I know the flash washed out the swatches a bit, but as you can see the BM has more definite sparkles/glitter flecks while the Sculpted shade is more evenly and densely covered with smaller, more refined flecks, hence its description as a metallic shade.
They are sooo similar right? With the naked eye and sans a flash, it was hard to tell the difference. The flash fools you and makes you think that BM's glitter will really settle the score here and make a difference. Disappointingly, I can hardly see the glitter in BM when applied (even wet!!) as it's looser and spread out in the shadow. For the glitter lovers like me, the Sculpted shade delivers!
The swatch at the very top is Sculpted with its coordinating shade, a metallic, lavender/mauve tinged pink. My eyes rolled in disbelief. I used three colors to get the look I did with BM when the Sculpted duo would have done the job in one compact little pot.... at least I think! Ha!
Do you have either shade? What are your thoughts? Even though I have these, I'm a glitter and purple lover and still have to get my hands on MAC's Young Punk mineralized eyeshadow. I hear it's what BM is supposed to be.... do you all agree?