MAC Short Fuse/Be Cool BB Dual-Ended Powerpoint Eye Pencil Review & Swatches

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MAC Short Fuse/Be Cool BB Powerpoint Eye Pencil (Dual-Ended)
MAC Short Fuse/Be Cool BB Powerpoint Eye Pencil (Dual-Ended)
MAC Short Fuse/Be Cool BB Powerpoint Eye Pencil (Dual-Ended)
MAC Short Fuse/Be Cool BB Powerpoint Eye Pencil (Dual-Ended)
MAC Short Fuse/Be Cool BB Powerpoint Eye Pencil (Dual-Ended)
MAC Short Fuse/Be Cool BB Powerpoint Eye Pencil (Dual-Ended)

Short Fuse/Be Cool BB

MAC Short Fuse/Be Cool BB Powerpoint Eye Pencil (Dual-Ended) ($20.00 for 0.04 oz.) includes a pearly plum and off-white, but they’re just an odd kind of pencil eyeliner that wears decently but goes on so poorly! The color coverage was weak for both shades, and it was hard to build up or to even get an even layer of sheerer coverage out of the pencil.

Ingredients

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MAC Short Fuse Powerpoint Eye Pencil
MAC Short Fuse Powerpoint Eye Pencil
MAC Short Fuse Powerpoint Eye Pencil
MAC Short Fuse Powerpoint Eye Pencil
MAC Short Fuse Powerpoint Eye Pencil
MAC Short Fuse Powerpoint Eye Pencil
MAC Short Fuse Powerpoint Eye Pencil
MAC Short Fuse Powerpoint Eye Pencil
MAC Short Fuse Powerpoint Eye Pencil

Short Fuse

Short Fuse is a medium-dark plum with subtle, warm undertones and flecks of faint shimmer throughout. It had semi-sheer color coverage in a single stroke, which was buildable to medium coverage with a second or third layer. The texture was waxier, so there was some glide, but it was still a bit firm and could have been more emollient, which I feel would have helped the color to apply more intensely on the lash line without moving it around. The color stayed on decently for eight hours.

Ingredients

Cyclopentasiloxane, Synthetic Wax, Polybutene, Isododecane, Hydrogenated Cottonseed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Ceresin, Ozokerite, Microcrystalline WaxCera MicrocristallinaCire Microcristalline, Tocopherol, Ascorbyl Palmitate, [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Aluminum Powder (Ci 77000), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Carmine (Ci 75470), Chromium Hydroxide Green (Ci 77289), Chromium Oxide Greens (Ci 77288), Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Ferric Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140)]

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MAC Be Cool BB Powerpoint Eye Pencil
MAC Be Cool BB Powerpoint Eye Pencil
MAC Be Cool BB Powerpoint Eye Pencil
MAC Be Cool BB Powerpoint Eye Pencil
MAC Be Cool BB Powerpoint Eye Pencil
MAC Be Cool BB Powerpoint Eye Pencil
MAC Be Cool BB Powerpoint Eye Pencil
MAC Be Cool BB Powerpoint Eye Pencil
MAC Be Cool BB Powerpoint Eye Pencil
MAC Be Cool BB Powerpoint Eye Pencil
MAC Be Cool BB Powerpoint Eye Pencil
MAC Be Cool BB Powerpoint Eye Pencil
MAC Be Cool BB Powerpoint Eye Pencil
MAC Be Cool BB Powerpoint Eye Pencil
MAC Be Cool BB Powerpoint Eye Pencil

Be Cool BB

Be Cool BB is a very pale silver–nearing white–with a pearly sheen. The pencil itself looked grayer, but the actual product appeared lighter and nearly white to my eye. The texture was waxier and firmer, so it tugged slightly on my lash line, though not to the point where it was actually painful. I felt like it could have glided on more comfortably and done a better job of depositing pigmentation and even coverage. It had medium color payoff that lasted for eight hours before fading visibly.

Ingredients

Cyclopentasiloxane, Synthetic Wax, Polybutene, Isododecane, Hydrogenated Cottonseed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Ceresin, Ozokerite, Microcrystalline WaxCera MicrocristallinaCire Microcristalline, Tocopherol, Ascorbyl Palmitate, [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Aluminum Powder (Ci 77000), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Carmine (Ci 75470), Chromium Hydroxide Green (Ci 77289), Chromium Oxide Greens (Ci 77288), Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Ferric Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140)]

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Nancy T Avatar

I absolutely love that white Be Cool BB shade to use on the tearducts for a bit of waterproofing that I know a waxier pencil would provide! (Damn these sporadically teary freaking eyes of mine!)
But how and where to use the purply plum, I haven’t a clue. Perhaps using short strokes instead of a single swipe? That’s how I apply liner anyway, because my hands aren’t very steady anymore. Sucks, because I used to have “surgeon” hands. Steady as a rock. Not now, though.

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