MAC Double Shot, Mehr, Tabla, Yash Lipsticks

MAC Lipsticks ($15.00 for 0.10 oz.) are getting four new and permanent shades: Double Shot (full bodied mocha cream), Mehr (dirty blue pink), Tabla (chocolate brown), and Yash (deep neutral). Mehr and Yash are repromotes from MAC + Mickey Contractor from spring 2011. They’re available online now and will be at stores/counters on September 13th (North America). PLEASE NOTE THAT MAC HAS TITLED THIS SET OF FOUR LIPSTICKS AS MIDDLE EASTERN, NOT ME. If you have problems with how they’re titling the collection, please contact them and voice your complaints–I did not come up with it! 🙂 You can view the collection information here.

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MAC Double Shot Lipstick

MAC Double Shot, Mehr, Tabla, Yash Lipsticks

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Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9.5
Longevity
10
Application
4.5
Total
96%

Zoya Suri Nail Lacquer

Zoya Suri Nail Lacquer ($8.00 for 0.50 fl. oz.) is described as a “royal purple metallic.” It’s a rich, royal purple with violet and amethyst micro-shimmer. I couldn’t recall anything from past reviews that compared that closely with this shade. China Glaze Fault Line has similar coloring, but it’s a crackle polish. Zoya Mimi would be the next closest, though it’s a bit more blue-based and has much larger shimmer. Do you have any dupe suggestions? I’d love to hear them!

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Zoya Suri Nail Lacquer
Zoya Nail Lacquer Suri
A+
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
9.5
Application
5
Total
99%

MAC Viva Glam Nicki Lipglass

MAC Viva Glam Nicki Lipglass ($15.00 for 0.17 fl oz.) is described as a “hot pink.” It’s a brightened medium pink, kind of strawberry-pink like, with subtle yellow undertones. It’s not quite bright enough to be a true hot pink–at least not on lips, though it’s brighter in the tube than on. MAC Please Me is lighter, while Illamasqua Indulge is darker and brighter.

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MAC Viva Glam Nicki Lipglass
MAC Lipglass Viva Glam Nicki
B+
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
8.5
Longevity
9
Application
4
Total
89%

Illamasqua Naked Rose Blush

Illamasqua Naked Rose Blush ($24.00 for 0.14 oz.) is described as as “soft neutral pink.” It’s a light-medium rosy pink with a mostly neutral undertone (against my warmer complexion, it seems to pull just barely cool-toned). It has a mostly matte finish and true-to-pan color. MAC Crew is lighter, yellower. Chanel Blush Horizon de Chanel is lighter, more yellow-toned, a bit brighter. MAC Stunner is more yellow-toned and has a strong sheen. Bobbi Brown Pretty Pink is a bit cooler-toned. MAC Dame has a smidgen of plum in it.

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Illamasqua Naked Rose Blush
Illamasqua Powder Blusher Naked Rose
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Product
9.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
8.5
Application
4.5
Total
94%

NARS Andy Warhol Larger Than Life Lipglosses

NARS Larger Than Life Lipgloss ($26.00 for 0.19 fl. oz.) comes in five hues for the holidays: Candy Says (shimmering strawberry pink), Hollywoodlawn (bright orange-red), International Velvet (pink glace), Penny Arcade (raspberry), and Viva (rich rose). In the press release, these are described as having “brilliant shine” that “stays in place for hours” with “intense color” in a formula that keeps lips feeling “protected and moisturized.” NARS’ website describes these as “high-shine,” “long-lasting,” and “nourish[ing].”

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NARS Andy Warhol Larger Than Life Lipglosses

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Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9.5
Longevity
9
Application
4
Total
90%