Maison Kitsuné and Shu Uemura collaborated for a gorgeous beauty and hair collection. The match is pretty much made in heaven. Both brands share the same Japanese heritage as well as a love of glamour. The theme is East meets West and we loved all the products we previewed in NYC this week.


For Shu Uemura, it’s the first time Art of Beauty and Art of Hair are combined. If you’re obsessed with beauty history, you know the late Mr. Uemura was one of the most well known and sought after makeup artists of old Hollywood. His techniques went on to become beauty go-to’s for legends like Marilyn Monroe to Frank Sinatra. We can also thank him for the oil cleansing trend. The holiday collection includes the cleansing oil shampoo gentle radiance cleanser and the cult classic essence absolute nourishing protective oil. The essence absolute is a must-have for that perfect sleek look sans the flyaways. Plus, it won’t weigh down your hair and make you look greasy. It’s infused with camellia oil which is super light weight and penetrate the hair follicle rather than sitting on it.


Inspired by the smoky eye and Tokyo high cheek, the collection includes two eye and cheek palettes. Whether you pick the indigo or plum palette, you’ll be ready to pull off a neo-classic yet effortlessly French look. The collection also includes limited edition eye pencils in four colors, two sets of false lashes, three lip glosses, and two nail varnishes.

You can pre-order the collection now at Shu Uemura.