The MAC Viva Glam Rihanna Fall 2014 collection is truly marmite. You will either love or loathe these – putting silver frost onto a mauve colour is a brave move – I’ve never looked iller in my life than wearing this.
Packaging is all kinds of lovely – when you move the lipstick around, the red matte metal keeps a black tinge over it no matter what.
I’m struggling to find something nice about both of these because they are very much a defined look – vampy and colour draining BUT with the right accompaniments, incredibly striking. I’m just not sure what those accompaniments might be! I mean it looks amazing on Rihanna, but what doesn’t? I think you need to have very, very pale skin or dark skin to make this work.. those of us in-between are going to struggle! If you have any ideas or tips on how to carry off silver mauve, please do leave them in the comments section – I’m dying to know your ideas.
It’s come out very brown against the pale of my arm – but nobody has lips that colour, so when you apply to the lips, the silver/mauve shows much more. It needs a darker background for those elements to happen, although you can just pick out the mauve undertones.
Elizabeth Arden Hyaluronic Acid Ceramide Capsules
I’d be prepared to put money down to bet that you won’t have experienced a skin care texture like this before...
Viva Glam is such a massive, massive money raiser for AIDS charities – I just hope there are enough of us prepared to take a walk on the wild side with these shades! It’s a late September launch for The MAC Viva Glam Rihanna Fall 2014.
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