From our friends at The Find:
While Elle’s partnership with department store Kohl’s dates back a handful of years, Summer 2012 marks the magazine’s first-ever beauty collection created from the popular collaboration. With an impressive array of 28 nail lacquers, 24 eyeshadows, 8 blush shades, 15 lip glosses, in addition to a bevy of lipliners, eyeliners, and mascaras, the debut beauty line certainly doesn’t skimp on shades! I love the variety of finishes for all the products – which range from matte and glossy to shimmery and glitzy – as well as the very on-trend neons and punchy shades that seem to modernize the collection beyond its substantial base of standard shades and flattering neutrals. My only complaint is that considering its a Kohl’s partnership, I had expected the price point to be a bit lower – with nail lacquers at $10 a pop, I’d probably more likely spring for an Essie or OPI shade at my local Ulta store! That said, I certainly wouldn’t be able to resist taking a look at the new collection the next time I wander into a Kohl’s!
– Alexandra Gambardella