MAC Cheers My Dear Pigment (Archie’s Girls)

MAC Cheers My Dear Pigment ($23.00 for 0.15 oz.) is described as a “light lavender” with a frost finish. It’s a bright, lilac pink with a frosted, white metallic sheen. MAC Amethyst is more glittery and pinker. MAC Light Violet is purpler and chunkier. theBalm Curtain Call is much less metallic/frosted.

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MAC Cheers My Dear Pigment
MAC Pigment Cheers My Dear
A-
Product
9
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9
Longevity
8.5
Application
4.5
Total
90%

MAC Magic Spells Pigment (Archie’s Girls)

MAC Magic Spells Pigment ($23.00 for 0.15 oz.) is described as a “blackened teal” with a frost finish. It’s a greenish-teal-tinged black with a frosted, shimmery finish. It has a mostly matte, black base and then it has that dark green-teal shimmer/frost. Urban Decay Loaded is similar but not as black. bareMinerals Max Volume is a bit lighter and less black-based. OCC Poison is greener and lighter.

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MAC Magic Spells Pigment
MAC Pigment Magic Spells
A-
Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
8.5
Application
4.5
Total
91%

MAC Black Poodle Pigment (Archie’s Girls)

MAC Black Poodle Pigment ($23.00 for 0.15 oz.) is described as a “blackened pink.” It’s a matte, blue-based black base with a purple-burgundy shimmer sprinkled throughout. MAC Beauty Marked is warmer. MAC Young Punk has more purple shimmer, so it appears purpler overall. Giorgio Armani #2 has more red and purple shimmer, but it has a very deep base, too.

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MAC Black Poodle Pigment
MAC Pigment Black Poodle
B+
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
8.5
Application
4
Total
87%

MAC Aztec Brick Eyeshadow (Year of the Snake)

MAC Aztec Brick Eyeshadow ($21.00 for 0.10 oz.) is described as a “frosted true copper” with a Veluxe Pearl finish. It’s a rich copper with orange and brown undertones and a frosted, metallic finish. Wet ‘n’ Wild Sparkle ‘Til Morning #3 is similar. bareMinerals Bragging Rights is slightly lighter. Tarte Tuscan Sun is lighter. Tarina Tarantino Dreamy #1 is a touch darker.

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MAC Aztec Brick Eyeshadow
MAC Eyeshadow Azteck Brick
A
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
9
Application
5
Total
98%

MAC Carbon Eyeshadow (Year of the Snake)

MAC Carbon Eyeshadow ($21.00 for 0.10 oz.) is described as an “intense black.” It’s a medium black with a matte finish. NARS Night Clubbing has a soft micro-shimmer. Urban Decay Crave is similar in color.  Carbon is part of the permanent range, as well as come out in various palettes over the years, so you may find you have it at least once in your collection already.

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MAC Carbon Eyeshadow

MAC Carbon Eyeshadow (Year of the Snake)

B
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
8.5
Application
4
Total
83%

MAC Brash & Bold Pigment

MAC Brash & Bold Pigment ($21.00 for 0.15 oz.) is described as a “bright magenta.” It’s a rich, vibrant fuchsia-shimmered pink-red. MAC Passionate is matte and pinker. MAC Tease with Ease is pinker, less red, and not as vibrant. MAC Bright Fuchsia is darker, less red-toned. Brash & Bold is a repromote, so you might want to check your stash to see if you already own it.

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MAC Brash & Bold Pigment
MAC Pigment Brash & Bold
A-
Product
9
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
9.5
Application
4.5
Total
91%