MAC, Naturally, swatches, A Perfect Day, Beach Sand, Sweet Sunrise, Pillow Talk, Wee Coquette, Fresh Air, Naked Space, Hot Spell, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Does the mention of a new Mineralize collection from MAC make you weak in the knees? I think    >>

Le Metier de Beaute, LMdB, Ken Downing, resort 2012, swatches, Yield to Yellow, Not So Safe Orange, ShocKen Pink, HibisKiss, Orange Juiced, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Last September I was in NYC for fashion week, and a fashion blogger passingly mentioned that neon was    >>

MAC, Tour de Fabulous, lipglass, swatches, Casual Air, Check This Out, Rich & Witty, It's a Wow, Comfort & Joy, Famously Fab!, Real Posh, Rich Bounty, Knockout, Tour de Fabulous, Style Packed, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Another collection on MAC's counters right now is lip-focused Tour de Fabulous. I was actually expecting to see    >>

Le Metier de Beaute, LMdB, Betty

Lucky, lucky Dallas has another exclusive Le Metier de Beaute lipgloss — and lucky me, I got to    >>

Chanel, spring 2012, swatches, Rouge Coco, Superstition, Chalys, Paradis, Charme, Destinee, Rouge Coco Shine, Candeur, Flirt, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Chanel's spring collection was one of the first on counter this year. The collection chiefly offers variations on    >>

Bobbi Brown, Neons and Nudes, Lip Color, swatches, Atomic Orange, Neon Pink, Uber Beige, Citrus, Cosmic Pink, Ultra Violet, Ink Liner, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Bobbi's first collection of 2012 is here: Neons & Nudes (and it definitely covers both ends of the    >>

MAC, Daphne Guinness, swatches, Interior Life, eyeshadow quad, Stratus, Bruised Sky, Interior Life, Heather Belles, Pigments, Circa Plum, Aurora, Nebula, Powerpoint, eyeliner, Engraved, Grey Utility, Brow Pencils, Fling, Stud, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

MAC has so many new collections on counter right now, it's making my head spin. I think the    >>

Laura Mercier, Moonlight, swatches, holiday 2011, Pink Pearl, Crystal Beige, Deep Garnet, Orchid Shimmer, Evening Pink, Raspberry Sorbet, Rose, Bare Beam, Nude Lilac, Lip Glace, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

I got the chance to swatch Laura Mercier's holiday collection, Moonlight. The color story is definitely non-traditional for    >>

NARS, holiday, 2011 swatches, Joyous Red lipstick, Albatross lipgloss, Space Odyssey, Endless Night, Campo de Fiori, St. Marks Place, Larger than Life Eyeliner, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

We had previously taken a look at NARS' holiday sets; the weather has finally permitted me to finish    >>

Armani, holiday 2011, Madreperla, swatches, Harmony 1, Harmony 2, eye and face palette, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

One holiday collection I always look forward to: Armani's. The theme this year is Art Deco, explored through    >>

Chanel, holiday 2011, swatches, Blazing Gold, Beige Lame, Noir-Ivoire, Noir, Or, Rouge Carat, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

In hindsight, swatching Chanel's holiday collection was a mistake. If I hadn't swatched, I could have lived in    >>

MAC, holiday 2011, Glitter and Ice, Iced Delights, swatches, Lip and Nail Bags, Kanga Rouge, Golden Blanket, Asiatique, Hang-Up, Frozen Lame, Vintage Vamp, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Accompanying this year's Lip Bags are MAC's first ever lip-and-nail bags. These sets are $36 each ($2 cheaper    >>

MAC, holiday 2011, Glitter and Ice, Iced Delights, Lip Bag, swatches, Wintercool, Sultry, Creme d' Nude, Fashion Whim, Stripdown, Cremesheen Glass, I Love Winter, Deelight, Boldly Bare, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

MAC has a pair of "Lip Bags" for sale this holiday season. Each bag is $38, and contains    >>

MAC, holiday 2011, Glitter and Ice, Johnny Weir, swatches, Fabulously Festive Face Kit, Wintercool, Phloof!, Brun, Quarry, Dance in the Dark, Mocha, Hot Gossip, Emancipation, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Not to be outdone by Nordstrom, MAC freestanding stores have TWO exclusive Face Kits. These are also $59.50    >>

MAC, Glitter and Ice, holiday 2011, Johnny Weir, swatches, Festive Frost face kit, Nordstrom, Once Upon a Time, Below Zero, Expensive Pink, Embark, Buff, Imagine This, Tra-La-La, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Of all the MAC holiday giftsets, I thought I'd better swatch the face kits first. They're such a    >>