Sneak Peek: MAC Nutcracker Sweet Eye and Lip Bags/Kits Photos & Swatches

MAC Nutcracker Sweet Red Lip Bag
MAC Nutcracker Sweet Red Lip Bag

In the upcoming MAC Nutcracker Sweet Collection, which launches online on October 20th and in-stores on October 27th (North America), there are a lot of smaller sets/kits. There are also a lot of repromotes, so for products that I have recently swatched, I did not re-do swatches on the lips/full face. (I did discover I am missing a swatch for Bing Bang Boom, so I’ll be adding that shortly!) For more details about the sets, please see this post.

Sets included in this post:

  • Smoky Eye Bag
  • Nude Mineralize Kit
  • Pink Mineralize Kit
  • Nude Lip Bag
  • Red Lip Bag
  • Pink Retro Matte Kit
  • Plum Retro Matte Kit
  • Red Retro Matte Kit

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The nude lip bag looks lovely! Could you tell me what the finish is of Magic Spell lipstick? Couldn’t find that info in the color story.

Doesn’t it look lovely though? This kit is definitely going on my list. Magic Spell lipstick (beautiful!) looks like a Lustre to me 🙂

Yes please to that Smokey Eye Kit and the Nude lip kit with the Vamplify Gloss! I will sure be broke at this rate; but I sure will be on full fleek!?

The exact ones I want too Nancy!! I’ve always wanted that Extra Dimension shadow! I already have Tuned In, but I really love the lipstick and liner in the nude set!

Ok, that Nude Nutcracker set (sounds kind of weird) needs to come home with me! I missed out on the Tuned In gloss in that great Vamplify formula, and all the colors in that set look perfect. I can’t wait until this collection launches! BTW, thank you for all your work swatching this massive collection, the sneak peeks really help narrow down what to buy or skip

Im pretty sure it is! I bought it on its own like a month ago! Bad timing on my part, to be sure, as I wish I’d gotten this set!

Need the nude lip bag, tuned in looks beautiful, really sad that it is a vamplify because I did not like the one I have. But the colour is so beautiful that I have to try it.
The matte products all look really drying.

A mixed bag. Not sure about any of the sets, as it seems I like a product here and there, but I’m not loving any of the sets. I did however fall right back in love with Fathoms Deep, what an amazing eyeshadow that is!

Its always so nice to see your swatches. The 2 kits I wanted, I can tell I’ll have to really work to make the colors suit me. I did however discover 1 kit I wasn’t interested in that I now want. Just wanted to say, thanks for what you do. You’re so thorough & I rarely buy something I don’t like, when I check out your blog first.

Thanks for the swatches Christine! Nice collection for the holidays. I’m buying the Red Nutcracker Sweet Lip Bag for myself . Love that they named the lipstick Candy Cane . And I’ll probably buy the Nude Lip Bag for my nude lip loving niece. It’s a tradition every year I buy a MAC holiday set for her and myself.

I’m so thankful for the early review of these kits… I’m not really interested in then but I wouldn’t have known that had you not shared…. thank you. I’m leaving towards the lipsticks, dusting powder, and lip gloss kits??

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