Thursday, May 31, 2007

MAC Moonbathe, Slimshine, and Aromaleigh Hauls

As much as I am addicted to mineral makeup, I still can't give up MAC eye and lip products. They are still some of the most gorgeous, pigmented and smoothest cosmetics I've ever tried. Hence, when the MAC Moonbathe collection was launched today, I definitely made a bee-line to my nearest MAC counter. I really loved the warm, bronzey colors of the new collection, although I'm on the fence with regard to the packaging because it looked too retro for my taste. Nonetheless, I love everything, especially the eyeshadows. I also saw the newly launched lip balm called Tendertones, and I snagged the prettiest one on my lips. I'm going back to get more Tendertones and the bronze-brown lipstick. This is one of the best MAC collection in a long time in my opinion. And yes, I definitely think this is better than Barbie!




Eyeshadows in Cosmic, Saturnal, Firespot


Saturnal (Frost)


Firespot (Veluxe Pearl)


Cosmic (Veluxe Pearl)


Can you believe how gorgeous these colors are? Tendertones lip balms smell and taste as good as they look. I could eat a whole pot for dessert! Top: Lipglass in Crescent, Tendertones in Hush-Hush.


My Slimshine family: Scant (which is getting quite scant), Lovey Dove, Ultra Elegant, Long Stem Rose, Scant back-up


The new cremestick liners were launched together with the Slimshines. I got Mother Pearl and Amber Ember. These liners are so gorgeous; they totally change the appearance of your boring lipsticks. These can make your lipsticks look either pearlized, darker or lighter; the possibilities are simply endless.


Mother Pearl on top, Amber Ember

As soon as I got home from the MAC counter, another surprise greeted me in the mail. My Aromaleigh lipsticks finally arrived! They are as gorgeous as some of my MAC lipsticks, and I like their matte but non-drying finishes. Most of all, I got them during Aromaleigh's 25% off lipstick sale. This week, it's the lipglosses' turn to be on sale. Aaah! Tempting, tempting!


Aromaleigh lipsticks in Cameo, Honey and Brandy. The latter melted a little bit after sitting in the mailbox under 103-degree weather, but got better after quite some time in our airconditioned home


My Aromaleigh lipsticks and lipglosses in all their chocolate-scented/tasting glory

3 comments:

mel said...

Amber Ember looks really great. I'm not usually a fan of MAC lipliners, but that color looks great!

Moonbathe has already been launched there in the US, and I haven't even gotten my Slimshine and Strange Hybrid lip loot! I'll get them this monday na, I can't wait.

Ladybug said...

I plan to buy a couple Slimshines and Cremestick liners. I also want to look at the Moonbathe collection in person.

shades of hue said...

Moonbathe is one of the best collection MAC has come up in a long time. Amber Ember is really a beautiful color. Slimshines are the best lip products MAC has created. Simply, Moonbathe and Slimshine are winners. ;-)

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