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    >>

Chanel, Rouge Allure Velvet, swatches, La Ravissante, La Caline, La Raffinee, L'Exuberante, La Fascinante, La Somptueuse, La Sensuelle, L'Exquise, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Matte lips are so hot right now. Chanel just introduced a (highly anticipated) new lipstick formula: Rouge Allure    >>

Estee Lauder, Sensuous Rouge, lipstick, swatches, Sultry Caramel, Sensuous Nude, Decadent Fig, Enticing Fuchsia, Rose Exposed, Pink Seduction, Orchid Surrender, Wistful Wisteria, Plum Fatale, Peach Pleasure, Curvaceous Coral, Cheating Heart, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Major lipstick news, readers: Estee Lauder has a new formula, and it doesn't smell like fig. The new    >>

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, Melt Your Heart, Viva Glam Lip Bag, Viva Glam Gaga, Viva Glam Gaga 2, swatches, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Every holiday collection from MAC contains a few special Viva Glam items. I adore the Viva Glam program:    >>

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    >>

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MAC's 2011 holiday collection is Glitter and Ice, a collaboration with figure skater Johnny Weir. I thought we'd    >>

Shu Uemura, holiday 2011, Wong Kar Wai, swatches, Festive Rouge, Pleasure Rose, Lustrous Glow Powder, Glitter Fuse, Pink Flush, Rouge Luster, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

For the last few years, Shu Uemura has used its holiday collection to collaborate with Asian artists (including    >>

Illamasqua, Theatre of the Nameless, swatches, Resist, Kontrol, Facade, Belladonna, Havoc, Abyss, Beguile, Zeitgeist, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Illamasqua's autumn/winter 2011 collection is Theatre of the Nameless, and most of it is available stateside in Sephora    >>

JCrew, Poppy King, lipstick, swatch, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Poppy King is having quite a moment. In addition to her own successful line (Lipstick Queen), she's recently    >>

MAC, Cindy Sherman, swatches, fall color, 2011, Parlor Smoke, Cross Cultural, Indigo Noir, Steel, Blue Storm, Tan, Emerald Dusk, Starless Night, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

MAC's big Fall Colour collection launched this week, and I feel like it's the collection that everyone's been    >>

Rimmel London, Kate Collection, swatches, lipstick

Special thanks to Nicole, the Britain-based jetsetting genius behind Beauty-Free (a blog that tracks beauty products exclusive to airports/Duty-Free). She    >>

MAC, Styledriven, Pro Longwear Eyeshadow, swatches, Hot Paprika, Sunny Outlook, Fresh Flare, Thru the Night, Weathered, Plush, Tease with Ease, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

This week's MAC release is Styledriven, and oh man, I want so much. About a year ago, MAC    >>