Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

MAC Cham-Pale Collection

MAC Cham-Pale Collection

U.S. Launch Date: December 26th, 2010

Only the finest will do for a M∙A∙C toast to the New Year! Cham Pale is a cuvée colour collection that’s cause for celebration – a Champagne smash, shimmering with all the bubbly optimism and golden glow of the best that’s yet to be, in Eye Shadow, from Brule to Et tu, Bouquet?; Paint Pots in Chilled on Ice and Let Me Pop, Lipstick in four shades, especially Quiet Please, and Flustered; Lipgelée from Bubble Lounge to Straight to the Head; two Chromagraphic Pencils (NC15/NW20 and NW25/NC30); Eye Kohl in I Get No Kick; Kohl Power in Feline; Nail Lacquer we call Very Important Platinum!; Studio Fix Mascara, and new Special Reserve Highlight Powder in four shades ending perfectly elegantly in everyone’s favourite: Rosé Olé. All, for every skin tone. To us!

Special Reserve Highlighter Powder ($28.00 U.S. / $33.50 CDN)

  • Chez Chez Lame Soft gold with silver shimmer (Limited Edition)
  • Rose Ole Soft pink with gold shimmer (Limited Edition)

Eye Kohl ($14.50 U.S. / $17.50 CDN)

  • I Get No Kick Metallic nude (Limited Edition)

Kohl Power ($14.50 U.S. / $17.50 CDN)

  • Feline Rich black (Limited Edition, Repromote)

Chromagraphic Pencil ($14.50 U.S. / $17.50 CDN)

  • NC15/NW20 NC15 (Permanent at PRO)
  • NW25/NC30 NC25 (Permanent at PRO)

Paint Pot ($16.50 U.S. / $20.00 CDN)

  • Chilled on Ice Frosted white gold (Limited Edition)
  • Let Me Pop Frosted light copper (Limited Edition)
  • Vintage Selection Frosted dirty peach (Limited Edition)
  • Dangerous Cuvee Frosted cool grey (Limited Edition)

Nail Lacquer ($13.00 U.S. / $15.50 CDN)

  • Soiree Sparkly light bronze gold (Frost) (Limited Edition)
  • Very Important Platinum Dirty platinum (Frost) (Limited Edition)

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

  • Tanarama Pale beige with golden shimmer (Frost) (Permanent)
  • Quiet, Please Frosted pink champagne (Lustre) (Limited Edition) (Repromote from Red She Said, ’08)
  • Flustered Frosted pale bronze (Frost) (Permanent)
  • Gel Sheer metallic beige (Frost) (Permanent)

Lipgelee ($14.50 U.S. / $17.50 CDN)

  • Bubble Lounge Sparkly pink peach (Frost)
  • Sin-tillation Sparkly pale icy pink (Frost)
  • Straight to the Head Sparkly bronze brown (Frost)
  • Luxure Off-white with pink pearl (Frost)

Caviar Dreams Eyeshadow Quad ($36.00 U.S. / $43.00 CDN)

  • Brule Soft creamy beige (Satin) (Permanent)
  • Et tu, Bouquet? Frosted pale pink (Frost) (Limited Edition) (Repromote from A Rose Romance, ’09)
  • Caviar Dreams Dirty frosted pewter (Lustre) (Limited Edition)
  • Retrospeck Beached blonde (Lustre) (Permanent)

Studio Fix Lash ($14.00 U.S. / $17.00 CDN)

  • Black Fix Black (Permanent)

Complete Comfort Creme ($32.00 U.S. / $38.50 CDN) (Permanent in U.S., Limited Edition in Asia)

Calms and soothes irritated skin immediately and over time and relieves sensitive skin while diminishing the appearance of redness, irritation and blotchiness. Over time, the gentle, soothing formula helps reduce the appearance of broken capillaries and helps even out skin tone. It contains algae extracts that visibly reduce redness and blotchiness on the skin, both immediately and over time. Kukui nut oil provides moisturization and emollience, while kola seed extract acts as an anti-irritant to help soothe irritated skin. It contains wheat germ and barley extracts that help strengthen the skin’s natural lipid barrier over time. It moisturizes and softens the skin immediately and over time and improves skin tone over time.

Fix+ Lavender ($18.00 U.S. / $21.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

Lip Conditioner SPF 15 + Lavender ($14.50 U.S. / $17.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

Tinted Lip Conditioner SPF 15 + Lavender ($14.50 U.S. / $17.50 CDN)

  • Calm Mode Light neutral beige (Limited Edition)

Availability: December 26th, 2010 at all North American MAC locations. January 2011 at all international MAC locations.

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Chez Chez Lame

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Rose Ole

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Chilled on Ice

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Dangerous Cuvee

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Let Me Pop

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Vintage Selection

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Bubble Lounge, Luxure, Sin-tillation, Straight to the Head

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Flustered, Gel, Quiet Please, Tanarama

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Very Important Platinum

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441 thoughts on “MAC Cham-Pale Collection for Holiday 2010/Winter 2011

  1. Rebecca

    interested in: paint pots, feline and one nail lacquer
    what’s the special reserve highlight powder?

  2. NeenaJ

    Open Note to MAC:

    Give Christine a break! These collections are gorgeous, but did you have to ruin her Christmas by launching them the day after?!?

  3. amani

    wait isnt the 26th of December a Sunday? i though mac only releases collections on Thursdays……….thanks for the info Christine you are amazing :)

  4. Jackie

    yay!!! so excited about the paint pots, bubble lounge, and eyeshadow quad!

    christine, can you do a post about feline and all the wonderful things you can do with it, so those of us who haven’t tried it can see how amazing it is?
    i’m curious to see what all the hype is about!

    also, can anyone tell me what the chromographic pencils are good/used for?

    look at all these holiday collections!

  6. I need everything from this Cham-Pale collection! I’m already feeling panicky about getting everything I want.

  7. Angela

    oooh I’m excited for Chill on Ice paintpot (:

  8. Katelyn

    can’t wait for photos :)

  9. Yay feline and new paint pots. I need to see the eye kohl before I get excited about it. The lavender fix+ sounds nice especially for.someone like me who needs a motley lavender to calm the red im my face lol

  10. Joseph Crisp

    I’m surprised Shimpagne Mineralized Skinfinish isn’t coming out with this! It seems so appropriate.

  11. Milly

    This collection is right up my street! I want three paint pots, feline and also the eyeshadow quad as I’ve been wanting brule and retrospeck for ages.

    The highlight powders sound so beautiful but I need to stop buying cheek products!

    Thanks for the heads up on this collection Christine…I am already saving!

  12. M

    Thank you Christine! :) do you know when you may be able to post swatches? Maybe not till December? So excited for this one, thank you! :)

  13. Sarah

    ok so……MAC is getting all of my Christmas money this year, this of course is based on what sounds good on the description. In reality I may not even get half of the stuff on my list.

    but thank goodness I hate Lavender scented stuff so passionately

  14. Jenica

    UGH! I am forever poor! Dangit MAC!

  15. meghan

    Loving this collection! Interested in:
    Caviar Dreams Eyeshadow Quad
    Chilled on Ice pp
    Let Me Pop pp
    Chromagraphic Pencil

    Too bad this is right after Christmas when i’m broke! lol good thing I didn’t buy anything from the FF or VV collections! Definitly need the quad and feline though!

  16. Allison

    Are you going to get pictures for any of the holiday collections? also are you gonna get to get the products and do reviews and swatches? not just for this one but for any or all of the holiday-ish collections? hahaha I hope you are! please let me know!

  17. stupid question, but I have to ask. how is feline different from smolder??

  18. Jenn

    I am very excited I am gonna get so many things from this collection. Its the only one im really interested in lol. My wallet is healing from the mac venomous villains collection!

  19. Nenita

    I’m really excited about this collection. I love paint pots! Do you know how much Fix+ Lavender will be?

  20. Melissa

    so excited for the lavender scented stuff! <33

  21. emily

    can someone tell me what i kohl powder is….just as i thought i knew it all!!!!!!!!!!!!

  22. Anna

    Cool! I really want to try those paint pots out I don’t have any so far :) I love gold, and that caviar dreams quad seems nice since I am almost out of my retrospeck eyeshadow!

  23. Joanna

    I cant wait for the paint pots the descriptions sound sooooo nice

  24. i am looking forward to the paint pots :)

  25. The price of the Special Reserve Highlight Powders are going to be $28.00. This collection is going to be awesome!

  26. Becca

    SO excited about ALL ofthe paint pots and the quad!! thank you so much Christine for etting all the information up so early so that I can start planning out hw to spend my money.

    PS MAC, my wallet hates you :)

  27. Dawn

    I think I am more excited for this collection than Tartan Tale. The gold paint pot and the tinted lip conditioner sound amazing!

  28. Ashleigh

    I’m definitly excited about the quad the colors sound like they would work really well together. I also have never gotten around to getting Fix + so I think I might buy it when this comes out if its not too strong of a lavender scent

  29. julietta

    oh my lord, i absolutely love paintpots, and highlighting. i can’t wait

  30. Ali B

    I NEED to see a swatch of Chilled on Ice. It sounds like a nice color, and I am saving up for all the Holiday collections from MAC. This would be my first paint pot:)

  31. Corliss

    LIPGELEES YEAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  32. Emma

    does anyone know when the pictures for the collection will be realeased?

  33. Nevaeh

    Do you know if you can back to mac for these lipsticks and the lipsticks from stylishly yours?
    I know you can’t back to mac for tartan tale lipsticks i was wondering if it was the same for these.

  34. Brigette

    Wow, there are no pictures posted but I’m excited to see the paint pots! :) Can’t wait for pictures.

  35. Erin

    Is the Feline kohl power worth getting? I haven’t tried it and I do not wear eye liners often but i’m always looking for must have products!

  36. Clare

    Hey Christine. Do you think the feline khol will be selling out like Mac stereo rose? I really want one

  37. Catherine

    I need both of those highlight powders. They look so beautiful in the pan, I really hope they don’t sell out.

  38. Lizzy

    Kinda boring beige… Except the Beauty Powders which are just called Special Reserve Hilight here because it’s a wine term…. Bet you your eye lash curler they’ll be blush on me. NW 15. They always are.

    Been wearing Gel lippie for years! Wonderful, but needs lip erase under. Or, MAC, can we get a gold pencil please?

  39. I MUST have this collection! And that’s saying a lot because I’m usually ho-hum about MAC collections! I am a tried and true neutral girl and on the fair side so these hues are complimentary for me. Love it!

  40. Amanda

    Hi Christine….will this collection come out a couple days earlier online, like MAC normally does or will it be released online on the 26th, the same day when it hits stores?

  41. Cheryl

    Christine, would those colors (paints pots, highlight powders…)work on medium dark skin? I feel like this collection is more for paler skintones. Reading the descriptions, which ones would you recommend?
    Thanks in advance!

  42. Kim-Mary

    Thanks to for this. Here is the first look at this collection. I’m not intrigued by it though some of the colors look nice. The model is scary as hell! Looks like Jocelyn Wilderstein. Bad plastic surgery look. Enjoy fellow MAC lovers!

  43. the highlighters look amazing. and i still have my eye on the Fix+ Lavender =}

    MAC Cham-Pale Sneak Peek pics here

  44. sonjiya

    ooh! i love a collection based on gold tones, such a holiday theme! cant wait for pics on the paint pots, but the eyeshadow quad? does anyone else not like retrospeck? oh well, i can’t wait to experience this launch 😛

  45. deanahx3

    Will it be special packaging ?

  46. Denise

    the highlight powders and the paint pots interest me a lot. maybe the lipsticks and the eyeshadows. we´ll see how much my purse will allow ;).

  47. Laura

    I’ll be getting the grey Paint Pot, a back-up of Feline (maybe a couple) and that’s probably about it. I’ll also take a look at I Get No Kick eye kohl and *maybe* the highlight powders.

    I love Fix+ but I’m not fussed about getting a scented one; I love Paint Pots but I have Bare Study, Fresco Rose and Rubenesque which are all quite light and frosted; I could maybe do with a pale gold lippy but as two are perm I could get them whenever; the quad looks…meh and I already have 2 of the shades; the lipgelees look pretty dupeable and unexciting, I already have the light Chromagraphic pencil and can get a backup from the Pro store whenever I need one; I’m not fussed about lip conditioners or the face cream, and although the platinum nail polish looks like a lovely shade I’m not a huge fan of MAC’s nail lacquers generally.

    So hopefully a cheap collection for me – YAY!

  48. Vanessa

    OMG im in loveeeeee why is MAC doing this to me why! im already broke from the VV collection….

  49. ann marie

    SO EXCITED FOR THE LIP GELEES! I bought all 4 of the last ones and man oh man do they sparkle. LAST FOREVER and add so much bling to my lips……I get constantly complimented on them.

  50. Sexy Sadie

    That quad looks nice, but I am not that into frosty shadows.

  51. Brittany

    So excited about this collection, most of my Holiday money will prob go to MAC. So excited to try Feline for the first time.

  52. Eliza

    Oh goody. A nude collection! I’m excited for the lipgelees!

  53. Ha, I said this on my Twitter but I am so glad I didn’t buy anything from A Tartan Tale because this collection is just…me. I love everything so, I may have to buy everything. Even the Fix+ Lavender; I’m out of Fix+ right now so I think I’ll just wait for this new one!

  54. Rachel

    OMG YAY! MAC Feline! Have been waiting to get my hands on it for like, forever. ^^ The nail lacquers look awesome too. Oh god, my purse is going to need a fire extinguisher at this rate…

  55. Tekoa

    Paint pots. Oh yeah! Unfortunatly I have 3 of the 4 eyeshadows in the quad. Feline is totally in there too. MAC should make it perminant, but at least they realize its popular enough to keep repromoting it.

  56. Dawn

    The tinted lip conditioner and the pale gold paint pot have my name all over them

  57. *sigh of relief* I’m not really into pale colors lately. I’m glad there’s really nothing in this collection that appeals to me, because my makeup wishlist is way too long already! :)

  58. Sarah-Jane

    Christine, isn’t this palette similar to the Fafi eyes 1?

  59. Erin

    What are must haves for this collection?

  60. Dini

    Nothing pale goes over very well on me, so I’ll be skipping most of this collection. Maybe something will catch my eye once I see swatches or go see the colors in store.

  61. Hi Christine, the complete comfort creme will cost 32$

  62. and the Highlight Powders 28$

  63. KC

    Oh I so hope this goes international. Sometimes we get lucky *crosses fingers*

  64. Grace

    im so excited for the fix+ lavender and the lip gelees!

  65. Wolfman's Got Nars

    Crap. So many things I want. Wallet is weeping.

  66. stephanie

    i want mostly everything may be my biggest splurge since the forecast collection.. there are so many esentials in ths collection.

  67. az

    yes!! Finally a collection I am super excited about!!!!!

  68. Silvia

    I love everything!!!!

  69. Emma

    The only thing I want is the paintpots!! Would love caviar dreams but really don’t want the rest of the quad :(

  70. Cathy

    How similar do you think the TLC is to last years in Feelin Good? The description is exactly the same

  71. Amanda Dubs

    the paint pots are pretty but theyre not a good base for me as they crease after 4-5 hours. If I put them over another shadow base like the primer potion would both things work just as well?

  72. Morgan

    This collection is pretty but not suited for my taste. I’m going to hold off until the Peacocky & MIckey Contractor collections come aorund. Any idea when we will see promo pictures of these two? How about the stylishly collection that is coming out at the same time as this one?

  73. Callen

    Now this is a collection I can really get into! Everything is so me. Love it!

  74. Jess

    Grrrr I hate the new quad packaging because its so difficult to depot! Got no kick seems interesting…

  75. Is it me or is that promo picture kind of weird?

  76. I love these colors. I’m more for natural and pale shades even though it will be still winter and cold when this collection will be available. :)

  77. Marcela

    No blushes =-(

  78. Suzanne

    Et Tu, Bouquet?
    My favourite Mac colour name of all time!

  79. Jess A

    Is it just me, or is the finish on the powder very unsettling. It looks like the product encountered some trauma!

  80. Sarah

    I noticed the model in the promo is wearing a very Lady Gaga-ish latex outfit, however…hopefully MAC will Photoshop out the model’s lack of a pasty?

  81. katie

    that girl in the pic has a nipple showing lol. and i’m okay with that, but it’s a bit of a shock considering the society we live in.

  82. Sandra

    Urgh I don’t want to be a terrible person saying this but the promotional picture turned me off a little >__>

  83. j

    looks like I’ll be passing on this collection. To pale for my dark skin!

  84. Ali B

    LOVE the paint pots! I’m getting two or three of them, and the lightest lip gelee!

  85. Ket

    Oh yes, this collection may just be great for the pale like me! I’m definately checking it out when it releases. xx

  86. Shontay07108

    It is really annoying to me that we still don’t have a price for the highlight powders. I want them but not if the price is ridiculous. I just want to know now if it’s yay or nay.

  87. Serene

    Cant wait for this collection to launch! Looks so usable & gorgeous!

  88. Claudia

    This is an exciting collection !!!!!!!!!!!!

  89. Alyx

    Is it sad that because these promo pics look amazing I should feel disappointed automatically? Lol seems like every time I write a list of things to get I never get anything because they aren’t what I thought

  90. Kai

    This collection intrigues me very much!
    Definitely want to try Feline, and maybe a Lipgelee and/or Tinted Lip Conditioner!

  91. Carrie Ann

    I’m sure I’ll get at least 2 of the Lipgelees, since I love them so much. I might be interested in the Lavendar Lip Conditioner or Fix +. The beige Lip Conditioner seems too similar to Close for Comfort from the Warm & Cozy collection. The e/s quad looks really pretty, but I already have 2 out of the 4. It’s great that they’re bringing back Feline and the Chromagraphic pencils (they should just add them to the permanent collection). I’m hesitant to get any new Paint Pots because the ones I have are not creamy at all.

  92. Amanda

    Does anyone know if this collection will come out a couple days earlier online like usual? Or will it be available online the same time it hits stores?

  93. Shannon!!

    OMG! I love this collection, there goes all of my saved up money!!!
    Why do MAC have to come out with such good collections??
    I cannot wait for the highlight powders, paintpots… and I absolutely love the nail polishes!
    Should I try feline? I have smoulder, are they basically the same thing?

  94. Ana G.

    OMG!!! I’m sooo glad I didn’t spend any money on the Tartan collection. I can save up for this because it all looks so nice. My kind of colors for the winter :-)

  95. sirres

    Ah, silly question, but what are the two products under the image of the model?

  96. Margaret

    I’m excited for the quad because I just started collecting mac and don’t have those eyeshadows yet! They all look so pretty! I’m excited for the new paint pots too:)

  97. Neah! I think I’ll pass on this collection….everything just sounds…..too frosty :-(

  98. Anna

    Definately getting quad and paintpots :)

  99. Refinement

    Can’t wait to see swatches :-)