RiRI Hearts MAC Holiday Collection- Swatches, Photos

The latest collaboration between Rihanna and MAC Is the new holiday collection. This includes two Veluxe Pearlfusion Shadow sets, a bronzing powder, three lipsticks, some glittery liquid liner, a double ended brush and a makeup bag. I have about half of the collection to share with you today! I just checked the website and I guess it got released sooner than I was under the impression it would, but it should be out in stores and counters December 12th, if you are interested in anything.  

Ririrheartsmacholiday 1Ririrheartsmacholiday 2 Phresh Out Pearlfusion ShadowRirirheartsmacholiday 3Phresh Out Pearlfusion ShadowRirirheartsmacholiday 4Phresh Out Pearlfusion Shadow ($44)

If I’m being honest, I really don’t like the Pearlfusion shadows from MAC. They look beautiful in the packaging, but apply really sheer for the most part. I feel like you could find something better for the price of these. 

Ririrheartsmacholiday 5 Love, Rihanna Bronzing PowderRirirheartsmacholiday 6Love, Rihanna Bronzing PowderRirirheartsmacholiday 7Love, Rihanna Bronzing PowderRirirheartsmacholiday 8Love, Rihanna Bronzing Powder (Matte powder alone, Shimmery R, Both swatched together) ($30)

I do like the design on this, but the problem here is that with use it will gradually fade away. The R with the shimmer is only on the top, so eventually this will turn into a matte bronzer.


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Cockiness Superslick Eye LinerRirirheartsmacholiday 10Cockiness Superslick Eye LinerRirirheartsmacholiday 11Cockiness Superslick Eye LinerRirirheartsmacholiday 12Cockiness Superslick Eye Liner ($20.50)

This Eyeliner is probably my favorite piece of this collection. It’s so shimmery and is a really nice warm gold shade. I love liners like this because they can amp up any eye look, weather its a neutral look or full on color or dark and sultry. You can just add a tiny bit into the corners of the eye and totally change how a look is.


Ririrheartsmacholiday 13 Pleasurebomb Matte LipstickRirirheartsmacholiday 14Pleasurebomb Matte LipstickRirirheartsmacholiday 15Pleasurebomb Matte LipstickRirirheartsmacholiday 16Pleasurebomb Matte Lipstick ($16.50)

Pleasurebomb is a gorgeous bright bubblegum pink matte. This shade is awesome for the texture and color. I like bold mattes because they will last longer and keep there vivid color, and they have less likelihood of feathering. 


Ririrheartsmacholiday 18 RiRi Woo Retro Matte LipstickRirirheartsmacholiday 19RiRi Woo Retro Matte Lipstick

RiRiHeartsMAC 33RiRi Woo Retro Matte Lipstick

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RiRi Woo Retro Matte Lipstick ($16.50)

RiRi Woo is a great matte red, but I do with it was something new. Honestly, this shade has been released with every RiRi Hearts MAC Collection, so three times now. It’s pretty, but I don’t think its different enough from the permanent shade Ruby Woo to warrant being remade three times. Then again, it is the first product Rihanna made with MAC, so that probably is part of the reason why its constantly re-released. 


Because I mixed up the realse dates for online, most of the things here are unfortunately sold out on the website, but should be in stores next Thursday. I’m not overly impressed with most of this collection- It’s pretty, it has beautiful packaging, but nothing screams out “NEED” to me. My favorite thing is the glitter eyeliner, and that is something that is available from lots of other sources. 

What do you guys think of this Collection?


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  1. Jen says

    This only bugs me because I’m a grammar and spelling freak, but you spelled release wrong in the last paragraph

    1. amy says

      That must’ve been just a typing mistake…

  2. Chantel says

    Great collection, I want everything from this collection lol…

  3. Stef L says

    Pleasure Bomb looks amazing, but it seems like to be very similar to Impassioned. Would you agree with this?
    Best regards from Germany :-*

  4. Kitsch Vixen says

    So bummed that I slept through the release (it was 2am where I live) because I’ve been obsessing over Pleasurebomb since I first saw it a while ago! Hopefully I can snag it from Nordstrom.com when it’s added to the site.

  5. Letitia Harriet says

    Not the biggest fan of the browny/bronzy shades in this collection, but I do really like the lipsticks and the eyeliner looks pretty nice too. :3

  6. fancie says

    The eyeliner does look really nice but I have dupes. Gotta stay strong lol. I can’t wait for this to go up on Nordstrom so I can get Bad Girl RiRi and Pleasurebomb. Pleasurebomb looks so pretty on you!

  7. Christiana says

    Love the eyeliner and the red lipstick! Will be checking them both out at the MAC counter…

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