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6 Must-Have MAC Blue Eyeshadows

6 Must-Have MAC Blue Eyeshadows

6 Must-Have MAC Blue Eyeshadows

Electric Eel eyeshadow is a ridiculously bright pop of blue. It's a satin eyeshadow, but it's smooth, though it almost feels more matte since there's no real shimmer to it. It is also ridiculously pigmented! If you find the texture too difficult, try Clarity...

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5 Must-Have MAC Pink Eyeshadows (Plus 4 Must-Have Non-MAC Eyeshadows!)

5 Must-Have MAC Pink Eyeshadows (Plus 4 Must-Have Non-MAC Eyeshadows!)

5 Must-Have MAC Pink Eyeshadows

Passionate eyeshadow is a matte, bright red-pink. It's not a true red, and it's not a hot pink--it's somewhere in between. It's not always the easiest color to wear, and I definitely don't think necessarily *everyone* should have it, but it's a nice pop of color for...

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8 Must-Have MAC Neutral Eyeshadows

8 Must-Have MAC Neutral Eyeshadows

8 Must-Have MAC Neutral Eyeshadows

About the Temptalia Must-Haves Series

A series of posts showcasing must-have products from MAC Cosmetics' permanent line of products. Selections are based on quality, universality, uniqueness amongst the line, and the like. Limited edition shades are deliberately...

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MAC Cosmetics: Guide For The Newly Addicted, Part 10 -- Readers Q&A

MAC Cosmetics: Guide For The Newly Addicted, Part 10 -- Readers Q&A

MAC Cosmetics: Guide For The Newly Addicted, Part 10

This is the final installment of the guide, and I asked readers to share their questions about what I didn't cover and should, and here are the answers.  Please feel free to suggest more topics in the comments!

Finish Descriptions -- Tekoa

Eyeshadow...

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MAC Cosmetics: Guide For The Newly Addicted, Part 9 -- Terminology

MAC Cosmetics: Guide For The Newly Addicted, Part 9 -- Terminology

MAC Cosmetics: Guide For The Newly Addicted, Part 9

Terminology

These are some terms that are commonly used by MAC fans that may be a bit confusing to newcomers.

  • Acronyms | Many things get abbreviated on the internet, and makeup is no different. If you've seen one and don't know what it is, MakeUpAlley...

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MAC Cosmetics: Guide For The Newly Addicted, Part 8 -- The "LE" Factor

MAC Cosmetics: Guide For The Newly Addicted, Part 8 -- The "LE" Factor

MAC Cosmetics:  Guide For The Newly Addicted, Part 8

The "LE" Factor

The "LE" Factor refers to the Limited Edition collections that launch throughout the year.  These are products specifically designed and developed for a particular collection that debuts in a month and is then sold out or removed...

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MAC Cosmetics: Guide For The Newly Addicted, Part 7 -- Skin Care, Nails, Fragrance, and Accessories

MAC Cosmetics: Guide For The Newly Addicted, Part 7 -- Skin Care, Nails, Fragrance, and Accessories

MAC Cosmetics: Guide For The Newly Addicted, Part 7

  • Skin Care | MAC is not particularly known for their skin care, but they have been expanding it in the past few years to try and gain better market share in the skin care industry. Popular favorites have been the makeup removing wipes (raved for...

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MAC Cosmetics: Guide For The Newly Addicted, Part 6 -- Brush Basics

MAC Cosmetics: Guide For The Newly Addicted, Part 6 -- Brush Basics

MAC Cosmetics: Guide For The Newly Addicted, Part 6

Brushes

  • Face | These are the brushes I could not live without: 129 (for blush and powder), 168/169 (to contour), 182 (for buffing), and 187 (for stippling). Brushes that are good, but you could get away with not having are: 150 (good for powders),...

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MAC Cosmetics: Guide For The Newly Addicted, Part 5 -- Face and Cheek Basics

MAC Cosmetics: Guide For The Newly Addicted, Part 5 -- Face and Cheek Basics

MAC Cosmetics:  Guide For The Newly Addicted, Part 5

If I'm new, what are some good basics that I should get into first?

It is important to note that everybody is a little different, and their preferences for the type of makeup or kinds of products are not the same across the board.  You should use...

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