ColourPop Nook, Inc. Shadow Quad Review & Swatches

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ColourPop Nook Inc Pressed Powder Quad
ColourPop Nook Inc Pressed Powder Quad
ColourPop Nook Inc Pressed Powder Quad
ColourPop Nook Inc Pressed Powder Quad
ColourPop Nook Inc Pressed Powder Quad
ColourPop Nook Inc Pressed Powder Quad
ColourPop Nook Inc Pressed Powder Quad
ColourPop Nook Inc Pressed Powder Quad
ColourPop Nook Inc Pressed Powder Quad
ColourPop Nook Inc Pressed Powder Quad
ColourPop Nook Inc Pressed Powder Quad
ColourPop Nook Inc Pressed Powder Quad
ColourPop Nook Inc Pressed Powder Quad
ColourPop Nook Inc Pressed Powder Quad
ColourPop Nook Inc Pressed Powder Quad

Nook Inc

ColourPop Nook Inc Pressed Powder Quad ($12.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a new, limited edition aqua/teal-themed quad that includes one pressed glitter and three eyeshadows. This, along with the rest of the Animal Crossing collaboration, launch January 28th at 10AM PT on ColourPop’s website and February 14th at Ulta.

I wish the brand had included a Super Shock Shadow instead of a glitter, since I think they can achieve a similar look and feel with that, which would have made the palette more versatile and appeal to a broader audience. It’s harder to find these cooler-toned kind of shades, so they might be worth the effort for some, but they were not the best or easiest-applying shadows that the brand has released.

Nook Inc

LELimited Edition.
B
B
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
86%
Total
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ColourPop Yes Yes Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Yes Yes Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Yes Yes Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Yes Yes Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Yes Yes Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Yes Yes Pressed Powder Shadow

Yes Yes

Yes Yes is a light, bluish-aqua with cool undertones and a frosted sheen. It had a lightly creamy consistency that was more loosely-pressed into the pan. I found it easiest to apply with a fingertip as the base had enough slip that a brush seemed more prone to pushing it around and made the end result less even. It had mostly opaque color payoff that was buildable. 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 ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Yes Yes

LELimited Edition. $4.50.
B
B
8
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
84%
Total
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ColourPop Made in the Shade Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Made in the Shade Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Made in the Shade Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Made in the Shade Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Made in the Shade Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Made in the Shade Pressed Powder Shadow

Made in the Shade

Made in the Shade is a light-medium, minty green with cooler undertones and flecks of silver sparkle over a matte finish. It had opaque pigmentation with a slightly firmer consistency in the pan, so it wasn’t powdery but did require a slightly firmer hand to pick up evenly onto a brush. The sparkles resulted in light fallout during application as well. It lasted decently for eight hours with slight fallout over time.

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 ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Made in the Shade

LELimited Edition. $4.50.
B+
B+
8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
89%
Total
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ColourPop CEO Pressed Glitter
ColourPop CEO Pressed Glitter
ColourPop CEO Pressed Glitter
ColourPop CEO Pressed Glitter
ColourPop CEO Pressed Glitter
ColourPop CEO Pressed Glitter
ColourPop CEO Pressed Glitter
ColourPop CEO Pressed Glitter
ColourPop CEO Pressed Glitter

CEO

CEO has a translucent base with a mix of silvery-white, finer-particle glitter along with multi-colored fine glitter that seemed to be a mix of coral, orange, and lavender. This shade has plastic (PET) glitter and is not intended for usage on the eye area.

It had a smooth, creamier consistency that was a touch tacky and did hold the glitter suspended it in well, so there was minimal fallout during application. This shade had decent dispersion, though not as stellar as some of the brand’s other shades, and had semi-sheer to medium “coverage.” It wore well for eight hours with light migration over time as a cheek product.

CEO

LELimited Edition.
C+
C+
7.5
Product
7
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
78%
Total
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ColourPop Water Landing Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Water Landing Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Water Landing Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Water Landing Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Water Landing Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Water Landing Pressed Powder Shadow

Water Landing

Water Landing is a medium-dark, blue-leaning teal with cooler undertones and a matte finish. The texture was slightly thinner and drier to the touch, but it was yielding enough to be blendable on bare skin. It had mostly opaque, buildable pigmentation that stayed on nicely for eight hours before fading visibly.

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 ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Water Landing

LELimited Edition. $4.50.
A-
A-
9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
91%
Total
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We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!

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Even though I love Made In The Shade and Water Landing, I can thankfully dupe both fairly well. They lost me with putting a pressed glitter in each quad. I feel that makes it an empty, useless waste of space. Otherwise, this is a pretty color scheme.

For the pressed glitter shade dupes, all 11 are CP. I think we can safely deduce that CP is the biggest offender. I’m with Lucia, stick the water landing, forget the rest. Is anyone else starting to get queasy at the word ‘pinpoints?’

Probably the bought for error a supply of pressed glitter 1000 greater than they were originally interested on (something like wrong unit of meaure you now) so that’s way they are inserting them everywhere, to get rid of them. That’s really the only possible explanation of their behaviour ,😅

To me, the prettiest shade is Yes Yes – I love the mint shades for summer. However, this shade is marred by its poor formula. The matte shades are the heros of this little quad.

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