Shu Uemura


Eyelash curlers were one of those makeup products I never thought I'd use. They look scary, and I    >>

Shu Uemura, Color Atelier, blush, swatches

Since Shu Uemura left the U.S., it's hard to keep up with changes to their permanent line. Earlier    >>

Shu Uemura, holiday 2011, Wong Kar Wai, swatches, Festive Rouge, Pleasure Rose, Lustrous Glow Powder, Glitter Fuse, Pink Flush, Rouge Luster, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

For the last few years, Shu Uemura has used its holiday collection to collaborate with Asian artists (including    >>

Shu Uemura, fall 2011, Novadiva, swatches, Brilliant Gold, Darling Beige, Angelic Pink, Evil Pink, Alluring Brown, Coquettish Brown, Comet Silver, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

When L’Oreal announced that they were going to pull Shu Uemura out of the U.S. — but keep the    >>

Shu Uemura, glow-on, swatches, highlighter, P Gold 91, P Silver 91, P Pink 31, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

In the last days of my local Shu Uemura counter, I swatched everything I could get my hands    >>

Shu Uemura, Glow On, blush, swatches, M Orange 55, soul, echo, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

This post — unfortunately — concludes the blushes I was able to swatch before Shu Uemura withdrew from    >>

Shu Uemura, Glow On, blush, swatches, M Pink 30, M Pink 31, P Pink 34, M Wine 24, P Wine 25, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

It's hard out there for a Shu blush lover. I mean, aside from the fact that Americans can    >>

Shu Uemura, Glow On, blush, swatches, M Peach 43, M Amber 82, M Amber 86, P Brown 76, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Some time ago (when Neiman Marcus had a Shu Uemura counter), I swatched their selection of Glow-On blushes.    >>

Shu Uemura, Vinyl Unlimited Gloss, swatches, CL010, CL011, OR558, RD165, BR795, PK327, OR521

I owe a huge debt of gratitude to Miss Aishatherese, professional makeup artist and total all-star. Aishatherese previously    >>

Shu Uemura, Nobara, Stick Foundation, swatches

Of all of Shu's foundations, I think the Nobara stick gets the most attention. Nobara was formerly a    >>

Shu Uemura, swatches, P Purple 05B, P Pink 30, P Peach 47, Benefit, Coralista

Heartfelt thanks to Mary Joyce, who very kindly volunteered to swatch her personal collection of Shu Uemura Glow-On    >>

Shu Uemura, Glow On, blush, swatches, P Pink 34, P Pink 25, M Pink 33e, P Peach 45, M Pink 31a, M Pink 24

Heartfelt thanks to the amazing bellamelly, who managed to track down and swatch six more Shu Uemura Glow    >>

Shu Uemura, Glow On, blush, swatches, P Gold 93 d, M Peach 44, M Peach 43, P Brown 76, M Amber 89, P Peach 47

I know I'm not the only one freaking out over Shu's impending withdrawal from the U.S. But there's    >>

Shu Uemura, Face Architect, Remodeling, Cream Foundation, swatches

Shu's Face Architect Remodeling Cream Foundation is the line's full-coverage foundation, with ingredients to combat dry skin concerns.    >>

Shu Uemura, Face Architect, Smoothing, Fluid, foundation, swatches

The announcement, several weeks ago, that Shu Uemura would be withdrawing from counters in the U.S. filled me    >>