ColourPop x Star Wars Jelly Much Shadows Reviews & Swatches

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ColourPop Astromech Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Astromech Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Astromech Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Astromech Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Astromech Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Astromech Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Astromech Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Astromech Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Astromech Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Astromech Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Astromech Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Astromech Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Astromech Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Astromech Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Astromech Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Astromech Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Astromech Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Astromech Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Astromech Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Astromech Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Astromech Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Astromech Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Astromech Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Astromech Jelly Much Eyeshadow

Astromech

ColourPop Astromech Jelly Much Shadow ($10.00 for 0.23 oz.) is a pale, icy silver with blue-to-lavender shifting shimmer and micro-sparkle.

  • Medium to semi-opaque, buildable coverage
  • Wet to the touch, very emollient, little went a long way
  • Applied best with a flat, firm brush (fingertip was okay for sheer application)
  • Long-wearing (9-10 hours)

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

Possible Dupes
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Formula Overview

$8.00/0.23 oz. - $34.78 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "high impact" in a "single swipe" that's longwearing, "won't crease, fade or transfer" and "dries down to a powder finish with zero fall out." These are water-based, so they feel wet and cooling when initially applied, but the reality is that so little product is needed to get coverage on the lid that I didn't feel it was watery or thin when I actually patted it onto my lid with a brush.

I would recommend using less than you think you'll need, and while fingertips can be used to apply, I liked the control of flat, synthetic brushes gave me as fingertips (for me!) applied far more product than needed. If you over-apply, it can feel wet and take longer to dry down, and it ends up taking too long and can pull into creases/fine lines on the lid. If I used about what I needed (there was some wiggle room), it dried down quickly and set to a transfer-resistant/crease-resistant finish. It was harder to blend out once dry, though, and if I wasn't careful, more vigorous blending could disturb and cause the eyeshadow to flake slightly.

They are easier to use than they look, and I think they're quite good overall, though a couple of shades were less stellar. They have a high-shine finish, though I think the more metallic powder and cream eyeshadows give a similar look that I wasn't convinced that the finish on these was above and beyond products that might be easier to use/more user-friendly. I'm not sure that the pot was the best way to go, as the product dries out extremely quickly; to the point where I would advise closing the product after you've taken product out of it, don't let it sit open while you're applying the rest of your makeup--you will see and feel parts of it dry out.

I found the packaging to be rather messy, and I have bits of product along the edge of the jar, along the rim, and it's fiddly to move the stopper from the opening to the lid and back again. I wonder if a squeeze tube might be less messy and make it easier to control the amount of product picked up while also preventing the product from drying out too readily.

WARNING: This formula seems to dry out within months; some readers report a couple of months and others more like a six-month window. I don't keep the majority of cream-based products (since I don't return to most products after reviewing), including these, but of the few I still have, there is a definite change in consistency--slightly drier--after six months, sometimes more or less. I had a couple that were closer to the year mark, and one was still usable but the other was quite dried down.

Browse all of our ColourPop Jelly Much Eyeshadow swatches.

Ingredients

Astromech

LELimited Edition. $8.00.
A
A
9
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total
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ColourPop Protocol Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Protocol Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Protocol Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Protocol Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Protocol Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Protocol Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Protocol Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Protocol Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Protocol Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Protocol Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Protocol Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Protocol Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Protocol Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Protocol Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Protocol Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Protocol Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Protocol Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Protocol Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Protocol Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Protocol Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Protocol Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Protocol Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Protocol Jelly Much Eyeshadow
ColourPop Protocol Jelly Much Eyeshadow

Protocol

ColourPop Protocol Jelly Much Shadow ($10.00 for 0.23 oz.) is a pale, champagne gold with a bright, sparkling finish that had a slightly cooler gold to warmer gold shift. I’d recommend giving the formula a second or two to “dry out” before applying to the skin.

  • Medium to semi-opaque, buildable coverage
  • Wet to the touch, very emollient, little went a long way
  • Applied best with a flat, firm brush (fingertip was okay for sheer application)
  • Long-wearing (9-10 hours)

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

Formula Overview

$8.00/0.23 oz. - $34.78 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "high impact" in a "single swipe" that's longwearing, "won't crease, fade or transfer" and "dries down to a powder finish with zero fall out." These are water-based, so they feel wet and cooling when initially applied, but the reality is that so little product is needed to get coverage on the lid that I didn't feel it was watery or thin when I actually patted it onto my lid with a brush.

I would recommend using less than you think you'll need, and while fingertips can be used to apply, I liked the control of flat, synthetic brushes gave me as fingertips (for me!) applied far more product than needed. If you over-apply, it can feel wet and take longer to dry down, and it ends up taking too long and can pull into creases/fine lines on the lid. If I used about what I needed (there was some wiggle room), it dried down quickly and set to a transfer-resistant/crease-resistant finish. It was harder to blend out once dry, though, and if I wasn't careful, more vigorous blending could disturb and cause the eyeshadow to flake slightly.

They are easier to use than they look, and I think they're quite good overall, though a couple of shades were less stellar. They have a high-shine finish, though I think the more metallic powder and cream eyeshadows give a similar look that I wasn't convinced that the finish on these was above and beyond products that might be easier to use/more user-friendly. I'm not sure that the pot was the best way to go, as the product dries out extremely quickly; to the point where I would advise closing the product after you've taken product out of it, don't let it sit open while you're applying the rest of your makeup--you will see and feel parts of it dry out.

I found the packaging to be rather messy, and I have bits of product along the edge of the jar, along the rim, and it's fiddly to move the stopper from the opening to the lid and back again. I wonder if a squeeze tube might be less messy and make it easier to control the amount of product picked up while also preventing the product from drying out too readily.

WARNING: This formula seems to dry out within months; some readers report a couple of months and others more like a six-month window. I don't keep the majority of cream-based products (since I don't return to most products after reviewing), including these, but of the few I still have, there is a definite change in consistency--slightly drier--after six months, sometimes more or less. I had a couple that were closer to the year mark, and one was still usable but the other was quite dried down.

Browse all of our ColourPop Jelly Much Eyeshadow swatches.

Ingredients

Protocol

LELimited Edition. $8.00.
A-
A-
9
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
91%
Total

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Nellie Avatar

These are pretty, but these shadows dry out so quickly that I don’t bother to buy them anymore. I’m not sure if it’s the formula or the packaging, but they don’t last very long.

Kate Avatar

Exactly, this is what I wanted to mention too. I got one a few months ago, and even though I made sure the lid was always screwed on tightly, and I only opened it for a few seconds to scoop some product out, it is now nearly unusable.

Lauren Avatar

As someone with very oily eyes I never thought this type of formula would work for me, but they are now my favorite one and done type of look. I absolutely love the jelly much formula. I’ve had them last for years and not dry out, just make sure to keep the plastic cover they provide centered over the product and seal it up tight! These colors don’t quite speak to me so I’m going to pass on them. Astromech looks beautiful in the jar, but rather flat in the swatch compared to the jelly much shadows I own. It looks like Ulta carries these ones, so I might go to the store to see it in person and maybe it will wow me more than I think.

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