30.3.12

MAC Hey Sailor! Summer 2012

Lipstick
RACER - Bright yellow red (satin)
TO CATCH A SAILOR - Highly frosted tan (frost)
SALUTE! - Neutral peach (amplified)
SAIL LA VIE - Bright mid-tone orange (satin)


Lipglass
CUT LOOSE - White gold with pearl
ORANGE TEMPERA - Pale peach (repromote)
RIVIERA LIFE - Bright tangerine
BLESSEDLY RICH - Pale coral
SEND ME SAILING - Bright yellow red


Pro Longwear Lip Pencil
SAUNTER - Pale nude beige
THROW ME A LINE! - Bright true red
SHORE LEAVE Light - vibrant coral


Eyeshadow
CRYSTAL AVALANCHE - White with reflects (veluxe pearl) (permanent)
BAREFOOT - Tarnished gold (veluxe pearl)
JAUNTY - Light yellow beige (frost)
FEELING FRESH - Bright green (frost)
NAUTICAL - Navy Blue (satin)

Pigment
OLD GOLD - High frosted tarnished gold (frost) (permanent)
NAVAL BLUE - Deep smoky blue (frost) (permanent, PRO)

Powerpoint Eye Pencil
HANDFORGED - Metallic yellow gold (repromote)
EMERALD SEA - Kelly green
BLUE STRIPE - Dark navy


Bronzing Powder
SOFT SAND - Golden bronze with fine gold pearl
REFINED GOLDEN - Finely spun golden with soft pearl finish (permanent)

Pro Longwear Bronzing Powder
NUDE ON BOARD - Bronzy, yellow tone
SUN DIPPED - Dirty red tone


High-Light Powder
CREW - Soft peachy cream with fine shimmer
Powder Blush
LAUNCH AWAY! - True peach (satin)
FLEET FAST - Pinky, golden coral (satin)


Nail Lacquer
VESTRAL WHITE - Creamy white (creme) (repromote)
TOUCH OF RED - Bright yellow red (creme)
GOLD KNOT - Brass gold (frost)


To the Beach Body Oil
SEASIDE - Dirty blushy pink with multidimensional sparkles
MAN RAYS - Glowing tan with multidimensional golden shimmer


Suntint SPF20 Liquid Lip Balm
SEA MIST - Peachy nude with multidimensional pearl
AU ROSÉ - Poppy coraly pink with gold pearl
ABALONE - See through hot pink with no pearl


Brush 167SH Face Blender

Zoom Waterfast Lash Waterfast Black

GONE SAILING MAKEUP BAG SET
GONE SAILING TOTE

Love these images from MAC's upcoming summer collection. No doubt if I have the money I will be purchasing a few items. I'm guessing this collection will be available in the UK in either May or June. The official US release date is end of May. I think we got last years Surf Baby collection before the US. Cant wait to see some swatches of these!!
p.s. I found these images online and have credited the source. If you click on the source link you can view more images of the products

25.3.12

Bourjois Healthy Balance Compact Powder

A bit of a random purchase for me. Saw this as I was having a look in Boots and as I suffer with an oily t-zone I'm always on the lookout for blotting powders.

Health Balance Powder claims to give a 10 hour matt radiant complexion with Asian fruit therapy to balance the skin.
I bought the lightest shade Vanille which is too dark for my snow white skin. The powder has a nice fruity smell and is easy to blend into the skin, leaving a matt but radiant finish. Sadly the oil control isn't very good. My skin started to look shiny within around 2 hours so I constantly need to blot with this. I think this cost around £8.49 which I think is on the pricey side for a drugstore brand, especially as there is no powder puff with it. I like Bourjois as a brand but I wont be repurchasing this item.

24.3.12

MAC Purring Tendertone


MAC Purring Tendertone is from the MAC Shop Mac Cook collection. MAC release so many collections I can barely keep up. I only bought this one item. I did originally want hot n saucy but it was sold out so I plumped for this instead.


Its crazy bright in the pot but on the lips it just adds a sheer wash of colour.


This is pretty much a tinted lipbalm. It smells and tastes like sweets. Not unpleasant but I'm not crazy about it either. I think this was priced £11.50 which is pricey for what it is but it is very comfortable to wear and makes lips feel soft after use. I think I'll get a lot of use out of it over summer when I tend to reach for a balm instead of lippy.

Revlon Lip Butters

Revlon Lip Butters are a new addition to the UK market. They've already caused quite a stir over the pond and not being able to resist the hype, I ordered a few from Boots.com to see what the fuss was about.

From left to right : sugar frosting/strawberry shortcake/cupcake/sweet tart/candy apple



Sugar frosting: very pale pink
Strawberry shortcake: light bubblegum pink
Cupcake: sheer blue pink
Sweet tart: bright cool pink
Candy apple: bright warm red

Revlon Lip Butters have a balm like texture, very comfortable to wear and provide a hint of colour to the lips. The darker shades like sweet tart and candy apple are fairly pigmented, much more so than the lighter shades. I really like these as they dont highlight dry lips nor do they dry lips out. Peach parfait is next on my purchase list.
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