Clionadh Flame-blown, Gothic, & Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadows Reviews & Swatches

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Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
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Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
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Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
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Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
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Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow

Flame-blown

Clionadh Flame-blown Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow ($19.00 for 0.05 oz.) has a blackened base with a multichrome finish that shifted from medium-dark, slightly cooler purple to pinkish-red to copper to golden copper to dirty green. Per the brand, the shifts are “indigo-violet-pink-red-orange-gold-lime.” I saw it shift readily from cooler purple to pink/red to copper but found the gold/lime to be harder to see in person as it was just at the more extreme edge.

The eyeshadow had opaque pigmentation in a single layer, which adhered evenly to bare skin and blended out well along the edge but had a touch of fallout. The texture felt more loosely-pressed and not quite as emollient as most of the other shades in the range that I’ve tried, though by no means that difficult to work with. It wore well for eight and a half hours before fading noticeably.

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

Formula Overview

$19.00/0.05 oz. - $380.00 Per Ounce

The formula was described as "finely milled, ultra rich pigments" that have a "black base and intense colour shifting reflects" with the "end result [being] a saturated, vibrantly shifting shadow."

For those new to Multichromes, the brand has a nice application guide that walks customers through application. The big takeaway is with black-based Multichromes, less is more when it comes to blending as the more one blends, the more the base comes through and the shifting shimmer disappears. They can be used wet or dry, with a dry or wet brush, or with fingertips in "patting motions instead of swiping."

Clionadh's formula worked well with an assortment of brushes--flat shader brushes, fluffier shader brushes, narrow and larger pencil brushes, and even fluffier crease brushes. I liked using a small, lightly rounded crease brush to apply and diffuse product in my crease to buff out the edge for a blacker base to come through, which I found helped to blend the Multichrome shade with any transition/crease shade I might have used. A flatter, but not firm, shader brush worked well to deposit color all over the lid, especially on smaller areas, but fingertip application yielded the most intense, shiniest finish along with deeper color.

Multichromes are, in a way, the equivalent of applying three or four or five shades on an area at a given time, so for someone who likes the effect of more than one shade on the lid but may not feel as confident about blending... a multichrome gives some of that end result with less effort. It also does it in a reverse way, too, as they often shift slightly different from left to right, right to left, top to bottom, and bottom to top.

The consistency was smooth to the touch, dense and slightly thicker with a creamy, lightly emollient feel. A few shades felt more cream-like than powder-like, but most felt like a richer, creamier metallic by touch. The brand recommended applying the eyeshadows first as "there may be some fallout," though it seemed minor in my experience--the creamier consistency made the eyeshadow adhere readily to bare skin (or over primer).

I found them easier to use than expected, as I didn't feel like they had to be used with a wet brush or a fingertip to get opaque, even coverage, and they were blendable along the edges. The black base does make it harder to wear along the lower lash line without getting a noticeable shadow where the edge gets diffused, and the same was true around the inner tearduct (the brand's Iridescent Multichromes are better for these areas as they have a transparent base).

They had a tendency to crease faintly on me after eight to nine hours of wear without primer and more reliably between 10 and 12 hours over an eyeshadow primer. The shift became a bit more faded after seven to eight hours compared to the initial application over bare skin and around 10 hours over primer.

The brand recommended applying this formula over a "dried-down primer," which is actually unusual to see for an eyeshadow formula, so since most of the formulas I test don't require primer for testing, I tested all shades both ways so that they can be more readily compared to other formulas on the market.

Browse all of our Clionadh Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow swatches.

Ingredients

+/- Titanium Dioxide, +/- Mica, +/- Synthetic Fluorohlogopite, Dimethicone, +/- Silicon dioxide, +/- Tin Dioxide, Caprylic/ Capric Triglyceride, Isopropyl Myristate, +/-Silica, +/- Iron Oxide, +/- Kaolin Clay, +/- Magnesium Stearate, +/-Ferric Oxide, +/- Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, +/- Ferric Ferrocyanide, +/- Bismuth Oxychloride, +/- Red 40, +/- Blue 1, +/- Aluminum Oxide, +/- Ultramarines, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Hexylene Glycol.

Flame-blown

PPermanent. $19.00.
A
A
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total
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Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
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Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
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Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
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Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
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Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow

Gothic

Clionadh Gothic Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow ($19.00 for 0.05 oz.) has a blackened base with a multichrome finish that shifted from bright, pink-purple to reddened-plum to copper to gold to green. Per the brand, the shifts are “violet-pink-red-orange-gold.” I was able to see all of these shifts visibly in person without having to contort myself; it was often purple-red-copper in lower light and more red-copper-gold-green in brighter light.

The texture was smooth, dense, and lightly creamy without being overly emollient, so it adhered evenly to bare skin without skipping or pushing around even when applied with a dry brush. The opaque color coverage lasted nicely for eight and a half hours before creasing slightly.

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

Formula Overview

$19.00/0.05 oz. - $380.00 Per Ounce

The formula was described as "finely milled, ultra rich pigments" that have a "black base and intense colour shifting reflects" with the "end result [being] a saturated, vibrantly shifting shadow."

For those new to Multichromes, the brand has a nice application guide that walks customers through application. The big takeaway is with black-based Multichromes, less is more when it comes to blending as the more one blends, the more the base comes through and the shifting shimmer disappears. They can be used wet or dry, with a dry or wet brush, or with fingertips in "patting motions instead of swiping."

Clionadh's formula worked well with an assortment of brushes--flat shader brushes, fluffier shader brushes, narrow and larger pencil brushes, and even fluffier crease brushes. I liked using a small, lightly rounded crease brush to apply and diffuse product in my crease to buff out the edge for a blacker base to come through, which I found helped to blend the Multichrome shade with any transition/crease shade I might have used. A flatter, but not firm, shader brush worked well to deposit color all over the lid, especially on smaller areas, but fingertip application yielded the most intense, shiniest finish along with deeper color.

Multichromes are, in a way, the equivalent of applying three or four or five shades on an area at a given time, so for someone who likes the effect of more than one shade on the lid but may not feel as confident about blending... a multichrome gives some of that end result with less effort. It also does it in a reverse way, too, as they often shift slightly different from left to right, right to left, top to bottom, and bottom to top.

The consistency was smooth to the touch, dense and slightly thicker with a creamy, lightly emollient feel. A few shades felt more cream-like than powder-like, but most felt like a richer, creamier metallic by touch. The brand recommended applying the eyeshadows first as "there may be some fallout," though it seemed minor in my experience--the creamier consistency made the eyeshadow adhere readily to bare skin (or over primer).

I found them easier to use than expected, as I didn't feel like they had to be used with a wet brush or a fingertip to get opaque, even coverage, and they were blendable along the edges. The black base does make it harder to wear along the lower lash line without getting a noticeable shadow where the edge gets diffused, and the same was true around the inner tearduct (the brand's Iridescent Multichromes are better for these areas as they have a transparent base).

They had a tendency to crease faintly on me after eight to nine hours of wear without primer and more reliably between 10 and 12 hours over an eyeshadow primer. The shift became a bit more faded after seven to eight hours compared to the initial application over bare skin and around 10 hours over primer.

The brand recommended applying this formula over a "dried-down primer," which is actually unusual to see for an eyeshadow formula, so since most of the formulas I test don't require primer for testing, I tested all shades both ways so that they can be more readily compared to other formulas on the market.

Browse all of our Clionadh Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow swatches.

Ingredients

+/- Titanium Dioxide, +/- Mica, +/- Synthetic Fluorohlogopite, Dimethicone, +/- Silicon dioxide, +/- Tin Dioxide, Caprylic/ Capric Triglyceride, Isopropyl Myristate, +/-Silica, +/- Iron Oxide, +/- Kaolin Clay, +/- Magnesium Stearate, +/-Ferric Oxide, +/- Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, +/- Ferric Ferrocyanide, +/- Bismuth Oxychloride, +/- Red 40, +/- Blue 1, +/- Aluminum Oxide, +/- Ultramarines, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Hexylene Glycol.

Gothic

PPermanent. $19.00.
A
A
10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
98%
Total
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Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
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Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
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Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
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Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
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Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
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Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow
Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow

Smoulder

Clionadh Smoulder Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow ($19.00 for 0.05 oz.) has a blackened base with a multichrome finish that shifted from warmer, pink-purple to blackened bronze to copper to chartreuse to emerald green. Per the brand, the shifts are “pink-red-orange-gold-lime-emerald.” This was one of the most intense and most visibly shifting shades in the range that I’ve tried to-date. It had a rainbow-like effect when applied all over the lid or lash line that was impressive.

It had rich color coverage in a single layer, which applied well to bare skin with a smooth, even lay down of product that applied as well with a dry brush as it did with a fingertip/dampened brush. The texture felt smooth to the touch, creamy without being overly emollient, and dense without being too thick, so it paired well with other finishes/formulas. This shade stayed on well for eight and a half hours before fading noticeably.

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

Formula Overview

$19.00/0.05 oz. - $380.00 Per Ounce

The formula was described as "finely milled, ultra rich pigments" that have a "black base and intense colour shifting reflects" with the "end result [being] a saturated, vibrantly shifting shadow."

For those new to Multichromes, the brand has a nice application guide that walks customers through application. The big takeaway is with black-based Multichromes, less is more when it comes to blending as the more one blends, the more the base comes through and the shifting shimmer disappears. They can be used wet or dry, with a dry or wet brush, or with fingertips in "patting motions instead of swiping."

Clionadh's formula worked well with an assortment of brushes--flat shader brushes, fluffier shader brushes, narrow and larger pencil brushes, and even fluffier crease brushes. I liked using a small, lightly rounded crease brush to apply and diffuse product in my crease to buff out the edge for a blacker base to come through, which I found helped to blend the Multichrome shade with any transition/crease shade I might have used. A flatter, but not firm, shader brush worked well to deposit color all over the lid, especially on smaller areas, but fingertip application yielded the most intense, shiniest finish along with deeper color.

Multichromes are, in a way, the equivalent of applying three or four or five shades on an area at a given time, so for someone who likes the effect of more than one shade on the lid but may not feel as confident about blending... a multichrome gives some of that end result with less effort. It also does it in a reverse way, too, as they often shift slightly different from left to right, right to left, top to bottom, and bottom to top.

The consistency was smooth to the touch, dense and slightly thicker with a creamy, lightly emollient feel. A few shades felt more cream-like than powder-like, but most felt like a richer, creamier metallic by touch. The brand recommended applying the eyeshadows first as "there may be some fallout," though it seemed minor in my experience--the creamier consistency made the eyeshadow adhere readily to bare skin (or over primer).

I found them easier to use than expected, as I didn't feel like they had to be used with a wet brush or a fingertip to get opaque, even coverage, and they were blendable along the edges. The black base does make it harder to wear along the lower lash line without getting a noticeable shadow where the edge gets diffused, and the same was true around the inner tearduct (the brand's Iridescent Multichromes are better for these areas as they have a transparent base).

They had a tendency to crease faintly on me after eight to nine hours of wear without primer and more reliably between 10 and 12 hours over an eyeshadow primer. The shift became a bit more faded after seven to eight hours compared to the initial application over bare skin and around 10 hours over primer.

The brand recommended applying this formula over a "dried-down primer," which is actually unusual to see for an eyeshadow formula, so since most of the formulas I test don't require primer for testing, I tested all shades both ways so that they can be more readily compared to other formulas on the market.

Browse all of our Clionadh Jewelled Multichrome Eyeshadow swatches.

Ingredients

+/- Titanium Dioxide, +/- Mica, +/- Synthetic Fluorohlogopite, Dimethicone, +/- Silicon dioxide, +/- Tin Dioxide, Caprylic/ Capric Triglyceride, Isopropyl Myristate, +/-Silica, +/- Iron Oxide, +/- Kaolin Clay, +/- Magnesium Stearate, +/-Ferric Oxide, +/- Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, +/- Ferric Ferrocyanide, +/- Bismuth Oxychloride, +/- Red 40, +/- Blue 1, +/- Aluminum Oxide, +/- Ultramarines, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Hexylene Glycol.

Smoulder

PPermanent. $19.00.
A
A
10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
98%
Total
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Christine Mielke is the editor-in-chief and has been reviewing products for over 14 years.

She has normal-to-dry skin with occasional dryness on cheeks and nose. She has a light plus skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones (view her foundation matches here).

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Gothic blows my socks off! One of my favorite shades thus far.
That’s not to say the Flame-blown and Smoulder aren’t equally as lovely, because they are. Especially Smoulder! Clionadh is coming for my coinz hard!

They just keep getting better and better Christine! I’m sure I dream about them because they are so dreamy lol! You just made my Friday so much better!

Oh, yes. I realized that I have always loved stones that shift from one shade/tone to another, such as ametrine and watermelon tourmaline. No wonder these resonate w/me. (Light dawns on marble head moment.). These really are exciting.

Gothic is my favourite shade out of the three – I quite like that rhaspberry shade and your eye look is beautiful Christine. I think you must have had a lot of fun playing with these eyeshadows – so rich and gorgeous.

Love Jeweled! Gorgeous! Today is my birthday and I’m half tempted to go buy myself a few of these. Thank you for reviewing them all! ❤️❤️❤️

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