Thursday, September 29th, 2011

MAC Giftable, Viva Glam, Kids Helping Kids Collections for Holiday 2011

Launch Date:  October 27th, 2011 (North America), November (International)

Accessorized with a new shade of red Viva Glam Lipglass exclusive for the season: Viva Glam I Special Edition. Our other opulent offering is
the Viva Glam Lip Bag, containing two Lady Gaga shades of Viva Glam Lipstick. Every cent of your purchase goes toward th e M∙A∙C AIDS Fund, benefiting
women, men and children affected by HIV /AIDS everywhere.

Shimmering on sparkling stock, th ese cards feature illustrations created by kids affected by HIV /AIDS . With all proceeds going to the M∙A∙C AIDS Fund, what better way is there to send your warmest winter wishes?

Viva Glam Melt Your Heart Lip Bag ($36.00 U.S. / $43.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Viva Glam Gaga Pink (Lustre)
  • Viva Glam Gaga 2 Nude (Amplified)

Kids Helping Kids Teddy Bear Ornament ($18.00 U.S. / $22.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Silver Teddy Bear
  • Viva Glam 1 (SE)

Kids Helping Kids Holiday Cards ($10.00 U.S. / $12.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • 6 Greeting Cards with Envelopes
  • 12 Greeting Cards with Envelopes

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47 thoughts on “MAC Giftable, Viva Glam, Kids Helping Kids Collections for Holiday 2011

  1. I looking to get the Kids Helping Kids Teddy Bear Ornament this year. I’m not a fan of the Gaga shades but that is an awesome set for those that like the shades. ^__^

    I want Cyndi to return some day.

  2. I like this a lot better than the silver-circle design from the other kits. :) And it’s great that this is for a good cause.

  3. Manuela

    not impressed
    im not in love with mac so maybe bcs of it) im so

  4. Claire

    I have wanted to get my hands on another Viva Glam Gaga for AGES now…I’ll probably end up getting two of those lip bags. Huge Gaga fan, just can’t resist! Plus it goes to a great cause 😀

    That bear is so cute – I’m pretty sure he’ll be mine, too!

  5. Rainy

    I am so tempted to get the Gaga set, just for a backup of the pink shade. Sadly I know I would never wear the nude shade and don’t know anyone I could give it to.

    Sometimes I really hate limited edition.

  6. Chels

    MAC is going to kill my wallet.

  7. Devi

    I like the idea behind this, but why so many collections for the holiday? I seriously don’t mind MAC coming out with a collection every 4-6 months, but I feel that it’s a bit ridiculous to come out with 3-4 collections all around the same time. I’ve gotten disinterested with MAC collections because they constantly have so many coming out that it’s too overwhelming to keep up with. I hope I didn’t anger anyone because of my feelings about this though… :(

    • Maria

      I think they do a lot of collections because they understand we don’t all have the same taste! I didn’t love surf baby so I skipped most of it. Just pick what you love from each collection, you don’t have to get the entire collection! I loved Quite Cute but didn’t want any of the shades!

      • miss x

        No, they do a lot collections cause it’s obvious very profitable to them

        • Lark

          Ever notice different collections look better on different skin tones? Or they used to. Every other one had things for me.

          But they do way too many collections now and a lot of them are boring. I’m not buying much- it’s just a bunch of uncohesive stuff thrown together. This Holiday is even worse than last year. One thing interests me. One!

  8. Love the little bear, så cute!

  9. Chantal

    OK, that bear is adorable, but did they really have to place that “ornament” like that in the pictures? I mean, REALLY. I know I’ve got a dirtier mind than most people. BUT – a large, dangling pink and chrome…ornament…between his legs? Who proofs these pictures?!

  10. Return of GaGa 1? I’m there!

  11. Michelle

    No one should be leaving this. Charity!!

  12. I always buy these items from MAC because they give 100% to the charity. Nothing is held back. These are the types of charities we need to support. Thanks for the preview.

  13. thepaigest

    Awesome!! I can’t wait! So is this Nicki and Ricky??

  14. Meg

    omg! my fave lipstick (viva glam gaga I) is relaunched so exciteeeed!

  15. Brittany

    I want them to re-release Cyndi too! I desperately want a back-up <3

  16. Those silver bags look gorgeous!

  17. Brenda

    Love the sets and packaging – would rather see Viva Glam Cyndi in there as it would be a great holiday colour.

  18. Val

    That ornament looks like a scary rat. Mac needs to learn how to design their packaging from Japanese Cosmetics Companies.

  19. Kat

    Awwwww, I want the silver teddy bear! I’m probably going to get the Viva Glam lip bag too, I want to try both the shades so this is perfect!
    I love how MAC really seems to care about giving back, I wish more brands would do this.

  20. Time to get my Viva Glam Gaga 1 again! The teddy bear is too cute^^

  21. Trish

    Omg!! I cant wait to buy my X-mas cards from MAC this year!!! Super excited!!

  22. Hannah

    Loving the ornament! I have a small pre-lit pink christmas tree decorated with silver ornaments. A few of those teddy bears hanging on it would be adorable. Excited!

  23. Italia

    I’m definitely getting a couple of those Teddy bear ornaments!! they’re so cute!!

  24. Sophie

    wish they would bring back the viva glam & cyndi lipglass !

  25. Jazmyn

    SO excited! definitely gong to pick up the holiday cards, their so cute and for a really good cause 😀

  26. Chris

    My local MAC counter told me this was online exclusive….I don’t think that is true well I really hope it isn’t. But have you heard this Christine or has anyone heard this? Thanks!

    • Nina

      I know the “Melt your heart set” is available in stores. I always buy my MAC at the local Nordstroms, and they had the set there when they were doing pre-ordering, so they definitely have it.

      The cards I know I have seen in stores in the past… but maybe they are only selling them online now? That seems silly, but I suppose it could be true.
      Also, I feel like the little ornament bear they had last year WAS on online only thing, but I could be wrong on that as well. All I know is I ordered it online, and I generally only go online for stuff the local stores aren’t carrying.

      Oh ~ Nordstrom also has the lip set on it’s website, but no sign of the bear or cards. So maybe your MAC lady was just referring to those?

  27. Lorena

    wish they would sell the lipstick individually.. specifically gaga 1 lippie, i hate the 2nd one yuck

  28. kelly

    heyy i was wondering if you think this will be around until christmas??

  29. Linzi

    Im going to get the melt your heart set when it comes out in the uk. I got into MAC too late to buy the first gaga lipstick and Ive really wanted it for awhile now. So happy they’ve done this set and its all for a great cause! :)

  30. Livia

    I really wanted that Teddybear with the small lipglass but apparently it’s only available in Pro Stores and they’re no Pro stores in Switzerland. Same elsewhere?

    • Nina

      It’s available online! Though I don’t know if they ship internationally… Or if there is a separate website for other countries, etc. Sorry. But if you have access to the same website MAC uses in the states the ornament is available there!

      • Livia

        Thanks, yes I saw it was available on the main MAC website and also on other countries’ mac websites, but unfortunately not on the Swiss one, since they don’t sell anything there. I’ll try to buy it on the german website and ship it to my family there. Thanks for the tip!

  31. Nina

    I wanna know where you get the cute silver packaging with little bows!?! Especially if the bear/cards are only available on the website… Is that what they ship the stuff in? =) Cause I want ’em! =)

  32. hilo

    Can you get the lip duo at counters cause if not i’ll be really mad, my parents don’t let me get stuff off of websites

  33. Stephanie

    Is this available online only?