Guerlain Golden Stars Eyeshadow Quad Review & Swatches

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Guerlain Golden Stars (777) Ombres G Quad Eyeshadow Palette
Guerlain Golden Stars (777) Ombres G Quad Eyeshadow Palette
Guerlain Golden Stars (777) Ombres G Quad Eyeshadow Palette
Guerlain Golden Stars (777) Ombres G Quad Eyeshadow Palette
Guerlain Golden Stars (777) Ombres G Quad Eyeshadow Palette
Guerlain Golden Stars (777) Ombres G Quad Eyeshadow Palette
Guerlain Golden Stars (777) Ombres G Quad Eyeshadow Palette
Guerlain Golden Stars (777) Ombres G Quad Eyeshadow Palette
Guerlain Golden Stars (777) Ombres G Quad Eyeshadow Palette
Guerlain Golden Stars (777) Ombres G Quad Eyeshadow Palette
Guerlain Golden Stars (777) Ombres G Quad Eyeshadow Palette
Guerlain Golden Stars (777) Ombres G Quad Eyeshadow Palette
Guerlain Golden Stars (777) Ombres G Quad Eyeshadow Palette
Guerlain Golden Stars (777) Ombres G Quad Eyeshadow Palette
Guerlain Golden Stars (777) Ombres G Quad Eyeshadow Palette
Guerlain Golden Stars (777) Ombres G Quad Eyeshadow Palette
Guerlain Golden Stars (777) Ombres G Quad Eyeshadow Palette
Guerlain Golden Stars (777) Ombres G Quad Eyeshadow Palette
Guerlain Golden Stars (777) Ombres G Quad Eyeshadow Palette
Guerlain Golden Stars (777) Ombres G Quad Eyeshadow Palette
Guerlain Golden Stars (777) Ombres G Quad Eyeshadow Palette

Golden Stars (777)

Guerlain Golden Stars (777) Ombres G Quad Eyeshadow Palette ($85.00 for 0.2 oz.) is a new, limited edition holiday quad that included three more metallic shades and one more pearl-like shade (and when really buffed out, it could be satin-like). Three of the four shades were very lovely to work with, while one shade (the fourth) was sheerer and better with a dampened brush.

Ingredients

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Guerlain Golden Stars #1 Ombres G Eyeshadow
Guerlain Golden Stars #1 Ombres G Eyeshadow
Guerlain Golden Stars #1 Ombres G Eyeshadow
Guerlain Golden Stars #1 Ombres G Eyeshadow
Guerlain Golden Stars #1 Ombres G Eyeshadow
Guerlain Golden Stars #1 Ombres G Eyeshadow

Golden Stars #1

Golden Stars #1 is a rich, medium copper with strong, warm orange undertones and a smooth, metallic sheen.

  • Opaque pigmentation
  • Moderately-dense, slightly firmer feel but yielding
  • Picked up well with dry brush and “melted” while being blended out
  • Long-wearing (8.5 hours before fading)

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

Formula Overview

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The formula is supposed to have "intense pigments for long-lasting color" across four finishes: "intense satin," "deep matte," luminous metallic," and "radiant pearl." The majority of the shades were quite pigmented applied dry, but it seemed, by texture and look of the pan, to be a wet/dry formula to me, so I tried them damp as well. I didn't feel like using them dampened was necessary except for a few of the "radiant pearl" finish shades, which had more shimmer/sparkle.

The "deep matte" finish tended to have a firmer and more cream-like feel, so using a denser brush to pick up to apply and diffuse color was best, while the other finishes were more moderately-dense--firm but not stiff--and blended out well as they "melted" on my skin. The eyeshadows lasted around eight hours on me before showing signs of fading with a few getting closer to nine hours of wear.

Browse all of our Guerlain Ombres G Eyeshadow swatches.

Ingredients

Mica, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Silica, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Glycerin, Polysorbate 80, Squalane, Ethylhexylglycerin, Caprylyl Glycol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Camellia Japonica Seed Oil, Chondrus Crispus Extract, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Xanthan Gum, Tin Oxide, Dicalcium Phosphate, Tocopherol, [+/- Ci 77491, Ci 77499 (Iron Oxides), Ci 77891 (Titanium Dioxide)].

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.

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Guerlain Golden Stars #2 Ombres G Eyeshadow
Guerlain Golden Stars #2 Ombres G Eyeshadow
Guerlain Golden Stars #2 Ombres G Eyeshadow
Guerlain Golden Stars #2 Ombres G Eyeshadow
Guerlain Golden Stars #2 Ombres G Eyeshadow
Guerlain Golden Stars #2 Ombres G Eyeshadow

Golden Stars #2

Golden Stars #2 is a rich, medium-dark yellow-gold with moderate, warm undertones and a sparkling, metallic sheen.

  • Opaque pigmentation
  • Moderately-dense, slightly firmer feel but yielding
  • Picked up well with dry brush and “melted” while being blended out
  • Long-wearing (8.5 hours before fading)

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

Formula Overview

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The formula is supposed to have "intense pigments for long-lasting color" across four finishes: "intense satin," "deep matte," luminous metallic," and "radiant pearl." The majority of the shades were quite pigmented applied dry, but it seemed, by texture and look of the pan, to be a wet/dry formula to me, so I tried them damp as well. I didn't feel like using them dampened was necessary except for a few of the "radiant pearl" finish shades, which had more shimmer/sparkle.

The "deep matte" finish tended to have a firmer and more cream-like feel, so using a denser brush to pick up to apply and diffuse color was best, while the other finishes were more moderately-dense--firm but not stiff--and blended out well as they "melted" on my skin. The eyeshadows lasted around eight hours on me before showing signs of fading with a few getting closer to nine hours of wear.

Browse all of our Guerlain Ombres G Eyeshadow swatches.

Ingredients

Mica, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Silica, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Glycerin, Polysorbate 80, Squalane, Ethylhexylglycerin, Caprylyl Glycol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Camellia Japonica Seed Oil, Chondrus Crispus Extract, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Xanthan Gum, Tin Oxide, Dicalcium Phosphate, Tocopherol, [+/- Ci 77491, Ci 77499 (Iron Oxides), Ci 77891 (Titanium Dioxide)].

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.

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Guerlain Golden Stars #3 Ombres G Eyeshadow
Guerlain Golden Stars #3 Ombres G Eyeshadow
Guerlain Golden Stars #3 Ombres G Eyeshadow
Guerlain Golden Stars #3 Ombres G Eyeshadow
Guerlain Golden Stars #3 Ombres G Eyeshadow
Guerlain Golden Stars #3 Ombres G Eyeshadow

Golden Stars #3

Golden Stars #3 is an intense, medium-dark burgundy with subtle, warm undertones and a pearly sheen.

  • Opaque pigmentation
  • Moderately-dense, slightly firmer feel but yielding
  • Picked up well with dry brush and “melted” while being blended out
  • Long-wearing (8.5 hours before fading)

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

Formula Overview

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The formula is supposed to have "intense pigments for long-lasting color" across four finishes: "intense satin," "deep matte," luminous metallic," and "radiant pearl." The majority of the shades were quite pigmented applied dry, but it seemed, by texture and look of the pan, to be a wet/dry formula to me, so I tried them damp as well. I didn't feel like using them dampened was necessary except for a few of the "radiant pearl" finish shades, which had more shimmer/sparkle.

The "deep matte" finish tended to have a firmer and more cream-like feel, so using a denser brush to pick up to apply and diffuse color was best, while the other finishes were more moderately-dense--firm but not stiff--and blended out well as they "melted" on my skin. The eyeshadows lasted around eight hours on me before showing signs of fading with a few getting closer to nine hours of wear.

Browse all of our Guerlain Ombres G Eyeshadow swatches.

Ingredients

Mica, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Silica, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Glycerin, Polysorbate 80, Squalane, Ethylhexylglycerin, Caprylyl Glycol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Camellia Japonica Seed Oil, Chondrus Crispus Extract, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Xanthan Gum, Tin Oxide, Dicalcium Phosphate, Tocopherol, [+/- Ci 77491, Ci 77499 (Iron Oxides), Ci 77891 (Titanium Dioxide)].

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.

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Guerlain Golden Stars #4 Ombres G Eyeshadow
Guerlain Golden Stars #4 Ombres G Eyeshadow
Guerlain Golden Stars #4 Ombres G Eyeshadow
Guerlain Golden Stars #4 Ombres G Eyeshadow
Guerlain Golden Stars #4 Ombres G Eyeshadow
Guerlain Golden Stars #4 Ombres G Eyeshadow
Guerlain Golden Stars #4 Ombres G Eyeshadow
Guerlain Golden Stars #4 Ombres G Eyeshadow
Guerlain Golden Stars #4 Ombres G Eyeshadow

Golden Stars #4

Golden Stars #4 is a light-medium peach base with duochrome sparkle that shifted from gold to pink.

  • Semi-sheer, buildable pigmentation
  • More loosely-pressed, not as emollient
  • Best applied with a fingertip or with a dampened brush
  • Long-wearing (8 hours)

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

Formula Overview

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The formula is supposed to have "intense pigments for long-lasting color" across four finishes: "intense satin," "deep matte," luminous metallic," and "radiant pearl." The majority of the shades were quite pigmented applied dry, but it seemed, by texture and look of the pan, to be a wet/dry formula to me, so I tried them damp as well. I didn't feel like using them dampened was necessary except for a few of the "radiant pearl" finish shades, which had more shimmer/sparkle.

The "deep matte" finish tended to have a firmer and more cream-like feel, so using a denser brush to pick up to apply and diffuse color was best, while the other finishes were more moderately-dense--firm but not stiff--and blended out well as they "melted" on my skin. The eyeshadows lasted around eight hours on me before showing signs of fading with a few getting closer to nine hours of wear.

Browse all of our Guerlain Ombres G Eyeshadow swatches.

Ingredients

Mica, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Silica, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Glycerin, Polysorbate 80, Squalane, Ethylhexylglycerin, Caprylyl Glycol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Camellia Japonica Seed Oil, Chondrus Crispus Extract, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Xanthan Gum, Tin Oxide, Dicalcium Phosphate, Tocopherol, [+/- Ci 77491, Ci 77499 (Iron Oxides), Ci 77891 (Titanium Dioxide)].

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.

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Genevieve Avatar

Shame about the last shade because really this is quite an interesting quad and colour story. I wasn’t quite sure how it would work out with the gold and copper shades on one side and the deep burgundy and pink on the other – only someone as talented as you Christine could pull the four shades off together.

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