Clarins Midnight Eyeshadow Quad Review & Swatches

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Clarins Midnight (06) 4-Color Eyeshadow Palette
Clarins Midnight (06) 4-Color Eyeshadow Palette
Clarins Midnight (06) 4-Color Eyeshadow Palette
Clarins Midnight (06) 4-Color Eyeshadow Palette
Clarins Midnight (06) 4-Color Eyeshadow Palette
Clarins Midnight (06) 4-Color Eyeshadow Palette
Clarins Midnight (06) 4-Color Eyeshadow Palette
Clarins Midnight (06) 4-Color Eyeshadow Palette
Clarins Midnight (06) 4-Color Eyeshadow Palette
Clarins Midnight (06) 4-Color Eyeshadow Palette
Clarins Midnight (06) 4-Color Eyeshadow Palette
Clarins Midnight (06) 4-Color Eyeshadow Palette
Clarins Midnight (06) 4-Color Eyeshadow Palette
Clarins Midnight (06) 4-Color Eyeshadow Palette
Clarins Midnight (06) 4-Color Eyeshadow Palette
Clarins Midnight (06) 4-Color Eyeshadow Palette
Clarins Midnight (06) 4-Color Eyeshadow Palette
Clarins Midnight (06) 4-Color Eyeshadow Palette
Clarins Midnight (06) 4-Color Eyeshadow Palette
Clarins Midnight (06) 4-Color Eyeshadow Palette
Clarins Midnight (06) 4-Color Eyeshadow Palette

Midnight (06)

Clarins Midnight (06) 4-Color Eyeshadow Palette ($43.00 for 0.1 oz.) is a darker, smokier set of shades that includes three more shimmery eyeshadows and one more semi-matte shade. The texture was slightly firmer/denser throughout the quad, which made coverage slightly to noticeably weaker and not as blendable as it should have been.

Ingredients

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Clarins Midnight #1 Eyeshadow
Clarins Midnight #1 Eyeshadow
Clarins Midnight #1 Eyeshadow
Clarins Midnight #1 Eyeshadow
Clarins Midnight #1 Eyeshadow
Clarins Midnight #1 Eyeshadow

Midnight #1

Midnight #1 is a bright, ultra-light silver with subtle, cool undertones and a metallic sheen. It had semi-opaque, buildable color coverage paired with a soft, blendable texture that was a little prone to fallout during application. It wore well for eight hours before fading visibly.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

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The formula is supposed to have "intense color payoff" and be "crease-proof" for 12 hours. Most shades had semi-opaque to opaque coverage, while a few shades--often those with more shimmer--tended to be sheerer compared to the more matte shades.

The consistency felt almost cream-to-powder, as the formula felt more emollient and velvety to the touch without being powdery, which made most of the textures firmer compared to a lot of other formulas on the market. For the most part, this translated to application that didn't have any fallout and was blendable, but it sometimes required using a slightly heavier-handed approach to pick up product evenly or to get fuller coverage (if desired).

They did not last 12 hours on me, though, which is on the upper end of wear time I've gotten out of any powder eyeshadow. Most of the shades lasted between eight and nine hours with a few being shorter-wearing than that range.

Browse all of our Clarins Eyeshadow swatches.

Ingredients

TALC. SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE. CI 77499/IRON OXIDES. CI 77491/IRON OXIDES. CI 77742/MANGANESE VIOLET. CI 77891/TITANIUM DIOXIDE. CI 19140/YELLOW 5 LAKE. CI 77492/IRON OXIDES. DIMETHICONE. ZINC STEARATE. CAPRYLYL GLYCOL. PENTYLENE GLYCOL. BAMBUSA ARUNDINACEA STEM EXTRACT. SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE. DIISOSTEARYL MALATE. OCTYLDODECYL STEAROYL STEARATE. TOCOPHERYL ACETATE. SORBITAN SESQUIOLEATE [STM3808A/04]

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

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Clarins Midnight #2 Eyeshadow
Clarins Midnight #2 Eyeshadow
Clarins Midnight #2 Eyeshadow
Clarins Midnight #2 Eyeshadow
Clarins Midnight #2 Eyeshadow
Clarins Midnight #2 Eyeshadow

Midnight #2

Midnight #2 is a muted, medium blue with strong, cool–almost purple–undertones and a frosted sheen. It had nearly opaque pigmentation with a soft, fairly blendable texture, but it had light fallout during application as it didn’t seem to have as much creaminess to it. The eyeshadow stayed on nicely for eight hours before fading noticeably.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

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The formula is supposed to have "intense color payoff" and be "crease-proof" for 12 hours. Most shades had semi-opaque to opaque coverage, while a few shades--often those with more shimmer--tended to be sheerer compared to the more matte shades.

The consistency felt almost cream-to-powder, as the formula felt more emollient and velvety to the touch without being powdery, which made most of the textures firmer compared to a lot of other formulas on the market. For the most part, this translated to application that didn't have any fallout and was blendable, but it sometimes required using a slightly heavier-handed approach to pick up product evenly or to get fuller coverage (if desired).

They did not last 12 hours on me, though, which is on the upper end of wear time I've gotten out of any powder eyeshadow. Most of the shades lasted between eight and nine hours with a few being shorter-wearing than that range.

Browse all of our Clarins Eyeshadow swatches.

Ingredients

TALC. SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE. CI 77499/IRON OXIDES. CI 77491/IRON OXIDES. CI 77742/MANGANESE VIOLET. CI 77891/TITANIUM DIOXIDE. CI 19140/YELLOW 5 LAKE. CI 77492/IRON OXIDES. DIMETHICONE. ZINC STEARATE. CAPRYLYL GLYCOL. PENTYLENE GLYCOL. BAMBUSA ARUNDINACEA STEM EXTRACT. SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE. DIISOSTEARYL MALATE. OCTYLDODECYL STEAROYL STEARATE. TOCOPHERYL ACETATE. SORBITAN SESQUIOLEATE [STM3808A/04]

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!
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Clarins Midnight #3 Eyeshadow
Clarins Midnight #3 Eyeshadow
Clarins Midnight #3 Eyeshadow
Clarins Midnight #3 Eyeshadow
Clarins Midnight #3 Eyeshadow
Clarins Midnight #3 Eyeshadow

Midnight #3

Midnight #3 is a soft, medium-dark black with neutral-to-cool undertones and a satin finish. The texture was smooth, almost velvety to the touch, but it was harder to pick up product with a brush, so it ended up with more medium, buildable pigmentation. It blended out without too much effort but wasn’t the easiest black eyeshadow I’ve used. It lasted for seven and a half hours before fading a bit.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

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The formula is supposed to have "intense color payoff" and be "crease-proof" for 12 hours. Most shades had semi-opaque to opaque coverage, while a few shades--often those with more shimmer--tended to be sheerer compared to the more matte shades.

The consistency felt almost cream-to-powder, as the formula felt more emollient and velvety to the touch without being powdery, which made most of the textures firmer compared to a lot of other formulas on the market. For the most part, this translated to application that didn't have any fallout and was blendable, but it sometimes required using a slightly heavier-handed approach to pick up product evenly or to get fuller coverage (if desired).

They did not last 12 hours on me, though, which is on the upper end of wear time I've gotten out of any powder eyeshadow. Most of the shades lasted between eight and nine hours with a few being shorter-wearing than that range.

Browse all of our Clarins Eyeshadow swatches.

Ingredients

TALC. SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE. CI 77499/IRON OXIDES. CI 77491/IRON OXIDES. CI 77742/MANGANESE VIOLET. CI 77891/TITANIUM DIOXIDE. CI 19140/YELLOW 5 LAKE. CI 77492/IRON OXIDES. DIMETHICONE. ZINC STEARATE. CAPRYLYL GLYCOL. PENTYLENE GLYCOL. BAMBUSA ARUNDINACEA STEM EXTRACT. SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE. DIISOSTEARYL MALATE. OCTYLDODECYL STEAROYL STEARATE. TOCOPHERYL ACETATE. SORBITAN SESQUIOLEATE [STM3808A/04]

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

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Clarins Midnight #4 Eyeshadow
Clarins Midnight #4 Eyeshadow
Clarins Midnight #4 Eyeshadow
Clarins Midnight #4 Eyeshadow
Clarins Midnight #4 Eyeshadow
Clarins Midnight #4 Eyeshadow

Midnight #4

Midnight #4 is a faded, blackened navy blue with a pearly sheen. The texture felt a little drier with a firmer press, so it required a heavier-handed approach to get product to dislodge from the surface. This, unfortunately, translated into a powder that wasn’t was blendable as it should have been. It had mostly opaque coverage that showed signs of fading after seven hours of wear.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

-

The formula is supposed to have "intense color payoff" and be "crease-proof" for 12 hours. Most shades had semi-opaque to opaque coverage, while a few shades--often those with more shimmer--tended to be sheerer compared to the more matte shades.

The consistency felt almost cream-to-powder, as the formula felt more emollient and velvety to the touch without being powdery, which made most of the textures firmer compared to a lot of other formulas on the market. For the most part, this translated to application that didn't have any fallout and was blendable, but it sometimes required using a slightly heavier-handed approach to pick up product evenly or to get fuller coverage (if desired).

They did not last 12 hours on me, though, which is on the upper end of wear time I've gotten out of any powder eyeshadow. Most of the shades lasted between eight and nine hours with a few being shorter-wearing than that range.

Browse all of our Clarins Eyeshadow swatches.

Ingredients

TALC. SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE. CI 77499/IRON OXIDES. CI 77491/IRON OXIDES. CI 77742/MANGANESE VIOLET. CI 77891/TITANIUM DIOXIDE. CI 19140/YELLOW 5 LAKE. CI 77492/IRON OXIDES. DIMETHICONE. ZINC STEARATE. CAPRYLYL GLYCOL. PENTYLENE GLYCOL. BAMBUSA ARUNDINACEA STEM EXTRACT. SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE. DIISOSTEARYL MALATE. OCTYLDODECYL STEAROYL STEARATE. TOCOPHERYL ACETATE. SORBITAN SESQUIOLEATE [STM3808A/04]

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!
We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!

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Just nooooo. This looks worse than most drugstore or lower cost eyeshadows. My ancient Nyx palettes have better pigmentation!

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