Lethal Cosmetics Pressed Powder Shadows Reviews & Swatches (Part 1 of 3)

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Lethal Cosmetics Cascade Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Cascade Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Cascade Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Cascade Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Cascade Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Cascade Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Cascade Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Cascade Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Cascade Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Cascade Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Cascade Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Cascade Pressed Powder Shadow

Cascade

Lethal Cosmetics Cascade Pressed Powder Shadow ($6.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark raspberry pink with subtle, cool undertones and a matte finish. It had excellent color coverage in a single layer, which applied evenly to bare skin and blended out without difficulty. The texture was smooth, velvety, and a smidgen powdery in the pan but not on the eye. This shade wore nicely for eight and a half hours and left a faint stain behind.

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

Formula Overview

$6.00/0.06 oz. - $100.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "extreme pigmentation" and "effortless blendability" ... "that [will] last all day." There are two primary finishes: mattes and metallics, and the latter can also be used wet.

The matte finish has semi-opaque to opaque color coverage with moderate powderiness; it's a formula that is best used with a lighter hand. There was light fallout with some shades, though not at all, and they were blendable for the most part. Even with a light hand, there was still a bit of powderiness present--the brand did warn about using less with their formula--in the pan.

There were a few darker shades that had a tendency to sheer out when applied or did not apply as evenly, especially when layered over a lighter shade but most of the mid-tone and lighter shades were easy to apply and blend out. As a result, I found myself having better results by going dark to light rather than light to dark (which is more in line with how I typically work).

The metallic finish ranged from creamier, denser, and a bit thicker to softer, dense but still a little powdery (usually the lighter, more white-based shades). They were mostly opaque to fully opaque in a single layer, so they didn't need to be applied with a wet brush to achieve coverage or adhesion. I found that some of the more powdery, shimmery shades were more flattering on the lid when used with a fingertip or a dampened brush, though.

The matte eyeshadows tended to wear around eight hours on me before fading, while the shimmer shades lasted eight to eight and a half hours on me.

Browse all of our Lethal Cosmetics Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Ingredients

CI 77019 (Mica), Magnesium Stearate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Dimethicone, Kaolin, Zinc Stearate, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin. [+/- (May Contain): Silica, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), CI 77499, CI 77492, CI 77491 (Iron Oxides), CI 778161 (Tin Oxide), CI 77007 (Ultramarines), CI 77288 (Chromium Oxide Greens), CI 77742 (Manganese Violet), CI 42090 (Blue 1 Lake), CI 16035 (Red 40 Lake), CI 19140 (Yellow 5 Lake), CI 15850 (Red 7), CI 45410 (Red 27 Lake)]

Cascade

PPermanent. $6.00.
A
A
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total
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Lethal Cosmetics Fahrenheit Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Fahrenheit Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Fahrenheit Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Fahrenheit Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Fahrenheit Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Fahrenheit Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Fahrenheit Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Fahrenheit Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Fahrenheit Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Fahrenheit Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Fahrenheit Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Fahrenheit Pressed Powder Shadow

Fahrenheit

Lethal Cosmetics Fahrenheit Pressed Powder Shadow ($6.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a dusty, medium reddish-copper with a mostly matte finish. The texture was soft, slightly thinner with a touch of powderiness in the pan, but the product applied well to bare skin and diffused along the edges without losing its intensity. It lasted well for eight hours before showing signs of fading.

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

Formula Overview

$6.00/0.06 oz. - $100.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "extreme pigmentation" and "effortless blendability" ... "that [will] last all day." There are two primary finishes: mattes and metallics, and the latter can also be used wet.

The matte finish has semi-opaque to opaque color coverage with moderate powderiness; it's a formula that is best used with a lighter hand. There was light fallout with some shades, though not at all, and they were blendable for the most part. Even with a light hand, there was still a bit of powderiness present--the brand did warn about using less with their formula--in the pan.

There were a few darker shades that had a tendency to sheer out when applied or did not apply as evenly, especially when layered over a lighter shade but most of the mid-tone and lighter shades were easy to apply and blend out. As a result, I found myself having better results by going dark to light rather than light to dark (which is more in line with how I typically work).

The metallic finish ranged from creamier, denser, and a bit thicker to softer, dense but still a little powdery (usually the lighter, more white-based shades). They were mostly opaque to fully opaque in a single layer, so they didn't need to be applied with a wet brush to achieve coverage or adhesion. I found that some of the more powdery, shimmery shades were more flattering on the lid when used with a fingertip or a dampened brush, though.

The matte eyeshadows tended to wear around eight hours on me before fading, while the shimmer shades lasted eight to eight and a half hours on me.

Browse all of our Lethal Cosmetics Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Ingredients

CI 77019 (Mica), Magnesium Stearate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Dimethicone, Kaolin, Zinc Stearate, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin. [+/- (May Contain): Silica, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), CI 77499, CI 77492, CI 77491 (Iron Oxides), CI 778161 (Tin Oxide), CI 77007 (Ultramarines), CI 77288 (Chromium Oxide Greens), CI 77742 (Manganese Violet), CI 42090 (Blue 1 Lake), CI 16035 (Red 40 Lake), CI 19140 (Yellow 5 Lake), CI 15850 (Red 7), CI 45410 (Red 27 Lake)]

Fahrenheit

PPermanent. $6.00.
A-
A-
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total
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Lethal Cosmetics Echo Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Echo Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Echo Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Echo Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Echo Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Echo Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Echo Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Echo Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Echo Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Echo Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Echo Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Echo Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Echo Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Echo Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Echo Pressed Powder Shadow

Echo

Lethal Cosmetics Echo Pressed Powder Shadow ($6.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a deep, orange-coral base with cooler pink, finer shimmer that gave it a metallic finish. I was surprised that this wasn’t a shade I’ve seen as much previously–I’ve seen orange with pink contrasting shimmer but always a peachy-orange (so significantly lighter than this).

The texture was smooth to the touch, slightly dense but not stiff or overly firmly-pressed into the pan. The product picked up well with a dry brush and yielded full color coverage in a single layer. This shade stayed on nicely for eight and a half hours before fading visibly.

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

Formula Overview

$6.00/0.06 oz. - $100.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "extreme pigmentation" and "effortless blendability" ... "that [will] last all day." There are two primary finishes: mattes and metallics, and the latter can also be used wet.

The matte finish has semi-opaque to opaque color coverage with moderate powderiness; it's a formula that is best used with a lighter hand. There was light fallout with some shades, though not at all, and they were blendable for the most part. Even with a light hand, there was still a bit of powderiness present--the brand did warn about using less with their formula--in the pan.

There were a few darker shades that had a tendency to sheer out when applied or did not apply as evenly, especially when layered over a lighter shade but most of the mid-tone and lighter shades were easy to apply and blend out. As a result, I found myself having better results by going dark to light rather than light to dark (which is more in line with how I typically work).

The metallic finish ranged from creamier, denser, and a bit thicker to softer, dense but still a little powdery (usually the lighter, more white-based shades). They were mostly opaque to fully opaque in a single layer, so they didn't need to be applied with a wet brush to achieve coverage or adhesion. I found that some of the more powdery, shimmery shades were more flattering on the lid when used with a fingertip or a dampened brush, though.

The matte eyeshadows tended to wear around eight hours on me before fading, while the shimmer shades lasted eight to eight and a half hours on me.

Browse all of our Lethal Cosmetics Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Ingredients

CI 77019 (Mica), Magnesium Stearate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Dimethicone, Kaolin, Zinc Stearate, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin. [+/- (May Contain): Silica, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), CI 77499, CI 77492, CI 77491 (Iron Oxides), CI 778161 (Tin Oxide), CI 77007 (Ultramarines), CI 77288 (Chromium Oxide Greens), CI 77742 (Manganese Violet), CI 42090 (Blue 1 Lake), CI 16035 (Red 40 Lake), CI 19140 (Yellow 5 Lake), CI 15850 (Red 7), CI 45410 (Red 27 Lake)]

Echo

PPermanent. $6.00.
A
A
9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
96%
Total
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Lethal Cosmetics Backdraft Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Backdraft Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Backdraft Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Backdraft Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Backdraft Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Backdraft Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Backdraft Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Backdraft Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Backdraft Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Backdraft Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Backdraft Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Backdraft Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Backdraft Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Backdraft Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Backdraft Pressed Powder Shadow

Backdraft

Lethal Cosmetics Backdraft Pressed Powder Shadow ($6.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a medium-dark pink-coral with a strong, golden shimmer that contrasted against the base. It had rich pigmentation with a soft, smooth consistency that was easy to pick up with a dry brush and had good adhesion to bare skin. It wore well for eight and a half hours before fading noticeably.

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

Formula Overview

$6.00/0.06 oz. - $100.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "extreme pigmentation" and "effortless blendability" ... "that [will] last all day." There are two primary finishes: mattes and metallics, and the latter can also be used wet.

The matte finish has semi-opaque to opaque color coverage with moderate powderiness; it's a formula that is best used with a lighter hand. There was light fallout with some shades, though not at all, and they were blendable for the most part. Even with a light hand, there was still a bit of powderiness present--the brand did warn about using less with their formula--in the pan.

There were a few darker shades that had a tendency to sheer out when applied or did not apply as evenly, especially when layered over a lighter shade but most of the mid-tone and lighter shades were easy to apply and blend out. As a result, I found myself having better results by going dark to light rather than light to dark (which is more in line with how I typically work).

The metallic finish ranged from creamier, denser, and a bit thicker to softer, dense but still a little powdery (usually the lighter, more white-based shades). They were mostly opaque to fully opaque in a single layer, so they didn't need to be applied with a wet brush to achieve coverage or adhesion. I found that some of the more powdery, shimmery shades were more flattering on the lid when used with a fingertip or a dampened brush, though.

The matte eyeshadows tended to wear around eight hours on me before fading, while the shimmer shades lasted eight to eight and a half hours on me.

Browse all of our Lethal Cosmetics Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Ingredients

CI 77019 (Mica), Magnesium Stearate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Dimethicone, Kaolin, Zinc Stearate, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin. [+/- (May Contain): Silica, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), CI 77499, CI 77492, CI 77491 (Iron Oxides), CI 778161 (Tin Oxide), CI 77007 (Ultramarines), CI 77288 (Chromium Oxide Greens), CI 77742 (Manganese Violet), CI 42090 (Blue 1 Lake), CI 16035 (Red 40 Lake), CI 19140 (Yellow 5 Lake), CI 15850 (Red 7), CI 45410 (Red 27 Lake)]

Backdraft

PPermanent. $6.00.
A
A
9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
96%
Total
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Lethal Cosmetics Remission Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Remission Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Remission Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Remission Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Remission Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Remission Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Remission Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Remission Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Remission Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Remission Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Remission Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Remission Pressed Powder Shadow

Remission

Lethal Cosmetics Remission Pressed Powder Shadow ($6.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a medium pink with subtle, warm undertones and a matte finish. The eyeshadow had excellent color payoff that applied evenly to bare skin and diffused nicely along the edges but wasn’t prone to sheering out. The consistency was soft, silky, and smooth with light powderiness in the pan. This shade lasted well for eight hours before fading a bit.

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

Formula Overview

$6.00/0.06 oz. - $100.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "extreme pigmentation" and "effortless blendability" ... "that [will] last all day." There are two primary finishes: mattes and metallics, and the latter can also be used wet.

The matte finish has semi-opaque to opaque color coverage with moderate powderiness; it's a formula that is best used with a lighter hand. There was light fallout with some shades, though not at all, and they were blendable for the most part. Even with a light hand, there was still a bit of powderiness present--the brand did warn about using less with their formula--in the pan.

There were a few darker shades that had a tendency to sheer out when applied or did not apply as evenly, especially when layered over a lighter shade but most of the mid-tone and lighter shades were easy to apply and blend out. As a result, I found myself having better results by going dark to light rather than light to dark (which is more in line with how I typically work).

The metallic finish ranged from creamier, denser, and a bit thicker to softer, dense but still a little powdery (usually the lighter, more white-based shades). They were mostly opaque to fully opaque in a single layer, so they didn't need to be applied with a wet brush to achieve coverage or adhesion. I found that some of the more powdery, shimmery shades were more flattering on the lid when used with a fingertip or a dampened brush, though.

The matte eyeshadows tended to wear around eight hours on me before fading, while the shimmer shades lasted eight to eight and a half hours on me.

Browse all of our Lethal Cosmetics Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Ingredients

CI 77019 (Mica), Magnesium Stearate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Dimethicone, Kaolin, Zinc Stearate, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin. [+/- (May Contain): Silica, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), CI 77499, CI 77492, CI 77491 (Iron Oxides), CI 778161 (Tin Oxide), CI 77007 (Ultramarines), CI 77288 (Chromium Oxide Greens), CI 77742 (Manganese Violet), CI 42090 (Blue 1 Lake), CI 16035 (Red 40 Lake), CI 19140 (Yellow 5 Lake), CI 15850 (Red 7), CI 45410 (Red 27 Lake)]

Remission

PPermanent. $6.00.
A-
A-
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total
We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!
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Lethal Cosmetics Equinox Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Equinox Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Equinox Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Equinox Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Equinox Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Equinox Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Equinox Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Equinox Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Equinox Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Equinox Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Equinox Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Equinox Pressed Powder Shadow

Equinox

Lethal Cosmetics Equinox Pressed Powder Shadow ($6.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a rich, medium-dark gold with moderate, warm undertones and a bright, metallic finish. The consistency was smooth to the touch, dense but not thick or difficult to pick up with a dry brush, which ensured the eyeshadow applied well to bare skin and remained blendable. It had opaque color coverage that stayed on well for eight and a half hours on me.

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

Formula Overview

$6.00/0.06 oz. - $100.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "extreme pigmentation" and "effortless blendability" ... "that [will] last all day." There are two primary finishes: mattes and metallics, and the latter can also be used wet.

The matte finish has semi-opaque to opaque color coverage with moderate powderiness; it's a formula that is best used with a lighter hand. There was light fallout with some shades, though not at all, and they were blendable for the most part. Even with a light hand, there was still a bit of powderiness present--the brand did warn about using less with their formula--in the pan.

There were a few darker shades that had a tendency to sheer out when applied or did not apply as evenly, especially when layered over a lighter shade but most of the mid-tone and lighter shades were easy to apply and blend out. As a result, I found myself having better results by going dark to light rather than light to dark (which is more in line with how I typically work).

The metallic finish ranged from creamier, denser, and a bit thicker to softer, dense but still a little powdery (usually the lighter, more white-based shades). They were mostly opaque to fully opaque in a single layer, so they didn't need to be applied with a wet brush to achieve coverage or adhesion. I found that some of the more powdery, shimmery shades were more flattering on the lid when used with a fingertip or a dampened brush, though.

The matte eyeshadows tended to wear around eight hours on me before fading, while the shimmer shades lasted eight to eight and a half hours on me.

Browse all of our Lethal Cosmetics Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Ingredients

CI 77019 (Mica), Magnesium Stearate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Dimethicone, Kaolin, Zinc Stearate, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin. [+/- (May Contain): Silica, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), CI 77499, CI 77492, CI 77491 (Iron Oxides), CI 778161 (Tin Oxide), CI 77007 (Ultramarines), CI 77288 (Chromium Oxide Greens), CI 77742 (Manganese Violet), CI 42090 (Blue 1 Lake), CI 16035 (Red 40 Lake), CI 19140 (Yellow 5 Lake), CI 15850 (Red 7), CI 45410 (Red 27 Lake)]

Equinox

PPermanent. $6.00.
A
A
9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
96%
Total
The Overview

90%

Average

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Christine Mielke is the editor-in-chief and has been reviewing products for over 14 years.

She has normal-to-dry skin with occasional dryness on cheeks and nose. She has a light plus skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones (view her foundation matches here).

Learn more about her review process here.

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Thanks for bringing this brand up again! I was so excited that I’m not allergic to this brand eye shadow! Will be keeping an eye out for this brand!

Another set of excellent eyeshadows from this brand. I love Echo – with that hint of coral orange that makes it that little bit different to other pinky toned shades.

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