Monday, December 21st, 2009

MAC Prep for Colour Collection

U.S. Launch Date: April 8th, 2010
International Launch Date: April 2010

Artists use watercolour, oil, chalk, pastel, pencil, ink. We use makeup. Both require a bold vision and a perfectly primed canvas to start. New innovations to ensure the Artist’s idyll is perfectly realized: Prep + Prime Skin Brightening Serum evens out any skin tone, Prep + Prime Face Protect SPF 50 helps stop future damage with ultimate determination, and for M·A·C Asia, Prep + Prime Fortified Skin Enhancer SPF 35/PA+++ blurs visible skin imperfections and helps block harmful rays. The state-of-the-art way to prepare skin for a flawless makeup application. Prep for Colour helps every skin type become a modern masterpiece.

Lipglass ($14.00 U.S. / $16.50 CDN)

  • Just Add Colour Fuchsia pink (Frost) (Limited Edition)

Eyeshadow ($14.50 U.S. / $17.00)

  • Hey Warm mid-tone beige (Veluxe Pearl) (Limited Edition)
  • Prepped for Glamour Ashy/dirty brown (Frost) (Limited Edition)
  • Sorcery Reddish mid-tone brown (Satin) (Limited Edition)

Prep + Prime Skin Brightening Serum ($40.00 U.S. / $48.00 CDN)

A serum formulated to ins tantly brighten, smooth, firm, and hydrate the skin while providing a plumper, more evenly toned finish to the complexion. Natural antioxidants help to strengthen the skin against UV-related damage, while M·A·C Charged Water ens ures deep, long-lasting hydration. Everywhere except Asia.

Prep + Prime Face Protect SPF 50 ($30.00 U.S. / $36.50 CDN)

Everywhere except Asia.

Prep + Prime Fortified Skin Enhancer SPF 35/PA+++ ($30.00 U.S. / $36.50 CDN)

A tinted skin primer formulated with soft-focus powders to help even out skin tone and add radiance. Lightweight and invisible, it goes on under foundation or powder for a naturally perfect look and subtle glow. Helps protect against pollution and UV rays. Available in three tints: Illuminate adds radiance to a sallow complexion; Neutralize calms a red, blotchy complexion; and Adjust brightens dull skin. Fragrance free. Asia exclusive.

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54 thoughts on “MAC Prep for Colour Collection + Added Photos

  1. marlene


  2. margot

    Hey e/s sounds good, and the lipglass too, as i always like a bit of pink :)

  3. ilona

    oh is this going to be the same “hey” as in the fafi quad #1?

    • The info I have seems to say it will be (’cause it says it is a repromote).

      • ilona

        YAY i’m so excited! It’s such a gorgeousssss color!!! Can’t wait :)

        • Sylvie

          I totally agree! It’s the first eyeshadow I have that I actually hit pan on! I loved it, and I looked everywhere for a dupe as soon as I hit pan but I’m glad it’s going to be out on its own and I’m so getting it. I actually gasped when I saw Hey and read its description =D

  4. Sweetpearl

    Hey its one of my favorite eyeshadows, though im glad i already have it, so i wont have to spend more! =)

  5. My-Linh

    Didn’t Sorcery come out with Magical, Myth and Mirth? That was the only shade that drew me to the warm palette, maybe now I can just get the shadow! :)

  6. Jennifer

    Hey Christine, is the Sorcery Eyeshadow the same Sorcery that is in this years Devil May Dare Warm Eye Palette? The description sounds similar.

  7. I’m so glad this is a small collection 😉

  8. Valerie

    Wasn’t “hey” eyeshadow from fafi as well? :)

  9. Lorna

    i love prep + prime products but they are so pricey

  10. Lisa

    I think my prayers have been answered as I have been hoping and wishing that ‘hey’ would come out in another collection as an individual eyeshadow!

  11. pquanda

    Dang, now I can stop feeling bad about not getting Fafi #1. Hey is gorgeous, so glad I’ll be able to pick it up as a single.

  12. jennina

    PREP + PRIME FACE PROTECT SPF50 has long been available in Asia.

  13. Zinnia

    wow im excited

  14. ak

    Prepped for Glamour and Sorcery shadow sound good. Anything that sounds like a smoky eye kind of shadow is worth it. Unless you already have good dupes.

  15. Shana Bridges

    My MAC counter gal told me in a week or two (cant recall) MAC is releasing 14 new “Pop” colors to be part of the regulars collection. She said they were told about it last minute, any word or sneak peeks on the new permanent colors? Her reference to me was, “Pop Eye Shadows”.

  16. Maria McNiks

    Have used a bunch of different night moisturizers in the past and NONE compare to the Made from Earth Vitamin Enhanced Moisturizer. The cream doesn’t smell all fruity like the others I’ve used.

    The cream really penetrates the skin, doesn’t just sit on top of skin making your face look like you brushed oil on it. It balances the tone of my ruddy dry blotchy complexion and moisterizes very well. Even upon waking up my skin looks great. My skin looks and feels hydrated. Definitely recommended for women who are looking to even their skin tone and have a glowing look on their face.

  17. Christy Lin

    I have something very similar to the prep +prime that is Asia exclusive-bought it last summer in Taiwan and works wonders! I’m not sure if it’s the exact same product, but sounds similar. The +++ signs means it blocks out different TYPES of UV rays, unlike US sunblock which only blocks UVBs (correct me if I’m wrong.) I can’t wait to go back and stock up on more!

  18. Amy

    the brightening serum is amazing! i would recommend!

  19. VJNS

    More browns? I really wish they’d them in mineralized shadows. There doesn’t seem to be any in those tones.

  20. emily

    Gonna have to pass on this collection I think. Nothing’s jumping out at me.

  21. Hayley

    Are the Prep + Primes limited edition?

  22. Alexandra

    I hope we get some more msf’s in a upcoming collection soon.
    Christine do you know if we will ?

  23. Valerie

    I want to get Prep + Prime Fortified Skin Enhancer SPF 35/PA+++ in Neutralize!!! Sounds perfect for my skin which is red and blotchy!!!!

  24. Ah I bought ‘Hey’ today, it’s awesome, I love veluxe pearls! It’s everything I wanted ‘Claire de lune’ to be but wasn’t! Nicely pigmented, it’s great. ‘Prepped for Glamour’ seemed to me like a less intense version of ‘Satin Taupe’, the skin brightening serum felt really nice though!

  25. Victoria

    I think the MAC store in the nearby mall made a mistake. I saw this collection on sale yesterday.
    There was a fourth shadow…a gray-ish metallic color. Very pretty. I only ended up picking up the lipglass. The color is bright and is more on the opaque side(my lips are naturally very pigmented). I love it!

  26. kailey

    gloss looks gorgeouss!!!! so do the eyeshadows, but im into the gloss a bit more.

  27. Michelle

    Might get two of the eyeshadows… but im saving up for the Pret Papier collection!

  28. isnt Hey a repromote from the FAFI collection for the fafi eyes 1 (its cuz i use this color EVERYDAY LOL)

  29. Sass

    I’m only interested in Sorcery eyeshadow. :)

  30. amber

    Is this only for

    Its on there website but not on the pro website.

  31. Will you have swatches available since it is available online today?
    Thanks : )

  32. Ally_D

    Just to let UK readers know that I was in a MAC stand alone store today and this collection is available now

  33. Shannon

    I don’t understand why there are U.S & Canadian prices for the Fortified Skin Enhancer if it’s only available in Asia???

  34. In yet another shining example of “no one knows what the hell is going on” I finally made it to the MAC counter at MACY’s yesterday to take a look at this and pick up the gloss…. And they never received this collection. They said they thought it “might be” a freestanding store only launch.

    The only real complaint I’ve ever had about MAC: If you have a question about something, EVERYONE YOU ASK gives you a different answer (the worst part of it is that each person always claims to be the “authority” on the subject). I’m not even talking about the salespeople, the corporate offices will all give you different answers (although, the most common answer I’ve ever heard from MAC is “I don’t know.”) Haha! Gotta love it 😉 It doesn’t stop me from shopping… It’s just kind of… Strange!

    • I feel ya… like the B2M policy which is ALL. OVER. THE. PLACE. So, so frustrating. At least for B2M, I usually do a LiveChat (which seems consistent, at least on their end) so I can print out, “YES, you can do that!”

      • Wow that’s a good idea – I never thought of that! I’ll have to try that sometime 😉 Luckily that MAC counter near where I am takes just about anything for B2M – Other stores won’t take special LE packaging, etc. My MAC counter doesn’t even open the bag and look at what I bring them – Which either means they trust me completely or they don’t give a sh*t. I hope they just trust me! Hah! :)

  35. Val

    I went to a MAC counter yesterday thinking I would get at least one of the the Prep + Prime Fortified Skin Enhancer SPF 35/PA+++. I was looking at the different “colors” when a MUA came up next to me saying I should get the purple one. She said she’s wearing it right now and the second I look at her I know I am not going to get any of the three. She has a layer of oil all over her face. It was so shiny I worried her makeup might just slid off her face! I have oily skin so I always prefer something matt. I am so glad I saw her so I don’t have to pay for something I would never use…

  36. kandy

    who is the model?

  37. cassy19

    who is the girl in the first picture?