ColourPop Boogie Nights Super Shock Shadows (Part 2)

ColourPop Glitterati Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is described as a “silver undertone with gold glitter.” It’s a light silvery white with gold glitter. It is packed with larger, chunky glitter, which makes this shade more troublesome to use, as it tends to thicken on the lid and go on unevenly. It is really best applied by patting it over another shade. It is usable on its own, but I find it tends to be a little uneven and sheer in places. There was a small amount of fall out over time, though the color was going strong after ten hours. Chanel Tisse Gabrielle #2 (P) is darker (95% similar). LORAC Cashmere (LE, $19.00) is darker (95% similar). Fyrinnae Sled Puppies (P, $6.75) is less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Greenluxe #2 (P) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Chanel Rêve d'Orient #2 (LE) is less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Photosphere (LE, $22.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Pastelluxe #1 (P) is more shimmery (90% similar). Sephora + Pantone Universe Shifting Sand (LE) is less shimmery (90% similar). Make Up For Ever D416 Crystalline Yellow (P, $21.00) is darker (90% similar). Colour Pop Fringe (DC, $5.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Colour Pop I Heart This (P, $5.00) is darker (85% similar). MAC Reflects Gold (P, $21.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Make Up For Ever D552 Crystalline Gray Beige (P, $21.00) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar). LORAC Unlocked (P, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Colour Pop Snow Flurry (LE, $5.00) is darker (85% similar). Colour Pop Ice (LE, $5.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Colour Pop Sleigh (LE, $5.00) is darker (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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ColourPop Glitterati Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow Glitterati
B-
Product
8
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
7
Longevity
9
Application
4
Total
81%
Limited Edition
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ColourPop Boogie Nights Super Shock Shadows (Part 1)

ColourPop Famous Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is described as a “soft subtle gold.” It’s a light, yellowed gold with warm undertones and a pearly sheen. It had good pigmentation with a smooth, creamy texture that felt almost wet to the touch, but it still had the mousse-like consistency you’d expect from ColourPop’s eyeshadow formula. It applied well with true-to-pot color and coverage, and the eyeshadow looked as good ten hours later as it did when I applied it. Dior Blazing Gold #3 (LE) is more shimmery (95% similar). Cle de Peau Champagne Supernova #1 (P) is darker (95% similar). MAC Canter (LE, $16.00) is warmer (95% similar). Too Faced Butter Pecan (P, $16.00) is warmer (95% similar). Sephora Minx (LE) is more shimmery (95% similar). Lancome Filigree (P, $19.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). LORAC Uninhibited (P, $19.00) is warmer (95% similar). Make Up For Ever D416 Crystalline Yellow (P, $21.00) is lighter (95% similar). Viseart Alexandre Trois (P) is less shimmery (95% similar). Smashbox Fortune (LE) is darker, warmer (95% similar). Guerlain Petrouchka #1 (LE) is more shimmery (95% similar). Buxom Poodle (P, $18.00) is lighter (95% similar). Colour Pop Fringe (DC, $5.00) is darker, cooler (95% similar). Urban Decay Bathwater (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC The Naked Time (LE, $23.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). LORAC Cashmere (LE, $19.00) is lighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Crimper (LE, $5.00) is darker (90% similar). Make Up For Ever D504 Celestial Beige (P, $21.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). NARS L'Amour, Toujours L'Amour #2 (LE, $25.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Make Up For Ever ME512 Golden Beige (P, $21.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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ColourPop Famous Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow Famous
A
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
10
Longevity
10
Application
5
Total
98%
Limited Edition
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MAC Dark Desires Studio Eye Glosses

MAC Studio Eye Gloss ($22.00 for 0.50 fl. oz.) is one of those products that really mystifies me, because I don’t know why it’s launched and included in consumer-geared collections. I wish they were touted as lipglosses, because at least they might be wearable (though the texture is like glue). You can read my in-depth review of the formula here, but I’ll also summarize here. The formula is incredibly sticky, glue-like, and is so tacky that as you apply the product, you can feel your skin lift off of your eyeball, because the eyelid is sticking to your fingertip or a brush and snap back in place. On the lid, my eyelid gets stuck against the skin above my crease. It creases within five minutes (and I’d even just apply it to the lid, but it’s such a jetsetter that it finds its way well past the crease line anyway). The color goes on unevenly and migrates around. It transfers to the lower lash line (from the eyelid). It gets into the inner corner and causes the upper and lower lash lines to stick. I’ve tried barely a dab and a full glob, and the wear is always the same–disappointing and futile. It is more comfortable to apply a similarly-colored eyeshadow and apply a gloss or petroleum jelly on top for a glossy effect that is far more comfortable and less painful to use. MAC says they’re a “gloss for eyes that provides high shine with buildable coverage” and can be used to enhance pigments (which just causes them to crease, migrate, and move everywhere) or worn alone.

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MAC Erogenous Zone Studio Eye Gloss
MAC Studio Eye Gloss Erogenous Zone
F
Product
2.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
0
Longevity
0
Application
1.5
Total
28%
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ColourPop Blitzed Super Shock Shadow Set

ColourPop Blitzed Super Shock Shadow Set ($30.00 for 0.42 oz.) includes six full-sized Super Shock Shadows. All six are limited edition and exclusive to the set. All six shades wore for twelve hours without creasing or fading, and I only had minimal fall out with the really glittery shades (like a handful, not a disco party!). They were consistent with ColourPop’s formula in general.

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ColourPop Blitzed Super Shock Shadow Set
Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow Set Blitzed
A
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9.5
Longevity
10
Application
4.5
Total
93%
Limited Edition
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Laura Mercier Matte to Metal Caviar Stick Set

Laura Mercier Matte to Metal Caviar Stick Set ($58.00 for 0.18 oz.) includes six miniature-sized eyeshadow pencils. Four shades are part of the permanent range, while two (Ganache and Aubergine) are limited edition. The Caviar Stick formula is supposed to “glide on smoothly” and “blend effortlessly” while also being “long-wearing, transfer- and crease-resistant” with “rich colour payoff.” Most of the shades I have tested from the formula are very good and true to the claims, though occasionally a shade is less pigmented or less blendable (but wear seems to be most consistent). The set contains $86.90 worth of product.

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Laura Mercier Matte to Metal Caviar Stick Set
Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Holiday 2015 Set Matte to Metal
A
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9.5
Longevity
9.5
Application
5
Total
93%
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Giorgio Armani Rose Platinum, Hollywood, Silver Mirage Eye Tints

Giorgio Armani Rose Platinum (16) Eye Tint ($38.00 for 0.22 fl. oz.) is a very pale, light-medium silvery lavender with flecks of warmer gold micro-shimmer. The color is interesting, because it’s both cool and warm; when applied at full coverage, it is cooler, but if sheered out, the gold shimmer seems to come more to the forefront and gives it a warmer appearance. The texture was lightweight, smooth, blendable, and semi-opaque to opaque. I prefer using a separate brush with these than the applicator (also, more sanitary! and given each of these contain so much product, I avoid double-dipping to maximize the life of the product!). The color lasted for twelve hours before creasing slightly (marketed as 16-hour wear). Chanel Oiseaux de Nuit #2 (LE) is less shimmery (90% similar). Buxom Silver Screen (P, $12.00) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). MAC Look at the Eyes (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Urban Decay Pallor (LE, $19.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). MAC Elegant Friend (LE, $16.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). Urban Decay Harlot (LE, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Viseart Bijoux Royal #4 (LE) is cooler (85% similar). Bobbi Brown Cool Lilac (P, $24.00) is warmer (85% similar). YSL Taupe Drop (03) (P, $30.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar). BH Cosmetics Foil Eyes #2 (P) is lighter, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Giorgio Armani Rose Platinum (16) Eye Tint
Giorgio Armani Eye Tint Rose Platinum (16)
B+
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9
Longevity
8
Application
5
Total
87%
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