Melt Cosmetics Water Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

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Melt Cosmetics Water Bad Side Zodiac Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Water Bad Side Zodiac Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Water Bad Side Zodiac Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Water Bad Side Zodiac Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Water Bad Side Zodiac Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Water Bad Side Zodiac Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Water Bad Side Zodiac Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Water Bad Side Zodiac Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Water Bad Side Zodiac Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Water Bad Side Zodiac Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Water Bad Side Zodiac Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Water Bad Side Zodiac Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Water Bad Side Zodiac Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Water Bad Side Zodiac Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Water Bad Side Zodiac Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Water Bad Side Zodiac Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Water Bad Side Zodiac Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Water Bad Side Zodiac Eyeshadow Palette

Water

Melt Cosmetics Water Bad Side Zodaic Eyeshadow Palette ($38.00 for 0.28 oz.) released earlier this month as an eight-shade color story that had aquas, blues, and neutrals The matte formula actually seemed less dense/intense compared to Melt’s normal matte formula, but they were easier to control and build up. The shimmers were also less firmly-pressed than I’d typically associate with Melt, which made them improved.

Ingredients

Water

LELimited Edition. $38.00.
B
B
8
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
84%
Total
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Melt Cosmetics Manipulative Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Manipulative Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Manipulative Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Manipulative Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Manipulative Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Manipulative Eyeshadow

Manipulative

Manipulative is a very light peach with subtle, warm undertones and a smooth, metallic sheen.

  • Opaque pigmentation
  • Lightly emollient, smooth, dense but not thick
  • Picked up evenly with a dry brush
  • Applied evenly, blended out well
  • Long-wearing (8 hours)

Ingredients

Mica, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Dimethicone, Diisostearyl Malate, C20-24 Alkyl Dimethicone, Zinc Stearate, Dimethiconol, Pentylene Glycol, Glyceryl Caprylate, Glyceryl Undecylenate, Tin Oxide. May Contain: Titanium Dioxide Ci 77891, Iron Oxides Ci 77499, Yellow 5 Lake Ci 19140, Iron Oxides Ci 77491, Blue 1 Lake Ci 42090.

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.

Manipulative

LELimited Edition.
A
A
9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
94%
Total
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Melt Cosmetics Secretive Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Secretive Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Secretive Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Secretive Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Secretive Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Secretive Eyeshadow

Secretive

Secretive is a light, peachy brown with moderate, warm undertones and a matte finish.

  • Nearly opaque pigmentation
  • Soft, slightly thin, lightly powdery
  • Applied evenly, blended out well
  • Long-wearing (8 hours)

Ingredients

Talc, Zea Mays Starch/Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Silica, Dimethicone, Kaolin, Dehydroacetic Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Dimethiconol. May Contain: Mica, Blue 1 Lake Ci 42090, Iron Oxides Ci 77499, Ultramarines Ci 77007, Iron Oxides Ci 77491, Iron Oxides Ci 77492, Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide Ci 77510, Titanium Dioxide Ci 77891.

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.

Secretive

LELimited Edition.
A-
A-
9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
91%
Total
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Melt Cosmetics Moody Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Moody Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Moody Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Moody Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Moody Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Moody Eyeshadow

Moody

Moody is a brighter, light-medium green with cool undertones and warmer, gold sparkle over a metallic finish.

  • Opaque pigmentation
  • Lightly emollient, smooth, dense but not thick
  • Picked up evenly with a dry brush
  • Applied evenly, blended out well
  • Long-wearing (8 hours)

Ingredients

Mica, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Dimethicone, Diisostearyl Malate, C20-24 Alkyl Dimethicone, Zinc Stearate, Dimethiconol, Pentylene Glycol, Glyceryl Caprylate, Glyceryl Undecylenate, Tin Oxide. May Contain: Titanium Dioxide Ci 77891, Iron Oxides Ci 77499, Yellow 5 Lake Ci 19140, Iron Oxides Ci 77491, Blue 1 Lake Ci 42090.

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.

Moody

LELimited Edition.
A
A
9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
94%
Total
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Melt Cosmetics Trust Issues Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Trust Issues Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Trust Issues Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Trust Issues Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Trust Issues Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Trust Issues Eyeshadow

Trust Issues

Trust Issues is a muted, medium-dark sage green with subtle, cool undertones and a matte finish.

  • Medium, buildable pigmentation
  • Soft, slightly thin, lightly powdery
  • Applied evenly, blended out well
  • Long-wearing (8 hours)

Ingredients

Talc, Zea Mays Starch/Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Silica, Dimethicone, Kaolin, Dehydroacetic Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Dimethiconol. May Contain: Mica, Blue 1 Lake Ci 42090, Iron Oxides Ci 77499, Ultramarines Ci 77007, Iron Oxides Ci 77491, Iron Oxides Ci 77492, Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide Ci 77510, Titanium Dioxide Ci 77891.

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.

Trust Issues

LELimited Edition.
B
B
8
Product
8
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
83%
Total
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Melt Cosmetics Emo Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Emo Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Emo Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Emo Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Emo Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Emo Eyeshadow

Emo

Emo is a medium-dark blue-teal with cool undertones and a matte finish. Despite the sheerer coverage, it built up and blended out particularly well over primer.

  • Semi-sheer, buildable pigmentation
  • Soft, slightly thin, moderately powdery
  • Prone to sheering out but blended out well
  • Long-wearing (8 hours)

Ingredients

Talc, Zea Mays Starch/Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Silica, Dimethicone, Kaolin, Dehydroacetic Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Dimethiconol. May Contain: Mica, Blue 1 Lake Ci 42090, Iron Oxides Ci 77499, Ultramarines Ci 77007, Iron Oxides Ci 77491, Iron Oxides Ci 77492, Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide Ci 77510, Titanium Dioxide Ci 77891.

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.

Emo

LELimited Edition.
D+
D+
6
Product
5
Pigmentation
7
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
69%
Total
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Melt Cosmetics Ugly Crying Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Ugly Crying Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Ugly Crying Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Ugly Crying Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Ugly Crying Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Ugly Crying Eyeshadow

Ugly Crying

Ugly Crying is a very dark, but not inky, navy blue with cool undertones and a matte finish. This shade performed significantly better (like a different product!) over primer as it seemed on the drier side.

  • Semi-sheer pigmentation
  • Soft, slightly thin, moderately powdery
  • Applied evenly, blended out well
  • Long-wearing (8 hours)

Ingredients

Talc, Zea Mays Starch/Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Silica, Dimethicone, Kaolin, Dehydroacetic Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Dimethiconol. May Contain: Mica, Blue 1 Lake Ci 42090, Iron Oxides Ci 77499, Ultramarines Ci 77007, Iron Oxides Ci 77491, Iron Oxides Ci 77492, Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide Ci 77510, Titanium Dioxide Ci 77891.

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.

Ugly Crying

LELimited Edition.
D+
D+
6
Product
6
Pigmentation
6
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4
Application
68%
Total
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Melt Cosmetics Dead Inside Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Dead Inside Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Dead Inside Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Dead Inside Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Dead Inside Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Dead Inside Eyeshadow

Dead Inside

Dead Inside is a blackened blue base with fine navy blue and teal pearl and sparkle throughout.

  • Opaque pigmentation
  • Lightly emollient, smooth, dense but not thick
  • Picked up evenly with a dry brush
  • Applied evenly, blended out well
  • Long-wearing (8 hours)

Ingredients

Mica, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Dimethicone, Diisostearyl Malate, C20-24 Alkyl Dimethicone, Zinc Stearate, Dimethiconol, Pentylene Glycol, Glyceryl Caprylate, Glyceryl Undecylenate, Tin Oxide. May Contain: Titanium Dioxide Ci 77891, Iron Oxides Ci 77499, Yellow 5 Lake Ci 19140, Iron Oxides Ci 77491, Blue 1 Lake Ci 42090.

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.

Dead Inside

LELimited Edition.
A
A
9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
94%
Total
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Melt Cosmetics Possessive Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Possessive Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Possessive Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Possessive Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Possessive Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Possessive Eyeshadow

Possessive

Possessive is a deep, taupe-brown with subtle, warm undertones and a matte finish.

  • Opaque pigmentation
  • Soft, slightly thin, moderately powdery
  • Applied evenly, blended out well
  • Long-wearing (8 hours)

Ingredients

Talc, Zea Mays Starch/Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Silica, Dimethicone, Kaolin, Dehydroacetic Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Dimethiconol. May Contain: Mica, Blue 1 Lake Ci 42090, Iron Oxides Ci 77499, Ultramarines Ci 77007, Iron Oxides Ci 77491, Iron Oxides Ci 77492, Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide Ci 77510, Titanium Dioxide Ci 77891.

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.

Possessive

LELimited Edition.
A-
A-
8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total

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Maureen Avatar

A part of me is still so amused enough by the palette concept to want this but my interest has shifted to other releases and, while some of the shades still interest me, there are some sad sad duds here. Maybe if it goes on major sale I’ll get it, but I should probably just find alternatives for Moody and Dead Inside.

Genevieve Avatar

On face value, this palette reminded many of us here of your beautiful On the Horizons pallette, with its emphasis on aquas, blues and greens, But sadly, that where the comparison ends. Apart from Manipulative (awful name) and Moody (which bares a superficial resemblance to Earthbound), the rest of the palette is disappointing. Your palette, Christine, was so, so much better in terms of quality and variety of finishes.

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