Friday, June 14, 2013

A Few Things From MAC


MAC All For Glamour Touch Up Kit, MAC Mineralize Eyeshadow in Aurora, MAC Cream Eyeshadow in Venetian Tarnish,
Clinique Sparkle Skin Body Exfoliating Cream, MAC Mineralize Skinfinish in Stereo Rose, MAC Marilyn Monroe 
Collection Eyeshadow in Preferred Blonde, MAC Lipglass in Riviera Life

i've mentioned it before on my blog but there's an estee lauder corporate store that you have to be a member of to even walk into. estee lauder companies include not only estee lauder but MAC, clinique, bobbi brown, origins and a whole lot more. the corporate store doesn't have everything in every colour (not by a long shot) but it does have a selection from most of their brands and they're all significantly discounted! they had a huge sale recently but despite my best efforts i couldn't make it there so i decided to go the following weekend and see what they had left over.

i walked away with a whole lot of (almost all) MAC products that i really love, especially the mineralize skinfinish! apparently stereo rose was a really popular limited edition shade so i was surprised to find it in the store and i put it straight in my basket as soon as i saw it. the all for glamour kit on the other hand i probably could have gone without but i got sucked in by the cute packaging, what can i say?


MAC All For Glamour Kit with pressed blotting powder, powder puff and lipstick in Fashion City.


MAC Mineralise Skinfinish in Stereo Rose, Mineralise eyeshadow in Aurora, Cream eyeshadow in Venetian Tarnish, 
Marilyn Monroe Collection eyeshadow in Preferred Blonde




MAC's mineralize skinfinishes were made in a whole range of shades so you can use them as a powder, blush, bronzer, highlighter, etc depending on your skin tone and the colour you're using. naturally i'll be using this colour as a blush and the first time i wore it i could see straight away why it's been so popular. it's the prettiest colour with a gold shimmer through that looks like a blush and highlighter on your cheeks in one product. it's just beautiful!

the aurora mineralize eyeshadow looks so pretty in the pan but probably a bit hit or miss as an actual eyeshadow shade, but when you mix all the colours together it comes out a beautiful medium shimmery brown. the cream eyeshadow is a deep metallic bronze and the marilyn eyeshadow is a really pretty light champagne colour. and not pictured again but the lipglass up in the first photo in riviera life is a lovely really bright orange-y coral colour which is perfect because i'm obsessed with coral coloured lip and cheek products right now.

28 comments:

  1. Stereo Rose is such a gorgeous shade!

    Katie x | and-katie.com

    ReplyDelete
  2. Be still my MAC loving heart, I think I'd go weak in the knees if I got the chance to walk into one of Estee Lauder's corporate stores. Though there is a MAC counter at a department store about an hour away from where I live, it's on the teeny side and is usually fairly picked over. We so need a dedicated MAC location - or better yet, a corporate store (that's open to the public!) around these Canadian parts, too.

    So glad you were able to pick up so many wonderful items, honey - have a ton of fun using all of them!

    ♥ Jessica

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. aww, that's a shame you don't have a decent counter to go to and browse around! i'm really lucky to be able to go to the corporate store too, everything was a lot cheaper than in stores here. it was probably pretty close to the normal price in other country though as the markup here is so big!

      Delete
  3. This is why I love Mac <3
    http://coeursdefoxes.blogspot.com/

    ReplyDelete
  4. I love that you've gone so makeup crazy! Haha. I'm so in love with Stereo Rose! It was re-released sometime in 2009/2010, I think, back when I first got into MAC makeup, but I never bought it then, so I was so happy when it was re-re-released, haha. It's nice to apply when you're strapped for time because it's a blush and highlighter all in one. I love that it's a shade you can easily build up on, depending on how much shimmer you like. I had no idea Australia even had corporate stores like the US and the UK do! None in Perth, obviously. :p When we meet up, I can totally let you and Kat take advantage of my Myer staff discount card. I get 15% off cosmetics!

    http://vintagemachine.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. aww thanks love! ^_^ well if you fancy a trip to the corporate store while you're here i can take you!

      Delete
  5. I love mac cosmetic and I need some bronzers , I like your make up collection!

    ReplyDelete
  6. I never knew all those brands were a part of estee lauder! wow! So fun that you were able to take advantage of the awesome sale. And, no worries, I'm a sucker for cute packaging too! :)

    ReplyDelete
  7. thanks for the reviewww <3 <3

    anyway im following you now if you like my blog you can follow me back :D

    ReplyDelete
  8. I am so jealous of your MAC stash, and those bargain prices! I recently got some MAC stuff too (just lipsticks) when I was in HK because they are half price there. I plan on getting more on my way home :P

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. my parents just came back from europe and my mum bought me two MAC lipsticks for 16€ which is only about $22, and as you know they're closer to $40 here! it's ridiculous!

      Delete
  9. I am so jealous! Mac eyeshadows are my go-to. They last FOREVER and look so good. I now feel like I need some new make-up.

    ReplyDelete
  10. Beautiful photos of beautiful things! <3

    Greta xoxo
    laviedegreta.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
  11. OMG I love that little cosmetic clutch thingy! That is too cute! They should make one with a red lip and mascara in it!

    Great post! And your blog rocks! Check mine out. Maybe we can follow each other :D
    Alicia
    Lattes & Lacee

    ReplyDelete
  12. You lucky duck! The dad of a friend of a friend of mine works for Estee Lauder Belgium and she sometimes gives away samples that she doesn't use herself, haha. It's how I've gotten almost all of my perfumes! And my gosh, how amazing do those Mac blushes look in their boxes!? :o Simply stunning!! x

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. ohh lucky you! i don't know anyone who works in the industry but it would be so great to get their extra samples every now and then, haha.

      Delete
  13. Never seen the aurora eyeshadow before, I'm very intrigued... xx

    Heels forever

    ReplyDelete
  14. This comment has been removed by the author.

    ReplyDelete
  15. I'm a big fan of mineralize too !!

    ReplyDelete
  16. Oh I remember that mac packaging, I was so tempted by it. Like something from the 50's.

    ReplyDelete
  17. You're so lucky you got a Stereo Rose xx

    ReplyDelete
  18. Oh I love new make-up buys, especially the lipsticks! I recently made my first ever mac purchase and I quite love it. Love the packaging as well! x

    ReplyDelete
  19. Aurora looks beautiful, those swirls of colour :O

    I still have Stereo Rose from a couple of years back. Should really dig this out soon, it really is a lovely shade.

    x

    ReplyDelete
  20. Wow love that MAC kit set! It looks so neat and
    nice c: I also adore your blog layout, its very
    sweet! Xx

    ReplyDelete
  21. I want it all, the kit set looks so neat!! I love the coral and pink-ish tones!

    ReplyDelete
  22. I love all your items you picked up! Stereo Rose is so pretty but I've never gotten around to picking it up. I don't even know if it's still available at normal MAC counters.

    Side note, tell me more about this Estee Lauder Corporate store! I am intrigued!

    ReplyDelete