Trying a Bold FOTD With the MAC Fashion Pack Collection

Published in: Face of the Day (FOTD), Guest Post, MAC Makeup

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Trying something a little bolder

Nothing like playing with new makeup to make getting ready in the morning a little less painful.

I’ve been experimenting with the MAC Fashion Pack collection this week and snapped these pictures one morning before going to work. It was so gray and gloomy outside that I decided to go all out with my FOTD.

Well, “all out” is a relative term. Normally I stick to neutrals for my going-to-work makeup routine, but sometimes it’s nice to switch things up a bit.

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Lots of bold colors in the MAC Fashion Pack collection

MAC Fashion Pack
Available online June 9, 2016
Available in-store June 23 through July 28, 2016

“Lead the way with a new wave of front-row worthy hues. Fuchsia, violet, emerald, deepest plum, midnight…ready to wear, any way we dare! So, be a doll and show us how — the Fashion Pack is always in the know.” -MAC

For this makeup look, I used a few of the shadows in the new Runway Worthy Eye Shadow x 9 palette. I used Dress Me Up all over my lids, Runway Worthy in the inner corners to brighten my eyes, and then applied sparkly violet Zip Me Up along my lower lash line.

I finished with navy blue MAC Fluidline Pen in Indelibly Blue for a nice winged liner. It’s dark enough to define, but the dark blue isn’t as harsh as black.

I rarely wear eyeliner, but this one is so easy to apply that I’m thinking I may have to wear liner more often :-).

This x 9 palette has lots of bold colors, and it intimated me a little, but after playing around with them, I can see why MAC chose this lineup of colors.

They look really nice together, and you can work them into so many different looks!

So, yeah, I guess you could say that MAC knows what it’s doing, LOL.

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Trying to be like Jen with this closeup eye shot 😉

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Shadow, liner and lips from the MAC Fashion Pack collection

fashion pack makeup look

You have to check out the lipsticks!

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The lipsticks in this collection are gorgeous, so I had a hard time choosing which one to wear with this look. I ended up going with By Special Order, which is a red/fuchsia with a stunning Amplified finish.

OMG, this lipstick is so smooth and creamy, but it doesn’t feel thick at all. Love. It. Definitely check this one out. There are lots of red lipsticks on the market, but I think this one is special. It’s right in that middle ground between red and pink.


MAC Fashion Pack

A breakdown of my look

NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer in Annapurna mixed with Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector in Topaz (one of my favorites for a nice glow. More details in this post here.) // Dior Skinflash Radiance Booster Pen in 45 (details in this post) // Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz in Dark Brown // Dior Brow Styler Gel in Brown // Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara // NARS Dual-Intensity Blush in Sexual Content (right side… I am obsessed with this blush right now!).

What makeup are you wearing today?

Adia Goss

Adia is a lawyer by day and a beauty blogger by night. She believes that makeup should be fun and simple, but she also likes multi-step skincare routines (she’s complicated!). Adia loves the sight of a brand new highlighter, and she’s constantly looking for the perfect concealer. Follow her beauty adventures at Adia Adores (formerly beautyluxelife) and on Instagram.


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  1. Erin says:

    I think this really works on you. With your features and skin tone, I don’t think it’s that bold! I’m also someone who wears a top knot and a red lip with huge sunnies to the grocery store. Other than knowing what colors look right on me, being a former club kid/goth, I’m all for bolder looks than the average bear!
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  2. ChynnaBlue says:

    That lip color is gorgeous on you!

  3. kwmechelle says:

    1. Super pretty lippie on you and that baby winged cat liner
    2. We’re wearing the same hair do! Such a cute, yet chic, style. Gives me all the summer feels 🙂

  4. Rachel R. says:

    Very pretty! I especially love that color lipstick on you.

  5. Again, that lipstick is amazing. Your face looks so bright when you wear it.
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  6. denise S says:

    You’re slaying in that lipstick! And I’m wearing a similar hairstyle, had to get that hair off my neck in this hot Florida weather. I want to try one the Nars duo intensity blushes soon!

  7. I rrrrreally love that lip color on you! <3
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