MAC Riveting Collection + Added Photos!

MAC Riveting Collection

MAC Riveting Collection

U.S. Launch Date: February 18th, 2010

International Launch Date: March 2010

Glossy images of leggy, Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall -of-Fame uber-models are as riveting, ravishing – and relevant – as ever. Hot shots of super-babes and rock chicks, edgy but never grungy, the lion’s mane of hair, the spectacular cheek bones, the luscious lashes, and a certain fearlessness when it comes to conquering with colour – Riveting is a rock-steady metal collection that pays homage to the Jerry Halls and Pat Clevelands of the world, their strength and their power! Part of a sexy ’80s fashion moment, these girls are modern versions of the real thing: Rock Goddesses never afraid to strut their stuff and step up to the spotlight. A fashion trend, true, but oh-so-much more is what makes these girls Riveting.

Lipstick ($14.00 U.S. / $16.50 CDN)

  • Bubbles Sheer pale white pink ice (Glaze) (Limited Edition) (Repromote)
  • Metal Maven Pale frosted silver (Frost) (Limited Edition)
  • Riveting Mid-tone dirty mauve taupe (Glaze) (Limited Edition)
  • Show Orchid Vivid hot pink (Amplified) (PRO)

Lipglass ($14.00 U.S. / $16.50 CDN)

  • Rock Out Light icy silver with pearl (Frost) (Limited Edition)
  • True Babe Creamy mid-tone bright blue pink (Cream) (Limited Edition)

Penultimate Eyeliner ($16.50 U.S. / $20.00 CDN)

  • Rapidblack True black (Repromote)

Blush ($18.50 U.S. / $22.00 CDN)

  • Dirty Plum Deep Plum (PRO)
  • Full Fuchsia Very bright iridescent fuchsia (PRO)

Nail Lacquer ($12.00 U.S. / $14.50 CDN)

  • Black Enough? Matte black (Matte) (Limited Edition)
  • Studded Matte true silver with pearl (Matte) (Limited Edition)
  • Wham, Bam, Glam Matte cool dark taupe (Matte) (Limited Edition)

Brush ($34.00 U.S. / $41.00 CDN)

  • 188 Small duo fibre face (Permanent)

Lashes ($13.00 U.S. / $15.50 CDN)

  • #48 Lashes (Permanent at Freestanding)

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MAC Riveting Collection

MAC Riveting Collection

MAC Riveting Collection

MAC Riveting Collection

MAC Riveting Collection

MAC Riveting Collection

MAC Riveting Collection

MAC Riveting Collection

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wait – bubbles isn’t part of the permanent line anymore?? i’m definietly missing something…..thanks guys for the heads up. time to stock up!!

Wow, finally a collection I’m excited about! I scooped up Bubbles as soon as it was released from Sugarsweet but I really want Metal Maven and I missed out on Show Orchid earlier on.

Show Orchid ROCKS! I LOVE it! It’s like ultra hot pink sugar coated candy! Full Fuchsia is a beautiful blush but if you ever have the chance – I’d recommend Azalea (Pro) – It’s hilariously bright and SO SO SO pretty!

Wow I’m finally excited about an upcoming collection again! Looking forward to Dirty Plum blush and Show Orchid lipstick. Any word on if this will have special/pretty packaging? Thanks for the inside scoop! 🙂

True babe and Show Orchid are definite maybes. I can’t believe I missed out of show orchid earlier this year. I must have been sleeping when it was released.

The Riveting lipstick sounds interesting though. I like that during the coming spring that MAC is thinking of making the lighter, brighter, and mnore unusual/unnatural looking colored lipsticks as Glazes, because if a Glaze lipstick is more sheer in the payoff without being too shiny, then that makes the weirder colors more wearable for everybody instead of wearable for just a few people, and I like that.

And at least with a Glaze lipstick you can always build up the color to as much as you want steadily so it’s not too strong.

sounds like my type of collection – i love rock and roll, studs, leather, etc, but the colors of the collection sound too cool for me. pass.

Show Orchid and True Babe are really the only two things that sound interesting. Thank goodness; I’ll still be recovering from Spring Colour Forecast, I’m sure!

And seriously, matte nailpolishes in mid-February? Way to totally miss the bandwagon, MAC! That trend ran its course months ago.

I want to see pictures of this stuff and soon. Not sure if bubbles will suit my fair skin but it does sound interesting. Interested in metal maven, riveting lippies, rockout and pro plum blush.

I AM SO EXCITED FOR THIS COLLECTION. MY NORDSTROM MAC COUNTER IS HAVING AN EARLY LAUNCH PARTY ON FEB6 AND WILL BE SELLING THE COLLECTION. CANT WAIT!!

Where are the pictures??? It seems weird that we have the Spring Colour FOrcast collection photos up for a long time, but nothing for the next collection RIveting and I still want to see the Blooming lovely lipstick from the other collection.

i want to see photos of this SOOOOO bad! (seriously, i’m doing the peepee dance trying to hold back the excitement!) maybe i will go to mac tomorrow and see if one of the girls will show me their fancy notebook with some swatches and photos in it. i can’t wait!!! argh!

all i want to see is metal maven. i want to know if it’s a true silver or just another blah color with frost in it that they describe as something really cool… when it isn’t. grrr!

Wow thanks for posting that! I’m still excited to see Metal Maven – I wish there was a way that MAC could do metallic lipsticks and make them more opaque. I guess I’d probably just end up using Platinum pigment for true silver lips though.

Thanks for posting Courtenay. I also agree with Dusty. I wish the metallic lipsticks had a little more coverage. I really want metal maven, but I thought it would have more coverage. Not sure now. Knowing me, I’ll still buy it though. Has anyone tried bubbles before? Is it worth buying? Thanks.

I don’t understand why MAC is taking so long with posting pictures of this collection. It’s coming out like next week? We’ve had the spring color forecast for a long time now. I also am dying to see more pictures of the Give Me Liberty Collection stuff. Any ideas about the upcoming summer collections or is it waaay too early for that?

I’m not looking forward to this collection.
I don’t think matte nail polishes are anything special, if you paint
your nails with acrylic paint you get the same effect (I know, I tried in high school :p )

I’m going to get Rock Out and Bubbles, but this collection is kind of a disappointment. At least I will be able to save up more money for the next collection!

Oh man I used to have a silver lipstick like that back in the day. I should get Metal Maven and give it a try again haha!

Anyway, I have a quick question Christine…you don’t have to answer since it has nothing to do with these products inparticular but it is MAC so I’ll ask anyway ;P You say mineralize eyeshadows are best used wet. Do you mean wet with water or mixing medium? Lol that sounds so dumb now that I read it!

Either wet or with mixing medium. I’m not a fan of them, though, and I find mixing medium is better – if only because there’s less fall out and less color fading. If I just use water, it helps with minimizing fall out, but the color fades after it dries.

I really like nail polishes and I CAN’T RESIST THE TEMPTATION!!!!!The spring color collection didn’t have impressive nail lacquers but this ones, sound pretty good!!!
I will like to get:
*Studded
*Wham, Bam, Glam

Can’t wait to read your complete review and swatches to see if they are really worth it. Thanks for the update =)

i understand why some people are “meh” about this collection, but i actually think i’ll like it. it’s different than the usual. depending how they look in person, i’m thinking of bubbles, riveting and rock out (i’m not interested in silver lipsticks, really, but i think you could really play around with a silver gloss). we’ll see how much i spend on the spring colour forecast.

I like Riveting lippie and that’s it. I don’t know but I consider Jerry Hall and Pat Cleveland more 70’s glam – glossy red lips. These colors invoke more of a Grace Jones feel. Not saying that’s bad at all – kinda ‘meh’ about this collection myself.

I am a fuchsia addict. Is Full Fuchsia Very bright iridescent fuchsia (PRO) the 1st blusher? I want Show Orchid! If I use both of them together, would it be too bright?

Yes that first photo is Full Fuchsia. It’s a fab color – Not as bright as Azalea (my all-time FAVORITE blush by MAC) but it’s going to be the brightest blush from them you’ll see outside of a Pro store.

On the cheeks? I think you’d just have to work it in with the right eyes/lips – you could also brighten it up with a highlighter, too.

Looks like it’ll be a pass for me. I’ll still prob look at your swatches and stop by a counter just to see.. but most likely won’t buy. This means I can save up for Too Fabulous and Give Me Liberty of London in March 🙂

Full Fuchsia blush is beautiful. I can see me picking that one up, as well as, Riveting ls if it has good color payoff. The silver is nice but I’m unsure if it would work on my pigmented lips.

nothing special. So many collections and nothing are available in the stores. f**king russia, they sent us only some products from each collection!

there seems to be a purple blush trend brewing. Mac is obviously one of the big sources with the purple blush in this collection and the two purply shades in the spring colour forecast collection. can’t imagine this will ever turn into a full-blown trend because of how hard it is to wear (and how terrified of color many makeup users can be)

I think mac is releasing waaaaay too many collections! I mean, the colour forecast’s (4 of them!), mac in lillyland, all ages, all races, all sexes, and the warm and cozy! All in the matter of a month! I personally think it is a marketing ploy!

Does anyone no if Full Fuchsia is really close to the color of Tippy blush from the Hello Kitty Collection? I have Tippy already and am not sure if I should buy Full Fuchsia or not. If they are pretty different I’ll want to get Full Fuchsia for sure.

Think Tippy on acid and you have Full Fuchsia. Tippy is bright, FF is ultra pigmented and ever brighter, plus I think it’s got a bit more magenta/pink in it. It’s a pro color, so you can always get it another time if you want 🙂

Christine,

Is the Dirty Plum blush in this collection the same one that is going to be released in the “Give Me Liberty of London” Collection? Are they different colors? because the description here is it’s a deep plum from the PRO-line and the description there is that it’s a sheer dark plum. If their the same I just may wanna wait for the pretty packaging. Do you know? Does anybody know? it would be a big help

I’m not sure. The information I have marks Dirty Plum from Riveting as PRO with a limited life at regular stores as part of the launch. For Give me Liberty, my information says that it’s new and limited life (but doesn’t indicate it’s a PRO color).

i’m excited to try out the two l/g’s. was thinking of adding a pink similar to the true babe and wondering what impact rock out will have on my current collection.

I am coveting Show Orchid like nothing before! Strangely though, when I asked at my usual go-to mac counter if it was indeed being re-released with an upcoming collection, neither MA on duty (one of whom is the manager) knew anything about it. Is this one of those collections like the Ungaro collection that wasn’t released to counters, only to stores? Or do you think they were just playing coy with me?

Or maybe they just lost track because of the sheer volume of collections that have been coming out lately, ha ha! Not that I’m complaining, I love the eye candy/inspiration that a new collection provides, even if I don’t actually buy anything from it. Anyway, I think I’ll take a special trip to the counter on the 18th to see if they have it. Exciting!

I’m a NW20-25 (a bit on the whiter extreme) and I just used Dirty Plum to contour my cheeks and Full Fuchsia as blush and I LOVE it!!!! I’m a guy but I couldn’t resist checking out how it would look!!! 😀 …I think I look good anyways…

Hi, Just looking to order Metal Maven lipstick. Having a hard time finding it. I see it on your site, but no way to order. Can you help?

Thanks, Nancy Winter

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