Wednesday, September 5th, 2007

EYESHADOWS
Take a look at various swatches of over 100 MAC eyeshadows!

According to MAC Cosmetics…

Mineralized Eyeshadow
A sheer, pearled, mineralized powder Eye Shadow with up to four shades baked together in one pan. Superfine, lightweight: provides a softly tinted, reflective shimmer on the skin with a delicate sense of dimension. Subtly builds colour and shine. Can be worn on face, eyes or body.

Eyeshadow
Highly-pigmented powder. Applies evenly, blends well.

EYE SHADOW FINISHES
FROST
An iridescent shine that adds a highlight to any colour.

LUSTRE
Smoothly pearlized; intensely frosted with deluxe ultra-fine “conditioned” finish.

MATTE
Hi-colour pay-off in a no-shine matte finish.

SATIN
Pure colour in a satin-style finish. Provides a soft subtle non-frost, light-refractive sheen.

VELUXE
Superfine pigment rich and very luxe. Supple to apply. Provides silky smooth matte finish.

VELUXE PEARL
Vibrantly-toned. Velvety soft. Shimmeringly metallic. Veluxe eye shadow, now overlaid with high-shine pearl.

VELVET
Soft look finish with high-colour intensity. Has a plush velvety look and feel.

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Tuesday, September 4th, 2007

LIPSTICKS
View swatches of several MAC Cosmetics lipsticks, including some from the Viva Glam line.

According to MAC Cosmetic’s website…

Colour plus texture for the lips. Stands out on the runway. Simmers on the street! What made MAC famous.

LIPSTICK FINISHES
AMPLIFIED CREME
Ultra-creamy. Quietly shiny. Colour-packed! Hi-res: hi-impact.

FROST
Excellent colour payoff with medium to high frosted shimmer-and-shine finish.

GLAZE
Low-colour impact with sheen-style finish. Glazes the lips, makes them shine!

LIP TREATMENT
Colour-free. Texture-free. Provides natural healthy-looking lips.

LUSTRE
Demi-sheer with wet-look lustre finish. Very slick. Makes lips look soft, smooth, ultra-moist.

MATTE
Pigment rich with intense colour pay-off. No-shine, all matte finish.

SATIN
Colour-rich. Soft satin, semi-matte finish. Conditions while adding intense colour.

SHEER
Colour-light with sheer, near-translucent, naturally-tinted finish.

In 1994, MAC introduced VIVA GLAM, an outspoken deep red that was universal in its appeal and its glamour. In 1997, a second lipstick was created VIVA GLAM II, a lightly pinked mauve. VIVA GLAM III, a foxy brown plum lipstick was launched in 2000. VIVA GLAM IV, a heartful rose charged with gold, was introduced in March 2002. In March 2004, Viva Glam V makes its debut, a clear, smooth, pure neutral pink with a delicious Lustre finish! VIVA GLAM VI, the newest member of the VIVA GLAM family, is a warm terracotta-plum with pearl finish. Wear it alone or finish it off with a coordinating coat of VIVA GLAM VI Lipglass. In the spirit of all Viva Glam, every cent raised goes to the MAC AIDS Fund to support the fight against HIV/AIDS.

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Monday, September 3rd, 2007

Check out several swatches of various MAC Cosmetic lipglasses and 3D glass products.

According to MAC Cosmetics…

3D Glass
A lipcolour that fuses a high gloss wet-look finish with balm-style emolliency and conditioning. Delivers 3D-style dimension to the lips through an innovative combo-blend of extreme pearl and multi-reflective shine.

Non-sticky, smooth to apply. Instantly moisturizing and comfortable to wear.

The unique high-fashion look and finish lasts for hours.

Lipglass
A unique lip gloss available in a wide variety of colours that can create a high gloss, glass-like finish or a subtle sheen. Designed to be worn on its own, over Lip Pencil or Lipstick, Tinted Lipglass is the perfect product for creating shine that lasts. It’s pigmented, very shiny and can impart subtle or dramatic colour.

It contains Jojoba Oil to help soften and condition the lips. Tinted Lipglass is packaged in a convenient bottle with a sponge tip applicator that provides a quick, smooth, even application.

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Monday, September 3rd, 2007

BLUSHES

Check out this post to see swatches of several limited edition and permanent blushes by MAC Cosmetics.

According to MAC Cosmetics…

Colour for the cheeks and face. Various formulas. Different looks.

POWDER BLUSH FINISHES

FROST
Iridescent, lightly shimmering colour. Adds highlights: provides a frosted “bloom” to the cheeks.

MATTE
Flat matte finish. Goes on lightly. Builds well. Blends with the skin.

SATIN
Light refractive sheen-style finish. Adds subtle highlights to the skin.

SHEERTONE
Shy-on tints in a sheer-on micro-refined powder. Not transparent. Goes on faint. Looks real.

SHEERTONE SHIMMER
Jet-milled and micro-fine, just like Sheertone, but tickled with just-enough shimmer to make light dance on the cheeks.

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