Sephora x Disney | Minnie’s World in Color Eyeshadow Palette

Sephora x Disney | Minnie’s World in Color Eyeshadow Palette ($45.00 for 0.58 oz.) includes 20 eyeshadows ranging from neutrals to pops of color. The formula is described as “creamy” and “super pigmented.” Both the mirror and the eyeshadows pop out so that the packaging can be used as a clutch. There are some nice shades in the palette, but there are quite a few misses–particularly brighter pops of color with more satin to pearl finishes. The best shades tended to be very shimmery or metallic.

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Sephora x Disney | Minnie's World in Color Eyeshadow Palette
Sephora Minne Beauty Eyeshadow Palette Minnie's World in Color
C+
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
7.5
Application
4.5
Total
78%
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Kat Von D Rust Shade + Light Quad

Kat Von D Rust Shadow + Light Quad ($26.00 for 0.21 oz.) contains four shades designed to work together and are named to help guide application–Base, Define, Contour, and Highlight–though you can obviously go wherever your creativity takes you. This is a warmer, richer take on neutrals, because of the inclusion of the more darker orange shade.

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Kat Von D Rust Shadow + Light Quad
Kat Von D Shade + Light Eye Contour Quad Rust
B+
Product
9
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
8.5
Application
4.5
Total
89%
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Kat Von D Plum Shade + Light Quad

Kat Von D Plum Shadow + Light Quad ($26.00 for 0.21 oz.) contains four shades designed to work together and are named to help guide application–Base, Define, Contour, and Highlight–though you can obviously go wherever your creativity takes you. The Shade + Light Eyeshadow formula is supposed to have “high pigment” with a “silky and blendable” consistency and long-wearing. I think if you enjoyed Kat Von D’s recent eyeshadow palettes, I think you’ll like these; they are very soft and smooth with a finely-milled, velvety texture that can kick up an excess amount of powder any time something touches the pan’s surface. I notice an abundance of fall out (surprisingly!) when working with the eyeshadows, but a very smooth base is critical to maximize adhesion to the skin without getting unevenness/darkening due to the looser nature of the powder paired with the more matte finishes. The lighter shades seem chalky on my skin tone and have strong white bases. The darkest shades blend better when mixed with one of the lighter shades rather than alone, and I actually tried blending them over primer to see if that helped, but it was marginally better–patience and multiple tools (clean brushes are key for blending these out), while the light and mid-tone shades were easy to blend out. The wear varied between seven and a half and eight hours for me, which is consistent with my past experiences using this formula.

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Kat Von D Plum Shadow + Light Quad
Kat Von D Shade + Light Eye Contour Quad Plum
B+
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
8.5
Application
4.5
Total
88%
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Urban Decay Walk of Shame 24/7 Waterline Eyeliner

Urban Decay Walk of Shame 24/7 Waterline Eyeliner ($20.00 for 0.04 oz.) is described as a “nude.” It’s a light-medium, peachy-beige with warm, yellow undertones and a matte finish. MAC Risque (P, $16.00) is lighter (90% similar). Colour Pop HoneyDude (LE, $5.00) is lighter (90% similar). NARS Rue Bonaparte (P, $24.00) is lighter, cooler (80% similar). MAC Nothing On (P, $17.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar). Revlon Empire (P) is darker (80% similar). LORAC Nude (P, $20.00) is lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Urban Decay Walk of Shame 24/7 Waterline Eyeliner
Urban Decay 24/7 Waterline Eye Pencil Walk of Shame
B+
Product
8
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
6.5
Application
5
Total
88%

Urban Decay Heartless 24/7 Glide-On Eyeliner

Urban Decay Heartless 24/7 Glide-On Eyeliner ($20.00 for 0.04 oz.) is described as a “light frosted pink.” It’s exactly that: a light pink with cool undertones and a frosted sheen. Tarina Tarantino Broken Doll (P, $15.00) is lighter, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Urban Decay Heartless 24/7 Glide-On Eyeliner
Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil (Eyeliner) Heartless
B
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
8.5
Application
4.5
Total
84%

MAC Dark Energy Mineralize Eyeshadow Quad

MAC Dark Energy Mineralize Eyeshadow Quad ($46.00 for 0.04 oz.) is a bluish take on a smoky eye–a mix of silvery white, pale blue, light-medium blue, and black. The first three shades were decent, while the last shade was a pain to work with for a myriad of reasons. The Mineralize Eyeshadow formula is wet/dry, and it is designed to have sheerer coverage applied dry while stronger color payoff requires working with the product using a damp brush; this isn’t always an extra step everyone wants to do, but it’s absolutely necessary with this palette if you want opaque coverage, so keep that in mind!

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MAC Dark Energy Mineralize Eyeshadow Quad
MAC Mineralize Eyeshadow Quad Dark Energy
C+
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8
Longevity
7
Application
4.5
Total
78%
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