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2007 Sugar Awards: Best Eye Shadow

Wow, MAC certainly swept the Best Eye Shadow category. Its shadows garnered a full third of votes, probably due to its ability to, as Hemlyn puts it, "blend like a dream." I noticed a lot of write-in votes for Urban Decay, too, pointing out its amazing color choices.

My favorite shadow of the year is Stila Kitten. (That particular shade got a few write-in votes, too.) This shimmery pinky-champagne shadow is a cult favorite, and justly so. It's a great base color, it blends well, and it lasts all day. And if you dab a bit on the inner corner of your eye, it just makes you look more alert and awake. Just gorgeous!

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Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
I'm not a fan of MAC, but I love my NARS :)
PrincessTracy PrincessTracy 9 years
I'll need to invest in that...I could use anything that makes me look more alert and awake!
actorgirl21 actorgirl21 9 years
I love mac but totally agree with you... my favorite find this year was Stillas Kitten eye shadow. LOVE it!
KittensRkute KittensRkute 9 years
:true story: :true_story: true-story: not working lol
KittensRkute KittensRkute 9 years
hehe :truestory:
KittensRkute KittensRkute 9 years
i like that
emlod10 emlod10 9 years
i like the fun colors that mac has to offer but i usually end up wearing bobbi brown for everyday and she has some great neutral tone shadows for night
quietriott quietriott 9 years
mac is the one brand of makeup that has caused some crazy allergic reactions on me -- i got some eye shadow and liner and ended up with crazy puffed eyes for two days. bummer too cause they have such fun colors!
bluesarahlou bluesarahlou 9 years
I'm a MAC and Stila fanatic.
audreystar audreystar 9 years
Stila Kitten is my favorite eyeshadow OF ALL TIME. :true:
nikkipez nikkipez 9 years
love urban decay. i find that i can vary the intensity of the colors really well. mac is good too. i will have to try that stila color
mwmsjuly19 mwmsjuly19 9 years
MAC rocks, but I love DuWop as well.
the-makeup-blogette the-makeup-blogette 9 years
I use MAC and SHU UEMURA... which are absolutely fab in terms of color and texture...i started on Urban Decay too. never ever been a fan of Stila though.
bailaoragaditana bailaoragaditana 9 years
I really like MAC shadows - partly because of the formula and partly because there's approximately 500 million colors to choose from - but my everyday shadow is Bobbi Brown, with the occasional Urban Decay.
glam-sugar glam-sugar 9 years
I love Stila shadows!
Daisie Daisie 9 years
Obviously MAC was going to win - it's the best! BUT...I totally agree with Bella about Stila's Kitten! It is my go-to shadow for every day that I don't want to think about makeup and just want to look put-together!
sharilynne17 sharilynne17 9 years
Obviously MAC would win
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
I love MAC, I just found out about them a few months ago and I can't believe what I had been missing. (I know I feel like I have been living under a rock, how do you not know about MAC?) I will never go with another line. LOVE IT!
emalove emalove 9 years
No brand can top MAC for it's range of colors...they have the best shades for sure. Formula-wise, it's not my favorite, but I do love them! Oh, and I agree Bella, Stila Kitten is amazing...the best color Stila makes!
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