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I checked out Bobbi Brown’s Pink Raspberry Collection, and I have to say, the palette she put together for the launch is quite nice. I played with the Pink Raspberry Face Palette; Pink Raspberry and Wild Raspberry lip crayons; and Black Raspberry lip sheer.
Pink Raspberry Face Palette is a palette meant for more subdued looks, because Navajo is a light white-gold shadow with soft shimmer, while Fog is a deeper, smoky charcoal-gray with light shimmer as well. They both feel more semi-matte to me than anything; they’re definitely not frosty or over-the-top, so they’re perfect for just about anyone. The Pink Raspberry blush is a bright medium pink that will need a light hand when applying it, because it is easy to go overboard. I adore both of the lip sheers for their soft, pink-berry hues; knowing that they are meant to be sheer, I was not disappointing with their opacity. I found that Raspberry was a deeper berry with pink undertones whereas Blue Raspberry was definitely a cooler, sheer pink.
Black Raspberry lip sheer is a berry-brown with more color than the lip sheers included in the palette, which makes it a nice alternative to those with more pigmented lips. Both Pink Raspberry (warm pink with berry undertones) and Wild Raspberry (gorgeous brighter red-berry) lip crayons felt so glossy and smooth when applied. They’re kind of like jumbo lip pencils, which means they’re great as liners, glosses, or lipsticks–my kind of tool!
Check out an upclose photo of the Pink Raspberry Face Palette… Continue reading →
If you were using MAC Ochre Style eyeshadow, what look would you create with it? What shadows would you use? What would you use on cheeks? Anything added to the lips?
Create a look using whatever you want, as long as you include Ochre Style! Feel free to share links to photos of your look(s) using it in the comments.
How do you feel about premade palettes or quads? Does it make you rejoice for having already put-together color combinations? Do you get frustrated because they’re altogether in one? Love ‘em or hate ‘em, tell me why!
P.S. – How is your weekend going? I’m sure some of you are on a long, holiday weekend… lucky for you!
Recently, I played with several of the upcoming products available from Lancome’s spring collection, L.U.C.I., which is a gorgeous collction based on luminous, iridescent hues. I tried out Sunray and Seashell Color Fever Gloss; Desert Pink and Luminous Color Fever Shine; and Ombre Glacee in Morning Pearl.
Check out lip swatches and an in-depth review of the products… Continue reading →
MAC Slimshines | February 2008
- Assertive Warm brown with golden pearl (Matte)
- Grenadier Deep blue-red coral (Cream)
- Intimidate Creamy plum (Cream)
- Missy Pastel coral (Cream)
- Rock Out Clear blue with gold pearl (Cream)
- Think Tan Deep brown with gold pearl (Matte)
- Voile Canary yellow with gold pearl (Matte)
- Repromotes: Bare, Cocoamour, Funshine, Gaily, Long Stem Rose, Lovey Dover, Most Wanted, Mousse, Pleasing, Prudeaux, Urgent!
Thanks to Google for alerting us when Polki updated with the latest info on the re-release of Slimshines! (It is so great to be asleep and see the alert in the morning, all the leg work is done, yes!) The launch of Slimshines will feature seven new shades as well as several relaunches (as per Specktra) of past shades. I am surprised Kissable wasn’t there, as I remember that was a fan favorite. Oh, well, I never use mine myself!
How do you feel about Slimshines? Did you love them before? Happy they’re returning?
If you were using MAC Juxt eyeshadow, what look would you create with it? What shadows would you use? What would you use on cheeks? Anything added to the lips?
Create a look using whatever you want, as long as you include Juxt! Feel free to share links to photos of your look(s) using it in the comments.