Monday, 13 June 2011

MAC Haul :)

So, yesterday I went to my local MAC counter and had a bit of a splurge. MAC is expensive but worth it. You pay more for a better product (generally), better packaging (usually) and better costumer service (hopefully). Don't get me wrong, I love a bargain but I also love the high end make up because I feel you generally get what you pay for. And anyway, Nars is more expensive that MAC... (i'm making excuses to try and make myself feel better about my devilish shopping spree). Enough with my ramblings, this is what I got :) 

 First off I brought 4 new eyeshadow pans and a quad palette.

Top row L-R: Vanilla, Omega.
Bottom row L-R Soba, Espresso.
Each eyeshadow was £9.50 and the palette was £6.50.

I chose these colours so I can create natural, subtle eyes for sixth form. Omega on the lid, Soba in the crease, Espresso in the outer corner & in the brows and Vanilla in the inner corner and on the brow bone as a highlight.

L-R Vanilla, Omega, Soba, Espresso.

I also got Hue lipstick and Love Nectar lustreglass.

Hue is a pretty soft pale pinkish colour, It's a glaze finish which means it is very sheer. It was £13.50 which really isnt a bad price for a high end lipstick.

L-R Hue lipstick, Love Nectar lustreglass.

Love Nectar is a soft apricot pink with gold flecks in it. It is such a beautiful colour and looks gorgeous over Hue lipstick, It cost me £12.50.

The applicator is a small brush, It works well for precise application.

Finally, I got the 217 brush. This is by far the best blending brush I own, It's fluffy but quite flat so it sits nicely in the crease. Works wonders with creating a cut crease look :)

It cost me £15.00.

I hope you like my haul, thank you for reading :)

Jess xx


  1. thanks so much for your comment! your blog is adorable (i must admit, i too am planning on purchasing three of the same Glamour magazine - 2 down one to go!)
    i'm following! :)
    thanks again, lovely!


  2. i love the four eyeshadows! they are great, for everything. smokey, neutral, eyebrows, contouring. I also love the brush, i use it every day :-)

  3. love everything you got - it all goes together nicely



  4. Those eye shadow colors look lovely! Wonderful finds!

    Liesl :)

  5. i love both of the lip products :)

  6. These are such great tips! I am hopeless when it comes to makeup, so your blog is so helpful! :)

    Have a great day!

  7. i really need to get my butt over to the mac make up counter!

  8. I love the mac colours they are gorgeous :) X

  9. Great haul!! :] Love your blog! Its so pretty! :]

  10. Great choice in eyeshadows :) and snap on lipstick! xx

  11. sweet haul! Love your blog follow mine and I'll return the favor!

  12. omg, mac is my ultimate fave too! and you're so gorgeous :) following back!

  13. I love this haul! Hue is my favourite Mac lipstick, its so flattering! x

  14. i love the pallet and lipglass!!! great blog:) im your new follower i hope you'll follow me back

  15. I love the eyeshadow choices - they go so well together. I recently bought my boyfriends' sister a similar palette with similar colours in it as a birthday present.

    I wish you lots of luck with your beautiful blog.

    All the best,

  16. Great haul!! The eyeshadows look lovely, and very neutral. :) I LOVE your background, it's very vintage-y!!

  17. oo love nectar is my fav. new follower loving the blog, it would be great if we could follow each other xxx liz

  18. Love the shadows! I have Hue also and love it! You should check out their Cremesheen Glass in Boy Bait! Perfect color and texture!

  19. Sorry to comment twice, but I'm your 50th follower, yay!

  20. I love your M.A.C purchases...I have the eyeshadow vanilla and the lipstick...

    really tempted to have a look at the other eyeshadows u picked out next time I'm instore xxx<3


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