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I prefer powder eyeshadows. I have a few cream or liquid shadows but they don’t get nearly as much use as powder!
Powder all the way!
Power, with a formula that’s slightly buttery-creamy, but slightly! 😉
Ha! Sorry, Powder.
Jane, it’s “the power of powder” talking!
Lol, definitely smooth, creamy powder.
Powder. Cream shadows always crease within a couple hours on me.
Powders all the way! I never managed to get cream eyeshadows to apply and blend well on me… and I don’t mind a cream based primer, but applying a cream eyeshadow feels like an odd sensation on my eyelids. 😅
Powder! And also cream-to-powder hybrids like ColourPop SSS formula. But, actual creams usually don’t vie for a spot in my collection unless they are truly pigmented, smooth in application and budge-proof. Even then, I would still much rather use powder e/s.
Powder. I’m okay with cream shadows for a “one and done” (or as a base for a powder shadow) but I find them difficult to blend with other colours, whereas with powder, it’s easy to blend two or three shadows for a seamless type of look.
Powder. I have hooded eyes and oily lids. Most creams transfer and crease. Plus, I just think powders are easier to work with.
It depends. When I really want a look I love powder eyeshadows (or powder on top of cream). However, my eyelids can get sensitive and I get blepharitis sometimes. When that happens I turn to cream (or liquid) shadows. I also find liquid (specifically Danessa Myricks Colorfixes) to be the best for summer when it is very hot and humid.
Powder, more versatile and layering is easier.
I prefer powder eyeshadows, because with my hooded mature eyelids, these work the best on me.
I prefer powder for mattes but cream or liquid for shimmer/metallic shadows. I find cream and liquid metallic shadows are easier to use than powder, plus I don’t deal with fall out.