ColourPop Santos & New Lowes Super Shock Cheeks

ColourPop Santos Super Shock Cheek ($8.00 for 0.15 oz.) is described as a “soft golden bronze.” It’s a slightly muted, medium-dark bronzy brown with warm, rosy undertones and a pearly sheen. There’s a plum/rosy vibe I get from it that makes it appear less bronzy, especially as I blended it out (even against my warmer undertones). The texture was smooth, soft, and blendable without being too dry or too emollient. It had buildable color coverage from semi-sheer to opaque, depending on how you applied it (which is how it is described). This shade wore well for ten hours before fading. NYX Glow (P, $6.50) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Giorgio Armani No. 17 (P, $62.00) is less shimmery, less pigmented, cooler (85% similar). Too Faced Sun Bunny #1 (P) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Colour Pop Poolside (P, $8.00) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). theBalm Betty-Lou Manizer (P, $24.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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ColourPop Santos Super Shock Cheek
Colour Pop Super Shock Cheek Santos
A+
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
10
Application
5
Total
100%
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ColourPop Puppy Love Super Shock Shadow

ColourPop Puppy Love Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is described as a “soft peach with pink and gold duochrome.” It’s a light peach with warm undertones and an iridescent pink sheen. It read more pink sheen than duochrome to me (I couldn’t detect as much of a shift when moving my arm). Dior Rose Garden #4 (LE) is more shimmery (90% similar). Guerlain Les Precieux #2 (LE) is brighter (90% similar). Zoeva Handmade (P) is more shimmery, darker, brighter (90% similar). LORAC Dream Girl #10 (LE) is more shimmery (90% similar). Makeup Geek I'm Peachless (P, $6.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). theBalm #14 (P, $6.50) is darker (85% similar). Chanel Tisse d'Automne #2 (P) is darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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ColourPop Puppy Love Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow Puppy Love
B+
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
10
Application
4.5
Total
88%

Zoeva Graphic Eyes Eyeliners (x5)

Zoeva Graphic Eyes Eyeliner ($7.50 for 0.04 oz.) is supposed to be a smooth, pigmented, long-wearing, and waterproof eyeliner. Overall, I liked the formula; it had good wear-time, buildable pigmentation (typically semi-opaque in one stroke), and enough creaminess that there wasn’t any tugging during application. Their color range was a little more unique from the shades I bought, but they also had some more typical shades like black, brown, etc.

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Zoeva Graphic Eyes Eyeliners
Zoeva Graphic Eyes Eyeliner Female Attraction
A-
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
8.5
Application
5
Total
90%
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NYX Enigmatic Illuminator

NYX Enigmatic Illuminator ($9.00 for 0.33 oz.) is a light-medium peachy-pink with warm, golden shimmer that gives it a frosted sheen. Urban Decay Streak Highlighter (P) is lighter (95% similar). bareMinerals The Five Star Treatment (LE, $26.00) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar). bareMinerals The Many Splendors #2 (LE) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Blonde (LE, $32.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Highlighter (Softcore) (LE, $55.00) is warmer (85% similar). MAC Adored (LE, $32.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Benefit Sugarbomb (P, $28.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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NYX Enigmatic Illuminator
NYX Illuminator Enigmatic
B-
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8
Longevity
7
Application
4.5
Total
82%

NYX Magnetic & Ritualistic Illuminators

NYX Magnetic Illuminator ($9.00 for 0.33 oz.) is a light-medium, peachy-coral with warm undertones and a frosted, golden sheen. It had good pigmentation with a soft, slightly dry consistency in the pan, but it applied well to the skin without looking caked on. The shimmer was just shy of pore-emphasizing-territory, so that was nice! I think this one is a more versatile shade that can be worn as a subtler highlighter or layered for greater glow. It wore well for seven hours on me. Tom Ford Beauty Pink Glow #4 (LE, $55.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). bareMinerals The Many Splendors #2 (LE) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Highlighter (Softcore) (LE, $55.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Benefit Sugarbomb (P, $28.00) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar). MAC Perfect Topping (2014) (LE, $32.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). NYX Soft Spoken (P, $6.50) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Starlight (P, $44.00) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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NYX Magnetic Illuminator
NYX Illuminator Magnetic
B+
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
8
Longevity
7.5
Application
5
Total
87%
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NYX Narcissistic & Chaotic Illuminators

NYX Narcissistic Illuminator ($9.00 for 0.33 oz.) is a light, golden peach with warm undertones and a luminous sheen. It had a soft, lightly powdery consistency that was blendable and didn’t read dry or powdery on the skin. The powder imparted a soft but noticeable glow to the skin without adding a lot of color on my skin tone (but fairer complexions may see more warmth). It wore well for seven hours on me. NARS Tribulation (LE, $30.00) is darker (95% similar). Josie Maran Argan Enlightenment (Original) (P, $28.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). MAC Highlighter (LE, $32.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Sephora Collection Jubilant (21) (P, $15.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Hourglass Iridescent Strobe Light (P, $38.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Smashbox Shimmer (LE) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Cle de Peau Sand Beige (13) (P, $55.00) is darker (90% similar). theBalm Mary-Lou Manizer (P, $24.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Too Faced Warm Glow (Right) (P) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Laura Geller Gilded Honey (P, $24.00) is more shimmery, lighter, brighter (85% similar). Illamasqua Rush (P) is more shimmery, brighter (85% similar). Too Faced Flush (LE) is lighter (85% similar). Sephora Collection Secretive (19) (P, $15.00) is darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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NYX Narcissistic Illuminator
NYX Illuminator Narcissistic
B+
Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
8
Longevity
7.5
Application
5
Total
88%
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