ColourPop Throws It Back Fall 2015 Super Shock Shadows Reviews, Photos, Swatches (Part 1)

ColourPop Super Shock Shadows
ColourPop Super Shock Shadows

ColourPop Supermodel Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is described as a “soft golden ivory.” It’s a brightening, light-medium golden beige with warm undertones and a pearly sheen. It had nice pigmentation with a soft, blendable, and smooth texture that applied easily to the lid and didn’t emphasize the skin’s natural texture. It was still going strong after ten hours of wear. Anastasia Blush (LE, $12.00) is darker (95% similar). Make Up For Ever I514 Pink Ivory (P, $17.00) is less shimmery, cooler (95% similar). MAC Mother's Milk (LE, $18.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Amberluxe #1 (PiP, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). NARS Shade IV (LE, $25.00) is darker (95% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Fallen Angel #1 (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Nude Dip #1 (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Tarina Tarantino Elektron (DC, ) is cooler (95% similar). Dior Parisian Sky #2 (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Makeup Geek Shimma Shimma (DC, $6.00) is lighter (95% similar). Too Faced Why Not (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Femme-Fi (LE, $18.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Charlotte Tilbury The Rebel #1 (DC, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Dior Eternal Gold #2 (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). bareMinerals Mixologist (PiP, ) is lighter (95% similar). Dior Cuir Cannage #2 (PiP, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Urban Decay Inhale (PiP, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). MAC Fabulous Three #1 (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Guerlain White Sand (LE, $32.00) is warmer (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Hot Pants (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop I Spy Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is described as a “soft yellow peach.” It’s a light-medium orange with warm, yellow undertones and a satin sheen. It had good pigmentation, but the texture was drier and more challenging to apply as the color would turn patchy and just sit on the lid very unevenly. I couldn’t get it to look as smooth on the lid as it did on the skin, even when patting it on with fingertips. Makeup Geek Peach Smoothie (DC, $6.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Melt Cosmetics Antique (PiP, ) is less shimmery, lighter (95% similar). Kat Von D Ludwin (PiP, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Natasha Denona Quoin (211CM) (PiP, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Kat Von D Dune (LE, ) is cooler (95% similar). Kat Von D Geek (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Colour Pop Just a Sip (LE, $6.00) is darker (95% similar). Anastasia Sherbert (LE, $12.00) is darker (90% similar). Colour Pop New Digs (LE, $4.50) is less shimmery (90% similar). Colour Pop Twilight Flash (LE, $4.50) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). MAC No Mercy (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Colour Pop Selfie (LE, $6.00) is darker (90% similar). Wet 'n' Wild To Muse and Carouse #1 (DC, $2.29) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Colour Pop Thriving (PiP, $4.50) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar). Colour Pop Kennedy (P, $6.00) is lighter (90% similar). Ciate Carrot Cake (LE, ) is less shimmery (90% similar). Make Up For Ever M720 Apricot (DC, $21.00) is less shimmery, darker, brighter (90% similar). MAC Sandy Crotch (LE, $18.00) is cooler (90% similar). Sephora Cream (PiP, ) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Too Faced Spread the Love (LE, $16.00) is lighter (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Boy Band Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is described as a “intense red copper.” It’s a muted, medium-dark bronzy brown with warm, yellow-orange undertones and pink and gold shimmer. The consistency is soft, smooth, and extremely blendable on the lid without losing its intensity. It had fantastic color payoff and was fully intact after ten hours of wear. Guerlain Petrouchka #4 (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Gravitational (LE, $22.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). NARS Isolde #2 (DC, $25.00) is cooler (90% similar). Chanel Cuivre Lamé (907) (LE, $30.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Antiqued (P, $18.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Laura Mercier Cedar (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Make Up For Ever D652 Celestial Earth (P, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). Natasha Denona Umber (78M) (PiP, $29.00) is more muted (90% similar). Colour Pop Almost There (LE, $6.00) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Makeup Geek Brown Sugar (DC, $6.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Dior Terra #4 (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar). NABLA Cosmetics Ludwig (P, $8.00) is lighter (90% similar). LORAC Sequoia (LE, $19.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). KKW Beauty Blossom (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar). Anastasia Cognac (P, $12.00) is lighter (90% similar). Anastasia Comfort (P, $12.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Ciate Flare (PiP, ) is cooler (90% similar). Makeup Geek Blitz (P, $12.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Malibu Bronze (LE, $18.00) is darker (95% similar). Urban Decay Wedge (LE, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Stereo Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is described as a “blackened burgundy with copper and pink violet duo chrome glitter.” It’s a deepened, burgundy-brown with warm undertones and lighter gold and plum sparkle. It had semi-opaque pigmentation with a more emollient, thin consistency compared the average ColourPop eyeshadow. It applied better with fingertips or patted on in two to three layers for truer-to-pan intensity in practice. It wore well for ten hours with minimal fall out but no fading or creasing. Too Faced Pop (PiP, $16.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Stila Deep Plum (LE, $18.00) is cooler (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Twilight (LE, ) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Too Faced Black Forest Truffle (PiP, $16.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Make Up For Ever #311 (DC, $20.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Dior House of Pinks #5 (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar). Tarte Show Plum Love (LE, ) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty About Last Night No. 19 (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Cle de Peau Silver Eclipse #2 (PiP, ) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). MAC Rare Find (LE, $21.00) is cooler (85% similar). Makeup Geek Sensuous (DC, $6.00) is lighter (90% similar). Natasha Denona Nightfall (P, $25.00) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). MAC Midnight Shine (P, $18.00) is more shimmery, cooler (85% similar). Le Metier de Beaute Fig (P, $30.00) is lighter, brighter, cooler (85% similar). Bobbi Brown Volcanic (PiP, $38.00) is more shimmery, cooler (85% similar). Dose of Colors Turbosan (LE, ) is brighter, cooler (85% similar). MAC Rich Core (P, $20.00) is cooler (85% similar). MAC Modern Majesty (LE, $19.50) is more shimmery, warmer (85% similar). Make Up For Ever #17 (P, $23.00) is cooler (85% similar). Sleek MakeUP Sunset #7 (PiP, $9.99) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

ColourPop Central Perk Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is described as a “dirty maroon.” It’s a medium-dark burgundy with subtle, warm undertones and a mostly matte finish. It had semi-opaque color payoff with a drier consistency compared to other shades, though it wasn’t actually dry. The texture was smooth, squishy as you’d expect, but it could been more emollient to make blending easier. I liked how it applied with some effort, but just know that it takes some patience to work with. It wore for a full ten hours without fading or creasing. Colour Pop Ms. Brightside (LE, ) is darker, cooler (95% similar). Makeup Geek Bitten (DC, $6.00) is warmer (95% similar). BH Cosmetics Carli Bybel Deluxe Edition #10 (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). LORAC Goji (LE, $19.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Tarte Stained Glass (LE, ) is cooler (90% similar). Colour Pop Up in the Air (LE, $6.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Anastasia Passion (LE, $12.00) is more muted, warmer (90% similar). Make Up For Ever M822 Plum (DC, $21.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Sephora Croquis (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Viseart Chestnut (4) (LE, ) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Colour Pop Beverly (LE, $6.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Anastasia C5 (Norvina Vol. 2) (LE, ) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Colour Pop Please Me (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). Anastasia All Star (DC, $12.00) is more muted, cooler (90% similar). Anastasia C4 (Norvina Vol. 3) (LE, ) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). MAC Everyone's Darling (PiP, $18.00) is warmer (95% similar). Makeup Geek Cherry Cola (DC, $6.00) is darker (95% similar). Tarte Mod (PiP, ) is lighter (90% similar). MAC I'm Into It (P, $18.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Colour Pop Strike It (LE, $4.50) is darker, more muted (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

All of these eyeshadows are limited edition and will be available on August 27th.

Supermodel

LELimited Edition. $6.00.
A
A
9
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total

I Spy

LELimited Edition. $6.00.
B-
B-
7.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
7
Texture
9
Longevity
3.5
Application
80%
Total

Boy Band

LELimited Edition. $6.00.
A+
A+
10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
100%
Total

Stereo

PPermanent. $6.00.
A-
A-
8.8
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8.8
Texture
9.5
Longevity
4.8
Application
92%
Total

Central Perk

PPermanent. $6.00.
B
B
8
Product
8
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
10
Longevity
4.5
Application
84%
Total
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ColourPop Supermodel Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Supermodel Super Shock Shadow

ColourPop Supermodel Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Supermodel Super Shock Shadow

ColourPop Supermodel Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Supermodel Super Shock Shadow

ColourPop Supermodel Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Supermodel Super Shock Shadow

ColourPop I Spy Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop I Spy Super Shock Shadow

ColourPop I Spy Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop I Spy Super Shock Shadow

ColourPop I Spy Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop I Spy Super Shock Shadow

ColourPop I Spy Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop I Spy Super Shock Shadow

ColourPop Boy Band Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Boy Band Super Shock Shadow

ColourPop Boy Band Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Boy Band Super Shock Shadow

ColourPop Boy Band Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Boy Band Super Shock Shadow

ColourPop Boy Band Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Boy Band Super Shock Shadow

ColourPop Stereo Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Stereo Super Shock Shadow

ColourPop Stereo Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Stereo Super Shock Shadow

ColourPop Stereo Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Stereo Super Shock Shadow

ColourPop Stereo Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Stereo Super Shock Shadow

ColourPop Central Perk Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Central Perk Super Shock Shadow

ColourPop Central Perk Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Central Perk Super Shock Shadow

ColourPop Central Perk Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Central Perk Super Shock Shadow

ColourPop Central Perk Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Central Perk Super Shock Shadow

ColourPop Central Perk Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Central Perk Super Shock Shadow with Sephora My Boyfriend’s Jeans Eyeliner

ColourPop Central Perk Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Central Perk Super Shock Shadow with Sephora My Boyfriend’s Jeans Eyeliner

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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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i’m super drawn to boy band . not only does it have an awesome rating , but i love the name as well !

i’m an *nsync fan for life. ^–^

love the sephora liner you paired with this look , btw !

Stereo and Supermodel! Gorgeous shades. As for Central Perk, I think I’d rather have MAC Deep Damson instead.
P. S. Love that eye look you put together using these together with the bright blue, it looks great! Now that I took the jump and bought My Boyfriend’s Jeans, I really love how it strangely brightens up, not dulls my weird eye color!

I want Supermodel! It would make a great base for my powder shadows. I also love how it’s a dupe for more expensive shadows. And Central Perk looks like a marsala color

Fantastic eye look! I was hesitant about these when you showed the preview. Now, I want it all! I am espescially loving Boy band,Stereo, and Central park out of this set. I. Love eye spy too. I wonder if primer would help the patchiness do you think?

I’m not sure! I have yet to find the right combo that helps with the patchiness 🙁 Maybe a more opaque primer like a MAC Paint Pot?

I’ve run into a few of the CP mattes that have that issue.. using a fluffy brush and buffing them on in two or three light layers seems to help. I kind of swirl the tip of the brush in the product in a circle and it gives a nice amount of product… tapping or patting doesn’t work too well. For use on the lid spongetip applicators are my go to.

Listen…you’re going to have to stop! I said that I was going to save my coins. School is starting, we’re scouting out contractors for the house, and I need to save as much as possible. smh I said no more makeup and despite the low cost I will not cave in. ? My first ColourPop order should be here Monday… ? and I need these, too.

Oh, this look! I always love color-combinations like this on you, so beautiful! Did you apply Stereo over Central Perk on the outer portion of the lid?

I thought I’d have a million dupes for Boy Band, but I actually don’t have any! It’s definitely going on my list. Stereo’s really cool too, and while I have one dupe (Black Forest Truffle from the TF Chocolate Bar) it’s not very good so I never use it. Excited to see reviews for the rest of the collection!

Even though these are not really my colours – they are great value for the price. It’s terrific to see how good their ratings are and how universal these colours could be used across the seasons. Love your look Christine- especially the blue eyeliner.

I was surprised you asked, so I wondered if somehow they weren’t showing up on mobile (they’re little tabs on wider screens), and apparently they aren’t showing on mobile – we will get that corrected first thing tomorrow AM when my team is in! Thank you for asking!

The more I look, the more I think I can’t justify I Spy, since it’s so close in color to Just A Sip. Stereo, on the other hand, looks amazing, and I may have to get it. Is it just me or does Stereo look like the pink-shimmered eyeshadow equivalent of Piaf?

These are gorgeous. Stereo is my favorite, with Central Perk being a close second. Central Perk is a perfect 90s red eyeshadow. The kind of shade I wore back in the day. <3

Color Pop is really bringing it! There are so many shadows in this post that I’d love to purchase! I finally made my first order sometime ago after thoroughly reading your reviews, thank you 🙂

I generally browse very quickly when you review products I cant get, but this time it was love at first sight for me when I saw the swatch of Stereo. It may not be the best of the Colour Pop eyeshadows, but it is so pretty.
I must check Too Faced, or put an order with MUG. Probably the latter as MUG is a lot cheaper than Too Faced.

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