Saturday, December 31st, 2011

Top 10 of 2011: Eyeshadows

And finally, to finish off eyes, my favorite eyeshadows from this year!

  1. MAC Mega Metal Eyeshadows
  2. Giorgio Armani Eyes to Kill Intense Eyeshadows
  3. Le Metier de Beaute Chameleon Eyeshadow
  4. Bare Escentuals Urban Nature Prime Time Shadow
  5. Hourglass Gypsy Eyeshadow Duo
  6. Chanel Illusion d’Ombre
  7. Urban Decay Strip Eyeshadow
  8. MAC Surf Baby Eyeshadow
  9. Chanel Beige Lame Ombre Essentielle
  10. Sugarpill Stella Chromalust

What was your favorite eyeshadow this year?

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23 thoughts on “Top 10 of 2011: Eyeshadows

  1. Gracian

    And the Eyes To Kill collection?

  2. *le gasp!* where is Burberry Trench?!?!

  3. Mariella

    My favourites from this year contain a lot of shadows that are similar to yours, Christine, including a few I learned about here.

    MAC Mega Metal Shadows (especially Centre Stage)
    MAC Semi Precious Golden Gaze
    MAC Pro Longwear (so glad they are permanent)
    Benefit Creaseless Cream in Birthday Suit
    Chanel Illusion d’ombre in Illusoire
    Stila La Douce and Diamond Lil
    Bare Escentuals Urban Nature (would never have known of this had it not been for your site, Christine)

  4. Tom Ford Cosmetics- Titanium Smoke set….and if I can get my hands on the other color sets, I will also….have nice ingredients too.

  5. Mel

    MAC Mega Metals are my favorite too.

  6. I nominate Jealousy Wakes! Its very unique and I get ton of compliments when ever I wear it. Loves it!! :)

  7. Carrie Ann

    I definitely loved MAC Mega Metal Shadows, Pro Longwear Eye Shadows (especially in the shade Sweet Satisfaction) and the neutral shadows from the MAC Me Over collection.

  8. DJ

    I thought Jealousy Wakes would have made it into your top 10!

  9. Z

    Armani Eyes to Kill and Chanel Illusion d’Ombre!! I have one of each (they’re too expensive for me to collect quickly). And all the long wearing pencil shadows (like UD’s). And my discover of Pixy Epoxy, which isn’t a shadow *but* has blinged out the balls on my other shadows, thus making them new and exciting all over again. :D

  10. Em

    I think one of the most amazing eyeshadows I picked up this year is MAC’s Club. How I lived without this color i don’t know.

  11. Amy

    I think I need to put UD Strip on my wishlist, it’s so pretty, but not in any of the palettes I have!

    And wow, that Sugarpill Stella looks absolutely identical to Fyrrinae’s Immortality (in real life, not based on their online photos, which look browner than it really is). I saw the photo here and was wondering “Wait, I didn’t think she’d ever reviewed Fyrrinae stuff?” before I read the names, LOL!

    • I have both Stella and Immortality. Though they both look similar, the textures are not the same and neither is the application. I tried Pixie Epoxy on both. It is ironic that Stella works better with the pixie epoxy than Immortality does. Frankly, all the Sugar Pill Chromalusts works well with the pixie epoxy

  12. Kiko eyeshadow quads, an EL product that came out with their fall collection, are just a killer!

  13. Love both of the MAC collections you mentioned – bought two from each and adore them. Also, bought an Hourglass duo on your recommendation this year and adore it! Never have I had a shadow so buttery and wonderful!

  14. Agnes

    Strange not to see Tom Ford lippies on the list.

  15. Jen

    I agree on Stella for sure… A really underrated shadow I think that is utterly awesome!

  16. Alissa

    Hi! I’m on the hunt for the perfect Rose Gold eyeshadow from mac….. any suggestions?! I’d greatly appreciate it (:

  17. Nicole C.

    I love Kat Von D’s palettes, particularly the Saint palette. Personally, that was my best eyeshadow of 2011. Nonetheless this is a great list, and I’ll be sure to check out some of these products!

  18. Meiya

    Chanel Illusion d’ombre in Illusoire & Mirifique
    Urban Decay Deep End in the 15th Anniversary Palette