Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

MAC x Pedro Lourenço Collection
MAC x Pedro Lourenço Collection

Daring hues are juxtaposed against soft nudes, all encased in limited-edition packaging. The Nude Quad gives eyes a subtle metallic finish, while cheeks are flushed in Powder Blush (Duo). Cream Colour Base adds an icy lustre to eyes and cheeks as two Nail Lacquers provide an haute flash of colour for a chic complement to any look. Lips make a definitive style statement and a subtle swipe of Lipglass is the perfect finish, guaranteed to intrigue.

Lipglass ($16.50 U.S. / $20.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Mirror Neutral silver
  • Gold Mirror Neutral gold

Lipstick ($17.50 U.S. / $21.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Peach Beige Light pinky nude (Amplified)
  • Ruby Mid-tone blue red (Amplified)
  • Roxo Deep red (Amplified)
  • True Red Vivid bright coral red (Amplified)

Nude Eyeshadow Quad ($44.00 U.S. / $52.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Pink Sands Light fleshy peach (Matte)
  • All That Glitters Frosted champagne with gold pearl (Veluxe Pearl) (Permanent)
  • Sable Cool bronze (Frost) (Permanent)
  • Rose Cloud Soft golden beige (Matte)

Powder Blush Duo ($26.00 U.S. / $30.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Corol Light coral pink/mid-tone neutral plum

Cream Colour Base ($22.00 U.S. / $26.00 CDN) (Limited Edition Packaging)

  • Hush Soft peach with icy shimmer (Frost)

Nail Lacquer ($17.50 U.S. / $21.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Skin Light peach beige (Cream)
  • Flaming Rose True red (Cream) (Permanent)

Availability: Online May 29th, 2014; in-stores June 5th, 2014 (select locations in North America); June 2014 (select locations, International)

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Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

MAC x Osbournes Collection
MAC x Osbournes Collection

The most fabulous mother-daughter duo is coming to M·A·C! We are thrilled to announce a limited-edition colour collection with the inimitable Sharon and Kelly Osbourne. Featuring a vibrant selection of statement-making hues for eyes, lips, face and nails, this two-part collection is encased in limited-edition packaging inspired by the duo’s signature red and violet colour palettes.

MAC x Sharon Osbourne

Lipglass ($16.50 U.S. / $20.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Pussywillow Light neutral gold
  • Bijou Soft rose

Patentpolish Lip Pencil ($21.50 U.S. / $25.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Innocent Nude beige (Repromote)
  • Patentpink Washed-out lilac (Repromote)
  • French Kiss Warm caramel
  • Ruby Mid-tone rose

Lip Pencil ($16.50 U.S. / $20.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Cranberry Soft yellow pink

Powerpoint Eye Pencil ($17.50 U.S. / $21.00 CDN) (Limited Edition Packaging)

  • Bountiful Brown Brown rinsed with bronze (Permanent)

Duchess Eyeshadow Quad ($44.00 U.S. / $52.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Femme Fatale Golden brown (Satin)
  • Embark Dark reddish brown (Matte)
  • Sexy Eyes Soft warm bronze (Veluxe Pearl)
  • Sweet Eyes Light golden nude (Veluxe Pearl)

Mineralize Skinfinish Duo ($33.00 U.S. / $38.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Refresh Light summer peach tan/golden pink

Powder Blush ($22.00 U.S. / $26.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Peaches & Cream Mid-tone rose (Satin)

Brush (Limited Edition)

  • 275SE Medium Angled Shading ($27.50 U.S. / $33.00 CDN)
  • 167SE Face Blender ($38.50 U.S. / $46.00 CDN)

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Saturday, May 17th, 2014


QVC’s Truth or Dare Beauty Event is going on now, which has various products at special prices, but I also spied this new palette from bareMinerals…  so, you know, I had to share (and also buy) :)

The Nude Beach 8.0 Eyeshadow Palette ($40.00)

What is it: Indulge in a palette of eight gorgeous bareMinerals READY(R) Eyeshadows inspired after some of bareMinerals(R) most beloved original eyecolors. This essential palette of pretty pink, taupe, copper, and peach is softly ethereal and naturally versatile. Mix and match the delicate, sun-swept hues to create endless alluring looks from soft natural to shimmering sexy and everything in between. It’s pure color that’s incredibly long wearing and amazingly blendable with clinically proven antiaging benefits.

  • Tan Lines Dark peach copper
  • Nude Beach Light, warm sand
  • Bare Skin Copper rose
  • Pure Light, airy peach
  • In the Buff Light golden peach
  • Natural Light buttery peach
  • Santorini Burnished taupe
  • Skinny Dip Iridescent pink
Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Benefit They're Real Push-Up Liner
Benefit They’re Real Push-Up Liner

Introducing the FIRST EVER… lash-hugging gel liner in a pen! It solves one of the biggest beauty dilemmas of all time—lining your eyes!  They’re real! push-up liner makes it beyond easy to hug the lashline so anyone can draw a perfect line. The closer the line, the bigger the eye!

3 reasons it’s a Real beauty breakthrough

1. The waterproof matte black gel formula doesn’t smudge, budge or dry out.
2. It’s a gel liner in a pen!
3. The innovative AccuFlex™ tip makes it BEYOND EASY to get close to your lashline!

Availability: $24 for They’re Real Push Up Liner, $18 for They’re Real Remover, June 27th, 2014

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Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Sephora Sun Safety Kit for 2014
Sephora Sun Safety Kit for 2014

Now in its eighth edition, SEPHORA proudly unveils the 2014 Sun Safety Kit. This perennial summer favorite features a collection of SPF essentials and sunless tanning favorites in special travel-friendly sizes, with $20 of the $32 purchase price benefitting The Skin Cancer Foundation. While skin cancer is the most common type of cancer found in the United States, it is also one of the most preventable. Defend yourself against the sun’s harmful rays and help others become aware of this growing presence of skin cancer with this must-have kit.

This year’s selection includes past favorites, as well as a few new deluxe-size additions for your sun protection arsenal. The kit comes with a lightweight canvas travel bag, ensuring you’re always ready to go with safe summer skin.

Sephora’s 2014 Sun Safety Kit includes:

  • BareMinerals READY™ Touch Up Veil SPF 15 (0.15 oz) – this solid mineral makeup is made with rejuvenating sea minerals and SPF 15 to blur imperfections and reduce shine for an airbrushed finish
  • Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta® Glow Pad for Face (1 application) – add a glow with this exfoliating self-tanner with antiaging properties and vitamin D, all in a handy take-anywhere pad *
  • Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta® Daily Glow Moisturizer (0.06 oz) – this daily, oil-free moisturizer is enriched with active vitamin D that enhances radiance with antiaging and exfoliating benefits *
  • Murad Oil Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++ (0.33 oz) – choose this shine-reducing moisturizer for oil control that lasts up to eight hours, offering skin protection and decreased breakouts
  • TOO FACED Endless Summer 16 Hour Long Wear Bronzer (0.14 oz) – this buildable bronzer provides a lit-from-within glow with subtle shimmer *
  • STILA Stay All Day® 10-In-One HD Bronzing Beauty Balm with Broad Spectrum SPF 30 (0.23 oz) – this beauty balm offers all-in-one high definition and an age-defying bronze glow with a high spectrum SPF
  • St. Tropez Bronzing Mousse (1.69 oz) – this super-lightweight, easy-to-apply, velvety mousse dries in 60 seconds and delivers a rich-bronze tan *
  • Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment SPF 15 (0.08 oz) – this hydrating treatment nourishes, protects, and plumps the lips with SPF protection
  • SUPERGOOP! SPF 50 Sun Defying Sunscreen Oil (1.0 oz) – get super broad spectrum protection with this water-resistant, non-greasy formula for protected, youthful, glowing skin
  • Shiseido 50+ Ultimate Sun Protection Cream + Broad Spectrum SPF 50+ For Face (0.64 oz) – this powerful and highly nourishing sunscreen delivers anti-aging skin protection benefits
  • Origins A Perfect World™ SPF 25 Age Defense Moisturizer with White Tea (0.5 oz) – this supercharged moisturizer forms a virtually impenetrable protective bubble that intercepts damage before it causes lines, wrinkles, darks spots, and loss of firmness
  • Ole Henriksen Protect the Truth™ SPF 50+ Sunscreen (0.5 oz) – this lightweight antiaging barrier provides protection from environmental factors and UVA and UVB rays with Solar Active Complex™
  • TARTE Brazilliance™ Skin Rejuvenating Maracuja Face And Body Self Tanner (0.5 oz) – made with nourishing maracuja oil, this perfectly hued bronzer gives skin a sunkissed glow *
  • PETER THOMAS ROTH Max Sheer All Day Moisture Defense® Lotion with SPF 30 (0.5 oz) – rich in antioxidants to protect skin from free radical damage, this oil-free formula keeps your complexion safe and healthy.
  • Clarins UV Plus HP Day Screen High Protection Tint SPF 40 (0.3 oz) – protect yourself against harsh rays while diminishing imperfections with this multitasking day screen for gorgeous, healthy skin with a hint of sheer color
  • Algenist Regenerative Anti-Aging Moisturizer SPF 20 (0.5 oz) – this moisturizer offers SPF 20 sunscreen protection and the exclusive antiaging ingredient alguronic acid.

* For proper sun protection, use with a broad spectrum (UVA/UVB) sunscreen with an SPF 15 or higher

Availability: Now online for VIB Rouges @ Sephora; beginning in June 2014 while supplies last, at stores and online.

Saturday, May 10th, 2014

Urban Decay Summer 2014 Launches
Urban Decay Summer 2014 Launches

Naked Flush Bronzer/Highlighter/Blush ($30.00)

  • Streak Pale bronze matte bronzer; peachy shimmer highlighter; bright coral blush
  • Strip Deep bronze shimmer bronzer; golden shimmer highlighter; deep mauve blush

Naked Body Beauty Balm ($32.00)

Love the benefits of Naked Skin Beauty Balm so much that you’re tempted to slather it all over? We’ve got a better idea: Urban Decay launches Naked Skin Body Beauty Balm. Like a beauty balm for your whole bod, this luxe, moisturizing formula instantly tightens skin (yes, TIGHTENS!) and blurs flaws. The result? Smoother, FIRMER, more perfected skin every time you use it. (And a luminous, all-over Naked glow.) Lightweight and non-greasy, this sheer, illuminating formula works on every skin tone (from pale to deep-dark) and gives skin a subtle sheen. And did we mention the light-diffusing spheres that make you look professionally retouched? You’ll want to start every day Naked.

Naked Beauty Balm ($34.00)

Like our other shades, Naked Bronzing and Naked Illuminating blur flaws in seconds and provide serious anti-aging benefits in just 8 weeks. Naked Skin Beauty Balm diffuses light with high-tech pigments to give you amazing, natural, NAKED-looking skin as it perfects, protects, treats, primes and hydrates. Moisturizing but never greasy, it hydrates skin instantly and improves hydration over time. Makeup goes on beautifully and stays put. And did we mention the light-diffusing spheres that make you look professionally retouched? You’ll definitely look better Naked!

  • Naked Bronzing Medium bronze
  • Naked Illuminating Illuminating

Availability: May 2014 at urbandecay.com; late May/early June everywhere else

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