Power to the Purple

MAC Eyeshadow

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MAC Power to the Purple Eyeshadow
MAC Power to the Purple Eyeshadow
MAC Power to the Purple Eyeshadow
MAC Power to the Purple Eyeshadow
MAC Power to the Purple Eyeshadow
MAC Power to the Purple Eyeshadow
MAC Power to the Purple Eyeshadow
MAC Power to the Purple Eyeshadow
MAC Power to the Purple Eyeshadow
MAC Power to the Purple Eyeshadow
MAC Power to the Purple Eyeshadow
MAC Power to the Purple Eyeshadow

MAC Power to the Purple is a very cool-toned, medium-dark purple with a matte finish. It is a permanent eyeshadow that retails for $17.00 and contains 0.05 oz.

Editor's Review

MAC Power to the Purple Eyeshadow ($17.00 for 0.05 oz.) is a brighter, medium-dark purple with cooler undertones and a matte finish. Against all odds, it had great color payoff in a single layer, and it was buildable to full coverage. The texture felt smooth to the touch, a bit more substantial, though not quite as velvety or as soft compared to some of the other revamped matte shades.

The color applied fairly evenly to bare skin but the edges took more effort to diffuse and soften, so I'd recommend going very light-handed along the edge or using a completely clean brush to diffuse the edges. It lasted well for eight and a half hours before showing signs of fading.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview, which is a detailed review of the range as a whole.

Claims / Ingredients

These saturated shadows in neutral and metallic shades and multiple finishes stay on all day long with non-creasing, eight-hour wear. The result: potent colour payoff that applies evenly, blends well and can be used wet or dry.

Talc, Zinc Stearate, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Isostearyl Neopentanoate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, [+/- Silica, Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Carmine (Ci 75470), Chromium Hydroxide Green (Ci 77289), Chromium Oxide Greens (Ci 77288), Ferric Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742), Red 40 Lake (Ci 16035), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140)]

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2 Written Reviews

By Kia 6 months ago.

I made an account on this website solely to confirm that this eyeshadow is , indeed, a patchy dud. The longevity is good and that's about it.

Tags: chalky, hard-to-apply, hard-to-blend, long-wearing
Skin Tone: Light Medium - Undertone: Olive

By Anouk 1 year ago.

Mine is not like the one on here at all. Mine swatches patchy and sheer, is very chalky/rough feeling and blends away to nothing. On top of that it also seals up very fast which makes it even more difficult to work with. :(

Tags: sheer, chalky, hard-to-apply, hard-to-blend, fades
Skin Tone: Lightest - Undertone: Neutral