I went to MAC… Oh dear


Oh dear.

I know I only hauled at the start of the month, but – you guys know me, the urge to buy makeup just keeps getting the better of me!

After having mooch around the shops I went into MAC to have a look at the beautiful products (if you’re a makeup addict like me I’m sure you can relate to that), and ended up buying a couple of bits and pieces.

I thought I’d share my unexpected buys with you and I hope you enjoy!

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Let’s start off with my first ever MAC lipstick! I know, I know, being a beauty blogger and all it was kind of outrageous to think that I’d never owned one of these beauties before.

After trying what seemed like a hundred lipsticks on (including Saint Germain – I did tell the assistant I didn’t like the colour but she insisted I’d love it. Turns out it is not the right colour for me!) I finally found my perfect shade – Angel. The perfect cross between pink and nude, I think! Not to mention that it’s supposedly Kim Kardashian’s staple. I’m so excited to wear it!

Here’s some swatches!

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mac lipstick angel

MAC mineralized blush

MAC mineralized blush
And the other thing I picked up from MAC was one of their Mineralized Blushes – another first for me, I’ve never owned a MAC blush before! Gosh, I haven’t lived have I?

I was after that ‘perfect’ blush colour – every girl needs one – and I was drawn to the shade Dainty. After dusting a little onto my cheeks I just fell in love – it is the ideal shade to give my pale skin a bit of life and colour!

I also love the formula – amazingly pigmented and it’s also so smooth and almost buttery in the pan.

Swatches, swatches!

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The Mineralized blushes from MAC are beautiful, as they also have shimmer. No need to wear a highlighter!

So those were my most recent MAC purchases. Yes, I only got two little pieces but as you all know MAC is pretty pricey, and these things alone cost me almost £40!

Maybe you won’t see a haul for a while, I need a break!

I’ve got the MAC lipstick bug! Which ones would you recommend me to try next?

sshhbeauty x

 

35 thoughts on “I went to MAC… Oh dear

    1. You sound exactly like me! I think that this is the reason that I’ve never invested in the Soft and Gentle highlighter – when’s watched they just look way to glittery.
      When buying this one, I asked if I could have a little on my cheeks to see if I liked it – and you can barely see the shimmer! Just a very subtle sheen.
      With Dainty I wear it all of the time now, the light sheen means that it’s perfect for night and day – plus the colour’s beautiful!
      Thank you for commenting 🙂 xx

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  1. I really need to invest in a MAC blush they look stunning! I would recommend Creme Cup its such a pretty light pink shade 🙂 xx

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    1. I can’t recommend trying one of these blushers enough! And it was between Angel and Creme Cup actually – I think that’s next on the list! Thank you 🙂 x

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