MAC Office Hours Collection for Fall 2012


MAC Office Hours Collection

MAC Office Hours Collection for Fall 2012

She’s a glamorous go-getter with a real head for business and beauty who loves M·A·C Pro Longwear — advanced products that set the standard for enduring colour. With a base of SPF 10 Foundation and Concealer, Pro Longwear Blush lasts for eight hours with a weightless, bright natural finish. Creamy-smooth Pro Longwear Eye Shadow in new soft and dramatic colours brings superior depth and dimension, and Pro Longwear Lipglass shines from Persistent Peach to Everlasting Nude.

Pro Longwear Lipglass ($19.50 U.S. / $22.50 CDN)

  • Everlasting Nude Mid-tone warm nude (Cream) (Limited Edition)
  • Patience Please Light pink-blue (Cream) (Repromote)
  • Long Love Love Light cool pink (Cream)
  • Next Fad Mid-tone cool pink (Frost)
  • Persistent Peach Light warm peach (Cream)
  • Boundlessly Beige Light warm beige with pearl (Frost)
  • Driven by Love Red-blue with slight pearl (Cream) (Repromote)
  • Forever Rose Mid-tone neutral rose (Cream)

Pro Longwear Eyeshadow ($21.00 U.S. / $25.00 CDN)

  • Ever Ivory Pale ivory (Limited Edition)
  • Bloom On Light burnt rose
  • Always Sunny Light yellow brown
  • Uninterrupted Dark camel
  • Endless Passion Mid-tone rose (Limited Edition)
  • More Amour Mid-tone red (Limited Edition)
  • Mauveless Dark dirty mauve
  • Fashion Fix Dark cool slate grey
  • Linger Softly Light frosted grey blue

Pro Longwear Blush ($23.50 U.S. / $28.00 CDN)

  • Stay By Me Light peach coral
  • Baby Don’t Go Light cool beige
  • Rosy Outlook Light yellow pink
  • Stay Pretty Light bright blue pink
  • Blush All Day Light dirty rose beige
  • Whole Lotta Love Light blue pink
  • Eternal Sun Warm brown
  • Stubborn Mid-tone rose plum

Availability: Online at maccosmetics.com September 6th, in-stores September 13th (North America), September 2012 (International)

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Longevity
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my answer: Lipgloss was my first love! I remember being in NYC and going through one of the high-end stores (maybe it was Barney’s?) and spotting the counter. I had never heard of the brand before, and let me tell you – $35+ for a gloss at that time was a big deal for me! I loved, still love the gloss, and generally find the brand to be very, very good. They don’t have a lot of products, but they have excellent products. It’s still hard for me to bring myself to shell out $95 for their Kaleidoscopes even though I know it’s a good deal.

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