MAC x Disney

A few weeks ago I was invited to the West End with The Digi Fairy to see The Lion King & Aladdin, along with an exclusive insight into the stage make-up by MAC for both shows. (THIS POST IS SUPER LATE!) I’ve been really busy, but I had to review the show as it was so good, and I got gifted lots of lovely products that you should check out. I chose to watch The Lion King as I have been waiting forever to see it.

The day kicked off with an intimate behind the scenes look at how key make-up looks are created on the main characters. The Genie (Aladdin), Rafiki (Lion King) and a few others, we were able to ask key questions, and the MUA’s also demonstrated how to translate a selection of the theatre make-up into every day looks.

The Genie for Aladdin

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The Lion King
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Once the BTS experience finished we were kindly gifted with our own kit. The card below shows you what products you would need to recreate this at home.

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We then headed to Polpo in Leicester square before the show began. If you have any theatre trips planned, I would totally recommend this place for a spot of lunch pre show. It’s a light and airy Italian restaurant with a chilled vibe and a delicious menu – you should definitely try the Fritto Misto!

After food and prosecco, courtesy of Polpo we headed to the theatre. The Lion King is ahh-ma-zing! Like seriously really good. If you haven’t seen it before you’ve probably heard about its raving reviews. It was funny and witty, with a super talented team. The classic songs were perfectly executed but the script had a modern revamp. My faves were the hyenas! they were 10/10.

MAC gifted us some beaut bits to help create an everyday Lion King look at home, I’ve listed some of the products I’ve been using so far:

* AMBER LIGHTS EYESHADOW – Super shimmery, with a gorgeous bronze chrome finish, I’m a big fan of gold/metallic tones as they really compliment my skin colour, so this eyeshadow is a winner for me

* TOAST AND BUTTER LIPTENSITY – Absolutely love this, the colour is gorgeous and it smells delicious, it has a warm brown/nudey tone – so dependant on your skin colour I’m not sure how this would work out for you but I LOVE it. It’s perfect for an everyday shade.

* PREP + PRIME FIX – This is super light and smells of nothing, so it’s not like a setting spray that feels really present and heavy, it lasts a while and you don’t have to use a lot.

*GOLD DEPOSIT MINERALIZE SKIN FINISH – This is really nice and looks even better in the sunlight (that’s what is on my arm in the photo below)

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Thank you Disney, MAC + Polpo for the treat <3 Words @tamaratweetheart

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