is one of my most favourite MAC pigments in my collection. Blue Brown
is a duo-chrome pigments with a reddened brown base and blue/greenish
sheen. I find the pigment beautiful and unique, and yes, the brown is
red enough to be intimidating to some but blending it well and softening
the edges can create very pretty wearable looks. If applied wet or
patted on, the blue shimmer is more obvious and it keeps the uniqueness
of the pigment intact, however, on me at least I find it impossible to
leave it as is, as the pigmentation is strong and I must must must
blend, which tones down the duo-chrome finish and allows more of the red- brown to come through.
is a very rich pigment and it goes on so opaque and rich over a primer.
Needless to say, a little goes a very long way. As with most pigments, I
would suggest doing your eye make-up before foundation or concealer as
you can experience fall-out, minimal fall out in this case, but still.
Overall, this is a pigment I need to wear more, because it's stunning. It takes some patience
and time to apply and work with it but the end result is so worth it.
It's a unique shade and one of my best performing pigments. In my stash
the only similar shade I have is Urban Decay's
Lounge eyeshadow, which I believe is discontinued in pan form. Lounge
has a similar base, but less blue duo-chrome and is much more bendable
and buttery but less intense in colour pay-off.
Depotted UD Lounge eyeshadow
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