Monday, January 10, 2011

MAC Oomph & Saffron Eye Shadow Review & Swatches

MAC + Mickey Contractor Present Saffron (satin) and Oomph (VP) Eye Shadows.




"I'm just mad about saffron.... saffrons mad about me...."

It's really more like I'm mad AT Saffron. The swatch (see below) is gorgeous.. even if I would have swatched this in the store (rather than bought online) I still would have purchased... but on my eyes it's a super mess. I think it's the satin finish that kills it for me. It should be Veluxe Pearl. MAC excels at Veluxe Pearl finishes.



Speaking of Veluxe Pearl... Oomph is perfection. Green, woodsy goodness. It's really a shame it's LE. It needed some work on the eyes, but it's just extremely beautiful... one for the books!



Both of these shadows were released with limited availability in select MAC stores and online. They retail for $14.50 plus tax. They sold out but if you use THIS LINK and go to the site you'll see COMING SOON underneath when you click the swatch. Cross your fingers!

2 comments:

Natalie said...

Oomph is gorgeous and I love the name! I like Saffron in the pot though.. It looks a lot darker on your skin?

applepark said...

I skipped on these but now I'm kinda regretting it :(

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