Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

MAC Stroke of Midnight Collection
MAC Stroke of Midnight Collection

For all those devoted to life from dusk to dawn. After-dark glamour comes in mini kits for seductive spirits seeking nocturnal pleasures. Lavish sets evoke the intoxicating essence of evenings out, in glossy black boxes embellished in white and gold. M·A·C Stroke of Midnight Pigments and Glitter features five convenient jars, giving you smoky eyes in three scintillating shade waves. Stroke of Midnight Lip Gloss provides high-impact colour in three sumptuous shades of coral, pink and nude. With just a whisper of polish for your pout, Stroke of Midnight Tastitints condition in barely-there shades and four different flavours: peppermint, vanilla, lavender and guava.

Stroke of Midnight Lip Bag/Nude ($39.50 U.S. / $47.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Softly Lit Soft beige with pink frost (Cremesheen Glass)
  • Creme d’Nude Pale muted peach beige (Cremesheen) (Lipstick) (Permanent)
  • Boldly Bare Dirty red brown (Lip Pencil) (Repromote)

Stroke of Midnight Lip Bag/Violet ($39.50 U.S. / $47.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Art of Seduction Cool nude with gold frost (Cremesheen Glass)
  • Dark Deed Darkened blood red (Amplified) (Lipstick) (Repromote)
  • Vino Intense violet purple (Lip Pencil) (Permanent)

Stroke of Midnight Eye Bag/Nude ($39.50 U.S. / $47.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Utterly Becoming Cremy beige (Paint Pot)
  • In Extreme Dimension Lash Black (Mascara) (Permanent)
  • Past Twilight Blackened plum (Fluidline)
  • 209 Eyeliner/239 Eye Shader Double-ended brush

Stroke of Midnight Eye Bag/Gold ($39.50 U.S. / $47.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Genuine Treasure Reflects antique gold (Paint Pot) (Repromote)
  • In Extreme Dimension Lash Black (Mascara) (Permanent)
  • Blitz & Glitz Intense black with gold pearl (Fluidline) (Permanent)
  • 209 Eyeliner/239 Eye Shader Double-ended brush

Stroke of Midnight Eye Bag/Violet ($39.50 U.S. / $47.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Frozen Violet Frosted purple silver (Paint Pot) (Permanent)
  • In Extreme Dimension Lash Black (Mascara) (Permanent)
  • Blacktrack Solid flat black (Fluidline) (Permanent)
  • 209 Eyeliner/239 Eye Shader Double-ended brush

Stroke of Midnight Brush Kit/Mineralize ($49.50 U.S. / $59.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • 287SE Duo-Fibre Eyeshadow Brush
  • 268SE Duo-Fibre Tapered Blending Brush
  • 159SE Duo-Fibre Blush Brush
  • 187SE Duo-Fibre Face Brush

Stroke of Midnight Brush Kit/Essentials ($49.50 U.S. / $59.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • 217SE Blending Brush
  • 239SE Eyeshader Brush
  • 212SE Flat Definer Brush
  • 193SE Angled Foundation Brush
  • 168SE Large Angled Contour Brush

Stroke of Midnight Brush Kit/Smoky Eye ($49.50 U.S. / $59.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • 211SE Pointed Liner Brush
  • 266SE Small Angle Brush
  • 214SE Short Shader Brush
  • 219SE Pencil Brush
  • 227SE Large Fluff Brush

Stroke of Midnight Eyes/Cool ($39.50 U.S. / $47.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Fair Sex Light frosted pink (Frost)
  • Deception Frosty golden brown (Frost)
  • Romance Me Warm plum with gold pearl (Lustre) (Repromote)
  • Shadowy Lady Blackened plum (Matte) (Permanent)
  • Frisco Soft pastel pink (Matte)

Stroke of Midnight Eyes/Warm ($39.50 U.S. / $47.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Femme-fi Frosty golden cream (Veluxe Pearl) (Repromote)
  • Amber Lights Peachy brown with shimmer (Frost) (Permanent)
  • Socialite Warm copper (Satin)
  • Mulch Red-brown with bronze pearl (Velvet) (Permanent)
  • Midnight Hour Warm blackened plum (Velvet)

Stroke of Midnight Eyes/Smoky ($39.50 U.S. / $47.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Chillproof Frosty white (Frost)
  • Retrospeck Beached blonde (Lustre) (Permanent)
  • Gaelic Gold Metallic gold (Veluxe Pearl) (Repromote)
  • Well Put Together Black with gold frost (Velvet)
  • Carbon Intense black (Matte) (Permanent)

Stroke of Midnight Face Palette/Cool ($49.50 U.S. / $59.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Scene Muted blue-grey (Satin) (Eyeshadow) (Permanent)
  • All Races Cool light mauve taupe (Matte) (Eyeshadow) (Repromote)
  • Magic Moor Rich blackened plum with pearl (Veluxe Pearl) (Eyeshadow) (Repromote)
  • Sparkling Rose Soft pink with gold frost (Iridescent Pressed Powder)
  • Ebony Intense black (Eye Kohl)
  • Sublime Pleasure Soft mauve cream (Lustre) (Lipstick)
  • Romantically Inclined Cool plum cream (Cremesheen) (Lipstick)

Stroke of Midnight Face Palette/Warm ($49.50 U.S. / $59.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Tenderly Soft warm pink with frost (Frost) (Eyeshadow)
  • Showstopper Deep blackened brown (Matte) (Eyeshadow) (Repromote)
  • After Dusk Mid-tone rosy pink with pearl (Veluxe Pearl) (Eyeshadow)
  • Golden Muted golden tan-beige with shimmer (Bronzing Powder) (Permanent)
  • Coffee Intense bronze (Eye Kohl) (Permanent)
  • Myself Light dirty mauve with traveling pearl (Lustre) (Lipstick)
  • Love Talk Mid-tone cool nude (Cremesheen) (Lipstick)

Stroke of Midnight/Viva Glamorous ($30.00 U.S. / $36.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Viva Glam I Intense brownish blue-red (Matte) (Lipstick)
  • Viva Glam I Intense brownish blue-red (Lipglass)

Kids Helping Kids (Limited Edition)

  • Greeting Cards ($10.00 U.S. / $12.00 CDN)
  • Gift Tags ($10.00 U.S. / $12.00 CDN)

Stroke of Midnight Lip and Cheek Bag/Pink($59.50 U.S. / $71.50 CDN) (Limited Edition) (Retailer Exclusive)

  • Formal Soft pink (Blush)
  • How Darling! Warm pink cream (Cremesheen) (Lipstick)
  • Soft Spoken Soft pink with red frost (Lipglass)
  • 129SE Powder/Blush Brush
  • Slim Mirror Mirror

Stroke of Midnight Lip and Cheek Bag/Coral ($59.50 U.S. / $71.50 CDN) (Limited Edition) (MAC Store Exclusive)

  • Margin Peach with golden shimmer (Blush) (Permanent)
  • Night to Remember Warm red frost (Cremesheen) (Lipstick)
  • Pure Sophistication Gold frost (Lipglass)
  • 129SE Powder/Blush Brush
  • Slim Mirror Mirror

Stroke of Midnight/Grooming Kit ($49.50 U.S. / $59.50 CDN) (Limited Edition) (MAC Store Exclusive)

  • Slim Mirror Mirror
  • Duo Lash Comb/Brow Brush Dual-ended brush
  • Manicure File Nail file
  • Tweezers/Slant Slanted tweezers

Availability: October 24th, 2013 at all M·A·C locations, 1.800.588.0070 and www.maccosmetics.com. International November 2013 at all M·A·C locations, 1.800.588.0070 and www.maccosmetics.com.

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47 thoughts on “MAC Stroke of Midnight Collection for Holiday 2013

  1. Carbon… no!!!!! I think MAC is out to make sure everyone goes bankrupt!

  2. I think I like all of these sets, and the packaging is so cool, very retro!

  3. Karla

    Im curious about the quality of this brush sets..

    • Shayna

      I was at a MAC counter and I touched the brushes. One of them immediately shed into my hand.

      • Jennifer

        Damn…I heard the holiday brush sets sucked quality wise. I had a set from 2003 that I lost. They were pretty decent. I keep hoping they turn up!

      • Karla

        Oh well… I was hoping the set that has the countouring brush would be good enough to buy since im planing of getting the 168, 239 and 217, im better of getting the full sizes ones.. I dont mind paying a little extra as long its good quality

  4. The Viva Glam lipstick looks nice, but I don’t know how I feel about the set because I’m not really one for lipgloss.

  5. Christy

    After skipping most of the launches for MAC this season, I’m liking the look of this one…please please MAC lets do these palettes justice for once!!

  6. Crystal

    Hi Christine! By any chance, do you know the colors for the pink toned lip/cheek bag? I didn’t see those listed and I’m loving them! Thank you :)

  7. Again with CARBON… Carbon in so many of these, it seems! I will be eager to read your reviews of these, Christine. I honestly haven neither the room nor the desire for more makeup but that will probably change and your impressions will be very welcome to me.

  8. Colleen

    Love the packaging they have done here. It is very 1920′s Art Deco. Almost has a Gatsby vibe to it. Let’s hope the quality of the product lives up to the pretty packaging.

  9. Deanna

    Oooh, I’m quite excited about a couple of these! Particularly the eye bags. Drat :( Back in Australia now so they will cost double the US price. Is it wrong that I am hoping the quality is bad (like so many MAC collections these days) so I don’t spend as much?!

  10. McKenna

    *gasp* OMG I am in love! The past two years for the holiday collections have been beautiful! Yep defiantly going to be broke!

  11. I like the simple elegance of the packaging. :-)

  12. So many collections back to back MAC os on rampage.. I am drooling over the stuff.. :D

  13. OH MY GOD, FEMME-FI! But in a set I don’t want :( MAC, rerelease FF as a single!!

  14. Vanessa

    There are some heartthrobs in there…

  15. Aanica

    I give up, MAC used to be so innovative and fresh, this all looks like last years leftovers..palettes are almost exactly like glamordaze ..wow, so very disappointing :/

  16. i hope you review these soon!! love the look!!

  17. MAC is turning it up for the holidays! I love it!

  18. zainab

    MAC, I am on my knees here, please, PLEASE, let the eye kits have (uniformly) good pigmentation. I love the packaging, and I will even pay your jacked up Australian prices if you can just make ‘Warm Eyes’ a winner.

  19. omg more sets! saving up for these. :)

  20. The packaing is like.. the ugly side of the 90s.. and I am the BIGGEST 90s fan..

  21. MAC why the need to keep on putting lustre shadows in your kits? Don’t you know by now that we all hate them?

  22. I thought Urban Decay had won me completely, but when it comes to Holiday Collection it’s hard to beat MAC.

    I’m in love with this collection and I’m willing to buy the Eye Bag Violet and the Lip and Cheek Bag with pink lipstick that wasn’t listed :/ I’m also thinking about the Eye Palette Cool, but I’m gonna wait for swatches to check the colors :D

    xoxo

  23. Mai Anh

    Seems like MAC never runs out of ideas :))

  24. Really pretty! I’m going to purchase the whole collection.

  25. Christina

    I’m not really liking this packaging this year. Last years was gorgeous! Cant wait to see the swatches though!

  26. anna

    what about the lip and cheek in pink??? i love it!!!

  27. Christine, i have been going nuts researching online about the lip and cheek sets. I see u listed the coral that has Margin blush, but theres no info on the pink lip and cheek bag. Any chance u know anything about it??? Thanku for ur help

  28. Makeup Diva

    Love the makeup bags and sets, however I wish they would offer limited edition colors in these sets, especially for the price point. I would also like to see more beige, bronze, gold, brown, nude tones in their holiday collections, HATE these bold colors they’re coming out with, also am sick of the pink tones they’re coming out with, they’re always the blue-pink or the dreadful peach pink that blends in with your lip, not the nice light pink similar to underage.

  29. Valerie

    When does lip and cheek set come out, and where? at nordstroms or macys? Please let me know thanks! :)

  30. cincin

    Hi Christine! Do you know if any of the 239 brushes in the sets are comparable in quality to the full size one?
    Thanks!