MAC Love Lace Collection Review — Light Affair Nail Lacquer — Swatches, Photos


Light Affair Nail Lacquer

MAC Love Lace Collection: Light Affair Nail Lacquer

The final product I’m reviewing from MAC’s Love Lace Collection is a new, limited edition shade of nail lacquer. Light Affair is a creamy, pale gray with a touch of lilac/purple. It’s cool-toned, and it looks quite pale against my skin tone. I really just want to call it a lilac-y gray, but it doesn’t really have that much lilac in it. It’s an interesting shade–it’s a much, much paler and lighter version of Cool Reserve from fall.

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Light Affair Nail Lacquer


Light Affair Nail Lacquer


Light Affair Nail Lacquer


Light Affair Nail Lacquer

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Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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This shade of gray is OK, it is almost too white for me. I prefer for my grays to be a bit more grayer. I love grays that are pure gray or have a bit of purple or brown tones in it.

LOL!

I’ve been lucky — never had any issues with MAC polishes! This felt like a good creme to me, too – it went on fairly smooth, even on the first layer. Just two coats and smooth, opaque color.

Never has a colour divided me like “light affair”. I really don’t know if I love it or hate it, and there isn’t even a middle ground of “like” towards it.

I can see you calling it a lilac-y shade..but i think of it as a grayish-taupe…i love love love this shade…i do not wear nail polish on my nails but i have finally found my exception…i am going to buy two more bottles!

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