Tag: mac cosmetics

 
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MAC x Aaliyah Lip Pencils Reviews, Photos, Swatches

Follow Your Heart MAC Follow Your Heart Lip Pencil ($17.50 for 0.05 oz.) is a rich red with subtle, cool undertones and a matte finish. It had nearly opaque pigmentation that applied fairly well; it was drier as it was a lip pencil formula, but it yielded color without having to press hard, and I … Read More

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MAC Margin Powder Blush Review, Photos, Swatches

Margin MAC Margin Powder Blush ($24.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a soft, peachy copper with warm undertones and a frosted sheen. It had good color coverage that applied evenly and smoothly to bare skin. The powder was soft, smooth to the touch, and dense but not too stiff to pick up easily with a brush. … Read More

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MAC Plum Foolery Powder Blush Review, Photos, Swatches

Plum Foolery MAC Plum Foolery Powder Blush ($24.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a soft, medium plum with warm undertones and a satin sheen. It appeared more shimmery when swatched than it did once buffed and blended on my cheeks, as it seemed to take on more of a satin-to-natural finish–glowing but not overtly shimmery or … Read More

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Wearing the New MAC Aaliyah Collection (VIDEO REVIEW)

You know what I just realized?? I just realized that I can tie different eras from my teens and 20s to Aaliyah’s music. Like, Jen, Cindy and I played Back and Forth SO MUCH in the summer before I left for college, and then in the spring of my senior year at Davis, Are You … Read More

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Swatches: MAC x Aaliyah Collection

MAC x Aaliyah Collection features an eyeshadow palette, bronzing powder, four lipsticks, four lipglosses, and two lip pencils. Here are swatches! MAC x Aaliyah Collection Lovesmoke Magic Moor Care 4 You Creative Copper That Somebody Princess of Soul Deception Gingersnap Dance in the Dark   1 in a Million   At Your Best You Are … Read More

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MAC x Aaliyah Street Thing & Try Again Lipstick Reviews, Photos, Swatches

Street Thing MAC Street Thing Lipstick ($18.50 for 0.10 oz.) is a soft black with subtle, cool undertones and multi-colored shimmer and faint sparkle. It had semi-opaque pigmentation and would probably be better paired with the Nevermore lip pencil from the collection, as it did not apply that evenly and looked patchy in places due … Read More

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MAC x Aaliyah Baby Girl Bronzing Powder Review, Photos, Swatches

Baby Girl MAC Baby Girl Bronzing Powder ($28.00 for 0.35 oz.) is a soft, light-medium brown with warm, orange undertones and flecks of gold sparkle over a mostly matte finish. The texture felt smooth to the touch, but it was stiffer and drier, which made it difficult to pickup product without really jabbing the surface … Read More

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MAC x Aaliyah Hot Like & More Than a Woman Lipstick Reviews, Photos, Swatches

Hot Like MAC Hot Like Lipstick ($18.50 for 0.10 oz.) is a brighter, medium red with neutral undertones and a natural sheen with faint pearl. It had nearly opaque color payoff in a single layer, which applied evenly on my lips and adhered well without emphasizing my lip lines. The lipstick was lightly creamy, lightweight, … Read More

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MAC x Aaliyah Age Ain’t Nothing Eyeshadow x 9 Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

Age Ain’t Nothing MAC Age Ain’t Nothing Eyeshadow x 9 Palette ($32.00 for 0.19 oz.) is a new, limited edition neutral palette that releases June 20th online. Five of the nine shades have been released before (across various palettes/collections), but I personally felt that the formulation behind the eyeshadows (in general) was different than MAC’s … Read More

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10 runway beauty trends that work just as well at music festivals

Festival looks can go hand in hand with ill-judged beauty throwbacks and rather loose and free approach to glitter. But with the new invigorated mood of “anything goes”, a few looks taken straight from the spring/summer 2018 catwalk could see you through any festival, anytime, anywhere. No makeup glow Image: Getty This is a low-key … Read More