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MAC Smarty Pants Girls Personality Palette

01/09

MAC Smarty Pants MAC Girls Personality Palette
MAC Smarty Pants MAC Girls Personality Palette
MAC Smarty Pants MAC Girls Personality Palette
MAC Smarty Pants MAC Girls Personality Palette
MAC Smarty Pants MAC Girls Personality Palette
MAC Smarty Pants MAC Girls Personality Palette
MAC Smarty Pants MAC Girls Personality Palette
MAC Smarty Pants MAC Girls Personality Palette
MAC Smarty Pants MAC Girls Personality Palette
MAC Smarty Pants MAC Girls Personality Palette
MAC Smarty Pants MAC Girls Personality Palette
MAC Smarty Pants MAC Girls Personality Palette
MAC Smarty Pants MAC Girls Personality Palette
MAC Smarty Pants MAC Girls Personality Palette
MAC Smarty Pants MAC Girls Personality Palette
MAC Smarty Pants Palette | Look Details
MAC Smarty Pants MAC Girls Personality Palette
MAC Smarty Pants Palette | Look Details
MAC Smarty Pants MAC Girls Personality Palette
MAC Smarty Pants MAC Girls Personality Palette
MAC Smarty Pants MAC Girls Personality Palette
MAC Smarty Pants MAC Girls Personality Palette
MAC Smarty Pants MAC Girls Personality Palette
MAC Smarty Pants MAC Girls Personality Palette
MAC Smarty Pants MAC Girls Personality Palette
MAC Smarty Pants MAC Girls Personality Palette
MAC Smarty Pants MAC Girls Personality Palette

Smarty Pants

MAC Smarty Pants MAC Girls Personality Palette ($41.00 for 0.28 oz.) is a new, permanent (per MAC’s website) palette that features eight eyeshadows and one cheek highlighter. The mattes in the palette were nice–softer and more blendable than MAC’s typical formula–but the shimmers were much denser, heavier, and thicker, which made them harder to use with typical eye brushes. The shimmers were more workable with a dampened brush or fingertips, so if those are part of your usual arsenal of techniques/tools, then it might be a better-performing palette for you.

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ColourPop Chasing Rainbows Eyeshadow Palette

01/15

Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
ColourPop This is Not a Dream Look | Look Details
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
ColourPop This is Not a Dream Look | Look Details
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
ColourPop This is Not a Dream Look | Look Details
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
ColourPop This is Not a Dream Look | Look Details
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
ColourPop This is Not a Dream Look | Look Details
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
ColourPop This is Not a Dream Look | Look Details
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
ColourPop This is Not a Dream Look | Look Details
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette

Chasing Rainbows

Colour Pop Chasing Rainbows 15-Pan Shadow Palette ($20.00 for 0.60 oz.) is another winning eyeshadow palette from ColourPop. This is a nice mix of color, undertone, and finish that works well as a single palette but paired well with the various products released in the collection (like the Super Shock Shadows and Jelly Much Eyeshadows). I really enjoyed playing and putting together color combinations with this palette and had little difficulty using and working with the shades in it.

9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
4.5
Application
91%
Total

ColourPop Crystal Castle, Wide Awake, Into Focus, Hallucinogenius Jelly Much Eyeshadows

01/08

Colour Pop Crystal Castle Jelly Much Eyeshadow
Colour Pop Crystal Castle Jelly Much Eyeshadow
Colour Pop Crystal Castle Jelly Much Eyeshadow
Colour Pop Crystal Castle Jelly Much Eyeshadow
Colour Pop Crystal Castle Jelly Much Eyeshadow
Colour Pop Crystal Castle Jelly Much Eyeshadow
Colour Pop Crystal Castle Jelly Much Eyeshadow
Colour Pop Crystal Castle Jelly Much Eyeshadow
Colour Pop Crystal Castle Jelly Much Eyeshadow
Colour Pop Crystal Castle Jelly Much Eyeshadow
Colour Pop Crystal Castle Jelly Much Eyeshadow
Colour Pop Crystal Castle Jelly Much Eyeshadow
Colour Pop Crystal Castle Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop This is Not a Dream Look | Look Details
Colour Pop Crystal Castle Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop This is Not a Dream Look | Look Details
Colour Pop Crystal Castle Jelly Much Eyeshadow
Colour Pop Crystal Castle Jelly Much Eyeshadow
Colour Pop Crystal Castle Jelly Much Eyeshadow
Colour Pop Crystal Castle Jelly Much Eyeshadow
Colour Pop Crystal Castle Jelly Much Eyeshadow
Colour Pop Crystal Castle Jelly Much Eyeshadow
Colour Pop Crystal Castle Jelly Much Eyeshadow
Colour Pop Crystal Castle Jelly Much Eyeshadow

Crystal Castle

Colour Pop Crystal Castle Jelly Much Eyeshadow ($8.00 for 0.23 oz.) is a soft white with a pink-to-peach shift, though it often looked like a warm, iridescent pink on me with a chalkier base. I found that this finish, which seemed more white-based and had finer shimmer than others in the formula, did not apply as evenly to my skin and looked drier once they set in place. I expected it to brighten more when I placed it on my inner tearduct. It had semi-opaque pigmentation and had a texture that was very wet and “cool” to the touch, but it dried down fairly quickly so I didn’t have to worry about it creasing or moving while it was setting. It lasted for 10 hours without fading or creasing on me.

Formula Overview

$8.00/0.23 oz. - $34.78 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "high impact" in a "single swipe" that's longwearing, "won't crease, fade or transfer" and "dries down to a powder finish with zero fall out." These are water-based, so they feel wet and cooling when initially applied, but the reality is that so little product is needed to get coverage on the lid that I didn't feel it was watery or thin when I actually patted it onto my lid with a brush.

I would recommend using less than you think you'll need, and while fingertips can be used to apply, I liked the control of flat, synthetic brushes gave me as fingertips (for me!) applied far more product than needed. If you over-apply, it can feel wet and take longer to dry down, and it ends up taking too long and can pull into creases/fine lines on the lid. If I used about what I needed (there was some wiggle room), it dried down quickly and set to a transfer-resistant/crease-resistant finish. It was harder to blend out once dry, though, and if I wasn't careful, more vigorous blending could disturb and cause the eyeshadow to flake slightly.

They are easier to use than they look, and I think they're quite good overall, though a couple of shades were less stellar. They have a high-shine finish, though I think the more metallic powder and cream eyeshadows give a similar look that I wasn't convinced that the finish on these was above and beyond products that might be easier to use/more user-friendly. I'm not sure that the pot was the best way to go, as the product dries out extremely quickly; to the point where I would advise closing the product after you've taken product out of it, don't let it sit open while you're applying the rest of your makeup--you will see and feel parts of it dry out.

I found the packaging to be rather messy, and I have bits of product along the edge of the jar, along the rim, and it's fiddly to move the stopper from the opening to the lid and back again. I wonder if a squeeze tube might be less messy and make it easier to control the amount of product picked up while also preventing the product from drying out too readily.

Browse all of our Colour Pop Jelly Much Eyeshadow swatches.

Ingredients

Water, Silica, Butylene Glycol, Sorbeth-30 Tetraisostearate, Dipropylene Glycol, Benzyl Alcohol, Sorbitan Sesquiisostearate, Acrylates/Beheneth-25 Methacrylate Copolymer, PPG-8 Ceteth-20, Chlorphenesin, Dehydroacetic Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Phenoxyethanol, Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

8
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
10
Longevity
4
Application
84%
Total

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Wide Awake

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Into Focus

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Tom Ford African Violet Eye Color Quad

01/07

Tom Ford Beauty African Violet Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty African Violet Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty African Violet Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty African Violet Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty African Violet Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty African Violet Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty African Violet Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty African Violet Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty African Violet Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford African Violet Eye Color Quad | Look Details
Tom Ford Beauty African Violet Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford African Violet Eye Color Quad | Look Details
Tom Ford Beauty African Violet Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford African Violet Eye Color Quad | Look Details
Tom Ford Beauty African Violet Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty African Violet Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty African Violet Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty African Violet Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty African Violet Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty African Violet Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty African Violet Eye Color Quad

African Violet

Tom Ford Beauty African Violet Eye Color Quad ($88.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a new, permanent palette that includes a pop of purple, copper-gold, soft brown, and rich orange-red. I liked how the colors came together in a look, though I wouldn’t consider it overly versatile–like I’m not seeing lots of variations of looks with these four shades. The only shade I had any trouble with was the sparkly shade (#2), which was about as expected based on past experience with Tom Ford’s quads that often include a glitter finish shade that still has room for improvement.

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African Violet #1

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African Violet #2

Permanent in Palette
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African Violet #3

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African Violet #4

Permanent in Palette
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NARS Singapore Eyeshadow Quad

01/08

NARS Singapore Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Singapore Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Singapore Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Singapore Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Singapore Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Singapore Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Singapore Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Singapore Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Singapore Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Singapore Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Singapore Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Mojave / Singapore Quads | Look Details
NARS Singapore Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Mojave / Singapore Quads | Look Details
NARS Singapore Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Mojave / Singapore Quads | Look Details
NARS Singapore Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Singapore Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Singapore Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Singapore Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Singapore Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Singapore Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Singapore Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Singapore Eyeshadow Quad

Singapore

NARS Singapore Eyeshadow Quad ($52.00 for 0.16 oz.) is a new set of warm-toned shades–three of which have some sort of sparkle–that coordinated well with each other in terms of color/undertone. This quad is going to be better suited for someone who likes to use their eyeshadows with a dampened brush, fingertips, or an adhesive base as one shade required that and one improved noticeably (two were good over bare skin).

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Singapore #1

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Singapore #2

Permanent in Palette
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Singapore #3

Permanent in Palette
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Singapore #4

Permanent in Palette
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Dior Volcanic High Fidelity Eyeshadow Palette

01/08

Dior Volcanic High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Dior Volcanic High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Dior Volcanic High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Dior Volcanic High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Dior Volcanic High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Dior Volcanic High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Dior Volcanic High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Dior Volcanic High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Dior Volcanic High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Dior Volcanic High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Dior Volcanic High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Dior Volcanic High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Dior Volcanic High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Dior Volcanic Palette | Look Details
Dior Volcanic High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Dior Volcanic Palette | Look Details
Dior Volcanic High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Dior Volcanic High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Dior Volcanic High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Dior Volcanic High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Dior Volcanic High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Dior Volcanic High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Dior Volcanic High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette
Dior Volcanic High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette

Volcanic

Dior Volcanic High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette ($63.00 for 0.24 oz.) is a new, limited edition palette featuring five shades. The color combination was more on the unexpected side, so it was fun to try pairing much warmer tones with cooler silver/gray shades. Most of the shades had good pigmentation and longevity with easy application as they went on evenly and blended out nicely.

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Volcanic #1

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Volcanic #2

Limited Edition
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Volcanic #3

Limited Edition
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Volcanic #4

Limited Edition
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Volcanic #5

Limited Edition
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