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MAC’s Retrospeck – I bought this when it first came out many years ago and used it almost every day.

I’ve used up patina twice and have hit pan on the third, and a dip in the fourth.
I’ve almost finished a large pot of grain – bought in 1999 for my wedding.
I’ve also finished a ricepaper and arena – again bought for my wedding

It was Bobbi Brown in Bone. This was back when my mom would buy my make-up and she was heavy into Bobbi Brown. It did make for a very neutral eye and I used it just about every day.

I’ve still got some right around the edges(thrown over for MAC and other items). The majority of it was gone in about a year or a little less, I believe.

That has yet to happen, although I doubt it ever will…
I donΒ΄t use eyeshadow every day and have way to many to use one regularly.

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Hey Nell! You know, I didn’t think it would ever happen to me, but I have maybe 4-5 that do have pan showing, and probably a handful more that have dips.

strawberry fudge by clinique. and I went straight to the store for a new one when it was out. love it πŸ™‚

Still waiting for that moment!! : ) I have only been into MAC for about a year and a half. I keep getting new colors all of the time. So I just keep dabbling in all of them.

i’ve hit pan with All That Glitters and Retrospeck. i’ve re-purchased the latter and bought Gleam over ATG. i’ve also hit pan with Rose Blanc and am deciding between Ricepaper or Nylon to replace it.

I’ve been thinking abt buying Patina and Neesh’s comment has just pushed me into the purchase : )

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How are you liking Gleam over ATG?

I love, love Ricepaper. I think Nylon is a bit too frosty, though it is closer to Rose Blanc than Ricepaper, IMO!

i haven’t decided which i prefer. they are the same but different, you know what i mean. ATG is definately smoother to apply (VP) but the colour is really subtle on my lid. i was aiming for a more apricot-esque colour and the MA suggested Gleam. i guess i’m adjusting coz the pay-off is better but so is the fall-out (lustre).

black tied and beauty marked both started showing pan around the same time. i think i used those two every day for a 2 year period. must have gone through 2 or 3 pots of each, and those are the only eyeshadow colors i’ve ever repurchased.

MAC Jest is my favorite highlighter/blender. I use it almost everyday and with any color from orange to teal to hot pink. Love it!!!!

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I really like this color, though I don’t actually own it. Too many LE colors coming out, and no money left for permanent purchases, lol.

I hit pan with Patina, Shroom and Juxt all about the same time. I will definatly buy these three shades again. I think Nanogold from the N collection will be next; its wearing a little thin. Since this was LE (and I only bought one), what is another shade that’s similar?

Have you checked the mac website to see if they still have it? Nanogold is definitely still available on the Canadian site.

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Wow! My Juxt is almost about to show some pan soon, too, I think πŸ™‚

Hmm, you can try Motif – it’s similar, but it’s more of a duochrome with peach vs. gold.

Patina, then Retrospeck, then Shroom.
Ha! Sounds like there are some good old standbys we have in common. I’m about to hit pan on Charcoal Brown, and Shroom is once again half gone.

Nanogold is a little like Shroom but with gold, so I’d go with that or Ricepaper.

Great in the crease/bone w shroom all over & smut in outer corners and then black liner. It is for those days that I got out of bed late and don’t have time to play.

Urban Decay Midnight Cowboy Rides Again, I LOVE this eyeshadow colour, its pretty for the office or can be vamped up with heavy eyeliner for night.
If I’m only wearing one eyeshadow(unsual) I go straight for this one.

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