It is time for vacation make-up launches, which suggests we’re about to be handled to the pleasant custom of magnificence manufacturers asserting seasonal make-up themes. Every year, our stockings are full of make-up themed round gingerbread, or Rudolph, or New Yr’s Eve sparkle. However for M.A.C.‘s 2019 vacation vary, they’ve landed on the one make-up theme that actually issues, existentially talking: You.
Named Starring You, M.A.C.’s vacation assortment comprises face, eye, and lip merchandise all designed to show you into an IRL model of the star on prime of a Christmas tree. “Extra than simply the inspiration behind shimmering hues, the star is YOU,” reads the press launch. “A legendary lineup for eyes, lips and face encourages everybody to create, make a reputation for themselves and declare centre stage.” In the course of the time of 12 months when many individuals take care of household obligations, awkward work events, and the stress of present-buying, we’re deeply right here for a celebration of the self — particularly if it entails shimmering eye make-up.
“Upon working with the Starring You assortment, the primary phrase that got here to my thoughts was ‘opulent,'” Fatima Thomas, M.A.C. Senior Artist, says within the assertion. “The finishes are reflective, various from average frost to high-beam metallic, and apply easily. The colour palette is refined and urbane. After the predominantly fiery coppers and rusts of SS19, it’s refreshing to create appears with wealthy plums, pinots, irons and garnets laced with sparkle.”
The vary comprises 4 eye shimmering shadow singles in Stars Align (silver with purple pearlescent shine), Stairs to the Stars (burgundy with purple), Swing on a Star (blue purple with blue-green), and Wishful Pondering (purple on purple). Better of all, the packaging appears like a glitzed-up Christmas cookie. Every pot is offered individually for $25. For the total “all eyes on me” impact, there’s additionally a $19 black eye pencil and a beautiful set of $17 lashes.
Subsequent, fill up for mistletoe season with six new glitter lipsticks ($20 every) and 5 metallic and pearlescent lip glosses ($18.50 every). Named Kiss of Stars, the lipsticks are embossed with a star sample, formulated with shimmery goodness, and topped off with a glitter cap. Shades run the gamut of moods you are sure to expertise this vacation season, like Asterisk (deep blue), Starstruck (vivid pink), and Stroll of Flame (berry purple). Then there’s lip gloss in high-shine shades like Couting Stars (lilac), Starring You (pink), and Star Memoir (metallic ruby). Select your favourite, then prime the entire look off with a studded lip adornment ($10) good to shock the entire household at vacation dinner. Lastly, we have got two opalescent face powders ($36) in pink shimmer and heat gold.
Here is a sampling of all of the shimmer forward: