Cream Eyeshadows | 2015 Editor's Favorites

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Me too!! I started working on a top 10 for cream eyeshadows, and I was like, “WHOA, there are so many good ones!!” and then realized they were mostly by ColourPop.

Mine are the Ombre Souffle “cream” shadows from Lise Watier. These are so wonderful. I just wish they came in more colours. I also like some of the Shiseido cream shadows – I think they’ve been around a while but I only started using them this year so they’re new to me in 2015. And, again, it seems that in Canada, we have a more limited shade selection (or maybe it’s the store where I buy them…)

I need to bite the bullet and finally try Colour Pop for 2016! Some of these picks look stunning. My favorite “cream” eyeshadows thus far have been the Laura Mercier caviar sticks in Amethyst and Rose Gold.

ColourPop is the main cream formula I can wear on my oily lids, so those are my favorites. Stereo, Central Perk, Girl Power, So Quiche, Bae, Rumer Has It in Raven, Mixed Tape, Game Face, to name a few. MAC Infraviolet works well on me and is gorgeous. I realize Maybelline Color Tattoos aren’t new this year, but Barely Beige is my favorite base for making colors pop (I don’t like Nyx Milk).

OMG, I love Colour Pop shadows, have SO many, hard to pick any favorites, but love Coconut, Hammered, Baby T, and Dance Party. Also love the Armani Eye Tints and Tom Ford Spring, although they are brutal on my wallet. And can’t forget the LM Caviar Sticks.

HAHA I knew this would be almost all ColourPop! They’re the best! I love everything I have from them.

Also I picked up Illamasqua vintage metallix in Bibelot (which might have come out last year) and love it.

Yes to CP Mixed Tape! I love it and Party Time together for my favorite taupe with a tinge of purple look because it really makes my own eyecolor pop! Also love MUFE Pink Granite for that effect as well.
And, I am about to become the ultimate hypocrite today…Yesterday I was in Sephora, I swatched MUFE Emerald Green, Buxom Prenup annnd KVD Iggy because the idea of ordering makeup, especially MAC, off of eBay had me worried about those reports of people getting counterfeit products. Well, guess what? I fell in love with Iggy!!!?
And Thunderstruck as well!!! ?

Shadow and Mixed Tape were on my wish list! I’ve been spending my money on skincare though this year, since I’ve been so sick, I’ve needed it!

Oh yeah!! I very much agree with the Colour Pop in this list!! My very favourite eyeshadow of all time has got to be Bae! It is so unique and pretty!!

Tom Ford Eye Color Creams, Giorgio Armani Eye Tints and Shiseido Cream eye shadows – love the textures and versatility with the buildable coverage of all of them.

My top pick for the best cream eye shadow is the Nars Cream Eye Shadow in Paper Tiger, a beautiful toffee brown. I know it’s discontinued but you can still find them on Ebay. They had the most fabulous colors ever. I wish they would have kept them in the permanent collection.

I used to be like… Oh colourpop whatever hype hype blah blah. THEN I got this gorgeous beast “stereo” in my glam bag from ipsy. I literally unboxed it and put it on about 30 seconds later. They are truly amazing an absolutely deserve the hype. Iiterally just ordered before I was reading this and now I think I need to go back and make another order <3

All these cream eye shadows are gorgeous. But I really love the Armani ones the best. Isn’t it fabulous that Colour Pop has really scooped the pool on their products? What a champion brand. Bae is so beautiful.

Colour pop’s To-A-T is my current favorite followed by the Giorgio Armani’s eye tints in Senso and the brown-rosy Nordstrom exclusive this holiday season. 3rd runner up remains Laura Mercier’s caviar sticks in Sapphire, Jungle and Plum.

I’m a little late to this party having only received my first cream shadows for Christmas this year (I’m a young 46!). I have been given Maybelline Colout Tattoo Eternal Gold and the Benefit Neutrals kit containing RSVP and No Pressure. Love the ease of application, creaminess and colour of them all. We were in the US last September (I live in the UK) and I wish I had picked up some of these then especially as the US has more colour choice in the Maybelline Colour Tattoo line.

I love the ones I’ve tried. Clinique, Laura Mercier,Jouer , Sephora, I think, and NYX. No problem with increasing or wear. I do use primer. Not sure if I should but it’s working for me. Much faster than powders. I just use my fingers and occasionally a blending brush if needed.

The Giorgio Armani Eye Tint in Flannel is my favorite cream shadow ever! I can’t believe I almost returned it without even trying it first! I had swatched it on my hand and wasn’t impressed. But on the lid? I love how it catches the light!

Charlotte Tilbury’s Eyes to Mesmerise. I love that they become more metallic the more you lighlty go back and forth with a smudger brush or your finger. One color easi,y stands on it’s own and with a little mascara, you’re good to go!

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