Eye Shadow - Carbon

MAC Cosmetics

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4.1

507 reviews

75%
would repurchase
4.3/5
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1.0
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9 years ago

I do not understand why Carbon is such a standby/mainstay with so many makeup gurus and make up junkies generally, because it really is a mediocre product at best! Far from being the blackest...

About reviewer (1510 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinDry, Fair, Cool

HairBrown, Wavy, Coarse

EyesBrown



2.0
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9 years ago

This eyeshadow is famous for being the "blackest of black" eyeshadow, well thats not true. Carbon is a matte black eyeshadow and is good for a slightly more toned down smokey eye because there is...

About reviewer (4 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinDry, Fair

HairBrown

EyesGreen


2.0
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9 years ago

Sooooo dissapointed :( wanted this for ages bought it monday its horrible! Chalky & dark grey not black!

About reviewer (63 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinNormal, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairSilver, Wavy, Other

EyesHazel


1.0
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9 years ago

Half of my shadows are MAC, but after using Carbon, I am phasing out my MAC products and switching...probably to Stila and NARS mostly. Something in the Carbon makes my eyes red. NOT sexy. Makes...

About reviewer (24 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Olive, Cool

HairBlack, Wavy, Other

EyesBlack


3.0
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9 years ago

I use this to set in my liquid liner as well as fill up some space on my monolids between my lashline and the liquid eyeliner. I used a slanted eyeshadow brush.. it takes some work for it to be...

About reviewer (60 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinSensitive, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBlack, Wavy, Medium

EyesBrown


5.0
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9 years ago

Prefect for everyone! goes on the blackest with a 217 brush but I recommend doing your eyes before your foundation with this color or any other dark color. People that don't love this color need to...

About reviewer (19 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinDry, Fair-Medium

HairBrunette

EyesBlue


2.0
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9 years ago

Meh, carbon just doesn't impress me. It is not that pigmented, nor is it super soft and silky.

About reviewer (11 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinOther, Medium

HairBrown

EyesBrown


2.0
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9 years ago

No, no, no. NYX Black blows this out of the water for me. No comparison at all. Luckily I don't wear black that often and returned this one long ago. There are many positive reviews on this so...

About reviewer (215 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinOther, Fair, Neutral

HairBrown, Wavy, Fine

EyesBrown


5.0
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9 years ago

pure matte black. great for easily creating a smoky eye. i use the tiniest bit of this and get a great effect. it lasts and doesn't turn grayish on my brown skin. i'm an nw43 in mac. every girl...

About reviewer (369 reviews)

Age

SkinAcne-prone, Dark, Warm

HairBrown, Kinky, Coarse

EyesBrown


3.0
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9 years ago

If you blend it with a white eyeshadow, you don't get grey.. you get baby blue :( . black tied it better ( and its actually black not blue-black so it blends into a grey) but just know black tied...

About reviewer (66 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinAcne-prone, Olive, Warm

HairBrown, Kinky, Coarse

EyesBlack



1.0
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9 years ago

I do not understand why Carbon is such a standby/mainstay with so many makeup gurus and make up junkies generally, because it really is a mediocre product at best! Far from being the blackest...

About reviewer (1510 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinDry, Fair, Cool

HairBrown, Wavy, Coarse

EyesBrown



2.0
Created with Sketch.

9 years ago

This eyeshadow is famous for being the "blackest of black" eyeshadow, well thats not true. Carbon is a matte black eyeshadow and is good for a slightly more toned down smokey eye because there is...

About reviewer (4 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinDry, Fair

HairBrown

EyesGreen


2.0
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9 years ago

Sooooo dissapointed :( wanted this for ages bought it monday its horrible! Chalky & dark grey not black!

About reviewer (63 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinNormal, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairSilver, Wavy, Other

EyesHazel


1.0
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9 years ago

Half of my shadows are MAC, but after using Carbon, I am phasing out my MAC products and switching...probably to Stila and NARS mostly. Something in the Carbon makes my eyes red. NOT sexy. Makes...

About reviewer (24 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Olive, Cool

HairBlack, Wavy, Other

EyesBlack


3.0
Created with Sketch.

9 years ago

I use this to set in my liquid liner as well as fill up some space on my monolids between my lashline and the liquid eyeliner. I used a slanted eyeshadow brush.. it takes some work for it to be...

About reviewer (60 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinSensitive, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBlack, Wavy, Medium

EyesBrown




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