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MAC Holiday 2011 Swatches Ice Parade Palette

The 2011 MAC Holiday Collection, Glitter and Ice, and Ice Parade are now available! I ordered a couple of items that particularly interested me to swatch. This post takes a look at the MAC Ice Parade Snowglobe Sultry Palette. The packaging for the Ice Parade collection is rather interesting. The look is futuristic and modern,… Continue Reading

The 12 days of Beauty: 12 Luxury Holiday Beauty Gifts

The article below, syndicated from Total Beauty is focused on the 12 days of Christmas in terms of beauty gifts, many of which are luxury items.  While it says to pamper yourself, and you certainly could get these items to do that, it also really is a neat little gift guide, since it points out… Continue Reading

Bobbi Brown Holiday Collection 2010

Bobbi Brown is one of the best cosmetics companies around for high quality neutral makeup.  Bobbi Brown has classic shades that will work for just about anyone. At the holidays the line always features some particularly nice metallics. This year those are seen in the limited edition Bobbi Brown Modern Classic Palette, which I really,… Continue Reading

MAC Holiday Collection 2010

This year MAC cosmetics takes on a tartan theme with their 2010 Holiday Collection, a Tartan Tale.  As always, MAC includes some great palettes and makeup kits that would be perfect as holiday gifts or great for yourself if you are looking for some new holiday shades. MAC’s eyeshadows are always a great value because… Continue Reading

Estee Lauder Holiday Collection

Estee Lauder’s Holiday Collection for 2010 feature several limited edition eye shadow palettes with rather nice shades and new lip shades, but the incredible value is the Glamour is Golden Set, available for $55 with any Estee Lauder purchase.  This set, which would be an ideal gift or perfect as your own personal holiday collection… Continue Reading

MAC Holiday A Tartan Tale Eye Kit Swatches

The 2010 MAC Holiday Makeup Collection, A Tartan Tale,  hits the stores on October 28. Included are four eye shadow kits. Each kit has six shades. The covers of the palettes all have a soft tartan top. As is usual for MAC, the shades are well tinted and wear very well. Obviously these kits would… Continue Reading

MAC Holiday Collection Nail Polish Swatches

Selections from the MAC Cosmetics holiday collection, A Tartan Tale, just landed on my doorstep. Right off, I was interested in the nail polishes because, new for MAC this year, is a gift tin with five mini nail polishes in it. I love MAC polish, and the idea of getting 5 at once thrills me.… Continue Reading

Lancome Holiday Beauty Box

Lancome has a great Holiday Beauty box deal that is $52 with any $36 purchase: The Lancome Limited Edition Holiday Beauty Box contains the following: – Creme Radiance Clarifying Cream-to-Foam Cleanser (2 oz.). – Rénergie Microlift R.A.R.E.™ Superior Lifting Cream SPF 15 Sunscreen (0.5 oz.). – Full-size Bi-Facil Double Action Eye Makeup Remover (4.2 oz.).… Continue Reading

Estee Lauder Holiday Collection

Estee Lauder has some nice kits out for Christmas 2009. I especially like the brush kit. Estee Lauder brushes are attractive, and hold up well. The addition of a case with the set is rather nice. Also rather pretty is the eyeshadow palette. It has an attractive holiday case and nice shades. Estee Lauder eye… Continue Reading