MAC Me Over Fluidline Swatches, Photos, Reviews

MAC Avenue Fluidline
MAC Avenue Fluidline

MAC Me Over: Fluidlines

There are four new and limited edition shades of MAC Fluidline ($15.00 for 0.10 oz.) in this collection. They include: Avenue (charcoal black with gold pearlized pigments), Dark Diversion (darkened plum), Dark Envy (blackened green), and Midnight Blues (blackened blue).

  • Avenue is a dark, black-brown with a hint of gold shimmer. It’s hard to see the shimmer when it’s worn. It’s less intense compared to Blitz & Glitz.
  • Dark Diversion is a reddened burgundy. This is a repromote. Β It’s a little redder and deeper compared to Bobbi Brown Violet Ink, but not quite as dark as Bobbi Brown Black Plum.
  • Dark Envy is a teal-tinged green with emerald green and teal micro-shimmer. It’s mostly opaque, but it’s not as solid as Avenue.Β It’s lighter and not as blackened as Bobbi Brown Ivy Shimmer Ink.
  • Midnight Blues is a dark navy blue with a hint of teal. It has a subtly shimmery finish. It’s a bluer version of Prescriptives Blue Grotto. It is also similar to NARS Kaliste (with a way better formula!). MAC Siahi is similar in that it is that blue-teal feel, but it’s brighter with less of a blackened base.

Fluidline is a long-wearing, smudge-proof gel eyeliner that comes in a glass pot with a black, screw-on lid. I like to use the 208 brush with Fluidlines, because it’s a very thin but firm angle brush. MAC’s Fluidline does a good job of wearing all day without fading, smudging, or budging. It’s definitely one of my favorite gel eyeliners, and I’ve had many for years and none of them have dried out thus far.

MAC Me Over is a 51-piece collection for fall, which will launch in North America on August 25th, 2011 and internationally in September 2011. It will launch online approximately August 23rd but there is no concrete online launch date. All products–unless otherwise noted–are limited edition.

MAC Me Over Fluidline Swatches, Photos, Reviews

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MAC Avenue Fluidline
MAC Avenue Fluidline

MAC Avenue Fluidline
MAC Avenue Fluidline

MAC Avenue Fluidline
MAC Avenue Fluidline

MAC Avenue Fluidline
MAC Avenue Fluidline

MAC Dark Diversion Fluidline
MAC Dark Diversion Fluidline

MAC Dark Diversion Fluidline
MAC Dark Diversion Fluidline

MAC Dark Diversion Fluidline
MAC Dark Diversion Fluidline

MAC Dark Diversion Fluidline
MAC Dark Diversion Fluidline

MAC Dark Envy Fluidline
MAC Dark Envy Fluidline

MAC Dark Envy Fluidline
MAC Dark Envy Fluidline

MAC Dark Envy Fluidline
MAC Dark Envy Fluidline

MAC Dark Envy Fluidline
MAC Dark Envy Fluidline

MMAC Midnight Blues Fluidline
MAC Midnight Blues Fluidline

MMAC Midnight Blues Fluidline
MAC Midnight Blues Fluidline

MMAC Midnight Blues Fluidline
MAC Midnight Blues Fluidline

MMAC Midnight Blues Fluidline
MAC Midnight Blues Fluidline

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Chelle Avatar

Dark Envy is a total keeper. I was disappointed with the Ivy Fluidline and this looks like the perfect replacement for it – darker, stronger and seems to lack the pigmentation problems that Ivy had. And I’m really hoping it goes well with Jealousy Wakes!

Lauren Avatar

I sometimes wish fluidlines would dry down! I have Dipdown and I can barely use it beecause it’s TOO soft and creamy πŸ™ I think I need to leave it open for a few days and see what happens

Chelle Avatar

What seriously? I use it at least twice a week and have never had this problem. It’s creamy, yes, but I find it dries down by the time I do my next eye!

Ani_BEE Avatar

I’m only disappoint in the fact that Dark Envy wasn’t as blackened green like Inkspill. It is however a VERY pretty shade.

I love love love Inkspill shade but I hate hate hate HATE the Luquidlast formula. I would struggle with it for 6 months till I final said I didn’t need the hassel.

Laura Avatar

Dark Envy looks a bit like what I wanted Envy Fluidline to be (darker and more opaque). Lovely! Will be getting that and Avenue for sure. I already have Dark Diversion and this has reminded methat I don’t wear it as often as I should.

Fey Avatar

Oh, I know. It’s such a gritty, dirty color. How could we not resist its charm? I’m seriously snatching Avenue up ASAP. Black-brown shades rock. I dig how the shimmer disappears but still lends depth.

Nicole R. Avatar

I wasn’t too excited for this collection but these fluidlines look awesome so I might partake. Blacktrack is a staple of mine so maybe it’s time to venture into some new shades.

Noga Avatar

Another thing to add to the list. Thank god a friend of mine is flying to New York just in time for the launch, it should save me some cash πŸ™‚

Kerrie Avatar

Not impressed with Avenue…just looks like a black that really wanted to be black but is just dark brown. Pretty in the pot…but the gold flecks just make it look brown.

Dark Envy now…THAT..I want. Ivy was crap…but that Dark Envy is beautiful! I really wanna see Midnight Blues swatches. I need a good navy-ish shade and I’m gravitating towards UD’s 24/7 liquid in Sabbath…MAC might bring me back in their direction.

NeutraKris Avatar

I love these! It’s so nice to see something other than black or brown. Dark Envy is my favorite, though I think I must have them all! πŸ˜€ (Dear MAC, collections this large in addition to collections every few weeks is a bit overwhelming!)

Ari Avatar

Dark Diversion for these green eyes: my very first Fluidline! And in fact it was thanks to your review of NYC’s “Union Square” compact that I’ve learned this colour’s perfect for me. Union Square turns out to be as handy for warmish green eyes as it is for browns, and that reddish eggplant purple is perfection.

Kerri Avatar

I think they look great! Do you think Dark Envy would work on the waterline? I’ve been contemplating the Bobbi Brown Ivy Shimmer too but I don’t know which one would be the most opaque on the waterline.

Sharlie Gugel Avatar

I LOVE Dark Diversion!!! Nice vampy eyeliner, without being full on red. Can’t wait to purchase this.. Hope it becomes permanent!!!!

Sydney Avatar

I must have Dark Envy. I’ll probably get Avenue, but I’m not sure if I need to because I have both Blacktrack and Blitz & Glitz, and they’re both kinda similar.

JennerLynner Avatar

i go to texas a&m and dark diversion would be absolutely perfect for game days! it’s the closet to maroon i’ve ever seen in an eye-liner. i’ll have to order it! and avenue is gorgeous, but i might try out blitz and glitz for more sparkle.

mumtaza Avatar

Longhorn here! Was gonna tell an Aggie joke but figure let’s come together over make-up. I love the idea of dark diversion for y’all’s games! That’s creative& beautiful. Maybe you’ll see me on the other side in Orange eyeshadow& scarf. It will be one glamorous kick-off.

Anna Avatar

Christine, have you tried photographing shimmery swatches under less intense light? I’ve noticed before that the color in frosty swatches is often obscured by the reflections of the shimmer/glitter, so it can be hard to tell what it will look like under lower light levels. Just a thought. x

Jessica Avatar

Ever since I first saw Dark Diversion I had to have it and I’m sooo glad they’re brining it back. It will be my first fluidline, oh yes, it will be my first.

Trish Avatar

Defenitely I’m going to buy a green one and a blue one. Avenue looks like Blitz and Glitz (I’ve got this one).
Dark Diversion looks too reddish brow for me.

stacey Avatar

These are pretty colors….but since MAC deleted the cake liners long time ago to replace the fluid lines, I have already moved to another brand (FACE Stockholm) for cake liners. Maybe I will give this a try.

Katie Avatar

Before swatches I intially wanted Midnight Blues but after seeing Dark Diversion, it was going to be my choice. However after seeing THIS swatch of Midnight Blues I’m sold and I think Midnight Blues will look best on my brown eyes.

Violet Avatar

I’d buy the shit out of Avenue & Midnight Blues if I could. GORGEOUS.

Does anyone know of any online retailers that ship to Europe that carry MAC? More specifically, the Fluidlines? Would love to try them.

mumtaza Avatar

Dark envy is jealously wakes sister! Can’t wait to wear them together. love midnight blues, too. which do you think would flatter light green eyes the best and how does dark diversion compare to urban decay Gash?

Brian McD aka Roulette Avatar

Hey Christine-

You may have addressed this before, but I know from being a long time reader that you hardly ever line you upper eye lids because it causes swelling and irritation. I JUST notied at the top of the post that you use the 208 brush for this, the most scratchy and stiff of the liner brushes!? Did you know the 263 was actually made for the gel liners? It has soft synthetic bristles that are arranged to get a nice sharp thin line, and are very soft and gentle on the eyelid and waterline..

I don’t use the 208 for anything really, I use the 266 for brows and the 263 for gel liners and occasionally very dark brows, as it lays a less dense line of product.

Let me know what you think..

Christine Avatar

I find the 208 much, much softer than the 263 – it’s not scratchy or stiff at all and I own several! I’ve used all sorts of brushes – so it is by no means related to the 208, since I have probably tried over 20 different eyeliner brushes and twice as many formulas.

Brian McD aka Roulette Avatar

Wow, I can see how it being stiffer might get a more precise line, but the stiffness I just can’t imagine being comfortable. For an ULTRA thin line I use the 212 flat definer, which lately is the brush I have been using most for fluidlines.

Jessica Avatar

I love my 2 new fluidlines from the new collection. I got the blue and green. I want to go outside the box but have no idea what to do with these fluidlines. PLEASE HELP!!!

Katie Avatar

The best advice I can give is to go on youtube and watch tutorials on different eyeliner looks. Also find out what eyeliner look is best for your eyeshape which can be found on youtube as well. Goodluck!

Katie Avatar

I thought I wanted Midnight Blues but after the Artist applied it, I didn’t like it cos it was too dark. So I told her to try Dark Envy and wow is all I could say when I looked in the mirror. My chestnut eyes were popping in a way I’d never seen. So of course I got it, however I’m not much of a eyeliner person so its great that my eyeshape looks best with eyeliner only applied to the top lash line. And Dark Envy is the perfect shade for me because it isn’t too dark or too green that it would clash with the lipsticks I wear.

Yohaness Avatar

I wish Avenue was a permanent color. I love the color, but I honestly don’t need another fluidline right now… I would like it at some point though… Hm.. to buy or not to buy?

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