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Aug 10, 2009

Sneak Peek: MAC Make-Up Art Cosmetics Fall As Seen By Maria Kalman Review and Swatches

Maria Kalman obviously thinks of Fall as being a vibrant time of the year. Although a Fall Collection no one can say that Maria Kalman hasn't created some bold, bright, beautiful shades for her MAC Collection this upcoming September.

As part of the MAC Make-Up Art Cosmetics Collection the Maria Kalman for MAC Collection is made up of six shades of shadow and five shades of MAC Technakohl. Unconventional for Fall? For sure. Beautiful? No doubt.

Check it after the jump!

I have a very small stash of goodies from this collection that I've swatched for you and will give you a very brief babble about. This collection cries the Muse's name as it's filled with beautiful, fun shades. It's not typically Fall but it'll be nice to stash away for when Spring arrives next year!

I have two of the six shadows to show you and I'll be quite excited to see the rest upon their release. The shades I have are Crest the Wave and Maria's Mood. Crest the Wave is a rich buttery yellow with a frost finish and Maria's Mood is a blue pink with a satin finish. Out of the two Crest the Wave has the best pigmentation but I'm not fond of the frost finish, regardless the shade is truly lovely. Maria's Mood is a vast disappointment as it has a very sheer color payoff plus it's a good deal chalky and almost matte in finish.

The MAC Technakohl is even more exciting than the shadows as they are so fun and funky with greens, oranges, and teals as the dominate colors. The two I have are Full of Fuchsia and Artistic License. Both shades are very fun and a rare treat for kohl colors!

Maria Kalman is famous for her whimsical visual dairies. Her shades for MAC are cheeky, witty, amusing, and playful.

Her collection will be available in September from MAC with the other three in the MAC Make-Up Art series.

What do you think of fun shades for Fall?

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Blogger Kajal Couture said...

I am excited about the technakohls!

August 10, 2009 at 11:42 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

me too kajal :-D

can't wait to haul the rest!

August 11, 2009 at 10:12 AM  
Blogger ning said...

[it's maira kalman, you don't have to post this obviously, jsut thought you should know. thanks! love reading your posts]

August 11, 2009 at 10:25 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

thanks ning! I'm quite tired and stressed lately :-D excuse my crazy typos!

August 11, 2009 at 11:25 AM  
Blogger Phyrra said...

Those eyeliners are gorgeous!
How well do those wear?
Do they stay around like the UD 24/7 or do they smudge off fast?

August 11, 2009 at 12:51 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hey dd

technakohl is my fav mac liner :-D they wear great. No smudging here but they don't stick around long on the waterline :P

August 11, 2009 at 12:56 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

definately stoked about the technakols, but unsure about the rest.... i'm so boring with my makeup most days, it's sad

August 12, 2009 at 4:50 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi mynext30

me too :-D awwww I understand sometimes makeup can be uneventful especially if your office doesn't like loud shades hehe.

August 12, 2009 at 3:13 PM  
Blogger sparklingpinkgorilla said...

i thought it was maira's magic??

August 13, 2009 at 6:13 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

could be sparklingpink I was just tired when I typed it out maybe :D it happens

August 18, 2009 at 3:16 PM  

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