Lethal Cosmetics Pressed Powder Shadows Reviews & Swatches (Part 2 of 3)

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Lethal Cosmetics Helios Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Helios Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Helios Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Helios Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Helios Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Helios Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Helios Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Helios Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Helios Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Helios Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Helios Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Helios Pressed Powder Shadow

Helios

Lethal Cosmetics Helios Pressed Powder Shadow ($6.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a light-medium yellow with subtle, warm undertones and a matte finish.

The texture was lightly powdery, though very smooth and finely-milled with enough glide that it applied evenly to bare skin and wasn’t prone to sheering out. It had semi-opaque, buildable pigmentation that stayed on well for eight 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)]

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.

Helios

PPermanent. $6.00.
B+
B+
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
88%
Total
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Lethal Cosmetics Relapse Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Relapse Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Relapse Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Relapse Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Relapse Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Relapse Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Relapse Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Relapse Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Relapse Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Relapse Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Relapse Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Relapse Pressed Powder Shadow

Relapse

Lethal Cosmetics Relapse Pressed Powder Shadow ($6.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a very light chartreuse green with moderate, warm undertones–balanced between yellow and green–paired with a matte finish.

The texture was soft, finely-milled, and blendable with a touch of powderiness present in the pan but not during application. It had opaque color coverage that applied evenly and lasted nicely 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)]

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.

Relapse

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

Void

Lethal Cosmetics Void Pressed Powder Shadow ($6.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a brighter, light mint green with subtle, warm undertones and a mostly matte finish. It had nearly opaque color payoff in a single layer, which was buildable to full coverage with less than half of a layer.

The consistency was smooth, velvety, and a touch powderiness in the pan, but it had great adhesion and application as it wasn’t prone to sheering out. This shade showed signs of fading after eight and a half hours of wear.

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)]

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.

Void

PPermanent. $6.00.
A-
A-
9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total
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Lethal Cosmetics Aerial Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Aerial Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Aerial Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Aerial Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Aerial Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Aerial Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Aerial Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Aerial Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Aerial Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Aerial Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Aerial Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Aerial Pressed Powder Shadow

Aerial

Lethal Cosmetics Aerial Pressed Powder Shadow ($6.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a brighter, light-medium blue with moderate, cool undertones and a metallic finish.

It was richly pigmented with a smooth, lightly creamy consistency that was a bit dense and a touch thick, but it picked up well with a dry brush and had good adhesion to bare skin. I was surprised that it went on so well as usually any thickness will translate on my skin. It 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)]

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.

Aerial

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

Venom

Lethal Cosmetics Venom Pressed Powder Shadow ($6.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a light-medium blue with subtle, cool undertones and contrasting, more golden shimmer that gave it a metallic finish.

The texture was smooth, moderately dense but not too firmly-pressed into the pan, so it picked up readily with a dry brush and had good adhesion to bare skin. It was richly pigmented in a single layer, and the color stayed true for eight and a half hours.

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)]

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.

Venom

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 Ascension Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Ascension Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Ascension Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Ascension Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Ascension Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Ascension Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Ascension Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Ascension Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Ascension Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Ascension Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Ascension Pressed Powder Shadow
Lethal Cosmetics Ascension Pressed Powder Shadow

Ascension

Lethal Cosmetics Ascension Pressed Powder Shadow ($6.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a bright, medium blue with cool undertones and a metallic sheen. The eyeshadow had opaque pigmentation in a single layer, which applied evenly to bare skin and blended out nicely along the edges.

The texture was moderately dense, lightly creamy but not stiff or too firmly-pressed into the pan. This shade wore 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)]

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.

Ascension

PPermanent. $6.00.
A
A
10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
98%
Total
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Thank you for reviewing this, greatly appreciated! These are pretty summery colors, glad they scored well. I’m considering to buy from this brand, as the shipping cost is low and there is no risk of customs/taxes on top.

I’m staring into the Void and the Void is staring back at me.

(need to see if I have any of the SG dupes for that, LOL)

Yes! I think their lighter and brighter mattes are the most consistent. Some of the richer (but deeper) shades can be a little harder to blend in comparison (not THAT hard but just not as blendable!).

Relapse, Helios and Venom have my name written on them. Love those 3, especially Relapse, though! I know I’m a day late, but I didn’t want to comment yesterday in a fog of migraine intravenous “cocktail” mixed with grief, because that really might have been weird, at minimum.

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