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MAC Keepsakes Viva Glamorous Lip Palette

MAC Keepsakes Collection Viva Glamorous Lip Palette comes in limited edition packaging.

The MAC Keepsakes Viva Glamorous Lip palette contains all of the first six incarnations of the Viva Glam lipstick line. This palette retails for $40; and every cent is donated towards helping women, men and children who are living with HIV/AIDS. This is an excellent reason to buy more lipstick. See swatches after the jump.

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MAC Heirloom Mix Courting Chic Cremesheen Glass

MAC Heirloom Mix Courting Chic Cremesheen Glass

M•A•C Heirloom Mix Cremesheen Glass in “Courting Chic” is a deep red with gold sparkles. It has medium opacity and is gorgeous! I swatched it heavily in this photo to better show the color.

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MAC Heirloom Mix Enchantment Pressed Pigment

MAC Heirloom Mix Enchantment Pressed Pigment

MAC Heirloom Mix Pressed Pigment in “Enchantment” is described as a violet with blue violet sparkles. It’s definitely difficult to capture how pretty this really is with my iPhone. Pressed pigments can be a little tricky to work with. It’s better if you think of them not as eyeshadows but, well… pigments. This swatches terribly with my finger. A dry eyeshadow brush was only slightly better. When I scraped a little off, mixed it with Fix+ and applied it with a damp eyeshadow brush, I achieved a nice foiled look. I found the actual best way to apply this is by simply using your finger. I’m so used to using makeup brushes and mixing mediums that I forgot that we are all equipped with a natural makeup tool – our fingers! I totally overthought it! By simply rubbing my finger gently into the pan and the. Swiping it across my lids, I experienced the best and most true-to-color pigmentation. People who enjoy sheer eyeshadow looks will like this. People who don’t want to work for their pigmentation or dislike using their fingers, steer clear!

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