Anastasia Stone, Blanc, Fawn, Smoke Eyeshadows Reviews, Photos, Swatches

Anastasia Eyeshadow
Anastasia Eyeshadow

Anastasia Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.59 oz.) just launched at Sephora and Ulta, and you can purchase four for $40, which will get you a refillable 4-pan quad (Sephora’s system will only let you purchase a discounted set of four once per order). I’ve only ordered my eyeshadow singles from Anastasia directly, and I have ordered eight at a time and have received 8-pan cardboard palettes to put them in. However, the quad from Sephora is all plastic with a clear lid–it looks a lot like MAC’s newer quad packaging.

Anastasia Stone Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.59 oz.) is a light-medium taupe with neutral-to-warm undertones and a matte finish. It had really good pigmentation with a soft, silky, and smooth texture that applied well and blended out with ease. On me, it started to fade after seven and a half hours of wear. NABLA Cosmetics Fossil (P, $8.00) is lighter (95% similar). Laura Mercier Cappuccino (LE, $23.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Gutter Gal (LE, $17.00) is lighter (90% similar). Kat Von D Ashes (LE, ) is more shimmery (90% similar). bareMinerals Trench Coat (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). NARS Mahe #2 (PiP, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Sephora Smoke Signals (DC, $10.00) is warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay Cover (PiP, $19.00) is darker (85% similar). Urban Decay Frisk (PiP, $19.00) is lighter (85% similar). bareMinerals Graceful (LE, ) is cooler (85% similar). Tarte Mud Mask (LE, ) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Too Faced Nudie (PiP, $16.00) is warmer (85% similar). Smashbox Taupe (PiP, ) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Tarte Wall Art (LE, ) is darker, warmer (80% similar). Too Faced Cashmere Bunny (PiP, $16.00) is darker (80% similar). Anastasia Twig (LE, $12.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar). BH Cosmetics Carli Bybel Deluxe Edition #15 (LE, ) is darker (80% similar). Chanel Blurry Grey #1 (PiP, ) is darker, warmer (80% similar). NARS Dover (DC, $25.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar). Sydney Grace Moon Landing (P, $5.00) is darker, brighter (80% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Anastasia Blanc Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.59 oz.) is a pale, white-beige with cool undertones and a matte finish. It had mostly opaque coverage with a lightly powdery texture that does tend to fall out when applied, which is less-than-ideal as the lighter color can make everything grayer if it falls on top so definitely tap of excess and press against the skin rather than sweeping. It lasted for seven and a half hours on me. Too Faced Amour (LE, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). LORAC Cream (PiP, $19.00) is darker (95% similar). Coloured Raine Pure (LE, $6.99) is cooler (95% similar). Viseart Ivoire (P, ) is warmer (95% similar). Sydney Grace Drift (P, $5.00) is warmer (95% similar). Laura Mercier Morning Dew (PiP, $23.00) is cooler (95% similar). Too Faced Ice Cream (LE, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). Sephora Swan Song (DC, $10.00) is brighter (95% similar). Kat Von D Banshee (LE, ) is brighter (95% similar). NARS Give In Take IV (LE, $29.00) is lighter (95% similar). LORAC Bisque (LE, $19.00) is warmer (95% similar). MAC Ever Ivory (DC, $21.00) is darker (95% similar). Makeup Geek White Lies (P, $6.00) is warmer (95% similar). Makeup Geek Sand Dollar (P, $6.00) is darker (90% similar). Viseart Bright Editorial #1 (PiP, ) is cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Hot Spot (PiP, $19.00) is warmer (90% similar). Make Up For Ever M126 Chalk (DC, $21.00) is lighter, brighter, cooler (90% similar). Viseart Petit Pro #1 (LE, ) is warmer (90% similar). Viseart Cool Mattes 2 #1 (PiP, ) is warmer (90% similar). Make Up For Ever M530 Eggshell (P, $17.00) is warmer (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Anastasia Fawn Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.59 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark yellowed brown with warm undertones and a matte finish. It had good pigmentation with a soft, blendable texture that wasn’t too powdery or too firm. This shade wore well for eight hours before fading noticeably. Marc Jacobs Beauty Dimmer (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Tarte Wanderer (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Stila Warm Honey (LE, $18.00) is lighter (95% similar). Laura Mercier Dune (LE, $23.00) is cooler (95% similar). Makeup Geek Preppy (P, $6.00) is darker, warmer (95% similar). Makeup Geek Tiki Hut (P, $6.00) is lighter (90% similar). Natasha Denona Zand (189CM) (PiP, ) is cooler (90% similar). MAC Cork (P, $17.00) is lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Beware (P, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). LORAC Nude #4 (LE, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Too Faced Chocolate Milk (LE, $16.00) is warmer (90% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Rose in the Air #1 (PiP, ) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Chessboard (LE, $19.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Coloured Raine Royal Prerogative (PiP, $6.99) is brighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Tyranny (LE, $19.00) is warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay Downfall (LE, $19.00) is lighter (90% similar). Make Up For Ever M646 Latte (DC, $21.00) is cooler (90% similar). Too Faced Mousse (PiP, $16.00) is warmer (95% similar). Anastasia Raw Sienna (PiP, $12.00) is lighter (90% similar). Sephora Flirt in a Skirt (LE, ) is cooler (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Anastasia Smoke Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.59 oz.) is a dark, taupe brown with warmer undertones and a matte finish. It had fairly good color payoff with a firmer, slightly stiff texture that could have been easier to work with as it could get a little patchy when blended. It wore for eight hours on me before fading. Lancome Couture (PiP, $19.00) is warmer (95% similar). Anastasia Mercury (DC, $12.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Anastasia Cyprus Umber (PiP, $12.00) is darker (95% similar). Laura Mercier Earth (LE, $23.00) is cooler (90% similar). NYX Betrayal (P, $4.50) is lighter (90% similar). Tarte Eiffel for You (LE, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Solar Exposure #4 (LE, ) is cooler (90% similar). MAC Bewitchin' (LE, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). Hourglass Infinity #5 (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). Clinique French Roast (PiP, $15.00) is lighter (90% similar). KKW Beauty Loyalty (LE, ) is warmer (90% similar). LORAC Chocolate (PiP, $19.00) is warmer (90% similar). Too Faced La Femme (LE, $16.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Make Up For Ever M626 Neutral Brown (DC, $21.00) is darker (90% similar). theBalm Woodie (LE, $16.00) is warmer (90% similar). Make Up For Ever M619 Espresso (P, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Cool Complement (PiP, $17.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Wild Horses (LE, $17.00)(90% similar). MAC Deep Brown (PiP, $21.00) is warmer (90% similar). Milani After Hours (PiP, $5.99) is cooler (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Anastasia Stone Eyeshadow
Anastasia Stone Eyeshadow

Anastasia Stone Eyeshadow
Anastasia Stone Eyeshadow

Anastasia Stone Eyeshadow
Anastasia Stone Eyeshadow

Anastasia Stone Eyeshadow
Anastasia Stone Eyeshadow

Anastasia Stone Eyeshadow
Anastasia Stone Eyeshadow

Anastasia Blanc Eyeshadow
Anastasia Blanc Eyeshadow

Anastasia Blanc Eyeshadow
Anastasia Blanc Eyeshadow

Anastasia Blanc Eyeshadow
Anastasia Blanc Eyeshadow

Anastasia Blanc Eyeshadow
Anastasia Blanc Eyeshadow

Anastasia Blanc Eyeshadow
Anastasia Blanc Eyeshadow

Anastasia Fawn Eyeshadow
Anastasia Fawn Eyeshadow

Anastasia Fawn Eyeshadow
Anastasia Fawn Eyeshadow

Anastasia Fawn Eyeshadow
Anastasia Fawn Eyeshadow

Anastasia Fawn Eyeshadow
Anastasia Fawn Eyeshadow

Anastasia Fawn Eyeshadow
Anastasia Fawn Eyeshadow

Anastasia Smoke Eyeshadow
Anastasia Smoke Eyeshadow

Anastasia Smoke Eyeshadow
Anastasia Smoke Eyeshadow

Anastasia Smoke Eyeshadow
Anastasia Smoke Eyeshadow

Anastasia Smoke Eyeshadow
Anastasia Smoke Eyeshadow

Anastasia Smoke Eyeshadow
Anastasia Smoke Eyeshadow

Anastasia Smoke Eyeshadow
Anastasia Stone, Fawn, Smoke, Blanc Eyeshadows, Zoeva Rock ‘n’ Roll Bride Eyeliner

Anastasia Smoke Eyeshadow
Anastasia Stone, Fawn, Smoke, Blanc Eyeshadows, Zoeva Rock ‘n’ Roll Bride Eyeliner

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Sorry – that’s my fault – I chose those four to showcase in the set. These are not sold together; they are sold as individuals — this is NOT a pre-made palette! Sorry again for picking bad shades for you!

Shades such as these may not produce a chorus of “oohs & ahhhs”, BUT they are an absolute necessity especially for doing a pin-up neutral look eye! Thank you for reviewing these essentials.

They could be! They are available individually. I just happened to purchase these four and use them together, so I reviewed them together.

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