Thursday, July 31st, 2008

Starflash

The New Hollywood Power Couple is a duo that does the unexpected. All eyes on 12 new limited-edition shadows. Shades for a smooth, creamy, cushiony life, jet-milled with an eye for ultimate luxury, beyond-Tinseltown-chic. But it takes two: Combine with Raven, Feline, Orpheus, or Mystery Kohl Power Eye Pencil for the double-wattage impact that will take you to the new stylesphere!

Starflash Eye Shadow ($14.00)

  • Dreammaker Frosty yellow gold (frost)
  • Grand Entrance Frosty neutral peach beige
  • Bold & Brazen Frosty light copper (frost)
  • Sunset B. Frosty clean mid-tone pink (frost)
  • Lotusland Frosted pinky lavender with gold pearl (frost)
  • Talent Pool Frosty blue green with gold pearl (frost)
  • Mink & Sable Frosty olive green (frost)
  • Smoke & Diamonds Frosty dirty taupe (frost)
  • Go Frosted bronze (frost)
  • Glamour Check! Frosty reddish brown
  • Top Hat Frosty dirty indigo (frost)
  • Star By Night Frosty mid-tone blue (frost)

Kohl Power ($13.50)

  • Raven Intense black with red pearl
  • Orpheus Intense black with gold pearl
  • Mystery Rich black with green and teal pearl
  • Feline Rich black

Plush Lash ($11.00)

  • Plushblack Deep black

Available July 31st at all MAC locations, 1.800.387.6707 and www.maccosmetics.com.

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Thursday, July 31st, 2008

Lustre Twins

Not just lip service, we nailed it too! Nine new shades of Pro Longwear Lustre Lipcolour with new sheer-pigment top coats, and three Nail Lacquer partners with a sheen never before seen. Glossed over a base that offers more long-life hours, and a super-scintillating sexual power! Lustre Twins can’t live without each other. Codependent couture colour and shine is here.

Prolongwear Lustre Extentions ($20.00)

Pink Air/White Top
Lustre Light pink with pearl
Top Coat Clear white with red and pink (lustre)

Ripe and Ready/Soft and Lush
Lustre Clean bright pink coral with gold pearl
Top Coat Yellow pink with gold pearl (lustre)

Custom Rose/Pink Virtue
Lustre Berry plum with pearl
Top Coat Light blue pink with silver pearl (lustre)

Gypsy Shimmer It
Lustre Berry red with gold pearl
Top Coat White gold with multicoloured pearl (lustre)

Boss and Ready/Slave to Pink
Lustre Chocolate bronze with pearl
Top Coat Champagne neutral with pearl (lustre)

Red Flame/Orange Flicker
Lustre Intense bright yellow red
Top Coat Bright yellow red with gold pearl (lustre)

Red Reflection/Mirror
Lustre Deep berry magenta with pearl
Top Coat Clear with white pearl (lustre)

Coco Lust/Sweet Sexy
Lustre Deep red brown
Top Coat Copper brown with gold pearl (lustre)

Alta Moda/Hip Love
Lustre Deep blackend red
Top Coat Deep plum with red pearl

Nail Lacquer ($10.00)

  • $$$$$ Yes Mettallic silver foil
  • Perplexing Deep blue purple
  • Firehouse Clean bright chrome red

Available July 31st, 2008 at all MAC locations, 1.800.387.6707 and www.maccosmetics.com.

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Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

Several weeks ago, I told you all about the upcoming trend of movin’ mascaras from Estee Lauder’s TurboLash to Lancome’s Oscillation. So in that spirit, while Lancome’s isn’t officially due out until winter, you can get it for one day only — tomorrow, July 31st, at the following locations…

  • Online: www.lancome-usa.com, and www.sephora.com
  • Atlanta: Macy’s at the Lenox Square Mall
  • Brea: The Lancome Boutique at the Brea Mall
  • Costa Mesa: Nordstrom at South Coast Plaza
  • Chicago: Macy’s on State Street and Bon-Ton at the Yorktown Mall
  • Dallas: Dillard’s and the Lancome Boutique at NorthPark Center
  • Houston: Neiman Marcus at the Galleria
  • Miami: Macy’s at the Dadeland Mall
  • Manhattan: Bergdorf Goodman, Bloomingdale’s 59th Street, Lord & Taylor, Macy’s Herald Square and the Lancome boutique on Columbus Avenue
  • San Francisco: Macy’s Union Square
  • Santa Clara: The Lancome Boutique at the Valley Fair Mall
  • Short Hills: The Lancome Boutique at the Short Hills Mall

Are you intrigued by this mascara? Will you run out to get yours?

I think I might pick one up, since the Lancome Boutique is right across the way from MAC (where I’mfinally getting my Starflash/Lustretwins stuff!).

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

MAC Cosmetics’ STARFLASH and LUSTRE TWINS collections are now available online! What are you getting?

Here’s what I plan on getting on Thursday: all the Starflash shadows, half of the Lustre Twins (so much for budgeting/control!) — luckily I have 6 sets of B2M! (Hopefully my store will take the depots…)

And you know, I’ve always wondered how many of you go in-store to purchase versus go online. So… here’s a poll!

Do you buy your MAC online or in-store?

  • Always In-store (41%, 324 Votes)
  • Mostly In-store (26%, 205 Votes)
  • Equally Online/In-Store (14%, 108 Votes)
  • Mostly Online (13%, 100 Votes)
  • Always Online (6%, 58 Votes)

Total Voters: 795

Share your wish lists, potential hauls, or your actual hauls in the comments!

Sunday, July 27th, 2008

BOBBI BROWN | METALLIC
Fall 2008 Collection

Metallic Lip Color ($22.00) The newest innovation in shimmer. Metallic Lip Color features a unique combination of high-shine emollients and light-reflective pearls. The result is multi-dimensional shimmer that has a soft and creamy feel with medium coverage. Available in 15 shades.

  • Baby Peach
  • Kir
  • Pretty Pink
  • Twilight Pink
  • Beige Gold
  • Gilded Pink
  • Silver Haze
  • Ruffle
  • Vintage Rose
  • Ruby
  • Berry
  • Dusk
  • Raspberry
  • Brown
  • Plum

Metallic Eye Shadows ($20.00) Our Metallic Eye Shadows are back by popular demand and are now a permanent part of the line. The collection features a broad shade range including rich bold colors and pastels. High-shimmer, high-pigment formula creates a sexy and sophisticated look. Color applies smoothly and evenly, and stays crease-free for all-day wear. Shadow can also be removed and popped into one of our customizable palettes. Available in 17 shades.

  • Champagne Quartz
  • Velvet Plum
  • Sage
  • Forest
  • Burnt Sugar
  • Rock Star
  • Midnight
  • Cognac
  • Navajo
  • Pink Pearl
  • Golden Peach
  • Gold Dust
  • Iced Blue
  • Mint
  • Lavender
  • Brown Stone
  • Java

On Counter: Metallic Lip Color slated for September 2008. Metallic Eyeshadows will be available August 2008.

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Saturday, July 26th, 2008

LANCOME | MAHARANI JEWELS
Fall 2008 Color Collection

Gorgeous goes global with Maharani Jewels. Lancome’s latest color collection pays homage to India, where the beauty brand opened last year. Many of the makeup shades and creations seen floating down the catwalk recently were reminiscent of the country’s fascinating colors and intricate designs. From deeply colored spices, to the natural hues of the landscape, to vibrant pigments that color traditional Saris, to the gemstone-toned jewels that adorn the neck of a Maharani, or princess, each of these rich pieces highly influenced Lancome’s fall palette.

Poudre Elephant Teint ($36.50) This is the perfect product to achieve a gorgeous glow. In India, the elephant is one of the most revered symbols, denoting royalty, inner strength and nobility. Now this iconic symbol can be found embossed in the powder of this new limited-edition bronzer.

Maharani Juicy Tubes ($18.00) Inspired by the intricate motifs of Mehndi art, these Juicy Tubes are embellished with a golden design of scallop lines, dots, teardrops and paisley shapes. Shades range from Mango Mystere to Guava Enchantment and Autumn Jasmine.

Le Crayon Khol Kajal ($23.50) This ultra-soft khol divinely glides across lids, lining them in exquisite deeply pigmented color. Natural jojoba oil and organic beeswax make application smooth and comfortable. For sultry eyes, evocative of a Bengal beauty, India Ink imbues an intense black for a captivating look. For softer, but equally sexy eyes, smoke out the rich brown hue of Amber Night or delicately apply the lustrous color of Smoky Henna.

Maharani Color Design Eye Shadow Quads ($40.00) The raw and natural tones found throughout India’s countryside are seen in the Lotus Splendor palette with its earthy brown, peach and copper eye shadows, while the Secrets of Benghal palette features soft pink, dusty mauve, eggplant and highlighting shadows. Paired with Le Crayon Khol Kajal in India Ink, the combination of shadow and dark liner work in harmony to create a sultry, intense eye look.

On counters now!

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