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Over the years, M.A.C. Cosmetics has graced our vanities with makeup collections inspired by some of the world’s biggest pop culture fixtures, such as Barbie and Netflix’s Stranger Things. In light of the November 11 release of the highly-anticipated Marvel film, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, the makeup brand is collaborating with the movie to create a limited edition 18-part makeup collection.
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The lineup features an array of products for the eyes, lips and face, in addition to two makeup brushes and a makeup bag. Furthermore, the collection allows you to add color into your routine while paying tribute to the beloved film series. “Like the vibrant world of Wakanda, M.A.C. and Wakanda Forever features lavish, saturated hues that look fantastic on everyone—especially those with rich skin tones,” M.A.C. Senior Artist Fatima Thomas explained via press release.
The eye makeup is arguably the crown jewel of this vibrant collection. Its roster includes the Eye Shadow x8 Eye Shadow Palette, the Liquidlast 24-Hour Waterproof Liner and the Eye Kohl Eye Pencil. With the $39 Eye Shadow x8 Eye Shadow Palette, you have your pick at eight colors that the brand describes as “jewel tones, earthy mattes and shimmering metallics inspired by the colors, characters and textures of Wakanda.”
Meanwhile, the $25 Liquidlast 24-Hour Waterproof Liner comes in two color ways— “Wakandan Tradition” (opaque white) and “Wakanda Proud” (deep purple). If you’re more partial to topping off your beat with jet black eyeliner, the collection also includes the $23 Eye Kohl Eye Pencil in “Feline.”
The collaboration’s lofty lineup of lip colors also has its fair share of colorful hues. Starting with the $23 lipstick bullets, there are four shades to choose from: “Wakandan Sunset” (bright cool fuschia), “Dora Milaje” (blue-red), “Royal Integrity” (warm chocolate) and “Story of Home” (mid-toned neutral with slight pink undertones).
The Love Me Liquid Lip Color, a $28 liquid lipstick, is offered in four colors as well: “The Shadows” (black), “Thicker Than Water” (blood red), “Show Off” (red-bronze) and “Wakanda Forever” (bright purple).
Last but not least, the collection also made room for a lip gloss that the brand calls a lip glass. It’s known as “Feelin’ It” (translucent gold), and you can snag it for $23. Add a coat of gloss atop one of the lipsticks for a holographic effect or wear it on its own for a subtle sheen.
Of course, a makeup look isn’t complete without a touch of shimmer. The collection’s $44 powder-based highlighter compact, known as Extra Dimension Skinfinish, has two color options: “Royal Challenge” (warm gold with rose flecks) and “Royal Vibrancy” (chocolate bronze with gold flecks). Brush it atop the highest point of your cheekbone and along your brow bone for added dimension.
This collection also includes the 239SES Eye Brush and 168SES Face Brush to help you apply and blend eye and complexion products with ease. You can grab the eye brush for $31 and the face brush for $39. If you need a place to store all this makeup, check out the makeup bag, which retails for $35.
Ready to add some Wakandan flair to your look? You can shop the entire M.A.C. and Marvel Black Panther: Wakanda Forever collection now at maccosmetics.com and select pieces from the lineup at ulta.com.
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