Out of all the products in MAC Nutcracker Sweet Holiday collection and there’s one that stands out the most. I guess you already know which one it is! It’s always out of stock but is MAC Nutcracker Sweet Copper Face Compact really worth the hype?
I am not really into holiday releases and limited editions aren’t my thing. I always think what if I really like it and I can’t repurchase it, does it even make sense? There’s one thing I couldn’t resist… MAC Nutcracker Sweet Copper Face Compact! One of the main reasons I wanted it was Whisper of Gilt, also that festive packaging.
MAC Nutcracker Sweet Copper Face Compact contains Whisper of Gilt Extra Dimension Skinfinish and Pleasure Model Extra Dimension Blush. Two beautiful colours in one palette! You probably heard about all the hype about Whisper of Gilt. It was first released back in 2012 and it’s never in stock so this face compact brought back this gorgeous highlighter.
Whisper of Gilt is soft gold highlighter with a metallic finish which gives a luminous look. There’s nothing not to like about it. The glow it gives will make you fall in love with it. It still has that nice glow even after 6-7 hours wear time which is pretty good. Pleasure Model is a peach brown and described as “soft terracotta with pearl and a satin finish“, it gives subtle sheen without being so shiny. Even if you prefer matte blushes, this would still be something you should try out. It starts fading after 4-5 hours so the longevity of this is not as good as the highlighter.
If you have fair skin then you might find Pleasure Model a little dark, however, you could always blend it to get it to your taste. The texture of Extra Dimension range is so soft, buttery and easy to work with. It has like liquid-powder consistency. You only need little to work with.
Let’s talk about the packaging… I prefer simple and clean packaging, however, with this one it was love at first sight. Isn’t it just gorgeous? Fuschia&burgundy stripes with embroidered gold accents, I haven’t seen anything similar before. It also has magnetic closure so you don’t have to worry about not closing it properly.
Overall, this palette is everything you might expect from a holiday release. It is festive and it gives you the glow. If you are still unsure about it, just try it in the store before it is too late!
Have you picked up any holiday releases? What do you think about MAC Nutcracker Sweet Copper Face Compact?