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Milani Just Perfect Eyeshadow Review, Photos, Swatches

Milani Just Perfect Eyeshadow
Milani Just Perfect Eyeshadow

Not Quite Perfect

Milani Just Perfect Eyeshadow ($5.99 for 0.11 oz.) is described as smoky, muted bluish-teal with a gray cast and a frosted finish. It’s one of those fun colors to review, because it’s blue, it’s teal, it’s green, it’s gray! MAC Rain Drop is more teal colored, less gray. Urban Decay Hijack has a blacker base color, so it appears darker. MAC Emerald Dusk is darker and bluer. L’Oreal Endless Sea is a smidgen bluer. MAC Sky has gold shimmer. Urban Decay Shattered is very similar, but it also has gold shimmer.

Milani describes their latest powder eyeshadow formula as “super pigmented, easily blendable, crease-proof, [and] silk-like.”  I’ve been loving their new powder eyeshadows lately, but Just Perfect is a little less than that.  The texture is on the drier, stiffer side, so the color payoff is decent to good, but it’s definitely not super pigmented.  I worried it was going to be difficult to apply and blend, but it performed better on the lid.I did have to build up the color, but I did not have trouble blending the color and softening the edges.  It wore for eight hours without creasing both over a primer and just on bare lids–there was a smidgen of fading.

Gold Dust
9
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9
Longevity
4
Application
87%
Total
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Milani Just Perfect Eyeshadow
Milani Just Perfect Eyeshadow

Milani Just Perfect Eyeshadow
Milani Just Perfect Eyeshadow

Milani Just Perfect Eyeshadow
Milani Just Perfect Eyeshadow

Milani Just Perfect Eyeshadow
Milani Just Perfect Eyeshadow

Milani Just Perfect Eyeshadow
Milani Just Perfect Eyeshadow

Milani Just Perfect Eyeshadow
Milani Just Perfect Eyeshadow

Milani Just Perfect Eyeshadow
Milani Just Perfect Eyeshadow

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Product Availability

Milani Gold Dust $5.99
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About the Reviewer

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 information, please check the FAQ.)

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Hmmm, this reminds me of a lighter version of MAC Birds&Berries from Liberty of London which is one of my favorite shades (and one of the only blues I can pull off).

I really like Milani – their products are so affordable yet generally great quality. Too bad this shadow isn’t more pigmented, but it’s still cool to see a color/product like this at the drugstore.

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