Make Up For Ever Holiday 2016 Launches Now Available

Make Up For Ever Holiday 2016 Launches
Make Up For Ever Holiday 2016 Launches


Here are new kits for the holidays from Make Up For Ever!

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Artistic Aqua XL Eye Pencil Collection | $250.00 ($420 Value) | Limited Edition

A must-have for eyeliner lovers, Artistic Aqua XL Eye Pencil Collection features full-size Aqua XL pencils—an artist-favorite liner that’s a long-wearing, waterproof eye pencil that pairs ultra-creamy glide with instant color intensity. Its innovative formula blends intense, long-wear, and rich color with a super-gliding texture that will not smudge, crease, or fade until you remove it. This versatile liner smoothly and effortlessly glides onto lids without skipping or tugging. Perfect for creating a tight line or smudging for a shadow effect, this must-have collection features an array of shades that range from everyday neutrals to bright pastel pops.

  • M-10 Matte Black
  • D-12 Diamond Black
  • M-14 Matte Charcoal Grey
  • M-16 Matte White
  • S-20 Satiny Navy Blue
  • M-22 Matte Majorelle Blue
  • I-24 Iridescent Blue
  • M-26 Matte Pastel Blue
  • M-30 Matte Pastel Green
  • I-32 Iridescent Lagoon Green
  • I-34 Iridescent Pop Green
  • I-36 Iridescent Khaki
  • M-40 Matte Pastel Yellow
  • ME-42 Metallic Bronze
  • S-50 Satiny Taupe
  • M-60 Matte Dark Brown
  • D-62 Diamond Brown
  • M-80 Matte Plum
  • I-90 Iridescent Pop Purple
  • M-92 Matte Pastel Purple

Artistic Artist Shadow Palette | $49.00 | Limited Edition

Let your eyes stand out this holiday seasons with the Artistic Shadow Palette. It features MAKE UP FOR EVER’s coveted, easy-to-use Artist Shadow formula for endless eye looks that range from beautifully natural to dramatically smoky. Its advanced gel-powder formula is blended with ultrafine pigments so that each shade leaves a smooth, even finish. Lids are left looking ultra-saturated with highly-blendable, lasting color. This palette includes illustrated, step-by-step application techniques by MAKE UP FOR EVER’s founder and creative director, Dany Sanz, to help you effortlessly sweep on a number of eye-catching looks.

  • S-102
  • D-552
  • I-220
  • ME-302
  • ME-122
  • ME-108
  • ME-614
  • D-712
  • ME-912

Artistic Brush Set | $86.00 | Limited Edition

Get the same quality and effect as MAKE UP FOR EVER’s full-size brushes, now available in these portable versions. The Artistic Brush Set features four brushes for on-the-go, artist favorite makeup brushes for the most professional application. This travel-friendly collection features top quality, hand-crafted favorites for the eyes, cheeks, and face, including the #106 Medium Foundation Brush, #152 Medium Highlighter Brush, #226 Medium Eye Shadow Brush, and #172 Precision Corrector Brush. Now, you can have the pro brushes you need to be your own makeup artist—wherever you go.

  • Medium Foundation Brush in #106
  • Medium Highlighter Brush in #152
  • Medium Eye Shadow Brush in #226
  • Precision Corrector Brush #172

Artistic Smoky Eye Kit | $20.00 | Limited Edition

Featuring two Aqua XL Eye Pencils and an Excessive Lash Arresting Volume Mascara, this kit lets eyes take center stage this holiday season. Line and define eyes with the Aqua XL Eye Pencil M-10 Matte Black and M-60 Matte Dark Brown. With must-have shades for a smoky eye, this artist-favorite liner is a long-wearing, waterproof eye pencil that pairs ultra-creamy glide with instant color intensity. Finish off your look with Excessive Lash Arresting Volume Mascara. This volumizing mascara creates arresting volume and rebellious definition that instantly enhances lash looks that are perfect for any holiday occasion.

  • 1 x 0.15 oz/ 4.5 mL Excessive Lash Arresting Volume Mascara
  • 2 x 0.02 oz/ 0.8 g Aqua XL Eye Pencil in M-10 Matte Black, M-60 Matte Dark Brown

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Clinique Black Honey Pop Cheek Pop

Clinique Black Honey Pop Cheek Pop Blush

Clinique Black Honey Pop Cheek Pop Blush ($23.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a medium-dark pinky plum with warm undertones and a luminous finish. MAC Sweet Samba (LE, $27.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Bobbi Brown Sand Pink (P, $26.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Make Up For Ever #310 HD Blush (P, $26.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). theBalm Houndstooth (P, $22.00) is lighter, brighter, cooler (90% similar). NYX Apricot (P, $15.00) is warmer (90% similar). Too Faced Your Love is King (P, $26.00) is cooler (90% similar). Tarte Ironic (LE, $28.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Laura Geller Roseberry (P, $28.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Urban Decay Fetish (LE) is less shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Estee Lauder Mauve Mystique (P, $34.00) is cooler (85% similar). Stila Berry Shimmer (LE) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Becca Nightingale (P, $32.00) is darker, brighter (85% similar). Laura Geller Tropic Hues (P, $28.00) is more shimmery, lighter (80% similar). Estee Lauder Alluring Rose (P, $34.00) is cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The formula is described as “vibrant yet natural-looking cheek colour that looks virtually powderless.” The texture was smooth, soft, and dense, so it was never powdery in the pan or on the skin. The blush had good color payoff that was easily sheered out (or you could apply less, as the denser texture makes that easy to control). It’s the kind of texture that almost blends itself as soon as you start applying and working it onto the skin. The finish became more luminous as I blended the powder onto the skin, but it was never shiny or overly shimmery, so it always looked smooth on my skin and did not emphasize pores or my skin’s texture. It wore well for nine and a half hours on me before I noticed a bit of fading around the edges.

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Clinique Cheek Pop Blush Black Honey Pop
A+
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
10
Application
5
Total
100%

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Clinique Pink Honey Pop Cheek Pop

Clinique Pink Honey Pop Cheek Pop Blush

Clinique Pink Honey Pop Cheek Pop Blush ($23.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a soft, light-medium pink with warm, yellow undertones and a satin sheen. Makeup Geek Spell Bound (P, $9.99) is more shimmery, lighter (95% similar). Physicians Formula Natural (P, $12.99) is more shimmery, lighter (95% similar). MAC Fun Ending (LE, $22.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC At Dusk (LE, $25.00) is cooler (95% similar). Giorgio Armani Daybreak (503) (P, $46.00) is darker (95% similar). CoverGirl Medium Rose (P, $9.99) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Hourglass Surreal Effect (LE, $35.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Cheeky Bugger (LE, $22.00) is darker, brighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Overexposed (LE) is darker (90% similar). Tarte Celebrated (LE, $28.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Tarte Prim (LE, $28.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). NARS Liberation (Left) (LE) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Makeup Revolution Make Love Instead (P, $5.00) is more shimmery (85% similar). MAC Highlighter (LE, $32.00) is more shimmery, lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The formula is described as “vibrant yet natural-looking cheek colour that looks virtually powderless.” The texture was very smooth and dense in the pan, while on the skin, it was incredibly blendable and almost creamy in the way it sat and diffused on the skin. It had semi-opaque, buildable coverage that applied easily, as it blended out nicely along the edges. The finish was more satiny than truly luminous–it seemed to have less sheen than most of the Cheek Pops–but looked good on the skin as it did not emphasize pores or my skin’s texture. This shade wore well for nine hours on me before fading slightly.

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Clinique Cheek Pop Blush Pink Honey Pop
A
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
9.5
Application
5
Total
96%