MAC Inert Nail Lacquer Review, Photos, Swatches

MAC Inert Nail Lacquer
MAC Inert Nail Lacquer

MAC for Gareth Pugh: Inert Nail Lacquer

MAC Inert Nail Lacquer ($23.00 for 0.30 fl. oz.) is described as a “creamy mid-tone greyed nude” with a cream finish. It’s a neutral light-medium gray with a cream finish. It’s mostly opaque after two coats, but the consistency of the formula is on the thicker side. It’s not quite goopy or gloppy, but it’s just a few steps before it. China Glaze Pelican Grey is similar but a little grayer and has shimmer. Zoya’s Dove is also grayer but has a cream finish.

Just to reiterate, this comes in a square glass bottle compared to MAC’s rounded jar, and the cap is a glossy black rather than a rubberized black. These are slightly smaller (0.30 vs. 0.34 fl. oz.) and $8.00 more because of the “couture” aspect of the launch. Though I have not tested the polishes specifically from this collection, MAC’s nail lacquer formula generally wears for a week with minor tip wear but no chips.

MAC Nail Lacquer Inert
A-
Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
8.5
Longevity
9
Application
4
Total
90%

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MAC Inert Nail Lacquer
MAC Inert Nail Lacquer

MAC Inert Nail Lacquer
MAC Inert Nail Lacquer

MAC Inert Nail Lacquer
MAC Inert Nail Lacquer

MAC Inert Nail Lacquer
MAC Inert Nail Lacquer

MAC Inert Nail Lacquer
MAC Inert Nail Lacquer

MAC Inert Nail Lacquer
MAC Inert Nail Lacquer

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