So Girls! Its that time of the year again. Karva Chauth is here and we look forward to it not only because of the beliefs but also because we get a superb excuse to stand in front of the mirror for hours. We have shown you outfits and eye makeup looks for Karva Chauth and now is the turn of our favourite MAC eyeshadows that you can use to get beautiful eyes-
Hepcat is a cool toned violet pink shade with soft purple sheen to it, it is finally milled hence doesn’t look as frosty as it looks in pan. The shimmer is beautifully laid and this will work across skin tones without much effort. It is from frost finish which means the texture is finely milled with super fine shimmer not as frosty as some highlighters are but still good enough to add dimensions to any eye look. It has average pigmentation but can be layered and build up to get opaque look. With good primer underneath most of the darker shades of MAC eye shadows stay good for 7 – 8 hrs and don’t crease easily even on oily lids.
Steamy is a gorgeous teal color that leans more towards a green color rather than a blue. There are no glitters in it but it gives that shimmery look because of the frost finish. It glides smoothly with no grittiness and blends perfectly providing a crisp look. The color payoff is excellent and offers an opaque coverage in just a single swipe. It stays put for hours and is crease-resistant as well. Steamy is the kind of shade that would suit all kinds of skin tones.
Sea worship is described as Tarnished olive , it is warm toned shimmering glittering dirty golden olive shade which looks wonderful on its own and pairs beautifully with any shade. It has soft and creamy easy-to-glide texture. Extra Dimension eye shadows are so different from regular eye shadows , they can be applied wet or dry and looks intense metallic when applied wet . The feel is light weight even if you layer it. You will get 7 plus hrs of wear with good primer. It is opaque in single layer.
STAR VIOLET is described as Pinky – Brown Plum, it is warm toned medium plumy brown shade with soft satiny pearly sheen to it. It is beautiful when worn all over the lids and in the crease as the sheen is super fine there is no major fallouts. It is from Veluxe Pearl finish, soft, creamy and with super fine pearly sheen and not chunky shimmer. The pigmentation is excellent and it is opaque in two layers, can cover every bit of pigmentation beautifully and shows up nicely.
MAC GOLDMINE is described as Intense gold with shimmer, a very basic description and true to its name it is deep and intense shade of true gold, neither too warm nor cool toned. It is neutral toned shade and will go on any skin tone effortlessly. It is from FROST FINISH range, very soft and has the high shine frosty finish but not at all powdery or chunky. It is finely milled and the pearly frost is super fine which makes it easy to work and delightful to incorporate in looks . It is opaque in single pass however a little layering makes it look more intense.
It is more of a coral pink with veluxe pearl in it. Shade is very flattery and is going to suit most skin tones. Easiest way to use this is to apply it all over eye lid and give it a winged eyeliner look. If you are not comfortable with winged eyeliner then just a brown eyeliner will suffice. This shade looks different on different skin tone. It has these tiny gold particles which gives golden duo – chrome effect. It is very smooth, not powdery and long staying.
Shade is described as “True Black Blue” and it completely do justice to the shade. A dark navy blue shade with metallic finish This versatile shade stays for a long time.
True to its name ,Evening grey is a shimmery silver-grey eyeshadow which is perfect for a party or a night out or even for weddings.This color ,unlike other greys or silvers does not look ashy on Indian skin tones .It has a bit of a brown undertone which makes it great even for warmer skin tones. It feels more like a gel cum powder rather than just a powdery feeling. Because of this texture,the eyeshadow applies and blends like a dream with virtually no fall out and stays put all night. This formula is known for its staying power.
MAC describes this shade as a beige with gold pearl. The shade is gorgeous and looks lovely worn alone as well or even when used as a highlighter. The shade looks more shimmery in the pan and swatch than it actually does on the lids. It has the perfect sheen without looking OTT. Its as smooth as cream and easy to apply. Its very well pigmented and one does not need to use much effort while applying this.
This shade is described as a red plum with pink shimmer. And Cranberry truly is a rich berry red shade with a frost finish hence it takes on a shimmery sheen which really adds the ‘X’ factor to any look. The pigmentation is insane!! This is such a rich shade and amazingly easy to apply. It doesn’t feel chalky, nor does it give any problem with visibility This shade has a very good staying power. After about 4 hrs of wear, the sheen starts fading, but the color stays on the lids without creasing for a long time.
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