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MAC Pro Lip Palette Swatches Editorial Reds

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MAC has released a number of new MAC Pro Lip Palettes for fall. I received the Editorial Reds palette to review. Here are my photos, swatches, and a quick video review. The palette has the following shades: Russian Red, Lady Danger Dare You, On Hold MAC Red, and Ruby Woo. Interestingly, my palette seems to […]

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MAC Cremesheen + Pearl Collection Swatches, Review, and Video

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The MAC Cremesheen+Pearl Collection is perfect for anyone who likes pretty, feminine, shades. The collection features 8 lispstcks and 7 cremesheen glass chased in soft shades with a hint of pearl. Below are swatches. From right to left are the shades Dynasty at Dusk, Double Happiness, Pink Pearl Pop, Sunny Seoul,  and Saigon Summer. The […]

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MAC By Request Swatches, Review, Video

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Back in March or so, MAC cosmetics ran voting for the return of some favorite shades from past collections. Now the winners have been announced in the MAC By Request Collection. I received the collection and did up a few swatches and a quick video review. I was happy to see the Moth Brown eye […]

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Makeup Wars Most Expensive Face Challenge

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    This time around, the Makeup Wars bloggers are putting on our most expensive faces! This one surprised me. I don’t necessarily collect a ton of luxury items, and many of the things I used are more mid-range, yet my total came up to a rather shocking amount that is revealed at the end […]

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5 Beauty Products to Try This Summer

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It is important to update your beauty arsenal as you make the transition from cool weather to warm weather. Just as you have to fight the cold winter air that dries out  hair and skin, you must adjust your beauty routine to stand up to heat and humidity. Ideally, beauty products should give way to […]

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MAC Heavenly Creature Swatches and Review

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The MAC Heavenly Creature Collection features a number of mineralize products, along with skin care. If you have never used MAC Volcanic Ash Exfoliator before, or if you need a refill, grab it now! It is jet black and a bit messy, but boy does it rock as an exfoliator! I use it in the […]

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Makeup Wars: MAC Satin Taupe Swatches

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Welcome to the first edition of Makeup Wars, where beauty bloggers get together and battle it out with features of their favorite products! Episode One starts with the Battle of the Taupes. My favorite is MAC Satin Taupe, with NARS Lhasa a close second, so I am providing both for purposes of comparison. To see […]

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MAC Nail Lacquers Swatches

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MAC is introducing a full set of nail polishes to their permanent collection. They always had a few nail lacquers and would also include limited edition shades in their collections, but now MAC will offer 31 nail polish shades. Here are photos of the MAC Nail Lacquers swatches from a nail card taken in full […]

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MAC Hey Sailor Swatches

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The MAC Hey Sailor collection offers nautical themed bright shades which MAC seems to like to put out in summer collections. It is a good sized collection with something for everyone. Below are swatches of some of the items in the collection. The three eye shadow swatches below are the shades Feeling Fresh, Nautical Navy, […]

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MAC Beth Ditto Collection Swatches

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The MAC Beth Ditto Collection offers a number of items, but the primary focus items for me were the shade and smoke shadow/liners with two shades on each liner and pro longwear lipcreme. The shade and smoke shadow/liners offer duos of a thick liner and a powdery, high pigment shadow. I like the colors, but […]