In a perfect storybook, the world is brave and good, your skin is flawless and smooth.
But life’s a different game, the zits, spots and the broken veins. Sigh.
Don’t lose hope just yet! You can always ‘change the fate’ with…… makeup of course!
I was literally on cloud nine when news broke that Disney was collaborating with MAC Cosmetics on a new Cinderella line.
But when I chanced upon MAC’s teaser image on Instagram, all I saw was a fairytale beauty catastrophe. The packaging was bleh, colors were dull and range was small. Nothing spelt princess-perfect except the glittery backdrop. Pfft!
Then I watched the movie and realised the concept behind the collection. Lily James’ Cinderella look is fresh, graceful and insanely natural. Even when Fairy Godmother worked her sorcery and transformed the mice into charming horses, the pumpkin into a magnificent gold carriage, she still kept Cinderella’s look natural and subtle with just a hint of sparkly dust. What makes it brutally unfair is that even looking natural, Cinderella still looks like a goddess!
Now this MAC fairytale range fits the Cinderella equation to a T. It consists of mostly nude and peachy colors that are totally wearable for any occasion. Close up, the periwinkle pearlescent packaging looks absolutely ethereal, paying homage to Cinderella’s beautiful iridescent ballgown in the movie.
So not surprisingly, I gave in to MAC and bought the collection.
It is made up of 17 enchanting items that includes everything from eyeshadow, loose glitter to lip gloss, each aptly named after different Cinderella elements and encased in pretty lavender blue pearlized packaging.
Since I only decided to give this dazzling collection a go three weeks after its launch (awwww…), you can imagine – most of the items were sold out. I was only able to purchase the Glass Slipper lipgloss, Fluidline in Macroviolet and Beauty Powder in Mystery Princess. Other items (not in the Cinderella collection) that I also acquired are the MAC Brush Cleanser and the 212 Flat Definer Brush.
Now let’s get upclose and personal with the MAC Cinderella products!
It’s a subtle difference but I’m still in love with the holographic shimmer and glass finish of the lip gloss.
Would I buy it again? Definitely!
4.5 Honeyz crowns!
But I guess that’s a hypothetical question for now as most of the products in the MAC Cinderella collection are sold out. And since it is a limited edition, it is highly unlikely that they will ever be restocked. Oh well.
It is not highly pigmented but it’s texture is rather buildable. With multiple swipes, a gorgeous violet shade forms.
Whoa! This turned out to be an expensive purchase with all the add ons but it was all worth it. The gel liner (alone) fulfils my aesthetic, operational and budgetary requirements. Haha! I would totally buy this again (hypothetically again). 4 Honeyz crowns!
I guess it wasn’t such a bad decision that I missed the collection then.
Don’t get me wrong. I’m not saying this MAC range is a cash grab ploy. The colors are truly spellbinding. I actually like how they are so long lasting and wearable but since this is a highly anticipated collection, I expected a lot more.
So what do you think? Have you tried any products from the MAC Cinderella collection. Let me know on Honeyz Cube or comment below!
Check out the rest of the MAC Cinderella collection here – http://honeyzcube.com/brandsdetail.aspx?brandid=505/mac
Yup! I’ve bought these limited edition Cinderella makeup for you belles. By the time you see this, they might all be sold out in the stores already!
I’ll be giving away the MAC Cosmetics Cinderella Beauty Powder in Mystery Princess AND Lipglass in Glass Slipper!
Woo hoo! I hope you’re as excited as I am!
All you have to do is to:
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Yup! It’s that easy!
Contest will end 2 April 2015 at the stroke of midnight.
Quick! Take part in this giveaway before the goodies turn back into mice and vegetables!
Bonne chance, my darlings!
Have you caught Cinderella yet?
I know you can’t tell but I’m almost hyperventilating here. This is me, minutes before watching the movie of the year (for me at least), Cinderella! Woo hoo!
After watching the fairytale movie – yup, I was all smiles. 😛
And before I bid you adieu, here’s one last look at today’s makeup…
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