MAC x Good Luck Trolls Lipsticks

MAC Can’t Be Tamed Lipstick ($18.00 for 0.10 oz.) is described as a “sheer lime yellow [with a Cremesheen finish].” It is a semi-sheer, chartreuse with a natural sheen. It was somewhat uneven and a little streaky, while some color gathered into lip lines over time, though I’ll say it applied a lot better than I expected. This would work better over a lip liner or patted over another lipstick to layer and alter the color. The color lasted for two and a half hours on me. Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Fragmented (LE, $18.00) is more shimmery, darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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MAC x Good Luck Trolls Lipsticks
MAC Lipstick Can't Be Tamed
C+
Product
8
Pigmentation
9
Texture
7
Longevity
7
Application
4
Total
78%
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MAC Chartreuse Pigment, Sun’s Out, Buns Out, Atlantic Blue Eyeshadows

MAC Chartreuse Pigment ($22.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a bright, light-medium chartreuse with strong, warm undertones. It’s been around for ages, but it is being repromoted in this launch and will be specially packaged for the Good Luck Trolls collection. I’ve always loved this shade as a base color underneath brighter blues, greens, and teals. The nice thing about MAC Pigments is that they bind well on their own, so you can use them just damp and get really smooth, even application, or you can use their Mixing Medium for additional hold, but you can also apply them dry and get them to adhere and wear well on the lid. Chartreuse was richly pigmented, applied well, blended easily, and wore for eight hours before creasing on me.

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MAC Chartreuse Pigment
MAC Pigment Chartreuse
A
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
8.5
Application
5
Total
93%
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MAC C’est Chic Eyeshadow x15 Palette

MAC Nordstrom C’est Chic Eyeshadow Palette ($65.00 for 0.68 oz.) is a set of 15 matte, neutral-hued eyeshadows in a large, plastic compact. Each eyeshadow is full-sized, but they’re not easily removed (they are glued in). I can see this palette being really useful for someone who likes MAC’s matte eyeshadow formula and needs neutrals in their stash. Overall, it’s a good palette, and like most MAC eyeshadows, they tend to perform better when I used them on my eyes than just on my arm. I didn’t have any major issues with any shades; the texture is firmer but soft, blendable, and the pigmentation varied from semi-opaque to opaque (most shades were buildable). The wear was eight to nine hours, without primer. There are three permanent shades in this palette: Soft Brown, Corduroy, and Embark.

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MAC Nordstrom C'est Chic Eyeshadow Palette
MAC Eyeshadow x15 Palette Nordstrom C'est Chic
B+
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
9
Application
4.5
Total
88%
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MAC Never Say Never Blush

MAC Never Say Never Blush ($16.00 for 0.05 oz.) is described as a “deep scarlet red [with a Matte finish].” It’s a medium-dark pink-red with subtle, cool undertones and a mostly matte finish. Urban Decay Quiver (P, $26.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). MAC Frankly Scarlet (P, $22.00) is warmer (90% similar). Chanel Chamade (67) (DC, $38.00) is glossier (90% similar). MAC Oh My! (LE, $22.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). MAC Apple Red (P, $22.00) is darker (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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MAC Never Say Never Blush
MAC Powder Blush (Small) Never Say Never
A-
Product
9
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9
Longevity
9
Application
5
Total
92%

MAC News Flash! Blush

MAC News Flash! Blush ($16.00 for 0.05 oz.) is described as a “red orange with pearl [with a Satin finish].” It’s a rich, deep orange-red with warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. NYX Crimson (P, $6.50) is darker (95% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Fira (P, $37.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Adobe Brick (LE, $22.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Urban Decay Slowburn (P) is warmer (90% similar). NARS Exhibit A (P, $30.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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MAC News Flash! Blush
MAC Powder Blush (Small) News Flash!
A
Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
9.5
Application
5
Total
94%

MAC Saucy Miss Blush

MAC Saucy Miss Blush ($16.00 for 0.05 oz.) is described as a “bright blue pink [with a Matte finish].” It’s a bold, bright, medium-dark magenta with cool undertones and a matte finish. Surratt Beauty Se Pomponner (P, $32.00) is more shimmery, darker (95% similar). MAC Bright Pink (P, $16.00) is brighter (90% similar). MAC This Could Be Fun (LE, $22.00) is darker, more muted, warmer (90% similar). Colour Pop Pie (P, $8.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Colour Pop Homie (DC, $8.00) is darker (90% similar). LORAC Unashamed (LE) is lighter (90% similar). NARS Starscape (LE, $30.00) is warmer (90% similar). Sephora I'm Shocked (09) (P, $14.00) is darker (85% similar). Urban Decay Savage (P) is darker (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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MAC Saucy Miss Blush
MAC Powder Blush (Small) Saucy Miss
B+
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
9
Application
4.5
Total
88%