In November, the focus is on gleaming eyes and skin, with the stars of the Divine Night collection being the rich and luxurious new shades of Mineralize eye shadow (€24), blush (€28.50) and skinfinish powder (€32). They're joined on counter by some shimmery kohl Power Eye pencils, and a range of matchy matchy glosses and lipstick. Those eyeshadows look pretty special, don'tchathink?
|MAC Divine Night Mineralize shadows in (L-R): Captivating, Past Midnight, Gilded Night |
In the same month there are gift-buying opportunites galore with the Stroke of Midnight and Nocturnals collections. Three colours of the Stroke of Midnight Eye bag, each with an Extreme Dimension Lash, Fluidline, Paint Pot and double-ended liner/shader brush for €55, are on offer in nude, violet and gold.
The lip bag is €45 and comes in violet or nude, with a Cremesheen glass, lipstick and pencil. And for Brown Thomas customers, there’s an exclusive lip and cheek bag (€66) with Pink Cream lippie and gloss, powder blush in Shimmer Rose, the 129 Powder/Blush brush and a wee mirror, too – all encased in a stylish black, white and gold clutch like the one above.
As for Nocturnals, it comprises the cutest looking mini kits of glosses, pigments/glitters or lip conditioners, all €35, and all pitched perfectly for Christmas (or self) gifting.
But that's not all! On 12th December, Rihanna’s latest (and last) MAC collaboration lands, and features the return of the gorgeous red RiRi Woo, along with two new lipsticks: the fuchsia Pleasure Bomb and nudey Bad Girl RiRi (all matte and €20.50).
Riri Woo nail polish (€14.50) will be perfect for the festive season (and beyond) and the collection also features a pretty looking bronzing powder (€29.50), two Veluxe Pearlfusion eyeshadow palettes (€44), a cute looking makeup bag and a double-ended eye brush. Everything comes packaged in white-pearl with rose gold detailing.
What do you think, anything calling your name?