ColourPop Belle of the Ball Pressed Powder Shadow Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

01/04

Colour Pop Belle of the Ball 4-Pan Pressed Powder Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Belle of the Ball 4-Pan Pressed Powder Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Belle of the Ball 4-Pan Pressed Powder Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Belle of the Ball 4-Pan Pressed Powder Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Belle of the Ball 4-Pan Pressed Powder Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Belle of the Ball 4-Pan Pressed Powder Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Belle of the Ball 4-Pan Pressed Powder Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Belle of the Ball 4-Pan Pressed Powder Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Belle of the Ball 4-Pan Pressed Powder Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Belle of the Ball 4-Pan Pressed Powder Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Belle of the Ball 4-Pan Pressed Powder Shadow Palette
Colour Pop Belle of the Ball 4-Pan Pressed Powder Shadow Palette

Belle of the Ball

ColourPop Belle of the Ball Pressed Powder Shadow Palette ($18.00 for 0.20 oz.) is a pink-themed set of shades with two warmer, pinky-coral shades and then a deep, cooler pink and a light, frosty pink. The four shades worked well together–even the more shimmery shade layered well with the more matte shades in the palette–and performed nicely.

Belle of the Ball
A-

Limited Edition

9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total

01/02

Colour Pop Secrets Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Secrets Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Secrets Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Secrets Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Secrets Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Secrets Pressed Powder Shadow

Secrets

Secrets is a light-medium pink with warm undertones and a matte finish. The consistency was slightly powdery in the pan, but it applied evenly to bare skin and still had nearly opaque coverage without the necessity of primer. The color started to fade after seven hours of wear.

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. - $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours. The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our Colour Pop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Ingredients

SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, TALC, BORON NITRIDE, ZINC STEARATE, LAUROYL LYSINE, MAGNESIUM STEARATE, DIMETHICONE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, SILICA, PHENOXYETHANOL, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, DIMETHICONOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, HEXYLENE GLYCOL, IRON OXIDES (CI 77491), MICA (CI 77019), RED 40 LAKE (CI 16035), TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891).

Secrets
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
86%
Total

01/02

Colour Pop Soft Core Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Soft Core Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Soft Core Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Soft Core Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Soft Core Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Soft Core Pressed Powder Shadow

Soft Core

Soft Core is a medium pink with warm undertones and a matte finish. It had nearly opaque color coverage that applied nicely to bare skin and diffused without much work. The texture was soft, smooth, and did not kick up any excess product in the pan. This shade wore well for seven and a half hours before fading.

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. - $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours. The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our Colour Pop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Ingredients

Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Talc, Boron Nitride, Zinc Stearate, Lauroyl Lysine, Magnesium Stearate, Dimethicone, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Silica, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Dimethiconol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Red 40 Lake (CI 16035), Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

Soft Core
Soft Core
A-

Limited Edition

9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total
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01/02

Colour Pop Fair Play Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Fair Play Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Fair Play Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Fair Play Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Fair Play Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Fair Play Pressed Powder Shadow

Fair Play

Fair Play is a bright, medium-dark pink with subtle, cool undertones and a matte finish. The pigmentation was excellent, and it applied evenly to bare skin. The texture was slightly drier in the pan–not so much dusty, just drier and didn’t seem as finely-milled–but applied nicely. It was one of those eyeshadows that ended up performing better than it swatched. On me, the color stayed on well for eight hours.

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. - $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours. The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our Colour Pop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Ingredients

SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, TALC, BORON NITRIDE, ZINC STEARATE, LAUROYL LYSINE, MAGNESIUM STEARATE, DIMETHICONE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, SILICA, PHENOXYETHANOL, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, DIMETHICONOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, HEXYLENE GLYCOL, CARMINE (CI 75470), MANGANESE VIOLET (CI 77742), MICA (CI 77019), TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891).

Fair Play
Fair Play
B+

Permanent

9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
89%
Total

01/02

Colour Pop On the Fence Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop On the Fence Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop On the Fence Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop On the Fence Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop On the Fence Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop On the Fence Pressed Powder Shadow

On the Fence

On the Fence is a light pink with subtle, warm undertones and a frosted finish. It had rich, opaque color payoff paired with a smooth, almost cream-like texture–dense but not stiff–that blended out beautifully on the lid. The eyeshadow wore well for eight hours on me.

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. - $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours. The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our Colour Pop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Ingredients

BORON NITRIDE, DIMETHICONE, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, MAGNESIUM STEARATE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, LAUROYL LYSINE, PHENOXYETHANOL, TALC, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, DIMETHICONOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, HEXYLENE GLYCOL, BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE (CI 77163), CARMINE (CI 75470), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491), MICA (CI 77019), TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891).

On the Fence
A

Permanent

10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
97%
Total
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Product Availability

Colour Pop 4-Pan Pressed Powder Shadow Palette $18.00/0.2 OZ.
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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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This was the palette I was most excited about from Colourpop’s recent color-themed launches, and I’m so glad that it’s Christine approved!! <3

They have really done a wonderful job with this release! And nailed these very saturated pinks perfectly! Too bad that super pinky looks don’t look so hot with my light colored eyes, though.

I’m still confused, did we ever get confirmation these were eye safe? It’s been an off week for me and I don’t remember.

I got 2 of the singles. Your Fair Play swatched better, mine was a bit on the dry and dusty side, but should be fine over primer. Soft Core swatched great. Might have to back for On the Fence. Thanks for the review !

I like this quad a lot. I must make a makeup budget too see if I can order it. I just wish there were no taxes, customs and postage when ordering from outside the EU. Thing gets a lot more expensive than you think.
I wish more companies could add the tax in the price so we don’t have to get that nasty surprise.

I only like the hot pink shadow, so I’d rather just buy a single like it!

Thank you for helping me decide Christine!

Love these colors and glad it scored well (though I most certainly don’t need anymore of these shades, lol.)

I hope this isn’t too off topic, but how does everyone make sure they know the names of ColourPop products in palettes? Dumb I know, but I only recently realized that the outer sleeve is what has the names of shadows, highlighters and so forth. Whenever I got new ColourPop products, I’d immediately pitch all the packaging except for the palette/duo itself. So I’ve got numerous duos and palettes where I tossed the outer sleeve, and there do not appear to be any product names on the actual palettes themselves. (This makes it a royal pain when you have several that look the same from the outside.) I’m thinking I may have to pour over retired ColourPop products here then add hand labels to the bottom? Is there a better solution that I’m missing?

No, it’s pretty annoying 🙁 Since they’re sold individually, I’d be more inclined to photograph them as singles, but they have no labels so I fear for mislabeling if I remove them, LOL.

But yes, you’d have to hand label. You can purchase circular sticker labels (not expensive at all), and I’d use a ballpoint pen or a fine point Sharpie to write (or if you have a labelmaker, there’s that).

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