MAC Haul- In Extra Dimension

Hi ladies,

How are you- I'm back blogging! Yey. My blogging mojo got a bit sidetracked but we're rolling again.

And what a better way to come back than with a haul! :)

On Thursday I went (nearly running) to my local MAC counter to check out the latest and current collection called In Extra Dimension. 

I could have bought the items online but I rally wanted to check them out in person as I noticed that they photograph so differently on swatches that I've seen. Now that I have taken these photos myself I can completely see how different these can look depending on the lighting, the camera and the angle. If you are planning on getting anything I would strongly suggest you see it in real life first!

My main attraction to this collection was the one and only Extra Dimension Skinfinish Poudre Lumiere in Superb

Everyone claimed that this powder was a dupe for the Estee Lauder super coveted illuminating powder gelee called Modern Mercury that sold out nearly on the day. I saw sooo many swatches comparing them and they looked 100% identical. Some claim it's actually the same considering Estee Lauder owns MAC. However, I heard the ingredients are not the same but the swatches look like dupes.
I grabbed two of these! They retail at £21.50. I predict these will go quick so be quick!

I then went for the gold one called Extra Dimension Skinfinish Poudre Lumiere in Whisper of Gilt

This one is a more gold/champagne shimmer that could look fab on darker skin tones or it could give just that nice glow to lighter skin tones.

These two are quite tricky to photograph and you can see on the photo below that they can look different depending on the angle. However, these are SO PRETTY regardless of the side you look at them.

I didn't go for the coppery one. I already own the Estee Lauder dupe so I had no need. You can see photos and a mini review on the Estee Lauder one here.

I then couldn't resist some of these eyeshadows. These are big pots and they have a nice selection of interesting colours.

Blue Orbit 

This one came out blue on the photos. On the group one you can see more the true colour. It is super similar to Cornflower pigment which I actually love! It's like a light blue, purple and pink all mixed together.

Grand Galaxy 

I love this colour. It's a burgundy purple with a bit of blue, silver and red.
I cannot wait to do some looks with this one! This one will defo go brilliantly with my brown eyes.

Modern Pewter 

This one was hard to photograph too. Very hard to get the real colour to show you. Shame.
It's kind of like to Patina. It's that kind of colour that can change with the light. It can look gold green but it defo has some mixture of colour in the background that gives it that extra thing. I recommend this one!

Sweet Heat
I'm not sure about this one. I might take it back. It's basically very similar to Superb! See below.
I mean it's gorgeous but I already have the big "look-alike" in a way so I might grab a different colour.

I absolutely love this new formulation! It lasts longer and there is no need to pile up the product. The pigmentation is amazing and I love the way everything looks. It gives you that hollywood shine with minimum effort. 

I'm not one of those who go crazy every time MAC has a LE but this really kept me anxious until I got my hands on all the products I wanted!

I'm super happy with my purchase.



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  1. Sandra

    Sandra on 04/07/2012 1:21 p.m. #

    Hi Mercedes!!!<br />Pleaseeeee Swatches!!!!!<br />Lindas todos los produtos!<br />xoxo<br />e feliz páscoa pra você!!!♡♡♡♡

  2. Nora

    Nora on 04/07/2012 3:31 p.m. #

    great haul i love superb now its my favourite highlighter &lt;3

  3. MarBear

    MarBear on 04/07/2012 3:38 p.m. #

    Looks so pretty, can you put up some swatches please?

  4. Jennifer MissLV

    Jennifer MissLV on 04/07/2012 6:17 p.m. #

    Lovely haul, this look amazing xxx<br /><br /><br />

  5. Mercedes- Ms Purple Make-up

    Mercedes- Ms Purple Make-up on 04/08/2012 11:38 a.m. #

    Will do! Vos tambien- que tengas lindas pascuas!! X

  6. Mercedes- Ms Purple Make-up

    Mercedes- Ms Purple Make-up on 04/08/2012 11:38 a.m. #

    It is mine now :) X

  7. Mercedes- Ms Purple Make-up

    Mercedes- Ms Purple Make-up on 04/08/2012 11:38 a.m. #

    Yes, will do soon. I need to get the light right otherwise thy will be pointless :) X

  8. Mercedes- Ms Purple Make-up

    Mercedes- Ms Purple Make-up on 04/08/2012 11:38 a.m. #

    Thanks! X

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