Reader Request: Swatch Comparisons of UD Baked and MAC Amber Lights

Good day everyone! It’s bright and early (a little too early for moi), and I have a reader request to share today. Someone emailed me asking for a comparison of two very famous gold eyeshadows. I obliged, and here they are:

UD Baked, MAC Amber Lights

Baked is definitely more of a true gold. Amber Lights is orangey-gold.

With flash: Baked, Amber Lights

Don’t hesitate to send me more reader requests. I will try to fulfill as many as I can! Happy Monday, everyone!

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About themakeuptrain

Beauty/product junkie hiding behind the title of certified makeup artist (that's the excuse I use for my makeup addiction). I am a human pet to two cats, a full time college student majoring in Cultural Anthropology and an organic food enthusiast (read: organic food freak) who cooks, bakes, and has not burned down the kitchen (I'm waiting for it). New York has put up with all of this thus far, so here is where I reside. I can be reached for comments, questions, complaints, and incoherent babbling at: themakeuptrain@yahoo.com
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4 Responses to Reader Request: Swatch Comparisons of UD Baked and MAC Amber Lights

  1. P says:

    Thanks for the great comparison swatches! I’m so glad I got to see this as I have amber lights and was considering UD too! Oh by the way, when will you be posting a winner for the contest?

    • Hey P, I emailed the winner and she sent me her address. I wasn’t sure if I should post directly on the blog to say who won. I have seen a lot of nasty comments on other sites/blogs from people who didn’t win giveaways, and I don’t want to engender any animosity towards the winner. I was worried about that, so I decided to simply close the contest and email the winner directly.

      Do you think I should have made it known who won?

      • P says:

        Hi Thanks for the reply…I def think that’s fair that you did that 🙂 No worries, was just wondering! Maybe just add a little addendum to the post saying that the winner has been mailed their prize? Or nada if you want! Thanks again.

      • That is a good idea! Thanks for the feedback, I will do that in the future. 🙂

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