MAC Cosmetics – N Collection Swatches/Photos from Laura

Thanks so much to the lovely Laura, who wanted to share these photos she took of her N haul, as well as swatches she did, on her NC15 skin.  As always, feel free to submit your own swatches/product photos any time to [email protected].

See seven more photos of Light Flush, Warmed Flush, Soft Ochre, Neutral Pink, and Nanogold…

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Nanogold is such a pretty color but did anyone else find it kind of chunky? It didnt seem to go on very smoothly when I swatched it, just fell off in chunks. I even went to another MAC to test theirs out and same thing. So I passed, which is to bad because it is so pretty. Anyone else have trouble?

I am completely in love with Light Flush! Thanks for the new swatches too!

You know, I didn’t find it chunky personally, but I have heard a few others mention it. You may end up having to scrape off the top layer :/ I notice that colors like this tend to do it – Rite of Spring, Motif; two similar colors that have a chunkiness to their top layers.

At the store, Nanogold went on like a dream, though… It may be because there’s been an accumulation of oil from people swatching it with their fingers, too!

I encountered the same thing, but I did’nt have the word to describe it. Once at home I tried it again and was a little better. It is a gourgeous color though and I could not pass on it!!! he he he

Light Flush is more like a cross between Northern Lights and Stereo Rose, but with a very fine texture. Northern Lights was said to be a bit chunky.

Some said a couple days ago that neutral pink looked exactly like an existing colour minus the shimmer…would you know what that colour was? Thanks doll!!!

I swatched Neutral Pink on my NC20 skin, went home and played with my current colors….it swatched identical to Zeal, which was a Velvet in the Technicolor collection (2006). In the pan they look nothing alike, but on my hand I couldn’t tell the two apart. The only difference was shimmer. But I find that somehow when I apply Velvets the shimmer disappears. Lemming gone as I don’t need two of the same color! HTH!

I don’t know of a permanent color that would really look the same to me! I think NARS’ Brazil eyeshadow duo, the pink, is close.

Mink Pink or Quarry, both I think are sort of similar.
Also, Light Flush I couldn’t justify although it’s beautiful, since I already have Margin, Springsheen, and Refined Gold Bronzer- so I could totally fake it.
So far I’ve used Neutral Pink with Cranberry and Sketch with Shroom and it’s really grown on me. I hate pink, so that’s saying something.

I got neutral pink and medium light skin finish. The warm flush made my pores look really big so i passed on it. other than that i love the new stuff. Thanks for the swatches!

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