I always feel almost apologetic when I do MAC posts as I am sure you feel somewhat inundated, I am therefore doing this as an extra post today.
I had made a mental list of what I would be buying from the Cham Pale and Stylishly Yours collections so I was thrown when my store had the Mickey Contractor collection instead of Stylishly Yours. I had been set on getting the Too Chic Beauty Powder to use as a highlight above Rose Ole Highlighting Powder (which I planned on using as a blush).
Scuppered, I swatched both Chez Chez Lame and Gana Blush, and made the decision to go for Chez Chez as it seemed less frosty, this it turns out was a mistake.
Chez Chez Lame Special Reserve Highlighting Powder is a sheer gold with a yellow undertone and a white sheen.
Applied on my cool toned, very pale skin, the yellow tone steps up a notch and clashes with my complexion. I gave this to my mother who is neutral toned and it works a lot better so I would be hesitant to get this if you are very cool toned like me.
Rose Ole Highlighting Powder is a mix of pink and copper with a golden sheen, its pigmented enough for me to use as a blush.
Both powders feel smooth, they are both high sheen though, so best applied with a light hand.
Swatches L-R: Rose Ole, Chez Chez Lame, I Get No Kick Eye Kohl (the Eye Kohl is a shimmery champagne, it feels quite smooth but is not long lasting).
Ingredients for the highlight powders:
Caviar Dreams Eyeshadow Quad contains Brule (neutral light beige), Retrospeck ( shimmery/glittery subtle gold) Caviar Dreams (cool-toned medium shimmery/glittery brown). Et tu, Bouquet? ( icy pink).
Given this contains 2 lustre shades I was surprised I didn't seem to get fall out. I like this more than I thought I would, its a pretty palette of subtle colours and the overall look is sheer but shimmery.
The Paint Pots are all sheer and very shimmery/sparkly, however because of their sheerness they are not over the top. They are easy to apply, blending nicely and they last all day without a base.
I would say that you can only apply one layer of shadow over them otherwise the texture seems to get a bit lumpy.
I got Chilled on Ice (very sheer white gold), Vintage Selection (pink beige) and Dangerous Cuvee (grey with a lavender tone).
Paint Pot Swatches:
Overall I do think the collection is worth checking out, of what I bought the paint pots and Caviar dreams quad are my stand outs.