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MAC Venomous Villains: Evil Queen Review, Photos, Swatches

MAC Venomous Villains - Evil Queen

MAC Disney Venomous Villains Collection: Evil Queen Review, Photos, Swatches

Next up, we have the Evil Queen from Snow White. The Evil Queen’s “collection” includes two lipsticks, two lipglasses, three eyeshadows, one beauty powder, and one blush.

All of the character images are stamped on the products; they are not stickers. You can find official promotional imagery and color descriptions here. The collection launches on September 30th, 2010 at all MAC locations, October 2010 internationally, and approximately September 28th for online. You may also want to check your local store to see if they are holding an unveiling/preview party for the collection.

Lipglass ($15.50 U.S. / $18.50 CDN)

  • Strange Potion is a lightly pink shimmered, soft pinky-coral that’s semi-opaque in coverage. This is a really beautiful shade of gloss–I can’t think of anything quite like it that MAC has put out. Very flattering on both cool and warm-toned skin.
  • Hot House is a deep fuchsia-berry with iridescent fuchsia-purple shimmer. It applies and looks semi-opaque on lips. It originally was released in Strange Hybrid.

Lipstick ($15.50 U.S. / $18.50 CDN)

  • Sinister is a semi-sheer brown with pinky-plum shimmer. It looks better on the lips than as a swatch. This has a lustre finish.
  • Toxic Tale is a bright, opaque shade of nearly neon coral with an orange lean. Reminds me of Illamasqua Mistress, but in a lipstick form. Very, very pigmented–creamy but not slippery. This has a satin finish.

Eyeshadow ($15.50 U.S. / $18.50 CDN)

  • Her Alter Image is a cool-toned icy, pale lilac with a veluxe pearl finish. It’s pigmented and purpler than Beautiful Iris, but it’s similar.
  • Vile Violet is a darkened cool-toned violet with muted blue tones. This has a matte finish.
  • Vainglorious is a bronzed burgundy with a frost finish. It’s similar to Cranberry, except a little browner, and it’s a bit darker and more burgundy than Star Violet–but it’s closest to Star Violet.

Blush ($19.50 U.S. / $23.50 CDN)

  • Bite of an Apple is a brightened coral-pink blush that can really pack a punch!  Very opaque, though it is blendable.  This has a matte finish.

Beauty Powder ($25.00 U.S. / $30.00 CDN)

  • Oh So Fair is a soft, petal pink with subtle shimmer-sheen. It’s sheer and looks very, very subtle on my medium skin tone. I wouldn’t recommend this shade for darker skin tones, because I think it would have a tendency to turn ashy.

See more photos and swatches!

Please note: As a press event attendee, I received samples of the full collection packaged in a “tower” with four boxes (one for each character), and as far as I know, it’s press packaging — therefore not something you will see or be able to purchase in-store.

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Cover of Evil Queen Press Box

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Lipglass: Strange Potion, Hot House

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Beautiful Iris (left), Her Alter Image (right)

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Star Violet (left), Vainglorious (middle), Cranberry (right)

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Eyeshadow:  Her Alter Image, Vile Violet, Vainglorious

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MAC Bite of an Apple Blush

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Wearing MAC Oh So Fair Beauty Powder

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About the Reviewer

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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This looks gorgeous! Sadly I can’t afford any of it, I just got braces yesterday that my insurance won’t cover.
Toxic Tale looks gorgeous, as does Bite of Apple.
I hope they do a Disney Princesses collection now, although the villains are much more exciting.

yeah i wonder christine… do u think u can do some photots of some of the lip combos from this collection, so we can see what they look like layered?-thanx!

Hi Christine, thanks so much for this stunning preview !! I wonder how you felt having all this info and having to wait to disclose it !! I never felt so happy to be at home on a saturday night ! lol ! I wasnt really impressed with this collection but after your swatches, I want everything ! I read on spektra that vegas volt could be a dupe for toxic tale, but I really don’t think so, what do you think ? Once again, thanks !

Hard of course! LOL!

Vegas Volt is probably the closest in the permanent line, but it’s not as dark, and I’d say Toxic Tale is pinker.

The bite of an apple blush looks amazing on you! sooo pretty. i loved the video you took and after they introduced the oh so fair beauty powder as the perfect blush for fairer skin tones i knew i had to have it. can’t wait until this collection is launched i’m SO excited! i also love the toxic tale lip color. it’s so bright and fun for fall!

Are the purples anything like Memoribilla from Pret-a-papier? or Crazy Cool from Dare to Ware? I love those purples/lavenders but I always end up with so many! I just don’t want more dupes…but if they really are different I’ll get ’em. =)

I think I said it in my video review, but the purple is similar to Memorabilia a bit, probably a little lighter, though. You could skip this purple if you have Crazy Cool.

Oh wow…
Strange Potion is absolutely beautiful! Love at first sight ^^ It makes your lips look so glowy and pretty! I’ve never bought a MAC lipglass (my collection of MAC products is fairly tiny: one concealer, one foundation, one blush, one eyeliner, one eyeshadow, three lipsticks xD) because they always seemed quite dupeable and not really worth the $35 they are here in Australia.
I hope Strange Potion is put in your recommendations for fair skins 😀

What’s the color payoff of Vile Violet like? It looks smooth and bold in the swatch, but does it apply that way? I’m curious about the pigmentation and blend-ability.

Toxic Tale is lovely. Bite of an apple is pretty, but I tend to stick to one blush, so I can’t really justify buying it. I love all the e/s. Purple is one of my favorite colors in general; I just don’t wear it in eyeshadow.

hmm, i dunno.. do you think “Oh So Fair” Beauty Powder is close enough to “Pearl Blossom” Beauty Powder from the Barbie collection that i can skip it?
it looks like the only difference is that Oh So Fair is pinker and a bit more pigmented /shrug

Not really – Oh So Fair is more powdery in comparison; Pearl Blossom really didn’t have much color at all, more of a sheen.

im loving the lipglosses in this section! im so getting 2 strange potions!

btw christine, ive been meaning to ask you were do you buy the disposable lipgloss applicators? ive been trying to find them in bulk but i dont know which sites to trust.

I was a little worried about Toxic Tale looking too similar to Coral Polyp from the Dame Edna collection, which would make it hard for me to justify buying it, but seeing your swatches side by side, I am now reassured that they are different enough.
I do have to say, it looks like they didn’t really have a lot of creative freedom with the packaging- they look as though they took a bunch of Disney stickers and slapped them on the products. I guess Disney characters have crazy copyrights attached to them, so there provably wasn’t a lot of space to maneuver… I just wish they could give then their own unique MAC twist.

Hot House and Oh So Fair are absolutely musts for me. I love the eyeshadows too, but have very similar colours (Beautiful Iris, Crazy Cool, Cranberry and various purples/violets) so can’t really justify getting them. Is Vile Violet a dupe for any other MAC colour, or is it different enough to make it worth buying, would you say?

This packaging is actually growing on me. I really like the Bite Of An Apple packaging, but the colour is far too bright for me – I fear it would look clownish

Similar shades but exactly the same would be Indian Ink (PRO) which is darker, Memorabilia (LE) which is also darker and chalkier. It is surprisingly buttery and creamy.

Ohhh! Loved strange potion and toxic tale after reading the color descriptions a few months back, but seeing these swatches makes me want them even more. I also love vainglorious and bite of an apple. Oh, my poor wallet… and I haven’t seen Maleficent’s and Dr. Facilier’s yet.

Christine you look lovely wearing these shades especially the blush.

If I have Chanel Genial lipstick, is Toxic Tale too close to bother with? Because I’m looking at it going “yeaaaaaah!” but then I realized it might look really similar. (Not a dupe, but close enough.)

I didn’t see anything I wanted from the Cruella group except maybe the beauty powder but I’m loving this bunch…one or both lipglasses, Vile Violet eyeshadow, the blush, maybe Toxic Tale…really awesome group.

Like personally… not similar at all. I originally thought it was gonna be a dupe for Lancome Chris & Tell… or perhaps Chanel Genial. I compared photos, and I was like, “Nope, not even worth mentioning!”

Okay, interesting! In your photos Genial looks fairly similar except lighter, and it’s much brighter on me than it was in your photos. I guess I will have to remember to bring Genial with me when I shop this collection to make my choice…I’m LOVING Toxic Tale though so we’ll see! 🙂 Thank you!

Ugh, why can’t MAC release one collection at a time!?
I want the lip glosses, the lipsticks, Her Alter Image and Vanglorious eye shadow, the blush, AND the beauty powder! Seriously, all products exept one eye shadow T.T”

Christine, you look absolutely gorgeous in these pictures! Bite of an Apple looks amazing on you, and the last picture of you is especially lovely! The colors from most of the collection seem just totally made for you!

On another comment you said that Memorabilia might be close to Vile Violet, but would you say that Vile Violet is more pigmented and easier to work with? I remember so many people said not to get Memorabilia because it was tough to work with and I believe you said the same, but Vile Violet looks really pigmented in your swatch. And of course, it’s a gorgeous color! It will most likely replace my lemming for Poison Pen that is no where to be found, even though I’ve heard it’s not a dupe. But anyways, your opinion?

Thanks 🙂

Vile Violet is very pigmented and creamier/smoother than a lot of matte shades! Poison Pen and Vile Violet are similar, though I’d say Vile Violet is lighter and a lil’ brighter, but it’s a good replacement if you can’t find Poison Pen (but Indian Ink is also similar, which is PRO).

I’m thrilled to hear and see that Vile Violet is creamy and easy to use! I love matte eyeshadows, but I don’t seem to have the best luck with them except for Aromaleigh, and they’re closing 🙁

I’m eventually going to invest in all of Sugarpill’s pressed eyeshadows though, so I’m sure that will satisfy my matte craving!

I was thrown off by this comment for a minute since we have the same name lol. I was like “Hey, I didn’t post that!”

So if I have Poison Pen should I pass on Vile Violet?

Thanks, Mel!

Anything on the face, really – bronzer, blush, highlighter, all-over… really depends on how dark the beauty powder is and how light/dark your skin tone is.

cant wait for this to come to the UK! evil queen is my favourite, i want both of the lipglasses, bite of an apple blush, and vainglorious eyeshadow the most 🙂

They’re a bit different – like if you rarely wear Coral Polyp, you could skip Toxic Tale, since you’re not likely to wear Toxic Tale much more.

I thought I’d be all over Oh So Fair…but its too sheer for me. From this collection I’m looking at Strange Potion and debating on Hot House(i’ll have to check it out once i can see it personally)

Yes, I definitely think that skin tone can. Just keep in mind it WILL be dramatic and bold, but I think beautifully so!

Strange Potion and Bite of an Apple are sooo pretty….
This might seem like a weird question, but how can I convince my mother to let me wear blush? She says I’m too young and that any face makeup is bad for me and will ruin my skin and enlarge my pores. :/

You could try playing with it at a counter and showing your mom how it looks or have a counter artist explain that it’s about ingredients not just blush in general!

Hot house and Toxic tale look fab-you-lus. Ahahah. Hot house would look gorgeous with louder please.

What eye look would you pair with toxic tale? Normally I wear nude lips with the dramatic eyes. But I want the more lip pop 😉 and do you think that if I didn’t like crosswires I should pass on toxic tale?

Ahaha but most definitely I will feet vile violet despite having all the purples already mentioned in the comments. I just love purple so much.

Thanks Christine 🙂

It’s not like Melba, and it’s a lot more pigmented and coral than Hipness. If you don’t reach for Hipness much, I’d skip it.

Hi christine! posted a reply yesterday but i cannot find it here. i dont know why. Just want to ask any close dupe of Bite of an apple blush ?! Its so pretty in the photos!!

Maybelline Color Sensational lipstick in Coral Crush is another drugstore dupe. It might not be EXACTLY like Toxic Tale, but it’s very close. A high-end dupe is YSL Rouge Volupte in Rose Paris, which is a bit brighter and pinker than Coral Crush. All three shades are strikingly similar.

Samantha, thanks for the tip about coral crush! I was on the fence about Toxic Tale because while it is beautiful, it is really bright and I know it’s not color I would use very often. So, I picked up Coral Crush at Walmart today. It’s slightly different, maybe just a little bit pinker, but it’s close enough for me and it’s less than $5. 🙂

Hi Christine,
Brilliant swatches, absolutely love the detail on your site!
Just wondering, is Bite of an Apple very similar to Benefit Coralista? It looks quite similar in the pan.
Thanks!

Maybe its just me, but going from $16.50 for a lipstick/gloss to $18.50 has just broke me of my MAC addiction. That’s just way too expensive. I can see a 50 cent increase, but $2 is just ridiculous.

Ya I agree, but its only for this collection. But the price or going up a dollar in CND and 50 cents in the States in general for lip products 🙁

More opaque, less pink. Exhibit A is nothing like Bite of an Apple — Exhibit A is orange. Violet Trance is nothing like Vile Violet – one is violet, one is a gray purple.

Christine – thanks so much for all of these swatches, so helpful! I must know what eyeshadows you are wearing in this set of photos, especially the vanilla colored one…gorgeous!

i cannot WAIT for this collection! for a subtle/natural fall look with a bold lip for an nc42/43 would you recommend by her own devices beauty powder,darkly my dear blush, or the oh so fair?
btw thanks for the swatches! I’ve already compiled my list!!

It’s warmer and way more shimmery in comparison! You could probably skip the beauty powder if you were looking to use it as a blush.

Thanks so much for the swatches, as always :D. The colours all look wonderful on you!

Is it just me or is Toxic tale similar to Coral Polyp l/s and is Bite of an apple similar to Marine Life or Hipness? So sorry if this as been asked already 😛

Toxic Tale is probably less red than Coral Polyp, while Bite of an Apple is different than Marine Life – redder, whereas Marine Life is orange-y.

Hey I was wondering if vainglorious is anything like cranberry or even sketch? Oh and do you know how long this collection lasts and whether it will be available at a free-standing mac store in a pan form? If it is, will it be cheaper than getting it in the pot?

thanks xox

Vainglorious is more like Star Violet. No limited edition items are available in pan form, and the collection may sell out in under a week while other pieces linger for a month or so – really just depends on how fast things sell and when MAC asks stores to send back any unsold stock.

Dear Christine,

Am interested in purchasing the this blush which it looks beautiful but my question to you is can this blush be a dupe color of marine life from mac to the beach collection?

Great photos here. Are you wearing Sinister in the photo with Oh So Fair? I’m debating on that one since you said it was something to pass on, but it looks great on you.

hi christine! just wondering if Vainglorious e/s is similar to MAC’s Trax e/s? i think i see purple in both?? thanks!! lovee ur site btw, its one of my daily favorites! =)

does ” bite of an apple ” look like coralista from Benefit ? I really like this color but I dont want to have a almost same color as a blush 😀 does anyone know?

Hi Christine!!

Having already coral polyp lipstick…would you still buy toxic tale? i mean..they look rather similar to me seeing the swatches, but it is true that to compare 2 lipsticks you have to see them “face to face”. What do you think about it?

Looking forward your answer!! and yay!! your reviews are the most useful thing in the internet for make up addicts!

Hi! I’m wondering: I have BP in Shell Pearl. I’m Nc 15. Is Oh So Fair in any way similar? I’d have to decide upon one BP 😀 the choice is always so difficult.
Also, how would you compare Magnetique and Hot House? I see you have a picture in your lipglasses (products) section. They are pretty similar… Have you ever swatched them together. I have Magnetique and I’m wondering whether HH is necessary… 🙂

on your lips it leans towards a warm raspberrish type of magenta. Magnetique is kind of cool on my lips… Which is nice but I prefer warmer tones.

You could skip Hot House if you have Magnetique – Hot House is a little less red, but otherwise, they’re very similar.

Shell Pearl is pretty different than Oh So Fair, IMO.

Is mocha similar to bite of an apple? anyway, I have springsheen,melba,mocha (haven’t received it yet),pinch o’peach, blushbaby,pink swoon, briar rose and bite of an apple. you looked really beautiful with oh so fair 🙂 I saw oh so fair on a e-shop for USD$60 because it’s special edition and venomous villains did not come to brazil 🙁 so considering all these blushes and beauty powder I have, is oh so fair that necessary to have that cute glow of yours or I could easily skip it? I paid 54dollars on bite of an apple and 40 on briar rose. Gosh, all the other blushes from permanent collection were no more than 20dollars but I couldn’t resist!
hugs from Brazil *^.^*

Magnetique is less sparkly than Hothouse, but the colors are virtually the same otherwise. I was cleaning out my makeup drawer and found Hothouse. Looks like its a re-release. Could not tell you if what part of a collection or something that was discontinued.

Do you think Oh So Fair would look good on fair skin with slight yellow undertones?… It looks so pretty, so I feel like I must get this when it comes out!

Love everything you do Christine! Your swatches are so great and so helpful. I tried to read through all of them to make sure this wasn’t already asked.

How would you compare Oh So Fair to Alpha Girl? Just hit pan on Alpha Girl and it made me sad…hoping this might be similar! Thanks again, Temptalia is a lifesaver! 🙂

Thanks, Kerri! Alpha Girl is kind of similar, since even though it looks a lot pinker… they are both pretty sheer. I think Oh So Fair may still be a little paler/powdery (in the it’s so light, it looks like powder sense).

hi, so i’m really wondering about getting hot house it looks beautiful on here, but my lips are pinker then yours and i’m kinda wondering wether the color will look good on me. For the color to come to it’s full effect what do you think works best? Like what kinda natural liptones will work?

I think the color would look good on you – Hot House is one of the more pigmented glosses. You could try patting a bit of peach on before.

hi, was kinda wondering if bite of an apple had any similarities to Joyous beauty powder blush. i love the color, i just know i happen to be attracted to pinky corals and tend to buy similar colors.

Hi Christine! I wanted to ask you, if MAC lipglasses were sticky? I’m not a huge lipgloss wearer and I managed to skip MAC’s lipglosses until now, but strange potion looks so pretty on you…I don’t know if it worth it… and I also wanted to know, do you think bite of an apple would look good on NC25ish (20-25) skin (I own MAC’s dollymix and well dressed & gentle which kinda look the same on me and ladyblush. Shall I got bite of an apple (I don’t want to be clownish nor too bright)or is there something better from the permanent collection you would reccomend for my skinshade?
THANK YOU very much! 🙂
Livia

Yes, all MAC lipglasses are sticky!

I think you could wear Bite of an Apple, and it’s definitely possible to wear it sheerer too 🙂

hey i love the swatches. i pre ordered at my nordstroms. i ordered de- vil and on the same day i picked up antique and amber lights. is de-vil close to any of those colors? so should i still keep that in my order or is it not nessesary? lol im torn

thanks a ton for the pics and swatches…i’m looking forward to this collection…temptalia helps in making decision what to buy and what not 🙂

could you please do a swatch of mac hipness and bite of an apple side by side so that we can see the difference?

Thanks, I may have to pick it up then. I was thinking it was similar to some glosses I already have, so I was going to skip it. But, it keeps calling to me, lol and I don’t want to regret it later.

i have marine life and i was wondering if i should skip the bite of and apple blusher. are they similar colours? i have redish cheeks and ive heard bite of an apple has red tones (which i could do without)thanks

I love your site. I always make sure to consult it before making a purchase. By the way, which do you think would be a more suitable highlighter for someone who’s NC 15-20-Oh So Fair or Shell Powder?

Is Sinister similar to Culture Class? Was Culture Class released previously under another name…Could they all be that similar? I recall culture class being pretty sheer too.

CHRISTINE
Do you use a brush to put your lipstick on? It’s so perfect…I just got Toxic Tale, I love it, but I’m not used to lipsticks with color…and I feel like i can’t get a perfect, even application with just the lipstick.

Hey Christine! I was just wondering if how you think hothouse would look on an nw15/20 with light pinky nude lips, honestly I don’t think it would look that great but I’m in love with the color & don’t have anything like it! (I’m quite new to mac), thankyou! amazing swatch’s! 🙂 <3

hi christine! i have a question… do u think toxic tale would suit my nc20 skin?? i have brown eyes and dark black/brown hair. My lips are lightly pigmented and i believe i look best in cooler colors (think gaga l/s) but i have been wanting to venture out into color and the only “coral” i have is everhip. I would love to hear what you think! <3

Just bought Toxic Tale today and cannot believe how much I love it! I’m addicted to bright, in-you-face colors, and wanted it immediately. I was afraid it wouldn’t look good in person, but was so happy to see how well it went with my pale skin. Definitely want to buy another so I don’t run out 🙂

HELP!!!! I am totally in love with House House lipglass!! But becuase I am talking constantly while I am at work and drinking water all the time, it last no more than half an hour, which is simply just a pain…

Do you know of any lipsticks that would be similar with the raspberry and purple amazingness??

I got my entire VV haul at a preview party 2 weeks ago and then regretted not having bought Hot House. Luckily, Mac’s site still had it as of last week and i ordered it. So glad i did cuz it just came in and it’s soooo beautifully pigmented and shimmery!

Hey, I was wondering if there are any similar colors to bite of an apple in the permanent collection? I recently went out to my nearest MAC store (over an hour away) and bought ‘gulp’ over 300$ worth of this collection (my first time ever buying MAC) and I don’t want to have to rush and buy the color again before it leaves. So are there any colors that you think are close enough in the permanent so I don’t have to buy an extra?

Hi christine, i have my eyes on this bite of an apple blush but i heard it was similar to hipness and fleur power. The thing is that i have both, thinking wether i should skip bite of an apple or not, what do u think?

Thank you so much for showing the color samples! I was not sure which MAC Venomous Villains lipsticks/and lipglasses would work for me. After seeing your photos now i know exactly what to bid on(i found most of the MAC V.V. collection on Ebay)! Thanks for your efforts and hard work with your report/webpage. 🙂 Ms.Jules

Vainglorious is looks SO pigmented in this.

The one that I got isn’t pigmented at all! 🙁 I just pulled it out today after letting it sit for over a year, and was so disappointed!! Waaaahhhhh.

If you ever happen to read this, Christine, was yours fairly pigmented??

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