Make Up For Ever I526, ME612, M546 Artist Shadows Reviews, Photos, Swatches

Make Up For Ever I520 Pinky Sand Artist Shadow
I526 (inner lid), ME612 (middle of lid), D826 (outer lid/crease), M546 (crease),
ME828 (crease), I520 (lower lash line), Sephora Love Affair Eyeliner

Make Up For Ever I526 Pearl Beige Artist Shadow ($21.00 for 0.08 oz.) is a light beige with a pink-tinge and a frosted finish. It had a soft, blendable consistency that was easy to use with good color payoff. It wore well for nine hours on me before fading. Cle de Peau Stardust #1 (P) is darker, less shimmery. Chanel Tisse Vendome #2 (P) is similar. MAC Apricot Blend #1 (LE) is lighter. Maybelline Pure Nude (80) (LE, $6.99) is a cream product. LORAC Nude (P) is similar. Illamasqua Slink (LE) is slightly warmer. Dior Fairy Golds #1 (LE) is similar. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

Make Up For Ever ME612 Silver Brown Artist Shadow ($21.00 for 0.08 oz.) is a medium, caramel brown with warm, red-orange undertones and a frosted, metallic sheen. It had fantastic pigmentation that went on smoothly and evenly. The consistency was buttery and creamy, and it was so easy to use. This shade wore well for nine hours on me. Laura Mercier Crystal Beige (LE, $23.00) is darker. Chanel Poesie #1 (LE) is less red. Stila Peace (P) is less shimmery. Makeup Geek Night Life (P, $6.99) is more metallic, cooler-toned. LORAC Mocha (P) is similar. Too Faced Cote d’Azur (P, $16.00) is similar. Tom Ford Beauty Orchid Haze #2 (P) is cooler-toned. Le Metier de Beaute Champagne Shimmer (P, $28.00) is a cream product. CoverGirl Melted Caramel (330) (P, $4.99) is less metallic. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

Make Up For Ever M546 Dark Purple Taupe Artist Shadow ($21.00 for 0.08 oz.) is a medium-dark, plummy taupe with warm undertones and a matte finish. It had fairly good pigmentation with a soft, silky texture that was a smidgen powdery. The color wore well for eight hours on me. Makeup Geek Unexpected (P, $5.99) is cooler-toned, purpler. Tarte Natural Beauty (LE) is similar. Tarte You Look Mauveless (LE) is darker, brighter. LORAC Dusty Plum (LE) is darker, brighter. LORAC Unconditional (P) is lighter. Bobbi Brown Amnesia Rose (LE, $22.00) is lighter. Urban Decay Nooner (P, $18.00) is brighter, darker. Chanel Hasard (99) (P, $29.50) is very similar. Urban Decay Tease (LE, $18.00) is browner. NARS New York (P, $24.00) is brighter, darker. MAC Haux (P, $15.00) is similar. Illamasqua Forgiveness (LE) is darker. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

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Make Up For Ever I526 Pearl Beige Artist Shadow
Make Up For Ever I526 Pearl Beige Artist Shadow

Make Up For Ever I526 Pearl Beige Artist Shadow
Make Up For Ever I526 Pearl Beige Artist Shadow

Make Up For Ever I526 Pearl Beige Artist Shadow
Make Up For Ever I526 Pearl Beige Artist Shadow

Make Up For Ever ME612 Silver Brown Artist Shadow
Make Up For Ever ME612 Silver Brown Artist Shadow

Make Up For Ever ME612 Silver Brown Artist Shadow
Make Up For Ever ME612 Silver Brown Artist Shadow

Make Up For Ever ME612 Silver Brown Artist Shadow
Make Up For Ever ME612 Silver Brown Artist Shadow

Make Up For Ever M546 Dark Purple Taupe Artist Shadow
Make Up For Ever M546 Dark Purple Taupe Artist Shadow

Make Up For Ever M546 Dark Purple Taupe Artist Shadow
Make Up For Ever M546 Dark Purple Taupe Artist Shadow

Make Up For Ever M546 Dark Purple Taupe Artist Shadow
Make Up For Ever M546 Dark Purple Taupe Artist Shadow

Make Up For Ever I520 Pinky Sand Artist Shadow
I526 (inner lid), ME612 (middle of lid), D826 (outer lid/crease), M546 (crease),
ME828 (crease), I520 (lower lash line), Sephora Love Affair Eyeliner

Make Up For Ever I520 Pinky Sand Artist Shadow
I526 (inner lid), ME612 (middle of lid), D826 (outer lid/crease), M546 (crease),
ME828 (crease), I520 (lower lash line), Sephora Love Affair Eyeliner

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Make Up For Ever Artist Shadow $21.00/0.08 OZ.
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Reviewer

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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I really want to try the MUFE shadows, but I’ve been cringing at the price, even with the Sephora 3 pan deal. I didn’t like the colors in the Studio Case kit and it was too bulky to carry around, but I’m REALLY hoping they come out with more kits, so I can pick some up.

I can totally understand – buying singles can get expensive quickly, and with so many palettes, it’s hard to look at pricing on a single! I hope they’ll do more palettes, too.

the only thing is the quality of the palettes are never as good as the singles. and when u really think about it, the price is really good if u buy 3. in the states its $44 but you get 3 shadows which are double the size of mac shadows with much better quality. over time with collecting so much makeup i realized that its more worth it to save your money and buy quality things rather than have a palette with lots of quantity but some duds. save ur money and buy these. they are amazing (with the exception of the iridescent finish because it gets a hard top after one or two uses)

LOVE this look Christine!! I just bought a few of the artist eye shadows myself ( mostly influenced by your reviews of them ha) and I absolutely adore them. Collectible little things thats for sure!!

I’ve been slightly obsessed with shades like Purple Taupe lately. They just seem to work really well as a crease color on me.

Silver brown and Dark Purple Taupe are both pretty by themselves, but I LOVE the look you did here! Impeccable lower lashline work, as always, LOL! <3

I honestly would love to dump about half of the MUFE shadows into my own personal paint box, but … okay, I was going to say price is a factor, but really, it’s size. My almost-daily choice for a work look for 2 years has been a pot of MAC Outre, and I’m just now running out of it. Just. Now. I’m sure from a “per gram” standpoint the MUFE shadows are worth it, but I already have shadows that will last me the rest of my life because, while I like them, I don’t use them every day. MUFE would make that even worse because of their size. I wish they’d come out with same-quality shadows at 1/2 or 2/3s of their current size.

Oh, I totally understand. $21 gets pricey for singles, and with such a large range like MUFE has, it’s painful to try to pick and choose. The amount you get is surely generous, but it’s unlikely most will actually get through a pan! I hope they’ll do more palettes – maybe one each season or something – so you can grab 6-8 colors for $40 instead of $100+.

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