MAC Up at Dawn is a moderately warm-toned, light-medium orange with a satin finish. It is a permanent eyeshadow that retails for $17.00 and contains 0.05 oz.
MAC Up at Dawn Eyeshadow ($16.00 for 0.05 oz.) is described as a "sherbet orange [with a Satin finish]." It's a lightly brightened, meidum orange with warm undertones and a satin shimmer. It had good color payoff, but the texture was dusty and on the thinner side, so it had trouble adhering well to the skin. It only seemed to work decently over a thicker base like a MAC Paint Pot, but it did not work well with thinner primers like Urban Decay Primer Potion or MAC's 24-Hour Prep + Prime. I could get a tinge of the color if I swept it above the crease, but it was never opaque. The color lasted for seven hours on me. Viseart Cantaloupe (Warm Mattes #6) (P, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Sephora Sandstone (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). MAC Get Closer (LE, $17.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Inglot #123R Top (PiP, $6.00) is darker (95% similar). Dior Sundeck #3 (LE, ) is more shimmery, brighter, warmer (90% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Newport Nights #5 (LE, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Tarina Tarantino Trumpette (DC, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC Apricot Blend #3 (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Dior Pareo (P, $29.00) is darker (90% similar). Milani Bella Mandarin (27) (P, $4.49) is cooler (90% similar). Natasha Denona Tone (223CP) (PiP, ) is cooler (85% similar). Huda Beauty Warm Browns #2 (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). Chanel Rouge-Gorge (116) (LE, $32.00) is more muted, cooler (85% similar). Sephora Rio (91) (DC, $10.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). ColourPop I Owe You (P, $4.50) is darker, more muted (85% similar). Fyrinnae Pyromantic Erotica (P, $6.80) is darker, brighter, warmer (85% similar). Make Up For Ever Smelted (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (80% similar). Make Up For Ever Igneous (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.
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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.