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For me too, it was the Jackie Ania palette! I hear it is similar to PML Midnight Sun. I cannot wait to purchase your Horizon palette to use with my Jackie palette. Plus, I saw I had some matte Sydney Grace singles. It would compliment these as well, including my Liaison palette.

Sugarpill’s collaboration with Trixie Mattel was really nice. The entire collection was wearable – Trixie did that!! – and it was fun. I also loved Bunny Meyer’s (grav3yardgirl) collaboration with Tarte back in the day. It was difficult decluttering the swamp family palette, I wanted to keep it for sentimental reasons, but my tastes have changed and I no longer reach for Tarte’s eyeshadow formula. I do remember not liking the lipsticks; I found them too whipped and slippery.

The MAC collaborations are numerous and I don’t feel like writing a novel, LOL!!

While not necessarily my cup of tea, Bunny’s collaboration with Tarte looked great at that time. I even remember when she did the alligator hairdryer collaboration. ๐Ÿ˜… I always wondered why she didn’t have more opportunities to collaborate with brands, I would totally see her working with an indie brand.

I really loved the ColourPop x Safiya lipsticks! It was so awesome to be able to actually buy approximations of the mega lipsticks that she made with her melting shenanigans. It was a nice touch to have bats all over the tubes and bullets, too. I think that’s the collab that’s made the most sense to me.

Is it too soon to say Sydney Grace x Temptalia?

Most recently, Kaleidos x Angelica Nyqvist Club Nebula Palette and Shroud Cosmetics x Beautbean It’s Freaking Bats Palette. Ever — Urban Decay x Basquiat Collection.

Wow… I almost forgot the Basquiat collection. Another one that it’s not necessarily my cup of tea, but it looked awesome and represented what many people wished Urban Decay would keep as a style.

Iโ€™m not entirely sure. This perhaps sounds catty, but it is not intended in that fashion whatsoever.. merely stating my buying habits. I typically do not buy collabs because I do not feel I want to fund the people they represent. Same goes for celeb brands too. Iโ€™m certain there is something in there I have participated in without having the vaguest clue who the collab was with. Iโ€™m not on social media (no FB, no Instagram) much and most definitely not plugged in. The constant drama turned me off. Temptalia is my beauty fix and I will watch Mel, Goss, Jackie A. on occasion, and that is pretty much the extent of it.

YUP – pretty much what you said, Wednesday! Like you, I’m not involved in social media by choice and many of the people who’ve been involved with collaborations aren’t people I admire or would want to support. That will certainly all change this Friday (assuming I can get online to order…)

Agreed. I would not put my middle initial on SM. Zero, unless you count OG muse and Temptalia. Radar? What radar? My fave collab is Rocky Horror, though Iโ€™m not much of a MAC fan. Not only are the colors and theme fun, but I had a sign out/sneak out of work car adventure. Even used Crazed Imagination blush the other day.

I’m a “vintage” woman, I miss old collaborations like Urban Decay and Gwen Stefani, MAC and Charlotte Olympia. I don’t remember a more recent collection that really impressed me.

But Temptalia collection collaboration with Sidney Grace deserves a honorable mention. ๐Ÿ˜

Because I was one of the early signers of the petition to make it happen; MAC x Aaliyah. Those were the lip colors and eyeshadow shades she was known to wear on the regular. The only fail was that bronzer. Gosh, it just gives me a glow, but almost zero color!

Others that I’ve enjoyed immensely have been: MAC x Selena (both releases), ABH x Jackie Aina, and UD x Basquiat are all big favorites of mine that I actually own.

MAC x Aaliyah was one of my first makeup purchases. RIP Baby Girl. I like the Jackie Ana palette and Iโ€™m picking up ONE (so says my wallet) of the Temptalia palettes but I avoid most collabs. I like permanent products because I want to be able to repurchase if they work!!

I Love Urban Decay, I Love Prince and I Love Purple. So I really do LOVE the Prince Collection. I am sure he would have been proud of it. I didn’t purchase the vault because I didn’t need or want all of the items, but I did get the two eyeshadow palettes and the setting powder. They are beautiful!!!

MAC x BROOKE SHIELDS I forgot about that collection until you mentioned it! Wow, that was a well thought out, beautiful collection. MAC used to do makeup well, it’s really sad they’re just average anymore.

I love the Kaleidos Angelika Nyqvist Club Nebula palette. It’s adventurous and pushes me out of my comfort zone and the quality is great. I also like the Ofra Samantha March collabs although I don’t prefer Ofra’s eyeshadow formula. Finally I liked the Makeup Revolution Emily Noel collab. Good solid color story and very wearable.

The only collab that I am interested in is yours Christine, with Sydney Grace. Most of them have been a farce and with dubious quality too. Yours is just fabulous.

I don’t own too many of the items (a few lipsticks and eyeshadows, maybe a highlighter, from the Premiere series), but as a Disnerd, I have a soft spot for the various iterations of ColourPop x Disney Designer!

Another vote for the Kaleidos x Angelica Nyqvist Club Nebula and Shroud Cosmetics x Beautbean Itโ€™s Freaking Bats. Plus the Sydney Grace x Mel Thompson Tiny Marvels! I’ve never been as excited for a collab as I have for Sydney Grace x Temptalia, though–my favorite reviewer _plus_ my favorite brand! <3

100% agree. Jackie Ainaโ€™s palette is hands down the best pallette I own with regards to quality and color concept. The eyeshadows have no fallout and the pigment is out of this world. Since I bought it I cannot put it down. I even prefer it to my PMG pallettes that I adore.

UD Gwen Stefani. I still use the palette and Firebird lipstick I used this week.
And the one I missed, MAC Brooke Shields.

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