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Category Archives: Powder

MAC Heavenly Creature Swatches and Review

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… Continue Reading

Makeup Wars: The $20 Makeup Challenge

The Makeup Wars group is at it again, this time with the $20 makeup challenge. The premise behind the challenge is that you have lost your makeup and have only $20 to replace it. What do you do? It started as a YouTube tag meme and we decided to blog it. I also did a… Continue Reading

Beauty Blogger’s Favorite Products

Beauty bloggers try a lot of products, and we see tons of both the good and the bad. So, when a beauty blogger has a favorite makeup, hair care, skin care, or beauty product item, it well worth taking notice! 30 Days of Beauty, Day 30: The Best Beauty Products, What The Bloggers Use Below… Continue Reading

MAC Chenman Swatches

Chen Man is a Chinese fashion photography star with a series of of covers for Vision, the first avant-garde fashion magazine in China. She has now collaborated with MAC cosmetics for a new collection that features a range of pinks and blues for a striking look.  Here are some photos and swatches from the MAC Chenman… Continue Reading

MAC Vera Swatches Pearl Matte Face Powder

The MAC Vera collection is perfect for flowery spring looks and includes two pretty pearlmatte face powders, Sunday Afternoon, and Flower Fantasy.   Below is a photo of my Sunday Afternoon powder. Here is a swatch of MAC Vera Sunday Afternoon. This is done sweeping across the entire pan to pick up all of the… Continue Reading

MAC Semi-Precious Swatches, Photos, and Review

MAC Semi-Precious Swatches: Eye Shadow, Mineralize Blush, and Mineralize Skinfinish The MAC Semi-Precious collection offers twelve very well pigmented mineralize eye shadows,  three blushes, and four Mineralize Skinfinish luminizers/blushes/bronzers. In the past when MAC has done mineralized eye shadow I found that some of the shades ended up a bit muddy at times, but this… Continue Reading

MAC Surf Baby Swatches

The Mac Surf Baby collection has a summer bronze theme that will work well if you are a bronzer fan. I’m not really loving the eye shadows in this collection except for the teal blue, but it does have two really nice sets of metallic pigments. I also love the lipsticks and balms (which really… Continue Reading

MAC Fashion Flower Swatches

The MAC Fashion Flower Collection contains a number of brightly colored shadows inspired by spring floral blossoms. For lip product swatches, head on over to my post on Girl Gloss: MAC Fashion Flower Lipstick Swatches. In the eye shadows, I particularly like the lighter shades in the fashion flower collection, which includes a beautiful matte… Continue Reading

The Best Face Powders

Finding the best face powder can be a bit tricky. There are plenty of good ones, but there are also plenty that are so full of talc and fillers that they look chalky or pasty, especially in the cheaper brands. The below article, syndicated from Total Beauty, has their reader’s favorites. I’m actually not a… Continue Reading

MAC Wonder Woman Swatches, the Face Products

The MAC Wonder Woman Collection has some great supersized products, including a couple of nice Mineralize Skinfinish bronzers. Also available are two blushes and some brush sets and cases. Below are swatches of the face products from the Wonder Woman collection. To see all of the eye products check here: MAC Wonder Woman Eye Shadow… Continue Reading