MAC paint pots are one of the best eyeshadow primers and cream eyeshadows in the market and this is no secret. I own a couple of paint pots and totally adore them for their pigmentation and lasting power. I am always on the look ut for paint pots and cream eyeshadows of unique shades which especially can be worn on their own. Today, I will be reviewing one such stunning paint pot from MAC Genuine Treasure.
MAC Genuine Treasure paint was part of the “Posh Paradise Collection,” which was launched during the summer of 2012 in India. Even though it was launched in April, I bought this one I think around July and thank God I bought it because its the most beautiful paint pot ever!
MAC described Genuine Treasure as “Reflects Antique Gold,” cream to powder finish.
My Experience with MAC Paint Pot in Genuine Treasure:
The moment it was launched, I really wanted to buy this shade, but the hefty price tag was keeping me away, but I am so glad I finally got it in my local Pune store which still had a couple of pieces left since rest everywhere it was sold out!
Genuine Treasure comes in a round glass pot like all other paint pots from MAC. The shade is a stunning antique gold which looks like it has olive undertones with tonnes of glitter! Its one of the most unique shade in my collection and very wearable!
See how pretty it is? <3
The glitter is not at all chunky, but yes, it can be difficult in blending. Also, one has to blend it really quick since it dries super fast once applied. I usually love to wear this shade on its own, all over the lid, and smudge a little black liner in the outer corners and trust me it looks pretty!
I haven’t really faced any major fallouts with this eyeshadow, but yes, if you rub your eyes, it does come off! Like Groundwork or Painterly, this one is not opaque, you need to layer it to get that intense look, but the good thing is that it can be worn lightly as well as layered! Overall, a must-have paint pot for me!
Pros of MAC Paint Pot in Genuine Treasure:
- Unique antique olive gold shade with glitters.
- Glitters are not chunky.
- The coverage is sheer and can be layered for intensity.
- Stays on my eyes forever.
- Dries to a power finish.
- Can be used as a primer for eyeshadows.
Cons of MAC Paint Pot in Genuine Treasure:
- There may be little fallouts with glitter.
- Dries up real quick, so it needs to be blended very fast or else it might look patchy.
- Limited edition and expensive!
This is how it looks on me, sorry for the crappy pics, I don’t have my tripod here 🙁
Even though there are some cons, but I would still recommend this shade to everyone! Its beautiful and very versatile shade and a must have if you are an eye makeup person!
Below is a pic of my December Haul 😀 December is a big month for me since its my birthday month, oh yeah, I am a capricorn!
So, below are the goodies which my hubby gifted me! He got the NAKED palettes as a surprise for me which I have been lusting after from such a long time! Love you hubby <3
So, hope you all enjoyed the review, until next time, take care and stay beautiful!
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