Monday, 5 January 2015

MAC Quad Palette |




After lusting after multiple eyeshadow colours from MAC for some time now, I chose to put together a MAC quad palette myself and after much deliberation I picked the four colours that caught my eye the most. Even though I have several eyeshadow palette that are neutral in colours, I thought I would still stay within my comfort zone when picking these four as I wanted a palette that I was able to wear daily. 

All That Glitters (Top Left) All that glitters has been on the top of my most wanted list since I can remember. It was inevitable that this was going to be my first shade in the palette because not only is it a great highlight colour, it also works if you want an all over lid colour without any hassle. 

Sable (Top Right) After I chose fig 1, I wasn't quite sure what to team it with. I'd heard that sable was a taupe-y colour with purple tones, so I thought that this would compliment this collection of shades. After one swatch, I was in love. This works for both highlighting, all over the lid and in the crease. 

Fig 1 (Bottom Left) I initially went looking for Cranberry, but some how ended up with Fig 1. This is a dark matte purple which is perfect if you want to add a pop off colour to the crease. After looking for a perfect purple shade to add to a smokey eye, I definitely chose right. 

Handwritten (Bottom Right) Handwritten is a matte rich chocolate brown shade which is one of the most perfect crease shades I own. I find that this pulls a little purple on me, but I like that this compliments the other shades I chose. 
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21 comments

  1. I have Fig 1, it's a beautiful shade but can take a bit of work to blend out well.

    Francesca xo // EffStar Beauty

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  2. You've picked such a lovely collection of colours, my favourite is Sable as it works on its own and can be blended in with other colours!


    Jodie xx


    blondiei.blogspot.co.uk

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  3. Fab shades! Glad you picked all that glitters, it's so gorgeous isn't it!?


    Beth // Bethany Georgina

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  4. Love these shades babe! Want them all!


    Lucie | www.fatbeautyx.co.uk

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  5. I love the look of Handwritten, the fact that you say it pulls a little bit purple makes me really want to try it!

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  6. Gorgeous shades! All That Glitters & Sable are on my list for when I eventually start to put my pro palette together x

    Charlotte / coloursandcarousels

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  7. All that glitters is one of my all time favourite Mac shadows, such a beauty. Sable, I have swatched so many times and have been so tempted by, I definitely should have put this on my xmas list :( Lovely post hun!


    Elle
    www.theellenextdoor.com
    xx

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  8. Some gorgeous choices!!

    Georgia | www.georgiajade.com

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  9. I love looking at other people's Mac palettes. I've definitely got my eye on all that glitters it's such a beaut colour!

    Danielle | Simplicityrose x

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  10. I need to get all that glitters its such a beautiful colour! xx

    KirstyLeighx

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  11. I absolutely love All That Glitters its my favourite eye shadow!


    www.saltandchic.com

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  12. All That Glitters and Sable are especially gorgeous - this is a great quad :) xx

    Magpie Jasmine || Palette Giveaway: Urban Decay, Nars, Charlotte Tilbury, Too Faced

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  13. I've never actually tried a MAC shadow, but you've made some lovely choices here - All That Glitters looks stunning!

    Milly // www.mini-adventures.com

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  14. Fig 1 is such a good alternative for Cranberry actually!

    Annabel ♥
    Mascara & Maltesers

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  15. Great picks! I love Mac's eye shadows :) x


    www.sheintheknow.co.uk

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  16. The pigment looks amazing! I'm desperate to try these now xoxoxo

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  17. such a gorgeous colours
    my last post was about the best discounts and bargains available in January
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  18. I need to get a quad so bad. I love the packaging x

    Lizzie Rose Blogger

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  19. I have been lusting for MAC shadows for a few years now and I think I'm going to start saving up some money to purchase some. Your quad looks absolutely beautiful!

    Krystal @ Little Beauty Bug | Bloglovin'

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  20. Good quad picks! I love your blog's name :}


    Batty4Beauty.com

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