Mac Trax Eye Shadow

Trax is one of Mac’s unique eye shadows. I’m sure Urban Decay has something comparable but I’m in love with this colour and the sheen.

Trax is a yellow based medium purple but with gold microshimmer. The shimmer is a bit chunkier than usual and not so subtle when you use it. It gives a lovely duochrome sort of effect when you wear it on lids. Part purple, part gold and part browny purple.

It goes on the lid very smoothly. However, this isn’t the most pigmented shade. I think it works far better when you use can eye base or primer underneath. When compared to other good Mac eyeshadows, pigmentation is where this falls short.

The colour blends well. You can use this for so many looks with browns, taupe, light pinks, gold etc. I really should do a EOTD with this!

It lasts better with primer but generally it gives good 6-7 hours of wear and there’s no fallout from the shimmer. If you are venturing out into more coloured eye shadows, this is a good place to start. It goes very well with neutral shades and also other contrasting shades like greens and yellows. :)

You get 1.5 g of product if you get the refill pan and  it costs Rs. 720, I think.

Photos and swatches below!

mac trax eyeshadow 1


mac trax eyeshadow 2


mac trax eyeshadow 3


mac trax eyeshadow 4




Name: Eye Shadow (refill pan)

Colour : Trax

Brand: Mac

Product Amount : 1.5g

Pigmentation : Good but not great pigmentation

Consistency: Applies very smoothly.

Finish and Texture : Satin finish

Fall Out : Minimal fallout

Smudge-proof: No

Waterproof: No

Durability : 6-7 hours with primer

Price : $12 ~ Rs. 650

Available at : Mac stores

Overall : 4/5

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  • Jennifer Monforton

    Trax is such a great shade! Such a unique mix of plum and gold. One of my favourites for sure :)


    • Xuvious

      It sure is! I love using it with bronzey shades. :)

  • adriana m

    it’s a lovely colour. :)

    • Xuvious

      Yes, I love glitter!!

  • Shikha

    beautiful shade

    • Xuvious

      It is! I love complex shades like these. ^_^