Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Introducing MAC Cosmetics alice + olivia Collection

Introducing M·A·C alice + olivia
If Alice fell down the rabbit hole and met a Makeup Artist instead of the Mad Hatter, M·A·C alice + olivia is the curiously gorgeous collection she’d be rocking! Hip, playful, unpretentious and unabashedly fun, M·A·C is thrilled to announce the latest collaboration with the most adorably fabulous fashionista we know, designer Stacey Bendet of cult-fave line, alice + olivia. Celebrities, socials and all-around cool girls from coast to coast are obsessed with a + o’s uptown-meets-downtown aesthetic and colourful, playful vibe, so the inspiration for the makeup collection was a cinch!
The collection includes: Three mouth-wateringly delicious new shades of Dazzleglass Creme, three absolutely shimmering, colour-saturated Pigments, and Nail Lacquer in three “it” shades were made to totally compliment any party frock.
This collection is much anticipated and I personally cannot wait to try out the rest of the collection when it hits store. For now though I have a some swatches of the So Rich So Pretty nail lacquer which is an amazing purple shade with a hint of pearl and the If It Sparkles pigment which is a nice bright white with hints of pink in it.
So Rich So Pretty swatched. Check out the amazing blue flecks!

What I liked about the Nail Lacquer:
  • Highly pigmented
  • Dried super fast
  • Amazing shade of purple
  • Loved the hint of pear l in it
What I disliked about the Nail Lacquer:
  • Nothing! Other than my lack of application skill which has nothing to do with the lacquer at all :)
If It Sparkles… S watched (its very hard to see the pink in it but its actually really beautiful in person)


What I liked about the pigment:
  • As always Mac pigment sizes are very generous and a little goes a long way
  • The hint of pink in it made the white softer looking
Wh at I disliked about the pigment:
  • It can sometimes be a bit messy once opened

Dazzleglass Creme ($18.00 U.S. / $21.50 CDN)

  • Sparklicious Creamy pale pinky white with soft multi-dimensional pearl (Limited Edition)
  • If it’s Pink… Hot pink with soft multi-dimensional pearl (Limited Edition)
  • I.Want.Candy. Hot yellow with soft multi-dimensional pearl (Limited Edition)

Pigment ($19.50 U.S. / $23.50 CDN)

  • Later. Black with transforming purple pearl (Limited Edition)
  • If It Sparkles… White with transforming pink pearl (Limited Edition)
  • Partylicious Turquoise with silver pearl (Limited Edition)

Nail Lacquer ($12.00 U.S. / $14.50 CDN)

  • Morning.After. Creamy turquoise (Cream) (Limited Edition)
  • So Rich So Pretty Bright purple with pearl (Frost) (Limited Edition)
  • Military Black matte with silver suede pearl (Matte with Pearl) (Limited Edition)
Available for a limited time only July 8, 2010 through August 2010.


* These products were sent by Mac Cosmetics for consideration however all reviews are based on my honest opinions.
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3 comments:

Lisa Ng on July 6, 2010 at 3:27 PM said...

I love the rock & roll packaging and the inspiration from Alice in Wonderland. Great post!

The Informed Makeup Maven on July 8, 2010 at 7:33 PM said...

So loving Morning After and Military!

I've never used MAC polishes. Are they long wearing?

Farah on July 12, 2010 at 9:27 AM said...

they are long wearing IF you add a top coat which i didnt so they chipped within days but next time I will def add a top coat.

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