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Collective M.A.C Haul

Y'all know of my ups and downs with M.A.C; they still make quite a few of my favourite products but they've discontinued a few too. I'm an avid collector of their lipsticks in special packaging but I still think they put out a ridiculous amount collections each year.

Gotta hand it to the M.A.C Barbados Staff though, it's their customer service that keeps me coming back. Thus, here we are:

M.A.C haul -
  • All The Right Angles Contour Palette 'Dark' / Cream Colour Base 'Improper Copper'
  • Mineralize Skinfinish / Natural 'Naturally Enhanced'
  • Mineralize Skinfinish 'Perfectly Lit'
  • Vibe Tribe Satin Lipstick 'Hot Chocolate'
  • Vibe Tribe Gleamtones Powder 'Dunes At Dusk'
  • Zac Posen Prep + Prime Transparent Finishing Powder/Pressed
  • Chris Chang Prep + Prime Transparent Finishing Powder/Pressed
  • Chris Chang Matte Lipstick 'Plum Princess'
Special packaging is the devil ennit?

I'm still warming up to the new Mineralize packaging - even the boxes got a makeover - but I really couldn't resist these powders. Initially I didn't realise that some were regular Skinfinishes and the others have that shimmer.

M.A.C Mineralize Skinfinish haul -
Mineralize Skinfinish Natural 'Naturally Enhanced' swatch -
'Naturally Enhanced'
Mineralize Skinfinish 'Perfectly Lit' swatch -
'Perfectly Lit'

The largest swatch is the product blended together. 'Naturally Enhanced' would work as a bronzer on me. I'm a big fan of the Skinfinish Natural formula and this feels the same. These are still available at local counters and I highly recommend that you check them out before they're gone. 

I know I said recently that I don't think contour palettes are unnecessary but uuuhhhhh y'all see this Cream Colour Base?

All The Right Angles Contour Palette 'Dark' -
All The Right Contour Palette 'Dark' and Cream Colour Base 'Improper Copper' swatch -

Yeah. I need that on my face. Thanks Vandana! M.A.C recently restocked this shade 'Dark' on their website and it's 30% off. Cop that.

Special packing shall be my undoing...

M.A.C Special Packing - much so that I got two of the same product. In my defense, I didn't know that Chris Chang was coming to Barbados.

M.A.C Prep + Prime Transparent Finishing Powder Pressed -

And then lipsticks, well, that just had to happen. You'll see swatches in the next #LipSwatchWeek segment.

M.A.C 'Hot Chocolate' and 'Plum Princess' -

So yeah... still a M.A.C fan. If you are too make sure you're following us on Facebook and Instagram cause we post as soon as we have the scoop. Speaking of scoop, M.A.C Techniques are coming back!

Let us know what you've picked up recently in the comments.

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