Makeup Geek Chickadee, Simply Marlena, Poison Ivy Eyeshadows Reviews, Photos, Swatches

Makeup Geek Chickadee Eyeshadow
Makeup Geek Chickadee Eyeshadow

Makeup Geek Chickadee Eyeshadow ($5.99 for 0.064 oz.) is described as a “matte yellow orange.” It’s a brightened, medium orange with warm, yellow undertones and a matte finish. It had nice color payoff with a soft, blendable consistency that was easy to use, though it was a smidgen powdery. The color lasted for eight hours before fading slightly. Ardency Inn Tangerine (P, $21.00) is lighter. Sleek MakeUP Acid #4 (P, $9.99) is lighter, brighter. Wet ‘n’ Wild A Regular at the Factory #3 (LE, $2.29) is very similar. Disney by Sephora Rajah (LE) is darker, more shimmery. Maybelline Fierce & Tangy (DC, $6.99) is a cream product. MAC Juiced (DC, $15.00) is more shimmery, yellower. Illamasqua Vulgar (P) is slightly brighter/more orange. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

Makeup Geek Simply Marlena Eyeshadow ($5.99 for 0.064 oz.) is described as a “rosy pink with purple undertone and gold flecks.” It’s a medium-dark, fuchsia pink with cool, bluish undertones and a satin finish–mostly matte with a smattering of very fine shimmer. The eyeshadow had good pigmentation, but it was on the powdery side, so it tends to have a fair amount of fall out when you apply it, and it does seem to sheer out a little too easily on the lid. If you normally use a primer, you probably won’t notice. On me, it wore well for eight hours. Chanel Exaltation (108) (P, $29.50) is lighter, matte. Guerlain Terra Azzurra #2 (LE) is similar. Sugarpill Birthday Girl (P, $12.00) is purpler. Sugarpill Dollipop (P, $12.00) is more matte, brighter. Inglot #362 (P, $6.00) is less shimmery. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

Makeup Geek Poison Ivy Eyeshadow ($5.99 for 0.064 oz.) is described as a “shimmery medium green.” It’s a muted, medium-dark olive green with warm undertones and a golden olive shimmer for a more satiny finish. The consistency was drier, somewhat powdery, and the color payoff reflected it, as this one was semi-opaque. It faded a little faster than much of the range does on me and only wore well for seven hours when I tested it. MAC Marsh (LE, $15.00) is more matte. MAC Olive Blend #2 (LE) is darker, less green. theBalm #16 (P, $6.50) is very similar. Tarina Tarantino Dandy Lion (LE) is darker. Anastasia Moss (LE) is darker, cooler-toned. theBalm D4 (LE, $16.00) is darker. Dior Khaki Design #3 (P) is darker. Inglot #121R Middle (P, $6.00) is similar. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

Chickadee

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A-
A-
9.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total

Simply Marlena

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B-
B-
8
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
82%
Total

Poison Ivy

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C+
C+
7.5
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
7
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
77%
Total
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Makeup Geek Chickadee Eyeshadow
Makeup Geek Chickadee Eyeshadow

Makeup Geek Chickadee Eyeshadow
Makeup Geek Chickadee Eyeshadow

Makeup Geek Chickadee Eyeshadow
Makeup Geek Chickadee Eyeshadow

Makeup Geek Chickadee Eyeshadow
Makeup Geek Chickadee Eyeshadow

Makeup Geek Simply Marlena Eyeshadow
Makeup Geek Simply Marlena Eyeshadow

Makeup Geek Simply Marlena Eyeshadow
Makeup Geek Simply Marlena Eyeshadow

Makeup Geek Simply Marlena Eyeshadow
Makeup Geek Simply Marlena Eyeshadow

Makeup Geek Simply Marlena Eyeshadow
Makeup Geek Simply Marlena Eyeshadow

Makeup Geek Poison Ivy Eyeshadow
Makeup Geek Poison Ivy Eyeshadow

Makeup Geek Poison Ivy Eyeshadow
Makeup Geek Poison Ivy Eyeshadow

Makeup Geek Poison Ivy Eyeshadow
Makeup Geek Poison Ivy Eyeshadow

Makeup Geek Poison Ivy Eyeshadow
Makeup Geek Poison Ivy Eyeshadow

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Rachel R. Avatar

Simply Marlena is very pretty. Poison Ivy is a great color, but it sounds like it has too much fallout. Chickadee is not my kind of color, but the pigmentation is impressive.

Ginny Avatar

Darn, Poison Ivy was on my list. BUT… I didn’t realize how close it was to MAC Marsh, so I guess I don’t even need it after all. Bless the Swatch feature!

Cat Avatar

I’m wearing Simply Marlena today! It’s the best matte pink I’ve ever owned -although I guess it’s not really matte?? Never noticed it had shimmer, I’ll have to take another look! Most pinks don’t show up as pink on me, so I love this one.

I have Chickadee too, I like to use it as a transition color in the crease.

CEV Avatar

I wasn’t quite sure what to do with Chickadee when I first got it, because it seemed SO yellow, but one of my favorite looks now is to use it for a gorgeous, subtle glow just above my crease when I do a neutral eye.

BOTTÂNICA BOTTANIQUE Avatar

It’s really unfortunate that Poison Ivy is pretty as regards color and poor in terms of quality.
On the other hand, Chickadee is a nice matte shade. I have and use it as a transition shade in certain looks.

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