Round-up: MAC x Mariah Carey Collection

MAC x Mariah Carey Collection
MAC x Mariah Carey Collection

The collaboration between MAC and Mariah Carey will launch online on December 8th and be available in-stores on December 15th.  I wish you luck and patience so that you may haul any item you are hoping for from this launch 🙂

Update: Now available at MAC!

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I think “I Get so OOC” lipstick not make it in and “New Ombre” lip pencil didn’t make it into the roundup? I only noticed because that lipstick had caught my eye 🙂

I was planning on getting All I Want for a topper. I love the glitzy packaging and the beautiful butterfly imprint on the bullet, but as I was looking at it again, I realized that since I have MAC Tanarama, Urban Decay Trick, Peyote & Gubby (and I think some other similar ones) as toppers and they are all in the same gold/pink/copper/shimmer category, All I Want may just be overkill. It sure is pretty!

Definitely trying for Butterfly Bling and I Get So OCC! Other than those, nothing else is calling to me. ?
BB even more so now that my tube of Dej Loaf, which is fairly new, went all smelly on me. Boo Hoo! ?

At around 7:40- ish this morning, I did order Butterfly Bling and I Get So OCC! YAAAYYY! ?
Idk, I may try for It’s Everything? But that one could have a little redundancy or overlap with Viseart Chroma Theory? Not sure what it is that has me suddenly going bananas for all these smokey, moody, dark gray-taupe-black eyeshadows lately!

Nancy, I thought I was the only one who recently noticed the strange scent from the Dej Loaf lipglass! I literally said to myself “I don’t remember my other lipglasses smelling like this!” I am about to get I Get So OOC, but I think that is it. I bought a couple of items during MAC’s 25% sale. I wanted to get Sweet Sweet Fantasy (admittedly, based on the name alone, because I love that song), but at that price, I believe that is a pretty dupable blush. I like Butterfly Bling, but it probably won’t do much for my lips re: opacity. Plus, I much prefer bareMinerals Moxie glosses these days.

Toni, I honestly believe MAC literally forgot to add their usual trademark vanilla scent to it! And because they forgot, the fact that it’s perhaps 7-8 months old, there’s nothing to stop the aging process of the product from becoming noticeable? Not sure, but at least I know I’m not alone and therefore questioning my sanity!
As for Butterfly Bling, I’m going to only use it as a topper. My lips are too pigmented to wear it by itself, I think.

I caved and added Butterfly Bling to my cart. I couldn’t resist…it’s so pretty! It will definitely make for a beautiful topper. Here’s to hoping this lipglass won’t turn smelly on us!

As I said in another comment the collection came already out in Germany a few days ago. I was really surprised. Nearly all items are already sold out. And on ebay the prices are soooooo high. The people bid over 40 euro for the lipsticks. I really hope this will be better in the USA. It is a really beautiful collection but very pricey. Only 4 weeks after the release of the nutcracker sweet collection which is a very big collection is not so good planned in my opinion. I think a lot of people bought some things from the nutcracker collection and after a short time you need again money for Mariah Carey.

When it launched on the German MAC website it was sold out within minutes, even though they didnt send out the usual “Our new collection is online now” email. So basically if you werent lucky enough to be on the website the moment it launched, you got nothing. A day AFTER everything was sold out, MAC Germany announced that the collection was now online -.-
A few days later it launched in stores, but only independent MAC stores and at a department store called Breuninger. Luckily I have one of those in my city, so on the day of the launch I was standing outside the store before it opened, with a bunch of other ladies. When they let us in I was the third or fourth to order, but lo and behold – half of the collection was already sold out BEFORE the first girl in line bought anything! We were pretty perplexed – the sales girl told us MAC only sent very few items, but another girl told us that all the Breuninger employees bought the items before the store opened… Breuninger has, of course, denied that, but still this whole collection (including the ridiculous pricing) was, at least to me, a complete fail and definitely made me think a little less of MAC as a brand 🙁

There was absolutely nothing in this collection that I wanted. Those frosty, coppery lipstick shades are so not flattering on me and remind me of Revlon ads in Seventeen magazine in the 60’s! The one item that did appeal to me was the bright pink blush….until I saw how poorly you rated it, Christine. There were one or two shadows in the quads that I liked but buying the entire quads would have been a waste of money so I’ll just search my stash for dupes.

This is so strange. I live in Sweden and our stores started selling the Mariah collection December 1st! When I went shopping today, a lot of things were already sold out. And online ( they started a couple of weeks ago, November 24! I bought I get so OOC today and it was gorgeous. I have to go back and buy the darker lip pencil tomorrow too because I didn’t have anything like it at home.

Launched in Canada at 8:50am and I got everything I wanted. was on the fence re the blushes since they were basic and hard panned but I just couldnt resist. Got all 4 lipsticks too. Am super happy to finally have had success with a new mac launch! LOL

I got early access since I’m MAC Devoted/Obsessed. Got the My Mimi powder highlighter—OMG, stunning in the pan and swatched –it’s a shiny new copper penny shade, it’s pretty warm and loaded with beautiful sparkly shimmer, the color will be a stretch for me even as a blush, but I think I can make it work. But no regrets, I’m keeping it, it takes my breath away! And I got I’m So OCC lipstick, love the color and super cute embossing. Mariah and MAC did a great job on this one

Nothing in this collection is calling my name — which is good, since there were so many things in the Nutcracker Sweet collection that I liked!

Packaging is pretty for the holidays, unfortunately by 5 pm EST the Canadian site is sold out. (I knew it would be anyways)

I pretty much just want something for my collection because I like her music and the packaging is pretty *hehe* There’s so much pale pink and I’m not in the mood for it.

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