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16 x Coloured Raine Eyeshadow Quad Ideas

01/02

Coloured Raine Eyeshadow  
Coloured Raine Eyeshadow  
Coloured Raine Eyeshadow  
Coloured Raine Eyeshadow  
Coloured Raine Eyeshadow  
Coloured Raine Eyeshadow  

Coloured Raine Eyeshadows ($6.99 for 0.06 oz.) are sold primarily as singles across both mattes and shimmers, though most of the shimmers are fairly metallic. I’d love to see the single range expanded, as I found myself wanting more to choose from to put together a better array of “quads” of colors. You can find swatches of all the singles that are sold individually (presently) here.

(They are having 20% off sitewide, plus an extra 10% when you use code TEMPTALIA, expect it ends in a few days ’til the end of January but am still waiting on confirmation of end date.)

About This Series

Each look idea is centered around a “quad” of four shades with the expectation that one might bring in the appropriate brow bone or additional transitional shade based on skin tone. I know that I tend to use more like five or six shades in a typical look, but I think that four is a happy medium to give a good idea of the “core” color scheme of a look while giving you the ability to lighten/darken as desired. I have listed the colors in this order: inner lid, middle of lid, outer lid/crease, and crease/above crease.

You might see combinations that seem slightly repeated but placement will vary (e.g. a halo placement where the lightest and more shimmery shade is placed on the center) as placement can also create a different effect/look! You might also want to consider incorporating your favorite matte/shimmer shades (as applicable) to increase the versatility of certain palettes. Consider these ideas a jumping off point!

Coloured Raine Eyeshadows

Dirty Jewels


  1. Coloured Raine Unexpected — A Cool Green with a Metallic finish.
  2. Coloured Raine Superstar — A Warm Gold with a Metallic finish.
  3. Coloured Raine Golden Olive — A Warm Brown with a Frost finish.
  4. Coloured Raine Ladyship — A Cool Berry with a Matte finish.

See side-by-side swatches!

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If I get the run-around when I’ve called or emailed when there’s an issue with an order, or when solutions to common issues (say, a broken eyeshadow) make the customer have to do the work (though it wasn’t their fault) to resolve it. For example, Ulta used to require receipt of return of a broken item, even one that was $0.99, in order to refund or reship (now, they resend and haven’t required me to ship broken products back in awhile). I routinely receive broken powder products from Ulta (still do!), and for awhile, I stopped shopping there except for Ulta-exclusive launches because of how often I was receiving and having to return broken products. The last big no-no is when brands are rude to customers, particularly on social media.

— Christine
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ColourPop Superbloom, All Tea, Sphynx Velvet Blur Lux Lipsticks

01/06

Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick
Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick

Superbloom

Colour Pop Superbloom Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick ($7.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a bright, coral-red with warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. The lipstick had a smooth, velvety consistency–like a silicone primer–that glided easily across my lips in a thin, even layer. It had medium, buildable pigmentation (nearly opaque) that applied evenly and didn’t emphasize my lip lines (but it didn’t smooth them out either). It wore well for five hours, left a faint, reddish stain behind, and was neither drying nor hydrating over time for me.

Formula Overview

$7.00/0.12 oz. - $58.33 Per Ounce

It's supposed to have a "soft focus, blurring effect" with "buildable" color that can deliver "high impact colour" with a "silky, velvet soft texture" that "smooths over fine lines and imperfections" without "drying out your lips." They have a velvety slip to them, as they're packed with silicone, and so they have that smooth feel as they go over the lips but have a lightweight, almost powder-like finish that makes me think of a "soft matte." From a normal viewing distance, like at a glance in a mirror or another person viewing you while having a face-to-face conversation, as opposed to checking one's lips close-up in the mirror, I saw the "blur" effect--soft, slightly understated color with a matte finish. The lack of opacity in some of them gave them a "softer" appearance to my eye.

That being said, I didn't experience any smoothing, and I haven't personally found that the more silicone-heavy lipstick formulas go that far in smoothing my lip lines; I'd actually feel like they're more likely to emphasize imperfections as the lipstick caught on flakes and settled into lip lines. There were some shades that applied more unevenly and were more prone to settling noticeably in my lip lines than others, and there were a few that applied evenly and were flattering with respect to texture on me as well. As always, I do my best to ensure that I exfoliate my lips regularly and keep my lips hydrated when not testing lip products (at night and the like) to try and have a "good" canvas for lip colors.

The coverage varied from shade to shade with most shades offering medium, buildable coverage, though some of the deeper and more vivid shades were more semi-opaque to nearly opaque in a single layer. The color faded a bit more readily from the center of my lips compared to the outer edges but was fairly even in how they wore down. Only the very deepest/more red-toned shades stained my lips (and only slightly) after wearing them. They seemed mostly non-drying but a few felt a little more drying to me. The formula has a sweet, burnt sugar scent but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our Colour Pop Velvet Blur Lux Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

Dimethicone, Tridecyl Trimellitate, Phenyl Trimethicone, Polyethylene, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Hdi/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Zeolite, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Hydrated Silica, Flavor, Saccharin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Vitis Vinifera Seed Extract, Lycium Barbarum Fruit Extract, Punica Granatum Fruit Extract; MAY CONTAIN: Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Red 6 (CI 15850), Red 6 Lake (CI 15850), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985).

8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total

Also In This Review

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All Tea

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Sphynx

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Free for Haul Friday, Volume #480

Happy Friday!

Share your recent beauty purchases or rediscovered favorites in your stash (for those on low/no-buys!), chit chat about weekend plans, and learn a little more about each other!

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Share your own answers in the comments!

  • Haul/Rediscoveries: Tom Ford Amber Absolute & Black Violet Private Blend Reserves, Olaplex Shampoo/Conditioner, Dr. Jart+ face masks, Laneige Lavender Water Sleeping Mask
  • Weekend plans: I’m hoping to work through some of the drafts I have and have more reviews written for next week instead of working late every night to get the next day’s reviews ready.
  • Do you have any pets?: Yes, Mellan–an eleven year-old laborador retriever! Just Mellan, though 🙂

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