When they release a new collection, the kind folks at MAC usually send me a sampling of goodies. The care package whets my appetite, and then I head to the MAC store/counter to pick up more beauty treats. But I was so jonesing for the new Cremesheen collection, I couldn’t help myself. I totally jumped the gun and bought myself Speak Louder (clean poppy blue pink) to satisfy my craving.

Lustre used to be my favorite MAC lipstick finish. Today, Cremesheen might just have taken the title. Like Lustre, Cremesheen is somewhat sheer with a beautiful sheen…but the consistency is creamier (hence the name) and the color is more amplified.

Robin, the wonderfully helpful makeup artist at Macy’s midtown Philadelphia store, suggested that I top Speak Louder with Lustreglass in Pinkarat (soft-toned pink with gold pearl).

I have to admit, it was an impulse buy. But seeing how delicious Pinkarat looks on its own proved to me that an impulse purchase can be a sound investment.

4 Comments on Creme-a-licious!

  1. Anonymous
    October 11, 2008 at 6:57 AM (10 years ago)

    That is weird considering mac doesn’t send out “samples” or products to be reviewed. Not even to pursebuzz or anyone of the likes.

  2. Daneen :)
    October 11, 2008 at 3:18 PM (10 years ago)

    I don’t know where you’re getting your info from, but MAC does send out samples of new collections. I know this because I receive them. My samples are, indeed, real. Every brand sends out samples for review. Do you think magazines purchase everything they review? Neither do beauty bloggers. I receive many samples for review – which allow me to post every day, several times a day. But I also spend an inordinate amount of money purchasing products, as I’ve always done. Have I cleared up any confusion?

  3. Jen Hill
    October 12, 2008 at 2:15 AM (10 years ago)

    Love these creamy pink lip colors. They are stunning on you.

    And yes I will confirm that MAC does send out samples, and yes, beauty bloggers do spend an inordinate amount of money purchasing beauty products!

    Great reviews Daneen!

  4. Joi
    October 14, 2008 at 2:11 AM (10 years ago)

    Those glosses look great! Oh yeah and you forgot to tell anonymous that you also get invited to MAC events during Fashion Week. LoL you ARE spoiled pretty! Who did they think you were?!? haha I’m glad you set them straight! 🙂