MAC Rocky Horror Picture Show Swatches

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MAC Rocky Horror Polishes Fall 2014

MAC Cosmetics is celebrating the 40th anniversary of The Rocky Horror Picture Show with a whole collection of beautiful things that also includes two stunning polishes and amazing lip shades. Guess what part I’ma show you today! C’mon! Guess!

mac rocky horror picture show = mercurial

I really like polishes that do stuff right out of the bottle. As you must know by now, I am completely unable to art so when I can open a bottle, put a couple coats on, and have something interesting come out, it makes me very, very happy.

MAC Formidable Rocky Horror Picture Show Fall 2014

above: mac rocky horror picture show formidable. MAC calls this a “teal green with pink multi-changing pearl” but I don’t call it that. I call it fascinating. I dig the almost jelly-like look with those pearly teal glitter bits in it. It’s got some depth, right? And some sparkle. And some interestingness without being too over-the-top. It’s moody and I like it.

MAC Rocky Horror Picture Show Formidable Fall 2014

above: mac formidable. With less light right on it, the pinky pearl pops out and against the violet base, with the pop of blue glitter, I just can’t get enough of it.

MAC Formidable w Matte Rocky Horror Picture Show Fall 2014

above: mac rocky horror picture show formidable with opi matte top coat. And perhaps you were wondering what would happen if you mattified Formidable. Now you know. Kinda great, huh? There’s the teal shimmer…

MAC Rocky Horror Picture Show Formidable w Matte Fall 2014

above: mac formidable mattified. And there’s the more pinkish tones. Gimmie that.

MAC Bad Fairy Rocky Horror Picture Show Fall 2014

above: mac rocky horror picture show bad fairy. Oooh! Greenish-goldy-coppery red sparkle-fection! Did I mention the brush? I should have taken a picture of it but I didn’t. It’s that new brush that I showed you in this MAC Transformations post and I love it ’cause it puts stuff precisely where I want it to go.

MAC Rocky Horror Picture Show Bad Fairy Fall 2014

above: mac bad fairy. Tilt your pretty digits this way and you get this sparkly pink-toned red with shimmery golden flecks. So appealing.

MAC Bad Fairy over Black Rocky Horror Picture Show Fall 2014

above: mac rocky horror picture show bad fairy over black. I don’t really know what possesses me to layer stuff but oftentimes I see a polish and I think “huh, I’ma layer that.” What happens here is a pairing so perfect I’m keeping my bottle of Bad Fairy forever. And ever.

MAC Rocky Horror Picture Show Bad Fairy Polish over Black Fall 2014

above: mac bad fairy over black - mattified. If you’re wondering what happens if you slap a matte coat over it, now you know. It just helps pop a bit of green and tones down the extravagance-factor. Splendid both ways if y’ask me.

So pretties, that’s it. Lotsa pictures for two bottles of polish but if you use them in all the ways you can think of, I’ll betcha you can create something rather Rocky Horror Picture Show and rather breathtaking at the same time. And you know what? It’s just in time for Halloweeeeeeen!!!

MAC The Rocky Horror Picture Show 40th Anniversary Collaboration will be available in North America starting October 2, 2014 at MAC stores and online at maccosmetics.com. You gonna get you some polish? Huh?

Manicures and photographs Karen Falcon (she needs printer ink really badly) ©BEAUTYGEEKS/imabeautygeek.com