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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Palettes -MAC -In The Flesh

on 2/22/2018 7:29:00 PM


I have 4 of the MAC X15 palettes and I love them. I managed not to have any of the colors in this palette except carbon which was good. $65 makes the eyeshadows $4.30 so that’s a steal u can’t barely buy DS e/s for that. They are easily blended & very little fall out some good pale shades you can do a lot of looks w this but I like wearing just 1 e/s at once somexs & there are quite a few options there. I know $65 seems like a huge initial investment capital but you get 15 eyeshadows!! MAC eyeshadows! Ehh which are $16 for a single in packaging & $6 if you make your own palette (& buy the palette besides) making it a fabulous deal on a high quality eyeshadow product. #winning

Eye Shadow -MAC -Satin - Soba

on 2/22/2018 1:51:00 PM


Fantastic one wash colour. I bought this after seeing the YouTubed The Anna Edit rave about it and I’m glad I did. I have dark brown hair and pale skin and this flatters my dark brown eyes.

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Lipstick -MAC -Cremesheen - Shy Girl

on 2/22/2018 7:39:00 AM


Shy Girl is a lovely shade of peachy-nude lipstick with a cremesheen finish. It does have a pearlescent quality with very fine shimmer laced in the lipstick but this is not prominent on the lips, it just emphasises the glossy finish of the shade. I do find this shade to be a little more sheer than my over MAC cremesheed shades however, though it does looks glossy and natural on the lips. I believe this shade would suit a wide variety of skin tones, particularly fair and warm tones. It looks very natural and work-appropriate. It is definitely a shade to pull out when you want to look put-together but not overly made up. This wears nicely for around 5 hours on the lips. It doesn’t bleed or feather, though it does sink into liplines a little bit once it has been on for a while. It will need to be reapplied after eating or drinking. If layers easily without looking cakey. It is a lovely everyday shade and I would definitely recommend it.

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Concealers -MAC -Pro Longwear Concealer

on 2/22/2018 5:33:00 AM


My HG concealer, went true numerous bottles and it’s one of the few products I repurchase. I have dry skin never thought it would work but it does, just keep your skin moisturized. Good coverage, great color range (I use NC25) does not irritate my eczema sensitive skin and doesn’t settle in fine lines.

Liquid -MAC -Studio Sculpt SPF 15 Foundation


Excellent coverage, lovely clean finish, but boy does it transfer - if you dab at your face with so much as a finger, it comes off on to it. That's my only grouse. I set it with a pressed powder to mitigate this. Otherwise another reliable MAC product.

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