MAC Veluxe Pearl - Twinks

4.6

138 reviews

89% would repurchase

Package Quality: 4.4

Price: $$$

Package Quality: 4.4

Price: $$$

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on 3/8/2010 3:07:00 AM

Age: 25-29

Skin: Combination, Medium, Warm

Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine

Eyes: Brown

This is such a versatile eyeshadow. It works for day looks and dramatic looks. If I don't use a shadow primer it's a warm brown with a slight plummy hue, and if I use a primer it's less brown, more plum. I generally use it as the "middle" shade for my variation of a smokey/cat eye. Light champagne color on the lid, Twinks or Cognac (Bobbi Brown) in the crease and a dark brown in the "outer V". For someone seeking a more subdued look, this shade would make a nice outer V color as well. If you pair it with a purple or burgundy shadow it brings out the plumminess (is that even a word?) of Twinks.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.



on 2/28/2010 1:54:00 PM

Age: 44-55

Skin: Very Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

I tried this based on MUA reviews, and I love it! It's great as a liner color or just in the crease. I use it with Shroom. Sometimes, I apply Shroom from lashes to brown and apply Twinks in the crease, or in the crease and along my upper lashes. Sometimes I apply the Twinks first (crease and upper lases), then apply Shroom all over to the brow. Sometimes, instead of Shroom, I'll top it with Blanc Type or Brule for different looks. It's one of the most versatile colors I've ever used.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.


on 2/26/2010 3:56:00 PM

Age: 30-35

Skin: Oily, Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Black, Other, Other

Eyes: Black

Love this color for the out v and crease! It comes out a dark brown with a hint of burgundy/purple color perfection for my NC35 skin. It's a must have for anyone's palette.


Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Normal, Olive, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

Such a gorgeous deep plum/brown color. Looks amazing with brown eyes!
I use it in my crease and looks great dark or light. Definite favorite for crease eyeshadow.


on 2/4/2010 3:08:00 PM

Age: 36-43

Skin: Combination, Dark, Not Sure

Hair: Brown, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

This is an amazing plum color for the crease! I am a nw43 and it looks great day into night!

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.


Age: 25-29

Skin: Acne-prone, Medium, Warm

Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Coarse

Eyes: Brown

This is a gorgeous browny-plum color. It looks fantastic when worn in the crease and i love pairing it with purple shades to bring out the plum undertones in it. Looks wonderful on brown eyes.


on 1/11/2010 8:05:00 PM

Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Dry, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Hazel

GORGEOUS! looks beautiful on my hazel eyes. great crease color. goes on really smooth and blends perfectly. great buy, will def. repurchase.


on 1/5/2010 1:22:00 PM

Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Oily, Fair, Cool

Hair: Black, Wavy, Other

Eyes: Green

Yes! I love this sooo much! The color is amazing. No cons! I will buy it again and again! ;)


Age: 19-24

Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine

Eyes: Hazel

HG brown eyeshadow. I can't say anything else that hasn't been said. It's a hot-chocolately color on my skin (N4) and works great as an all-over shade or a crease shade. I've had it for about 4 months and I've barely made a dent in the pot. Love it! Will be a loyal customer. :)


on 12/29/2009 5:27:00 PM

Age: 25-29

Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Warm

Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium

Eyes: Brown

This is a brown color with a plum sheen to it and I do like this color however this color is way too much like mulch. I did side by side swatches and it's almost identical. If I had to choose one, I would have no preference over the other but I can't justify owning both. The color is beautiful and super easy to blend, however I won't buy this again since I do own mulch. If I didn't have mulch, I'd re-purchase :) It looks awesome paired with shroom!!
UPDATE: After swapping my twinks, I felt I could not live without this color, so I went out and bought another!

3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.


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