MAC In Extra Dimension Collection for Spring 2012

MAC In Extra Dimension Collection

availability: April 5th, 2012 (North America), April 2012 (International)

Introducing a new liquid-powder hybrid formula with prismatic reflections thatinstantly sculpts, highlights and models the face to the desired effect – extra dimension. Two formulasto try: the three shades of Extra Dimension Skinfinish and the ten shimmering tints of ExtraDimension Eye Shadow. This cool, creamy, silky, near-fluid formula creates a luminous, visually arresting,well-defined finish. With the flawless, deft application of the 234 Split Fibre Eye Blending Brush andthe 128 Split Fibre Cheek Brush, these are your mediums. SHARE YOUR FUTURE.

Extra Dimension Skinfinish ($28.00 U.S. / $33.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Whisper of Gilt Light, soft white gold with shimmery sheen (Metallic)
  • Superb Soft peachy nude with multi-dimensional shimmer (Metallic)
  • Glorify Copper with golden shimmer (Metallic)

Extra Dimension Eyeshadow ($20.00 U.S. / $24.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Warm Thunder Dirty silver grey (Metallic)
  • Blue Orbit Light iridescent purple (Metallic)
  • Grand Galaxy Dirty mid-tone violet (Metallic)
  • Lunar Royal blue (Metallic)
  • Havana Dirty copper brown (Metallic)
  • Sweet Heat Bright peach champagne (Metallic)
  • Modern Pewter Dirty olive gold (Metallic)
  • Rich Core Dirty aubergine (Metallic)
  • Dark Dare Charcoal black (Glow)
  • Young Venus Pale white pink (Metallic)


  • 128 Split Fibre Cheek Brush ($32.00 U.S. / $38.50 CDN)
  • 234 Split Fibre Blending Brush ($22.50 U.S. / $27.00 CDN)

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Can’t wait to see swatches of these. Right now I’m wanting so many of the eyeshadows. Not sure about the skinfinishes, though – metallic might be a bit too much on my old face

WoWWWWWWWWWZERRRRRRRRRRRR!!!! The e/s look so awesome. Okay, so I basically already have those colours (or close to them) but I am a sucker for texture (and packaging) and I’m thinking I need these … Even though I know I really don’t! *LOL*

My thoughts too. These are beautiful and I bought all the Estee Lauder L.E. e/s like these but I can’t resist. Hey, I could tell myself it is an Easter Gift to myself. 😉

I don’t understand why mac makes the rest of the world wait a month (or even longer for some countries)… By April in England we’ve already had our spring and are in early summer. The tour de fabulous(?) collection only came out here a few days ago and that was like what December? One of the few issues I have with mac – just as well, I’m not too fussed with this collection (can’t decide if that’s a good or bad thing!)

I agree! We have to wait so long to get the collections in the UK. I dont really understand why it takes so long. And then we have to pay loads more too! 🙁 But I must say I love the look of those eyeshadows. Very interested in seeing more details and some swatches nearer to the release time x

For me,is better,because i have the time to see swatches and reviews.Ι will get the products i really need, before they disappear from the shelves of Mac counters in Greece.

Whisper of Gilt is… I think it will be the only thing that I absolutely need from this collection because it’s an MSF and it’s gold! I’m NW-15, but yellow toned gold seems to run alright on me… I don’t know if the pinker MSF might be a smarter choice for a highlight?

They look like Estee Lauder’s gelee products! Do you think the fornula will be similar? I really hope so because the second skinfinish looks like the Modern Mercury one ( in color) 🙂

If these have great staying power unlike metal x shadows, I am all over these. Im already eyeing a couple of shades. I can’t wait for ur review.

i was so proud of mac for doing so few collections…but they are back at it lol if this one is good though i won’t complain it looks nice

Hmmmmmm. I am a sucker for MAC eyeshadows but lately the collections have been un-impressive. So much so that I haven’t bought anything from them in about 6 months. This might be worth checking out. Of course, I’ll have to wait for your review. Thanks for sharing.

Oooh. Those shadows are pretty! I’m really hoping they end up being something like the mega metal shadows which are my fave.

I’m interested in seeing swatches for those skinfinishes! Still looking for a good highlighter that isn’t glittery or too shimmery.

Whoa! Those are awesome! Really loving that last one, it looks like you can see hints of lavender and blue in that purple. Hope it performs well!

Wow, I wonder what these products will be like. Hard to say if I’m actually interested in this collection yet. The colors are pretty, but they look very metallic.

Hm, I’m curious to see this collection, actually! I hope these products will be good; if the shadows are $20, they better be. Kind of annoying MAC’s not putting out regular shadows much anymore. I’m curious to see what Dark Dare looks like since it’s described as “glow.” If nothing else, I’ll probably grab the #128 this time around; I’m just not a fan of the split sidedness…it’s like a brush having an identity crisis and can’t decide what it wants to be.

These look super pretty! The formula looks like the Metal X eye shadows. Is it a cream formula or just a very metallic-y powder? Superb looks amazing!

Can’t wait for swatches!! the eyeshadows look quite pigmented from the official photos, but of course we all know that doesn’t always translate to real products..

Love the Sephora shadows! They are $5.00 cheaper than these…and noticed this week there are new “summery” colors like coral, orange and brighter bronze…and they are 15% off right now.

But there is no Sephora color like Modern Pewter!

Lovely! I haven’t purchased anything from MAC for some time now. None of their new and constant collections have caught my eye. But now – I think I may need a few items from this collection. Thank you for sharing!

At first I was groaning because it’s *another* MAC collection, but then I saw they’re repromoting the 128 brush! ECSTATIC. I bought both the split-fibre eye brushes (two of my favourite eye brushes btw, 234 is particularly brilliant) from Semi-Precious but regretted not getting the cheek one, stoked I will have my paws on it finally. =D

I’m so looking forward to the new MSFs, or Extra Dimension Skin Finishes to be more precise ;D This formula is going to be amazzzzinggg.

hmm…will have to wait till you review them christine. if you say they are nice then I might have to make those eyeshadows my first mac purchase for quite a while.

I remember split fibre brushes came out in a collection a while back… I wonder if they’re any good! I’m in the market for a good blush brush.

Skip em. Get the MAC 129. It’s an amazing blush brush that gives you a soft and natural glow or 116 if you want more concentrated color or have smaller cheeks. The split fiber brushes seem cool and useful but they are subpar and I find myself rarely if ever reaching for them. They just look interesting.

I bought two of each of the split fiber brushes when they came out the first time and I HATE them. I am a sucker for brushes though and bought them because I for some reason want to have every brush MAC makes so I couldn’t pass up on them. But it just sucks because I never use them so it was a big waste. Definitely the worst of all of MAC’s brushes in my opinion.

Wow! $24cdn is pretty steep for a single shadow, but Rich Core is calling me. Luckily for me, there is a MAC counter just outside of my school that opens at 8am!! That means no more missing out on the LEs. I can get them first thing in the morning when they are available to the public! What a great way to begin class in the morning, eh?

Does anyone know if these are regular powder style products or are they a cream finish? Could really tell by the look of the pictures 🙂


Can’t wait to see the swatches. I’m going to probably pick up all 3 skinfinishes and probably 3 eyeshadows. The brushes I already have from Semiprecious..
When will you know the official launch date, Christine?

What I need is a pallete to hold all these bigger eyeshadows. I unpot them all and put them into a pallete but need the security

Hey Christine,
Random question but where do you usually purchase your MAC brushes? MAC stores? Nordstrom? or Online?
Where do you find is the best to purchase MAC brushes / products?

MAC stores or MAC online – I’ve never noticed a difference between where you buy them as long as it is through a MAC retailer.

Just got to play with part of this collection as well as some of the new “reel sexy” collection that mac has coming out! 😀
Looooove the extra dimension shadows and skinfinishes they are just gorgeous! The texture on both is SO smooth and buttery <3 and the colors are so pretty! Some of them you have to see in person to see the gorgeous multi-dimensional color they have (like blue orbit, it's an amazing, shimmering blue/lavender).
The "reel sexy" stuff is pretty nice but I do have a few issues. The shadows come in little duos named double feature 1, 2, 3 & 4 and a couple of the matte shadows didn't have the best color pay off or blendability. Other than that the duos were fairly nice. I really loved the polish colors (teal, coral & dark vibrant plummy purple) even though I'm not the biggest fan of mac's polish formula sinceI sually have to layer it up. The lipsticks are a purple, two types of corals and a lavender.
Didn't have time to play with the glosses, liners and blushes from "reel sexy" so I can't give an overall oppinion on that collection but I am definitely loving the "extra dimension" collection!

MAC explain why prices go up? LOL! I can’t even imagine that happening. That’s just the price I paid on my receipt!

Christine, dont know if this was said already but if you type “extra dimension” in the search you can purchase this collection this am 🙂

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