MAC Holiday 2016 Mariah Carey Collection My Picks

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Many will agree that MAC Holiday 2016 Mariah Carey Collection was one of the most desired makeup collections of this season. For me personally it was an adventure to purchase these few products because most of the collection was sold out when I got to the counters. I had my wish list ready months before this collection launched, but so it came to pass that the launch date didn’t match my salary date. 🙂 So basically when I was ready to start shopping, I had to call every MAC counter in my city and ask what products they still had available…unfortunately only these three came home with me. I admit I wanted the Loose Powder and another lipstick shades, but they were among the first products to fly off counters. MAC Mariah Carey Collection has definitely got everyone’s attention with its bling-bling sparkling packaging and the beautiful butterfly pattern on the lipstick or don’t even get me started on that gorgeous Extra Dimension Skinfinish.

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Where to buy:

International – Now at MAC Locations and online

Romania – Now at MAC Locations Continue Reading

Illamasqua Spring 2017 Anti Matter Lipstick

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Illamasqua comes out right after Christmas with a new and colorful range of lipstick called Anti Matter. This one will be featuring 16 semi-matte lip colors which are long lasting and super comfortable on the lips with a bit of stain in the end. I was missing those edgy and pigmented Illamasqua’s lipsticks and I’m really excited about this new collection.

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Availability

UK Launch Date – 26 December 2016 at Selfridges Continue Reading

Guerlain Spring 2017 Chinese New Year Rouge G

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Guerlain celebrates Chinese New Year 2017 with a new limited edition release of Rouge G. If 2016 Chinese New Year was bringing this gorgeous golden case Guerlain Kiss Kiss Lipstick (info, photos) for 2017 we’ll meet the luxurious Rouge G lipstick in a retro jewelry box packaging with a mirror design, showing the fine quality and noble texture of this precious lip color.

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Availability

Japan Launch Date – January 2017

U.S. Launch Date – January 2017

UK Launch Date – mid January 2017 at Harrods

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Urban Decay Holiday 2016 Full Frontal Reloaded Vice Lipstick Set

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Urban Decay presents for holiday 2016, Full Frontal Reloaded Vice Lipstick set featuring five colorful lipstick shades and the multi purpose Ultimate Ozone primer pencil. My addiction for Urban Decay Vice Lipsticks is already known to you so if this set hits Romanian counters as well, I’ll be buying it as I have none of these shades in my collection.

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Availability

U.S. Launch Date – Now at Sephora, ULTA, Nordstrom, Macy’s and @urbandecay.com Continue Reading

Make Up For Ever Spring 2017 Artistic Acrylip

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Make Up For Ever launches in spring 2017 the new Artistic Acrylip line with bright, super pigmented and stunning lip colors. Looks like these new babies will be limited edition so we need to hurry in purchasing our favorite shades before they will be sold out. I’m aiming those hot pinks and purples. How about you? 🙂

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The Artist Acrylip is a versatile lip formula inspired by the high pigment of acrylic paint. The stunning colors glide on with the ease of a gloss and the wear time of a lipstick. Ranging from a soft wash of color to an intensely layered look, the non-sticky, non-drying formula feels completely weightless for optimal comfort. The innovative cushion applicator delivers 10 captivating shades with precision.

Availability

U.S. Launch Date – Spring 2017 at Sephora Continue Reading

Discovering Numeric Proof Makeup Products

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I’m happy to finally introduce Numeric Proof as a new brand on Chicprofile! I’ve known about this brand for a couple of years now but it is only recently that I’ve began to use their products and get more familiarized with what they are offering and especially how to use them correctly. Thanks to my friend and makeup artist Marian Tanase I’ve entered the beautiful world of Numeric Proof products and find out not only that we are talking about a french makeup brand created after two years of rigorous research but also that is a brand which offers products for professional high definition makeup. After long hours of talking about Numeric Proof makeup I understood why they are considered one of the most professional makeup brands out there and why it’s so important to know how to use the products correctly.

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Where to buy:

Romania – Now @adhara.ro

U.S. – Now at @alconeco.com

France – Now at @pleinfard.com

UK – Now @gurumakeupemporium.com

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Shu Uemura Grapefruit Pink CR330 Rouge Unlimited Review, Swatches, Photos

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I know you may not believe me but this is my first Shu Uemura lipstick. I’ve been blogging about this brand for years but the products are not available in many countries and they don’t ship internationally so it took me a while to get my hands on them. Shu Uemura Grapefruit Pink CR 330 Lipstick comes in a gorgeous color and I thank my friend Gio from beautifulwithbrains.com for giving it to me. Everytime I traveled I managed to buy Shu Uemura skincare but I didn’t have any money left for the makeup as well.

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Where to buy:

U.S. – Now @shuuemura-usa.com

UK – Now at Selfridges

Shu Uemura Grapefruit Pink (CR 330) Rouge Unlimited ($30.00) is officially described as a medium grapefruit pink with warm undertones. It’s a light-medium grapefruit rose with slightly warm undertones and a wet, shiny finish. Continue Reading

Melkior After Dark Lipstick Review, Swatches, Photos

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Last month at Cosmetic Beauty Hair 2016 Exhibition, Melkior exclusively launched their new, edgy shade of After Dark Lipstick. You’ve all seen that this season dark lips are a trend and it’s not unusual to paint your lips in black. I actually went shopping for several black shades myself, either lip glosses, liquid lipsticks or matte lipsticks and I’ve been trying them on for the last month or so. I know people kinda look strange at me when they see me wearing black lips so I tend to reserve this look for the second part of the day and especially during the evening when I go out.

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Where to buy:

Romania – Now @melkior.ro, @emag.ro and at all Melkior Locations

France – Now @melkiorprofessional.fr and at Melkior boutiques

Poland – Now online @melkiorprofessional.pl

Moldova – Online shop @melkior.md

Melkior After Dark Lipstick (39.90 Lei for 4.5 g/ 0.16 oz) is a blackened black with a creamy finish and a natural sheen. I know that officially is described as a matte lipstick but even after one hour wear it doesn’t dry to a total matte finish. Continue Reading