The next installment of RiRi <3 MAC is here! I can’t contain my excitement over the gorgeous packaging. My friend and I met up at 6:30 AM at a local mall to line up at the MAC store that opened at 8:00 AM. We were practically foaming at the mouth over the collection and we definitely did not want to deal with the dreaded waiting room process when the collection launches on the MAC website (on Monday, September 30th at 12:00PM EST) so we showed up extra early. Too early in fact, since the mall was not even open yet. We killed some time until it opened and when we got back there were already some people waiting ( we were not alone lol). Our craziness paid off since we were able to score everything we wanted. Everything except the coveted Talk That Talk lipstick. Apparently that location must have gotten less than a handful, which led to a mad dash to other MAC stores. Luckily we were able to get the hot item at our second stops (we split up lol) and just like that 10 lbs were lifted off of our shoulders. It was that serious! I advise that you are online at noon sharp or figure out what time your local MAC-carrying department store opens (the collection launches at counters on October 3rd) and line up ahead of time, ESPECIALLY if you want to get your hands on Talk That Talk. I predict it will be the first item to sell out. It is a fabulous vampy berry color, perfect for the cooler months ahead.
View pictures of my haul, swatches and a list of my must-haves after the jump:
I’ve been gone for a minute now I’m back with the bronze look I’ve been wearing all summer. I updated it with some glitter via MAC’s pressed pigments (obsessed!). It’s so easy to do and you get super sexy results. Click here to watch the tutorial.
I’m notorious for taking forever to get ready so naturally the 5 Minute Makeup Challenge sounded like a good idea. Can I do it? Watch the video to find out.
I am sharing my haul and thoughts on the RiRi Hearts MAC summer collection:
RiRi Hearts MAC Lipstick: Heaux, RiRi Boy, RiRi Woo
Lustre Drops: Barbados Girl
RiRi Hearts MAC Powder Blush Duo: Hibiscus Kiss
I hauled a lot of NARS and a lot of glitter. Check out those things and more in video from The Makeup Show NYC 2013.
Upcoming dates for The Makeup Show:
- Orlando: September 28-29, 2013
- Europe: March 2014
- LA: March 1-2, 2014
Wearing MAC RiRi Woo Lipstick
The first launch of the highly anticipated MAC and Rihanna collaboration is RiRi Woo lipstick, a remix of MAC’s classic Ruby Woo. On the internet streets there is a lot of debate going on about how different RiRi Woo is from Ruby Woo. Continue reading
This year The Makeup Show NYC (taking place May 5th and 6th) will feature over 85 beauty brands, 9 keynote speakers, 20 seminars, and 14 hands-on workshops. With so much going on, the number one way to make the most of The Make Up Show is to plan ahead. Continue reading
Sephora had a Beauty Insider sale last month and I was bad, so yeah…
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RuPaul’s Drag Race alums Willam, Detox and Vicky Vox are the first faces of Obssessive Compulsive Cosmetics. Just genius if you ask me! Their mugs will be gracing the packaging of Nail Lacquer and Lip Tar duos in the form of collectible trading cards launching exclusively at Sephora.com on May 7th:
Celebrity drag queens Willam, Detox and Vicky Vox become the first faces of Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics. These drag queens are amongst Hollywood’s most famous and can be seen on RuPaul’s Drag Race, Rihanna’s music videos, Nip/Tuck, American Wedding, and from their chart topping singles on iTunes as DWV (Detox, Willam, Vicky) and now on to the packages of Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics.
Making their debut on May 7, 2013 you can find this dynamic trio wearing their favorite matching Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Lip Tars and Nail Lacquers in a collection exclusive to Sephora.com. The celebrity drag queen collection of Lip Tar & Nail Lacquer Duo Packs will each come with a mini Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Lip Brush and Drag Queen Trading Card that Willam, Detox and Vicky Vox can be seen on.
This makeup-loving trio is a natural choice to sport Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics long-lasting Lip Tar, which goes on slick and moist but dries down to a satin finish and densely pigmented Nail Lacquer. The six packs of Celebrity Drag Queen Lip Tar & Nail Lacquer Duo Packs will each be offered at a special price of $22.50, and will include:
Anime – Bright Neon Pink Lip Tar & Nail Lacquer with Willam Trading Card
Black Dahlia – Super Blackened Red Lip Tar & Nail Lacquer with Detox Trading Card
Kava Kava – Neutral Peach Lip Tar & Nail Lacquer with Vicky Vox Trading Card
NSFW – True Balanced Red Lip Tar & Nail Lacquer with Willam Trading Card
Strumpet – Deep Purpled Burgundy Lip Tar & Nail Lacquer with Detox Trading Card
Grandma – Clean, Classic Coral Lip Tar & Nail Lacquer with Vicky Vox Trading Card
Check out the rest of the collection after the jump: Continue reading
My picks from the MAC In Extra Dimension collection.