Thursday, January 15th, 2009

MAC Cosmetics Creamteam Collection

U.S. Launch Date: February 5th, 2009

Cremesheen Lipstick

  • Creme Cup Light blue pink
  • Shy Girl Creamy neutral coral beige
  • Crosswires Clean pinky orange
  • Lickable Bright clean blue pink
  • Lavender Whip Light cool lavender
  • Creme In Your Coffee Creamy mid-tone pink brown
  • Spice Is Nice Creamy warm dark brown
  • Hang-up Deep berry

Cremesheen Glass

  • Ever So Rich Sheer Lilac
  • Fashion Scoop Pale cool baby pink with light pear
  • Boy Bait Light neutral beige with pearl
  • Partial To Pink Light creamy yellow pink with light gold pearl
  • Melt In Your Mouth Mid-tone creamy clean pink
  • Petite Indulgence Mid-tone bright blue pink
  • Creme Anglaise Mid-tone neutral mauve
  • Looks Like Sin Sheer deep berry

Cremestick Liner

  • Sublime Culture Neutral pink
  • Pink Treat Dirty pink
  • Caramellow Neutral caramel
  • Velvetella Blackened plum
Thursday, January 15th, 2009

Do you ever feel TOTALLY overwhelmed by all of the MAC Cosmetics Collections? Don’t worry, you’re not alone!  Be sure to visit & bookmark this page, which features information regarding all of the collections from 2008 as well as collections for 2009, and it is updated regularly as we get more info!  Here’s a little excerpt from the page mentioned earlier with the most recent launch and the next few we have details on!

If you have information not yet posted on Temptalia, feel free to submit it! It can be collection information, photos, swatches–whatever! Just send it to [email protected].

Blonde, Brunette, Redhead

U.S. Launch Date: January 8th, 2009

Well-Defined

U.S. Launch Date: February 5th, 2009

MAC & Hello Kitty

U.S. Launch Date: February 12th, 2009 (Unveiling Parties February 3rd, 2009)

Kitty Kouture

U.S. Launch Date: March 5th, 2009

Cream Team

U.S. Launch Date: February 5th, 2009

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

Iswii.net has these fantastic images taken from an unveiling of a MAC S/S2009 show. I don’t know much else, considering I don’t know a lick of Chinese, LOL. Any translators? ;) P.S. – It looks like a MSF from BBR is acting as a placeholder on the HK display.

So, still excited for HK? Less excited? MORE?

See five more images! Continue reading →

Thursday, January 8th, 2009


All’s Fair

Lipstick/lipglass swatches on lips for all of you!  I ask for your understanding in the neatness of application, as I do these quickly and inexpertly–the point being to show you the color on real lips.  Thanks! :) Continue reading →

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

OVERALL, I had relatively high expectations for Brunette, Blonde, Redhead that weren’t really met. I admit that I should have gone in with no expectations, but I couldn’t help myself; it seemed like neutrals, classy shades perfect for everyday wear would abound so it seemed I’d be in love with it all. I was disappointed in both the eyeshadows and the lipsticks, but I did like the mineralize skinfinishes and a few of the lipglasses.

The eyeshadows, on the whole, just weren’t impressive in pigmentation or texture–even some of the colors that looked promising didn’t quite swatch the way I’d have liked. The lipsticks were all sheer formulas/textures, so they didn’t work well on my lips (compared to creamier formulas). For those with less pigmented lips, they may find these a nice reprieve! Red Devil is one of the standout products from the launch, because it’s a richly pigmented coral-red shimmery gloss that can be worn alone it’s so color-rich.

Flip eyeshadow is the best bet out of the nine shadows, because the shade doesn’t quite exist in the permanent range and it has good texture and color pay off. Henna is gorgeous, but easily duped by Sumptuous Olive; and Femme-fi is a great eyeshadow but I have it from Neo Sci Fi (so it’s still good, but not new, y’know?).

Of the mineralize skinfinishes, I liked Blonde the best for its light pink coloring it gave me and the shimmer level. Brunette makes me wary, because I feel it will end up being too dark on my skin. Of course, you can use a light hand with it, but Redhead is quite similar in the tone (perhaps more copper than bronze) and lighter so I can just use that instead!

Temptalia Recommendations:

Must-haves: Red Devil, Flip, Henna (if you don’t own Sumptuous Olive), Femme-fi,165
Nice-to-haves: Strawberry Blonde, Quick Tease, Henna, Blonde
Skip: Most of the lipsticks, Live & Dye, Peroxide, Knight, Top Knot

See a review breakdown of each productContinue reading →

Thursday, January 8th, 2009


Left to Right: Femme-fi, Pincurl, Knight, Henna, Deep Shade

Swatches for all of the products from BBR! (Updated 1/8/09)  See more swatches… Continue reading →