MAC Lightscapade Mineralize Skinfinish

Posted by Lipglossiping On February - 6 - 2012

Ha!  It feels kinda old-skool to be reviewing this on the blog no?  MAC isn’t the force in the blogging community that it once was.  Anyway, I for one am delighted that there’s room for so many other brands nowadays – though I’m excited to be pulling out a trusty old MSF for today’s review nonetheless.

Pretty ain’t she?  Lightscapade is that delicate cousin that looks all willowy and ethereal when compared to your ruddy, more “sturdy” self.  If you can’t *be* her, then at least steal some of her daintyness by dusting your cheekbones and hoping that she’ll impart a ghostly, wispy beauty to your fizzog.

One of MAC’s more finely-milled mineralize skinfinishes, Lightscapade was hugely sought after until the brand re-promoted it last year.  The one I have above is from this re-promote and may or may not be less or more beautiful than its predecessor.  I don’t care enough to google.

Lightscapade is a glowing, almost-white highlight with enough of a warm sheen to prevent you from looking like the undead, madeup.  I apply this with the MAC 130 to keep the application area to a minimum cheekbone highlight, it’s easy to go overboard.

Obviously, what with MAC’s numerous releases and limited editions, you can’t currently purchase this from the store but keep an eye out on eBay as I imagine the prices will be less extortionate than they were before the re-promote.

Are you a fan of MAC Mineralize Skinfinishes?  Which is your favourite?


11 Responses to “MAC Lightscapade Mineralize Skinfinish”

  1. Jamilla says:

    I find MSFs too obvious – I prefer Japanese products…

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  2. Never used a highlighter until I won a New Cid one from a particularly fantastic blog that I am an ardent follower of, ahem!, and whilst I don’t use it all the time for a night out it is fantastic for a bit of a candle lit glow, that said the New Cid one is very warm, this would look a bit too stand out on me I think. xx

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  3. Robyn says:

    Ooooh, this is pretty. I only have one MSF – Stereo Rose – which I really like but it’s a bloody fine line between lovely rosy glow and horrific 80’s hooker. There are so many cheaper baked highlighters that I don’t think I’d spring for another MSF highlighter – Accessorize Pretty Pink and BeautyUk Peaches and Cream work just luverly for me.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  4. I love, love lightscapade – it’s my favorite highlighter!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  5. Vonvon says:

    My favorite MAC MSF is By Candlelight!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  6. That is very pretty. My first MSF remains my favourite: Northern Lights. It is a little on metallic side but I love the colour and sheen. I bought Petticoat a couple of years ago and sold it on very quickly and I’ve avoided them ever since. I know Blonde is back and that has turned my head before.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  7. I generally am not a fan of MSFs, though I do own a few (Lightscapade being one of them).

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  8. Rae says:

    Ahh! Pretty, pretty, pretty. I’ve withstood the Lightscapade allure thus far, but I have to say: your swatch makes a pretty damn good argument for it.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  9. Jennifae says:

    I love Lightscapade. One of my favorite MSF’s.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  10. Michelle says:

    Aw, that’s almost exactly the color I’ve been wanting for a powder highlighter *sigh*.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  11. Halima says:

    Lightscapade is awesome. I have about 4 of these (yes, I know I went overboard…) but I have hit pan on my first 1 so it’s all good :D xo

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

Paul & Joe Summer 2010 Sahara Sparkles Collection

Paul & Joe‘s Summer collection is due out today!  Well…. the rest of it anyway.  Two of the lip products have been available since the …

Leila and the (unimpressive) parcel...

I’m going for my fish pedicure at Aqua Sheko tomorrow… I know… I’ve taken my sweet time!  I’m excited and hope my cheesers don’t kill …

NOTD: Orly - Flirty

Barbara Cartland is wearing this shade on her toes up in Heaven. As flashy as a silver tiara and as pink as a poodle dipped …

Food Friday (yes, I know it's Saturday): Apple Pie

I know, I know… I should save it for next week right?  But I have a week of baking ahead of me and if I …

This weekend I will mostly be...

drinking practically illegal amounts of tea marvelling at how much joy this one brings doing a bit o’ cooking and baking… …but resorting to cheese …

Win a La Femme Blush Palette and 12 Blushes!

Courtesy of Cocktail Cosmetics, I’m delighted to be able to offer one of my lovely readers the chance to win a full 12 pan La …

Lip Liners…. educate me oh beauty gurus!

I’m a total lip liner eschewer.  I love that word… eschewer… makes me think of nuts. It just seems like one of those extra steps …

Got Jowls? Elemis Pro-Intense Lift Effect

GUYS! See how cute saggy jowls are?  Don’t you just wanna grab, pinch and shake? Y u no look this cute on humans? Those gorgeous …

Winter Warmers: The ultimate Cold Weather Fragrances!

If the Met Office is to be believed, we’re ‘in for it’ (technical description) this Winter, I hope so anyway… I’ve just bought some bargain …

Barielle - BOGOF on S/S 10 AND 20% off?!

Don’t walk…. RUN to the Barielle website where until the end of the week you can take advantage of the Buy One Get One Free …

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 …

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, …

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, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads