MAC Mooncake Pro Longwear Paint Pot Review, Photos, Swatches

MAC Mooncake Pro Longwear Paint Pot
MAC Mooncake Pro Longwear Paint Pot

MAC Mooncake Pro Longwear Paint Pot ($18.50 for 0.17 oz.) is described as a “warm beige.” It’s a golden beige with pale champagne sparkle and shimmer. I’m surprised MAC’s description didn’t mention any shimmer, pearl, or sparkle, because it is very sparkly. Urban Decay Space Cowboy is darker and more glittery. MAC Jaunty is lighter, less sparkly. MAC Summer Haze is more peach-hued and frosted. MAC Sweet Satisfaction is a bit browner and less shimmery. MAC Pure Flash is lighter.

It applied with mostly opaque color, but the glittery particles tended to cling to the lid and give it a crinkled look. The texture is fairly smooth and even, and it didn’t feel as gritty as some of the other more glittery Paint Pots have. The good news is that there is minimal fall out–I do get some, but it is more minor than it is a big deal and happened towards the end of the wear (the last two to three hours). Mooncake wore for ten hours without fading, but there was some faint creasing and minor fall out. It’s one of the better more sparkly shades of Paint Pots, but it still has some issues. I think those who love the sparkly Paint Pots will likely love this one too, but if you weren’t a fan of them previously, I don’t think this is going to convert you.

P.S. — Baking Beauties is now up on MAC! 🙂

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MAC Mooncake Pro Longwear Paint Pot
MAC Mooncake Pro Longwear Paint Pot

MAC Mooncake Pro Longwear Paint Pot
MAC Mooncake Pro Longwear Paint Pot

MAC Mooncake Pro Longwear Paint Pot
MAC Mooncake Pro Longwear Paint Pot

MAC Mooncake Pro Longwear Paint Pot
MAC Mooncake Pro Longwear Paint Pot

MAC Mooncake Pro Longwear Paint Pot
MAC Mooncake Pro Longwear Paint Pot

MAC Mooncake Pro Longwear Paint Pot
MAC Mooncake Pro Longwear Paint Pot

MAC Mooncake Pro Longwear Paint Pot
MAC Mooncake / Eclair Pro Longwear Paint Pot

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Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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Again, perfect for everyday makeup. Thank you Christine, this really help me for tomorrow. I won’t want to get so many things, because I am begining my mac brush collection, and need to get me some of those babies. Any recommendetion on face brushes! Thank you.

Christine is the texture of this one similar to Let’s Skate? I don’t mind the texture & wear of that but it’s the only sparkly paint pot I have to reference. Thank you for your reviews!

It’s not as gritty or as glittery – it’s generally a bit finer! If you don’t mind Let’s Skate, then I imagine you wouldn’t mind this one!

For those who feel like they’ve seen the Raspberry Swirl color a million times, I am so dog tired of this color. UD killed it, MAC killed it, it’s a very versatile shade I will NEVER use, but if I did how many of these would I have to have?

I think I may try it. I’m going to wait until it’s released by Nordstrom though, just incase I want to send it back (MAC’s site made it seem like I’d have to pay for return shipping). I bought the pearlmatte (thanks for the link!!!!) already, but I’ve decided I’m in no rush for the rest. If they’re available great, if not I’ll get it the next time around- I’m learning there’s always a next time with MAC. 🙂

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