Friday, February 29th, 2008

If you were using MAC’s Nanogold eyeshadow, what look would you create with it? What shadows would you use? What would you use on cheeks? Anything added to the lips?

Create a look using whatever you want, as long as you include Nanogold! Feel free to share links to photos of your look(s) using it in the comments.

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35 thoughts on “Look Book – What would you pair MAC Nanogold eyeshadow with?

  1. emily

    possibly some velvet moss shadow outer crease. definately peachy cheeks: margin blush or style blush and nude or clear gloss.

  2. Erin

    Paradisco! Quarry for a more subdued look, or the Neutral Pink seems like a natural choice. Patina. Of course.

  3. Fie

    Just so happened I planned to wear Nanogold for tmr. Haha, I’ll be wearing it with Neutral Pink maybe with a hint of Azalea blush in the outer crease for a splash of color. Paired with Foolish Me blush for a flushed look and my fav lip combo of the week: 3N lipstick with Moonbathe l/g.

  4. Love this shade and wear it everyday, often with well-blended Remotely Gray. Nothing on the cheeks and a strong lip, usually Cruella (Matte Velvet lip pencil) or Sayonara (Lip Gloss Stain) by NARS.

  5. Tekoa

    Girl Friendly as a base and Nanogold all over the lid. Mink Pink in the outer corner and half the crease. Mascara and black eyeliner.

    Pink Swoon on the cheeks

    Profusion on the lips

  6. Shefali

    Nanogold is one of my select HG eyeshadows. I wish I would have bought 2! I wear it ALL the time because it is so versatile…and it tones down deeper or brighter shadows too so I can wear them for day. I’m actually wearing it today:

    Perky all over lid and brow
    Nanogold all over lid and brow
    Parrot all over lid and crease
    Deep Truth in outer corner and blended in toward inner corner
    Mystery Kohl Power on waterline
    Cover Girl LashBlast mascara

    NARS Mustique on cheeks

    3N lipstick + Viva Glam VI SE on lips

    • Oh, wow!! It’s great to hear from people who love it so much 😀 I need to go back and dig it out to play again.

      Love that look, Shefali!

    • Tekoa

      I read that combo and I was like “What? Perky, Nanogold and Parrot? Those cannot possibly go together.” Being the adventurous sort that I am, I then proceeded to try it. Its funky! On me my lids are blue with a pink shimmer base. Thanks for the creative look.

      • Shefali

        Hi Tekoa – Thanks! That’s so cool that you tried…I loved it when I had it on and I definitely got that blue with a pink shimmer base too.

    • Aww!! Hopefully MAC will release a dupe in the future :)

  7. Lydia

    Oh no! Nanogold is sold out! I would go with thier suggestions and also use modest tone and dark edge on my eyes. I would wear not so innocent fafi lipstick on my lips. I would also go for the fafi blush in hipness. :)

  8. Nell

    I like nanogold very much, but I´m afraid I don´t have a lot of very adventurous combinations to share.
    I mostly use it with mothbrown, clue, charred or remotely grey.
    neutral pink on cheeks
    frou and sugarrimmed dazzleglass on lips

  9. Jennifer

    Here’s my most recent fave look:

    Girl Friendly as base
    Neutral Pink all over lid
    Dark Edge in crease (and over liner)
    Nanogold on brow
    Photogravure as liner
    Pro Longlash in black

    Accentuate and Sculpt

    Faux l/s + Viva Glam VI SE
    Subline Culture l/l

  10. Amy

    Soft Ochre from lash to brow
    Rubenesque from lash to crease
    Modest tone from crease to brow
    Nanogold on inner corner and under brow
    Mythology or All That Glitters on Lid
    Dip Down or Wave Line liner

    I like it with Fafi Strawbaby, 4N or Hug Me lipsticks
    Nas Orgasm blush

  11. Chrissy

    I just love Nanogold and will be sad when I run out. One of my favorites is wearing it over Artifact paint pot with a touch of black tied blended into the corner and outer crease. It creates a great dark, shimmery pink.

  12. Lori

    I’ve been using it most recently over my Layin Low (Fafi) Paintpot for a really neutral eye (I’m nw15 so its a hint of makeup but nearly nothing). <3!

  13. natasha

    i have rite of spring (which is really similar to nanogold) so i’ve held off buying it. but reading all your ideas, i feel a need to go out an grab a tub!

    in terms of blendability, is nangold better? rite of spring is a little chalky at times.

    but i digress ….
    i like using (rite of spring) over the whole lid.
    beautiful iris layered over entirely.
    parfait amour at the crease with rice paper to highlight.
    prussian powerpoint to line
    rite of spring on lower lash line.
    craving lipstick and
    totally it lipglass for effect :)

    • Very nice look, Natasha! I think Nanogold is easier to blend than Rite of Spring, IMO!

      They’re similiar, but Nanogold has more peach in it.

  14. Pia

    woohoo! finally N collection is in my country! I just bought nanogold today. i’m so glad you have this post, Christine. I could try out all things suggested here.

  15. erin

    i’ve used nanogold as base & then Trax or Satin Taupe in the crease. sometimes i just wear it alone with blacktrack eyeliner.

  16. Ninjita

    I really love it with Nocturnelle!