Monday, April 12, 2010

MAC Liberty of London

This post has been delayed for ages! I took the product pictures last month but didn't get to do proper swatches until now.

Liberty of London was the only collection I felt like buying in 2010 so far. The reason should be a no brainer for long-time readers - because of the pretty packaging! :P Of course I don't usually *just* buy it for the packaging but also if the product is good as well.



The eyeshadows I got were Birds & Berries, and Dame's Desire.



I also picked up the Prim & Proper blush:



It seems like everyone picked up the Shell Pearl Beauty Powder but since I had gotten it last year with the Look in the Box sets I skipped it despite the much better packaging. It is a lovely highlighter though a touch too frosty for my taste.

As for lipsticks I got Peachstock and Ever Hip.



I really like the design of the lipsticks, they have the best design I've seen since I started collecting MAC in mid-2007. No cheap stickers, silly leopard prints, or neon orange packaging :P


Even the boxes for the products are quite well done. They have flower prints inside the box, and the outside has Liberty of London for MAC in gold lettering.



Top to bottom:
Birds & Berries - blue-grey pearl
Dame's Desire - warm violet
Prim & Proper - warm peach, reminds me of the Hello Kitty Fun & Games blush

Top to bottom:
Prim & Proper again
Peachstock - light tan with a matte finish
Ever Hip - semi-sheer coral with a creamy finish

I haven't really worn these products much but here is a simple one with the eyeshadows:

- UDPP to prime
- Birds & Berries on outer corner
- Electra on middle of lid
- ELF Pink Ice to highlight brow and on inner corner
- Dame's Desire to line outer lower lash line
- The usual liner and mascara



Did you get anything from this collection? Why or why not?

Oh and it looks like I'm almost at 500 followers! Will do a giveaway once I hit that number :D


Jenn @ So Very Fabulous said...

Pretty look you did with those shadows!

MyLifeMits said...

Thanks for the swatches and the photos! I always love your eyeshadow colours and your application of them!

MyLifeMits said...

I think customs dept. only get involved once a certain amount of money is spent. I wasn't charged with any fees for my sasa purchase, thank goodness! (it was under $30 I believe)

ChYmEc!nDy** said...

Great collection.

AskMeWhats said...

I am intrigued with Ever Hip listick!!! The eye makeup you've done is gorgeous! So fresh!

Leenda said...

Very nice look you did with those eyeshadows! =]

Anonymous said...

I love the coloured looks you do~
it always suits you so well. It has also been the inspiration to try colours outside my usual range...:P
anyway the collection IS quite lovely, great buys^^

Nunu said...

Thank you for the swatches. I picked up Birds & Berries (how could I not? it was TEAL!!!), Peachstock and Shell Pearl. I'm still on the boat about Ever Hip, for some reason my MA didn't bring me Ever Hip so I forgot it even existed. Now it's sold out online T.T
Would u say Prim & Proper is more or less orangey than Ripe Peach?

Anonymous said...

nice MAC haul!!

love the eotd, its very pretty! I decided to skip it because I dont need anymore lipsticks or glosses or blushes and im trying to cut down :P

izumi said...

how fun! i do love this packaging :D

Connie De Alwis said...

neat haul! This collection didn't excite me too much probably cuz the colors are spring-y and cool. Summer's more my thing!
You did great with the look though!

Catherine said...

What a lovely haul!

I didn't actually get anything from LOL. I think I must be one of the only people who didn't like the packaging much hahaha. But then also I can't really wear MAC's lipstick or gloss formulas very well either (most are too drying for me, amplified cremes are ok) so I wasn't too tempted by anything in the end.

shaynaJo said...

the eyeshadows looked so vibrant on u, very pretty =)
i'm eyeing on that MAC Give Me Liberty Peachstock lippie, nice shade.

Cris said...

Very pretty minimalist look & the contacts suit it fully :).

I think I'll have to take a look at this collection in person, I'm undecided about the packaging, literally can't figure out whether I like it or not :-P.

Gabriela said...

I like your haul! All the products are gorgeous.
Your EOTD is also pretty :)

Beauty Box said...

This collection looks GORGEOUS and girly! Very pretty for MAC which always has an urban chic image with an edge. said...

I love that FOTD! So cute!

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Joey Anna said...

Birds & Berries is great! But I really don't see the point about Shell Pearl when I swatched it. I got all 4 lipsticks too. Really good colours. Am using Ever Hip almost everyday now.

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