Sunday, June 14th, 2009


Queen Bee Lipglass

As promised, here are lip swatches of MAC’s Naked Honey lipglasses! :) Continue reading →

Thursday, June 11th, 2009


Africanimal

OVERALL, MAC Naked Honey Collection is a small but palatable launch. It contains three eyeshadows with good texture, nice color pay off, and in wearable shades, alongside three lipglasses that coordinate. The real disappointment in the collection comes from the small sizes/overpriced nature of the skincare products–particularly the body wash and the hand/body cream. Anyone who expected very honeyish scents will be a bit dismayed, as most of the scented products are more floral/spicy and less honey. The skin salve is the most honey scented product, but it is still quite floral-honey. I liked several items, but I felt like you could miss this launch and not live to regret it. I know many of you are saving up for the Friends & Family sale next week, Graphic Gardens, and Colour Craft!

Temptalia’s Recommendations

Must-Haves: Buckwheat eyeshadow, Queen Bee lipglass

Nice-to-Haves: Creme de Miel eyeshadow, Pollinator eyeshadow, She’s A Star lipglass, Buzz lipglass, Golden Nectar high-light powder, Naked Honey Skin Salve

Skip: Naked Honey Hand/Body Cream, Naked Honey Body Wash

References

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Swatches

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Thursday, June 11th, 2009


Buckwheat

MAC Naked Honey Collection Product Photos

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Thursday, June 11th, 2009


Eyeshadows: Creme de Miel, Pollinator, Buckwheat

MAC Naked Honey Collection Swatches

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Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

MAC’s Naked Honey Collection, as well as their Summer Trend Bags are now available online for purchase. They are also available online at Nordstrom.com. Both will be available in-store on Thursday, June 11th.

What are you getting from Naked Honey? Anyone picking up any of the bags?

Or are you saving up for a later collection (e.g. Colour Craft, which seems astronomically large)?

Not sure what to buy? We were able to give you two sneak peeks, so hopefully they might help make your decisions a bit easier (or harder!).

Check out: Buzz Lipglass, Golden Nectar High-Light, and Honey Salve, Honey Light High-Light, Creme de Miel, Pollinator, and official promotional photos/information. We’ll have full swatches and photos posted on Thursday.

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009


Naked Honey Skin Salve

Sneak Peek: MAC Cosmetics’ Naked Honey Collection

MAC’s Naked Honey Collection is just around the corner, and here’s yet another peek at what’s to come. (We already did a nice sneak peek of Honey Light High-Light Powder, Pollinator & Creme de Miel Eyeshadows, too!) Today, we’re unveiling Buzz lipglass ($14.00), Naked Honey Skin Salve ($18.50), and Golden Nectar High-Light Powder ($24.50).

Thoughts

  • Buzz lipglass is a semi-sheer coppery-red-brown with golden shimmer. It gives nice color to lips without being too red or bold.
  • Golden Nectar high-light powder is a semi-sheer, silky peachy-tan powder. While it looks awfully shimmery from the get-go, beware that it is merely an overspray. The product beneath the shimmery overspray is still very nice, as it is a smooth, silky powder with very subtle shimmer/sheen. You could almost think of it as more of a bronzer than anything else.
  • Naked Honey Skin Salve is a floral-honey scented clear salve/balm. The pot you get is a bit on the small side, though it contains 1.41 oz (or 40 grams). Relative to other salves, like Rosebud ($6 for 0.8 oz. or $12 for just about as much as MAC’s), which is probably one of the cheaper salves that I can think of. Since it is MAC, the price isn’t quite as skewed high as I originally thought. It’s very emollient and sinks into skin quickly without leaving behind any greasiness. I definitely lean towards using this more as a lip balm than anything else, but that’s more of a personal preference. I keep mine on my night stand for a quick balm before bedtime.

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