Saturday, April 25th, 2009


Bronze Hero

MAC Style Warriors Sneak Peek

You know as soon as I get word of anything new, I’m totally passing it on–so here are a few product photos, swatches, and lip swatches from three items from Style Warriors. It also looks like Style Warriors is having some unveiling parties as early as May 5th, and my store told me it launches on May 21st. The original release date for this collection is/was May 28th. I definitely suggest calling your local store in a week or two if you want to make sure you don’t miss the launch date. (I’m going to be doing the same!)

Not sure what Style Warriors is?

The Goods…

  • Purple Rite is a plummy-pink. Despite looking quite daunting in the tube, it’s really sheer and not nearly as deep as it looks. I was pleasantly surprised at how it turned out! My says it is a lustre finish, and it does feel like one, but I can’t promise it is.
  • Tribalist is an opaque, deep reddish berry brown. It’s not super opaque, but it gets pretty pigmented with a few layers. This is definitely a color I suggest using both a lip liner and a lip brush to apply, so you can get the perfect application. I don’t know the finish of this lipstick yet, sorry!
  • Bronze Hero is a peachy shade with a little bit of orange and lots of gold shimmer in it. The texture reminds me of a thinner glimmershimmer. The packaging is interesting, because they’re like the puff paints found in craft stores. There’s a very thin “tube” that you squeeze product out of, rather than the glimmershimmers which came in glass packaging and used a pump to disperse the product. When initially squeezed out, the color comes out strong (so a little will do you), but sheering it out gives just a little bit of shimmery glow. I do feel this product is better for body than face, but I think you can still use on the face, too. Just easier to add it to your favorite lotion ;)

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Sunday, October 5th, 2008

I was just nosing around, and I stumbled across the Adoring Carmine collection page on maccosmetics.com. I’m all over the red and rose lip sets, and hopefully I’ll find the neutral lip set passable! I’m determined to resist the brush sets this year, if only because I truly, truly have no use for them other than to drool. Though I do love the brush bag!

Plus, here are Passionately Red and Passions of Red!

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

I think anybody who was poo-pooing this launch because of all the repromotes/permanent items will at least be tempted to buy these just for the packaging – because it erally does look fun, stylish, and pretty different from past LE packaging. What do you think?

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Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Thanks to MAC, I was able to try out three (Warm Chill, Blue Flame, and Climate Bleu) of the seven upcoming shadows and two of the four (High 90s and Swelter) (five?) upcoming slimshines from Cool Heat!  Of course, you know I had to get photos and swatches as soon as I got my hands on them, right?

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Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

MAC Cosmetics ELECTROFLASH Teaser

Mineralize Eyeshadow Duos

  • Fresh Green
  • Pink Split

Lipglasses

  • Cultureclash
  • Major Minor

Lipsticks

  • Fast Thrill

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Sunday, March 23rd, 2008

  • Comet Blue
  • Rags to Riches
  • Money Honey
  • Ms. Fizz
  • Like Venus
  • Sugarrimmed
  • Steppin’ Out
  • Bare Necessity
  • Get Rich Quick
  • Spanking Rich
  • Love Alert
  • Pleasure Principle

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