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MAC Cosmetics – Lightful Launched Online

A new ultra-charged formula from the innovative, skin-brightening Lightful collection. Lightful Ultramoisture Creme: instantly hydrates and adds glow to the skin. For ongoing brightness wear solo or layered over Lightful Essence.

Lightful Ultramoisture Creme
A lightweight creme with the freshness of a gel that provides intensive hydration and high-level skin-brightening. Instantly creates a soft, luminous, natural-looking glow. US$36.00

Lightful Cleanser
Everyday cleanser with a soft foamy smooth-on, rinse-off action. Efficiently removes makeup. Cleanses, calms, refreshes and balances the skin. Manages oily areas, soothes dry skin, and helps reduce redness. US$22.00

Lightful Softening Lotion
An ultra-fluid lotion that refreshes the skin, making it feel softer, moister, more refreshed. Imparts gentle radiance to the skin. With ongoing use, brightens the skin, evens out skin tones, and helps reduce the look of skin discolouration. $28.00

Lightful Essence
Highly concentrated, lightweight gel that easily absorbs into the skin without surface residue. Calms, refines and moisturizes the skin. Clarifies the look of the skin: adds soft radiance. US$40.00

Now available on www.maccosmetics.com.

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MAC Cosmetics – Fafi for MAC Review

OVERALL, Fafi offers a lot of bright girly colors, lots of pinks, for this launch. There’s a few surprising colors that popped up, more sophisticated with darker tones or less shimmer, so I think most will find an item or two to pick up. I really liked the lip products, because of the cute, girliness of it all, but I would say that they’re not all unique so you could pass easily on some of them. The paint pots have excellent textures–they are all incredibly creamy, rich, and the color pay off is divine for all of them. I liked the quad with the green and peach-orange shadows, because I feel like you get more for your money, since the other quad has two permanent eyeshadows in it and the other two colors aren’t enough to persuade me to buy it anyway. I loved Sassed Up iridescent powder, and the blushes were lovely, but I’m not sure if I’ll cave for those yet. Oh, and by the way, the designs on the products are stickers, not actually printed on the products, which is a huge disappointment. It just seems cheap to me, and I know it’ll wear off easily (and heaven forbid it gets wet!). I wasn’t completely blown away by the launch personally, but I think it is a fun collection that offers just that, some fun. I picked up only a few items yesterday, because I’m going to a Fafi event on the 10th, so I’ll probably get more then. I just got Fun N Sexy lipstick, Squeeze It lipglass, and Cash Flow paint pot (plus, I had to get some PRO products, of course!).

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MAC Cosmetics – More Fafi For You

WWD has an article about the upcoming Fafi for MAC launch…

[Babier says] “Fafi wasn’t involved in developing the makeup, but her work inspired it. The idea, really, was a young-at-heart feeling – toned-down skin, a pretty, girly mouth and colorful eyes. The colors are playful with a sophisticated twist, and they’re sheer and buildable so you can control the effect.”

The collection – whose muse is “a nymphet with a Ph.D. in passion,” Gager said – includes six lipsticks, four Lipglasses, two eye shadow quads, six eye shadow Paint Pots, black eyeliner, two kohl pencils, black mascara and two blushes, as well as three Fafinette dolls, two makeup cases, a tote bag, a T-shirt and a scarf. Colors include blue-pink lipsticks and Lipglasses, dirty purple and bright aqua eye shadows and coral blushes.

Good news for collectors and fans: dolls and totes will be at freestanding stores, select Nordstroms, and online; scarves will only be available via MAC stores as well as online, while t-shirts will be an online exclusive. The online microsite for Fafi will go live February 11th. Fafi herself will appear February 13th 4-6 pm at Henri Bendel.

MAC Cosmetics – Loose Mineralize Powder, Strobe, Beauty Powder Blush

Remember rumors about MAC coming out with a loose mineral foundation? True rumors indeed!

Loose Mineralize Powder | February 14, 2008

  • Light Neutral pale ivory
  • Light Medium Light neutral beige
  • Medium Beige
  • Medium Plus Tan beige
  • Medium Dark Rich tan
  • Medium Deep Deep golden tan
  • Dark Caramel
  • Deep Dark Deep caramel
  • Deeper Dark Milk chocolate

Strobe | March 6, 2008

  • Strobe Cream
  • Strobe Liquid

Tinted Lip Conditioners with SPF15

  • Strobe Kiss Sheer coral with golden strobe pearlized pigments
  • Strobe Rays Light caramel with golden red strobe pearlized pigments
  • Strobe Blossom Light blue/pink with red strobe pearlized pigments
  • Strobe Current Sheer plum with golden red strobe pearlized pigments
  • Strobe Beam Clear with strobe pearlized pigments.

Beauty Powder Blush | March 13, 2008

  • Eversun Neutral peach bronze with gold pearlized pigments
  • Feeling Plum with silver pearlized pigments
  • Joyous Peach with gold pearlized pigments
  • Secret Blush Neutral plum with gold pearlized pigments
  • Serenely Deep brownish red with gold pearlized pigments
  • Shy Beauty Pastel apricot with gold pearlized pigments
  • Sweetness Intense blue pink with pealized pigments
  • True Romantic Midtone pink with silver pearlized pigments

Source for Strobe & Beauty Powder Blush

MAC Cosmetics – Fafi For MAC Color Story

This is supposedly the color story for Fafi For MAC, and since I know many of you are eagerly anticipating this release (February 13th!), I thought I should share!

Lipstick

  • Fun ‘n’ Sexy Blue pink with blue pearl (G)
  • Not so Innocent Sheer tan with pink and peach pearl (G)
  • Utterly Frivolous Rosy coral with pink pearl (L)
  • High Top Grey purple with blue pearl (G)
  • Flash-n-Dash Intense tangerine red with pink pearl (G)
  • Strawbaby Coral rose with rainbow pearl (L)

Lipglass

  • Cult Face Blue mid-tone pink with white pearl (F)
  • Sugar Trance Creamy soft pink with white and rainbow pearl (F)
  • Squeeze It Brassy plum (F)
  • Totally It Sheer bright pink with intense pink pearl (F)

Quad #1

  • Howzat Deep grey with silver sparkle (S)
  • Hey Neutral tan with pearl (VP)
  • Pink Venus Washed pink (L)
  • Vanilla Soft pale-peachy-ivory flecked with shimmer (V)

Quad #2

  • Bold as Gold Yellow gold with gold pearl (L)
  • You’re Fresh Pale green with silver sparkle (L)
  • Shockwave Intense orange with silver sparkle (V)
  • Prankster Muted dark blue (S)

Paint Pot

  • Nice Vice Dirty purple with purple pearl (F)
  • Girl Friendly Creamy grey pink (C)
  • Layin’ Low Creamy beige (C)
  • Cash Flow Green gold with gold pearl (F)
  • Perky Cream coral with white pearl (S)
  • Rollickin’ Aqua blue green with white pearl (F)

Repromotes

  • Blacktrack Solid flat black
  • Smolder Intense black (Eye Kohl)
  • Fascinating Snake-eyes matte white (Eye Kohl)
  • Zoomblack Rich black (Zoomlash)

Powder Blush

Hipness Intense coral with soft white pearl

Fashion Frenzy Mid-tone blue pink

Iridescent Pressed Powder

  • Sassed-up Soft coral pink with gold sparkle
  • Verve-acaious Intense yellow gold with gold pearl
  • Belightful Gilded peach bronze

Nail Lacquer

  • Girls Will Be Girls Pink with coral pearl
  • Boom! Rich eggplant with purple pearl

Brushes

  • 210
  • 129SH Powder/Blush
  • 208
  • 182

Bags

  • Rectangle M.A.C/Small/Clear with Fafi detailing
  • Rectangle M.A.C/Mini/Clear with Fafi detailing

Fafinettes (Dolls)

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