MAC Black Grape Pressed Pigment

mac black grape pressed pigment

You can not pass the MAC counters without these dazzling pigments catching your eye, the beautiful high shine shadows are available in 14 colours online. The one that stopped me in my tracks was Black Grape. Mac desrcibe this as a

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]An intensely creamy highlighter offering extreme pearlescence and versatility of finish.  Apply dry for a high shine, or on damp skin for a dramatic wet look. Provides eye-catching sheer-to-moderate buildable coverage and natural dimension finish.[/quote]

And the colour as

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]Deep aubergine with multi pearl[/quote] I find it to be a gorgeousblackened plum colour with a red undertone and a blue sheen in the light.

It can be used damp or dry, used dry it’s not as intense in colour and fall out occurs however pressed into a primer or creamy base it stays. Used wet and it transforms into a metallic glossy shadow that will have everyone asking ‘what’s on your eyes?’ I find applying onto a brush then giving it a spray with water or fix+ intensifies the colour, brings out the red and holds it in place. I had minimal fallout and ensured it stayed put with a further spritz.

mac black grape pressed pigment

mac black grape pressed pigment (Left swatch dry, Right swatch used damp) 

How the product looks on

mac black grape pressed pigment

mac black grape pressed pigment

The size is a lot larger than a MAC eyeshadow, these are 3g whereas an eyeshadow is 1.35g so it's more than twice the size.

 

 

editorstip Use a black eyeshadow or creamy base and press this into the center of the lid for a truly show stopping look!

Available at maccosmetics.co.uk and on counters subject to availability