Wednesday, 9 March 2011

Toxic Nature

Toxic Nature - Illamasqua's Spring Summer 2011 collection. A colourful juxtaposition of intoxicated neons, powerful pastels and dirtied earthy tones represent Illamasqua's visionary concept of nature's battle against a genetically modified society. Toxic Nature is unpredictable, raw and unchartered. It is a paradox of tones and hues, a beautiful contradiction, a clashing deliverance of unbound creativity.


I attended the Illamasqua event last week and met with other bloggers with a similar anticipating disposition. The mystical setting was perfectly apt to host the unveiling of their new collection. Rainbow-bright macaroons enticed us from a far whilst earthy foliage, enlarged critters and smouldering forestry propped the room. It was a privilege to witness the collection in all its unabashed glory, as well as being treated to having our nails lacquered by the lovely ladies from WAH nails. 

The collection comprises of the following products;

5 x cream pigment (£17)
 Emerge (peach) Bedaub (mint) Dab (lilac) Hollow (toffee) Delirium (rose taupe) Mould (grape)

5 x nail polishes (13.50) as above...Gamma, Stagnate, Purity, Radium, Bacterium

2 x lipstick (£15.50) Atomic (fuchsia violet) and Flare (bright orange)

2 x sheer lipgloss (£13) Torture (coral peach) and Divine (fuchsia pink)

Precision Ink (£17) Glister (a wonderfully enchanting opalescent nude)

I have received a few products from the collection which I will duly swatch and show in a future post. I am most excited to try Purity nail polish, a lovely true peach hue.  

This collection is available to the masses online from Thursday 10th March and subsequently launches in the Illamasqua store and on counters on Thursday 17th March.
What are your thoughts on this eclectic collection? 
Are you ravished by Toxic Nature?


Heather said...

I love it! I am really into neon nails at the moment! the green nail polish looks amaze! :) I will be taking a closer look at this collection for sure! :) Totally jealous of you getting your nails done by WAH too! ;)

Sarah said...

Oh my! Those first images are scary as hell, haha! Items look gorgeous though


Hannah. said...

the pictures are so freaky!
but the products look amazing ! :)
hope you had a great time xx

Sarah said...

I still can't believe those images aren't photoshopped, Alex Box truly is a complete genius! Can't wait to hear about some of the products.


kay eh tea ei. said...

it looks absolutely gorgeous, can't get over those promo pics. amazing! can't wait. xo.

Vicky said...

I am absolutely obsessed with this collection. I'm often quite disenchanted with makeup collections these days as there seems to be a new one every week but Illamasqua are so fresh and innovative that I absolutely adore everything they put out! They're truly amazing.

I will definitely be picking up some of these pieces for my kit and for myself. I'm utterly blown away! xoxo

Harri said...

Love this collection! Weird and wonderful! xxxx

*Zoe* said...

I love the look of this collection. Your pics are fab and I just love their promo artwork. x

Jay Fletch said...

I love their neon nail polish. I can't wait to be able to wear bright summer colors again!

That’s So Fletch

xo, Jay

Krissy ~ said...

amazing at what make up can do, it's like the face is a canvas piece, absolutely amazing!
Krissy xoxo

EmmaDazzle said...

The promo images are so cool!

Emma x.x.x

Emma Greenwood said...

So so tempted by all the nail polishes! Especially Bacterium and Radium! xx

Steph xox said...

Hi Milly

i am ravished by those maccarons lol

i do like the look of the lipglosses so might splash on them

jillian m. said...

i love the colors in this collection. the ads are pretty interesting, too. i love how the makeup is kind of made out to be more of a costume-y, dramatic transforming tool. i think that first picture with the enlarged eyes and the tears is just too cool.

Ally said...

Loving the look of the cream pigments and the nail polishes. Can't wait for swatches. The promo images are really eye-catching and cool. I love it. x x x

Monica said...

What a gorgeous collection! The nail polishes are my favorite, and the ad's look amazing, as do the macaroon's :)


StellieStellina said...

The lilac cream pigment looks amazing, I love their campaigns, so creative and more than a little crazy!

Ashley Borysewich said...

macarons AND makeup?

oh my goodness, i love your blog!

following you now :)

FashionAffair said...

I really wanna try out these products!

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