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You girls think I would miss out any of the special collections from MAC? No! The reason why I didn’t posted any pictures for MAC’s recently launched collections until today was because I cherry-picked very few products from  Art Supplies and Prep for Colour collections (I only bought two items), until I got a little carried away shopping Prêt-à-papier Collection.

Prêt-à-papier Collection (note: the paint pot is not from the collection)

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There a million reasons why we love cosmetics. Recently I bought some makeup products for their packaging and value. I’m so excited to show you!

First, something cute. I am not a Tokidoki fan, but I do find the designs very cute. Therefore when the latest cosmetic line, Tokidoki for Sephora came out, it immediately attracted my attention. The packaging is very adorable!

Tokidoki for Sephora Cromatico Palette in Bastardino (packaging)

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Hello ladies! Tomorrow the temperature is going to reach up to 82 degrees! It is indeed getting warmer! Is your complexion ready for summer? I know I had been hiding indoors all the time in the cold, cold winter…My face is very fair. Now it is time to add some healthy glow and dimensions to my face!

Here is how I prep my face for the warm weather (for detailed explanation, see the captions below each picture):

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The other day I saw this tag post and I thought it was a great idea to learn other people’s beauty and skin care routines. So I decided to post one here. Hope this post will give you an idea how I take care of my skin and my take on cosmetics. If you would like to answers these questions, just copy + paste the following questions, and give out your answers! It will be fun! Here I tag a very pretty girl, who also runs a beauty blog, Mei. I love her posts, and her blog is so cute!

It’s going to be a very long, long post…

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As most of you know, MAC’s Give Me Liberty of London collection will become available in stores and counters tomorrow! I went to the reveal event last week, and here are the swatches of the product I purchased:

  • Eye shadow

There are in total five colors:

Bough Grey (a soft gray with a hint of blue and sheen)

Dame’s desire (a purple with red undertone, it is actually re-promoted from the Dame Edna Collection back in 2008)

Free to Be (a coral color, it will stay as a permanent item)

Give Me Liberty of London (a creamy pink color, it will stay as a permanent item)

Birds & Berries (a bluer teal color ). I got Birds & Berries; because I love the color teal, and the fact that this shadow has a veluxe pearl finish (which means it is very pigmented and smooth to apply).

MAC Give Me Liberty of London eye shadow in Birds & Berries (Veluxe Pearl)

MAC Give Me Liberty of London eyeshadow Birds & Berries swatch

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Hello girls!!! I am so excited! I just got back from MAC’s Give Me Liberty of London event…and yes! I got some goodies!

I was invited to the Oak Brook MAC store, but decided to go to the Armitage one since it is closer to where I live and plus I get to see my friend!

When we went in, there was a model dressed like the model on Give Me Liberty of London Collection poster sitting in a couch. A guy was playing guitar beside her. She is so pretty!

MAC Give Me Liberty of London event

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Hello girls, just like I mentioned in my last post, today I will talk about five pink lipsticks that are perfect for Spring.

(WARNING: long, long post with multiple swatch pictures)

Pink Lipsticks

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