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Do you prefer liquid or powder eyeshadow?

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relpixela
Hi friends!! Today I’m so excited to show off 2 eyeshadows head to head and give you my thoughts! We’re going to look at powder shadow vs liquid! I usually prefer a liquid or cream shadow but in this case I prefer the powder, and I’ll tell you why: Products: UD: URBAN DECAY - URBAN DECAY Single Eyeshadow
(shade, Bordello) Stila: stila - Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow
(shade, Kitten Karma) Price: UD: eyeshadow singles are $20 each Stila: this is a mini version, but full sizes are $24 each Color, texture: (the bases are the same color) UD: this has a light mauve pink base with champagne pink shimmer Stila: this has a pink mauve base with chunky champagne glitter pieces Experience: UD: I have loved Urban Decay eyeshadows for so long! UD was my first luxury makeup brand I got into (my 2010 artistic, emo heart + their “no rules” mantra? True love) and I love their shadow singles and palettes alike. If I find a shade I reeeeally love, like Sin, I will go above and beyond to secure as much of it as I can. This shade Bordello is my favorite to use on bare eyes with no base since it gives off a “I’m tired but make it fashion” vibe. The UD eyeshadow singles are so worth it to me! Especially if your go-to vase shade or shimmer is available in a single, it makes them more travel friendly and space saver friendly than a whole palette. I also find that UD shimmers do not have a whole lot of fallout and last legit allll day. Like all day!! I love them okay bye. Stila: I will preface this with the fact that I can only use a select few liquid shadows. One of the many “side effects” or “sister effects” of rosacea is eye irritation! Luckily Stila’s formula doesn’t burn my eyes and I can wear it without it burning my eyelids. However, this specific formulas has suuuper chunky chunks of glitter in it that start to flake off about 2-3 hours after application. This may be a personal experience for me since I have hooded eyes but when these flakes fall into my eyeballs mid-day I’m not a happy camper! I do enjoy using this sparingly for a halo eye or for an inner corner highlight though. And it is a perf body glitter!! Rating: UD: 5/5 Stila: 4/5
Apr. 17
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nakiacheyenneI couldn’t do this Trend bc I have all powder LMAO
Apr. 18·1 like
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relpixelaOmg I’m like low key obsessed with cream stuff haha
Apr. 18
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MakeupChar
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What are your thoughts on eyeshadow primers? Honestly for a long time I thought they were useless. I mostly just applied a glitter powder eyeshadow to my lids and called it a day. I heard a lot of hype about the MAC Paint Pots: MAC - Pro Longwear Paint Pot Eyeshadow so I decided to invest in the lighter matte shade closest to my skin tone: Soft Ochre. Keyword: matte—most of the shades in this range, like the popular “painterly” are SHIMMER formulas which...why tho??? The point of eyeshadow primers is to limit creasing, extend wear time, and protect your shadow against oils that your eyelid produces during the day (everyone’s lids sweat!). I have pretty sensitive eyes so I have to be careful of what I put on them—I can use a liquid eyeshadow if I leave it far away enough from my lash line & prep with an eye cream first, but what would happen if I added a primer on top of that? Let’s do a wear test! Application—8:30 AM: Today is a work day so I usually don’t wear any eye makeup, but I wanted to look a lil fancy since I am forced to wear a mask while I work! I did not apply mascara, I’m still looking for a formula that doesn’t burn my eyes. I dabbed the primer on MY RIGHT eye (see photos) and remembered that I needed to blend it quickly—it dries down in like 10 seconds! I thank myself for choosing to wear a liquid shadow formula. I apply the liquid shadow—Stila’s Glitter & Go formula stila - Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow across my entire lid into my crease. I have hooded eyes so I don’t mind if there is a hard stop, as it won’t be visible unless my eyes are closed. I keep my eyes closed until the formula is completely dry (3-5 mins) and head to work! External forces: Toward the end of my day I experienced some glitter fallout from my non-primed eye. It happens with this formula as it contains chunky glitters. So my usual suggestion would be to only wear this for a few hours at a time without a primer! But the primed side stayed strong. Wear test complete—4:30 PM: I get home from work to asses the damage. I am VERY surprised to see that the primed side looks almost exactly the same as it did this morning! The non-primed side had some fallout and glitter loss while the primed side kept it all in place. My eyes only felt a little dry at the end of the day which I attribute to the eye cream—this is a VERY matte formula. Final thoughts: I think this is a great shadow base to protect your shadow from eyelid oils and for longevity. I do not think this would be good to use for cut creases, as it dries down almost immediately. If you have SUPER OILY eyelids this is the primer for you! Rating: 4/5. This is just too drying to me to use without an eye cream underneath.
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relpixela
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