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MAC Heirloom Mix Courting Chic Cremesheen Glass

MAC Heirloom Mix Courting Chic Cremesheen Glass

M•A•C Heirloom Mix Cremesheen Glass in “Courting Chic” is a deep red with gold sparkles. It has medium opacity and is gorgeous! I swatched it heavily in this photo to better show the color.

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MAC Heirloom Mix Enchantment Pressed Pigment

MAC Heirloom Mix Enchantment Pressed Pigment

MAC Heirloom Mix Pressed Pigment in “Enchantment” is described as a violet with blue violet sparkles. It’s definitely difficult to capture how pretty this really is with my iPhone. Pressed pigments can be a little tricky to work with. It’s better if you think of them not as eyeshadows but, well… pigments. This swatches terribly with my finger. A dry eyeshadow brush was only slightly better. When I scraped a little off, mixed it with Fix+ and applied it with a damp eyeshadow brush, I achieved a nice foiled look. I found the actual best way to apply this is by simply using your finger. I’m so used to using makeup brushes and mixing mediums that I forgot that we are all equipped with a natural makeup tool – our fingers! I totally overthought it! By simply rubbing my finger gently into the pan and the. Swiping it across my lids, I experienced the best and most true-to-color pigmentation. People who enjoy sheer eyeshadow looks will like this. People who don’t want to work for their pigmentation or dislike using their fingers, steer clear!

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MAC Heirloom Mix Sparks of Romance Lipstick

MAC Heirloom Mix Sparks of Romance Lipstick

MAC Heirloom Mix Lipstick in “Sparks of Romance” is described as a matte frost red with gold shimmer. The description sounds so promising; however, I’m sad to say that it is simply a matte, red lipstick. There is no frost. The shimmer is ridiculously subtle. You can only kind of see it if you stick your face right up to it. Am I disappointed? Absolutely not! It’s still a beautiful lipstick. The description is simply misleading. Matte lipstick lovers will want to add this to their collection.

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