|Would buy this product again.||47%|
Age: 19-24 Skin: Acne-prone, Fair Hair: Brown Eyes: Green
I'm not too keen on the shade by itself but it does have a good staying power for a lipgloss.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Normal, Fair, Warm Hair: Black Eyes: Hazel
Not the product for me. I have sort of golden/olive skin, and this cool beauty did nothing for me. I tried using it over eyeshadow, but it stuck my eyes open and made them peel apart to close. When I tried it as a gloss, it made me look like a ghost. Some people say it really works for them, but on my warm-toned face it was just a nightmare.
I gave it a 2 for price because I got it in a swap...hardly paying anything :)
Age: 30-35 Skin: Normal, Dark Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
The shade in the pot is definintely a disquise. I originally thought this was eyeshadow which is why I purchased it. I was so disappointed to discover it was lipgloss! I purchased this shade along with Sorcery (goldy-orange shade). As I was packing the crap up to return it to the CCO store I said "wait...let me see if I can use it". So I used it as a lipgloss. HATED IT! First off, I hate glosses in pots and second, it was just too pasty for me. Then I decided to use it as an eyeshadow. HATED IT! My third attempt was a charm. I ended up applying different shades of pigment over it and Poof! this instantly became a keeper. I'm glad I experimented before getting rid of it. UPDATE: This is just too sticky for my lids, even with pigment layered on top. I'll pass.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination Hair: Brown Eyes: Green
I really liked this lip gloss. It's in a cute little pot with a black lid and looks like a pearly, white gloss. I was hoping it was the same colour on the lips as it was in the pot, but it wasnt really, thats why I took off one lippy. It goes on smooth and is very iridescent and has a pinkish purple tint. I was hoping for more of an opaque white tint, but its still a really nice gloss and a very rare find. It looks good alone, and also looks good over lipstick. It will make the shade of the lipstick lighter and more iridesecent.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Acne-prone, Fair Hair: Red Eyes: Hazel
The MAC consultant who sold me this told me it was a "go anywhere" multi-purpose product - you could use it over eyeshadows to add a duo-tone irridescent effect - but when I got it home and tried it in this way I was VERY disappointed, it just smudged my eyemakeup EVERYWHERE and lo, it was instantly banished to the bottom of my makeup drawer in disgust and disappointment.
A year or so later I came across it again and it's acquired a new lease of life for me as a nice shimmery cheek glosser and a pretty, pleasantly flavoured (mmmmn vanilla-tastic) standalone lipgloss/ lipstick topcoat.
Happy to be using it again and DO quite like it, but probably wouldn't buy again or recommend it to others as it was expensive for a lipgloss, and unfortunately it's multi-purpose "shade-bending" qualities were well over-hyped.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm Hair: Black, Straight, Medium Eyes: Brown
This is a pale pink, iridescent/opalescent gloss. On its own, it may not be the most unique thing in the world... and yes, if you don't apply cautiously it can look like that cheesy WnW silvery-barbie-pink color from childhood. The name may be a catchy marketing gimmick, but I do find this useful for "correcting" my lipcolor - sometimes I pick too dark a shade and need to lighten it, sometimes I pick too warm a shade and need to cool it down to match the rest of my face, sometimes it's good over a lip/cheek product to temper the monochromatic look of matching lips and cheeks. The consistency is like a normal gloss, mine is not sticky or tacky or odd in any way. The packaging is nothing out of the ordinary, and the clear lid is good if you have lots of lip pots banging about in your makeup stash. Looking forward to getting Sorcery too, since I wear warm colors more often than cool.
Age: 36-43 Skin: Oily Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
I bought both shadebenders and while I have "rediscovered" Sorcery and use it quite often, I still don't like Iridescently. In fact I'm probably going to put it up for swap. It turns everything into a weird, cheap-looking purple Wet n Wild color I wore when I was 14. This was one of MAC's mistakes. Even if it was not LE and discontinued, I wouldn't have bought it again.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Oily, Fair Hair: Brunette Eyes: Green
When I first purchased this, I thought I would fall in love. Then after getting it home, I decided it was too "out there" for me. Now again, after a few months, I'm trying it again. And I'm in love!
Iridescently is a gloss - you can use it anywhere, but I think it's best on lips where its texture is not of consequence - that has an opalescent sheen and TONS of shine. Looks very pink/violet. It really does alter shades. I love this over just about any liner to give some gloss and funkiness to the lips. My favorites to use with this are Burgundy and Brick (MAC). It also slightly lightens dark shades. Try wearing it over Sexier l/g or Underworld l/s (also MAC).
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination Hair: Blond Eyes: Blue
I have mixed feelings about this product. At first, I thought of it as a gimmick to get people to buy something from MAC, and the give it a weird name like "shadebender" and expect people to buy it. well, I do like that it dose turn my matte lipstick from boring lawyer, to sexy stripper! but, I HATE wearing this stuff alone! omg today in class I put it on with out a mirrior. (Today was one of my first times wearing it alone!) so at the end of class i walked to my locker and looked in the mirrior that was in there and was horrified! my lips were a pale, violet,super frosty-gloss mess! i innedatly pulled put a glossimer to cover the color up, but my bubble glossimer made it worse! so i wiped it off with a tissue and called it good. I did like that it was glossy and pretty over other lip things that i wear, BUT i will still by this product again. . . In another color!
Age: 36-43 Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium Hair: Brown Eyes: Hazel
I really like Irridescently. I use it over all of my lipsticks when I want to "bend" the shade a bit. I always get compliments when I wear this.
The many new arrays of color that you can get from your regular lipsticks with this product is fantastic. Just think of the money you will save by not having to buy 6 more lipsticks just to get that one shade that is just a little bit lighter, pinker, clear, etc...
Age: 30-35 Skin: Combination Hair: Brunette Eyes: Blue
Nothing special. You can get the same thing by mixing Pink Opal pigment with a clear gloss.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Combination Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
I thought this product is a gimmick when I first saw it online. But now, I would have regretted if I had not tried this product.
It's a iridescent gloss which reflects pearl-pink-lavender. It can be applied on the eye (preferable along the crease line or on the brow bone), cheeks as a highlight and a lipgloss. It doesn't have much color. It's shadeblender but not a lip color! It adds pink to purple (e.g, hepcat) and pearlecent to other colors. It's NOT goopy nor sticky but not as slippery as other glosses. It stays put without drying out your lips. The best way to use this is to use a synthetic brush to lightly sweep the surface of it to get a thin layer. A think layer is enough to do the magic.
I want Sorcery now!
Age: 25-29 Skin: Oily Hair: Blond Eyes: Blue
I got this and it does the exact same thing as the Ltd. Ed. Violet FX gloss that I already have.
So don't buy both.
Age: 36-43 Skin: Combination Hair: Brunette Eyes: Hazel
I love the Shadebenders (they must make these permanent!). Iridescently brings out the pink tones in whatever lip color you put it over. It only takes a small amount so it doesn't add any goopiness to your lips. I love the lavender sheen that you can get with it.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Acne-prone Hair: Brown Eyes: Green
Useless product. Kind of reminds me of a more concentrated form of Naturel Glossimer. I find this much too lavender for my tastes, but it does leave a pretty iridescent pink/lavender glow. It says it's a lipgloss and having tried it on my cheeks and eyes, I totally agree (it's much too sticky for those purposes). It's pretty to look at, but I'm wishing I bought Sorcery instead.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Other Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
I totally loved this stuff at the MAC counter, over top of Fuschia perfect cream blush, I thought it gave such a nice creamy, glowy, Sarah Jessica Parker face. But alas, I got this home, applied it again and I feel like i just took my lipgloss and smeared it on my cheeks. I can't even see a sheen! My roommate can't either! This, unfortunately is a great idea, but needs more work to actually achieve that glowy look...good try MAC!
Age: 36-43 Skin: Combination Hair: Brunette Eyes: Blue
This gloss is in a pot, smells of vanilla and lasts for a decent amount of time. The color is a holographic violet pinkish shade. I like it with whirl lipliner, bazaarish gloss blotted and a touch of iredescently on top. I do think as a lipgloss it does change the shade of lip colors. I did try it on my browbone as a highlighter and did not like it...it felt sticky to me. Will give it a try as a cheek highlighter. Generally like this product and would buy again.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Dry, Fair Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
I'm not really sure how I feel about this shadebender. I bought it, loving the iridescence. At home, I tried it over at least 10 lipsticks and glosses, and all it did was add a lavender sheen to whatever lipcolor i was wearing. It didn't change the colors much at all, at least not like what I was expecting. The consistency is nice, sticky, but not too much.
Age: 36-43 Skin: Dry Hair: Red Eyes: Green
This is a pinky violet pearl. You can use it as an eyegloss, but it's packaged as a lipgloss. It's really a nice subtle color.Kiehl's has a similar thing called Lavender Pearl gloss, however, it is much more goopy than the Shadebender and it is more of a white violet by comparison.