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MAC Nutcracker Sweet Warm Eye Compact

Thursday, 20 October 2016
MAC Nutcracker Sweet Warm Eye Compact 
The MAC Nutcracker Sweet collection is ADORABLE. It has a whimsical holiday feel without being too childish. Not only is the packaging on point but the pops of pinks, corals and oranges totally calls my name. This is a review on one of the eye compacts available, the #MACNutcrackerSweet Warm Eye Compact. 
MAC Nutcracker Sweet Eyeshadow Palette
The MAC Nutcracker Sweet Warm Eye Compact ($47.50) is one of three eye palettes available. It has 9 eyeshadows that are .03oz each, a standard MAC refill comes with .04 oz making this palette an amazing deal!
MAC Nutcracker Sweet Warm Eye Compact Swatches
This is where I get a little confused. When a palette is dubbed "warm" I expect something much different than the above swatches. Era, Lady Fingers and Unwind sure, but the rest are quite warm and smokey. 
MAC Dual Ended 214/213 Eye Brush
This palette also includes a dual ended 214/213 brush. Great for packing shadow on the lid and smoking out the lower lash line. 
MAC Nutcracker Sweet Warm Eye Compact
When trying to create looks I felt a little stuck because I never really work with cool tones. I should probably get out of my comfort zone but I know that is what looks good and is effortless for me. 
MAC Nutcracker Sweet Warm Eye Compact
I knew I had to use Unwind, I love yellow shadow. I put that all over the lid with some Twelve Chimes in the crease and Lady Fingers on the inner corner. I also ran a little of my bronzer in the crease with MAC Stone on the lips. 
MAC Nutcracker Sweet Warm Eye Compact
This second look, again I am trying to pull the warmness out of the palette. I used Era and Woodwinked on the lid, Lady Fingers in the inner corner and some Twelve Chimes in the crease. This palette could have really benefitted from a nice mid tone brown for blending. I'm wearing MAC Lush Lipglass
MAC Nutcracker Sweet Warm Eyeshadow Palette
Overall, I think the palette is pretty and the quality is good, but the warm claim throws me off. These are not shades I can say I will reach for on the daily but Unwind is pretty damn gorgeous! 

*These products were sent for my review.

9 comments :

  1. The packaging is so cute!!! Love the looks you were able to create despite the cool tones :)

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    1. Thank you!! I love love that yellow. Will you be picking up anything from the collection?

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