Maybelline Gold Rush Color Tattoo Metal Eyeshadow

Maybelline Gold Rush Color Tattoo Metal Eyeshadow
Maybelline Gold Rush Color Tattoo Metal Eyeshadow

A Very Sparkling Rush of Gold

Maybelline Gold Rush Color Tattoo Metal Eyeshadow ($6.99 for 0.14 oz.) is a sparkling gold with strong yellow tones and a metallic finish. Chanel Vision has a similar texture but it is a browner gold, less yellowed. Cinderella Gus Gus is less metallic and a powder product. OCC Triptych is slightly darker, more metallic, and a powder. MAC Goldmine is also similar in color but a powder eyeshadow.

This shade sets itself a part in finish from pretty much every other Color Tattoo I’ve come across, because it has a heavy sparkle effect that changes the texture of the product as a whole. There’s a slight grittiness to the touch, and it doesn’t blend smoothly or look even on the lid. It tended to make my eyelid look a bit crepe-like and wrinkled. Because of the sparkle, it seemed to bunch up in places, no matter if I used a fingertip, sponge-tipped applicator, or brush to blend and/or apply the product. I did get some fall out during the twelve hours I wore Gold Rush for, though it did not seem to really fade or crease.

Maybelline Color Tattoo Metal 24 Hour Eyeshadow Gold Rush
B-
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
8.5
Application
3.5
Total
80%

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bareMinerals Amped Pink Loud & Clear Lip Sheer
bareMinerals Loud & Clear Lip Sheer Amped Pink
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Longevity
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China Glaze Creative Fantasy Nail Lacquer
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B-
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
9
Application
3.5
Total
82%

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Maybelline Electric Blue Color Tattoo Metal Eyeshadow
Maybelline Color Tattoo Metal 24 Hour Eyeshadow Electric Blue
B-
Product
8
Pigmentation
8
Texture
9
Longevity
8
Application
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Total
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Zoya Blu Nail Lacquer
Zoya Nail Lacquer Blu
A
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10
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bareMinerals Berry Remix Loud & Clear Lip Sheer
bareMinerals Loud & Clear Lip Sheer Berry Remix
A
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
8
Application
5
Total
94%