Charcoal is a medium-dark gray with subtle, warm undertones and a matte finish. The texture was somewhat powdery, so the color payoff was noticeably sheerer as a result. When I tested it, the color didn't show signs of fading until after eight hours of wear. bareMinerals Velvet Charcoal (P, $14.00) is lighter. MAC Gravel (LE, $15.00) is darker. MAC Typographic (P, $15.00) is darker. MAC Soot (P, $15.00) is cooler-toned. bareMinerals Tempest (P) is lighter, less matte. See comparison swatches / view dupes.
Celebrity Makeup Artist Carol Shaw created LORAC's unique, long-lasting, non-irritating eye shadow formula to use on and off the Red Carpet. This unique formula is infused with soothing botanicals such as Calendula and Cornflower. Shade, shadow, line and define with this versatile range of eye shadow colors that can be used wet or dry to create any Red Carpet look you desire.