MAC Fashion Sets Collection Swatches, Photos & Review

MAC Fashion Sets

Lookie what just landed on my desk! MAC Fashion Sets is a new limited edition collection for those who are super color coordinated. Or just sometimes want to be. 😉

This collection was created from the most popular shades across the globe. MAC decided to create a three piece collection from seven of their famous lip products. Each set contains a lipstick, lipglass and nail lacquer.

Here are the top selling shades and countries where they rank #1:

  • Spice – a best-selling lip pencil in Canada, Brazil, Italy, Mexico, UK, Venezuela, Chile, Peru, Argentina, Philippines, Singapore, Spain, Portugal, Thailand, India, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Kuwait, Bahrain, Lebanon, Oman, United Arab Emirates and Travel Retail.
  • Myth – #1 selling lipstick in Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Estonia and Finland.
  • Russian Red – #1 selling lipstick in Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, Austria, Singapore and Venezuela.
  • Snob – #1 selling lipstick in Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Peru, Argentina and Travel Retail.
  • Chestnut – #1 selling lip pencil in the US.
  • Rebel – Deep wine cult fav.
  • Girl About Town – A popular go-to bright fuchsia!

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NYX The Crimson Amulet Collection Inspired by Dark Shadows Swatches, Photos & Review

NYX The Crimson Amulet

If you know me at all and have been reading my blog for awhile you know I am a HUGE Tim Burton fan. Love, love, love, love him. Want to live inside his movies. When I heard a year or so ago that he was making Dark Shadows (a 70’s TV series) into a movie with Johnny Depp (of course) I must admit I was super excited.

When I finally started seeing previews recently at first I thought it looked REALLY overly campy and lame. But I have totally changed my tune because I love the entire cast (Johnny Depp, Eva Green, Helena Bonham Carter, Michelle Pfeiffer) and the makeup and costumes look totally fabulous.

Then I heard NYX was coming out with The Crimson Amulet Collection, which is a giant makeup palette inspired by the movie. I knew I needed to see this sucker in person!

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This palette features 24 eyeshadows both shimmery and matte, 4 blushes, 1 bronzer, an illuminator, an eyeshadow base, a liquid eyeliner and four lipglosses. The colors run the gamut from jewel-toned to subtle and natural.

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Orly Cool Romance for Spring 2012 Swatches & Review

Orly Cool Romance is a new spring collection featuring six new shades.

Don’t expect mega color in your face with this collection. Think of the words soft, subtle, understated, feminine and pretty.

The formula with most of these was really good, but thin. Most are fairly sheer, so you will need three coats for complete coverage.

Orly Prelude To A Kiss
Prelude To A Kiss

Prelude To A Kiss is a pink/peach creme. This polish was one of the thicker ones, yet a little uneven. I did manage to get it decent with just two coats.

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Spoiled Shuffle The Deck.

Milani Powder Eyeshadow for Spring 2012 Swatches & Review

Milani has a new product out this spring called Powder Eyeshadows. They have twelve pigmented shades of this powder shadow out now which come in a matte or pearl finish.

These shadows run the gamut from neutral and soft to super bold and bright. Something for everyone!

My experience with the pigmentation varied depending on the type of shadow it was. The matte shades seemed a little patchy and chalky. Harder to blend. The pearl shades were really even, smooth and pigmented.

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