Eye Shadow - Carbon

MAC Cosmetics

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4.1

507 reviews

75%
would repurchase
4.3/5
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Reviews


4.0
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8 years ago

Unlike a lot of other reviews, I really like this. However, I did not want it to be the 'blackest black'. I had the lady try it out on me so I knew what I was buying. It's more of a grey black, but...

About reviewer (2 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium

HairBrunette

EyesOther



2.0
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8 years ago

I bought this when I was new to makeup. I wish I hadn't bought it. The pigmentation sucks. It comes out more of a blue-black and is patchy. I now use NARS Mekong (which is actually a dark...

About reviewer (259 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinDry, Fair, Warm

HairBrunette, Curly, Fine

EyesBrown


1.0
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8 years ago

This eye shadow is CRAP. To be blunt, if you think this is the blackest black eye shadow, you must be new to makeup. Off the top of my head, Bourjois Intense Extrait 10, Urban Decay's Black Dog,...

About reviewer (23 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinOily, Fair, Neutral

HairBlack, Wavy, Medium

EyesGreen


2.0
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8 years ago

Unpigmented and doesn't last much. Never thought a MAC product could be so disappointing. Notice I've applied it over MAC-foundation, MAC-allround primer, and using a MAC brush (having bought...

About reviewer (25 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBlack, Wavy, Other

EyesBrown


3.0
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8 years ago

This eyeshadow is OK but to be honest I was slightly disappointed as I'd read so many good reviews. It's black obviously but it's not as black as I would like. Even after layering and building...

About reviewer (102 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Olive, Neutral

HairBrown, Wavy, Medium

EyesHazel


2.0
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8 years ago

Chalky and unpigmented.. Have bought multiple times and it's always a fail for me. It is nearly impossible to blend. There is also tons of fallout with this eyeshadow, even when used with a primer....

About reviewer (275 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinOther, Other, Not Sure

HairOther, Other, Other

EyesOther


5.0
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8 years ago

This is an intense black.It is a really matte black. One of my favourite mac shadows because when I go for a smokey look this always comes in handy and I would lightly put it on my lid or crease.

About reviewer (28 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium

HairBrown

EyesBrown


3.0
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8 years ago

Carbon is a matte black eyeshadow. I've had it for some time now and I haven't hit the pan yet. I mostly use it for a smokey eye or eyeliner. I find the color a bit on the harder side when it...

About reviewer (6 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Fair

HairBrunette

EyesGreen


4.0
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8 years ago

MAC Carbon is just a good staple matte black eyeshadow. It is smooth and soft, easy to work with and has little fallout under my eyes. I have to say that it is not the blackest black, it reflects...

About reviewer (30 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Fair, Cool

HairBrunette, Wavy, Fine

EyesGreen


3.0
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8 years ago

I bought this cause of the hype and was so disappointed ! It's not nearly as black as urban decay perversion blackout or black dog ! I found it dry and not as pigmented as inglot or urban decay,...

About reviewer (6 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Fair

HairBlond

EyesBlue



4.0
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8 years ago

Unlike a lot of other reviews, I really like this. However, I did not want it to be the 'blackest black'. I had the lady try it out on me so I knew what I was buying. It's more of a grey black, but...

About reviewer (2 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium

HairBrunette

EyesOther



2.0
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8 years ago

I bought this when I was new to makeup. I wish I hadn't bought it. The pigmentation sucks. It comes out more of a blue-black and is patchy. I now use NARS Mekong (which is actually a dark...

About reviewer (259 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinDry, Fair, Warm

HairBrunette, Curly, Fine

EyesBrown


1.0
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8 years ago

This eye shadow is CRAP. To be blunt, if you think this is the blackest black eye shadow, you must be new to makeup. Off the top of my head, Bourjois Intense Extrait 10, Urban Decay's Black Dog,...

About reviewer (23 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinOily, Fair, Neutral

HairBlack, Wavy, Medium

EyesGreen


2.0
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8 years ago

Unpigmented and doesn't last much. Never thought a MAC product could be so disappointing. Notice I've applied it over MAC-foundation, MAC-allround primer, and using a MAC brush (having bought...

About reviewer (25 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBlack, Wavy, Other

EyesBrown


3.0
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8 years ago

This eyeshadow is OK but to be honest I was slightly disappointed as I'd read so many good reviews. It's black obviously but it's not as black as I would like. Even after layering and building...

About reviewer (102 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Olive, Neutral

HairBrown, Wavy, Medium

EyesHazel




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