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My 1st MAC Splurge!

On August 4th, 2011 I went down to West Mall but more importantly to the MAC Store. My trip was solely made to go to this store!!!
On entering the store, everything looks so organized and the room looks huge since there are so many mirrors. What I love about the store is that there are testers for everything so you can go ahead and swatch whatever you like. Of course if you are a newbie to makeup the lovely MAC dolls would guide you into making the right decisions.  I was greeted by Sherry-Ann. We firstly started making some lipstick choices. I wanted a simple pink colour with not much if not no shimmer and she immediately went to the colour “ Sweetie”. Being a typical doll I had of course to fill up my hand with swatches before deciding on this colour anyway. Next colour choice to be made was a more nude or neutral shade for everyday wear, work or play. I ended up with “Hug me”  I am really loving the names of these colours! (BTW, both of these lipsticks are lustre ones).
 

So I decided to stop with the lipsticks there and continue onto finding my right shade of foundation. I am the kind of doll who prefers a natural as possible look. So she suggested the Mineralize satin-finish foundation (which has SPF 15!). My shade is NC45. We then went on to finding the right shade powder to set the foundation and decided on the Mineralize skin-finish natural in Medium Dark. 


Up next I wanted an everyday eye-shadow colour that I could wear lightly for work or layer on the shadow for a more dramatic look with other bold colours. We sat in the nice soft chair in front of the big mirror and tried “Amber Lights” and “Woodwinked”. They are both suited for what I needed but I settled on the “Woodwinked”.

The wide range of beautiful lipsticks colour never left my mind and so I went back to the lipstick counter to see what else I should have. I didn’t want a red but “Ruby Woo” is really amazing with its red matte look. I resisted the urge for this one since I don’t wear red very often. So I ventured into Viva glam land and choose “Viva glam VI”. More of a brown tone lipstick and yet another lustre one too! So my eyes then zoomed in on “Ultra darling” which is a sheen supreme lipstick and then I had to stop myself from looking and just proceed to the cashier.

So my small eyes nearly popped out at the cashier. This makeup haul came with a price! So now I am off to see how well these will work for me and if indeed it was worth it.
 
XOXO 
From your China Doll in Trinidad

Comments

  1. When you miss your "hug me", I might be the one who stole it lol

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  2. krys when i was buying this i was thinking of you. It looks almost identical to the one u used on me!

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  3. Great choices! Ruby woo is an amazing red but the next time you go back you should try out Brave Red which is a it more wearable or Diva which is gorgeous for everyday. Sweetie was my first pink lippie from MAC too :) Woodwinked is gorgeous! I wear it everyday and amber lights is my go to night colour when I don't want to be fussed about too much product. Great haul!

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  4. Thanks Jeneille! I'll get one of their reds eventually, more in a pink mode for lips these days!

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