Monday, August 3rd, 2009

MAC Magic, Mirth, and Mischief Holiday 2009 Kits (Part 1)

U.S. Launch Date: October 15th, 2009

Heavenly Dish Neutral Lip Kit ($22.00 U.S.)

  • Floating Lightly Pale neutral pink beige (Limited Edition)
  • Heavenly Dish Sheer mid-tone neutral pink (Limited Edition)
  • Barely Visible Glossy pale nude with pearl (Limited Edition)

Possessed By Pink! Lip Kit ($22.50 U.S.)

  • Tickled Dark plum (Limited Edition)
  • Laugh A Lot Creamy mid-tone blue pink (Limited Edition)
  • Sweet Smile Glossy mid-tone pink with pearl (Limited Edition)

6 Sorceress Eye Shadows ($36.00 U.S.)

  • Magnetized Light frosted lavender (Limited Edition)
  • Altered State Deep frosted blue purple (Limited Edition)
  • White Rabbit Frosted soft white (Limited Edition)
  • Edge of Dark Charcoal with silver pearl (Limited Edition)
  • Hold My Gaze Mid-tone cool green grey (Limited Edition)
  • Hypnotizing Frosted grayed mauve (Limited Edition)

6 Devil May Dare Warm Eye Shadows ($36.00 U.S.)

  • Dare Ya! Light frosty peachy pink (Limited Edition)
  • Devilishly Dark Rich brown with gold pearl (Limited Edition)
  • Oh My Darling Pale frosty cream (Limited Edition)
  • Prankster Mid-tone frosted olive (Limited Edition)
  • Sorcery Blackened burgundy (Limited Edition)
  • Gold Tease Frosty mid-tone gold (Limited Edition)

6 Mystic Cool Eye Shadows ($36.00 U.S.)

  • Cool Incantation Opalescent white gold (Limited Edition)
  • Shhh, Don’t Tell Pale neutral pink (Limited Edition)
  • Blue Enchantment Dark frosted turquoise (Limited Edition)
  • Rose Potion Mid-tone frosted rose (Limited Edition)
  • Deep Secret Deep frosted indigo (Limited Edition)
  • Violet Vow Deep cool brown (Limited Edition)

6 Smoke and Mirrors Eye Shadows ($36.00 U.S.)

  • Fire in Her Eyes Frost neutral beige (Limited Edition)
  • Black Magique Black with gold pearl (Limited Edition)
  • Deception Frosty golden brown (Limited Edition)
  • Spell No. 9 Soft muted pink beige (Limited Edition)
  • Wide-eyed Wonder Mid-tone frosty grey taupe (Limited Edition)
  • Smoke & Mirrors Dark chocolate Brown (Limited Edition)

Hocus Focus Colourful Face Kit ($38.00 U.S.)

  • Pretty Baby Soft baby pink (Repromote) (Limited Edition)
  • Peachykeen Mid-tone peach with pearl (Permanent)
  • Sunsparked Pearl Frost warm beige with pearl (Repromote) (Limited Edition)

Fab-racadabra Bronze Face Kit ($38.00 U.S.)

  • Golden Muted gold tan with gold pearl (Permanent)
  • Sunbasque Gilded peach with pearl (Permanent)
  • Buffed & Polished Frosty bronzed gold (Repromote) (Limited Edition)

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137 thoughts on “MAC Magic, Mirth, and Mischief Holiday 2009 Kits

  1. Kathylulu

    Woow!! Pretty! I want the smokey mirror palette, but you are missing one eyeshadow for that palette.

    • princesserin

      Hi, I’m a New Mac fan, and had a question. What is in the face kits, are they just blushes? Thanks :)

      • hi

        Yup! :) It’s good because it’s highlight, blush color, contour, so you can sculpt your cheeks. I’d get the Hocus Focus one because peach is universally flattering, and Fab-racadabra would make any MAC fan that hasn’t been involved with MAC makeup for years look like they’ve been eating carrots like a rabbit! πŸ˜‰

    • Kate Sutton

      Im sure you are the best person to ask, I have seen a MAC holiday pallett on another website that has silver and black almost like baul bauls on the front, not seen it on here though and cant find any info on it, any ideas?

      • Eva

        They sound like the holiday palettes from 2006…those had all-black covers with different materials (Lace, velvet, etc.).I have the smokey eyes and warm eyes from that year, gorgeous e/s!!
        Can you post the link to that website?!


  2. GS

    Will it be any brush sets?

  3. NIcole

    love it!!!

  4. lexisf09

    These sound lovely and will make Christmas really easy on me!

  5. MC

    Maybe the lip kits…

  6. Nunu

    Helloooooo pretties!I wants you!

  7. Kristen

    The packaging is just adorable!

  8. Kristine

    omg! I’m so excited for this collection….I really want to see more product photos….

  9. BrownEyes

    y r they doing this 2 me?!?!??! smh I am gonna b so broke!

  10. Cosine

    Erm… is it just my laptop acting up? why are all the pictures the same?

  11. Tori

    Super cute packaging!! I really want the neutral lip set, smokey eye palette, and colorful face set :] i better start saving up now lol all these mac collections coming out im gona be so broke!

  12. Sierra

    I hope there’s pigment sets….

    • Lindsey

      i want a pigment kit forsure!

    • Tami

      I hope so too, it’s the only time of the year I really purchase pigments since a full jar would go to waste.

      • sugarcrumb

        Cant remember where but i saw on another website that there are pigment kits – google the collection name and you’ll find it (but no images). I’m definitely waiting for pigment kits. Hope that they either have new colours or repromotes of popular LE ones instead of permanent shades

  13. Christy

    Yeah, more eyeshadow palettes! I’ll probably get at least 2 of those, and maybe the pink lip kit. I hope they have the pigment kits like last year!

  14. thanks for the info…i guess you wanted to upload some other pics….

  15. Ariana

    Is it already time for Holiday kits??? wow time files… these look pretty cute. plain & simple

  16. Carrie

    now THIS makes me happy! The other part of the collection just doesn’t do it for me at all.

  17. Never a fan of kits, pallets, and sets. This one is no exception ;\

  18. Brie

    Wow, I actually don’t like these so far :( I’m normally a sucker for the holiday releases and the palettes, but this one…. it just isn’t doing it for me ;_;

  19. Emmy

    I adored last year’s holiday set but am not finding myself too excited about this one. Maybe the colors will be more enticing in person.

  20. Michaela

    I’m actually quite disappointed. I’ve come to expect more elegant holiday releases in the past, and the packaging here looks almost exactly like a lipgloss kit I got from Target when I was four.

  21. Shannon

    I don’t like these either! Good for my wallet.

  22. Megan

    Love the package I can’t wait for this collection and to see the swatches..hurry up October!!

  23. maddie

    hmmmmm im not impressed :-((((

  24. Lindsey

    smoke & mirrors eyeshadow kitt!:D

  25. linda

    Will it be any brush sets

  26. Jasmine

    Face kits, cool!

  27. Shefali

    That packaging is ADORABLE!

  28. giuliana

    sooooooo pretty collection! love it!

  29. Joanna

    Very cute packaging! Think I might go for a face kit :)

  30. Michelle

    I think the packaging is cute! I like the purple/grey eye palette and the neutral lip palette. I am a sucker for cute palettes — love them!!

  31. Wilcoa

    LOVE the packaging – so pretty. Think Devil May Dare and Sorceress are on the list and definitely the face kits, I really like the addition of these. Thanks so much for the info, I’ve really been looking forward to these πŸ˜€

  32. Meredith

    A few things: I wish MAC would go back to having fabric or soft types of cases when they make these sets. I’m not crazy about the metal casing. I almost always buy a set or two from holiday, it’s a good way to get a lot of MAC for a reasonable price. Lastly, I am so happy that they are doing another face kit. It’s been a long time since they had these, and I still love and use the one I got back in 2000!

  33. binnie

    pretty packing!

  34. Ooooooh sooooooo excited! I want all of the eye palettes/kits and both of the lip ones. Not so much the face ones though. OMG I cannot wait! So exciting – and they’re all LE stuff! YESSSSSS!

  35. Smoke and Mirrors and the Hocus Pocus sets are calling my name! πŸ˜€ Good thing I don’t want everything or that would be bad.

  36. Emma

    OM EM GEE!!! I LOOOVE the holiday collections. These look amazing. Thank you :)

  37. Kelsey

    i saw the packaging and was like NEED IT!
    smoke & mirrors probably

  38. love the packaging!

  39. Victoria

    Whats up with the different shaped dots as packaging? blah, last years was way prettier

  40. Tattoo Girl

    Great packaging!! I think I may try a lip kit this time. The eyeshadow palettes don’t really seem like anything new :( BOO on that cuz I love eyeshadow!

  41. tess

    thanks for the heads up… this collection is so adorable! i want both face kits for sure!!!! it’ll give me some time to save up…. yay!

  42. Tizzy

    Has anyone noticed how lame those lip kits have been in the past? I keep getting suckered in by the packaging but they’ve got so little pigmentation, they may as well be clear! Sign me up for Sorceress or possibly Smoke and Mirrors, though. The eyeshadow kits are normally great, esp the neutral ones!

  43. Heather

    I love the packaging but I must say that I am really bored with it.

  44. Allison

    I am so dissapointed in this collection the holliday collections in the past have been much better.:(

  45. Anita

    Will this also be coming out Oct 15th in Canada?

    • Hester

      Yes. I just asked my local MAC counter today (the counters at The Bay) and they’re launching it the same day

  46. Summer

    Is it just me but the packing looks cheep! lol i dont know why but it do!!!

  47. Jessie

    Love the packaging! Will probably buy based on which is the prettiest because I’m not really impressed with the colours boo.

  48. Lo

    I really don’t like the packaging at all, but I can still see my self picking up a substantial amount of this collection, cause I love mac kits, i’m seriously excited for the cheek kits!

  49. Marchella

    I’m definitely getting my hands on all the eyehadow kits…i just think it’s a resonable price to be paying for 6 eyeshaodws which are all limited edition…i have two months to save up looks like i’ll be skipping the makeup art collection which doesn’t look that great to me anyways

  50. I love the packaging! I just hope the e/s are not dupes for other permanent/limited e/s.

  51. Milou

    there’s no brush set.. the brush you see on the picture is the brush in the eyeshadow palette.. but omg i really adore this collection!

  52. Laetitia

    Just to double check, the mac pro discount cannot be used for these, right?

  53. Gracey

    😐 Good lord, what are they thinking??? How hideous! They look like cheap drugstore kid make-up kits. Yuck.

  54. Dawn

    love the name of these. Can’t wait to see more!

  55. I’m not feeling these at all. I’ll get the Sorceress Eyeshadow palette but that’s about it. It just looks like MAC has gotten a little too cheap and I hope that they’ll be releasing a holiday brush collection like they have been doing every year.

  56. Torrie

    Thanks for the info! I know for sure I want the Warm Eyes palette…and maybe the Smokey one too. I still love my Smokey Eye palette from last holiday.

  57. Phoo, when I saw the thumbnail I was scared they make these DIOR-like spotted palettes. I am so glad they are not. I like the new shape…

  58. Realy realy nice kits, I want :)

  59. iliana

    LIP KITS FTW! :)

  60. Helena

    Holiday kits have never been my fancy…I always find the colors so boring, and it seems like the quality is even worse than usual products.

  61. Redhead (hi)

    As always the quality of MAC color cosmetics is spot-on, so that’s never an issue. HOWEVER, they NEED to change the packaging! 36 bucks gets me 6 eyeshadows housed in what looks like something from the dollar store.

  62. Nadia

    I can’t wait to see swatches for these in October! hopefully it will help me decide what to get.

  63. Christina

    I’ve never bought a holiday kit…but I’ve already made my wish list.

  64. Lindsey

    If mac is reading this, PLEASE CHANGE THE PACKAGING OF THESE KITS. last years was cute, this years looks incredibly cheap.

  65. i’m eyeing the eye kits and face kits already. looks like another big hole in my pocket :(

  66. Andrea

    I just LOVE the packaging!!!! So cute!!!

  67. Anna

    Cute, but…doesnt fit it with the theme of the collection…dont see how dots are magic,mirth and Mischief……..!!

  68. Holly H.

    Eh… I don’t like the “bubble” art. It reminds me of cheap makeup or makeup geared towards teens.

    Hard Candy has/had something similar (regarding the bubble art). Maybe I’ll wait until it’s at my local CCO. Otherwise, I’m not interested.

  69. Wileycat

    I think I want all of them except the bronzer. Who wants bronzer at Christmas time?

  70. Nothing special…. but then Mac hasn’t had anything exciting for a long time. And yes I love mac.

  71. Stacey

    I don’t want to be a downer but these sound so boring… and the packaging :s I was expecting so much more from a collection with a name like this!

  72. Lindsey

    my list:

    hocus focus face kit (definitely)
    if there are lip kits that aren’t in a palette, ill be interested
    if they have pigment sets ill check those out
    and smoke & mirrors eyeshadow palette [if the palettes as good as last years smokey eye palete, which i wanted so bad but wasnt into mac at the time] :(

  73. hmmmm, i’ll passth red collection puts this too shame!

  74. Lindsey

    i asked a M.A. on livechat if there would be pigment kits, they said they dont even know about the holiday collections yet?

  75. jolenz

    Oh i love these kits! Not sure which ones! I so want to get my hands on everything!!!!

  76. Anh

    will this be released in Canada?

  77. alana

    am i the only person that’s not excited by this? i feel like i’m missing something, its so sad, i was so excited when i heard the name of the collection, maybe some of the mineral eyeshadows they are releasing will appeal to me, i think i just had too high hopes for the christmas collections, i’m always let down by them!
    but everyone else seems to love them! haha i dont get it!

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  79. Brightness

    I love the packaging!!!

  80. hi

    Are the face kits just a bunch of blushes? What a ripoff.. They SHOULD call it “Blush Kit”.

  81. Rachel Marie

    I am so lucky I hate kits!!! I’m already getting like $500 of cosmetics and any more would cause certain death…

  82. ikimaska

    I am also getting bored with MAC’s holiday kits. It seems like they trot out the same lame combos every year. I remember eye and lip palettes that had 10 shades in them! They just seem like they’re not really trying to be exciting anymore.

  83. Maria

    OMG. this is baddd for me. I told myself i would stop buying makeup but how could i with all of these coming out?! Haha. Im getting most of them now. :] Im only not getting like 2 or 3 :] :]

  84. maddie

    boring :-((((((((((((

  85. Jessica

    awwweeeee oh em G i love the eye kits soooo unique i cant wait !

  86. Colleen

    sadly not impressed as much as i’d like to be. :(((

  87. Cynthia

    I cannot wait for these to come out. Im already putting money aside to buy these. I think its such a great bargain to buy the shadows, you get great colors and they are so less expensive.

  88. amani

    idk why this collection isnt really exciting me at all??? its good for my wallet tho

  89. hell no! this collection looks bad to me! VERY passable!

  90. Ew. Corny. UD will get my money for their holiday sets though.

    Sorry MAC.

  91. cmferrets

    i absolutley love the 2 face kits, i cant wait to get them, b.c they have 2 blushes from the reg line that i dont already have- what a good deal! i love how they added these face ones, b/c in the past its only been eyes and lips palettes.

  92. Becca

    I wanted to be in love with this collection more than anything. I like the sound of some of the e/s palettes and maybe a lip palette or 2 but I hate the packaging. It’s okay but looks very plain and cheap to me. It’s not what I think of when I think MAC, I may get a few things but that packaging is really putting me off….

  93. Laetizia

    Yeah those look awesome but I agree with the people who say that the packaging looks cheap. MAC always likes to sell us quads in crap packaging that looks like something Wet n Wild would put out.

  94. i want one of each!! all these collections are coming out so close to each other!

  95. HOW can MAC expect us to keep buying from their 5th collection in a month? I would certainly love a lot of the items from MMM, but hey.. I’m not rich! :(

  96. I want all the eyeshadow kits, for sure! Will you post pictures of the last e/s kit?

  97. maddie

    boring :-(((((

  98. Monet

    Which face kit would be good on WOC?

  99. Angie

    PRETTY CASES! I want the eyeshadows kits!