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Posted on February 2, 2015

❤17 ways to the perfect Kiss. MAC Lipstick Giveaway❤

Beauty/ Lipstick/ Mac
Morning Beauties! I cannot believe we are into the second month of 2015 already.  February is the month of love with Valentine’s Day just around the corner. 
Hopefully you have been following along with The Beauty Council ladies, and we wanted to kick off this month with a AMAZING giveaway for you.  Could your lipstick wardrobe use an update? 

Some of the ladies from The Beauty Council and I picked one MAC lipstick every girl should have in her collection and we are giving you the chance to win them all. YUP that’s right one lucky winner will receive ALL 17 lipsticks. Instant Mac Lippy Collection.

We have every shade to get your collection started, from the “your lips but better” nude to fun an flirty brights, this collection will give you a shade for every occasion.  

 

The giveaway is open International and entering is super easy, just follow the rafflecopter below. ❤GOOD LUCK!! 

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Posted on July 27, 2014

Lorde for Mac Pure Heroine

Giveaway/ Mac
Every time the song Royals comes on the radio on of my alter ego’s comes out and suddenly I’m a performer. Those around me are probably not thrilled with this since I lack singing skills, but whatever. 
Mac Lorde Pure Heroine Lipstick
Mac Lorde Pure Heroine Lipstick

I’m singing as I type this; 

“and we’ll never be royals.  It don’t run in our blood, that kind of luxe just ain’t for us.  We crave a different kind of buzz.”

I’m still working on becoming more comfortable with bold lip colors, I’m a neutral girl at heart. When I saw Mac was releasing a Lorde version of the fan favorite Heroine shade, I knew I had to have it. 
Mac Lorde Pure Heroine Lipstick
Pure Heroine is a deep plum lipstick with an amplified finish. Color payoff is excellent and the creamy formula won’t dry your lips. 
Mac Lorde Pure Heroine Lipstick
You can wear this shade many ways, try adding a darker liner or even a lighter gloss to it. 
Mac Pure Heroine Lipstick with Bijou Lipglass
Shown with Mac Bijou lipglass
Unfortunately Pure Heroine was limited edition and is now sold out. If you missed picking this up you are in luck because I have an extra one to giveaway. Enter via the rafflecopter below, open International. 

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Posted on March 3, 2014

Building A MAC Makeup Collection:February 2014

Building A MAC Collection/ Mac/ Makeup
Happy Monday Beauties, I am pretty excited about this new monthly feature my friend Heidi aka My Vanity Basics and I decided to partner up on. The first Monday of every month we will feature a B.A.M.C. post. What the heck is B.A.M.C? I can’t take credit for the core of this idea though, last year I discovered the blog Mama Fashionista she and the blogger Pammy Blogs Beauty had a feature called MAC Matters. Basically what they did was ditch some of their monthly beauty box subscriptions and instead put that money toward building a core makeup collection of MAC products. 
I mentioned this to Heidi and this year we decided to do something similar. Although I love all the new products I get to sample via my beauty subscriptions, I found I was signed up for more than I needed and was using. I have a huge box under my vanity where samples go to die, and not to mention all the makeup bags from Ipsy. Like really…. how many makeup bags does one semi-normal beauty obsessed normal person really need. They were starting to pile up and I just don’t need them. We decided to play off the idea from Mama Fashionista and Pammy Blogs Beauty and put that money to better use. We allotted ourselves a $50 monthly budget to instead build a makeup collection of things we actually need and will use. We are both obsessed with MAC so that will be our brand of choice. $50 may seem like a lot but I was already spending about $40 on Julep, Birchbox and Ipsy all of witch have now been cancelled.   If we don’t spend the $50 we can roll the difference from what we did spend over to the pot for future months. 
So enough of my rambling here is what I picked up for the first month. I had stopped by my local CCO (Cosmetics Company Outlet) and found these two gems. 
MAC Magically Cool Liquid Powder: Cajun ($30) 
70% water based with light diffusing pigments this light powder goes on like a ocean mist and dries with a powdery optical blurring finish. 
MAC Disney Villains Collection: Magically Cool Liquid Powder in Cajun
Magically Cool Liquid Powder: Cajun 
I have had my eye on this powder for a long time but never pulled the trigger, knowing it was only a matter of time before I would never be able to find it again this time it came home with me.  I believe this was originally released as part of the Villains Collection, kicking myself for not buying it sooner and getting it in that packaging. 
MAC Eye Shadow: Aztec Brick ($21) 
Originally released as part of of a quad, it was re-released in a single as part of the Year of the Snake Collection. A frosted copper with a veluxe pearl finish. 
MAC Year of the Snake Eye Shadow in Aztec Brick
MAC Eye Shadow: Aztec Brick 
I fell in love with this color and can see it fast becoming a favorite in my collection. 
I actually stayed under my $50 budget since both of these gems were scored at the CCO. 
I paid $21 for the magically cool powder and $14.75 for Aztec Brick bringing my total to $35.75. Whoo I have $14.25 to roll over.  
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