|MAC Soba Eyeshadow ($10 - refill)|
If I had my way, I would pick up every brown eyeshadow and every neutral eyes palette, so it shouldn't be a shocker that MAC's Soba eyeshadow finds a spot in my list of MAC must-haves. This is a satin finish warm golden brown eyeshadow with a bit of golden shimmer mixed in. The color is great for knocking out the ashy darkness on my eyelids, and it's a perfect pick for me to use as an all-over lid color.
|MAC Soba Eyeshadow (in normal lighting)|
|MAC Soba Eyeshadow under direct sunlight |
There is a bit of a fine golden shimmer mixed into the shadow.
The shimmer is quite subtle and just gives a bit of sparkle and not big chunky glitter/shimmer.
|MAC Soba Eyeshadow - Swatches
This is quite pigmented, though it might not look that way in the swatch.
The color is pretty close to my skin tone so it is a little difficult to show in photos.
|Wearing MAC Soba all over my lids. |
Also used: Maybelline Black Gel liner smudged along lashline.
MAC Soba is one of those colors that is easy to overlook, especially when there are brighter, shinier colors around. If you ask me, though, this is definitely one to have in your makeup palette. For my darker eyelids, this is great as an all-over lid color and also works great as a transition color along the crease to blend out smokey/darker eye looks. The shadow is easy to blend, and over a primer, the eyeshadow lasts the whole day on my lids.
Do give it a try if you love a good neutral brown shadow as much as I do :D
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