Make-up Art Cosmetics, better known as M·A·C or MAC Cosmetics, is a manufacturer of cosmetics founded in Toronto, Canada and headquartered in New York City, New York. M·A·C Cosmetics, Makeup Artist Cosmetics, was founded in Toronto, Ontario, Canada by Frank Toskan and Frank Angelo in 1985. The first U.S M·A·C store opened in 2003, in Greenwich Village, New York.
The company's products were initially specifically designed for professional make-up artists, but are now sold to consumers worldwide.
Estée Lauder Companies acquired controlling interest of M·A·C in 1996, then completed their acquisition of the company in 1998. Original founder, Frank Angelo, died in 1997 due to complications during surgery.