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MAC Give Me Liberty of London: Blush Reviews, Photos, Swatches

MAC Liberty of London Collection
MAC Dirty Plum Blush

MAC Give Me Liberty of London: Blush Reviews, Photos, Swatches

The blushes are also housed in the white packaging of the collection, but they have clear lids with the MAC for Liberty bird and flowers printed on top (same pattern as the lipglasses from what I can tell!).

Blushes ($18.50 U.S. / $22.0 CDN)

  • Dirty Plum is a dirtied dark plummy purple with a soft sheen almost. It’s listed as a matte shade, but I detect sparkle in the pot (even with the naked eye) and a bit of a sheen when swatched. Even though the descriptions seemed to differ, this is the same Dirty Plum as released with Riveting. I swatched both and they were identical in color, though Dirty Plum from Liberty of London swatched better!
  • Prim & Proper is a softly shimmered beige-y nude with a champagne sheen. It’s smooth, soft, and I think will surprise some people. It’s like a softer version of Notable blush.

MAC Liberty of London Collection
MAC Dirty Plum Blush

MAC Liberty of London Collection
MAC Dirty Plum Blush

MAC Liberty of London Collection
MAC Dirty Plum Blush

MAC Liberty of London Collection
MAC Prim & Proper Blush

MAC Liberty of London Collection
MAC Prim & Proper Blush

MAC Liberty of London Collection
MAC Prim & Proper Blush

MAC Liberty of London Collection
MAC Dirty Plum / Prim & Proper Blush

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ModeCrazyMakeUpOn Avatar

I’m asking so much questions but : I don’t own any purple blushes and was thinking of getting the vintage grape blush ombre from the forecast collection (not yet launched in France so it’s okay) but now I see this one. Which one do you love best and why? please ^^ Thanks again!

Margarett Avatar

I would have to disagree about passing on Vintage Grape. I am so fair I am almost paper white and I bought Vintage Grape. I picked the one out at the store that had the most gradation of color so I was sure to get the light and dark shades and it looks spectacular on my skin. If you load your brush by sweeping it side to side in the pan and then on your face, it is like contouring at the same time as applying your blush. I would say buy both.

Jodi Avatar

I agree, Margarett – I am fair as well and I apply Vintage Grape with my 188 brush and that seems to put down a nice amount of color (without looking like I was punched in the face) 🙂

Steph Avatar

LOVING Prim & Proper. Last time I asked the MAC girl for a nude-coloured blush she sent me with Trace Gold, which I love but is not what I’m looking for. I have to check this out!

daphne Avatar

Hmm, is Prim & Proper sort of like a more neutral, more shimmered Blushbaby? I’m liking it a LOT. I don’t have any really neutral blushes – everything I’ve got is more colorful, leaning corally or peachy or pink. It might be just the thing.

Rosa Napoleon Avatar

I like the prim and proper blush but I was wonder would it show up on a NW 45 complexion? What do you think Christine

PJ Avatar

I really want to try the Dirty Plum blush, but I’m afraid I’ll end up looking like Grace Jones circa 1984…but the packaging is darling!

ak Avatar

Are you kidding me? Grace Jones is having such a revival right now muse-wise. And who cares anyway, Grace Jones is eternally hot, beautiful and original.

gabriella Avatar

Christine… when are you posting up the next lipglass review and swatches? As well what is coming out next? I love the collection, but stuff like Love Lace were much more my palette of color and sheerness. Creamy colors (lipglass) aren’t my favorites! :P… Do you have a post which gives information on what’s next in calendar order?

Anna Avatar

Christine, can you please let me know if Prim & Proper is similar to Personal Style (from the All Ages etc collex.)? and the differences?

That would be so awesome, and thanks so much for the swatches!

egon Avatar

SKIP !!! I have NARS sin and that’s enough purple for me (makes me look bruised if not applied carefully, the other color isn’t that intresting

cmferrets Avatar

since they have dirty plum released again in this collection, i feel bad for the people who purchased the one from the riviting collection since that one didnt have LE packaging. why would mac do that? =(

Eliza Avatar

Hey Christine, If i were to choose either PP or SP(beauty blush) which do you think would be nicer for a NW35-42? & also i don’t know if this is the right place to ask but i purchased ‘all’s good’ beauty blush from the all races collection & i cant seem to get the colour on my brush or on my cheeks:( what kind of brush should i be using for beauty blushes?

Aimee Avatar

Dirty Plum looks interesting. I use On a Mission as my everyday blush, this looks similar but stronger pigmentation. I may try Prim & Proper, it’s really different from my usual colors but looks really pretty. How do you think it would do with a NC30, fair olive skin tone?

ilona Avatar

hi christine!
how would you compare prim and proper to enough said blush? are they close? or it prim and proper closer to personal style blush?

thanks as always for the quick swatches 🙂
i can’t wait to haul!

Christa Avatar

I don’t own any nor have I ever tried neutral blushes. I’m NW10-15ish. Do you think Prim & Proper would be a nice one to start with? It looks so pretty. I’ve never been drawn to this sort of blush shade before! Thanks Christine!

Melissa Avatar

Christine, I am loving Prim & Proper but it reminds me of my NARS Madly. I find a lot of similarities between MAC and NARS shades sometimes. How do you think the two compare?

Christine Avatar

I’d say none of those are that close. Dirty Plum is way more purple/plum whereas Breezy can be kind of reddish. If you wear Breezy a lot, I could see you liking Dirty Plum… but if you rarely wear Breezy, I think you could sip!

Prim & Proper is more similar to Tenderling, IMO! Blushbaby is a little pinker.

megan Avatar

i have the prim and proper blush! its a very nice warm peach blush, i think it looks better on paler skin tones to warm up the face but to be honest anyone could pull it off! lovely lovely blush! recommend it

crzi Avatar

So glad to find Prim and Proper! Been looking for that color for years! My dad once bought me a no name make up palette as a present and it had a blush with this color makes ur face glow and look real healthy.

lol So happy is what I have to say! Christine, are you going to make a tutorial using these blushes?

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