MAC Heavenly Creature purchases

Here’s a little look at my two purchases from the new MAC Heavenly Creature collection. I knew I wanted to get my hands on the much sought after Cut a Caper lipstick as I missed it first time around, but seem in capable of just buying single items – so had to choose something else and after looking at swatches online decided on Ring of Saturn Mineralise Blush.

I am absolutely over the moon with the Cut a Caper lipstick (more images below) – so much so that I might do something I have NEVER done with a MAC collection before and buy a back up. I can’t *really* justify it as I don’t think I’ve ever totally finished a lipstick off, but still.. the fear of losing this makes me want a back up. It’s such a perfectly flattering peachy shade, with just enough pink to keep it flattering. Plus it’s a gorgeous Lustre finish, leaving a sheeny gloss – this is now hands-down my favourite lipstick shade in my collection. I love it.
The blusher on the other hand… is nice, but I’m not blown away by it. I do have a weakness for mineralise products – purely because they look gorgeous and this is no exception. It’s a very pretty product, but the shade just isn’t as lovely as I had hoped and with the amount of shimmer, it’s not an easy one for daytime wear unfortunately. That’s not to say I don’t like it, I do – but compared for my love for Cut a Caper, this one leaves me a little bit flat. 
In swatches I had seen online it was compared to the infamous NARS Orgasm, a shade I love and in the family (peachy, with golden shimmer) of blusher shades I prefer – so I went for it hoping it to be along those lines and it is, sort of. Like any duo-coloured product, the final colour you get will vary depending on what ratio of the two colours you have. But it can be a pretty corally/peachy shade with the right mix, but as I said – use a light hand or the shimmer can be too much. 

MAC Ring of Saturn Mineralise Blush

MAC Cut a Caper Lipstick

Has anything caught your eye from the Heavenly Creature collection? Any other lovers of Cut a Caper out there… I can’t get over how much I love this shade! This is definitely my must have from the collection. 

On a side note, I ordered these online – the first time I have not bought a MAC product in store. Overall I was impressed, the delivery was very quick and products arrived in once piece. Would do that again if there’s specific products that I want from a collection that launches online first.

Bought by me.



  1. Alina
    July 18, 2012 / 8:38 am

    I have both, and I love them! Cut A Caper lipstick is gorgeous. Love it for these warmer weather months. I may even buy a backup, myself! 🙂

  2. July 18, 2012 / 8:47 am

    Oo these look lovely!

  3. July 18, 2012 / 11:59 am

    I’m not really into lustrue/shiny lipstick, but that’s a lovely shade for the day 🙂

  4. July 18, 2012 / 3:52 pm

    wow, great products! 🙂
    i love this collection but haven’t bought anything..

  5. July 19, 2012 / 9:26 am

    These products look great! Especially the lipstick. Love MAC products.

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  6. July 19, 2012 / 1:07 pm

    Cut A Caper looks gorgeous!

  7. Pasha
    July 20, 2012 / 11:24 am

    I wanted Cut A Caper but it sold out before I could grab it, I’m the opposite with buying mineralise products because like you said I’m scared of the ratio I’ll get !
    Thanks for sharing! xx

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