My 3 Favourite Eyeshadows
Collecting makeup truly brings me joy, and of the eyeshadows that I have played with throughout the years, I have narrowed my favorites down to these three eyeshadows: Stila Magnificent Metals Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow, Clinique Shadow Trio, and Nars Eyeshadow Duo. Stila Magnificent Metals Glitter #Perlina: I cannot live without glitter eyeshadows because I love fancy and lively eye makeup. I find that Stila’s liquid eyeshadow is by far one of the superior glitter eyeshadows that I have tried. Its shade and texture just work so well for me. This eyeshadow is in a white translucent color that encompasses different shades of glitter, such as blue, yellow and pink, which really adds dimension. Dotting this onto eyelids really adds an extra spark and specialness to the whole look. Because of its liquid texture, it stays on the eyes better than powder eyeshadows. I literally cannot find one single bad thing about this product! Clinique Shadow Trio #01 sunset glow, 06 daybreak, AA French vanilla: This eyeshadow trio has all the most basic yet must have colors, including a white beige color, white shimmer and light brown color, which is perfect for an everyday occasion in my opinion. Because it is so compact and the colors compliment each other well, I always carry it in my purse and bring it to travels with me. The colors are very neutral and enhance my eyes naturally, and the texture feels very smooth and creamy. Even though the color payoff isn’t very high, but it allows me to achieve a natural look, and it is easy to build up. Therefore, I still highly recommend this product. Nars Eyeshadow Duo #Kuala Lumpur: Its combination of colors suits my taste, which consists of a nude pink shade with gold shimmers and a dark burgundy shade also with gold shimmers. I find that gold shimmers complete my neutral skin tone really, even if the base colors are more suited for cool skin tones. These two eyeshadows give me a rosy and deep eye look, which I absolutely love! I often use this for a more special occasion where I want my eyes to stand out. The color payoff is really high and applies smoothly.
Pigmented eyeshadow palettes
Apr. 27, 2020
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Hate It 😑
I’ve been wanting to try liquid eyeshadow so I picked up this one from Stila. Don’t do it! When this product says glitter they really do mean glitter. Glitter bomb more like. I can’t express how bad this looked on my eyelids. Glitter was everywhere. It was the color of this liquid eyeshadow that I thought was pretty, but when I tried to blend it in the color just disappeared. All that was left... glitter. From the outside this product looks pretty, but it was a nightmare to deal with. Even after a double cleanse the night I used this I still found glitter the next day. This eyeshadow definitely got promptly returned and I definitely would not recommend. What liquid eyeshadows do y’all love?
my everyday makeup ❀ ✧
i’m here to share my everyday makeup! i’ve stuck to this routine for a while and really love it. super simple but still makes me look put together for day to day activities and zoom calls lol. Too Faced - Natural Face Palette i got this for christmas a couple years ago and put it away. it’s never been used, but when i was going through my makeup i stumbled upon it and tried it for a couple days. i fell in love. my taste in makeup has been changing and i love more pinky blushes and don’t really need a super bright highlighter. i mix pink wink and pink sand on my cheeks and then after my eyeliner i use starlight for my inner corner highlight and my nose highlight. so beautiful and they pair so well. if u have a red undertone to your skin it makes you look so cute!!! highly recommend! also sometimes if i feel like it i put the bronzer shades on my eyelids for a bit of color e.l.f. - Wow Brow Gel in a recent ulta order i decided to pick this up because i’ve been trying to find my perfect tinted eyebrow gel, and i think i’ve found it! i love the way it holds my brows and the color is perfect. i believe it has fibers in it and it makes my brows look so fluffy! wet n wild - MegaLast Breakup-Proof Black Liquid Eyeliner this is the best drugstore eyeliner i’ve ever tried. almost every eyeliner i try smudges bc i yawn a lot throughout the day. it always ends up under my eyes creating the raccoon eye effect. but not this one. it stays put, the color is super rich, and it’s easy to apply once you get the hang of it as it is a brush tip. NYX - Vinyl Liquid Liner this eyeliner is really hard for me to apply eyeliner bc i’m not used to the brush yet. but i use it to put little dots under my eyes. i think it’s a simple way to add some ✨spice✨ to a simple makeup look 😊 wet n wild - Mega Length Mascara i love this mascara and especially the price. it stays put and keeps my lashes curled. the formula is pretty light which i really like bc it doesn’t weigh down my lashes. i forgot to add this product, but the last thing i do is put a little bit of stila - Glitter & Glow Liquid Eyeshadow in grace. i apply a little tiny bit on my finger and then gently pat it onto my eye. so beauty and again, a simple way to take a simple look to the next level. it’s not too shimmery and subtle if you put a little bit. i love it💗
Palette Comparison -Tom Ford VS. Charlotte Tibury VS. NARS
I recently became fascinated by pink bronze eyeshadow - it's perfect for an everyday look, and matches most outfits. 💗💗 Here I've chosen to compare 3 popular products. Charlotte Tilbury - Luxury Eyeshadow PalettePillow Talk- this palette made me fall in love with pink bronze eyeshadow as it just looks sooooooo beautiful. 😍 I usually use matte dusky rose as the base. Then, use the soft matte brown to give more depth to my eyelids. The makeup already looks great with just these two colors. If you are going out with the girls, you can use champagne pink to brighten up your under-eye area. Then, use rose gold sparkle to add a touch of shimmer to the center of your eyelids for a perfect final look. NARS - NARS Duo Eyeshadow this palette is darker than the others. The tone of the pink palette is not very heavy with a pearly color and a tint of orange🧡. TOM FORD - TOM FORD Extrême Eye Color Quad- just arrived yesterday, looks amazing. 🥰 The only downside is that the color in the upper left corner is a little too light. This palette leans more towards the brown side and is not as pink as it looks. To sum up, each has its advantages. TF has the best powder while CT and NARS feel a little powdery when I tested them, but CT's shimmer shades are really wonderful and NARS has a lovely price tag 😁. Choose the palette that suits you best💓💓💓
A lil’ bit of shine
This NARS eyeshadow duo is nice! It has two neutral shimmery shades-one is more pink toned and the other true brown. They look good on their own or layered but don’t have a ton of pigment to them. The texture can be a bit dry but with a damp finger/brush they apply pretty nice! Perfect for travel because they’re so small and compact! NARS - NARS Duo Eyeshadow
MAC PRO LONGWEAR PAINT POT
MAC - Pro Longwear Paint Pot Eyeshadow Meet my everyday go-to eyeshadow. It’s beautiful creamy, smooth to apply and gives off the perfect amount of pigment. The shade Groundwork is my perfect taupe brown that’s suitable for all occasions! It’s a solid cream product that is emollient enough for my finger or brush to pick up a lot of color! I’ve had this for at least 2+ years and it hasn’t even started to dry out yet- most cream eyeshadows dry out within months! My trick is to store them upside down. The longevity is insane and it never creases on me even when I’ve worn it for 12+ hours! I have this in three shades and definitely want more in the future! Have you tried this before or would you?
MAC-Pro Longwear Paint Pot Eyeshadow
This eyeshadow paint pot eyeshadow is stunning! The creamy texture makes for easy application and looks amazing on its own or combined with other palette shades — It’s stunning! I’d definitely recommend it. 10/10MAC - Pro Longwear Paint Pot Eyeshadow
MAC-Pro Longwear Paint Pot Eyeshadow
DUPE for Urban Decay Naked Heat palette!
Urban Decay Naked Heat palette is very popular. As an eyeshadow palette, it is a little bit expensive. I find NYX contour intuitive palette CIP 02 is very similar to Naked Heat but the price of NXY is only a quarter of Naked Heat. I would like to compare the two brand and to see if NXY could replace Naked Heat. Naked Heat I like the packaging of the naked heat palette. It's so cool and so unique. Customers can get 12 colours from light to dark, from warmer to cooler. It comes with a double-ended brush, fluffy blending brush on one side and a flat brush on the other side. I like warm eyeshade and the colours in this palette are so pretty. I love it because it is so much suited to my style. It can last a very long time even without a primer. It is easy to blend and colours work beautifully with each other. The colours are very pigmented and hard to fall out. I also enjoy choosing colours for different occasions, from daily routine markup to nightclub markup. It is so useful for different eye looks and suits my brown eyes nicely. Naked Heat’s dupe, NYX contour intuitive cip02 has 6 eyes shadows, highlights and blush. I will be only be talking the eyeshadows in the palette, which are the six colours on the right. It provides warm and natural looks. The colours are very close to Naked Heat. The first colour on the first row of NYXis very close to “ounce” of Naked Heat. “ounce” has tiny sheen while NYX has a flat matter. They are very similar but I prefer Naked Heat one because it is warmer and shining. “sauced” of Naked Heat and the third colour on the first row of NYX looks similar. Although the colours are very closed, Naked Heat is much more pigmented than NYX. “lumbre” is a very gorgeous, stunning warm gold from Naked Hear. It is very close to the second colour of the first row of NYX. Beyond my expectation, NYX shows better pigmented and much warmer than Naked Heat, which surprised me a lot. The problem is that NYX does not last very long and easily fall out. Although the colours are very similar between the two palettes, Naked Heat is better than NYX for good pigment, long-lasting and the lovely feeling on my eyes, especially the silky smooth feel around the delicate eye area. I don't think NXY could replace Urban Decay Naked Heat.
URBAN DECAY-Naked Heat Eyeshadow Palette
My Go-to Eye Makeup
I always use these eye makeup products to make a everyday eye look. The RMK Ingenious Powder Eyes N 06 It's a ginger-colored base makeup that I'll use to cover my whole eyelid, then draw a natural eyeliner. This is a shimmery shade that can be applied onto a large area of the eyelids. It has the most delicate shimmers among all of my shimmery shades and it makes the skin around the eye area look great. laura mercier - laura mercier Matte Eye Colour- Ginger: This shade is very versatile. If you have a more yellowish skin tone, the shade will appear to be earthy apricot. If you have a fairer skin tone, it will appear to be apricot orange. If you are going for a heavier makeup look, this can be used as a base. If you are looking for lighter makeup, this can be applied for deep set eyes. Shimity Eyeshadow/Eyeliner: It feels very soft and waxy and is very suitable to use as a brown eyeliner. It doesn't blend easily if the shade is too light or if the powder is too dry.
laura mercier-laura mercier Matte Eye Colour
Warm Tone Palette: Dupes vs High-End Products
COLOURPOP-FEM ROSA - KARRUECHE X COLOURPOP Price: $18 This palette is a straight-up warm and a hint of the neutral colour like. I personally recommend this palette out of all the colour pop palettes. This swatch has six mattes in it. It also has the shade ‘Ladylike’, you can set your eye primer with this and that’s what I have to do with this shade. It’s kind of like creamy light banana shade. You can also use this to highlight your brow bone and your inner corner if you want a matte highlight. ‘Chick’: if you want to highlight your brow bone with it, it is more gold and it’s glitterier. It also has some nice ledge shades, like ‘Dainty’, ‘Mademoiselle’, and ‘Empress’. You get 4 transition shades: ‘Dear’, ‘Missy’, ‘Damsel’ and ‘Duchess’. The first three shades are warmer, and ‘Duchess’ is more neutral. So, you have that option definitely with transition shades it really directs where your look is going. Naked Heat Collection by Urban Decay Price: $54 It is definitely warm tones too. It has 12 rectangular shape shadows, a large mirror, and a double-sided brush as usual. The shades set up from light to dark. I’m going to quote urban decay on this, it says this is the most shade driven Naked palette urban decay has ever created. And I completely agree with that. These shades in this are very monochromatic. There are too many ‘RED’ in it. It only has four shades are neutral and one shade is kind of purple. There are 7 matte shades and 5 shimmer shades. In terms of the shade, the two palettes are similar. Urban Decay is more expensive, but I don't think it performs better. If you want to travel with one of them, I think you'll prefer COLOURPOP because it's much lighter in weight.
URBAN DECAY-Naked Heat Eyeshadow Palette
I recently rediscovered my narsissist Skin Deep palette. I haven’t used it for 2 months and I don’t know why! It is probably one of the best neutral eyeshadow palettes. The lilahbeauty Illuminater in b captivating gives the nicest pop of glow. Also taking a photo of your face with your DSLR is really hard!!! Hope everyone had a lovely weekend!
lilah b.-Glisten + Glow Skin Illuminator
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