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27 May 2015

MAC Haulin' #2 - Duty Free

Dino's Beauty Diary - MAC Haulin' #2 - Duty Free

You know that feeling of excitement once you get through all the stages of an airport, and realise there's only a plane journey between you and your destination? Well when Liam took me to Turkey a couple of weeks ago, that feeling was heightened tenfold when I got to duty free at Birmingham Airport. To my surprise and excitement, there is a MAC in duty free! And as it's duty free, it's quite a bit cheaper. Contain your excitement guys!!

I have to put it out there, the women at the MAC duty free were absolutely delightful. And believe me, that's a rare occasion for a MAC store in my opinion - if you're from Nottingham you'll know exactly what I mean! I just couldn't write a post without pointing out how genuinely helpful and polite these women were. Anyway, lets get on to the items I went for (and believe me, I could have pretty much brought out the entire shop).

Dino's Beauty Diary - MAC Haulin' #2 - Duty Free

MAC 'Wash and Dry' Lipstick in 'Créme d'Nude' - Usually £17.00
Lipsticks are officially my weakness, especially where MAC is concerned. I was so gutted when I missed out on the Cinderella collection, so when the assistant told me the 'Wash and Dry' collection was being released in the duty free before anywhere else, I was ecstatic. Créme d'Nude is described as a 'light beige-pink nude' and has a cremesheen finish. On application, it doesn't give a full coverage of colour, but adds a rather light tint of colour. My only slight problem is that it tends to highlight any imperfection such as chapped lips, so it definitely requires exfoliation beforehand.

Dino's Beauty Diary - MAC Haulin' #2 - Duty Free

MAC 'Huggable Lipcolour' in 'Soft Talkin'' - Usually £18.00
Another range that is limited edition, the huggable lipcolours give a sculpted finish to lips. For some reason I'm completely obsessed with nude colours at the moment, and I think it has something to do with getting away with wearing them at work. Soft Talkin' has a gorgeous peach tone to it, with a soft pearl undertone. For me, it adds a bit of warmth to my complexion and I love how it flatters my skintone.

Dino's Beauty Diary - MAC Haulin' #2 - Duty Free

MAC 'Wash and Dry' Studio Sculpt Defining Bronzing Powder in 'Delicates' - Usually £25.00
Recently I've been getting more and more into bronzers, especially where contouring is concerned. As much as I'm loving my Benefit 'Hoola', a girl can never have too many options in her make-up bag. Right? And in all honesty, I'm super excited that my Mac collection is starting to grow!

Dino's Beauty Diary - MAC Haulin' #2 - Duty Free

I'm so happy with my purchases, even more so as I got them a little bit cheaper thanks to duty free! What do you think? What items would you have gone for?

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5 comments

Kirsty said...

That bronzer is gorgeous! I was in Duty Free a few weeks ago and picked up a couple of MAC bits, one of which was a Huggable lipstick. I picked the shade, 'I'm In' which is fairly similar to the shade you opted for - a sort of nudey pink. I've been really feeling more subtle lip colours lately and I love the formula of the Huggable collection. Enjoy your new purchases my dear :) x


Kirsty - www.effortlesslyexcessive.com

Francesca Haynes said...

I am so jealous, honestly I need everything you purchased!!!!!

Francesca xo // EffStar Beauty // YouTube Channel

Dino's Beauty Diary said...

Treat yourself, they're worth it! (I'm totally not an enabler I swear) xo

Dino's Beauty Diary said...

Same here - I prefer nude shades a lot more at the moment as I can get away with them at work! Thank you hun and you too! xo

Siân Marie said...

So prettttty! Soft Talkin' looks beautiful.

Sian | Siân Marie Beauty
xo

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