Monday, 12 January 2015

Mini MAC Haul | Swatches & Review

A new year always calls for new makeup, right?! MAC is a lipstick lovers heaven and we treated ourselves to four new MAC lipsticks and the shades we bought are 'Dubonnet, Spice it up!, Spirit and Diva'.

DUBONNET
I haven't actually heard of this MAC lipstick before - is it popular? Because if not, it definately should be! Debonnet in my eyes is the most perfect red. It's a much darker red than say Mac's Ruby Woo. This lipstick is what I'd describe as a deep blood red with a slight brick/brown tinge to it - Oh my God, it's perfect. The finish is amplified - the first amplified lipstick I've ever owned and it's fair to say I absolutely love it. It hasn't got the staying power of a matte but it still stays on for a long time.  I'd definately get this one again!

SPICE IT UP!
Spice it Up! is the type of lipstick that really compliments my skin colour. The lipstick is a deep red in the bullet but applies to the lips in a sheer darkish red which I personally love. It's super glossy. I love the formula which is a Lustre - again, I've never owned a Lustre lipstick before but it's gorgeous and understated. Obviously, with this lipstick being more glossy it doesn't tend to last as long. It eventually fades to a redish pink stain that still looks lovely. MAC describe this shade as mulled brown berry.

SPIRIT
I've been loving all the reds and dark lipsticks recently but you can't really fault MAC when it comes to nude shades! I orginally wanted 'Verve' but it wasn't in stock so I picked out the beautiful 'Spirit'! It's described as a muted pinky-beige brown and it really is stunning. It suits all make up looks - especially dark eyes! The finish is Satin and lasts for absolutely hours without the need to reapply which is quite uncommon for nude lipsticks isn't it? The colour is also really easy to build up too so it looks more brown than a dark pink. I'm sure this lipstick is going to be a favourite.

DIVA
Diva, is there anything more to say about this lipstick? It's absolutely incredible! I can see why this is such a popular colour. The shade is described as an intense reddish-burgundy and I couldn't of described it better myself. It's matte so it stays of for hours. It's such a vampy colour. Honestly, this is like one of my dream lipsticks and I can't praise it enough. I think it will suit many skin tones and it's just the most eye catching lippy I own. It most definately the most beautiful 'winter' lipstick but I'm going to be wearing Diva all year round!

So, there are our MAC mini haul. It might of been expensive but nothing beats these lipsticks. They are really comfortable to wear and I actaully find myself really excited to put on my lipstick each day! Sad? I don't think so! We are quite the lipstick junkies.

Will you be adding these to your wishlists?
Leah and Rachel, x

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  1. Diva is one of my favourites!
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  3. It's so helpful to see what they actually look like, I love spirit!
    Charlotte Louise Xx

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    1. Spirit is a gorgeous colour and it looks great on! xx

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  4. Lovely post! I'm becoming more and more obsessed with MAC lipsticks lately. I've added Diva and Spirit to my list!

    Kelsey | Beauty by Kelsey

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    1. I'm so obsessed with MAC lipsticks too! Diva & Spirit are gorgeous lippies! x

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  5. I adore these shades! I like how they're gorgeous reds, but still incredibly wearable on an everyday basis!

    Milly // Mini Adventures

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  6. I love these! i think Diva would be the one for me! Its stunning! xxx

    KirstyLeighx

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  7. Amazing shades! Mac products are just simply perfect! :)

    Autumn in Neverland

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    1. I agree with yu so much! You can't beat MAC! x x

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  8. Oh my goodness, I love Dubonnet. It is amazing, I got it for Christmas this year <3 It is one of my faves <3 xx

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    1. I really do love Dubonnet! That's such a nice present too! x x x

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  9. I'm so jealous of you right now! They all look such lovely colour but Diva has to be my favourite!! x

    OhjustAlice.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Diva is beautiful - hope you get a chance to buy one too :) x x

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  10. Spirit looks so pretty!

    Shari | Sharinelsonx.blogspot.com

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  11. Gorgeous colors, the last one is my fav! xx

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  12. oh i love the look of spirit, definitely added to my wishlist:)

    Eilidh from Velvet-Winter

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    1. It is so lovely! I think lots of people would love Spirit. x x

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  13. LOVE the mac lipsticks, they always seem to have the best shades x
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    1. They do don't they! They are all gorgeous. x x

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  14. Fantastic choices!!! I have MAC Diva and absolutely love it :) you both look beautiful, the colours suit you so well!

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    1. Thank you so much :) That's so lovely of you! x x

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  15. every color looks great on you guys!! Spice it up is my favorite!

    Jessica
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    1. Thank you so much! & Spice it Up is so gorgeous. x x

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  16. Diva is my fav :) xox

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  17. So much love for the MAC lispticks ! Spice it up definitely looks amazing on you :)

    Andrea,
    GUCCI&POLA.

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  18. Great color choices! I especially love the Diva on you! :)

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  19. What a great haul! I honestly love the shade Spice It Up on you. Can't wait to swatch it myself, hopefully it'll look good against my medium skin tone.

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

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    1. I'm sure it's gonna look lovely with your skin tone! x x

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  20. Lovely picks!!
    I think Diva is my favourite, love dark reds! But you suit all of them!
    ♥ Fran - www.frannymac.com xx

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    1. Thank you! I also love dark reds too. I'm obsessed! x x

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  21. Oh wow these colour are gorgeous, I love MAC lipsticks! You should definitely try the colour 'chilli' its a deep orange and its so lovely, I think it would really suit you guys x

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    1. That one sounds gorgeous! I'd definately want to try it out now :) thank you for recommending it! x x

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  22. spirit looks like such a gorgeous colour, you suit them all! you have a lovely blog, i would love for you to come check out mine xx

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    1. Aww thank you! & of course, I'll look now. x x

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  23. DIva is absolutely amazing!xx

    thelilmint.blogspot.co.uk

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  24. I love all of these shades! Great picks girls, they all look great on you! Loving Spirit the best :) x

    Always, Alice x

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    1. Thank you so much! & I love Spirit too :) x x

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  25. The diva lipstick is SO nice, I love vampy colours! The quality of MAC lipsticks are amazing!

    Jade x
    jadethejourno.blogspot.co.uk ♡

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    1. I'd say they are so worth the money! The quality really is amazing. x x

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  26. Spirit is a beautiful shade. Looks like I may have to check Mac out....
    Natalie's

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    1. You definately will have to look at MAC some time soon! x x

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  27. I just started following you 2. I love your blog, it's absolutely awesome. It would make me so happy if you took the time to come visit my blog and say hello.

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    1. Thank you so much! 7 of course, i'll look now. x x

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  28. I always loved the Mac lipsticks but they're really expensive. Great choice of colours.

    LEJA

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    1. They are expensive but I'd say worth the money :) x x

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  29. Nice colors. I love your blog! You ladies are too cute :)

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    1. Aww, that's so kind of you! Thank you so much.x x x

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  30. Imagine getting ready round your house?! Good job we don't live closer ;) Diva looks incredible on!

    Annabel ♥
    Mascara & Maltesers

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    1. Haha, that's really funny :D Diva is such a stunning shade. x x

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  31. I love all shades, but Diva something what I would love to try:)

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    1. I hope you get to try it out - it's so good! x

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  32. They all look lovely! I think Diva is my fave though. :)

    xx

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  33. Amazing haul, I love the colours!

    Camille xo

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  34. Every time that I read or see a picture that you guys have posted, I fall that much more in love with MAC lipsticks. These are absolutely beautiful shades, and they look so amazing on you! Definitely think that I will be running to MAC in the next few days to pick some of these up!

    Becky, xx // http://undertheseabeauty.blogspot.ca/

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    1. That is such a sweet thing! thank you so much :D & i hope you do get these lipsticks, they are so beautiful! x

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  35. Diva & Spirit are SO gorgeous! Not much beats a MAC lipstick!

    xx angela | the sunday chapter

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    1. MAC do the best lipsticks evere! I'm so glad Diva and Spirit are in my collection! x

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  36. I'm still YET to own a Mac product (boo on me) I have a single eyeshadow and lipstick in mind - so will hopefully change that soon, I definitely like spirit the best here!

    allthatshimmers.co.uk xo

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    1. You definitely need to get the eye shadow and lipstick that you want - you won't be disappointed! Spirit is a great shade. x

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  37. gorgeous colors, I just love mac lipsticks. and I get excited too when getting to put on lipstick :)
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    1. I actually look forward to put my mac lipsticks on haha :) I'll follow now x

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  38. Love the names of these lipsticks and all of them looks wonderful on you both x

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    1. I love the names of the lipstick too and thank you so much! x

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  39. I allready have the Dubonnet : love it ;) xxx http://valeriesdays.blogspot.fr/

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  40. Love the colors the lipstick´s :)
    *new follower in the blog :)

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  41. So exciting when I saw this on your Instagram a few days ago. You picked up such lovely shades, love the swatches! :)

    Style Sunrise ☀

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    1. That's so nice to hear :) Thank you so much! x x

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  42. I love MAC lipsticks - this is such a great set of lipsticks xx

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  43. Gorgeous set of lipsticks! I love the 'Diva' one :)

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    1. Diva is so beautiful! The perfect vampy shade. x x

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  44. Love those different shades of MAC lipsticks <3

    Have a nice day! :)

    xoxo,
    SHAIRA
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  45. Lovely new lippies! I adore MAC. :)

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

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  46. I cannot pull off a red lipstick but you are rocking it girl x

    Stefanie | Casualllyawkward | Bloglovin

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    1. aww, thank you! but you just need to find a shade that you love :) bet you look great! x x

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  47. My favourite brand when it comes to lipsticks!

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  48. nice blog. lovely pictures.. i am following your blog, please follow back http://melodyjacob1.blogspot.com/

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  49. I LOVE that spirit shade. Heavenly! xo
    Sarah-Jane xo // www.vmgirl.me

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  50. I just bought Diva! It's gorgeous. Love your style, so individual.

    Erin | Erin and Katherine Talk Beauty

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    1. I hope you love Diva as much as we do :) Thank you so much! x

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  51. These shades are stunning! There's nothing I need more than a Mac store here in Sarajevo.

    TRENDGALORE
    BLOGLOVIN

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    1. I know & I hope you get a MAC near you soon! Maybe you could look on the internet :) x

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  52. Great post dear! All that shoes looks amazing. Have a fun and productive Wednesday! :)

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  54. Love the colors, they are so beautiful

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    Tyana
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  55. Spirit looks gorgeous! I also really want to get my hands on Dubonnet x
    ELEANORMAES

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    1. They are some of my favourites! I love the natural nude and the red :)

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  56. Gorgeous colours! MAC lipsticks are my favourite lipsticks! I just recently purchased "Rebel" and "Lady Danger"! I like your blog! Let me know if you'd like us to follow eachother on GFC?
    Keep in touch!
    xo from Italy,
    Sonia Verardo
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    1. I absolutely love rebel! & thank you so much! I'll look at your blog now. x x

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  57. Ooh I've never come across Spirit or Spice It Up! but they look right up my street :) I already have Diva and Dubonnet and much prefer them to traditional MAC reds - lovely picks! xx

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    1. Great post. Diva is one of my all time favorite MAC lipsticks! xx

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    2. I haven't either but they are gorgeous shades! x x x

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    1. They are all so beautiful - definately great to add to the lipstick collection :) x x

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  59. So many amazing colors! Spirit and Diva are my favorite ones, although I loved all of them :)
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    1. I think they might be my favourites too! x x x

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  60. These mac lipsticks are so lovely! Diva is my favourite one! ♥

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    1. Diva is so popular - it's definately worth the hype! x x

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  61. Such great choices! I think diva and spirit are my two favorites! Such lovely choices!

    Denise
    www.fashionloveletters.com

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    1. Thank you - they are so nice aren't they! x x

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  62. I really like "Spirit" on you, I have "Brave" but it doesn't look good on my skin tone at all. I think it might be too cool toned for me. I'm definitely adding some of these to my wish list :)

    ElizaDeath Taylor | Beauty & Lifestyle Blog

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    1. Aww, thanks! I like the the look of Brave but colours like that don't really suit me either :( That's such a shame but I hope you treat yourself to another mac lipstick. x x

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  63. Oooo these colours are perfect, I need to take a trip to MAC as soon as I'm paid, I am desperate for a darker duskier shade of red. I only had Ruby Woo at the moment, need to branch out! Great blog by the way - you have a new follower in me x
    Harriet | Pearl & Peach

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  64. Awesome round-up of lipsticks, dear! Just popping by to wish you the best of 2015! xoxo
    Luxury Haven

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  65. Amazing colors, the last one is my fave! Love it!
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  66. A lovely blog you have <3
    It would be a honor to me, if you liked to follow each other.
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  67. Spirit looks really nice on you! x

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  68. beautiful shades! don't ya just love MAC!:)

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