MAC Cosmetics A Tartan Tale Holiday Lip Kits

The MAC Cosmetics Holiday Collection for 2010 hits the counters on October 28. Entitled A Tartan Tale, the collection focuses this year on tartan cases and bags. There is also a color collection with new  lipsticks and lipglasses.

MAC A TartanTale Lip gloss Lipstick

In the lip department, the MAC Tartan Tale collection includes some nice lip trio and several lip kits that come in their own tartan bags.

MAC Holdiay MAkeup A Tartan Tale Lip Kit

MAC holiday collection A Tartan Tale lip set

Look for the collection in MAC stores and online here at Nordstrom.

Disclosure: this post is based on products sent to me by a representative of the company.

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Sue Devitt Lip Pencil and Gloss

Sue Devitt is one of those cosmetic companies that can get overlooked, but shouldn’t. The company always has quality items and their lip products are no exception. I recently gave a Sue Devitt Lip Intensifier Pencil in Kirakira and a Sue Devitt Microquatic Lip Enhancing Gloss iconin Telina a try.

Sue Devitt lip gloss Sue Devitt lip pencil

The lip pencil is rather neat and unique. It is thicker than standard pencils, yet not as thick as a lip crayon. It also is on the soft side, but not so soft that lining is difficult. The result is that you can line well with it, but also fill in well with it. The shade is also a good neutral that would wear well across multiple skin shades. Since I like to fill in with liner before putting on other lip products, this one has quickly become a regularly used product for me.

The Sue Devitt gloss is also quite nice. It wears sheer, but is still pretty well pigmented. It is not at all sticky and has just a hint of shimmer to it. Mostly it is all shine. The gloss has a brush applicator. I noticed that the shade Telina on the Beauty.com site and in product photos looks rather Fuchsia, when it actually is a nice light pink. So, I grabbed it and the pencil and made swatches. Those are below.

Sue Devitt lip gloss swatches lip pencil swatch

Comparison Shop for Sue Devitt Cosmetics

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MAC Too Fabulous Collection. New CremeSheen Lip Glass!

The Mac Cosmetics Too Fabulous limited edition collection has some great new shades of MAC CremeSheen Glass .  If you haven’t tried CremeSheen, you should! This highly pigmented gloss wears wonderfully and, unlike some of MAC’s regular lipglasses, it isn’t particularly sticky.  icon

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The line also includes some great limited edition MAC Lip Pencils. These are creamy smooth and come in a nice variety of shades.

_6036998iconFor great results, don’t just line your lips. Fill them in entirely with a pencil before applying additional color.

Note: This post is based on products given to me by a representative of the company.

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