Revisiting MAC Matchmaster Foundation

My friend (and loctician) happened to hit the MAC store in Times Square and splurged on some new products. She brought them in to work and asked me how to use them. To my surprise, one of the products was MAC Matchmaster Foundation in 7.5, the exact color I needed to try! She let me take a few pumps home in a sample jar, so I’m sharing the results with you today. Sorry for the bad skin, this happens every time I get my brows threaded!   I gave it a try when it first came out, but the 8.0 was just too dark for me.

Here’s the before and after:


As you can see, the 7.5 has a fair amount of yellow in it, which makes sense since it’s the NC50 equivalent.  View my entire post on MAC Matchmaster including detailed info, more pictures and charts right here.

Magnolia Makeup: Soul Glo and Gilded Swatches

Magnolia Makeup Soul Glo Illuminating Powder and Gilded Pigment

I have a slight confession. Back at The Makeup Show (2008?), I had a MUA from Magnolia tell me that my foundation was all wrong and the color made me look sick. So I pretty much wrote the company off that day. But while watching one of Makeup Game on Point’s Christmas tutorials, I had a change of heart.

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LA Girl Pro Conceal Swatches and Review

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When the social media world goes nuts over bargain products, you know they must be really, really good. So as usual, I had to go ahead and place an order. I wasn’t too sure which colors I really wanted, so I bought these five. Grand total? $15. [Read More…]

My Nars Lipstick Collection

Nars Honolulu Honey, Funny Face, Afghan Red, Scarlet Empress, 413 Bleeker, Greta, Carmen

I don’t have the largest Nars lipstick collection, but I’m happy with what I’ve got. I’m not totally sure when my interest peaked for the brand, but I’ve realized that my little stash has been a really great go-to for me for awhile. Even though I have a million MAC and Wet ‘N Wild lipsticks, I tend to always reach for Nars first. [Read More…]

Urban Decay ‘Naked Skin’ Weightless Ultra Definition Liquid Makeup Foundation No. 11 Swatches and Review

Urban Decay Naked Skin Foundation No. 11

I know I’m a little late to this party, but better late then never, no? I bought the Urban Decay ‘Naked Skin’ Weightless Ultra Definition Liquid Makeup a couple months ago, and it has definitely been in heavy rotation.It’s a $40 foundation, so it better be amazing. [Read More…]