Wednesday, April 6, 2011

MAC Quite Cute Collection Review + Swatches! :D



I had the privilege of previewing the Quite Cute collection, so here's some swatches for everyone! :D

This Harajuku inspired collection is just, well, quite cute! Pink, lavander and mint green are the main colors of this collection - who would know that greens and pinks go so well together! Girls who love their pastels will love this collection! :D

Ok lets go straight to the swatches! :D

Cute Eye Quad (US$36 / RM140):



All 4 colors in this quad swatches beautifully, but Moshi! Moshi! is a little on the powdery side. Pigmentation wise they could be better, but i guess these colours are meant to be soft and subtle :)

Moshi! Moshi! (Frost) - Pale white green gold
Goody Goody Gum Drop (Satin) - Light white pink
Boycrazy (Lustre) - Pale lavender with silver pearl pigments
Azuki Bean (Frost) - Mid-tone violet


Lipsticks (US$14.50 / RM65):



The lipsticks in this collection are quite pigmented surprisingly! I'm totally in love with Playing Koi, but we girls in Penang won't be getting this color *curses under breath*

Quite Cute (Cremesheen) - Bright white lavender
Playing Koi (Satin) - Creamy white peach pink.
Saint Germain (Amplified) - Pastel pink. This is permanent.
Play Time (Cremesheen) - Intense violet
Candy Yum-Yum (Matte) - Neon pink


Plushglasses (US$18.50 / RM65):



Ahhh, MAC finallllly releases a collection featuring the Plushglasses (the last i think was Naughty Nauticals wayyyy back in 2008!)! I personally like these because they make my lips look fuller somehow. I didn't get the tingly feeling some girls get from these glosses though!

The ones in this collection are kinda sheer, and methinks that they won't really show up on pigmented lips! :(

I ♥ U - Creamy mid-tone purple
Girl ♥ Boy - Bright light blue pink
Bubble Tea - Creamy pale nude
Fashion Fanatic - Creamy pale pink


Lip Pencils (US$13 / RM55):



These lip liners are repromotes from last year's Too Fab collection. If you love lipsticks you MUST get Naked - its just like lip concealer in a stick!! Too pretty!! <3

Naked - Light neutral
In Synch - Bright yellow pink
Boldly Bare - Mid-tone red brown


Nail Lacquers (US$14 / RM42):



These colors are SO CUTE!!! :D All 3 polishes go on streaky, so you'll need at least two coats for a nice opaque finish.

Mischievous - Creamy pale blue mint
Little Girl Type - Creamy pale lavender
Ice Cream Cake - Creamy blue pink


Mineralize Blushes (US$23 / RM100):


The Blushes were swatched in this order: left - large surface area, middle - heart, right - both colors swirled together.

With a cute heart in the middle, this blush is set to capture hearts! Hehehe!! :D However, the colors are just alright IMHO - boring and not universally flattering. Take Miss Behave for example - though the beige color is pretty, but when mixed with the mint this ghastly white shimmery color thats just not flattering! :(

Sakura - Lavender with pearly deep magenta heart
Giggly - Light pink with pearly plum heart
Miss Behave - Light beige with pearly mint green heart


Thats all for now! Didcha see anything you like from this collection? Or are you skipping it altogether? Spill! :D


Credits: Collection image from Ourfashion.blog.hu, color story from Specktra.net.

15 comments:

  1. I love your MAC swatches! This collection is so fun to look at, but the only thing I'd probably wear would be playing Koi!

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  2. i'll skip totally! btw, these pastels are my fav colors but i don't like them in makeup though :/
    so i can save $ for next collection :) no heart break this time for skipping :)

    carol

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  3. Wow you got most/all of them already! True MAC fanatic? Hehe anyways thanks for the review! So helpful, and beautiful shades!! Still deciding if I want them.. hmm Love the nail polish tho. :)

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  4. Dovey: thank you! Yeah Playing Koi is probably the most wearable of the lot! It's GORGEOUS! :D

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  5. Carol: oohhh! I can't wear pastels... they make my look swollen!! >.< But yeah, gotta admit that the colors are so pretty though! :D

    I'm probably just getting one blush too for collection's sake :)

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  6. Tifa Mai: Ahaha i don't own any of them (yet)! :D Just happen to have the chance to swatch them!! :D

    The nailpolishes look yummy! :D

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  7. Thanks for the swatches,Jenn!

    The blushes are VERY CUTE. *tempted*

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  8. I really don't "get" this collection. Not keen on the visuals either. Oh well...

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  9. What a pretty collection! I love the polishes. Thanks for the swatches.

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  10. Nice, like the giggly and Sakura blushes alot! When will the collection launch in Malaysia, do you know?

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  11. Sarah: YES they are!! :D Which one are you getting? :D

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  12. milktea: i don't get the promo image either! lol! But i've gotta admit that the blushes and colors are too adorable for words! :D

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  13. gio: you're most welcome! :D the polishes are great! :D

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  14. Bumos: not too sure about Penang, but KL folks will get it end of this month :)

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  15. I have my heart set on Giggly! :D

    Azuki Bean looks really pretty, too bad (or not-for my wallet) I'm not an eyeshadow person.

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