MAC It’s Designer Art Library Palette Review & Swatches

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February 21, 2019

It’s Designer

MAC It’s Designer Art Library Palette ($48.00 for zero.60 oz.) comprises a mixture of brighter mattes and pops of shimmery colour together with a medium black. I really feel just like the palette tells the story of MAC eyeshadows over the previous few years. The mattes are firmer, stiffer, and higher for increase colour however on the subject of deriving actually electrical colour on the lid, they’re not as pigmented as wanted to take action–I’d suggest utilizing a cheesy primer or white base to assist get extra oomph out of them (assuming true-to-pan colour is the purpose). The shimmers had been much less constant, however most of them had been under-performing because of pigmentation and texture, both being too dry or too emollient. If you’re somebody who tends to make use of dampened brushes with their shimmers, that will assist fairly a bit and sure provide you with a greater expertise working with the palette total.

MAC Chrome Yellow Eyeshadow

MAC Chrome Yellow Eyeshadow

MAC Chrome Yellow Eyeshadow
MAC Chrome Yellow EyeshadowMAC Chrome Yellow Eyeshadow

Chrome Yellow

Chrome Yellow is a brilliant, medium yellow with heat undertones and a matte end. It had good colour protection in a single layer, however it was the kind of yellow that appeared to fade a bit after software and was extra liable to sheering out as I labored with it. Over an eyeshadow primer, it was higher, and naturally, over a white base, it could pop fairly a bit. The texture was barely skinny, somewhat dry, although blendable. It lasted effectively for seven and a half hours on me earlier than fading a bit.

Make Up For Ever Jaune (DC, $20.00) is extra shimmery (95% comparable).Coloured Raine Lemon Drop (PiP, $6.99) is darker (95% comparable).Kat Von D Fran (LE, ) is darker, extra muted (95% comparable).Melt Cosmetics Neon (PiP, ) is extra muted (95% comparable).Inglot #323 (P, $6.00) is best high quality (95% comparable).Natasha Denona Sol (134CM) (PiP, ) (95% comparable).Colour Pop Mischief (PiP, $5.00) is hotter (95% comparable).Anastasia Phresh (LE, $12.00) is extra muted (95% comparable).Too Faced Good Boy (LE, $16.00) is darker (90% comparable).NARS Douro (P, $19.00) is lighter (90% comparable).

MAC My Kid Could Make That Eyeshadow

MAC My Kid Could Make That Eyeshadow

MAC My Kid Could Make That Eyeshadow
MAC My Kid Could Make That EyeshadowMAC My Kid Could Make That Eyeshadow

My Kid Could Make That

My Kid Could Make That is a brilliant, lime inexperienced with heat, yellow undertones and a matte end. It had good colour protection, although it wanted to be layered (two to 3 layers) to get to full protection in follow because it had a drier, thinner consistency that was liable to sheering out and fading when utilized to reveal pores and skin. It began to point out a little bit of fading after seven and a half hours of wear and tear.

MAC Shock Factor (P, $17.00) is lighter, hotter (90% comparable).Make Up For Ever S336 Lime (DC, $21.00) is extra shimmery (90% comparable).Sephora Jeffery (LE, ) is darker, hotter (85% comparable).Huda Beauty Sapphire #7 (LE, ) is extra shimmery, hotter (85% comparable).MAC Bitter (DC, $17.00) is darker, hotter (85% comparable).Urban Decay Thrash (PiP, ) is extra shimmery, darker, hotter (85% comparable).Anastasia Sphere (LE, $12.00) is darker, hotter (80% comparable).MAC Sour Lemon (DC, $17.00) is extra shimmery, darker, hotter (80% comparable).Viseart Bright Editorial #2 (P, ) is darker, hotter (80% comparable).MAC Remixology (LE, $17.00) is darker, hotter (80% comparable).

MAC Bright Pink Powder Blush (Small)

MAC Bright Pink Powder Blush (Small)

MAC Bright Pink Powder Blush (Small)
MAC Bright Pink Powder Blush (Small)MAC Bright Pink Powder Blush (Small)

Bright Pink

Bright Pink is a brilliant, fuchsia pink with cooler, blue undertones and a matte end. It had good pigmentation however appeared a bit extra muted, somewhat darker when utilized to my pores and skin and misplaced a few of that depth seen within the pan. It had a drier, firmer consistency, which made it simpler to use in layers to construct up protection, however it turned extra troublesome to mix at full pigment (in a single layer). It wore effectively for eight hours earlier than fading a bit and stained my pores and skin barely.

MAC Can't Afford This Eyeshadow

MAC Can’t Afford This Eyeshadow

MAC Can’t Afford This Eyeshadow
MAC Can't Afford This EyeshadowMAC Can't Afford This Eyeshadow

Can’t Afford This

Can’t Afford This is a fiery orange with heat, reddish undertones and a matte end. It had wealthy colour protection with a easy, blendable texture that wasn’t too mushy nor too firmly pressed within the pan. It was thinner than most matte eyeshadow formulations today however in line with MAC’s. The eyeshadow utilized effectively to reveal pores and skin and blended out with little effort. It stayed on effectively for eight hours earlier than fading a bit.

Colour Pop Euphoric (LE, $5.00) is darker (95% comparable).Melt Cosmetics Main Squeeze (PiP, ) is darker (95% comparable).MAC Red Brick (P, $17.00) is extra muted (95% comparable).MAC Sabina Sangre (LE, $17.00) is extra shimmery, hotter (95% comparable).Juvia’s Place Zakiya (LE, ) is darker, hotter (90% comparable).Smashbox Wait, What? (P, ) is darker, hotter (90% comparable).Makeup Geek Dynamic (P, $9.00) is extra shimmery, lighter, hotter (90% comparable).Buxom It Crowd (P, $12.00) is extra shimmery, darker, hotter (90% comparable).Makeup Geek Poppy (P, $6.00) is extra shimmery, lighter, hotter (90% comparable).MAC Orange (DC, $17.00) is brighter, hotter (90% comparable).

MAC If It Ain't Baroque Eyeshadow

MAC If It Ain’t Baroque Eyeshadow

If It Ain’t Baroque

If It Ain’t Baroque is a medium-dark gold with heat undertones and a glowing, metallic end. The texture felt drier and chunkier, because it didn’t appear to have as a lot creaminess or slip to assist hold all of the shimmers and sparkly bits contained. It had semi-opaque, buildable pigmentation that utilized greatest by urgent and patting onto my pores and skin, then mixing the sides. There was some fallout throughout software, which I used to be in a position to mitigate if I used it with a dampened brush. It lasted for simply over seven and a half hours on me earlier than I seen some fading.

LORAC Gold Leaf (LE, $19.00) is darker (95% comparable).Make Up For Ever D410 Gold Nugget (DC, $21.00) is much less shimmery (95% comparable).Chanel Rêve d’Orient #three (LE, ) is darker (95% comparable).Chanel Quintessence #5 (LE, ) is much less shimmery (95% comparable).Colour Pop Rule Breaker (PiP, $5.00) is much less shimmery (95% comparable).Marc Jacobs Beauty The Siren #four (LE, ) is much less shimmery (95% comparable).Anastasia Sunny (LE, $12.00) is darker, hotter (90% comparable).MAC Spun from Gold (LE, $18.00) is lighter (90% comparable).Natasha Denona Sundazed (128Okay) (PiP, ) is hotter (90% comparable).Coloured Raine St. Germain Cocktail (P, $6.99) is much less shimmery, hotter (90% comparable).

It’s Designer

It’s Designer is a light-medium orange with heat, golden shimmer and bigger sparkle. The texture was drier and felt extra loosely-pressed within the pan, which gave it a powderiness and an inclination to having fallout throughout software. It had semi-opaque pigmentation that I might pack on and get to opaque protection if desired, however it’s the kind of texture that I might use with a dampened brush to attenuate fallout and enhance adhesion and protection. It wore properly for seven and a half hours earlier than there was seen fading.

MAC Amberluxe #four (PiP, ) is darker (95% comparable).MAC Gingerluxe #2 (LE, ) is much less shimmery, darker (95% comparable).Natasha Denona Mandarine (123DC) (PiP, $29.00) is brighter (90% comparable).Gucci Beauty Azalea (Left) (P, ) is much less shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).Too Faced Honey Pot (PiP, $16.00) is much less shimmery (90% comparable).MAC Warm Wash #three (LE, ) is much less shimmery, darker (90% comparable).Colour Pop Two Birds (P, $5.00) is darker (90% comparable).Gucci Beauty Autumn Fire #1 (P, ) is cooler (90% comparable).Colour Pop TF (LE, $5.00) is darker (90% comparable).MAC Golden Hours #2 (LE, $21.00) is much less shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).

Ingredients

MAC Starry Night Eyeshadow

MAC Starry Night Eyeshadow

Starry Night

Starry Night is a reddened-plum base with blue-to-violet shifting shimmer. The consistency was extremely creamy and easy; it adhered superbly to reveal pores and skin and blended out simply alongside the sides. It had opaque colour payoff that stayed on effectively for eight hours earlier than it began to crease faintly.

Urban Decay Solstice (P, $20.00) is extra shimmery (95% comparable).Urban Decay Fortune-Teller (LE, $19.00) is extra shimmery, cooler (95% comparable).MAC Boom Boom Room (LE, $18.00) is extra shimmery (95% comparable).Colour Pop Lucid (LE, $5.00) is extra shimmery, darker, cooler (90% comparable).MAC Humoresque (LE, $18.00) is extra shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).Makeup Geek Insomnia (P, $12.00) is extra shimmery, darker, cooler (90% comparable).Viseart Grande Pro (Vol. 2) #24 (LE, ) is much less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% comparable).Too Faced Artist Pass (LE, $16.00) is much less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% comparable).Too Faced Best Friends (LE, $16.00) is darker, cooler (90% comparable).Natasha Denona Calypso Blue (05M) (P, $29.00) is extra shimmery, darker, hotter (90% comparable).

MAC Darkroom Eyeshadow

MAC Darkroom Eyeshadow

MAC Darkroom Eyeshadow
MAC Darkroom EyeshadowMAC Darkroom Eyeshadow

Darkroom

Darkroom is a light-medium purple with refined, heat undertones and a satin end. The texture was moderately emollient and had extra slip, which yielded weaker pigmentation that didn’t apply as evenly as most popular. I’d suggest utilizing this with a dampened brush or fingertip to get smoother, extra even and opaque protection with much less effort. It lasted properly for seven hours on me earlier than I seen indicators of fading.

MAC Violet Impact (LE, $17.00) is extra shimmery, darker, hotter (95% comparable).NARS Sultan (P, $19.00) is much less shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).Urban Decay Rogue (LE, $19.00) is extra shimmery, darker, hotter (90% comparable).MAC X-Punk (PiP, ) is darker (90% comparable).Colour Pop Try Me (P, $5.00) is much less shimmery, darker (90% comparable).LORAC Meditation (LE, $19.00) is extra shimmery, darker, hotter (90% comparable).Melt Cosmetics Promiscuous (PiP, ) is extra shimmery, darker, hotter (85% comparable).MAC Crème de Violet (DC, $17.00) is extra shimmery, darker, hotter (85% comparable).Colour Pop On the Rise (DC, $5.00) is extra shimmery, darker, hotter (85% comparable).Tom Ford Beauty Daydream #2 (PiP, ) is extra shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% comparable).

MAC High Concept Eyeshadow

MAC High Concept Eyeshadow

MAC High Concept Eyeshadow
MAC High Concept EyeshadowMAC High Concept Eyeshadow

High Concept

High Concept is a pale silver with refined, cool undertones and a frosted end. The texture was mushy, extra loosely-pressed within the pan, and somewhat drier, so there was fallout throughout software as I labored with this shade on my lid. It had semi-opaque, buildable pigmentation, however between the pigmentation and texture, it was a shade I’d suggest utilizing with a humid brush or over a evenly cheesy primer. It wore effectively for seven and a half hours on me earlier than I seen slight fading.

Make Up For Ever ME202 Iceberg Blue (DC, $21.00) is extra shimmery, cooler (95% comparable).NARS Flowers three #1 (DC, $25.00) is much less shimmery (95% comparable).BH Cosmetics Foil Eyes 2 #16 (PiP, ) is much less shimmery (95% comparable).Tom Ford Beauty Ice Queen #2 (PiP, ) is extra shimmery, cooler (95% comparable).MAC Platinum Shadow (LE, $17.00) is much less shimmery, hotter (90% comparable).Cle de Peau Pewter Veil #four (LE, ) is extra shimmery, brighter (90% comparable).Viseart Sterling (PiP, ) is hotter (90% comparable).Make Up For Ever D118 Platinum (DC, $21.00) is much less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% comparable).Juvia’s Place Iman (P, ) is much less shimmery, cooler (90% comparable).MAC Treasure Me (LE, $20.00) is much less shimmery, cooler (90% comparable).

MAC Gallerina Eyeshadow

MAC Gallerina Eyeshadow

MAC Gallerina Eyeshadow
MAC Gallerina EyeshadowMAC Gallerina Eyeshadow

Gallerina

Gallerina is a muted, medium-dark blue-leaning teal with cool undertones and a frosted, barely metallic end. The texture was evenly creamy with some slip, which helped it adhere higher with out primer, however it didn’t go on as evenly as I might have preferred. I needed to work it in and buff out the powder to get even, opaque protection. It stayed effectively for eight hours on me earlier than I seen faint fading.

Makeup Geek Autumn Breeze (P, $6.00) is hotter (90% comparable).Viseart Boheme Dream #10 (LE, ) is extra shimmery, darker, hotter (90% comparable).Too Faced Dusk Teal Dawn (LE, $16.00) is extra shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Chanel Affresco #four (LE, ) is lighter, hotter (90% comparable).Natasha Denona Deep Teal (19M) (PiP, $29.00) is hotter (90% comparable).Urban Decay Junkie (LE, $19.00) is extra shimmery, hotter (90% comparable).NYX Savage (P, $6.00) is extra shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Marc Jacobs Beauty The Night Owl #5 (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, hotter (90% comparable).Tom Ford Beauty Azure Sun (Cream Color) (LE, $45.00) is much less shimmery, hotter (90% comparable).Urban Decay Fringe (DC, $19.00) is extra shimmery, darker, cooler (90% comparable).

MAC Triennial Wave Eyeshadow

MAC Triennial Wave Eyeshadow

MAC Triennial Wave Eyeshadow
MAC Triennial Wave EyeshadowMAC Triennial Wave Eyeshadow

Triennial Wave

Triennial Wave is a brighter, medium blue with cool undertones and a semi-matte end. There had been barely-there shimmers strewn all through that helped make it extra blendable however didn’t visibly change its end from wanting matte. The eyeshadow had a mushy, powdery consistency, which made it extra liable to sheering out (although blendable!) and more durable to construct up with no primer or cheesy base below it. It had some fallout throughout software as effectively from attempting to constructed it from medium protection to opaque protection. It lasted properly for seven and a half hours on me earlier than I seen indicators of wear and tear.

Viseart Bright Editorial #eight (P, ) is much less shimmery, darker (90% comparable).Kat Von D Synth (LE, ) is much less shimmery, brighter (90% comparable).Colour Pop Backstage (P, $5.00) is darker, cooler (90% comparable).Colour Pop Zoomship (P, $5.00) is lighter (85% comparable).Coloured Raine Drip Drop (P, $6.99) is brighter (85% comparable).Kat Von D Doom (LE, ) is much less shimmery, lighter, brighter (85% comparable).Natasha Denona Laguna (LE, ) is lighter (85% comparable).Natasha Denona Koh Tao (89V) (P, $29.00) is much less shimmery, lighter (85% comparable).Colour Pop Taco (LE, $5.00) is much less shimmery, lighter (80% comparable).

MAC Carbon Eyeshadow

MAC Carbon Eyeshadow

MAC Carbon Eyeshadow
MAC Carbon EyeshadowMAC Carbon Eyeshadow

Carbon

Carbon is a medium-dark black with impartial undertones and a matte end. It had medium, buildable pigmentation with a drier, stiffer texture. Carbon is a type of shades that swatches pitifully however is superb for including and layering over different shades to darken however much less so for all-over software or when one needs true black eyeshadow. The model included the palette is just not one of the best nor the worst Carbon I’ve encountered in my time; it was extra workable however positively extra within the “buildable pigmentation” zone. It wore effectively for seven and a half hours on me earlier than I seen slight fading.

MAC Bleuluxe #5 (PiP, ) (100% comparable).Guerlain Les Ombres de Nuit #four (LE, ) (100% comparable).Make Up For Ever #04 (DC, $20.00) (100% comparable).Make Up For Ever #04 (DC, $20.00) (100% comparable).Kat Von D Killing Moon (LE, ) (100% comparable).Giorgio Armani #1 Fall Collection 2012 #four (LE, ) is cooler (95% comparable).NARS Filbuste (P, $28.00) is glossier (95% comparable).Sephora Obsidian (PiP, ) is hotter (95% comparable).Too Faced Sin City (LE, $16.00) is lighter (95% comparable).Colour Pop Let’s Do It (P, $5.00) is hotter (95% comparable).

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