Blink and you’ll miss them….the latest MAC Collections seem to come and go with extraordinary speed lately. This is a very short post, to be honest, by the time I could do a thorough review of these products, they will be sold out. For now, I’m going to post a few pictures just to preserve these very (fleeting) collections.
First, MAC + Mickey Contractor, celebrating the talents of this famous Bollywood makeup designer, seemed to disappear almost the moment were posted. Fortunately, the eyeshadow quad (Athma $36) and the Fluidline eyeliner (Siahi $15) are back in stock for now.
The brick red Sur and sheer light Gana blushes ($18.50 each), sold out right away. They look quite similar to the Chanel Soho highlighter and blush palette so I wouldn’t feel too badly if you missed them. Generally, I liked the look of the Mickey Contractor Collection. I love a good collaboration. Plus, it has a very “neutrals with a kick” vibe that I really enjoy.
Second, MAC released Mega Metal Eyeshadows in Peacocky, a dizzying collection of mostly bright, saturated colors. These have extra big pans, sell for $19.50 each, and to my mind seem as soft as a Dior eyeshadow quint. Thanks to Karla Sugar’s comprehensive swatches, I was able to eliminate all but the three that I chose– The soft, light cream with a touch of peach Peek-at-You, the cream with a slight green cast Dalliance, and the deep taupe Unflappable.