MAC eyeshadows have always been a bit of a cult product in the beauty world and I can definitely see why – they are really good quality and reasonably priced when compared to similar quality eyeshadows from other brands. I have a little obsession with them and within the space of 2 years, I went from having a single MAC eyeshadow to 22 of them!
They can also be quite overwhelming due to the huge variety of shades available, so I thought I would do a little video showing you swatches of all the MAC eyeshadows I own. To me, video swatches are the most helpful ones because you can see the colour and pigmentation of the eyeshadow more clearly. I decided to keep this short with only swatches and a brief description of each eyeshadow, but do let me know if you’d like to see reviews of any eyeshadows in particular and I’ll write up a few words about them.
This video was filmed with 100% natural light (no softboxes) and it wasn’t colour corrected, so what you see is exactly what the shades look like on my skin in real life. Please bear in mind that depending on your skin tone, the eyeshadows may look a bit different on you, so make sure you swatch in store if you’re unsure about a particular shade.
Eyeshadows mentioned: Amber Lights: peachy-brown with shimmer; Woodwinked: warm antique gold; Sable: gold-plum with bronze pearl; Satin Taupe: taupe with silver shimmer; Sumptuous Olive: khaki with pearl; Sketch: burgundy with red shimmer; Cranberry: red-plum with pink shimmer; Nylon: pale gold with icy shimmer; Carbon: intense black; Patina: taupe brown with golden pearl; Charcoal Brown: muted taupe brown; Fig. 1: eggplant purple; Brule: soft creamy-beige; Naked Lunch: minimal pink with shimmer; Kid: beige cashmere; Ricepaper: peachy gold with shimmer; Skintone 2: muted bronze-gold; Skintone 1: frosty champagne-pink with shimmer; Notoriety: taupe brown with gold shimmer; Rich & Earthy: muted orange with gold shimmer; Tilt: violet with blue-green pearl; Steamy: blue-green with gold pearl.
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