MAC Venomous Villains: Maleficent Review, Photos, Swatches

MAC Venomous Villains - Maleficent

MAC Disney Venomous Villains Collection: Maleficent Review, Photos, Swatches

As we continue on, we move to Maleficent‘s (from Sleepy Beauty) “collection,” which includes two mineralize eyeshadow duos, two lipsticks, two lipglasses, one beauty powder, and three nail lacquers.

All of the character images are stamped on the products; they are not stickers. You can find official promotional imagery and color descriptions here. The collection launches on September 30th, 2010 at all MAC locations, October 2010 internationally, and approximately September 28th for online. You may also want to check your local store to see if they are holding an unveiling/preview party for the collection.

Lipglass ($15.50 U.S. / $18.50 CDN)

  • Revenge is Sweet is a sheer, jelly-ish medium pink with fuchsia micro-shimmer. It has a very wet look to it but seems to settle into lip lines.
  • Wrong Spell is a semi-sheer, burnt burgundy with pinky-plum and copper shimmer. I thought Liqueur was similar, but it’s much, much lighter and bronze, not burgundy.

Lipstick ($15.50 U.S. / $18.50 CDN)

  • Violetta is a brightened fuchsia-violet with an amplified finish. This is a PRO color.
  • Dark Deed is a darkened blood red with blackish-brown with an amplified finish. It’s a ever-so-slightly redder version of Media (but they are very close), and Dark Deed has a wetter/glossier finish.

Mineralize Eyeshadow Duo ($21.00 U.S. / $25.00 CDN)

  • My Dark Magic is a duo that features a blackened purple with a frosty finish and a violet-tinged blue with a navy-black base. Young Punk (Style Black) has a stronger black base with more of a glittery finish than the shimmer finish of this product.
  • She Who Dares is a combination of a darkened navy-black base with medium-dark blue shimmer and a dirty green and gold shimmered over a blackened, forest green base. The blue side does resemble Blue Flame (Style Black) with the finish being smoother in this product.

Beauty Powder ($25.00 U.S. / $30.00 CDN)

  • Briar Rose is a cool-toned, blue-based medium pink. It’s kind of like a bubblegum pink to me–like perhaps Snob lipstick in blush form. It is also reminiscent of a less purple, less cool version of Pink Swoon–perhaps if Pink Swoon and Well-Dressed had a baby. It does apply rather sheerly, though it can be built up.

Nail Lacquer ($13.00 U.S. / $15.50 CDN)

  • Bad Fairy is a stunning shade of duochrome polish that’s both ruby red, molten lava copper, and gold, depending on how the light hits it.
  • Formidable! shimmers teal, blue, violet, and reddened purple, depending on the light. It is, however, a dead-on dupe for ORLY Galaxy Girl.  There is nothing that I can distinguish as different between the two brands–formula feels the same, it wears the same.  MAC may take just a minute longer to dry.
  • Mean & Green flashes burgundy, green, and gold and is totally full of shimmer. It is a dead-on dupe for ORLY Space Cadet.

See more photos and swatches!

Please note: As a press event attendee, I received samples of the full collection packaged in a “tower” with four boxes (one for each character), and as far as I know, it’s press packaging — therefore not something you will see or be able to purchase in-store.

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Cover of Maleficent Press Box

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Maleficent Pop-up

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Lipglass: Revenge is Sweet, Wrong Spell

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Lipglass: Revenge is Sweet, Wrong Spell

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Lipglass: Revenge is Sweet, Wrong Spell

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Lipglass: Revenge is Sweet, Wrong Spell

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MAC Revenge is Sweet Lipglass

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MAC Revenge is Sweet Lipglass

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MAC Wrong Spell Lipglass

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MAC Wrong Spell Lipglass

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Evil Queen Lipsticks

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Evil Queen Lipsticks

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Lipstick: Violetta, Dark Deed

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Lipstick: Violetta, Dark Deed

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Lipstick: Violetta, Dark Deed

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MAC Violetta Lipstick

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MAC Dark Deed Lipstick

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MAC My Dark Magic Mineralize Eyeshadow Duo

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MAC My Dark Magic Mineralize Eyeshadow Duo

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MAC My Dark Magic Mineralize Eyeshadow Duo

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MAC My Dark Magic Mineralize Eyeshadow Duo

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MAC My Dark Magic Mineralize Eyeshadow Duo

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MAC My Dark Magic Mineralize Eyeshadow Duo

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MAC My Dark Magic Mineralize Eyeshadow Duo (Dry/Wet)

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My Dark Magic (Wet/Dry/Wet/Dry) (left four swatches), Young Punk (Wet, right)

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MAC She Who Dares Mineralize Eyeshadow Duo

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MAC She Who Dares Mineralize Eyeshadow Duo

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MAC She Who Dares Mineralize Eyeshadow Duo

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MAC She Who Dares Mineralize Eyeshadow Duo

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MAC She Who Dares Mineralize Eyeshadow Duo (Dry/Wet)

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Blue Flame (Wet, left), She Who Dares (Wet/Wet/Dry on right)

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MAC Briar Rose Beauty Powder

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MAC Briar Rose Beauty Powder

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MAC Briar Rose Beauty Powder

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MAC Briar Rose Beauty Powder

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MAC Briar Rose Beauty Powder

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MAC Briar Rose Beauty Powder

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Summer Rose (left), Briar Rose (right)

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Nail Lacquer: Bad Fairy, Formidable!, Mean & Green

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Nail Lacquer: Bad Fairy, Formidable!, Mean & Green

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Nail Lacquer: Bad Fairy, Formidable!, Mean & Green

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Nail Lacquer: Bad Fairy, Formidable!, Mean & Green

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Nail Lacquer: Bad Fairy, Formidable!, Mean & Green

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MAC Bad Fairy Nail Lacquer (Natural Light)

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MAC Bad Fairy Nail Lacquer (Natural Light)

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MAC Bad Fairy Nail Lacquer (Natural Light)

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MAC Bad Fairy Nail Lacquer (Flash)

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MAC Formidable! Nail Lacquer (Natural Light)

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MAC Formidable! Nail Lacquer (Natural Light)

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MAC Formidable! Nail Lacquer (Flash)

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MAC Formidable! Nail Lacquer (Flash) — these duochromes do WEIRD! things to cameras

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MAC Mean & Green Nail Lacquer (Natural Light)

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MAC Mean & Green Nail Lacquer (Natural Light)

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MAC Mean & Green Nail Lacquer (Natural Light)

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MAC Mean & Green Nail Lacquer (Natural Light)

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MAC Mean & Green Nail Lacquer (Natural Light)

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MAC Mean & Green Nail Lacquer (Flash)

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