MAC • Veluxe Pearl - Plum Dressing • Eye Shadow

rated 3.6(44 reviews)

Average Rating.3.6
Would buy this product again.61%

rated 2 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* Parisa909 on 9/29/2013 9:10:00 AM more reviews by Parisa909

Age: 19-24   Skin: Other, Olive   Hair: Brunette   Eyes: Brown    

Very disappointed since Plum Dressing is a Veluxe Pearl - the pigmentation is very mediocre and it's hard to get decent colour pay-off. Online swatches led me to believe it was a medium purple with berry undertones. It's not, instead it's a shimmery flat red and incredibly similar to Cranberry, although Cranberry is MUCH more pigmented. In the photo I've uploaded, it took me 3 heavy-handed swipes to get the intensity you can see, as opposed to one swipe for Cranberry. I definitely will not repurchase. I hate wasting products so I just use Plum Dressing in the outer v with Cranberry all over the lids.

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rated 2 of 5 themerchanwifey on 9/4/2013 9:15:00 PM more reviews by themerchanwifey

Age: 30-35   Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm   Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine   Eyes: Hazel    

Not nearly pigmented enough! I wanted to pick this up as a replacement for Hepcat which was recently discontinued (WHY?!?!?). This is the closest color Mac has that would work as a substitute. However the color payoff is not there for me. It is a similar warm purple on the pinky fuchsia side, but not a full duo chrome chrome like Hepcat. Definitely not mpressed. I actually found a better, more pigmented rlacement in my shimmer88 palette.

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rated 1 of 5 JPKAM83 on 7/25/2013 11:28:00 PM more reviews by JPKAM83

Age: 25-29   Skin: Oily, Medium, Warm   Hair: Black, Straight, Medium   Eyes: Brown    

I was at my Mac store to buy an new eyeshadow. I brought an eyeshadow in Plum Dressing. I brought it home and try it out. It gave me a sheer of colour but I had to layer it on to see the colour. But the Plum Dressing made my brown eyes pop out. But when I swatch it in the store it show up darker on my hand but on the eyeshadow brush it gives you a sheer colour. I won't be buying this eyeshadow again.

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rated 3 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* cleogirl on 1/31/2013 2:15:00 PM more reviews by cleogirl

Age: 30-35   Skin: Combination, Fair, Warm   Hair: Brunette, Curly, Coarse   Eyes: Green    

Not as pigmented as I would come to expect from MAC. Would not repurchase.

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rated 2 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* sarahmarie86 on 10/26/2012 1:22:00 PM more reviews by sarahmarie86

Age: 25-29   Skin: Combination, Fair, Warm   Hair: Blond, Wavy, Medium   Eyes: Green    

This shade is reddy pink on me... not plum at all. Additionally I find the texture to be more like a satin. It doesn't apply smoothly nor does it blend like other veluxe pearls. I love purples and own most of the ones MAC makes but this one is a dud. I definitely would NOT recommend. Check out my blog for pics:

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rated 4 of 5 rangers30 on 10/6/2012 3:49:00 PM more reviews by rangers30

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool   Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine   Eyes: Blue    

This is a lovely plummy purple. The pigmentation is decent, although not as good as some of my other MAC shadows. I love using this color in the crease with Swish on my lids. It also looks great as a lid color with Beauty Marked in the crease for a nighttime look. I've never had a problem with fading. The color is more of a wash of color rather than a bright pop of color, so it is a nice way to add some zest to my work-friendly makeup routine.

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rated 1 of 5 kbur084 on 6/14/2012 10:25:00 PM more reviews by kbur084

Age: 19-24   Skin: Acne-prone, Fair   Hair: Blond   Eyes: Green    

I bought this online without swatching it (I don't like going to counters to buy things). When i got this it was a pretty big dissapointment, i really have to layer it on to get the color to show up. I also wouldn't reccomend it for people with fair skin, it showed up more red than purple on me so it wasn't flattering at all. I would not reccomend this color, not very good quality (poor pigmentation). I've had purple eyeshadows from drugstore brands that show up much better than this!

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rated 5 of 5 rea1 on 6/18/2011 10:30:00 AM more reviews by rea1

Age: 30-35   Skin: Combination, Fair   Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine   Eyes: Green    

What a unique, amazing colour! I absolutely love it! It s kind of plum purple pink! It is a bit scary at first but good blending reqlly makes the best of it! I pair it with jest or neked lunch and sketch!

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rated 4 of 5 RekaJohn on 3/7/2011 11:29:00 PM more reviews by RekaJohn

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination, Dark, Warm   Hair: Black, Relaxed, Coarse   Eyes: Brown    

very unique pinkish,plummy, purplish red. i know that dont make any sense but the color is beautiful and unique on my skin. i love purple eyeshadows and this is and amazing eyeshadow color.pigmentation is great.

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rated 4 of 5 silviachick on 8/27/2010 8:06:00 PM more reviews by silviachick

Age: 25-29   Skin: Normal, Medium, Warm   Hair: Brown, Fine   Eyes: Hazel    

I love this color. I've most recently used it with stars n rocket and a black eyeshadow. With the three I've gotten a really pretty purple smokey eye.
the color goes on wonderfully, blends wonderfully, and I haven't had any issues with it not lasting.
so glad to have this in my stash.

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