So, Nicki Minaj’s personally designed pepto-(a)bismol pink lipstick is up on the MAC website today… for one day only.  Until next Friday.  And the one after that…

And the one after that… until MAC have bled their fans dry not only of their money but also of their patience.

Buying stuff from MAC… it’s like the 12 labours of Hercules.

I’ll (unsurprisingly) be passing on this.  I can’t even make All Styled Up work for me so I have no hope with this one.  Plus, I don’t shop on Fridays.  It’s against my religion (as of today).

Will you be picking this one up?


20 Responses to ““Pink for Friday” says MAC. “What about Tuesday?” says grumpy blogger.”

  1. Hmmm, I am tempted to get this, but part of me thinks I’m too old and it will just look hideous on me. Can’t decide.

  2. Jade says:

    Not my colour so I’m not interested in the slightest, which is good for my wallet :)

  3. Joice says:

    *sniff* Romania will be getting its first MAC store this December. And I’m in the wrong cityyyyyyyy *bursts into tears*

  4. Jen says:

    It’s already sold out online…and after seeing swatches, I think I can make do with my millions of Mac pink lipsticks for now…looks a little too chalky for my liking.

  5. Lucy says:

    I really wanted this but after looking I don’t think it’ll suit me, it’s sold out anyway and I’m not going to make a special trip into town after work on a Friday to get one. So, nah.

  6. jbrobeck says:

    i think i’ll pass. esp since i had never heard of her before!

  7. I have no idea who Nicki Minaj is, nor do I care. And I definitely won’t be picking this one up. Looks a little to harsh and cool-toned for me xxx

  8. Patricia says:

    I guess I’d be all over it if I was 13, but since I’m 20 years older than that…

  9. Jo says:

    I have no idea who this nicki girls is this is one hype im not buying into as after a quick look on temtalia i see its a dupe for mac st germain x

  10. eva says:

    the colour sucks, the campaign ad sucks, and the whole concept of pink fridays sucks. wouldn’t buy it, even if it was available in my country.

  11. Wande says:

    no, its just to bright for me. I think nikcky minaj is the only one that can wear this one

  12. Rhamnousia says:

    I saw the swatches on Temptalia and it looked terrible on someone as light as her so I can just imagine how bad it will look on me, a lot of people will buy it just because it is limted edition but I’m a makeup user, not a makeup collector so LE stuff holds no magical cant-get-it-anymore charm for me.

    Plus it seems like such an easy choice, ANOTHER pink lipstick, they could have gone for something different as some people will buy anything that MAC put out.

  13. No because it seems highly dupable and on top of that, I can’t even make GaGa work for me so this one is probably too cool as well.

  14. Stephanie says:

    I think its a shade that only suits certain skin tones, So I won’t be getting it.

    Its being sold on Friday because the name of Nicki Minaj’s debut album is called “Pink Friday”(play on word for ‘Black Friday’ in the US) and in ALL of her songs, she talks about MAC lipstick and her love for the colour pink so i can see how MAC is cashing in on her lmao!

  15. Kelly says:

    I dislike Nicki Minaj, this lipstick and this sales tactic (or whatever). All around disappointment for me, so I won’t be picking it up. I wish MAC would stop with the weird sales tactic and just let it be.

  16. Katie says:

    I am NOT buying this. First off, I see way too many similarities between this and a million other lipsticks. I saw the swatches on Temptalia and I don’t see how this could flatter anybody. With that said, I don’t think these sort of colors are meant to be flattering per se, they’re just meant to make a bold statement. I own VG Gaga and I love it. On its own, it’s pretty unflattering but if you line your lips with Sublime Culture first, it mutes the color a bit. Then it looks not only wearable, but gorgeous. I’m just going to buy backups of that instead of waiting around for this.

  17. Kirsty says:

    I hate the promotional image for this, never mind the fact it won’t suit me, so I definitely won’t be buying!

  18. Sarah says:

    nope, purely because on the basis that Nicki whats her face’s facial expression in the promo annoys the heck out of me.

    xxxxx

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

An untraditional Easter...

…decorating gingerbread men!  L spotted these in Tesco and had been such a good girl traipsing around after me all day that I couldn’t resist …

Skin Food Nail Vita VI407 Puppy Purple NOTD

My lovely friend Rowena from Cosmetic-Candy sent me a couple of Skin Food Nail Vita polishes last year and after falling in love with both …

Red Lipped Readers - Part Twelve

Is it the wrong time of year to be showcasing and wearing red lips? Perhaps. Do we care? Hell no! 01: Georgia from Georgia:OnMyMind gives …

Bank Holiday chats and a current wish-list...

Did you have a nice weekend?  It’s been a bank holiday in the UK, which coincided with the last few days before my husband returns …

Estee Lauder... rolling with the times (what a shame)

We’re used to seeing beauties Hilary Rhoda, Carolyn Murphy, Liz Hurley and Gwyneth Paltrow grace the Estee Lauder campaigns, but now we’ll be seeing these …

Urban Decay Alice in Wonderland, Debenhams STOCK UPDATE

I’ve received clarification from Urban Decay’s PR representative in the UK. You’ll be pleased to know… Debenhams.com will be restocking the Alice in Wonderland on …

January Essentials - Guerlain Blush Éclat – 07 Cherry Blossom

I know, I know… my head is telling me… “That’s gonna be expensive.  You’re gonna get it and then look at the pattern for a …

Ardell Fright Night Lashes!

Halloween must be a busy time for false lash manufacturers right?  If you’re dressing up for the occasion, you ain’t nothing without a pair of …

The quickest of updates

I’m updating this from my phone, the wordpress app is woefully lacking in both usability and functionality, so a quick textual update is the best …

The World's First Maybelline New York Pop-Up Shop

This September sees a world first… for 10 days only, head down to 18 Shorts Gardens, Seven Dials to experience the Maybelline Pop Up Shop …

POPULAR

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads