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MAC Oh, Darling! In Extra Dimension Skinfinish

MAC Oh, Darling! Extra Dimension Skinfinish
MAC Oh, Darling! Extra Dimension Skinfinish

MAC Oh, Darling! Extra Dimension Skinfinish ($35.00 for 0.31 oz.) is described as a “metallic gold.” It’s a light-medium, yellow gold with warm, orange-brown undertones and a metallic sheen. Anastasia So Hollywood (P, $28.00) is cooler (95% similar). Anastasia Mimosa (LE) is darker (90% similar). Laura Geller Gilded Honey (P, $24.00) is lighter (95% similar). Colour Pop Electric Slide (DC, $8.00) is darker, less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Whisper of Gilt (LE, $30.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Sephora Jubilant (21) (P, $14.00) is lighter, less shimmery (90% similar). NARS Jubilation (Left) (P) is cooler (90% similar). Illamasqua Rush (P) is warmer, lighter (90% similar). Dior Transatlantique (LE, $58.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Becca Prosecco Pop (LE, $38.00) is cooler, lighter (90% similar). NARS Frenzy (Left) (P) is lighter (90% similar). Becca Champagne Pop (P, $38.00) is warmer, lighter (90% similar). Becca Opal (P, $38.00) is cooler, lighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Pieno Sole (LE, $68.00) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Angel (LE, $26.00) is lighter (85% similar). Dior Glowing Nude (002) (LE, $58.00) is lighter (85% similar). L'Oreal Golden (P, $12.99) is darker (90% similar). Too Faced Snow Bunny (P) is warmer, darker (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The Extra Dimension Skinfinishes are for those who like their highlights reflective and metallic rather than subtle and barely-there. With a fan brush, you can tamp down some of the metallic sheen, but I’d recommend looking at another formula if you want something subtle. It had good color payoff with a soft, blendable texture that felt a smidgen dry in the pan, but it didn’t look dry or powdery on the skin. It was almost so metallic that it doesn’t appear to emphasize pores quite as much as you might expect. The highlighter lasted for eight hours on me before fading.

MAC Extra Dimension Skinfinish Oh, Darling!
Oh, Darling!
Oh, Darling!
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total

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MAC Shaft of Gold In Extra Dimension Skinfinish

MAC Shaft of Gold Extra Dimension Skinfinish
MAC Shaft of Gold Extra Dimension Skinfinish

MAC Shaft of Gold Extra Dimension Skinfinish ($35.00 for 0.31 oz.) is described as a “deep bronze.” It’s a medium, orange-brown with warm undertones and a frosted gold shimmer-sheen finish. NARS Craving (Right) (P) is lighter, less shimmery (95% similar). bareMinerals The Many Splendors #3 (LE) is more shimmery (95% similar). Too Faced Jingle All the Way Bronzer (LE) is more shimmery (95% similar). Urban Decay Strip Bronzer (P) is darker, less shimmery (95% similar). NYX Beach Babe (P, $6.50) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Magnetic Appeal (LE, $30.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Touch My Body (LE, $39.50) is less pigmented, lighter, more shimmery (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Gold Dust (P, $68.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Perfectly Poised (Outer) (LE, $32.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Gold Deposit (P, $32.00) is lighter, more shimmery (90% similar). Becca Blushed Copper (P, $34.00) is darker, more shimmery (85% similar). MAC Glorify (LE, $30.00) is darker, more shimmery (85% similar). MAC My Mimi (LE, $45.50) is less pigmented, lighter, more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Strange New Worlds (LE, $34.00) is cooler, less shimmery (85% similar). Colour Pop Most Necessary (P, $8.00) is lighter, more shimmery (85% similar). Bobbi Brown Bronze Glow (LE, $46.00) is lighter, more shimmery (85% similar). Estee Lauder Topaz Chameleon (LE, $42.00) is darker (85% similar). Hourglass Radiant Bronze Light (P, $50.00) is lighter, less shimmery (85% similar). Colour Pop Avalon (LE, $8.00) is darker (85% similar). NARS Jubilation (Right) (P) is lighter, more shimmery (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The texture was incredibly soft, smooth, and finely-milled without being dry or powdery, which enabled it to apply with good intensity but still blend out easily along the edges for a diffused glow. The only downside was that it can emphasize pores if you aren’t careful, as the frost level is on the higher side. If you love more over-the-top highlighters that give a more metallic sheen to the skin, you may enjoy this formula, while if you prefer subtler highlighters, this might not be your cup of tea. The pigmentation was good, and you could easily apply less or sheer it out if desired. On me, the color lasted for eight hours before fading.

MAC Extra Dimension Skinfinish Shaft of Gold
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
91%
Total

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Chanel Coups de Minuit Joues Contraste Lumiere

Chanel Coups de Minuit (12) Joues Contraste Lumiere
Chanel Coups de Minuit (12) Joues Contraste Lumiere

Chanel Coups de Minuit (12) Joues Contraste Lumiere ($45.00 for 0.09 oz.) is described as a “peach beige.” It’s a light, muted peachy-beige with warm undertones and a slight rosiness paired with a soft sheen. NARS Devotee (LE, $29.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Highlighter (LE) is warmer, lighter (90% similar). bareMinerals The Five Star Treatment (LE, $26.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Sparkling Rose (LE, $26.00) is warmer, darker (90% similar). Laura Geller Peach Glow (P, $24.00) is lighter, more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Otherearthly (LE, $32.00) is lighter, more shimmery (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

It’s a new, limited edition highlighter version of their blush formula, which “can be worn alone or over any Joues Contraste blush.” Worth noting is that while it appears to be in the same-sized compact as the blushes, it contains less at 0.09 oz. (while the blushes contain 0.21 oz.). The texture of the highlighting powder is incredibly soft, silky, and smooth to the touch and blends effortlessly on the skin. It had semi-sheer to semi-opaque, buildable coverage that gave the skin a soft glow without emphasizing pores. It doesn’t add color on my skin tone, though much fairer complexions may find it adds a little color. The powder lasted for seven and a half hours on me before fading.

Chanel Joues Contraste Lumiere Highlighting Blush Coups de Minuit (12)
9
Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
91%
Total

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NARS Despair Cheek Palette

NARS Despair Cheek Palette
NARS Despair Cheek Palette

NARS Despair Cheek Palette ($65.00 for 0.48 oz.) includes four blushes (three new, one part of the permanent line) and a travel-sized ITA kabuki brush. The palette contains $90 worth of blush, so it is a good deal for those who enjoy NARS’ blush formulas, and what’s nice is that three are totally new (though not without their dupes, of course!). I’m not a fan of the ITA in any shape or form, let alone the travel-sized version, which is just rougher and scratchier than the full-size. NARS’ blush palettes like this one seem bulkier than they need to be, but it should still travel well.

Nico is a light beige with a satin shimmer. It had good color coverage with a lightly powdery texture, but it was very smooth and blendable on the skin. This doesn’t show up much on me; it’s more like a very, very subtle highlighter on my skin tone, and I’m not sure if it’ll work at all on deeper skin tones, but it may be something you could mix with one of the other shades to lighten then. On me, it lasted for seven hours. This is part of the permanent range. By Terry Light & Tan Vibes #4 (LE) is more shimmery (95% similar). MAC Star! (LE) is darker (95% similar). By Terry Tan & Flash Cruise #4 (LE) is darker, more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Soft & Gentle (P, $32.00) is darker, more shimmery (85% similar). NARS Paloma Highlight (P) is lighter, less shimmery (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Savage is a medium, coral-red with warm undertones and a matte finish. It had semi-opaque color payoff with a lightly dusty, thinner texture that applied without too much trouble, but it could have been easier to blend out on the skin. It wore well for eight hours before fading along the edges. Colour Pop Never Been Kissed (LE, $8.00) is warmer (95% similar). MAC Painted Canyon (LE, $22.00) is lighter, more shimmery (95% similar). KIKO 107 Tomato (P, $12.00) is lighter, more shimmery (95% similar). Colour Pop Fruit Stand (DC, $8.00) is cooler (95% similar). Surratt Beauty Brillante Idée (P, $32.00) is warmer (90% similar). Viseart Orange #3 (P) is warmer, lighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Ex (LE, $5.00) is lighter (90% similar). Chanel Duo N. 02 (Bottom) (LE) is brighter, lighter (90% similar). Kat Von D Sid (Shade) (P) is cooler, lighter (85% similar). By Terry Tan & Flash Cruise #2 (LE) is lighter, more shimmery (85% similar). MAC Burnt Pepper (P, $22.00) is more muted, darker (85% similar). NARS Boys Don't Cry (LE, $41.00) is better quality, more pigmented, brighter (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty The Afternooner (Blush) (LE) is cooler, lighter (85% similar). Viseart Coral #2 (P) is cooler, brighter, lighter (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Esoteric is a soft, medium orange with warm, yellow undertones and fine gold shimmer. It had semi-opaque pigmentation with a very easily blended texture, though it was noticeable dusty and kicked-up excess in the pan. On me, the color wore well for seven and a half hours. MAC Blazing Haute (LE, $25.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). MAC Style Cast (LE, $22.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). YSL Rebelle (7) (P, $47.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Colour Pop Most Necessary (P, $8.00) is better quality, more shimmery (90% similar). NARS Luster (P, $30.00) is darker, more shimmery (90% similar). Too Faced Luminous Peach (LE) is less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Bright Response (P, $16.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Honey Jasmine (LE, $22.00) is brighter, darker, less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Linda (LE, $22.00) is darker, less shimmery (90% similar). Guerlain Pause d'Ete (LE, $82.00) is cooler, more muted, darker (90% similar). MAC Perfectly Poised (Outer) (LE, $32.00) is darker, more shimmery (90% similar). NARS Jubilation (Right) (P) is lighter, more shimmery (90% similar). Becca Tigerlily (P, $34.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Freshen Up (LE, $35.50) is less shimmery (90% similar). Sephora Minnie's Inner Glow (LE, $22.00) is lighter (85% similar). MAC Fresh Honey (LE, $27.00) is warmer, less shimmery (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Ferocious is a muted, medium-dark plum with cooler undertones and a pearly sheen. It had good pigmentation with a soft, smooth, and blendable texture–it was the best shade in the palette–that lasted for eight hours on the skin. IT Cosmetics Radiant in Rose (P, $24.00) is warmer (90% similar). IT Cosmetics Magical in Mauve (P, $24.00) is darker, less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Plum Foolery (P, $22.00) is lighter, more shimmery (90% similar). theBalm Pinstripe (P, $22.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC All Aflush (LE) is less pigmented, lighter, less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Sweet Samba (LE, $27.00) is warmer (90% similar). NARS Goulue (P, $30.00) is warmer, lighter, less shimmery (90% similar). Urban Decay Easy (LE, $26.00) is lighter (85% similar). Tarte Embraced (LE, $28.00) is lighter, more shimmery (85% similar). LORAC Chroma (P, $22.00) is cooler, lighter, less shimmery (85% similar). NARS Sexual Content (Right) (LE) is lighter, less shimmery (85% similar). CoverGirl Deep Mauve (P, $9.99) is cooler (85% similar). Estee Lauder Mauve Mystique (P, $34.00) is lighter, less shimmery (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

NARS Holiday 2015 Cheek Palette Despair
Despair
Despair
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Nico

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Savage

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Esoteric

Limited Edition
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Ferocious

Limited Edition
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Becca Afterglow Cheek Palette

Becca Afterglow Palette
Becca Afterglow Palette

Becca Afterglow Palette ($39.50 for 0.26 oz.) is a cheek palette that features three of the brand’s pressed highlighters and two of their blushes. I think it’s a great concept, and it is a nice way to try their famous cheek products, but I do wish the pans were on the larger side; they are the size of your typical eyeshadow (the palette itself is the same size as Becca’s eyeshadow palettes), like MAC, Urban Decay, etc. There is a little space between each pan, so it is possible to use some blush brushes without issue, but it’s something to consider if you tend to use medium or large-sized blush brushes. If you use a highlight brush to apply the pressed highlighters, I think you’ll be just fine, though. The quality of the palette’s contents is fairly comparable to the standalone versions, but I noticed all five seemed ever-so-slightly drier here, as if there was less binder, which actually made the highlighters more forgiving on the skin (Becca’s highlighters have a fine line between gorgeous glow and pore-emphasizing). This palette contains $20.36 worth of highlighters and $17.92 worth of blush for a total value of $38.28, so you’re paying just over a $1 for the “for the price of about one, I get to try five” point of view. (Becca’s highlighters cost $38 each, while the blush comes in at $32 a pop). This particular palette is VERY warm-toned, and I wish they had done a cooler-toned option or else mixed up the shades more to make it more versatile across skin tones. If I could have chosen the shades (assuming only one edition), I would have gone for Pearl (yes, creating a pressed version just for the palette!), Moonstone, Blushed Copper, Hyacinth, and Nightingale–which is really proof that Becca needs to consider adding cooler and more neutral-toned shades into the ranges.

Moonstone is a pale, golden champagne with warm undertones and a luminous shimmer. It had good color payoff with a soft, blendable texture–it was a little drier than my full-size version–that gives the skin a lovely glow. It wore well for eight hours. Becca Moonstone (P, $38.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Estee Lauder Courreges (LE, $32.00) is darker (95% similar). Anastasia Moonstone (LE) is more shimmery (95% similar). bareMinerals The Many Splendors #1 (LE) is more shimmery (95% similar). LORAC Starlight (P, $22.00) is lighter, less shimmery (95% similar). Smashbox Glow (LE) is cooler, less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Double-Gleam (P, $30.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Becca Moonstone (P, $41.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Tarte Champagne (LE) is darker, less shimmery (90% similar). NYX Ritualistic (P, $9.00) is darker, less shimmery (90% similar). Tarte Sunlight (P) is less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Born to Dazzle (LE, $26.00) is lighter, more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Perfect Topping (Lightness of Being) (LE, $32.00) is cooler (90% similar). Giorgio Armani Belladonna (LE, $88.00) is darker (90% similar). Tarte Gator Wings (LE) is darker (90% similar). theBalm Solid Gold (P, $24.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Giorgio Armani No. 02 (P, $62.00) is less pigmented, more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Tutu (LE, $30.00) is lighter, less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Summer Wind (LE, $21.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). NARS Watch Me (LE, $30.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Rose Gold is a soft, light-medium copper with warm undertones and a frosted, golden shimmer-sheen finish. It had good pigmentation with a lightly dusty, but blendable, consistency that sat well on the skin. The shimmer seemed a little larger in the palette than in my full-size version. The color started to fade after eight hours of wear. Becca Rose Gold (P, $38.00) is glossier (95% similar). Colour Pop Parasol (LE, $8.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Becca Guava/Moonstone (P, $27.00) is lighter, more shimmery (95% similar). NARS Jubilation (Right) (P) is warmer, lighter, more shimmery (95% similar). Becca Fig/Opal (P, $27.00) is darker (95% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Starlight (P, $44.00) is lighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Most Necessary (P, $8.00) is lighter (90% similar). Laura Geller Ballerina (P, $24.00) is warmer (95% similar). Cover FX Sunlight (P, $38.00) is cooler, lighter (90% similar). MAC Fairly Precious (LE, $30.00) is lighter (90% similar). Surratt Beauty Angelique (P, $32.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). MAC A Latte Sheen (LE) is less shimmery (90% similar). Guerlain Perles d'Etoiles (LE, $60.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Giorgio Armani No. 11 (P, $62.00) is less pigmented, less shimmery (90% similar). Stila Kitten (LE) is lighter, more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Soft & Gentle (P, $32.00) is lighter, more shimmery (80% similar). Urban Decay Hush (LE, $26.00) is cooler, lighter (90% similar). Becca Bronzed Amber (LE, $38.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Josie Maran Argan Enlightenment (Original) (P, $26.00) is cooler, lighter (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Rose Gold (LE, $46.00) is more muted, darker (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Topaz is a medium, bronzy brown with warm, yellow undertones and a strong, golden sheen. The version in the palette is noticeably lighter–more subdued–than my standalone compact, which was surprising. The consistency was still quite smooth, blendable, and illuminating on the skin, though, and it didn’t seem less pigmented, just lighter in overall color–not as an intense. Unless applying more heavily, they still looked quite similar applied. This shade wore for eight hours on me. Anastasia Golden Bronze (LE) is lighter (95% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Sunlight (P, $52.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Sunlight (P, $44.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Anastasia Mimosa (LE) is cooler, lighter (90% similar). Becca Topaz (P, $38.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Desert Roadtrip (LE, $21.00) is warmer, lighter (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Bronze Glow (LE, $46.00) is cooler, less shimmery (90% similar). Makeup Geek Sunlight (LE, $20.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Global Glow (P, $32.00) is lighter, less shimmery (90% similar). Becca Topaz (P, $41.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Urban Decay Pyrite (LE) is lighter (90% similar). Giorgio Armani No. 14 (P, $62.00) is less pigmented, lighter, less shimmery (90% similar). Viseart Highlight #3 (P) is darker (90% similar). Estee Lauder Topaz Chameleon (LE, $42.00) is darker (90% similar). Giorgio Armani No. 03 (P, $62.00) is less pigmented (90% similar). Disney by Sephora Golden Sands (LE, $55.00) is darker (95% similar). Too Faced Sun Bunny #1 (P) is darker (85% similar). By Terry Light & Tan Vibes #1 (LE) is cooler, more muted, darker (85% similar). MAC Glorify (LE, $30.00) is warmer, darker, more shimmery (90% similar). Laura Mercier Seduction (P, $44.00) is darker (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Wild Honey is a soft, medium brown with warm undertones and a satin finish. It had good pigmentation with a soft, smooth texture–it seemed more pigmented than my individual (though Becca’s blushes are supposed to be buildable, actually)! This shade wore well for eight hours on me. KIKO 100 Cookie (P, $12.00) is cooler, darker (90% similar). Zoeva ND030 (P) is darker, more shimmery (90% similar). Stila Sending My Love Bronzer (LE) is more muted, darker (90% similar). Zoeva ND020 (P) is lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Kinky (P, $26.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Tarte Social Butterfly (LE, $28.00) is cooler, darker (80% similar). Viseart Bronze #1 (P) is cooler (90% similar). Colour Pop Bronze Me (LE, $8.00) is darker (85% similar). Makeup Geek Infatuation (P, $9.99) is cooler, darker, less shimmery (85% similar). By Terry Light & Tan Vibes #6 (LE) is cooler, darker (90% similar). MAC Bronzer (LE, $32.00) is darker, less shimmery (85% similar). MAC Sunny Side (LE, $32.00) is warmer, lighter (85% similar). Becca Guava/Moonstone (P, $27.00) is lighter, more shimmery (85% similar). Tarte Unique (LE, $28.00) is darker (85% similar). Becca Sweet Pea (P, $32.00) is cooler, darker (80% similar). Urban Decay Video (P, $26.00) is cooler, darker, less shimmery (80% similar). NARS Craving (Right) (P) is darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Flowerchild is a pop of light-medium pink with warm undertones and fine, golden shimmer. It was very similar in color to the standalone version I have, though the texture of the shade in the palette is just a smidgen drier. The blush wore for eight hours before fading. Too Faced Peachy Keen (LE) is more shimmery (95% similar). Chanel Rose Glacier (170) (LE, $45.00) is cooler, darker (95% similar). Guerlain Peach Boy #2 (P) is darker (95% similar). By Terry Light & Tan Vibes #2 (LE) is more shimmery (95% similar). Milani Dolce Pink (P, $8.49) is more shimmery (90% similar). Tarte Glisten (P, $28.00) is warmer, more shimmery (90% similar). YSL Passionnee (6) (P, $47.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Guerlain Ors et Merveilles #8 (LE) is less shimmery (95% similar). Benefit CORALista (P, $28.00) is lighter (95% similar). NARS Orgasm (P, $30.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). MAC Petal Power (P, $27.00) is warmer, more shimmery (90% similar). Benefit Bella Bamba (Palette) (P, $28.00) is darker, more shimmery (90% similar). KIKO 103 Golden Peach (P, $12.00) is lighter (90% similar). Tarte Culture (LE, $28.00) is cooler (90% similar). NYX Chaotic (P, $9.00) is lighter, more shimmery (90% similar). Benefit Bella Bamba (DC, $28.00) is cooler (90% similar). Colour Pop Fox (P, $8.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Becca Rose Spritz (LE, $34.00) is cooler, darker, more shimmery (90% similar). NARS Deep Throat (P, $30.00) is warmer, darker (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Love Glow (P, $40.00) is cooler (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Becca Holiday 2015 Palette Afterglow Palette
9
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total
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Topaz

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NARS Vengeful Dual-Intensity Blush Duo

NARS Vengeful Dual-Intensity Blush
NARS Vengeful Dual-Intensity Blush

NARS Vengeful Dual-Intensity Blush ($45.00 for 0.21 oz.) contains a highlighter and blush shade in the wet/dry Dual Intensity formula. I like this formula, but the ratings may make it appear less desirable, which is a result of NARS claiming that it is more intense dry and “translucent” applied wet–the complete opposite of reality. (Even funnier, this isn’t how the eyeshadow version of the formula is described!) I think if you tend to like this type of wet/dry formula, it’s a formula worth considering. This duo gave me a very fall-into-holiday vibe, as you have the rustiness of the blush shade that represents fall, while the more traditional shimmering gold screams holiday.

Vengeful (Left) is described as a “white-gold highlight.” It’s a light-medium, golden beige with subtle, warm undertones and a frosted sheen. Applied dry, it had good pigmentation with a fine, shimmer-sheen finish, while damp application yielded slightly more intense pigmentation and a more frosted finish. The damp application just barely emphasizes pores, but I didn’t have any issues with pores becoming more noticeable when I used it dry. The color lasted for eight hours dry, nine hours damp. Estee Lauder Courreges (LE, $32.00) is warmer, lighter (90% similar). Burberry Gold Glow No. 01 (LE, $68.00) is warmer, darker, less shimmery (90% similar). Make Up For Ever 13 Ivory (P, $21.00) is warmer, darker, more shimmery (85% similar). Becca Moonstone (P, $38.00) is warmer, less shimmery (85% similar). Becca Moonstone (P, $38.00) is lighter (85% similar). Colour Pop Lunch Money (P, $8.00) is lighter (85% similar). NARS Frenzy (Left) (P) is warmer, darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Vengeful (Right) is described as a “shimmering brick-red.” It’s a medium-dark, subtly bright copper-red with warm undertones and a luminous sheen. It had intense color coverage applied wet or dry, though it was deeper and richer when applied damp. The finish went from a softly luminous one to decidedly luminous as the application went from dry to damp. The texture was soft, smooth, and fairly blendable, but it was easier to blend out when dry. It wore well for eight and a half hours dry, nine and a half hours damp. MAC Burnt Pepper (P, $22.00) is warmer, less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Hidden Treasure (LE, $22.00) is darker, less shimmery (95% similar). NARS Almeria (LE, $30.00) is darker, less shimmery (95% similar). MAC A Little Lusty (LE, $22.00) is cooler, darker (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Contour (Softcore) (LE, $55.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Gleeful (P, $27.00) is cooler (90% similar). Gucci Beauty Cherry Nectar (P, $49.00) is warmer (90% similar). NARS Realm of the Senses #2 (LE, $30.00) is cooler, darker, more shimmery (90% similar). NARS Taos (P, $30.00) is warmer, darker, less shimmery (90% similar). Clinique Cola Pop (P, $21.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Glamour Feast (LE, $21.00) is cooler, darker, less shimmery (85% similar). NARS Lovejoy (P, $30.00) is more muted, darker, more shimmery (85% similar). Colour Pop Bardot (LE, $8.00) is warmer, lighter (85% similar). MAC Taraji Glow (LE, $32.00) is darker, less shimmery (85% similar). NARS Soulshine #3 (LE, $30.00) is cooler, brighter, more shimmery (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Ravish (P, $55.00) is cooler, lighter (80% similar). NARS Seduction (P, $30.00) is cooler, darker (80% similar). Chanel Evening Beige (340) (P, $45.00) is cooler, more muted, lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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