Kaja Beauty Poppy Champagne Beauty Bento Eyeshadow Trio Review & Swatches

01/07

Kaja Poppy Champagne Beauty Bento Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow Trio
Kaja Poppy Champagne Beauty Bento Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow Trio
Kaja Poppy Champagne Beauty Bento Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow Trio
Kaja Poppy Champagne Beauty Bento Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow Trio
Kaja Poppy Champagne Beauty Bento Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow Trio
Kaja Poppy Champagne Beauty Bento Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow Trio
Kaja Poppy Champagne Beauty Bento Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow Trio
Kaja Poppy Champagne Beauty Bento Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow Trio
Kaja Poppy Champagne Beauty Bento Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow Trio
Kaja Poppy Champagne Beauty Bento Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow Trio
Kaja Poppy Champagne Beauty Bento Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow Trio
Kaja Poppy Champagne Beauty Bento Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow Trio
Kaja Poppy Champagne Beauty Bento Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow Trio
Kaja Poppy Champagne Beauty Bento Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow Trio
Kaja Poppy Champagne Beauty Bento Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow Trio
Kaja Poppy Champagne Beauty Bento Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow Trio
Kaja Poppy Champagne Beauty Bento Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow Trio
Kaja Poppy Champagne Beauty Bento Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow Trio
Kaja Poppy Champagne Beauty Bento Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow Trio
Kaja Poppy Champagne Beauty Bento Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow Trio
Kaja Poppy Champagne Beauty Bento Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow Trio

Poppy Champagne

Kaja Poppy Champagne Beauty Bento Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow Trio ($21.00 for 0.09 oz.) features a bright, sparkling yellow, lighter orange, and deeper red-coral. The three shades coordinated well together, and the shimmery shade could be layered with the other two to create lighter/brighter takes on those shades as well. All three shades performed well; they were pigmented, blendable, and long-wearing.

9.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
94%
Total

01/04

Kaja Starcrusher Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow
Kaja Starcrusher Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow
Kaja Starcrusher Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow
Kaja Starcrusher Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow
Kaja Starcrusher Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow
Kaja Starcrusher Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow
Kaja Starcrusher Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow
Kaja Starcrusher Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow
Kaja Starcrusher Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow
Kaja Starcrusher Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow
Kaja Starcrusher Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow
Kaja Starcrusher Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow

Starcrusher

Starcrusher is a bright, light yellow with moderate, warm undertones and a sparkling, metallic finish. It had opaque pigmentation in a single layer, which applied evenly to my lid and spread easily without dropping lots of fallout. The texture felt smooth to the touch, was firmer/denser in the pan but not thick or difficult to pick up with a brush (if desired–the brand says to use fingers!). It wore well for eight and a half hours with just a smidgen of fallout over time.

Formula Overview

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The formula is supposed to have "uniform shimmer in every swipe" that is best applied "with your fingers." They have a dimethicone-heavy feel (unsurprising given it was typically the first ingredient in each shade), so there's a velvety slip that is lightly emollient but not truly wet or cream-like to the touch. I found them to be more powder-like than cream-like, but they had the binding and hold of a creamier formula. They applied well to bare skin without the need of primer, adhesive sprays, or glitter glue for pretty stellar wear--they often lasted between eight and 10 hours on me with slight fallout. I more often saw faint creasing after eight hours than much in the way of fallout.

Fingertips will definitely yield the most pigmented the quickest, but I didn't struggle to use brushes (my preferred method for precision) and found that brushes often packed semi-opaque or opaque coverage as well. I also tried them wet and didn't find that to cause issues to the pan, and it did give some shades a smoother, shinier finish but wasn't necessary to use them (more like a bonus). I didn't have issues with fallout whether I used my fingertips or brushes to apply; I pressed and gently pulled the brush across my lid area to distribute the product (same technique I use for high-shimmer/metallic shades). They were impressive; they were magical--if you love sparkly, shiny eyeshadows, they're well worth a look!

Browse all of our Kaja Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow swatches.

Ingredients

Dimethicone, Calcium Titanium Borosilicate, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Mica (Ci 77019), Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Diisostearyl Malate, Hydrogenated Poly(C6-14 Olefin), Phenyl Trimethicone, Hydrogenated Castor Oil Isostearate, Aluminum Distearate, Cetyl Peg/Ppg-10/1 Dimethicone, Sorbitan Sesquiisostearate, Synthetic Wax, Dimethicone/Peg-10/15 Crosspolymer, Silica, Aluminum Powder (Ci 77000), Phenoxyethanol, Propanediol, Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Tin Oxide, Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Dipropylene Glycol, Sodium Citrate, Tocopherol.

9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
94%
Total

01/03

Kaja Major Mandarin Matte Eyeshadow
Kaja Major Mandarin Matte Eyeshadow
Kaja Major Mandarin Matte Eyeshadow
Kaja Major Mandarin Matte Eyeshadow
Kaja Major Mandarin Matte Eyeshadow
Kaja Major Mandarin Matte Eyeshadow
Kaja Major Mandarin Matte Eyeshadow
Kaja Major Mandarin Matte Eyeshadow
Kaja Major Mandarin Matte Eyeshadow

Major Mandarin

Major Mandarin is a light-medium orange with strong, warm yellow undertones and a matte finish. The eyeshadow had a soft, blendable consistency that was finely-milled and substantial enough to work well on bare skin but not prone to patchiness or fallout. It had rich color payoff that lasted nicely for eight and a half hours on me before I noticed any fading.

Ingredients

Mica (Ci 77019), Talc, Carmine (Ci 75470), Nylon-12, Silica, Manganese Violet (Ci 77742), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Silica, Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Phenyl Trimethicone, Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Octyldodecanol, Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Magnesium Myristate, Magnesium Stearate, Methylpropanediol, Hdi/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Diisostearyl Malate, Dipentaerythrityl Hexahydroxystearate/Hexastearate/Hexarosinate, Dimethicone , Propanediol, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Dimethiconol Stearate, Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Methicone, Aqua/Water/Eau.

10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
98%
Total
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01/03

Kaja Juicy Grapefruit Matte Eyeshadow
Kaja Juicy Grapefruit Matte Eyeshadow
Kaja Juicy Grapefruit Matte Eyeshadow
Kaja Juicy Grapefruit Matte Eyeshadow
Kaja Juicy Grapefruit Matte Eyeshadow
Kaja Juicy Grapefruit Matte Eyeshadow
Kaja Juicy Grapefruit Matte Eyeshadow
Kaja Juicy Grapefruit Matte Eyeshadow
Kaja Juicy Grapefruit Matte Eyeshadow

Juicy Grapefruit

Juicy Grapefruit is a medium-dark, reddish-coral with warm undertones and a matte finish. It had semi-opaque, buildable pigmentation with a soft, silky consistency that was blendable without sheering out too easily. The color applied evenly and stayed on nicely for eight and a half hours on me before fading noticeably.

Ingredients

Talc, Mica (Ci 77019), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Nylon-12, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Silica, Carmine (Ci 75470), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Phenyl Trimethicone, Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Octyldodecanol, Magnesium Myristate, Magnesium Stearate, Methylpropanediol, Hdi/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Diisostearyl Malate, Dipentaerythrityl Hexahydroxystearate/Hexastearate/Hexarosinate, Dimethicone, Propanediol, Dimethiconol Stearate, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Methicone, Aqua/Water/Eau.

9
Product
9
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total
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Product Availability

Kaja Beauty Bento Bouncy Shimmer Eyeshadow Trio $21.00/0.09 OZ.
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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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Thank you! 🙂 This was a surprisingly well-received look IRL… we went out for dinner, and every single woman who came to the table complimented my eye makeup, LOL.

Have dupes, but doubtful that mine are as travel friendly as this little trio! Or as cute of packaging, either.

Do the package ingredients show Glass as one of the top ingredients? I happened to notice in Sephora reviews that one reviewer showed ingredient list on package had Glass as second ingredient and yet the ingredient list on the product page tab does not. This was the Orange Blossom trio. Very leery about this product after reading that….

This is a perfect little trio. I think the colors were really thought out well and work together beautifully. That’s pretty great that the shimmery yellow layers well over the two mattes for added versatility.

Your eye look makes me want the two that you used to create this beautiful sunset look. I have most of these shades in some form or another and if one of the Bento Boxes ends up with a light enough matte shade for brow bone I might be tempted to pick more of these up just for traveling. They are a nice size for packing.

What a cute and popping summer combo! Doubtful I can find in Europe, but may have to check this brand out.

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