Spring 2013: MAC In Extra Dimension Spring/Summer 2013….


I LOVE the texture of these!! Last year, MAC Cosmetics introduced In Extra Dimension a liquid-powder hybrid formula with prismatic reflections that instantly sculpts, highlights and models the face to the desired effect – extra dimension. This year, In Extra Dimension is back with some new shades that are sure to be a hit for […]

Spring 2013: MAC + Hayley Williams from Paramore Collection…


I have loved Hayley Williams’ style ever since I saw the video for her band Paramaore’s song Misery Business one morning on MTV when I was getting ready for work. Her hair was bright, her voice was loud and her look was CRAZY COOL.  Her collaboration with MAC echoes all of those things. Singular, vibrant […]

Obsession: MAC Prep + Prime Transparent Finishing Powder [Pressed]


I LOVE MAC’s sophisticated Prep+Prime Finishing Powder [Pressed] [$24].  The compact itself is sleek and coated with a black shimmering glaze that would look uber sophisticated sitting in the palm of your left hand at the conclusion of any 3 course meal.  The powder itself looks white but appears sheer when applied with a brush […]

How To: Do Nude Makeup Without Looking Overdone…

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I must confess, one of my all time favorite makeup looks in general is the nude thing.  All skin tones can wear it, and it can be tweaked to look natural or totally glam.  The only addition to the glam look would be a possibly a darker or more shimmery lip.  I have worn the […]

How To: Get My Oscars Inspired Makeup Look… [VIDEO]


Remember yesterday when I showed you my Olay Oscars inspired makeup look?  Well…as promised, here is my video detailing step by step how to get the look! Complete rundown below… The Rundown: Olay Regenersist Eye/Lash Duo (as primer for eye & lash area – available NOW!!) CoverFX Total Cover Cream Foundation (as spot conealer) NARS […]

Spring 2013: MAC ProLongwear Paint Pots…


MAC is one of the hottest cosmetic lines on the market, and has managed to build a cult following of massive proportions. The company creates covet worthy colors and fabulous collaborations that have women racing to the counter for the latest looks. As features editor for TMG, I have to admit that before I started […]

Beauty News: MAC + Rihanna Collaboration…

MAC RiRi Woo Collection

According to WWD MAC and Rihanna will collaborate for four color collections this year. The first one we’ll see is MAC RiRi Woo–inspired by Ruby Woo–that will launch to coincide with her concerts on May 4th and 5th. The collection will be sold online and at Rihanna concerts (kind of a cool idea!!) The four […]

Spring 2013: MAC Archie’s Girls Collection…

MAC Archie's Girls

I just LOVE it when MAC does the limited edition thing (there is none greater than the MAC partnership, trust me I should know!) This one has been in the works for a while now.  Archie’s Girls arrives with all the pomp and circumstance that we would expect from a comic book rivalry.  Betty is […]

Spring 2012: MAC Pressed Pigments…


Countdown to fabulous: Are you makeup ready? With only a few hours left to decide between the sparkle top or the sparkle shoes (pick the shoes) you are probably trying to find the finishing touches for you New Year’s Eve outfit. The outfit is important yes, but nothing can make a look go from fab […]

Spring 2013: MAC Strength Collection…


Hey!  I’m excited to have this as my first review!!  I looove MAC and I know I’m the new kid on the block here so I thought I’d let you know how I approach reviews.  I like to tell you a bit about my favorites then I’ll give you the rundown….cool??  Here goes!  Spring may […]

Spring 2013: MAC Apres Chic Collection….


Feeling all warm and cozy by the fire this winter?? How about fresh from the ski chalet?  MAC is feeling both of those scenarios in one of SEVERAL spring collections coming down the pike for 2013.  I am SUPER excited about the tinted balm and mineralize blush/shadow shades.  PLUS Stereo Rose is back!  If you […]

Holiday 2012: MAC Making Pretty…

Holiday 2012 - MAC Making Pretty

Oh my GAWD….I am in love with this packaging!  It looks like something from my Nana’s vanity table from back in the day.  Very vintage….very LUXE and a welcome departure from all that plastic-y looking holiday packaging from the past few years. Now….this collection is a bit on the pricey side but you definitely get […]

Holiday 2012: MAC + Marilyn Monroe Collection…

Holiday 2012 - MAC Cosmetics Marilyn Monroe

I love it when MAC goes all out for their holiday collection…there have been some SUPER memorable ones over the years but THIS takes the cake.  With someone as iconic as Marilyn Monroe as the backdrop….attention must be paid and that they did.  The packaging is GORGEOUS….and the colors are well – very Monroe.  When […]

Give Pretty: MAC Celebrates Raising $250M for HIV/AIDS With Viva Glam…

MAC Viva Glam 250

Saturday July 21st was International AIDS Awareness Day and I was invited to celebrate with my MAC family in Washington, DC at the Chevy Chase flagship store.  On hand were Celebrity Viva Glam Ambassador and hip hop diva Eve, John Demsey – Group President, The Estee Lauder Companies and Nancy Mahon – Senior Vice President […]

Beauty News: MAC & Archie Comics Present “Betty & Veronica”

MAC Archie's Girls

I ADORE it when MAC does collections like this (I STILL have some Wonder Woman stuff in the BOX!) Look out here comes Betty & Veronica!!  M·A·C Cosmetics and Archie Comics are collaborating on a full colour cosmetics collection celebrating the iconic looks of Betty and Veronica. Coming Spring 2013. MAC wants to know who […]

Drugstore Diva: Dupes for MAC’s Girl About Town Lipstick…

MAC Girl About Town Dupes

Dupes for MAC’s Girl About Town Lipstick!  I know how it is….sometimes you just don’t WANT to spend $14.50 on a lipstick, no matter how cool it is. Or maybe….you missed out and the object of your desire was limited edition and now it’s sold out.  Whatever the reason, sometimes you just need a dupe.  […]

Summer 2012: MAC Fashion Sets…

Summer 2012 - MAC Fashion Sets

One thing I REALLY love, is when MAC takes cult faves and does something new and innovative.  Enter MAC’s latest, Fashion Sets. They took 7 classic colors and made them work across three platforms, lipglass, lipstick and nail lacquer.  My favorites are Spice, Girl About Town, Russian Red and Chestnut (The Russian Red lipglass is […]

Spring 2012: MAC Too Supreme – Sheen Supreme Lipstick and Lipglass…


This is the kind of collection that I just DIE for.  Soft color, that is sheer, layerable and not so in your face.  I love a soft red lip (or a soft any color lip) and the texture of both the lipstick and the lipglass is AMAZING.  I love a good clicky pen lipgloss too […]