ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadows (Part 2) Reviews, Photos, Swatches

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ColourPop Wake Up Call Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Wake Up Call Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Wake Up Call Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Wake Up Call Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Wake Up Call Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Wake Up Call Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Wake Up Call Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Wake Up Call Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Wake Up Call Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Wake Up Call Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Wake Up Call Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Wake Up Call Pressed Powder Shadow

Wake Up Call

ColourPop Wake Up Call Pressed Shadow ($5.00 for 0.035 oz.) is a light, peachy brown with warm undertones and a matte finish. 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.” It had semi-opaque pigmentation, which did not seem to build on me at all. When I tried it over an eyeshadow primer, it seemed to look richer but the consistency still seemed thinner and felt firmer in the pan. It started to fade on me after seven 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 ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Ingredients

SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, TALC, BORON NITRIDE, LAUROYL LYSINE, MAGNESIUM STEARATE, ZINC STEARATE, DIMETHICONE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, SILICA, PHENOXYETHANOL, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, DIMETHICONOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, HEXYLENE GLYCOL, IRON OXIDES (CI 77491), IRON OXIDES (CI 77492), IRON OXIDES (CI 77499), MICA (CI 77019), TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891).

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.

Wake Up Call

PPermanent. $4.50.
B-
B-
8
Product
8.6
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
81%
Total
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ColourPop Made to Last Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Made to Last Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Made to Last Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Made to Last Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Made to Last Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Made to Last Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Made to Last Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Made to Last Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Made to Last Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Made to Last Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Made to Last Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Made to Last Pressed Powder Shadow

Made to Last

ColourPop Made to Last Pressed Shadow ($5.00 for 0.035 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark mauve with warm undertones and a matte finish. It was lightly powdery, though blendable and certainly finely-milled. The eyeshadow had good, buildable color payoff that went on evenly on bare skin but sheered out a bit too easily, so it was hard to achieve true, opaque coverage without a primer. On me, this shade wore for seven hours before fading.

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.

Ingredients

Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Talc, Boron Nitride, Lauroyl Lysine, Zinc Stearate, Magnesium Stearate, Dimethicone, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Silica, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Dimethiconol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol. May Contain: Carmine (CI 75470), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Mica (CI 77019), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410), Red 40 Lake (CI 16035), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985), Ultramarines (CI 77007)

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.

Made to Last

PPermanent. $4.50.
B
B
8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
86%
Total
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ColourPop Paper Tiger Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Paper Tiger Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Paper Tiger Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Paper Tiger Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Paper Tiger Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Paper Tiger Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Paper Tiger Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Paper Tiger Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Paper Tiger Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Paper Tiger Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Paper Tiger Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Paper Tiger Pressed Powder Shadow

Paper Tiger

ColourPop Paper Tiger Pressed Shadow ($5.00 for 0.035 oz.) is a brighter, medium mustard yellow with warm undertones and a matte finish. It had good pigmentation, which was buildable to opaque coverage in two layers. The texture was smooth, soft without being dusty, and blendable on the skin. I noticed the eyeshadow looked faded after seven 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 ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Ingredients

BORON NITRIDE, TALC, LAUROYL LYSINE, MAGNESIUM STEARATE, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, DIMETHICONE, ZINC STEARATE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, SILICA, PHENOXYETHANOL, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, DIMETHICONOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, HEXYLENE GLYCOL, IRON OXIDES (CI 77491), IRON OXIDES (CI 77492), IRON OXIDES (CI 77499), MICA (CI 77019), TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891).

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.

Paper Tiger

PPermanent. $4.50.
B+
B+
9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
89%
Total
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ColourPop Popular Demand Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Popular Demand Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Popular Demand Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Popular Demand Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Popular Demand Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Popular Demand Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Popular Demand Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Popular Demand Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Popular Demand Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Popular Demand Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Popular Demand Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Popular Demand Pressed Powder Shadow

Popular Demand

ColourPop Popular Demand Pressed Shadow ($5.00 for 0.035 oz.) is a dark brown with warm, red undertones and a mostly matte finish. It had semi-opaque, buildable pigmentation that applied evenly and wasn’t difficult to layer. The texture was lightly dusty but felt smooth and finely-milled to the touch. The eyeshadow wore nicely for just over 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 ColourPop 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, Tin Oxide. May Contain: Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Carmine (CI 75470), Ferric Ammonium 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), Ultramarines (CI 77007), 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.

Popular Demand

DCDiscontinued. $4.50.
B
B
8.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
84%
Total
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ColourPop Take the Lead Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Take the Lead Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Take the Lead Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Take the Lead Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Take the Lead Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Take the Lead Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Take the Lead Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Take the Lead Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Take the Lead Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Take the Lead Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Take the Lead Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Take the Lead Pressed Powder Shadow

Take the Lead

ColourPop Take the Lead Pressed Shadow ($5.00 for 0.035 oz.) is a medium-dark gray-leaning taupe with a matte finish. It had good color payoff that built-up to opaque coverage with two layers. The texture was soft, a touch dusty but not too messy in the pan and didn’t leave fallout during application. On me, the color wore well for seven hours before fading.

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.

Ingredients

TALC, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, BORON NITRIDE, LAUROYL LYSINE, MAGNESIUM STEARATE, DIMETHICONE, ZINC STEARATE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, SILICA, PHENOXYETHANOL, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, DIMETHICONOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, HEXYLENE GLYCOL, IRON OXIDES (CI 77491), IRON OXIDES (CI 77492), IRON OXIDES (CI 77499), MANGANESE VIOLET (CI 77742), MICA (CI 77019), TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891).

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.

Take the Lead

PPermanent. $4.50.
B
B
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
86%
Total
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ColourPop Note to Self Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Note to Self Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Note to Self Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Note to Self Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Note to Self Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Note to Self Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Note to Self Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Note to Self Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Note to Self Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Note to Self Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Note to Self Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Note to Self Pressed Powder Shadow

Note to Self

ColourPop Note to Self Pressed Shadow ($5.00 for 0.035 oz.) is a medium brown with warm undertones and a mostly matte finish. It had nearly opaque color payoff paired with a smooth, lightly powdery texture that was very blendable on the lid but adhered smoothly and evenly without primer. This shade started to fade after 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 ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Ingredients

SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, TALC, BORON NITRIDE, ZING STEARATE, LAUROYL LYSINE, MAGNESIUM STEARATE, DIMETHICONE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, SILICA, PHENOXYETHANOL, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, DIMETHICONOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, HEXYLENE GLYCOL, MICA (CI 77019), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891).

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.

Note to Self

PPermanent. $4.50.
A-
A-
9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total
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Paper Tiger and Popular Demand are the only ones that catch my eye, now to decide if it’s worth buying.
Note to Self also catches my eye, but I know I have 2 dupes for it.

Paper Tiger for the win!!! Well, maybe not an A grade, but pretty dang good for such an intense, unusual shade! Now to pick 3 more….hmmm.

I just ordered my first pressed shadows from ColourPop yesterday (one of the Valentine’s sets). I may go back and get Paper Tiger as that seems to be a very unique shade.

I’m loving all of these shades!!! I like a build able/slightly sheer formula. So I think these could work for me!

I already own bel air, and I love it!

Take the Lead could be a useful shade for be, but I would like it a lot more if the finish was just a little bit satiny.

Very nice colors all around. Take the lead is a real winner. I love mid toned shadows. Being as pale as I am it’s what I often use for definition.

the wish list just grew a bit. There were some colours in this batch that would, I think, suit me.
I do predict an order to Colour Pop this year, even in a not to distant future.

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