MAC Tropical Taboo Collection Sneak Peek

Yes ladies. Another limited edition MAC collection! Whew, slow down MAC! This week the mega beauty brand releases the Tropical Taboo Mineralize summer collection and I must say I’m honestly not impressed. This will be a VERY small haul. Shocking right?? I thought I was going to love everything considering this was going to be my first Mineralize collection but it’s not that exciting. Booooo!
The collection features:

Mineralize Rich Lipstick ($22.00 U.S. / $26.00 CDN) (Permanent)

Luxe Naturale Light beige cream
Divine Choice Mid-tone cool pink cream
Lady at Play Mid-tone cool tangerine
Glamour Era Mid-tone warm brown frost
Midnight Mambo Intense violet (Limited Edition)

Cremesheen Glass ($20.00 U.S. / $23.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

Calypso Beat Pale neutral peach
Fever Isle Bright red coral
Japanese Spring Pale dirty pink (Repromote)
Narcissus Dirty eggplant (Repromote)

Lip Pencil ($15.00 U.S. / $18.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

Hip ‘n’ Happy Dirty blue pink (Repromote)
Have to Have It Soft warm beige (Repromote)
Ablaze Bright apricot (Repromote)
Heroine Bright purple (Repromote)
Kohl Power Eye Pencil ($16.00 U.S. / $19.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

Orpheus Intense black with gold pearl
Feline Rich black (Permanent)

Mineralize Blush ($25.00 U.S. / $29.50 CDN) (Limited Edition)

Sweet Samba Dark pink with tan pearl (Frost)
Exotic Ember Orange with bronze pearl (Frost)
Simmer Burnt rose with peach/gold pearl (Frost)

Mineralize Eyeshadow ($21.00 U.S. / $25.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

Dare to Bare Light cream with gold pearl (Frost)
Caribbean Rose with pink and red pearl (Frost)
Tropica Silver blue with purple (Frost)
Time to Tango Lavender with silver pearl (Frost)
Cha-Cha-Cha Deep blue green with green pearl (Frost)
Bossa Blue Royal blue with brown pearl (Frost)

Mineralize Skinfinish ($30.00 U.S. / $35.00 CDN) (Limited Edition)

Soft & Gentle Gilded peach bronze (Permanent)
Adored Coral with light beige pearl
Lust Pale pink with cranberry pearl
Rio Bronze with bright pink pearl
Gold Deposit Soft reflective golden bronze (Permanent)

Brushes (Permanent)

287 Duo Fibre Eye Shadow ($32.00 U.S. / $38.50 CDN) (Permanent)
159 Duo Fibre Brush ($35.00 U.S. / $42.00 CDN) (Permanent)
187 Duo Fibre Brush ($42.00 U.S. / $50.50 CDN) (Permanent)

From left to right: Narcissus, Japanese Spring, Calypso Beat, Fever Isle Cremesheen Glass

From left to right: Simmer & Exotic Ember Mineralize blush swatched individually by color and then swirled together

From left to right: Cha Cha Cha eyeshadow & Sweet Samba blush swatched individually by color and then swirled together

From left to right: Rio, Lust, Adored Mineralize Skinfinish

I’ll only be hauling the 159, Narcissus and Have to Have It. The lipsticks are all permanent minus Midnight Mambo which isn’t worth getting because it’s very similar to the pinky purple lipsticks MAC keeps releasing. The blushes are uninteresting at best and the all of the Skinfinishes look like blushes. Very unimpressive. The collection is available online now and in stores this Thursday. Will you ladies be hauling anything from Tropical Taboo?

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One thought on “MAC Tropical Taboo Collection Sneak Peek

  1. I actually hauled quite a bit from this collection. Then again I’m a sucker for mineral makeup. However, that Cha-Cha-Cha swatch has me feeling a little worried. I only ordered 2 of the shadows since those have disappointed in the past, but I’m hoping for a few winners here. I am excited to get my skinfinish and blush though.

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