Beauty Beat. The Fall 2008 Collection from CARGO Cosmetics

August 27, 2008 • Beauty


As mentioned in a previous article on Second City Style Magazine, shocks of color are all the rage in cosmetic trends this fall. One line we currently love is the entire Fall 2008 Collection from CARGO Cosmetics.

The various palettes, liners and brushes take the guesswork out perfecting your look. The easy-to-follow system gives you the tools and confidence to put playfulness and creativity into your daily routine.

The CARGO Fall 2008 Collection includes:

EyeBase™ ($20)
CARGO EyeBase evens out eyelids to create the perfect canvas for any shadow or liner. Perfect for all-day wear and keeps your shadows true to color. You can even use it alone to reduce redness and add radiance.


Essential Palettes ($32)
A complete eye look in one compact, each palette contains four graduating neutral shades designed to demystify eye shadow application. Each shadow is debossed with an application guideline – outer corner, crease, lid, browbone – to ensure a perfect application every time. Available in three color combinations:
•    Neutral Warm
•    Neutral Cool
•    Dark Neutral Warm

Color Palettes ($28)
Have fun with your make-up! Each Color Palette contains four gorgeous shades that can be worn alone or layered in endless combinations. Available in eight color combinations:
•    London – Olive and aubergine
•    Tahiti – Tropical blue and emerald green
•    Bermuda – Sunny sand and golden green
•    Baja – Sweet pink and burnished bronze
•    Shanghai – Electric pink and steel
•    Toronto – Glittering asphalt and star-kissed blue
•    Barcelona – Radiant violet and peacock blue
•    Vienna – Golden sandstone and midnight blue


Wet/Dry Eyelining Palette ($32)
Change your look as often as you change your mind. Eight rich colors that take you from morning to midnight.

High Pigment Pencils ($16)
The High Pigment Pencil represents cutting edge innovation for eyelining, with rich, deep color in a long-lasting, smudge-resistant formula. This pencil delivers a smooth, even application every time.  Available in black and brown.

Liquid Liner ($22)
CARGO’s Liquid Liner is a pen-style applicator which features a nylon tip brush for superior control and slip resistance. Available in black.

EyeLighter™ ($18)
Designed to highlight and brighten the eyes, EyeLighter™ combines matte and frost highlighting eye shadow in one convenient, double-ended pen. The rounded tip applies matte shadow to the outer corner of the eye, under the brow, and beneath the lash line to give the appearance of an instant lift. The pointed tip applies soft, shimmering shadow to the inner corner of the eyes to open and brighten the eyes. 

EyeLighter™ is available in three shades:
•    White
•    Gold
•    Pink “New Shade”

High Intensity Gloss ($22)
Get the color of a lipstick and the shine of a lip gloss with High Intensity Gloss.  A highly pigmented, wet-look formula imparts color and non-sticky shine; Vitamin E and conditioners keep lips soft and moisturized. The milk chocolate scent can satisfy your sweet tooth with every application.  Bonus! Available in four shades:
•    Belgium – Mauve
•    Nigeria – Wine
•    Ecuador – Rose
•    Indonesia – Pink

The CARGO Fall Collection is available at Sephora

For additional information about CARGO, visit

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