MAC HAUL - Pret a Papier

by MakeupByKaylena on 2:48 PM

Hey Chicas,

I recently got a package in the mail from MAC! It was the stuff I ordered from the Pret a Papier collection that is currently in stores. I have to admit I wasn't too thrilled about this collection as a whole, but there are a few things that are different that I wanted to try and add to my personal collection. Most of the colors are netural based and matte. Not that I don't like neturals, I just wasn't like, "I HAVE TO HAVE EVERYTHING FROM THIS COLLECTION!"

So here is everything I got...

From the Pret a Papier Collection I picked up:

Coral Crepe Paint Pot
Bamboo Matte Eyeshadow
Light over Dark Minerlized Blush
Instant Chic Sheertone Blush
Chromographic Pencil in NW25/NC30

and from the perm. collection I picked up:

Bare Study Paint Pot
Ravishing Creamsheen Lipstick

I picked out the things I thought to be the most unique and multi-use items out of the Pret a Papier collection. I bought the Chomographic Pencil for a couple reasons, 1) being the cute wooden packaging, 2) the various uses it provides. It can be a spot on concealer, a perfect color to brighten up the waterline, a lipliner, and used for a brow highlight, sooo many uses and I'm sure theres more I haven't even discovered yet!

I also got the Light over Dark Minerlized blush because of its multiple uses. It can be used for a bronzer, highlighter, blush and eyeshadow!

I grabbed the Bamboo eyeshadow because it will make a wonderful matte highlighter on my skintone. It's hard to find a color like Bamboo thats matte. It's a beautiful color and the texture is amazing!

Coral Crepe Paint Pot was soo pretty I just had to have it. These can also be used multiple ways. Most use it as an eyeshadow base, which I did today and it is absolutely gorgeous, but they can be used as liners, and if mixed with Fix+ they can be used almost like a cream colored base on lips, cheeks or where ever.

The only blush I liked from this collection was Instant Chic. It's a perfect coraly, peachy pink color and it's a sheertone which means it's completely buildable. I was on a kick for a while to find the perfect simple everyday blush color that complimented my skintone, and I think I've found it!

I might visit my MAC Counter soon to take a look at the lipsticks in person. None of them really stood out to me online so maybe in person they will. But I did get a coral colored lipstick I've been wanting for a while, Ravishing! It's a beautiful creamy coral shade and it goes on like a dream because it is a Creamsheen formula. It really suites to collection! They should've included it! I also got Bare Study Paint Pot, because I've been wanting a champange shimmery base for certain eye looks and this one is perfect. Not to dark not to light, not to gold and not to white.

Here's some more pictures,

On my lips:

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Thanks for stopping by!

9 Response to 'MAC HAUL - Pret a Papier'
  1. missy_ellie_uk'> May 5, 2010 at 2:53 PM
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    I've ordered a few things from this collection, can't wait for them to arrive but I really like neutrals so this collection suits me! Ellie x


  2. SweetShuGa'> May 5, 2010 at 3:35 PM
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    What a lovely haul, i want that intant chic blush it looks so nice..i might have to check that out again when i go to my mac store.


  3. D's Beauty Corner'> May 5, 2010 at 3:36 PM
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    I've been eyeing the Coral Crepe paint pot!


  4. Fintia'> May 5, 2010 at 3:58 PM
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    Enjoy your goodies! I own Ravishing and I super love it! The coral paint pot calls my attention!!


  5. Angelique'> May 5, 2010 at 4:44 PM
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    I got Ravishing last week but I haven't used it yet :].. I didn't get anything from that collection. Nothing called out to me :P


  6. Obsessed.Makup.Addict'> May 5, 2010 at 4:49 PM
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    Beautiful choices darling! I'm drooling over here over your purchases. Enjoy playing around with them :)


  7. LS'> May 5, 2010 at 6:12 PM
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    Great post! Im really thinking about picking that blush up now! The only thing I picked up from that collection is the chromographic pencil, but its a little to yellow for me

    Cant wait to see some FOTD with your goodies!!!


  8. Ritalime'> May 5, 2010 at 9:45 PM
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    Ah, so envious of your haul! I really need to pick up the Coral Crepe paintpot, its looking lovelier with every review I read. :D


  9. SilhouetteScreams'> May 7, 2010 at 2:30 AM
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    You should totally try the coral paint pot as a base underneath the Instant Chic blush :)


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