ColourPop Boogie Nights Collection – Holiday 2015

ColourPop Boogie Nights Collection for Holiday 2015 Promo

Limited-edition
Release Date: Currently Available
Availability: ColourPop

Lippie Stix ($5.00) (Limited Edition)

  • Peppermint: Warm peachy nude (Matte)
  • Boogie: Vibrant violet red dusted with turquoise glitter (Satin Luxe)
  • Silk: Rich deepened burgundy (Matte)


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OPI Starlight Collection – Holiday 2015

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Limited-edition
Release Date: Currently Available
Price: $9.50 each
Availability: ULTA

Company’s Description

The Starlight Collection brings a constellation of color to nails and toes just in time for the holidays! This new collection of 18 limited-edition nail lacquers ($9.50 each at Ulta.com) send style into the stratosphere with hues as glittery as the night sky, as deep as space itself, and as riveting as a romance written in the stars. They are also available in the GelColors formula!



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MAC Enchanted Eve Eye Palette Navy Review, Photos, Swatches

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MAC Enchanted Eve Eye Palette Navy

Availability: MAC Stores & Online, Nordstrom
Price: $39.50
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

You never know where the night might take you. This new eye compact, featuring six Eye Shadows, strikes all the right notes (0.7 g/0.025 US oz each). Eyes get the smoky treatment in shades of deep navy. Packaged in the bold metallic hues of our holiday collection with ribbed black accents.

MAC’s Enchanted Eve Collection for Holiday 2015 features the release of three 6-Pan Eye Palettes. This review is for the Navy palette, which includes the following shades:

  • Blacklit: Soft cream nude (Veluxe Pearl)
  • See the Stars: Warm mid-tone grey (Frost)
  • City Beat: Creamy light brown (Satin)
  • Blue Velvet: Vibrant midnight blue (Velvet)
  • Cool Drive: Soft charcoal (Matte)
  • Softly Rockin’: Warm taupey grey (Lustre)

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Urban Decay Gwen Stefani Eyeshadow Palette

UD x Gwen Stefani Eyeshadow Palette

Limited-edition
Release Date: November 22, 2015
Availability: Sephora, Nordstrom, ULTA

Company’s Description

We have a thing for strong, independent women. And if they dig makeup, even better. So it should come as no surprise that: A) we’re big fans of Gwen Stefani and B) we’ve been dying to collaborate with her for years.

Urban Decay introduces the limited-edition UD | Gwen Stefani Eyeshadow Palette—a true creative partnership and design collaboration. We spent countless hours at Gwen’s house, talking makeup and working with her on EVERY detail of this palette—from the case to the amazing shades. We carefully crafted the shadows with Gwen, filling a void by creating the exact shades she always wished she had in her collection. The makeup fanatic in Gwen had a hard time narrowing down her favorites. In the end, we loaded this palette with her 15 must-have shades of Eyeshadow (12 are NEW, and three are from the UD shadow collection). With an insane range of neutrals and a few jewel tones to mix things up, this is Gwen’s go-to kit to achieve her most iconic looks. And with these shades in your arsenal, you’ll have everything you need to recreate those signature looks for yourself.

We’ve been into Gwen’s music ever since she first hit the airwaves—which, coincidentally, was right around the same time that Wende cofounded Urban Decay. (Fun fact: Gwen and Wende actually met back in the early days of No Doubt and UD.) Like us, Gwen has a history of breaking down barriers and hails from Orange County, California. Wende says, “Gwen inspired me so much when I was first beginning Urban Decay. There I was in my little Laguna Beach cottage in Orange County, and here’s this amazing Orange County girl that’s busting out with this ‘I’m Just a Girl’ song and really making me feel like, gosh, I could do this.” Gwen says, “When Urban Decay came to me to collaborate, I immediately thought it was a perfect match. The way they’ve built their company is very similar to my aesthetic and approach. It’s about self-expression, being passionate and being clear about your vision and who you are. I love that they celebrate strong women and creatively go outside of the box.”

When we say Gwen collaborated with us on every detail of this palette, we mean it—right down to the case, which was inspired by her love of black-and-white graphic prints and antique gold accents. Even the pop of hot pink we used (inside the box and the case) was Gwen’s idea. She also handpicked most of the shade names, which were inspired by her songs. There’s also a nod to the No Doubt song “Magic’s in the Makeup” on the palette’s huge mirror.

Gwen Stefani Eyeshadow Palette ($58.00) (Limited Edition)

  • Blonde (Because Gwen is): Pale beige with pink iridescent shift
  • Bathwater (A No Doubt song): Pale beige with gold pearl
  • Skimp (A favorite of Gwen’s from the UD line): Pale nude satin
  • Steady (After the No Doubt album “Rock Steady”): Medium rose with metallic gold shift
  • Punk (Music genre Gwen got started in): Reddish brown matte
  • Baby (An homage to her fashion line L.A.M.B.): Cool metallic rose
  • Ananheim (Where Gwen grew up): Light taupe-brown matte
  • Stark (Another of Gwen’s favorite shades): Nude-pink matte
  • Zone (After the song “Danger Zone”): Medium brown matte
  • Serious (Another of Gwen’s songs): Smoky gray with iridescent floating pearl
  • Pop (Like her current music): Pale coral with iridescent sparkle
  • Harajuku (One of her style influences): Metallic blue-pink with iridescent micro-shimmer
  • Danger (Because we like a little danger): Deep metallic royal blue with blue micro-sparkle
  • 1987 (The year No Doubt formed): Bright metallic yellow-gold
  • Blackout (Gwen’s favorite black shade): Blackest black matte

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MAC Dark Desires Collection – Holiday 2015

MAC Dark Desires Collection Promo 1

Limited-edition
Release Date: November 24, 2015 (Online) / December 3, 2015 (Stores)
Availability: MAC Stores & Online, Nordstrom

Company’s Description

Bathed in black, fuelled by the darkest desires, rich colours in their deepest versions simmer against a mysterious backdrop with M∙A∙C Dark Desires. As night falls, sinfully delicious lips, sultry stares, and noir-hued nails emerge from the evening’s depths. It never felt so good to be bad.


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MAC Fluidity Collection 2015

MAC Fluidity Collection Promo 1

Limited-edition
Release Date: November 27, 2015 (Nordstrom & Macy’s) / December 10, 2015 (MAC)
Availability: MAC Stores & Online, Nordstrom

Company’s Description

High impact eyes are just a stroke away. M·A·C’s new Fluidline Eye Liner combines your favourite pigmented liner with the versatility of a pen for vivid colour that glides across the lid like liquid ink. The applicator’s ultra fine tip provides a sleek, high-intensity line that’s smudge-resistant and dries quickly to a bold matte finish. Like calligraphy for your eyes.


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MAC x Dita Von Teese Lipstick for December 2015

MAC x Dita Von Teese Lipstick for December 2015 Promo 1

Limited-edition
Release Date: December 9, 2015 (Online Only)
Availability: MAC Online

Company’s Description

Inspired by the launch of Dita Von Teese’s new book, Your Beauty Mark, her vivid red lipstick is the signature shade for the seductive spirit. Available exclusively online in select markets December 2015.

Lipstick ($18.00) (Limited Edition)

  • Von Teese: Vivid tomato red (Matte)

MAC x Dita Von Teese Lipstick for December 2015

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MAC Magic of the Night Colourdrenched Pigments Review, Photos, Swatches

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MAC Magic of the Night Colourdrenched Pigments

Availability: MAC Stores & Online, Nordstrom
Price: $22.00
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Jazz it up with new Colourdrenched Pigment in pearlized, creamy hues. This innovative eye shadow combines the smoothness and softness of a cream with the high performance and colour payoff of a compact eye shadow. The effect is dazzling, bright pigments that highlight eyes, glowing with brilliant accents and intense colour! Special deco packaging features the bold metallic hues of our holiday collection.

MAC’s Magic of the Night Collection for Holiday 2015 features the release of five shades of a new eyeshadow formula. The Colourdrenched Pigments are said to provide a smooth texture and high pigmentation. All five shades are reviewed below:

  • Night Thrill: Gold shimmer
  • Ascent of Glamour: Cobalt violet-blue
  • Tonight’s the Night!: Deep blackened teal
  • Moon is Blue: Royal blue
  • No Taboos: Blackened blue


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Sephora x Jem and The Holograms Truly Outrageous Liquid Lip Set Review, Photos, Swatches

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Sephora x Jem and The Holograms Truly Outrageous Liquid Lip Set

Availability: Sephora
Price: $25.00
Deal: Choose 1 of 4 FREE Deluxe Sample bags full of party favorites at Sephora. Use code: PARTYPICKS. Ends 12/31.
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

A limited-edition five-piece liquid lipstick set inspired by the colors represented in the live action movie, with nods to the original cartoon. Create your own unique JEM-inspired lip with this five-piece liquid lipstick set. Mix and match shades to create signature lip looks or wear alone for the ultimate pop of color. The limited-edition packaging features the signature JEM lightning bolt.

Jem and the Hologram’s Liquid Lip Set contains five Liquid Lipsticks in the following shades:

  • Fashion Fame (light pearl pink), Like a Dream (mauve), Music is Magic (bright pink), To the Rescue (berry), She’s Got the Power (dark purple)

HOLIDAY GENERIC WITH MODEL 2015

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NARS Steven Klein Killer Shine Lip Glosses Review, Photos, Swatches

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NARS Steven Klein Killer Shine Lip Glosses

Availability: NARS, Nordstrom, Sephora
Price: $28.00
Deal: Choose 1 of 4 FREE Deluxe Sample bags full of party favorites at Sephora. Use code: PARTYPICKS. Ends 12/31.
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Fully-loaded gloss with a new vinyl formula. Saturated shades with a gripping lacquer effect deliver high shine with high drama.

NARS’s Steven Klein Collection includes the launch of three, limited-edition Killer Shine Lip Glosses in the following shades:

  • Provoke: Deep iris-purple
  • Fast Life: Iridescent dusty rose
  • Special Force: Wild strawberry

Holiday Gift Sets 2015

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