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on 3/16/2008 12:07:00 AM
More reviews by itshannah
Skin: Normal, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
When I was choosing for a good black e/s I noticed Blacktied had too much glitter, Carbon seemed TOO black, therefore i picked this one. and GLAD I did. It's so versitile! I can totally go dark with this by layering or I can use a touch of this add depth to any color combination w/o actually looking like black eyeshadow. Good blendibility, which is important for black e/s because streaky black is hard to fix. Definitely a new staple.
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
on 1/15/2008 7:46:00 PM
More reviews by rochas2
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
I pretty much bought this product because of the name, horrible I know, but it ended up being the absolute best black I've ever owned. `asphalt black` is a very accurate description for me, sometimes it looks grey, othertimes it's a toned-down black, just like asphalt. It's muted enough to wear in the daytime and it's actually not glittery like almost every other black out there! I'm warm-toned and this actually worked on me. I'll buy this again if I run out!
5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.
on 1/12/2008 6:08:00 PM
More reviews by Tanja1801
Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
I use this color to create smokey eyes. First I apply the paint pot (painterly) over my entire eye. Then I use the powerpoint eye pencil (Stubborn Brown) and define the whole eye. Where you start drawing your line, you stop there as well. Then I put the Brown Down eye shadow over the moving eye lid. With brush nr; 217 I take al little bit of the Satin taupe and blend it with the other color, half way my eye and only on the moving part of the eye and under the eye, again, half way. To finish it off I use al little bit of Typographic in the outher corners of my eyes, to create deepnees. I finish it off with Yves Saint Lauren faux cils, to creay an intense look. You should try this, it's beautiful...Tanja
4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.
on 11/9/2007 11:58:00 AM
More reviews by firework_girl
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Wavy, Fine
A fabulous dark grey shadow. The new matte2 texture is amazing, wonderfully creamy and easy to blend. Typographic makes for a great smokey eye and crease colour. My only complaint being that it was listed as an "asphalt black" but it's not really a black. If it were as deep as Carbon then it would get the full five lippies from me.Still a beautiful eyeshadow though, and one I wouldn't hesitate to repurchase.
on 11/6/2007 11:15:00 PM
More reviews by cam1987
Skin: Normal, Olive, Neutral
I love this dark gray matte shadow, its just what i had been looking for. I got it to use in my crease for smoky eyes, it works great for that and i found that i could also use it over my whole lid and blend it out for a nice gray. It is way darker in the pot then how it looks on skin and i find a little goes a long way. It wears very well, as do all the mac shadows i have tried. If i ever run out of this, which i doubt, i would repurchase.
on 10/14/2007 3:22:00 PM
More reviews by Moyra
Skin: Dry, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Red, Other, Other
The entire Mattene collection was amazing, and I bought 10 great colors from it, but to me, the greatest surpise was Typographic - THE most perfect neutral greyish-taupish crease color EVER. I would describe it as a slightly tauped down dark-ish gray. On the very pale (NC 15 in summer, even paler in winter) its just fabulous, blends beautifully and really matches any other color. It can be worn discreetly to shape the crease area or amped up for evening looks. Thank goodness, its also permanent!
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 10/9/2007 12:18:00 PM
More reviews by verybecca
Skin: Oily, Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Coarse
I wasn't planning on getting any matte e/s with this Matte2 collection but I was looking for the perfect smokey grey, and I was about to get Print which is very similar, but I found Typographic to be a bit richer and darker...when I got it home I tried it on and WOW. It's the most easy-to-blend, pigmented grey e/s and I'm so happy I picked this up. It's supposed to be "asphalt black" but it's deep deep smokey grey. LOVE this e/s and I will use it a lot!!!
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