MAC Cosmetics

MAC Cosmetics (MAC standing for Make-up Art Cosmetics) was founded in Toronto, Ontario, Canada by Frank Toskan and Frank Angelo in 1984 with the assistance of chemist Vic Casale. The first U.S MAC store opened in 1991, in New York. The company's products were initially aimed at professional make-up artists, but are now sold to consumers worldwide. Estée Lauder Companies acquired a controlling interest in MAC in 1996, then completed their acquisition of the company in 1998.

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Recent MAC Cosmetics Reviews

Eyeliner -MAC Cosmetics -Fluidline Eye-Liner Gel in Blacktrack

on 10/18/2018 4:55:00 PM



- creamy
- very black and its matte
- easy to apply with a right brush
- a lot of product

-can be patchy
-needs layering a couple times to get intense color

the reason i wouldn't repurchase is because i think pen type liner are easier to use but for now i am not mad at it. I will cont to use this till i run out and decide if i will repurchase or not.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

Eye Shadow -MAC Cosmetics -Pro Longwear Paint Pot in Frozen Violet

on 10/18/2018 4:52:00 PM


Its a good paintpot for a quick smokey eye but there is a lot of glitter flecks so if you dont like that then stay away. Its a purple silver smokey type of color and works well when applied with fingers. I wouldnt repurchase because it is very glittery but i do like using this under satin taupe eyeshadow for a super smokey purple taupe look!

***its a very easy smokey eye to achieve with this and satin taupe so i dont regret purchasing this.

3 of 3 people found this helpful.

Lip Gloss -MAC Cosmetics -Nymphette lipglass


I love Lipglass! I must have every color. It truly is the best lipgloss in the world. My only complaint is that it's a tiny bit sticky but I can live with that. When you want shine that will get you noticed go with MAC Lipglass! They don't call it that for nothin.

3 of 3 people found this helpful.

Lipstick -MAC Cosmetics -Red Rock

on 10/18/2018 6:26:00 AM

I am so glad that MAC added a bunch of new matte shades to their permanent collection, especially this stunning red!

Think of Ruby Woo, but less dry and much brighter - this is what Red Rock is. It is a wonderful, true red with a hint of blue. Makes your teeth white and is a wonderful, universally flattering red that more people should know about!

You can wear it all year long; it is that classy and chic! I normally pair mine with Ruby Woo lip liner and together they are a perfect match. For unedited arm, lip swatches of this and other MAC matte lipstick shades you can check out my separate review here ( Hope it helps!

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Lipstick -MAC Cosmetics -Matte Lipstick - Instigator

on 10/18/2018 6:24:00 AM


Colours like this are so hard to formulate (be it an eyeshadow or lipstick) but MAC really did their best to make this blackened currant as rich as possible!

It will require at least two layers, unlike most other mattes from the brand, but if you are into that modern 20s lip trend or cool punk looks, you need to give this one a shot. It is creamy, yet matte at the same time. I would definitely recommend using a lip liner with this shade, something like Currant or Nightmoth would be perfect.

For unedited arm, lip swatches of this and other MAC matte lipstick shades you can check out my separate review here ( Hope it helps!

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

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