If you are one of those addicted to the world of beauty brands – or has traveled to Europe – you probably already know or have heard about Kiko. Kiko is an Italian brand super famous in Europe that came to USA in 2014 and has already three stores in New York (Staten Island, Brooklyn and Queens). The focus of Kiko is makeup: mix of products is vast, quality is great and the prices is the best part: super affordable. For anyone who is coming to New York and wants to invest in make up items, Kiko is a great option.
Kiko stores are amazing: design is beautiful and the disposal of products is an inviation to try everything. In addition, the sellers associates are super friendly and willing to help you in purchasing. It is easy to feel lost and crazy with so many cool products to buy. So, I made a list of must-have items from the brand.
Colour Correction Powder – Multicolour baked correction powder in 4 different shades. Sets make-up while evening out the skin tone and brightening the complexion. Visibly minimizes signs of redness and skin discolourations. Combined during application, the 4 shades warm the complexion, minimize discolouration and adapt to any skin tone from light to dark. $21
Building Base Coat Mascara – An effective mascara base capable of giving 169%* more volume compared to regular mascara. You apply some layers and then, your mascara. Your lashes looks amazing! $10
Unlimited Stylo Lipstick – this lipstick has a creamy formula, that provides an easy application and a matte finish. High coverage, long lasting and 14 amazing shades. $9
Volume Top Coat Máscara – an i nnovative spherical mascara brush captures and shapes already made-up lashes one by one.$10
Intense Colour Long Lasting Eyeliner – Intense, long-wearing outer eye pencil that glides on smoothly. The pencil delivers an astounding performance with a melting texture that resembles a liquid eyeliner. The convenient applicator sponge makes blending easy. Available in 16 colour shades. $8
Eyeshadow – individuals eyeshadows are available in 48 shades – from vibrant to neutral, matte and pearl shades. It ‘s impossible not to fall in love! High pigmented. $6.
Nail lacquer – whenever there is any comment about Kiko, someone is speaking well about the nail polsishes, pigmentation and durability. It will be impossible to resist one of the dozens of available colors.
Also to keep an eye: Kiko promotes special sales from time to time, with discounts that can reach 50%. It is worth noting that there is also a skincare line with products for cleansing, moisturizing and special care. Another highlight are the special collections make up with lovely themes, packaging and colors that captivate.
Queens: Queens Center Mall – 90-15 Queens Blvd. (nearest location with you are in Manhattan – use R or M lines).
Brooklyn: Kings Plaza Mall – 5100 Kings Plaza.
Staten Island: Staten Island Mall – Richmond Avenue.
Manhattan: Westfield World Trade Center Mall 185 Greenwich Street. / Times Square 1515 Broadwayreet.
Laura Peruchi is a Brazilian blogger, author, and entrepreneur. She has lived in Manhattan with her husband since 2014. Since then, she has shared on her blog varied content about the Big Apple. From travel tips, including unusual things to do, shopping tips, etiquette, restaurants, and a lot more, her blog has become a reference in Portuguese (also available in English) for anyone planning a trip to New York City.