Colorwise this is just average.Nothing earth shattering about it. But the texture is horrible! Another Satin finish MAC eye shadow that I ended up hating deeply. Some people said it's pigmented but for me it's just extra 'powdery' if you know what I mean. I have to layer it over and over but it still goes splotchy and uneven.When I use a primer underneath, this particular color makes my lids look too dry and flat. Kudos to the reviewer who said that Orb magnifies the crepiness on eyelids-exactly my problem with it. That being said, it's impossible to wear it alone with black liner. It just doesn't look right. Well then again I'm a perfectionist.
my new base eyeshadow colour. i have very dark brown eyes, brunette hair and light skin. i had been using naked lunch as a base colour but wondered if, as i get older, the shimmer is too much. so the MAC assistent recommended this. it's not too contrasty against my skin but efinitely makes my eyes look polished and bright. i use the naked lunch as a brow highlight now rather than an allover wash. it's not a wow or look at me -- just a good workhorse basic.
Matte light peachy/ivory color that is a bit lighter than my natural lid color. Very highly pigmented. Great for a natural look with Quarry ( a matte plum brown) in the crease. Really makes my eyes stand out! The peach tones in this shadow bring out my eye color (brown with some lighter honey and green tones) very well. This would work well for someone with a light complexion like me, but I could see someone with darker skin not liking this one. Beautiful for a natural eye look.
Best matte pale peach eyeshadow i've used in recent years. Great, if you are pale, as an all over eyeshadow base. Looks absolutely perfect blended with other neutrals, especially browns. Its very sheer so I tend to be a little more heavy handed with this than i am with other shadows. Instantly perks up my whole eye area to make me look much more well rested than i usually am. highly recommended.
Perfect staple base color. If you don't yet have one, pick one up on your next haul, you'll wonder how you ever got along without this beautiful peachy/pink light color!!
Orb is a pale peach in MAC's Satin finish (a non-frost sheen). See my profile for a pic. It looks great with my coloring, so redheads take note. However, it seems to magnify the crepiness on my eyelids. I wear it over another shadow that provides a smoother base to build on. Love the color, hate the extra work. I will not purchase again and probably will steer clear of the other Satin shadows if they're the same way.
Love this as a base or alone with a dark eyeliner. Great alternative to my HG Shroom. Wish I hadn't waited so long to try it. Its very versatile.
oohhh.....i love this as a base color...love it....my new fave. just got it today. not frosty! i dont like frosty eyes ( this week, anyway)...this color rocks. a new staple for me.
This color is so lovely! It's perfect for a matte base color. I use it with girlie and sable in my crease, and I get compliments on my eyeshadow all the time! It has wonderful texture, which is almost creamy, but it's not. Very pretty color, natural and lovely :)
Orb may not be a terribly exciting shade but the texture is WONDERFUL, its the most creamy blendable powder eyeshadow I have ever used. Great for a low key natural look or as a base shade.