MAC Fabulousness: Primped Out Lip Look Bag in Luxurious Pink – review, photos & swatches

Everything you need for kissing under the mistletoe!

Giving unexpected and luxurious gifts to my loved ones is perhaps one of the most fun and gratifying elements of my holidays. That being said, I am also a staunch supporter of the Tom Haverford “Treat Yo Self” philosophy during the most wonderful time of the year.

In my opinion, some of the most satisfying treats that one could gift to others (or themselves) are beautiful cosmetics. No matter who you are gifting, I promise that you cannot go wrong with MAC. This year, they have pulled out all of the stops with one of their 2012 holiday collections, the Primped Out: Holiday Eye, Lip & Brush Kits.

This is a pretty solid collection, with some diverse selections available, featuring holiday worthy eye, lip and brush sets. Each Primped Out kit comes packaged in a cute leopard-print bag with a ‘kisslock’ closure. There are two lip look sets, Lavish Coral and Luxurious Pink, and each includes a Cremesheen Lip Glass, a Cremesheen Lipstick and a Lip Pencil.

I was lucky enough to test the Lip Look Bag in Luxurious Pink ($39.50). The bag, complete with a fishnet print on the inside, has a Marilyn Monroe vibe going on. It’s very cute and will be useful for my smaller purses.

The Cremesheen lipstick, Lickable comes in a special shiny black tube with simple white writing. Cremesheen is also possibly my favorite MAC lipstick finish. I find that it offers decent staying power, without overdrying.

Lickable is an amazing blue-toned bright pink. I find it to be very flattering, even with my pale skin. I am sure that it will look fabulous on almost any complexion. Additionally this color can be built up well, or toned down by just patting it on if you choose.

The mini-lip pencil, Great Catch, is a bright fuchsia. It works great as a base for either of the other lip products, but it is certainly not the star of the show.

The Cremesheen Lip Glass, Call Me Gorgeous, comes packaged with a chic black bow on the front. It is a stunning fuchsia with golden shimmer. I have never tried a Cremesheen Glass before now, but you can now call me a convert. Wow! What a gorgeous and non-sticky finish.

Call Me Gorgeous is wonderful on its own, not too bright – but layering the lipstick and lipglass together creates pure magic. It is a bright and festive look that is perfect for the holidays or any time that you want to be fabulous.

Great Catch Lip Pencil, Lickable Lipstick, Call Me Gorgeous Lipglass

In my opinion, the Primped Out Lip Look Bag in Luxurious Pink is a great collection. It makes it easy to buy perfectly coordinated sets for yourself or your loved ones. The look that I tested was both fun and luxurious And that’s a gift anyone would love.

Readers – will you be getting Primped Out with MAC this year?

Click here to shop the Give MAC gift finder where you can shop the holiday selections by color, price or category!

Primped Out: Holiday Eye, Lip & Brush Kits:

Lip Look Bag/Lavish Coral
Kiss Me Softly Cremesheen Glass – Soft peach with gold pearl (cremesheen)
Shy Girl Lipstick – Creamy neutral coral beige (cremesheen)
Boldly Bare Lip Pencil – Dirty red brown
SRP $39.50 U.S./$47.50 CDN

Lip Look Bag/Luxurious Pink
Call Me Gorgeous Cremesheen Glass – Bright fuchsia with gold pearl (cremesheen)
Lickable Lipstick – Bright, clean blue pink
Great Catch Lip Pencil – Bright cream fuchsia
SRP $39.50 U.S./$47.50 CDN

Eye Look Bag/Sensual Peach
Dazzle Me Eye Shadow – Light peach with gold pearl (frost)
Mulch Eye Shadow – Red-brown with bronze pearl (velvet)
Stubborn Brown Powerpoint Eye Pencil – Deep rich brown
Bad, Bad, Black Opulash Mascara Black
275SE Medium angled shading brush
SRP $46.50 U.S./$55.50 CDN

Eye Look Bag/Decadently Pink
Radial Pink Eye Shadow – Powder pink with silver sheen pearl (frost)
Shadowy Lady Eye Shadow – Blackened plum (matte)
Bordeauxline Powerpoint Eye Pencil – Soulful deep rich plum
Bad, Bad, Black Opulash Mascara Black
275SE Medium angled shading brush
SRP $46.50 U.S./$55.50 CDN

Eye Look Bag/Drama Taupe
Filament Eye Shadow – Platinum silver (lustre)
Black Tied Eye Shadow – Black with silver sparkle (velvet)
Engraved Powerpoint Eye Pencil – Rich black
Bad, Bad, Black Opulash Mascara Black
275SE Medium angled shading brush
SRP $46.50 U.S./$55.50 CDN

Kellie is a perpetual grad student, glamorous geek and writer. She hopes to one day soon add the title of history teacher to her repertoire. She resides in the frozen tundra of Northeast Ohio and is an avid consumer of books, tv, music, video games, beauty stuff, and accessories.

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    This really is a fantastic set. It is perfect for the holidays or any day! MAC just keeps knocking it out of the ballpark. I promise that you won’t go wrong with this set. I believe that the colors are flattering for virtually anyone.

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