The new season is all about playing with color when it comes to makeup and MAC, one of the go-to-brands when it comes to professional cosmetics, took this new trend to new heights with its upcoming makeup collections. After the bright and beautiful Après Chic makeup collection, MAC showcases the Strength spring 2013 makeup collection which puts on display sizzling bold pigments that can create a powerful look that reflects one’s state of mind and style.

A touch of color strategically applied from your eyelids to your lips can do wonders for your look, so add a touch of drama to your appearance by playing with the dramatic eye shadow shades and vivid colored lipsticks featured in MAC Cosmetics’ Strength makeup collection for spring 2013. Although most makeup brands chose to take on a more subtle approach to beauty with their makeup collections in the new season, MAC opted for bold pigments that pack a high dose of sexiness, so check out the complete collection and pick out the products and shades that you feel have the potential to reflect your style perfectly!

MAC Strength All Woman and Inner Strength Eyeshadow Quads

All Woman Eyeshadow Quad ($40) This fabulous eyeshadow quad will surely enable you to create a piercing gaze whenever you desire, so use a simple shade swept across the mobile lid for a soft and subtle look or go full-on drama by mixing and matching the colors to add depth and definition to your peepers. The palette features the following fab shades:

All Woman – satin finish greenish dark grey

Black Magique – veluxe pearl intense black with warm tone infusion

Flawless Figure – veluxe pearl pale warm white with shimmer

Brains & Brawn – matte mid-tone taupe

Inner Strength Eyeshadow Quad ($40) A mix of warm and deep tones in eye makeup is always a reliable beauty booster and if you’re looking for a makeup palette that will empower you, give MAC’s Inner Strength quad a try as it features the following pigments:

Fabulous Fit – matte mid-tone cool grey

Heatherbelles – satin finish deep charcoal

Lithe Spirit – satin finish pale white pink

Inner Strength – matte light cool mauve-taupe

MAC Strength Powder Blush spring 2013

Powder Blush ($20) Enhance your cheeks with the most seductive satin finish blushes as the slightest touch of color applied on your cheekbones can go a long way! MAC’s blush suggestions:

Taupe Shape – satiny taupe

Poised – muted pinkish brown

MAC Strength Spring 2013 Makeup Collection

Lipstick ($15) The lipsticks are the strongest elements of the collection as they were created to deliver a high visual impact with their intense, vivacious matte pigmentation. The luscious new shades are the following:

Party Parrot – bright red pink

Pink Pigeon – bright clean pink

Strong Woman – bright violet

Absolute Power – rich red

Firm Form – gilded black with gold pearl

Lip Pencils ($15) Full lips have always been considered sensual and seductive, so fill them in or define them using the lip pencil shade that you feel most comfortable wearing as MAC proposes the following tones:

Lasting Sensation – bright coral

Embrace Me – vivid pinkish fuchsia

MAC Strength Spring 2013 Makeup Collection

Nail Lacquer ($16) To balance out your dramatic makeup, MAC thought of neutral tones that indeed work perfectly with this collection. Give your digits a styleover with the following nail lacquers:

Muscle Tone – pale neutral nude

Triumphant – mid-tone cool brown

Eyeliners Because different eye definition products deliver different results, MAC has put together 3 fabulous eye liners that will tempt you from first glimpse, so check them out and pick your faves:

Kohl Power in Feline – a rich black ($15)

Penultimate Eyeliner in Rapidblack – true black ($18.50)

Technakohl Eye Liner in Graphblack – a rich graphic black

To round out the collection, MAC Cosmetics included two fab makeup brushes, the 168 Large Angled Contour brush ($35) and the 275 Medium Angled Shading brush ($25) and the baddest black Opulash Mascara ($16). Arm yourself up with the right brushes and products and create jaw dropping makeup looks that will turn you into an uplifting source of inspiration for others!

MAC Strength Spring 2013 Makeup Collection

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