ColourPop x Halo Top Mint Chip Super Shock Pigment Duo Review & Swatches

01/03

Colour Pop Mint Chip Super Shock Pigment Duo
Colour Pop Mint Chip Super Shock Pigment Duo
Colour Pop Mint Chip Super Shock Pigment Duo
Colour Pop Mint Chip Super Shock Pigment Duo
Colour Pop Mint Chip Super Shock Pigment Duo
Colour Pop Mint Chip Super Shock Pigment Duo
Colour Pop Mint Chip Super Shock Pigment Duo
Colour Pop Mint Chip Super Shock Pigment Duo
Colour Pop Mint Chip Super Shock Pigment Duo

Mint Chip

Colour Pop Mint Chip Super Shock Pigment Duo ($12.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a new, limited edition duo that features a pale, lime green and a shimmering white together. Tassel was workable, and for someone who wanted a pop of white on the inner tearduct or patted on top of another shade to brighten it slightly, it did its job, but Semi Sweet was fussy, and I struggled to get it to look anywhere near decent.

Mint Chip
B-

Limited Edition

7.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
10
Longevity
3.5
Application
82%
Total
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01/06

Colour Pop Semi Sweet Super Shock Pressed Pigments
Colour Pop Semi Sweet Super Shock Pressed Pigments
Colour Pop Semi Sweet Super Shock Pressed Pigments
Colour Pop Semi Sweet Super Shock Pressed Pigments
Colour Pop Semi Sweet Super Shock Pressed Pigments
Colour Pop Semi Sweet Super Shock Pressed Pigments
Colour Pop Semi Sweet Super Shock Pressed Pigments
Colour Pop Semi Sweet Super Shock Pressed Pigments
Colour Pop Semi Sweet Super Shock Pressed Pigments
Colour Pop Semi Sweet Super Shock Pressed Pigments
Colour Pop Semi Sweet Super Shock Pressed Pigments
Colour Pop Semi Sweet Super Shock Pressed Pigments
Colour Pop Semi Sweet Super Shock Pressed Pigments
Colour Pop Semi Sweet Super Shock Pressed Pigments
Colour Pop Semi Sweet Super Shock Pressed Pigments
Colour Pop Semi Sweet Super Shock Pressed Pigments
Colour Pop Semi Sweet Super Shock Pressed Pigments
Colour Pop Semi Sweet Super Shock Pressed Pigments

Semi Sweet

Semi Sweet is a pale, lime green with subtle, warm undertones and flecks of silver sparkle. It had semi-opaque pigmentation with a smooth, emollient texture that was thin and performed more like a powder as soon as it came into contact with my skin (fingertip or eyelid). It didn’t apply as evenly as most Super Shocks have for me in the past, and I felt like it had a tendency to look almost chalky when blended out. The wear was as expected–10 hours strong with no fading or creasing–but the coverage and look of it was a letdown.

Ingredients

Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Aluminum Calcium Sodium Silicate, Boron Nitride, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Isododecane, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, C30-45 Alkyl Cetearyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Cyclohexasiloxane, Dimethicone/Vinyltrimethylsiloxysilicate Crosspolymer, Flavor , Phenoxyethanol, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Tin Oxide, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter, Propylene Carbonate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 10 Lake (CI 47005).

Semi Sweet
C+

Limited Edition

6.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
7
Texture
10
Longevity
3
Application
78%
Total
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01/06

Colour Pop Tassel Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Tassel Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Tassel Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Tassel Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Tassel Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Tassel Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Tassel Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Tassel Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Tassel Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Tassel Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Tassel Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Tassel Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Tassel Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Tassel Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Tassel Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Tassel Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Tassel Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Tassel Super Shock Shadow

Tassel

Tassel is a pale white with neutrla-to-cool undertones and finer pearl and larger silver micro-sparkle. It had semi-opaque color coverage that applied evenly and blended out without difficulty. I didn’t find it was buildable as any attempts to do so seemed to just move the product around too much, which caused it to bunch up in places. The texture was lightly emollient, smooth to the touch, but it was thin and powder-like as soon as it was applied to my lid. It wore well for 10 hours without fading or creasing on me.

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, LUMINUM CALCIUM SODIUM SILICATE, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, DIMETHICONE, BORON NITRIDE, TRIMETHYLSILOXYSILICATE, ISODODECANE, C30-45 ALKYL CETEARYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER, CYCLOHEXASILOXANE, DIMETHICONE/VINYLTRIMETHYLSILOXYSILICATE CROSSPOLYMER, PHENOXYETHANOL, DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITE, TIN OXIDE, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL, MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTER, PROPYLENE CARBONATE, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT, TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891).

Tassel
Tassel
B+

Permanent

8.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
10
Longevity
4.5
Application
89%
Total
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About the Reviewer

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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Despite my weakness for fresh green eyeshadows, I feel like I dodged a bullet when I didn’t act on impulse and buy as soon as these Halo Top duos released. Luckily, I do have Huda Emerald already, where Semi Sweet’s #1 dupe lives.

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