Do you prefer liquid or powder eyeshadow?
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
Makeup for hooded eyes
Eyeshadows for hooded eyes
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✨ Glitter & Glow ✨
✨ Glitter & Glow ✨ — — ANASTASIA Beverly Hills - Brow Wiz ANASTASIA Beverly Hills - Clear Brow Gel ANASTASIA Beverly Hills - Modern Renaissance Eyeshadow Palette ANASTASIA Beverly Hills - Prism Eyeshadow Palette stila - Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow KVD VEGAN BEAUTY - Dagger Tattoo Liner Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner Demure lashes Rarity Lashes — — —
Is the MAC Paint Pot worth it? *wear test
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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Champagne Gold Eyeshadow! SO Beautiful!
URBAN DECAY - URBAN DECAY Single Eyeshadow- Space Cowboy Bobbi Brown Luxe Eye Shadow - Moonstone Comparison of both shades: The base shade: Both of them have a very light champagne gold shade base that is barely visible on the eyelids. Space Cowboy has a warm toned base shade, while Moonstone has a neutral toned gray-brown shade. Color of shimmers: The shimmers of Space Cowboy are more silver white, while the shimmers of Moonstone are more gold. Degree of shimmers: The shimmers of Space Cowboy are less dense but the silver white makes it more dazzling. However, the shimmers of Moonstone are denser, so they're actually neck to neck. Conclusion: They are similar, but Moonstone is more expensive than Space Cowboy. People who are more price-sensitive should go for Space Cowboy.
Zoom Wedding Makeup!
as i posed recently, one of my girls was getting married! here’s my makeup look to zoom in and be a virtual bridesmaid 🥰🥰 i started with the NYX - Hi Definition Photo Concealer Wand this stuff is great as long as you set it! then, i moved on to the NYX - Bare With Me Tinted Skin Veil which is so good as a light foundation! e.l.f. - 50 Color Eye & Face Palette i used the contour out of this palette and a light gray to blend into the colors i already had on my eye.... URBAN DECAY - URBAN DECAY Single Eyeshadow this is my favorite eyeshadow of all time. even when i was bad at makeup, this looked good. Too Faced - Tutti Frutti Fruit Cocktail Blush Duo i broke this unfortunately and had to blend the colors together. it’s still a shimmery flush that i don’t even have to use highlighter with ❤️ pixi - Brow Tamer the best to tame my crazy brows
Cover fx palette really surprised me
Have you ever bought a palette that all the colors in it are your favorites? I haven't until I met COVER FX's gold bar highlighter palette.😍 All the three colors are soooooo pretty that I bet I will use all of them up! I have fair skin tone, and I was quite surprised when I first got this baby and opened it. These three cubes are of different shade - 24k gold, white gold and rose gold, but all fantastic! I have tried wearing each of them separately and also layer 2 to 3 shades up. It just never let me down no matter how I use the palette. It's amazing. Besides the color, I also love the package. It is really delicate with a mirror in it. The texture is silky but not too much and always gives my skin a romantic glow. Just see how great it is in the pics! It is very pigmented and effortless to blend. The powder is so fine that it won't clog in my pores at all and never breaks me out. Just cannot come up with even one flaw in this baby. It is flawless to me. I highly recommend it. 🙌
High pigment shadow
This eyeshadow is stunning! I don’t know why more people don’t talk about it! The texture is so soft and smooth, it’s like a cream but dries down matte. They have a really nice shade range and they look amazing on their own or with other palettes. I’d definitely recommend-10/10ciaté - Marbled Metals Metallic Glitter Eyeshadow
ciaté-Marbled Metals Metallic Glitter Eyeshadow
Does Eyeshadow Primer Really Work?
WARNING: this eyeshadow application is a MESS and I want to apologize first hand 😂 I don’t wear a lot of eyeshadow and have never really tried a primer before - so I was curious to see how it really affected the pigment and wear of a powder eyeshadow. I used Alima Pure’s eye primer on one lid before applying a dark purple shade from Fenty Beauty’s Moroccan Spice palette and was SHOCKED by the difference in pay off. On the primed eye, the color applied much darker and richer - making it look like I had a black eye or something crazy. On the unprimed eye, the shadow was super lightweight and nowhere near as intense as it was on the primed eye. So cool right! One thing I will point out is that it was hard to blend the shadow on the primed eye and it got a little clumpy and thick. alima PURE - Alima Pure Eye Primer FENTY BEAUTY - Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette
alima PURE-Alima Pure Eye Primer
Roll on eyeshadow?!
This shimmery eyeshadow is a dream!!! The formula is so lightweight but the pigment is gorgeoussssss! It has such a bright and glowy sheen it makes the eyes look so dewy and bright. It can also be used as highlighter and it looks amazing! This is such a hidden gem!!! I’d definitely recommend trying it if you can find it! It’s so unique KEVYN AUCOIN - The Loose Shimmer Shadow
KEVYN AUCOIN-The Loose Shimmer Shadow
CIBBCCI Eyeshadow Makeup Palette PRODUCT INFO: CIBBCCI Eyeshadow Palette: 16 shades which are smooth and velvety texture powder, consisting of 5 silky mattes and 11 bold shimmers ranging from ultra-matte to dazzling shimmer-drenched hues. Soft texture and smooth powder, easy to blend not matter dry use or wet use. Our products have FDA test and Safe for sensitive skin and not tested on animals. MY THOUGHTS: Love that this comes with a mirror. Of course, being of the mostly neutral shade variety made me love it even more. Both the shimmer and matte shades are high pigmentation and easy to blend (swipe to see swatches). I have been VERY impressed and satisfied with every palette from CIBBCCI that I have had the opportunity to try.
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