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MAC A Novel Romance Collection for August 2014

MAC A Novel Romance Collection
MAC A Novel Romance Collection

Fall in lust with A Novel Romance, a colour collection teeming with luscious shades that will have you feeling overwhelmed with desire. Eyes tantalize in Electric Cool Eye Shadow, Fluidline Eye Liner and Mineralize Eye Shadow quads, as lips provoke in seductive shades of Lipstick. Cheeks flush in shimmering Powder Blush, and Nail Lacquers tempt you to take the plunge in intriguing nocturnal hues. Like fiction brought life, the surging passions of this after-dark adventure seem almost too good to be true.

Lipstick ($16.00 U.S. / $19.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • A Novel Romance Light cool dusty pink (Cremesheen)
  • Good KisserMid-tone fuchsia (Matte)
  • Hearts Aflame Mid-tone brick red (Matte)
  • Lingering Kiss Deep plum red (Matte)
  • Myself Soft shimmery nude beige (Lustre)
  • Yield to Love Mid-tone rose (Cremesheen) (Online Exclusive)

Lipglass ($15.00 U.S. / $18.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Bared for You Soft rose gold
  • Pure Fiction Mid-tone violet pink
  • Reckless Desire Sheer pearlescent lavender grey
  • Talk Sexy Dark purple
  • Wanting More Washed-out lavender

Powder Blush ($22.00 U.S. / $26.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Fun Ending Soft neutral peach (Satin)
  • Animal Instinctss Shimmering plum (Frost)

A Novel Romance Quad ($40.00 U.S. / $48.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • My Fantasy Pale neutral olive (Veluxe Pearl)
  • Fall in Lust Mid-tone cool grey mauve (Frost)
  • Dance in the Dark Deep blackened brown (Matte)
  • Rising Passions Greenish charcoal with gold pearl (Velvet)

An Amorous Adventure Quad ($40.00 U.S. / $48.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Sable Gold plum with bronze pearl (Frost) (Permanent)
  • Sex & the Oyster Mid-tone seafoam green (Veluxe Pearl) (Repromote)
  • Brawn Mid-tone plum brown (Satin)
  • Black TiedBlack with silver sparkle (Velvet) (Permanent)

A Passionate Quest Quad ($40.00 U.S. / $48.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • The Wrong Man Light cool dusty pink (Satin)
  • Serenade Mid-tone orchid pink with blue duochrome pearl (Veluxe Pearl)
  • Brazenly Rich eggplant (Veluxe Pearl) (Repromote)
  • Stay Sultry Deep violet (Satin)

Studio Nail Lacquer ($12.00 U.S. / $14.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Before Dawn Green grey
  • Midnight Storm Deep magenta
  • Sunset Sky Mid-tone crimson
  • Midnight Strata Dark violet
  • Midnight Ocean Dark royal blue
  • Midnight Sky Deep charcoal

Fluidline Eye Pencil ($16.00 U.S. / $19.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Atomic Ore Gold
  • Earth Sign Deep brown
  • Deep Blue Sea Deep ocean blue
  • Metropolis Deep metal gray
  • Evil Twin Blue purple
  • Black Brilliance Black
  • Water Willow Deep khaki green

Electric Cool Eyeshadow ($21.00 U.S. / $25.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Pure Flash! Pale champagne (Repromote)
  • Love Power Soft shimmering rose (Repromote)
  • Superwatt Light shimmering taupe (Repromote)
  • Coil Copper bronze (Repromote)
  • Gilded Thrill Gold
  • Switch to Blue Rich cobalt (Repromote)
  • Highly Charged Rich purple with pink pearl (Repromote)
  • Blacklit Black with multidimensional pearl (Repromote)

Availability: Online August 14th, 2014, in-stores August 21st, 2014 (North America); September 2014 (International)

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I love the marketing on this collection! Why didn’t someone think of it before….of course….sappy romance….so fun! The collection is huge however. Hopefully, you review these before the release (and MAC sends them to you) so that we can have some guidance. Not possible to just buy it all!

This concept is hilarious! Very cheeky and the colours look gorgeous. I will have to keep an eye on the pink lipsticks, the pinky/blue quad and the blushes!

I agree about the photos and the whole concept. Not since A Tartan Tale has the “imaginative-ness” of a collection grabbed me (separate from the products themselves, it’s more the image and the concept and fun of it)

The colours seem promising but the ads are probably among the tackiest MAC has ever come up with.

I love the colors in this collection. The lipglasses look beautiful. Hopefully the quality of the eyeshadows won’t be disappointing.

The first and third eye quads are TDF!!!!!!!! And the liners!! UGH I hope I hate it all in person LOL!!! I have that MU4E palette on my radar, can’t get everything!!

That marketing is fantastic! I believe the Romance genre is the most profitable genre in books, so this will go fast! I’m definitely going to pinch my pennies for this stuff! Squee!!

Saw this collection in person yesterday. The palettes left me cold. Lipsticks and glosses are pretty.
Shadow singles are very, very shimmery/sparkly in person. The blue color is the most gorgeous in person.

that’s just what I was hoping for with the shadows. I’ve never seen anything that was too shiny, shimmery or sparkly for me!

Is this coming to Europe aswell or just USA? Cause i finally fall in love with some new MAC lipsticks and of course it would be just my luck if i can’t even get my hands on them

Today the collection is launched and I went crazy adding each Item once to cart to check how much it adds up to…..A whooping $780 excluding taxes :(…..

I was so thinking about skipping this collection but the more swatches I see the more I like lol. I can’t wait to see your swatches and reviews!

The colors of the palettes in this collection are gorgeous, especially the last one with the pinky purples and peacock green shades… too bad if recent performance is an indicator they’ll probably be dry and lack pigmentation like all of MAC’s palettes over the last few years… I do love the sort of tongue in cheek over the top promtional image and theme for this… Hoping this one is a winner!

Oh man, my BFF is not a big makeup person, but I’ve got to show her this collection. She’s a romance novel fanatic (the cheesier, the better!), and she’s going to get a kick out of the theme.

I am definitely interested in a few of the items.. I’m usually not enthusiastic about MAC quads, but I like the colour combos in all. I want to get a warmer deeper red lipstick for fall since it’s an area not covered well already in my stash.. I’ve been sidetracked on a berry buying binge lately. Looks like I will find something to love in this collection…assuming decent ratings, well duh 😉

I almost want a promotional booklet more than the actual products… Ioving the Fabio shots haha.

Having said that, I ADORE that purple based quad… even though I already have brazenly.

I’m loving the hilarious promo images! Way to have a sense of humor, MAC! I like the colors in this collection, so I can’t wait for your reviews either.

OMG, I can’t believe this. I AM A ROMANCE WRITER (at least a few of my novels are romance), I need this collection so badly ajaja :D. The bad news? It will never come to Argentina, buh :(.

Hilarious! They really hit the nail on the head with those graphics, really reminds be of the Romance Novels oh so popular in the 80’s, lol. 🙂

I am SOOOO anxious to see these IRL! The single pot eye shadows are especially intriguing, and those purple-toned lipsticks need to be mine!

Ok 2 things:

Holy Christ… is it just me or does this bloke look like our Lord and Savior.

Is this based on the Outlander series my mother won’t shut up about?

I was wondering if, in addtion to spoofing the Harlequins, the people at MAC thought it might have a subtle tie in with the Outlander movie that is supposed to be coming out soon (there is tartan in one of the photos! And heather and a sailing ship in others….

From just looking at the products, I want them all! I love the idea of this collection, I love the adds. I never read romance novels, I have read a few, years ago, and the photos are so on spot. I love this, but I can see how others might really dislike it.
I hope the products are as good as they look, and I will go rob a bank 😉 No not really, I promise 😀

From past collection releases does anyone know what time the new collections are available online the day it’s released? I’ll be on vacation (in Pacific time) on the 14th and I don’t want to miss out lol Thanks everyone!

I Love the promo pictures – such brilliant concept! The guy reminds me of someone from Game of Thrones, the one the “dragon lady” is married to (not too familiar with the character names, sorry!)

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