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MAC Smarty Pants Ladies Persona Palette Assessment & Swatches

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Smarty Pants

MAC Smarty Pants MAC Ladies Persona Palette ($41.00 for 0.28 oz.) is a brand new, everlasting (per MAC’s web site) palette that options eight eyeshadows and one cheek highlighter. The mattes within the palette had been good–softer and extra blendable than MAC’s typical method–however the shimmers had been a lot denser, heavier, and thicker, which made them tougher to make use of with typical eye brushes. The shimmers had been extra workable with a dampened brush or fingertips, so if these are a part of your traditional arsenal of strategies/instruments, then it is likely to be a better-performing palette for you.


One thing’s Fishy

One thing’s Fishy is a medium gold with heat undertones and a metallic sheen. It had good shade protection in a single layer, although it wanted a second layer for full opacity. The feel was evenly creamy, dense and just a little stiffer than excellent, so I had to make use of a heavier hand to choose up product effectively with a brush. It stayed on properly for eight hours on me earlier than fading a bit.

Completely Obsessed

Completely Obsessed is a delicate, yellow beige with heat undertones and a matte end. The eyeshadow had opaque pigmentation that utilized effectively to reveal pores and skin and had a delicate, velvety texture that wasn’t too powdery. It blended out simply and lasted effectively for eight hours on me.

Whippersnapper

Whippersnapper is a brilliant, medium orange-copper with robust, heat undertones and a glowing, metallic end. It had opaque pigmentation that utilized pretty evenly to reveal pores and skin, however I needed to press and gently push it into place to be able to even out the appliance because of the thicker, denser texture. I discovered it utilized extra readily with a dampened brush or fingertip with the latter doing a greater job at smoothing it throughout the lid. It wore effectively for eight hours on me earlier than creasing faintly.

Whiz Child

Whiz Child is a muted, medium copper with heat, rosy undertones and a glowing end. It had semi-sheer, buildable pigmentation; although I might solely get extra full protection out of it if I used my fingertips or a dampened brush to use. The consistency was denser and a bit drier, which made it stiffer to work with. As soon as I used to be capable of get it onto my lid, the perimeters blended out with out a lot work. It stayed on effectively for eight hours with slight fallout over time.

No Mercy

No Mercy is a brilliant, light-medium orange with heat undertones and a matte end. It had good shade protection with a delicate, velvety texture that was a smidgen powdery within the pan however utilized evenly and easily to reveal pores and skin with out sheering out too readily. The eyeshadow lasted properly on my lid for eight hours earlier than fading noticeably.

Wisecrack

Wisecrack is a delicate, rosy copper with heat undertones and a glowing, frosted end. It had medium pigmentation in a single layer, which I might construct as much as full protection if I used it with a dampened brush. The feel was denser and stiffer within the pan because it was bodily thick, which made it extra susceptible to emphasizing my lid texture, too. I used to be capable of apply, even it out, and mix out the perimeters with some additional effort–not tons however for this shade household, there are simpler formulation to work with. It wore properly for eight hours earlier than creasing barely however had some fallout over time.

Sensible Aleck

Sensible Aleck is a medium-dark brown with delicate, heat undertones and a matte finsh. The eyeshadow was intensely pigmented with a clean, velvety consistency that was softer and denser than most of MAC’s matte eyeshadows, but it surely wasn’t too powdery or susceptible to fallout on my lid. It stayed on effectively for eight and a half hours on me.

French Lesson

French Lesson is a muted, medium-dark copper with heat, pink undertones and a delicate, frosted end. It had opaque pigmentation with a thicker, denser consistency that required a heavier hand to dislodge product off the floor of the pan and onto a brush, although it will apply extra readily with a fingertip. It blended out pretty effectively and lasted for eight hours on me.

Manner Contemporary

Manner Contemporary is a delicate, mild gold with delicate, heat yellow undertones and a pearly sheen. It had semi-sheer shade protection that was buildable to semi-opaque pigmentation if desired. The feel was clean to the contact however skinny and denser within the pan; it was not the kind of texture that might swatch or work effectively with fingertips however did effectively with brushes. There was a noticeable sheen that didn’t emphasize my pores and skin’s pure texture. It wore effectively for eight hours on me earlier than it began to put on down.