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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MAC x Taraji P. Henson Collection

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Limited-edition
Release Date: September 6, 2016 (Online) / September 8, 2016 (In Store)
Availability: MAC Stores & Online, Nordstrom, Macy’s

Company’s Description

Taraji P. Henson has won the world over with her fearless performances, powerhouse confidence and charismatic spark. We’re thrilled to announce she is joining forces with M·A·C for an upcoming collaboration! #MACTaraji, coming in September.


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MAC It’s a Strike Collection – Fall 2016

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Limited-edition
Release Date: August 18, 2016 (Online) / September 2016 (In Store)
Availability: MAC Stores & Online, Nordstrom, Macy’s

Company’s Description

Head straight to the fast lane and have a ball with M∙A∙C It’s a Strike! A range of Lipstick and Cremesheen Glass is racked in red. Rich eye shadow and Fluidline Pen shades will have everyone begging to join your league, while easy hues of Casual Colour are right up anyone’s alley. Practice a clean follow-through with three creamy colors of M∙A∙C Studio Nail Lacquer. Finally, knock them all down with the luminous allure of new Pearlmatte Face Powder.


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MAC Good Luck Trolls Eyeshadows Review, Photos, Swatches

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MAC Good Luck Trolls Eyeshadows

Availability: MAC Stores & Online, Nordstrom
Price: $17.00
Deal: Score major savings on top-brand fall styles at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. FREE Shipping. FREE Returns. Ends 8/8/16.
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

A highly pigmented powder that applies evenly and blends well in a limited-edition, crazy-hued design.

MAC’s Good Luck Trolls Collection includes the launch of 5 eyeshadow shades, all of which are swatched, reviewed, and depicted, below:

  • Paradisco: Bright pinky-coral with pearl (Frost) (Permanent)
  • Black Tied: Black with silver sparkle (Velvet) (Permanent)
  • Silly Vanilly: White with very fine silver glitter (Satin)
  • Suns Out, Buns Out: Mustard yellow with pearl (Veluxe Pearl)
  • Atlantic Blue: Cobalt blue (Matte) (Permanent)

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Kat Von D Serpentina Eyeshadow Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

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Kat Von D Serpentina Eyeshadow Palette

Availability: Sephora
Price: $45.00
Deal: Choose 1 of 4 Kat Von D Lock-It Concealer deluxe samples with any $25 Sephora purchase. Use code: LOCKITUP. Ends 8/21/16.
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Serpentina Eyeshadow Palette captures the opulence and beauty of ancient Egypt with a versatile design—unlike any other Kat Von D palette. The configuration features eight pressed powders in matte and metallic shimmer finishes, plus a removable jar of gold loose pigment for ultimate versatility.

This signature triple-milled, high-pigment eye shadow formula delivers instant, true color payoff and silky blendability, so you can experiment with layering and mix and match finishes for a stunning dimensional look. Then, let your creativity run wild with Prophet, the gold loose pigment. From gilding lids to flecking brows, this little pot takes Serpentina to the next level. With exclusive artwork hand-drawn by Kat Von D, this palette will inspire you to channel your inner Egyptian queen to create rich, jeweled eye looks.

Kat Von D’s Serpentina Palette contains 8 pressed eyeshadow shades and a loose pigment, all of which are said to have a triple-milled formula that is highly pigmented with superior blendability:

  • Bloodmilk: Matte brick red
  • Medusa: Bronze shimmer
  • Ankh: Matte black with gold glitter
  • Queen: Rust glitter
  • Hieroglyph: Copper shimmer
  • Nile: Ocean blue shimmer
  • Scarab: Emerald shimmer
  • Venom: Matte royal purple
  • Prophet: Fool’s gold loose pigment


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