Ahead of the stranger things Season premiering this month, M A C Cosmetics has teamed up with Netflix to present an exclusive stranger things makeup collection.
Transport yourself to the halls of Hawkins High or take an extra-weird journey with this contrasting collection of subtle, statement shades designed for eyes, lips and face.
“Arriving as an adult in a small town in the 80s, I identify completely with the atmosphere and the characters of stranger thingssays Fatima Thomas, senior artist at M·A·C. “This collaboration perfectly captures the essence of the era: feisty, adventurous and fun.”
The collectible collection is meant to immerse users in the series, from memorable shade names that fans will instantly recognize to limited-edition packaging, all inspired by the worlds of Netflix. stranger things which bring together two universes – the real world and the Upside Down – in a single collection.
Transform lips with Lipglass / M A C x Stranger Things in bright, subversive shades ready to create a cool-kid subtle glow or otherworldly glass-like sheen – or rush to another dimension with a touch of soft pink and burnt red blushes. Show the spirit of the school with the Hawkins Class Of 1986 Eye Palette or step into the Upside Down Eye Palette with The Void which is inspired by the house of Mind Flayer itself.
Two contrasting collections
The Human World collection is for those ready to “go to the mall with a fresh take on ’80s style,” says Dominic Skinner, M A C’s Senior Global Artist. “Using the Hawkins Class Of 1986 Eye Palette, start by sweeping Starcourt Mall shadow over all eyes, then bring Palace Arcade into eye sockets, blending out to the outer corners,” advises Skinner. “Blend Powder Blush / M A C x Stranger Things into Friends Don’t Lie from cheekbones to temples and down the brow bone, then finish the look with your choice of Lipglass / M A C x Stranger Things. My favorite shade, Eerie El, is sure to crack the Mike in your life.
Prefer to explore the Upside Down? “Fall into the void and embrace the Upside Down with colors that will allow you to take on any Demogorgon,” says Skinner. “First, sweep Powder Blush / M·A·C x Stranger Things in He Likes It Cold onto cheeks, blending all the way to temples and lightly onto outer half of lids,” he says. “Next, using The Void Eye Palette, press the Code Red shade onto the lids, blending before reaching the brows and follow with Demogorgon swept into the inner eye sockets, deepening the eye contours. Add another dimension by lining around the eyes with The Void shade – heavier below – letting it fade as you blend towards the end of the brows.Finish this powerful and fierce look by swiping Lipglass/M ·A·C x Stranger Things in Marvelous Max and Rockin’ Robin on the mouth, letting the shades fuse together.