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MAC for Chen Man


With so many awesome collections coming up, there was only one thing I really wanted from the Chen Man – Play it Proper Beauty Powder

But before we get to that, who is Chen Man….only China’s foremost fashion photographer.  Her work is just amazing – check it

So for this collaboration, there were lots of pretty blues, pinks and purples – mineralise eyeshadows, pigments, lipsticks, lipglass, nailpolishes – lots of stuff but I was particularly keen on the beauty powder.

MAC’s beauty powders are limited edition, but it seems like there’s always one in a collection.  MAC describe them as “A silky-soft “beauty” powder that’s delicately tinted and luxuriously pearl. Goes on as an ultra-fine shimmering “veil” to the skin. Can be applied as a highlight, soft blush or overall finish.”  Play it Proper is “Pastel soft pink with sparkles”, I wouldn’t say its sparkly though – more of a pearly sheen.  I’ve been using it mostly as a highlighter but it also works wonderfully as a lightly all-over finishing powder that gives a soft focus, illuminating halo effect.  Love it!

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