MAC Glamour Daze for Holiday 2012 Swatches & Review

MAC Glamour Daze

MAC Glamour Daze is a really gorgeous new holiday 2012 collection. Glamour Daze features a colorful variety of Extra Dimension Eye Shadows, Skinfinishes, Fluidlines, Powder Blushes, Nail Lacquers, Lipsticks, Lipglasses and Kohl Eye Pencils.

I was really drawn to this collection as soon as I saw the promotional photos. These kinds of colors are so *me*. And I am happy to report, most of what I played around with lived up to what I hoped!

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MAC Glamour Daze Kohl Eye Pencil and Fluidline Swatches
Orpheus, Mystery, Catch My Eye

Orpheus Kohl Power Eye Pencil is a blackish/taupe with gold pearl. A little on the less pigmented side.

Mystery Kohl Power Eye Pencil is a deep blackened green with green pearl. More intense, better payoff.

Catch My Eye Fluidline is a medium grey/taupe with dazzle pearl. This is a really pretty shade, I would wear it as a shadow or eye shadow base!

MAC Glamour Daze Lipglass and Lipstick Swatches
Impossibly Sweet, Pink Fade, Innocence, Glamourdaze

Impossibly Sweet Lipglass is a very sheer pink with multidimensional colored pearl. I know a lot of people don’t like these shades because they’re so sheer but I actually LOVE the pearl in it. So pretty, especially layered over a pink or purple lipstick.

Pink Fade Lipglass is a light, whitened pink. Pretty shade, but it settles into lip lines quite a bit.

Innocence Lipstick is a frosty pale coral. It’s a nice shade, but I don’t love the frost finish.

Glamourdaze Lipstick is a medium plum cremesheen. Pretty sheer and patchy. Not my kind of shade personally.

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MAC Glamour Daze Extra Dimension Eye Shadow Swatches
A Natural Flirt, Ready To Party, Divine Blue, Round Midnight (over primer)

A Natural Flirt is a pale peach/pink shade. Super pretty, almost duochrome-like.

Ready To Party is a light lilac/pink. SO cool in person I nearly gasped when I swatched it. I love it.

Divine Blue is a medium aqua blue. Another one I was really impressed with.

Round Midnight is a deep burgundy. Super pigmented, amazing payoff.

These shadows are what totally made this collection for me. They felt soft, smooth and all four had really nice pigmentation. The first three are shades I would immediately buy if I didn’t have them. I might check out the others I haven’t seen now!

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MAC Glamour Daze Powder Blush and Extra Dimension Skinfinish Swatches
Small Vanity, Whisper Of Gilt

Small Vanity Powder Blush is a medium orange/pink. Decent payoff, not my favorite shade for my skin tone.

Whisper Of Gilt Extra Dimension Skinfinish is a pale gold shimmer. Really pretty shade and a little goes a long way. Nice payoff.

MAC Glamour Daze Nail Lacquer
In The Limelight, Girl Trouble, Endless Night, Everything That Glitters

Swatches and review of the Nail Lacquers coming soon!

Overall: My favs from this collection were the Extra Dimension Eye Shadows, the Fluidline, the Skinfinish and Impossibly Sweet Lipglass. We shall see which of the Nail Lacquers, if any, live up to my expectations!

Availability: MAC.

Pricing: Kohl Power Eye Pencil ($16.50), Fluidline ($16.50), Lipglass ($16.50), Lipstick ($16.50), Eye Shadow ($19.50), Powder Blush ($22), Skinfinish ($29).

What do you think about these items from Glamour Daze? Is there anything here you are excited to see in person?

-Kelly

Note: MAC is not cruelty free.

 

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