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MAC Cosmetics – Mattene Collection

September 27th, 2007 [US/Canada]
October 8th, 2007 [international]

New lip formula!

40’s Pink – Neutral midtone pink (LE)
All Grown Up – Deep chocolate brown (LE)
Tango – Coral (LE)
You Say Tomato – Tomato Red (LE)
Classic Dame – Blood Red (LE)
Rapturous – Deep red berry (LE)
Powersuit – Vibrant yellow pink (LE)
Rougette – Wine Berry (LE)
Poise – Yellow Pink (LE)
Composure – Neutral bronze plum (LE)
Flattering – Beige Pink (LE)
Cafe Matte – Rich Caramel (LE)
Orange Dare – Bright yellow orange (LE)
Seriously Rich – Bright pink red (LE)
Immodest – Bright Magenta (LE)
Night Violet – Deep purple grape (LE)

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MAC Cosmetics – Novel Twist Collection Review & Additional Swatches

The launch had a good mixture of products that would appeal to both new and old collectors, because of how many products were included in this collection. Personally I was not that enthused and found little that I really, really just had to have to add to my stash, but I still found plenty of things that caught my eye. The paint pots are a potential item I’d like to test out, and the PRO brush set was lovely. Of course, the darling miniaturized version of the 182 brush was my favorite part of Novel Twist.

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Flashtronic & Rushmetal Collection Reviews

Flashtronic is one of those collections that seems like it looks a whole lot prettier than it actually is once you take it home and start using it. Each mineralize shadow sure looks divine in the pot, with all those swirls and veins of glitter, but the color you get? Kind of drab, nothing overtly amazing or special. Some of them are kind of chalky, even, which is definitely not something to rave about. The lipglasses were interesting in terms of opacity, because they weren’t very sheer and sort of dull in color, but not in a bad way.

MAC Cosmetics – Flashtronic, Rushmetal, & Novel Twist Pictures, Photos, and Swatches

Flashtronic, Rushmetal, & Novel Twist Pictures, Photos, and Swatches

So here are a bunch of product photos and swatches of all the collections that launched today and the Nordstrom exclusive collection that will launch tomorrow as part of their anniversary sale.

I will post my review up after I’m finished with work 😉

What did I purchase though?– 2x each pigment (8 different pigments)
– Soft Lust lipstick (Rushmetal)
– Thrills lipstick (Rushmetal)
– Northern Light mineralize skinfinish (Flashtronic)

What did I want to buy but didn’t?– Lovestone mineralize shadow
– Electro-lush lipglass

What am I getting from Novel Twist?– Cool Pearlizer Set

Now keep on reading for 18 huge photos of swatches & products!!

P.S. – What was your haul?!

MAC Cosmetics – Flashtronic & Rushmetal Collections Available Online!

Flashtronic & Rushmetal are both on the United States’ site for preview and purchase! I definitely say check it out if you can’t in person. Remember, both of these launch July 19th in most stores. If you’re unsure, call your local store or counter to verify the launch date, but you might need to speak with several people – not every makeup artist is as knowledgeable about dates as us addicts are!


*sigh* Why doesn’t MAC reward me for all the promoting I do? Then I could afford this entire collection, haha 😉

Enjoy lovelies, and be sure to post your hauls here! I’d love to hear what you bought and your opinions of the collections.

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