Category Archives: Mac Cosmetics

Mac Heavenly Creatures Haul and Swatches

Mac has launches their Fall 2012 mineral collection, Heavenly Creatures.  It seems a little early for fall collections, especially given the heat wave we have been under,  but alas, here it is.  Get ready for fall.

I picked up a few things from the collection including eyeshadows, a blush, a mineralized skin finish, lipstick and lipglasses.  Its a large collection so my haul was small when compared to the offerings.

I got four eyeshadows, but I was disappointed in two of them.  Sky, the blue shadow, fell a little flat in my opinion.  Also, Universal Appeal was a disappointment.  I was expecting more purple, but when swatched its just brown:(  That’s the problem with mineralized eyeshadows.  They look beautiful in the pan, but sometimes they don’t swatch well.    Magnetic Attraction is beautiful in the pan and swatched.  Aurora is a brown, but you can still pick up a hint of the peach undertones.  Its a pretty shadow as well, especially when used wet.

They are offering four Mineralized Skin Finishes. I picked up the one in Light Year.  Its a pretty peachy pink with gold micro glitter.  Unfortunately I had an allergic reaction to it. For those of you who can use it, it is very pretty.  This one did accentuate  pores on my cheeks.

I picked up one of the blushes, Ring of Saturn.  Its a pretty red color that gives you a bit of a sunburned look.

I also picked up 2 lipsticks, Cut the Caper and Fire Sign.  Cut the Caper is a repromote.  Its an orangy coral.  It has a luster finish.

Fire Sign is a beautiful pinky red.  It has lustre finish.

To go with Cut the Caper lipstick, I picked up Meteoric Cremesheen Glass.  Its a pretty coral lipgloss with orange shimmer.  Like all Cremesheen Glasses, it is sticky.

I also picked up Galaxy Rose Cremesheen Glass to go with Fire Sign lipstick.  Its a beautiful pinky red.  It is sticky as well.

So that is it for my Mac Heavenly Creatures haul. Did you pick up anything?

xxx

Christy

I purchased all of these items and am not being rewarded or compensated to mention any items. As always these are my own, honest opinions.

 

 

Mac Heavenly Creature Has Launched Online

Mac has released their Heavenly Creatures mineralized collection for Summer 2012 early. You can place your order at maccosmetics.com right now!! It was originally set to debut July 3rd online and July 5th in stores. I suspect that it will still debut in stores and other online locations on the previously scheduled release dates, but you never know so start checking now!

Here are the products that are available:
Lipstick $14.50(USD)/ $17.50(CAD)
Pleasureseeker – Creamy peach (Glaze) (repromote)
Cut a Caper – Mid-tone peachy pink (Lustre) (repromote)
Venus – Sheer yellow pink with pearlized pigments (Lustre)
Fire Sign – Red-pink (Lustre)
Cusp of Dawn – Beige pink (Lustre)

Cremesheen Glass $19(USD)/ $22.50(CAD)
Celestial Kiss – Pale cool peach
Strictly Plutonic – Mid-tone pink brown
Meteoric – Mid-tone vibrant coral
Astral – Bright yellow pink
Galaxy Rose – Mid-tone violet pink

Mineralize Skinfinish $29(USD)/ $34(CAD)
Earthshine – Tarnished bronze with gold pearlized pigments and pink reflects
Light Year – Peachy pink with gold shimmer
Star Wonder – Plumy pink with multi-dimensional pearlized pigments
Center of the Universe – Coral with gold shimmer

Mineralize Blush $23(USD)/ $27(CAD)
Solar Ray – Peach and gold melange
Ring of Saturn – Terracotta and gold melange
Stratus – Amethyst and golden brown melange
Supernova – Magenta and burnt gold melange

187 Brush $42(USD)/ $50.50(CAD) – Duo fibre face brush

188 Brush $34(USD)/ $41(CAD) – Small duo fibre face brush

HEAVENLY CREATURE (Eyes) (North America – July 5, 2012/ International – July 2012)
Mineralize Eye Shadow $20(USD)/ $24(CAD) – all frost finish
Aurora – Peach, green, and brown melange
Magnetic Attraction – Orange, pink and gold melange
Neo Nebula – Cream, warm amethyst and warm pink melange
Universal Appeal – Gold, bronze and violet melange
Invincible Light – Icy white, lavender and warm gold melange
Earthly – Beige, peach and cool brown melange
Water – Yellow, lime green and blue melange
Bright Moon – Grey, silver and icy green melange
Sky – Green gold, turquoise and cobalt melange

False Lashes $19(USD)/ $22.50(CAD)
Flase Black – Black (Repromote)

286 Brush $30(USD)/ $22.50(CAD) – Duo fibre tapered blending brush (repromote)

HEAVENLY CREATURE (Skin) (North America – July 5, 2012/ International – July 2012)
Mineralize Volcanic Ash Exfoliator $28(USD)/ $33.50(CAD)
-foaming, exfoliating scrub made with natural volcanic ash and sugar crystals (repromote)
Mineralize Charged Water Cleanser $23(USD)/ $27.50(CAD)
-a make up removing “water” that can literally wipe off most types of makeup without scrubbing or massaging. Formulated with M.A.C’s exclusive Charged Water technology (repromote)
Mineralize Charged Water Moisture Gel $37(USD/ $44.50(CAD)
-An ultra light gel cream that gives intensive hydration and moisture but leaves the skin feeling soft and supple. Infused with M.A.C’s exclusive Charged Water technology (repromote)
Mineralize Charged Water Moisture Eye Cream $35(USD)/ $42(CAD)
-A luxuriousand rich eye cream that improves and moisturizes the skin around the eye while reducing the look of dark circles and puffiness. Infused with M.A.C’s exclusive Charged Water technology (repromote)

xxx
Christy

Mac 234 Brush Dupe

I have found a dupe for Mac’s limited edition 234 brush. Its is from Japonesque, the 140 to be exact. Take a look:

So what do you think? Do you know of any brush dupes?  Please share!!!

xxx

Christy

All items were purchased by me.  I was not paid to mention or review these items.

My Mac Favorites / Starter Kit Ideas

Here are my Mac favorites / starter kit:) I hope you enjoy it. What are your favorites? I’d love to hear.
xxx
Christy

As always, I purchased all of these products and was not paid to mention any of them. These are my own, honest opinions.

Mac Spring 2012 Launches: Cook, Shop and Vera!

I’m pretty happy with the things that I picked up from Mac’s Spring Launches. I picked up “Innocence Beware!” Lipstick and “Dish it up” Lipstick from the Mac Shop Collection. From the Cook collection I grabbed two fluidlines in “Wholesome” and “Added Goodness” Finally from the Mac Vera Collection I got the Pearlmatte Face Powder in “Flower Fantasy” and a Plushglass in “On A Holiday” They were all hits with me:) Did you haul anything from the Cook, Shop or Vera Collections? If so, let me know what you got and what you think of it!

Disclaimer:  All items were purchased by me.  I was not paid to review these items.