MAC Cosmetics Grand Duos Collection for Spring 2009

MAC Cosmetics Grand Duos Collection for Spring 2009

Mineralization has swept the beauty nation but MAC makes the next move with Grand Duos: Mineralize Blush that has a marbleized melange on one side, and a complimentary mono-shade on the other. Soft shimmer, super-shine pearl in a pretty tri-colour veining to enhance and glorify cheekbones, followed with the pop and dimension of solid colour shimmer without an overly frosted look. The 188 Small Duo Fibre Face Brush makes the transition magnificent. A sophisticated but simple new way to get your vital minerals!

Grand Duos

  • Moon River Blue pink mélange / Pale yellow pink
  • Love Rock Gold violet mélange / Bright blue pink
  • Grand Duo Copper pink mélange / Plum
  • Light Over Dark Orange yellow mélange / Deep brown
  • Earth to Earth Purple bronze mélange / Yellow brown
  • Hot Planet Copper yellow mélange / Mid-tone plum
  • Intenso Pink gold mélange / Terracotta rose


  • 188 Brush Flat topped, full circular brush

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I agree. Colours look the same as the eyeshadows, except for the solid part. Think I’ll pass. Not fond of mineralize anyway. Too much fall out, not enough pay off.

hey love!!! try using your 239 brush quite hard and buff it in without usng too much product on it, or use it over a shade stick like beige-ing! and try doing eyes before base to tidy up fall out!!!


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Hi shona – i’ve heard someone say that it would be a good idea to spray the brush with Fix+ before using the minerals blushes and shadows…any comments on that???

I think there might have been a mix up with Intenso and Light over Dark they both say deep brown but I really like the picture of Intenso and it’s clearly not a deep brown but Light over Dark is.

These look pretty nice, it’ll beat paying the price for a blush as well as a skin finish, and both can last you like, a lifetime. I’ll be more excited once Hello Kitty FINALLY comes out. It’s going to be a very, very long 2 weeks.

christine, do you think they are worth getting? do you think that they are really pretty pinks? too shimmery? are you getting any of them? let me know!

I think you posted the plum one twice. But thank you very much for posting them, they are sooo pretty. I have a feeling I’ll be buying all of them (maybe except the dark brown ones). I love my mineralize products and they are sooo pretty. Aaaah. 🙂

I haven’t done mu7ch with mineral make up but I like the solid cake sort; I got some for eyes in fantastic colors.
Question- Are these baked cake minerals all purpose? I look at these and see a lovely blush- and an interesting eye as well. The other ones I’ve seen at the MAC counter tend to have that whatever you need quality too, except maybe deep purple or royal blue. Are they all the same formula in different colors?

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This is one of MAC most unique product (skinfinish I mean). Literally it’s changing women’s faces . These skinfinish products totally change your cheek to give you a glow.

Trust me people want them if they didn’t they wouldn’t come out with a whole collection around them.

They look awesome!
Only thing I don’t get is I don’t think many want to wear purple on their cheeks why aren’t there more browns??

omg i am soo excited, i want to get them all. i missed out on the other minerlized blushes that were released and then when i saw this i said , nah im going to wait for this collection to come out. cant wait for this march!

Does anyone know the exact date this collection will launch?? I am so freaken excited!!! i think i’ll get at least 3 of these blushes 🙂 thank u so much for posting!!

This collection already launched in Korea a few days ago.. what a surprise! As far as I know it comes out in mid-March in North America. I picked up Love Rock and Moon River.. boy aren’t they pretty! Moon River is simply gorgeous– anyone that lays their hands on it would be lucky!

OK, ladies I swatches ALL of these @ my local Nordstroms today (they’re currently taking pre-orders) AND BELIEVE ME, THEIR BEAUTIFUL! Unlike typical MSFs there is not much fall out, and the color payoffs are GREAT (minus 1)!! I AM DEFF GONNA PICK ALL OF THEM UP (minus 1)!! Also, i LOVE the fact that none of them were chunky like other MSFS were too! Swatch it, and see for yourself!

I am so getting these this thursday, i cant wait =D. And I am totally skipping on the Sugarsweet MSF’s since they are too light and sheer for me which is sad to find out =(

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