MAC Makeup Art Cosmetics Collection: Glitters & Reflects Glitters
Part of the MAC Makeup Art Cosmetics Collection includes two Reflects Glitters (Copper and Rust), two Glitters (Gold and Fuchsia).
- Gold is a shimmery, chunky gold glitter. It’s not a yellow-based gold, which is nice, and this looks particularly nice in the hair.
- Fuchsia is a sparkling medium-dark purple chunky glitter. This is always fun to mix into hair spray or the like. I find the normal glitters too chunky to look as stunning on the lips as Reflects do.
- Reflects Copper is a shimmery, glittering confection of orange copper. It is not eye-safe, so while it’s gorgeous to look at, I know there’s not much for me to do with it. Some things you can do with glitter that’s not eye-safe: mix with nail polish, mix with body lotion, mix with hair spray, and mix with lipgloss.
- Reflects Rust is a rusty shade of orange-red. It’s just as glimmering as Reflects Copper, and the glitter is incredibly fine, but again, not eye-safe, which is just a bummer.
How do I use glitters if not on the eyes?
You can mix in glitter with all sorts of products. I like the Reflects the most for mix-ins, just because it is a finer grade glitter. It’s particularly nice on lips and mixed with lotion/moisturizer and used on legs and shoulders. For the regular glitters, I think they look nice when spritzed into the hair or mixed with nail polish.
- Product: 9/10
- Value: 8/10
- Ease of Use: 6/10
- Packaging: 8/10
Recommendation: As much as I adore the way Reflects glitters look and feel, I find myself rarely using them. All of the glitters are beautiful shades, though they are also permanent at PRO stores, so you don’t have to hurry if you’re on a budget. I also distinctly remember glitters being priced less than pigments, so I’m not sure why that changed.
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