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M·A·C Fashion Sets is a limited edition collection featuring “lips & tips” trios of Lipglass, Lipstick and Nail Lacquers representing the most popular and best selling favorite M·A·C shades from around the world. If you’ve ever wondered how different colors play to discerning fashionistas in different countries, here are the top selling shades and the countries ranking them as #1:
Spice – #1 classic best-selling lip pencil in Canada, Brazil, Italy, Mexico, UK, Venezuela, Chile, Peru, Argentina, Philippines, Singapore, Spain, Portugal, Thailand, India, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Kuwait, Bahrain, Lebanon, Oman, United Arab Emirates and Travel
Retail Myth – #1 selling lipstick in Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Estonia and Finland
Russian Red – #1 selling lipstick in Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, Austria, Singapore and Venezuela
Snob – #1 selling lipstick in Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Peru, Argentina and Travel Retail
Chestnut – #1 selling lip pencil in the USRebel – Cult favorite for the perfect sultry, wine colored lipGirl About Town – A fabulous bright fuchsia, a go-to staple for every fashionista
You can from the color descriptions below, and the collection photo above, that there is a wide variety of color options in these trios. It’s easy to see that the popularity of a particular color has a lot to do with skin tones and culture, but there’s something for everyone, from demure nudes and pinks, to deep plum and chocolate. But it’s fun to go outside of your same-old, same-old, and see the beauty and joy of another, beloved color deemed so chic in another country.
My favorite trio is “Russian Red.” A bold red is a must-have, and this one is a clear cherry red that is blue-ish, but clear enough so that it’s universally flattering. It’s bright, but it’s not “bloody” or too orange. Seemingly, like you were born to wear it. If you’re bold lip averse, this is a way to jump into “big red” with both feet, and not feel self-conscious. The lipstick is deep, opaque and matte (but moistly matte, not dry), and it lasts a very long time. When the Summer heat, hits, a matte that manages to stick around, makes the bold lip look, easier to wear.
For fingers and toes, a matching Nail Lacquer in the same, bold, Russian Red, is a must! This is also a long-wear formula that won’t chip quickly. When you’re on the go and enjoying other things, the last thing you need is chipped polish. Red and other bold shades do fade and chip with wear, but this one, like it’s lip-loving sisters, will stick around!
Here is the lowdown on the entire lineup:
Myth Light neutral nude (satin)
Snob Light neutral pink (satin)
Spice Mid-tone neutral nude (satin)
Girl About Town Bright blue fuchsia (amplified)
Russian Red Mid-tone neutral red (matte)
Rebel Mid-tone cream plum (satin)
Chestnut Rich chocolate brown (satin)
SRP $14.50 U.S./$17.50 CDN
Myth Light neutral nude
Snob Light neutral pink
Spice Mid-tone neutral nude
Girl About Town Bright blue fuchsia
Russian Red Mid-tone neutral red
Rebel Mid-tone cream plum
Chestnut Rich chocolate brown
SRP $14.50 U.S./$17.50 CDN
Myth Light neutral nude (creme)
Snob Light neutral pink (creme)
Spice Mid-tone neutral nude (creme)
Girl About Town Bright blue fuchsia (creme)
Russian Red Mid-tone neutral red (creme)
Rebel Mid-tone cream plum (creme)
Chestnut Rich chocolate brown (creme)
SRP $16.00 U.S./$19.00 CDN
Thrill to your favorite trio of internationally-adored beauty treats. But hurry, because M-A-C’s Fashion Sets are limited edition available in North America only through June 28th. Visit your favorite M-A-C- Cosmetics Counter or boutique, or online at www.maccosmetics.com
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