Monday, December 30, 2013

New Years Countdown #5 MAC Makeup Must-Haves

everyone loves a little MAC makeup in their lives which makes it no surprise that this post hit the top ten of the most popular posts of 2013. read below to find out what my favorite MAC products are.

let's take a moment to discuss a fan favorite, reader favorite and all-round favorite: MAC Cosmetics. my sister and i were chatting the other day and she asked me "Is MAC your favorite makeup?" the answer is a little more complicated than a yes or no. 

yes, MAC makes amazing quality makeup with an impressive lineup of products, but only a handful of those products are my MUST-HAVE makeup. the rest is lovely but i will forever insist that any mascara over $10 is over-priced and while MAC makeup is stunningly beautiful, it can also be stunt your wallet.

so here are the products that i can't live without, the ones i buy over & over again, because their quality, their color and their performance vs. price per use is unbeatable.

  • Creme Cup is my new favorite lipstick. the subtle blue/pink tone makes it the perfect nude for anyone - not too orange.
  • Mocha the best blush shade for the most natural blush tone. plum/pink complimentary on all skin tones.
  • Fluidline a long-wearing gel liner that applies easily and goes a long way for the $.
  • Mineralize Skin Finish packs on the highlight with major dimension.
  • Pro Longwear Concealer is genius at concealing. lasts long, blends easily, covers like a dream.
  • Naked Lunch, Carbon, Woodwinked and Shroom make consistent appearances in my lineup.