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MAC Tropic Cool Times Nine Eyeshadow Palette

01/07

MAC Tropic Cool Times Nine Eyeshadow x 9 Palette

MAC Tropic Cool Times Nine Eyeshadow x 9 Palette

MAC Tropic Cool Times Nine Eyeshadow x 9 Palette

MAC Tropic Cool Times Nine Eyeshadow x 9 Palette

MAC Tropic Cool Times Nine Eyeshadow x 9 Palette

MAC Tropic Cool | Look Breakdown

MAC Tropic Cool | Look Breakdown

Tropic Cool Times Nine

MAC Tropic Cool Times Nine Eyeshadow Palette ($32.00 for 0.18 oz.) includes nine, dime-sized eyeshadows in an assortment of yellow, green, and blue. It’s a bolder, brighter set of shades, but it also had a very smoldering edge with the deeper blue and bluish-gray inclusions. As you might expect, the yellowy shades need a primer to look as they do in the pan, but I also had some trouble with two of the darker blues.

MAC Eyeshadow x 9 Palette Tropic Cool Times Nine
8
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
83%
Total
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ColourPop Spring 2017 Pressed Shadows (Part 1)

01/04

Colour Pop Outta Luck Pressed Powder Shadow

Colour Pop Outta Luck Pressed Powder Shadow

Colour Pop Outta Luck Pressed Powder Shadow

Colour Pop Outta Luck Pressed Powder Shadow

Outta Luck

ColourPop Outta Luck Pressed Powder Shadow ($5.00 for 0.042 oz.) is a soft, light-medium peachy beige with warm undertones and a mostly matte finish. It had good pigmentation that applied evenly and smoothly on the skin. The consistency was soft, a little dusty but finely-milled. I noticed slight fading after seven and a half hours of wear.

Colour Pop Pressed Powder Shadow Outta Luck
B+

Limited Edition

8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
87%
Total

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LORAC California Dreaming Eyeshadow Palette

01/12

LORAC California Dreaming Eyeshadow Palette

LORAC California Dreaming Eyeshadow Palette

LORAC California Dreaming Eyeshadow Palette

LORAC California Dreaming Eyeshadow Palette

LORAC California Dreaming Eyeshadow Palette

LORAC California Dreaming Eyeshadow Palette

LORAC California Dreaming Eyeshadow Palette

LORAC California Dreaming Eyeshadow Palette

LORAC California Dreaming Eyeshadow Palette

LORAC California Dreaming Eyeshadow Palette

LORAC California Dreaming Eyeshadow Palette

LORAC California Dreaming Eyeshadow Palette

California Dreaming

LORAC California Dreaming Eyeshadow Palette ($30.00 for 0.34 oz.) includes twelve eyeshadows in both matte and shimmer finishes. The palette runs warmer, but it seemed more like a neutral palette with pops of rose and mauve accents. The formula felt looser and drier overall; sort of like LORAC’s “filler” formula, when they put together more affordable palettes but aren’t part of their Pro collection (which always has a silkier, more refined feel). I find that this formula can be better or worse depending on the shades and finishes. The downsides of the formula tend to be that they are prone to fading more quickly and sheering out, so a good primer is an absolute must-have to make this palette wear and perform well.

LORAC Eyeshadow Palette California Dreaming
C+

Limited Edition

7.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
7
Longevity
4.5
Application
78%
Total
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MAC Red-Hot Times Nine Eyeshadow Palette

01/07

MAC Red-Hot Times Nine Eyeshadow x 9 Palette

MAC Red-Hot Times Nine Eyeshadow x 9 Palette

MAC Red-Hot Times Nine Eyeshadow x 9 Palette

MAC Red-Hot Times Nine Eyeshadow x 9 Palette

MAC Red-Hot Times Nine Eyeshadow x 9 Palette

MAC Red-Hot Times Nine | Look Breakdown

MAC Red-Hot Times Nine | Look Breakdown

Red-Hot Times Nine

MAC Red-Hot Times Nine Eyeshadow Palette ($32.00 for 0.18 oz.) includes nine, dime-sized eyeshadows. For the types of colors and finishes included in the palette, it was actually not bad. I’d definitely suggest using this with a primer to improve blendability and pigmentation across the palette, though.

MAC Eyeshadow x 9 Palette Red-Hot Times Nine
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
86%
Total

Coloured Raine Spring 2017 Shimmer Eyeshadows

01/04

Coloured Raine Birthday Suit Eyeshadow

Coloured Raine Birthday Suit Eyeshadow

Coloured Raine Birthday Suit Eyeshadow

Coloured Raine Birthday Suit Eyeshadow

Birthday Suit

Coloured Raine Birthday Suit Eyeshadow ($6.99 for 0.064 oz.) is a soft, light-medium peach with warm, yellow undertones and a satin finish. The consistency was soft, blendable, and smooth without being too powdery or too firm in the pan. It had great color payoff that applied evenly to the skin and lasted for eight hours on me.

Coloured Raine Eyeshadow Birthday Suit
A

Permanent

9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
94%
Total

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Coloured Raine Spring 2017 Matte Eyeshadows

01/04

Coloured Raine Angel Face Eyeshadow

Coloured Raine Angel Face Eyeshadow

Coloured Raine Angel Face Eyeshadow

Coloured Raine Angel Face Eyeshadow

Angel Face

Coloured Raine Angel Face Eyeshadow ($6.99 for 0.064 oz.) is a soft, medium peach with warm, orange undertones and a matte finish. It had rich, opaque pigmentation with a soft, silky consistency that wasn’t too powdery nor was it too firmly pressed in the pan, which made it easy to blend and diffuse on the lid. The eyeshadow wore well for eight hours before fading on me.

Coloured Raine Eyeshadow Angel Face
A

Permanent

9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total

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