Thursday, June 16, 2016

MAC Brant Brothers Collection 4 Pillars Eye Shadow X 4 & Eye Kohl: Review and Swatches

Disclaimer: The products featured were provided for review.
Created in collaboration with socialites Harry and Peter Brant, the new MAC Brant Brothers Collection features a nice range of color makeup designed for both men and women. Today I have the lovely eye shadows and liners from the collection to share with you. To read on, click........
MAC Brant Brothers Eye Shadow Quad
MAC Brant Brothers 4 Pillars: Eye Shadow X 4 ($43.50 CAD):
This eyeshadow quad comes in a very sleek and shiny plastic compact embossed with the collection logo. The packaging definitely has a more masculine/androgynous feel as the collection is designed with both men and women in mind. The palette includes four very neutral shades. You get a soft pale champagne shimmer, a matte light taupe-brown, a medium taupe-brown matte with subtle sparkles, and a matte black.
MAC Brant Brothers Eye Shadow Quad
Mother's Milk is very silky and smooth and both Sandstone and Mystery are fairly pigmented for mattes. Carbon, however, is very chalky and patchy; I could barely get the color to show up on my arm swatches. I know matte blacks are not easy to formulate but this one is definitely lacking.
MAC Brant Brothers Eye Shadow Quad
MAC Brant Brothers Eye Kohl
MAC Brant Brothers Eye Kohl ($21.50 CAD):
Packaged in simple pencil forms, the Eye Kohls from the Brant Brothers Collection are available in three shades: El Dorado, a bold gold shimmer, Smolder, a matte carbon black, and Paragon, a pearly champagne shimmer.
MAC Brant Brothers Eye Kohl
All three shades are richly pigmented and buttery smooth. As their name suggests, the shades are easily blendable but they aren't smudge-proof. If you are into a more softened smoky look then these will work well but if you like your liners crisp and long-lasting, these aren't the most appropriate.
MAC Brant Brothers Eye Kohl
Availability:
MAC is available online and in stores at MAC boutiques.
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