My birthday was this Monday (yes...I am anxiously awaiting the year my birthday falls on 12/12/12 -- AWESOME) and Tod got me a MAC quad I mentioned to her ages ago when we were playing with Russian Red one day.
I just realized that I should have done a before and after.
I told her that the first 'real' make up I ever bought was from MAC. I was 13 and exploring Manhattan with my family and my mom finally decided that it was time for me to start playing with colours! I think I've mentioned before that my first gloss was Nymphette, which I still adore to this day, but I never mentioned what colours were in my first quad. Hint? Not the ones in the photo above. I had Brun, Juxt, Motif and a midtone pinky-purple whose name I can't remember...honestly, it could have been discontinued for all I know. Either way, I never actually got through all those colours, but my first quad came to an unfortunate end when I dropped it and all of the colours shattered. I think I was able to rescue Motif, but...I'm not sure what happened to the remnants.
Anyway, that was incredibly sweet of her to recreate my first palette, but of course I had to exchange them because...I'm a jackass (amongst other things)? Before I even said anything she told me I could exchange them.
New quad, counterclockwise from the upper right hand corner: Motif (I couldn't let that one go, I'd been lusting after it for AGES), Trax, Deep Truth and Humid.
God, I love MAC names.