Hello beautiful people!
I recently bought a new vanity, so I got to do one of my favourite things which is re-organize my whole make up collection! and as I was doing that and sorting through my shadows and palettes I got the idea to do a post about my top ten favourite Mac eye shadows 🙂 hope you enjoy it!
Top left: Naked Lunch
This is probably my favourite shadow for an everyday and easy make up look( as you can see I’m due for a new one), I’ll usually sweep this all across the lid, and then go on with eye liner and mascara or throw a little something in the crease depending how i’m feeling/how much time I have. I love this because it really suits all skin tones as it’s a lovely champagne pinky peach colour with a little bit of shimmer, it’s not super glittery, it’s just has a gorgeous effect on the lid. I’ve re-purchased this at least 4 or 5 times because I use it so regularly and could not deal without this in my collection.
Top right: Shroom
I use this primarily for an inner corner and brow bone highlight, it really opens up your eyes and catches the light for a gorgeous look. It’s a satin white which I don’t often use all over the lid but when I do it does look really pretty. I have very fair skin and find white looks a little harsh across my lid but if you were a bit tanner it would be really nice.
This is such a gorgeous cranberry-purple coloured shadow and I absolutely love it for a smokey eye as well as through the crease. I’ll use this all over the lid for a night out and through the crease for day time when I want a little pop of colour. It’s gorgeous because it’s not matte but it’s not satin either, it has little cranberry glitter particles in it, but it doesn’t look super glittery on the skin. it would look beautiful with pretty much any eye colour as well.
Bottom left: Concrete
Concrete is a matte dark grey colour which is one of my favourite crease colours especially with naked lunch all over the lid. it adds nice depth to the eye and can be built up to smoke out the look.
Bottom right: Fig
Fig is a gorgeous matte deep purple which looks gorgeous with green and blue eyes. I use this through the crease in a similar way to how I use concrete. I wore this colour with a few other purple tones to my high school prom, I love it because it can be used in so many different ways.
The next five are gorgeous neutrals tones which I love wearing and putting on other people who aren’t used to wearing a lot of colour but still want a nice polished look
(Moving clockwise from top center which is the purple-ish colour)
This is probably my all time favourite Mac eye shadow, it’s such a nice purple-ish grey colour with a nice shimmery finish, and it looks so beautiful in the crease. It would also look gorgeous all over the lid for a darker look, I’ve never used this on someone it didn’t look good on, and recommend it to pretty much everyone.
Patina is such a unique colour because it looks different on everyone. It’s a taupe-ish grey colour but also has a little bit of gold in is as well, it has a shimmery finish but again looks different on everyone depending on their skin tone and how the light catches their eyes. I love this on people with paler skin because it looks a tiny bit darker on the lid but the gold in it helps to brighten up the look and really pick up on the eye colour of the person who is wearing it.
I love Black tied for when I’m doing a really smokey look. It’s a black shadow but it has silver glitter in it and it looks beautiful in the outer corners, I also find that with the glitter it almost makes it look less intense and adds a little bit of a playful element to the shadow. I use this under my eyes sometimes as well for some drama 🙂
Woodwinked is a beautiful bronzey-gold colour with a shimmery finish and it looks absolutely spectacular on people with blue eyes. I use this a lot in the summer time because I find it’s really fast and easy but still looks polished and pretty. this is the kind of eye shadow I’ll use when I’m going for a more natural make up look, and it just makes me feel a million bucks. It looks great if you’re tan as well 🙂
Omega is a matte light brown colour which I use specifically for my eye brows. I have red hair at the moment and I find it works well because it almost has a little bit of an auburn undertone, but when I use it on my sister who has a slightly darker skin tone than me it doesn’t look red at all. I’ve used omega through the crease on other people when they want a really natural eye but I still want to define they’re eyes and add little bit of depth.
So there they are my top ten favourite Mac eye shadows! I hope you guys enjoyed it and that it maybe made you want to add some new mac shadows to your collection!
Until next time