MAC Viva Glam Sia

Singer and songwriter Sia has been announced as the newest spokeswoman for MAC’s VIVA GLAM lipstick. The cosmetic brand’s iconic campaign to raise awareness and money for HIV/AIDS was created in 1994, at a time when the pandemic was dramatically affecting fashion communities in particular as well as the wider world.

This year, the pop star’s debut lipstick is a warm and bright red shade named VIVA GLAM Sia. The color is meant to speak to the artist’s avant-garde style and boundary pushing persona.

All proceeds from the VIVA GLAM products go to ending HIV/AIDS and the campaign has raised over $470 million to date. Sia joins an impressive lineup of former VIVA GLAM faces, including, Nicki Minaj (2012), Miley Cyrus (2014/2015) Rihanna (2014) and Ariana Grande (2015/2016), among others.

In Switzerland, the lipstick will be available for CHF 28.00 at all MAC locations from January 28th and online here.

LoL, Sandra

Photos: Courtesy of MAC Cosmetics
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MAC Snow Ball

Find your rhythm. All eyes are on the cool kids, hanging out, swaying to the beat, showing off with a little festive flirtation. You’re the sleighbelle of the ball, dancing until morning, feeling alive, reveling in the new generation. The lights catch a crystal and glitter snowflake adornment, all the bling you’ll ever need – everyone goes starstruck. See you on the dance floor.

Were you a good girl this year? MAC Cosmetics has launched some products for the festive season you’ll surely want to be asking for from Santa. If not, the problem is yours so be ready to be a bad girl with your wallet. The new «Snow Ball» holiday collection is absolutely enchanting.

SO OBSESSED MINI LIPS, CHF 89.00 (LIMITED EDITION)

Below are all the beauties, from snowflake-embossed eye-shadow singles in shimmery shades to a to die for lip kit of 12 minis, topped of by shiny silver and gold makeup brush sets.

GOLD LASHES, CHF 19.00 (LIMITED EDITION)

My favorites? The set of gold false eyelashes. How much fun are those? I mean if there is any time of the year to really shine… it is the holiday season!

LoL, Sandra

EXTRA DIMENSION EYESHADOW, CHF 28.00 (LIMITED EDITION)

DELICATE DRIFT Light pink with sparkle
FROSTWINKED White with silver pearl
IT’S SNOWING Pinky purple shimmer
STARRY STARRY NIGHTS Black with silver sparkle
STYLISHLY MERRY Gold shimmer

SNOWBALL FACE POWDER, CHF 41.00 (LIMITED EDITION)

HERE COMES JOY Peachy gold with shimmer
HAPPY GO DAZZINGLY Gold with sparkle

LIPSTICK, CHF 28.00 (LIMITED EDITION)

WARM ICE Dull light pink with silver sparkle (Frost)
SHIMMER AND SPICE Dusty rose with shimmer (Frost)
HOLIDAY CRUSH Muted pink with sparkle (Frost)
I’M GLISTENING Light pink with purple sparkle (Frost)
ROUGE EN SNOW Apple red (Matte)
ELLE BELLE Deep red (Amplified)

In stores now.

LoL, Sandra

Photos: Courtesy of MAC Cosmetics

MAC x Robert Lee Morris

If you’re like me, you always get excited when you see an announcement of a new MAC collaboration. Today, it won’t be different as the most recent collection will definitely not disappoint.

German-born jewelry designer and sculptor Robert Lee Morris is teaming up with MAC for a collection that is inspired by his unique jewelry pieces. Attributing much of his inspiration to forms he admires in nature, his imaginative yet architectural designs are exploring the boundaries between fashion and sculpture. With that in mind, MAC created 16 new, brass-packaged products that belong in an artist’s collection and that will bring out your fancy side.

As we head into the season of gift-giving, you might want to take note of all those must-haves included:

Pro Longwear Pressed Powder – CHF 55.00
Light PlusMedium PlusDark

Powder Blush – CHF 49.00
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Matte Lipstick – CHF 32.00
LycheePersimmonPumpinkConcourd GrapeFigPomegranate

Brush Roll – CHF 145.00
Large Flat Powder Brush 135 – CHF 87.00
Large Angled Contour Brush 168 – CHF 68.00
Small Mirror Compact – CHF 25.00

The collection is in stores from now for a limited time only.
In Switzerland exclusively available at Jelmoli Zurich, and at MAC stores Zurich Bellevue and Lucerne as well as online at www.maccosmetics.ch.

LoL, Sandra

Photos: Courtesy of MAC Cosmetics and Robert Lee Morris

Start a Lash Revolution

My avid reader know how much I love Sisley‘s So Intense Mascaraicon. But I have to admit, it has gotten competition.

«Brazen. Bold. Bad, bad, bad.» A new way to give your lashes the attention they deserve thanks to M∙A∙C Bold & Bad Lash. This revolutionary mascara is the ultimate product to create a 360-degree lash look from top to bottom. The dual-chamber package contains a brush for upper lashes, a brush for lower lashes AND different formulas in each. The larger brush delivers customized volume to the top, while the smaller brush creates smudge-proof definition to the bottom. Start a lash revolution!

Available online and in stores now for CHF 31.00!
LoL, Sandra

Photos: Courtesy of MAC Cosmetics
@MACCosmetics #MACBoldnBAD #MACCosmetics

MAC Pro Longwear Long-Last Lips

This summer, MAC Cosmetics introduces Pro Longwear Long-Last Lips, a brand new lip product that is specifically formulated to work overtime to seal and lock in all day moisture, without affecting colour’s vibrancy and brilliant shine. Personally speaking, I am fully convinced. The color stays on without fading but also leaves your lips comfortable for hours.

Stroke on the liquid lipstick for a rich color punch, then flip the stick and apply the clear hydrating topcoat.

Available in 15 robust, permanent shades for CHF 36.00 each.

Staunch Charactermetallic taupe-grey
Constant Companionwarm mid-tone nude
Unchangingsoft neutral lilac pink
Endless Possibilitiesburnt coral-orange
Stuck In Loveblushing mid-tone pink

Immortally Yoursbright red rose
Know No Boundsdeep bright magenta
You + Me 4Evacocoa brown
Single-Mindeddeep dark blue-red
Stuck On Youberry-red with gold


Truly Timelessmid-tone cool red
Clingpeachshimmering peach
For Keepsrose-plum with iridescence
Perennial Rosedusty pink with gold
Lasting Lustsmoldering red

LoL, Sandra

Photos: Courtesy of MAC Cosmetics

M·A·C x Steve J & Yoni P

Game-changing Korean design duo STEVE J & YONI Picon strike a spunky balance between flirty frills and sporty thrills. Now, the couple introduces a M·A·C collection as cheeky and progressive as their fashion! Pinks, smoky-warm neutrals and playful, graphic packaging tap into the vibe of Seoul street style.

Powder Blush – Limited Edition – CHF 33.00
Peony Petal – satin bright bluish-pink
Sugar or Syrup – satin light yellowish pink

Yoni Attraction Lip & Cheek Palette – Limited Edition – CHF 49.00
Keep It Loose – warm pink
Secret Admirer – bright coral
Young at Heart – bright pink
Weekend Gateway – cool pink
Lazy Sunday – blush pink
Show Orchid – scorching pink

Touch Me Baby Eyeshadow Duo – Limited Edition – CHF 33.00
Soba – golden brown with golden shimmer
Keep on Twinkling – light frost pink

Midnight Fever Dazzleshadow Duo – Limited Edition – CHF 33.00
Let’s Boogie – black with sparkles
Sparkling Moment – black with purple and red sequins

Studio Eye Gloss – Limited Edition – CHF 28.00
Pearl Varnish – white mother-of-pearl

Zoom Lash Mascara – CHF 27.00
Black – black

Lipstick – CHF 28.00
Spotlight Me – radiant peach nut (Amplified)
Yoni Crush – shining orange-red (Amplified)
Candy Yum-Yum – matte neon pink (Matte)
A Killing Smile – matte bright pinkish-red (Matte)

Makeup Bag – Limited Edition – CHF 38.00

159SE Duo Fiber Blush Brush – CHF 54.00
217SE Blending Brush – CHF 34.00

In stores now exclusively in Switzerland at Manor Geneva, Basel and Zurich as well as online.
TO SHOP STEVE J & YONI P CLOTHING LINE, CLICK HERE PLEASE.
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LoL, Sandra

Photos: Courtesy of MAC Cosmetics

MAC Fruity Juicy

After yesterday’s post about Carmen Miranda’s legacy inspiring the fashion world, I have some more tropical moments this weekend.

Shake up the summer with a frootilicious collection of sun-kissed succulence by MAC Cosmetics. Take a sweet vacation of vibrant colour for lips and eyes with a stunning special packaging throughout! Love at first bite thanks to  the FRUITY JUICY pattern of papayas, pineapples, bananas and hibiscus flowers, that are also printed on the cap and the body of the products.

LIPSTICK – CHF 28.00

• Calm Heat – mid-tone nude (matte)
• Shy Girl – creamy neutral coral beige (cremesheen)
• Love At First Bite – bright fuchsia (amplified) – (I love!)
• Sí, Sí, Me! – deep violet (satin)

CREMESHEEN GLOSS – CHF 32.00

• Cha-Cha-Cha – warm peachy pink
• Shake, Shake, Shake! – bright apricot orange
• La Salsa – soft purple
• Summer Succulence – cool beige

EYE SHADOW x6 Fruit à la la – CHF 60.00

• Glamour Light – warm beige (satin)
• Soleil, So Lovely – dirty grey nude (matte)
• ¡Arriba! – frosty rose (frost)
• Carnal Charm – bright burnt orange red (matte)
• Fuchsia Fury – bright blue pink (satin)
• Cocktail Black – deep brown grey with pearl (satin)

EYE SHADOW x6 Love in the Glades – CHF 60.00

• Greystroke – tinted white grey (satin)
• Cumulus – mid-tone frosty grey (frost)
• Bye Bye Bahamas – soft chocolate with pearl (frost)
• Palm Leaves – soft grey green (satin)
• Neoprene Green – bright frosty emerald (veluxe pearl)
• Russian Blue – dark blackened blue grey (matte)

EYE SHADOW x6 Oh My Banana – CHF 60.00

• Retrospeck – beached blonde (lustre)
• Big Kahuna – true gold (frost)
• Soft Brown – soft golden peachy-brown (matte)
• Electric Mandarin – champagne orange (satin)
• All’s Rosy – deep pink rose (matte)
• Land of Delights – mid-tone cranberry

BRONZING POWDER – CHF 35.00

• Refined Golden – finely spun golden with soft pearl
• Banana Bronze – medium-deep toned neutral matte bronze

MAC STUDIO SCULPT BRONZING POWDER – CHF 41.00

• Delicates – neutral deep bronze with fine gold shimmer
• Delphic – coppery bronze with gold sparkles

PEARL MATTE FACE POWDER – CHF 41.00 (I love!)

• Oh My, Passion! – shimmery tan / light soft yellow /bluish pink / bright coral

LUSTRE DROPS – CHF 32.00

• Bronze Hero – rich deep bronze
• Sun Rush – peachy bronze with gold pearl

PREP+PRIME FIX+ – CHF 26.0 with coconut scent

BRUSH 

• 125 Split Fibre Dense Face Brush – CHF 54.00
• 126 Split Fibre Large Face Brush – CHF 67.00

MAKEUP BAG – CHF 38.00

In stores now.

LoL, Sandra

Photos: Courtesy of MAC Cosmetics

MAC Lip Scrubtious

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Pucker up to totally smooth lips with MAC LIP SCRUBTIOUS. This new sugar-based exfoliator gentle buffs away dry and flaky skin with a formula enhanced by hydrating and nourishing conditioners leaving lips soft and oh-so-smoochable.

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Sweet Vanilla – Candied Nectar – Fruit of Passion – Summer Berry – Sweet Brown Sugar

Available in Switzerland for CHF 20.00 from March 2017.

LoL, Sandra

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Photos: Courtesy of MAC Cosmetics

Mariah Carey x M·A·C Returns for Christmas

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Mariah Carey, «songbird supreme», has once again teamed up with M·A·C Cosmetics for a second holiday-themed makeup collection. The singer has dazzled us with her songs and timeless contributions to music for decades and now brings her extraordinary glamour for the second time to an iconic makeup collection with M·A·C that’s all you’ll ever want. After a successful 2015 partnership, Carey and M·A·C are ready for round two and we are, too.

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Needless to say, there is plenty of glitter incorporated into the collection itself, which includes many beautiful sparkeling products that I can absolutely recommend for the festive season. I am anyway a «smokey eyes – nude lips» type of girl and Mariah Carey x M·A·C offers everything I adore.

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#MACMariahCarey is available now. Have a look at all the products below and happy weekend shopping:

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LIPSTICK – CHF 31.00
All I Want – champagne shimmer (Frost)
Bit of Bubbly – soft pinky nude (Cremesheen)
Dahhlinggg! – pinky peach (Cremesheen)
MCizzle – cool peach (Cremesheen)
I Get So OOC – shimmering brown (Frost)

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LIPGLASS – CHF 29.00
It’s Just Like Honey – tan shimmer
Rainbow Interlude – soft white shimmer
Little Miss Monroe – true gold shimmer
Dreamlover – dirty pink shimmer
Butterfly Bling – pink bronze shimmer (Online Exclusive)

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PRO LONGWEAR LIP PENCIL – CHF 33.00
So Dramatique – deep brown
New Ombre – cool peach

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I’M THAT CHICK YOU LIKE EYESHADOW X 4 – CHF 60.00
Whenever You Call – yellow gold (Veluxe Pearl)
Can’t Escape Me – dirty mocha with gold pearl (Satin)
Golden Petals Scattering – cool brown shimmer (Frost)
How You Thrill Me – rich dark brown (Satin)

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IT’S EVERYTHING EYESHADOW X 4 – CHF 60.00
Diamond Butterfly – silver white shimmer (Frost)
I’d Give My All – muted mid-tone grey (Lustre)
Images of Rapture – muted black with red shimmer (Velvet)
Twinks – deep plum with pearl (Veluxe Pearl)

LIQUID EYE LINER – CHF 31.00
This is My Night – rich brown-black

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POWDER BLUSH – CHF 36.00
You’ve Got Me Feeling – light candy pink
Sweet Sweet Fantasy – deep coral

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LOOSE POWDER – CHF 49.00
Touch My Body – radiant gold shimmer

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EXTRA DIMENSION SKINFINISH – CHF 56.00
My Mimi – warm gold shimmer

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BRUSHES
183 Buffer – CHF 69.00
239 Eye Shader – CHF 40.00

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LASHES – CHF 19.00
05 – 36

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On my shopping list:
Extra Dimension Skinfinish, Buffer Brush, Lipstick in Dahhlinggg! and Lipgloss in Dreamlover.

LoL, Sandra

Photos: Courtesy of MAC Cosmetics and © Sandra Bauknecht

M·A·C Viva Glam Ariana Grande 2

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She’s back! Play it nice and charming in Ariana Grande’s shimmering neutral mauve lipglass, or get fresh and cheeky in matte orchid pink lipstick. Wear each shade alone, or layer together. Be a doll, and go GLAM! If you are interested, click here to see her first collaboration with the iconic beauty brand that was available last January.

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Every cent of the selling price of M·A·C VIVA GLAM Lipstick and Lipglass is donated to the M·A·C AIDS Fund which to date has raised $425 million. Well done, bravo!
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Lipstick
VIVA GLAM ARIANA GRANDE 2 in Deep Cool Pink (Matte)
CHF 28.00

Lipglass
VIVA GLAM ARIANA GRANDE 2 in Neutral Nude Pink
CHF 26.00

Available in Switzerland now at all MAC counters and online.
Shopping for a good cause, let’s do it!

LoL, Sandra

Photos: Courtesy of M·A·C Cosmetics