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ColourPop Roy G Biv, Milky Way, REM Super Shock Shadows Reviews & Swatches

01/08

Colour Pop Roy G Biv Super Shock Shadow
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Colour Pop Roy G Biv Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop This is Not a Dream Look | Look Details
Colour Pop Roy G Biv Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Roy G Biv Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Roy G Biv Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Roy G Biv Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Roy G Biv Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Roy G Biv Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Roy G Biv Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Roy G Biv Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Roy G Biv Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Roy G Biv Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Roy G Biv Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Roy G Biv Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Roy G Biv Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Roy G Biv Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Roy G Biv Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Roy G Biv Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Roy G Biv Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Roy G Biv Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Roy G Biv Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Roy G Biv Super Shock Shadow

Roy G Biv

Colour Pop Roy G Biv Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a medium-dark pink with subtle, warmer undertones and flecks of gold sparkle and softer micro-sparkle. The consistency was very emollient and had more slip than anticipated, so it was a bit harder to apply without sheering out a bit when blending it out. It had semi-opaque pigmentation that did not build up well, but it had enough sparkles to distract from the lesser coverage for those who aren’t die-hard for opacity. It lasted well for 10 hours without fading or creasing and had just a touch of fallout over time.

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

Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Cyclopentasiloxane, Aluminum Calcium Sodium Silicate, Dimethicone, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Isododecane, C30-45 Alkyl Cetearyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Cyclohexasiloxane, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Boron Nitride, Dimethicone/Vinyltrimethylsiloxysilicate Crosspolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Tin Oxide, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter, Ethylhexylglycerin, Propylene Carbonate, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Carmine (CI 75470), Iron Oxide (CI 77491), Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

Roy G Biv
Roy G Biv
B-

Limited Edition

7.5
Product
8
Pigmentation
7
Texture
9.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
81%
Total

01/06

Colour Pop Milky Way Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Milky Way Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Milky Way Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Milky Way Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Milky Way Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Milky Way Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Milky Way Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Milky Way Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Milky Way Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Milky Way Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Milky Way Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Milky Way Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Milky Way Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Milky Way Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Milky Way Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Milky Way Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Milky Way Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Milky Way Super Shock Shadow

Milky Way

Colour Pop Milky Way Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is an intense, bright fuchsia pink with cool undertones and cooler blue and fuchsia sparkle. The color payoff was fantastic with rich, opaque pigmentation delivered in one stroke. The texture was smooth, spongy, and lightly emollient without being prone to sheering out. It blended out well along the edges and still retained its vibrancy as it dried down. This shade stayed on well for 10 hours 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, Silica, Isododecane, C30-45 Alkyl Cetearyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Cyclohexasiloxane, Dimethicone/Vinyltrimethylsiloxysilicate Crosspolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Tin Oxide, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter, Ethylhexylglycerin, Propylene Carbonate, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Carmine (CI 75470), Iron Oxides (CI 77499), Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

Milky Way
Milky Way
A+

Limited Edition

10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
100%
Total

01/06

Colour Pop REM Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop REM Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop REM Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop REM Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop REM Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop REM Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop REM Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop REM Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop REM Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop REM Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop REM Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop REM Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop REM Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop REM Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop REM Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop REM Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop REM Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop REM Super Shock Shadow

REM

Colour Pop REM Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a soft, periwinkle blue with larger silver glitter over a sparkling, metallic base. It had medium coverage that was somewhat buildable, but it was better used as a brightening/layering shade than a standalone shade. There was enough sparkle in it that twinkled in person that the sheerness wasn’t as noticeable to the eye. The consistency was spongy, smooth, and blendable, though it did not seem quite as emollient as I would have expected based on the finish (didn’t seem to impact the performance any). It wore well for 10 hours 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, Aluminum Calcium Sodium Silicate, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Dimethicone, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Boron Nitride, Isododecane, C30-45 Alkyl Cetearyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Cyclohexasiloxane, Silica, Dimethicone/Vinyltrimethylsiloxysilicate Crosspolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter, Tin Oxide, Propylene Carbonate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Carmine (CI 75470), Ferric Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

REM
REM
B+

Limited Edition

8.5
Product
8
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
89%
Total
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Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow $5.00/0.07 OZ.
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About the 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 information, please check the FAQ.)

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If nothing else, these shades have me inspired to get into my stash and use the dupes I have to put together a very dreamy, ethereal, yet bright pink and purple look. Been awhile since I did a look along those lines!

I’d love to see some great satin shades — Wattles, Truth and Puppy Love are some of my favorites. It seems like all of the new releases are either glitters or mattes. These are stunning, though.

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