MAC x Charlotte Olympia Cream Colour Bases Reviews, Photos, Swatches

MAC Golden Age Cream Colour Base
MAC Golden Age Cream Colour Base

MAC Golden Age Cream Colour Base ($23.00 for 0.16 oz.) is described as a “metallic antique bronze.” It’s a shimmering, golden bronze with warm undertones and a fine, pearly shimmer-sheen finish. Unless heavily layered, it had a much more subdued sheen than overtly shimmery. On eyes, it lasted for five hours before creasing, and on cheeks, it lasted for six and a half hours before migrating noticeably. The texture is creamy, highly emollient, and never fully sets, so it retains a dewier finish overall. It had semi-sheer, buildable coverage, as described. There was something about the base color that seemed harder to even out on the skin, though. This shade did include a warning that it is “not for use in the lip area” (Cream Colour Bases are multi-tasking products). Laura Mercier Seduction (P, $44.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). NARS Casino (P, $36.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Colour Pop Paradise Cove (P, $8.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Burberry Summer Glow (P, $48.00) is warmer (85% similar). NARS Laguna (P) is less shimmery (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

MAC Sepia Cream Colour Base ($23.00 for 0.16 oz.) is described as a “dirty chocolate-brown.” It’s a muted, dark taupe brown with neutral-to-warm undertones and a dewy sheen. It had semi-sheer, buildable color payoff with a lightweight, emollient texture that never fully dries down, so it has a wetter finish on the skin but doesn’t look greasy. On eyes, this lasted for five and a half hours, and on cheeks (I used it as a contour), it lasted for six and a half hours. Tarte Contour Deep (Tarteist) (LE) is lighter, more muted, less glossy (90% similar). Kat Von D Subconscious (P) is less glossy (90% similar). LORAC Deep Contour (P) is less glossy (90% similar). NYX Hollow (P, $5.00) is warmer, less glossy (90% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Sculpting Medium (P) is warmer (85% similar). MAC Coffee Walnut (LE, $20.00) is warmer (85% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Medium (P, $44.00) is lighter, less glossy (85% similar). LORAC Medium Contour (P) is lighter, less glossy (85% similar). Smashbox Contour (P) is lighter, cooler, less glossy (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The MAC x Charlotte Olympia collection arrives online on March 17th.

MAC Charlotte Olympia Cream Colour Base Golden Age
B-
Product
8
Pigmentation
10
Texture
7.5
Longevity
6.5
Application
4.5
Total
81%
MAC Charlotte Olympia Cream Colour Base Sepia
B
Product
8
Pigmentation
10
Texture
8.5
Longevity
6.5
Application
5
Total
84%

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MAC Golden Age Cream Colour Base
MAC Golden Age Cream Colour Base

MAC Golden Age Cream Colour Base
MAC Golden Age Cream Colour Base

MAC Golden Age Cream Colour Base
MAC Golden Age Cream Colour Base

MAC Golden Age Cream Colour Base
MAC Golden Age Cream Colour Base

MAC Golden Age Cream Colour Base
MAC Golden Age Cream Colour Base

MAC Golden Age Cream Colour Base
MAC Golden Age Cream Colour Base

MAC Golden Age Cream Colour Base
MAC Golden Age Cream Colour Base

MAC Golden Age Cream Colour Base
MAC Golden Age Cream Colour Base

MAC Golden Age Cream Colour Base
MAC Golden Age Cream Colour Base

MAC Golden Age Cream Colour Base
MAC Golden Age Cream Colour Base (Blush/Bronzer) & Sepia Cream Colour Base (contour)

MAC Sepia Cream Colour Base
MAC Sepia Cream Colour Base

MAC Sepia Cream Colour Base
MAC Sepia Cream Colour Base

MAC Sepia Cream Colour Base
MAC Sepia Cream Colour Base

MAC Sepia Cream Colour Base
MAC Sepia Cream Colour Base

MAC Sepia Cream Colour Base
MAC Sepia Cream Colour Base

MAC Sepia Cream Colour Base
MAC Sepia Cream Colour Base

MAC Sepia Cream Colour Base
MAC Sepia Cream Colour Base

Make-Up Look

On face:

  • Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Aqua Foundation
  • Guerlain Les Voilettes Loose Setting Powder
  • MAC Golden Age Cream Colour Base
  • MAC Sepia Cream Colour Base

On eyes:

  • Anastasia Stone Eyeshadow
  • Anastasia Fawn Eyeshadow
  • Anastasia Smoke Eyeshadow
  • Anastasia Blanc Eyeshadow
  • Zoeva Rock 'n' Rock Bride Eyeliner

On lips

  • MAC Leading Lady Red Lipstick
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