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Sunday, May 23, 2010

MAC Eye shadow - Expensive Pink

Expensive pink has been an eye shadow that has been on my list for a couple of months now. And since I'm building my pinks, I finally decided this is the perfect time to get this color. When I went to the MAC Glorietta store, I originally wanted an orange eye shadow. But since there was no stock of orange (well its a pro product so PI doesn't carry it) or off the page (I remember the time the last piece was bought my my friend! :( ) I asked Gee Vee for an alternative.

He gave me the perfect alternative, Expensive Pink. And only then, when he handed me the eye shadow and I swatched it did i remember that once on the lids, expensive pink turns into a coral-orangey color with a pink undertone. Now that sounds very odd but when you see it, you'll get it hehe.




Expensive Pink has a Veluxe Pearl finish which explains the illusion of an orangey-coral color.

Here's what it looks like:


Swatch on finger:


Swatch on arm:




From the swatch, you can see that it really isn't all pink but kind of turns coral-orange. It is a beautiful color and the name "Expensive Pink" is the best definition of the color. :) On that note, I really love how MAC names their eye shadows, their so witty and creative. :) hehe Anyway, here's a rundown on the shadow.


Price: PHP870

Place bought: MAC Glorietta

Likes:
- It really looks like an "expensive pink" color.
- Easy to blend
- Pigmented
- Unique color, haven't seen anything like it
- Permanent color :)

Dislikes:
- Pricey for a single shadow


Toodles! :)

22 comments:

  1. i have this!!! and it's really a nice peachy pink e/s. perfect with my coral crepe paintpot!

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  2. i have it as well n i love it - very pretty pinnk
    xx

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  3. ang mahal nga ng MAC e/s noh, pero its a very pretty color!

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  4. I have it too! :) Love this color!! :)

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  5. @lelila Nice no?


    @MW it really does look expensive haha


    @Khymm yeah but super worth it hehe :)


    @Chinks Lovee :)

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  6. OMG ! this was actually My first eye shadow for MAC and has become and will remain my favorite i also love amber light but nothing bets expensive pink !

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  7. Reminds me of one of Inglot's AMC shadows :)

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