Milani I Heart You Baked Metallic Eyeshadow Review, Photos, Swatches

Milani I Heart You Baked Eyeshadow
Milani I Heart You Baked Eyeshadow

Milani Baked Metallic Eyeshadow: I Heart You

Milani I Heart You Baked Metallic Eyeshadow ($7.49 for 0.05 oz.) is a coppery red with a shimmery, metallic finish.  It looks redder in the pan than it is when swatched–there is a coppery orange that is much more pronounced when applied.  It reminded me of MAC Coppering, but obviously in a baked form.

Milani’s Baked Metallic Eyeshadows can be used wet or dry–wet for more intensity, dry for more luminosity (which, given the context, must mean sheerer color). Given the nature of baked eyeshadows, I Heart You does apply smoother and more evenly when applied wet than dry, but still, it is quite pigmented when used dry. The texture is fairly smooth and soft, but when applied, there is a touch of fall out. It’s not unforgivable, but I did notice it.

I do wish they’d ditch the sponge/brush applicator, though, because the bristles are splayed and scratchy, while the sponge is thin and surprisingly scratchy. I did like the switch to a black interior, over the champagne gold from the Runway Eyeshadows. The lid is also quite secure, and I had to pry it open with my nails.

I Heart You

PPermanent. $6.99.
B+
B+
9
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9
Longevity
4
Application
88%
Total
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Milani I Heart You Baked Eyeshadow
Milani I Heart You Baked Eyeshadow

Milani I Heart You Baked Eyeshadow
Milani I Heart You Baked Eyeshadow

Milani I Heart You Baked Eyeshadow
Milani I Heart You Baked Eyeshadow

Milani I Heart You Baked Eyeshadow
Milani I Heart You Baked Eyeshadow (Wet/Dry)

Milani I Heart You Baked Eyeshadow
Milani I Heart You Baked Eyeshadow

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Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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I love Milani products, I picked up a few things from them just recently, I know what you mean about the applicators that come with the eyeshadows I never use them.

Nice color, and I’m impressed with the payoff. I HATE those brushes/sponges though! The sponge tip comes off so easily and it’s such a weird curved shape! They should have just ditched the applicator altogether.

It looks hot but sadly shadows in that color and finish often end up turning pink on me. Dark pink, but pink all the same instead of red.

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