Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Benefit Holiday 2014 Collection
Benefit Holiday 2014 Collection

Availability: Now at Sephora; a few sets at ULTA

Cheeky Sweet Spot Box O’ Blushes ($36.00) (Limited Edition)

Get a glowing look with Benefit’s most covetable box of blushes, highlighters, and a powder in this Cheeky Sweet Spot Box O’ Blushes. It includes an exclusive tips and tricks guide to show you how to create two easy cheek looks, for daytime and after hours.

  • 0.17 oz Hoola bronzing powder
  • 0.17 oz Coralista A “Rio Pleasure face powder
  • 0.17 oz Bella Bamba 3D brightening pink face powder
  • 0.17 oz Rockateur Famously Provocative Cheek Powder
  • 0.17 oz. Dandelion face powder
  • 0.21 oz Sugarbomb Sugar Rush Flush face powder
  • 0.05 oz Watt’s Up! soft focus highlighter

Advent Calendar ($99.00) (Limited Edition)

Get a beauty surprise everyday with this holiday countdown. Each day, open the sweet shop doors to reveal a Benefit bestseller or surprise gift. Keep it for yourself, or give it to a fellow beauty addict.

  • 0.25 oz “That gal” brightening face primer
  • 0.25 oz the POREfessional pore minimizer
  • 0.08 oz Benetint cheek and lip stain in Rose
  • 0.08 oz High beam liquid highlighter
  • 0.08 oz Chachatint lip and cheek stain in Sheer Mango
  • 0.08 oz Posietint lip and cheek stain in Poppy Pink
  • 0.04 oz Stay flawless foundation primer
  • 0.1 oz They’re real! mascara
  • 0.22 oz Ultra plush lip gloss in Dandelion
  • 0.22 oz Ultra plush lip gloss in A-lister
  • 0.22 oz Ultra plush lip gloss in Fauxmance
  • 0.14 oz BADgal lash mascara
  • 0.08 oz Stay don’t stray concealer and eye shadow primer in Light/Medium
  • 0.1 oz Fakeup concealer in 02 Medium
  • 0.1 oz It’s potent! eye cream
  • 0.3 oz Total moisture facial cream
  • 0.08 oz Ooh la lift eye cream
  • 0.08 oz Watt’s up! highlighter
  • Beauty sticky notes
  • Doodle pad
  • Heart-shaped paperclips
  • Pinky, polka-dot hair tie
  • Elastic hair band with bow charm
  • Metallic silvery hair tie

3 Scoops O’ Sexy ($42.00) (Limited Edition)

Get three gift sets in one. With full sizes of hydrating lip balms and complementing lip and cheek tints in Posiebalm, Benetint, Benebalm, Posietint, Lollibalm, and Lollitint, they’re individually packaged so you can give—and keep a little for yourself.

  • 0.10 oz Benebalm lip balm in Rose
  • 0.13 oz Benetint cheek and lip tint in Rose
  • 0.10 oz Posiebalm lip balm in Poppy Pink
  • 0.13 oz Posietint lip and cheek stain in Poppy Pink
  • 0.10 oz Lollibalm lip balm in Candy Orchid
  • 0.13 oz Lollitint lip and cheek stain in Candy Orchid

Bronze ‘N’ Dandy ($15.00) (Limited Edition)

Double up on bronzing and brightening with Benefit’s duo of natural golden bronzers. Hoola and Dandelion are now together in a take-anywhere set that allows for mixing and matching with complementary lip glosses for a beautifully pulled-together look in seconds.

  • 0.1 oz Hoola Bronzing Powder
  • 0.1 oz Dandelion Brightening Face Powder
  • 0.22 oz Ultra Plush in Dandelion Lip Gloss
  • 0.22 oz Ultra Plush In Hoola Lip Gloss

Rockitude Lip & Cheek Kit ($28.00) (Limited Edition)

Get off-the-charts sexy with Benefit’s rockin’ rose gold lip and cheek kit. Create a show-stopping “rush of heat” with the famously provocative Rockateur Cheek Powder, complementary gloss, and all-time bestsellers Benetint Rose Tinted Lip & Cheek Stain and High Beam Luminescent Complexion Enhancer. Follow the included signature Tips and Tricks and create the hottest look in town.

  • 0.13oz Benetint Rose Tinted Lip & Cheek Stain
  • 0.13oz High Beam Luminescent Complexion Enhancer
  • 0.22oz Rockateur Ultra Plush Gloss
  • 0.1oz Rockateur Famously Provacative Cheek Powder

Sizzling Six Set ($27.00) (Limited Edition)

Benefit’s all-in-one set with six minis of its bestsellers is everything you need to create a full-face look. Mix and match the mascara, primer, gloss, and more for a head-turning glamour.

  • 0.25 oz The POREfessional mini
  • 0.14 oz BADgal lash mini
  • 0.22 oz Ultra plush lip gloss mini in dandelion
  • 0.1 oz Dandelion mini
  • 0.08 oz Benetint mini
  • 0.25 oz Girl meets pearl mini

Instant Glamification ($16.00) (Limited Edition)

These three mini BADgal waterproof liners deliver even lines for luxe looks, and they can be smudged out for an intense smoky eye. In three budge-proof shades to choose from, these liners feature a hue for every way that you want to wear eyeliner.

  • -3 x 0.01 oz Mini BADgal Waterproof Liners in Extra Black, Espresso, Charcoal

Sweet Tintations ($26.00) (Limited Edition)

Benefit Cosemtics TINTernational superstars and their “little sister” lip balms…all together in one sweet set! Wear these new hydrating balms alone for a sheer kiss of color, or glide the mango butter formula on over their iconic tints to moisturize & condition. This is the gift on everyone’s lips…and cheeks!

Goodies a Go-Go ($25.00) (Limited Edition)

This eye-mazing kit includes Benefit Cosmetics world-famous lengthening mascara, 4 longwear powder shadows and a stay-put eye primer. Follow the exclusive Tips and Tricks to create two gorgeous looks…”sweet & soft” for daytime or “sexy does it” for playtime! You’re good to go with this wonderful gift of glam.

Getting Cheeky ($17.00) (Limited Edition (Macy’s Exclusive)

Pop ‘em on your cheeks & pop ‘em in your purse! Three perfectly portable sizes of chachatint, posietint and sun beam will give you a pop of color & gorgeous glow. Set includes: chachatint medium, posietint medium and sun beam medium.  Available exclusively at Macy’s.

Availability: Now at Sephora

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Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Kat Von D for Holiday 2014
Kat Von D for Holiday 2014

Availability: Now at Sephora

Star Studded Eyeshadow Book ($55.00) (Limited Edition)

Play up eyes when you create a unique variety of coordinating eyes looks this season with this set of 24 shades. From everyday nudes to vivid brights in an array of matte, pearl, shimmer, and iridescent finishes, each color is expertly arranged into six quad stories for effortless application. Infused with a patented formulation and triple jet-milled powder, each shadow offers luxurious texture and effortless, color-packed pigment in one sweep—and they’re formulated with rose extract and vitamins A, C, and E to keep eyelids hydrated and protected. This eye shadow set makes the ultimate gift for the makeup lover in your life to experiment with countless eye looks, and to experience stay-put, smudge-free, and crease-free color this holiday season.

  • Solar Matte peach with subtle gold glitter
  • Nephilim Pearl bronze
  • Platonic Iridescent tangerine gold
  • Mandala Matte rusty orange
  • Damned Matte nude cream
  • Division Pearl grey green
  • Depeche Shimmer dark bronze
  • Brass Knuckles Shimmer yellow gold
  • Anti-Star Shimmer show white
  • Estrella Pearl ocean blue
  • Black Star Matte black with iridescent glitter
  • Starflyer Matte royal blue
  • Banshee Matte ballerina pink
  • Violator Iridescent lavender
  • Gothica Iridescent purple
  • Fascination Street Matte indigo
  • Moz Matte peachy pink)
  • Heaven Knows Pearl cool taupe
  • Smiths Pearl copper brown
  • Leather Matte chocolate brown with subtle glitter
  • Crosses Matte nude with Iridescent glitter
  • Covenant Pearl mocha brown
  • Craft Pearl forest green with Iridescent glitter
  • Cult Shimmer lime green

Studded Kiss Lipstick Set ($39.00) (Limited Edition)

This collection of stunning hybrid lipsticks makes the perfect gift for anyone who wants to explore and enhance lip looks this holiday season. Formulated with Color Cushion Technology, these lip colors offer incredible 10-hour wear, bold one-swipe application, and enticing velvet-touch comfort that leaves lips feeling supple. Featuring a spectrum of artfully crafted shades that each carry daring color: four bold reds, three statement pops of color, and two everyday classic shades—in a wide range of matte, shimmer, and metallic finishes. Each lipstick is infused with a high-quality formula, including a powerful antioxidant complex of vitamins A, C, and E, and each one offers a hint of uplifting cream brûlée fragrance. This set comes housed in an edgy-chic, black monochromatic casing designed after Kat’s own studded bracelet—made to look as rock ‘n’ roll as the woman who wears it.

  • Countess Matte hot orange red
  • Agatha Matte pale peach nude
  • Adora Metallic golden red
  • Sexer Iridescent fluorescent pink
  • Wonderchilde Iridescent neon lilac
  • Bachelorette Matte reddish fuchsia
  • Mötorhead Matte black cherry
  • Lovecraft Matte mauve pink nude
  • Hexagram Matte blood red

Availability: Now at Sephora

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Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Dior Golden Shock Collection for Holiday 2014
Dior Golden Shock Collection for Holiday 2014

From the inception of the House of Dior, gold has been a signature color of the brand. From Mr. Dior’s first creations, which incorporated highlights of rich gold as luxurious accents, to the modern-yet-timeless looks of Raf Simons, which feature metallic gold elements to balance audacious shades of red, pink, blue and yellow, gold remains a constant theme. Now, the Dior Golden Shock Holiday Color Collection draws inspiration from Dior’s past and present by incorporating pops of color with dazzling gold accents.

5 Couleurs Eyeshadow ($60.00) (Limited Edition)

  • Golden Reflections (046)
  • Golden Shock (756)

Diorshow Fusion Mono Eyeshadow ($31.00)

  • Mirror (621) (New, Permanent)

Dior Addict Gloss ($29.50) (Limited Edition)

  • Gold Rain (164)
  • Pink Excess (663)

Diorific Illuminating Press Powder ($80.00) (Limited Edition)

  • Gold Shock (001) (Neiman Marcus/Dior.com Exclusive)
  • Pink Shock (002) (TBA Distribution)

Diorific Golden Shock Colour Lip Duo ($38.00) (Limited Edition)

  • Delicate Shock (001) (TBA Distribution)
  • Enchanting Shock (002) (TBA Distribution)
  • Daring Shock (005)
  • Ardent Shock (006)
  • Passion Shock (007)
  • Mysterious Shock (008)

Diorific Vernis ($27.00) (Limited Edition)

  • Shock (762)
  • Mirorr (022)
  • Smoky (990)
  • Gold Equinoxe (241)

Diorific Vernis Effect Top Coat ($28.00) (Limited Edition)

  • Gold Leaf Effect (001)

Availability: October 15th, 2014 at Dior counters nationwide

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Thursday, September 25th, 2014

bareMinerals Holiday 2014 Collection
bareMinerals Holiday 2014 Collection

What you’re about to experience is something totally different. This is the greatest holiday on earth. Step into the spotlight and behold an exhilarating extravaganza of daring, drama and the unimaginable, brought to life through fantastical color, inspiring beauty and gifts that will leave them speechless. You’ve got to see it to believe it—and once you do, you won’t be able to look away. As always, we put on a good show.

Availability: Now at Sephora and ULTA; also available at bareMinerals boutiques, bareMinerals.com, Macy’s, Nordstrom, Dillard’s and fine spas

READY Convertible Eye Shadow Palette 2014 ($39.00) ($90.00 Value) (Limited Edition)

This convertible eye shadow palette provides an eye-catching array of twelve shades in go-to color families of pink, plum, gold and green that you can mix and match for endless on-the-go looks. Buff, blend, line and define effortlessly with the multi-tasking eye brush. Includes application tutorial with four stunning looks.

  • Chart Topper Pewter silk
  • Hard to Get Ballet slipper pink
  • Pizzazz Golden ivory
  • Shiver Iced lilac
  • Fantasy Rosy mauve
  • Elixir Luxe lilac
  • Bewilder Sparkling sand
  • Admire Gilded moss
  • Stiletto Plum chocolate
  • Mystify Antique lavender
  • Connoisseur Golden copper
  • Couture Glimmering clove

Complexion Superstars ($49.00) ($115.50 Value) (Limited Edition)

This six-piece collection features bareMinerals’ bestsellers, offering everything you need for flawless, radiant skin at home or on-the-go. With color-boosting, Vintage Peach Blush, mini sizes of the READY® pressed powder and a bronzer, Mineral Veil® finishing powder, Bare Radiance All-Over Face Color face powder, and an angled face brush, this set of covetable must-haves will leave you wanting more. This set contains:

  • 0.3 oz Original Mineral Veil finishing powder
  • 0.03 oz Vintage Peach blush
  • 0.03 oz Bare Radiance All-Over Face Color face powder
  • 0.15 oz Mini bareMinerals READY Hydrating Touch Up Veil pressed powder in Translucent
  • 0.1 oz Mini bareMinerals READY bronzer in The High Dive
  • Angled face brush

Double Domination ($18.00) (Limited Edition)

This mascara set is the ultimate pair for leaving lashes with intense volume, length, thickness, and lift. Get one for home and one to gift, or keep one for on-the-go touch ups. This set contains:

  • 0.37 oz Lash Domination 10-in-1 Volumizing Mascara in Intense Black
  • 0.18 oz Mini Lash Domination 10-in-1 Volumizing Mascara in Intense Black

Magnificent Seven ($18.00) ($42.00 Value) (Limited Edition)

Deeply hydrate lips with this set of seven, pocket-sized Marvelous Moxie™ Lipglosses with bestselling shades. Each vibrant lip gloss glides on satiny-smooth, delivering sheer-to-medium coverage with lasting, glistening shine so lips look voluptuous and kissable. 7 x 0.02 oz. glosses.

  • Daredevil Sparkling blackberry
  • Ringleader Lavender pink pearl
  • Rule Breaker Sparkling nude
  • Maverick Rosewood shimmer
  • Spark Plug Dusty pink pearl
  • Stunner Pure magenta
  • Rebel Pink mauve

Main Attraction ($54.00) ($115.00 Value) (Limited Edition) (Sephora Exclusive)

Get your face in the spotlight with this seven-piece makeup set for sultry, smoky eyes, shimmering lips, and a warm, sophisticated glow that leaves an air of mystery. High-quality textures and finishes are formulated to stay put, and they achieve a dazzling look that lasts—long after your close-up. This set contains:

  • 0.09 oz bareMinerals READY® Eyeshadow 2.0 The Curtain Call in Matinee and Opening Night
  • 0.012 oz Lasting Line™ Long-Wearing eyeliner in Absolute Black
  • 0.37 oz Lash Domination™ 10-in-one Volumizing mascara in Intense Black
  • 0.05 oz Mini Marvelous Moxie™ lipstick in Make Your Move
  • 0.15 oz Marvelous Moxie lip gloss in Leading Lady
  • 0.03 oz Blush in Flair
  • Tapered blush brush

The Magic Act ($39.00) ($124.00 Value) (Limited Edition)

Dust on spellbinding shades and contour, highlight, and sweep on blush for amazing eyes and cheeks. With bareMinerals READY® eyeshadows, blush, and luminizer in sparkling tones, you can touch up and stand out with a radiant glow—even when you’re on the go. This set contains:

  • 0.04 oz bareMinerals READY Eyeshadow in Celebrate, Fortune, Shazam, A-ha, Pumped, Foreshadow (yellow cream/pink champagne/shimmering pink/brown sugar/brown truffle)
  • 0.1 oz bareMinerals READY blush in The Close Call (bronze taupe), The Natural High (golden petal peach), The Indecent Proposal (dusty palm)
  • 0.09 oz bareMinerals READY Luminizer in The Premiere

Touch-up To-Glow ($15.00) ($28.50 Value) (Limited Edition)

Touch up on the go with the radiance of this mini illuminating pressed powder and application brush pair. Just brush on the illuminating pressed powder for a soft-focus finish and flawless glow—anytime, anywhere.

Buxom Dolly’s High Roller Collection ($42.00) (Limited Edition) (Sephora Exclusive)

Glisten up your makeup with this set’s lip polish and lip cream, bronzer, blush, and luminizer. From sultry black eyeliner to matte and shimmery eye shadows in audacious shades, each brings an extravagant touch to your day and evening looks. This set contains:

  • Hold the Line™ waterproof eyeliner in Call Me (matte black)
  • 4 x 0.02 oz Eye shadows in Cha-Ching (gilt patina), Strip Poker (lilac haze), Chocolate Diamonds (bronze chocolate), Royal Flush (powder pink)
  • 2 x 0.14 oz Double-ended Full-On™ lip polish and cream in Dolly (sultry mauve/shimmering sultry mauve)
  • Dolly blush (sultry mauve)
  • 0.14 oz Bankroll luminizer (champagne sheen)
  • 0.14 oz Hot Escapes™ bronzer in Tahiti (golden tan)

Buxom Lip Gloss Roulette ($59.00) ($135.00 Value) (Limited Edition) (Sephora Exclusive)

Featuring 15 sheer, shimmering polishes and ultrasmooth glassy colors, these lip glosses leave lips feeling sexy and leave a plumping tingle. This set contains:

  • 11 x 0.07 oz Mini Full On Lip Polishes in Dominique (glittering ice), Clair (starry plum haze), Isabella (perfectly plum), Jennifer (flirty fuchsia), Julie (juicy watermelon), Karen (confetti pink), Katie (pink lemonade), Megan (caramel dream), Rebecca (golden glitz), Sophia (sweetheart pink), Zoe (dazzling orchid)
  • 4 x 0.07 oz Mini Full On Lip Creams in Lavender Cosmo (lilac pink), Mai Tai (vivid coral), Mudslide (petal pink), White Russian (nude pink)

Buxom Winner Takes All ($32.00) ($54.00 Value) (Limited Edition) (Sephora Exclusive)

Smear on these tingling, lip-plumping glosses. With three sheer, shimmering lip polishes and a trio of sleek, lip creams in delicious shades, this set offers an array of lip shades to leave lips looking voluptuous. This set contains:

  • 3 x 0.07 oz of Mini Full-On Lip Creams in Creamsicle (peach sorbet), Berry Blast (vivid fuchsia), White Russian (nude pink)
  • 3 x 0.07 oz of Mini Full-On™ Lip Polishes in Chloe (dollface pink), Sophia (sweetheart pink), Trixie (24-karat pink)

Mini Marvels ($26.00) (Limited Edition)

Buff and blend your way to beautiful with this complete set of mini eye, cheek and face brushes, wrapped up and ready to roll in a compact brush case. 4 miniature-sized brushes.

Afternoon Delights ($29.00) (Limited Edition)

Each of these five wearable, must-have daytime shades glides on a precise line for maximum color intensity and strikingly beautiful eye looks that last—every day. Includes built-in sharpener. Includes:

  • Lasting Line Long-Wearing Eye Liner in Eternal Bronze
  • Lasting Line Long-Wearing Eye Liner in Immortal Emerald
  • Lasting Line Long-Wearing Eye Liner in Timeless Taupe
  • Lasting Line Long-Wearing Eye Liner in Perpetual Plum
  • Lasting Line Long-Wearing Eye Liner in Stay Golden

I Love the Nightlife ($29.00) (Limited Edition)

Each of these five wearable, must-have daytime shades glides on a precise line for maximum color intensity and strikingly beautiful eye looks that last—every day. Includes built-in sharpener. Includes:

  • Lasting Line Long-Wearing Eye Liner in Absolute Black
  • Lasting Line Long-Wearing Eye Liner in True Blue
  • Lasting Line Long-Wearing Eye Liner in Constant Copper
  • Lasting Line Long-Wearing Eye Liner in Certainly Sterling
  • Lasting Line Long-Wearing Eye Liner in Steadfast Slate

Spectacular Skin ($58.00) ($98.00 Value) (Limited Edition)

A must-have collection for spectacular skin day and night that includes a cleanser, night serum and moisturizer—all with our proprietary ActiveSoil™ Complex for softer, smoother, younger-looking skin.

Give It a Twirl ($18.00) ($42.00 Value) (Limited Edition)

This twisted twosome whips together Marvelous Moxie® glosses in vibrant, complementary colors for a duo of yummy hues that’ll earn lips rave applause.

Beauty Queens Shimmering Eyecolor Trio ($15.00) ($33.00 Value) (Limited Edition)

Shine like royalty with these three wearable metallic shades that can be mixed and matched, or worn on their own, for a standout shimmer that’s fit for a queen.

Your Attention, Please Eyeshadow & Eyeliner Duo ($19.00) ($36.00 Value) (Limited Edition) (bareMinerals Boutique Exclusive)

Feast your eyes on this attention-grabbing look featuring our innovative bareMinerals READY® Eyeshadow 2.0 in striking shades of pink and plum, plus our versatile Lasting Line™ Long-Wearing Eyeliner in classic black.

Greatest Performers ($22.00) ($57.00 Value) (Limited Edition)

This 6-piece collection of our top attractions, from our famed foundation primer to our powerhouse mascara to a lipstick with attitude, gives a look that truly delights and makes it the perfect package.

Buffing Beauties ($49.00) ($98.00 Value) (Limited Edition)

Contour, buff and blend your way to heavenly results with this luxurious brush collection featuring five full-size professional brushes for face and eyes. Includes brush case.

The Incredible Mixologist ($36.00) ($84.00 Value) (Limited Edition)

Six stunning eyecolors you can wear alone, or work your magic by mixing them together for countless, custom shades so intoxicating you’ll just have to create some more. Includes three empty mixing pots, a scoop, 12 blank labels and expert tips.

Lip Spectacular ($26.00) ($54.00 Value) (Limited Edition) (ULTA Exclusive)

A limited-edition collection featuring six of our most highly flattering shades of rich, creamy gloss for a deliciously indulgent wear and feel with medium-coverage.

Delight & Dazzle ($49.00) ($134.00 Value) (Limited Edition)

Delight by day and dazzle by night with this head-turning duo, each including a blush, eyecolor, eyeliner and lipgloss, perfect for keeping one and gifting the other.

Two for the Show ($39.00) ($110.00 Value) (Limited Edition)

This must-have double act, featuring two sets of shades in crave-worthy neutrals and show-stopping metallics, comes in two parts so you can keep one and gift the other.

In the Spotlight ($54.00) ($116.00 Value) (Limited Edition) (bareMinerals Boutique Exclusive)

You’ll take center spotlight with this mesmerizing eye, cheek and lip color collection, featuring NEW Shimmer Glaze™ Lip Topcoat for a standing ovation of glamorous shimmer. Includes bag.

Star of the Show ($54.00) ($116.00 Value) (Limited Edition)

An illuminating collection of velvety-smooth eyecolors, a cheek-enhancing blush, a satiny-smooth lipgloss and a 10-in-1 volumizing mascara for a truly captivating look. Includes carrying case. Available exclusively at Macy’s, Sephora Inside JCPenney, Nordstrom, Dillard’s and fine spas.

Vision of Light ($49.00) ($145.50 Value) (Limited Edition) (ULTA Exclusive)

Capture the romance with this candlelight-inspired eye, face and lip collection, featuring NEW Stroke of Light™ Highlighter for ethereal radiance. Luminescent highlights and warm neutral accents will cast you in your best light. Includes: Bonus Lash Domination™ 10-in-1 Volumizing Mascara sample.

The Main Event ($65.00) ($202.00 Value) (Limited Edition) (bareMinerals Boutique Exclusive)

Turn up the charm or dial up the drama with this multitude of eyecolors and complexion enhancers, in a luminous spectrum of warm and cool shades—all in a keepsake box.

The Big Top ($79.00) ($241.00 Value) (Limited Edition)

Welcome to our spectacle of color for face, eyes and lips in a fan-pleasing panorama of creamy shades and versatile tones.

Kissing Booth ($26.00) ($54.00 Value) (Limited Edition)

Step right up to outrageous, glistening shine with these gorgeous peach, pink and plum glosses in cream & shimmer finishes.

  • Big Tease Pinkish nude
  • Lucky Lady Diamond rose
  • Sweet Kisser Strawberry sorbet
  • Major Flirt Sparkling peony
  • Thrill Seeker Rich lilac)
  • Jezebel Glimmering fuchsia merlot

Availability: Now at Sephora and ULTA; also available at bareMinerals boutiques, bareMinerals.com, Macy’s, Nordstrom, Dillard’s and fine spas

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Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Gucci Beauty Launches Fall 2014
Gucci Beauty Launches Fall 2014

Defined by her powerful femininity, the iconic Gucci woman represents the glamour and beauty of the fashion House. Under the creative direction of Frida Giannini, the Gucci woman has evolved with a modern edge, into an icon who is strong, daring and seductive. Embracing every element of her look to the finest detail, Giannini has created a world of fashion, accessories and scent. Completing her aesthetic is Giannini’s long-held vision of a Gucci Cosmetics collection. An essential component of her look, make up underscores her many facets, ruled by her confidence and sensuality.

Availability: Now online at gucci.com, and available for pre-order at Neiman Marcus and Saks!  It will be available at the following stores: Gucci New York Fifth Avenue, Gucci Los Angeles Rodeo Drive, Gucci Las Vegas Crystals City Center, Gucci Dallas Northpark, Saks Fifth Avenue New York, Neiman Marcus Las Vegas.

Magnetic Color Shadow Mono ($37.00)

the magnetic color shadow mono debuts with nineteen diverse single-tone eyeshadows. the complete palette is composed of iconic colors from gucci’s fashion archives and modern hues lifted directly from the runway show. each formula is saturated with pigment and each finish is fine-tuned for a signature eye look.

  • Iconic Ottanio
  • Liquid Silver
  • Sasso
  • Anthracite
  • Starlight
  • Sunstone
  • Tourmaline
  • Twilight
  • Ultra Violet
  • Midnight Blue

Magnetic Color Shadow Duo ($49.00)

expertly crafted, the magnetic color shadow duo fuses vibrant hues with lavish textures. a carefully balanced pairing, each eyeshadow duo is saturated with pigment, while powder particles are pretreated and primed for high-color impact.

  • Fume
  • Aristocratic
  • Amaretto
  • Sunset
  • Eclipse
  • Malachite
  • Peacock

Magnetic Color Shadow Quad ($65.00)

the color shadow quad fuses vibrant hues with lavish textures. each quad holds a combination designed to recreate a signature gucci look from sophisticated to bold. the eyeshadow is saturated with color for a high-impact, buildable finish while pre-treated, jet-milled powders make for a luxurious application.

  • Tuscan Storm
  • Rose Quartz
  • Crystal Copper
  • Autumn FIre
  • Serpentine Envy
  • Aquamarine Dream
  • Ocean Rhapsody
  • Pink Flamingo
  • Smoky Amethyst
  • Cosmic Deco

Opulent Volume Mascara ($33.00)

the opulent volume mascara defines and frames the eye using exclusive brush technology for exceptional separation and volume. the lightweight, sculptable formula rapidly builds volume, while the cutting edge brush design ensures the product works across various lash types to emphasize eyes for a powerful, lasting impression.

  • Iconic Ottanio
  • Iconic Black
  • Cocoa
  • Midnight Blue

Power Liquid Liner ($37.00)

the power liquid liner defines the eye with a clean line of saturated black color. the innovative nib applicator features a protected fiber core, designed for precise control and remarkable versatility. by combining the high intensity black pigment and the precision applicator, a dramatic long-lasting glossy finish is achieved.

  • Iconic Black

Impact Long Wear Eye Pencil ($32.00)

impact long wear eye pencil enhances the lash line for dramatic definition. the intensely colored formula glides on smoothly, stays soft for 30 seconds for blending, then rapidly sets for a remarkable smudge-resistant finish. the combined effect of special wax, polymer and film formers creates a waterproof, intensely colored pencil.

  • Iconic Black
  • Cocoa
  • Forest Green
  • Midnight Blue
  • Iconic Ottanio

Precise Sculpting Brow Pencil ($32.00)

  • Brunette
  • Blonde
  • Soft Black

Audacious Color-Intense Lipstick ($39.00)

retro inspired with a modern feel, the audacious color-intense lipstick grips the lips for bold, saturated color. the lipstick’s innovative formula contains a mix of waxes and resin for a sophisticated, weightless finish. the sculpted sharp-edged form was specially designed to give incredible coverage in a single swipe.

  • Iconic Copper
  • Spring Rose
  • Metallic Sand
  • Rose Dragee
  • Cerise
  • Ardent
  • Iconic Bronze
  • Magnolia Pink
  • Cashmere
  • Whisper
  • Nostalgia
  • Fever
  • Aegean Pink
  • Ardor
  • Antique Ruby
  • Iconic Red
  • Berry Vanity
  • Electric Crimson
  • Velvet Burgundy
  • Violet Jasper
  • Wild Amarena
  • Bitter Grape
  • Orchid Overdose
  • Imperial Red
  • Dark Romance

Luxurious Moisture-Rich Lipstick ($39.00)

the luxurious moisture-rich lipstick delivers bold color with an opulent finish. enriched with a distinctive blend of oils, the formula glides on effortlessly and moisturizes the lips. specially designed to give incredible coverage in a single swipe, the sculpted sharp-edged form allows for a precise application.

  • Iconic Red
  • Cipria
  • Nude Satin
  • Ethereal
  • Libertine
  • Sinful Blush
  • Lush Maroon
  • Exposure
  • Hibiscus Thrill
  • Begonia
  • Heartbreaker
  • Fiery Fuchsia
  • Tiger Lily
  • Fever
  • Rush
  • Crushed Coral
  • Flame
  • Rose Dragee
  • Seduction
  • Scarlet Glow
  • Boudoir
  • Sultry Cocoa
  • Wild Amarena
  • Superb Dahlia
  • Purpurite

Vibrant Demi-Glaze Lip Lacquer ($32.00)

vibrant demi-glaze lip lacquer delivers a dose of intense color with a demi-glaze finish and a sophisticated shine. packed with pigment, the gloss lacquer is formulated with an expert balance of oils for a rich, creamy consistency.

  • Wild Amarena
  • Breathless
  • Ardent
  • Bronze Silk
  • Spring Rose
  • Burnt Cinnamon
  • Iconic Bronze
  • Innocent Peony
  • Exposure
  • Sunburst
  • Crushed Coral
  • Antique Ruby
  • Iconic Red

Sleek Contouring Lip Pencil ($32.00)

the multifunctional sleek contouring lip pencil frames the lips, corrects an imbalanced shape, and fills in the lip with color. the satin texture gives this soft, rich lip liner the ability to define and blend effortlessly.

  • Wild Amarena
  • Burnt Cinnamon
  • Rose Dragee
  • Soft Cammeo
  • Raw Garnet
  • Imperial Red
  • Iconic Red
  • Lush Maroon

Bold High-Gloss Lacquer ($29.00)

the bold high-gloss lacquer combines a state of the art formula and an innovative brush for a luxurious manicure experience. the specialized triangular-bristle brush provides impeccable, even coverage with each stroke, while the pigment-saturated nail polish results in a glossy, high-shine look.

  • Iconic Gold
  • Pink Lotus
  • Rosette
  • Voile
  • Metallic Sand
  • Burnt Cinnamon
  • Spring Rose
  • Sunburst
  • Crushed Coral
  • Ardor
  • Iconic Red
  • Rush
  • Antique Ruby
  • Sinful Blush
  • Wild Amarena
  • Bougainville
  • Orchid Overdose
  • Black Gold
  • Iconic Bronze
  • Siam Red
  • Dark Romance
  • Iconic Ottanio
  • Prussian Blue
  • Absolute Purple
  • Iconic Black

Bold High-Gloss Lacquer Smoothing ($29.00)

the bold high-gloss lacquer base coat smoothes the nail for color application, preparing it for a high-shine finish and protecting it from discoloration.

Bold High-Gloss Lacquer Top Coat ($29.00)

the bold high-gloss lacquer top coat gives an additional layer of high-shine, for a sharper reflection of light.

Sheer Blushing Powder ($49.00)

the sophisticated sheer blushing powder softly illuminates and awakens the complexion for a radiant shine. ultra-fine powders are jet-milled to create a soft powder blush, which gives a veil of color to the cheeks and adds balance and natural depth to the face.

  • Spring Rose
  • Spicy Petal
  • Soft Peach
  • Cherry Nectar
  • Pink Camelia
  • Coral Flower
  • Tulip Blossom

Golden Glow Bronzer ($59.00)

jet-milled and blended with gold undertones for exceptional refinement, golden glow bronzer glides onto the skin’s surface for a smooth, virtually flawless finish.

  • Oriental Sienna
  • Caribbean Ochre
  • Indian Sand
  • Exotic Umber

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Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

MAC Ultimate Collection for October 2014
MAC Ultimate Collection for October 2014

The epitome of bold luxury, M∙A∙C Ultimate combines an innovative design aesthetic with the sumptuous formulas of our Ultimate Lipstick and Sheer Mystery Powder. Ten new lip colours are utterly chic, while Sheer Mystery Powder smoothes onto skin in luminous hues that are barely there. Perfectly encased in modern geometric designs, this standout packaging features a sleek chrome finish in two cult-collectible accessories.

Ultimate Lipstick ($23.00 U.S. / $28.00 CDN) (Permanent)

  • To Savour Light cool pink
  • Soft Pout Sheer pink peach with white pearl (Repromote)
  • Marque Soft light neutral pink
  • Ravishingly Rich Bright mid-tone orange
  • Femme-de-Luxe Bright pink
  • Catharina Fuchsia (Repromote)
  • Audacious Warm mid-tone red
  • Dangerously Chic Cool mid-tone red
  • Vogue en Violet Cool mid-tone violet
  • The Scene Deep berry (Repromote)
  • Fashion Fruit (Asia Exclusive)
  • In Vogue (Asia Exclusive)
  • Lover’s Street (Asia Exclusive)

Sheer Mystery Powder ($60.00 U.S. / $72.00 CDN) (Permanent)

  • Light Medium Pale ivory
  • Medium Plus Tan beige
  • Dark Secret Deep caramel
  • Deep Dark Caramelized brown

Availability: Online October 29th, in-stores December 1st, 2014 (North America), December 2014 (International). Permanent.

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