LORAC Mega PRO 2 Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

LORAC Mega Pro 2 Eyeshadow Palette
LORAC Mega Pro 2 Eyeshadow Palette

LORAC Mega Pro 2 Eyeshadow Palette ($59.00 for 0.45 oz.) contains sixteen matte eyeshadows and sixteen more shimmery shades (varies from satin to metallic). The quality is comparable to LORAC’s eyeshadow formula in the past Pro palettes: very silky and soft but moderately powdery, so some shades are faster to fade, have a lot of fall out, or sheer out when applied to the skin. I like their shimmers more than their mattes, because I test over bare skin, and the mattes tend to need a primer to perform well. The palette gets pretty messy, as there is a ton of excess kick-up with almost all of the shades, so use the most delicate of motions to get color out of a pan.

This new, limited edition holiday palette that will be available exclusively at ULTA beginning October 4th, but it is apparently available to Platinum members exclusively today here (I have heard that non-Platinum members had success purchasing as well).

Worth repeating is that this year’s palette contains 0.45 oz., whereas last year’s palette contained 0.62 oz. (the price is the same on both palettes); visually, they appear to be the same size, and the pans still line-up, so I can only guess that the pans themselves are shallower or somehow they tweaked the formula to make it fill the same volume with less product. I was surprised to see such a noticeable difference in quantity, given that they otherwise appear to be the same size.

Updated 10/5 at 8AM PST: LORAC PR emailed me with the following information: “Similar to all of the brand’s PRO palettes, the shadows in this new one have the same base formulations, pan size/depth and shadow volume. However, the difference in weight is due to the actual weight of the shadow pigment, which varies based on light or darkness of the specific color.”

Porcelain is a light, yellowed beige with a matte finish. It had good pigmentation with a very silky, smooth consistency that was powdery. It lasted for seven hours on me. Dior Undress #2 (PiP, )(100% similar). Viseart Absinthe #1 (PiP, ) is more muted (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Free Spirit No. 4 (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). Too Faced Dream On (LE, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). Kat Von D Sage (Highlight) (PiP, ) is more muted (95% similar). Colour Pop Full-Zip (PiP, $5.00) is warmer (95% similar). Too Faced Rock Candy (LE, $16.00) is warmer (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Take a Memo (PiP, ) is darker, more muted (95% similar). Too Faced Heaven (PiP, $16.00) is lighter (95% similar). Tarte Sand (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Smashbox Vanilla (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). Kat Von D Amen (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Zoeva Make It Last (PiP, ) is darker, more muted (95% similar). Make Up For Ever M500 Ivory (P, $17.00) is lighter, cooler (95% similar). Sephora Lazy Afternoon (207) (P, $8.00) is more muted (95% similar). Zoeva Nighthawks (PiP, ) is more muted (95% similar). Too Faced Peach Meringue (PiP, $16.00) is darker, more muted (95% similar). Laura Mercier Buttercream (PiP, $23.00) is cooler (95% similar). Makeup Geek So Pale (LE, $6.00) is more muted (95% similar). Hourglass Atmosphere #1 (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Custard is a light, pale yellow with a matte finish. It had good color payoff–nearly opaque–with a soft, smooth texture that wasn’t too powdery or too firm. It wore well for seven and a half hours on me. Pretty Vulgar Lay (PiP, )(100% similar). Viseart Warm Mattes #1 (PiP, ) is cooler (95% similar). Sephora Puppy Love (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). BH Cosmetics Carli Bybel Deluxe Edition #11 (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Smashbox Preview (PiP, ) is lighter (95% similar). Too Faced Yum-Yum (PiP, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). Tarte Summer Breeze (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Social Butterfly #1 (PiP, ) is more muted (95% similar). Smashbox Instinct (PiP, ) is more shimmery, lighter (95% similar). Anastasia Buttery (LE, $12.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Real Fantasy (LE, $17.00) is more muted (95% similar). Urban Decay Pre-Game (PiP, $19.00) is darker, more muted (95% similar). IT Cosmetics Hope (P, ) is warmer (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Free Spirit No. 4 (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Tarte Free Spirit (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). Divergent Altruistic Almond (LE, ) is warmer (90% similar). Melt Cosmetics Classic (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). MAC Glamour Light (LE, $17.00) is lighter (90% similar). NABLA Cosmetics Canvas (PiP, $8.00) is darker (90% similar). Kat Von D Entomology (DC, ) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Tawny is a medium, orange-brown with warm undertones and a matte finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation with a lightly powdery texture that was prone to sheering out. Over a base, it would be more buildable. The color showed signs of fading after seven hours of wear. Sephora Saddle (LE, ) is darker, cooler (95% similar). NABLA Cosmetics Caramel (P, $8.00) is brighter (95% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Fit for a Queen #1 (LE, ) is cooler (95% similar). Melt Cosmetics Luna (LE, ) is more muted (95% similar). Colour Pop The Taurus (LE, $5.00) is darker (95% similar). Tarte Latte (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Dragon Scales #1 (LE, ) is cooler (95% similar). Too Faced Peach Tea (PiP, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). Bobbi Brown Frappe (LE, $22.00) is lighter (95% similar). Colour Pop Wilshire (LE, $5.00) is darker (95% similar). Too Faced Honey Butter (PiP, $16.00) is warmer (95% similar). Stila Individual (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). Kat Von D Sage (Base) (PiP, ) is cooler (90% similar). Natasha Denona Atik (117CM) #2 (PiP, ) is cooler (90% similar). Buxom Invite Only (P, $12.00) is darker (90% similar). LORAC Terracotta (PiP, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Colour Pop Bel Air (P, $5.00) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Bucked (PiP, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Kylie Cosmetics Sandy (LE, ) is darker, cooler (90% similar). LORAC Warm Ginger (PiP, $19.00) is lighter (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Burlap is a yellowed, medium-dark brown with warm undertones and a matte finish. It had decent color payoff with a smooth, soft, blendable texture that wasn’t powdery. It lasted for seven hours. Anastasia Sand Castle (LE, $12.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Outre (PiP, $17.00) is darker (95% similar). NARS Your Move (DC, $25.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Mumu (LE, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). NARS Portobello II (PiP, $19.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC That Somebody (LE, $17.00) is more muted, cooler (90% similar). Sephora Khaki (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). NYX Tryst (P, $4.50) is cooler (90% similar). Natasha Denona Sand Stone (PiP, ) is brighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Flutes (LE, $5.00) is darker (90% similar). Viseart Grande Pro (Vol. 1) #10 (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). LORAC Undeniable (PiP, $19.00) is warmer (90% similar). NYX Maybe Later (P, $4.50) is darker, brighter (90% similar). NABLA Cosmetics Caramel (P, $8.00) is lighter, brighter, cooler (90% similar). Make Up For Ever M660 Speculous (DC, $21.00) is darker (90% similar). Zoeva Urban Culture (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). Make Up For Ever M650 Cookie (P, $17.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). MAC Cork (P, $17.00) is lighter (95% similar). Melt Cosmetics Luna (LE, ) is lighter, brighter, cooler (85% similar). Tarte Cookie Swap (LE, ) is lighter, more muted (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Melon is a soft, medium coral-orange with warm undertones and a matte finish. It was fairly powdery, though the color payoff was nice. The texture was blendable but prone to fading after seven hours. Natasha Denona Flesh (104CM) (PiP, ) is lighter (95% similar). Tarte Latte (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). Natasha Denona Guava (PiP, ) is lighter (95% similar). Urban Decay Dormouse (LE, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). BH Cosmetics Carli Bybel Deluxe Edition #3 (LE, ) is brighter, cooler (90% similar). Makeup Geek Sora (LE, $6.00) is darker (90% similar). Viseart Warm Mattes #6 (PiP, ) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Satin Ochre (Right) (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Too Faced City Lights (LE, $16.00) is darker (85% similar). Colour Pop Extra Curricular (PiP, $5.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). Anastasia Burnt Orange Matte (P, $12.00) is darker (85% similar). Natasha Denona Fake Tan (LE, ) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). Make Up For Ever M726 Sienna (DC, $21.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Laura Mercier Ginger (PiP, $23.00) is lighter (85% similar). Colour Pop Devious (LE, $5.00) is darker, cooler (80% similar). Urban Decay Escape (LE, $19.00) is darker, cooler (80% similar). NARS Foix (DC, $25.00) is lighter, brighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Tangerine is a brightened, medium-dark orange with warm, reddish undertones and a matte finish. It had mostly opaque pigmentation with a soft, silky feel that blended out well and wore for eight hours. Too Faced Bunny Fu-Fu (LE, $16.00)(100% similar). Dominique Cosmetics Sweet Tea (PiP, ) is brighter (95% similar). Sydney Grace Redstart (P, $5.00) is darker (90% similar). Kat Von D Rust (Contour) (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). Natasha Denona Sinai (121CM) (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). BH Cosmetics Carli Bybel Deluxe Edition #3 (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Coloured Raine Clay (PiP, $6.99) is warmer (90% similar). Colour Pop I Owe You (P, $5.00) is darker, brighter, cooler (90% similar). MAC Disco Therapy (LE, $17.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Sephora Terracotta (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). NABLA Cosmetics Honey (PiP, $8.00) is lighter (90% similar). Makeup Geek Early Bird (P, $6.00) is warmer (90% similar). Make Up For Ever M705 Canyon (P, $17.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Huda Beauty Topaz #3 (LE, ) is cooler (90% similar). Sephora Adobe (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Colour Pop GNO (PiP, $5.00) is darker (90% similar). Inglot J315 Sienna (LE, $10.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Colour Pop Devious (LE, $5.00) is cooler (85% similar). Sephora Sand Dunes (327) (P, $8.00) is darker, more muted (85% similar). Colour Pop Dynamite (LE, $5.00) is lighter (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Saddle is a dark brown with soft, warm undertones and a mostly matte finish. It had good pigmentation with a soft, smooth consistency that wasn’t too powdery and blended out nicely on the skin. It lasted for seven and a half hours. Tarte Eiffel for You (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). LORAC Dark Brown (PiP, $19.00) is cooler (95% similar). LORAC Black #5 (LE, $19.00) is darker (95% similar). Lancome Couture (PiP, $19.00) is darker (95% similar). LORAC Chocolate (PiP, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Colour Pop Fairfax (LE, $5.00) is darker (95% similar). LORAC Vintage (LE, $19.00) is lighter (95% similar). Tarte Dreamer (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Buxom Big Spender (P, $12.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Sephora Jetta (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Sephora Rocky (DC, $10.00) is warmer (90% similar). Viseart Chocolat (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). Sephora Espresso (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Tarte Powerful (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Natasha Denona Arrosto (185CM) (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). LORAC Unedited (PiP, $19.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Too Faced Sexspresso (PiP, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Chanel Tisse Vendome #4 (PiP, ) is more shimmery (90% similar). Anastasia Ash Brown (P, $12.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). LORAC Tails & Top Hats #2 (LE, $19.00) is warmer (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Forest is a muted, dark green with subtle, cool undertones and a matte finish. It had good color coverage with a silky, smooth texture with some powdery kick-up, though this turned somewhat patchy on me over bare skin (should be okay over primer). It lasted for seven hours on me. Makeup Geek Enchanted Forest (P, $6.00) is warmer (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Enviously (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). Dior Eclectic #4 (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). NARS High Society #2 (DC, $25.00) is lighter (90% similar). LORAC Blackout (LE, $19.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Chanel L'Intemporel de Chanel #2 (LE, ) is lighter, more muted (90% similar). Viseart Beryl (PiP, ) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Kat Von D Sage (Define) (PiP, ) is darker, warmer (90% similar). bareMinerals Utopia (P, ) is warmer (90% similar). Sydney Grace Island Paradise (P, $5.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Anastasia Untamed (DC, $12.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). MAC Bottle Green (DC, $17.00) is warmer (85% similar). Natasha Denona Rhino (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar). Inglot #340 (P, $6.00) is darker (90% similar). Viseart Absinthe #5 (PiP, ) is darker, brighter (85% similar). Sydney Grace Siren Call (P, $5.00) is lighter, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Bisque is a pink-tinged, very light beige with a matte finish. It had good color payoff with a very creamy, silky texture that was moderately powdery. It wore for seven hours before fading. Marc Jacobs Beauty The Free Spirit No. 3 (LE, ) is cooler (95% similar). Too Faced Meringue (LE, $16.00)(100% similar). Tarte Full Moon (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Urban Decay Kinky (LE, $19.00) is lighter (95% similar). Colour Pop Center Stage (LE, $5.00) is warmer (95% similar). bareMinerals Chance (PiP, ) is lighter (95% similar). Anastasia Blanc (P, $12.00) is cooler (95% similar). LORAC Cream (PiP, $19.00) is cooler (95% similar). Urban Decay Thirteen (PiP, $19.00) is lighter (95% similar). Sephora Cashmere (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). Make Up For Ever M532 Sugar Coated Candy (P, $17.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Blanc Type (DC, $17.00) is warmer (95% similar). Too Faced Extra Creamy (LE, $16.00) is brighter (90% similar). Make Up For Ever M535 Oat (P, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Orb (P, $17.00) is warmer (90% similar). Tarte Charmer (PiP, ) is lighter (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Whenever (PiP, ) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Walk of Shame (PiP, $19.00) is warmer (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Lavender is a light-medium, lavender purple with cool undertones and a matte finish. This shade was very powdery and difficult to achieve true-to-pan color, as it would sheer out as soon as it touched the skin. I would use a slightly tacky or creamier base with this shade. It faded after six hours. Too Faced Lavender Cake (LE, $16.00) is lighter, more muted (90% similar). Makeup Geek Hopscotch (P, $6.00) is darker, brighter (90% similar). Illamasqua Creep (P, ) is darker (90% similar). Inglot #346 (P, $6.00) is warmer (90% similar). NABLA Cosmetics Flowery (PiP, $8.00) is darker (90% similar). Colour Pop Howlin' (P, $5.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Illamasqua Can Can (P, ) is darker (85% similar). MAC Otaku (LE, $17.00) is lighter (85% similar). LORAC Lilac (LE, $19.00) is more muted, warmer (85% similar). Sugarpill Frostine (PiP, $13.00) is lighter (90% similar). NARS Strada (P, $19.00) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). Natasha Denona Zena (LE, ) is darker (85% similar). Viseart Haze (PiP, ) is darker, warmer (80% similar). NARS Pulp Fiction #3 (PiP, $19.00) is lighter, warmer (80% similar). Sugarpill Paperdoll (P, $13.00) is darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Purple is a dusty, medium-dark purple with cool undertones and a hint of blue. It had sheer color payoff, and it was incredibly powdery and difficult to work with. It showed signs of fading after six hours. Makeup Geek Duchess (DC, $6.00) is warmer (95% similar). Anastasia Soul (LE, $12.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Makeup Geek Motown (P, $6.00) is darker, more muted, warmer (90% similar). MAC Violet Blend #2 (LE, ) is warmer (90% similar). Kat Von D Fascination Street (LE, ) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Makeup Geek Fairytale (P, $6.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). MAC Purple Haze (DC, $17.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Kat Von D Exorcism (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). MAC Indian Ink (P, $17.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar). Kat Von D Dope (LE, ) is lighter, brighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Sorbet is a soft, light-medium pink with warm undertones and a matte finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation with a soft, smooth texture that was slightly powdery and faded after seven hours of wear. Lancome My French #2 (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). Urban Decay Fray (LE, $19.00) is lighter (95% similar). NABLA Cosmetics Lullaby (PiP, $8.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Bloom On (DC, $21.00) is warmer (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty About Last Night No. 18 (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Buxom Feather Boa (P, $12.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). Becca Cordial (LE, ) is warmer (90% similar). Smashbox Totally Nude (PiP, ) is warmer (90% similar). LORAC Tan (LE, $19.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). MAC Quite Spoiled (LE, $17.00) is cooler (90% similar). MAC Pink Sands (LE, $17.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). MAC Frisco (LE, $17.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). LORAC Rose Bud (PiP, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Lancome My French #3 (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Laura Mercier Cashmere (PiP, $23.00) is darker (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Free Spirit No. 5 (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Limit (PiP, $19.00) is darker (95% similar). Makeup Geek Petal Pusher (P, $6.00) is darker (90% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Rose in the Air #3 (PiP, ) is darker, more muted (85% similar). Too Faced Gigi (LE, $16.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Goji is a muted, medium-dark plum with warm, reddish undertones and a mostly matte finish. It had decent color payoff and wasn’t too powdery. It lasted for seven and a half hours. Make Up For Ever M822 Plum (DC, $21.00) is darker (95% similar). Sephora Garnet (PiP, ) is cooler (95% similar). Tarte You Look Mauveless (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). NYX Bare It All (P, $4.50) is cooler (95% similar). LORAC Dusty Plum (LE, $19.00) is darker (95% similar). NARS New York (DC, $25.00) is darker (95% similar). NARS New York (P, $19.00) is lighter (90% similar). BH Cosmetics Carli Bybel Deluxe Edition #10 (LE, ) is cooler (90% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Nude Awakening #9 (PiP, ) is cooler (90% similar). Anastasia Passion (LE, $12.00) is darker (90% similar). Sephora Chestnut (LE, ) is cooler (90% similar). Zoeva Lonely City (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). Fenty Beauty Spice Trip (PiP, ) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Colour Pop Central Perk (P, $5.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Giorgio Armani Spice Smoke (22) (P, $39.00) is darker (90% similar). Melt Cosmetics Enigma (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay En Fuego (PiP, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Colour Pop Pretty Cruel (P, $5.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Buzzin (LE, $5.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Huda Beauty Tease (PiP, ) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Cabernet is a muted, dark burgundy with hints of warm, brown undertones and a matte finish. It was dry and powdery, and it was difficult to blend out on the lid. The color payoff was semi-opaque at most. This shade lasted for six hours. theBalm Moderato (P, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). LORAC Burgundy (PiP, $19.00) is warmer (95% similar). Tarte Mancat (LE, ) is cooler (95% similar). Too Faced Risky Biz (PiP, $16.00) is warmer (95% similar). Too Faced Double Tap (LE, $16.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Blackberry (P, $17.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Sleek MakeUP Stallion (LE, $9.99) is lighter, brighter (95% similar). Ciate Dusk (PiP, ) is darker, brighter (90% similar). Tarte Mulberry & Bright (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Ashes (PiP, $19.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Anastasia Deep Plum (P, $12.00) is warmer (90% similar). Laura Mercier Aubergine (PiP, $28.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Too Faced Chocolate Donut (LE, $16.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Sephora Hickory (PiP, ) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). theBalm Sexy (P, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). Anastasia Beauty Mark (P, $12.00) is cooler (90% similar). Smashbox Editor (PiP, ) is cooler (90% similar). Makeup Geek Vintage (P, $6.00) is lighter (90% similar). Too Faced Charming (LE, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). Natasha Denona Aubergine (24V) (P, $29.00) is cooler (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Ash is a subdued, dark purple with gray tones and a satin finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation with a lightly dusty consistency that made it quicker to fade at six hours of wear. MAC Amethyst (LE, $17.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Viseart Dark Matte #9 (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). Guerlain Beaugrenelle #5 (PiP, ) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Naval (P, $17.00) is lighter (90% similar). NARS Kamchatka (DC, $25.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Wet 'n' Wild I'm His Breezey #3 (DC, $2.29) is lighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Round Trip (LE, $5.00) is darker (85% similar). Viseart Grande Pro (Vol. 1) #21 (LE, ) is darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Black is a medium-dark black with cool undertones and a matte finish. It was slightly stiff in the pan, compared to the other shades, and had mostly opaque pigmentation that could have been easier to blend out. LORAC Deep Fog (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Chanel Premier Regard #4 (P, ) is warmer (95% similar). theBalm Righteous (LE, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Smoked Cocoa #4 (LE, $17.00) is less pigmented, warmer (95% similar). NARS Shade VI (LE, $25.00) is darker (95% similar). Estee Lauder Violet Underground #4 (LE, $21.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). LORAC Caviar (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Make Up For Ever M100 Black (DC, $21.00) is darker (95% similar). Giorgio Armani #01 (P, $32.00) is darker (95% similar). Too Faced Coal (LE, $16.00) is lighter (95% similar). Buxom LBD (P, $12.00) is lighter (95% similar). NARS Night Clubbing (DC, $25.00) is warmer (95% similar). Sephora Misfits (LE, ) is warmer (95% similar). Anastasia Coal (LE, $12.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Divergent Dauntless Ink (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). Anastasia LBD (LE, $12.00) is warmer (95% similar). MAC Carbon (P, $17.00) is less pigmented, warmer (95% similar). Dior Pied de Poule #3 (PiP, ) is lighter (95% similar). theBalm Serious (P, $16.00) is cooler (95% similar). Makeup Geek Corrupt (P, $6.00) is darker (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Sugar is a light, warm beige with a frosted finish. It had great color payoff with a soft, lightly dry texture that still applied well and lasted for seven and a half hours. Smashbox Pool Boy (PiP, ) is darker, warmer (95% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Hooked on Vinyl #2 (PiP, ) is darker, warmer (95% similar). MAC Amberluxe #1 (PiP, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Natasha Denona Cream (21S) (P, $29.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Viseart Bijoux Royal #2 (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). MAC Nano Nude (LE, $21.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). LORAC Seashell (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). YSL Indie Jasper #2 (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Pat McGrath Skinshow Nude (PiP, $25.00) is darker (95% similar). Dior Shimmer Beige (PiP, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Makeup Geek Artemis (LE, $6.00) is more shimmery, lighter (95% similar). Disney by Sephora Sea Shells (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Colour Pop Girly (P, $5.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Too-dle-oo (LE, $17.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Walking on Eggshells #2 (PiP, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Tarina Tarantino Fantastical #3 (DC, ) is lighter (95% similar). Morphe Enlight (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Colour Pop Supermodel (LE, $5.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Bright Moon (LE, $17.00) is lighter (90% similar). Tarte Pearl Earring (LE, ) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Chiffon is a light, subtly warmed-up pink with a soft, frosted finish. It had semi-opaque color coverage with a lightly powdery texture that tended to make this appear sheerer applied. It wore well for seven hours. Chanel Tisse Riviera #2 (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). Sephora Raya (LE, ) is more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Eggplant Blend #1 (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Dior House of Pinks #1 (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). LORAC Pink Cream (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar). Clarins Garden Escape #5 (LE, ) is more shimmery (90% similar). Dior Trafalgar #1 (PiP, ) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Kat Von D Instaglam (LE, ) is more shimmery (90% similar). LORAC Blush (LE, $19.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay Looking Glass (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Guerlain Cygne Blanc #1 (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). MAC Invincible Light (LE, $21.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Iris Bronze #1 (LE, ) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Ulta Pink (P, $10.00) is more shimmery (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Prosecco is a brightened, metallic beige with a hint of warmth. It looked nothing like it did in the pan (where it looks almost pink); I’m not sure if it’s the undertones or just the incredibly reflective sheen that causes it to lose most of its color. It had semi-opaque pigmentation and lasted for seven and a half hours on me. Tarte Glitter Glue (LE, ) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Dior Sugar Shade #2 (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Dose of Colors Poquito Mas (LE, ) is more muted, warmer (90% similar). Dior Jardin #2 (PiP, ) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). LORAC Dream It (LE, $19.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay Polyester Bride (P, $19.00) is warmer (90% similar). Hourglass Graphite #5 (PiP, ) is darker (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Pink Glow #1 (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Make Up For Ever D552 Crystalline Gray Beige (P, $17.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). MAC Vanilla Diamond (LE, $21.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Lancome Joie (PiP, $19.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Make Up For Ever D552 Crystalline Gray Beige (DC, $21.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar). Colour Pop Mongrels (LE, $5.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Soft Plum is a muted, medium rosy plum with warm undertones and a pearly sheen. It had semi-opaque color payoff with a lightly dusty, thin texture that was prone to sheering out. This shade wore for seven hours on me. theBalm #32 (P, $6.50) is darker (95% similar). Too Faced Sugared Raisin (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Makeup Geek Pillow Talk (P, $6.00) is cooler (90% similar). theBalm #20 (P, $6.50) is darker (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Daydream #1 (PiP, ) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Too Faced Honey Lavender (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar). Dior Magnify #4 (PiP, ) is cooler (90% similar). Chanel Tisse Cambon #1 (PiP, ) is warmer (90% similar). Smashbox Aglow (PiP, ) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Artificial Earth (LE, $17.00) is warmer (90% similar). Pat McGrath Lilac Dusk (PiP, $25.00) is darker (90% similar). Dior Eclectic #2 (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). LORAC Ametrine (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). Too Faced Winter Dream (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Pretty Vulgar True Colors (PiP, ) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Virgin Orchid #3 (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). Tarte Haunting (LE, ) is darker, warmer (85% similar). bareMinerals Violet Spell (LE, $14.00) is darker (85% similar). MAC Great Beyond #1 (LE, $21.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). MAC Daylight (LE, $21.00) is more shimmery, darker (80% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Cinnamon is a medium-dark, coppery brown with warm undertones and a frosted finish. It had great pigmentation with a smooth, soft, and buttery texture that wore for eight hours. Anastasia Topaz (P, $12.00) is lighter (95% similar). Burberry Gold #2 (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). Kat Von D Depeche (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). Zoeva Subtle Blend (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). Colour Pop Girls Bite (PiP, $5.00) is darker (95% similar). Morphe Meeks (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). Make Up For Ever D652 Celestial Earth (DC, $21.00) is darker (95% similar). Anastasia Teak (LE, $12.00) is more shimmery, darker (95% similar). Chanel Memory (P, $36.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Tempting (P, $17.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Persona Goddess (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). Make Up For Ever ME644 Iced Brown (DC, $21.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Too Faced Frosting (PiP, $16.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Makeup Geek Pocket Change (P, $6.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Tarte Miracle of Light (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Icon Diva Eyes #2 (LE, ) is cooler (90% similar). Fenty Beauty Summer Fling (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Dior Golden Flower #4 (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 #3 (LE, ) is more shimmery, brighter (90% similar). Tarte Firecracker (PiP, ) is more shimmery (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Sandstone is a light-medium, taupe brown with warm undertones and a frosted finish. The color payoff was quite nice, but there was a dryness/powderiness there that made it read dusty on the skin. It lasted for seven and a half hours on me. Hello Kitty Cookie (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). theBalm #19 (P, $6.50) is warmer (90% similar). NARS Lost Coast #1 (DC, $25.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Kat Von D Melancholia (DC, ) is darker (90% similar). Viseart Jeu de Paume (PiP, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Dior Constellation (864) #2 (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Smashbox Platinum (PiP, ) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Colour Pop Snow Flurry (LE, $5.00) is lighter (85% similar). Stila Substance (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). L'Oreal Gilded Envy (755) (P, $7.99) is darker (80% similar). Anastasia Beigely (LE, $12.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Gunmetal is a medium-dark gray with subtle, warm undertones and a frosted, metallic sheen. It had good pigmentation with a fairly soft, not too powdery texture. It wore for seven and a half hours before fading. MAC Mega-Moody (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). bareMinerals Abracadabra (LE, ) is cooler (90% similar). MAC Just Breathe #2 (LE, $21.00) is lighter (90% similar). Dior Smoky Sequins #1 (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Sydney Grace Polished Silver (P, $6.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay Spare Change (LE, $19.00) is cooler (90% similar). NARS Jardin Perdu (Left) (DC, $25.00) is cooler (90% similar). Make Up For Ever ME108 Steel (DC, $21.00) is cooler, better quality (90% similar). theBalm Surf's Up (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Pretty Vulgar Darkside (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar). NARS Bad Behaviour (DC, $25.00) is darker (90% similar). Maybelline Audacious Asphalt (P, $6.99) is darker (85% similar). NARS L'Amour, Toujours L'Amour #8 (DC, $25.00) is darker, more muted (80% similar). Kat Von D Filthy (LE, ) is darker, more muted (80% similar). MAC Palatable (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Blue Quartz is a bright, medium-dark blue with a frosted sheen. It had fairly good color coverage with a soft, blendable texture that wasn’t too powdery or too firm. It stayed on well for eight hours. Sephora Aja (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Colour Pop Kimono (LE, $5.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). MAC Love Cycle #1 (LE, $21.00) is less shimmery, darker, more muted (90% similar). Urban Decay 5.0 (LE, $19.00) is warmer (90% similar). NARS Cressida (P, $29.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Sephora Dina (LE, ) is less shimmery (90% similar). Buxom Backstage Pass (P, $12.00) is darker, more muted, more pigmented (90% similar). Stila Lapis (LE, $18.00) is lighter, more muted (90% similar). Kat Von D Baltimore (LE, ) is warmer (90% similar). Buxom Bulldog (P, $18.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Weirdly Wonderful (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). BH Cosmetics Club Tropicana #22 (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Dior Rivage #5 (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Clinique Surf Pop (P, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Switch to Blue (LE, $22.00) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Danger (LE, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Sephora Diving in Australia (DC, $10.00) is darker (90% similar). Sleek MakeUP Acid #5 (PiP, $9.99) is brighter (90% similar). Chanel Ocean Light (122) (LE, $32.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Coloured Raine Blue Magic (P, $6.99) is darker, brighter (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Moonlight is a light, buttery yellow with a frosted sheen. It had good pigmentation with a soft, buttery texture that was easy to use and lasted for eight hours. Sephora + Pantone Universe Pelican (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). Becca Chardonnay (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). NARS Newbury Street (DC, $25.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Natasha Denona Cream (21S) (P, $29.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Colour Pop Rager (LE, $5.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Inglot #395 (P, $7.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Anastasia Soft Gold (P, $12.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC What's the Pointilism (PiP, $17.00) is more shimmery, warmer (95% similar). MAC Moon Rock (LE, $17.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). MAC Amberluxe #1 (PiP, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Disney by Sephora Charming (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Dior Expose #2 (PiP, ) is lighter (95% similar). Disney by Sephora Sea Shells (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Early Bird (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Guerlain L'Heure de Nuit #1 (DC, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Sephora Red Carpet Arrival (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Makeup Atelier Honey Brown #1 (P, ) is brighter (95% similar). Becca Moonstone (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). Make Up For Ever D416 Crystalline Yellow (DC, $21.00) is more shimmery, darker (95% similar). LORAC Dance 'Til Dawn Eyeshadow #2 (LE, $19.00) is lighter (95% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Seashell is a light, subdued yellow with a frosted sheen. It had good color payoff with a soft texture that was just a smidgen dusty. It wore well for seven and a half hours. MAC Amberluxe #1 (PiP, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). LORAC Sugar (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Disney by Sephora Sea Shells (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Colour Pop Blow Fish (P, $5.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Tarina Tarantino Fantastical #3 (DC, ) is lighter, brighter (95% similar). Make Up For Ever I414 Yellow Ivory (DC, $21.00) is more shimmery, lighter (95% similar). Kat Von D Thunderstruck (DC, $21.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Sephora Clash (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Chanel Poesie #2 (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Ciate Drawn That Way (LE, ) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Kat Von D Galore (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). MAC Satin Ochre (Left) (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Colour Pop Girly (P, $5.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Inglot #395 (P, $7.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Sephora + Pantone Universe Mellow Yellow (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Peony is a light-medium, peachy orange with warm undertones and a frosted sheen. It had good pigmentation with a soft, smooth texture that wasn’t too thin or too dense. It started to fade after seven and a half hours of wear. Colour Pop Pep Talk (DC, $5.00)(100% similar). Tarte Fizz the Season (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). MAC Fabulous Three #2 (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker (95% similar). Tarte Glaze (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Guerlain Les Cendres #4 (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Stila Sandstone (LE, $18.00) is more shimmery, warmer (95% similar). Too Faced Silk Teddy (PiP, $16.00) is darker, more muted (95% similar). Natasha Denona Galaxia (112K) (PiP, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). BH Cosmetics Foil Eyes 2 #1 (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). Sephora + Pantone Universe CafΓ© CrΓ¨me (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). BH Cosmetics Foil Eyes #15 (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). Urban Decay Pop (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery, more muted (95% similar). Colour Pop Ladybird (LE, $5.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). theBalm #18 (P, $6.50) is less shimmery (95% similar). Sephora Enchant (PiP, ) is less shimmery, warmer (95% similar). Too Faced Cuteness Overload (LE, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Indian Moon (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). LORAC Beige (PiP, $19.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). LORAC Cava (LE, $19.00) is darker (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty AW '16 (Left) (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Dark Sienna is a rich, chocolate bronze with warm, red undertones and a pearly sheen. It was intensely pigmented with a really smooth, blendable texture that made it easy to work with. On me, it lasted for eight hours. Too Faced Going Nuts (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Too Faced Secret Lovers (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Urban Decay Ember (PiP, $19.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Mona Lisa (P, $32.00) is darker (90% similar). Makeup Geek Steampunk (P, $6.00) is darker (90% similar). Linda Hallberg Cosmetics Epsilon (LE, )(90% similar). Make Up For Ever ME614 Graphite Brown (DC, $21.00) is darker (90% similar). Anastasia Chocolate (Titanium) (P, $12.00) is warmer (90% similar). Kat Von D Cinder (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). LORAC Pewter (PiP, $19.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Coloured Raine Secrets (P, $6.99) is darker (90% similar). Milani Sweeter Than Chocolate (PiP, $5.99) is cooler (90% similar). LORAC Unafraid (PiP, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Hanging On (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Driftwood (LE, $22.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Warm (Winter 2016) Eyeshadow #4 (LE, ) is cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay West (LE, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Nude Awakening #8 (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Too Faced Fingers Crossed (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Constructivist (P, $18.50) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Penny is a rich, molten golden bronze with warm undertones and a frosted sheen. This shade had excellent color coverage with a buttery, blendable texture that wore well for eight hours. Colour Pop Blaze (PiP, $5.00) is lighter (95% similar). NARS Versailles (DC, $25.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Cognac (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Colour Pop Eve (LE, $5.00) is less shimmery, lighter (95% similar). MAC Chains of Love (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). NARS Etrusque (DC, $25.00) is lighter (90% similar). Burberry Gold Shimmer #4 (LE, ) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). LORAC Nude #6 (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Le Metier de Beaute Dark Citrine (LE, $30.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Bass (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). Gucci Beauty Oxydus (P, $37.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Colour Pop Girls Bite (PiP, $5.00) is more muted (90% similar). Makeup Geek Pretentious (P, $6.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Coloured Raine Golden Olive (P, $6.99) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Natasha Denona Sienna (50M) (P, $29.00) is lighter (85% similar). Pretty Vulgar Conquer (PiP, ) is darker, cooler (85% similar). Stila Vivid Smoky Quartz (P, $24.00) is darker, more muted, cooler (85% similar). Natasha Denona Spectrum (101K) (PiP, ) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Makeup Geek Poker Face (P, $12.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Makeup Geek Intermission (P, $12.00) is darker (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Olivine is a light-medium, antique gold with subtle, warm undertones and a tinge of olive in its base paired with a frosted, sparkling finish. This one had some fall out, as it seemed to contain micro-sparkle or else was dry/thin enough that not everything binded together. On me, it wore well for seven hours. Kat Von D Hairspray (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Natasha Denona True Gold (20M) (P, $29.00) is lighter (90% similar). Pat McGrath Metallurgy (LE, $25.00) is darker (90% similar). Colour Pop Bashful (P, $5.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). NARS Stud (P, $22.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Sydney Grace Wondrous Knight (PiP, $6.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty TFX1 (LE, $36.00) is cooler (90% similar). Colour Pop Snow Flurry (LE, $5.00) is lighter (90% similar). Tarte Flow (LE, ) is lighter (85% similar). Viseart Jeu de Paume (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). Coloured Raine Amazon Basin (PiP, $6.99) is darker (85% similar). Smashbox Rock Me (PiP, ) is less shimmery, more muted, cooler (85% similar). Sephora Smokey Quartz (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). NARS Kauai I (PiP, $19.00) is warmer (85% similar). Kat Von D Tinsel (DC, $21.00) is cooler (90% similar). L'Oreal Gilded Envy (755) (P, $7.99) is more shimmery, darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Gold Leaf is a pop of light-medium, yellow gold with a sparkling, frosted finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation with a looser, almost crumbly, texture in the pan that made it hard to apply on bare skin without eyeshadow getting everywhere and the product sheering out. It lasted for six and a half hours on me. Viseart Grande Pro (Vol. 2) #12 (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Siren #4 (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (95% similar). Colour Pop Origami (P, $8.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC If It Ain't Baroque (LE, $17.00) is lighter (95% similar). bareMinerals Remix (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Triptych (DC, $14.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Giorgio Armani Zenith (13) (LE, $39.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Colour Pop The Lion (LE, $6.00) is darker (95% similar). Chanel Signe Particulier #4 (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Chanel Quintessence #5 (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Chanel Codes Elegants #1 (PiP, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Viseart Soleil (LE, ) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Colour Pop Karat Cake (P, $5.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). NARS Corcovado (P, $24.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Sydney Grace Lemon Sorbet (P, $6.00) is lighter (90% similar). Guerlain Ors et Merveilles #4 (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Anastasia Inheritance (LE, $12.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Urban Decay Honey (DC, $18.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Sydney Grace Seize the Day (P, $6.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Natasha Denona Aurum (PiP, $29.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Black Ivy is a deepened, blackened green with subtle gold and emerald green micro-shimmer, which gave it a mostly satin-like finish. It had good pigmentation but the texture runs thin and a little dusty, so it looks more faded applied than in the pan. The eyeshadow wore for seven and a half hours on me. Makeup Geek Envy (P, $6.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Dior Eclectic #4 (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). theBalm #3 (P, $6.50) is less shimmery (95% similar). Too Faced Punk (PiP, $16.00) is warmer (95% similar). NARS Shade V (LE, $25.00) is darker (95% similar). NARS Night Porter (DC, $25.00) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Makeup Geek Enchanted Forest (P, $6.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Urban Decay Hot Box (LE, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Dior Emerald #5 (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). Make Up For Ever ME310 Fir Tree Green (DC, $21.00) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). LORAC Blackout (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Mega Pro 2
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
83%
Total
Porcelain
9
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
86%
Total
Custard
9
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
88%
Total
Tawny
8.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
82%
Total
Burlap
8.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
84%
Total
Melon
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
7
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
82%
Total
Tangerine
9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
91%
Total
Saddle
9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total
Forest
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
83%
Total
Bisque
8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
84%
Total
Lavender
6
Product
6.5
Pigmentation
5
Texture
6.5
Longevity
3.5
Application
61%
Total
Purple
2.5
Product
3
Pigmentation
3.5
Texture
6.5
Longevity
2.5
Application
40%
Total
Sorbet
8
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
81%
Total
Goji
8.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
86%
Total
Cabernet
6
Product
7
Pigmentation
7
Texture
6.5
Longevity
4
Application
68%
Total
Ash
7.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
6.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
77%
Total
Black
8
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
83%
Total
Sugar
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total
Chiffon
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
83%
Total
Prosecco
8.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
86%
Total
Soft Plum
8
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
80%
Total
Cinnamon
9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total
Sandstone
8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
87%
Total
Gunmetal
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
87%
Total
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
88%
Total
Moonlight
9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total
Seashell
9
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
88%
Total
Peony
9
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
88%
Total
10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
97%
Total
Penny
10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
97%
Total
Olivine
8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
84%
Total
Gold Leaf
7
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
7
Texture
7
Longevity
4.5
Application
76%
Total
Black Ivy
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
84%
Total
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LORAC Mega Pro 2 Eyeshadow Palette
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LORAC Mega Pro 2 Eyeshadow Palette
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LORAC Mega Pro 2 Eyeshadow Palette
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LORAC Mega Pro 2 Eyeshadow Palette
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LORAC Mega Pro 2 Eyeshadow Palette
LORAC Mega Pro 2 Eyeshadow Palette

LORAC Mega Pro 2 Eyeshadow Palette
LORAC Mega Pro 2 Eyeshadow Palette

LORAC Mega Pro 2 Eyeshadow Palette
LORAC Mega Pro 2 Eyeshadow Palette

LORAC Mega Pro 2 Eyeshadow Palette
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I stand by my original thought that that’s far too many white/off-white shades to be in one palette. That’s like eight shades that would be hard to use on anyone with even a mildly dark skin tone. Plus the fact that it’s less product for the same price is very disappointing to me.

Vice 4 is the only Holiday palette I’ve gotten so far (I adore it!) and I’m not really thirsting for any of the other ones (besides possibly Spectrum). It seems like most of the holiday palettes this year have taken a dip in quality and a massive upswing in size/bulk.

“The palette gets pretty messy, as there is a ton of excess kick-up with almost all of the shades, so use the most delicate of motions to get color out of a pan.”

I recently came to find lorac’s formula to be quite ‘fragile’… I started depotting my palettes a few days ago and lorac’s are the only ones that broke apart πŸ™ I guess they are just softer in general? I will pass this, lots of very common colors and the price point doesn’t seem very great considering the quantity drop compared to last year’s. Fingers crossed for the new MUFE shadow palette to come out and get a great review from you!

Some pretty colors here, but skip for me. Me and Lorac shadows just don’t get along –they are so soft, powdery, and silky that they don’t stick well on my oily lids, even with primer. The matte ones tend to melt/smudge and the shimmery ones tend to fade πŸ™ I have a Lorac Pro 2 kit sitting unused in my stash, might have to try glitter glue, or wait until I’m 60 years old, when my lids finally dry up to the point of “normal” LOL My fave color here is Blue Quartz, but I have CP Kimono, which lasts great on me. Will be checking out dupes for Peony and Penny

I hear what you’re saying, Katherine! To me, it is a formula that people will LOVE or hate working with, depending on their preferences!

It was out of stock almost immediately after your post went up I feel like…I could not believe it.
After reading the ingredients I feel like they’re too cheap to justify the price tag (talc, mineral oil, etc.) anyway. I mean, I have plenty cheap palettes that have those ingredients, but I feel like the mid to high end ones shouldn’t.

Before your review and swatches, I felt that this palette was a no-go for me because it looked like too many pale/light shades, but I have to let you know that your excellent skills as a photographer did the colors in this palette justice so much more so than Lorac’s promo pics!
But, I’m still not buying it for many reasons:
1.Yet again, the purples and majority of plums are wretched in quality!
2. Too little product for the $, and quite the deduction from last year.
3. Powderiness GALORE.
4. I can get better with UD , MUFE, & MAC.

I’m kicking myself right now! Ulta did a platinum today only release and i missed it. I had a busy morning and didn’t check my email. At least there is next weekend.

I’m excited about this palette. I did order it. I never used my original MegaPro until recently and I think I like these colors more. Glad it’s the colors I can’t use because of a carmine allergy that scored low! The rest looks good. The Lorac Pro is probably my favorite palette so I’m looking forward to it.

I thought I was going to likely getting this. Upon reading this review two times thoroughly, plus an initial skim, I am now thinking probably not. It’s just not exciting me like I had hoped.

I do and I tend to not use them much . I just reread AGAIN and noticed your poor eye! Oh geez, I hate fallout in my eye! I wear disposable contacts. So, they automatically have to be changed. But, they shield my eye. Makes for a mess when you don’t need it though! Ugh. That has to get rough when your testing shadows. (:

I like this better than I thought I would. There are some really pretty warm colors. I feel like I have these kind of shades, and there are too many really light colors. I’ll pass.

To be honest, I don’t really like this palette. For a start the quality of the shadows are all over the place and many of the matt shades are quite poor. Secondly, their are a lot of very similar colours bulking up the palette and yet there are few original ones. If you were a purple fan – you would be very disappointed. Thirdly – it is a bit mean to charge the same price and deliver less product than usual.
The colours are extremely dupable and ones that have been in their previous collections.

Olivine is one gorgeous shadow but the rest of the colors aren’t really doing much for me. I think I can safely skip this one

Great review! It seems like dark purple shades are a difficult many companies to do correctly and I don’t understand why. Seems to be a trend. Have you noticed?

Oh, wow! Big disappointment. Who ever did a palette with 3 colors at the 95% dupe level? What’s up with that, seriously? They won’t be distinguishable for many… Most? Some significant duds.. Most eminently dupable, many from MUG or CP, and Nyx did better on the blue. Some dupes from MJ20, which I fell for. The only shades that really appeal to me are the oranges! I’ve used Pro M 1 lots, but think I’ll forego this one.

I was really excited for this palette but now I am not sure if I still want it, I wish the shadows weren’t so powdery. I like the selection of shades though.

Initially I was interested in this palette but when I got the notification over the weekend that it’s now available at ULTA, I wasn’t as excited as I thought I’d be. It’s a nice palette, but I’m still on the fence…

Way too many off-white shades that look practically the same, but a great review!

So far none of the holiday palettes have me reaching for the ol’ credit card. I hope Too Faced’s newest Chocolate Bar eye palette (Bon Bons — I hate how they’re re-using an old name) will be good. Have you heard anything about it? thx

This is a pass for me. The performance is meh, there are too many light colors, and the more interesting colors are poor quality. I don’t appreciate this formula and prefer the formula of the Unzipped palette. I find the pro formula to end up looking powdery and cakey on my eyes. I bought into the hypeof the Pro 1 & 2 palettes, but never reach for them. I wish she’d come out with more shadows with the Unzipped formula, because that is one of my all time favorite palettes.

Would you say this is a palette worth the purchase? I own the original Lorac Pro palette and love it. Really upset I missed out on last years mega pro palette. I don’t mind the colors of this palette, but really torn about the formula from hearing reviews.

If you really like LORAC Pro’s formula, you’ll probably be fine. I think what they use in the Pro palettes is on the more powdery side, though I have had better luck with the original Pro and Pro 2 palettes vs. the Mega ones.

I’m really sorry and sad I had no chance in hell to get it , bcz they made it an ulta exclusive no one outside of US was able to get it ,and if they do it is double the actual price which I don’t think is worth it . It’s a really nice palette but why make it so hard for your fans/customers to get it I don’t get their gain rather than piss a bunch of people off and lose your clientele, i love their stuff but I am not that happy with their company on the whole they might lose me as a loyal customer..

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