MAC Too Chic Beauty Powder
MAC Stylishly Yours: Too Chic Beauty Powder
MAC Too Chic Beauty Powder ($22.00 for 0.35 oz.) is an ultra pale white gold with a subtle white shimmer-sheen. MAC describes this shade as a “soft peachy cream with fine shimmer.” Just like Play It Proper, this is a very pale shade. It is a lighter, less yellow version of NARS Albatross. It is also a paler version of Chez Chez Lame (close enough that you could just pick one of the two, rather than both).
Beauty powders have a very finely milled, silken texture that tends to settle well on the skin without looking powdery. I did find that the Stylishly Yours beauty powders were frostier than previous beauty powders, so I noticed it more on skin–partially due to my medium skin tone, though. You get an amazing amount of product for just $22–way better value than the Special Reserve Highlighting Powders, actually ($28 for the same amount).
P.S. — In the full face photo, I’m wearing Too Chic on cheeks, Neon Orange on lips, and on eyes, Chilled on Ice as a base, Retrospeck and Caviar Dreams on top with Dark Diversion to line (upper lash line) and I Get No Kick (lower lash line), and then New Hue on lashes.
MAC Stylishly Yours Collection is a limited edition launch (official information and photos here) that is set to launch in-stores on December 26th in North America, January 2011 for international MAC locations. The approximate launch date for online is December 24th.
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- Product: 27/30
- Value: 10/10
- Ease of Use: 4/5
- Packaging: 4/5
RECOMMENDATION: I still have concerns about this working on medium-dark to dark skin tones without looking ashy. It will be a lovely highlighter for paler skin tones, though.
AVAILABILITY: MAC Cosmetics on December 26th (U.S. stores), January 2011 (International)