Review & Swatches: MAC RiRi Hearts MAC Summer Lipsticks

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RiRi Hearts MAC Summer Lipsticks

Availability: MAC Stores & Online
Price: $15.00

Company’s Description

Colour plus texture for the lips that made M·A·C famous. A trio of limited-edition shades created by Rihanna, all in Retro Matte finishes – the cool red of RiRi Woo, the vivid lavender of RiRi Boy and the matte berry of Heaux. Online Exclusive.

This review is for the three (3) limited edition Lipsticks releasing with the RiRi Hearts MAC Summer Collection for Summer 2013. This post includes photographs and swatches of the following colors:

  • RiRi Woo: Matte cool red (Retro Matte)
  • RiRi Boy: Matte vivid lavender (Retro Matte)
  • Heaux: Matte berry (Retro Matte)

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Review & Swatches: MAC RiRi Hearts MAC Summer Lustre Drops in “Barbados Girl”

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RiRi Hearts MAC Summer Lustre Drops in Barbados Girl

Availability: MAC Stores & Online
Price: $20.00

Company’s Description

A bronzer that applies like liquid sun. Water-based, beautifully smooth to apply with added pearlized lustre. Provides sheer, natural-looking highlights with a luminous, shimmering finish.

This review is for the Barbados Girl Lustre Drops releasing with the RiRi Hearts MAC Summer Collection for Summer 2013.

  • Barbados Girl: Rose gold bronzer


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Review & Swatches: MAC RiRi Hearts MAC Summer Powder Blush Duo in “Hibiscus Kiss”

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RiRi Hearts MAC Summer Powder Blush Duo in Hibiscus Kiss

Availability: MAC Stores & Online
Price: $26.00

Company’s Description

Rihanna’s online-exclusive Powder Blush Duo in Hibiscus Kiss combines two shades of M·A·C’s celebrated colour for cheeks and face. Cool coral complements a neutral matte bronze in one gorgeous package. Limited edition.

This review is for the Hibiscus Kiss Powder Blush Duo releasing with the RiRi Hearts MAC Summer Collection for Summer 2013.

  • Hibiscus Kiss: Cool coral blush and matte neutral bronze duo


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Review & Swatches: MAC Tropical Taboo Mineralize Eye Shadows

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MAC Tropical Taboo Mineralize Eye Shadows

Release Date: July 4, 2013
Availability: MAC Stores & Online

Company’s Description

Baked minerals refined into a powder formula provide exceptionally sheer and lightweight application. Colour builds lightly, layer after layer, without heavy coverage.

This review is for the six (6) limited-edition Mineralize Eye Shadows releasing with MAC’s Tropical Taboo Collection. This post includes photographs and swatches of the following colors:

  • Dare to Bare: Light cream with gold pearlized pigments
  • Caribbean: Rose with pink and red pearlized pigments
  • Tropica: Silver blue with purple pearlized pigments
  • Cha-Cha-Cha: Deep blue green with green pearlized pigments
  • Time to Tango: Lavender with silver pearlized pigments
  • Bossa Blue: Royal blue with brown pearlized pigments

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Review & Swatches: MAC Tropical Taboo Cremesheen Glasses

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MAC Tropical Taboo Tropical Taboo Cremesheen Glasses

Release Date: July 4, 2013
Availability: MAC Stores & Online

Company’s Description

A lip finish that fuses the creamy, sheen-filled nature of Cremesheen Lipstick with the shine of M∙A∙C Lipglass. Soft, comfortable, non-sticky. Applies with a doe-foot applicator. Use as a top layer to its namesake Lipstick or on its own.

This review is for the two (2) limited-edition Cremesheen Glasses releasing with MAC’s Tropical Taboo Collection. This post includes photographs and swatches of the following colors:

  • Calypso Beat: Pale neutral pink
  • Fever Isle: Bright red coral

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Review & Swatches: MAC Tropical Taboo Mineralize Rich Lipstick in “Midnight Mambo”

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MAC Tropical Taboo Mineralize Mineralize Rich Lipstick in Midnight Mambo

Release Date: July 4, 2013
Availability: MAC Stores & Online

Company’s Description

A 77-Mineral Moist Complex that instantly nourishes lips with maximum moisture in a lightweight, non-sticky formula. Larger bullet applies bright, long lasting colour in a single stroke. Medium shine finish, buildable coverage. Magnetic closure.

This review is for Midnight Mambo, which is the one limited edition Mineralize Rich Lipstick releasing with MAC’s Tropical Taboo Collection. The other Mineralize Rich Lipstick shades included in this collection are permanent colors.

  • Midnight Mambo: Intense violet


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Review & Swatches: MAC Tropical Taboo Mineralize Skinfinishes

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MAC Tropical Taboo Mineralize Mineralize Skinfinishes

Release Date: July 4, 2013
Availability: MAC Stores & Online

Company’s Description

A luxurious velvet-soft powder with high-frost metallic finish. Smoothes on: adds buffed-up highlights to cheeks, or an overall ultra-deluxe polish to the face.

This review is for the three (3) new, limited-edition Mineralize Skinfinishes releasing with MAC’s Tropical Taboo Collection. This post includes photographs and swatches of the following colors:

  • Adored: Coral with light beige pearlized pigments
  • Rio: Bronze with bright pink pearlized pigments
  • Lust: Pale pink with cranberry pearlized pigments


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MAC Tropical Taboo Collection Video & Giveaway

Here is the video overview of MAC’s Tropical Taboo Collection for Summer 2013. The video includes live swatches of all of the colors and my thoughts about the quality of the formulas.

I will also be giving away one of the items from the collection. Details are in the video.

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Review & Swatches: Lancome Color Design 5 Shadow & Liner Palette in “Peach Opulence”

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Lancome Color Design 5 Shadow & Liner Palette in Peach Opulence

Availability: Sephora, Macy’s
Price: $49.00
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

An all-in-one five-shadow palette for brightening the eyes. These alluring palettes feature silky, lustrous, long-wearing powders that transparently wrap the skin resulting in a seamless layering of pure color and a radiant finish. Build with absolute precision and apply the shades in five simple steps (all over, lid, crease, highlighter, and liner) to design your customized eye look. Contour, sculpt, and lift with soft day colors or intensify your look with dramatic evening hues for smoky effects.

This review is for Lancome’s new Color Design 5 Shadow & Liner Palette in Peach Opulence, which includes four (4) eye shadow shades (in pink and neutral browns) and a black eye liner shade.


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Review & Swatches: Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow in No. 69 “Desert Dune”

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Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow in No. 69 Desert Dune

Availability: Sephora
Price: $13.00

Company’s Description

Flash superior color, flawless wear, and long-lasting beauty with this striking eye shadow formula. The Color Eye Last complex means you can comfortably wear this shadow up to 10 gorgeous hours and the micronized pigments ensure an ultra smooth, blendable texture. The range of colors and finishes complement day and evening looks, from perfect mattes to pearlized shimmers, glitters, and a glossy mirror glow.

Sephora has released a new line of eye shadows in its Colorful Eyeshadow Collection. The collection includes 80 different shades in 4 finishes: matte, shimmer, glitter and mirror effect. The formula is said to be highly concentrated, containing up to 70% of pigments and shimmers to provide ultimate color intensity. These shadows are supposed to last 10 hours. They can also be placed in Sephora’s new palettes, which are offered with 3 pans or 6 pans.

I will be reviewing all of the new colors offered in the Colorful Eyeshadow Collection. This review is for the shade No. 69 Desert Dune–a glittery golden sand.


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