21 January 2015

My MAC Collection

My MAC collection is very small when compared to some - how I wish I could have 30 MAC lipsticks all in a neat little container in an Ikea dresser, but sadly I don't! Forgetting that though, I am pretty happy with the few products that I have, so I thought that I would do a little collection post for you all.

MAC is always one of those brands that will always be mentioned when you ask on Twitter what eyeshadow or lipstick you should try next, and to say that they are a very popular and talked about brand would be a major understatement.

I'll start off with eyeshadows first! I'm a big fan of neutral eyeshadows, and I almost never stray from that, meaning it's no surprise that my two MAC eyeshadows are both brown toned shades. I spoke about Sable in my "Top 5 Winter Eyeshadows" post a couple of weeks ago, and as I said then it is a bronze shade with a burgundy tinge from MAC's Frost eyeshadow line. The pigmentation isn't amazing, however it does last all day with little fallout!

My other eyeshadow is Satin Taupe which is a light, possibly silver toned, brown! The pigmentation of this one is definitely better than Sable, and you get less fallout, so I'm not sure what happened there considering Satin Taupe is from the Frost line too. Strangely I've never paid that much attention to this shade, maybe because it isn't a whole lot different to other eyeshadows that I had previously!

Now for my three lipsticks! You've all got to admit, at one point or another you must have swooned over MAC lipsticks - the simplistic black packaging just looks very sleek and pretty, and there are some gorgeous shades.

Creme Cup seemed to be hugely popular in 2013 and was mentioned on a lot of blogs, which definitely swayed me into buying this shade! It's a nude pink shade, and whilst some people call it a "blue pink", which is a shade that apparently makes your teeth appear whiter, I've never personally seen any difference. This is a MAC Cremesheen finish lipstick, which is quite self explanatory - a lovely creamy feel to the product with a glossy finish! I do find that Creme Cup can be a little drying after a while, but a bit of gloss can sort that out easily.

Another shade that everybody seemed to go mad for in 2013/early 2014 was Coral Bliss! This is very much a glossy coral shade, and I would say is more of a summer shade. Even though this is a Cremesheen lipstick, the pigmentation is actually very strong, but still has that same creamy gloss finish! I rarely find that this can be drying too, so that's a bonus.

My favourite of the three lipsticks has to be Peach Blossom! I did a whole post on this way back in April 2014, where I basically declared my love for it, and whilst there are new lipsticks that I really like, this is definitely still a favourite. As I said in the post, this isn't a peach shade as the name would imply, more of a light pink shade with an ever-so-slight peach tinge! It has a lovely creamy and smooth formulation, since this is also from the Cremesheen line, so you get a long amount of wear without being drying.

I definitely do need to invest in some new MAC products as my collection of five seems pretty pathetic, so please let me know what your favourite MAC products are to hopefully give me some ideas!

What does your MAC collection consist of?


  1. It may only be a small collection of MAC goodies but it's a very nice one! I love everything especially the Peach Blossom lipstick xo

    Jenny | That Northern Gal

  2. I wasn't really into Mac, I guess I prefer cheaper alternatives. I purchased Creme Cup though, and it's one of the best lipsticks I own, seriously, need to have a cheeky little trip to the Mac counter, and finally get the lipstick in 'Brave' xx


  3. You've got some great products here! :) My collection is also really small, but mainly consists of lipstick and a few foundations. You're tempting me with these eyeshadows though, they're gorgeous and right up my street!

    Bethan | Thought from Beth x

  4. This is a lovely selection of MAC goodies :) Creme Cup is my absolute fave, and the only lipstick I've ever used up and repurchased several times. I really want to try Peach Blossom, will have to treat myself!


  5. I love Creme Cup it's one of my faves. My lipstick collection from the brand consists of only two lipsticks but in terms of eyeshadow and face products I actually have a lot more then I had initially thought. Love Soft & Gentle highlighter x

    Beauty with charm

  6. Sable and satin taupe are SO pretty <3 I hardly have any Mac I need to expand I feel haha xxx

    Blonde Of Carbs

  7. you have an amazing collection. The colors are gorgeous, I see a theme running through your shades lol. I have surprisingly never tried their eyeshadows (eventhough i have been wanting a few for a few years now) I'm mostly drawn to their lipsticks (as I think, most beauty lovers) Sable and Satin Taupe are lovely and very wearable for any look! Thanks for sharing

    Shanna | My Curves and Lashes

  8. i have to try coral bliss! x

  9. What a lovely collection :) Satin Taupe is such a gorgeous and wearable colour too!

    Michaela-Leigh xx

  10. I love your collection! Peach blossom is such a lovely colour, I wish it would suit my skin tone! :( xx

    Crissy x | My Cup of Tea

  11. Lovely bits and my MAC collection just started and right now I have an eyeshadow, lipstick and some face products but I really want to pick up some more and I really want cremecuo next.

    Jackie | fashionxfairytale | bloglovin' |

  12. i absolutely love your mac collection! i have never tried any mac lipsticks before, this needs to change soon! creme cup looks beautiful.

  13. I love your collection, Creme Cup was my first Mac lipstick and the only one that I'm nearing the bottom of, it's such a pretty shade. I too don't really see the 'blue toned' teeth part.

    Lots of Love,

    What Abby Loves

  14. I recently bought Creme Cup and I absolutely love it, it's a fabulous every day shade!

    Megan xo
    Thumbelina Lillie | UK Beauty & Fashion Blog

  15. I love the look of Coral Bliss! bet that's a gorgeous shade for spring too :) x

    Everything But The Kitchen Sink

  16. This colours are gorgeous!! Perfect for Spring x

    Bebhinn + A Judge Less Life

  17. Awesome neutrals. Love that kind of shades for every day use.x

  18. I love your MAC collection the tones & shades you have picked up are beautifu, when I first caught sight of the post it made me smile as I would wear all of these so im going to check out MAC now :-) im sure I have Peach Blossom in my bag & been wearing it last week its a gorgeous colour xx

  19. I love your MAC collection the tones & shades you have picked up are beautifu, when I first caught sight of the post it made me smile as I would wear all of these so im going to check out MAC now :-) im sure I have Peach Blossom in my bag & been wearing it last week its a gorgeous colour xx

  20. Satin Taupe is one of my all time favourite eye shadows I love it! :) I also have Creme Cup and that's a really pretty lipstick. I think MAC do eye shadow and lipstick really well, I've not tried much else from them though


  21. Lovely post, the lipstick shades all look gorgeous! I'm just a little bit obsessed with buying MAC lipsticks at the moment haha, beautiful photography also x


  22. Great post and a great collection! Those eye shadow shades are definitely my favourites, espeically Sable. I am really into nude lips atm, Creme Cup is so pretty!

    Jasmine | jasminehardingmakeup.blogspot.co.uk

  23. I have Creme Cup at home somewhere but I've lost mine! I really want to find it because it looks so good on your swatch

    Halestones // Starlight