MAC Jeanius Collection for Spring 2011 Official Photos & Information

MAC Jeanius Collection

MAC Jeanius Collection

Launch Date: March 3, 2011 for North America, March 2011 for International.

Is there anything more enduring (besides love and heartbreak) than denim? Jeanius is a celebration of the journey – country cousin to haute couture – the whole world wanted to go on since America made it a national obsession. Since tooth-and-nail workwear jumped the pond in farmer’s overalls to gussy up in the glam of the great Paris couture houses…France may take the credit for creating it in 18th-century Nimes (de Nîmes = DeNim), but bright young American women took it higher! M∙A∙C keeps up with a Jeanius collection of moody blues and indigo ink, the quantum of modern cool, with four new limited-life denimized Eye Shadows, along with new limited-life shades of Lipstick, Lipglass, Blush and Biker Blue & Frayed to Order Nail Lacquer. Like the faux-metal “snap” on the Eye Shadow…completely riveting.

Eyeshadow ($19.50 U.S. / $23.50 CDN)

  • Diva In Distress Mid-tone gray with silver pearl (Limited Edition)
  • Motorhead Mid-tone blue with copper pearl (Limited Edition)
  • Stove Pipe Black Black with copper pearl (Limited Edition)
  • White Jeanius White with silver pearl (Limited Edition)

Lipglass ($14.50 U.S. / $17.50 CDN)

  • Docile Chrome pink peach with gold (Limited Edition) (Repromote from Fabulous Felines, ’10)
  • Indigo Pink Deep burgundy with blue pearl (Limited Edition)
  • Painted On Grayish beige with gold pearl (Limited Edition)

Lipstick ($14.50 U.S. / $17.50 CDN)

  • Acid Washed Grayish beige with gold pearl (Glaze) (Limited Edition)
  • Pretty Please Pale pink pearl (Lustre) (Permanent)
  • Riveting Rose Deep burgundy with blue pearl (Frost) (Limited Edition)

Nail Lacquer ($14.00 U.S. / $17.00 CDN)

  • Biker Blue Black base with purple and blue pearl (Frost) (Limited Edition)
  • Frayed-to-Order White matte with soft pink duochrome pearl (Matte) (Limited Edition)

Blush ($19.50 U.S. / $23.50 CDN)

  • Overdyed Bright magenta (Satin) (Limited Edition)
  • Pink Cult Mid-tone neutral pink (Matte) (Limited Edition)

Penultimate Brow Maker ($17.50 U.S. / $21.00 CDN)

Penultimate Eye Liner ($17.50 U.S. / $21.00 CDN)

  • Rapidblack True black (Permanent)

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MAC Jeanius Collection

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I agree.. all these new shades that they come out with look similar to something they’re already had before, or something u can dupe. the shades are either one shade lighter or one shade darker from the permanent collections or (something in between). plus the jeans look is so 1990’s

No I see i’m not the alone on this
Why is MAC doing this???Those eyeshadows are so whatever
Since last spring summer collection(and that collection wasn’t amazing) i have missed all MAC collections
Whose the artistic director?
And the fact they’r releasing like every week collections is also making MAD, i know they earn the big bucks, but enough already

Totally agree. It’s like they have a new collection every other day, they’ve become a gimmick. I will probably check out the blush and lipstick and see if I “need” any of those shades, but otherwise, not intrigued by this collection at all.

this looks really cool! can’t wait for the date to come sooner so we can get swatches 🙂 your amazing christine! can’t wait for you to get your hands on pics for wonder woman!

I’m liking the lip colors and the lighter blue and the gray, though I wonder how it’ll compare to Glamora Castle.

Just when the latest collection wasn’t grabbing my interest too!

OMG! MAC is always launching a new collection… They’re unstoppable!
Don’t get me wrong… That’s just great! I loooove make up. I’m just SO sad for my wallet!

Those are some really neutral colors… Will they flatter a cool-skinned tone?

(Sorry for the English mistakes!)

Is it just me or has mac coming out with a new collection every ten minutes? We have mickey and the peacocky and wonderwoman now jeanuis, it’s really starting to be too much.

Hey christine you should start a Poll asking everyone what was their favorite MAC collection from 2010.
I think i liked In The Groove (eyeshadows)
Dare To Wear (the lipglasses)
And Stylishly Yours (lip products)

yea, I agree Emmaline. It gets old real quick and it appears that many are LE collections. It almost feels like they just pump out collection after collection but don’t have much regard for quality or variation of shades/textures. After awhile, I think the colors all start to look very similar. You can only do a nude shadow or gloss so many times.

Yeah i agree about all the nude shades. But none of the permanent shades fit my skintone, (except Viva Glam 5, which cannot be taken bak to MAC) so the variety is actually a good thing, i think. I keep saying I wont buy anything from this collection, but i always still like to check them out in person for funnies. :O

I think the fact that all the collections are generally different from one another its actually a nice way to have a wide variety. I can play with the permanent collection whenever. These launches keep MAC interesting for me haha.

That imprint looks so cool! Completely impractical of course haha. Mac really needs to stop pushing the penultimate liner, that thing sucks.

As always, thanks for the info Christine!

Omg, I totally agree, I think the penultimates are their worst product ever! What a waste of money, mine dried up after about a week of using it, just awful!

I spoke to my mac counter about the drying also, they said everyone has the same problem so the reported back to hq, don’t expect any changes soon though!!!!

The concept of this collection is really cute, but the colors just seem so dull, especially since its a spring line…

And I have been itching to find out what new collections MAC will be coming out with in 2011… oh well..

Oh… and this isn’t coming out until March…anything coming out in February this year?

Maybe like has happened often, MAC might launch two collections at the same time that have totally different patterns. So maybe along with this one could come a “springy” colourful collection as well. (just like now Cham Pale vs Stylishly Yours).

How do u guys find out so early about these future collections??? Especially since christine hasn’t mentioned them yet. I’d like to see what else is coming in the future too.

Temptalia can no longer release information that is very, very preliminary, because unfortunately, there are some who take what may be a rumor or incomplete information and disseminate it as 100% accurate, stone cold truth – so we have had to pull back.

Very 80s 🙂 The picture would look alot better without the “sewing lines” on her face 🙁 Without that, it’d be great.
I see that MAC is trying to push some “special eyeshadows” this year, also with the patterns like in TT and also Peacocky are of a different size than the regular ones.
The surface looks fancy but somehow those “buttons” freak me out, looks like something is growing in there :/

I do like most of the colours, though, also this is a nice collection for cool toned girls. I`m really glad you got the info up so early, I suppose I’d rather buy from this collection than Peacocky.

I agree, i think the stitch lines on model should have been done by computer graphic instead. It just looks messy in the photo. You can see unsteady stroke of lines. The rivet on corner of her lip looks like cold sore LoL

No, not at all 🙂 There are about 10 collections between now and May, but I only post information when there is enough confirmed information to post, as with very preliminary/rumored information, too many have taken what is posted here was 100% absolute truth (despite warnings it is preliminary), so I try to refrain from that.

This collection is way more gimmicky than the other MAC collections – at least they have a theme that ties in the color trend, this is just special packaging and bland colors … although that nail polish DOES look divine!! I agree with all the other commenters – what’s with 2 new MAC collections a month?! R&D must be working nonstop over there!

I agree, they must have several teams of researchers coming up with new ideas, lol and they have to make the collection ahead of time too (for example the mac to the beach was created probably 6 months before it launched.. more or less). WOuld be nice to work in MAC’s chemistry or micro lab, i know they gotta have a micro lab there too!!!

I love the theme and the names but the only item calling me is the stove pipe black e/s and I’ll be waiting for a swatch of that. Even though I’m burried in snow, I’m ready for summer colors!

It’s weird, I am actually disliking gimmicky finishes like the tartan and the jeans. I am not sure why, I feel like it is putting less focus on the variety of color, distracting you with cool effects.

I am crossing my fingers that ‘Overdyed’ blush will be the long-hoped for replacement for Lancome’s ‘Pink Pool’ blush. I don’t like the reformulation of ‘Shimmer Pink Pool’ – it’s actually too shimmery for me.

Just like the last couple of collections, I only want 1 nail polish. I can’t believe they would re-promote Docile so soon after it was launched. Why make it LE if you’ll see it a couple months later?

yeah no kidding. im kinda feeling not so excited as i used to when theirs a new collection coming out since their soooo many. mac doesnt give us any room to save up , and their is no originality yet. they have so many collections that are soo massive in products that they are losing out on coming out with new diff colors. i have seen so many of the same colors so often.
it would be nice if they waited and had a collection every 2 months or so , so we can save, they can come out with new ideas and we wont be soo burned by the same lipsticks colors over and over again. maybe then we would appreciate mac more. and get excited again.

Looks nice, not my colors though. Way too cool. But what’s with Mac putting out these extra large e/s? (Lucky me, I happen to own an oldy palette (8), now empty, where they fit!)

The eyeshadows are very cool but I won’t be buying them. I’ve got my eyes on the lipsticks and blushes 😀 even though the light pink isn’t very unique, I feel like I need it in my stash

Nothing here really shouts out to me (which is a good thing since money is so tight now) but I look forward to seeing swatches of the nail lacquers and Indigo Pink/Riveting Rose

HMMM. these e/s look very similiar to the tartan tale pattern. cant wait to see what they look like swatched. whats funny is the little gold and silver button symbols onthe e/s looks like a kitty pooped on it.
i want both nailpolishes. i hope het hot pink blush is not like the one that came out tartan tale and riveting collection- i want something different.

Strangely, I’m drawn to the white eyeshadow and nail laquer. Most likely I’ll just get the nail laquer. I like the theming on this collection but not so much to want to buy most of it.

I asked a SA over at a MAC store and she said maybe March but we might begin to hear about it in Feb but that is all speculation. I’m just surprised we get to see Jeanius promos but WW has been in the talks since June of ’10! I’m dying over here!

The eyeshadows are very pretty although I hope the pearled finish in the descriptions runs through the whole eyeshadow because I can’t see it in the pan, just that colour for the button if that makes sense? I’d love the dark blue one and maybe the black. The lighter blush looks pretty so might be worth a look and the nail polishes are nice, mainly the blue as I’ve never tried white polish but it might look great.

Fellow MAC lovers, please excuse my French, but Damn you MAC!!!!! I looove denim. Another collection to spend on. I am also interested in the Wonder Woman collection that is to be out in Spring 2011 also. I need another job!!! Make that two extra jobs to pay off this addiction I have. Thank you Christine for keeping us posted on all this amazing stuff.

I am skipping on this only for the fact that it’s too smiliar to tartan tale the eyeshadows look great but I don’t think they swatch to well ,christine when you said theirs 10 more collections do you have any details on them or the wonderwoman collection? Because I was wondering what products they are and the colour themes of them Thanks

You’re amazing. I just discovered this next new collection from a French Mac-addict. I can’t stop thanking her for asking us to check your website the whoooole day…. So the lipglas —> Docile and Painted on, Lipstick —>Acide washed and Pretty Pleased, Eyeshadows —> Stove Pipe Black and Motorhead (not because I used to be a fan of this band but…), Nail polishes —> Biker Blue, Blushes —> Overdyed and Pink cult…
that was my wish-list

There is going to be a porcelain colour in the upcoming Orly-spring collection, but it´s not duochrome I think. Other than that, I would assume that in spring-summer 2011, if the white is a new trend (as MAC is not the only one who matches colours to fashion) possibly there will be more such colours by other nailpolish brands.

why does MAC’s collections not come in special packaging anymore? They could be so creative (cause they have in the past) yet they decide to go with the plain black every time. Come on MAC you have great products now you should have great packaging too! Sorry just a bit of a rant!

I agree, part of the thrill of a new collection is the LE packaging “/ . Hopefully they’ll soon make up for the not so interesting recent collections.

Hi, I can answer this because I work for MAC:
The reason they have limited the production of the “deco” packaging is because the fancy designs and colors can not be “back to MAC’ed”. They came out with new rules regarding Back to MAC this year, and deco packaged products apparently can not be recycled as easily (the same for certain lip products, etc).

looks like someone’s copying bobbi brown’s denim collection! beautiful eyeshadows though. and those pink lipsticks are calling my name:) can’t wait for this one!

ok well if MAC is going to make 10 ore collections between now and MAY then im going to skin out on buying this one. I wanna check out thoe nailpolishes though. I liked that purple lipstick in the photo but since I bought Style Curve (stylishly yours) I will skip that one too.

Sorry for the typos!! I’m on a MAc Book and it auto-coorects my words..

and I said that I will SKIP out on this one since they’re making 10 more collections between now and may.

I was browsing another website & found this information. Not sure if it’s 100% accurate, but I figured I would share with you fellow MAC lovers. Christine, when you find out more information on whether or not these upcoming collections are legit then I will get excited.

Thanks for the link Morgan – I have all the same information, but due to the amount of readers on Temptalia, I cannot post until I have more things confirmed/solidified, otherwise rumors and false information get spread like wildfire!

Nail polishes look really sick! However, I’ll probably skip the rest. Mac is coming out with so many collections! I just cant wait for Wonder Woman <3 !

Hey Christine! I hope you answer! Would they paint your nails at MAC or do you have to buy the polish and then go to a salon or do it at home? Thanks!

PASS! sorry mac but for me at least your 2011 collection so far are awful! there is not one thing i want which i guess is good and means i can save my money, where are the fun collections like ‘Hello Kitty’ or ‘Heatherette’ stop being so boring and in my opinion unimaginative

im not even big into nail polish but that’s what im looking forward to most, the white looks so unique! i wonder if its more sheer or opaque? either way, cant wait for them both. the blushes look nice as well. really excited to see whats in store at mac for spring! cant wait for wonder woman !

I understand some people aren’t impressed with all the collections coming out OR impressed with a certain collection. That’s fine. Get off this website then. The people on this site are MAC-aholics and most of us are impressed and excited for the upcoming collections. If your not. Stop posting your disatisfaction for the company and collections. Seriously. Get help, get off and stop trying to bring the rest of us down cause it ain’t gonna work. Also, Christine is nice enough to post Q&A’s and yet most of you refuse to read and then ask her the questions she’s already answered. It’s annoying. Read. It’s not hard. Thank you.

Well said Kim-Mary! There have been times I wasn’t too excited for a collection, but I would only say that it wasn’t for me. I wouldn’t bash MAC or the collection itself cause everybody’s taste in cosmetics & colors are different. You are so right. If you don’t like MAC or the collections they have out don’t come on a MAC website and bash them. Same with Christines question/answers. It makes you look like idiots cause you don’t read first.

i’m surprised they didn’t rerelease bell-bottom blue from the naughty nauticals collection with this seeing as though the name fits in so well.

I don’t think the eyeshadows look like something i HAVE to have. the lipsticks and lipglasses look nice though. I really love the nail polish colors, but i’m not such a fan of MAC nail polishes unfortunately :/

Hi Christine,

Loving this collection, but do you think this is the main spring collection or do you know if there will be a bigger one similar to the Spring Color Forecasts in 2010? MAC usually does one with a few LE palettes.

They have done it again, some cool eyeshadows but I wish they would have done more LE packaging. The don’t release different products that often in these collections and we get that, so why not give us the packaging which sets it apart and really makes it something LE or different. If not, isn’t it just a new shade release which every company does in the new season, only more frequently. I have been a fan for a long time but with the Tartan e/s, the Metal e/s and now these LE e/s, perhaps we could use some LE face products that are not repromotes.

The print on the eyeshadows is so awesome, but this collection just seems alright. I haven’t been that impressed with MAC collections lately. My two favourites have been Venomous Villains and Style Black.

But as a lover of all things black and vampy I’ll probably check out Stove Pipe Black and Riveting Rose. Pink Cult intrigues me as well.

loveee the packaging of the eyeshadows…i would never want to use them!! ahhh. might have to buy them anyway because that is just SO cute. Will probably get the blushes too since im a sucker for MAC blushes especially the LE ones…

I wish Mac could understand that we love makeup but come on.. we would appreciate the collections they come up with more… if they wouldn’t come up with limited collections every second of the hour.. Its really upsetting that I can’t have everything in each collection because Im always saving for the next one. I would love to for the most part be able to get everything I really want from each collection without going bankrupt and feeling guilty every time I spend way too much on every 2 to 3 collections per month, it takes the fun out of my passion for cosmetics! Mac please listen to what we your consumers are saying.



All the shadows seem dupable but I still like the color combos. I’d get at least the lipsticks or the glosses. As much as I like the packaging though, I’m passing on this. They need more originality.

I love how mac is doing complete lips- so they have 3 different sticks and glosses, but each one belongs with another of the exact (or similar) shade. way 2 go MAC

I think MAC needs to revamp! Come on- everything is SO similar. How about a quad with a smokey charcoal, matte violet, shimmery teal, and a duo-chrome champagne/pink color. IDK, just something different!

Acid Washed lipstick would sadly probably look like a disaster on me, but I may take a quick gander at it but the Painted On lipglass maybe I could do; maybe it could be a good replacement for my Flesh lipglass from the Mickey Contractor line once it runs out…

The burgundy lipstick and lipglass look pretty too though. And Pretty Please lipstick is probably not that much different from Angel or Plink! or something like that.

i LOVE these! i’m a new MAC addict and look best in cool tones.. i love so many of these! although i can’t really tell what the eyeshadows look like quite yet. i can’t wait for you to swatch them 🙂

I am a sucker for anything “pearlescent” so I might check out that nail polish, as long as it’s not streaky.. 🙂 Speaking of pealescent, I really wish I could get my hands on the mac lustre drops in pink rebel, I can’t believe I missed it!

Any idea when we will have swatches? Also any word on this Daisy collection that was mentioned awhile back? I am now hearing on it was only a working name & that may have now changed. Help!

Ok so MAC doing a bit much with the collections I have found some pieces I like out of every one of them and this collection is kinda losing my interest I think they should give us a break to regroup and come with something hot for the summer just my opinion

I’m already lusting after the nail lacquers and a couple of the lippies. But I’m going to have to get Motorhead eyeshadow – Motörhead is pretty much my favorite band in the universe ^_^

I love MAC but I rarely get excited about the new collections (haha) but there’s something cool about this one that I’m definitely interested in!

Pretty Please is my fav lipstick of all time, and probs the most (in my opinion) uinique shade of MAC’s, and it was the first i ever bought way back in the day, to now ive bought like at least 10+ i love it!
everytime i go mac i tend to get one i love it…
I cant wait to try the lipglass that compliments it xD

im gonna do some face chart looks, like 20 dif looks u can do with the lipstick haha i love it that much xD

I love the bright blush colour and the lipglasses actually from this collection but the e/s’s which ud think wud b the star of the collection are like lacklustre!
im not a fan of this printed shadows, they cost too much aswell and the pattern disapears after abit and ur left with nothing but a plain colour u could have paid $3 for at a drugstore cos they aint special colours but…

u never no xD

*hopes up for this one mac* x

MAC’s promo people must have a specific photoshop brush for adding the speckles to polish and gloss. 😛 It always looks like that, then the product is always different.

The lipsticks and glasses look like they fit right into the Felines collection. That blue nail polish is pretty and I don’t have anything like it so I may just get that because I’m a lacquer junkie. The eyeshadows do not look unique enough for $19.50. 🙁

I’m completely passing on this collection. There’s not one thing that really caught my eye :/ The eyeshadows are really interesting but of course, it sucks that the design was just an overlay.
Thanks for your review Christine!

Where do you get these photos?? There is no source to be referred to and I’ve seen the exact same photos from Macy’ and
Can someone clarify the exact sources of the images, where they come from? Thanks!

Hi dolls! Ok so I rushes to my local mac counter after beauty school this past Thursday with full intent to purchase the entire collection. With $200 cash in hand and a big grin on my face I ran to the counter, but to my dismay it was blah! The eyeshadows were “ok” and the blushes I felt like this had been done before. I know the eyeshadows look cool but the little rivet in the corner of pan weren’t even pressed through >:^• ya they look cool and would be a nice addition to my growing collection but but but it was a yawn. I felt like there were more exciting colors in the regular collection. What I did purchase from this collection was the lipglass in “painted on” and the lipstick in “acid washed” they left my lips looking quite “virgin-esk” there not ment to have a ton of pigment cuase there luster and that’s ok with me the total washed out look realy isn’t my thing. Any way in all I say leave it the new cream blushes and sheer creamy lipstick were much more interesting.

Most brands, have made a “jeans” oriented make up collection. Cannot understand why as it doesn’t give you much inspiration… Anyway. The colours are nothing much, not impressive at all, rather boring. Sorry MAC, but nothing special this time! Wait to check them out though!

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