bareMinerals The Promise Eyeshadow Duo Review, Photos, Swatches

bareMinerals The Promise Eyeshadow Duo
bareMinerals The Promise Eyeshadow Duo

bareMinerals The Promise Eyeshadow Duo

New for October, bareMinerals The Promise Eyeshadow Duo ($20.00 for 0.10 oz.) features pressed eyeshadows in Aspire and Vow. The new pressed eyeshadow formula has SeaNutritive Mineral Complex for a “creamy, silky smooth” texture with “seamless blendability” and “stay-true color.” It also supposed to be long-wearing whether worn alone or with primer–you shouldn’t see any creasing or fading. I’ve tested several combinations of shades from the duos and quads, and I’ve been able to get ten hours of solid wear without a primer underneath. For a review of the packaging, please read my original review.

Aspire is a warm, orange-tinted yellow–less sunshine yellow, because of the underlying orange tint. It has a frosted finish with high sheen and shimmer. The color is reminiscent of Urban Decay Blunt, which is a little yellower. It’s not as yellow (nor does it have the pink duochrome) of MAC Motif or as dark as MAC Goldmine. It’s less gold compared to Milani Drenched in Gold.

Vow is gray-casted brown with a red undertone and a matte finish. There is a little sheerness to this color, so it applies uneven in places, if you aren’t careful. The color itself reminds me of a browner and matte version of MAC Shale. Inglot #363 is a touch redder, but it is similar.

bareMinerals The Promise Eyeshadow Duo Review, Photos, Swatches

B+
9
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9.5
Longevity
4
Application
88%
Total
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bareMinerals The Promise Eyeshadow Duo
bareMinerals The Promise Eyeshadow Duo

bareMinerals The Promise Eyeshadow Duo
bareMinerals The Promise Eyeshadow Duo

bareMinerals The Promise Eyeshadow Duo
bareMinerals The Promise Eyeshadow Duo (not final labeling!)

bareMinerals The Promise Eyeshadow Duo
bareMinerals Aspire Eyeshadow

bareMinerals The Promise Eyeshadow Duo
bareMinerals Vow Eyeshadow

bareMinerals The Promise Eyeshadow Duo
bareMinerals Aspire Eyeshadow

bareMinerals The Promise Eyeshadow Duo
bareMinerals Vow Eyeshadow

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About the Reviewer

Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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i have shads just like this already from BE. I am not a fan of any of these BE pan shadows. I have a ton of pots already and I don’t see this being any easier or cheaper for me to deal with.

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