A couple of weeks ago I bought an eyeshadow I thought would be good for filling in my eyebrows. It turned out it's a MAC ripoff and a shimmery one on top of it. I tried it and I was really satisfied with the quality, so I bought some more ... and today, they arrived.
Let me clear out one thing - I'm not one of those girls, who want high end make up, but don't wanna pay the price. I don't care what it says on my eyeshadow pots, I care about the quality and the price I'm paying for it. That being said, I would really love if there wasn't a MAC sign on the pot. It would be so much better if it was just an XY brand, but it is what it is - a shameless MAC ripoff.
Let's take a look at the shades in their pots.
Here are the swatches: I applied all of them on the back of my hand over Fyrinnae Pixie Epoxy eyeshadow base.
All of the colors are quite soft and fine. Some of them have a better color payoff then others, but they're all quite OK. My favorites are: Brun, Concrete, Silver Ring, Knight and Satin Taupe.
You can find a lot of posts all over the internet how to spot a fake MAC eyeshadow. And here is a photograph of a feature that will tell you this MAC eyeshadow is definitely a fake one - a bottom department with a small mirror and application sponge. Not really useable, but I give them A for effort.
Fake or not, these shadows are actually quite nice. The quality differs from shade to shade, but they're all easy to work with. Here's a look I did with Concrete (all over my upper and lower eyelid) and Knight (outer corner).
All of these eyeshadows were purchased on Ebay for $1.04 - $1.80 per color (on auction, but there's also a 'buy it now' option). If you wanna find them, search for 'beautiful pigment eye shadow warm palette'. Now that's a strange description, don't you think? XD
Let me know if I forgot to mention anything. If you have any questions, feel free to ask me.
Thanks for looking and commenting!