October 15, 2009

Musings of the Day: The MAC Holiday Edition

Good Morning!

How’s tricks?   Hope everyone is bright eyed and bushy tailed this morning.  I’m so NOT a morning person so don’t even get me in on a discussion about the AM.  Tonight I’m off to see this incredibly cheesy interactive Rocky Horror Picture Show.  Every been to one?   It’s where people dress up and throw rice at the screen during the wedding scene and other weird stuff.  Loves it! I swear I can play a part in the movie as I know all the lines and songs. If you happen to be there I’ll be in the middle row with a few geeky friends flanking my side singing DAMMIT JANET I LOVE YOU!


Wanna Muse together?

I noticed MAC Magic, Mirth, and Mischief has hit the scene. w00t! I’m probably going to try to get to a counter later this weekend. The time has kinda come and gone for me to run to the nearest counter and haul like the end of MAC is coming soon. I’m sorta off the crack that is MAC but I’ll definitely be having a peeky to see what appeals.

Which brings me to today’s Musings of the Day!

What will you be hauling from MAC Magic, Mirth, and Mischief?

MAC Holiday 2009 Magic, Mirth, and Mischief 2

Tell the Muse and jump ahead for her list!

So here’s what has me attention so far…..by the way I should mention I’m going to try really hard to avoid overhauling since I really want to take part in the MAC Baroque Boudoir Collection.

MAC Mineralize Eye Shadow in Blue Sorcery and Devil May Care
These are both maybes as I’m not too big a fan of the release after release after release of MES.

Right now I’m up in arms about the face palettes so not sure yet. Lip palettes are probably a no and the two eye palettes that appeal most are the Devil May Care and Mystic ones.

I really dig the MAC Mineralize Sets! These are rather nifty right?! But I think I have the MSF each comes with…will have to check and be sure.

I’ve sworn myself off brush sets. I really do have to reign in my brush habit….way too many.

And I may go ahead and skip on the lip sets too.

My list is kinda cheap but I have so many other things on my wish list I’m somewhat proud of myself for just saying no to MAC even though it’s incredibly hard.

How about you?

Spill the deets!

About the Muse

Isabella MuseIsabella is just an average everyday geeky girl who doesn’t blend her eyeshadow correctly, wears too much blush, and hopes she never finds her holy grail products because she likes the thrill of the chase so much. Her mission is to bring you super honest reviews on makeup, skincare, fragrance and all things beauty. She’s in no way an expert on the topic and she sure as hell isn’t a super model. But she’s passionate about makeup and is seeking like-minded individuals that like pina coladas, getting caught in the rain, and ones that enjoy spending hundreds of dollars at Sephora without feeling buyer’s remorse. If you’re that person feel free to reach out and leave a comment or follow me on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Bloglovin‘.

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  • BeautyBitch

    I’m actually a mind-reader because I sat at my desk drooling over MMM on the website and writing out my wishlist instead of doing pressing and vital work just this very afternoon. My haul will be:
    -All 4 eyeshadow palettes
    -Both face palettes
    -$$$$Yes and Lucky Number nail varnishes

    Like you, I will NOT allow myself to buy anymore brush sets. I will not! I have a weird compulsion to get SE MAC brushes each time they put out a new one that I don’t have (like the SE227 in this release: I don’t have one of those, although I do have 4x SE 129s). But I will also be saving for the Baroque Boudoir compact so I have to stop somewhere.

    • the Muse

      oh bora. I haven’t looked at prices in Korea but email me maybe I can CP and get a better deal here for you 😀 finally can return the many favors and maybe actually get the stuff I have for you in the mail too like the bloody kabuki brush 😀

      omg yes me too! NO MORE BRUSHES! I seriously can’t do it. It would be absurd for me to even think about it 😀 really wanting MAC BB looks so amazingggggg!

  • jackieg02

    Good Morning Muse! I am also off the MAC crack as of lately.
    I am wanting She Zam and Phiff dazzleglasses, and as for the eye palettes I am wanting Devil May Care and Mystic. And thats it really. I don’t really see anything else that catches my eye. Oh well.

    • the Muse

      me too jackie. It’s incredible I never thought I’d make it here! Me either….and I still have to see the eye palettes in person as they are sometimes way too similar to years pasted!


  • MC

    WOW!!!! I love this collection SOOOOO MUCH!!!

    My MUST HAVE haul list:

    Both Lip Palettes
    Devil May Dare Warm and Mystic Cool Eye Palettes
    Fab-racadabra Bronze Face Kit
    Utter Fun and Totally Wow lipsticks

    SO IN LOVE with MMM!!!

    • the Muse

      😀 ha MC you’re not off the bandwagon yet girl! nice list!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Robyn

    havent checked it out yet not up on uk website yet i may take myself over to the american one to salvate or i may wait brush sets is calling my name though

  • Nunu

    So I sneaked out of work early and dragged le boyfriend who, poor guy, was carrying around his laptop and all the other tools of his trade, to the closest MAC store. I swatched EVERYTHING and I came home with NOTHING even tho he so kindly offered to feed the disease that is my makeup addiction. That’s saying something Muse, it tells you how disappointed I am with this release. The mineralised eyeshadow are HORRIBLE!I too was eyeing Blue Sorcery, the blue side was good but the silver side is like CRAFT GLITTER!!i mean like huge chunks of glitter and ZERO pigmentation!I checked out the palettes and it feels like I have every colour in the box already in some form or other. The face palettes were a disappointment too in that inside every box, only 1 or 2 colours would show on my skin and the rest would be invisible no matter how hard I swatched.
    Of the entire collection, I think the only thing worth getting is the blushes which are rather pretty.
    Overall, I’m probably gonna wait a while until either your or Temptalia’s review comes out and convinces me to buy something.

    • the Muse

      hey nunu

      sorry for the delayed reply. swamped with comments. hehe your BF sounds sweet. I really wasn’t so into it either I fear 🙁 I think I’ll wait for CCO to get it in stock or if I can some press samples to play with, otherwise it’s a bit f a bust for me 🙁

      I’ll def do my best to get a few items up 🙂 I’m curious about at least one eye palette but after your mini review I’m a bit scared!!!!!!!!!!!!! 😀