Beauty Roundup: MAC’s summer collab, Kat Von D’s teaser, and new drops at BeautyMNL
It's crazy how summer is already about to end and yet things continue to get us hot and bothered in the beauty world. Ready to dream of an endless summer with MAC’s quirky collaboration, lust over Kat Von D's latest baby, and stock up on your beauty must-haves at Manila's fave online store? Raise your hand!
Shining, Glimmering, Splendid!
Hold the phone, ladies: things are about to get sparkly! Known for her incredible mattes and smooth powders, Kat Von D Beauty has teased yet another palette that we’re dying to get our hands on: The Shade + Light Glimmer Palette! With the same palette layout and shade range as its original matte counterpart, this shimmer palette is basically all your favorite neutral shades on shimmer steroids. With four finishes to choose from, some of the shadows actually look like they might have a foil finish. No word on the price yet but The Shade + Light Glimmer Palette is set to drop in July. You can watch the palette in action here.
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Beauty Seoul Mates
If you couldn’t already tell by the title, Korean products are constantly making waves in the beauty world. Western brands are copying cushion technology, gel-like blush formula and sheet masks, and its increasing the clamor for K-beauty to be more accessible. So it’s not exactly a surprise that a makeup giant like MAC Cosmetics has teamed up with South Korean fashion design team Steve J and Yoni P for the cutest, quirkiest, and most “Korean-esque” collection for their summer release!
The Steve J & Yoni P x MAC collection will have everything from eyeshadows to blushes, brushes, palettes, and of course, lipstick. The brightly colored summer collection has something for everyone, and we’ve already got our eyes on the Steve J & Yoni P x MAC Studio Eye Gloss in Pearl Varnish ($22), the Stevie J & Yoni P x MAC Powder Blush in Peony Petal ($23), and the Stevie J & Yoni P x MAC Eye Shadow X2/Touch Me Baby in Soba and Keep on Twinkling ($22), I also find the Stevie J & Yoni P x MAC Lipstick in Yoni Crush ($17) to be the perfect bright red lipstick for me! The collection is set to drop on the MAC website and MAC stores from June 1 to July 13. Kamsahamnida, MAC!
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Peach-ure Perfect Additions
Like it or not, the Peach Collection just keeps on growing! Too Faced co-founder and brand creative genius Jerrod Blandino is expanding his sweet-smelling Peachy Baby with some additions that have our hearts pumping hard. Teased on his Instagram, Peach Perfect is a mattifying loose setting powder that aims to give your face a blurred soft focus effect. It's also infused with sweet fig and peach cream. There’s also the Just Peachy Matte Eyeshadow Palette, which has 12 gorgeous neutral shades and one amazing peachy-coral shadow. It's every matte girl’s dream, and we can already smell the peachy scent of success! The new additions are set to drop some time in August so be sure to check back on Jerrod’s Instagram for more swatches and teasers.
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Locked and Loaded
It’s always a win when you get to try out new products at a discounted price and that’s exactly what Maybelline Philippines is doing for us. From May 25 to 31, you can enjoy 25% off their Loaded Bolds Mattes Lipsticks at all Watsons branches! We’re eyeing Grey Over It (a cool-toned brown), Dynamite Red (a blue-toned red), and Berry Bossy (a berry-toned purple) but if you wanna try the crazier colors like Wickedly White, Audacious Blue, and Pitch Black, those are available only at selected Maybelline counters.
All In The Family
Don’t you just love it when a beauty brand branches out to create yet another wonderful line of products? Well, Estée Lauder has been killing it with the successful Estée Edit line and they're now bringing in another brand to fall in love with. Aerin, which is named for Estée's granddaughter and the company's current creative director, is finally launching in the Philippines this July! Known for beautifully crafted scents like Mediterranean Honeysuckle and Ikat Jasmine, we'll soon be able to shop and enjoy their famous body crèmes and perfumes! Can July get here quicker, please?
Happy Go Lucky
When it comes to exclusive collabs and partnerships, the beauty world has a funny way of surprising us with the best pairings. Take for example, Happy Skin Cosmetics and BeautyMNL. We love both of these companies for what they stand for and what they offer. From high quality beauty products to easy shopping and shipping, these two partnering up would be a match made in makeup heaven. Well, it just so happens that they did partner up, and boy do they have some exciting treats! Available exclusively on BeautyMNL, you can now grab hold of the Maximeyes Perfect Lash Curler (P499), the At Long Lash Mascara with a bristle-free wand (P999), the Say Eye Do Easy Eyeshadow with cushion tips and gorgeous champagne and bronze shades (P699), the Pretty Clean Makeup Eraser (P499), and the Precision Tweezers (P299). These are of course of limited quantity and are exclusively available on the site, plus they have new matte lippies as well! Shop Happy Skin Cosmetics here.
Get In Your Element
Support Pinoy all through your beauty routine and shop the full line of In Her Element Skincare, now available at BeautyMNL! That's right: the First Wash Cleansing Oil, Pure Squalane Facial Oil and Spot Control Facial Oil, and Rose Gel Collection have joined the original Nourish and Cleanse Balm at their shelves. Add them to your existing regimen, or follow our recommendation as shown in the video above. If you try them, do please leave a review; we'd love to hear your thoughts!
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