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MAC To the Beach Collection -- Official Information & Photos

MAC To the Beach Collection

MAC To the Beach Collection — Official Information & Photos

There is fun in the sun, to be sure, but to the beach is more of a sensual state of mind – a pleasure we all feel near the sea. The girl and boy from Ipanema, from Cap d’Antibes to West Palm Beach… all around the world, the seaside has a romance, and a kind of golden, sexy alchemy we’re all drawn to. This collection encapsulates it, with a new, lapping-wave lip pencil and high-light powder in coral shades, nail lacquer – a scorcher! – eye shadow, kohl, and powder blush to get away from it all effortlessly. Sand-dabs, seashells, the magic of marine life decorating packaging in the most soothing, sultry shades of summertime. Close your eyes, and go to the beach!

What’s on your wish list?  What are you most excited for?

See full details and photos!

Eyeshadow ($14.50 U.S. / $17.50 CDN)

  • Sand & Sun Light peach (Matte) (Limited Edition)
  • Firecracker Frosted mid-tone red orange (Veluxe Pearl) (Limited Edition)
  • Sweet & Punchy Bright yellow green (Veluxe Pearl) (Limited Edition)
  • Shimmermoss Green with green pearl (Veluxe Pearl) (Permanent)
  • Humid Intense green with shimmer (Frost) (Permanent)

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

  • Beachbound Sheer frosted pale peach (Glaze) (Limited Edition)
  • Lazy Day Light dirty blue pink (Lustre) (Limited Edition)
  • Thrills Rosy copper with gold pearl (Frost) (Limited Edition) (Repromote)
  • Funbathing Mid-tone bronzed plum (Cremesheen) (Limited Edition)

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

  • Easy Lounger Light baby pink with multi-dimensional pearl (Limited Edition)
  • Flurry of Fun Sheer sparkly peach (Limited Edition)
  • Splashing Mid-tone blue pink with soft gold pearl (Limited Edition)

Lip Pencil ($13.00 U.S. / $15.50 CDN)

  • Life’s a Breeze Soft pink (Limited Edition)
  • Temperature Rising Loudmouth orange (Limited Edition)

Eye Kohl ($14.50 U.S. / $17.50 CDN)

  • Rosemary & Thyme Mid-tone olive gold with shimmer (Permanent)
  • Float On By Dark green turquoise (Limited Edition)

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

  • Hipness Intense coral with soft white pearl (Frost) (Limited Edition) (Repromote)
  • Get-Away Bronze Mid-tone suntan (Frost) (Limited Edition)

High-Light Powder ($26.00 U.S. / $32.00 CDN)

  • Marine Life Multicolour pressed powder (Limited Edition)

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

  • In the Buff Muted taupe avocado (Cream) (Limited Edition)
  • Scorcher Creamy bright coral red (Cream) (Limited Edition)

The face must be protected at all times! But we have ways to bronze and beautify… fake it, but get colour that looks sun-kissed! A safe way to evoke the golden glow of a glorious walk on the beach, the magical moodiness of sunsets all over the world, colours shifting from glowing gold to glorious bronze to sundown brown. The chic glamour of faraway places, a ticket to paradise inspired by the dream of a life lived sur la mer. Bronzing powder, cream bronzer, lustre drops, bronze body oil, and our stylish city-to-seaside to the bags… wherever you are, see you at the beach!

MAC To the Beach Bag ($49.50 U.S. / $59.50 CDN)

  • Available at MAC Stores only. (Limited Edition)

Cream Bronzer ($25.00 U.S. / $30.00 CDN)

  • Beach Bronze Golden glow with soft gold finish (Limited Edition)
  • Weekend Mid-tone deep orange brown with soft pink pearl (Limited Edition)

Lustre Drops ($18.50 U.S. / $22.50 CDN)

  • Pink Rebel Blue pink with gold pearl (Limited Edition) (Repromote)
  • Sun Rush Peachy bronze with gold pearl (Limited Edition) (Repromote)

Bronzing Powder ($22.00 U.S. / $27.00 CDN)

  • Golden Muted golden tan-beige with golden shimmer
  • Refined Golden Finely spun golden with soft pearl finish

Bronze Body Oil ($22.00 U.S. / $27.00 CDN)

  • Glowing tan with multidimensional golden shimmer (Limited Edition)


  • 130 Short Duo Fibre A short, round dual fibre with flat head composed of both natural bristles and synthetic fibres ideal for application with creams, emulsions, and various powder products. ($38.00 U.S. / $45.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)
  • 131 Duo Fibre Powder/Blush Flat, tapered face brusht hat contains a combination of short, natural fibres and longer, fibre optic fibres ideal for light application and highlighting/shading with various face powders, ideally suited with mineralize skinfinish powder products. ($40.00 U.S. / $48.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

Available: May 27th, 2010 (North America); May 2010 (International); June 2010 (Asia)

MAC To the Beach Collection

MAC To the Beach Collection

MAC To the Beach Collection

MAC To the Beach Collection

MAC To the Beach Collection

MAC To the Beach Collection

MAC To the Beach Collection

MAC To the Beach Collection

MAC To the Beach Collection

MAC To the Beach Collection

MAC To the Beach Collection

MAC To the Beach Collection

MAC To the Beach Collection

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MAC To the Beach Collection

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MAC To the Beach Collection

MAC To the Beach Collection

MAC To the Beach Collection

MAC To the Beach Collection

MAC To the Beach Collection

MAC To the Beach Collection


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Laura Avatar

hmm, I’m only looking at Sand and Sun e/s, Flurry of fun l/g and the highlight powder. I wish they hadn’t made Beachbound a glaze 🙁

Ashley Tatton Avatar

I’m looking into:
Sand & Sun e/s
Flurry of Fun lg
Temperature rising lp
Hipness blush
Marine Life Hp (it’s soooo pretty)
and the 130 brush.
Such a pretty collection, I’m loving it.
I’m also wondering what sweet and punchy looks like compared to Lucky Green, probably alot more yellow but I want to see them side by side before I purchase.

Brian Kelly Avatar

Been waiting for this since it was announced. I don’t know how I’m going to accomplish it but I’m going to fight tooth and nail to get that tote bag — especially since I was never able to get my hands on the Hello Kitty bag!!

Rawrzellers Avatar

Everything from this collection looks cheap with that packaging, I just get swallow the whole beach theme. I think there are one or two lipglasses I might want or maybe one of the what I think are the bronzing powders the one in the orange packaging. But I think I’ll pass, who knows most of the time the online photos can be deceiving so I might like it better in person.

Kim Avatar

The collection already came out here in the UK…I have no idea what to buy, but i can’t wait too long or everything will be sold out! :/

If any of you guys want the seahorse higlight powder or the 131 brush, just a warning, in the UK they sold out on the website in like the first day they were out!!!

Hannah Avatar

hey, will you be getting all the products in because I really want to see what they look like and order online…I always trust your opinions and you have been right on every occasion 😀
Also…coz i know you have hipness, does it look like benefit coralista because I dont want to get hooked onto a le product…

milly Avatar

I’ve purchased the highlighting powder, hipness blush, the refined golden bronzing powder and the 130 due fibre brush from this collection 🙂 im looking to purchase the cream bronzers and the 131 brush 🙂

Sheila Avatar

I really want…

-131 Brush
– Marine Life highlight powder

And I think thats it… unless your swatches will make me want more, which is all too likely XD

I was looking at pictures of the tote though, and I think Europe is getting a completely different tote, unless I remember it wrong. I think it was green?

Arianna Avatar

I’ve got the Marine Life highlight powder and it’s awesomeness!!! And I’ve also got Thrills lipstick, lovely color! =)
Overall I really like this collection! Thanks for the infos & photos! ^_^


Amy Avatar

Hey Christine,
I am looking into the powder bronzers, but don’t know which one to choose and I’m most likely gonna be buying online. I have warmer and yellow-er skintone, which one suits me more? Thanks! Really look forward to your full review 🙂

Ellie Avatar

I think I will have to see swatches of the lipsticks to know what I’ll get but I know for sure I want the highlight powder, which for be will be more of a blush, and a powder bronzer in “Golden”. I really love the powder bronzer packaging.

Kathryn Avatar

I am definately going to pick up all the lip glasses, maybe the pink lipstick, the olive eyeliner and the peach eye shadow. Ouch, that is going to cost me! Better start saving now

HC Avatar


– Blush in Hipness
– Cream Bronzer in Beach Bronze

Wait, are they not coming out with Refined Golden and Golden in this collection? 🙁 I see the promo pics for it though!

Sally L Avatar

Are the bronzers a powder or cream? Your previous post mentions refined golden (which I have) but this post has two different colors… Just wondering!

LuvJ Avatar

I’m actually excited about this collection.. rarely do I do so with MAC. The colors are right up my alley.. I can’t wait to see Sweet & Punchy, I’m always on the look out for a nice green e/s. Well heck, I can’t wait to see the whole collection!

Katherine Avatar

I’m from the UK and just got my haul today. Bought some of the eye shadows – Sweet and Punchy is exactly the same as Rated R, which is a bit disappointing – will be returning that one. Also, firecracker is very similar hot hot hot – from the spring collection.

Jessie Avatar

Thank You for the pictures Christine 😉

I’m wondering if the boxes will have special packaging as well? just curious 🙂 Thanks!

LNU Avatar

The high-light powder and the 130 caught my eye, maybe an eyeliner cause the packaging is so cute. The lipsticks look like neosci-fi though.

Sabrina Avatar

I want the highlight powder and thrills lipstick for sure and possibly the Sun Rush lustre drops, depending on how dark and orange it is. I also want to check out the Funbathing lipstick. 🙂

Blusherine Avatar

I got a couple of things and posted swatches!
Haul and Swatches:
Hipness applied to the cheeks:
Coral blushes comparison swatches:
Viva Glam Gaga vs. Lazy Day:

Hope it’s helpful! (normally I always check your site Christine, but this time that wasn’t possible). I just realized how much of a help your swatches always are!

Joanna Avatar

Call me a nerd, but I’m planning to take the day off work to go to MAC!

Here is my shopping list, which may change once I see the products in person.

Eyeshadow in Sand & Sun, Firecracker, Sweet & Punchy and Shimmermoss
Lipstick in Thrills and Funbathing
Lipglass in Flurry of Fun
Lip Pencil in Temperature Rising
Eye Kohl in Float On By
High-Light Powder
Beach Bag
Bronze Body Oil

Nadia Avatar

I am confused as to why the 130 is listed as a Limited Edition item but on the website, it does not indicate that it’s a LE brush.

This is my list (may change once I see products in person)

Float On By pencil
Hipness blush
Marine Life powder
Beach Bronze cream bronzer
Sand & Sun eyeshadow
Brush 131

If the cream bronzer has a ton of shimmer in it, I probably won’t bother purchasing. If Sand & Sun has poor colour pay-off, I won’t bother with that either. Really looking forward to this!

Jen Avatar

-eyeshadow in sweet & punchy
-eye kohl in float on by
-hipness blush
-bronzing powder in refined golden
-highlight powder
-131 brush
-lipglass in flurry of fun

GretalovesMAC Avatar

If I get EVERYTHING that I want it will set me back $400.00!!! Thank Goodness my Birthday is on the 18th!! I have been good and have not made any MAC purchases lately.

Katie Avatar

I’m so excited for this. I basically skipped over Pret-A-Papier, with the exception of the Coral Crepe paint pot. This collection is beautiful. I’m definitely going for the highlight powder, both brushes, a few shadows, Hipness (blush), and Lazy Day lipstick. Oh, and the lighter of the two cream bronzers. Love it!

Pamela Avatar

Have so far bought
– Highlight powder
– Cream Bronzer in Beach Bronze – love love love it
– Thrills l/s
But am betting will be back for more after your reviews!

rissy Avatar

😀 I just sold back my books XD and got enough money to cover what I want from this collection… I think… your swatches and opinions always sway me. 😛

My list:
-Thrills l/s
-Lazy Day *maybe
-Beach Bound *maybe
-All lip glosses (at least flurry of fun and one other)
-Float on by *possibly
-Luster drops Sun Rush *maybe
-My first bronzer *maybe
-Highlight powder *possibly if i can get my hands on it

T_T My wallet is crying…

Hay Mich Avatar

The Hipness blush and Splashing gloss are on my wish list for sure. I would have to see the eye shadows in person before purchasing them.

Kenneth Alan Avatar

I really love the packaging but I don’t really see anything worth buying. Maybe the Float on By eye kohl but besides that I think I’m all set.

DEENA Avatar

when this collection hit the UK within a day it was sold out across the hole UK is this out in AMERICA yet? and does any1 know if i can purchase it from america n ship to london :(((((((((((( the highlight powder was the ONLY ONLY thing i wanted and before i could even breathe it was sold out

DEENA Avatar

do you think its possible to ship it from america to london when it comes out via the MAC webisite Christine? Because when i click on the MAC website for america it automatically turns into the UK one 🙁

u mac me happy Avatar

the prices for lipstick are not posted above… are they the regular price? Do you know if B2M empties are accepted for this collection?

Tran Avatar

Hey I own the marine life but my light pink side is at the bottom.
Is it supposed to be like that cause in the picture it’s the opposite..

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