ColourPop Arrow, Cusp, Dance Party, Far Side, Sailor Super Shock Shadows Reviews, Photos, Swatches

01/04

Colour Pop Arrow Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Arrow Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Arrow Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Arrow Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Arrow Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Arrow Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Arrow Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Arrow Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Arrow Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Arrow Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Arrow Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Arrow Super Shock Shadow

Arrow

ColourPop Arrow Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a medium-dark copper with warm, brown undertones and flecks of red and copper sparkle. It had semi-opaque pigmentation with a smooth, almost wet-like consistency, but it had a tendency to sheer out on the skin and was not as buildable as a lot of the other shades I’ve tried in this formula. It lasted for over nine hours with minimal fallout and no creasing.

Formula Overview

$5.00/0.07 oz. - $71.43 Per Ounce

ColourPop Super Shock Shadow is a cream-based formula that comes in a multitude of shades and finishes. The more metallic shades have the most slip to them (they have a “wetter” feel), while the more matte ones have a firmer, more clay-like consistency. Almost every shade I’ve tried from ColourPop has been exceptionally long-wearing (10+ hours of wear, usually there until I remove, even 14 hours later). The pigmentation can vary from shade to shade, but the average shade is quite pigmented.

From feedback I’ve seen from readers, many love them but some don’t like them at all. They aren’t a traditional cream eyeshadow, as they are denser (more sponge-like), and they apply best with flat, firm, synthetic brushes (I like the MAC 242 and 249) for me. The brand recommends using fingers for the most pigmented application, but I’ve only felt that fingers were necessary on a few shades (usually the super glittery ones).

The more matte shades can be on the drier side and vary from medium to opaque in coverage, though they're often buildable.  They can be a little hard to diffuse the edges of, though some are lovely to work with.

The more glittery shades have been the weakest to me, as they can be sheerer or harder to apply.  Sometimes, they are more pigmented and work like the other finishes in the formula, but often, they are sheerer and only function well patted on top of more pigmented eyeshadows to add glitter.  They do, however, tend to have little fallout over time with the occasional shade having a more moderate amount of fallout (but still less fallout than most powder eyeshadows with glitter).

Browse all of our Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow swatches.

Arrow
Arrow
B+

Permanent

8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
10
Longevity
4.5
Application
89%
Total

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01/06

Colour Pop Cusp Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Cusp Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Cusp Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Cusp Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Cusp Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Cusp Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Cusp Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Cusp Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Cusp Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Cusp Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Cusp Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Cusp Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Cusp Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Cusp Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Cusp Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Cusp Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Cusp Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Cusp Super Shock Shadow

Cusp

ColourPop Cusp Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a bright, medium-dark lime greem with warmer, yellow undertones and cooler, green sparkle. It had semi-opaque color coverage that did not apply as evenly as I would have liked. The texture felt wetter and had more slip, which I expect is part of why it looked more uneven on the skin than other shades in the formula have for me. The results were the same whether I used fingertips or brushes to apply. It still lasted for a long time–over nine hours–so at least there was that.

Formula Overview

$5.00/0.07 oz. - $71.43 Per Ounce

ColourPop Super Shock Shadow is a cream-based formula that comes in a multitude of shades and finishes. The more metallic shades have the most slip to them (they have a “wetter” feel), while the more matte ones have a firmer, more clay-like consistency. Almost every shade I’ve tried from ColourPop has been exceptionally long-wearing (10+ hours of wear, usually there until I remove, even 14 hours later). The pigmentation can vary from shade to shade, but the average shade is quite pigmented.

From feedback I’ve seen from readers, many love them but some don’t like them at all. They aren’t a traditional cream eyeshadow, as they are denser (more sponge-like), and they apply best with flat, firm, synthetic brushes (I like the MAC 242 and 249) for me. The brand recommends using fingers for the most pigmented application, but I’ve only felt that fingers were necessary on a few shades (usually the super glittery ones).

The more matte shades can be on the drier side and vary from medium to opaque in coverage, though they're often buildable.  They can be a little hard to diffuse the edges of, though some are lovely to work with.

The more glittery shades have been the weakest to me, as they can be sheerer or harder to apply.  Sometimes, they are more pigmented and work like the other finishes in the formula, but often, they are sheerer and only function well patted on top of more pigmented eyeshadows to add glitter.  They do, however, tend to have little fallout over time with the occasional shade having a more moderate amount of fallout (but still less fallout than most powder eyeshadows with glitter).

Browse all of our Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow swatches.

Cusp
Cusp
B-

Permanent

8
Product
8
Pigmentation
7
Texture
9.5
Longevity
4
Application
81%
Total

01/04

Colour Pop Dance Party Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Dance Party Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Dance Party Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Dance Party Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Dance Party Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Dance Party Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Dance Party Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Dance Party Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Dance Party Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Dance Party Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Dance Party Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Dance Party Super Shock Shadow

Dance Party

ColourPop Dance Party Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a muted, dark purple with subtle, cool undertones and pink and purple flecks of sparkle. This shade has been released before, but the version most recently released seemed darker and warmer. It had good color payoff, though it was not opaque and did not build up well. The consistency felt smooth, blendable, and a little wetter and more prone to sheering out on the skin than most shades in the formula have in the past. It wore for nine hours without any fallout.

Formula Overview

$5.00/0.07 oz. - $71.43 Per Ounce

ColourPop Super Shock Shadow is a cream-based formula that comes in a multitude of shades and finishes. The more metallic shades have the most slip to them (they have a “wetter” feel), while the more matte ones have a firmer, more clay-like consistency. Almost every shade I’ve tried from ColourPop has been exceptionally long-wearing (10+ hours of wear, usually there until I remove, even 14 hours later). The pigmentation can vary from shade to shade, but the average shade is quite pigmented.

From feedback I’ve seen from readers, many love them but some don’t like them at all. They aren’t a traditional cream eyeshadow, as they are denser (more sponge-like), and they apply best with flat, firm, synthetic brushes (I like the MAC 242 and 249) for me. The brand recommends using fingers for the most pigmented application, but I’ve only felt that fingers were necessary on a few shades (usually the super glittery ones).

The more matte shades can be on the drier side and vary from medium to opaque in coverage, though they're often buildable.  They can be a little hard to diffuse the edges of, though some are lovely to work with.

The more glittery shades have been the weakest to me, as they can be sheerer or harder to apply.  Sometimes, they are more pigmented and work like the other finishes in the formula, but often, they are sheerer and only function well patted on top of more pigmented eyeshadows to add glitter.  They do, however, tend to have little fallout over time with the occasional shade having a more moderate amount of fallout (but still less fallout than most powder eyeshadows with glitter).

Browse all of our Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow swatches.

Dance Party
B+

Permanent

8
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
10
Longevity
4.5
Application
88%
Total
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01/04

Colour Pop Far Side Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Far Side Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Far Side Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Far Side Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Far Side Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Far Side Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Far Side Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Far Side Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Far Side Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Far Side Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Far Side Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Far Side Super Shock Shadow

Far Side

ColourPop Far Side Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a medium-dark, golden brown with warm undertones and flecks of golden bronze sparkle. It had opaque color coverage that blended out easily and applied evenly. Even though it had more glitter in it, I didn’t notice more than a few flecks of fallout after ten hours of wear.

Formula Overview

$5.00/0.07 oz. - $71.43 Per Ounce

ColourPop Super Shock Shadow is a cream-based formula that comes in a multitude of shades and finishes. The more metallic shades have the most slip to them (they have a “wetter” feel), while the more matte ones have a firmer, more clay-like consistency. Almost every shade I’ve tried from ColourPop has been exceptionally long-wearing (10+ hours of wear, usually there until I remove, even 14 hours later). The pigmentation can vary from shade to shade, but the average shade is quite pigmented.

From feedback I’ve seen from readers, many love them but some don’t like them at all. They aren’t a traditional cream eyeshadow, as they are denser (more sponge-like), and they apply best with flat, firm, synthetic brushes (I like the MAC 242 and 249) for me. The brand recommends using fingers for the most pigmented application, but I’ve only felt that fingers were necessary on a few shades (usually the super glittery ones).

The more matte shades can be on the drier side and vary from medium to opaque in coverage, though they're often buildable.  They can be a little hard to diffuse the edges of, though some are lovely to work with.

The more glittery shades have been the weakest to me, as they can be sheerer or harder to apply.  Sometimes, they are more pigmented and work like the other finishes in the formula, but often, they are sheerer and only function well patted on top of more pigmented eyeshadows to add glitter.  They do, however, tend to have little fallout over time with the occasional shade having a more moderate amount of fallout (but still less fallout than most powder eyeshadows with glitter).

Browse all of our Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow swatches.

Far Side
Far Side
A

Permanent

9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
97%
Total

01/04

Colour Pop Sailor Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Sailor Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Sailor Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Sailor Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Sailor Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Sailor Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Sailor Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Sailor Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Sailor Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Sailor Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Sailor Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Sailor Super Shock Shadow

Sailor

ColourPop Sailor Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a light-medium, golden beige with warm undertones and a lightly metallic, sparkling finish. The pigmentation was fantastic, while the consistency was smooth, blendable, and easy to apply to bare skin. It wore well for ten hours without fading or creasing.

Formula Overview

$5.00/0.07 oz. - $71.43 Per Ounce

ColourPop Super Shock Shadow is a cream-based formula that comes in a multitude of shades and finishes. The more metallic shades have the most slip to them (they have a “wetter” feel), while the more matte ones have a firmer, more clay-like consistency. Almost every shade I’ve tried from ColourPop has been exceptionally long-wearing (10+ hours of wear, usually there until I remove, even 14 hours later). The pigmentation can vary from shade to shade, but the average shade is quite pigmented.

From feedback I’ve seen from readers, many love them but some don’t like them at all. They aren’t a traditional cream eyeshadow, as they are denser (more sponge-like), and they apply best with flat, firm, synthetic brushes (I like the MAC 242 and 249) for me. The brand recommends using fingers for the most pigmented application, but I’ve only felt that fingers were necessary on a few shades (usually the super glittery ones).

The more matte shades can be on the drier side and vary from medium to opaque in coverage, though they're often buildable.  They can be a little hard to diffuse the edges of, though some are lovely to work with.

The more glittery shades have been the weakest to me, as they can be sheerer or harder to apply.  Sometimes, they are more pigmented and work like the other finishes in the formula, but often, they are sheerer and only function well patted on top of more pigmented eyeshadows to add glitter.  They do, however, tend to have little fallout over time with the occasional shade having a more moderate amount of fallout (but still less fallout than most powder eyeshadows with glitter).

Browse all of our Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow swatches.

Sailor
Sailor
A+

Permanent

10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
100%
Total
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About the Reviewer

Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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Colourpop continues to impress me. Just when I think I can’t possibly need another eyeshadow or blush, they introduce some that I must have. I must have Arrow, and maybe Sailor; adding to my list already running from Colourpop’s introductions of last month

I…LOVE….Sailor. By far one of my favorite shadows. I pop it on the inner corner for a bangin’ highlight. AND it’s a riff on Sailor Moon, which I grew up watching. Beauty and geekdom..best of both worlds!

Because I already have UD Moondust Palette, I haven’t bothered getting any of these new glittery shades except for Sailor.
What is extremely bizarre to me, is that my pot of Sailor has a very strong blue-green shift to it. So much so, that it pretty much just looks like I have multidimensional light teal and green glitter on! The base virtually disappears on me, possibly because the base is almost my skin color? Or CP has batch issues? I have no idea!

Nancy, my Sailor was the same way! It applied very sheer on my lids (NC15 skintone) and was full of blue and green sparkle with no noticeable base color at all. I was going to comment on this until I saw your post! I love the shadow, but was really looking for that more champagne sparkle that Christine’s swatch represents.

Yes, Taylor, that’s basically how mine applies. Weirder yet would be Colourpop’s description of Sailor on their site! I was expecting the shift, but going by their swatches and description, I really *was* expecting a more noticeably beige-champagne shadow!

Oh pretty colors! I have the original version of Dance Party and love it so much, I got a backup as well. It’s one of my most unique shadows –the finish is so multi-colored, multi-dimensional, and sparkly. Love!

I wear as a sparkly topper over purple shadows, so the fact that it’s semi-opaque is a big plus, as I want the underlying shadow to peek through. Dance Party is OTT sparkly, but SO beautiful. And you know how some purple shadows can be patchy and hard to blend, well, with Dance Party on top, you’re so blinded by the sparkles, it’s hard to notice 🙂

I love the eye look you did Christine! It’s so pretty!
I love all these colors too, Dance Party especially has caught my eye.
Sad that Cusp didn’t do as well as the others.

Dance Party is kinda what I wanted Stero to look like on me!!!!
And I of course love Far side.

I should be getting my latest colourpop order in this week, But I really want to make another order for Dance party 😛

Funny story: I was googling these shades the other day because I was placing my first international ColourPop order, and your swatches showed up. So you helped me make the decision before your reviews were even up. Like magic!

On another note, I’m eagerly awaiting Arrow and Far Side. I’m also really loving the Sailor Moon references they made on the description for Sailor, heh.

Thanks for all the ColourPop reviews recently, Christine! CP is the only brand that has me excited lately. Drugstore brands are getting so boring and pricey as of late and I’m trying to save money so I’ve been cutting back on trips to Sephora. Far Side and Sailor are on my wishlist.

Christine,
I really love your posts & all the work you put into your job. Thank you! What is lining your lower lash line in the eye look above (a glittery teal)? What is your favorite teal liner and shadow? Not that you don’t do enough work, but have you contemplated having a section of best liners & shadows by color & finish? 🙂

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