— June 27, 2014 —

MAC Moody Blooms Collection


This was a very frustrating collection. Originally set to release online June 19th, was pushed back until June 24th and changed again to release online the same day as in-store release. A few sleepless nights later, the products are here and ready to be reviewed! (Along with some other goodies, but those are for a later day.)

MAC released their newest, summer collection Moody Blooms June 26, 2014 online and in-stores. The collection featured sheen supreme lipglass tints and lipsticks, eyeshadows, fluidlines, blushes and brushes. It wasn't the most exciting collection and the continued setback definitely snuffed some of the hype.

"Exotic, night-blooming flowers with a hint of danger inspire a hothouse of seductive shades. Sensual colours shroud eyes in earthy metallic Eye Shadows and lips suggest hidden motives with deep blue plum and dark berry hues of Sheen Supreme Lipstick. Bronze Powder Blush provides a final adrenaline surge before these beauties dissolve into the night.flowers with a hint of danger inspire a hothouse of seductive shades. Sensual colours shroud eyes in earthy metallic Eye Shadows and lips suggest hidden motives with deep blue plum and dark berry hues of Sheen Supreme Lipstick. Bronze Powder Blush provides a final adrenaline surge before these beauties dissolve into the night."
Here's what I picked up from the collection...
Blush $21 USD / $25 CAD (0.21 oz.) [LE]
  •  Bred for Beauty is described as a mid-tone blue pink. [Matte]
  •  Worldly Wealth is described as a shimmering peachy bronze. [Frost]

Fluidline $16 USD / $19 CAD (0.10 oz.) [LE]
  •  Black Ivy is described as a blackened green.

Eyeshadow $15 USD / $18 CAD (0.05 oz.) [Permanent]
  •  Lucky Green is described as a frosted mid-tone lime. [Veluxe Pearl]

*This collection features standard, signature packaging. If you've seen the collection's promo pictures it looked as if the packaging was going to be a deep, teal rubberized matte. Unfortunately, it was just their clever lighting.

Blushes:
Bred for Beauty is a brightened fuchsia with noticeable cool undertones and a flat matte finish. The texture is very fine and soft, but powdery and almost chalky on the skin. This shade has great, bold pigmentation but the color applies slightly uneven because of the texture. This also made it a little more difficult to blend out. Bred for Beauty lasted +7 hours before fading. (4/5)
Worldly Wealth is a brown bronze with orange undertones and a frost finish. The texture is soft, smooth, applies evenly and can be easily blended. It has great color payoff, it is buildable and leaves a beautiful bronze sheen on the skin. Depending on what method you use to apply, this shade could be used as a blush and/or a highlight. Worldly Wealth lasted +8 hours before slightly fading. (5/5)
Fluidlines:
Black Ivy is a deep, dark teal with a very slight sheen. The texture was creamy, glided-on easily and didn't pull or tug at the skin when applying. It had good color payoff in a single swipe and was buildable to a more opaque coverage. This liner lasted +8 hours before showing noticeable wear. (5/5)
Eyeshadows:
- Lucky Green is a brightened lime green with yellow undertones and a golden frost finish. This shade is part of the permanent line and I owned it previous to this collection. The texture was soft, smooth and applied evenly. This shade had full color payoff and can be used both wet and dry. When used wet, the golden frost becomes more noticeable and metallic. (5/5)

OverallMoody Blooms was a pretty underwhelming collection but I am okay with that. It will be a nice break from all these excellent collection MAC has been releasing back to back. That is, until late August when the MAC A Romance Novel collection is released and it only gets better from there...

MAC Moody Blooms Blushes

MAC Moody Blooms Blushes

MAC Moody Blooms Blush in Bred for Beauty

MAC Moody Blooms Blush in Bred for Beauty

MAC Moody Blooms Blush in Bred for Beauty

MAC Moody Blooms Blush in Bred for Beauty

MAC Moody Blooms Blush in Worldly Wealth

MAC Moody Blooms Blush in Worldly Wealth

MAC Moody Blooms Blush in Worldly Wealth

MAC Moody Blooms Blush in Worldly Wealth

MAC Moody Blooms Fluidline in Black Ivy

MAC Moody Blooms Fluidline in Black Ivy

MAC Moody Blooms Fluidline in Black Ivy

MAC Moody Blooms Eye Shadow in Lucky Green

MAC Moody Blooms Eye Shadow in Lucky Green

MAC Moody Blooms Eye Shadow in Lucky Green

MAC Moody Blooms Eye Shadow in Lucky Green

Can be purchased from MAC Online, MAC Stores and counters for a limited time.

Disclaimer: All products featured were purchased by me for personal use.