Sunday, October 19th, 2008

MAC Cosmetics Dame Edna
Available December 26th, 2008

“Hello possums!” Dame Edna Everage is in the house! With her zesty zingers, over-the-top appearance – lilac hair (which she claims is natural), bedazzled specs, fanciful frocks – there’s nothing like a Dame! The alter ego of brilliantly wicked Aussie comedian, Barrie Humphries, and the resident muse for our post-holiday make up collection, Dame Edna thinks of herself as “probably the most popular and gifted woman in the world today: housewife, investigative journalist, social anthropologist, talk-show host, swami, children’s book illustrator, spin doctor, megastar and icon.” With packaging as mirthful and minx-like as the Legend herself, the Dame Collection of heavy-on-the-lilac Lipstick/Lipglass, Eye Shadow, Highlight Powder and Nail Lacquers is in a class by itself!

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  • Gladiola Matte mid-tone blue pink (Matte)
  • Coral Polyp Creamy mid-tone coral (Amplified Creme)
  • Kanga-Rouge Creamy dark blue red (Amplified Creme)


  • Hot Frost Sheer mid-tone blue pink with multi-dimensional pearlized pigments (Frost)
  • Splendid Frosty pale pinky coral (Frost)
  • Possum Nose Pink sheer bright coral with multi-dimensional pearlized pigments (Frost)

Royal Tour Eye Shadow Trio

  • Royal Tour Mid-tone cool lilac (satin)
  • Dame’s Desire Frosty mid-tone reddish purple (Frost)
  • Climate Blue Dark blue fviolet with pink pearlized pigments (Velvet)

Wisteria Eye Shadow Trio

  • Fineshine Frosty true-silver (Lustre)
  • Wisteria Frosty robin’s egg blue (Velvet)
  • Divine Night Frosty charcoal with silver pearlized pigments (Velvet)

Hight-Light Powder

  • What a Dame! Pale orangey peach
  • Spectacle! Pale soft pink

Nail Lacquer

  • Asiatique Creamy classic red (Creme)
  • Varicose Violet Frosty mid-tone pinkish purple (Frost)

Source: tripwirechick @ Temptalia Forums

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50 thoughts on “MAC Dame Edna Winter 2008 Collection

  1. Jill

    This is so effing cute!!!!
    I want everything!!!

    • Allison

      to bad i wont be getting any of this i am trying to save up for the hello kitty collection so i can get like everything

  2. I love this entire collection! The lipsticks are so gorgeous and creamy! And I love the promo video! “Oh, I’m the only person in the world lucky to have this hair color naturally” LOL!!

    • Macaddict

      Hi Rocketqueen,
      After reading your blog, I went to youtube and tried to find the promo video but could not find it. Do you have a link for it by any chance?

  3. hiromix

    oooh~i didn’t know about this collection *^^* it’s SO cute! ooh i wonder how the trios look up close :) thx fore sharing the info~ looking forward to some up-close pics& color story

  4. ivonne

    this is such a lovely collection!!! i just can’t wait!

  5. Kella

    The packaging for this collection is incredibly tacky. It makes me not even want to buy anything..

  6. Alannah

    Wow, this whole collection just isn’t for me–I think the only things I’m tempted by are the nail polishes!

  7. Tanya

    OHHHHHH I think its is just too cheezy cute fun!!! Majorly dorky silly AND I think I might be getting a pretty good chunk of this collection. I think I am at the point in my MAC collecting that I am just really only going to buy LE packing items and this certainly qualfies :) I will likely get all or most of the lippies, the pink blush BUT none of the eye products or polishes though.

  8. Macaddict

    I didn’t know about this collection!
    I am not interested in the least in the e/s trios. These days, considering that I own 100+ e/s, I have become sooo picky. I also already own Climate Blue (which I loooove), and as for the other colors, I have lots of similar ones. However, I DO want the 3 lippies – especially since some are amplified (is MAC bringing back some amplified lippies in the guise of some LE collection? I thought that they were phasing them out.. Same happened with “Red She Said). Also want the 2 powder compacts and the 2 nail lacquers, that is until I see them in person.

  9. Viv

    hmmm…I think I’ll pass on this one. The only thing that catches my eye is the coral lipstick.

  10. DevilishDoll

    I think the packaging is cute. I want
    Hot Frost Lipglass
    Royal Tour Eye Trio
    Wisteria Eye Trio
    Varicose Nail Lacquer

  11. gio

    To be honest, this collection doesn’t do anything for me. The only thing that I really like is the Royal Tour Eye Trio.

  12. Heather

    Eh, I’ll probably get the lipglasses, but that’s it. Nothing else looks interesting.

  13. Julia.

    Haha, I love that nothing appeals to me! Yay for a cheaper boxing day!

  14. lala

    I want the powders!!

  15. Carmen

    Omigosh I abso-effin-lutely LOVE Dame Edna and this just seems so tame for the Dame. I guess the blue/purple pallet is cool and the lip stuff looks lush but the packaging… Well, purple and red will forever mean crazy old woman ala “Red Hat Society” to me. Not really what a younger woman wants to be associated with when she takes out a compact. I may pick up a powder if the packaging is fun and quality like Heatherette and not a sticker like Fafi. I’ll really need to see this in person because it could be fab or it could just not.

  16. Aprilrobin

    I am very excited about this collection, but I must say that the name “varicose” for a cosmetic item, is not very glamorous. Though, considering the collection, kinda funny.

  17. Whitney

    love the dame edna glasses on the packaging – not digging the colors! except the red lip stick

  18. Chica

    I’m not sure about this one – i thought for Dame Edna they’d pull out all the stops for BRIGHT eye colours but these are blah.
    Ah well at least I won’t have to save to spend some on this collection, I might get the kanga-rouge lipstick but that’s it :(

  19. Tekoa

    Blech! Do not like the red glasses. They remind me of the elderly aunt with bad makeup and too much perfume. I’m afraid it’ll give me nightmares.

  20. Um, can I just say, “EW.”? Polyp? Vericose?
    I think I may throw up. X/ Seriously. Grossest makeup names EVER.

    These don’t interest me much, but the names alone turn me off completely.

  21. The names are gross but I love the packaging sooo much! lol

  22. Ashley

    I am so so excited for this collection! I think the packaging is ADORABLE!! I plan on getting:
    Kanga-Rouge l/s
    Gladiola l/s
    Hot Frost l/g
    Possum Nose l/g
    Wisteria Eye Trio (though I love the other one, the purple looks gorgeous but I have Climate Blue and to try and keep within a budget I’ve vowed not to buy duplicates!)
    Spectacle powder compact.

    This all depends on swatches of course!

  23. Ruth

    As usual, I want all the lipglasses and the lipsticks !

  24. monica

    cute packaging!

  25. Squee! I have been waiting for more info on this collection! I love so much of it. Oh, HOORAY. I’ve been utterly luke warm about the recent releases so it is great to be eagerly anticipating something again.

    This collection has so much humor – I love that. I wish more people were willing to have a bit of fun with their makeup, in so many ways.

  26. what are the powder compacts?

  27. shyan

    woohoo, my wallet is happy! The only thing that slightly appears to me is splendid lipglass! Perfectly doable considering I’ll have some gift cards left over from the Holiday season! You’d think I’d have a fit over this collection, but now that I see it, it seems to be colors I already have.

  28. jessica

    This collection is hilarious! what a funny thing for MAC to do! The packaging is cute and tacky at the same time! how could u resist those little glasses? lol I want the Royal eyes trio and the red lipstick! can’t wait to see the print work for it! I bet they make her look hot!

  29. While the packaging is cute, the colors don’t speak to me… unless Heatherette… So most likely I am going to pass on Dame Edna.

  30. Lolli

    ive been looking forward to this for a good 2 months now :)
    Looks So CUTE!
    Awh i want the nail polishes :) and the what a dame! :) :O

  31. Cristina

    So far the only item that caught my eye was the coral lippie :)

  32. Milan

    Hmm…I want lots!

  33. Bia

    Gaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahwdd! Would someone kindly do a CP? This colection looks oh so cute!

  34. Vanessa

    Not crazy bout this collection.

  35. Greta luvs MAC

    I want everything!!!! I can’t wait for Hello Kitty because I will be buying TWO of EVERYTHING:) Love purple and pink!!!

  36. nah!!! i will wait for that jan collection…blonde, brunette….thats interesting!!!

  37. I can’t wait for this as well. forsee a big hole in my wallet! :(

  38. Sammie

    I think I could skip this one….




  40. Gaby

    Like the packaging on this collection. So love lilac! I got all lipglasses and the coral polyp lipstick and the royal tour palatte. Wish I had the lilac nail color!