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What’s inside the M·A·C Bursting With Surprises Advent Calendar?

What’s inside the M·A·C Bursting With Surprises Advent Calendar?
Holly James
Beauty Writer1 year ago
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It's here! The moment we've been waiting for all year; the launch of M·A·C's iconic Advent Calendar! Raising the bar yet again when it comes to luxury countdown collections, this year's decadent masterpiece contains 24 iconic M·A·C treats, housed in a limited-edition, bow-topped, sustainably-sourced keepsake box. The Bursting With Surprises Advent Calendar houses over £405 worth of M·A·C products, including 5-star bestsellers and introducing new shades and textures, available to purchase for just £165!



*SPOILER ALERT* Can't wait any longer? Read on to discover exactly what's hiding behind all 24 doors of this year's M·A·C Bursting With Surprises Advent Calendar...


What's inside the M·A·C Bursting With Surprises Advent Calendar?

M·A·C Matte Lipstick x4

A true cult favourite, build your perfect pout portfolio with four of M·A·C's stunning Matte Lipstick shades. Covering the lips in impressive pigment with a cushioning and weightless feel, the Lipstick applies directly from the bullet or with the 316S Brush for added precision. From Velvet Teddy to Russian Red, there's a shade for every occasion this season.

Matte Lipstick in shade 'Chilli' 3gMatte Lipstick in shade 'Russian Red' 3gMini MAC Matte Lipstick in shade 'Velvet Teddy' 1.8gMini MAC Matte Lipstick in shade 'Mehr' 1.8g


Mini M·A·C MACStack Mascara 8ml

All eyes will be on you with this breakthrough, jet-black formula that coats the lashes in buildable volume. Resisting clumping, flaking and smudging, the brush coats lashes with a fibre-strengthening blend, helping to nourish natural growth whilst adding unmatched length that boasts a weightless feel and 24-hour wear.


M·A·C Eyeshadow x2

Create a variety of eye-catching looks with these two stunning eyeshadow shades in 'Naked Lunch' and 'Espresso'. Perfect for creating a dramatic smoky eye, the intensely pigmented eyeshadows can be used wet or dry and applied directly onto the eyelids using a brush or sponge.

Eyeshadow in shade ‘Naked Lunch' 1.5gEyeshadow in shade 'Espresso' 1.5g


M·A·C Love Me Liquid Lipcolour in shade E For Effortless 3.1ml

Play your power pout this party season with this red hot liquid lipstick that coats the lips in the fierce and fiery pigment for up to 12 hours without fading. Enriched with a built-in primer and conditioning lip complex, the comfortable, creamy formula cushions the lips with hydrating shea butter and cucumber extracts, helping to give a more plump and full finish.


M·A·C Fix+ Original 13ml

A true complexion saviour for every season, the Fix+ Original locks your makeup in place, improving both the quality and duration of your look. This handy travel-sized spray is perfect for taking with you when visiting family and friends this Christmas.


M·A·C Dazzleshadow in shade Oh So Gilty 1.5g

Create showstopping eye looks with this glittery, buildable eyeshadow. Blended to minimise fallout or creasing, the cream-to-powder formula stays on the eyelids, dusting them with a multidimensional, reflective pigment that is sure to add a twinkle to your eye.


M·A·C Powder Kiss Liquid Lip Colour in ‘Mull It Over’ 5ml

You won't need any time to mull over whether this Powder Kiss Liquid Lip Colour is for you. The stunning peachy pigment comes with an hourglass-shaped applicator that allows you to coat the lips, smoothing and blurring uneven texture and moisturising the skin for up to 10 hours.


M·A·C Brow Set 8g

Style and set your brows into your desired shape with the long-lasting Brow Set gel. The brush applicator allows you to create fluffy, feathered or pointed brows and holds them in place for the whole day or night.


M·A·C Lipglass x3

Coat your lips with a glossy, glass-like shine with the M·A·C Lipglass. Hiding behind three doors this year, the advent contains the Lipglass in clear to enhance your natural lip colour as well as two iconic shades: 'Spite', a universally flattering nude, and 'Nymphette', a playful pink, to offer a pop of colour. Just a small sweep of the gloss completely covers the whole lips!

Lipglass in Clear 7mlLipglass in ‘Nymphette’ 2.4gLipglass in ‘Spite’ 2.4g

M·A·C Liquidlast 24-Hour Waterproof Eyeliner in shade Point Black 2.5ml

Add drama and definition to your eyes with the high-precision, long-wear Liquidlast Eyeliner. Ophthalmologist-tested to ensure maximum comfort, the jet-black formula is transfer-resistant and waterproof, making it the perfect party season go-to for adding a touch of glamour.


M·A·C Prep+Prime Lip 1.7g

Whether you're going for high gloss or matte is your makeup bag staple, make your lip colour last longer with the Prep+Prime Lip. The smart formula reduces lipstick feathering and prolongs your perfect pout.


M·A·C Powder Kiss Soft Matte Eyeshadow in shade What Clout! 1.5g

This highly pigmented Powder Kiss Soft Matte Eyeshadow is a must have for your Christmas makeup bag this year. Create a subtle bronzed look on your lids with 'What Clout!', offering a warm, matte finish to complement any skin tone.

M·A·C Lustreglass Lipstick in shade See Sheer 3g

Add a kiss of high-shine colour to your lips with the Lustreglass Lipstick in shade 'See Sheer'. Infused with hydrating coconut and extra-virgin olive oils, the comfortable lip formula delivers moisture whilst adding multi-dimensional, glossy coverage from corner to corner.


M·A·C Pro Longwear Paint Pot in shade 'Born To Beam' 5g

Add depth and definition and a glorious golden glow to your eyes with this rich and creamy eyeshadow. The formula sits comfortably on your eyelids for up to 24 hours, blending seamlessly into your skin or with other shades, giving you complete creative control.


M·A·C Technakohl Liner in shade Graphblack 0.35g

Add a smoky swipe of black pigment to outline and enhance your eyes with the Technakohl Liner. Providing intense colour payoff, the smudge-proof formula dries quickly onto the eye lids, locking in your creation.


M·A·C Prep+Prime Essential Oils in ‘Grapefruit & Camomile’ 14ml

Offering multiple benefits for the skin, this nourishing oil, blended with plant-derived ingredients, moisturises the skin and boosts radiance. The formula can be massaged into cleansed skin on its own or blended into your normal moisturiser or foundation for added glow.


M·A·C Strobe Cream in ‘Pink Lite’ 15ml

Giving off a red-carpet worthy glow, the M·A·C Strobe Cream is a radiance-enhancing moisturiser that mimics the effects of backstage lighting techniques to illuminate the skin. Designed to be applied under foundation, the Strobe Cream both enhances your makeup and cares for skin using antioxidant-rich green tea to moisturise and protect against external aggressors.


M·A·C Glow Play Lip Balm in shade 'That Tickles!' 3.6g

Polish your pout with a pop of deep red colour with the Glow Play Lip Balm in 'That Tickles!'. A hybrid lipstick and lip balm formula, the balm nourishes the skin with shea butter, jojoba seed and mango oils, locking in moisture and creating long-lasting comfort and colour. Housed in a limited-edition packaging, it's the ultimate addition to any M·A·C lover's collection.

Holly James
Beauty Writer
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Working with brands at LOOKFANTASTIC for over two years I have developed my knowledge of all things beauty from key skincare concerns to niche makeup tricks and haircare hacks. I have a major passion for finding effective solutions that are easily accessible to everyone so that we can all achieve our best, glowing complexion.