Melt Cosmetics Gemini Eyeshadow Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

01/13

Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette

Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette

Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette

Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette

Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette

Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette

Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette

Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette

Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette

Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette

Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette

Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette

Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette

Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette

Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette

Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette

Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette

Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette

Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette

Melt Cosmetics Gemini Palette | Look Details

Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette

Melt Cosmetics Gemini Palette | Look Details

Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette

Melt Cosmetics Gemini Palette | Look Details

Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette

Melt Cosmetics Gemini Palette | Look Details

Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
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Melt Cosmetics Gemini Palette | <a href=Look Details">

Gemini

Melt Cosmetics Gemini 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette ($58.00 for 0.66 oz.) is a new, limited edition palette featuring shades of brown and green with eight mattes and two shimmers. The palette was good overall except Gemini, a sparkly copper, was terrible, which really brought down the overall score of the palette–from ~91% to ~87%. Having tried some of the brand’s shimmer/metallic shades in their other offerings, I have no idea what went wrong, and it’s not like a sparkly/metallic copper is difficult to do as dupes abound. I hope the brand will reconsider bringing it back or perhaps offering the palette in two stacks (I feel the palette divides pretty nicely into two stacks of five), though the green-half is definitely the less dupable side.

Gemini
Gemini
B+

Limited Edition

8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
87%
Total

01/02

Melt Cosmetics Luna Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Luna Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Luna Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Luna Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Luna Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Luna Eyeshadow

Luna

Luna is a soft, peachy brown with warm undertones and a matte finish. The pigmentation was fantastic, while the consistency was soft and blendable with a touch of powderiness in the pan. It wore well for eight hours on me before fading a bit.

Ingredients

Mica, Zinc Stearate, Dimethicone, Talc, Silica, Lauroyl Lysine, Isopropyl Palmitate, Butylene Glycol, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Aluminum Calcium Sodium Silicate, Phenoxyethanol, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, PTFE, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Perfluorooctyl Triethoxysilane, Ethylene/Methacrylate Copolymer, Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Polypropylene, Calcium Carbonate, Maltodextrin. May contain: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Iron Oxide (CI 77499), Iron Oxide (CI 77491), Iron Oxide (CI 77492), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Red 40 Lake (CI 16035), Tin Oxide (CI 77861), Carmine (CI 75470), Black 2 (CI 77266)

Luna
Luna
A

Limited Edition

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

01/02

Melt Cosmetics Gemini Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Gemini Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Gemini Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Gemini Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Gemini Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Gemini Eyeshadow

Gemini

Gemini is a medium, reddish-copper with a sparkly, metallic finish. The texture was dry and chunky, which resulted in sheerer coverage that was dismal when applied with a brush, still disappointing with a dampened brush, and somehow managed to be sub-par when applied with fingertips. It had a ton of fallout and poor adhesion to the lid, which made for terrible wear (six hours with continuous fallout).

Ingredients

Mica, Zinc Stearate, Dimethicone, Talc, Silica, Lauroyl Lysine, Isopropyl Palmitate, Butylene Glycol, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Aluminum Calcium Sodium Silicate, Phenoxyethanol, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, PTFE, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Perfluorooctyl Triethoxysilane, Ethylene/Methacrylate Copolymer, Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Polypropylene, Calcium Carbonate, Maltodextrin. May contain: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Iron Oxide (CI 77499), Iron Oxide (CI 77491), Iron Oxide (CI 77492), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Red 40 Lake (CI 16035), Tin Oxide (CI 77861), Carmine (CI 75470), Black 2 (CI 77266)

Gemini
Gemini
F

Limited Edition

3
Product
4
Pigmentation
4
Texture
5
Longevity
1
Application
38%
Total

01/02

Melt Cosmetics Lorelei Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Lorelei Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Lorelei Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Lorelei Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Lorelei Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Lorelei Eyeshadow

Lorelei

Lorelei is a medium, orange-brown with warm undertones and a matte finish. It had opaque pigmentation that applied fairly evenly, and initially, I had concerns about it potentially darkening unevenly as that occurred on my arm, but I didn’t experience that on the lid and tried it a few times just to be sure. It was also just fine over an eyeshadow primer. The texture was soft, velvety, and blendable with a touch of powderiness in the pan. It stayed on well for eight and a half hours on me.

Ingredients

Mica, Zinc Stearate, Dimethicone, Talc, Silica, Lauroyl Lysine, Isopropyl Palmitate, Butylene Glycol, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Aluminum Calcium Sodium Silicate, Phenoxyethanol, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, PTFE, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Perfluorooctyl Triethoxysilane, Ethylene/Methacrylate Copolymer, Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Polypropylene, Calcium Carbonate, Maltodextrin. May contain: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Iron Oxide (CI 77499), Iron Oxide (CI 77491), Iron Oxide (CI 77492), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Red 40 Lake (CI 16035), Tin Oxide (CI 77861), Carmine (CI 75470), Black 2 (CI 77266)

Lorelei
Lorelei
A

Limited Edition

9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total

01/02

Melt Cosmetics Polkadot Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Polkadot Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Polkadot Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Polkadot Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Polkadot Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Polkadot Eyeshadow

Polkadot

Polkadot is a medium brown with warm undertones and a matte finish. It was intensely pigmented paired with a smooth, soft consistency that wasn’t too firmly nor too softly pressed, so it picked up well with a brush, applied and adhered well to bare skin, and blended out with little effort. It lasted nicely for eight and a half hours on me.

Ingredients

Mica, Zinc Stearate, Dimethicone, Talc, Silica, Lauroyl Lysine, Isopropyl Palmitate, Butylene Glycol, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Aluminum Calcium Sodium Silicate, Phenoxyethanol, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, PTFE, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Perfluorooctyl Triethoxysilane, Ethylene/Methacrylate Copolymer, Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Polypropylene, Calcium Carbonate, Maltodextrin. May contain: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Iron Oxide (CI 77499), Iron Oxide (CI 77491), Iron Oxide (CI 77492), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Red 40 Lake (CI 16035), Tin Oxide (CI 77861), Carmine (CI 75470), Black 2 (CI 77266)

Polkadot
Polkadot
A

Limited Edition

9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
96%
Total

01/02

Melt Cosmetics Cupcake Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Cupcake Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Cupcake Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Cupcake Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Cupcake Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Cupcake Eyeshadow

Cupcake

Cupcake is a medium-dark brown with warm undertones and a matte finish. It was richly pigmented with a soft, more substantial texture that was a little powdery in the pan, but it applied well and blended out better than I anticipated, as I noticed it seemed to absorb any natural oils on my skin (which can often result in difficult blending). It wore well for eight hours on before fading noticeably.

Ingredients

Mica, Zinc Stearate, Dimethicone, Talc, Silica, Lauroyl Lysine, Isopropyl Palmitate, Butylene Glycol, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Aluminum Calcium Sodium Silicate, Phenoxyethanol, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, PTFE, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Perfluorooctyl Triethoxysilane, Ethylene/Methacrylate Copolymer, Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Polypropylene, Calcium Carbonate, Maltodextrin. May contain: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Iron Oxide (CI 77499), Iron Oxide (CI 77491), Iron Oxide (CI 77492), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Red 40 Lake (CI 16035), Tin Oxide (CI 77861), Carmine (CI 75470), Black 2 (CI 77266)

Cupcake
Cupcake
A

Limited Edition

9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total

01/02

Melt Cosmetics Bonnie Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Bonnie Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Bonnie Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Bonnie Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Bonnie Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Bonnie Eyeshadow

Bonnie

Bonnie is a deep black with a mostly matte finish. It had opaque color payoff in a single layer with a soft, velvety texture that was slightly powdery in the pan and definitely benefited from a light tap to minimize fallout. It blended out fairly easily when I worked with it. This shade lasted well for eight hours on me.

Ingredients

Mica, Zinc Stearate, Dimethicone, Talc, Silica, Lauroyl Lysine, Isopropyl Palmitate, Butylene Glycol, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Aluminum Calcium Sodium Silicate, Phenoxyethanol, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, PTFE, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Perfluorooctyl Triethoxysilane, Ethylene/Methacrylate Copolymer, Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Polypropylene, Calcium Carbonate, Maltodextrin. May contain: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Iron Oxide (CI 77499), Iron Oxide (CI 77491), Iron Oxide (CI 77492), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Red 40 Lake (CI 16035), Tin Oxide (CI 77861), Carmine (CI 75470), Black 2 (CI 77266)

Bonnie
Bonnie
A-

Limited Edition

8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
90%
Total

01/02

Melt Cosmetics Leo Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Leo Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Leo Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Leo Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Leo Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Leo Eyeshadow

Leo

Leo is a medium-dark green with subtle, warm olive undertones and a matte finish. It had a grainier texture that was harder to apply without a moderate amount of fallout during application, even after tapping away excess prior to trying it out on my lid. Though it seemed pigmented, it translated to more semi-opaque, buildable coverage in practice. Aside from the fallout, it was actually easy to apply and blend out, but I was surprised it didn’t have a more finely-milled texture. This shade stayed on for eight and a half hours before fading slightly.

Ingredients

Mica, Zinc Stearate, Dimethicone, Talc, Silica, Lauroyl Lysine, Isopropyl Palmitate, Butylene Glycol, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Aluminum Calcium Sodium Silicate, Phenoxyethanol, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, PTFE, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Perfluorooctyl Triethoxysilane, Ethylene/Methacrylate Copolymer, Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Polypropylene, Calcium Carbonate, Maltodextrin. May contain: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Iron Oxide (CI 77499), Iron Oxide (CI 77491), Iron Oxide (CI 77492), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Red 40 Lake (CI 16035), Tin Oxide (CI 77861), Carmine (CI 75470), Black 2 (CI 77266)

Leo
Leo
B-

Limited Edition

7.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
7
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
80%
Total

01/02

Melt Cosmetics Goalz Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Goalz Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Goalz Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Goalz Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Goalz Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Goalz Eyeshadow

Goalz

Goalz is a light-medium green with strong, warm yellow undertones and a metallic sheen. It had good pigmentation with a soft, slightly denser texture, but it was still smooth enough to adhere well to bare skin and blend out without a lot of effort. It wore well for eight hours before fading slightly.

Ingredients

Mica, Zinc Stearate, Dimethicone, Talc, Silica, Lauroyl Lysine, Isopropyl Palmitate, Butylene Glycol, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Aluminum Calcium Sodium Silicate, Phenoxyethanol, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, PTFE, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Perfluorooctyl Triethoxysilane, Ethylene/Methacrylate Copolymer, Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Polypropylene, Calcium Carbonate, Maltodextrin. May contain: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Iron Oxide (CI 77499), Iron Oxide (CI 77491), Iron Oxide (CI 77492), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Red 40 Lake (CI 16035), Tin Oxide (CI 77861), Carmine (CI 75470), Black 2 (CI 77266)

Goalz
Goalz
A-

Limited Edition

9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total

01/02

Melt Cosmetics Fire OG Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Fire OG Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Fire OG Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Fire OG Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Fire OG Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Fire OG Eyeshadow

Fire OG

Fire OG is a muted, medium olive green with warm undertones and a matte finish. The texture was soft but not as smooth as I expected but it performed just fine on the eyes as the color had mostly opaque, buildable coverage and was blendable. This shade lasted for just over eight hours on me.

Ingredients

Mica, Zinc Stearate, Dimethicone, Talc, Silica, Lauroyl Lysine, Isopropyl Palmitate, Butylene Glycol, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Aluminum Calcium Sodium Silicate, Phenoxyethanol, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, PTFE, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Perfluorooctyl Triethoxysilane, Ethylene/Methacrylate Copolymer, Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Polypropylene, Calcium Carbonate, Maltodextrin. May contain: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Iron Oxide (CI 77499), Iron Oxide (CI 77491), Iron Oxide (CI 77492), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Red 40 Lake (CI 16035), Tin Oxide (CI 77861), Carmine (CI 75470), Black 2 (CI 77266)

Fire OG
Fire OG
B+

Limited Edition

8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
89%
Total

01/02

Melt Cosmetics Mochi Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Mochi Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Mochi Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Mochi Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Mochi Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Mochi Eyeshadow

Mochi

Mochi is a dark, mustard yellow with subtle, warm undertones and a matte finish. It had nearly opaque color coverage that applied evenly and smoothly to bare skin. The eyeshadow felt soft and velvety to the touch, and it blended out well on bare skin. This shade lasted for eight hours before I noticed any fading.

Ingredients

Mica, Zinc Stearate, Dimethicone, Talc, Silica, Lauroyl Lysine, Isopropyl Palmitate, Butylene Glycol, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Aluminum Calcium Sodium Silicate, Phenoxyethanol, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, PTFE, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Perfluorooctyl Triethoxysilane, Ethylene/Methacrylate Copolymer, Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Polypropylene, Calcium Carbonate, Maltodextrin. May contain: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Iron Oxide (CI 77499), Iron Oxide (CI 77491), Iron Oxide (CI 77492), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Red 40 Lake (CI 16035), Tin Oxide (CI 77861), Carmine (CI 75470), Black 2 (CI 77266)

Mochi
Mochi
A-

Limited Edition

9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
91%
Total