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StriVectin Tightening Face Serum Giveaway


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Bath & Body Works Cooling Gel Lotion Needs A New Name


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Laura Mercier Master Class: Makeup Bag Must-Haves in Your 30s


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Lipgloss

MAC Red She Said

Posted on by daneen in Blush, Eye Liner, Eye Shadow, Eyebrows, Holiday, Lipgloss, Lipstick, Mascara, Nail Polish | 2 Comments

redshesaidcol MAC Red She Said
Passion, heat and danger come together to create this simply sparkling holiday collection. Lips are coloured in lusty shades with shimmering Dazzleglass to add resplendent moisture. Two shades of Mineralize Eye Shadows are zipped together by a strip of silver or gold, while shimmery blushes and silky nail lacquers accentuate a radiant holiday look.

REDSAIDAMBIENT MAC Red She Said

Lipstick
* Quiet Please: Sheer frosty pale beige
* Crazee: Frosty mid-tone coral red with pearl
* Pomposity: Frosty mid-tone blue pink with pearl
* “Red” She Said: Mid-tone blue red
* Soft Pause: Sheer dark brownish berry

Suggested Retail Price $14.00 U.S.

Dazzleglass
* Sugarrimmed: Milky pale pink with red, teal and white pearl
* Baby Sparks: Pale pink with violet pearl
* Miss Dynamite: Sheer orange-y copper with pearl
* Love Alert: Raspberry red with red pearl
* Date Night: Deep plum with blue and gold pearl

Suggested Retail Price $17.50 U.S.

Mineralize Eye Shadow
* Word of Mouth: Frosty pale beige/copper pearl stripe/frosty blue grey
* Threesome: Frosty burnt red/copper pearl stripe/frosty mid-tone pink
* Outspoken: Frosty plum/silver pearl stripe/frosty violet
* Persuasive: Frosty light blue/silver pearl stripe/frosty indigo
* Inter-view: Frosty deep navy/copper pearl stripe/frosty bronzy brown
* Danger Zone: Frosty true red/silver pearl stripe/frosty black

Suggested Retail Price $17.50 U.S.

Fluidline
* Silverstroke: Richly metallic platinum
* Blacktrack: Solid flat black

Suggested Retail Price $15.00 U.S.

Eye Brows
* Lingering: Soft taupe brown
* Spiked: Bottle brunette
* Stud: A deep rich blackened brown

Suggested Retail Price $14.50 U.S.

Fibre Rich Lash
* All Black: Black

Suggested Retail Price $12.00 U.S.

Beauty Powder Blush
* Stark Naked: Shimmery mid-tone mauve with gold pearl
* Enough Said: Shimmery light bronze with gold pearl

Suggested Retail Price $18.00 U.S.

Nail Laquer
* Beiged Bliss: Silken beige-brown
* Rougemarie: Immodestly sexy red-blue

Suggested Retail Price $11.00 U.S.

 MAC Red She Said

Available October 16, 2008 at MAC stores, counters and maccosmetics.com.

MAC Little Darlings

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LITDARLN copy MAC Little Darlings
When bigger isn’t better! An assortment of promotional-sized glamour goodies for experimenting anew with eyes, cheeks, lips…small never looked so sexy! Dazzle and delight with mini-sets of Lipglass & Lustreglass, Pigments & Glitter, Softsparkle & Eye Pencils in MAC’s most cherished shades. Each set is encased in an elegant cylinder, wrapped in shiny, red patent paper. A gifted collection of bestsellers all gathered together for you and your favorite people.

Little Darlings: 5 Coral Lipglass/Lustreglass
Includes 5 mini-Lipglass/Lustreglass
* Lipglass: Underage, Ola Mango!, Pink Grapefruit
* Lustreglass: Wonderstruck, Budding

Little Darlings: 5 Pink Lipglass/Lustreglass
Includes 5 mini-Lipglass/Lustreglass
* Lipglass: Fleur Delight, Song And Dance,Magnetique
* Lustreglass: Flashmode, Little VI Suggested Retail Price

Little Darlings: 5 Neutral Lipglass/Lustreglass
Includes 5 mini-Lipglass/Lustreglass
* Lipglass: C-Thru, Mouthwatering, Languish
* Lustreglass: Love Nectar, Beaux

Little Darlings: 5 Warm Pigments/Glitter
Includes 5 mini-Pigments/Glitter
* Pigments: Gold Dusk, Gold Mode, Melon, Gold Stroke
* Glitter Reflects: Antique Gold

Little Darlings: 5 Cool Pigments/Glitter
Includes 5 mini-Pigments/Glitter
*Pigments: Frost, Quietly, Pinked Mauve, Teal
* Glitter Reflects: Blackened Red Suggested Retail Price

Little Darlings: 5 Softsparkle/Eye Pencil
Includes 5 mini-Softsparkle/Eye Pencil
* Softsparkle Peacocked, Mint & Olive, Chocolight
* Eye Pencil: Black Funk, Fab Orchid

Suggested Retail Price $29.50 U.S.

Available November 6, 2008 at MAC stores, counters and maccosmetics.com.

MAC Passions of Red

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passionsofred collection MAC Passions of Red
She-devil-sexy serpent-print embossed colour compacts to covet in five shades of passion – if passion is red, then red is passion. Bewitchingly bejewelled.

Decadent and fiery colours for eyes and lips are housed in brilliant jeweled casings. Beautifully embossed, jeweled compacts create the ultimate gift of glamour. Choose from four Eye Shadow palettes, with shades ranging from warm, cool, classic and smokey. Polish off the look with three luxurious Lip Palettes, complete with two lipsticks, one lipglass and a mini lip brush. Each compact is a treasured gift.

EYE SHADOW PALETTES

 MAC Passions of Red

Devoted Poppy: 6 Classic Eyes

Orange-red aluminum compact with an embossed snakeskin pattern. Coated in a glossy resin. Finished with a faux jewel. 213SE Brush with black handle and ferrule.
* Young Thing Light creamy peach
* In Awe Intense black with gold pearl
* Fall Deeply Frosty bright blue with white pearl
* Amourously Frosty antique gold
* Sweet Eyes Shimmery muted golden beige
* Awaken Frosty light green with golden pearl

Intriguing Scarlet: 6 Warm Eyes
Red-red aluminum compact with an embossed snakeskin pattern. Coated in a glossy resin. Finished with a faux jewel. 213SE Brush with black handle and ferrule.
* Warm Suede Frosty antiqued golden olive
* Grand Entrance Dirty deep green with green pearl
* Real Drama Dirty burgundy with red pearl
* Gentle Heat Light muted grey taupe
* Well Spiced Frosted warm peachy brown
* Sweet Joy Frosted creamy pale gold

Infatuating Rose: 6 Cool Eyes
Purple-red aluminum compact with an embossed snakeskin pattern. Coated in a glossy resin. Finished with a faux jewel. 213SE Brush with black handle and ferrule.
* Platonic Frosty greyed perwinkle
* Cavort Cool dirty lavender orchid
* Satisfy Slightly shimmery pale ballet pink
* Bonfete Frosty neutral mid-tone pink
* Deep Feelings Dirty deep violet indigo
* Feast Frosty pink plum

Fascinating Ruby: 6 Smoky Eyes
Burgundy-red aluminum compact with an embossed snakeskin pattern. Coated in a glossy resin. Finished with a faux jewel. 213SE Brush with black handle and ferrule.
* Scant Creamy white with pink pearl
* Satin Taupe Taupe brown with silvery bronze shimmer
* Dark Devotion Black brown
* Gorgeous Light silver with white pearl
* Ambience Cool mid-tone grey with silver sparkle
* Carbon Intense black

Suggested Retail Price $38.00 U.S.

LIP PALETTES

 MAC Passions of Red

Devoted Poppy: 3 Coral Lips

Orange-red aluminum compact with an embossed snakeskin pattern. Coated in a glossy resin. Finished with a faux jewel. 213SE Brush with black handle and ferrule.
* Lipstick: Devoted (Sheer mid-tone coral with subtle pearl), Soft Talk (Sheer bright reddish-coral with pearl)
* Lipglass: Transparent Love (Glossy apricot with golden red pearl)

Intriguing Scarlet: 3 Cool Pink Lips
Red-red aluminum compact with an embossed snakeskin pattern. Coated in a glossy resin. Finished with a faux jewel. 213SE Brush with black handle and ferrule.
* Lipstick: Make Me Melt (Frosty muted mid-tone pink), Overjoyed (Sheer yellow pink
with pearl)
* Lipglass: Sheer Vision (Glossy soft baby pink with multi-dimensional pearl)

Fascinating Ruby: 3 Plum Lips
Burgundy-red aluminum compact with an embossed snakeskin pattern. Coated in a glossy resin. Finished with a faux jewel. 213SE Brush with black handle and ferrule.
* Lipstick: Marvel (Sheer pink plum with subtle pearl), Insinuate (Sheer purple plum with gold pearl)
* Lipglass: Mutual Attraction (Glossy mid-tone plum with multi-dimensional pearl)

Suggested Retail Price $22.50 U.S.

Available October 16, 2008 at MAC stores, counters and maccosmetics.com.

Creme-a-licious!

Posted on by daneen in Lipgloss, Lipstick | 4 Comments

cremesheen Creme a licious!
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.

speak+louder+cremesheen Creme a licious!
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).

pinkarat Creme a licious!
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.

New From MAC: Manish Arora Collection

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manish+arora New From MAC: Manish Arora Collection
India’s top designer, Manish Arora, teams up with MAC to create an extravagant limited-edition color collection. With its kaleidoscopic clash of shades, gem-studded compacts and maximalist vibe, this makes Indian pop culture fashionably the rage!

The Manish Arora collection for MAC consists of an eyeshadow palette, lipstick, Lipglass and blush. All are sold out online, but may still be available in stores.

Recessionista’s Fabuless Pick of the Week: L’Oreal Paris HIP Jelly Balm

Posted on by daneen in Fabuless Pick of the Week, Lip Balm, Lipgloss | 5 Comments

jellybalm Recessionistas Fabuless Pick of the Week: LOreal Paris HIP Jelly BalmI am absolutely obsessed with L’Oreal Paris HIP Jelly Balm right now. They’re the poor (wo)man’s MAC Tendertones…except they’re better, IMO.

The creamy balm lends a juicy pop of color to lips without the stickiness of your average gloss. The six shades have a magic quality that flatter all skin tones (I am partial to Plush). They’re so moutwatering and moisturizing that they render your chapstick obsolete. And when you’re having a bad day, HIP Jelly Balm is the perfect pick-me-up beauty buy.

They smell like cotton candy, taste like caramel, and cost less than $10. Does it get any better?

Buy the entire set without breaking the bank.

Available at mass market retail stores and at drugstore.com.

MAC Ungaro

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UNGARO COL MAC UngaroLive from backstage at the Fall 2008 Collections, It-Boy designer, Esteban Cortazar, and MAC have come together to create a special colour collection as dreamy, refined, and, well, Parisienne as anything this side of the Avenue Georges V, exclusively ours! A limited edition for lips, cheeks, eyes…chez Ungaro, only for MAC.

“Our association with Ungaro is really exciting as we’ve supported Esteban for many years. He’s reflective of an attitude and movement for venerable fashion houses to reinvent their brands by employing new emerging talent, something that’s a core value of MAC,” explains Creative Director, James Gager.

The collaboration also represents the many personalities and aesthetics to which MAC makeup appeals. “MAC’s a high/low fashion brand,” continues Gager. “We follow equally couture and street culture, a sense of yin and yang is inherent to the brand and our customers – heavy-duty dramatic makeup alongside that which is girly, fresh and light. Following from our dramatic and outrageous collaboration with McQueen last year, we felt that Ungaro represented another side of MAC’s personality.”

UngaroLipstick MAC Ungaro
LIPSTICK
Pure Rose: Pastel pink with white pearl
Freckletone: Neutral yellow-toned beige
Suggested Retail Price: $14.00

Ungaro cruisecontrol MAC Ungaro
LIPGLASS
Pastel Emotion: Pastel pink with white pearl
Suggested Retail Price: $14.00

U seethrough notsoshy MAC Ungaro
SEE-THRU LIP COLOR
Not So Shy!: Jewel-tone berry stain
Suggested Retail Price: $14.00

Ungaro eyeshadow coral MAC Ungaro
EYE SHADOW
Soft Flower: Clean, mid-tone coral
Lilac Touch: Dirty mid-tone violet
Mineral Deep: cool brown
Phloof!: Frosted off-white (not shown)
Suggested Retail Price: $14.50

U creambase crushedrose MAC Ungaro
CREAM COLOUR BASE
Crushed Bougainvillea: Jewel-tone berry stain
Fresh Morning: Soft muted pastel pink
Suggested Retail Price: $16.50

UngaroPowderCompact 009 MAC Ungaro
BEAUTY POWDER
Flower Mist Dew Clean brightening pink
Suggested Retail Price: $22.00

Technakohlauto de blue MAC Ungaro
TECHNAKOHL LINER
Auto-de-blu: Amethyst
Suggested Retail Price: $14.50

LoudLash BoomBrown 006 MAC Ungaro
ZOOM LASH
Lofty Brown: Ultra-rich blackened cocoa brown
Suggested Retail Price: $12.00

BrowSet mink MAC Ungaro
BROW SET
Mink: Dirty brown
Suggested Retail Price: $13.50

Available
North America October 9, 2008 at all MAC locations and maccosmetics.com.
International October 2008 at all MAC locations and maccosmetics.com.

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