Lorac

Lorac At-A-Glance

Strengths: Mostly great foundations in a neutral shade range; beautiful pressed powder and bronzing powder; several super blush and lipstick options; one superior lip gloss; awesome collection of shimmer products.

Weaknesses: Limited, average skin-care options; average to problematic concealers; unimpressive eyelining and brow-enhancing options; the Lotsa Lip products; the mascaras are a mixed bag with mostly disappointing results; no brushes.

This Los Angeles–based independent cosmetics company launched in 1990 and is the brainchild of makeup artist Carol Shaw (Lorac is "Carol" spelled backwards). It is well-publicized that Shaw has a long list of celebrity clients, but then so do all of the other makeup artists who have their own products lines—there are a lot of famous faces that need attention—so that boast is hardly unique. Compared to competitors Bobbi Brown, Trish McEvoy, or Stila, Lorac doesn't offer the same caliber of foundation colors or the array of products, yet most of what's available is impressive. The company holds its own when it comes to blush, eyeshadow, and lipstick. You will find that, for the most part, the older, established products perform better and are more attractive than many of Shaw's latest inventions. In particular, the latest lipstick, lip gloss, concealer, and waterproof mascara are true disappointments. Lorac hasn't done a great job on the innovation and performance side of the business since the last edition of this book, while her competition (particularly Stila and Laura Mercier) continues to consistently impress. There are still plenty of reasons to shop this line, but focus on the long-standing products rather than on what's new.

For more information about Lorac, call (800) 845-0705 or visit www.loraccosmetics.com.

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Poor 3D Liquid Lustre Shimmering Top Coat Lorac Face Shine  $16.00
Average MakeupPREP Gentle Skin Resurfacer Lorac Scrubs  $32.00 3.70 fl. oz.
Good Evening Out Complexion Kit (Discontinued) Lorac Cream Concealer  $38.00
Best Oil-Free Wet/Dry Powder Makeup Lorac Powder Foundation  $36.00
Poor Lotsa Lip Plumping Lip Gloss (Discontinued) Lorac Lip Plumpers  $18.50
Poor ProtecTINT SPF 30 Oil-Free Tinted Moisturizer Lorac Liquid Foundation w/ Sunscreen  $32.00
Good Lorac Lashes (Discontinued) Lorac Regular Mascara  $19.00
Average Coverup Lorac Cream Concealer  $19.00
Average Multiplex 3D Lip Gloss Lorac Lip Gloss  $22.00
Average Starry-Eyed Baked Eyeshadow Trios Lorac Powder Eyeshadow  $26.00
Poor CC Color Correcting Cream Lorac CC Cream  $28.00 1.23 fl. oz.
Poor Eye Shadow/Liner Lorac Eye Pencil  $18.00
Good Pro Mascara Lengthening & Thickening Lorac Regular Mascara  $23.00
Average Publicity Stunt Lashes Lorac Waterproof Mascara  $19.00
Good Cream Lipstick (Discontinued) Lorac Cream Lipstick  $19.00
Good I’M SO SENSITIVE Soothing Face Primer Lorac Foundation Primer  $32.00 1.70 fl. oz.
Average Breakthrough Performance Lipstick SPF 15 Lorac Lipstick with Sunscreen  $22.00
Poor Lotsa Lash Fiber Mascara Lorac Regular Mascara  $20.00
Good Bronzer Lorac Powder Bronzer  $28.00
Good Matte Lips (Discontinued) Lorac Matte Lipstick  $19.00
Average aquaPRIME Oil-Free Makeup Primer (Discontinued) Lorac Foundation Primer  $30.00
Good POREfection Mattifying Face Primer Lorac Foundation Primer  $32.00 1.70 fl. oz.
Good Baked Matte Satin Eye Shadow (Discontinued) Lorac Powder Eyeshadow  $22.00
Average Vitamin E Stick Lorac Lip Balm Without Sunscreen  $16.00
Good Greatest Hits CDs (Discontinued) Lorac Makeup Planners/Organizers/Cases/Bags  $48.00
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