MAC Stroke My Ego Pro Longwear Paint Pot

MAC Stroke My Ego Pro Longwear Paint Pot ($22.00 for 0.17 oz.) is described as a “pale silver shimmer.” It’s a soft, medium-dark taupe brown with warm undertones and a pearly shimmer. MAC Bounce Around (LE, $22.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). NARS Stag Film (LE, $29.00) is darker (90% similar). Guerlain Taupe Secret (01) (P, $34.00) is lighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Lilac Dream #3 (P) is cooler (90% similar). YSL Golden Glow #5 (P) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Laura Mercier Stellar (P, $22.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Tarte Steel the Scene (LE) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Tarte Wave (LE) is less shimmery (90% similar). Cle de Peau Champagne Supernova #3 (P) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Vintage Selection (P, $18.50) is warmer (90% similar). Chantecaille Triton (P, $34.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC Divine Rule (LE, $16.00) is warmer (90% similar). BH Cosmetics Foil Eyes #16 (P) is lighter (90% similar). Giorgio Armani Flannel (08) (P, $39.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). L'Oreal Pain au Chocolat (P, $5.99) is lighter (85% similar). MAC Satin Taupe (P, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Zoeva Wrapped in Silk (P) is less shimmery, cooler (85% similar). Clarins The Essentials #5 (LE) is darker, warmer (85% similar). MAC Cinder (Left) (LE) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Dior Rose Garden #5 (LE) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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MAC Stroke My Ego Pro Longwear Paint Pot
MAC Pro Longwear Paint Pot Stroke My Ego
B+
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9
Longevity
8
Application
5
Total
87%

ColourPop Forever Freshman Super Shock Shadow Set

ColourPop Forever Freshman Collection ($30.00 for 0. oz.) is a set of six cream eyeshadows in shades of the 90s, and they continue to deliver what we’ve come to expect from ColourPop’s cream formula: good pigmentation and long-wear. The set works well together, and you can easily use two or three at a time to get even more versatility out of the combination. On one hand, they’re all loose pots so it’s not as convenient as a palette, but on the other hand, they’re readily incorporated with whatever other eyeshadows you own.

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ColourPop Forever Freshman Collection
Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow Set Forever Freshman
A
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9.5
Longevity
9.5
Application
5
Total
96%
Limited Edition
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MAC Imaginary & Nice Composure Pro Longwear Paint Pots

MAC Imaginary Pro Longwear Paint Pot ($22.00 for 0.17 oz.) is described as a “deep blue plum shimmer.” It’s a deepened, muted, navy blue with fine navy blue and violet pearl. It had semi-opaque color payoff with a lightly creamy consistency, but it is really dense in the pot. The denser texture made it less blendable on the skin; it was better as a defined area rather than used as a cream eyeshadow (so I preferred it as an eyeliner). The color lasted for twelve hours on me before starting fade (the formula has a stated wear time of 15 hours per MAC’s site). Tom Ford Beauty Night Sky (Cream) (LE, $45.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). NARS Ubangi (P, $25.00) is more shimmery, darker, glossier (90% similar). Giorgio Armani Minuit (02) (P, $39.00) is brighter (90% similar). MAC Shop & Drop (LE, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Starry Night #4 (P) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Givenchy Bleu Soie (4) (P, $23.00) is brighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Heroine (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). bareMinerals Shaken Not Stirred (P) is darker (90% similar). Sephora So Demure (LE) is lighter, more muted (90% similar). Urban Decay Goddess (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). Too Faced De La Mer (P, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Blue Onyx (LE) is more shimmery (95% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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MAC Imaginary Pro Longwear Paint Pot
MAC Pro Longwear Paint Pot Imaginary
B
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8
Longevity
8
Application
5
Total
86%
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Chanel Melody (98) Illusion d’Ombre Velvet Eyeshadow

Chanel Melody (98) Illusion d’Ombre Velvet Eyeshadow ($36.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a soft, light-medium peach with a hint of pink and a pearly sheen. theBalm Dream Boat (LE, $16.00) is lighter (95% similar). Hello Kitty Apple Pie (LE) is more shimmery (95% similar). Make Up For Ever I524 Pinky Beige (P, $21.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Colour Pop Party Girl (LE, $5.00) is cooler (90% similar). bareMinerals Enjoy (LE) is darker (90% similar). Cle de Peau Baby Universe #2 (P) is more shimmery (90% similar). Viseart Pont des Arts (P) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Chanel Envol (847) (LE, $32.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). theBalm Stubborn (P, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). NARS Valhalla (P, $25.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Kat Von D Precious (LE) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Lover #2 (LE) is cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Last Sin (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Dior Ambre Nuit #1 (LE) is warmer (90% similar). theBalm Third Eye Blinded (P, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Give Me Fire (LE, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). theBalm D2 (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). NYX Girl Talk (P, $6.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Chanel Entrelacs #5 (LE) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). bareMinerals Empress (LE) is lighter (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Chanel Melody (98) Illusion d'Ombre Velvet Eyeshadow
Chanel Illusion d’Ombre Velvet Long Wear Luminous Matte Eyeshadow Melody (98)
B
Product
8
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
9
Application
5
Total
86%

ColourPop Intoxicate & Jet Super Shock Shadows

ColourPop Intoxicate Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is described as a “caramel brown.” It’s a medium-dark, yellowed brown with warm, orange undertones and a satin finish. It had good pigmentation with a soft, smooth, and creamy consistency that blended out nicely on the skin without sheering out. I had no issues applying it with a brush (MAC 242), but you can also use fingertips if you prefer. It wore well for ten hours without fading or creasing. MAC Clove (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). bareMinerals True Chocolate (LE) is darker (90% similar). LORAC Nude #4 (LE, $19.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Mumu (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Make Up For Ever S638 Mocha (P, $21.00) is lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Beware (P, $19.00) is more muted (90% similar). Makeup Geek Preppy (P, $6.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Givenchy Delicate #2 (P) is lighter (90% similar). Too Faced Mousse (P, $16.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). LORAC Undeniable (P, $19.00) is lighter (85% similar). Make Up For Ever D640 Golden Snake (P, $21.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Becca Ombre Rouge #4 (P) is warmer (85% similar). MAC Outre (LE, $16.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). Lancome Sante (P, $19.00) is lighter (80% similar). Too Faced Desire (P) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (80% similar). MAC Brownluxe #2 (P) is more shimmery, lighter (80% similar). Urban Decay Tyranny (LE, $19.00) is lighter, more muted (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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ColourPop Intoxicate Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow Intoxicate
A
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9.5
Longevity
10
Application
5
Total
97%
Limited Edition
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Laura Mercier Gilded Gold, Orchid, Plum, Seashell Caviar Sticks

Laura Mercier Gilded Gold Caviar Stick Eye Colour ($28.00 for 0.05 oz.) is a dirtied, medium yellowed gold with warm undertones and a metallic sheen. It had semi-sheer color payoff in one stroke, and it was buildable to mostly opaque coverage but was more challenging to blend for me. It seemed prone to skipping on the skin, and it was one that applied a lot better with a separate brush (try a flat, synthetic one). It wore well for nine hours before creasing. Anastasia Metallic (P, $12.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Urban Decay Blitz (LE, $19.00) is brighter (95% similar). Colour Pop Get Lucky (P, $5.00) is warmer (95% similar). Colour Pop Cheap Date (LE, $5.00) is lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Honey (DC, $18.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Makeup Geek Fortune Teller (P, $9.99) is brighter, more pigmented, warmer (90% similar). Kat Von D Thrasher (P, $21.00) is brighter, more pigmented, better quality (90% similar). Chanel Rêve d'Orient #3 (LE) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty About Last Night No. 02 (LE) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Sugarpill Goldilux (P, $13.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Too Faced Twinkle (LE, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Goldmine (LE, $19.00) is cooler (90% similar). Maybelline Bold Gold (P, $6.99) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Buxom 24KT Stilettos (P, $12.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Too Faced Instigator (LE, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). Estee Lauder Naked Gold (P, $25.00) is more shimmery, darker, more muted (90% similar). MAC Old Gold (P, $21.00) is warmer (90% similar). Sephora Girls Night Out (03) (P, $12.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). NARS Iskandar (P, $25.00) is darker (85% similar). Make Up For Ever #11 (P, $23.00) is more shimmery, cooler (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Laura Mercier Gilded Gold Caviar Stick Eye Colour
Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Gilded Gold
C+
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
6.5
Texture
7
Longevity
9.5
Application
4
Total
77%
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