Wednesday, October 17th, 2012


MAC Glamour Daze Collection for Holiday 2012

The aura of couture, the drama of the dressing room, the glamour of getting ready to step out for the holidays. Sweet to sexy, lips to nails. An unforgettable look emerges with the shimmer of M·A·C Extra Dimension Skinfinish and Powder Blush. Evening eyes are done in Extra Dimension Eye Shadow, Fluidline and False Lashes. And, the festive finishing touches: Lipglass in Pink Fade and Nail Lacquer in Endless Night.

Extra Dimension Eyeshadow ($19.50 U.S. / $22.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • A Natural Flirt Soft peachy nude
  • Evening Grey Steel silver
  • Divine Blue Mid-tone aqua
  • Ready to Party Pale lilac
  • Round Midnight Dark burgundy
  • Stolen Moment Dark taupe
  • Stylishly Merry Mid-tone dusty violet
  • Tall, Dark, & Handsome Black with pearl

Fluidline ($16.50 U.S. / $20.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Catch My Eye Cool taupe grey with dazzle pearl
  • Feminine Edge Pink mauve with dazzle pearl
  • Little Black Bow Charcoal with dazzle pearl

Powder Blush ($22.00 U.S. / $26.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Easy Manner Light dirty peach
  • I’m the One Mid-tone blue pink
  • Small Vanity Dusty rose tan

Mascara ($20.00 U.S. / $23.50 CDN)

  • False Lashes Black Black

Extra Dimension Skinfinish ($29.00 U.S. / $34.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Superb Soft peachy nude with multidimensional shimmer
  • Whisper of Gilt Light soft white gold with shimmery sheen

Nail Lacquer ($17.50 U.S. / $21.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Endless Night Pale grey pink with iridescent pearl
  • Girl Trouble Super glitter pink
  • Everything that Glitters Black with super multidimensional glitter
  • In the Limelight Mid-tone creamy mint

Lipstick ($16.50 U.S. / $20.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Beauty Pale cool pink (Glaze)
  • Innocence Soft coral (Frost)
  • Outrageously Fun Mid-tone magenta violet (Cremesheen)
  • Glamourdaze Mid-tone creamy plum (Cremesheen)
  • Dramatic Encounter Deep purple (Amplified)

Lipglass ($16.50 U.S. / $20.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Impossibly Sweet Sheer soft pink with multidimensional pearl
  • Pink Fade Light creamy pink
  • Talk Softly to Me Light creamy coral pink
  • Deliciously Demure Soft cool brown with pearl
  • Flight of Fancy Rich purple

Kohl Power Eye Pencil ($16.50 U.S. / $20.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Raven Intense black with red pearl
  • Orpheus Intense black with gold pearl
  • Mystery Intense black with green pearl
  • Feline Intense black with black pearl

Availability: October 23rd, 2012 online (North America), October 25th, 2012 (North America in-store), November 2012 (International) at MAC Cosmetics

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79 thoughts on “MAC Glamour Daze Collection for Holiday 2012

  1. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Dominique Dominique

    Thanks for sharing, it’s really beautiful ! A gorgeous collection really. I’ll purchase 4 lipsticks and possibly 2 eyeshadows. The shades are intense and soft at the same time, a perfect Holiday collection. I do love Glitter and Ice ( I still have my 6 lipsticks and my snowglobe, I broke the beauty powder ), Glamour Daze is totally different but very pretty too. I prefer the Glitter and Ice lipsticks but nevertheless I’ll take Beauty, Outrageously Fun, Glamour Daze and Dramatic Encounter they all look fabulous.

  2. I’m going to save up for this. That way, if the products are disappointing…I can still get kohl powers. I’d consider Whisper of Gilt, because I have Superb and it’s a bit dark on me–seen from an angle, it’s darker than my skin tone, but I love the shimmer in it.

  3. Seagulls

    I’ll be eager to swatch, but this is quite pretty!

  4. The onlt thing I’m interested in is the Extra Dimension Eyeshadow in A Natural Flirt and Divine Blue. These are also 26mm size standards pans and not the larger MAC shadow pans.

  5. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Stephanie Stephanie

    So I missed out on Whisper of Guilt last time around… and now I’m not going to be able to help myself. *sigh* Well, hopefully since it was just out not too long ago, it won’t sell out too quickly. I’ll be keeping an eye on the website next week for sure.

  6. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Michaela Mich

    WOW. I remember spending $50 for Whisper of Gilt on Ebay because it ran out. I’m going to buy 5 this time.

  7. Nastassia

    Which MSF would be better for my nw45 skin? I wanted both.. But I’ll just get one. Btw I soooo miss when you would say what best fits each skintone with the different collections

    • Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Leigh Leigh

      Whisper of Gilt would look gorgeous on your skin. Superb might come off a bit grey and ashy. The texture is really nice.

  8. Amanda

    When can we expect to start seeing swatches of this collection? Thanks for all that you do!!

  9. Jess

    It doesn’t look Christmasy at all to me! That said, I do love a lot of it, and have a piece of paper next to me now writing down the names of the colours I want. LOVE the theme, too, adorable! … but I really wish they’d go a bit more holiday-themed.
    Great post x

  10. mallory

    SO GLAD I KNOW WHEN THIS LAUNCHES ONLINE! I have been stalking the website at weee hours in the morning! I will be getting WOG and all lipglasses besides DD

  11. Monica

    i think i will buy many peaces of this collection for what i see i love these colours i can’t wait for ur swatches

  12. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Dinitchka Dinitchka

    I see a few items I’d like. Very cute collection but doesn’t seem very Holiday-ish. *discombobulated look*

  13. Savannah

    I’m only really interested in the eyeshadows. If they’re all really good quality (I always seemed to miss out on these past collections) I’ll probably pick up 3, the light nude, the black and the burgundy.

  14. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Jessica Wander Jessica Wander

    Does anyone else remember Polar Opposite eyeshadow from a couple years ago? Would anyone else think that the silver side of Polar Opposite is similar to Evening Grey in this collection? I have been trying to find a dupe ever since that collection. Thank you ahead of time for anyone’s opinion!

  15. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Rafaela Rafaela

    I want Suberb and Round Midnight, hoping round midnight will be the colour I wished my rich core was

  16. JoeJoe

    Thanks for posting! Any idea when this will be on regular and pro site at the same time??

  17. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Laura Laura

    I’m interested in:

    Extra Dimension Eyeshadow in Stolen Moment
    Fluidline in Catch My Eye and Little Black Bow
    Lipstick in Glamourdaze and Dramatic Encounter
    Lipglass in Flight of Fancy
    Kohl Power Eye Pencil in Raven, Orpheus and Mystery

    :)

  18. Shauna Severance

    Round Midnight… hello!

  19. Shauna Severance

    Oh, and Raven. What a pretty idea the Black with Red pearl in it :)

  20. I love a good press release explosion :D

    Might as well go out back and shoot my wallet. LOL

  21. Elysia

    ooo the lipglasses look so pretty!

  22. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Amy xamyx

    Some of the shadows look quite familiar… (just renamed). I passed on them last time, as they just weren’t quite dark enough for my liking. The Paint Pots may be on my list, though!

  23. Maria

    I want all of the lip products and definitely Whisper of Guilt! I don’t know about the eyeshadows though.. I am very excited about this collection!

  24. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Lisa Lisa

    OMG….I think this is the second collection I’ve seen False Lashes. Nothing new, I purchased it last Fall. Besides that, there are a few things I like but will likely save my money.

  25. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Rebecca BeckBeck

    I might be sucked in by Catch My Eye fluidline. I love taupe/brown/grey eyeliners.

  26. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Jade Jade

    Those skinfinishes… are looking at me! Everything else is up in the air!

  27. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Allison MJ

    Does anybody know how to do that manicure? I have never seen that before. Looks like a black edging around the entire nail?

  28. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Leticia Leticia

    I’m definitely going for the Fluidlines!!

  29. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Brenda Brenda

    I was expecting the fun fantastic holiday packaging :( I’m disappointed.

  30. Lorraine ER

    For a second I thought The Nail Lacquers were pigments, realized and became extremely disappointed!

  31. lalakitty

    I need to c swatches asap

  32. Michelle

    THE COLORS ARE SO GORGEOUS! I WANT!

  33. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Hana Hana

    The skinfinishes look so awesome!

  34. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Emilia Emilia

    I already got to see and purchase items for this collection last night at a launch party! I defiantly deem it one of mac’s best launches this year, and I missed buying the MSF’s and most of the ED eyeshadows last year. Not to disappoint everyone but the eyeshadow sizes for this launch as basically the same price but much smaller, which was a major let down for me. The eyeshadows are beautiful especially Stylish Mary and A Natural Flirt but were already sold out when I arrived, wow! I am going to pre order them at another counter along with MSF’s! I was able to get ready to party and all the fluid lines which are gorgeous and the lipstick beauty I love my light pinks, I know those are going to sell out quick too! lipsticks are pretty too there are already a lot of swatches of them online and of the blushes, but I know christine will have them most accurate!

  35. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Emilia Emilia

    much more exciting if you didn’t buy the MSF and ED eyeshadows before, i think because the MSF are repromotes but the fluid lines are beautiful and I tried them as eyeshadow bases this morning and they work great! I am glad I only bough one lipstick from the Marilyn collection, it was worth it!

  36. VickyM

    I really like some of the eyeshadows, the turquoise and the burgundy one mostly and maybe one more, I hope that they are good quality :) .

  37. Easy Manner and Small Vanity–you WILL be mine!!! :D

  38. Torrie

    I have been stalking eBay and dealing with the rudest people about getting these skin finishes. I’m so happy I an finally get them brand new (without the worry of someone putting their fingers in it already) and get them for cheaper than the crazy $60 per MSF they wanted. Beyond excited!

  39. Zulaikha

    yay!!! whisper of gilt is back!!!

  40. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of KaseyCannuck KaseyCannuck

    Is MAC trying to kill you with all these collections at once? You’ll be swatching for the next month!!! Good luck!!!!

  41. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Jessica Jessica

    Do we know if the pro discount applies for this collection?

  42. Orlane

    I basically love a ton of stuff!
    the peach, plum and taupe shadows look awesome!
    I’m liking the coral lipglass, in the photo it looks like Nars Deep Throat which I love. I’m afraid it might look milky/ settle into fine lines though.
    The peach blush looks nice too, I’m looking forward to it!.
    I hope the fluidlines will be opaque with so much glitter going on. The taupe one might have my interest.
    I don’t care about the nail polishes, the glittery one reminds me of Butter London The Black Night though, so I’m curious.
    I don’t know about the lipsticks, the coral one looks nice, but I hate frosts.

    So yeah, really promising! looking forward to your swatches!

  43. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Vanessa Vanessa

    I’m about to FREAK OUT. I’m SO excited about all the holiday stuff *rushes off dancing*

  44. I was at the launch party on Tuesday (10/16/12) for this collection and let me say that everything is BEAUTIFUL in person! There are some MUST haves in this collection.

    My picks:

    Lips: Outragously fun, dramatic encounter, glamourdaze (the first two sold out at the launch party!)
    Cheeks: Small vanity (reminds me of sweet as coco w/o the simmer..BEAUTIFUL and sold out at the launch!)
    Eyes: stylishly merry (this sold out at the launch…this wil go FAST ladies!)
    Both of the skinfinishes are beautiful, though whisper of guilt pulls more champagne while supurb leans more gold/bronze. Suprub is the more brown girl friendly of the two IMO. I managed to snag all the above items before they sold out.

    Everything else is pretty, but I’m willing to wait until the website launch to get them, so I focused on my must haves that I KNEW would sell out.

  45. I want all the blushes!
    I wonder if the peach one is a dupe to Bobbi Brown’s Nude Peach.

    Looking forward for swatches.

  46. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of SandraJT Sandra JT

    Definitely getting the skin finishes. That’s about it. I bought sone of the Eyeshadows the first time they were released & have gotten zero use out of them. I was also told that these Eyeshadows are minis, not full sized, and saw photos of the difference in size between the original rełeases & the ones for the holidays. They looked quite small. At nearly $20 each before tax, they’re just not worth it. But the skin finishes I’ll get a lot of use out of.

  47. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Adrianna Adrianna D.

    Definitely purchasing the skin finishes! That Whisper of Gilt is my ALL TIME FAVORITE! Simply Gorgeous!

  48. Ellie

    OMG i need small vanity! I so hope it is good quality because it is my idea of perfect!

  49. I soooo love the cheek highlights!

  50. Mariela B

    This collection is beautiful & exciting, love it! Soo my style girly & fun as well looks very Parisian which I LOVE. Downside is the all over shiny packaging :\

    Wishlist:
    1. Small Vanity Blush
    2. Whisper of Guilt MSF
    3. Perfect Plush Brush Kit Mineralize (Orange Fibre brushes)
    4. Fabulousness/Warm eyes (Yellow E/S kit)

    Can’t wait!!! Thanks Temptalia :)

  51. Aline Guimaraes

    Does anybody know if it will be available on 23rd at online stores like macys.com?
    Thanks!

  52. Jennifer Sanchez

    Comes out October 25th at Macy’s you can pre-sale right now

  53. Beck

    Can’t wait to see swatches, Christine any possible idea of what day swatches may appear here? Thankyou :)

    • Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of SandraJT Sandra JT

      Check Spektra. That’s where I always find swatches before the collections are released in North America. Some of these products are also repromotes, like the MSFs for example, so you can Google and find swatches in that way too. I already preordered the ones I want based on the online swatches & reviews I’ve seen. I’ll be able to pick mine up in 4 days, according to my local MAC.

      • Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Adrianna Adrianna D.

        How do you “pre-order” Mac? Wouldn’t a product have to be on the site already to be pre-ordered? Is it through a Mac store? thanks!

        • Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of SandraJT Sandra JT

          Yes, you would preorder from your own local MAC store. Just give them a call, tell them you want to preorder from the Christmas collection & which products, and pay by credit card over the phone. You can then pick your products whenever you have time. You don’t have to rush there the day of the launch that way, and you’re far more likely to get the products you want before they’re sold out. I got everything I wanted no problem.

          I far prefer preordering to the launch parties. The last one I went to was a crowd of hundreds of people, it was hot as snot in the store, and it was difficult to swatch products with so many people crowded around the multiple displays. If you don’t like what you preorder, you can always return the products for a refund. I’ve never had a problem doing so, even when I’ve bought MAC products in Hong Kong, for example, then decided I didn’t like a product/s and returned them in Canada or the US a couple of months later. Provided they’re obviously not half used, or smashed to pieces, it’s never been an issue for me. If you’re going to preorder from your local store, it’d probably be a good idea to do that asap as it’s very likely they’re going to sell out of a lot of the products very quickly, especially once they’re on the shelves.

          Good luck :-)

  54. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Maria Maria

    Ok that’s hands down the most exciting collection for me :D

    I hope to get Glamourdaze, Small Vanity, A Natural Flirt, Round Midnight, Stolen Moment and Superb :)

    My poor money :D

  55. elle

    The collection is on the website now!!!!!!!!!!!!

  56. Amna

    hi christine.. are the eyeshadows repromote from extra dimension earlier this year but just named differently or are they new shadows completely??

    • Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of SandraJT Sandra JT

      I saw them in the store & swatches them. None of them looked to me to be the same shades as those from the last release of the ED product line. I did buy a few from the last release & didn’t see any of those particular shades there.

  57. Hi there!

    Adore the new collection, can’t wait to get my hands on it!

    I noticed the new nail trend featured on your picture, love it so much, any idea of what it’s called?

    Great post!

    ~ Tasha

  58. Vicki

    does anyone know what blush color the model is wearing? thanks :)

  59. ellabellz

    hello!
    I;m wondering how long this collection is going to stay in the mac shops? I’m going all out to shop for this collection, but i’m getting my check over a month:( thanks! xo

    • Probably 1-2 months or until it sells out.

    • Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of SandraJT Sandra JT

      The collections were already sold out of quite a few if the items when I went in the day of the release – October 25th – to pick up my preorder. Whisper Of Guilt was completely bought up, several of the Extra Dimension eyeshadows, several of the sets were gone, one of the blushes was sold out, etc. I was very surprised. I was lucky I was able to pick up the blush in Easy Manner as I didn’t preorder it & there were only 3 left. If you really want something from these collections, get to your local MAC ASAP.

  60. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of SandraJT Sandra JT

    Just a heads up for those whose pores are already visible. I purchased the Whisper of Gilt and Superb MSF & am not that wowed by them. They definitely highlight any imperfections on the skin, along with everything else. I honestly like my Lise Watier illuminizer a lot more (gorgeous packaging & design as well), as well as the cheap one I got from Sleek. They’re much more finely milled & far less frosty. They’re beautiful to look at but less than stellar on the skin of those who have visible pores. Whisper of Gilt is worse than Superb in that way. I find I can buff Superb down a bit to lessen the pore magnifying effect.