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Feb 9, 2009

Musings of the Day: MAC Attack!

I'm such a makeup geek so I'm of course loving this Musing!

So spill it...just single shadows....How many MAC shadows do you have in your stash?

Find out my answer after the jump!

Just counting my singles, not my doubles or my palettes, I was surprised to learn I don't have nearly as many MAC single eye shadows as I thought I did!

Grand total:

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

WOW you beat me by more than half. I would love that many but honestly don't think I would use them all, I already forget about some of the ones I do have. I need to see them all or else I forget. I would love for all my palettes to be full though :)

February 9, 2009 at 7:38 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I only have 1! If you don't count the paint pots... then I have 3. XD;

February 9, 2009 at 8:47 PM  
Blogger Mellerson said...

That's still a pretty fair number! I've got 57 singles

February 9, 2009 at 10:32 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

154!! Thumbs up! I think I have at most 20...

February 9, 2009 at 11:34 PM  
Anonymous Nell said...

I have around 40, singles and I also counted the ones I´ve depotted and put in 15-pan palettes (hope that counts, lol). I also own a lot of quads, though. Not bad for someone who is perfectly fine with the same shade (Blanc Type) day in, day out :)

February 10, 2009 at 2:50 AM  
Blogger Emma said...

Omg that's alot of eyeshadows, and that's just your Mac ones ;-O (maybe I'm a wee bit jealous).

February 10, 2009 at 7:13 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi Anonymous!

I thought I had more..I was kinda relieved I didn't lol!

I try to rotate them around so I can use everything...because if I don't I'll just fixate on one shadow without switching it up ;)

February 10, 2009 at 10:33 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi there asiyakei!

LOL! That's perfect! I wish I had three..less problems deciding what I want to wear ;-D

February 10, 2009 at 10:34 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi Mellerson!

w00t nice collection hun!

February 10, 2009 at 10:34 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi Anonymous!

hey 20 is cool as far as I'm concerned :) less problems deciding what you want to wear ;)

February 10, 2009 at 10:35 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi nell!

Nice collection hun :) I really should depot! hells start using those 40 and stop using the same shadow daily hehe!

February 10, 2009 at 10:36 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi emma!

lol! come over I share nicely :)


February 10, 2009 at 10:37 AM  
Blogger Anitacska said...

If we're not allowed to count duos, trios and palettes, then I have ONE. :) But I do have 3 mineralize e/s that are singles (Quarry, Mercurial and Lovestone) - do they count? ;) Also have 12 in palettes (2 Dame Ednas and the cool eyes holiday palette). On top of this I have 13 mineralize duos and 6 mineralize trios. So all in all, I own quite a bit of Mac eyeshadows, just not singles.

February 10, 2009 at 10:41 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi anita!

damn girl...not a mac fan hehe :)

I love lovestone so we can make it count lol!

I think palettes are way better than having singles anyway ;)

February 10, 2009 at 2:38 PM  
Anonymous Ashe said...

I just have one. ._.


February 10, 2009 at 4:35 PM  
Blogger Anitacska said...

I used not to "get" Mac, but since I've been following beauty blogs and have seen how much nice stuff there is, I've become more of a fan. I'm really into the mineralize stuff and on top of all those mineralize e/s I own 5 MSFs and a blush too, and can hardly wait for the Grand Duos release. :)

February 10, 2009 at 5:18 PM  
Blogger Crissy K said...

Hey Muse!
Whoa that's quite a lot of mac shadows. When did you start collecting Mac? What collection inspired you? I was a late comer. I joined from Barbie collection I was hooked ever since. Do you put them in palettes? How do you stash them? I saw some people putting them in those little plastic drawers or those little craft store cases. I depotted all of mine. I know what you mean about having a hard time deciding what to wear. Lol and I can imagine with all your other shadow choices. I have 42 singles alone. My secret to shortcutting and remembering my shadows is that I swatch them by color and brand on my watercoloring note pad. The texture of the paper works well to keep the shadows and I put a blank sheet between swatches to prevent transfer.

February 10, 2009 at 6:19 PM  
Blogger Phyrra said...

After consulting my spreadsheet... 21 single eye shadows, 1 quad, 1 6 palette, 1 trio palette, 6 pigments, 4 paints, 3 paint pots, 30 lippies, at least. Oh and a lip palette, 2 lip pencils, 1 fluidline, 3 liquid liners... 1 blush, 1 shade bender, and 1 shadestick left.

February 10, 2009 at 7:19 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hehe ashe

not a mac girl eh!?

February 11, 2009 at 5:38 PM  
Blogger Phyrra said...

At some point have you taken pix of all your MAC colors? It would probably be cool to see all of your single eye shadow colors.

February 11, 2009 at 5:39 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hey Anita

I can totally relate. I never got mac until I started cp'ing for a friend in England and suddenly I got hooked when I seen all the pretty colors that she was purchasing!

I love MSF with a passion so I'm with you :) they are so so fab! Really a great item :)

Please forgive my lack of communication about your goodies I'm terribly swamped :( Will get to you soon!

February 11, 2009 at 5:40 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi crissy!

Gosh I gotta think...believe my first promo was Sweet Cakes :) so a few years now.
I'm a little one too considering sweetie cakes isn't too far back!

I don't. I leave them all in pots...I try to depot but I don't have the nerve, the time, or the patience lol! I have them in little plastic drawers by color :)

awesome idea!!!!!!!! Normally I just make sure I rotate constantly...I try to push stuff I don't use towards the front and stuff I've used too much towards the back :)
But your idea is too awesome :) I might try that out!

February 11, 2009 at 5:44 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hey dd!

nice stash hun! bet your mineral stash is three times that size though hehe!

mineral queen!

February 11, 2009 at 5:44 PM  
Blogger Phyrra said...

I emailed you my spreadsheet so you can cackle :P
(if you ever get time to peek)

February 11, 2009 at 5:57 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

dude I just looked NICE!

can you put all my stash into a neat little spreadsheet please!?

February 12, 2009 at 1:55 PM  
Anonymous Asta said...

I have four singles, and I just bought them: ricepaper, carbon, and two from the arctic chill collection that just came out (shimmery pink and white). I also have the Cult of Cherry quads and the Hello Kitty one with the pink and aqua shades. Sorry for not memorizing all the names. =D

I really just started with MAC with Cult of Cherry. I was always a Hard Candy/Urban Decay girl before. I still love the Hard Candy quads and have them all!

February 21, 2009 at 1:28 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi asta!

I really want that shimmery pink shade...winter skiy I think it's called :)

I was a UD girl for many many years before turning to mac :)

I like HC too :)

Must get hauling more mac more mac ;)


February 24, 2009 at 11:31 AM  
Blogger Kathleen said...

I think I have about 250 - 300. I have 15 palettes full and several quads and holiday sets. Getting ready in the morning is an adventure ;)

March 15, 2009 at 9:48 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

damn kathleen!

NICE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)


March 16, 2009 at 4:16 PM  

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