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on 1/23/2016 11:23:00 PM
More reviews by Copacabana30
Skin: Normal, Medium, Warm
Hair: Blond, Wavy, Medium
I like wearing this wet as liner. It's a warm toned mix of plum and purple that glimmers in the light. My eyes are actually a tealish color and this shade really makes them stand out. It stays exactly where I put it and doesn't smudge. I love it!
on 12/6/2015 6:37:00 PM
More reviews by julilavorano
Skin: Normal, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Brown, Straight, Coarse
The color in the packaging is amazing but it's so different when applied with a brush on the eyes. I had to scratch it so i could get some pigmentation out of it but I just did not like it. I know is a frost finish but i really don't know how to use it so it can look flattering. My eyes look bruised with this one.
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on 10/6/2013 8:18:00 PM
More reviews by elencole
Skin: Normal, Fair, Warm
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
Soft Ochre paint pot (base), then a sheer wash of Orb on the lid, golden e/s (i use Gilty Morsel with a light hand on the 2/3 of the lid) and finally Nocturnelle on the crease. Blend out any harsh edges with Orb and reapply a light wash of a metallic golden e/s (e.g. Nylon).My eyes pop without looking bruised.
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 9/21/2013 3:32:00 PM
More reviews by SickSexFix
Skin: Oily, Olive, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Curly, Coarse
I hated this eyeshadow. I don't know why I bought it. I think the MAC SA used this as a liner or crease color on one of the looks she did on me. Now, purple is my favorite color, so I thought I'd love this. But no matter what I tried to do with it it was just too.. dark and not the shade of purple for me. Blending it was also a task, I'm guessing because it's a frost.It's true it's a warm purple, but it's too dark for me. No matter what I did with it, my eyes just looked bruised or like I hadn't slept. All around bad color for me - and I'm not sure what my undertone is. I guess it's olive, warm and in some places on my face, it's neutral.If my review helped you, click yes below!
on 7/9/2013 6:35:00 PM
More reviews by Parisa909
Skin: Other, Olive, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
I just love wearing purple eyeshadows - my favourites are MAC Trax and Satellite Dreams, Urban Decay Fishnet and NARS Habanera. I wanted a shade that would give my eye looks more depth in the outer corner, so I settled for Nocturnelle. It's a lovely purple-violet that's neutral in that it doesn't lean too warm nor cold, it just adapts to your eyeshadow. The pigmentation is decent, definitely not the best, but good enough for application purposes. As it's a Frost it has a slight shimmer, which I like. Nice addition to my purple collection.
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
on 4/6/2013 4:18:00 PM
More reviews by CatrionaShadowleaf
Skin: Oily, Fair, Cool
Hair: Red, Wavy, Medium
Trying to figure out how to make my green eyes pop when I just happened to be wearing a dark green wig, I picked up Nocturnelle and thickly lined my top lid with it. I then got compliments on how amazing my eyes looked all day. Not to say that you need a green wig to wear this colour, but it does do crazy things for green eyes.
on 4/6/2013 11:04:00 AM
More reviews by SepiaRose
Skin: Dry, Medium Brown, Warm
Hair: Black, Relaxed, Fine
Gorgeous warm purple color that would suit a wide variety of skin tones. It has slight pinkish undertones but is still a subtle and wearable purple and not over-the-top at all. Paired it with Embark in the crease and it made for a great plummy smokey eye. As always with MAC it is very creamy and lasts all day too. Definitely one to have in the arsenal.
on 2/26/2013 9:00:00 AM
More reviews by Emma93
Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium
I am NC25 and have Hazel eyes. I usually don't wear purple eyeshadow, although I know that it can make my eyes pop, but I just always felt like it didn't suit me anyway. But then I tought I'd give it a try and got Nocturnelle. I think it's a pretty color and it doesn't look too bad on me, but it doesn't have the "WOW-factor" either. Also it's pretty poorly pigmented, I can barely get any color on my lids without really rubbing my brush into the pan to the point where I fear my poor MAC 239 might break or lose its shape or something. But once it's on it's ok, I usually use this with Sketch, which I bought along with Nocturnelle. (Sketch is a hit, btw, despite it being a purple, too). I wouldn't say it's a terrible eyeshadow, I could cope with the poor pigmentation, I usually don't mind it that much as long as it's buildable, but in this case since the color isn't really worth the effort, I don't find myself reaching for this very often.(Another factor might be that I'm more the neutral kind of girl, who never knows what clothes to wear with colorful e/s)
4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.
on 2/26/2013 8:48:00 AM
More reviews by shanpearce
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Cool
First things first, I recently did a review for MAC's cremesheen lipstick in the shade of 'Hang Up', and I said that I would do a review for a matching eyeshadow... so here it is!I went into my local MAC store just after Christmas, looking for a fresh new face of makeup products to create a kind of vampy/gothic look, and once I had told the MUA what I had in mind, she showed me this eyeshadow and I was in love!Nocturnelle is such a beautiful colour to wear, with a slightly aubergine tinge to it, it can be applied lightly for a soft purple look or applied heavily for a pretty gothic twist! I often use this eyeshadow along with the MAC Ricepaper eyeshadow (which I will review soon!) and it just gives my eyes a wonderful blast of gothical colour! I am currently MAC foundation shade NC20 and so this product does look very 'in your face' on me, but that is exactly what I want!This eyeshadow in particular stays on well during the day and can be toned down or up depending on what other colour you use with it. And for only £12 in the UK stores, this eyeshadow should be a must-have for everyone who is wanting to have a change of face so to speak!If like me you want a change-up of make-up looks, I definitely suggest going for a vampy/gothic look by buying MAC Nocturnelle eyeshadow and MAC cremesheen lipstick in shade Hang Up!I hope this review has helped you and if you want to see my MAC Hang Up review, click onto my profile! - Shannon x
on 2/6/2013 2:51:00 PM
More reviews by almond_leaves
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brown, Other, Fine
Nocturnelle is a warm purple shade, which am not too sure what yo say about...hmmm..The pigmentation is quite poor and it really looks just blah on me. I don't find myself going for this shade a lot. I look at it and am at loss...I try to experiment with it and I go further at loss..hehehe...Doesn't blend so well too, and goes on kindda...streaky? Or perhaps patchy is the word for it.This is just blah and I'd give it two lippies...giving it three though in case I'm the one not knowing how to use it. I'll keep trying with it and we'll see how things go...
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