Sunday, July 19, 2009

MAC Graphic Garden

Graphic Garden collection came out last week in Canada, and this week in the US. I pre-ordered the Graphic Garden palette and Sweet Tease Look in a Box:


The palette has a floral design:


If you move the palette around the cover image changes to a repeating MAC logo:


Here's a closeup of the colours in the paletteand. I think they are gorgeous and pigmentation isn't too bad (not amazing like UD but better than most of MAC's holiday palettes)



A look at the Look in a Box contents :)

Gleam, Mulch eyeshadows
Shell Pearl beauty powder
181SE brush (a mini version)
Love Nectar lustreglass
MAC Zoomlash mascara (mini size)



Gleam, Mulch eyeshadows

Shell Pearl Beauty Powder & 181SE brush


Love Nectar lustreglass

I found the brush when washed had a chemical smell, but was ok when dry. I hope it goes away though! No swatches of the other products yet but I do have a look from yesterday using the Shell Pearl Beauty powder and Graphic Garden palette. The beauty powder is really sheer though so it may not even show up on camera when swatched. Its a faint pink colour + gold sheen, so it works best as a highlighter.

Shell Pearl as highlight, with Everday Minerals Soft Touch blush and MAC Emote to contour:


I used the silver, green and blue colours from the palette:



Are you getting anything from this collection and if so which? :)


♡ Nic Nic ♡ said...

i saw this collection.. it looks pretty but im going to skip haha. im skipping a lot things this summer im tempted with the colour craft msf tho.. pretty eotd and the beauty powder is subtle but pretty!

Bijin Blair said...

OMG, nice haul!!! Gorgeous EOTD!

izumi said...

i love the things you bought :) if i had money, i think i would get both of those.. haha. i love the cover of the palette! and i like the look you did :)

Christiana Divine @ Memoirs of A Shopping Addict said...

great haul! =] i actually ended up getting the sun siren look in a box! =D

Unknown said...

hmm I never really tried MAC products, but the packaging is just too hard to resist! maybe I'll give it a go?haha

. : * justine * : . said...

I picked up the Sweet Tease look in a box too! I was looking at both palettes but I'm still a bit on the fence about them... might pick up the pink one as I think I'd use it more than the one with blues/greens.

Halifax @ Sparkled Beauty said...

Oh pretty! I didn't know we could get Graphic Garden in Canada (thought it was Norstrom exclusive). Where did you get it from?

AskMeWhats said...

now I can't even imagine when will this be available down here :)

such nice FOTD and your cheeks are glowing!

Beauty Savvy said...

Oh MY! How much was this? I didn't think we would get this release since I had read somewhere that it's a Nordstrom exclusive.

I had my sights set on Sun Siren, but I'm LOVING Shell Pearl on you!


miemiemie said...

wow the sweet tease look in a box looks awesome! wearable colors :)and your eye look so pretty

Shop N' Chomp said...

I saw this at the Nordies sale and had to force myself to walk right by it. I've been spending too much! :(

The colors look wonderful on you :)

iamgrape1119 said...

I love that beauty powder! It gives me the most beautiful glow! You look so natural yet so gorgeous! Great haul!

Aradani said...

the palette colors looks beautiful on you! the Look in a Box looks pretty good, but I think I'm going to skipping out on MAC for a while... if I was ever really not skipping MAC collections anyway..

Mz. W said...

The colors look pretty on you. I'll find time to check out the new collection.=P

MiuMiu said...

that's nice how mac came out with a look in a box...takes the guessing part of a look away XD

Yumeko said...

the look in the box stuff is gorgeous
i dont think i am getting anything from this collection but the colorcraft msf trios are calling my name

missmercurylady said...

WOW...I love that kit. Love what you did with it too! I'd probably get the beauty powder forsure!

The App Goddess said...

The Look in a Box is great! They don't offer that in the states:(

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