Marcel Wanders for MAC

This is the second Marcel Wanders for MAC collection and packaging wise, it’s a stunner. Look at the gorgeous chrome/silver curves and swirly lettering… I love it.

These are more of the items that I received in my LFW goody bag at the MAC masterclass. Of the two, it was definitely the lip gloss (Julia) that caught my eye colour wise – a lovely peachy pink shade with quite a bit of shimmer.

The lipstick (Inez) on the other hand reminds me a bit of the infamous Heather Shimmer from 17 that was popular in the 90’s… a frosty, purple toned shade.

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On the lips, the gloss is very sheer and the sparkle is subtle (a good thing) and the lipstick is quite pigmented and the shimmer comes through as quite golden, a lot warmer toned than I thought it would be, but still on the frosty side.

I do like the lipstick and the lip gloss together, but the lipstick on it’s own seems to highlight any flaw on the lips – and make them look more dry/chapped than they actually are.

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MAC Marcel Wanders Lipgloss ‘Julia’
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MAC Marcel Wanders ‘Inez’ lipstick

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MAC Marcel Wanders Inez lipstick + Julia Lipgloss layered

I definitely prefer the lipstick with the gloss layered over it – alone it just doesn’t work for me. The shade ‘Annemeik’ from the collection looks like it’s more my sort of shade.
More info: See the MAC website.

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2 Comments

  1. Karys M
    March 17, 2012 / 4:25 pm

    Ooh lovely packaging, my favourite is the first

    Karys x
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