The Ghost of Christmas Past Collections 2009 Edition

“Are you the Spirit, sir, whose coming was foretold to me?” asked Scrooge.

“I am!”

The voice was soft and gentle.  Singularly low, as if instead of being close beside him, it were at a great distance.

“Who, and what are you?” Scrooge demanded.

“I am the Ghost of Christmas Past.”

And tonight the Ghost of Christmas Past joins us here and takes us through a journey of Holidays Collections that have long since past but are still remembered and enjoyed!

Take the jump through the past!

Enjoy these Musings (and reviews) from past Holiday Collections that I’ve taken time to draw out from their archives for each of you to enjoy as the Holiday approaches.

Aube Winter Collection 2007 Review

Bath and Body Works Sassy Strawberry Three in One Shower Gel Review

Majolica Majorca Holiday 2007 Collection

NARS Dolce Vita Set Review

Jill Stuart Christmas Coffret 2007 First Impressions and Review

Bobbi Brown Limited Edition Pink Quartz Shimmer Brick First Impression

Bare Escentuals Classic Rock Collection Review

Bath and Body Works Temptation Gift Sets

NARS Night Series Palette Review

Bare Minerals bareGold Pure Luxury Color Collection Review

Lavshuca Winter Make Palettes Review

MAC Stylistics

Majorca Majolica’s Holiday Collection 2007

Stila “Asia” Only Exclusive Trios and Palette Review

Bath and Body Works Holiday Temptations 2007

MAC Royal Assets Holiday Collection 2007 Review

MAC Formal Black 2006 vs MAC Antiquitease 2007

Guerlain Holiday 2007 Collection Review

Tarte We Wish You Wealth Palette

Givenchy’s Diamantisimme Holiday Collection Review

Stila’s Blanc & Noire Palettes

Benefit Powder Pop

Too Faced The Gift of Glam Holiday Collection

Bare Minerals Extreme Glimmers Review

Laneige The Snow Shimmer Brighter Review

Cosme Decorte Magie Deco Coffret Review, Swatches, Photos, and FOTD

Laneige The Snow Eye Palette 01 Review, Swatches and FOTD

Majolica Majorca Gorgeous Wing Mascara Golden Brown Review

Too Faced Mirror Mirror Mini Lip Gloss Set

Majolica Majorca Majolumina Powder in a Puff Review

Art Deco Glamorous Highlighter Review

Avon Glazewear Diamonds Eye Color Review

Stila Eyes & Shine Smudge Pot Trio Review

Isadora Diamond Eye Shadow Palette Review, Swatches, and FOTD

Lush Frothy The Snowman Review

Tarte Purse Your Lips Review and Swatches

Laneige The Snow Eye Palette 02 Review, Swatches and FOTD

Too Faced Glamour To Go Pocket Palette Review, Swatches, and FOTD

Givenchy Rouge Interdit Shine Lipstick Nude Shine Review, Swatches, and FOTD

Bobbi Brown Holiday 2008: Bobbi Brown Lip and Eye Palette Review, Swatches, and FOTD

These are just a few of the many, many Holiday Collections the Muse has discussed, reviewed, and tested. Check out the Holiday Archives for more great posts!

And don’t forget to check out the Ghost of Christmas Past Collections 2008 and the Ghost of Christmas Past Collections 2007 for some great vintage makeup collection photos.

Stay tuned as the Ghost of Christmas Present Collections will be visiting you soon.

Feel free to share your favorite Holiday Collections from the past in the comment box!

  • 12/22/09 10:37 Marsha:

    I’m kinda mad I missed out on the Royal Assests Collection. I wasn’t into makeup at the time. My fave MAC holiday collection has to be Red She Said.

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    • 12/22/09 12:01 the Muse:

      hey marsha do you have a CCO around? I’ve seen the palettes at my local CCO :)

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      • 12/22/09 13:42 Marsha:

        Oh yeah! I never thought about that. Thanks Muse. There’s this huge outlet mall in my city that has a CCO inside a Nordstrom Rack. I know where I’ll be spending my Christmas money. Do you think I’ll be able to find the Intriguing Scarlet palette from the Passions of Red collection. I’ve been lusting over that.

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        • 12/22/09 13:50 the Muse:

          hi marsha dear! :-D check it out babe! Bet they have tons of yummie goodies! That I haven’t seen yet at my CCO but you never know :-D Good Luck dear!!!!!!!! If not any good dealing on evil bay maybe?!

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  • 12/22/09 14:00 Marsha:

    I checked on “evil” bay (lol). Wayyyy out of my budget. Thanks for the CCO suggestions anyway. I would of never thougt of that.

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    • 12/22/09 14:10 the Muse:

      haha :-D that bad eh? my pleasure. Also MUA maybe someone has a new one they’d be willing to sell for cheap or swap up? :-D

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  • 12/22/09 16:13 Marsha:

    the good ideas never stop coming. thanks!

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    • 12/22/09 16:19 the Muse:

      aw shucks thanks Marsha hope you enjoyed this post :-D

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  • 12/22/09 17:35 Kathie:

    The trend this winter is red lipstick.. but I really look horrible in bright red or even dark tones of red. Any ideas for the people who can’t wear red for the holidays?

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    • 12/23/09 9:19 the Muse:

      hi kathie I think that trend is pretty much every single year :-D Holidays=Festive Red Lips.

      I dunno hun. have you tried stopping at mac to see if they can match you up with a good red for your skin tone?! :) If not you can always go with some shimmering golden color or a pink…doesn’t have to be red :)

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