MAC Electro Flash Collection Makeup Looks

Dangerously Hot


Eyes
Tidy up brows using Sophisticated Brow Set. Add a touch of highlight to the browbone with Love Connection (solid shade) Mineralize Eye Shadow using a 217 Brush. Cover eyelids with Painterly Paint Pot using a 242 Brush, followed by Play on Plums (marble shade) Mineralize Eye Shadow using a 219 Brush. Create more definition in the crease with Love Connection (solid shade) Mineralize Eye Shadow using a 219 Brush. Line the upper lashline with Costa Riche Eye Kohl using a 266 Brush. Using a 219 Brush line the lower lashline with Play on Plums (solid shade) Mineralize Eye Shadow. Prep the lashes with Prep + Prime Lash followed by a coat of Brownette Plush Lash using a 205 Brush.

Cheeks
Dust Nuance and Merrily Mineralize Blush on the cheeks with a 181 Brush.

Lips
Line lips with Auburn Lip Pencil. Fill in Lips with Dangerously Hot and Vanity’s Child Lipsticks using a 316 Brush.

Fast Thrill


Eyes
Define brows with Print Eye Shadow and a 266 Brush. Sweep the browbone using Pink Split (marble shade) Mineralize Eye Shadow and a 239 Brush. Pat Luna Cream Colour Base on the lids using a 242 Brush. Blend Fresh Green Mix (solid shade) Mineralize Eye Shadow to the inner portion of the eye with a 219 Brush and Sea & Sky (solid shade) Mineralize Eye Shadow using a 224 Brush. Deepen the look by applying Sea & Sky (solid shade) Mineralize Eye Shadow to the crease of the eye with a 239 Brush. Apply Sea & Sky (solid shade) and Hot Contrast (solid shade) Mineralize Eye Shadows to the upper lid and line just above the lashline. Dab Pink Split (solid shade) Mineralize Eye Shadow along the lower lashline with a 219 Brush. Apply Zoomblack Mascara paying special attention to the outer lashes.

Cheeks
Sweep Pleasantry and Dainty Mineralize Blushes up from the apples of your cheeks towards your temples; dust on your shade of Mineralize Skin finish from the shimmer side with a 168 Brush.

Lips
Line lips with Gingerroot Cremestick Liner. Fill in lips with Fast Thrill Lipstick using a 316 Brush. Top off look with Cultureclash Tinted Lipglass.

Sonic Vibe


Eyes
Lighten your brows using Select Cover-up and a 266 Brush. Apply Love Connection and Pink Split (solid shade) Mineralize Eye Shadow using a 227 Brush to the browbone. Layer on Painterly Paint Pot with a 217 Brush to the lids, followed by Two to Glow (solid shade) Mineralize Eye Shadow using a 239 Brush. Fill in the creases of your lids with Two to Glow Mineralize Eye Shadow using a 219 Brush. Line the whole upper lashline with Ebony Eye Pencil using a 208 Brush. Using a 266 Brush line the lower lashline with Fascinating Eye Kohl. Add luxe to both top and bottom lashes with plenty of Pitchblack Pro Longlash.

Cheeks
Add a hint of colour by applying Pleasantry Mineralize Blush to the temples and Warm Soul Mineralize Blush to the cheeks with a 227 Brush.

Lips
Line the outer rim of your mouth with Beet Lip Pencil. Apply a coat of Fast Thrill Lipstick with a 316 Brush and follow with Sonic Vibe Tinted Lipglass.

Vanity’s Child


Eyes
Darken brows with a Charcoal Brown Eye Shadow using a 266 Brush. Highlight the browbone by blending Blanc Type and Bamboo Eye Shadows evenly with a 224 Brush. Pat Root Cream Colour Base using a 252 Brush on the lids. Using a 227 Brush, apply Two to Glow (marble shade) Mineralize Eye Shadow to the inner and outer portion of the eye. Then blending evenly, apply Love Connection (marble shade) Mineralize Eye Shadow to the centre of the lid followed by Two to Glow (solid shade) Mineralize Eye Shadow in the outer portion. Line both upper and lower lashline with Teddy Eye Kohl using a 208 Brush combined with Two to Glow (marble shade) and a 211 Brush. Coat lashes with Brownette Plush Lash, applying more to the inner and outer lashes.

Cheeks
Give cheeks colour with Love Joy Mineralize Blush and your shade of Mineralize Skinfinish from the shimmer side using a 188 Brush.

Lips
Line lips with Honey B. Cremestick Liner. Fill in with Vanity’s Child and Freckletone Lipsticks using a 316 Brush. Dab on Clear Lipglass for a more playful look.

Li’ Hot Pepper


Eyes
Groom brows with Show-Off Brow Set. Blend Pearl Cream Colour Base using a 217 Brush to the browbone. Apply Love Connection (solid shade) Mineralize Eye shadow to the inner and outer portion of the lid. Blend in Play on Plums (marble shade) Mineralize Eye Shadow to the outer portion of the eye using a 217 Brush. Line the whole lower lashline with Play on Plums (marble shade) Mineralize Eye Shadow using a 219 Brush. Coat lashes with Pitchblack Pro Longlash.

Cheeks
Stain the apples of the cheeks with Gentle and Love Thing Mineralize Blush using a 181 Brush.

Lips
To keep lips defined start off by applying Mahogany Lip Pencil, then fill in with Dangerously Hot Lipstick. Dab Vanity’s Child Lipstick on the centre of the lips using a 316 Brush. Polish off the look with Li’ Hot Pepper Tinted Lipglass.

Mellow Mood


Eyes
Shade in brows with Brun Eye Shadow using a 266 Brush. Highlight the browbone with Polar Opposite (solid shade) Mineralize Eye Shadow using a 224 Brush. Sweep Sea & Sky (marble shade) Mineralize Eye Shadow to the lids with a 213 Brush. Add more depth by using Polar Opposite (marble shade) Mineralize Eye Shadow on the crease of the eye with a 219 Brush. Line the whole lashline starting from the inner corner of the eye with Prussian Powerpoint Eye Pencil and Sea & Sky (marble shade) Mineralize Eye Shadow using a 266 Brush. Use several coats of Coal Black Pro Lash Mascara.

Cheeks
Apply a dusting of Nuance Mineralize Blush to the cheeks with a 181 Brush.

Lips
Line lips with Subculture Lip Pencil. Follow with a second coat of Mellow Mood Lipstick using a 311 Brush. Topping it off with Love Nectar Lustreglass for added shine.

Polar Opposite


Eyes
Fill in brows with Concrete Eye Shadow and a 266 Brush. Pat on Blackground Paint Pot to the lids with a 239 Brush, followed by Hot Contrast (solid shade) Mineralize Eye Shadow in the inner and outer portion of the eye. Apply Polar Opposite (solid shade) Mineralize Eye Shadow to the centre of the eye and blend easily using a 213 Brush. Starting from the corner of the upper lashline apply Boot Black Liquid Eye Liner. Using a 219 Brush, shade the whole lower lashline with Hot Contrast (solid shade) Mineralize Eye Shadow and Polar Opposite (marble shade) Mineralize Eye Shadow. Slather on Zoomblack Zoom Lash Mascara to the top and bottom lashes.

Cheeks
Apply Love Joy Mineralize Blush and your shade of Mineralize Skinfinish from the shimmer side to the cheeks by lightly blending in an upwards motion around the temples and cheekbones with a 187 Brush.

Lips
Layer on Vanity’s Child Lipstick to lips using a 316 Brush. Line the outer rim of the mouth with Subculture Lip Pencil and add several dabs of Major Minor Tinted Lipglass.

Major Minor


Eyes
Define brows with Omega Eye Shadow using a 266 Brush followed by a sweep of Clear Brow Finisher. Highlight the browbone with Pink Split (solid shade) Mineralize Eye Shadow using a 217 Brush. Concentrating on the eyelid apply Painterly Paint Pot using a 239 Brush, blend in Love Connection (marble shade) Mineralize Eye Shadow with a 222 Brush. Create more definition with Play on Plums (marbleized shade) Mineralize Eye Shadow in the inner portion of the crease with a 224 Brush. Followed by applying Odd Couple (solid shade) Mineralize Eye Shadow using an upward stroke to create the wing-out appearance using a 227 Brush. Line the upper lashline with Blacktrack Fluidline using a 263 Brush. With a 219 Brush, line the whole lower lashline with Blooz Eye Kohl and Sea & Sky (solid shade) Mineralize Eye Shadow. Coat your lashes with a layer of Coal Black Pro Lash.

Cheeks
Apply Dainty Mineralize Blush and Love Connection Mineralize Eye Shadow(Marble Shade) using a 116 Brush to the apple of the cheeks.

Lips
Line lips with Stripdown Lip Pencil. Fill in lips with Vanity’s Child Lipstick using a 316 Brush and Major Minor Tinted Lipglass.

Phyllis Li is the Founder and Editor-in-chief of Makeup For Life, one of the top 50 beauty blogs that focuses on celebrity makeup breakdowns, product reviews, makeup tutorials and all things beauty. Having lived and traveled in North America, Europe and Asia, she was exposed to different techniques and products at an early age and hopes to put a global perspective towards beauty. Phyllis won the Best Content Award by Total Beauty in 2008 and has been featured in various publications and websites including ELLE, Glamour.com, Yahoo Shine!, AOL Stylelist, Nylon Korea, VOGUE China, Ming Pao Daily (Canada) and Shanghai Weekly. In 2010, she was appointed one of the nine Real Women Ambassadors in the United States to take part in the Latisse® Wishes Challenge, working with Hollywood celebrity Kathy Ireland and raised over $400,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation to grant wishes for approximately 54 children. In 2012, she teamed up with luxury skincare brand TATCHA and released a limited-edition 3-Piece Set of her favorite beauty products. Phyllis currently lives in Chicago, US. She is the beauty editor for Shanghai Daily's StyleHai Magazine and a member of the Glam Beauty Network.

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