ColourPop Forever Freshman Super Shock Shadow Set

ColourPop Forever Freshman Collection ($30.00 for 0. oz.) is a set of six cream eyeshadows in shades of the 90s, and they continue to deliver what we’ve come to expect from ColourPop’s cream formula: good pigmentation and long-wear. The set works well together, and you can easily use two or three at a time to get even more versatility out of the combination. On one hand, they’re all loose pots so it’s not as convenient as a palette, but on the other hand, they’re readily incorporated with whatever other eyeshadows you own.

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ColourPop Forever Freshman Collection
Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow Set Forever Freshman
A
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9.5
Longevity
9.5
Application
5
Total
96%
Limited Edition
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MAC Imaginary & Nice Composure Pro Longwear Paint Pots

MAC Imaginary Pro Longwear Paint Pot ($22.00 for 0.17 oz.) is described as a “deep blue plum shimmer.” It’s a deepened, muted, navy blue with fine navy blue and violet pearl. It had semi-opaque color payoff with a lightly creamy consistency, but it is really dense in the pot. The denser texture made it less blendable on the skin; it was better as a defined area rather than used as a cream eyeshadow (so I preferred it as an eyeliner). The color lasted for twelve hours on me before starting fade (the formula has a stated wear time of 15 hours per MAC’s site). Tom Ford Beauty Night Sky (Cream) (LE, $45.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). NARS Ubangi (P, $25.00) is more shimmery, darker, glossier (90% similar). Giorgio Armani Minuit (02) (P, $39.00) is brighter (90% similar). MAC Shop & Drop (LE, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Starry Night #4 (P) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Givenchy Bleu Soie (4) (P, $23.00) is brighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Heroine (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). bareMinerals Shaken Not Stirred (P) is darker (90% similar). Sephora So Demure (LE) is lighter, more muted (90% similar). Urban Decay Goddess (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). Too Faced De La Mer (P, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Blue Onyx (LE) is more shimmery (95% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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MAC Imaginary Pro Longwear Paint Pot
MAC Pro Longwear Paint Pot Imaginary
B
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8
Longevity
8
Application
5
Total
86%
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Chanel Melody (98) Illusion d’Ombre Velvet Eyeshadow

Chanel Melody (98) Illusion d’Ombre Velvet Eyeshadow ($36.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a soft, light-medium peach with a hint of pink and a pearly sheen. theBalm Dream Boat (LE, $16.00) is lighter (95% similar). Hello Kitty Apple Pie (LE) is more shimmery (95% similar). Make Up For Ever I524 Pinky Beige (P, $21.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Colour Pop Party Girl (LE, $5.00) is cooler (90% similar). bareMinerals Enjoy (LE) is darker (90% similar). Cle de Peau Baby Universe #2 (P) is more shimmery (90% similar). Viseart Pont des Arts (P) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Chanel Envol (847) (LE, $32.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). theBalm Stubborn (P, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). NARS Valhalla (P, $25.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Kat Von D Precious (LE) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Lover #2 (LE) is cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Last Sin (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Dior Ambre Nuit #1 (LE) is warmer (90% similar). theBalm Third Eye Blinded (P, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Give Me Fire (LE, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). theBalm D2 (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). NYX Girl Talk (P, $6.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Chanel Entrelacs #5 (LE) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). bareMinerals Empress (LE) is lighter (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Chanel Melody (98) Illusion d'Ombre Velvet Eyeshadow
Chanel Illusion d’Ombre Velvet Long Wear Luminous Matte Eyeshadow Melody (98)
B
Product
8
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
9
Application
5
Total
86%

ColourPop Intoxicate & Jet Super Shock Shadows

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.

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ColourPop Intoxicate Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow Intoxicate
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Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9.5
Longevity
10
Application
5
Total
97%
Limited Edition
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Laura Mercier Gilded Gold, Orchid, Plum, Seashell Caviar Sticks

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. Colour Pop Get Lucky (P, $5.00) is warmer (95% similar). Anastasia Metallic (P, $12.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Urban Decay Blitz (LE, $19.00) is brighter (95% similar). Colour Pop Cheap Date (LE, $5.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Old Gold (P, $21.00) is warmer (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 Rêve d'Orient #3 (LE) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Goldmine (LE, $19.00) is cooler (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). Buxom 24KT Stilettos (P, $0.05) 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). Sephora Girls Night Out (03) (P, $12.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). NARS Iskandar (P, $25.00) is darker (85% 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). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Laura Mercier Gilded Gold Caviar Stick Eye Colour
Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Gilded Gold
C+
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
6.5
Texture
7
Longevity
9.5
Application
4
Total
77%
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MAC Electric Cool Eyeshadows (2015)

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). Lancome My French #9 (LE) is darker (95% similar). Colour Pop Knight (LE, $5.00) is less shimmery (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). 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). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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MAC Black Sands Electric Cool Eyeshadow
MAC Electric Cool Eyeshadow Black Sands
C-
Product
7
Pigmentation
7
Texture
7
Longevity
7.5
Application
3.5
Total
71%
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