ColourPop Golden Hour Super Shock Shadow Review & Swatches

01/06

Colour Pop Golden Hour Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Golden Hour Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Golden Hour Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Golden Hour Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Golden Hour Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Golden Hour Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Golden Hour Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Golden Hour Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Golden Hour Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Golden Hour Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Golden Hour Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Golden Hour Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Golden Hour Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Golden Hour Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Golden Hour Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Golden Hour Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Golden Hour Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Golden Hour Super Shock Shadow

Golden Hour

Colour Pop Golden Hour Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a light gold with moderate, warm undertones and a glittering finish. It had sheer coverage, which was buildable to medium coverage with two to three layers. The consistency felt lightly wet to the touch, but it felt more powder-like once it came into contact with my lid/fingertip. It worked best patted onto a larger surface area for a more one-and-done effect as it was sheerer or applied on top of another, more opaque product to add a glittering finish. The product applied fairly evenly and didn’t have issues with fallout during application nor during wear. It lasted nicely for 10 hours on me 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.

Ingredients

Cyclopentasiloxane, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Dimethicone, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Aluminum Calcium Sodium Silicate, Isododecane, C30-45 Alkyl Cetearyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Cyclohexasiloxane, Boron Nitride, Dimethicone/Vinyltrimethylsiloxysilicate Crosspolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Tin Oxide, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter, Propylene Carbonate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891)

Golden Hour
B-

Limited Edition

8
Product
6
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
10
Longevity
4.5
Application
82%
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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It’s actually quite pretty as a “spotlight” halo on your mobile lid! Enough so that I may possibly buy it, provided I have no super close dupes.

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