MAC Nutcracker Sweet Magic Dust Powders Review, Photos, Swatches

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MAC Nutcracker Sweet Magic Dust Powders

Availability: MAC Stores & Online, Nordstrom
Price: $28.00
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

A translucent ultra-fine, light-catching pearlescent powder for face, neck and décolleté. Its soft and creamy texture feels exceptionally luxurious to the touch yet is extremely lightweight. Formula glides on easily to highlight skin with a delicate glow. The sheer formula complements all skin tones in two universal pink and peach shades. Special packaging features a star-embossed design and the playful fuchsia and burgundy shades of our holiday collection.

MAC’s Nutcracker Sweet Collection includes the launch of 2 new Magic Dust Powders. All of the shades are swatched, reviewed, and depicted, below:

  • Yum Yum Yum: Soft pink with gold pearl
  • Sweet Vision: Pinky peach with gold pearl


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MAC Nutcracker Sweet Magic Dust Eye Shadows Review, Photos, Swatches

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MAC Nutcracker Sweet Magic Dust Eyeshadows

Availability: MAC Stores & Online, Nordstrom
Price: $23.00
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Our new, long-wearing shimmering pearl powder eye shadow has a unique silky texture, feels creamy to the touch, yet is incredibly lightweight, easily blendable and buildable. Formulated with ultra-fine light-reflecting shimmer pearls for maximum colour impact, this powder leaves lids visibly smooth with a beautiful pearl finish. Special packaging features the playful fuchsia and burgundy shades of our holiday collection.

MAC’s Nutcracker Sweet Collection includes the launch of 5 new Magic Dust Eye Shadows. All of the shades are swatched, reviewed, and depicted, below:

  • Dance Flowers Dance: Light pink
  • Pretty Dainty: Pink coral shimmer
  • Rabblerouser: Bright intense pink
  • Forward March: Peachy gold shimmer
  • Dark Lullaby: Midnight purple
  • Mustache: Black with gold sparkle


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MAC Nutcracker Sweet Lipsticks Review, Photos, Swatches

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MAC Nutcracker Sweet Lipsticks

Availability: MAC Stores & Online, Nordstrom
Price: $18.00
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Formulated to shade, define and showcase the lips. Five hues, three textures. The iconic product that made M∙A∙C famous. Special packaging features the playful fuchsia and burgundy shades of our holiday collection.

MAC’s Nutcracker Sweet Collection includes the launch of 5 new lipstick shades. All of the shades are swatched, reviewed, and depicted, below:

  • Kingdom of Sweets: Soft milky pink (Cremesheen)
  • Flamboyish: Hot deep pink (Matte)
  • Saucy Little Darling: Deep coral red (Amplified Creme)
  • So Good For You: Intense cool red (Matte)
  • Leap of Delight: Deep plum purple (Matte)


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LORAC Mega PRO 3 Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

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LORAC Mega PRO 3 Palette

Availability: ULTA
Price: $59.00
Deal: Get 20% off 1 item at ULTA through this link with code 401871. Ends 10/24/16.
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Go PRO with Lorac Mega PRO Palette 3! This limited edition PRO artistry palette is packed with 32 eye shadows in all the matte and shimmer shades you need to create the hottest looks straight from Hollywood. Lorac’s velvety smooth shadows are ultra pigmented with maximum payoff to perform wet or dry so you can shade, shadow, line and define your eyes, just like a PRO. White soft touch palette with rose gold detail.

LORAC’s limited edition Mega PRO Palette 3 for Holiday 2017 includes a total of 32 shades, 16 matte and 16 shimmery:

  • Row 1 (matte): Pink Cream, Tan, Pecan, Walnut, Dusty Mauve, Violet Gray, Eggplant, Dark Navy
  • Row 2 (matte): Crépe, Toffee, Mist, Vintage, Hickory, Maple, Bark, Jet Black
  • Row 3 (shimmer): Snow, Cava, Cider, Bellini, Brown Sugar, Sequouia , Glacie, Deep Fog
  • Row 4 (shimmer): Tulle, Pink Bronze, Rust, Rose Quartz, Olive, Dark Roast, Pomegranate, Licorice


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Milani Amore Matte Metallic Lip Crèmes Review, Photos, Swatches

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Milani Amore Matte Metallic Lip Crèmes

Availability: WalMart, Milani, Drugstores
Price: $8.99
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Paint your pout with gilded glamour. Bold and richly pigmented, these metallic liquid lip colors shine with a soft luster and dry to a smooth matte finish—without drying out your lips. Waterproof and kiss-approved, each Amore Matte Metallic Lip Crème delivers up to 16 hours of wear. Remove with an oil-based longwear lip color remover.

Milani has recently re-packaged and released 10 shades (2 of them are brand new) of its Amore Matte Metallic Lip Cremes, which the company says are rich in pigment and will leave a smooth, matte finish while also imparting luster in a waterproof formula. All 10 shades are reviewed, depicted, and swatched, below.


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MAC Star Trek Pressed Pigment Eye Shadows Review, Photos, Swatches

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MAC Star Trek Pressed Pigment Eye Shadows

Availability: MAC Stores & Online, Nordstrom
Price: $23.00
Deal: Get an exclusive cosmetics bag packed with fave samples from Fresh, Clinique, Estée Lauder and more with your $125 Beauty purchase at Nordstrom. Ends 8/31/16.
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Four new lustrous cream-like eye shadow shades offer extreme pearlescence and versatility of finish. Provides sheer-to-moderate buildable coverage and a dimensional finish. The dual-use formula can be applied dry for a sparkling more translucent look, or wet for glossy saturated colour with high shine. The smooth, non-dusty formula is easy to blend, giving extreme adherence to skin. Pressed Pigment is delicate. Please handle with care. Special packaging features the Star Trek logo in metallic silver.

MAC’s Star Trek Collection includes the launch of 4 new Pressed Pigment Eye Shadows, which MAC says have a cream-like formula that provides sheer-to-moderate buildable coverage. All of the shades are swatched, reviewed, and depicted, below:

  • To Boldly Go: Reddish copper pearl with sparkle
  • Midnight: Cobalt Blue with pearl sparkle
  • Bird of Prey: Dark olive green pearl with sparkle
  • The Naked Time: Taupe pearl with sparkle


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MAC Star Trek Lipsticks Review, Photos, Swatches

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MAC Star Trek Lipsticks

Availability: MAC Stores & Online, Nordstrom
Price: $18.00
Deal: Get an exclusive cosmetics bag packed with fave samples from Fresh, Clinique, Estée Lauder and more with your $125 Beauty purchase at Nordstrom. Ends 8/31/16.
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Formulated to shade, define and showcase the lips. Four hues, two different textures. The iconic product that made M∙A∙C famous. Special packaging with the Star Trek logo in metallic silver.

MAC’s Star Trek Collection includes the launch of 4 lipsticks, all of which are swatched, reviewed, and depicted, below:

  • Where No Man Has Gone Before: Pink with gold pearl (Lustre)
  • Kling-It-On: Deep Purple with fine pink glitter (Frost)
  • LLAP: Icy rosy champagne (Frost)
  • The Enemy Within: Neutral gold shimmer (Frost)


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MAC Star Trek Trip The Light Fantastic Powders Review, Photos, Swatches

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MAC Star Trek Trip The Light Fantastic Powders

Availability: MAC Stores & Online, Nordstrom
Price: $34.00
Deal: Get an exclusive cosmetics bag packed with fave samples from Fresh, Clinique, Estée Lauder and more with your $125 Beauty purchase at Nordstrom. Ends 8/31/16.
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Launch into orbit with this powder that transforms skin upon contact. Available in Luna Luster, Strange New Worlds or Highly Illogical. With swirls of complementing colours and luminous pearls, it provides sheer luminosity, is creamy to the touch, blends effortlessly. Special packaging features the Star Trek logo in metallic silver.

MAC’s Star Trek Collection includes the launch of 3 Trip The Light Fantastic Powders, which MAC says give the skin a sheer luminosity. All of the shades are swatched, reviewed, and depicted, below:

  • Luna Luster: Sheer wash of soft rose shimmer
  • Strange New Worlds: Sheer wash of golden coral pearl
  • Highly Illogical: Sheer wash of golden plum with fine pearl


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MAC Good Luck Trolls Lipsticks Review, Photos, Swatches

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MAC Good Luck Trolls Lipsticks

Availability: MAC Stores & Online, Nordstrom
Price: $18.00
Deal: Get an exclusive cosmetics bag packed with fave samples from Fresh, Clinique, Estée Lauder and more with your $125 Beauty purchase at Nordstrom. Ends 8/31/16.
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Formulated to shade, define and showcase the lips. Four hues in four different textures. The iconic product that made M∙A∙C famous. Specially packaged in crazy hues featuring the trolls’ logo in black.

MAC’s Good Luck Trolls Collection includes the launch of 4 lipstick shades, all of which are swatched, reviewed, and depicted, below:

  • Can’t Be Tamed: Sheer lime yellow (Cremesheen)
  • Sushi Kiss: Mid-tone coral cream (Satin) (Repromote)
  • Dance Off Pants Off: Frosted hot pink (Frost)
  • Midnight Troll: Rich blue (Matte)


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Hourglass Surreal Light Ambient Lighting Edit for Holiday 2016

Surreal Light Ambient Lighting Edit for Holiday 2016

Limited-edition
Release Date: September 2016
Availability: Sephora, Nordstrom

Company’s Description

Discover the most covetable Ambient® Light yet. Introducing Surreal Light – a sheer nude powder evoking the magic hour of perfect lighting where the sun brings the softest, most flattering glow to the complexion. These never-before-released shades of powder, bronzer, blushes and highlighter are available exclusively this holiday season.

Surreal Light Holiday 2016 Ambient Lighting Edit ($80.00) (Limited Edition)

  • Surreal Light (Ambient Lighting Powder): Sheer nude powder evoking the magic hour of perfect lighting
  • Surreal Bronze (Ambient Lighting Bronzer): Neutral tan shade fused with Surreal Light
  • Surreal Glow (Ambient Lighting Blush): Pale peony pink blush mixed with Surreal Light
  • Surreal Effect (Ambient Lighting Blush): Cool, pink rose fused with a soft, warm peach
  • Surreal Strobe Light (Ambient Strobe Lighting Powder): Glimmering peach powder imparting an alluring highlight

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