Friday, April 5th, 2013

MAC Extra Silver Extra Dimension Eyeshadow
MAC Extra Silver Extra Dimension Eyeshadow

MAC Extra Silver Extra Dimension Eyeshadow ($21.00 for 0.07 oz.) is described as a “true silver.” It’s a bright, metallic silver with neutral to neutral-warm undertones. Benefit Blingo is darker. Maybelline Silver Strike is a touch darker and more metallic. MAC Enlightening is cooler-toned. Tom Ford Emerald Lust is less metallic. MAC Misty is warmer.

I felt that the color payoff was the same both dry and damp, though when applied damp, the finish appeared smoother and more metallic, rather than frosted as it did when applied dry. There was also less fall out during application when one used a damp brush. The payoff is mostly opaque, and the formula pretty much is a buildable one from sheer to greater intensity, so it’s hard to say it isn’t pigmented as it’s supposed to be (so it’ll come down more to what you personally want). The texture is lightly dry–a smidgen powdery–but does apply smoothly, especially when pressed into the skin. I tested this shade yesterday, and it did lightly crease and fade after six hours of wear.

The Glossover

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product

Extra Silver

A-
It's supposed to last for six hours, but I had noticeable fading and light creasing by that point (and it started to appear just prior to the fifth hour).

Product

9/10

Pigmentation

10/10

Texture

9/10

Longevity

8.5/10

Application

4.5/5

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MAC Extra Silver Extra Dimension Eyeshadow
MAC Extra Silver Extra Dimension Eyeshadow

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Product & Review FAQ

Where can I purchase it? How much is it?

MAC, $21.00.

Is it limited edition?

Yes.

Any dupes?

Benefit Blingo is darker. Maybelline Silver Strike is a touch darker and more metallic. MAC Enlightening is cooler-toned. Tom Ford Emerald Lust is less metallic. MAC Misty is warmer.

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5 thoughts on “MAC Extra Silver Extra Dimension Eyeshadow Review, Photos, Swatches

  1. Vanessa

    Really pretty! Love to get my hands on some of the shades! I didn’t get the galaxy shade last year, such a major regret! Anyways, Thanks Christine for doing such fair and well writtien reviews~ I really hope to become like you one day! You are my role model!

  2. oooohhhhh…. the crow in me wants this

  3. Zara

    It’s pretty but not worth $21 imo

  4. Raeda

    How does this compare to Estee Lauder Cyber Silver?