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Upcoming collection: M.A.C. Surf Baby!

My favourite season!! Love bright colours and bronzed looks!  I usually like/get excited for the M.A.C. summer collection and this one does not disappoint.  M.A.C introduces some new items and repromotes some others.
Collection comes out officially in North America on May 26th.  All info courtesy of Specktra.net. Photo via M.A.C.

Photo coutesy of M.A.C. Cosmetics

Grab the board, hop in the Jeep, cruise the Pacific Coast Highway… Surf’s up! The lure of the endless summer starts here with My Paradise Cheek Powder, Summer Stash of Crushed Metallic Pigments, Hibiscus Lipstick and Splashproof Lash Mascara that just won’t smudge. Colourful, lustrous, and full of life…journey to a world where feeling the rush means taking a risk. Hang Ten!

Lipstick

  • Hibiscus – Bright orange coral (lustre)
  • Naturally Eccentric [Repromote] –  Creamy white nude (cremesheen)
  • Mocha [Repromote] – Peachy yellow-brown (satin)
  • Bust Out! – Dirty mid-tone violet (lustre)

Eyeshadow

  • Saffron – Deep coral caramel (satin)
  • Short Shorts – Frosty white champagne (frost)
  • Sun Blonde – Dirty yellow gold (frost)
  • Surf USA – Frosted teal (frost)
  • Swell Baby – Mid-tone grey (satin)

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Punchy colours for NARS summer 2011

So the summer collections keep rolling in!  NARS brings together turquoises and guavas for their summer offering.

Image courtesy of NARS Cosmetics

According to NARS:

The Summer 2011 collection is a range of warm, sophisticated, shimmering shades, punctuated with shots of vivid, nature-defying color. Eyes are washed in icy sea foam, silver-green and frozen turquoise. Lips are infused with mandarin orange gloss and hot pink matte color. The look is finished with nails in bold sunflower yellow or matte opaque white for a modern, edgy effect that’s strictly NARS.

So you want to wear makeup: Cheeks

Hey guys!!!!

Another installment of my series.  Today’s focus is on the cheeks.

A soft glow, image courtesy Jeanillebonterre.com

I must admit that this is an area that I have only recently gotten into.  I’m all about the eyes but I have come to realize that the right cheek colour and application could take a look to another level!!!

Again, there are many different formulations for cheek colours and these include:

  • Powder (the most popular)
  • Gel
  • Creams (my new favourite!)
  • Liquids
  • Mousses

So there is something there for everyone, you just need to find something that suits you.

There are a few things to take into consideration when selecting your cheek colour and formula:

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