What is/was your all-time favorite makeup collection/launch?

What is/was your all-time favorite makeup collection/launch? Why?

MAC Moonbathe. The packaging, the colors, the quality. Everything was a hit for me!

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elise Avatar

I second that! I think that i got the entire collection. The blushes ombres wore gorgeous, all lipsticks wore beautifull( and that never happens for me), as wore the lipglosses. Even the shadows wore a hit.

nicci Avatar

I have only been really following make-up for almost 2 yrs and paying attention to collections for almost a year now….I mainly pay attention what Chanel comes out with. So far, I have really liked the Soho Collection. I never bought so many items from a collection before and I loved everything I purchased, I was worried since I purchased all online (first for me – for makeup)…I am gonna grab the blush/highlight compact this month, can’t wait!

Peggy M Avatar

I can’t choose!
I just really really love the annual mineralized collection MAC comes out with every year!
That’s the one I look forward to all year.
I’ll make sure i’m there the day it get’s released and usually buy everything! (that i don’t have yet of course ;P)

Sam W Avatar

liberty of london & hello kitty!!

but i wasn’t into make up when hello kitty came out =( i just started collecting when the pret-a-papier came out and i didn’t get anything from that line or the back to beach (i bought then i returned)

Meredith Avatar

Old school Maybelline Cosmic Edge. Those were the first loose eyeshadows I ever owned. I still have a bunch of stuff from that collection, all these years later.

Amy P Avatar

Same here, Style Black was my biggest haul until VV crushed my record, and I’m loving all the stuff I got! So gorgeous, and I actually love the packaging b/c it’s true to how the characters appear in the movies, and isn’t that where we fell in love with them in the first place? 🙂 My only complaints about VV are the size (I wanted everything but obviously couldn’t afford it, boo) and the fact they didn’t include Ursula. Hey Christine, how about an Ursula look?? 😀

Annette Avatar

MAC Liberty of London. I have only been buying MAC for a year or two, and this collection caught my eye and I just had to have most of the items!

Kathy Avatar

The Barbie Loves Stila Fall 2009 collection takes the cake for me! The eyeshadow palette and the smudgepots were nothing short of amazing. So many colors to play with!

monika-luiza Avatar

I’m not that much of a sucker for LEs but I love mac’s high-end collection they release once a year(like stylistics,baroque boudoir). the sheer mistery powder is just plain amazing the packaging is nice and most lipcolors/glosses suit me quite well

Anitacska Avatar

For me it was Guerlain’s Mysterious Butterfly (holiday 2008). Everything was so gorgeous and that was the first time I actually paid attention to holiday collections (didn’t even know of Guerlain the year before to be honest).

Katharine Avatar

Mac Pret-a-Papier was really the first collection I took notice of. Instant Chic is my fave blush, and I love the chromagraphic eye pencils! I wish I had become Mac obsessed earlier & taken notice of some of the earlier collections now!

HovercatMittens Avatar

I think maybe MAC Neo Sci Fi. I only got an Expensive Pink but I LOVED the bright orange on the box and on the stuff itself. I wish I saw how the Barbie collection was boxed. I have 2 singles there and love them, but I got them after it was released and hard to find.

ledonatella Avatar

Mac Snowgirl was so pretty, and my favorite LE MAC lipstick ever, Flamboyance. There have been pinks that look close to it but they are always not quite right.

Brenda Avatar

MAC Neo Sci Fi. The first limited edition collection I ever bought from (I came to the game really late!!). I loved the packaging even though I only bought two items I think and I’m always on the hunt for the rest. Loved the bright warm colours and the creative charts.

Shana Avatar

MAC: Strange Hybrid. This collection just worked for me.

Non-MAC: The launch of BE’s Buxom brand — I’m addicted to the lip glosses.

Denise Avatar

A few weeks ago i would have said Hello Kitty…but i have gone absolutely bonkers over Venomous Villains..i have almost everything from that collection and love it all!

s a b l e Avatar

Hello Kitty! The marketing, packaging, colors, range of products.. I tihnk it really all came together and MAC really delivered on that one.
I also loved the range of colors in Rose Romance but missed out on that one, so Hello Kitty for me!

Danielle Avatar

Salsabelle, Diana, and there was a summer bronze one that came out like 2004 or 2005 with a gorgeous dark skin model. I believe Rose D’or Bronzing Sticks came out with that collection but for the life of me I cannot remember the name! Ahhh—the shadows came in gold packaging, too. hmm….

Anyway, Christine do you know if MAC will ever do another Icon collection? I usually really dig those. And see if you can whisper to them that they should do a Grace Jones Icon collection….lol.

B Avatar

MAC’s To The Beach was cute! I loved the packaging and since I’m a total beach bum, the whole collection really appealed to me. In terms of range, I also liked the Spring Color Forecast collection.

Carrie Ann Avatar

Either the Hello Kitty or To The Beach collections from MAC. I love Hello Kitty, but I also love anything having to do with the ocean, especially seahorses. I was also excited about the Liberty of London and Venomous Villains collections.

cmferrets Avatar

yeah i loved the blonde brunette and redhead for the spring 2009 collection ( all of the msf, e/s lipglosses and lipsticks). for this years collection- i have to say spring colour forcast (the blush ompres, e/s, lipsticks, crushed metal pigments)- it was so huge that i wanted everything and nearly got it all. i just wish they would have spread it out to one collection a week, it was just too big. w/ that collection comming out , on top of lillyland and pret a papier- it was overwhelming at the time.

Liz Avatar

There’s no way I could pick just one! I love the packaging of Baroque Boudoir, my fave e/s came from Lure (Mancatcher), the Sugarsweet MSF’s are amazing. Some of my fave lipsticks and e/s came from Naughty Nauticals. I think that the collections where I loved many of the items are Brunette Blonde Redhead, Venomous Villains, Spring Colour Forecast.

Oh, wait, I have it! The two starflash e/s releases! That would probably be my top pick.

Valerie Avatar

For it was Guerlain Imperiale Holiday Collection (2009)
from that collection I purchase the meteorites, the ombre eclat bal de nuit, le 2 mascara et the two Rouge G lipstick Gems and Grace !!! Loved every thing!

Suzanne Avatar

By far, Loreal’s Romeo and Juliet Fall 1988. I was in high school at that time and begged and borrowed to get every piece. The eyeshadow quad had colors that would be current even by today’s standard’s: a matte black, a matte white, a metallic grey, and a deep rose. I find that if I use Lovechild Lipglass over Nars’s Rouge Basque lipstick I get a fairly close dupe of the lipstick that was called Velvet Rose. The ad copy was gorgeous as well.

Suzanne Avatar

No, it was 1988. It was not to promote that movie. It was when color stories used to be done and specifically advertised each season(in conjuction with fashion collections) by almost every major cosmetics line.

Gaga4Gaga Avatar

Maybelline Shine Free in the late 80’s….remember the light pink/pale lavender packaging? That’s when I first became a true makeup junkie!

Gia Avatar

For MAC Barbie or Sugarsweet collection. One it was barbie and the second had things named after cupcakes! Anything with that is fav in my book.
Overall collection Streetwear by Revlon! I was like 13 looking at the models in the ads and how edgy they looked with their glitter eyes and crazy nails. I soo wanted to be that.

jerilyn Avatar

my favorite collection thus far was liberty of london and vv….awesome looks and color combos.. magical just like disneyland. but im sure this will change because mac always coming out with something better and exciting.

ak Avatar

So many of them though. MAC’s A Muse collection which was inspired by Edie Sedgwick, Smoke Signals, Cult of Cherry, Mattene lipsticks, and even better when the Retro Matte lipsticks came out in 1998(?). The Diana Ross Icon one did look good but I blinked and it was all gone! I didn’t even get to try any of it!

I SO want MAC to bring back all of the Retro Matte lipsticks!

Jennifer S Avatar

Colour Craft. I loved all the lipglasses, I bought them all plus back ups and I am just now getting to the BU. I just wish MAC would have put the lipglass in the regular packaging and not the square tubing, too much product waste!

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