Today, after attending the Cashman & Associates Girls’ Day Out event, Mama Spoiled Pretty and I headed over to Macy’s for some extra innings of shopping. Mom was kinda working my last nerve, shopping up a storm, then asking me (aka telling me) to carry her heavy bags. But then she spotted a $180 Michael Kors dress – in my size – for $9. Can you even believe? So all was forgiven and Philadelphia has since been re-named the City of Motherly Love. Anyway, despite saving $171 on the dress, it still wasn’t my most satisfying purchase of the day.
Before mom and I headed for the petites department, we stopped at the MAC counter and had a ball playing with the makeup. At first, mom was all, “What do you need more MAC makeup for?” Obviously, I did not inherit my product addiction from my mother. But after watching me get all done up, thanks to the talented and knowledgeable MAC makeup artist Jillian, she too was bitten by the MAC bug. Jillian gave her a very sophisticated smoky eye and mom ended up buying both of the shadows Jillian used – Nehru (muted bluish black) and Knight Divine (black w/ silver pearl).
For my fabulous purchase (you’re going to be green with envy), watch the video:
The advanced formula gloss saturates lips with a high-impact shine. Vitamins and hyaluronic acid deeply moisturize, fill in lines, and naturally plump for the perfect glossy pit. Wear it alone or over any lip color – the reflective pearlescent shade looks stunning on every skin tone. $19
Bobbi Brown introduces her new Platinum Collection – a necessary indulgence for any Bobbi Brown fan!
The collection features the new limited-edition Platinum Pink Shimmer Brick which comes in a unique metallic silver finish and contains five bars of color that will beautifully highlight cheeks or anywhere you want to add shimmer. The shades included: soft pink, platinum, bright pink, golden coral and rose, can be blended together or used individually.
Bobbi also introduces her new, limited-edition Shimmering Body Oil which is infused with pink and platinum pearls. Perfect for giving skin a radiant glow, the oil also moisturizes and conditions with a blend of essential oils. Lightly fragranced, the Shimmering Body Oil features a sneak peek of Bobbi’s Party, a new fragrance that will debut Holiday 2009!
I was having such a fabulous time that I was tempted to blow off my 8pm train back to Philly. Seriously, it was better than my fantasy of being “accidentally” locked in a Sephora overnight. And you should see the gift bag that they gave out at the end. It’s unbelievable (and it weighed, like, 20 pounds). Don’t hate. Appreciate.
The best part of CEW was learning about – and testing – products that haven’t been released yet, such as MAC’s upcoming Dazzleglass Collection.
By popular demand, MAC is creating a permanent collection of these brilliant glosses – to be released next month. I am particularly enamored with three nude/caramel-y shades that are so succulent, I need them in my life right now. Yesterday even. Here’s hoping this collection has an early March launch date, because I am in dire need of some Dazzleglass. Mama needs her MAC medicine, okaaaay?