05/11/2011

MAC Genuine Treasure and Treasure Hunt Paint Pots



Here is a review on 2 new-ish MAC paint pots: Treasure Hunt paint pot and Genuine Treasure paint pot. Keep reading for my reviews and swatches! ♥


MAC Treasure Hunt paint pot. This paint pot is a frosty pale gold colour. It applies evenly. It is very bright and would look great with warm-toned eyeshadows.

MAC Genuine Treasure paint pot. This paint pot has antique gold sparkles with a bronze base. It would look great in a smokey eye look. It doesn't apply as evenly as Treasure Hunt.

Here are swatches:




I have been a fan of MAC paint pots for a very long time. These are my favourite eyeshadow bases underneath eyeshadows, but you can wear these alone. These are very creamy but dry to a powdery finish. I find them to be very long wearing and easy to apply with fingers or a flat paddle brush (eg MAC 252). I swatched these new ones on my arm and I tried to rub them off 2minutes from applying, but they stayed put! I have a suspicion that they've changed a little bit of the formula to make them last longer, which is awesome!!

Note: just make sure you cover the pots well after using to prevent them from drying up.

I believe you can purchase these at your local MAC store or MAC website.

What do you think? ♥


10 comments

  1. Genuine Treasure looks gorgeous!

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  2. What beautiful shades! The name is very suitable~ Treasure <33

    xoxo tifuani

    http://tifuani.blogspot.com/

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  3. hi! how are u? i'm from argentina. i really really like your paints pots!! kisses!!

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  4. great review!
    genuine treasure reminds me the coveted lancome erika. it looks so pretty.

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  5. I like the colors somewhat, but cream products scare me D:<
    AND WHERE HAVE U BEEN GIRL? Or has my dashboard been fuckin' with me again? -__-" danng

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  6. wow genuine treasure looks so pretty! it looks like it'd be perfect for a nice, brown smokey eye look

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  7. Thanks for the post x they look so pretty ! I'll check MAC paint pots out since I haven't tried them.. I am ashamed LOL. I'm also into cream shadows now since they're easy to apply and blend.

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  8. Lol, I'm sure you'll love them! Soft Ochre, Bare Study and Rubenesque are my faves from the permanent line xx

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  9. Yes it is! And the sparkles are amazing :)

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  10. Sorry hun! There's nothing wrong with your dashboard, I think. I've just been so busy with work and the lack of home internet is annoying! Still waiting for it to be activated.

    You should definitely give MAC paint pots a go though, they're cream but dry to a powder finish. They come in a lot of colours too. :)

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