MAC Fabulousness Palette "Warm Eyes" review

I bought this palette at the end of last year, but I totally forgot to review it :) The Fabulousness Palette was part of the Glamour Daze Collection and it retailed at £32.00, so it was quite a pricey treat. Before buying this little palette, I had no idea what to expect from MAC eye shadows, so I figured that it was the right time to try the formula. All the palettes and sets from the Glamour Daze Collection were beautiful, but I decided to go for the "Warm Eyes" palette in a lovely cream case.
The packaging is absolutely beautiful and looks amazing on my dressing table. I love the black bow and the soft, satin padded lid. It is one of the prettiest eyeshadow palettes I have ever seen!

The palette includes 5 eyeshadows: Glamour Light, Retrospeck, Honesty, Cognac, and Sketch and they all look very pretty in the pan. I expected MAC eyeshadows to be amazing, but I am slightly disappointed with most of the shades. 

Glamour Light is a light beige and it lacks pigmentation. Retrospeck is a light and sparkly gold with a lot of fallout. Honesty is a coppery brown shade, which I love the look of, but just like Retrospeck, it  has A LOT of fallout.  Cognac is a golden bronze with a frost finish, very easy to blend, with minimal fallout. The last shade is Sketch- my favourite from the palette. It is a deep burgundy shade, perfect to use in the crease. WIth it's velvety finish, it is a dream to apply and the pigmentation is amazing.

Verdict? I am disappointed with the formula of the three bigger eyeshadows - Glamour Light, Retrospeck and Honesty, but I love Cognac and Sketch. It is a nice little palette and I use it quite often, but I am not sure if I will be buying other MAC eyeshadows in the future. I think that Urban Decay offers better pigmentation and colour payoff. I might put a little MAC  quad together one day, but I am not in a rush :)

You can see the look I created with the palette on the photo above. I quite like the final effect with black winged liner and a pair of falsies :)

Do you like MAC eye shadows? Are they worth the hype in your opinion? What shades would you recommend for my first quad? 

Glamour Light, Retrospeck, Honesty, Cognac, and Sketch
Glamour Light, Retrospeck, Honesty, Cognac, and Sketch

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