Thursday, 9 August 2012

MAC Crushed Metallic Pigment Stack

Written by Niamh x

MAC crushed metallic pigment in summer stash (R.R.P. £18)

Now I know that living in England it doesn’t come as any surprise that this bleak British summer is seemingly never-ending. If you’re anything like me, you will have hit the shops in about April and bought a mound of bright and colourful dresses which are still hanging in the wardrobe avec tags. 

It’s time to take things in to your own hands, and inject a little bit of sunshine into your make up. Don’t worry, I’m not going to suggest some neon ‘Club Tropicana’ inspired look, but a little bit of shimmer on these grey nights just adds a sense of holiday that we all could do with.

I’m an absolute lover of a bargain, (who isn’t?), and in our local designer outlet, my sister and I came across a store which sold discounted, last season products, which rather surprisingly had some hidden gems inside. 

One of our fave purchases was a MAC pigment set, which comprises of four different coloured pigments, ranging from a neutral nude tone to a darker chocolate hue. It’s absolutely fab for adding a little bit of sparkle to a brown smokey eye or giving a natural look a bit of pizazz, especially if you’re heading to an ill-advised barbeque or garden party. 

Furthermore, the two neutral tones can also be used as highlighter, and when used on the cheek bones with a bronzer, give a lovely ‘holiday skin’ glow. Although the MAC pigments were a little bit pricey, it’s a great multi-use product which can easily take you through to the next season, with the browns and slightly purple pigments transferring perfectly to autumnal colours.

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  1. lovely shades! followed you, hope you can follow back!

  2. this is incred, love the photos
    Great post, thanks for sharing!

    if you like we can follow each other on bloglovin :)
    let me know!