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MAC In the Spotlight Collection for Holiday 2016

MAC In the Spotlight Collection
MAC In the Spotlight Collection

With M∙A∙C In The Spotlight, reach radiant skin in a flash, no matter what the lighting conditions. M∙A∙C introduces extended shades of Strobe Cream — including the iconic original, now named Pinklite — destined to incite the next cult craze. Super-powered with potent botanicals, antioxidants and iridescent pearl particles, Strobe Cream de-stresses, de-snoozes, hydrates, fresher and boosts the look of dull, tired-looking skin. Add to the beaming effects with silky, weightless Extra Dimension Skinfinish. Whatever formula you choose, take your place… in the spotlight.

Now online for Select members, November 3rd for all (November 10th in-stores)

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The Details

Strobe Cream, $33.00 U.S. / $40.00 CAD (Permanent)

  • Pinklite Pink pearls (Formerly the original)
  • Peachlite Peach pearls
  • Silverlite Silver pearls
  • Redlite Red pearls
  • Goldlite Gold pearls

Extra Dimension Skinfinish, $33.00 U.S. / $38.00 CAD (Permanent)

  • Show Gold Peach that breaks pink
  • Double-Gleam Beige that breaks silver
  • Beaming Blush Pink that breaks gold
  • Soft Frost White that breaks violet

MAC In the Spotlight Collection
MAC In the Spotlight Collection

MAC In the Spotlight Collection
MAC In the Spotlight Collection

MAC In the Spotlight Collection
MAC In the Spotlight Collection

MAC In the Spotlight Collection
MAC In the Spotlight Collection

MAC In the Spotlight Collection
MAC In the Spotlight Collection

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So, is this permanent? I’ve been looking for information, because MAC confused me, the email I received says limited edition, and in some posts online says permanent but as usual I trust your info. I bought 3 at once thinking it was LE, oh well…I know I will like them, I am just waiting your review and awesome pics!

The email and press release I received from MAC says “in the permanent line.” MAC’s website doesn’t show the triangle of death (indicates limited edition) for the products either.

This says it is available online but I can’t seem to find it anywhere. It’s on MAC’s website but says it’s only available for Obsessed members!
Is there a release date for everyone else?

November 3rd for MAC, but I swear I saw Saks have it earlier (or at least, through my affiliate feed, I saw it, but the link is dead now).

It is only available for MAC Select Obssessed tier members I am Devoted and tried to order it yesterday and couldn’t I ended up asking the MAC website chat and she said it’s only available for the 3rd tier of Select.I had to go to face makeup click powder and find extra dimension skinfinish to find it.I think it should be available for all Select members.

Mac took a page from the Sephora book….BI, VIB, Rouge. May actually work for them, bec due to their incessant LE releases, for some people there IS a purpose in early access. Scarce demand. Suspect they might do some artificial limitations to ramp up the frenzy and get everyone to want to be top tier.

thank God this is permanent. it’s not a good time for me to buy right now, but these seem like dang good products. so cool there are diff colours to choose from. i never go for gold or peach tones, so im so excited for the other options. i’ve been wanting them to expand their permanent Skinfinish range for some time. i would always run out for the latest MSF cuz the LEs tend to sell out quick. now i can sit back and breathe haha

I’m glad these are permanent. I try not to buy highlighter without seeing it in person but if these were LE I don’t think i would risk missing Double Gleam.

The fact that Show Gold isn’t gold really bothers me. 😐

Oh dear…..I am wanting it ALL. I certainly don’t need it all; I probably don’t need ANY of it but….different shades of Strobe Cream….I’m swooning. And I do love MSFs….I can’t help it! I would never want to look as shiny as the model in that photo but, ooooh, I am eyeing all of those MSFs already. Can’t wait to see how they perform.

Got shown the highlight powders when I presaled my Copper Cheek duo, and was floored! These are INTENSE. And quite stunning, as all 4 are duochrome!
Didn’t see the Strobe Creams yet, but as I always add some to my foundation to take away any flatness, I’m totally interested.

I bought the peach strobe cream yesterday (in the uk) It’s the first time I’ve used strobe cream and it’s lovely! I used it over my foundation with the beauty blender on the cheekbones. It’s so pretty and subtle. Feel like I’m kind of over the crazy highlighting and contouring thing. That being said the msf with the violet shift looks sooo gorgeous, and I feel like I have so many golds trying to dupe the whisper of gilt!! Now that it’s in that duo for holiday I’m like ‘naaa, no more! I’m done with you whisper of gilt!’ Haha, defo skipping this time round.

And just when I thought I had everything, *this* collection comes out…..! I expect to get 2-3 items and am very glad it’s permanent and not LE. MAC should make a ton of money off of this line.

Omg i am so excited! I WILL buy soft frost with the Violet shinys! It WILL become my favourite highlighter! I will glow Violet like a beautiful alien! Like the ABH moon child is beautiful but this gone be taking it to the next level of highlight <3

so relieved that the extra dimension skin finishes are permanent !

the colourpop x hello kitty collection releases on 11/1 , so i didn’t wanna have to choose between the two .

A few of these are interesting (only because they’re permanent), but am I the only one who thinks the highlighting job they did on the model is *not* flattering? Maybe it’s just the photography, but her skin texture looks all wrong.

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