About Face Baroque, Butterfly Collective, Chaos Theory Shadowsticks Reviews & Swatches

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About Face Baroque Shadowstick
About Face Baroque Shadowstick
About Face Baroque Shadowstick
About Face Baroque Shadowstick
About Face Baroque Shadowstick
About Face Baroque Shadowstick
About Face Baroque Shadowstick
About Face Baroque Shadowstick
About Face Baroque Shadowstick

Baroque

About Face Baroque Shadowstick ($14.00 for 0.049 oz.) is a medium pink with strong, warm undertones and a pearly sheen.

  • Semi-opaque, somewhat buildable coverage
  • Lightly tacky texture, quick to dry down but glided on without tugging
  • Easiest to use as an all-over wash of color
  • Long-wearing (10 hours)

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$14.00/0.049 oz. - $285.71 Per Ounce

The Shadowsticks are "powerfully-pigmented" that has "one-swipe coverage" that will last for over 10 hours. Most shades had semi-opaque color coverage with a few shades being buildable or starting with nearly opaque pigmentation in one stroke.

The texture was smooth, lightly creamy without being overly wet, and comfortable to work with across the eyelid. They were a bit tacky initially but once set, they were more budge-proof and would lift if one attempted to blend or diffuse later on, so working quickly would be ideal.

For an all-over wash of the more shimmery and neutral shades, I found that they were pretty easy to work with, but there was a slight learning curve. For the bolder and more matte shades, they were easier to use eyeliner or in a graphic shape/base for other products.

Once in place, the Shadowsticks typically lasted between 10 and 12 hours on me with a few of the more emollient/sheerer shades being on the shorter-wearing end of the range.

Browse all of our About Face Shadowstick swatches.

Ingredients

Isododecane, Mica, Synthetic Wax, CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), Ethylene/Propylene Copolymer, Silica, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Polybutene, Hydrogenated Polydicyclopentadiene, Sucrose Tetrastearate Triacetate, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Oryza Sativa (Rice/Riz) Bran Wax, Synthetic Beeswax, CI 77491 (Iron Oxides), Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-di-t-butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate.

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Baroque

PPermanent. $14.00.
A
A
9.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
10
Longevity
4.5
Application
96%
Total
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About Face Butterfly Collective Shadowstick
About Face Butterfly Collective Shadowstick
About Face Butterfly Collective Shadowstick
About Face Butterfly Collective Shadowstick
About Face Butterfly Collective Shadowstick
About Face Butterfly Collective Shadowstick
About Face Butterfly Collective Shadowstick
About Face Butterfly Collective Shadowstick
About Face Butterfly Collective Shadowstick

Butterfly Collective

About Face Butterfly Collective Shadowstick ($14.00 for 0.049 oz.) is a brighter, medium orange with moderate, warm undertones and a matte finish.

  • Mostly opaque coverage
  • Lightly tacky texture, quick to dry down but glided on without tugging
  • Easiest to use in a more graphic shape/as liner
  • Long-wearing (10 hours)

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$14.00/0.049 oz. - $285.71 Per Ounce

The Shadowsticks are "powerfully-pigmented" that has "one-swipe coverage" that will last for over 10 hours. Most shades had semi-opaque color coverage with a few shades being buildable or starting with nearly opaque pigmentation in one stroke.

The texture was smooth, lightly creamy without being overly wet, and comfortable to work with across the eyelid. They were a bit tacky initially but once set, they were more budge-proof and would lift if one attempted to blend or diffuse later on, so working quickly would be ideal.

For an all-over wash of the more shimmery and neutral shades, I found that they were pretty easy to work with, but there was a slight learning curve. For the bolder and more matte shades, they were easier to use eyeliner or in a graphic shape/base for other products.

Once in place, the Shadowsticks typically lasted between 10 and 12 hours on me with a few of the more emollient/sheerer shades being on the shorter-wearing end of the range.

Browse all of our About Face Shadowstick swatches.

Ingredients

Isododecane, Synthetic Wax, Ethylene/Propylene Copolymer, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Silica, Polybutene, Hydrogenated Polydicyclopentadiene, Sucrose Tetrastearate Triacetate, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Oryza Sativa Cera, Synthetic Beeswax, Hydrogenated Castor Oil; Mica, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-di-t-butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, [+/ - (May contain / Peut Container): Iron Oxides (CI77492), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891)]

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Butterfly Collective

PPermanent. $14.00.
A
A
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
4.5
Application
94%
Total
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About Face Chaos Theory Shadowstick
About Face Chaos Theory Shadowstick
About Face Chaos Theory Shadowstick
About Face Chaos Theory Shadowstick
About Face Chaos Theory Shadowstick
About Face Chaos Theory Shadowstick
About Face Chaos Theory Shadowstick
About Face Chaos Theory Shadowstick
About Face Chaos Theory Shadowstick

Chaos Theory

About Face Chaos Theory Shadowstick ($14.00 for 0.049 oz.) is a brighter, yellowy-gold with strong, warm orange undertones and a soft, pearly sheen.

  • Semi-opaque, somewhat buildable coverage
  • Lightly tacky texture, quick to dry down but glided on without tugging
  • Easiest to use as an all-over wash of color
  • Long-wearing (10 hours)

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Possible Dupes
These are likely to be very similar shades based on our duping algorithm.

Formula Overview

$14.00/0.049 oz. - $285.71 Per Ounce

The Shadowsticks are "powerfully-pigmented" that has "one-swipe coverage" that will last for over 10 hours. Most shades had semi-opaque color coverage with a few shades being buildable or starting with nearly opaque pigmentation in one stroke.

The texture was smooth, lightly creamy without being overly wet, and comfortable to work with across the eyelid. They were a bit tacky initially but once set, they were more budge-proof and would lift if one attempted to blend or diffuse later on, so working quickly would be ideal.

For an all-over wash of the more shimmery and neutral shades, I found that they were pretty easy to work with, but there was a slight learning curve. For the bolder and more matte shades, they were easier to use eyeliner or in a graphic shape/base for other products.

Once in place, the Shadowsticks typically lasted between 10 and 12 hours on me with a few of the more emollient/sheerer shades being on the shorter-wearing end of the range.

Browse all of our About Face Shadowstick swatches.

Ingredients

Isododecane, Synthetic Wax, Silica, Ethylene/Propylene Copolymer, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Polybutene, Hydrogenated Polydicyclopentadiene, Mica, Sucrose Tetrastearate Triacetate, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Oryza Sativa Cera, Synthetic Beeswax, Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-di-t-butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Tin Oxide, [+/ - (May contain / Peut Container): Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 (CI 19140), Chromium Oxide Greens (CI 77288), Iron Oxides (CI 77491)].

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Chaos Theory

PPermanent. $14.00.
A
A
9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
94%
Total

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i LOVE the af shadowsticks, they have been my go to this fall/winter since they can do it all– graphic looks and fluffy, diffused shadow looks alike– plus their staying power is truly impressive.

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