I was on the phone with my cousin a few days ago while rummaging through my empty makeup containers. She couldn’t understand why I was working so hard to find what she considered to be garbage. I asked her “Girl don’t you keep your empty MAC containers?” She quickly answered “Nah I throw them in the trash.” *FACE PALM AND FAINTS* I could not believe my ears!!! How could she throw away free makeup??? Then I realized there must be other people out there that don’t know that empty MAC containers equal free lipstick! So, I feel its my duty as a product junkie to share this tid bit of information
Back-to-MAC is a recycling program that was implemented by MAC Cosmetics as a way to be committed to preserving our environment. Consumers are encouraged to trade in their empty containers so that they can be recycled, and as an incentive they get a free lipstick in return (value of $18). If you’re a bargainista like me, then free lipstick is right up your alley.
How Does it Work?
It’s easy as 1-2-3. Simply save your empty MAC containers (I usually put mine in a bin under my sink) once you get six, take the containers to your local MAC counter. Trade the containers in for a lipstick of your choice (There may be stipulations that come along with limited release collections). Some counters have even allowed me to trade my containers in for an eyeshadow, but I like lipstick better.
Note: Lipsticks received via the Back-to-MAC program cannot be returned or exchanged
Save those containers guys and dolls! Then let me know what color lipstick you end up with!