In my Post-Meccaland Wishlist blog, I said I wanted to purchase one of the Hourglass Ambient Lighting minis when they launched in stores. Unfortunately the minis only come in four out of the six full-sized shades, so I decided to spend the extra $30 a pick up a full-sized Ambient Lighting Powder in Ethereal Light (that turned out to be much better value if you look at the cost per gram). Here are my thoughts on the most expensive finishing powder I own!
Stila dedicated a shade to Aussie makeup lovers everywhere when they created Beauty Junkie (aptly named after the term “Mecca Beauty Junkie”). This shade was inspired by Mecca Maxima’s signature pink branding, and suits the makeup retailer’s aesthetic.
For all the exciting new launches at Meccland, there were others that bored me. Here are the items I’m not going to buy once launched online and in stores at Mecca Maxima!
Too Faced Life’s a Festival collection
The unicorn trend is so early-2017 and is starting to feel very childish. I love a bit of cutesy packaging from time to time, but this collection crosses a line. It’s a no from me. And the same goes for the Tarte mermaid collection launching at Sephora Australia soon. Can we jump off the mythical-creature-inspired makeup bandwagon? Please?
I was pretty sad that I wasn’t able to go to Meccaland, but with the items launched at the event about to make their way in stores over the next few months, I’m getting over the fact I wasn’t at the event (maybe next year, Mecca?) So with that being said, here’s what’s on my post-Meccaland wishlist!
If you’ve read my previous Anastasia Beverly Hills posts on Metallic Rose or Runway Red, you’ll already know how much I love Anastasia’s gloss formula. The thing I don’t love is that my Metallic Rose gloss broke, so not wanting to be without the shade, I headed into Sephora to pick up a new one. It was in store that I learned the glosses were being discontinued in Sephora Australia, so I decided to pick up another shade – St Tropez.
I had a serious case of FOMO (fear of missing out) with this eyeshadow palette. After being out of stock for over two months, Colourpop announced they would have one final restock of the entire Karrueche x Colourpop collection. It didn’t take me long to decide I wanted this in my collection, and less than 24 hours after their restock, it had sold out.
When I saw Too Faced was coming out with a chocolate gold collection, specifically the eyeshadow palette, I knew I had to grab it! I love my Bon Bons palette, and after hearing many good things about the item, I was counting down the days until it landed in Australia at Mecca Maxima.