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For $100 what would u buy at mac?

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Oct 07, 2012

Alia D.

You definitely have to get woodwinked 

Oct 07, 2012

Alyssa C.

I have several MAC brushes and no longer use them! I got a brush set at Forever 21 for like $4 and love it way more!!! Foundation,a couple good eyeshadows and lipstick/lipgloss is the way to go!

Oct 07, 2012

Katrina S.

I don't know their exact prices, but I would get an eyeshadow quad or duo, some lip products (they have pretty nice lipstick) and an eyeliner or 2... I probably went way over $100... Lol

Oct 07, 2012

Shelley W.

Brushes hands down.

Oct 01, 2012

Mary P.

Don't even waste your money on the brushes over $25, seriously. Thats just me though! I would get 1 lipstick, 1 lipgloss, 1 blush, 1 concealer, 1 eyeshadow and 1 powder MSF Natural.

Oct 01, 2012

Gretchen P.

Some eyeshadows and a blush or two.

Oct 01, 2012

Melba T.

I am actually going to go to mac soon for my first official "haul".
Since I already have their foundation, I have decided on a:

paint pot
concealer and
mac fix +

Sep 12, 2012

Sonya M.

Keep it simple. Black track fluid line, 266 brush, clear brow set, MSF, select cover up concealer, Zoom lash mascara.

Sep 11, 2012

Gabby K.

Mac saint germain lipstick

Jan 03, 2011

Shelly T.

Not Rachel, but CCO = Cosmetics Company Outlet.

{edited to add...}

I'm going to amend my list a little bit.

* One custom eyeshadow quad ($49)
* 263 brush ($24.50)
* 217 brush, instead of the 239 ($22.50)

Jan 03, 2011

Mary K.

Rachel O: What is a CCO? 

Andrea F.

Dec 22, 2010

Andrea F.

Good brushes and good primers are key to awesome makeup application, I'd say! So keep that in mind. Also, keep in mind that Mac's skin care isn't really the best. Maybe search swatches for things you might want! I do this all the time. In order to get an idea of what actually looks good. Get a mac worker to help you out! That is if they are nice at your Mac. Some mac peeps are totally snooty... Anyways! I'd get the studio fix powder, a pretty blush for your skin type, moisture cover concealer, and two eyeshadows. :) 

Dec 16, 2010

Ava S.

I would probably buy:

1. studio fix concealer
2. 2 different blushes(not sure on the colors)
3. another blacktrack fluidline
4. and probably a blending brush

... if that all adds up to $100 lol

Dec 14, 2010

Kim B.

From my experience, and those of other makeup artists (including Kandee Johnson!) don't waste your time on MAC brushes. Although they're high quality, you can get just as good, or better, brushes from ave fun playing around with your new makeup! =)

Dec 14, 2010

Emster A.

It's been a while since I've done check with your store first...but I would schedule a makeover and then buy a few of the products you like. I've found colors/products I would never pick up this way. And if you let them know you have a limit - you might talk them into giving you a few pigment samples to take home. Those pigment samples go a long way.
Another way to stretch the $$ is buying pigment samples from the makeup geek blog store. They have samples for around $4.

I am on the fence about the mineralize skin finish...I kinda have my eye on the radiant face trio (in revealed) from victoria secret instead. :) I don't know if they would be the same thing...or if one would be prettier on me.

I'm going to get

*Mineralize skin finish in soft & gentle
*Lipsticks in girl about town and angel
*Fluidline in blacktrack
*Eyeshadow in expensive pink
*Eyeshadow in bronze
*Eyeshadow in all that glitters

Do you think those lipsticks and eyeshadows will look pretty on me? :)

Dec 09, 2010

Savannah M.

heres my mac eyeshadow dream palette (pictures)

Dec 09, 2010

Savannah M.

Eye shadow in rice paper and eyeshadow in sushi flowe :)
dazzle glass
mineralized skin finish
studio sculpt concealar
and 1 lipstick :)
hope thats not over the limit lol

Dec 08, 2010

Sara R.

Wow, $100.. I guess it depends on what makeup products you currently use and are happy with, and what you're most interested in from MAC. As a makeup artist, I know that what I own the most of from MAC are color products such as eyeshadows, lipstick, lipglass, pearlglide eyeliners, blushes and beauty powders, then BRUSHES (because for me, they're the best), and PRO mixing mediums (not sure if you live anywhere near a pro store) such as the eyeliner and water based. Really, you can't go far wrong with a custom quad, eyeliner, blush and lipstick. For eyeshadows, it depends on what finish you're looking for, but staying pretty neutral, I'd go with Honey Lust, Satin Taupe, Club and Sketch. For lipstick, maybe Syrup or Cosmo which are beautiful mid-pinks that would look good on you. Fleur Power is a great peach-pink matte blush, or Ablaze (which is a deep dusty rose) if you want something a little darker, but you have to use with with a light hand. 

Dec 08, 2010

erin w.

A couple paint pots, some dope pigments, and if I had anything left over, a 217 or 213 brush. 

I DON'T KNOW? i've never went and just spent 100.......maybe a liner,lipstick,3eyeshadows,foundation

Dec 07, 2010

Shika P.

Awesome thread! I have never stuck to a limit in Mac or Boots as it is sooo hard! I would get 2 new paint pots; Painterly and Woodwinked (maybe Constructivist too!). Mac eyeshadows-sketch, shroom, taupe. :D If there is any money left then I would buy a 222! I love the Mac brushes, but was thinking of getting the sigma flat top kabuki brush as Mac dont do an equivalent one!

Dec 07, 2010

Misty H.

I would definitely invest in some  brushes.

Dec 07, 2010

Naomi P.

awsome question , I would get foundation (right for your skin) and right concealer
I would also invest in fix plus and brush cleaner, and whatsever left go for some eyshadows colors!! good luck!

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