MAC Medium Deep Flashing Ice Extra Dimension Skinfinish Trio Review & Swatches

Medium Deep MAC Medium Deep Flashing Ice Extra Dimension Skinfinish Trio ($39.50 for 0.31 oz.) is a new, limited edition trio of deeper highlighter tones designed for “medium-deep” skin tones. All three shades had semi-opaque to mostly opaque pigmentation, which could be built up or sheered out (or used with a lighter hand). The texture was smooth, blendable, and dense/firm … [Read more...]

Dior Rose Frisson Rouge Blush Review & Swatches

Rose Frisson (353) Dior Rose Frisson (353) Rouge Blush ($44.00 for 0.23 oz.) is a muted, medium pink with moderate, warm yellow undertones and fine gold and pink pearl woven through the powder, which gave it a satin-to-luminous finish. The texture was soft, smooth, and denser, but it had light powderiness to it, so it felt more like a traditional powder blush than a gel-powder hybrid product … [Read more...]

MAC Let It Glow Extra Dimension Skinfinish Review & Swatches

Let It Glow MAC Let It Glow Extra Dimension Skinfinish ($37.00 for 0.31 oz.) is a silvery-white with cooler undertones and a sparkling, luminous finish. It had larger flecks of sparkle in it compared to most of the Extra Dimension Skinfinishes I’ve tried over the years, which may come as a surprise to long-time fans. The texture was fairly smooth but had a drier feel to it than past … [Read more...]

MAC Flare for the Dramatic Extra Dimension Skinfinish Review & Swatches

Flare for the Dramatic MAC Flare for the Dramatic Extra Dimension Skinfinish ($37.00 for 0.31 oz.) is a brighter, medium copper with moderate, warm undertones–almost balanced between rustier red and orange–paired with a luminous finish. The texture was dense and firmer to the touch, but it was slightly drier and more yielding–so a touch powdery–compared to most of the … [Read more...]

Natasha Denona I Need a Nude Glow Powder Review & Swatches

I Need a Nude Natasha Denona I Need a Nude Glow Impact Powder ($42.00 for 0.28 oz.) is a light-medium, peachy gold with a strong, warm yellow gold sheen that had a luminous-to-metallic finish. It looked more golden (and less peachy) on me than I anticipated–sometimes the base can dominate–but it was particularly reflective once applied and buffed out onto my skin. It did not … [Read more...]