August 16, 2012

Mac Duo's

I learned a valuable lesson recently.

Check the "duo" shadows at Mac before you buy two separate shadows.
*you won't find "This and That" online. Only in stores.


I've had Vanilla for awhile, and love using it on my brow bone and the inner corners of my eyes. I picked up Era several weeks ago. I like that it's lighter than my usual Satin Taupe, but still adds some color to my lids.

Then I bought the duo "This & That" because it looked like my perfect shadows. I got home and realized I practically own both of these already.

Oh well, at least I'm set for awhile! 

The sandy color in the duo is slightly lighter than Era, but not by much. It would just take an extra layer or so to achieve the depth that Era creates. 

Have you bought a duo from Mac before? It seems like you get about the same amount of product as you would in two individual pods, but for a lower price.

19 comments:

  1. I have "this and that" and really love the duo!

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  2. I did that with trax except I actually just bought the same thing twice.

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  3. Oh no, I hate it when I duplicate on accident!

    http://coffeebeansandbobbypins.blogspot.com//

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  4. I do! But with lipgloss and lipstick. :) ♥

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  5. Kate can you flat iron your hair before you curl your hair. would it curl as well??

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    1. You can, but it might not hold curl as well! Try it!

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    2. i will and i absolutely love all of the hair tutorials that you do. They are all SOOO CUTE!!! :)

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  6. Good deal! Getting a true bargain is always exciting.

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  7. I love MAC make-up! I'm going to buy some this coming weekend when I'm in Las Vegas!
    Thanks for the tip Kate!

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  8. I have never tried MAC shadows. I really like these colors though! I'm a huge fan of duos and palettes.

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  9. I really like M•A•C's paint pot - Rubenesque. It's really good for making your eyeshadows stay on all day.

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  10. I love MACs eyeshadows for real. I gotta check out the duos next time. thanks for the tip, kate!

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  11. Yes I love thissssssssss
    the duo's are just perfect!

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  12. I am headed to MAC this weekend to buy eye shadows and you just saved me a few $$. Thanks for the tip!

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  13. The mineralize duos make my lids itch so I have to stick with the standard formula eyeshadows. It is a nice stand-in for the singles for those that don't mind the difference in formula.

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  14. I love mac shadows. You can't beat them. Do you think you could post a picture of your hair cut at the length is now?

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  15. Mac will let yor return within 30 days even if it has been used.

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  16. I've never thought of getting the duos before.
    Great advice!
    - I did tell you

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