Each part has a few lipglasses; the first two parts have three each, while the last two parts have two each. This gives us a grand total of ten freakin’ lipglasses to take a look at, whew! This part includes the lipglasses from parts one and two, and the second part will contain lipglasses from parts three and four. (I split posts to help ensure that our server can sustain the load of people downloading images–and preferably, not 50 images at once!) My favorites: Hush, Hush Rose, Electric Fuchsia, and Kumquat. What are your favorites?
There are eight single eyeshadows that debut in this launch. There are four from part one and four from part two. Additionally, there are two eyeshadow quads being released in parts three and four, respectively, that will be reviewed separately. My favorites: La La, Very Violet; Hot Hot Hot, Straw Harvest. What are your favorites?
Welcome to the MAC Spring Colour Forecast Hour!
Make sure you keep the official collection information bookmarked, because Spring Colour Forecast is a doozy. With four “parts,” this collection is positively enormous–though not surprising as it anniversarizes last year’s mega-popular Hello Kitty collection. It is now currently available for purchase at www.maccosmetics.com.
Just trying to determine the best way to organize this collection’s review has been a nightmare (each collection has too many photos to put into a single post to do it the most obvious way, with each part getting a post). Instead, I’ve decided to group similar products together–all the single eyeshadows together, all of the single lipglasses together, etc.
So, stay with me as I review and post swatches and photos over the next hour… or two… or ten
Look: Maybelline Green with Envy Quickie
From several readers’ comments, it sounded like there was trouble using this quad, but I didn’t seem to share a lot of the concerns readers had. When I originally tested it, I just did one eye (the other eye was something else…), so I figured I’d at least do both eyes so it would be visually acceptable. So, I threw on this SUPER, SUPER quick look after I got home from school (which is why the mascara is dusty–I was wearing mascara already–only removed my eyeshadow from earlier in the day but kept the mascara on).
The colors definitely showed up on me, and I just threw on UDPP as a base since it was the closest thing to me when I put this on. Just used MAC 239 to apply and do any blending, along with the 226 for the crease. I was a bit hurried (I have a ton of cases to read!) when I did all this (think about three or four minutes), so I don’t think I spread the UDPP evenly on my lid, but otherwise I really didn’t encounter difficulty using these. I took my brush, tapped it into the eyeshadow, then I patted it onto my lid; rinse and repeat! The champagne shade was the only shade that felt a little on the powdery side for me. Not better than a lot of my high-end eyeshadows, but some of the better drugstore eyeshadows I’ve tried in the past five years.
I don’t know if it helps, but I thought I’d share my method and how everything turned out for me with some photographic evidence, LOL!
P.S. – Cheeks are Benefit Sugarbomb; lips are Chanel Santal Rouge Allure Laque.