MAC Heavenly Creatures Collection – Photos & Swatches (Preview)

MAC Heavenly Creatures launched online late yesterday. I purchased everything from the collection and overnighted the order, so I just received it today. I’m working as quickly as I can to get through everything :)  Here are some preview photos/swatches to hold you over.  Please hold questions until I’ve had a chance to post reviews — thanks!

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MAC Heavenly Creatures Collection for Fall 2012


MAC Heavenly Creatures Collection for Fall 2012

Heavenly Creature colour collection features 9 Mineralize Eye Shadows, 4 Mineralize Skinfinish and 4 Mineralize Blushes, orbited by 5 Lipsticks, 5 Cremesheen Glass and False Lashes Mascara. Skin gets a nourishing boost with Mineralize Charged Water Cleanser, Mineralize Charged Water Moisture Gel and Moisture Eye Cream. Returning for a limited time, Mineralize Volcanic Ash Exfoliator gently cleanses and exfoliates for radiant skin. Create your celestial Mineralized look with 3 Duo Fibre Brushes. Natural goat hair lifts off, applying the perfect amount of Powder and Pigment while synthetic fibres fuse colour onto skin for a polished, luminous finish.

Lipstick ($14.50 U.S. / $17.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Cusp of Dawn Beige pink (Lustre)
  • Pleasureseeker Creamy peach (Glaze) (Repromote)
  • Cut a Caper Mid-tone peach pink (Lustre) (Repromote)
  • Venus Sheer yellow pink with pearlized pigments (Lustre)
  • Fire Sign Red pink (Lustre)

Cremesheen Glass ($19.50 U.S. / $22.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Celestial Kiss Pale cool peach
  • Strictly Plutonic Mid-tone pink brown
  • Meteoric Mid-tone vibrant coral
  • Astral Bright yellow pink
  • Galaxy Rose Mid-tone violet pink

Mineralize Blush ($23.50 U.S. / $28.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Ring of Saturn Terracotta and gold melange (Frost)
  • Solar Ray Peach and gold melange (Frost)
  • Supernova Magenta and burnished gold melange (Frost)
  • Stratus Amethyst and gold brown melange (Frost)

Mineralize Skinfinish ($29.00 U.S. / $34.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Earthshine Tarnished bronze with gold pearl and pink reflects
  • Light Year Peachy pink with gold shimmer
  • Star Wonder Plummy pink with multi-dimensional pearl
  • Center of the Universe Coral with gold shimmer

Mineralize Eyeshadow ($20.00 U.S. / $24.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Aurora Peach, green, brown melange
  • Magnetic Attraction Orange, pink, gold melange
  • Neo Nebula Cream, warm amethyst, warm pink melange
  • Universal Appeal Gold, bronze, violet melange
  • Invincible Light Icy white, lavender, warm gold melange
  • Earthly Beige, peach, cool brown melange
  • Water Yellow, lime green, blue melange
  • Bright Moon Grey, silver, icy green melange
  • Sky Green-gold, turquoise, cobalt melange

Brushes

  • 286 Brush Duo-fibre tapered blending brush ($30.00 U.S. / $36.50 CDN) (Repromote)
  • 187 Brush Duo-fibre face brush ($42.00 U.S. / $50.50 CDN) (Permanent)
  • 188 Brush Small duo fibre face brush ($34.00 U.S. / $41.00 CDN) (Permanent)

Minheralize Volcanic Ash Exfoliator ($28.00 U.S. / $33.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

A highly effective, dual-purpose foaming, cleansing and exfoliating scrub blending natural Volcanic Ash with fine sugar crystals. Refines and unclogs the skin, adds instant moisture: leaves skin feeling soft and comfortably clean. Mineral-rich. May be used effectively on any part of face or body. Rinses off with warm water.

Mineralize Charged Water Cleansing ($23.00 U.S. / $27.50 CDN) (Permanent)

A lightweight cleanser formulated with our ionized Super-Duo Charged Water technology. Removes all makeup (except waterproof and longwearing) with a wipe – no rinse-off required. Leaves skin nourished, soft, absolutely clean.

Mineralize Charge3d Water Moisture Gel ($37.00 U.S. / $44.50 CDN) (Permanent)

An ultra-light, gel-like cream that absorbs instantly to give the skin intense hydration. Infused with our exclusive Super-Charged Water technology, this formula leaves skin softer, more luminous. Use day or night.

Mineralize Charged Water Moisture Eye Cream ($35.00 U.S. / $42.00 CDN) (Permanent)

A luxuriously rich eye cream. Infused with our ionized Super-Duo Charged Water technology. Moisturizes and adds radiance, while instantly – and over time – reducing the look of dark circles, lines and puffiness.

Availability: Now online at maccosmetics.com; July 5th, 2012 on-counter (North America), July 2012 (International)

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Clarins Enchanted Summer Color Quartet & Liner Palette

Clarins Enchanted Summer Color Quartet & Liner Palette ($40.00 for 0.17 oz.) contains four eyeshadows and one eyeliner shade. Each eyeshadow has a subtle design on top, which does disappear with the first use. There are two dual-ended sponge-tipped applicators. The entire palette is encased in a “gold” plastic compact–it looks more luxe than it feels as a result. There is a full-sized mirror on the interior.

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Clarins Enchanted Summer Color Quartet & Liner Palette

Clarins Enchanted Summer Color Quartet & Liner Palette

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Product
7
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
3.5
Total
70%

Tom Ford Illicit Cream Color

Tom Ford Illicit Cream Color ($40.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a bronze and burgundy shimmered medium-dark brown with warm, red undertones. When it’s sheered out, it’s less red-toned. NARS Surabaya is similar but less metallic. Make Up For Ever #14 is slightly darker. Le Metier de Beaute Bordeaux is redder.

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Tom Ford Illicit Cream Color
Tom Ford Beauty Cream Color for Eyes Illicit
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Product
7
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
3.5
Total
76%

L’Oreal Glistening Garnet Infallible Eyeshadow

L’Oreal Glistening Garnet Infallible Eyeshadow ($7.95 for 0.12 oz.) is a berry-tinted pink with a soft, frosted finish. When applied dry, it has a slightly more subdued, redder appearance–it’s not quite opaque. When applied damp, it takes on a pinker hue and the frosted finish is more pronounced, and the color itself is opaque. At a glance, you’d think it was similar to MAC Cranberry, but it’s not at all–Cranberry is much, much darker, more of a burgundy (so it has more brown in it than pink). MAC Moon Rose is pinker. Milani Pink Twice is pinker as well.

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L'Oreal Glistening Garnet Infallible Eyeshadow
L'Oreal Infallible 24-Hour Eyeshadow Glistening Garnet
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Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
9.5
Application
4
Total
93%

Edward Bess Midnight Bloom Ultra Slick Lipstick

Edward Bess Midnight Bloom Ultra Slick Lipstick ($32.00 for 0.13 oz.) is described as a “true Hollywood red.” It’s a blue-based, brightened medium red with a subtle glossy sheen to an otherwise creamy finish. Guerlain Vega is slightly darker. Giorgio Armani #404 is slightly brighter and has ruby shimmer. Chanel Lover is similar.

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Edward Bess Midnight Bloom Ultra Slick Lipstick
Edward Bess Ultra Slick Lipstick Midnight Bloom
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Product
9.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
10
Application
4.5
Total
98%