MAC x Rick Baker Collection for Holiday 2013

MAC x Rick Baker Collection
MAC x Rick Baker Collection

Legendary special-effects artist Rick Baker brings his movie makeup magic to M·A·C with a unique collection featuring products chosen to create three Halloween looks designed exclusively by the artist (Bride, Day of Dead and Zombie). Comes complete with everything you need to create the looks, including Acrylic Paints, Paintsticks, Chromagraphic Pencils, Set Powder, Monster FX, Penultimate Eye Liner and Chromacake.

Lipstick ($15.00 U.S. / $18.00 CDN)

  • Cyber Deep plum (Satin) (Permanent)

Lip Pencil ($15.00 U.S. / $18.00 CDN)

  • Currant Intense reddish-purple (Permanent)
  • Brick Intense golden red (Permanent)

Chromagraphic Pencil ($16.00 U.S. / $19.00 CDN)

  • Pure White White (Permanent, PRO)
  • Hi-Def Cyan Brightened medium-dark sky blue (Permanent, PRO)
  • Black Black Black (Permanent, PRO)

Paintstick ($21.00 U.S. / $25.00 CDN)

  • Pure White White (Permanent, PRO)
  • Black Black Black (Permanent, PRO)

Spider Queen Pro Palette x 6 ($44.00 U.S. / $52.00 CDN)

  • Dusty Purple Mid-tone neutral purple (Satin) (Limited Edition)
  • Indian Ink Deep eggplant (Matte) (Permanent, PRO)
  • Lime Lime green (Matte) (Permanent, PRO)
  • Carbon Intense black (Matte) (Permanent)
  • Deep Purple Bright deep purple (Frost) (Limited Edition)
  • Moss Warm yellow green (Frost) (Limited Edition)

The Monster’s Bride Pro Palette x 6 ($44.00 U.S. / $52.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

  • Brun Muted blackish-brown (Satin) (Permanent)
  • Bitter Vivid green with shimmer (Velvet) (Permanent)
  • Carbon Intense black (Matte) (Permanent)
  • Club Red-brown with green pearl (Satin) (Permanent)
  • Mylar Creamy white with shimmer (Satin) (Permanent)
  • Omega Soft muted beige-taupe (Matte) (Permanent)

Set Powder ($30.00 U.S. / $35.00 CDN)

  • Invisible Transparent (Permanent)

Acrylic Paint ($21.00 U.S. / $25.00 CDN)

  • Pure White White (Permanent, PRO)
  • Basic Red Red (Permanent, PRO)
  • Landscape Green Green (Permanent, PRO)
  • Black Black Black (Permanent, PRO)

Face & Body ($35.00 U.S. / $42.00 CDN)

  • White White (Permanent, PRO)

Monster FX ($22.00 U.S. / $26.00 CDN)

  • Dirt Warm yellow-orange brown with slight ochre tones (Limited Edition)

Penultimate Eye Liner ($19.50 U.S. / $23.00 CDN)

  • Rapidblack Black (Permanent)

Availability: Online October 2nd, 2013; October 3rd at select MAC locations, international October 2013 at select MAC locations (trying to get more information on locations). North America locations:

Pro – Armitage
Pro – Forum Shops @ Caesars
Pro – Lincoln Road
Pro – Mall at Millenia
Pro – N. Robertson
Pro – New York City
Pro – North Park
Pro – Queen St.
Pro – Robson
Pro – Rue St. Denis
Pro – South Coast Plaza
Pro – Union St.
Times Square
Hollywood & Highland
Pro – Ala Moana

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MAC x Rick Baker Collection
MAC x Rick Baker Collection

MAC x Rick Baker Collection
MAC x Rick Baker Collection

MAC x Rick Baker Collection
MAC x Rick Baker Collection

MAC x Rick Baker Collection
MAC x Rick Baker Collection

MAC x Rick Baker Collection
MAC x Rick Baker Collection

MAC x Rick Baker Collection
MAC x Rick Baker Collection

MAC x Rick Baker Collection
MAC x Rick Baker Collection

MAC x Rick Baker Collection
MAC x Rick Baker Collection

MAC x Rick Baker Collection
MAC x Rick Baker Collection


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coco Avatar

i personally don’t splurge on halloween makeup, i can’t see myself getting a lot of use out of it, so not really worth the $ IMHO….i’d rather pass and wait for mac’s holiday sets

JJ Avatar

I was confused at first lol, but some of these products can definitely be used for regular makeup use besides Halloween. I’m not into eyeshadow as much as I used to be, but the colors are very pretty.

Stephanie Avatar

Soooo disappointed everything is permanent, not even special packaging….the promos are so cool but this collection is a complete pass for me, no regrets.

Dusty Avatar


Rick Baker is THE REASON I started doing makeup so this is – personally – kind of cool 🙂 I love the idea of MAC doing Halloween looks and putting together kits to create the looks too.

I WISH MAC bridged the gap between beauty makeup and stage makeup more than they do. They used to put out more of that kind of image and now – more often than not – they’re just “mall makeup.” I’d love to see MAC offering more solutions and materials for special effects.

Dusty Avatar

Agreed. MUFE offers products like cosmetic dirt and grease… even liquid latex (though it’s probably the most expensive liquid latex I’ve ever seen! LOL) I’m a fan of Lauder, but I honestly think they took MAC and turned it into more of a homogenized beauty brand – with some amazing products, don’t get me wrong – they just shifted focus away from anything “too pro.”

xamyx Avatar

I kind of got into MAC a few years back with the Style Black collection a few years back, and thought the brand was more “innovative”. However, with each subsequent collection, they really lost that edge that set them apart. Quality has diminished, every “LE” shade ends up having a near-dupe in the permanent range instead of re-releasing the more unique shades that were once LE, and the fact there are two separate lines of products is a bit annoying. Why not simply make everything of the same caliber, and make products more accessible to the masses that can allow them to be more creative? I’m not a “professional”, but I do take pride in being able to come up with more elaborate looks, and set myself apart from the pack. MAC is fine in a “paint-by-numbers” sort of way, but if I want actual art, there are too many other brands to turn to, and are much more accessible.

Karyn Avatar

This is awesome. I love the more theatrical stuff, I’m not a professional MUA or anything I just think it’s cool to tinker with. MAC should do this more instead of half-arsed collections with pop starlets. This feels more like it’s in tune with MAC’s original roots. I really really want that purple lipstick.

Incidentally, the model for the Bride is Micheline Pitt, an awesome MUA herself and designer!

Chloe Avatar

I am sorely disappointed with this collection. We can get all these products anytime we want, and it makes it a lot less exciting when they bring out huge collections with most of it being permanent items.

Danii Avatar

Nice looks but his Catrina sucks a little and you need more than this stuff to make a good zombie or the Bride of Frankenstein’s Monster look! You need liquid latex, proesthtics, spirit gum. More than MAC is offering!

Heidi Avatar

An amazing collection- he definitely has great talent. The second picture (zombie looking one?) looks incredible. I can see why he has done makeup for movies/tv
I can’t wait to see it! I hope it is sold here at our store. Otherwise I will be stalking the website. LOL

Diane Avatar

This just made my day! As a kid, I dreamed of being a special-effects makeup artist (and I used to practice creepy/gory looks on all my friends). Rick Baker, Tom Savini, Dick Smith and Stan Winston were my heroes! When I saw the words ‘Rick Baker Collection’, I didn’t think it was THE Rick Baker, and I’m thrilled to find out that it was. 🙂

Chad Avatar

I’m surprised you haven’t done swatches on this collection yet since it released on the 1st. Are you planning on it? I imagine at lease the eyeshadow palettes are multi-purpose for not just Halloween looks.

Lindsay Avatar

The spider queen palette is my new fav palette. I’m partial to greens & purples as it is & the quality is perfect in all the colors but 1. The only con is carbon (matte black) & u have to load it on & build itike crazy to get a perfect matte black. I would never buy it as a single color. I would give the rest of the palette a 5/5

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