During my short trip to Las Vegas, shopping at Inglot Cosmetics was at the top of my agenda. For some reason I thought the Inglot location at The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace Hotel and Casino was the same as the Inglot location at Town Square. I’m glad they were different though, because when I first went to the store at The Forum Shops I was too busy picking out eye shadows for my new Freedom System 40 eye shadow palette that I didn’t look at the Inglot AMC Pure Pigment Eye Shadows at all. Wanting to visit both locations, I went to Inglot at Town Square and ended up getting these three gorgeous pure pigments!
Inglot AMC Pure Pigments are highly concentrated loose powder, similar to MAC Pigments. They each come with 2g/0.07oz of product for $14.00 (vs. MAC pigments that are 3g/0.1oz for $20.00… vs. MAC pigments in their older packaging that were 4.3g/0.15oz for $20.00!). Based on the amount of product you get, these Inglot ones are slightly more expensive per gram than MAC pigments (Inglot $7 per gram vs. MAC $6.67 per gram); however, I rarely use up a bottle of pigment so I don’t mind paying a little more per gram to pay a little less overall.
These can be applied wet or dry, and I’ve swatched each one both ways so you can see how pretty these look! I swatched these on a bare arm (no primer), and I used MAC Pro Water Base Mixing Medium with a sponge-tipped applicator when applying them wet (click here to see how to make your own homemade mixing medium). If you click on the pictures below, you can see how the pigments look up close in their containers (taken without flash):
71 is a shimmery light turquoise, and 72 is a blue with purple duochrome. Shown below, 84 is a gold with green duochrome similar to MAC “Old Gold” but with more sheen and more gold.
I like the packaging of these Inglot pigments more than MAC pigments, because they seem more durable and are easier to hold than the newer, narrower MAC jars. The color payoff on these are awesome, and they blend very easily with other pigments and pressed eye shadows. I will definitely buy more of these next time I get to visit an Inglot store! You should check these out too, especially if you are a fan of shimmery/frosty/metallic eye shadows (or if you prefer matte, there’s one that is a very black matte pigment!).