name speaks for itself. What’s more, you’ll love the arrow applicator that will ensure precision when applying the lipstick, saving you even more time and giving that flawless look as well. It comes in ten different shades.

Available at maybelline.jumia.co.ke

Embody Accessories Escarpment Line Earrings

If you’re going for a clean, minimalist look, these Escarpment line earrings from Embody Accessories will do the trick. They match any outfit and occasion. Apart from versatility, they are a timeless statement piece.

Available at www.republi-ke.com

Ikwetta Fighter Olympus Gladiator sandals

The sunny weather will be upon us soon, and out come the shorts, floral and maxi-dresses. The perfect shoes for them? Lace-up sandals! These Olympus gladiator sandals are made of leather and feature stunning beads on the laces. A great way to add sunshine to your days.

Available at www.ikwetta.com

Moran Shoes

Moran Apparel has something for you if you want shoes that are comfortable, funky, ethnic, locally made and featuring pops of colour to brighten up your outfit.

Available at K1 Flea Market every Sunday and Mambo Pambo Store at Valley Arcade

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