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MAC Mineralize Eyeshadow Duos: New for 2011


From top left: This & That, Sage & Wisdom, Heaven & Earth, Mix & Switch, Pretty & Prim, Thunder & Rain

MAC Cosmetics Mineralize Eyeshadow Duos ($19.50 for 0.07 oz.) sees a limited edition release of six new duos: This & That (frost beige rose/satin light beige), Mix & Switch (frosty dirty copper/satin beige), Sage & Wisdom (frost light green/satin deep green), Heaven & Earth (frost deep teal/satin black), Thunder & Rain (frost blue purple/satin grey), and Pretty & Prim (frost rosy burgundy/satin yellow pink).

I’ll have full reviews up later this afternoon, but for now, here are a few group photos and swatches! ๐Ÿ™‚

According to MAC, the mineralize eyeshadow duos will be available everywhere for 12 months, and then permanent only at freestanding/PRO stores. ย Available May 19th in North America in-store, June 2011 for International.


From top left: This & That, Sage & Wisdom, Heaven & Earth, Mix & Switch, Pretty & Prim, Thunder & Rain


From left to right: Thunder & Rain, This & That, Sage & Wisdom, Heaven & Earth


From left to right: Thunder & Rain, Pretty & Prim, Mix & Switch, Heaven & Earth


From top left: This & That, Sage & Wisdom, Heaven & Earth, Mix & Switch, Pretty & Prim, Thunder & Rain


MAC This & That Mineralize Eyeshadow Duo (Dry/Wet, Dry/Wet)


MAC Mix & Switch Mineralize Eyeshadow Duo (Dry/Wet, Dry/Wet)


MAC Sage & Wisdom Mineralize Eyeshadow Duo (Dry/Wet, Dry/Wet)


MAC Heaven & Earth Mineralize Eyeshadow Duo (Dry/Wet, Dry/Wet)


MAC Thunder & Rain Mineralize Eyeshadow Duo (Dry/Wet, Dry/Wet)


MAC Pretty & Prim Mineralize Eyeshadow Duo (Dry/Wet, Dry/Wet)

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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 information, please check the FAQ.)

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I betting I’ll pick up Thunder and Rain! Pretty!

The only problem with mineralize eyeshadows though (I only have 2), is that the clear top part keeps popping out, on both. Does this happen to anyone else?!

Ugh, this happens to me too. I only have the Venomous Villains mineralized shadows and couldn’t return them because they were already sold out. So boo, I’m stuck with non-functioning lids. ๐Ÿ™

This happened to my Venomous Villains- My Dark Magic eyeshadow. The clear part still pops out every now and then. =/

Other than that, the only two that really catch my eye are Thunder & Rain and possibly Heaven & Earth if I had to choose a second.

I would maybe go for Thunder and rain….but other than that, they all seem kind of Blah.Plus I think I am over the whole mineralized shadows, although I still love the mineralized complexion products.

Loving the shadows!! I’m really liking Thunder & Rain. Christine, are these the shadows from the Blogger’s Collection? I can’t figure out from what collection these would be from otherwise. Thank you!!

MAC has never been my go-to brand, and after the mess that was Big Bounce, they’ve kind of turned me off (despite me logically knowing that every brand does some things well and others not so much.) I look at these and am just completely bored.

Thunder & Rain is gorgeous, I can’t help but want it!
I’m glad that these look as good dry as wet, because wet is too much work for this girl!

Is it just me or do these look like repromotes, u normally post next to the name if they are or not but… this brings back memories, Good thing i’m not a sucker for the MES Duos

These look lovely, it also looks like there’s an improvement in formula. I’m not noticing as much of a difference between wet & dry with these.

I just find I don’t really reach for the MES as much. Maybe I just need to make them more accessible, so I see them. Thanks for the swatches! :]

Look at them in the pans, I thought I’d really like Thunder and Rain but seeing them swatched, it’s Sage and Wisdom that really appeals to me the most.

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