Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

Fafi is a French artist who conjures up the most curvaceous cuties — chick-a-boom characters that make us smile. A Fafi girl is a nymphette with a Ph.D. in passion — she’s an adventuress with a very animated love life! From Toulouse to Tokyo, the movie of her life is a rags-to-riches love story, an electric Technicolor dream in violet, coral and strawbaby anime. Find her pouting on compacts, preening on packaging, and as the cutest doll we’ve ever seen — soon to be on every MAC lover’s vanity.

LIPSTICK

  • Fun ‘n’ Sexy Blue pink with blue pearl (glaze)
  • Not So Innocent Sheer tan with pink and peach pearl (glaze)
  • Utterly Frivolous Rosy coral with pink pearl (lustre)
  • High Top Grey purple with blue pearl (glaze)
  • Flash-n-Dash Intense tangerine red with pink pearl (glaze)
  • Strawbaby Coral rose with rainbow pearl (lustre)

LIPGLASS

  • Cult Fave Blue mid-tone pink with white pearl (frost)
  • Sugar Trance Creamy soft pink with white and rainbow pearl (frost)
  • Squeeze It Brassy plum (frost)
  • Totally It Sheer bright pink with intense pink pearl (frost)

Fafi Eyes 1

  • Howzat Deep grey with silver sparkle (satin)
  • Hey Neutral tan with white pearl (veluxe pearl)
  • Pink Venus Washed pink (lustre)
  • Vanilla Soft pale-peachy-ivory flecked with shimmer (velvet)

Fafi Eyes 2

  • Bold as Gold Yellow gold with gold pearl (lustre)
  • You’re Fresh Pale green with silver sparkle (lustre)
  • Shockwave Intense orange with silver sparkle (velvet)
  • Prankster Muted dark blue (satin)

PAINT POT

  • Nice Vice Dirty purple with purple pearl (frost)
  • Girl Friendly Creamy grey pink (cream)
  • Layin’ Low Creamy beige (cream)
  • Cash Flow Green gold with gold pearl (frost)
  • Perky Cream coral with white pearl (satin)
  • Rollickin’ Aqua blue green with white pearl (frost)

FLUIDLINE

  • Blacktrack Solid flat black

EYE KOHL

  • Smolder Intense black
  • Fascinating Snake-eyes matte white

ZOOM LASH

  • Zoomblack Rich black

POWDER BLUSH

  • Hipness Intense coral with soft white pearl
  • Fashion Frenzy Mid-tone blue pink

IRIDESCENT PRESSED POWDER

  • Sassed-up Soft coral pink with gold sparkle
  • Verve-acaious Intense yellow gold with gold pearl
  • Belightful Gilded peach bronze

NAIL LACQUER

  • Girls Will Be Girls Pink with coral pearl
  • Boom! Rich eggplant with purple pearl

BRUSHES

  • 210 Precise Eye Liner Firm, extra-fine tip brush for precision lining with emollient or water-based products. Replacement to old MAC 210 Eye Liner Brush.
  • 129SH Powder/Blush (with decorated pouch) Soft natural fluffed dome Brush for application of powder products on cheeks and face. In a special decorated Fafi-themed pouch.
  • 208 Angled Brow Brush Firm, angled tip Brush for precision application of brow and eye-lining product.
  • 182 Buffer Brush Ultra-soft, large, rounded dome tip Brush for use with powder face and cheek product.

Available February 13th, 2008 in most US and Canada locations, as well as www.maccosmetics.com.

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42 thoughts on “MAC Cosmetics – Fafi For MAC Official Color Story & Product Photos

  1. I absolutely love the colors. I am looking forward to going to MAC this weekend and buying a crap-load of MAC!

    P.S. I absolutely loveeeeee this site and have added it to my blogroll.

  2. Chica

    I’m so effin excited about this collection, I normally ignore them as MAC are producing 50 a second at the moment but this one looks too cute not to buy a couple of things!

  3. Jaime

    I went to check out the collection today and only left with Totally It lipgloss. Any tips on what else to pick up for a NW15 with brown hair and hazel eyes? What do you think is a must have? Based on your photos I am considering Strawbaby, Cashflow and Flash n Dash.

  4. Tekoa

    I think Fun ‘n’ Sexy is the real sleeper beauty of the line. Its hard to describe, but its a subtly-bright (hello oxymoron? lol) pink that almost glows on my lips. Its so unique that I’m making it my first double purchaced lipstick.

    Hey Jamie! I’m a NC15 with hazel eyes and brown hair. I’d consider looking at Nice Vice paintpot since purples look sublime against hazel eyes.

  5. Rusty

    I was so excited to go to the mac counter to day. I planned to buy a couple of things from Fafi collection and ended up buying none. I still bought 4 products from mac but I didn’t like anything from Fafi. Such a disappointment, Fun ‘n’ Sexy looked interesting but too bright for my taste.

    • Hey Rusty! I’m glad you found some products from MAC, but I’m sad that you didn’t find anything from Fafi. Fun ‘n Sexy is not nearly as bright as it looks on the lips, IMO!

  6. tatiana

    i got some stuff from this collection today!!!

    going back for some more woooo!!!!!!

  7. Aprilrobin

    I went and saw the collection today and walked out with only 2 Paint Pots.
    I got Cash Flow and Nice Vice. When I finally get the lid off of Nice Vice I’ll let you know how I like it.

    To me this collection was GLITTER-O-RAMA, which is a shame because I think I really would have enjoyed the lipsticks sans blue/rainbow/whatever glitter.

    The IPPs were Glitter City as well, but I expected that.

    The Good points: not as much of the art was stickers as I imagined. The blushes are worth a look by everyone. They’re ery low on the shimmer factor and I think would appeal to MAC lovers in general. I passed on the blushes though because I think I’m buying a lot of the Beauty Powder Blushes.

    Sorry I’m a glitter hater, i’m just old.

    • Hey hun! I’m glad you found a few items to love :)

      It’s totally okay to hate glitter! There are a LOT of people who don’t even love the iridescent powders PERIOD, regardless of age.

  8. victoria

    i feel the same as you aprilrobin. i think the collection is really for the younger ladies. i went in today and didn’t get anything from fafi. i wanted to at least get a l/s or l/g but i hestitated because the stickers on the testers were already wearing off coz they were paper stickers. at least the packaging for the blushes and powders were nice and the paintpots were nice as well. the colors from the originals and n collection got more of my attention as fafi’s was more chunky glitter but i was hoping that at least the packaging would convince me to get something. i didn’t go home empty handed, i got a 252 brush and the new viva glam VI limited edition. it shows up like a soft lavender pink on me, it’s pretty.

  9. addicted_2color

    I passed on the entire collection. I went there planning to get at least 1 lippie and maybe 3-4 paint pots. I walked out with NOTHING. The paint pots weren’t catching my eye, I wanted Rollickin’ but my store counter didn’t get it in! I guess that’s a good thing, more money to save for Heatherette.

  10. victoria

    i think we all know it was targeted for the younger ladies and even though i know the packaging was stickers, i was counting on the colors. i actually like the barbie collection, i got quite a few stuff from that collection. one of the best ones were the beauty powders which i am hoping from heatherette. i think i know now the difference between IPP and beautypowders, i like the nice sheen because you can’t really wear glitter to work. for me personally, color comes first and then packaging. and heatherette’s packaging, although it’s pink at least you know they put an effort on the packaging which is why i’m getting a lipstick. i mean, the lipstick is a mac collectors item. but i’m glad the younger ladies are pleased with the collection, not every collection is for everybody.

    • Hey Victoria! I think the line offers something for older women (like the lipsticks, glosses, and many of the paint pots are more matte in texture), but I agree, there’s always someone who doesn’t like the launch, and that’s just fine :)

      • victoria

        yeah you’re right, i actually liked the blushes and i love the packaging on the ipp(seriously) but you know with mac coming out with so many launches and choices, i tend to get more picky. looking forward for more of your reviews.

        • I totally get you! I definitely am pickier with the stuff I keep. I tend to buy more so I can show you all some looks, but there are fewer items I really LOVE!

  11. shar

    Jeez girls how old are you?? Seriously you can’t be that old right?? I’m 27 and I think the collection is great!

  12. Aprilrobin

    Oy oy oy! Sorry if I offended anyone with the glitter comments! It isn’t unusal for women as they get older to not be so much into glitter anymore. It is, in fact, very common. Heck, some younger gals don’t care for it either. If anyone wants to rock the glitter, that’s great though.

    Obviously we have a few readers on this forum that avoid glitter for various reasons and they may be glad to have this information before they pace an order.

    You don’t have to LOVE every collection to be a MAC fan. It’s just makeup, nobody should take it personally. It isn’t an attack on MAC, this blog or any reader if someone thinks a collection is not so hot.

    • Hey Aprilrobin! I don’t think you did! I totally understand where you’re coming from :)

      I was a little late on moderating, but many of those comments were deleted for their rudeness and attacks on members (big no-no here!).

      • Pearl

        Where on Earth were you Christine when we needed your assistance most? I cannot believe that somebody would come on here and verbally assault you beautiful women!!! I’m literally, shocked and disgusted…I want to vomit. And on top of all, the audacity to criticize people for their interestingly unique makeup tastes. If I want to wear clown paint, then you better respect me for that! Rock on Christine, you tell em! I wouldn’t dare to even dream of criticizing anybody ever because we’re all angels in this temptalia heaven. Way to stand your ground and erase Christine!!! *HIGH FIVE*

    • Pearl

      AprilRobin, you could never offend anyone with that sweet name darling. If you don’t like glitter, that’s okay hun, you go on and do whatever makes you feel good. I personally could wear nothing but glitter but that’s a different story. I love glitter pots and I bought all four from the originals collection and I ain’t no spring chicken either. I can’t wait to post my new pictures of my new look. Glitter is something for the bold and kind at heart. It’s allright dearey!

  13. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Carrie Carrie

    I was surprised with this one! I expected to get Cash Flow and that’s it. Instead I also ended up with Belightful (yeah it’s perm but I like the stickers!), the more colorful quad, and the crazy bright pink blush…which, if applied lightly, is really really nice.

    This really shocked me, as I am almost 31 (not old, but still…)and have a hatred of glitter. WHY did I love these glittery things? I dunno! I just thought they were really fun and workable products.

  14. Erin

    Just as I expected, I ended up only with Perky and Fascination. I am happy as a clam and they look great together. :)

  15. Pearl

    I’m a 55 year old woman and I splurged and bought the entire collection of Fafi. I wanted to be able to go home and set up my own Fafi display in my vanity area. I’ve been wearing a new color everyday and it’s all amazing and wondrous! I couldn’t be a happier broad! Thanks to Christine and her picture perfect swatches, I decided to buy it all. I feel like a new woman! Thanks Christine! You can never be too old to improve your look, right girls? My husband can’t keep his hands off me…I look 30 years younger now!

  16. Nes

    Hi Christine!

    I’m lovin the Fafi eye quad #2, but I’m wondering how I should layer the colors…any tips, suggestions?

    Thanks!

    • Hey Nes!

      I like green over the lid, orange in the crease for one… Green on the lid, grayish color in the crease. Green mixed with blues or black.

  17. I love the lipstick packaging. Too glittery for me though :-(

  18. ak

    I could kick myself for not looking at any of the Glaze lipsticks in this! But did it ever come out in the UK?

  19. Aprilrobin

    I didn’t find the Barbie collection to be glittery. While the Barbie aspect wasn’t my thing I enjoyed the colors. Fafi however up front glitter.

    Hey that’s cool. I know a lot of MAC fans just love glitter but it isn’t for me.

    I’m looking forward to the Beauty Powders from Heatherette, I like how they’re glowy withough glitter chunks. I know I won’t be buying the whole collection but I never do. I’m not totally against pink.