Collective MAC Haul

I couldn’t help but get a few things from MAC’s Blogger’s Obsessions, Semi-Precious and MAC Me Over. I was quite impressed with MAC Me Over, even though I am not impressed with MAC Cosmetics overall.

What I got:

  • MAC Me Over: Carbonized eyeshadow, Take Root Cream Color Base and Dark Diversion (forgot to take a pic! I will do a separate post on this)
  • Semi-Precious: Lush Amber lipstick and Natural Flare Cremesheen.
  • Blogger’s Obsession: Jealousy Wakes and Sparkle, Neely Sparkle! eyeshadows, Sonoran Rain Lipglass and Evolution Revolution Lipglass (I swatched that in my giveaway post).

L-R: Take Root CCB, Carbonized e/s, SNS! e/s, Jealousy Wakes e/s

L-R: Lush Amber l/s, Sonoran Rain l/g, Natural Flare l/g

My general thoughts: I have tried several of these products and so far I like them! Lush Amber is a little paler than I’m used to, but when I layer Natural Flare on top of it, it works a lot better. Sonoran Rain is a perfect sheer red for tanned skin. I’m so glad I splurged on it.

I tried to talk myself out of getting Carbonized. I have so many shimmery dark browns already! But I could not think of or find a dupe for it. I have been loving brown/neutral EOTDs recently (you will see what I mean in the coming weeks).  😀

I initially bought SNS! for my giveaway (I put in 2 separate orders online), but I realized how pretty it was and decided that I could use it after all. So I got one for myself. Jealousy Wakes was bought out of loyalty to Christine Mielke, but I truly love the color of this emerald green shadow.

Take Root is my first CCB. I never bought one before because I never had use for one before. The dark brown color drew me in. I’m really in an “autumn mode” right now! I’m going to use this as a blush and as an eye base.

What have you guys hauled recently?


About themakeuptrain

Beauty/product junkie hiding behind the title of certified makeup artist (that's the excuse I use for my makeup addiction). I am a human pet to two cats, a full time college student majoring in Cultural Anthropology and an organic food enthusiast (read: organic food freak) who cooks, bakes, and has not burned down the kitchen (I'm waiting for it). New York has put up with all of this thus far, so here is where I reside. I can be reached for comments, questions, complaints, and incoherent babbling at:
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6 Responses to Collective MAC Haul

  1. great haul! sonoran rain looks gorgeous!

  2. vijiis says:

    You were there at my last MAC haul. Great stuff! =D

  3. Appu says:

    Awesome haul! Would love to see Sonoran Rain on you 😀

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