Dior Fusion, Temptation, Gravity Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Eyeshadows

Dior Fusion (764) Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Eyeshadow ($29.50 for 0.06 oz.) is a light-medium rosy pink with warm undertones and warmer gold sparkle. It had good pigmentation applied dry (though I also tried it damp, where it was smoother in appearance) and a glittery, but fairly smooth, texture that applied well to bare skin. For as much sparkle is in it, there was only a little bit of fall out after eight hours of wear. I had noticeable creasing after seven hours of wear. MAC Rose (P, $21.00) is darker (95% similar). YSL Paris #4 (LE) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Natasha Denona Golden Rose (60M) (P, $29.00) is lighter (90% similar). Clinique Pink and Plenty (P, $17.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Makeup Geek Wildfire (P, $12.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay Recharged (P, $22.00) is less shimmery (85% similar). City Color Ladylike (P, $6.99) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Dior Fusion (764) Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Eyeshadow

Chanel Rosewood (350) Joues Contraste Blush

Chanel Rosewood (350) Joues Contraste Blush ($45.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a medium-dark pink with subtle, warm undertones and a mostly matte finish. Bite Beauty Macaroon (P, $24.00) is cooler (95% similar). Tarte Montage (LE, $28.00) is lighter (95% similar). By Terry Tan & Flash Cruise #1 (LE) is brighter (90% similar). Chanel Rose Initiale (P, $45.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Too Faced Your Love is King (P, $26.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Red Water Lily (LE, $40.00) is brighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Cruel Intentions (LE, $8.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Sephora Love Sick (22) (P, $14.00) is warmer (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Night Fever & Hot Stuff (508) (P, $42.00) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Bicoastal (Bottom) (LE) is more shimmery (90% similar). Tarte Ironic (LE, $28.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Tarte Fetching (LE, $28.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). IT Cosmetics Matte Sweet Apple (P, $24.00) is brighter, warmer (85% similar). Makeup Geek Love Affair (P, $9.99) is lighter (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Chanel Rosewood (350) Joues Contraste Blush
Chanel Joues Contraste Rosewood (350)
B
Product
8
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8
Longevity
8.5
Application
4.5
Total
84%

Bite Beauty Lotus Multistick

Bite Beauty Lotus Multistick ($24.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a medium pink with subtle, warm undertones and a satin finish. MAC Stay Pretty (P, $23.50) is more muted (95% similar). Makeup Geek Valentine (P, $10.00) is more muted (95% similar). Urban Decay Heartless (P, $17.00) is lighter (90% similar). Kat Von D Lovesick (P, $20.00) is less glossy (90% similar). Tarte Dollface (P, $28.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). theBalm Argyle (P, $22.00) is brighter (90% similar). Too Faced Sweet Pink (LE) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC Personal Pick (LE, $19.00) is cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Blush (P) is cooler, less glossy (90% similar). Chanel Inspiration (64) (DC, $38.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). MAC Pure Femininity (LE, $22.00) is brighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Temper (LE) is brighter (90% similar). theBalm Down Boy (P, $21.00) is cooler (90% similar). Colour Pop Olive (LE, $8.00) is lighter (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Nude Pink (P, $26.00) is cooler (90% similar). Make Up For Ever #210 HD Blush (P, $26.00) is lighter (90% similar). Milani Delizioso Pink (10) (P, $8.49) is lighter, brighter, cooler (85% similar). Maybelline Lust for Blush (P, $7.99) is darker (85% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Pow (600) (P, $28.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Colour Pop Mochi (DC, $8.00) is lighter, brighter, cooler (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Bite Beauty Lotus Multistick
Bite Beauty Multistick Lotus
B
Product
8
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
6
Application
5
Total
84%

Becca Bronzed Amber Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed

Becca Bronzed Amber Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed ($38.00 for 0.28 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark copper-brown with warm, golden shimmer. L'Oreal Rose (P, $12.99) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). Becca Rose Gold (P, $38.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Becca Rose Gold (P, $38.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Laura Geller Ballerina (P, $24.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Pearl Sunshine (LE, $22.00) is lighter (90% similar). Stila Kitten (LE) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Bobbi Brown Bronze Glow (LE, $45.00) is more shimmery, warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Becca Bronzed Amber Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Bronzed Amber
B
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
8
Application
5
Total
84%

Urban Decay XX Vintage Eyeshadows (Part 2)

Urban Decay Snow Eyeshadow ($19.00 for 0.05 oz.) is described as a “neutral pearl with gold shift.” It’s a light, white gold with a cooler, whiter base color and warmer, light gold shimmer. The texture was a little powdery, but it applied without too much fuss overall–it would benefit from a primer, though. It had mostly opaque color payoff and wore well for seven and a half hours. Kevyn Aucoin Iced Gold (LE) is less shimmery (95% similar). Dior Eternal Gold #3 (LE) is brighter (95% similar). Laura Mercier Seashell (P, $28.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Make Up For Ever #101 (DC, $20.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Makeup Atelier Honey Brown #1 (P) is less shimmery (95% similar). Viseart Champs-Elysees (P) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Fresh Blade (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Photosphere (LE, $22.00) is lighter (90% similar). Laura Mercier Dust (LE, $23.00) is more muted, warmer (90% similar). Dior Exuberante #3 (LE) is less shimmery, lighter, more muted (90% similar). LORAC Opal (LE, $19.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). LORAC Unlocked (P, $19.00) is brighter (90% similar). Sephora + Pantone Universe Pelican (LE) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Urban Decay Snow Eyeshadow
Urban Decay Eyeshadow Snow
B+
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
8
Application
5
Total
87%
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ColourPop Viper & Notion Ultra Matte Liquid Lipsticks

ColourPop Viper Ultra Matte Liquid Lipstick
ColourPop Viper Ultra Matte Liquid Lipstick

ColourPop Viper Ultra Matte Liquid Lipstick ($6.00 for 0.11 fl. oz.) is a deep, medium-dark plum with subtle, warm undertones and a matte finish. The color was fantastic, and it’s more unique than not, but there was something amiss with the formula, as it dried down and some areas were darker and pinker and other areas were grayer. It was like an ombre lip look gone bad! I thought it hadn’t dried down, but it had (no transfer and didn’t look different hours later). It applied well from the tube, and the product was fully opaque on the lips. The texture was clingy, and it did have noticeable “cracking” when I smiled; I could definitely feel I was wearing a liquid lipstick. This shade stayed on for over six hours with minimal changes in color/intensity, but it was drying. Colour Pop Are & Be (P, $6.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). MAC Oh Lady (P, $20.00) is darker (85% similar). Colour Pop Bad Habit (LE, $6.00) is lighter, brighter (80% similar). Colour Pop Back Up (P, $5.00) is lighter, cooler (80% similar). MAC Evening Rendezvous (LE, $17.00) is lighter, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Notion Ultra Matte Liquid Lipstick ($6.00 for 0.11 fl. oz.) is a deep berry with subtle, warm undertones and a mostly matte finish. This shade took an hour to dry down for me! The majority of the color dried down within a minute or two, but there were parts of it that stayed shiny for an hour. It had mostly opaque color payoff, and the texture was thin but fluid and spread easily across the lips, so it was a cinch to get even coverage out of the formula. The color lasted for eight hours but was drying over time. MAC High Drama (P, $20.00) is warmer (85% similar). MAC Oh Lady (P, $20.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). Make Up For Ever M501 (P, $22.00) is lighter, brighter (80% similar). Smashbox Femme Fatale (P, $21.00) is lighter, brighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Formula Overview

ColourPop Ultra Matte Liquid Lipstick ($6.00 for 0.11 fl. oz.) is a long-wearing, pigmented lipstick that starts off glossy and dries down quickly to that super flat matte finish. They have minimal transfer with some of the lighter shades having almost none for the first few hours of wear, but anytime you’ve had a meal, they lose that transfer-resistant quality to a noticeable degree. They tend to wear anywhere from six to ten hours with darker shades maintaining better color coverage and wear over a longer period of time. Some shades get a little drying about two-thirds to three-fourths through the wear, while a few shades have been fairly non-drying even many hours into wear. They fade away evenly with most color loss occurring from the center of the lips if eating a more oil-based meal but the majority of color survives a meal. Reapplication has been hit or miss and tends to depend on how well it wore away and how easily the shade applies normally, but reapplication tends to emphasize the lip’s natural texture significantly compared to initial application and gives lips a very wrinkled, dried-up look. I’ve layered gloss on top of some shades with moderate success, though it will obviously lose the matte finish and will transfer and I’ll get tiny flakes where the matte lip color has lifted by mixing with gloss but has been pretty minimal. The formula had no discernible taste or scent.

Colour Pop Ultra Matte Liquid Lipstick Viper
B
Product
7
Pigmentation
10
Texture
7
Longevity
10
Application
4.5
Total
86%
Colour Pop Ultra Matte Liquid Lipstick Notion
A-
Product
8
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
10
Application
4.5
Total
90%

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