Out Now! • Bedazzled Holiday Collection by Makeup Addiction • Holiday 2016

On the 9th of December Makeup Addiction released an exciting collection for this festive season, the Bedazzled Holiday Collection!


The collection is composed by three pigments and two glitters:

  • Gold Rush is described as a “snow white with gold glitter. This iridescent duo chrome glitter pigment colour looks white in the jar but it has beautiful gold reflects when applied to the skin. The rich and almost foiled effect texture allow it to glide smoothly on the lid, especially when using a water based mixing medium”.


  • Antique Bronze is described as a “bronze metallic glitter. This iridescent glitter pigment colour shows the true definition of bronze”.sparkleoflight-makeup-addiction-bedazzled-collection-christmas-pigment-set-antique-bronze
  • Venetian Gold is described as a “duochrome green with gold reflect. This unique reflective duo chrome colour has a moss green and gold shift which transcends beautifully in the light”.


  • Coppertone is described as a “true shimmery copper. This colour certainly reminds us of a rich jewel toned copper. The rich texture allows it to glide smoothly on the lid, so no hustling with this one!”.


  • Gold Diamond is described as a “multidimensional gold. This multidimensional gold wears its name well. It is true diamond gold!”.

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Preview! • Naked Ultimate Basics by Urban Decay

There are very exciting news for all the Urban Decay lovers out there!

It’s been recently announced on the UD official Instagram page that a new Naked Palette, the Naked Ultimate Basics, will be launched on September 18th.

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Here’s what Urban Decay founder Wende Zomnir commented about it on Instagram:

“You asked for it…The ultimate range of matte neutrals. Done the Naked way. 12 all new exclusive shades of eye shadow. Yes, this is real: there is a brand-new Urban Decay Naked Palette, and it’s coming soon!”

The Naked Ultimate Basics Palette only contains matte shadows and features 12 all new neutral shades, combining both warm undertoned shades to cold undertoned ones.

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Urban Decay • Naked Smoky Palette • Summer 2015

A new exciting addiction to the famous Naked palette line has been done! We’re talking about the brand new Naked Smoky!sparkleoflight urban decay naked smoky palette eyeshadow eyeshadows preview review summer packaging Following the footsteps of the Naked 1, 2 and 3, this new palette is composed by twelve shades and features “nine never-before-seen shades and three exclusives”.

How is the Naked Smoky palette described?

sparkleoflight urban decay naked smoky palette eyeshadow eyeshadows preview review summer lookThere’s more to the perfect smoky eye than a heap of dark shadow and a badass attitude. (Although the attitude certainly doesn’t hurt.) The key to nailing the most sought-after and elusive eye look ever? Urban Decay’s Naked Smoky—loaded with ALL the essentials for the perfect neutral smoky eye. We packed our newest Naked palette with a dozen sultry, smoky neutrals—nine never-before-seen shades and three exclusives. Experiment with warm bronzes, dimensional grays, rich browns, gorgeous taupes and deep black. From mattes and satins to shades with sparkle, Naked Smoky has it all. We painstakingly assembled everything you need in one palette: A true range of shades. The perfect brushes. We even included detailed tutorials!

Ever buy a beauty product and then realize you have no idea how to use it? Naked Smoky makes sultry, come-hither eyes totally doable. A detailed look book included with the palette breaks down four of our favorite ways to get Naked and smoky. Follow the step-by-step instructions to steal one of our looks (try the Iconic UD Smoky Eye, the Smoky Reality Star, the Smoky Cat or Everyday Smoky), or create your own. We even worked with top makeup artists to get their best tips and tricks for smoky-eye success. And since high-quality brushes are essential, we preloaded the palette with an exclusive double-ended brush. Use the Tapered Crease Brush to lay down shadow, define the crease or blend out color. To seamlessly fuse shadow and liner, use the Smoky Smudger Brush. Small enough for highlighting the brow bone or the corner of the eye, it’s also ideal for smoking out the lower lash line. (It’s also Wende’s favorite shape for perfect tight-lining.)

The case and the brush feature a cool floating smoke effect, with “Naked Smoky” in gunmetal foil. To add to the mysterious vibe, we set the shadow pans in a smoky transparent base. As mesmerizing as the case is, it’s also practical. A magnetic closure prevents shadow mishaps in your bag, and the full-size mirror makes it easy to get Naked whenever the urge strikes.

How is the palette composed?

sparkleoflight urban decay naked smoky palette eyeshadow eyeshadows preview review summer blogFrom left to right:

  • High Champagne shimmer with micro-glitter (New) – It’s a shimmery light pink.
  • Dirtysweet Medium bronze (New) – It’s a gold with a shimmery finish.
  • Radar Metallic taupe with iridescent micro-glitter (Vice 2) – It’s a gold/copper with microglitters.
  • Armor Metallic silver-taupe with tonal sparkle (Vice) – It’s a light gray with a touch of taupe and has a metallic/sparkly finish.

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Chanel • Collection Mediterranée • Summer 2015

Chanel‘s collections have always that perfect balance of class, grace and beauty that literally enchant me.

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This year’s summer collection is called Collection Mediterranée and features a lot of pieces, covering everything you may need.

sparkleoflight collection mediterranee chanel summer 2015 promo highlighter camelia beautyThe inspiration behind this Chanel collection comes from the elegant and iconic vintage feel of the French Riviera.

How is the collection described?

sparkleoflight collection mediterranee chanel summer 2015 look mediterranee“The vivid skies and blue seas of the Mediterranean inspire a vibrant makeup collection.Bronzed skin and mesmerizing eyes create a radiant Summer look, while bold nails and colourful lips complete the effect”.

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Bronzing/Higlighting Powder – $65.00

sparkleoflight collection mediterranee chanel summer 2015 lumiere d'ete dete lluminating powder highlighterOne the highlights of the collection is definitely the Lumière d’Été Bronzing Powder (Limited Edition) in the shade Golden Bronze.

Embossed with a lush camellia blossom, this golden-bronze powder adds sun-kissed radiance to the complexion, eyes and décolleté.

It’s a very warm medium caramel brown with a luminescent finish. On fair skins can definitely work well as an eyeshadow. It’s a great piece for collectors.

Le Vernis – $27.00

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It features four shades. Description:

Classic and trend-defining shades in an exclusive formula that strengthens and moisturizes nails as it delivers high-shine colour. Applies evenly without streaking. All Chanel nail products are formaldehyde-free, toluene-free and DBP-free.

#697 Terrana / Shimmering Chocolate Brown (Limited Edition)
#707 Méditerranée / Ocean Blue
#717 Coquelicot / Luminous Vermillion Red
#727 Lavanda / Intense Vivid Violet

Rouge Coco Shine – $36.00

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#477 Rêveuse / Golden Pink
#487 Amorosa / Sun-Kissed Copper Brown (Limited Edition)

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Out Now! • MAC is Beauty Collection • Spring 2015

Another huge MAC collection is out now online and in stores. We’re talking about the MAC is Beauty for Spring 2015!
sparkleoflight mac is beauty collection spring 2015 makeup cosmetics overview preview reviewHere’s how the collection is described:

No appointment required…Come in and indulge yourself in a world of pure, delicious vanity, where you can preen supreme, emerging perfectly coiffed, polished and all glammed up. What’s wrong with being a little high-maintenance?“.

The collection covers almost anything you may need to add that spring-like special something to your make up!

How is the collection composed?

The collection is composed by an astonishing grand total of 48 pieces!
sparkleoflight mac is beauty collection spring 2015 makeup cosmetics overview reviewIt features one crayon chromagraphic, one mascara, one eye liner, two eye kohls, two beauty powders, three nail polishes, three brushes, four eyeshadows, four lipglasses, twelve lipsticks and sixteen fluidlines.

Most of the products are brand new and available now in limited edition, but don’t worry, because part of the new stuff is going to be added to the permanent line.

• Eye Kohls + Crayon Chromagraphic

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Top to Bottom: Crayon Cromagraphic, Eye Kohl in Fascinating and Eye Kohl in I Get No Kick

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NC 15/ NW 20 – Nude

• Eyeshadows

sparkleoflight mac is beauty collection spring 2015 makeup cosmetics eyeshadow yogurt preening wow factor bouffant overview preview reviewYogurt – Chalky pale pink (Matte)
Bouffant – Pale mint-green shimmer (Satin)
Preening – Medium lavender (Satin)
Wow Factor – Pale peach shimmer (Veluxe Pearl)

• Cremesheen Lip Gloss

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Japanese Spring – clear lilac
Fashion Scoop – soft pink
Star Quality – bright pink
On The Scene – soft peach

• Lipsticks

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Out Now! • MAC x Cinderella Collection • March 2015

MAC‘s limited edition collections look like something magical. Whether it’s a futuristic or a super colorful collection, their collections are always dreamy and the MAC x Cinderella collection is definitely no less.sparkleoflight collection march 2015 disney mac cosmetics cenerentola cinderella makeup trucchi movieMAC teamed up with Disney to create the MAC x Cinderella collection, released to celebrate the theatrical release of the movie remake of one of the most iconic animated movies of all time, Disney’s Cinderella indeed. And this is not the first collaboration between MAC and Disney (Maleficent, Venomous Villans).

  • You can now get the chance to be as glowing as a Disney princess!

Here’s how MAC describes the MAC x Cinderella:
“The most iconic Disney princess of all inspired a limited-edition colour collection magical enough to make all your dreams come true. Beloved for her kind heart and determined mind that dares to dream, Cinderella envisages enough makeup shades to fill a pumpkin carriage. All products are transformed in specially designed pearlized lavander blue packaging that could rival the most regal of gowns”.

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How is the Cinderella Collection composed?

It consists of some new limited edition pieces and mostly of products that are already part of the permanent line.

Stroke of MidnightCinderella Eyeshadow Palette (US$44.00)

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Top Row L/R • Vapour, Phloof! – Middle Row L/R • Omega, Quarry – Bottom Row L/R • Satin Taupe, Stroke of Midnight

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MAC • Ultimate Collection • Fall 2014 / Permanent

Back in 2010, MAC came out with a limited edition collection made in collaboration with Marcel Wanders, the MAC & Marcel Wanders collection.

That collection was described like this: “Design sophisticates will be bonkers for our extra-beautiful partnership with Marcel Wanders, the Dutch industrial designer known for his classicism-meets-futurism objects created with “a sense of love in the product”.

Now, MAC comes out with some new exciting addictions to the permanent line inspired to the Marcel Wanders collection! We’re talking about the Ultimate Collection!

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“The epitome of bold luxury, M∙A∙C Ultimate combines an innovative design aesthetic with the sumptuous formulas of our Ultimate Lipstick and Sheer Mystery Powder. Ten new lip colours are utterly chic, while Sheer Mystery Powder smoothes onto skin in luminous hues that are barely there. Perfectly encased in modern geometric designs, this standout packaging features a sleek chrome finish in two cult-collectible accessories”.

How is the Ultimate Collection composed?

As always, some products are new and others are repromotes.

It is composed by 10 Ultimate Lipsticks and 4 Sheer Mystery Powders. In Asia, the collection exclusively counts 13 lipsticks. They range from neutrals to typical bright colours to deep and daring shades.

Ultimate Lipsticks

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L-R : To Savour, Soft Pout, Marque, Femme-de-Luxe, Ravishingly Rich

To Savour – Light Pink with Cool Undertone

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