Patina

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MAC Patina Eyeshadow
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MAC Patina Eyeshadow
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MAC Patina Eyeshadow
MAC Patina Eyeshadow
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MAC Patina Eyeshadow
MAC Patina Eyeshadow
MAC Patina Eyeshadow
MAC Patina Eyeshadow

MAC Patina is a slightly warm-toned, medium-dark gold with a frost finish. It is a permanent eyeshadow that retails for $17.00 and contains 0.05 oz.

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Editor's Review

MAC Patina Eyeshadow ($6.00 for 0.05 oz.) is described as a "taupe brown with golden pearl [with a Frost finish]." It's a medium-dark, more antique-y gold with warm undertones and a soft, frosted finish. The texture was soft, smooth, and blendable, while the color payoff was fully opaque. I remember loving the dimension of this one many years ago, and it is interesting that it remains harder to dupe because it is muted, browner, but still warmer than most taupes (but cooler than most golds). It wore well for eight and a half hours before creasing slightly. YSL Golden Glow #4 (PiP, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Persona Bombshell (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). Tarte Go for the Gold (LE, ) is warmer (85% similar). Tarina Tarantino Hollyhock (DC, ) is brighter, warmer (90% similar). Natasha Denona Polaris (116K) (PiP, ) is more shimmery, warmer (85% similar). Clarins Garden Escape #6 (LE, ) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Burberry Gold #3 (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Golden Touch (LE, $17.00) is warmer (90% similar). NARS Oaxaca (P, $28.00) is darker, cooler (80% similar). Guerlain Shalimar (Bottom) (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter (80% similar). Rouge Bunny Rouge Bohemian Waxwing (P, $19.00) is more shimmery, lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Makeup Look
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Neutral smoky eye with MAC x Maria Moretti lipstick
by Nancy T

Tags: Lip-Focused, Neutral, Smoky, Special Occasion 

Claims / Ingredients

M·A·C Eyeshadow is a highly pigmented powder formula that applies evenly and blends well. Suitable for use either wet or dry, it's available in a wide variety of textures and finishes.

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Based on 4 Reviews, 8 Quick Reviews

The Good: Great Value (4), Blendable (4), Buttery (3), Smooth (3), Easy To Apply (3), Crease-resistant (3), Long-wearing (3), Travel-friendly (2)

The In-Between: Buildable (5), Highly Pigmented (1), Sheer (1), Natural (1)

The Bad: Hard To Apply (2), Chalky (1), Powdery (1), Hard To Blend (1)

4 Written Reviews

By Pedro 4 years ago.

So pretty, but you have to work it onto a few layers to get it good

1 out of 1 user found this review helpful.
Tags: buildable, buttery
Skin Type: Combination - Skin Tone: Medium - Undertone: Yellow

By Barbie 5 years ago.

I was originally going to buy Woodwinked (a warm, frosty brown, with a decent amount of sparkle) but after learning that it was sold out, I was shown Patina as a comp. It's definitely not as shiny as Woodwinked, which I happen to like because it seems more suitable for everyday wear. But I've also used it as a base shade with Woodwinked for an evening party. Definitely worth every penny. xx

1 out of 1 user found this review helpful.
Tags: buildable, smooth, blendable, easy-to-apply, crease-resistant, long-wearing, great-value, travel-friendly
Skin Type: Normal-to-Oily - Skin Tone: Light Plus - Undertone: Neutral

By Mariella 7 years ago.

Like Julia, the previous reviewer, I find that Patina really shines (pun only partly intended) when layered over Powersurge Eye Kohl (a pencil I never thought I'd want or need!). Patina is such a terrific shade for so many looks and if, like me, you don't generally go in for anything flamoyant, you will find Patina a great shadow to own.

2 out of 2 users found this review helpful.
Skin Type: Normal-to-Dry - Skin Tone: Very Light - Undertone: Pink

By Julia 7 years ago.

Patina is one the most interesting and unique shades. It is not quite gold, but not quite brown either. Patina does tend to go on sheer, but it is buildable. If you use a flat shader brush like the MAC 239, then it is more easy to get the product opaque. I have also found that Patina looks phenomenal when layered over MAC Powersurge pencil. The Powersurge brings out more of the complexity of Patina. Patina lasts all day without creasing on me as long as I use an eyeshadow primer, but that is usually the standard for me with any eyeshadow.

2 out of 2 users found this review helpful.
Skin Type: Combination - Skin Tone: Lightest - Undertone: Neutral