A lovely reader requested that I do a lip swatch of MAC Thrills lipstick. What I have is Thrills from the original release (not the recent To The Beach collection), hence its not in special packaging - but the product  itself is still the same!

MAC Thrills is a rose colour with a gold frost, so overall it looks coral to me. I find that it is a darker and more pigmented version of the coveted Lollipop Loving lipstick.

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What do you think? Would you wear this? ♥

27/05/2010

MAC Thrills Lipstick

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Here are some scans of the MAC To The Beach collection portions of ViVi magazine's July 2010 issue! The photos are so pretty and colourful! Keep reading for more photos and products used in the looks! ♥

26/05/2010

ViVi Magazine July 2010 and MAC To The Beach Collection~ !

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You've probably seen a lot of TopShop makeup reviews already, and this is one to add to them! I bought these a few weeks ago, but only have time to blog about this now. My school year's finally finished! Projects done and handed in. I'm so happy :) I guess I have a lot of posts to catch up on. But anyway, moving back on topic...

I was really impressed by the quality of Topshop's makeup. And when I was at the store, I actually felt a similarity of these to MAC products! Their blushes were cream-to-powder finishes like the limited edition MAC in Lillyland blushes, their lipglosses were really sticky but with a slight vanilla scent, they had mineralized eyeshadows that were so beautiful and pigmented. I loved the quality. I just wished they had a bigger range of colours! ♥

So I got two products... a crayon in Sun Shower and a highlighter in Sun Beam. Keep reading for reviews, photos and swatches! :)

23/05/2010

Topshop Makeup: Sun Beam and Sun Shower



I'm sure you all have seen it in the different blogs. MAC has finally confirmed a Disney villain-themed collection, due to come out this September. I just watched the trailer/sneak peek here.


Based on the video, it seems this collection will include the following Disney villains:

Cruella de Vil
From 101 Dalmatians, she is the ultimate fashionista villain!

Maleficent

the Queen
Snow White's step-mother

Dr. Facilier

Based on this list, I'm looking forward to The Queen and Cruella de Vil -inspired products the most. I'm curious as to how they will incorporate Maleficent and Dr. Facilier though. Voodoo-inspired packaging anyone? :)

What do you think? ♥

19/05/2010

MAC Venomous Villains Collection - Sneak Peek and List of Villains~! ♥

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Hi everyone! Here's a look featuring some products I got from  the MAC To The Beach collection. It's actually the first time I've used bright lime green eyeshadow; it just looks so intimidating in the pan! But to be honest, I actually really like it. It's such a pretty colour - I hope you agree! Well as usual, products I used and more photos after the jump! ♥

16/05/2010

LOOK: Green Smokey Eye with Products from MAC To The Beach Collection! ♥

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Here's a quick look I did with products from the MAC Pret a Papier collection. Hope you like it! ♥ Products I used and more photos after the jump xx

12/05/2010

LOOK: Pretty Corals with MAC Pret a Papier ♥

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The MAC To The Beach collection coming up this May has a lot of re-promoted products, and I have a few of them. I know a lot of you may not have these products in your collection yet, and I would like to share a few swatches of what I have so you might have an idea as to which products you should check out in this collection. Personally, I love every single product I have here, and I am happy to consider them as must-haves for the collection. Keep reading for more photos, swatches and comparison swatches! All swatches done on NC30 skin ♥

11/05/2010

MAC To The Beach Collection Review & Swatches! ♥

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I got these items last week from a fellow blogger's sale. Benefit One Hot Minute and Illamasqua Dixie. Can you believe it? They're my first Benefit and Illamasqua products! Reviews, Swatches and Comparison swatches after the jump~! ♥

09/05/2010

Benefit One Hot Minute and Illamasqua Dixie

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I'm so happy to be given the opportunity to review these products from Cellnique. *Thank you Selina! I've been using these for three weeks now and I can say that their products are pretty good and have done well for my skin. I was sent the Oxygen Mousse Cleanser, Intensive Hydrating Complex, Skin Action Sebum Gel, and Derma Whitening Essence. Keep reading for my reviews on the individual products!

08/05/2010

Cellnique Skin Care Review

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Hi everyone! I got a few goodies from the Pret a Papier collection when it was released on Thursday. I must say, I love every single product I got. Everything's really pretty and wearable for every day. I think I'll get a lot of use out of these. Reviews, swatches and comparison swatches after the jump! ♥

07/05/2010

MAC Pret a Papier Collection Haul! ♥

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I love it when ViVi magazine (one of the most popular Asian magazines) covers the latest MAC collections and uses them in looks with their models. This one is from the June 2010 issue with the gorgeous Chikako, and has bits about the MAC Pret-a-Papier collection! Keep reading to see their looks and products used for each one! ♥

02/05/2010

ViVi Magazine June 2010 and MAC Pret-A-Papier Collection

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Hey guys! This is a massive post. My friend and I walked around London last week (I know, super late post!). She brought me to the lovely Borough Market - my first time there, and I loved it. We also dropped by Covent Garden, which was beautiful as always. I took a lot of photos of our trip that I can share with you after the jump! I also bought a few jewellery pieces from Accessorize, which I'll share with you, along with my makeup and outfit of that day ♥

01/05/2010

Accessorize Haul, Trip to Borough Market, Look, and Outfit of the Day!!

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