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Sneak Peek: MAC x Helmut Newton Collection Photos & Swatches

MAC x Helmut Newton Collection
MAC x Helmut Newton Collection

MAC x Helmut Newton Collection debuts online October 27th and will be in select stores on November 3rd (North America). For official launch info, see this post. Expect reviews for these products to be closer to the online release date (as I prioritize other things until then) — so enjoy these swatches!


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Katherine T. Avatar

IDK, Helmut Newton’s photos were iconic and provocative, but this collection feels very blah. There’s no special packaging that I can see on the products, and the colors are very basic and common.

Marvienne Avatar

I bought all of them in store yesterday, and I have to say that I love them all!
Great quality! Even the dark one stays perfectly on without looking patchy on me
If I have to pick a fave its High heels, it’s so bright!

Lucia Avatar

Marvienne, how did you get them all if they will be available in stores only on November 3rd? Please let me know because I want to get them as well.
Thanks 🙂

Nicole Avatar

I really like the color scheme here, as far as muted eyes and bold lips. It’s definitely a pass for me just because I have so many similar colors, but I like the idea behind it. For all my love of color I’ve really been getting into more simple looks lately.

kjh Avatar

The lips are nice. I’d do hard currency as a single, but it leans awfully cool in this group. The darker 2 swatches need to be outstanding in a quad that is so dupable. And you hit it, Mariella. Point ‘n shoot IS the ‘new’ carbon.

Katherine T. Avatar

Yep, that’s what I thought when I saw the promo pic! Except for that 1 gray, the quad looks like it got recycled from the Brant Brothers collection, or even that Pillars of the Earth quad from Vibe Tribe. And you’d think they would slap a Helmut Newtom photo on the lid, but nope.

Katherine T. Avatar

I was never into this extreme matte liquid lipstick look, but with fall/winter here, the last thing I need is for lips to look (or feel) any drier or more matte. Wearing these matte liquid lipsticks is like wearing high heels all day long, give me a comfy gloss!

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