Thursday, September 29th, 2011


MAC Dazzlespheres Collection for Holiday 2011

Launch Date:  November 10th, 2011 (North America), November (International)

Mini Kits packaged in clear, couture-future ornaments. Mini Gloss Kits are in Coral, Pink and Neutral. Mini Eye Kits feature four stackable crushed metallics in Smoky Blue, Plum and smoky Berry. Mistletoe is mandatory with the Petite Nail Lacquer Ornament, housing four litt le Nail Lacquers.

Mini Nail Lacquer Kit ($25.50 U.S. / $30.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Dark Angel Goth romantic dark lilac
  • Style Tip Soft pink nude
  • Much Adored Sheer white pink with pearl
  • Mistletoe Pale gold

Dazzlesphere! Smoky Berry Crushed Metallic Pigment Kit ($32.50 U.S. / $38.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Pearl Pearl
  • Rose Light Rose
  • Spicy Smoke Dark strawberry
  • Roasted Chestnut Deep chocolate with gold pearl

Dazzlesphere! Smoky Blue Crushed Metallic Pigment Kit ($32.50 U.S. / $38.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • White as Snow Snowy white
  • Silver Sleet Medium grey
  • Wintersky Purple blue
  • Dark Moon Charcoal

Dazzlesphere! Smoky Plum Crushed Metallic Pigment Kit ($32.50 U.S. / $38.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Light Violet Pale violet
  • Grape Purple
  • Seasonally Cool Sparkle taupe
  • Misty Pale silver

Dazzlesphere! Neutral Mini Gloss Kit ($32.50 U.S. / $38.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Bare Necessity Caramel apricot with red and gold pearlized pigments (Dazzleglass) (Permanent)
  • Get Rich Quick Warm yellow brown (Dazzleglass) (Permanent)
  • Boy Bait Light neutral beige with pearl (Cremesheen Glass) (Permanent)
  • Over Indulgence Neutral brown (Cremesheen Glass (Permanent)

Dazzlesphere! Coral Mini Gloss Kit ($32.50 U.S. / $38.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Phiff! Yellow pink with red and sapphire pearl (Dazzleglass) (Limited Edition) (Repromote)
  • Eurobeat Peach coral with gold pearl (Dazzleglass) (Limited Edition) (Repromote)
  • On the Scene Light coral beige (Cremesheen Glass) (Repromote)
  • Richer, Lusher Peach coral (Cremesheen Glass) (Permanent)

Dazzlesphere! Pink Mini Gloss Kit ($32.50 U.S. / $38.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Rags to Riches Plummy pink with red pearlized pigments (Dazzleglass) (Permanent)
  • Like Venus Clean light bubblegum pink with red pearl (Dazzleglass) (Permanent)
  • Fashion Scoop Clear pink (Cremesheen Glass) (Permanent)
  • Petite Indulgence Mid-tone bright blue pink (Cremesheen Glass) (Limited Edition) (Repromote)

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Thursday, September 29th, 2011


MAC Ice Parade Collection for Holiday 2011

Launch Date:  October 27th, 2011 (North America), November (International)

6 Snowglobe Eye Shadows/Cool, 6 Snowglobe Eye Shadows/Warm and 6 Snowglobe Eye Sh adows/Sultry. Wrapped in abstract, geometric or circular op art packages, these gifty giftables bring six times more heat to the chilliest time of th e year!

Cool Eyeshadow Palette ($38.00. / $45.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Howzat Pale lavender (Satin) (Limited Edition) (Repromote)
  • Snowball Frost white (Frost) (Limited Edition)
  • Warm & Smoky Medium purple (Veluxe Pearl) (Limited Edition)
  • Idol Eyes Silvered violet with gold (Lustre) (Permanent)
  • Illegal Cargo Slate (Frost) (Limited Edition) (Possible repromote; descriptions are very different)
  • Set to Dance Dark royal blue (Matte) (Limited Edition) (Repromote)

Warm Eyeshadow Palette ($38.00 U.S. / $45.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Buckwheat Bark brown (Frost) (Limited Edition) (Repromote)
  • Gaelic Gold Gold (Veluxe Pearl) (Limited Edition) (Repromote)
  • Patina Taupe brown with golden pearl (Frost) (Permanent)
  • Magical Mist Sparkle concrete (Lustre) (Limited Edition) (Repromote)
  • Winterscape Bright taupe pearl (Lustre) (Limited Edition)
  • Midnight Flurry Dark warm black (Matte) (Limited Edition)

Sultry Eyeshadow Palette ($38.00 U.S. / $45.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Black Tied Black with silver sparkle (Velvet) (Permanent)
  • Trax Burgundy-plum with shimmer (Velvet) (Permanent)
  • Shadowy Lady Blackened plum (Matte) (Permanent)
  • Fun! Pink patina (Lustre) (Limited Edition)
  • Lightfully White with pink reflect (Lustre) (Limited Edition)
  • Festive Delight Bordeaux wine (Lustre) (Limited Edition)

Cool Iced Delights Lip Bag ($38.00 U.S. / $45.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Fashion Whim Pink flesh(Cremesheen Glass) (Permanent)
  • Creme de Nude Pale muted peach beige (Lipstick, Cremesheen) (Permanent)
  • Stripdown Creamy brown-beige (Lip Pencil) (Permanent)

Sultry Iced Delights Lip Bag ($38.00 U.S. / $45.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Deelight Mid-tone neutral (Cremesheen Glass) (Permanent)
  • I Love Winter Passion fruit (Lipstick, Cremesheen) (Limited Edition)
  • Boldly Bare Dirty red brown (Lip Pencil) (Repromote) (Limited Edition) (Repromote)

Rocking Iced Delights Nail & Lip Bag ($36.00 U.S. / $43.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Kanga Rouge Bright red(Lipstick, Amplified) (Limited Edition) (Repromote)
  • Golden Blanket Translucent with silver pearl (Lipglass) (Limited Edition)
  • Asiatique Exotically classical red (Nail Lacquer, Cream) (Limited Edition) (Repromote)

Pure Drama Iced Delights Nail & Lip Bag ($36.00 U.S. / $43.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Hang Up Deep berry (Lipstick, Cremesheen) (Permanent)
  • Frozen Lame Frosty nude (Lipglass) (Limited Edition)
  • Vintage Vamp Deep black wine (Nail Lacquer, Cream) (Limited Edition) (Repromote)

Silver Iced Delights Eye Bag ($45.00 U.S. / $45.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Silverwear / Blue Spruce Metallic lilac (Frost) (Repromote) / celadon with violet sparkles (Velvet) (Eyeshadow Duo) (Limited Edition)
  • Graphblack Black (Technakohl) (Permanent)
  • Zoom Fast Black Lash Mascara (Permanent)
  • 275SE Brush (Limited Edition)

Pearl Iced Delights Eye Bag ($45.00 U.S. / $54.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Taupeless / Celestial Black Lavender pink (Lustre) (Repromote) / Rich blue-black with red pearl (Velvet) (Eyeshadow Duo) (Limited Edition)
  • Purple Dash Purple (Technakohl) (Permanent)
  • Zoom Fast Black Lash Mascara (Permanent)
  • 275SE Brush (Limited Edition)

Gold Pearl Iced Delights Eye Bag ($45.00 U.S. / $54.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Baby, It’s Cold… / Woodsmoke Butter yellow (Frost) / Muted emerald green (Frost) (Eyeshadow Duo) (Limited Edition)
  • Brown Border Brown (Technakohl) (Permanent)
  • Zoom Fast Black Lash Mascara (Permanent)
  • 275SE Brush (Limited Edition)

It Makes Perfect Brush Kit (Mineralize) ($49.50 U.S. / $59.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • 187SE, 130 SE, 286SE, 282SE

It Makes Perfect Brush Kit (Essential) ($49.50 U.S. / $59.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • 190SE, 129SE, 275SE, 266SE, 226SE

It Makes Perfect Brush Kit (Special Edition) ($49.50 U.S. / $59.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • 167SE, 168SE, 239SE, 217SE, 212SE

Warm Fabulously Festive Face Kit ($59.50 U.S. / $72.00 CDN) (MAC Exclusive) (Limited Edition)

  • Golden Flurry Beige with sparkle (Lustre) (Limited Edition)
  • Soft Brown Soft golden peach brown (Matte) (Permanent)
  • Carbon Black (Matte) (Permanent)
  • Omega Soft muted beige-taupe (Matte) (Permanent)
  • Join the Party Pale peach (Lipglass) (Limited Edition)
  • Mellowarm Peach (Lipstick, Frost) (Limited Edition)
  • Seasonal Appeal Orange brown (Blush) (Limited Edition)
  • 129SE, 275SE, 266SE (Limited Edition)

Cool Fabulously Festive Face Kit ($59.50 U.S. / $72.00 CDN) (MAC Exclusive) (Limited Edition)

  • Phloof! Frosted off white (Frost) (Permanent)
  • Quarry Soft muted plum-brown (Matte) (Permanent)
  • Dance in the Dark (Limited Edition)
  • Brun Muted blackish-brown (Satin) (Permanent)
  • Emancipation Light pink (Lipglass) (Limited Edition)
  • Hot Gossip Mid-tone pinky plum (Lipstick, Frost) (Permanent)
  • Mocha Soft plum pink (Matte) (Permanent)
  • 129SE, 275SE, 266SE (Limited Edition)

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Thursday, September 29th, 2011


MAC Glitter & Ice Collection for Holiday 2011

Launch Date: October 27, 2011 (North America), October/November (International)

Hold That Pose! with Winterized Mineralize Eye Sh adows, Sm ooth Manoeuvre-ing Technakohl Liners, Paint Pots full of Morning Frost, Opulash Mascara in Bad, Bad Black, Dazzleglass with Glitt er and Ice and Unconditionally Fabulous Nail Lacquers. Shake up the season with breathtaking Beauty Powders in glossy white Snowglobe-inspired comp acts filled with glittery, glossy and gorgeous silver sparkles.

Paint Pot ($18.50 U.S. / $22.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Let’s Skate Pale pink with pearl (Limited Edition)
  • Morning Frost Shimmering champagne taupe (Limited Edition)
  • For Effect Black with pearl (Limited Edition)

Mineralize Eyeshadow ($21.00 / $25.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Fresh Ice White silver melange (Limited Edition)
  • Snow Season Soft taupe melange (Limited Edition)
  • Hold That Pose! Pale mauve melange  (Limited Edition)
  • Frozen Blue Blue silver melange (Limited Edition)
  • Shimmermint Pale green melange (Limited Edition)
  • Winterized Dirty purple with silver, indigo, and pink melange (Limited Edition)

Beauty Powder ($24.00 U.S. / $29.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Snowglobe Frosty pinky beige (Limited Edition)
  • How Beautiful Pale shimmering beige (Limited Edition)

Nail Lacquer ($16.00 U.S. / $19.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Unconditionally Fabulous Super sparkle white (Frost) (Limited Edition)
  • Get Noticed True bright red (Cream) (Limited Edition)
  • Festive Finery Dirty mid-tone greyed violet (Cream) (Limited Edition)

Lashes ($15.00 U.S. / $18.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • #7

Lipstick ($15.50 U.S. / $18.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Whirls & Twirls Sheer pink with gold pearl (Glaze) (Limited Edition)
  • Double Spin Pale mauve pink (Cremesheen) (Limited Edition)
  • Soft SableCool frosted taupe (Frost) (Limited Edition)
  • Eloquent Air Sheer white silver(Glaze) (Limited Edition)
  • Such Flare True red (Matte) (Limited Edition)
  • What Joy! Deep berry (Satin) (Limited Edition)

Dazzleglass ($19.50 U.S. / $23.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Pleasure Principle Clear white violet, teal, and white pearl (Limited Edition) (Repromote)
  • Dressed to Dazzle Pale dirty pink red and gold pearl (Limited Edition)
  • Glitter & Ice Light nude with white and gold pearl (Limited Edition)
  • She-zam Sheer silver with silver and red pearl (Limited Edition) (Repromote)
  • Love Alert Raspberry red with red pearl (Permanent)
  • Spanking Rich Raspberry pink with red and gold pearl (Limited Edition) (Repromote)

Technakohl Liner ($16.00 U.S. / $19.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Silver Skates Silver with pearl (Limited Edition)
  • Going for Gold Gold with pearl (Limited Edition)
  • Seasonally Spicy Brown with pearl (Limited Edition)
  • Fancy Moves Purple with pearl (Limited Edition)
  • Practice Makes Perfect Blue with pearl (Limited Edition)
  • Smooth Manoeuvre Black with pearl (Limited Edition)

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Thursday, September 29th, 2011


L’Occitane Get on Board for Sight Soaps

Here’s a great cause with an affordable price tag but more importantly? 100% of proceeds will be donated.

Did you know that over 280 million people in the world are visually impaired? And yet 80% of blindness is preventable.  Launching October 12th, 100% of the proceeds from sales of the Get on Board for Sight Limited Edition Soaps ($6 each) will support ORBIS, an NGO committed to ending preventable blindness.

Inspired by the ORBIS plane, also known as the Flying Hospital, these limited-edition charitable soaps from L’OCCITANE are crafted in the shape of a plane wearing glasses. Enriched with nourishing shea butter, they leave hands soft and delicately perfumed. Available in Pink (floral and fruity) and Blue (verbena), 100% of the proceeds from sales will allow ORBIS to launch a large-scale project in Burkina Faso, Africa. This country is very special to L’OCCITANE as the company has been working with women’s cooperatives to source Shea Butter since the 1980s.

availability: October 12th, 2011

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011


Dior Holiday 2011 Collection: Les Rouges Or

The story of Dior and Gold is a long one, with its origins in the very sound of the name ―Dior‖. This fact did not escape Jean Cocteau who said, “Dior, this airy genius of our times whose magical name includes that of God (Dieu) and Gold (or).” Rigour combined with excess: it was a prophetic name. From his first couture collections at the end of the 1940s, Christian Dior toyed with gold as the ultimate symbol of true luxury and dreams, as seen in his 1947 ―Champagne gold‖ silk Aladdin gown, in the 1949 ―Pactole‖ gown and so on.

Gold was synonymous with refinement, also appearing as a delicate highlighting touch on perfume bottles and the first lipsticks. Thus, the fascination with gold has continued over the decades. In whichever way it is used, gold is always symbolic of a doorway into a dream. And today the House of Dior is inviting us to a new enchanted experience with a flamboyant collection created by Tyen, where the colour gold provides the setting for Dior’s emblematic Rouge Dior lipcolors and Vernis nail varnishes. Gold reveals the potency of their shades, and like gold powder thrown into crystal fusion to colour it red, gold equals refinement; it glimmers with luxury.

Les Rouges Or Collection ($32.00 each) (Limited Edition)

The new lipsticks scintillate, setting lips aglow. Across the spectrum from red to pink to pure gold, the most beautiful lipstick shades have been infused with a golden powder. This ultra-fine golden powder does not shimmer like mother-of-pearl but melts like a pigment, revealing all the potency and splendour of the colour. On the lips, the finish is sheer, vivacious and captivating, with the ever present comfort and plumping hydration of all Rouge Dior Lipsticks, available in four limited edition shades. Shades: Or Etoilé #217, Versailles #527, Belle de Nuit #841, Nocturne #961

The Or Vernis Collection ($22.00 each) (Limited Edition)

Glowing in a haze of new light, nails are transformed into precious accessories. Injected with a golden powder as delicate as that of a goldsmith, Dior Vernis cult shades gain shine, intensity and depth. The jewel-like nail varnishes are available in four shades including the limited edition Gold Varnish, the perfect gold shade.Shades: Or Divin #221, Exquis #611, Merveille #651, Apparat #871.

5-Couleurs Gold Infused Palette in Couture Gold ($59.00)

The legendary 5-Couleurs palette is now available in a gold harmony. The finished look is silky, highly luminous and completely luxurious.

Deluxe Holiday Palette ($77.00) (Limited Edition)

For the Dior Addict on-the-go, this multi-use palette features the essentials for creating any beauty look, from fresh and glowing skin to smoky eyes to bold lips. On the left side of this chic clutch is a Creme de Rose Lip Balm, and a multi-toned Diorskin Nude sculpting powder. The center features essentials for an modern smoky eye look: A dark aubergine eyeliner, a medium plum eyeshadow, and a petal pink lipgloss to compliment. The right side of the palette is the opposite look: nude eyes and intense lips. A taupe and pale pink eyeshadow pair with a rich, universal red lipstick. A Mini Diorshow Iconic Mascara pulls the entire look together.

Holiday Eye Palette ($46.00) (Limited Edition)

Create the perfect smoky brown eyes in four simple steps with the help of this must-have palette. Featuring a harmony of beige and brown iridescent eyeshadows, along with a dark brown eyeliner, and luminous highlighter. A sleek applicator brush makes for quick touch-ups on-the-go.

Holiday Lip Palette ($46.00) (Limited Edition)

Housed in a chic tweed case featuring a Dior logo charm and The House of Dior’s iconic bow detailing, this lip palette is the perfect party accessory. Featuring a hydrating Lip Balm, 2 pink lipsticks, and 1 sheer pink lipgloss.

Mini Brush Set ($62.00) (Limited Edition)

This Chic tweed brush case contains the four essential travel-size brushes essentials to create the perfect beauty looks. Including brushes for foundation, blush, eyes and lips.

availability: October 2011

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Tuesday, September 27th, 2011


Bobbi Brown Holiday 2011 Collection

1991 Lip Palette ($60.00) (Limited Edition)

In 1991, discouraged by the lack of flattering lip colors that were available, Bobbi took to making her own. She created ten lipstick shades that had a brown base, which was in her opinion the most natural complement to a woman’s skin tone. After a small editorial mention in a magazine, Bobbi was soon taking countless phone orders from her home and it wasn’t long before she caught the attention of Bergdorf Goodman, which ultimately launched her eponymous collection. Bobbi hoped that she would sell 100 lipsticks in her first month at the store—and she ended up selling them in just one day. Created in celebration of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics’ 20th anniversary, the Limited Edition 1991 Palette features the original ten lipsticks as well as ten NEW bright, modern and wearable colors that showcase how the brand has evolved in the past 20 years. All the shades can be worn alone or mixed together to create your own unique shade.

  • 1991 Colors: Salmon, Beige, Raisin, Brown, Rose, Pink, Orange, Blackberry, Burnt Red, Red
  • 2011 Exclusive Colors: Coral Gable,s Lady Ruba, Berry Punch, Hot Berry, Watermelon, Atomic Pink, Party Pink, Cosmic Lily, Pink Martini, Candied Red

Ultimate Party Collection ($65.00) (Limited Edition)

This double-decker compact features 8 sultry eye shadows and 4 flirty lip shades plus a mini lip and mini eye shadow brush. It’s the perfect palette for any makeup maven. Includes: Navajo, Chrome Patina (New), Pewter, Plum Steel, Plum Navy, Crushed Granite, Antique Gold (Exclusive), Black Topaz (new) eyeshadows; Rave, Soiree Pink, Iced Lilac, and Tinsel lip glosses.

Cool Party Eye Palette ($45.00) (Limited Edition)

  • Includes: White, Iced Blue, Rockstar, Sterling, Gunmetal, and Onyx eyeshadows.

Party Eye Palette ($45.00) (Limited Edition)

  • Includes: Bone, Champagne Quartz, Pebble, Pink Blaze (New), Copper Sand, and Black Chocolate eyeshadows.

Black Ruby Sparkle Eyeshadow Palette ($45.00) (Limited Edition)

  • Includes: Pink Rose, Crushed Silver, Black Ruby, and Onyx Sparkle Eyeshadows.

Party to Go Palette ($25.00) (Limited Edition)

  • Includes: Midnight Violet High Shine Lip Gloss, Pretty Pink and Plum Metallic Lip Colors, and Rockstar, Eggplant, and Charcoal eyeshadows.

Classic to Go Palette ($25.00) (Limited Edition)

  • Includes: Naked Plum High Shine Lip Gloss, Pale Mauve and Tulle Lip Colors, and Bone, Cement, and Caviar eyeshadows.

Lip Gloss Trio ($38.00) (Limited Edition)

  • Includes: Aubergine Lip Gloss, Bare Sparkle High Shine Lip Gloss, Pastel Pink High Shine Lip Gloss

availability: October 2011

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