Eye Products

Anastasia Norvina Vol. 4 Pro Pigment Palette Review & Swatches – Beauty Article

Anastasia Norvina Vol. 4 Pro Pigment Palette Review & Swatches Norvina Vol 4 Anastasia Norvina Vol 4 Pro Pigment Palette ($60.00 for 1.575 oz.) is a mixed bag that ranged from disappointing to fantastic. I think it was more workable and easier to use than past volumes, which wasn’t a surprise since there were more shimmers, more neutral tones, and fuchsia Pressed Pigments tend to perform better than blues or purples.The shimmers ranged from some of the best the brand…

Read More

Urban Decay 24/7 Eyeliners Reviews & Swatches (Part 4 of 5) – Beauty Article

Urban Decay 24/7 Eyeliners Reviews & Swatches (Part 4 of 5) Urban Decay Bourbon 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil (Eyeliner) Urban Decay Bourbon 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil (Eyeliner) Urban Decay Bourbon 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil (Eyeliner)Bourbon Urban Decay Bourbon 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil (Eyeliner) ($22.00 for 0.04 oz.) is a medium-dark brown with moderate,w arm undertones and flecks of gold shimmer throughout. It had good pigmentation in a single layer, and when applied in shorter, more overlapping motions (rather than a…

Read More

Urban Decay 24/7 Eyeliners Reviews & Swatches (Part 3 of 5) – Beauty Article

Urban Decay 24/7 Eyeliners Reviews & Swatches (Part 3 of 5) Urban Decay Electric 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil (Eyeliner) Urban Decay Electric 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil (Eyeliner) Urban Decay Electric 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil (Eyeliner)Electric Urban Decay Electric 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil (Eyeliner) ($22.00 for 0.04 oz.) is a bright, light-medium blue with moderate, cool undertones and a metallic sheen. It had semi-opaque pigmentation that looked more opaque when applied as a lower lash line shade, but it was hard…

Read More

NABLA Cosmetics Wild Berry Cutie Palette Review & Swatches – Beauty Article

NABLA Cosmetics Wild Berry Cutie Palette Review & Swatches Wild Berry NABLA Cosmetics Wild Berry Cutie Palette ($24.00 for 0.28 oz.) is a new, six-pan palette that included three mattes, one semi-matte, and two intense metallics. All of the shades had good pigmentation that ranged from semi-opaque to full coverage in a single layer. Despite being deeper matte shades, they blended out fairly well over bare skin and lasted for eight to nine hours. Alchemy 2.0 gave me a bit…

Read More

Viseart Spritz Edit Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches – Beauty Article

Viseart Spritz Edit Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches Spritz Edit Viseart Spritz Edit Eyeshadow Palette ($39.00 for 0.28 oz.) is a new, warm-toned palette that featured 12 shades with a mix of matte and shimmer finishes. I think the shimmers were a bit creamier in this palette compared to past, more recent releases, so they are easier to work with, have more pigmentation, and some looked almost “melted” on the lid because they were so smooth.The mattes were fairly pigmented…

Read More

Giorgio Armani #24, 31, 33 Eye Tints Reviews & Swatches (2020) – Beauty Article

Giorgio Armani #24, 31, 33 Eye Tints Reviews & Swatches (2020) Giorgio Armani Nude Smoke (24) Eye Tint Liquid Eyeshadow Giorgio Armani Nude Smoke (24) Eye Tint Liquid Eyeshadow Giorgio Armani Nude Smoke (24) Eye Tint Liquid EyeshadowNude Smoke (24) Giorgio Armani Nude Smoke (24) Eye Tint Liquid Eyeshadow ($30.00 for 0.13 oz.) is a medium peach with warm undertones and a matte finish. It had medium coverage that was buildable to semi-opaque coverage with a second layer.The texture was…

Read More

Charlotte Tilbury Green Lights Eyeshadow Quad Review & Swatches – Beauty Article

Charlotte Tilbury Green Lights Eyeshadow Quad Review & Swatches Green Lights Charlotte Tilbury Green Lights Eyeshadow Quad ($53.00 for 0.18 oz.) might have a new name, but it is The Rebel (2020) — the brand actually discloses that in the product’s description (which I didn’t bother to read so fool me once…!). It’s an odd move given that The Rebel (2020) debuted recently, so I don’t know why they wouldn’t have kept it the same, went with the “Green Lights”…

Read More

Charlotte Tilbury Mesmerising Maroon Colour Magic Liner Duo Review & Swatches – Beauty Article

Charlotte Tilbury Mesmerising Maroon Colour Magic Liner Duo Review & Swatches Charlotte Tilbury Mesmerising Maroon Colour Magic Liner Duo Charlotte Tilbury Mesmerising Maroon Colour Magic Liner Duo Charlotte Tilbury Mesmerising Maroon Colour Magic Liner Duo Charlotte Tilbury Mesmerising Maroon Colour Magic Liner DuoMesmerising Maroon Charlotte Tilbury Mesmerising Maroon Colour Magic Liner Duo ($30.00 for 0.03 oz.) includes a richer, deeper rusty copper metallic shade on one end and a matte, pinky-plum on the other end. The metallic shade performed the…

Read More

MAC Dazzleshadow Extreme Reviews & Swatches (Part 2) – Beauty Article

MAC Dazzleshadow Extreme Reviews & Swatches (Part 2) Incinerated MAC Incinerated Dazzleshadow Extreme ($20.00 for 0.05 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark plum with strong, warm undertones and a pearly sheen. The texture was smooth to the touch, dense and more firmly-pressed into the pan, so it needed a firmer hand or a denser brush to pick up product well (e.g. a pencil brush picked up product fairly well but a fluffy brush was difficult to use with it). It had…

Read More

Huda Beauty Mint Pastel Obsessions Palette Review & Swatches – Beauty Article

Huda Beauty Mint Pastel Obsessions Palette Review & Swatches Mint Huda Beauty Mint Pastel Obsessions Palette ($29.00 for 0.21 oz.) seemed to work better as individual shades than together, as the shimmers were creamier but often a little sheerer, while the matte shades were pigmented but moderately powdery. Visually, the palette was hard to envision because the shimmers often applied differently than they appeared, too.The mattes darkened slightly when applied, though not terribly, and they blended out decently along the…

Read More

NARS Hammered, Naked City, Riding High Powerchrome Eye Pigments Reviews & Swatches – Beauty Article

NARS Hammered, Naked City, Riding High Powerchrome Eye Pigments Reviews & Swatches Hammered NARS Hammered Powerchrome Loose Eye Pigment ($28.00 for 0.05 oz.) is a deep, coppery red with subtle, warm undertones and flecks of sparkle over a pearly base. It had opaque pigmentation applied with fingertips as well as with a dry or dampened brush, though dampened application gave it a smoother finish overall.The texture was loosely-pressed into the pot, though it was more pressed than it was loose…

Read More

NABLA Cosmetics Nude Cutie Palette Review & Swatches – Beauty Article

NABLA Cosmetics Nude Cutie Palette Review & Swatches Nude NABLA Cosmetics Nude Cutie Palette ($24.00 for 0.28 oz.) is a new, permanent six-pan palette with three shimmery shades and three “Latex Matte” shades. The Latex Matte finish is quite interesting and complex while actually… working well. It has more of a cream-powder base that looks almost vinyl-like–not quite matte and a bit like the subtle sheen a cream product might produce paired with flaky sparkle.Because of the creamier texture, those…

Read More

Charlotte Tilbury The Rebel Eyeshadow Quad Review & Swatches (2020) – Beauty Article

Charlotte Tilbury The Rebel Eyeshadow Quad Review & Swatches (2020) The Rebel (2020) Charlotte Tilbury The Rebel (2020) Eyeshadow Quad ($53.00 for 0.18 oz.) is a new, permanent quad that replaces the original “The Rebel” quad (totally different color story!). The formula was more comparable to the recent 12-pan palettes and a nice upgrade from the original quad formula. The shimmers were smoother, creamier, and richer overall with better coverage and adherence. All four shades were pigmented, blendable, and long-wearing…

Read More

Fenty Beauty Cool Neutrals (2) Snap Shadows Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches – Beauty Article

Fenty Beauty Cool Neutrals (2) Snap Shadows Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches Cool Neutrals (2) Fenty Beauty Cool Neutrals (2) Snap Shadows Mix & Match Eyeshadow Palette ($25.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a new, permanent palette that features three shimmer shades and three matte shades in a “cooler” color story. I’d argue that three shades were more muted but still warmer, though. Fenty’s matte eyeshadows perform decently–buildable and/or pigmented, blendable, and have decent wear–but find the shimmers to be more…

Read More

Fenty Beauty Cadet (7) Snap Shadows Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches – Beauty Article

Fenty Beauty Cadet (7) Snap Shadows Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches Cadet (7) Fenty Beauty Cadet (7) Snap Shadows Mix & Match Eyeshadow Palette ($25.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a new, permanent palette that features four mattes and two shimmers. Most shades had semi-opaque pigmentation or better, applied without too much work, and lasted between seven and eight hours on me. The shade I found trickiest to work with was Money Mission, which was thicker and worked best with fingertips…

Read More

Chanel Elemental (352) Les 4 Ombres Eyeshadow Quad Review & Swatches – Beauty Article

Chanel Elemental (352) Les 4 Ombres Eyeshadow Quad Review & Swatches Elemental (352) Chanel Elemental (352) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow ($62.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a new, neutral quad featuring two matte and two satin-to-pearl shades. For lighter skin tones, the color story could work for a soft, neutral eye that would be hard to overdo–particularly as it ran a bit sheerer and was a little more powdery compared to more recent Chanel quad releases. I felt like…

Read More