ColourPop Fall 2019 Shadows Reviews & Swatches (Part 4 of 5)

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Colour Pop So Meta Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop So Meta Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop So Meta Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop So Meta Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop So Meta Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop So Meta Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop So Meta Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop So Meta Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop So Meta Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop So Meta Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop So Meta Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop So Meta Pressed Powder Shadow

So Meta

Colour Pop So Meta Pressed Powder Shadow ($4.50 for 0.05 oz.) is a rich, medium-dark yellow with strong, warm undertones and a metallic sheen. It was intensely pigmented with a smooth, more loosely-pressed texture, though it wasn’t prone to powderiness or fallout during application. The eyeshadow lasted nicely for eight hours on me before fading a bit.

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, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Silica, Phenoxyethanol, Talc, Caprylyl Glycol, Palmitic Acid, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Tin Oxide, Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Mica (CI 77019), Red 40 Lake (CI 16035), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140).

So Meta

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

Trooper

Colour Pop Trooper Pressed Powder Shadow ($4.50 for 0.05 oz.) is a deep yellow with strong, warm undertones and a matte finish. The texture was soft, a little powdery in the pan, but it applied evenly and retained its intensity when blended, so it was easy to work with. It had nearly opaque color coverage that stayed on 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

Boron Nitride, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Dimethicone , Zinc Stearate, Phenoxyethanol, Lauroyl Lysine, Caprylyl Glycol, Dimethiconol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140).

Trooper

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

Love Note

Colour Pop Love Note Pressed Powder Shadow ($4.50 for 0.05 oz.) is a bright pop of lemony yellow with moderate, warm undertones and a metallic finish. It had opaque pigmentation in a single layer, while the texture was smooth to the touch but a bit denser and more firmly-pressed into the pan, so it needed to be used with a heavier hand to pick up product evenly. It applied evenly and blended out without difficulty, though. There were signs of fading after eight hours of wear.

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

Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Talc, Boron Nitride, Zinc Stearate, Lauroyl Lysine, Magnesium Stearate, Dimethicone, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Silica, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Dimethiconol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol. May Contain: Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Bronze Powder (CI 77400), Carmine (CI 75470), Chromium Hydroxide Green (CI 77289), Chromium Oxide Greens (CI 77288), Copper Powder (CI 77400), Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Ferric Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Mica (CI 77019), Red 40 Lake (CI 16035), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140)

Love Note

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

Gridlock

Colour Pop Gridlock Pressed Powder Shadow ($4.50 for 0.05 oz.) is a bright, medium bluish-teal with cool undertones and a sparkling, frosted finish. It had nearly opaque color coverage that applied unevenly to bare skin and was a challenge to build up due to the texture.

It was very firmly-pressed into the pan to the point where it was both thicker and quite stiff, so I had to push and jab at the surface to get product to release. I had to really press, pat, and pull at my skin to even out the product. Once on, it lasted well for eight hours on me before fading noticeably.

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

Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Zinc Stearate, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Lauryl Laurate, Ethylhexyl Palmitate , Polyethylene, Silica, Tridecyl Trimellitate, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Mineral Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Palmitic Acid, Tin Oxide, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Ferric Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140).

Gridlock

PPermanent. $4.50.
D+
D+
5
Product
9
Pigmentation
5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
3
Application
68%
Total
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Colour Pop Miser Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Miser Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Miser Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Miser Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Miser Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Miser Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Miser Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Miser Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Miser Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Miser Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Miser Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Miser Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Miser Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Miser Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Miser Pressed Powder Shadow

Miser

Colour Pop Miser Pressed Powder Shadow ($4.50 for 0.05 oz.) is a muted, coral-orange base with flecks of blue-to-green shifting sparkle and shimmer. The eyeshadow yielded opaque color payoff that adhered well to bare skin with a smooth, even lay down of color. The texture was smooth to the touch, almost cream-like based on the slip, but it went on easily. It wore nicely for eight and a half hours before fading a bit.

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

Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Silica, Zinc Stearate, Lauryl Laurate, Ethylhexyl Palmitate , Polyethylene, Tridecyl Trimellitate, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Mineral Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Tin Oxide, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Iron Oxides, (CI 77492, CI 77491, CI 77499), Mica (CI 77019), Red 40 Lake (CI 16035), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

Miser

PPermanent. $4.50.
A
A
9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
96%
Total
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Colour Pop Charge It Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Charge It Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Charge It Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Charge It Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Charge It Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Charge It Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Charge It Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Charge It Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Charge It Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Charge It Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Charge It Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop Charge It Pressed Powder Shadow

Charge It

Colour Pop Charge It Pressed Powder Shadow ($4.50 for 0.05 oz.) is a soft, medium-dark coral with strong, warm orange undertones and a mostly matte finish. It had good pigmentation in a single layer, which was buildable to full coverage with less than half of a layer on top. The texture was soft, a little dusty in the pan, and felt thinner than most of the brand’s mattes, but it applied evenly and blended out without any issues. It stayed on well for eight hours before fading noticeably.

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

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

Charge It

PPermanent. $4.50.
B+
B+
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
88%
Total
The Overview

89%

Average

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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).

Learn more about her review process here.

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Miser (weird name!) is a beauty! I could see using this with my ND Sunrise Palette or with some of my favorite MAC neutral e/s singles like Tete-A-Tint and Brown Script.

Everything else above, I’ve got dupes for. That gorgeous teal makes me sad, though.

Miser is from Fortune and Trooper is from Good Sport. I think that some (many?) of these are reissues…probably popular shades from discontinued palettes. My makeup dementia is clearing! I think the condition is from ColourPop, for sure.

Yes, I agree with Nancy above – Miser is an awful name for such a beautiful shade, one of the standouts here. It’s too bad that the teal shade was so disappointing.
A beautifully designed eye look Christine, really striking.

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