Introducing: M.A.C. Cosmetics MAC alice + olivia Collection: M.A.C. has collaborated with a number of designers to create one-of-a-kind, limited edition makeup collections. But the latest is with Alice + Olivia. The line, created by Stacey Bendet, launched at Barneys back in 2002 and is sold in over 800 stores around the globe. Fans if this free spirited, chic and cute clothing line include Sarah Jessica Parker, Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Taylor Swift, and Mena Suvari, to name a few.
The M.A.C. Cosmetics Alice & Oliva Collection is, as described in the M.A.C. press literature, a: “frump-fighting, pro-pixie, anti-seriousness collection of colour that includes new takes on Dazzleglass Crème. So Rich So Pretty Nail Lacquer and Partylicious Pigments…hip + happy = alice + olivia for M·A·C.”
As you can see from the photo above of the collection, the colors are bright and fun: teal, purple, yellow, hot pink, with a cardboard sleeve overlay on the traditional, black, M.A.C. boxes that mirror a riot of those colors in a cool, graphic, print. There are three new shades of Dazzleglass Creme, three absolutely shimmering, colour-saturated Pigments, and Nail Lacquer in three “it” shades. “I can happily say that the collection embodies the very spirit of alice + olivia; effervescent, happy and fun!” says M·A·C Director of Makeup Artistry Gregory Arlt, who personally road tested the exclusive collection.
If It Sparkles: Frosty white plus a touch of pink *My favorite! A sparkledust that reminds me of what angel’s wings would look like.The shimmery white with pink is pretty on eyelids, lips, just about anywhere.
I.Want.Candy: Electric yellow with a sparkling edge *I wanted so much to love this edgy, amazing yellow, but on my lips it turned lime green and just sat there, looking ugly. You could use it to warm up a blue-based color and make it more golden, but on it’s own, unless you are Lady GaGa or at least a bit adventurous, you may find it a challenge to wear.
Morning.After: Creamy, get-noticed turquoise *turquoise and teal are such “it” colors, and you can wear this clear, bright turquoise right into the Fall
So Rich So Pretty: A party-ready purple with a hint of frost *so metallic purple, so pretty! The color a kid’s bike dreams of being
Military: Black matte with silver suede *the deep pewter grey goes with everything, and is now a seasonless color choice for fingers and toes. The hint of sparkle adds a wink of fun
$12, U.S., $14.50 CDN 10ml / 0.34 U.S. FL OZ
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