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MAC Rockin’ Rebel MAC Girls Personality Palette

01/07

MAC Rockin' Rebel MAC Girls Personality Palette

MAC Rockin' Rebel MAC Girls Personality Palette

MAC Rockin' Rebel MAC Girls Personality Palette

MAC Rockin' Rebel MAC Girls Personality Palette

MAC Rockin' Rebel MAC Girls Personality Palette

MAC Rockin' Rebel Palette | Look Details

MAC Rockin' Rebel Palette | Look Details

Rockin' Rebel

MAC Rockin’ Rebel MAC Girls Personality Palette ($39.50 for TBA oz.) is a set of brighter blues and greens that includes eight eyeshadows and one highlighter. The palette features a new eyeshadow formula with four finishes–Satin Shine, Smooth Pearl, Foiled Shadow, and Creamy Matte–that are supposed to have a “creamy, silky texture with superior colour payoff” along with a powder highlighter that’s described as “lightweight” and has “just the right amount of pearl and pop.”

Overall, the formula isn’t night and day from the brand’s standard powder eyeshadow (and did not seem like they reinvented powder eyeshadow!), but it was noticeably softer, more finely-milled, and the Foiled finishes were denser and very sparkly–almost like an amped up take on their Lustre eyeshadows. The Creamy Matte finish seemed to have more pigmentation and blendability than of the brand’s firmer mattes have had. Unfortunately, the quality of each shade varied enough that it was not a slam dunk formulation, but I liked the direction of the formula but would like to see better consistency.

7
Product
8
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4
Application
76%
Total
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Make Up For Ever 18 Golden Grey Star Lit Powder

01/06

Make Up For Ever 18 Golden Grey Star Lit Powder

Make Up For Ever 18 Golden Grey Star Lit Powder

Make Up For Ever 18 Golden Grey Star Lit Powder

Make Up For Ever 18 Golden Grey Star Lit Powder

Make Up For Ever 18 Golden Grey Star Lit Powder

Make Up For Ever 18 Golden Grey Star Lit Powder

18 Golden Grey

Make Up For Ever 18 Golden Grey Star Lit Powder ($21.00 for 0.02 oz.) is a medium, bluish gray base with green-to-gold shifting shimmer. It had semi-sheer coverage applied dry with semi-opaque coverage when applied damp. I felt like this had more potential swatched then applied, as the gray base seemed to blend away rather quickly so it often looked more like a golden sheen than the cooler, gold-green-gray combo of the swatch (or jar). You wouldn’t think that this would be workable on the cheeks for most, but since the base ended up disappearing, it actually was more than workable–it ran cooler in undertone but did not appear nearly as gray after blending it out. Unfortunately, when I tried it on the eyes, the same thing happened–it was mostly shimmer and lacked the base (which made it a more original shade). It wore well for eight hours on me before fading.

The Star Lit Powders can be used to “highlight eyes, lips and cheeks” with an “ultra-fine loose powder” that can be used “wet or dry to customize coverage intensity and luminosity.” While checking the weight on these, I noticed that the weight differs from shade to shade; this one had a mere 0.02 oz. while others ranged from 0.03 oz. to 0.09 oz. I also noticed that it appears the brand identifies what area you can use a shade on by listing an icon on the back of the jar in the shape of a pair of lips, an eyeball, and then a face (presumably for cheeks).

Formula Overview

$21.00/0.05 oz. - $420.00 Per Ounce

The Star Lit Powders can be used to “highlight eyes, lips and cheeks” with an “ultra-fine loose powder” that can be used “wet or dry to customize coverage intensity and luminosity.” While checking the weight on these, I noticed that the weight differs from shade to shade; this one had a mere 0.02 oz. while others ranged from 0.03 oz. to 0.09 oz. I also noticed that it appears the brand identifies what area you can use a shade on by listing an icon on the back of the jar in the shape of a pair of lips, an eyeball, and then a face (presumably for cheeks).

Browse all of our Make Up For Ever Star Lit Powder swatches.

Ingredients

8
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4
Application
82%
Total

MAC Mischief Minx MAC Girls Personality Palette

01/07

MAC Mischief Minx MAC Girls Personality Palette

MAC Mischief Minx MAC Girls Personality Palette

MAC Mischief Minx MAC Girls Personality Palette

MAC Mischief Minx MAC Girls Personality Palette

MAC Mischief Minx MAC Girls Personality Palette

MAC Mischief Minx Palette | Look Details

MAC Mischief Minx Palette | Look Details

Mischief Minx

MAC Mischief Minx MAC Girls Personality Palette ($39.50 for TBA oz.) is a set of warm, shimmery neutral shades that includes eight eyeshadows and one highlighter. The palette features a new eyeshadow formula with four finishes–Satin Shine, Smooth Pearl, Foiled Shadow, and Creamy Matte–that are supposed to have a “creamy, silky texture with superior colour payoff” along with a powder highlighter that’s described as “lightweight” and has “just the right amount of pearl and pop.”

Overall, the formula isn’t night and day from the brand’s standard powder eyeshadow (and did not seem like they reinvented powder eyeshadow!), but it was noticeably softer, more finely-milled, and the Foiled finishes were denser and very sparkly–almost like an amped up take on their Lustre eyeshadows. The Creamy Matte finish seemed to have more pigmentation and blendability than of the brand’s firmer mattes have had. Unfortunately, the quality of each shade varied enough that it was not a slam dunk formulation, but I liked the direction of the formula but would like to see better consistency.

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Make Up For Ever 3 Frozen Orange Star Lit Powder

01/07

Make Up For Ever 3 Frozen Orange Star Lit Powder

Make Up For Ever 3 Frozen Orange Star Lit Powder

Make Up For Ever 3 Frozen Orange Star Lit Powder

Make Up For Ever 3 Frozen Orange Star Lit Powder

Make Up For Ever 3 Frozen Orange Star Lit Powder

Make Up For Ever 3 Frozen Orange Star Lit Powder

Make Up For Ever 3 Frozen Orange Star Lit Powder

3 Frozen Orange

Make Up For Ever 3 Frozen Orange Star Lit Powder ($21.00 for 0.02 oz.) is a cool, white base with pink to golden orange shift. It had semi-sheer, buildable coverage applied dry and opaque coverage applied with a dampened brush. The finish was shimmery with slightly larger sparkles here and there, but it did not emphasize my skin’s natural texture. It wore well for eight hours on me before fading slightly.

I was so frustrated trying to take photos of this one applied–I think I have shot over a hundred photos–as I could not get the shift to show up on camera like it appears in person. The shift has delightful movement from pink to gold to orange, as the orange is more of a yellowish orange than a really dark or reddish orange. Straight-on, the color did appear a bit sallow on my complexion, so I have found that for actual wear, it is best paired with another blush to minimize the base color coming through while still enjoying the shift. You can see hints of the pink and orange appearance in the cap, and the color there is very similar to the shift at the other end of the spectrum on the skin!

The Star Lit Powders can be used to “highlight eyes, lips and cheeks” with an “ultra-fine loose powder” that can be used “wet or dry to customize coverage intensity and luminosity.” While checking the weight on these, I noticed that the weight differs from shade to shade; this one had a mere 0.02 oz. while others ranged from 0.03 oz. to 0.09 oz. I also noticed that it appears the brand identifies what area you can use a shade on by listing an icon on the back of the jar in the shape of a pair of lips, an eyeball, and then a face (presumably for cheeks).

Formula Overview

$21.00/0.06 oz. - $350.00 Per Ounce

The Star Lit Powders can be used to “highlight eyes, lips and cheeks” with an “ultra-fine loose powder” that can be used “wet or dry to customize coverage intensity and luminosity.” While checking the weight on these, I noticed that the weight differs from shade to shade; this one had a mere 0.02 oz. while others ranged from 0.03 oz. to 0.09 oz. I also noticed that it appears the brand identifies what area you can use a shade on by listing an icon on the back of the jar in the shape of a pair of lips, an eyeball, and then a face (presumably for cheeks).

Browse all of our Make Up For Ever Star Lit Powder swatches.

Ingredients

9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total

MAC Basic Bitch MAC Girls Personality Palette

01/07

MAC Basic Bitch MAC Girls Personality Palette

MAC Basic Bitch MAC Girls Personality Palette

MAC Basic Bitch MAC Girls Personality Palette

MAC Basic Bitch MAC Girls Personality Palette

MAC Basic Bitch MAC Girls Personality Palette

MAC Basic Bitch Palette | Look Details

MAC Basic Bitch Palette | Look Details

Basic Bitch

MAC Basic Bitch MAC Girls Personality Palette ($39.50 for TBA oz.) is a smoky set of shades that includes eight eyeshadows and one highlighter. The palette features a new eyeshadow formula with four finishes–Satin Shine, Smooth Pearl, Foiled Shadow, and Creamy Matte–that are supposed to have a “creamy, silky texture with superior colour payoff” along with a powder highlighter that’s described as “lightweight” and has “just the right amount of pearl and pop.”

Overall, the formula isn’t night and day from the brand’s standard powder eyeshadow (and did not seem like they reinvented powder eyeshadow!), but it was noticeably softer, more finely-milled, and the Foiled finishes were denser and very sparkly–almost like an amped up take on their Lustre eyeshadows. The Creamy Matte finish seemed to have more pigmentation and blendability than of the brand’s firmer mattes have had. Unfortunately, the quality of each shade varied enough that it was not a slam dunk formulation, but I liked the direction of the formula but would like to see better consistency.

7.5
Product
8
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
80%
Total

Huda Beauty Summer Solstice 3D Highlighter Palette

01/05

Huda Beauty Summer Solstice 3D Highlighter Palette

Huda Beauty Summer Solstice 3D Highlighter Palette

Huda Beauty Summer Solstice 3D Highlighter Palette

Huda Beauty Summer Solstice 3D Highlighter Palette

Huda Beauty Summer Solstice 3D Highlighter Palette

Summer Solstice

Huda Beauty Summer Solstice 3D Highlighter Palette ($45.00 for 1.10 oz.) includes a cream highlighter and three powder highlighters. The cream formula is described as a “pearlescent creamy formula” that will create a “flawless, lit-from-within canvas” and is ideal for layering with powders, though it can also be used “on its own for [a] dewy and natural” effect. The powder highlighters can be used alone or together and are merely described as “light-catching.

I think the brand altered the cream highlighter formula compared to the original two that launched earlier this year, as the shade included in this palette was creamier and thinner, not nearly as dense or as difficult to blend out. The powder highlighters remained as a moderately dense formula with moderate to intense shine. The three powder highlighters were buildable in coverage as two shades were semi-opaque (which I suspect some will prefer).

B

Limited Edition

8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
86%
Total

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