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ColourPop Intoxicate & Jet Super Shock Shadows

ColourPop Intoxicate Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Intoxicate Super Shock Shadow

ColourPop Intoxicate Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is described as a “caramel brown.” It’s a medium-dark, yellowed brown with warm, orange undertones and a satin finish. It had good pigmentation with a soft, smooth, and creamy consistency that blended out nicely on the skin without sheering out. I had no issues applying it with a brush (MAC 242), but you can also use fingertips if you prefer. It wore well for ten hours without fading or creasing. MAC Clove (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). bareMinerals True Chocolate (LE) is darker (90% similar). LORAC Nude #4 (LE, $19.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Mumu (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Make Up For Ever S638 Mocha (P, $21.00) is lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Beware (P, $19.00) is more muted (90% similar). Makeup Geek Preppy (P, $6.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Givenchy Delicate #2 (P) is lighter (90% similar). Too Faced Mousse (P, $16.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). LORAC Undeniable (P, $19.00) is lighter (85% similar). Make Up For Ever D640 Golden Snake (P, $21.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Becca Ombre Rouge #4 (P) is warmer (85% similar). MAC Outre (LE, $16.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). Lancome Sante (P, $19.00) is lighter (80% similar). Too Faced Desire (P) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (80% similar). MAC Brownluxe #2 (P) is more shimmery, lighter (80% similar). Urban Decay Tyranny (LE, $19.00) is lighter, more muted (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Jet Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is described as an “almost black with the slightest hint of warmth.” It’s a blackened purple with warm, brown edges and a mostly matte finish. It had fairly opaque pigmentation with a smooth consistency that wasn’t wet to the touch, but it wasn’t dry or stiff to use. It does have a tendency to sheer out a bit along the edges and looks more maroon than black unless really layered. The color lasted for ten hours before I noticed any fading. theBalm Matt Batali (LE, $16.00) is warmer (95% similar). MAC Shadowy Lady (P, $16.00) is warmer (95% similar). Too Faced Tres Chic (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Pinkluxe #5 (P) is more shimmery (90% similar). Smashbox Aubergine (P) is more muted (90% similar). Colour Pop Straight Trippin' (LE, $5.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Tarte Bombshell (LE) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Tarte Glamorous (LE) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Dynamic Duo 4 #2 (LE, $16.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). Too Faced Jungle Love (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). MAC Spellcaster (LE, $16.00) is lighter (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Both of these shades were released a few months ago, and they are limited edition–they fell through the “cracks” so-to-speak when it came to reviewing in a more timely fashion but are still available, so lucky for me 🙂

Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow Intoxicate
Intoxicate
Intoxicate
A

Limited Edition

9.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
97%
Total
Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow Jet
Jet
Jet
A-

Limited Edition

8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
10
Longevity
4.5
Application
90%
Total

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Laura Mercier Gilded Gold, Orchid, Plum, Seashell Caviar Sticks

Laura Mercier Gilded Gold Caviar Stick Eye Colour
Laura Mercier Gilded Gold Caviar Stick Eye Colour

Laura Mercier Gilded Gold Caviar Stick Eye Colour ($28.00 for 0.05 oz.) is a dirtied, medium yellowed gold with warm undertones and a metallic sheen. It had semi-sheer color payoff in one stroke, and it was buildable to mostly opaque coverage but was more challenging to blend for me. It seemed prone to skipping on the skin, and it was one that applied a lot better with a separate brush (try a flat, synthetic one). It wore well for nine hours before creasing. Urban Decay Blitz (LE, $19.00) is brighter (95% similar). Colour Pop Get Lucky (P, $5.00) is warmer (95% similar). MAC Unwind (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Anastasia Metallic (P, $12.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Colour Pop Cheap Date (LE, $5.00) is lighter (90% similar). Buxom 24KT Stilettos (P, $12.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Too Faced Instigator (LE, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). Estee Lauder Naked Gold (P, $25.00) is more shimmery, darker, more muted (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty About Last Night No. 02 (LE) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC Old Gold (P, $21.00) is warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay Goldmine (LE, $19.00) is cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Honey (DC, $18.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Makeup Geek Fortune Teller (P, $9.99) is brighter, more pigmented, warmer (90% similar). Kat Von D Thrasher (P, $21.00) is brighter, more pigmented, better quality (90% similar). Chanel RĂŞve d'Orient #3 (LE) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Sugarpill Goldilux (P, $13.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Too Faced Twinkle (LE, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). Maybelline Bold Gold (P, $6.99) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Make Up For Ever #11 (P, $23.00) is more shimmery, cooler (85% similar). Sleek MakeUP Sunset #5 (P, $9.99) is brighter, warmer (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Laura Mercier Orchid Caviar Stick Eye Colour ($28.00 for 0.05 oz.) is a softened, light-medium lavender with warm undertones and a frosted finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation with a fairly soft, blendable consistency that lasted for eight hours before showing signs of creasing. I wish it had been a little creamier in consistency to make for better application. Giorgio Armani #14 (P, $32.00) is lighter (95% similar). Chanel Utopia (96) (LE, $32.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Lilacked (LE, $22.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Anastasia Macaroon (P, $12.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Laura Mercier Plum Caviar Stick Eye Colour ($28.00 for 0.05 oz.) is a blackened plum purple with warm undertones and a soft, sprinkling of plum shimmer. It had mostly opaque pigmentation with some creaminess, but it was a challenge to blend due to it drying down very quickly–I didn’t feel like I had much time to work with it before the edges became unmovable. Once it set, it stayed on well for nine hours. Tarina Tarantino Fantastical #5 (P) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Deceit (LE, $21.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Giorgio Armani Sunset (15) (LE, $39.00) is cooler (90% similar). L'Oreal Smoldering Plum (P, $7.99) is cooler (90% similar). Chanel Tisse Cambon #4 (P) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Hourglass Exposure #4 (P) is more muted, warmer (90% similar). Disney by Sephora Wonder by Wonder (LE) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Smashbox Cabernet (LE) is lighter (90% similar). Makeup Geek Drama Queen (P, $6.00) is warmer (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Black Violet (P, $24.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Colour Pop Doe-a-Deer (DC, $5.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Young Punk (P, $21.00) is cooler (90% similar). Dior Golden Shock #1 (LE) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Uncut (P, $19.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Tarte Glamorous (LE) is less shimmery (90% similar). Fyrinnae Alchemist's Curse (P, $6.80) is more shimmery (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Laura Mercier Seashell Caviar Stick Eye Colour ($28.00 for 0.05 oz.) is a brightened, white gold with warm undertones and a pearly sheen. It had good pigmentation in a single stroke, and this shade was more like I remember the formula being: creamy without being too slippery, so it applied with even, smooth coverage on the lid and then wore all day long (nine hours)–but it was still blendable and easy to use. The others weren’t as foolproof. Makeup Geek Voltage (P, $6.00) is lighter (95% similar). Make Up For Ever D416 Crystalline Yellow (P, $21.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). LORAC Unlocked (P, $19.00) is brighter (95% similar). MAC In the Meadow #2 (LE, $21.00) is warmer (95% similar). Urban Decay Snow (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). MAC Fresh Blade (LE, $16.00) is lighter (95% similar). Milani Bella Chiffon (28) (P, $4.49) is more muted (95% similar). LORAC Quartz (LE, $19.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). MAC Lily White (2014) (LE, $21.00) is darker (90% similar). Colour Pop High Tide (DC, $5.00) is less shimmery, more muted (90% similar). Viseart Champagne (P) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Anastasia Legend (P, $12.00) is less shimmery, darker, more muted (90% similar). Becca Chardonnay (LE) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Sephora Minx (LE) is warmer (85% similar). Chanel RĂŞve d'Orient #2 (LE) is lighter (85% similar). Anastasia Soft Gold (P, $12.00) is lighter (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

FORMULA SUMMARY | Laura Mercier Gilded Gold Caviar Stick Eye Colour ($28.00 for 0.05 oz.) is touted as “long-wearing, transfer- and crease-resistant” with “rich color payoff.” My experience has been that the more neutral shades (browns, taupes, beiges) tend to out-perform the colored ones.

Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Gilded Gold
Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Orchid
Orchid
Orchid
Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Plum
Plum
Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Seashell
Seashell

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MAC Electric Cool Eyeshadows (2015)

MAC Black Sands Electric Cool Eyeshadow
MAC Black Sands Electric Cool Eyeshadow

MAC Black Sands Electric Cool Eyeshadow ($22.00 for 0.07 oz.) is described as a “black with green pearl.” It’s a medium-dark black with light blue and green pearl paired with neutral-to-cool undertones. It had semi-sheer coverage, and it was really patchy/difficult to blend as it never looked even. It lasted for seven hours before creasing. Viseart Diane (P) is more shimmery (95% similar). Colour Pop Knight (LE, $5.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Lancome My French #9 (LE) is darker (95% similar). Rouge Bunny Rouge Volcano Fairy Wren (P, $19.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Dark Soul (P, $21.00) is darker (90% similar). Make Up For Ever D104 Black Diamond (P, $21.00) is darker, more pigmented, better quality (90% similar). Chanel Mirifique (P, $32.00) is more shimmery, darker, more pigmented (90% similar). MAC Nutcracker (LE, $16.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Sugarpill Stella (P, $13.00) is darker, more pigmented, better quality (90% similar). Colour Pop Raven (LE, $5.00) is more shimmery, darker, better quality (90% similar). CoverGirl Molten Black (300) (P, $4.99) is more shimmery (90% similar). Colour Pop Shameless (P, $5.00) is darker, more pigmented, better quality (90% similar). MAC Black Tied (P, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). Tarina Tarantino Diamond Dusk #5 (LE) is more shimmery, darker, more pigmented (90% similar). Buxom Black Lab (P, $18.00) is darker (90% similar). Buxom Black Tie (LE, $12.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

MAC Emerald Power Electric Cool Eyeshadow ($22.00 for 0.07 oz.) is described as a “emerald green.” It’s a muted, medium-dark emerald green with neutral-to-cool undertones and a pearly sheen. There was a lot of slip to the texture, which resulted in more uneven, patchy coverage. The color wore for eight hours at least! Make Up For Ever ME304 Emerald (P, $21.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Buxom Saint Bernard (P, $18.00) is lighter (90% similar). Buxom Pre-nup (P, $12.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Urban Decay Grasshopper (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Milani Green Safari (P, $6.49) is warmer (85% similar). Colour Pop Donna (LE, $5.00) is cooler (85% similar). Make Up For Ever #52 (LE, $23.00) is lighter, brighter, glossier (85% similar). MAC Ever Evergreen (LE, $22.00) is cooler (85% similar). Urban Decay Indo (P, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Estee Lauder Extreme Emerald (P, $24.00) is less shimmery, warmer (85% similar). Sugarpill Midori (P, $12.00) is less shimmery, warmer (85% similar). Sephora Walk on the Wild Side (08) (P, $12.00) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). Disney by Sephora Fins (LE) is lighter, warmer (80% similar). Kat Von D Iggy (P, $21.00) is more shimmery, lighter, brighter (80% similar). Too Faced Central Perk (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery, darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

MAC In Orbit Electric Cool Eyeshadow ($22.00 for 0.07 oz.) is described as a “light warm neutral.” It’s a sparkling, golden copper with warm undertones and a pearly sheen paired with copper sparkle. It had semi-sheer pigmentation that was somewhat buildable. This was the better-applyling shade out of the four, but it added a noticeable texture to the lid due to the chunkier consistency. I had some fall out over the eight hours it lasted. MAC Gilded Thrill (LE, $22.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Tarte No Champagne, No Gain (LE) is less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Natural Vigor #2 (LE, $21.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Stila Vitality (P) is more shimmery, brighter (90% similar). Dior Golden Shock #3 (LE) is warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay Dirtysweet (P, $19.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Chanel Vision (LE, $32.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC I Like 2 Watch (LE, $21.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Buxom Gold Status (P, $12.00) is lighter (85% similar). MAC Creative Copper (P, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

MAC Electric Illumination Electric Cool Eyeshadow ($22.00 for 0.07 oz.) is described as a “bright silver.” It’s a bright, very light silver with lighter white and silver sparkle. It had semi-sheer color payoff, and the texture was noticeably chunky, so it didn’t apply evenly and the glittery bits often clumped together. I had some fall out over time, though the “color” didn’t seem to crease for eight hours. Too Faced String of Lights (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Ice Queen #2 (P) is darker (95% similar). MAC Bleuluxe #1 (P) is darker (95% similar). Bobbi Brown Tinsel (LE) is darker (95% similar). Sleek MakeUP Pretty in Paris (LE, $9.99) is less shimmery, brighter (95% similar). MAC Filament (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). bareMinerals Silver Dollar (LE, $14.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Lilac Dream #2 (P) is darker (90% similar). MAC A Waft of Grey #2 (P, $21.00) is darker (90% similar). Make Up For Ever ME202 Iceberg Blue (P, $21.00) is less shimmery, brighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Starry Night #2 (P) is darker (90% similar). MAC A Party of Pastels #1 (P, $21.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

FORMULA SUMMARY | MAC Electric Cool Eyeshadow ($22.00 for 0.07 oz.) has a sponge-like texture with some spring, so they are a cream eyeshadow but dry down and set to more of a powder finish. If you’ve tried Chanel’s Illusion d’Ombres, ColourPop Super Shock Shadows, Dior Diorshow Fusion Ombres, or Buxom Stay There Eyeshadows, these are similar in regards to texture. The performance of these really ranges from shade to shade, and the major weakness is really in the application/texture as some shades sheer out easily or apply unevenly (usually the darker shades). I recommend MAC’s 242 for application, as it lays down color well and you can use it to blend out the edges. They wear well without creasing or fading, but there is some fall out with the more sparkly shades. For summer, MAC is re-releasing the formula with a lot of repromotes that I’ve reviewed previously here as well as seven new shades.

MAC Electric Cool Eyeshadow Black Sands
7
Product
7
Pigmentation
7
Texture
7.5
Longevity
3.5
Application
71%
Total
MAC Electric Cool Eyeshadow Emerald Power
7
Product
9
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
8
Longevity
4
Application
79%
Total
MAC Electric Cool Eyeshadow In Orbit
In Orbit
In Orbit
6.5
Product
6
Pigmentation
7
Texture
6.5
Longevity
4
Application
67%
Total
MAC Electric Cool Eyeshadow Electric Illumination
6
Product
6
Pigmentation
7
Texture
6
Longevity
4
Application
64%
Total

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ColourPop Throws It Back Fall 2015 Super Shock Shadows (Part 2)

ColourPop Super Shock Shadows
ColourPop Super Shock Shadows

ColourPop Mixed Tape Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is described as a “mid-tone cool grey.” It’s a medium, purple-taupe with cool undertones and a pearly sheen. It had good pigmentation with a soft, blendable texture that was easy to use and applied very true-to-pan. The wear was fantastic–there was no fading or creasing after ten hours of wear. Marc Jacobs Beauty The Social Butterfly #4 (P) is lighter (90% similar). Rouge Bunny Rouge Delicate Hummingbird (P, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Too Faced Nashville (P, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Free Spirit No. 6 (LE) is lighter (90% similar). Too Faced Bluff (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Aristocratic Aura (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Too Faced Cherie (LE, $16.00) is warmer (90% similar). bareMinerals Romp (P) is cooler (90% similar). Sephora Swell (P, $12.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Lilac Dream #3 (P) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). Zoeva Wrapped in Silk (P) is more shimmery (90% similar). YSL Taupe Drop (03) (P, $30.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Too Faced Candied Violet (P, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Dior Rose Garden #5 (LE) is darker (85% similar). MAC Dangerous Cuvee (P, $18.50) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Laura Mercier Pearl Fantasy (LE, $24.00) is lighter (85% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Espresso (LE) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Inglot #420 (P, $6.00) is more shimmery, brighter, cooler (85% similar). Tarte Up Too Slate (LE) is more shimmery, warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Party Time Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is described as a “dusty mauve grey.” It’s a muted, medium-dark purple-taupe with a sprinkling of very, very fine shimmer over a matte finish. It had fairly good color payoff, while the texture had the drier (but smooth) consistency of a lot of the ColourPop’s mattes, but it wasn’t too dry; the eyeshadow still spread out without losing intensity and was easy to apply on the lid. It wore well for ten hours without fading or creasing. Too Faced Mulberry (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Sugarpill Castle on the Hill (P) is darker (90% similar). Laura Mercier Plum Smoke (P, $23.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). Too Faced Be You (LE, $16.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). NARS Charade #2 (P, $25.00) is darker (90% similar). theBalm B3 (LE, $16.00) is lighter (90% similar). Tarte I Think I Cannes (LE) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Guerlain Les Tendres #4 (LE) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). LORAC Stone (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery, cooler (85% similar). Zoeva Old Master (P) is cooler (80% similar). Cle de Peau Baby Universe #3 (P) is more shimmery, lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Straight Trippin’ Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is described as a “deep black with a slight hint of a violet hue.” It’s a purpled burgundy with warm, plummy undertones and a satin finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation with a fairly blendable texture, but it ran a little drier, so it needed extra blending to ensure it didn’t look uneven or patchy when applied. The color lasted for ten hours without any fading or creasing that I could see. Tarte Glamorous (LE) is less shimmery (95% similar). Too Faced Meow! (LE, $16.00) is lighter, cooler (95% similar). Colour Pop Jet (LE, $5.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Tarte Boudoir Noir (LE) is warmer (90% similar). Too Faced Huckleberry (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Sephora Shana (LE) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Dior Precious Embroidery #5 (LE) is more muted, warmer (90% similar). Tarte My Own Cotes de Rhone (LE) is lighter (85% similar). Disney by Sephora Wonder by Wonder (LE) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Dior Eclectic #5 (LE) is darker, more muted (85% similar). Tarte Power Plum (LE) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Chanel Tisse Beverly Hills #4 (P) is cooler (85% similar). Too Faced Jungle Love (LE, $16.00) is cooler (85% similar). Tarina Tarantino Deep Dahlia (LE) is lighter, brighter, warmer (80% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Enchanted #4 (LE) is warmer (80% similar). Colour Pop Doe-a-Deer (DC, $5.00) is lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Plaid Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is described as a “deep blackened olive.” It’s a deepened olive green with subtle, warm khaki undertones and fine khaki and green shimmer. It was intensely pigmented with a really creamy, blendable texture that still applied with full intensity to the lid. At this point, I sound like a broken record, but after ten hours of wear, it still looked as good as it did initially applied. Clarins Forest #3 (LE) is warmer (90% similar). NARS Shade V (LE, $25.00) is lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Cobra (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Last Dance #4 (P) is lighter (85% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Smoky Emerald (P) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). Make Up For Ever ME310 Fir Tree Green (P, $21.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). theBalm #42 (P, $6.50) is lighter, more muted (80% similar). Dior Bonne Etoile (384) #1 (LE) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

All of these eyeshadows are limited edition and will be available on August 27th.

Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow Mixed Tape
Mixed Tape
Mixed Tape
A

Limited Edition

9
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total
Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow Party Time
Party Time
Party Time
A-

Limited Edition

8.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total
Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow Straight Trippin'
B

Limited Edition

8
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
10
Longevity
4
Application
86%
Total
Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow Plaid
Plaid
Plaid
A+

Limited Edition

10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
100%
Total

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ColourPop Throws It Back Fall 2015 Super Shock Shadows (Part 1)

ColourPop Super Shock Shadows
ColourPop Super Shock Shadows

ColourPop Supermodel Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is described as a “soft golden ivory.” It’s a brightening, light-medium golden beige with warm undertones and a pearly sheen. It had nice pigmentation with a soft, blendable, and smooth texture that applied easily to the lid and didn’t emphasize the skin’s natural texture. It was still going strong after ten hours of wear. Charlotte Tilbury The Rebel #1 (P) is more shimmery (95% similar). NARS Shade IV (LE, $25.00) is darker (95% similar). Anastasia Blush (LE, $12.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Mother's Milk (LE, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Fallen Angel #1 (LE) is less shimmery, lighter (95% similar). bareMinerals Mixologist (P) is lighter (95% similar). Tarina Tarantino Elektron (P) is cooler (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Nude Dip #1 (LE) is more shimmery (95% similar). Dior Parisian Sky #2 (LE) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Fabulous Three #1 (LE) is more shimmery (95% similar). Dior Cuir Cannage #2 (P) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Amberluxe #1 (P) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Femme-Fi (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Makeup Geek Shimma Shimma (P, $6.00) is lighter (95% similar). Dior Eternal Gold #2 (LE) is darker (95% similar). Guerlain White Sand (LE, $32.00) is warmer (95% similar). Tarte Fizz the Season (LE) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Tarina Tarantino Fantastical #3 (P) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). LORAC Almond Pearl (P, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Make Up For Ever I514 Pink Ivory (P, $21.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop I Spy Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is described as a “soft yellow peach.” It’s a light-medium orange with warm, yellow undertones and a satin sheen. It had good pigmentation, but the texture was drier and more challenging to apply as the color would turn patchy and just sit on the lid very unevenly. I couldn’t get it to look as smooth on the lid as it did on the skin, even when patting it on with fingertips. Colour Pop Just a Sip (LE, $5.00) is darker (95% similar). Makeup Geek Peach Smoothie (P, $6.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Kat Von D Ludwin (P) is less shimmery (95% similar). Kat Von D Geek (LE) is lighter (95% similar). Anastasia Sherbert (LE, $12.00) is darker (90% similar). Make Up For Ever M720 Apricot (P, $21.00) is less shimmery, darker, brighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Kennedy (LE, $5.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Satin Ochre (Right) (LE) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Smashbox Custard (LE) is lighter (90% similar). Inglot #368 (P, $6.00) is more shimmery, brighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Selfie (DC, $5.00) is darker (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Dreamer #5 (P) is lighter (90% similar). bareMinerals Shhh... (P) is lighter (90% similar). Too Faced Spread the Love (LE, $16.00) is lighter (85% similar). Wet 'n' Wild To Muse and Carouse #1 (LE, $2.29) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Anastasia Orange Soda (P, $12.00) is less shimmery, darker, brighter (90% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Newport Nights #5 (LE) is less shimmery, darker, brighter (85% similar). Tarte Peach Poppy (LE) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar). Anastasia Soft Peach (P, $12.00) is lighter (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Boy Band Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is described as a “intense red copper.” It’s a muted, medium-dark bronzy brown with warm, yellow-orange undertones and pink and gold shimmer. The consistency is soft, smooth, and extremely blendable on the lid without losing its intensity. It had fantastic color payoff and was fully intact after ten hours of wear. MAC Gravitational (LE, $22.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Guerlain Petrouchka #4 (LE) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Antiqued (P, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Laura Mercier Cedar (LE) is lighter (90% similar). Milani Bella Bronze (24) (P, $4.49) is warmer (90% similar). Anastasia Cognac (P, $12.00) is lighter (90% similar). LORAC Maroon (LE, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Clarins The Essentials #9 (LE) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). LORAC Sequoia (LE, $19.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). NYX Bedroom Eyes (P, $6.00) is more shimmery, lighter, brighter (90% similar). Anastasia Comfort (P, $12.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Natasha Denona Umber (78M) (P, $29.00) is more muted (90% similar). Makeup Geek Blitz (P, $12.00) is darker (90% similar). Makeup Geek Brown Sugar (P, $6.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Kat Von D Synergy (LE, $21.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Make Up For Ever I634 Praline (P, $21.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). MAC Divine Decadence (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Honeymoon #2 (P) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Smashbox Psyched (P) is lighter (85% similar). Surratt Beauty Cuivre (P, $20.00) is lighter (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Stereo Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is described as a “blackened burgundy with copper and pink violet duo chrome glitter.” It’s a deepened, burgundy-brown with warm undertones and lighter gold and plum sparkle. It had semi-opaque pigmentation with a more emollient, thin consistency compared the average ColourPop eyeshadow. It applied better with fingertips or patted on in two to three layers for truer-to-pan intensity in practice. It wore well for ten hours with minimal fall out but no fading or creasing. Too Faced Pop (P, $16.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Stila Deep Plum (LE, $18.00) is cooler (90% similar). Tarte Show Plum Love (LE) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Too Faced Black Forest Truffle (P, $16.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Make Up For Ever #311 (DC, $20.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Dior House of Pinks #5 (LE) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar). theBalm Alice Copper (P, $16.00) is warmer (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Twilight (LE) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Sleek MakeUP Sunset #7 (P, $9.99) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty About Last Night No. 19 (LE) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Cle de Peau Silver Eclipse #2 (P) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). MAC Rare Find (LE, $21.00) is cooler (85% similar). Le Metier de Beaute Fig (P, $30.00) is lighter, brighter, cooler (85% similar). Makeup Geek Sensuous (P, $6.00) is lighter (90% similar). Chanel Variation #4 (P) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). MAC Rich Core (P, $20.00) is cooler (85% similar). MAC Modern Majesty (LE, $19.50) is more shimmery, warmer (85% similar). Make Up For Ever #17 (P, $23.00) is cooler (85% similar). Urban Decay Uncut (P, $19.00) is darker, cooler (80% similar). Colour Pop Doe-a-Deer (DC, $5.00) is darker, cooler (80% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Central Perk Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is described as a “dirty maroon.” It’s a medium-dark burgundy with subtle, warm undertones and a mostly matte finish. It had semi-opaque color payoff with a drier consistency compared to other shades, though it wasn’t actually dry. The texture was smooth, squishy as you’d expect, but it could been more emollient to make blending easier. I liked how it applied with some effort, but just know that it takes some patience to work with. It wore for a full ten hours without fading or creasing. Makeup Geek Bitten (P, $6.00) is warmer (95% similar). LORAC Goji (LE, $19.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Tarte Stained Glass (LE) is cooler (90% similar). Colour Pop Beverly (LE, $5.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Make Up For Ever M822 Plum (P, $21.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Makeup Geek Cherry Cola (P, $6.00) is darker (95% similar). Tarte Mod (P) is lighter (90% similar). MAC I'm Into It (P, $16.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). LORAC Dusty Plum (LE, $19.00) is lighter, more muted (90% similar). MAC Deep Damson (P, $16.00) is darker (80% similar). LORAC Eggplant (LE, $19.00) is darker, more muted, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

All of these eyeshadows are limited edition and will be available on August 27th.

Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow Supermodel
Supermodel
Supermodel
A

Limited Edition

9
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total
Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow I Spy
I Spy
I Spy
B-

Discontinued

7.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
7
Texture
9
Longevity
3.5
Application
80%
Total
Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow Boy Band
Boy Band
Boy Band
A+

Limited Edition

10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
100%
Total
Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
B+

Limited Edition

8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9
Longevity
4.5
Application
88%
Total
Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow Central Perk
B

Limited Edition

8
Product
8
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
10
Longevity
4.5
Application
84%
Total

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Dior Addict Fluid Shadows

Dior Dior Addict Fluid Shadow
Dior Dior Addict Fluid Shadow

Dior Addict Fluid Shadow ($32.00 for 0.20 fl. oz.) is a new, limited edition liquid eyeshadow formula available in five shades. It’s supposed to be a “lightweight, fluid eye shadow” that can be used “as a liner or as allover shadow” that is long-wearing with “enamel shine.” If you’re not a fan of liquid eyeshadow, I don’t suspect these will be converting you any time soon. The texture is thin and watery. They’re very, very difficult to work with, and they do not layer, blend, or dry down well on the lid; they tend to crack and flake off in chunks. If you attempt to layer, the next layer will lift the color underneath it, and the second layer won’t stick to anything. The only way to wear these was by applying a small dab on the center of lid and then using a fingertip to blend to the point where the color wasn’t noticeable and only some shimmer remained. I don’t recommend using the applicator, as it applies a lot of product and makes it difficult to achieve precision. These were a complete disappointment with no redeeming qualities.

Dior Cosmic (275) Dior Addict Fluid Shadow ($32.00 for 0.20 fl. oz.) is a medium-dark plum with warm undertones and lighter violet pearl. When swatched, it looks much more vibrant and purple-like, but it doesn’t show up as opaque color and the sheered out color is much darker and warmer–more subdued and easier to dupe. I couldn’t build up the color without lifting up the initial layer simultaneously, and it was very hard to diffuse any of the edges. The product flaked off in significant chunks after six hours. City Color Gypsy (P, $6.99) is more shimmery (90% similar). Sleek MakeUP A Vow in Venice (LE, $9.99) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Buxom Wild Nights (P, $12.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC Trusted Instinct #3 (LE) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Overlook (P, $14.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). NARS Desdemona (P, $29.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). MAC Can't Stop, Won't Stop (LE, $21.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Urban Decay Shockwave (P, $20.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Make Up For Ever ME840 Pink Chrome (P, $21.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Dior Phenix (545) Dior Addict Fluid Shadow ($32.00 for 0.20 fl. oz.) is a brightened, light-medium yellow gold with a sparkly, metallic sheen. It looked chunky applied and settled into the lines on my lid (which I wouldn’t consider having that many of!), and it dried unevenly so it would look thicker/raised in places. The sparkle fell out after four hours, while chunks came off after six hours of wear. L'Oreal Eternal Sunshine (P, $7.99) is darker (95% similar). L'Oreal Gold Imperial (LE, $7.99) is darker, cooler (95% similar). Rouge Bunny Rouge Golden Rhea (P, $19.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Lancome Eternal Gold (P, $24.50) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). NARS Studly (LE, $29.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Chanel RĂŞve d'Orient #3 (LE) is darker, cooler, better quality (90% similar). Sleek MakeUP Gold Souk (LE, $9.99) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Too Faced Praline (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Make Up For Ever D410 Gold Nugget (P, $21.00) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Interstellar (P, $20.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). MAC Cushy Life (LE, $22.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Chanel Vision (LE, $32.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Naked Bronze (Eye Color) (LE) is more shimmery (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Legendary Muse #3 (LE) is more shimmery (90% similar). Too Faced Honey Pot (LE, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). Giorgio Armani Zenith (13) (LE, $39.00) is darker (90% similar). bareMinerals Hoopla (LE) is darker (90% similar). MAC Night Thrill (LE, $22.00) is cooler (85% similar). LORAC Unlimited (P, $19.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Ulta Gold (P, $10.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Dior Univers (655) Dior Addict Fluid Shadow ($32.00 for 0.20 fl. oz.) is a dark taupe brown with warmer undertones and a cooler overtone. As it was very difficult to achieve opaque color out of it, the sheered out version was much warmer as bronzy gold frost dominated. It dried down quickly and wasn’t capable of being layered. There was flaking within six hours. NARS L'Amour, Toujours L'Amour #3 (LE, $25.00) is darker (95% similar). NARS Stud (LE, $25.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Fallen Angel #2 (LE) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). MAC Pastelluxe #5 (P) is darker (90% similar). Viseart Cashmere #6 (P) is cooler (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury The Rock Chick #2 (P) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Maybelline Nude Compliment (90) (LE, $6.99) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Ardency Inn Hell (P, $21.00) is darker (90% similar). Make Up For Ever ME554 Gunmetal (P, $21.00) is lighter (90% similar). Sephora June Gloom (P, $12.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Midnight Rodeo (P, $19.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Vaporize (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Resist (LE, $19.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay Derailed (LE, $19.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Angel (LE, $19.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC A Glimmer of Gold #4 (P, $21.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Force of Nature #2 (LE, $21.00) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Zoeva Outline (P) is cooler (90% similar). LORAC Chrome (P, $19.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Dark Force (P, $20.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Dior Aurora (825) Dior Addict Fluid Shadow ($32.00 for 0.20 fl. oz.) is a light-medium rose gold with warm undertones and a metallic sheen. It had semi-sheer, buildable coverage (up to mostly opaque), and it was the only shade that I found could be somewhat layered. It did seem to thicken and emphasize the lid for me, though. It lasted for six hours before flaking off. YSL Pink Cascade (06) (P, $30.00) is warmer (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Nude Dip #2 (LE) is warmer (90% similar). Make Up For Ever #16 (P, $23.00) is cooler (90% similar). NARS Parallel Universe (Left) (LE, $25.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Chanel Laurier Rose (127) (LE, $34.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Colour Pop Catnap (-, $5.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Mineral Mode (LE, $21.00) is cooler (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Pink Haze (LE, $45.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Anastasia Rose (P, $12.00) is warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay Buzz (P, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar). bareMinerals Bare Skin (LE) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Smashbox Posh (P) is cooler (85% similar). Make Up For Ever D750 Frosted Peach (P, $21.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). MAC Quite Yummy! (LE, $22.00) is warmer (85% similar). MAC After Dusk (P, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). MAC Sun Tweaked (P, $16.00) is warmer (85% similar). MAC Lingering Dusk (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery (85% similar). Buxom Glitz Factor (P, $12.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). Urban Decay Toxic (LE, $19.00) is darker (85% similar). Urban Decay Dive (LE, $19.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Dior Destinee (875) Dior Addict Fluid Shadow ($32.00 for 0.20 fl. oz.) is a deepened burgundy with warm, reddish-brown undertones and lighter plum-burgundy shimmer that gives it a frosted sheen. It dried down quickly and emphasized the texture of the lid, and it was utterly impossible to layer this without it lifting in giant patches. It started to flake off after six hours of wear. Make Up For Ever D826 Fig (P, $21.00) is less shimmery, lighter, more pigmented (95% similar). Natasha Denona Maroon (22M) (P, $29.00) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Sleek MakeUP Sunset #7 (P, $9.99) is darker (90% similar). Sugarpill Countess (P, $13.00) is cooler (90% similar). MAC Idyllic (DC, $18.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). theBalm Alice Copper (P, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Inglot #452 (P, $6.00) is darker (90% similar). Makeup Geek Showtime (P, $9.99) is brighter, more pigmented, warmer (90% similar). Le Metier de Beaute Crucible (LE, $30.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Colour Pop Static (LE, $5.00) is cooler (90% similar). Chanel Seduction #1 (LE) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Makeup Geek Burlesque (P, $6.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Chanel Fatal (837) (LE, $32.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Chantecaille Starfish (P, $34.00) is lighter, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Dior Dior Addict Fluid Shadow Cosmic (275)
Dior Dior Addict Fluid Shadow Phenix (545)
Dior Dior Addict Fluid Shadow Univers (655)
Dior Dior Addict Fluid Shadow Aurora (825)
Dior Dior Addict Fluid Shadow Destinee (875)

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