ColourPop What Went Down Super Shock Quad Review, Photos, Swatches

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ColourPop What Went Down Super Shock Shadow Quad
ColourPop What Went Down Super Shock Shadow Quad
ColourPop What Went Down Super Shock Shadow Quad
ColourPop What Went Down Super Shock Shadow Quad
ColourPop What Went Down Super Shock Shadow Quad
ColourPop What Went Down Super Shock Shadow Quad
ColourPop What Went Down Super Shock Shadow Quad
Colour Pop What Went Down | Look Details
ColourPop What Went Down Super Shock Shadow Quad
Colour Pop What Went Down | Look Details
ColourPop What Went Down Super Shock Shadow Quad
ColourPop What Went Down Super Shock Shadow Quad
ColourPop What Went Down Super Shock Shadow Quad
ColourPop What Went Down Super Shock Shadow Quad
ColourPop What Went Down Super Shock Shadow Quad

What Went Down

ColourPop What Went Down Super Shock Shadow Quad ($18.00 for 0.28 oz.) is a set of shades that was released in late fall. As always, the shades can be purchased individually as well (and there’s not much savings if you buy all four — only worth it if you’d use all four), which is a nice touch. The four worked together to create a really stunning look, but with two of the four shades being matte, the foursome might be everyone’s cup of tea.

Ingredients

Cyclopentasiloxane, dimethicone, trimethylsiloxysilicate, isododecane, boron nitride, c30-45 alkyl cetearyl dimethicone crosspolymer, synthetic fluorphlogopite, cucumis sativus (cucumber) fruit extract, mangifera indica (mango) seed butter, aluminum calcium sodium silicate, calcium sodium borosilicate, dimethicone/vinyl trimethylisiloxy silicate crosspolymer, calcium aluminum borosilicate, silica, disteardimonium hectorite, propylene carbonate, phenoxyethanol, ethylhexylglycerin, tin oxide, glycine soja (soybean) oil. [ +/- aluminum powder (ci 77000), bismuth oxychloride (ci 77163), black 2 (ci 77266), blue 1 (ci 42090), blue 1 lake (ci 42090), bronze powder (ci 77400), carmine (ci 75470), chromium oxide greens (ci 77288), copper powder (ci 77400), ferric ammonium ferrocyanide (ci 77510), ferric ferrocyanide (ci 77510), green 5 (ci 61570), iron oxides (ci 77491), iron oxides (ci 77492), iron oxides (ci 77499), manganese violet (ci 77742), mica (ci 77019), red 40 lake (ci 16035), titanium dioxide (ci 77891), ultramarines (ci 77007), yellow 5 (ci 19140), 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.

What Went Down

LELimited Edition. $18.00.
A-
A-
9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
92%
Total
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ColourPop Crossing Lines Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Crossing Lines Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Crossing Lines Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Crossing Lines Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Crossing Lines Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Crossing Lines Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Crossing Lines Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Crossing Lines Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Crossing Lines Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Crossing Lines Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Crossing Lines Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Crossing Lines Super Shock Shadow

Crossing Lines

Crossing Lines is a medium orange with warm undertones and a matte finish. The texture was smooth to the touch with a spongy, drier texture, but it applied surprisingly well to the lid and blended out with ease. I used a domed, synthetic brush and was able to diffuse it in the crease beautifully. It was still going strong after 10 hours of wear.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$6.00/0.07 oz. - $85.71 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 ColourPop Super Shock Shadow swatches.

Ingredients

Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Boron Nitride, Isododecane, C30-45 Alkyl Cetearyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Cyclohexasiloxane, Dimethicone/Vinyltrimethylsiloxysilicate Crosspolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter, Propylene Carbonate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), 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.

Crossing Lines

PiPPermanent in Palette. $6.00.
A
A
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
96%
Total
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ColourPop Dynasty Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Dynasty Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Dynasty Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Dynasty Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Dynasty Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Dynasty Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Dynasty Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Dynasty Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Dynasty Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Dynasty Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Dynasty Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Dynasty Super Shock Shadow

Dynasty

Dynasty is a deep red with subtle, warm undertones and a matte finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation that was buildable to mostly opaque coverage with two to three layers. The cream eyeshadow had a denser, firmer, and drier feel that felt more like clay than sponge-like as other shades in the Super Shock Shadow formula have felt. It blended out better than I expected, but it did take some extra effort–going gradually and building up just where I needed the intensity was key. It lasted for over 10 hours on me.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$6.00/0.07 oz. - $85.71 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 ColourPop Super Shock Shadow swatches.

Ingredients

Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Isododecane, Boron Nitride, C30-45 Alkyl Cetearyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Cyclohexasiloxane, Dimethicone/Vinyltrimethylsiloxysilicate Crosspolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter, Propylene Carbonate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Carmine (CI 75470), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77499), Mica (CI 77019).

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.

Dynasty

PiPPermanent in Palette. $6.00.
B+
B+
8
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
10
Longevity
4.5
Application
87%
Total
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ColourPop Off the Grid Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Off the Grid Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Off the Grid Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Off the Grid Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Off the Grid Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Off the Grid Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Off the Grid Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Off the Grid Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Off the Grid Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Off the Grid Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Off the Grid Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Off the Grid Super Shock Shadow

Off the Grid

Off the Grid is a medium-dark, reddish plum with warm undertones and flecks of gold sparkle. It had opaque color payoff in a single layer with a smooth, moderately emollient texture that felt wet to the touch but didn’t slide around too easily on the lid nor did it sheer out immediately when blended. The eyeshadow was still firmly in place after 10 hours of wear with the barest amount of fallout.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$6.00/0.07 oz. - $85.71 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 ColourPop Super Shock Shadow swatches.

Ingredients

Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Isododecane, Boron Nitride, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, C30-45 Alkyl Cetearyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Cyclohexasiloxane, Dimethicone/Vinyltrimethylsiloxysilicate Crosspolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter, Propylene Carbonate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Tin Oxide, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Carmine (CI 75470), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Mica (CI 77019).

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.

Off the Grid

PiPPermanent in Palette. $6.00.
A+
A+
10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
99%
Total
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ColourPop Bow Down Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Bow Down Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Bow Down Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Bow Down Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Bow Down Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Bow Down Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Bow Down Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Bow Down Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Bow Down Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Bow Down Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Bow Down Super Shock Shadow
ColourPop Bow Down Super Shock Shadow

Bow Down

Bow Down is a rich, purpled plum with subtle, warm undertones and flecks of silver and purple glitter. It had semi-opaque pigmentation with a plentiful helping of glitter. The texture was smooth to the touch but less emollient than the average ColourPop cream eyeshadow, though it did not feel overly dry nor was it too difficult to apply evenly to the lid. On me, it wore well for 10 hours without creasing but had some fallout that was noticeable by the seventh hour (and then worsened from there).

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$6.00/0.07 oz. - $85.71 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 ColourPop Super Shock Shadow swatches.

Ingredients

Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Aluminum Calcium Sodium Silicate, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Isododecane, C30-45 Alkyl Cetearyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Cyclohexasiloxane, Boron Nitride, 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, Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Carmine (CI 75470), Ferric Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), 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.

Bow Down

PiPPermanent in Palette. $6.00.
B
B
8
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
84%
Total
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I’m enjoying this. Somehow, it didn’t say ‘not again,’ while still being a good example of today’s favored shades. Curious…the mufe pink chrome you reviewed is only the one from the holiday lustrous palette, right, not the OG single?

Their price make them easier to collect. I started “collecting” them in July and I already have eleven. They remind me of Chanel Illusion D’Ombre, except more colors and so much cheaper! My current fave I purchased after your favorable review– Partridge. Its olivey- bronze does great things for green eyes.

I love this combination of colors but each of them seems to already exist in one or more of my palettes. Maybe it is my technique but I find it difficult to apply the SS shadows. I have an SS blush which applies well with my fingers but the shadows, not so much. Do they sell a brush for their shadows?

It does definitely make a stunning eye look, for sure! I’ll probably go for Bow Down and Off The Grid due to how complex those 2 shades are. But, at the moment, I’m feeling like I’ve flooded myself in eyeshadows this winter!

I ordered a bunch on Black Friday mostly the dark pigmented ones. It is a thrill to actually see them in your hands since they are always so much better in intensity than pictured. Love them! I have so many eyeshadows now.

I love this quad and the Zingara quad—which I thought for a moment I thought were very nearly the same deep red shades in different finishes, but the variance is surprisingly not as subtle with different undertones and finishes.

I’m trying to give Bow Down another chance, as you’ve used it in a way that is very smart and flattering, but glitter shadows, as fine as CP’s can be, have a tendency to irritate my eyes. The bonus is I have a friend who loves glittery, fun colored eyeshadow and rocks wearing them with nothing else on her face save for lil balm, and I have never felt my money has been wasted at Colour Pop thanks to your thorough reviews!

We try to approve comments within 24 hours (and reply to them within 72 hours) but can sometimes get behind and appreciate your patience! 🙂 If you have general feedback, product review requests, off-topic questions, or need technical support, please contact us directly. Thank you for your patience!