Friday, December 18th, 2009

Light Affair Nail Lacquer

MAC Love Lace Collection: Light Affair Nail Lacquer

The final product I’m reviewing from MAC’s Love Lace Collection is a new, limited edition shade of nail lacquer. Light Affair is a creamy, pale gray with a touch of lilac/purple. It’s cool-toned, and it looks quite pale against my skin tone. I really just want to call it a lilac-y gray, but it doesn’t really have that much lilac in it. It’s an interesting shade–it’s a much, much paler and lighter version of Cool Reserve from fall.

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Light Affair Nail Lacquer

Light Affair Nail Lacquer

Light Affair Nail Lacquer

Light Affair Nail Lacquer

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19 thoughts on “MAC Love Lace Collection Review — Light Affair Nail Lacquer — Swatches, Photos

  1. Sarah

    Love it! This is the only item I was looking forward to in the Love Lace Collection!!! Its really light tan… like over creamed coffee 😛 haha

  2. sharon

    i love it… i want it … now!!! 😀

  3. Star

    Nice. I can’t wait to buy this nail polish.

  4. amy

    This shade of gray is OK, it is almost too white for me. I prefer for my grays to be a bit more grayer. I love grays that are pure gray or have a bit of purple or brown tones in it.

  5. I hate MAC nail polishes and vowed to never buy another one again, but this is tempting!

    • LOL!

      I’ve been lucky — never had any issues with MAC polishes! This felt like a good creme to me, too – it went on fairly smooth, even on the first layer. Just two coats and smooth, opaque color.

  6. this one is gorgeous. i want want want it!

  7. kpenn09

    I am in love with this polish! All of the MUAs were swooning over it, and there were only 2 left in the store by tonight. So glad I picked mine up!

  8. I like this. It looks work appropriate and has a sophisticated feel to it.

  9. Petra

    Light affair, you will be mine! :)

  10. This looks like a dupe for Essie Body Language, which is veeeeeeery similar!

  11. The color is beautiful but I think is kind of pasty :)

  12. Katya

    Mmmm, nail lacquer is very unusual :)
    It is similar to OPI Let them eat rice cake!

  13. Kristina

    Never has a colour divided me like “light affair”. I really don’t know if I love it or hate it, and there isn’t even a middle ground of “like” towards it.

  14. Sylvie

    I love this color. This is the only thing that I will get from this collection.

  15. molly!

    I can see you calling it a lilac-y shade..but i think of it as a grayish-taupe…i love love love this shade…i do not wear nail polish on my nails but i have finally found my exception…i am going to buy two more bottles!

  16. Dani

    I love this polish!! I have about 3/4 left. I hope they release it again something before I run out! (: