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    NARS Iconic Lip (July 29, 2019)

    NARS revamped their core line-up of lipsticks -- 72 shades in three formulas (matte, satin, and sheer). 12 of them -- corresponding with the 12 original lipstick shades launched in 1994 -- are in special red packaging.
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    ISO a new foundation

    Okay, Specktra peeps, I have a minor conundrum. I'm in search of a new foundation (or two?). I have several that I'm interested in, but I have no idea where I want to start. I have combination skin that's acne-prone with enlarged pores across the center of my face. Generally speaking, my...
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    An article on sun protection

    I read this a while back and thought it was pretty interesting. Certainly some of the stuff mentioned goes against what many of us Specktra peeps have long believed about sunscreen. Still, though. Is Sunscreen the New Margarine? | Outside Online
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    MAC Items Being Discontinued in 2019

    For everything that's not limited edition that's getting the Triangle of Death in 2019, mourn/talk about the discontinuing of various MAC products here.
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    Resolution LOW-BUY 2019

    It's the sixth year we've had a Low-Buy thread on Specktra. Whether you're a seasoned Low-Buyer or if going on a Low-Buy to some degree is something you'd like to do in 2019, you're going to find lots of support in here. For some early inspiration and tips, here's a great video by Youtuber...
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    Natasha Denona Discussion

    I scanned the first few pages of Cosmetics Discussion and couldn't find a dedicated Natasha Denona thread. So here you go, Specktra peeps! :)
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    PLEASE READ: This section is for PHOTOS ONLY

    Member FOTDs is for photos only. This is not a place for video tutorials or written tutorials. Any videos posted in this section will be removed.
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    MAC Bring-Backs (March 1, 2018 (US)/April 2018 (Int'l))

    Four eyeshadows (Limited Edition): * Kid * Uninterrupted (Matte) * Goldbit * Tete-a-Tint (source: Global Senior MAC Artist Dominic Skinner (dominic_mua) on Instagram) Seven lipsticks (Permanent): * Bronx (Retro Matte) * Marrakesh (Matte) * Rocker (Matte) * Shrimpton (Satin) * Skew (Frost) *...
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    MAC Items Being Discontinued in 2018

    For anything permanent by MAC that ends up getting the Triangle of Death. (Also: booooooo! to the Triangle of Death.)
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    Resolution LOW-BUY 2018

    Previously: 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 It's year five! :rocker:
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    MAC Early Buzz: News for Upcoming Collections in 2018

    It's already time for this one, methinks!
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    NARS Natural Radiant Longwear Foundation (December 26, 2017)

    Screenshots from NARS Instagram Stories about their new foundation coming soon. (How soon? No idea.)
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    Deciem Skin and Bodycare (The Ordinary, Hylamide, Niod, Chemistry Brand, Inhibitif)

    Here's a dedicated place to talk about the various skin and bodycare brands and products under the Deciem umbrella -- The Ordinary, Hylamide, Niod, The Chemistry Brand, Inhibitif, and White RX (not a fan of that name, personally).
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    MAC x Ms. Lin (April 14, 2017)

    US/Canada Release Dates: April 14, 2017 International Release Dates: April 2017 Couture pricing and packaging. Lipsticks: Dynasty Red - Yellow vibrant red (matte) Peach Blossom Pink - Clean midtone pink (matte) Lipglass: Fortune Red - Yellow vibrant red Peach Blossom Pink - Clean midtone pink...
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    MAC All Eyes on MAC Collection (March 2, 2017)

    US/Canada Release Date: March 2, 2017 (online); N/A for counters and stores International Release Date: March 2017? MAC All Eyes on MAC Collection for Spring 2017 (not the spring collex, I suppose.)
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    MAC Next to Nothing Face Colour and Powder (April 2017)

    US/Canada Release: April 2017 International Release: n/a * Next to Nothing Face Colour * Next to Nothing Powder * 140S Brush * 141S Brush Instagram (originally shared by Monsy in the Early Buzz thread)
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    MAC Viva Glam Taraji P. Henson (February 2, 2017)

    Instagram (originally linked by Miss Dynamite in Taraji's collection thread)
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    MAC Items Being Discontinued in 2017

    Forgot to get up a discontinued thread for this year! h/t Miss Dynamite's post below (quoted from the 2016 thread). Some of the products I've listed may be (and are) limited edition ones. There are others on the site with the Triangle of Death that were from LE collections (and labeled as such...
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    MAC Lip Scrubtious (January 5, 2017)

    US/Canada Launch Date: January 5, 2017 International Launch Date: March 2017 $16.00 U.S. / $19.00 CAD | PERMANENT Sweet Vanilla Candied Nectar Fruit of Passion Summer Berry Sweet Brown Sugar Source: MAC Lip Scrubtious for January 2017
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    Resolution LOW-BUY 2017

    It's the fourth year of Low-Buy! Holy :sheep: Previously: 2014 | 2015 | 2016