This is more than summer love. Rihanna and M∙A∙C strike a chord with an online-exclusive colour collection created by the global superstar. Bronze and cool coral combine for a Powder Blush Duo in the unforgettable Hibiscus Kiss, while Retro Matte Lipsticks in RiRi Boy, Heaux and the instant classic RiRi Woo make a statement against sheer, shimmering skin highlighted with rose gold Lustre Drops.
Lipstick ($15.00 U.S. / $18.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)
RiRi Woo Matte cool red (Retro Matte)
RiRi Boy Matte vivid lavender (Retro Matte)
Heaux Matte berry (Retro Matte)
Powder Blush Duo ($26.00 U.S. / $30.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)
Hibiscus Kiss Cool coral blush and matte neutral bronze duo
Lustre Drops ($20.00 U.S. / $24.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)
Barbados Girl Rose gold bronzer
Availability: North America June 18, 2013 at www.maccosmetics.com at NOON EST, 1.800.588.0070; International June 2013 at www.maccosmetics.com, 1.800.588.0070.
Pacifica Sea Foam Complete Face Wash ($11.00 for 5.0 fl. oz.) is supposed to be a “gentle, sulfate-free foaming cleanser that removes daily toxins and makeup.” Skincare seems to be a new venture (well, beyond body creams) for Pacifica, which I’ve personally known primarily as a fragrance brand, so I didn’t have high expectations for this. I’ve been loving all things coconut-scented lately, though (it’s the summer–coconut always reminds me of warm summer days spent at the beach), so I figured I’d give it a try.
I actually quite love it! It has been surprisingly great as a cleanser, and even better? It’s very budget-friendly. It has a gel-like consistency that’s clear, but it lathers into a creamy, kind of milky-like, lather and really breaks down all bits and bobs of my makeup–even heavy eye makeup and mascara. I work it into my entire face, and I have no issues with my eyes burning, stinging, tearing, or clouding when using this. Every time I’ve used it, I’ve reveled at how remarkably gentle it is, and Muse, who is more discerning about her skincare than I am, felt the same way. My skin felt soft and clean but never stripped, tight, or dry. It smells primarily of coconut, but there’s a little citrus and zest to it. The purity of the coconut, though, smells a lot like raw coconut oil to me.
P&Gis celebrating their 175th Anniversary! To commemorate this momentous occasion, P&G Beauty brands are creating a time capsule filled with your favorite P&G beauty products that have helped you create the iconic beauty looks over the past years. Brands like COVERGIRL, Olay, and Pantene have rich beauty histories and decades’ worth of products that have been incorporated into many of our lives, and this is a moment to think about how beauty trends have changed and how beauty products have innovated over the years. P&G wants YOU! to vote for your favorite products to be included in the beauty time capsule.
To mark the year, P&G is also going to include iconic products that you can’t live without in 2013, and they’re looking for your suggestions! Is it an iPad? This year’s best-selling book? A peplum top? Can you imagine how much more will change and happen in the next 25 years? The beauty time capsule might provide some comic relief when it is reopened in 2038!
It had rich, true-to-pan color payoff. It packs quite a punch, so I’d recommend using a light hand to build up the color to your desired intensity. The texture is soft, finely-milled but not powdery. It blends well if you use a light touch, but I noticed that it has a tendency to stick where it’s placed once it is buffed into the skin to a degree. Argyle lasted well without fading or becoming patchy for a solid ten hours, so it is indeed long-wearing. It removed easily, though, with makeup remover, whereas a traditional stain would still leave something behind, so I wouldn’t describe this as a cheek stain, but it was an exceptionally long-wearing powder blush.
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ZOYA is doing a buy one, get one free sale on any of the shades from the summer flashback pagenow through 6/16 (11:59PM EST) with code FLOGO. If you purchase four polishes, you’ll get four more for free, plus free shipping–that would make it $32 for eight polishes, shipped!
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