Rihanna’s New Makeup Line is Launching This Month

Singer, philanthropist, beauty & fashion icon Rihanna is launching her own makeup line and I don’t even know what to do with myself. Over the past decade, Rihanna has set herself apart with her bold fashion and beauty choices. She could wear a trashbag to the Met Gala next year and people would still go nuts! Speaking of Met Gala, if you missed her ‘pretty in pink’ makeup look from the 2017 event, you must have been living under a rock. It’s probably the most recreated makeup look of the year thus far.

So it’s only natural that this launch be an event in itself! The line, aptly named Fenty Beauty (Fenty is the superstar’s last name) will be debuting at Sephora and Harvey Nichols at midnight on September 8, 2017. The line will be available globally upon launch. Not much is known about the product offerings, but what little we do know is thanks to a flutter of sneak peeks released in the past few days by all parties associated with the launch.

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Anastasia Beverly Hills is Launching the Most Summer Collection of Summer 2017

Anastasia Beverly Hills is launching the most summer collection of summer! Comprised of old favorites and some new new, you are sure to find something that tickles your fancy. The collection includes 12 single eyeshadows (three repromotes, 9 new), 10 lip glosses (mix of new and repromotes from the 2016 summer and fall mini lip gloss sets), and 5 trio blush palettes to complement every skintone.

The Anastasia Beverly Hills Summer 2017 will launch May 16, 2017 online at anastasiabeverlyhills.com. It will be available online at Anastasia Beverly Hills retailers (Sephora, Ulta, Dillard’s, and Macy’s) on June 13, 2017. Finally, it will launch in stores at the same retailers on June 23, 2017. Eyeshadows will retail for $12 each. Lip glosses will retail for $16 each. Blush trios will retail for $30 each.

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Upcoming Collection: MAC Cosmetics Year of the Rooster Limited Edition Collection (Chinese New Year 2017)

The MAC Cosmetics Year of the Rooster Limited Edition collection will release January 12th at select MAC locations. Other retailers include Nordstrom, Saks, Macy’s, Bloomingdales, and Dillard’s.

The New Year celebration doesn’t stop after the Times Square ball drop on January 1st! The Chinese New Year is rapidly approaching and MAC Cosmetics is releasing a limited edition collection commemorating 2017: the Year of the Rooster. Check out some pics below of the special exterior packaging of some of your favorite permanent products!



MAC Cosmetics 2017 Chinese New Year Limited Edition Collection: Year of the Rooster
Prep + Prime Natural Radiance in Radiant Pink, $42

Eye Shadow X 9 in Year of the Rooster, $32
Penultimate Eye Liner in Rapidblack, $21​

Eye Brows in Brunette, $17
​Eye Brows in Lingering, $17

Powder Blush in Fleur Power, $23
Powder Blush in Dame, $23

Lipstick in Peach Blossom, $17
Lipstick in Dangerous, $17
Lipstick in Russian Red, $17

Upcoming Collection: MAC Cosmetics x Mariah Carey

The MAC Cosmetics x Mariah Carey limited edition collection will launch online in the US on December 8, 2016. It will launch in select stores on December, 15, 2016.

Last holiday season, MAC Cosmetics and Mariah Carey previewed a limited edition lipstick with the promise of a much larger collection coming in 2016. Now the time has come for that sparkly / glittery / metallic-y collection and it is the true embodiment of Mariah – very divalicious! Take a peek at the items in the collection below and prepare to spend your coins when this launches!

Upcoming Collection: MAC Cosmetics Nutcracker Sweet Holiday 2016

The MAC Cosmetics Nutcracker Sweet Collection will release online October 20, 2016 in the US and November 2016 internationally. The collection will launch in stores on October 27, 2016 in the US. It will be available at MAC Cosmetics, Nordstrom, Macy’s, Belk, Dillard’s, Bloomingdales, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Hudson Bay. 

Whisper of Gilt is making its long awaited comeback in MAC Cosmetics Holiday 2016 collection. If you are itching for more than that perfect golden highlight, you can choose from a variety of products themed after one of the season’s favorite shows The Nutcracker. To get a peek into all the products coming this holiday season, keep reading! 

MAC Cosmetics Nutcracker Sweet Holiday 2016

All photos and collection information from chicprofile.com.

Lipstick – Limited Edition

  • Kingdom of Sweets – soft, milky pink (Cremesheen)
  • Flamboyish – hot deep pink (Matte)
  • Saucy Little Darling – deep coral red (Amplificied)
  • So Good For You Furiously Festive – intense cool red (Matte)
  • Leap of Delight – deep plum purple (Matte)

Magic Dust Eye Shadow – Limited Edition – $19.00

  • Dance Flowers Dance – light pink
  • Pretty Dainty – pink coral shimmer
  • Rabblerouser – bright intense pink
  • Forward March – peachy gold shimmer
  • Dark Lullaby – midnight purple
  • Mustache – black with gold sparkle

Kohl Power Eye Pencil

Eye Kohl – Limited Edition

  • Prunella – purple
  • Powersurge – bronzed brown with golden shimmer


  • Rose – rose with copper sparkle
  • Process Magenta – bright magenta

Magic Dust Powder – Limited Edition – $28.00

  • Yum Yum Yum – soft pink with gold pearl
  • Sweet Vision – pinky peach with gold pearl

Nutcraker Sweet Red Lip Bag

  • Vamplify in Suggestive – intense blue-red
  • Lipstick in Candy Cane – intense blue-red
  • Pro Longwear Lip Pencil in Trust In Red – bright cool red cream

Nutcracker Sweet Nude Lip Bag

  • Vamplify in Tuned In – mid-tone rosy nude
  • Lipstick in Magic Spell – mid-tone mauve nude
  • Pro Longwear Lip Pencil in In Control – brown mauve

Nutcracker Sweet Warm Eye Compact – $39.50

  • Showstopper – deep blackened brown (matte)
  • Twelve Chimes – metallic deep cool brown (lustre)
  • Beyond Gorgeous – black with gold pearl (veluxe pearl)
  • Unwind – dirty olive (veluxe pearl)
  • Lady Fingers – true gold (matte)
  • Era – soft golden beige with shimmer (satin)
  • Woodwinked – warm antique gold (veluxe pearl)
  • Filament – platinum silver (lustre)
  • Whirling – metallic silver beige (lustre)
  • 214/213 Dual-Ended Brush

​Nutcracker Sweet Cool Eye Compact – $39.50

  • Enchanted Beauty – pale pink shimmer (lustre)
  • Absurdly Pretty – matte raspberry (matte)
  • Plum Darling – metallic charcoal plum (lustre)
  • Performance Art – mauve with silver pearl (lustre)
  • Nutcracker – deep blackened purple (satin)
  • The Wrong Man – pale cool pink (satin)
  • Sugar Plum – dirty grape (matte)
  • Marzipan – muted plummy taupe (matte)
  • Quite Spoiled – muted mid-tone lilac (satin)
  • 214/213 Dual-Ended Brush
Nutcracker Sweet Smoky Eye Compact – $39.50

  • Licorice Lane – deep blackened brown (matte)
  • Dance In The Dark – deep cool brown (matte)
  • Too-dle-oo – light beige shimmer (frost)
  • Kid – beige cashmere (veluxe)
  • Dewdrop – bright apricot (lustre)
  • Cake & Biscuits – soft peachy brown (matte)
  • Swiss Chocolate – muted reddish-brown (matte)
  • Deception – cool medium brown (frost)
  • Sweet Dreams – warm mid-tone stone (matte)
  • 214/213 Dual-Ended Brush

Nutcracker Sweet Peach Face Compact

  • Extra Dimension Skinfinish in Tutu – whitish pink pearl
  • Extra Dimension Blush in At Dusk – warm rose

Nutcracker Sweet Copper Face Compact

  • Extra Dimension Skinfinish in Whisper of Gilt – pale gold shimmer
  • Extra Dimension Blush in Pleasure Model – peachy brown

Nutcracker Sweet Essential Brush Kit – $35.00

  • 167 Face Blender Brush
  • 217 Blending Brush
  • 266 Small Angle Brush

Nutcracker Sweet Mineralize Brush Kit – $52.50

  • 188 Small Duo Fibre Brush
  • 159 Duo Fibre Blush Brush
  • 287 Duo Fibre Eye Shadow Brush
  • 283 Duo Fibre Small Eye Shadow/
  • 286 Duo Fibre Tapered Blending Brush

Nutcracker Sweet Basic Brush Kit – $52.50

  • 190 Foundation Brush
  • 129 Powder/Blush Brush
  • 213 Fluff Brush
  • 209 Eye Liner Brush
  • 316 Lip Brush

Nutcracker Sweet Contour Brush Kit – $52.50

  • 168 Large Angled Contour Brush
  • 193 Angled Foundation Brush
  • 221 Mini Tapered Blending Brush
  • 212 Flat Definer Brush
  • 204 Lash Brush

Nutcracker Sweet Plum Eye Bag – $39.50

  • Extra Dimension Eye Shadow: Smoky Mauve pinkish muted mauve
  • Technakohl Liner: Purple Dash intense aubergine
  • Pro Longwear Paint Pot: Stormy Pink muted grey-purple
  • False Lashes Mascara: False Black black

Nutcracker Sweet Smoky Eye Bag – $39.50

  • Extra Dimension Eye Shadow: Fathoms Deep deep blue
  • Technakohl Liner: Graphblack rich graphic black
  • Pro Longwear Paint Pot: Dream Scene frosted cool grey
  • False Lashes Mascara: False Black black

Nutcracker Sweet Viva Glamorous – $32.00

  • VIVA GLAM Ariana Grande Lipstick deep dark plum (matte)
  • VIVA GLAM Ariana Grande Lipglass light shimmer pink

Nutcracker Sweet Viva Glam Lip Compact

  • VIVA GLAM I intense brownish blue-red (matte)
  • VIVA GLAM II muted pink-beige with shimmer (satin)
  • VIVA GLAM VI terracotta-plum with pearl (lustre)

Upcoming Collection: Too Faced Sweet Peach Full Collection

The Too Faced Sweet Peach collection will release December 2016 in the US. Check back soon for more release information.

One of the standout eye palettes this year was the Too Faced Sweet Peach Eyeshadow Palette released back in April. I was absolutely crushed it sold out before I could purchase, but it will be returning this holiday season in all its glory. And its not coming back alone! Too Faced has creating an entire collection (praise!) around the magnificent smell of a Georgia peach orchard at peak season. For more about the collection (with pictures), keep reading! 

Upcoming Collection: Dose of Colors Powerful Pink Lip Duo

The Dose of Colors Powerful Pink Duo will release Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 10AM PST. Proceeds will benefit breast cancer research center and treatment hospital  City of Hope in Southern California.

As we enter the last few months of the year, every makeup junkie seems to be running around like a headless chicken trying to keep up with all the holiday releases! But this year, Dose of Colors (DOC) is bringing us back to earth by releasing a product that helps us remember the important things in life. The Powerful Pink Lip Duo is a lipstick and lip gloss created to shed light on Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October). I’d highly recommend you guys check out this product and help DOC reach their goal of donating $30,000 to City of Hope cancer research center and treatment hospital. Take a peek at the products releasing below!

First Impression: Anastasia Beverly Hills Fall 2016 Mini Lipgloss Set

After lusting over the gorgeousness of the Summer 2016 mini lipgloss kit from Anastasia Beverly Hills, I jumped on the fall release the second it appeared on the ABH site! This set of six is perfect for the gloss lover who doesn’t want to be confined by just a few colors (the price is the equivalent of less than two full size glosses). After swatching, I’m ready to give you the low-down of my first impression below!

Last year’s fall lip gloss release slipped through my fingers like sand and I was so upset! I STILL need Tara, but that’s neither here nor there as it’s a new year and a new season! Anastasia Beverly Hills didn’t disappoint with this collection of six mini glosses in some super ‘autumn-is-coming’ shades. Based on early swatches, I’d have to say my favorites are Maple (AHHHMAZING), Carla, and Rum (And I thought Fudge was perfect for brown skin!). 

Maple is the metallic gloss and it has all the opacity of a non-shimmer gloss, but with this intense metallic reflection that reminds me of some of my favorite eyeshadows. Moving on, I wasn’t expecting to like Carla that much since I’m not a red gloss gal, but it’s one of those colors you slap on when you want to stand out. I’ve already got plans to pull this out for a party next week muahahaha.

Finally, I’m absolutely in love with Rum. If you have the Fudge gloss (or have seen me ramble about it on Instagram), it’s a tad bit darker making it a deeper nude for my lips without being straight up brown. I don’t know if I have ever seen a gloss this shade, with this opacity, that performs so well. I’ll be alternating Rum and Fudge this fall for sure!

Upcoming Collection: MAC Vibe Tribe Summer 2016

MAC Cosmetics Vibe Tribe Summer 2016 Limited Edition collection is coming soon. Exact release dates will be published when this information becomes public. 

Holy tribal print Batman! Look at the design on the upcoming MAC Cosmetics Vibe Tribe Summer 2016 Limited Edition Collection. Makes all my tribal print dreams come true! As with all summer collections before it, MAC really takes the opportunity to let loose with some funky designs during the summertime. Just take a moment to appreciate that geometrically printed powder design. Sigh! Check out more pictures below!

MAC Cosmetics Vibe Tribe Summer 2016

Image credit: @katerinu Instagram

Upcoming Collection: MAC Cosmetics x Chris Chang for Poesia

The MAC Cosmetics Chris Chang for Poesia collaboration will release May 2016 in the USA. June 2016 release date for international locations. 
Lipstick —
Cloud Gait- vivid teal
DDDevilish- Fuchsia
Gold XIXI- Golden Yellow
Plum Princess- True Plum
Vermillion Vee- Orange Red

Cream Colour Base —
Peony Pavilion- pink
Rich Coral- true coral
Sock it Xiqu- lavender

Eyeshadow —
Electric Mandarin- Bright Orange
Mu Mu Bloom- pink
Pale Pipa- Teal
Royal Woo- Yellow

Other Items —
Black Track Fluidline
Prep & Prime Transparent Finishing Pressed Powder

MAC Cosmetics Chris Chang Poesia

Unknown image credit via Instagram.

MAC Cosmetics Chris Chang Poesia

Image via @trendmood1 on Instagram.