Urban Decay Desperation Eyeshadow

Urban Decay Desperation Eyeshadow ($18.00 for 0.05 oz.) is described as a “grayish taupe brown matte-satin.” It’s a darkened gray with brown undertones and a dusting of teal micro-shimmer with satin finish. This shade was in the Vice palette, but this seemed to apply a bit darker. Wet ‘n’ Wild Desert Festival #5 is slightly browner. Benefit Holy Smokes is similar in color but a cream product. bareMinerals Undercover is lighter. MAC Nebula is a touch browner. MAC Keep Your Cool is browner. Urban Decay Pistol is warmer, lighter.

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Urban Decay Desperation Eyeshadow

Urban Decay Desperation Eyeshadow

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Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
10
Application
4.5
Total
92%

Urban Decay Easy Baked Eyeshadow

Urban Decay Easy Baked Eyeshadow ($18.00 for 0.05 oz.) is described as a “light bronze shimmer.” It’s a warm-toned, golden copper with a frosted finish. Urban Decay Moonflower is a smidgen more orange/brown. Jasmine Cosmic is more metallic. Urban Decay Penny Lane is very similar–slight more orange. theBalm Mischievous Marissa is comparable. Urban Decay Half Baked is a touch darker, more golden.

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Urban Decay Easy Baked Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Eyeshadow Easy Baked
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Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
10
Application
5
Total
100%

Illamasqua Lies Cream Blusher

Illamasqua Lies Cream Blusher ($26.00 for 0.14 oz.) is described as a “light pearly pink.” It’s a light pink with a pearly, frosted finish and subtle, warm yellow undertones. It actually reminded me of MAC Veronica’s Blush, only in a cream form. NARS New Order is cooler-toned. MAC Flower Fantasy is slightly darker.

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Illamasqua Lies Cream Blusher
Illamasqua Cream Blusher Lies
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Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
9
Application
5
Total
90%

Estee Lauder Steel Stay-On Shadow Paint

Estee Lauder Steel Stay-On Shadow Paint ($24.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a steely gray with gold and silver sparkle. It’s like a silvered pewter with a lot of sparkle and shine. Chanel Epatant is warmer, greener. Inglot #454 is warmer, less sparkly. Maybelline Audacious Asphalt is grayer, darker.

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Estee Lauder Steel Stay-On Shadow Paint
Estee Lauder Pure Color Stay-on Shadow Paint Steel
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Product
2
Pigmentation
6.5
Texture
6
Longevity
3
Application
1
Total
41%

Guerlain Rouge d’Enfer (121) Le Vernis

Guerlain Rouge d’Enfer (121) Le Vernis ($23.00 for 0.33 fl. oz.) is bold, brightened medium red with warm, orange undertones and a cream finish. Cult Nails Evil Queen is cooler-toned. Rescue Beauty Lounge Poppy has a pearly shimmer and is more orange. China Glaze Poinsettia is as warm-toned. Essie Meet Me at Sunset is a touch more orange.

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Guerlain Rouge d'Enfer (121) Le Vernis
Guerlain Le Vernis Nail Lacquer Rouge d'Enfer
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Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
9.5
Application
5
Total
99%

Fyrinnae Bitey Tyrannosaur Eyeshadow

Fyrinnae Bitey Tyrannosaur Eyeshadow ($8.25 for 0.07 oz.) is described as a “brilliant lime green … vibrant green and gold shimmer top a lush green base.” It’s a vibrant lime green with a golden pearl shimmer-sheen finish that’s part metallic, part frost. Sephora Apple Mojito is more matte and chartreuse. Sugarpill Acidberry is lighter, more matte. Illamasqua Pivot is matte. MAC Lucky Green is yellower, while MAC Swimming is a bit darker. Make Up For Ever #304 is much yellower–more of a chartreuse hue.

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Fyrinnae Bitey Tyrannosaur Eyeshadow
Fyrinnae Pressed Eyeshadow Bitey Tyrannosaur
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Product
9.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9.5
Longevity
9
Application
5
Total
96%