MAC Eye Shadow X9: Burgundy Times Nine

March 7, 2015 | Beauty, MAC | 2 Comments »


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MAC Eye Shadow X9: Burgundy Times Nine

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MAC Eye Shadow X9: Burgundy Times Nine

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Swatches: Honey Lust, Poppyseed, Quarry, Antiqued, Embark

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Swatches: #Noir, Haux, Star Violet, Sketch

When I made my MAC Cinderella collection purchase I decided to pick up the Burgundy Times Nine palette as well. I really do love my MAC palettes! And this one really jumped out at me. The shadows are smaller than the average pan size. However, I personally like having more shadows in a smaller package. It’s like a sampling of lots of pretty shadows that compliment each other nicely. It’s also perfect for traveling (which I’ve been doing a lot more of lately).

There are 4 X9 palettes total. Amber, Purple, Navy, and Burgundy. Burgundy contains Honey Lust (bronze dipped peach/lustre), Poppyseed (midtone mauvey nude/satin), Quarry (soft muted plum brown/matte), Antiqued (ash brown with bronze/veluxe pearl), Embark (intense reddish brown/matte), #Noir (deep black brown w/ gold pearls/velvet), Haux (soft muted rosy brown/satin), Star Violet (pinky brown plum/veluxe pearl), and Sketch (burgundy with red shimmer/velvet). Surprisingly I don’t have any of these shades in my collection already which made my decision that much easier. I’m really loving Star Violet! It’s just so pretty!

Below you can see a look I created using this palette. I used Star Violet on my lid (I actually slightly wet it with my Fix+ before applying it), Haux in my crease, Sketch in my outer crease and lower lash line (I slightly wet it with Fix+ before applying to lower lash line), and Honey Lust on the inner corner of my eye and brow bone.

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Did you get any of the X9 palettes? If so, which one? What are your thoughts?

2 Comments on “MAC Eye Shadow X9: Burgundy Times Nine” »
  1. Really pretty look here. I saw these at Mac and though they were quite pretty .. the little disks so cute and you’re right .. it’s like sampling a bunch of colors.

    Monica.
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