Holiday 2008 Collections Wrap-Up

What were YOUR favorites from the holiday launches? Which collections did you buy from? ย Which ones were totally not interesting?

I found myself getting things from… Benefit, Bobbi Brown, Chanel, Clinique, Dior, Givenchy, Guerlain, Jouer, Laura Mercier, Lush, MAC, NARS, Prescriptives, Sue Devitt, and Urban Decay. ย WHEW! ย I didn’t even realize how much holiday loot I ended up with this year! ย Hopefully a few of you had a plentiful holiday collection haulin’ so I won’t feel so alone ๐Ÿ˜‰

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my fave was the mac holiday warm eyes palette…i love the warm suede color it’s beautiful…and the highlighter is definitely up there with ricepaper…which is tough to say lol…but def i love my eyeshadows

Hi, I’m a newbie to your site, and I’m in love!! ๐Ÿ™‚
I got Urban Decay Book of Shadows, and MAC’s Little Darlings lipglass set in Neutral. I’m in love with my Book of Shadows.

My most favorite look I’ve done thus far has been with Sidecar, Shakedown, and Protest. I think that Shakedown is beautiful by itself. I actually replicated the purple look you did with the palette. It’s a close second! ๐Ÿ™‚

Oh yeah, I also did a pretty peachy look with Sidecar, Scandal and Smog (Triple S), and I paired it with MAC’s Slimshine, Missy. I’m African-American and it looked so pretty against my skin tone. My students gave me compliments all day!

MAC : warm and cool pigments.
– coral & pink lipglass.
-warm pallete.
-neutral lips.
-plum & cool pink lips.

NARS: the dolce vita collection.

UD: both mini sized eyeliner.

Oh man, my wallet is crying. =p

Hello Christine, fantastic site!
Well I bought:
Chanel:
1. Gold highlighting powder – 2 pieces (because it’s amazing product)
Lancome:
2. Diva magic sparkling powder
Dior:
1.

Whew, that is a bunch, Victoria! I no longer feel alone either, yay ๐Ÿ™‚

I also have the Dior silver liner, and Givenchy Glowing Rose ๐Ÿ™‚ I wanted to get Guerlain, but I forced myself to resist!

Don’t worry Christine, you’re not alone. ๐Ÿ™‚ I bought a lot of stuff from these collections incl. Bobbi Brown, Chanel, Dior, Estee Lauder, Givenchy, Guerlain, Laura Mercier, MAC, NARS, Prescriptives, Too Faced and Urban Decay. ๐Ÿ˜ฎ
My absolute favourite collection was the Guerlain Midnight butterfly, I got almost everything (except for the lipsticks and the mascara). I just love the palette and the Meteorites voyage powder, and the scent of the Meteorites. Ah! ๐Ÿ™‚

Phew! You ladies are making me regret not getting anything from Midnight Butterfly–ugh! What would you say is the absolute BEST product from that launch?

Couldn’t really say. I love them all, maybe except for the lipglosses, they are a bit too sticky for my liking, but beautiful colours so no regrets there either.

Guerlain Sublime Radiant Powder is sexy, elegant, magnificent product! If you wanna be a star of the party you shold use it, it is like nothing on earth:)) trully:)) u can put it anywhere u want, on your hair, face, shoulders. It’s look especially beautifull on your hair (especially dark hair), when i came out of the store whith that powder on my hair & face, many people (mostly man!!!!) asked me what is that??? I’ll present it to my girlfriend:)), some of them called me barbie or princess:))) it was i little bit strange feeling but pleasant:)) Try it, anyway u don’t have to buy it, but u should:)) Spray it on your hair abundantly, you’ll see that product irreplaceable not only on christmas party, it’s quite delicate to use it just for good mood or if u want some gorgeousness for yourself:))

I saw your cosmetic collections, you have plenty of boxes:)) especially MAC, you are a big fan of this brand, are you? If you wish you can make-up womankind of all US:))
Frankly all your looks are really fab, you are make-up professional!!!
But sometimes MAC is too boring, and then I go to Guerlain:)) they have somitimes amazing items, and i don’t want to buy hundred well pigmented MAC eyeshadows, i buy few stunning products from Guerlain or Dior or something, which are really good quality, beautifull and original.
It’s my opinion and my taste:)

Thank you! MAC is easiest on my wallet, and it was the first makeup brand I got into–which accounts for why I have so much of it. Nowadays, I lust after higher end brands and products, but it’s still hard to pay for it all (especially knowing I have more makeup than I’ll ever use up!).

I purchased a couple of items from the Red She Said collection, the Threesome trio and “Red” She Said and I must say it is a nice collection. There’s something chic about it, and I really like the lipstick. I also picked up a Passionately Red Viva Glam trio which I love because it includes Viva Glam V and VI as well as the Viva Glam V lipgloss.

Danger Zone Trio!!! I love it!! Red colore, I didn’t find anything resembling!!! Did u see or buy Estee Lauder shimmering jewel powder, Christine? What it’s look like?

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