MAC Art of Powder Collection for Fall 2011


MAC Art of Powder Collection

Launch Date: September 29th, 2011 at all North American MAC locations, October 2011 at select MAC locations internationally

A collection of three M·A·C Artist Powders inspired by the Masters & modern art movements. There’s an op art Optical Bronzer that explores the depth, dimension and sheer illusion of bronze. A Street Art Eye Shadow personalizes the eye with a madcap act of pure graffiti – and for those who love random acts of light and shade, an In The Abstract Highlighter. These palettes empower creation…make some art!

Highlighter ($38.00 U.S. / $46.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • In the Abstract Soft pink base with yellow gold lines and lavender and mid-tone pink dots

Eyeshadow ($38.00 U.S. / $46.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Street Art Graffiti design with light brown, white, light cool blue, warm orange, pastel pink, and pastel blue

Bronzer ($38.00 U.S. / $46.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Optical Bronze with gold pearl and neon pink with gold pearl

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These all look absolutely gorgeous, especially that bronzer. The whole concept is pretty neat, but i’m really wondering if all these are oversprays. Hmmm…

Beautiful!! I am really digging the look and sound of the Bronzer, even though I am so pale that I don’t typically reach for bronzers when they are released. The eyeshadow looks very interesting-I wonder if its designed to be used as one shadow (mixed) kind of a “create your own color” idea.. or separate shadow colors. Either way, I can’t wait!! Thanks Christine for all your hard work 🙂

two boring but someone did a nice job on the artwork. probably wouldn’t meet my usual criteria but for what it is I think it came out well.

These are amazing!And very creative. I’m planning on getting the eyeshadow & highlighter. MAC is making me bankrupt with all these amazing collections coming out. I don’t mind though. I’m a MAC junkie and proud of it. 🙂

Fascinating concept and they look really cool, but they’re expensive.

If the highlighter swatches real well I’ll consider it, but unless it’s really over the top this is probably a skip for me.

I feel like they are very pretty but the problem is
A.) The eeyshadow looks very difficult to use and looks like you have to put in a lot of work to use these shadows
B.) These are expensive. Too expensive. $38.00 for an eyeshadow may seem a little overpriced.
C.) I would not use them often not just because of the price but they aren’t one of the items I would usually grab for out of my makeup kit.
In other words… I’ll pass.

Why? it could actually be a great value. if its a good 6+ grams like it seems then its actually cheaper than regular MAC eyeshadows. The same goes for people saying it looks hard to use. If its the size that it implys than it shouldn’t be hard at all.

For some reason, those promo pics don’t appeal to me at all, and I’m glad. All of these collections are just too much and I really don’t want to spend $38 on a powder or eye shadow. MAC should slow down and release one new collection every few months instead of all these ltd. ed. collections weeks apart.

i would buy these and never use them, they are like a work of art just to be appreciated in my drawer. i might even consider having them out on display

These look gorgeous, but that eyeshadow looks like a pain to use. I’m thinking this is going to be one of those “buy it to have it, not to use it” type products.

these are gorgeous, but 46 bucks for and EYESHADOW?!?!!?!??! that I wouldn’t even use because it’s too pretty and the individual colours looks hard to use… no thanks!

These are quite conceptual! And i really like the look of the products in the packages. But only testing during pre-sale will tell of they are practical as well.

The highlighter looks like it will be useful so i’ll try it out. I don’t use bronzer, and the hot pink is so not “me”, so that it’s a definite “no”. The eye shadow box is intriguing – i’ve managed to use marblized shadows before and get out only the colors i want, so it’s worth looking into – i can use the colors except the cool blue. It IS a work of art, but practicality will depend in part on size. But, heck, it’s make up and none is essential for life, unlike air, water, and food. Still, i have something of a collection, so i’m certainly gonna be in the back room of my local shop playing with them.

Not interested at all, unless that eyeshadow palette is the size of my head it looks impossible to use, and not that pretty to begin with imo. Thanks for the early info, tho!

Very pretty. However, I wonder if those colors run all the way to the pan. Or is it an top overlay like what they did with the Dame Edna powders.

The highlighter and eyeshadows look gorgeous. I don’t think it’d be as hard to use as people think. The black “graffiti” is just an overspray, so take that away and you have blocks of different colours.

Pretty in the pan, but we have yet to see whether they will be lovely on swatches. If I am going to spend my money with something that expensive, it has to be worth it. 😉

MAC needs to slow it down a little. I LOVE their cosmetics and all the LE collections as well as their permanent ones. I would prefer quality over quantity for the price(s) we macaholics are paying. Take your time MAC and make better quality products for your customers plus some new amplified lippies won’t hurt…lol.

If I buy these, it’s going to be for pure looks and collecting not usage..I’m going to limit myself and pass because as with every intricate and beautiful product MAC launches, I buy them to keep and look at in my drawers but never find myself using it up because of the price and it’s looks, Also.. $38 usd per quad.. sigh.. I’m tryna save up to get the whole holiday collection too, I guess I’ll most likely pass also.. =[

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