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The Apres Chic collection is pretty big and full of all sorts of Mineralize products. There are even two brand new products that made their debut in this collection… Mineralize Tinted Lip Balm and Pro Longwear Eye Liner. Apres Chic is my favorite collection since Heavenly Creature and let me just say, the promo image is GORGEOUS!

There are a few products that are part of Apres Chic that I will not be reviewing now… I did not purchase the limited edition Nail Lacquers, although they are nice… I just don’t feel like adding to my already overwhelmingly huge nail polish collection.

I did purchase the new 287 duo fibre eye brush but I will be including that in a brush post later on since it’s now permanent. I’m skipping a review on the 187 brush too because it will also be part of a brush post. Zoom Waterfast Lash Mascara has also been left out because it’s permanent as well and I don’t have it or need a new mascara right now, so I couldn’t convince myself to buy it.

MAC Apres Chic Promo Image

 

* * *     FACE     * * *

Apres Chic Mineralize Skinfinishes

Mineralize Skinfinish:   These are both limited edition Mineralize Skinfinishes, but they have both been released previously with other collections. Mineralize Skinfinishes work as highlighters or blushes, giving your cheeks a beautiful, shimmery glow. The shimmery particles in both of these are very fine, so they don’t look chunky or emphasize pores like some other MSF’s do. Mineralize Skinfinish sells for $29 and contains 10 g / 0.35oz of product.

For more photos, swatches, and reviews for these Mineralize Skinfinishes, click here.

 

Apres Chic Mineralize Blushes

 

Mineralize Blush:   Mineralize Blushes are my favorite blush formula from any brand, ever! They’re glowy without being too frosted and give the face a beautiful “from within” type of radiance. Mineralize Blushes are buildable too, so you can achieve a soft natural look or apply it more heavily if you want added intensity. These three colors are suitable for anyone and can be used in different ways or even layered with one another. Alpine Bronze and Amber Glow are brand new, limited edition colors, while Gentle is part of MAC’s permanent range. Mineralize Blush contains 3.2g / 0.10oz of product and sell for $23.50.

For additional photos, swatches and reviews of these blushes, click here.

* * *     EYES * * *

Apres Chic Mineralize Eye Shadows

Mineralize Eye Shadow:   Mineralize Eye Shadows are a versatile type of powder eye shadow that can be used dry for a softer look, or applied with a dampened brush for more intensity and a more frosted finish. These are all really lovely colors and look great on anyone. All five of these are brand new colors and are limited edition. Mineralize Eye Shadows cost $21 and contain 2.2g / 0.07oz of product.

For more photos, swatches and reviews of these Mineralize Eye Shadows, click here.

 

Apres Chic Pro Longwear Eye Liners

 

Pro Longwear Eye Liner:   These are a brand new eye liner formula that will remain as part of MAC’s permanent line of products. They’re smooth and long wearing, lasting for 12+ hours on the upper lash line (on the lid) and 6+ on the waterline. There are only five colors as of right now, but I’m hoping that MAC releases more later on… I can see these becoming VERY popular! Pro Longwear Eye Liners cost $19.50 and contain  5g / 0.17oz of product.

If you want to check out more photos, swatches, and reviews of Pro Longwear Eye Liners, click here.

 

* * *     LIPS     * * *

Apres Chic Lipsticks 1

Lipstick:   There are five brand new lipsticks out with the Apres Chic collection. All of these are limited edition. There is plenty of variation between the Apres Chic lipsticks, so you’re sure to find one that you fall in love with. These lipsticks are are high quality and have good pigmentation and texture. MAC Lipsticks sell for $15 and contain 3g / 0.1oz of product.

To see more photos, swatches and reviews of these lipsticks, click here.

 

Apres Chic Mineralize Tinted Lip Balms

Mineralize Tinted Lip Balm:   These lip balms are a brand new, limited edition product (although I’m hoping that MAC will make these permanent). Mineralize Tinted Lip Balms are super nourishing and lightweight all at the same time. They’re somewhat sheer, but have a decent amount of color for this type of lip moisturizer. I put these to the test when I was out at sea whale watching, then hiking through redwood forests in really cold weather this past week… They held up well, wore for a long time and most importantly, kept my lips soft and moisturized! Mineralize Tinted Lip Balms contain 10ml / .33fl oz of product and sell for$19.50.

For more photos, swatches and reviews of these Mineralize Tinted Lip Balms, click here.

 

* * *     NAILS     * * *

 

I did not purchase either one Nail Lacquer in the Apres Chic collection because honestly, I’m running out of room to store my nail polishes… So unfortunately, I can’t give you reviews for these, but I have seen these in person and I do think they’re pretty! I like MAC’s Nail Lacquer for the most part… They typically wear pretty well (5-6 days before tip wear or chipping) and apply smoothly. However, I can’t vouch for these because I did not test them. MAC Nail Lacquers contain 10ml / 0.34 US oz of product and cost $16.

On the left is Dangerously Fun, which is a “berry tone blue red”. On the right, we have Hangin’ Loose, which is described as a “dirty pink nude”.

 

Apres Chic Nail Lacquers

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MAC has released five new Mineralize Eye Shadows with the Apres Chic collection… They all have a winter theme and vary in color, so there’s a little something for everyone. Mineralize Eye Shadows can be hit or miss, but these all seem really nice and have better color payoff with less fallout than other Mineralize Eye Shadows have had in the past.

Apres Chic Mineralize Eye Shadows

 

Apres Chic Mineralize Eye Shadow Labels

 

As you will see in the swatches below, Mineralize Eye Shadows are versatile and can be used both dry or damp. Used dry, they look softer and not as pigmented or frosty. When I apply these dry, I like to use either a MAC 239 brush to pat them onto the lid, or a MAC 217 brush to blend them into the crease. A MAC 219 pencil brush also works well if you want to gently smudge them under the eyes.

If you apply Mineralize Eye Shadows using a brush dampened with MAC Fix + Spray, Mineralize Charged Water, or a Mixing Medium, you will get more a more intensely frosted look, richer, heavier pigmentation and better color payoff. To do this, you want to dampen your brush, then pick a small area of the eye shadow to designate as your “damp spot”… If you use a dampened brush all over the eye shadow, it will form a sort of hardened crust that will keep you from being able to use it properly dry!  The brushes I prefer for this method are a MAC 239, 249, or 287 (which is the new, flat duo fibre eye brush that came out with this collection). The reason you want to use a flat brush for this so you can pat the eye shadow onto your eyelid… These do not blend out easily damp, so keep the product to your lid. You could even use the Mineralize Eye Shadows as a liner if you use a small dampened brush.

 

Swatches applied dry.Photo taken outdoors in natural sunlight. Mineralize Eye Shadows swatched on NC15 skin.

Swatches applied dry.
Photo taken outdoors in natural sunlight. Mineralize Eye Shadows swatched on NC15 skin.

Swatches applied damp using MAC Fix + SprayPhoto taken outdoors in natural sunlight. Mineralize Eye Shadows swatched on NC15 skin.

Swatches applied damp using MAC Fix + Spray
Photo taken outdoors in natural sunlight. Mineralize Eye Shadows swatched on NC15 skin.

Mineralize Eye Shadows tend to last about 6-7 hours on me dry and over a primer like a Paint Pot. Damp, they last more like 7-9 hours. I also use a primer underneath when I apply these damp. The Apres Chic Mineralize Eye Shadows seem to have a finer texture than usual and apply more smoothly than a lot of other MES’s I’ve used in the past. They also blend out better than other Mineralize Eye Shadows and have little to no fallout.

These five eye shadows are all limited edition and are available now to purchase at any MAC counter, store or online at www.maccosmetics.com. None are sold out online yet, and I’m pretty sure that most locations still have these in stock. Mineralize Eye Shadows never sell out very quickly, so you’re in luck if you want to get these! They cost $21 and contain 2.2g / 0.07oz of product.

Fireside Mineralize Eye ShadowFireside:   Fireside is a “deep plum with grey veining” and a somewhat frosted finish. In the pan, it looks much cooler toned than it is once it’s applied. It’s mostly a warm, rusty brown eye shadow but the veining in it is a cool, greenish grey. Mixed together, it’s a medium, warm reddish brown with a greenish grey sheen… In some ways it’s almost a duochrome and reminds me of Club Eye Shadow or Blue Brown Pigment. The shimmer particles are fine, so there isn’t a glittery essence to this Mineralize Eye Shadow, like so many others have. Dry, the color payoff and coverage are so-so. If you apply this damp, you’ll really be able to see the true beauty of it!

Overall Rating:   4.2 / 5

Application:   4

Coverage:  4

Color Payoff:   4

Texture:   4

Wear Time:   4

Packaging:   5

Frost at Midnight Mineralize Eye Shadow

Frost at Midnight:   Frost at Midnight is an eye shadow with a “deep blue/grey base with purple veining”. Blended together, it’s a medium to medium-dark, cool, steely blue with purple-ish undertones. Dry, the color payoff and coverage aren’t fantastic, but it does work well to darken the crease and blends out easily. Even dry, there is little to no fallout with Frost at Midnight, so that’s nice. Used damp, it’s darker, more intense and has more iridescence. Honestly, it looks like a completely different eye shadow when applied damp!

Overall Rating:   4.2 / 5

Application:   4

Coverage:  4

Color Payoff:   4

Texture:   4

Wear Time:   4

Packaging:   5

Ice Mineralize Eye ShadowIce:   Ice has a “light peach base with white veining”… It’s a pale, warm peach with a light, creamy white veining and a super frosted finish. It has good color payoff and coverage both dry and damp and has very little fallout, considering how fine and shimmery it is! Applied dry, it gives nearly opaque coverage. If you put this on with a dampened brush, you’ll get full opacity and a brighter, more metallic finish. It’s great as a lid color or a highlight.

Overall Rating:   4.5 / 5

Application:   5

Coverage:  4

Color Payoff:   4

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   4

Packaging:   5

SIlver Birch Mineralize Eye ShadowSIlver Birch:   Silver Birch has a “grey base with peach veining”. It almost looks camo! Ooookay anyway… It’s only slightly cool toned, and is a really nice mixture of a dirty golden, taupe-ish, greenish, silvery grey. Honestly, I don’t know how to describe it, but I know I love it! Applied dry, the opacity and color payoff aren’t great and it looks soft and muted. Although it doesn’t cover very well dry, it’s still smooth to blend out and has little to no fallout… Applied damp, you get opaque coverage and great color payoff, showing every element of all the different colored veins mixed together. When you use Silver Birch damp, it also has a more metallic finish.

Overall Rating:   4.3 / 5

Application:   4

Coverage:  4

Color Payoff:   4

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   4

Packaging:   5

Winter Pursuit Mineralize Eye ShadowWinter Pursuit:   Winter Pursuit has a “copper base with grey veining” and is much more metallic than the other Mineralize Eye Shadows in this collection. It’s a warm toned, medium rust/copper color with a metallic, golden sheen to it. They grey veining tones down the warmth of the bright copper color, but the grey/silver tones aren’t very noticeable once applied. I actually got better color payoff and more even coverage when I applied Winter Pursuit dry… Perhaps because the shimmery bits in this are larger than they are in the other Mineralize Eye Shadows in this collection, so they tend to bunch up when dampened and can appear patchy or chunky. This MES has a slightly rougher texture and more fallout than the other MES’s in Apres Chic, but it’s one of my favorites because of the intense color.

Overall Rating:   4 / 5

Application:   4

Coverage:  4

Color Payoff:   4

Texture:   3

Wear Time:   4

Packaging:   5

MAC Heavenly Creature  –  Thursday, July 5th, 2012

MAC’s Heavenly Creature collection is a large, space themed collection full of Mineralize products such as Eye Shadows, Blushes, and Mineralize Skinfinishes. There are also Mineralize Charged Water skincare products like Eye Cream, Cleanser, and Moisture Gel. They even brought back Volcanic Ash Exfoliator with this collection! As well as Mineralize products, there are Lipsticks and Cremesheen Glasses too. MAC is also repromoting a few of their permanent products, like the 286, 187, and 188 Duo Fibre Brushes and False Lashes Mascara.

The product names in this collection are all fun and space-related. The Mineralize Skinfinishes, Blushes, and Eye Shadows all have a swirly appearance too, so they resemble planets, galaxies, etc… Most of the products are bright, bold, warm colors, which are perfect for summer! MAC usually releases a Mineralize collection around summertime every year. Heavenly Creature is my favorite in the past few years… These colors really are unique and nearly every product can be worn by anyone!

MAC’s Heavenly Creature collection is already available online, but the official North American release date for counters and stores is Thursday, July 5th. The majority of these products are limited edition. Since Mineralize products are SO popular, you may want to go ahead and get what you want online or stop by your local MAC store or counter and pre-purchase or reserve the products that you want! These will probably sell out VERY quickly!

* Mineralize Skinfinish *

$29 for 10g / 0.35 US oz

MAC’s Mineralize Skinfinish is “A luxurious velvet-soft powder with high-frost metallic finish. Smoothes on: adds buffed-up highlights to cheeks, or an overall ultra-deluxe polish to the face.” These are shimmery, but buildable so you can wear them as a softer wash of color with a glow, or layer them up for intense color payoff and a metallic sheen. These apply best with something like a MAC 187 or 188 Duo-Fibre brush and wear for around 8 hours. There are four Mineralize Skinfinish powders in this collection, all of which are limited edition. For more photos and swatches, you can click here: MAC Heavenly Creature Mineralize Skinfinish: Photos, Swatches and Reviews

* Mineralize Blush*

$23.50 for 3.2g / 0.10 US oz

MAC Mineralize Blushes are “Baked minerals refined into a powder formula to provide exceptionally sheer and lightweight application. Colour builds lightly, layer after layer, without heavy coverage. Veils and enhances the cheekbones with a luminous, pearlized shimmer.” All of these are warm, bright colors and although they may look a little intimidating to those of you with fair-light skin, they’re buildable, so with proper application, these don’t have to look so intense if you don’t want them to! Mineralize Blush applies best with a MAC 187 or 188 Duo-Fibre brush and wears for about 8 hours. All four Mineralize Blushes in this collection are limited edition. For additional photos and swatches, you can click here: MAC Heavenly Creature Mineralize Blush: Photos, Swatches and Reviews

* Mineralize Eye Shadow *

$20 for 1.8g / 0.06 US oz

MAC’s Mineralize Eye Shadows are also “Baked minerals refined into a powder formula provide exceptionally sheer and lightweight application. Colour builds lightly, layer after layer, without heavy coverage”. Basically, it’s the nearly the same formula as the blushes are, only in an eye shadow form! As with the rest of the Mineralize Products, these are buildable, and can also be applied damp for extra bold shimmer and color payoff. I go over all application techniques in my other post. With these, I get approximately 6-10 hours of wear, depending on whether or not I apply a primer underneath. All nine Mineralize Eye Shadows are limited edition. For more photos, swatches, and a full review, you can click here: MAC Heavenly Creature Mineralize Eye Shadows: Photos, Swatches and Reviews

* Lipstick *

$14.50 for 3g / 0.1 US oz

MAC’s Lipstick formula feels lightweight on the lips, but still gives great pigmentation and color payoff. Most of the Lipsticks in the Heavenly Creature collection are Lustre finishes, except for Pleasureseeker, which is a Glaze. Lustre finish Lipsticks give me around 4 hours of wear before they need to be touched up, while Glazes last slightly longer since they are a bit more creamy. All five of these Lipsticks are limited edition, with Pleasureseeker being a repromote that was originally released with the Neo Sci-Fi collection in May of 2008. Cut A Caper is also a repromote from MAC’s A Tartan Tale collection which came out in October of 2010. Cut A Caper was extremely popular when it was originally released and sold out online the first day that the Heavenly Creature collection was available! For more photos, swatches, and a complete review, click here: MAC Heavenly Creature Lipsticks: Photos, Swatches and Reviews

* Cremesheen Glass *

$19.50 for 2.7ml / 0.09 US fl oz

MAC Cremesheen Glass is “A lip finish that fuses the creamy, sheen-filled nature of Cremesheen Lipstick with the shine of M∙A∙C Lipglass. Soft, comfortable, non-sticky. Applies with a doe-foot applicator. Use as a top layer to its namesake Lipstick or on its own.” These truly are non-sticky, and while they aren’t as thick as typical Lipglass, they are still intensely pigmented and offer great coverage. I get around 4 hours of wear with Cremesheen Glass. The five Cremesheen Glasses in the Heavenly Creature collection are all limited edition. If you’d like to check out more photos, swatches, and full reviews, click here: MAC Heavenly Creature Cremesheen Glass: Photos, Swatches and Reviews

* Brushes *

187 Duo Fibre Face Brush:   This brush is permanent and sells for $42. It is “A large full circular brush used for lightweight application and blending of face powder or pigments. Use to create soft layers or add textures. Made from a soft blend of goat and synthetic fibres.” It’s perfect for the application of Mineralize Skinfinishes or Mineralize Blushes (but the 188 will give you more control). You can easily layer the product, gradually building color with it. The 187 Brush is also great for buffing and blending!

188 Small Duo Fibre Face Brush:   This brush is permanent and sells for $34. It is “A flat-topped, full circular brush used for lightweight application and blending of any formula colour – fluid, cream, powder or pigment. Ideal for creating soft layers or adding textures. Made from a soft blend of goat and synthetic fibres.” It’s a smaller version of the 187 brush, so it’s better for applying to smaller areas, like cheeks, and gives you more control over the product. This is my favorite brush for applying Mineralize Blush.

286 Duo Fibre Blending Brush:   This eye brush is also part of MAC’s permanent line and sells for $30. “With its soft dome shape, this two-toned, duo-fibre brush of goat and synthetic fibres provides a sheer, more controlled application of M·A·C Mineralize Eye Shadow.” I think this brush is great for applying Mineralize Eye Shadow, but mostly just for buffing out and softening the intensity and dry application. It fits into the crease very nicely and gives you a great deal of control. It’s also a fantastic brush for applying under-eye concealer!

* False Lashes Mascara* 

$19 for 8g / 0.28 US oz

False Lashes Mascara:   This mascara is a permanent product. The formula is “Fashionably false in look, but honestly real, this mascara’s key benefits of volume and curl are matched by a dramatic end look. The unique edge: the ultra-thickening formula in combo with the plush-’em-up action of its unique double-lush brush.” This is by far one of my favorite mascaras of all time! I use this on an almost daily basis to make my lashes look long, dark, and full. I especially like layering this over Prep + Prime Lash for added volume, length, and drama. False Lashes Mascara layers well without weighing down the lashes or clumping and wears without smudging or flaking.

* Skincare *

Volcanic Ash Exfoliator:   This product is “A highly effective, dual-purpose foaming, cleansing and exfoliating scrub blending natural Volcanic Ash with fine sugar crystals. Refines and unclogs the skin, adds instant moisture: leaves skin feeling soft and comfortably clean. Mineral-rich. May be used effectively on any part of face or body. Rinses off with warm water.” I have not used this myself, but I plan on picking some up this week! I hear fantastic things about it and from what I understand, it’s good for all skin types. MAC usually releases this in limited quantities and once it’s gone, it’s not released again for a while. That said, I’m unclear if this is going to stick around or not, but I’m pretty sure that it’s limited edition with the Heavenly Creature collection. This contains 100ml / 3.4 US fl oz of product and sells for $28.

Mineralize Charged Water Cleanser:   This cleanser is “A lightweight cleanser formulated with our ionized Super-Duo Charged Water technology. Removes all makeup (except waterproof and longwearing) with a wipe – no rinse-off required. Leaves skin nourished, soft, absolutely clean.” It’s a cleanser/remover, so you don’t have to rinse your face with water after using this if you’re in a hurry. I still like to rinse mine, though. I don’t own this product but I’ve used it several times and I like it! It leaves my skin feeling nourished and doesn’t seem to dry it out. Mineralize Charged Water Cleanser is permanent product that contains 100ml of cleanser and sells for $23.

Mineralize Charged Water Moisture Eye Cream:   This eye cream is “A luxuriously rich eye cream. Infused with our ionized Super-Duo Charged Water technology. Moisturizes and adds radiance, while instantly – and over time – reducing the look of dark circles, lines and puffiness.” I have only tried this out for a few days in a row but I thought it was nice and plan on purchasing it when I run out of my other eye cream! it doesn’t decrease puffiness as quickly as Fast Response Eye Cream does, but it seems to help prevent it to some degree and provides more moisture. This is a permanent product containing 15ml of eye cream, which sells for $35.

Mineralize Charged Water Moisture Gel:   This moisturizer is “An ultra-light, gel-like cream that absorbs instantly to give the skin intense hydration. Infused with our exclusive Super-Charged Water technology, this formula leaves skin softer, more luminous. Use day or night.” Again, I haven’t used this much, only as a sample for about a week, but I think this is a fantastic product for all skin types. If you have dry skin, this will soak in quickly, but still hold in moisture throughout the day. If you have combination skin, it will help to even out the dry areas and oily patches. If you have oilier skin, it will give you just enough moisture to keep your skin even and healthy. My favorite part about MAC’s gel formula moisturizers is that they aren’t heavy and feel like that almost adjust to your skin type, giving you the perfect amount of moisture. It soaks in quickly and doesn’t sit on the surface of the skin, so you can apply makeup over this without feeling like a shiny, slippery-faced mess. During the hotter months, I use the Lightful Moisture Creme, which is also a gel-style moisturizer, so my skin can breathe without having a sticky, heavy layer of moisturizer on it when it’s already hot and humid outside. Mineralize Charged Water Moisture Gel is permanent and contains 50ml of product. This sells for $37.

There are a whopping nine Mineralize Eye Shadows that are being released in the Heavenly Creature Collection! They look quite complex in the packaging, but they blend together into soft, shimmery shades that are universally flattering! (Get it… Universally… These have a space theme. Ahhhhahahahaha I crack myself up).

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MAC’s Mineralize Eye Shadows are “baked minerals refined into a powder formula providing exceptionally sheer and lightweight application. Colour builds lightly, layer after layer, without heavy coverage.” There is nothing matte about these eye shadows. They all contain shimmer, ranging from a soft glow all the way up to an intense frosty finish, depending on how heavily they’re applied. I love how versatile Mineralize Eye Shadows are… They can be applied dry and layered, depending on how soft or deep you want the color payoff and shimmer to be. They may also be applied damp for the most intense pigmentation and a more metallic type of finish. Sometimes you can use a small brush and use these colors individually if the swirls are big enough, or at least concentrate on gathering more of one color than another.

I typically get about 5 hours of wear with Mineralize Eye Shadows before they start to crease or fade. You can extend the wear time to more like 8+ hours by starting off with a primer. Although I don’t normally use this product, I like Urban Decay Primer Potion under these eye shadows because it’s very tacky so they stay in place well. You can use it alone, or under a light, neutral MAC Paint Pot like Painterly or Soft Ochre (my favorite method). If you apply the Paint Pot over UDPP, it makes them more easy to blend. Using a primer underneath will also cut back on the amount of fallout many of these Mineralize Eye Shadows can leave behind.

Since these eye shadows are so versatile, I’m including detailed application techniques. This makes this post a longer than usual, but I want you all to know the best ways to use these! I know I felt lost and was disappointed with Mineralize Eye Shadows until I learned how to use them!

To apply dry, there are several different types of brushes you can use, depending on which area of the eye you are applying them to. For wearing them on the lid, I suggest a dense, flat shader brush like a MAC 239 or MAC 213. With these brushes, you can gently pat on the color and layer it until you get the intensity that you want. If you are applying this in the crease, you can use a MAC 286 duo fibre blending brush (this is being repromoted with this collection, but is permanent) for more intense color, or a soft, fluffy domed brush like a MAC 217 or 224 for a softer application or for blending. For dry application as a brow highlight, a 217 or 224 will apply it sheerly. Since Mineralize Eye Shadows are soft and shimmery, they’re also perfect to use on the inner corner of your eye to highlight and make you look more awake! My favorite brushes for that are the MAC 228 and 231.

To apply damp, you will need a liquid to spray onto your brush or lightly dip your brush into so the eye shadow will adhere to your brush and skin. Water will work, but I find that the eye shadow appears more intense if I use MAC Fix + Spray on my brush, and even more intense than that if I use MAC Water Based Mixing Medium (from MAC Pro). I have also heard of people using eye drops but I haven’t tried that myself. You want to get just enough liquid on your brush to slightly dampen it, but you don’t want it to be very wet. Squeeze out your brush with your fingers if you dip it in water! Even if you spray it, make sure there’s not enough liquid to drip or squeeze out. If you think it’s still too damp, gently blot it on a paper towel or tissue. After the brush is damp, swipe it across the Mineralize Eye Shadow and apply to the skin. You may want to have a designated “wet” area on your eye shadow, as swiping a damp brush across it repeatedly can sort of thicken or harden the powder. The best brushes to use with this technique are stiff, flat shader brushes like a MAC 239 or 242. Synthetic concealer brushes like the MAC 195 work really well too (that’s my favorite).

If you want to wear a Mineralize Eye Shadow as a liner there are several different brushes you can use. For intense color you want to use the damp technique. With brushes like a MAC 209210, or 211, you will get a finer line with more detail. A flat definer brush like a MAC 212 will give you a thicker, smudgier line and can be used damp or dry. A dense brush like a MAC 214 short shader brush or 219 pencil brush is best for a soft, smudgy line, which is perfect for a smoky look. Those will also work damp or dry.

All nine of these Mineralize Eye Shadows are limited edition. The Heavenly Creature collection is available online right now at www.maccosmetics.com. On Thursday, July 5th these eye shadows, along with the rest of the collection, will be available at MAC stores and counters. If there are particular colors that you want, you may want to see if they can hold your products for you since many of these will sell out very quickly! Each Mineralize Eye Shadow contains 1.8g / 0.06oz of product and they sell for $20.

Photo taken outdoors with natural, indirect sunlight on NC20 skin.

Aurora

Aurora:   Aurora contains a “peach, brown, and green melange”. The swirls are a warm terracotta brown, olive green, and peachy champagne. On the skin this shows up as a medium, warm toned brown with a light peachy shimmer. The color payoff is good both dry and wet, but it’s a bit on the sheer side when applied dry. If you apply Aurora damp, it will be opaque and have more of a frosty finish.

Bright Moon

Bright Moon:   Bright Moon is described to have a “grey, silver, and icy green melange”. The swirls are made up of a pale silver, a medium blue-grey, and a light, icy aqua. On the skin, this is a light, cool, blue-silver with lots of shimmer. Both dry and damp applications give good color payoff, but it will be more intense and metallic when applied damp. The only problem I had with Bright Moon is that it felt a little chunky and uneven when I tried to apply it with a dampened brush.

Earthly

Earthly:   This Mineralize Eye Shadow is a “beige, peach, and cool brown melange”. The swirls are a light, soft peachy gold, a pale creamy beige and a medium-dark, cool brown. Blended together, these are a medium, slightly cool toned taupey brown. The shimmer in Earthly is fine and soft. Applied dry, this is not all that opaque, but still pretty and has good color payoff. Applied damp, it’s totally opaque and more frosty.

Photo taken outdoors with natural, indirect sunlight on NC20 skin.

Invincible Light
(This one looks a little dim… Sorry! I think a cloud was passing by.)

Invincible Light:   This is the palest of all the Mineralize Eye Shadows in this collection and is an “icy white, lavender, and warm gold melange”. The swirls are a pale lavender, a light, creamy ivory, and a medium, warm gold. Although the lavender and white/ivory swirls are cooler toned, the warm golden swirl transforms this into a light, warm toned, creamy peach on the skin. When applied dry, it’s a bit sheer, but applying it damp will make it more opaque. Both dry and damp it’s quite shimmery. The shimmery particles in Invincible Light feel heavier and more coarse than the ones in some of the other Mineralize Eye Shadows. This made it more difficult to blend or apply when damp, as it got kind of chunky and did not to spread out evenly without some effort. Because of that, I prefer to use this eye shadow dry as a sheer lid color or highlight.

Magnetic Attraction

Magnetic Attraction:   Magnetic Attraction is an “orange, pink and gold melange”. The swirls are a light, yellow gold, a medium, coppery orange, and a medium-dark, plummy pink. When applied dry, this is a medium coral with reddish-pink undertones and a coppery sheen. If applied damp, it looks more like a medium, coppery-pink coral with golden frost. Both dry and damp this gives amazing color payoff!

Neo Nebula

Neo Nebula:   This eye shadow contains a “cream, warm amethyst and warm pink melange”. The swirls are a light, champagne-pink, a medium, warm pink and a darker, warm plum. On the skin it’s a medium, slightly warm plummy pink. It’s pretty sheer when applied dry, but still has quite a bit of shimmer. If you apply this damp, it will darken Neo Nebula and make the finish much more metallic. It’s very soft and easy to apply, both wet and dry.

Photo taken outdoors with natural, indirect sunlight on NC20 skin.

Sky

Sky:   Sky is described as a “green gold, turquoise and cobalt melange”. The swirls are a medium, bright blue, a deeper cobalt blue, and a light-medium, tarnished, green gold. Blended together on the skin, these appear as a very pretty, light to medium turquoise-blue with golden shimmer. The shimmer shows up well both dry and damp, but the color payoff is very sheer when applied dry. If you apply Sky damp, it’s slightly more opaque, but not totally. Like Bright Moon and Invincible Light, I had some trouble applying this damp because it got a bit chunky and didn’t want to blend out. That seems to be a trend with all of the Mineralize Eye Shadows in this collection that contain larger, coarser bits of shimmer.

Universal Appeal

Universal Appeal:   Universal Appeal is a “gold, bronze and violet melange”… Really? I can see the violet, but the other swirls are more of a greenish gold and dark brown to me! On the skin these make a very pretty, warm, medium mauvy, plummy brown with golden shimmer. When applied dry, Universal Appeal is a little bit sheer, but has good color payoff. Applying this wet makes it more opaque, deeper, and more frosty. This Mineralize Eye Shadow applied smoothly both ways.

Water

Water:   This Mineralize Eye Shadow is a “yellow, lime green and blue melange”. I was hoping mine would contain more green and it does, so I’m really excited about this one! It’s made up of a bright, neon yellow-green, a light, shimmery, minty-limey green (which reminds me of mojitos… yum), and a dark, shimmy navy blue. When blended together these make a cool toned green. It’s VERY sheer when applied dry and appears as more of a light, cool olive green with golden shimmer. You almost have to use Water with water (ha!), to do it justice. When applied damp, it’s a gorgeous medium, cool toned, smoky green with a golden sheen. Although the color payoff kind of sucks with a dry application, it works if you want a very sheer wash of color. Even though it has that little fault, I still love this eye shadow!

I did not purchase much from this collection at all… Why? Because by the time I got to work the day it came out, most of what I wanted was gone… Oops! I did buy the nail polishes (best pink EVER), one Lipglass, and one Lipstick. I already owned one Fluidline, the Pigment and one of the Mineralize Eye Shadow Duos.

This collection has a lot of permanents and repromotes in it, but that’s not all bad. I think it was a good thing to make people aware of some products that MAC has all the time that may be forgotten by a lot of consumers… Waveline Fluidline being one of those (I don’t have that one though, sorry). A few more that are permanent products are the 208 Brush, MAC Gloss, Brow Set (clear), and Zoom Fast Black Lash mascara. The items not included in this post are either things I don’t own, can’t seem to find in my kit, or are permanent and can be reviewed at a later date when I do something like a collective mascara or brush post.

Also, if you do not know who Chen Man is, you should google her and take a look at the videos for this collection on MAC’s Youtube channel. She’s an amazing photographer and a huge inspiration to me. Check out some of her photos sometime when you get a chance. She’s all about dimension, bold color, sensuality, contrast, detail… They’re all very powerful images but the different aspects of them softly fade into one another in a beautiful and unique way.

Anyway, I hope you all enjoy what little I have to post for this collection. Thanks for reading!

Swatches taken on NC15 skin in natural sunlight Left to right: Sea & Sky (aka Love Cycle) Mineralize Eye Shadow Duo (light side/dark side), Naval Blue Pigment, Blacktrack Fluidline

Sea & Sky (aka Love Cycle) Mineralize Eye Shadow Duo

Love Cycle:   You are probably wondering why the above photo is not the yin-yang design that you see on MAC’s website and in stores… Technically, that is not Love Cycle, it’s Sea & Sky from back in the day that is exactly the same eye shadow as far as I can tell (that is not a quote from MAC, just what I see). Anyway, Love Cycle is a “light blue, white, dark blue melange” on one side and a “dark royal blue” on the other. Yep, sounds about right. All that fancy talk about the lighter side translates to it showing up as a shimmery, cool, light silvery blue on the skin, as you can see in the swatch. It’s very highly pigmented and the color payoff is great. As with all Mineralize Eye Shadows, you can apply it damp if you want it to be more intense. The Mineralize Eye Shadows in this collection are all limited edition and sell for $20.

Naval Blue Pigment... Old School packaging. Holla!

Naval Blue Pigment:   I have had this for years and love it. As you can tell, a little but goes a very long way with pigments, since there’s hardly any missing from the jar and I’ve used it a lot! Naval Blue is a “deep smoky blue” with a pearly finish to it. As with Mineralize Eye Shadows, pigments look more intense applied with a damp brush. If you’re using this dry, I suggest using it over a Paint Pot, like Painterly or Soft Ochre, so it has something to stick to and won’t budge all day long. Since it’s a loose powder, if you dust this on with a brush that’s too fluffy, you may have some fallout. I suggest a MAC 239 brush to pat this on the lid, and a 217 or 226 brush to blend it out with. The color payoff is amazing and this makes a GORGEOUS look when mixed with a golden shade, or even as a smokey eye simply blended out with Wedge or Cork Eyeshadow. This is limited edition with this collection but may still be permanently available from a MAC Pro store. Pigments sell for $20.

Blacktrack Fluidline (bad picture, sorry).

Blacktrack Fluidline:   If you are a MAC fan, you probably already know what this is… Fluidlines are gel-based eye liners that wear all day long with no smudging, smearing or flaking, yet they still come off easily when you’re ready to remove your makeup. Blacktrack is a permanent color and sells for $15. I like to use a MAC 266 Brush to apply this for a thicker, cat-eye look or a MAC 210 brush to get a thinner, more detailed line. Blacktrack is a “solid, flat black” and applies intensely and bold with one quick swipe. I apologize for the messy, bad photo, but it’s because I use this stuff ALL the time… Like several times a week, so it’s just well-loved, not ugly 🙂

Pinkly Fresh, Breezy Blue

     I love how many colorful, awesome Nail Lacquers that MAC has released lately! I’m addicted and these are a couple of my favorites. I usually get about a week of wear out of these, especially if I apply a top coat of Overlacquer to help prevent chips and excessive tip wear. It also adds a nice layer of glossiness! Both of these are $16 and limited edition so stock up while you can if you’re into them.

I will try to get some swatches of these up in the near future. I just painted my nails yesterday so I didn’t want to take it off and have to redo it because glitter nail polish sucks to remove!

Pinkly Fresh (Cream):   Best. Pink. Ever… Seriously. It’s SO flattering on everyone! It’s a “midtone blue pink”, but despite the cooler undertone, it makes everyone look warmer and more tan than they actually are. It’s a Cream finish, so there’s no shimmer or anything. Pinkly Fresh applies slightly streaky first coat, but will be opaque and smooth by the second or third, depending on how much product you apply. It’s a little bit like Essie’s French Affair that was out in the Spring a year or two ago, which was my previous favorite nail polish ever, but I ran out soooo I’m really glad that MAC came out with this one! I have three bottles of it hehe.

Breezy Blue (Cream):   I have probably said this before, but personally I am not a fan of blue nail polishes. 99.9% of them make me look dead or very close to it because I am pale and have cool undertones to my skin. This one doesn’t make me look as yucky as most of them do but it’s not something I see myself wearing all the time. HOWEVER, I got a TON of compliments when I was wearing it, and I think it looks fantastic on everyone but me. Maybe I just have a weird thing with blues or something… I dunno. Anyway, Breezy Blue is a “dark blue”. It’s not SUPER dark, and it almost has a purpley looking hint to it. It’s very pretty and unique. I tried to find a dupe for it at Ulta and didn’t find anything close!

Left: Budding Love Lipstick Right: Force of Love Lipglass

Budding Love (Lustre)

Budding Love (Lustre):   This lipstick is a Lustre finish, so it’s not heavily pigmented. You can apply it as a sheer wash of color or build it up to moderately opaque coverage. Budding Love is a “pale lavender” that leans a towards the pink side… A cool pink, but on my lips it shows up as a light, cool, pinkish-purple. It’s certainly unique and gorgeous, even on pale, cool skintones. There is a matching Lipglass that was also released with this collection but it was sold out everywhere when I tried to find it. Sadface! It is limited edition, so it may not still be available all over the place. It you can find it, you can get it for $14.50!

Force of Love

Force of Love:   MAC Lipglasses are fantastic and have a thick, creamy texture and nearly opaque color payoff. They are lightly vanilla scented and usually wear around 6 hours. Force of Love is a “vivid honeysuckle pink”. It’s a warm pink and has a hint of bright coral to it. There was a matching Lipstick released with this too, but it was sold out and I didn’t get a chance to buy it… I need to start pre-ordering my stuff through MAC Pro, dangit! As with the other lip products in this collection, Force of Love is limited edition and sells for $14.50.

Yet another gorgeous collection from MAC! The colors, pigmentation and quality of these products are really exceptional. There is something for every age and skin tone in this collection. Additional/better swatches will be posted very soon, like when the sun is out and my camera battery is actually charged, so check back! Thanks for reading ❤

Some of my products look a little used… That’s because they are! I’ve been testing them so I could write reviews for my readers. I redid my product photos so they don’t look so pretty and fresh-out-of-the-package. I apologize for that but hopefully you enjoy the photos anyway!

*Not pictured: Blonde Mineralize Skinfinish. I don’t plan on adding this to my kit or posting photos of it, as I have similar products.

Lipglass

Fresh Air - Hot Spell - Naked Space - The Wee Coquette

Indoors on NC15 skin Fresh Air - Hot Spell - Naked Space - The Wee Coquette

These Lipglasses may not be outrageous colors or really stand out, but there is something to be said for nice neutrals. For me, it’s difficult to find neutral shades that looks like my lips but better, or colors that go along with a certain lipstick. The Lipglasses in this collection do exactly that… They compliment your own lips and skin tone as well as the lipsticks that came out with MAC Naturally. MAC Tinted Lipglass has a sticky, thick texture when first applied but it doesn’t feel as heavy once it warms up on your lips. The good thing about their thicker texture is that they wear well for about 4 hours before touchups are necessary. The Wee Coquette has been released previously with MAC Me Over last fall, but these are all Limited Edition colors and all of these sell for $14.50.

Fresh Air

Fresh Air:   This is pretty much your typical, somewhat shimmery “light pink”.  At first I was thinking meh, nothing special, it will probably sit in my kit mostly unused… I was wrong! This Lipglass lives in my purse and I use it on a daily basis. This is the perfect pink for me and it would look nice on nearly everyone. On pale-medium skin, it’s a sheer neutral that adds a hint of color and shine, while on darker skin, it would be a good pinky nude. I like to pair this up with A Perfect Day lipstick and Subculture Lip Pencil.

Hot Spell

Hot Spell:   Hot Spell is a shimmery “bronze with multicolored pearl”. On me, it’s a nice, warm, midtone brown, and the golden pearl adds to the warmth of it even more. It has adequate, nearly opaque coverage without looking uneven or streaky. This goes nicely with Beach Sand Lipstick, but that lipstick tends to make Hot Spell appear a little bit darker and cooler. That combination would make a really nice neutral for deeper skin tones.

Naked Space

Naked Space:   For a “creamy, mid-tone peach”, this lipglass provides a warm wash of peachy-ness with some light, almost pearly shimmer.  It applied well with a fair amount of coverage and minimal streaking. It looks lovely when layered over almost any of the lipsticks that came out with this collection, although my favorite combination is with Sweet Sunrise or Pillow Talk. Naked Space is somewhat similar to Illicit Lipglass, but is a bit warmer, deeper, and has more shimmer to it.

The Wee Coquette

The Wee Coquette:   I did not purchase this Lipglass when it was released with MAC Me Over last fall, but I’m glad I did this time. It’s a “naked neutral pink” that looks lovely either by itself or layered over something like Sweet Sunrise lipstick. It applies evenly and has good coverage and a creamy texture. The Wee Coquette lightens up my natural lip color quite a bit and giving me a milky nude look with a touch of white shimmer. If worn alone, I make sure I at least apply Prep + Prime Lip or Lip Conditioner underneath to make it spread out smoothly and not settle into the lines on my lips.

Lipsticks

A Perfect Day - Beach Sand - Pillow Talk - Sweet Sunrise

A Perfect Day - Beach Sand - Pillow Talk - Sweet Sunrise

Indoors on NC15 skin A Perfect Day - Beach Sand - Pillow Talk - Sweet Sunrise

I am a big fan of neutral lipsticks, so I was really excited to get my paws on these. I feel like MAC catered to every skin tone and ethnicity when they designed this collection and I’m really impressed with the quality of these lipsticks. Not one of them is too sheer, too thick, too washed out, or too bold. They are wonderful examples of natural looking lipsticks that enhance what you already have. I tend to get about 4-6 hours of wear from MAC Lipsticks before they start to fade or need touch ups. Layering these over a Lip Pencil will add to the wear time and keep them looking fresh and defined even longer. All of these colors are limited edition and can be purchased at any MAC location or online for $14.50.

A Perfect Day (Amplified)

A Perfect Day (Amplified):   A Perfect Day is a perfect neutral for me. “Light neutral pink” sums up this lipstick, and although it sounds simple, simple is good. I have a hard time finding a pinkish nude lipstick that doesn’t make me look washed out. Usually I use Blankety, but this is my new go-to neutral. It adds a hint more color and rosiness than Blankety. It’s an Amplified texture, so it has nearly opaque coverage and a creamy texture.

Beach Sand (Cremesheen)

Beach Sand (Cremesheen):   This is described as a “light tan”… Yep, that’s about right. I think this color would be a nice pale nude for medium to medium-deep skin tones. It has a peachy undertone to it, so it’s not the type of tan that will make you appear to be one of the living dead. Even on my pasty, NC15 face it looks pretty, especially when I layer a lipglass like Fresh Air over it. Being a Cremesheen finish, it has good coverage and a creamy texture that holds in the moisture of your own lip and doesn’t look dry.

Pillow Talk (Cremesheen)

Pillow Talk (Cremesheen):   This is a “midtone rosy nude” that looks neutral and a bit beige on the lips. It’s neither warm of cool… It’s precisely in between, so it’s versatile and can be easily altered with lip pencils and lipglasses, which is always nifty to play around with. Personally, I like to use Naked Space Lipglass over it. The coverage is smooth and opaque, with a hint of warm sheen. Pillow Talk is suitable for nearly every skin tone and would be a lovely nude for medium to darker skinned ladies.

Sweet Sunrise (Lustre)

Sweet Sunrise (Lustre):   Sweet Sunrise is the lightest nude of the Naturally collection. It reminds me of a lighter, sheerer, warmer version of Creme D’ Nude. This is a Lustre finish lipstick, so it has moderate coverage and a touch of shine. It applies evenly and is buildable. Sweet Sunrise is best suited for light – medium skin and would look awesome with a smokey eye. Any neutral lip pencil can be used with this. My choice is Subculture. I have tried Fresh Air, Naked Space,  and The Wee Coquette Lipglasses over this lipstick and they all look great.

Mineralize Eye Shadow

Top: Cloudy Afternoon - Daylight Bottom: In The Sun - Summer Haze - Twilight Falls

Indoors on NC15 Skin Cloudy Afternoon - Daylight - In The Sun - Summer Haze - Twilight Falls

I was really stoked to see some more Mineralize Eye Shadows come out. The ones that were released with Glitter & Ice were awesome so I had my hopes up when I heard about these. The MAC Naturally MES’s did not disappoint! Mineralize Eye Shadows are versatile and buildable, so you can get any level of color and intensity that you desire. These are quite pigmented dry, and even more intense if you apply them with a dampened brush. To do that, I spray a bit of Fix+ onto my brush, swipe it on a little area of the eye shadow, then pat it onto my eyelid. To avoid dusty fallout, you want to use a Paint Pot under these. It can be a neutral color or something that helps intensify the color of the Mineralize Eye Shadow. Using a primer like a Paint Pot will also increase the wear time and prevent any creasing or smudging.

Sadly, these are all limited edition colors, so get them while you can! You can pick these up online or at any MAC counter or store for $20.

Cloudy Afternoon

Cloudy Afternoon:   MAC describes this Mineralize Eye Shadow as a “cream with gold, grey & pink veining”. The combination of all of those comes out to be a frosty, beige-ish silver. When applied damp, the beige tones appear more than when it’s applied dry. I like to use this color all over the lid or as a highlight below the brow or on the inner corner of my eye.

Daylight

Daylight:   This Mineralize Eye Shadow appears to be a peach with purple, which is accurate to MAC’s description as a “peach with dirty blue lavender veining”. I even see a hint of silver in the veining in mine, but they can vary slightly. On the skin, this appears as a warm, light, peachy to rosy plum. I would say it’s like a lighter, warmer version of Circa Plum Pigment. It’s even more intense and plummier if you apply it with a damp brush, which also makes it look more metallic (so cool). I like to use this color all over my lid or in the crease to blend out a deeper color, such as Twilight Falls.

In The Sun

In The Sun:   I am in love with this one! It’s probably one of the more versatile Mineralize Eye Shadows… Not just from this collection but ever. MAC says it’s a “gold with violet veining”, but I see more than that. You can definitely notice hints of a bronze and cream in this eye shadow. It’s super intense and shimmery, even when applied dry. It’s a warm, mid-tone bronze with plummy undertones to it. Applied damp, it’s bold and intense and shows off the violet even more. The sparkly bits in this are golden and a little chunkier than the other Mineralize Eye Shadows contain, so if you use a brush that’s too fluffy with this, you may have some issues with fallout. Layer this over a primer like a Paint Pot and it will adhere to it when used dry and look it’s best!

Summer Haze

Summer Haze:   Summer Haze is a “palest gold with deeper gold veining”, which translates to a warm, mid-tone golden color when mixed up and applied to your skin. It’s metallic and has a fine, almost creamy texture for a powder. There is a light shimmer mixed in as well so this Mineralize Eye Shadow appears to have many dimensions. It will show up best over a Paint Pot and is most intense and a bit deeper when applied damp. I love to use Summer Haze all over my eyelid with In The Sun in my crease. It makes for a gorgeous, warm metallic look that would make any eye color pop.

Twilight Falls

Twilight Falls:   Here is the cool, smokey color of the collection. It’s described on MAC’s website as a “cool brown with bronze veining”, but when I wear it, I can see some plum and grey tones in there. It’s a soft, sultry color when applied either dry or wet and contains very fine, iridescent shimmer. With a damp application, this will show up relatively deep, but not too intense for any skin tone. I love to use this blended into my crease with any other the other Mineralize Eye Shadows in this collection, or packed on all over my eyelid and blended out with Daylight or In The Sun.

Mineralize Blush

Clockwise from top: Early Morning - Subtle Breeze - Fresh Honey

Indoors on NC15 skin Early Morning - Fresh Honey - Subtle Breeze

Woohoo! New Mineralize Blushes!!! These are my favorite type of blushes from MAC or any other brand. They apply so smoothly and are very buildable, so even the deepest colors can be used on a pale chick like me, or layered onto deeper skin tones. I like to use the now discontinued 131 brush to apply these, but a 187 or 188 will work as well. If you want to be able to apply this sheerly to start out with, I recommend sticking with the Duo Fibre brushes. If you have darker skin and need a more bold color payoff, you could go with a more dense brush like a 116 or 168.

I’m a little bummed out that these, like everything else in this collection, are limited edition and only available until they’re gone. Super sadface! You can get your little hands on these at any MAC location or online for $22.

Early Morning

Early Morning:   This blush looks a little intense at first glance, but if you apply it with a Duo Fibre brush, it’s easy to get a sheer wash of color that’s suitable for even the fairest skin. I have been wearing this nearly every day since I got it and it goes well with so many things, not just makeup from this collection. I’ve been sick and this gives me the extra boost of color that I need to not look like a zombie. MAC calls this Mineralize Blush a “peachy pink”, which is pretty accurate, although I see a hint of rose in there. This is the deepest color of the three blushes and would look good on every skin tone. Seriously. Early Morning is the most versatile and unique Mineralize Blush that I’ve seen in a while and I plan on getting a backup of this color!

Fresh Honey

Fresh Honey:   I was a little bit scared of this color at first because I’m super fair (NC15), and on the cooler to neutral side of the skin tone rainbow. However, after playing around with it, I discovered that it made me look like I’ve been out in the sun if I lightly dust it on my cheeks. Yes, I’m so pale that it worked as a sheer bronzer on me haha. On medium and warmer skin, I believe this would show up as a natural, golden glowing pop of color. MAC refers to Fresh Honey as a “warm apricot”, which is pretty spot on. It reminds me of a deeper, less shimmery version of Nuance Mineralize Blush.

Subtle Breeze

Subtle Breeze:    This is the most neutral, natural looking Mineralize Blush that came out with the MAC Naturally collection. It’s referred to as a “blue-pink” which doesn’t sound like anything super special, but I do love this blush. It’s perfect for an every day color on most pale to medium skin tones and will give you a natural looking, glowy pop of color. I would pair this up with a pretty pink or red lip to make it stand out. In comparison to other Mineralize Blushes, this is like the slightly rosier, less shimmery cousin to Dainty.

Redhead Mineralize Skinfinish

Redhead

Indoors on NC15 skin & mixed together

Redhead:   I really love this Mineralize Skinfinish powder. I actually have two of these that I purchased when it was released with the Blonde, Brunette, Redhead collection. When you use a Duo Fibre brush (like a 188) to swirl it together and apply it to the tops of your cheekbones as a highlight, you’ll get a shimmery, warm golden glow. I usually use this with warmer shades of blush, but don’t be afraid to lightly apply it with cooler colors too. This will REALLY make your cheekbones stand out! You can also use this Mineralize Skinfinish powder as a brow highlight or along your collarbone for sexy, glowing skin.

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