Create your own MAC palette

Genius idea! I have always wanted to do that. I often buy palettes and don’t end up using all of the colours in them, so this would give me a chance to choose colours that I know I will definitely use. When … Continue reading

MAC’s Patentpolish Lip Pencil

Screen shot 2014-05-15 at 8.18.31 PMBe still, my beating heart… How gorgeous are these lips? They are the first thing I saw when I opened the MAC email I received last night. How do you get lips like these? With MAC’s new Patentpolish Lip Pencils. These lip pencils have the shine of a lipgloss with the precision of a lip pencil in one colour stick. There are 12 shades to choose from bright corals to soft, rosy pinks and natural nudes. They’re available on MAC’s online store for R260 each. I can’t wait to get my hands on one of these lip pencils!

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MAC Heroine

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I must admit when I saw that MAC was bringing Heroine back I didn’t really know too much about it. That might be because it isn’t a coral shade… I went to MAC in Rosebank and asked them if they had it so that I could see it firsthand and I was told they only received 3 lipsticks – 1 tester and 2 lipsticks which sold out immediately. My first question is why on earth would they only give the store 2 lipsticks to sell if this is a popular shade they brought back? I know quite a few ladies who are dying to get their hands on one. So I decided to go home and see if I could order it online, knowing full well that it could potentially be sold out online too.

I still, however, had not seen what Heroine would look like on me… One of the many wonderful things about Pinterest is you can do a search for a lipstick and almost always it immediately brings up tons of pictures with swatches of that lipstick as well as pictures of beautiful ladies who are wearing the shade. This is great because even though the purple looks quite dark on the lipstick bullet, I wasn’t too sure what it would look like on me. Well there was one picture on Pinterest of a stunning lady wearing it that had me sold and I knew that I needed this lipstick shade in my life!

She looks so gorgeous in this shade I had to get it!

She looks so gorgeous in this shade I had to get it!

I logged on to the MAC online store for South Africa and ordered Heroine immediately. Although the delivery time is quite long (more than 5 days which feels like f-o-r-e-v-e-r) it was worth the wait and I am absolutely in love with this colour! Thank you MAC for brining it back.

It finally arrived!

It finally arrived!

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Very happy with this shade

 

These are some of the beautiful ladies I saw on Pinterest wearing Heroine.

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