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Chanel Quiet Revolution (312) Eyeshadow Quad

01/09

Chanel Quiet Revolution (312) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Quiet Revolution (312) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Quiet Revolution (312) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Quiet Revolution (312) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Quiet Revolution (312) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Quiet Revolution (312) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Quiet Revolution (312) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Quiet Revolution (312) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Quiet Revolution (312) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Quiet Revolution (312) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Quiet Revolution (312) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Quiet Revolution (312) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Quiet Revolution (312) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Quiet Revolution (312) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Quiet Revolution (312) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Clair-Obscur / Quiet Revolution Quads | Look Details

Chanel Quiet Revolution (312) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Clair-Obscur / Quiet Revolution Quads | Look Details

Chanel Quiet Revolution (312) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow
Chanel Quiet Revolution (312) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow
Chanel Quiet Revolution (312) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow
Chanel Quiet Revolution (312) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow
Chanel Quiet Revolution (312) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow
Chanel Quiet Revolution (312) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow
Chanel Quiet Revolution (312) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow
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Chanel Clair-Obscur / Quiet Revolution Quads | <a href=Look Details">

Quiet Revolution (312)

Chanel Quiet Revolution (312) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow ($61.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a new, permanent smoky color combination featuring a cool mauve, deep blue-teal, bright blue, and cooler taupe/neutral gray. I found that using the shades together resulted in a rather muddy look, and I had some trouble applying the deeper taupe shade over other shades as it caused the others to lift and resulted in a patchy appearance.

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NYX Nude Matte Eyeshadows (Part 3)

01/07

NYX Make Me Blush Nude Matte Eyeshadow

NYX Make Me Blush Nude Matte Eyeshadow

NYX Make Me Blush Nude Matte Eyeshadow

NYX Make Me Blush Nude Matte Eyeshadow

NYX Make Me Blush Nude Matte Eyeshadow

NYX Make Me Blush Nude Matte Eyeshadow

NYX Make Me Blush Nude Matte Eyeshadow

NYX Make Me Blush Nude Matte Eyeshadow

NYX Make Me Blush Nude Matte Eyeshadow

NYX Make Me Blush Nude Matte Eyeshadow

NYX Make Me Blush Nude Matte Eyeshadow

NYX Burnt Red Look | Look Details

NYX Make Me Blush Nude Matte Eyeshadow

NYX Burnt Red Look | Look Details

NYX Make Me Blush Nude Matte Eyeshadow
NYX Make Me Blush Nude Matte Eyeshadow
NYX Make Me Blush Nude Matte Eyeshadow
NYX Make Me Blush Nude Matte Eyeshadow
NYX Make Me Blush Nude Matte Eyeshadow
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NYX Burnt Red Look | <a href=Look Details">

Make Me Blush

NYX Make Me Blush Nude Matte Eyeshadow ($4.50 for 0.05 oz.) is a muted red with subtle, warm undertones and a matte finish. I noticed that while it was definitely matte, this particular shade seemed to let my natural skin come through a bit more noticeably so it wasn’t as flat as other shades in the range. It had good color coverage that applied evenly and blended out easily, though it tended to sheer out a bit without a primer. This texture was soft, a little dry, but it wasn’t problematic to work with. On me, it lasted well for seven hours on me.

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. - $90.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to be "packed with pigment" with a "soft and smooth" texture for "seamless blending." Most shades had decent to good pigmentation with most being semi-opaque but buildable. The textures were soft, a little drier and dusty, but blendable. They applied better over eyeshadow primer as they had a tendency to sheer out a little too readily on bare skin. On me, most of the eyeshadows lasted between six and eight hours before fading noticeably.

Browse all of our NYX Nude Matte Eyeshadow swatches.

Ingredients

Talc, Dimethicone, Alumina, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Nylon-12, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Water/Aqua/Eau, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Aloe Barbadensis Extract/Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Sodium Chloride, Cocos Nucifera Oil/Coconut Oil, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol. MAY CONTAIN / PEUT CONTENIR (+/-): Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Carmine (CI 75470), Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Ultramarines (CI 77007).

8
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
83%
Total

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NABLA Eyeshadows (Browns)

01/10

NABLA Cosmetics Nereide Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadow

NABLA Cosmetics Nereide Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadow

NABLA Cosmetics Nereide Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadow

NABLA Cosmetics Nereide Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadow

NABLA Cosmetics Nereide Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadow

NABLA Cosmetics Nereide Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadow

NABLA Cosmetics Nereide Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadow

NABLA Cosmetics Nereide Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadow

NABLA Cosmetics Nereide Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadow

NABLA Cosmetics Nereide Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadow

NABLA Cosmetics Nereide Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadow

NABLA Cosmetics Nereide Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadow

NABLA Cosmetics Nereide Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadow

NABLA Cosmetics Nereide Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadow

NABLA Cosmetics Nereide Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadow

NABLA Cosmetics Nereide Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadow

NABLA Cosmetics Nereide Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadow

NABLA Cosmetics Eyeshadows | Look Details

NABLA Cosmetics Nereide Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadow

NABLA Cosmetics Eyeshadows | Look Details

NABLA Cosmetics Nereide Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadow
NABLA Cosmetics Nereide Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadow
NABLA Cosmetics Nereide Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadow
NABLA Cosmetics Nereide Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadow
NABLA Cosmetics Nereide Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadow
NABLA Cosmetics Nereide Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadow
NABLA Cosmetics Nereide Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadow
NABLA Cosmetics Nereide Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadow
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NABLA Cosmetics Eyeshadows | <a href=Look Details">

Nereide

NABLA Cosmetics Nereide Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.09 oz.) is a soft taupe with neutral-to-warm undertones and a sparkling finish. It had sheer coverage applied dry and more opaque coverage applied with a dampened brush, but the texture became extremely stiff and harder to work with after one use (that’s why there are multiple swatches!). I really had to jab at the pan’s surface for subsequent use, and it did not apply as evenly or stay on the lid as well as it could have. I had fallout while wearing it, and I tried wearing this shade twice, but it caused enough fallout that my eyes were stinging/burning and watering nonstop (something I noticed with a few of the Top Coat shades, so I might be sensitive to something in them). I could not wear this in its entirety for longevity, but based on other shades, I expect the base shade to last around seven hours but it had quite a bit of fallout over time.

Formula Overview

$12.00/0.09 oz. - $133.33 Per Ounce

The brand has a few different powder eyeshadow formulations, and because they don't just differ in finish but in price, they're listed as individual formulas on Temptalia, but for ease, I wanted to keep the same overview available so it's easy to get a big picture overview of their powder eyeshadows generally!

Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadows are supposed to give a "wet effect" and can be used wet or dry but are suggested to be used by "dabbing them on with your fingers" or "trying it wet." I found that these varied--some were really soft, blendable, and extremely pigmented with more fleck-like sparkle and others were drier and firmer with a thinner texture that was stiffer to work with. Most of them did apply best with fingertips or with a dampened brush over a dry brush. This finish is more interesting than the others, but I'd pay attention to the specific shades as there was some inconsistency. The wear time ranged from six to eight hours and slight to moderate fallout.

Satin Eyeshadows are supposed to have a "gentle sheen" with "the finest pearls" that will have "excellent adhesion" and be "long-lasting." They can also be applied wet or dry, and some shades did apply more smoothly or had better pigmentation when applied with a dampened brush, but the majority were easy to work with dry. The texture was smooth, firm but not too dense, and most shades blended out easily as the formula wasn't stiff to work with. Most shades lasted seven to eight hours.

Super Matte Eyeshadows are "highly pigmented, completely opaque" with a "full, velvety" finish. The Super Mattes have a more finely-milled, velvety, and more substantial texture compared to the brand's Soft Matte eyeshadows, and I also found that they were much more pigmented than the Soft Mattes, too. There was more fallout during application if I wasn't careful due to the Super Matte shades being so pigmented, though. If one prefers building up coverage, the Soft Mattes would be more suitable. The eyeshadows in this finish tended to wear seven to eight hours on me.

Soft Matte Eyeshadows are supposed to give a "soft and delicate" effect while blending "easily." While the brand mentions "soft and delicate," the swatches they provided of the shades in this finish were showing opaque coverage in one layer, so the expectation would be for true, full color coverage, but a lot of the shades in the finish seemed more muted (which could be interpreted as "soft and delciate"). My experience was that the pigmentation ranged from medium to opaque but most shades were buildable, and I felt like buildable, matte eyeshadows are much needed and quite versatile--there's a huge difference in a poorly pigmented eyeshadow and one that can be pigmented, just requiring two layers--the latter gives one a lot of control over how it can appear in a look. The shades in this finish seemed to fade a little faster on me with six to seven hour wear on average.

Pearl Eyeshadows are supposed to "apply evenly, blend well" with "excellent skin adhesion" and "long-lasting" wear with high pigmentation. These are your m re typical shimmery, powdery eyeshadow formula with light creaminess, moderately dense textures, and are usually quite easy to blend out. Most of the shades had semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that lasted between seven and eight hours on me. Some shades were very metallic and others were a soft frost.

Browse all of our NABLA Cosmetics Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadow swatches.

Ingredients

calcium sodium borosilicate, talc, diisostearyl malate, caprylic/capric triglyceride, mica, silica, hydrogenated castor oil hydroxystearate, soybean glycerides, 1,2-hexanediol, caprylyl glycol, butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter unsaponifiables, tin oxide, chlorphenesin, potassium sorbate, tetrasodium edta, ascorbyl palmitate. +/− (may contain): ci 77891, ci 77491, ci 77492, ci 77499, ci 77007, ci 77742, ci 77510, ci 77288, ci 77289, ci 19140, ci 42090.

Nereide
Nereide
D

Permanent

5
Product
8
Pigmentation
6
Texture
6
Longevity
3.5
Application
63%
Total

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Ludwig

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Chanel Clair-Obscur (308) Eyeshadow Quad

01/09

Chanel Clair-Obscur (308) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Clair-Obscur (308) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Clair-Obscur (308) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Clair-Obscur (308) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Clair-Obscur (308) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Clair-Obscur (308) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Clair-Obscur (308) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Clair-Obscur (308) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Clair-Obscur (308) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Clair-Obscur (308) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Clair-Obscur (308) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Clair-Obscur (308) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Clair-Obscur (308) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Clair-Obscur (308) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Clair-Obscur (308) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Clair-Obscur / Quiet Revolution Quads | Look Details

Chanel Clair-Obscur (308) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow

Chanel Clair-Obscur / Quiet Revolution Quads | Look Details

Chanel Clair-Obscur (308) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow
Chanel Clair-Obscur (308) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow
Chanel Clair-Obscur (308) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow
Chanel Clair-Obscur (308) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow
Chanel Clair-Obscur (308) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow
Chanel Clair-Obscur (308) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow
Chanel Clair-Obscur (308) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow
Chanel Clair-Obscur / Quiet Revolution Quads | <a href=Look Details">
Chanel Clair-Obscur / Quiet Revolution Quads | <a href=Look Details">

Clair-Obscur (308)

Chanel Clair-Obscur (308) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow ($61.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a new, permanent all-matte neutral palette featuring a light beige, soft taupe, mid-tone brown, and deep brown. All four shades were more subdued, though they were a little warmer, but I could see them leaning slightly more neutral on cooler complexions. They had good to opaque color payoff and were blendable but could benefit from a primer for improved coverage and longevity.

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Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette

01/14

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Palette | Look Details

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Palette | Look Details

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Palette | Look Details

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Palette | Look Details

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Palette over Primer | Look Details

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Palette over Primer | Look Details

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette
Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette
Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette
Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette
Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette
Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette
Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette
Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette
Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Palette | <a href=Look Details">
Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Palette | <a href=Look Details">
Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Palette | <a href=Look Details">
Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Palette | <a href=Look Details">
Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Palette over Primer | <a href=Look Details">
Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Palette over Primer | <a href=Look Details">

Moroccan Spice

Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette ($59.00 for 0.47 oz.) is a new, 16-pan palette that features an array of shimmers and mattes with pops of color and warmer neutrals. Per the brand, they are “richly-pigmented” and have a “rich, velvety-smooth” texture that “stays put without creasing.” At some point, the brand mentions “rich, velvety-smooth” and “buildable” in the same sentence, but they show opaque swatches and refer to high pigmentation at least twice in their spiel, along with the eyeshadow being long-wearing (without mention of the newly-released eyeshadow primer, except under “how to”).

I didn’t find that the formula was impressive; they used a much drier formula that resulted in sheerer coverage, dusty shades that tend to sheer out or look more faded/muted on the lid, particularly with the shimmer shades. I tried some of the shimmers with a dampened brush, which helped initial application, but they still lost vibrancy and shine. I also found that the matte shades were similar enough to each other that they tended to muddy when I worked with them–I think they needed to have more variety in depth.

They are better over primer, and they are definitely better over the brand’s own primer (which I haven’t tested thoroughly, so I can’t weigh in on that in-depth), but the brand’s primer has quite a bit of tackiness, which made the mattes harder to blend and get really diffused gradients from what I’ve tried over it thus far.

B

Permanent

8
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
83%
Total

NABLA Eyeshadows (“Greens & Blues”)

01/06

NABLA Cosmetics Atmosphere Just Pearl Eyeshadow

NABLA Cosmetics Atmosphere Just Pearl Eyeshadow

NABLA Cosmetics Atmosphere Just Pearl Eyeshadow

NABLA Cosmetics Atmosphere Just Pearl Eyeshadow

NABLA Cosmetics Atmosphere Just Pearl Eyeshadow

NABLA Cosmetics Atmosphere Just Pearl Eyeshadow

NABLA Cosmetics Atmosphere Just Pearl Eyeshadow

NABLA Cosmetics Atmosphere Just Pearl Eyeshadow

NABLA Cosmetics Atmosphere Just Pearl Eyeshadow

NABLA Cosmetics Eyeshadows | Look Details

NABLA Cosmetics Atmosphere Just Pearl Eyeshadow

NABLA Cosmetics Eyeshadows | Look Details

NABLA Cosmetics Atmosphere Just Pearl Eyeshadow
NABLA Cosmetics Atmosphere Just Pearl Eyeshadow
NABLA Cosmetics Atmosphere Just Pearl Eyeshadow
NABLA Cosmetics Atmosphere Just Pearl Eyeshadow
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NABLA Cosmetics Eyeshadows | <a href=Look Details">

Atmosphere

NABLA Cosmetics Atmosphere Just Pearl Eyeshadow ($8.00 for 0.09 oz.) is a light green with subtle, cooler undertones and warmer, golden shimmer, which resulted in a “warmer” green overall. It had good color coverage with a smooth, slightly dusty texture that was blendable and easy to work with but had slight fallout and sheered out a touch when used without primer. It wore well for seven and a half hours on me before fading noticeably.

Formula Overview

$8.00/0.09 oz. - $88.89 Per Ounce

The brand has a few different powder eyeshadow formulations, and because they don't just differ in finish but in price, they're listed as individual formulas on Temptalia, but for ease, I wanted to keep the same overview available so it's easy to get a big picture overview of their powder eyeshadows generally!

Just Pearl Eyeshadows are supposed to "apply evenly, blend well" with "excellent skin adhesion" and "long-lasting" wear with high pigmentation. These are your m re typical shimmery, powdery eyeshadow formula with light creaminess, moderately dense textures, and are usually quite easy to blend out. Most of the shades had semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that lasted between seven and eight hours on me. Some shades were very metallic and others were a soft frost.

Top Coat Wet & Dry Eyeshadows are supposed to give a "wet effect" and can be used wet or dry but are suggested to be used by "dabbing them on with your fingers" or "trying it wet." I found that these varied--some were really soft, blendable, and extremely pigmented with more fleck-like sparkle and others were drier and firmer with a thinner texture that was stiffer to work with. Most of them did apply best with fingertips or with a dampened brush over a dry brush. This finish is more interesting than the others, but I'd pay attention to the specific shades as there was some inconsistency. The wear time ranged from six to eight hours and slight to moderate fallout.

Satin Eyeshadows are supposed to have a "gentle sheen" with "the finest pearls" that will have "excellent adhesion" and be "long-lasting." They can also be applied wet or dry, and some shades did apply more smoothly or had better pigmentation when applied with a dampened brush, but the majority were easy to work with dry. The texture was smooth, firm but not too dense, and most shades blended out easily as the formula wasn't stiff to work with. Most shades lasted seven to eight hours.

Super Matte Eyeshadows are "highly pigmented, completely opaque" with a "full, velvety" finish. The Super Mattes have a more finely-milled, velvety, and more substantial texture compared to the brand's Soft Matte eyeshadows, and I also found that they were much more pigmented than the Soft Mattes, too. There was more fallout during application if I wasn't careful due to the Super Matte shades being so pigmented, though. If one prefers building up coverage, the Soft Mattes would be more suitable. The eyeshadows in this finish tended to wear seven to eight hours on me.

Soft Matte Eyeshadows are supposed to give a "soft and delicate" effect while blending "easily." While the brand mentions "soft and delicate," the swatches they provided of the shades in this finish were showing opaque coverage in one layer, so the expectation would be for true, full color coverage, but a lot of the shades in the finish seemed more muted (which could be interpreted as "soft and delciate"). My experience was that the pigmentation ranged from medium to opaque but most shades were buildable, and I felt like buildable, matte eyeshadows are much needed and quite versatile--there's a huge difference in a poorly pigmented eyeshadow and one that can be pigmented, just requiring two layers--the latter gives one a lot of control over how it can appear in a look. The shades in this finish seemed to fade a little faster on me with six to seven hour wear on average.

Browse all of our NABLA Cosmetics Just Pearl Eyeshadow swatches.

Ingredients

mica · talc · squalane · diisopropyl sebacate · zinc stearate · silica · capryloyl glycine · undecylenoyl glycine · tocopherol · tin oxide · cocos nucifera (coconut) oil · gardenia tahitensis flower · hibiscus sabdariffa flower extract · alumina [+/− (may contain): ci77491, ci 77492, ci 77499, ci 77891, ci 77742, ci 77007, ci 77510, ci 42090, ci 77163, ci 15850, ci 45410, ci 16035, ci 19140, ci 77288, ci 77289]

Atmosphere
Atmosphere
B+

Permanent

8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
87%
Total

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B

Atom

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Citron

Permanent
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Eternity

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