A Long Overdue MAC Splurge

10 March, 2015


I used to shop at MAC fairly regularly. Way back when I was still taking the GO Train into work, I would go right by a MAC store in Royal Bank Plaza. Invariably, as every new collection came out, I owned it the day it came out, before I even got to the office. Then I moved and despite living right next to Fairview Mall, my trips to MAC pretty much became non-existent, other than the occasional pop-in with Julie, but even those are a thing of the past!  Well this past weekend, I made it a point to make a trip to a MAC counter to pick up a few things that I’ve either had on my wishlist for a while, or needed replacing (yes Zoe, I do run out of things, lol).  I even dragged my mother along just for shits and giggles.  


So while this haul is not overly large, it was large enough.  I picked up MAC Lipstick in Lady Danger, a Lip Glass from the MAC*Toledo collection in SIN, Prep+Prime Highlight in Peach Lustre, and MAC Lip Pencils in Vino and Soar!


Look at that beautiful shade!  Now Lady Danger is not really a colour that I would wear on it’s own.  It is far too orange for me to be able to really pull it off without some kind of darker lip liner and making it a bit two-toned.  But this shades is key to a lip look that I have been loving lately so stay tuned for that.


Then of course, we have the Lip Glass in SIN.  I have had this shade, or a shade like it before.  I stopped using MAC Lip Glass because it is so overly sticky, but the truth is that I just love this shade so I had to pick it up.


Then we have MAC’s Prep + Prime Highlight in Peach Lustre.  I love this stuff.  The powder version, not so much.  But the reality is that this stuff helps to even out any of the darker discolouration on my skin before I apply my foundation.  I do tend to look like an oompah loompah when I put it on, but the end results are so worth it.

And I also picked up two Lip Liners that are always a staple in my kit; Vino and Soar.  With Wedding Season rapidly approaching, it was completely necessary to replace these two lip pencils in my kit.  Plus, as much as the brides like them, I like them just as much.


So there you have it.  There is my very, very overdue but much needed MAC Haul.  Have you made any overdue hauls lately?


 Shop the Post!

You Might Also Like

  • writingwhimsy

    hehe thanks for the shoutout, such pretty mac lovelies!

    • Nicole About Town

      Lol! You are so welcome!

  • Jennifer Monforton

    Nice picks! I love Lady Danger- one of my favourites! I think it would look gorgeous on you, especially when paired with a deeper liner for some extra dimension :)

    • Nicole About Town

      Orange just doesn’t work for me on it’s own. I’m working at it though, but yeah, it’s going to get a nice deep liner to go with it!