MAC Sketch eyeshadow

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wearing MAC Show Orchid lipstick | Jumpsuit from RARE London

MAC Sketch eyeshadow £12.50
available online and in stores

Described as a burgundy with red shimmer, Sketch is a velvet eyeshadow from MAC and is absolutely perfect to create an all over smokey eye with a twist or buffed into the crease to add definition. Sketch is such a versatile shade and can be applied quite lightly all over the lid or pressed into the crease for a more intense look. I personally don’t see the red shimmer in this eyeshadow but it does have a lovely, luxe finish with a beautiful blackened-plum tone to it. I used Sketch above blended all across my lid with a little powder of MAC Nylon in the corner of my eyes to brighten the look. Ultimately I think this shade would work best as a duo, placed in the crease to contrast with a lighter, shimmery shade all over the lid, so I took to twitter and was recommended MAC All That Glitters to work as the perfect companion to Sketch. So I now think a little beauty trip to MAC is in order!

Is Sketch eyeshadow part of your makeup collection? What shade do you think will go well with it?

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29 Comments

  1. 19th January 2014 / 7:26 pm

    This is such a beautiful colour, It's been on my wish list for quite some time! maybe i'll get round to buying it sometime this year! If I did have it though I would definitely be wearing this in the crease with a lighter shimmer colour on the lids
    Caitlin x
    Lifes-glitters.blogspot.co.uk

  2. 19th January 2014 / 7:45 pm

    I love these kinds of shades! So pretty x
    thegirlsnextdooruk.blogspot.co.uk

  3. 19th January 2014 / 7:48 pm

    This is such a beautiful colour! I really like purple based eyeshadows, will add this shade to my wishlist!

    Bella x

  4. 19th January 2014 / 8:46 pm

    This colour is stunning! I bought a shadow from Clarins (via TK Maxx) that's a little more purpley than this but haven't had an occasion to wear it yet! xx
    http://www.LaurasHaven.com

  5. 19th January 2014 / 8:55 pm

    Such a pretty colour, and it really suits you! xx

  6. 19th January 2014 / 9:20 pm

    I wouldn't usually go for a shade like this as it looks unwearable and too dark, but the way you're wearing it, it looks gorgeous!
    Laura x | Life and Lipstick

  7. 19th January 2014 / 9:31 pm

    I love sketch, it's a colour I should reach for more often as I always forget I have it!
    Bea x
    Bea's Beauty Blog

  8. 19th January 2014 / 9:42 pm

    Has anyone ever tell you, you look a lot like Rita, from Dexter! besides the point this is a perfect eyeshadow for darken the crease and outer corner to at definition. Love this shade

  9. 19th January 2014 / 9:47 pm

    I have heard so many lovely things about this eyeshadow. It looks beautiful!
    xx
    Celina | The Celution | Bloglovin’

  10. 19th January 2014 / 9:57 pm

    Your make looks flawless – love this shadow on you!
    Sophie
    X

  11. 19th January 2014 / 10:00 pm

    Gorgeous in the pot and even more gorge on the face!
    Great post 🙂

    Please check out my beauty blog nailsandteapots.blogspot.co.uk xx

  12. 20th January 2014 / 2:25 am

    Sketch looks beautiful on you! I know which Mac shadow to pick up next.

  13. 20th January 2014 / 9:13 am

    Lovely colour! berrie-blogs.blogspot.com xx

  14. 20th January 2014 / 8:34 pm

    I got this shade for christmas, I love it!

    Sophie x

  15. 30th January 2014 / 10:30 pm

    Lovely shade! I look good on your!

    xx

    Georgina

  16. 20th February 2014 / 9:43 pm

    Wow sketch looks beautiful on you, I swatched it recently and it looked really scary I never would have looked twice at it !