MAC Eyeshadow Swatches – Purples


Eyeshadows: Contrast, Seedy Pearl, Stars ‘n Rockets, Creme de Violet

MAC Eyeshadow Swatches – Purples

This post contains swatches of MAC’s permanent purple eyeshadows! 🙂 Warning — there are a ton!


Eyeshadows: Contrast, Seedy Pearl, Stars ‘n Rockets, Creme de Violet, Hepcat


Eyeshadows: Seedy Pearl, Stars ‘n Rockets, Creme de Violet, Hepcat


Eyeshadows: Plum Dressing, Nocturnelle, Fig. 1, Trax


Eyeshadows: Fig. 1, Trax, Blackberry, Beauty Marked


Eyeshadows: Fig. 1, Trax, Blackberry, Beauty Marked, Shadowy Lady


Eyeshadows: Trax, Blackberry, Beauty Marked, Shadowy Lady


Eyeshadows: Plum Dressing, Nocturnelle, Fig. 1, Trax, Blackberry, Beauty Marked, Shadowy Lady


Eyeshadows: Crystal, Digit, Satellite Dreams, Purple Haze


Eyeshadows: Crystal, Digit, Satellite Dreams


Eyeshadows: Digit, Satellite Dreams, Purple Haze, Parfait Amour


Eyeshadows: Satellite Dreams, Purple Haze, Parfait Amour, Star Violet, Shale


Eyeshadows: Purple Haze, Parfait Amour, Star Violet, Shale

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Sketch was swatched, but I think it’s in another post 🙂 I swatched 7 per photo, and I did it kind of based on what I could see/find on the displayer, so there are a few odd-mans-out, lol. But I know I did swatch Sketch!

Haha.. okay. I thought it might be next to Beautymarked. I am glad Beautymarked appears like that on your skin, because it looks like that on my skin too. My MUA has been raving about Sketch though and it doesn’t do much for me either.

there is an urban decay eyeshadow called purple haze, and there is also a mac one. i believe they are somewhat similar to each other, too. really freakin random!

Very nice! I tend not to wear a lot of these because they are more red -in my little Plum area. But Digit, Crystal, Purple Haze, Parfait Amour are nice. (My HG Poison Pen was DC’d, which is really too bad. Perfect purple shade. Thank goodness for CCO’s) Contrast is HG also, although I keep it w/my blues. Nice pairing w/ so many shades though!

I have contrast, I had Seedy Pearl but hit bottom. I have creme de violet. I had Shadowy Lady but gave it to a friend. I have Crystal, Digit, and Satellite Dreams and Parfait Amour. I really like Parfait Amour.

I used to only wear purples and blacks. Then I got like 1 or 2 pinks, then I got some yellow-greens, and then the rest 😛 But it took me a long time to think I could wear any other color but purples. For several years I wore black, red and purple.

WOW! Crystal, Sattellite Dreams, Hepcat, Beauty Marked, Seedy Pearl, Digit, Fig. 1, Purple Haze, Star Violet, and Shale are the ones that I’m sought after as well as Sketch, Nocturnelle and Plum Dressing!!

There is one… in this post? Sorry, I am confused since there is a swatch posted of Nocturnelle in this post, so I am not sure what you are asking!

I’m just going to have to allow myself 6 eyeshadows a month. I have 42 already but apparently you can never have too many of MAC eyeshadows. I don’t even know what triggered my obsession.

At the beginning of July I bought 8 so I’ll have to start my 6/month in August. I don’t know what my 6 in August will be yet but my 8 for July was:
woodwinked
soba
patina
copperplate
expensive pink
cobalt
indian ink (love!)
club (love love!!!)

Hey Christine, This is awesome. I was wondering about Star Violet. I have this color, but it seems to look different on photo. What do you think of this color, and what are some color combo’s you would do with it??

Star Violet turns mostly like a burgundy-purple on me. It’s not really a bright/cool-toned purple, and it does have a coppery hint to it when I swatch it. I like it with golds, browns, and reds!

Unfortunately my store didn’t have Beautiful Iris on display (I checked both displayer racks to make sure I swatched everything they had out).

i was wondering which one you think is better mac cranberry or star violet? also what are your favorite 4 neutral brown mac shades if you had to choose thank you

Love purples!!!

What other purples would look good with Nocturnelle? I’m choosing between Stars N Rockets, Creme de Violet, or Satellite Dreams.

How you did to creme de voilet appears so purple ??? I can´t with mine, even with a wet brush, in my skin i see it only shine with no purple !!!!

Christine, which do you think would look better on me Satellite Dreams Nocturnelle? I have yellow (Asian) skin, but my veins are blue. I like lavenders one me, but I’m looking for something darker for a smokier look (maybe to mix with the lavender).

What other color would you use with Beauty Marked? I want to get a 4 pallet and I just cant make up my mind, I seriously switch what I want every couple minutes, And your website saved me from making the mistake of buying colors that I would have regretted, Thanks so much !

what colors would you use with purple haze? Every time I use it it looks like I have a black eye. I’m having a really hard time using it and am thinking of returning it.

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