MAC New Huggable Lipcolours For 2015 Video

Here is the video overview of MAC’s new Huggable Lipcolour Collection. The video includes live swatches, including lip swatches, of all of the colors and my thoughts about the quality of the formula. You can also read the written review, which includes swatches on the lips, here.

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Nordstrom’s Half Yearly Sale Is On

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Save up to 40% at the Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale on Men, Women & Kids styles, while supplies last! FREE Shipping. FREE Returns. Ends 5/31. Enjoy!

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Illamasqua Silhouette Gel Sculpt Review, Photos, Swatches

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Illamasqua Silhouette Gel Sculpt

Availability: Illamasqua & Net-A-Porter
Price: $35.00

Company’s Description

A unique contouring gel creation that offers subtle definition to cheeks with ease. The hue of Silhouette creates a delicate shadow under cheekbones and along the jawline which can be blended with ease to achieve beautiful, natural contours.

Illamasqua’s new Gel Sculpts are gel colors to emphasize the cheeks and contour the face. The Gel Sculpts are currently available in three different shades–two that are blushes and one that’s a contour. This review is for the shade Silhouette, which is a sheer shadow.

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ColourPop Mondays in Malibu Collection Review, Photos, Swatches

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ColourPop Mondays in Malibu Collection

Availability: ColourPop
Price: $30.00

Company’s Description

Channel your summer glow with these limited edition shades. Warm bronzes, glowy opals and pretty pastels create the perfect summer looks – rather you are lazing on Malibu Beach or shopping at the Country Mart.

ColourPop’s Mondays in Malibu Collection has been released for Summer 2015. It includes 6 limited-edition Shadow + Pigments, which are swatched below:

  • Gecko: Soft opalescent silvery green with pink duo chrome finish (Pearlized finish)
  • Snakebite: Mid- tone warm gold (Ultra-Metallic finish)
  • Sand Swoon: True pastel pink softly sprinkled with gold flecks (Satin Luxe)
  • Prickly Pear: Warm-toned Plum with tons of tons of gold and pink glitter (Metallic finish)
  • Mirage: Soft sage green with a champagne gold sheen (Pearlized finish)
  • Hot Tamale: Reddish brown with soft copper sparkles (Satin Luxe finish)

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MAC Wash & Dry Technakohl Liners Review, Photos, Swatches

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MAC Wash & Dry Technakohl Liners

Availability: MAC, Nordstrom
Price: $17.50
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Company’s Description

Finish with Technakohl Liner in deep blues and greens, or metal grey with silver. This mechanical pencil-style liner has a formula that’s soft and creamy with intense, rich colour. Blends on application, dries quickly to a long-wearing, no-smudge finish. An easy way to line the top and lower lash line of the eye. When applied at a 90-degree angle, provides a thin precision line. For thicker application, apply at a flat angle.

This review is for the 4 limited-edition Technakohl Liners releasing with MAC’s Wash & Dry Collection for Summer 2015. This post includes photographs and swatches of the following shades:

  • Practice Makes Perfect: Deep blue-green
  • Sudsy: Marine blue
  • Coin Operated: Metal grey with silver pearl
  • Colour Matters: Lime (Repromote)

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MAC Wash & Dry Lipsticks Review, Photos, Swatches

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MAC Wash & Dry Lipsticks

Availability: MAC, Nordstrom
Price: $17.50
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Company’s Description

Lipstick is perfect for a domestic goddess in vivid tomato red or true orange, while peachy coral and pink-beige keep the look light and crisp. Formulated to shade, define and showcase the lips. The iconic product that made M∙A∙C famous. Features specially designed packaging.

This review is for the 2 new and limited-edition Lipsticks releasing with MAC’s Wash & Dry Collection for Summer 2015. This post includes photographs and lip swatches of the following shades:

  • Steam Heat: Vivid yellow-red (Satin)
  • Tumble Dry:Light peachy coral (Lustre)

Morange and Crème D’Nude are also included in this collection. These are permanent shades.

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MAC Wash & Dry Studio Sculpt Defining Bronzing Powders Review, Photos, Swatches

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MAC Wash & Dry Studio Sculpt Defining Bronzing Powders

Availability: MAC, Nordstrom
Price: $35.50
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Company’s Description

Turn up the dial from warm to haute, as Studio Sculpt Defining Bronzing Powder takes you from light brick-bronze with fine shimmer to deep bronze with golden shimmer. Features our unique “Liquid Powder” formula. Colour glides on flawlessly with a velvety touch. Sheer yet buildable; silky and skin-like; matte but with a luminous finish. Features specially designed packaging.

This review is for the 2 limited-edition Studio Sculpt Defining Bronzing Powders releasing with MAC’s Wash & Dry Collection for Summer 2015. This post includes photographs and swatches of the following shades:

  • Delicates: Neutral deep bronze with fine gold shimmer
  • Golden Rinse: Light brick reddish bronze with fine shimmer

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MAC The Matte Lip Collection – Summer 2015

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Release Date: May 28, 2015 (Online) / June 11th, 2015 (Stores)
Availability: MAC Stores & Online, Nordstrom

MAC is releasing 22 lipsticks in Matte and Retro Matte finishes for Summer 2015. Half of these shades are new and the other half are already-existing shades.


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MAC Wash & Dry Collection Video

Here is a video for MAC’s Wash & Dry Collection! The video includes live swatches of all of the colors and my thoughts about the quality of the formulas. You can also read a written review for the products–see the video’s description box!

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MAC Wash & Dry Veluxe Pearlfusion Shadow Trios Review, Photos, Swatches

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MAC Wash & Dry Veluxe Pearlfusion Shadow Trios

Availability: MAC, Nordstrom
Price: $27.50
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Company’s Description

Immaculate Veluxe Pearlfusion Shadow trios range from cool greens to a warm peachy orange, or choose the Permanent Press in beige, bronze and black with gold pearl. The same powder-to-cream formula all feature Veluxe Pearlfusion Shadow’s signature colour-true pigment that lasts up to eight hours without creasing or fading, with textural effects ranging from muted lustres to more boisterous metallics. Features specially designed packaging.

This review is for the 3 limited-edition Veluxe Pearlfusion Shadow Trios releasing with MAC’s Wash & Dry Collection for Summer 2015. This post includes photographs and swatches of the following trios:

  • Permanent Press: White beige, calm brown-bronze, black with gold pearl
  • Green Clean: Pale white-green, lime, deep khaki with gold pearl
  • Warm Wash: White with orange-gold pearl, peachy orange, copper gold bronze

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