ColourPop Bubble Bee, Runyon, La Mesa, Tankini Super Shock Shadows Reviews & Swatches

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ColourPop Bubble Bee Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Bubble Bee Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Bubble Bee Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Bubble Bee Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Bubble Bee Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Bubble Bee Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Bubble Bee Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Bubble Bee Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Bubble Bee Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Bubble Bee Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Spring 2018 Look | Look Details
ColourPop Spring 2018 Look | Look Details
ColourPop Spring 2018 Look | Look Details
ColourPop Spring 2018 Look | Look Details
ColourPop Bubble Bee Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Bubble Bee Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Bubble Bee Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Bubble Bee Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Bubble Bee Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Spring 2018 Look | Look Details
ColourPop Spring 2018 Look | Look Details

Bubble Bee

ColourPop Bubble Bee Super Shock Shadow ($6.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a rich, marigold with strong, warm orange undertones and a lightly sparkling, metallic finish. It was richly pigmented with a smooth, moderately dense texture that was lightweight, thin, and emollient without being prone to streaking as it turned to a more powder-like feel on the lid. It lasted for over 10 hours without creasing or fading.

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

Formula Overview

$6.00/0.07 oz. - $85.71 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 ColourPop Super Shock Shadow swatches.

Ingredients

Cyclopentasiloxane, Mica (CI 77019), Dimethicone, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Isododecane, Aluminum Calcium Sodium Silicate, C30-45 Alkyl Cetearyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Cyclohexasiloxane, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Boron Nitride, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Dimethicone/Vinyltrimethylsiloxysilicate Crosspolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Palmitic Acid, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter, Propylene Carbonate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Tin Oxide, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Red 40 Lake (CI 16035), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140).

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.

Bubble Bee

LELimited Edition. $6.00.
A+
A+
10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
100%
Total
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ColourPop Runyon Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Runyon Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Runyon Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Runyon Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Runyon Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Runyon Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Runyon Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Runyon Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Runyon Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Runyon Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Runyon Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Runyon Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Runyon Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Runyon Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Runyon Super Shock Shadow

Runyon

ColourPop Runyon Super Shock Shadow ($6.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a medium-dark peach base with fine pink and larger gold micro-sparkle. The texture was overly emollient, which resulted in a sheerer level of coverage that did not apply as evenly as desired. I was able to apply a second layer (after letting the first dry down) and build up coverage and cover up the unevenness that way. It wore well for over 10 hours without creasing or fading.

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

Formula Overview

$6.00/0.07 oz. - $85.71 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 ColourPop Super Shock Shadow swatches.

Runyon

LELimited Edition. $6.00.
C+
C+
7
Product
7
Pigmentation
7
Texture
10
Longevity
4
Application
78%
Total
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ColourPop La Mesa Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop La Mesa Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop La Mesa Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop La Mesa Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop La Mesa Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop La Mesa Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop La Mesa Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop La Mesa Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop La Mesa Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop La Mesa Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop La Mesa Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop La Mesa Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop La Mesa Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop La Mesa Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop La Mesa Super Shock Shadow

La Mesa

ColourPop La Mesa Super Shock Shadow ($6.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a light-medium, yellowy gold with moderate, warm undertones and a sparkling, high-shine finish. It had a smooth, lightweight texture that applied in a thin, even layer and deposited opaque coverage in one layer. It lasted for over 10 hours without creasing or fading.

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

Formula Overview

$6.00/0.07 oz. - $85.71 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 ColourPop Super Shock Shadow swatches.

La Mesa

LELimited Edition. $6.00.
A+
A+
10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
100%
Total
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ColourPop Tankini Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Tankini Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Tankini Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Tankini Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Tankini Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Tankini Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Tankini Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Tankini Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Tankini Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Tankini Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Tankini Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Tankini Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Tankini Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Tankini Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Tankini Super Shock Shadow

Tankini

ColourPop Tankini Super Shock Shadow ($6.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a bright, medium yellow with subtle, warm undertones and a sparkling, metallic finish. It was a “cooler” yellow, if you will, more highlighter yellow. The texture was very emollient and almost chunky, which made it harder to apply evenly, which may have been just the base color being thinner and not combining well with the larger flecks of sparkle. It had mostly opaque color coverage that stayed on decently for 10 hours without creasing or fading but had light fallout over time.

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

Formula Overview

$6.00/0.07 oz. - $85.71 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 ColourPop Super Shock Shadow swatches.

Tankini

LELimited Edition. $6.00.
B-
B-
7
Product
9
Pigmentation
7
Texture
9
Longevity
4
Application
80%
Total

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