ColourPop Fall 2017 Pressed Shadows Reviews, Photos, Swatches (Part 1)

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Colour Pop So Jaded Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop So Jaded Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop So Jaded Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop So Jaded Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop So Jaded Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop So Jaded Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop So Jaded Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop So Jaded Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop So Jaded Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop So Jaded Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop So Jaded Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop So Jaded Pressed Powder Shadow

So Jaded

Colour Pop So Jaded Pressed Powder Shadow ($5.00 for 0.04 oz.) is a muted, medium pink with warm undertones and a metallic sheen. The texture was slightly loose, so it had some excess product that kicked up in the pan and applied better with a flatter brush, patted on, than swept on to minimize fallout and maximize coverage. It had opaque pigmentation that lasted for eight hours before fading slightly on me.

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

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

Dimethicone, Boron Nitride, Silica, Lauroyl Lysine, Magnesium Stearate, Dimethiconol, Phenoxyethanol, Talc, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

So Jaded

DCDiscontinued. $4.50.
B+
B+
8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
89%
Total
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Colour Pop Imperial Pressed Powder Pigment
Colour Pop Imperial Pressed Powder Pigment
Colour Pop Imperial Pressed Powder Pigment
Colour Pop Imperial Pressed Powder Pigment
Colour Pop Imperial Pressed Powder Pigment
Colour Pop Imperial Pressed Powder Pigment
Colour Pop Imperial Pressed Powder Pigment
Colour Pop Imperial Pressed Powder Pigment
Colour Pop Imperial Pressed Powder Pigment
Colour Pop Imperial Pressed Powder Pigment
Colour Pop Imperial Pressed Powder Pigment
Colour Pop Imperial Pressed Powder Pigment

Imperial

Colour Pop Imperial Pressed Pigment ($5.00 for 0.04 oz.) is a medium-dark, rusty orange with warm,r ed undertones and a matte finish. It had rich color payoff with a soft, powdery consistency that had some excess get kicked up in the pan, so I would recommend using a lighter hand and building up coverage to minimize fallout and messiness. The color wore well for eight hours on me.

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

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." The way the Pressed Pigments differ is that they're not intended for usage on the immediate eye area.

The majority of the shades are semi-opaque to opaque in coverage, blend out fairly well, and can sometimes be a bit drier/more powdery compared to typical matte shades. They often wear eight to nine hours on me before fading, but many shades in the Pressed Pigment family leave some staining behind.

Browse all of our Colour Pop Pressed Powder Pigment swatches.

NOTICE: All products categorized under "Pigment" carry a warning in the US that the product is "not intended for use in the immediate eye area." Brands in the US typically market these products as "Pigments" (instead of "Eyeshadow"), and there is often a warning on the back of packaging or the label. The product includes color additives that are not approved for usage on the eyes per the FDA. Some color additives in "Pigments" have no usage restrictions in the EU, per CosIng, and can be used on the eyes. We recommend checking ingredients to confirm current safety assessment/restrictions: FDA/CosIng.

Ingredients

Talc, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Boron Nitride, Zinc Stearate, Lauroyl Lysine, Dimethicone, Magnesium Stearate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Silica, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Dimethiconol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Iron Oxides (CI 77492, CI 77499), Mica (CI 77019), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Red 40 Lake (CI 16035), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891). *Not intended for use in the immediate eye area.

Imperial

LELimited Edition. $4.50.
B+
B+
8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
89%
Total
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Colour Pop Crown Jewel Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Crown Jewel Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Crown Jewel Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Crown Jewel Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Crown Jewel Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Crown Jewel Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Crown Jewel Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Crown Jewel Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Crown Jewel Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Fall 2017 Shadows | Look Details
Colour Pop Crown Jewel Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Fall 2017 Shadows | Look Details
Colour Pop Crown Jewel Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Crown Jewel Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Crown Jewel Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Crown Jewel Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Crown Jewel Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Crown Jewel Pressed Powder Shadow

Crown Jewel

Colour Pop Crown Jewel Pressed Powder Shadow ($5.00 for 0.04 oz.) is a dark purple with subtle, warm undertones and a frosted finish. It had opaque pigmentation with a soft, smooth consistency that was blendable and easy to use. The color wore well for eight hours on me.

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

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

Dimethicone, Boron Nitride, Lauroyl Lysine, Phenoxyethanol, Magnesium Stearate, Dimethiconol, Talc, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Carmine (CI 75470), Ferric Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Iron Oxides (CI 77499), Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

Crown Jewel

PPermanent. $4.50.
A-
A-
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total
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Colour Pop Hung Up Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Hung Up Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Hung Up Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Hung Up Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Hung Up Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Hung Up Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Hung Up Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Hung Up Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Hung Up Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Hung Up Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Hung Up Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Hung Up Pressed Powder Shadow

Hung Up

Colour Pop Hung Up Pressed Powder Shadow ($5.00 for 0.04 oz.) is a dark, plummy purple with warm, brown undertones and a pearly sheen. It had good pigmentation with a slightly drier consistency that could have been a little more blendable along the edges, but it wasn’t a true struggle and was quite workable. This shade lasted for seven and a half hours on me.

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

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

Dimethicone, Boron Nitride, Lauroyl Lysine, Magnesium Stearate, Dimethiconol, Phenoxyethanol, Talc, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Ferric Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77499), Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

Hung Up

PPermanent. $4.50.
B
B
8
Product
10
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
86%
Total
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Colour Pop Paper Crane Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Paper Crane Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Paper Crane Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Paper Crane Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Paper Crane Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Paper Crane Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Paper Crane Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Paper Crane Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Paper Crane Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Paper Crane Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Paper Crane Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Paper Crane Pressed Powder Shadow

Paper Crane

Colour Pop Paper Crane Pressed Powder Shadow ($5.00 for 0.04 oz.) is a dark, coppery brown with warm undertones and a metallic sheen. The consistency was moderately dense and almost cream-like to the touch, so it applied best with flat, firm, synthetic brushes over fluffy ones, as fluffier brushes did not pick up product as well nor did they apply the color as evenly. It had rich color payoff that wore well for nine hours on me.

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

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

Dimethicone, Boron Nitride, Lauroyl Lysine, Magnesium Stearate, Dimethiconol, Phenoxyethanol, Talc, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77499), Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

Paper Crane

DCDiscontinued. $4.50.
A
A
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total
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Colour Pop Roundhouse Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Roundhouse Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Roundhouse Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Roundhouse Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Roundhouse Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Roundhouse Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Roundhouse Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Roundhouse Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Roundhouse Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Roundhouse Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Roundhouse Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Roundhouse Pressed Powder Shadow

Roundhouse

Colour Pop Roundhouse Pressed Powder Shadow ($5.00 for 0.04 oz.) is a deep brown with neutral-to-cool undertones and a semi-matte finish. There were nearly imperceptible pearl strewn through the powder, but it looked more like a matte eyeshadow on the lid. It had intense pigmentation in a single layer with a smooth, velvety consistency that wasn’t too thin or too dense. The eyeshadow blended out without too much work along the edges and stayed on well for eight hours.

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

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

Zinc Stearate, Boron Nitride, Lauroyl Lysine, Dimethicone, Phenoxyethanol, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Caprylyl Glycol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Magnesium Stearate, Silica, Talc, Dimethiconol, Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77499), Mica (CI 77019), Red 40 Lake (CI 16035), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Ultramarines (CI 77007).

Roundhouse

DCDiscontinued. $4.50.
B+
B+
8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
89%
Total
The Overview

89%

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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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Thank you for this! I just ordered the So Jaded because is is very similar to my favorite eyeshadow “Off The Rack” by Lancome color design eyeshadow.

Yes! I have a bunch of these fall shadows in my cart. I decided to make my own palette as opposed to the two that just came out that are very meh to me. The purples look good!

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