I was definitely not wow-ed by this product. I was hoping it would provide a nice long lasting 'clean slate' base for eye shadows. It did neutralize any discoloration on the eye lids nicely, but very temporarily. This did not have any lasting power on me, and made my eye shadows crease like mad. For that reason I would not buy again.
All I can say is to stay away from this product. I decided to try this thinking that it would be the same as the one in the tube "Paint-bare canvas". Oh boy, I was in for a surprise! I don't have overly oily eyes but this product lasts maybe 3 hours max on me, whereas I can wear bare canvas all day long with no problem. I think MAC takes back crappy product within 30 days of trying if you are not happy with it! They should since it costs so much money. Go back to the store and demand a refund or exchange it fot the Paint, bare canvas.
Great eyeshadow base, but after awhile I was looking for something a little more shimmery. This is great for a matte base or neutral eyes. I also don't like the little pot. You really have to use a brush or you'll get product under your nails. But I love paint pots in general. Great products.
I have super oily lids and this product did not work for me at all. My eyeshadow was a creasey mess at the end of the day. And it was expensive. Im disappointed with this one, as I really, really, really love MAC products. The pot was annoying too, because my finger nails kept sticking in it. You definitely need to use a brush.
I have searched for a primer to use under my shadows and this is the best. The color matches my skin perfectly and keeps my shadow on and intact all day long. This is a must for me and I feel naked without it. It covers and creates a smooth and neutral foundation for my shadows.
After reading/watching dozens of reviews on this, I was super excited to get this Paint Pot as a base for my eyeshadows. I'd tried UD Primer Potion (OK, but overpriced), NYX's Jumbo Pencil in Cottage Cheese (too waxy and creased), ShadeSticks (they broke and hardened too easily) - you name it, I've tried 'em. After a great run with regular MAC's Paints (the tube ones), I thought, this Painterly pot is the perfect color, will have a similar result to the Paints, and will be easier to work with than those tube situations..I don't mind pots at all, since I keep my brushes clean and always close them properly after each use.
BOY was I disappointed. While my eyeshadows were showing up better on my eyes, I was getting obvious creasing by 1pm. I've tried using less/more product, but still am not getting the results I can get from my tubes. I'll look up suggestions for getting better results, but after only a week of using this product, I'm ready to swap. I can't believe I paid so much money for this when I could have stuck to my Paint or Cargo OneBase...
This is a great eyeshadow base. I like this a lot more than other primers I've tried. It keeps my shadow from fading and creasing.
My only complaint would be that it tends to cake if you use too much.
Paint pots in general are wonderful!!! I find I reach for Painterly (a pale pinky beige), Soft Ochre (a pale yellow beige) and Layin' Low (a medium caramel) the most, depending on my coloring throughout the year. All the same matte formula's and great base's to any shadow!
I love this product! I use it as an eyeshadow primer and it matches with every look! It doesn't crease for me either, which is good. I highly recommend getting this MAC Paint Pot.
Love this color you can wear it with anything.. It keeps my powder shadow in place.. I love the MAC Paint Pots and own quiet a few but if you are looking to purchase one that you could wear all the time this would be it..