5 Shades of Aqua Eyeshadow
It’s hard to find a really awesome aqua eyeshadow, because aqua tends to be a lighter color–almost pastel–that they can be sheer and/or chalky (or just powdery). Sometimes they lean blue, other times they lean green. I wouldn’t call this the best of aqua, because there are many more aqua shades I’ve swatched!
What’s your favorite aqua-hued eyeshadow?
Milani Caribbean Sea Runway Eyeshadow
Milani Runway Eyeshadow: Caribbean Sea
Milani Caribbean Sea Runway Eyeshadow ($5.99 for 0.07 oz.) is such a pretty shade of aqua blue… if you use it wet. When used dry, it’s rather lackluster and almost takes on a greenish cast; it’s also on the sheer side. However, add just a touch of fixing spray or water to your brush before picking up the shadow yields a much more intense, pigmented shade of lightened aqua blue. You’ll need to pack on the color, rather than sweep on, to get the best results. It’s not a great eyeshadow, but it’s workable when wet.
Check out my original review for my thoughts on the packaging.
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- Product: 23/30
- Value: 8/10
- Ease of Use: 4/5
- Packaging: 2/5
RECOMMENDATION: Color eyeshadow fiends should probably pass, just because it’s nowhere near as pigmented as many top brands for color–but if you just want to play around and experiment with color, this is an affordable way to do so.
AVAILABILITY: Cherry Culture