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Mac Aladdin Collection Review & Swatches

 

The Mac Aladdin Collection launched before the debut of the new Aladdin Disney Movie. It features lipsticks, glosses, eyeshadow palette, highlighter and bronzer that were inspired by the movie. The packaging and colors were inspired by Jasmine’s strong willed beauty and the rich patterns of Agrabah.

Mac Aladdin Collection

Mac Aladdin Collection

The four lipsticks that come in the Mac Aladdin Collection are all wearable shades of nude and there is also one pop of color. The shades are:

Friend Like Me – Cool Neutral Beige in amplified formula

Princess Incognito – Neutral Pinky Rose in matte finish

Rajah – Muted Red Berry in matte finish

Whole New World – Bright Blue Pink in velvet matte

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Swatches L to R: Friend Like Me, Princess Incognito, Rajah, Whole New World

Friend Like Me

Princess Incognito

Rajah

Whole New World

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The three LipGlass shades in the Mac Aladdin line are:

Diamond in the Rough – Gold with gold and pink pearl

Magic Carpet Ride – Light pink with pink pearl

Jewels on Jewels – Warm pink with gold shimmer

Mac Aladdin Collection

Swatches L to R: Magic Carpet Ride, Diamond in the Rough, Jewels on Jewels

Magic Carpet Ride

Diamond in the Rough

Jewels on Jewels

All three shades are shimmery shades so if you like your sparkle, I think these are worth checking out. I especially like Jewels on Jewels since it’s quite a wearable shimmery shade. 

Mac Aladdin Collection

The Eyeshadow x 9 in Princess Jasmine comes with smoky shades and also shades inspired by the desert. There is a good mix of matte and metallic shades and also warm and cool tone shades. 

The shades that come in the palette are:

  • Riffraff: Mauve (Matte)
  • Rags to Riches: Pale gold frost (Frost)
  • No Ordinary Lamp: Light rose (Matte)
  • Princess Jasmine: Duochrome blue green w/ red undertone (Frost)
  • Agrabah: Cool rose (Frost)
  • Abu!: Plum with red pearl (VLXP)
  • Creative Copper: Peachy gold with gold shimmer (Lustre)
  • Live the Genie Life: Gunmetal silver (Frost)
  • Shadowy Lady: Blackened plum (Matte)

Swatches of the Mac Eyeshadow x 9 in Princess Jasmine

I really like the mix of rosy, plum and golden shades. I think that I can do so many different looks with such a small palette. It is a great every day palette but also a palette that you create more dramatic looks. 

Mac Aladdin Collection

There are two compacts that are categorized as blushes but to me, they work as a highlighter and bronzer. 

Always One Jump Ahead is a beautiful gold highlighter. The formula is very soft and feels almost as a cream to the touch. I get a really nice subtle glow with this powder but I can also build it up if I need a more intense look. 

Your Wish is My Command is a deep golden brown and makes for a great darker bronzer for my skin. It gives a nice sheen on the skin without any shimmer and warms up and bronzes my skin beautifully. 

Swatches L to R: Your Wish is My Command, Always One Jump Ahead

Mac Aladdin Collection

The Crystal Glaze Gloss in #1 Wish is a clear gloss with multicolor pearl. It gives the look of glossy lips and feels very moisturizing. I like to use this gloss as an eye gloss too on it’s own or over eyeshadow. 

And lastly, the Mac Pigment in Rose, is a beautiful rose with copper sparkle. This shade is also part of the permanent line and not a new product for me. I really like this shades as a one eyeshadow look. It gives a pop of color that is still wearable and when I wear it wet, it gives a very metallic look on the eyes. 

Swatches L to R: Crystal Glaze Gloss in #1 Wish, Pigment in Rose

Bottom line, nothing but love for the Mac Aladdin Collection. I think Mac did a great job with both packaging and the shade selection. Favorite products from the line are Lipstick in Princess Incognito, Lipglass in Jewels on Jewels, Your Wish is My Command blush and Rose pigment. 

*PR Sample

 

 

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