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MAC Cosmetics Style Warriors Collection Information & Photos

MAC Cosmetics | Style Warriors

Launch Date: May 28th, 2009 (North America), June 2009 (International).

Emerging from every corner of the glamorous globe, a new Style Warrior. Made to celebrate the cross-cultural sophistication of the modern Amazon Princess, African Queen, Crouching Tigress… Never before have we seen the “Wild Things” of the world come together in quite so many bold new combinations. Introducing a dramatically different and deliberately diverse colour story, an eclectic and expressive way to exalt and admire the strength and solidarity of beauty with no barriers. A selection of all-over summer bronzing shades for Lips, Cheeks, Eyes, Nails, featuring the innovation of Impassioned, Bronzescape and Scatterrays Solar Bits – sunbursts to unleash the animal in every woman. All exotically packaged in stylized zebra and leopard prints to keep it wild and free – the way it always ought to be.

Lipstick ($14.00)

  • Sunsational Sheer frosted beige gold
  • Brave New Bronze Creamy mid-tone pink nude
  • Purple Rite Mid-tone frosty orchid
  • Tribalist Creamy blackened berry

Lipglass ($14.00)

  • Liberated Sheer yellow gold with pearl
  • Gold Rebel Sheer copper bronze with pearl
  • Fierce & Fabulous Bright magenta purple with pearl
  • Style Warrior Blackened bronze brown with pearl

Eyeshadow ($14.50)

  • Soft Force Frosty pale white gold
  • Bright Future Frosty bright yellow gold
  • Tempting Sinfully rich coco
  • Vibrant Grape Bright magenta purple
  • Night Maneuvers Deep charcoal brown with pearl

Eye Kohl ($14.50)

  • Smolder Intense black

Pro Lash Mascara ($12.00)

  • Coal Black Honest-to-goodness black

Beauty Powder Blush ($18.00)

  • Eversun Neutral peach bronze with gold pearl
  • On A Mission Pearly mid-tone plum

Solar Bits ($19.50)

  • Scatterrays Soft metallic peach with gold pearl
  • Bronzescape Clean yellow brown with gold pearl
  • Impassioned Frosty cool taupe

Nail Lacquer ($11.00)

  • Peaceable Pearly pale golden beige
  • Violet Fire Bright creamy magenta purple
  • Mercenary Frosted blackened bronze

Brush ($23.00)

  • 242 Firm fibre Brush with rounded edge for smooth, even application of powder, emollient and concealer products

Available: May 28th, 2009 (North America), June 2009 (International).

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slick Avatar

HA! My thoughts exactly! Amazon Princess? African Queen? So MAC is celebrating ‘modern’ non-whiteness with animal print and primitive symbols!? *EYE ROLL* I can’t decide if I’m offended or not, lol! (I’m a Crouching Tigress, by the way, lol.)

Tierra Avatar

lol wow where was this collection in the 1990’s huh? Naiomi Campbell would’ve rocked this but hey its all good

signed Amazon Goddess with Asian Bangs

piggles Avatar

Frankly, I find the packaging kind of gaudy. Some Celtic symbols on black would have been a lot classier. But gold and animal print, together?

I might skip because of it.

honeybrown1976 Avatar

The gold and animal print actually works. I don’t see where Celtic symbols would’ve fit in this collection as it appears to celebrate women of color and the vibe they bring.

vicki Avatar

Oh (expletive)! I am going to jump all over this bandwagon! Solar Bits too! Christine do you not have a heart?! My checking account begs of you to stop posting such things lol. I really love animal print. I also missed out on Eversun when the BPB first came out.

DevilishDoll Avatar

I want
Purple Rite Lipstick
Liberated Lipglass
Fierce & Fabulous Lipglass
Bright Future Eyeshadow

I don’t like the packaging much. The zebra print part is cool, but the rest is ew.

Catherine Avatar

OMG… all the gold and bronze things… OMG. I will totally be checking out Sunsational, Brave New Bronze, all the eyeshadows and solar bits, and Eversun… And the bronzing powders from the other post. Urgh, this will kill me.

Myna Avatar

Me too. I pass on with the Rose Romance. Can’t wait. But then, I could only get a hand of this collection after a month 🙁

Shanel Avatar

it’s like pigments but they come in a smaller container and they come as little pigment looking ball thingys! very shimmery finish but ooberly MESSY!

elle Avatar

This collection looks great! I’m loving the packaging. Finally a collection where theres something I already have!! I love the solar bits but I only need the new one. I’m really liking the look of that purple nail polish

kae Avatar

i cant figure out whats in the compact w/ the zebra print in the thrird to last picture. or is it the blush compact but the tree branches are just reflected off of the top to make it look like zebra print?

Ashley Avatar

Bleh, Solar Bits = epic fail. Packing is not really appealing to me, too much going on with the gold, animal print and Celtic signs. One would have been enough. Might pick up Eversun, but none of my purchases from this collection will be based on packaging!

carriespooner Avatar

I don’t think the special packaging makes a dif on the pro discount.
Neo Sci fi was on pro. I think it has to do with the Licensing .. like HK or Edna.

Raquel had animal print lids and it was on pro. Just a though.

Now. I WANT ALL THIS. I adore it. I’m so over the pinks!!

Katie Avatar

I am 99.9% sure that Eugenia Mandzhieva is the model, which makes me (a huge fan of hers) very happy.

I am definitely wanting all the lipglasses except Style Warrior, plus Bright Future and Eversun. I may have to get multiples of Bright Future as my Bright Sunshine is really taking a beating-it’s my most used shadow, aside from Crystal Avalanche.

Christy Avatar

The colors look really wearable, but I think I have a lot of eyeshadows that are similar, so I may just get Eversun blush because its amazing. I’ll probably get one or two of the lipsticks and a few lipglasses too, along with a Solar Bits.

IvyTrini Avatar

I want this entire collection!!!!!!!!
OMG! I am loving the bright yellow shadow!!!!!
I actually like the packaging very summer!!!!!

– signed African Queen!

Kayc Avatar

Shoot. Another collection. Now I sure hope the dazzleglasses are perm. If they are then I can buy them at another time.. which gives me more budget for this collection! lol

Emma Avatar

oooh! im likin wut i see lol, do u think this one will be like manish arora and sell out in a day? (im not saying this cuz the products are really good, its just that the packaging reminds me of manish arora.

Tierra Avatar

….Remember how i said oh pretty i want this i want that, and why? WELL FORGOT ALL OF THOSE I WANT SOME OF THESE AND I’LL BE DARNED IF THEY’RE NOT IN MY MAKESHIT MAKEUP CASE! I’ll just call these my Mother’s Day Wedding Anniversary gifts ^_^

CedriCeCCentriC Avatar

I loved the packaging for Lure, Moonbathe and Neo Sci-Fi; but this time there is a bit too much going on IMHO. I guess I will have to see it for real.
Colorwhise I think it’s again a great summer collection. Of all the limited edition releases, I tend to make the most use out of the summer collections: warm colors really do work best for my TV work. In that regard I’m sure that the Naked Honey collection will also be great.

margot Avatar

mmmh those nail lacquers … especially the purple one !!! This is maybe the only things, with the e/s I’m going to get !!! And surely one l/g LOL

MAC stop making these gorgeous limited edition collections !! I have more of the LE stuff than the perm XD

thanks Christine for all the info ^^

Erin Avatar

I LOVE animal prints…. when I first heard about this collection, I didn’t think it would be a big deal, but now that I see these pics….
I am in trouble.
Clear the credit card!

HeavenLeiBlu Avatar

I can do without the packaging, but I love Vibrant Grape, Tempting, and whatever lippies the model is wearing. Love the earrings too and If I’m a good girl, maybe the beau will get them for me since I’m in saving mode.

Dawn Avatar

Hmm, the lipsticks and glosses sound interesting. Can’t wait to see them.I love browns!
The shadows don’t sound too exciting(why do they really need to re-promote certain colors, that are also permanent, so often?-Tempting) However I am really excited about the solar bits. I missed out on Scatterrays and Bronzescape last time. YAY!

My-Linh Avatar

Ew, so not a fan of animal prints and whatnot. However I do have my eye on Eversun. I’ve always been a lip person but now I’m getting into blushes!

Sarah Avatar

No.. i take that back, i’ll die without dazzleglasses too.. i’ll just take them all and everything in this collection and then marry someone filthy rich to manage my future debts.

Kat Avatar

Hmm, I don’t think this one’s really for me. I like the packaging on the BPBs but I’m not a big animal print kind of person. Really though, I’m glad. My checking account is dying from all my MAC spending…

Kay~d Avatar

ohhhhh….i like…i like alot!!! marking this one on the calander!! a few Must haves… I the only one going broke from mac with in the last say Month Or so???…lol

zoe7777 Avatar

yawn x a million. the only thing i am mildly interested in is the purple nail polish, but seriously, i saw the same exact thing in cvs the other day. boring!

lucyzombiex Avatar

lol. obviously mac didn’t listen when everyone moaned about the solar bits.
i’m lookin forward to the two nude lipsticks and the yellow and purple eyeshadow most. sadly those blushes look a little bit dark for me.

not sure how i stand on the packaging? it kind of lookslike they couldn’t decide between 3 different prints so they just flung them all together

yarid Avatar

Wow I love this!!!!!!!!! Im not going to buy anymore makeup from today until this comes out……just so I can save for this!!!!!!

Sarah Avatar

i’m drooling over these again…
i’m into rich, earthy shades, hello kitty does absolutely nothing for me, THIS is my scene! can’t wait to get ahold of both bronzer compacts and those eyeshadows, all of them are looking yum!
i absolutely love the look on the model too, that eye look. her’s is obviously over-dramatic for the marketing but i really wanna try that in the summer when i’m nicely bronzed up (hopefully), that yellow on the lid and lots of black eyeliner on lower lashline! can’t wait!!!
i got the ysl afrique palette last summer, the colours (bright orange, yellow, a gorgeous mahogany brown and beige) and the pigmentation is stunning – the yellow in that is almost as pigmented as the one the model’s wearing but i’m dying to get this one too! it’s gotta be done!

gingin501 Avatar

I’m getting…..

Lip Glasses
-Liberated Sheer yellow gold with pearl
-Gold Rebel Sheer copper bronze with pearl
-Fierce & Fabulous Bright magenta purple with pearl
-Style Warrior Blackened bronze brown with pearl

-Bright Future

for sure!

Great collection…can’t wait til’it drops!

BabyDollB Avatar

I have never considered a yellow eye shadow before- but I think – from looking at this collection, I may be converting 🙂

Stephanie Avatar

wait i saw the zebra on ebay did they already come out with something that had a zebra i would of bought it but i was like when did that come out.. him… i like the print 🙂

Summer Avatar

OMG!!! MAC is killing me i just spent a $155.00 on the the rose romance collection! I hate the packaging in this collection but i love some of the colors but not all of them i dont like the eyeshadows!

Heather Avatar

Are the solar bits pigments? I notice they’re the same price as pigments. I was just wondering if they were pigments or like pigments?

Ally Avatar

Is there anywhere to see the pictures of the bags that are going to be released shortly after the collection launches?

Lyndzi. Avatar

The offical MAC early release party is this tuesday (12th). Its only for the stores and invitation only. The Solar-Riche bronzing powder ia also from the Neo Solar (something like that) collection from a couple months agoo

Amanda Avatar

Well, i think that this collection is so damn cute. I really want vibrant grape, cause its a pro color, right? And i wanted a good brozer. I love animal print tooo(:

frankie Avatar

just previewed this collection today in hong kong! i LOOOOVE the BRAVE NEW BRONZE lipstick, it’s a smidge darker than cherish, but as much pigment and perfectly covers my lips with nude pink! NIGHT MANEUVERS is an almost matte cool toned brown with no shimmer, just slight pearl. I’m also getting one of the bronzers, the orangey-toned one with no gold flecks (forgot the name), it can be a great blush alternative! reserved and picking up these items this friday when it launches in HK !

Maisie Avatar

ohhh i wish i was allowed to wear makeup when this collection came out!! it looks like it would have been so amazing… it’s the only mac collection i’ve been excited about in a while and it’s already gone:( sad

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