Natasha Denona Biba Mini Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

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Natasha Denona Biba Mini Eyeshadow Palette
Natasha Denona Biba Mini Eyeshadow Palette
Natasha Denona Biba Mini Eyeshadow Palette
Natasha Denona Biba Mini Eyeshadow Palette
Natasha Denona Biba Mini Eyeshadow Palette
Natasha Denona Biba Mini Eyeshadow Palette
Natasha Denona Biba Mini Eyeshadow Palette
Natasha Denona Biba Mini Eyeshadow Palette
Natasha Denona Biba Mini Eyeshadow Palette
Natasha Denona Biba Mini Eyeshadow Palette
Natasha Denona Biba Mini Eyeshadow Palette
Natasha Denona Biba Mini Eyeshadow Palette
Natasha Denona Biba Mini Eyeshadow Palette
Natasha Denona Biba Mini Eyeshadow Palette
Natasha Denona Biba Mini Eyeshadow Palette
Natasha Denona Biba Mini Eyeshadow Palette
Natasha Denona Biba Mini Eyeshadow Palette
Natasha Denona Biba Mini Eyeshadow Palette

Biba

Natasha Denona Biba Mini Eyeshadow Palette ($25.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a miniature flanker palette to Biba. The eyeshadows were pigmented, blendable, and easy enough to work with overall, though I found that Bruno was inconsistent in its application and sometimes was a little patchy despite trying to even it out.

Biba

PPermanent. $25.00.
A
A
9.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
94%
Total
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Natasha Denona Bruno (417CM) Creamy Matte Eye Shadow
Natasha Denona Bruno (417CM) Creamy Matte Eye Shadow
Natasha Denona Bruno (417CM) Creamy Matte Eye Shadow
Natasha Denona Bruno (417CM) Creamy Matte Eye Shadow
Natasha Denona Bruno (417CM) Creamy Matte Eye Shadow
Natasha Denona Bruno (417CM) Creamy Matte Eye Shadow

Bruno (417CM)

Bruno (417CM) is a deep, reddish-brown with subtle, cool undertones and a matte finish. It had nearly opaque color coverage in a single layer, which was easily built up to full coverage if desired. The texture was smooth, velvety, and blendable, but I noticed that it seemed to be a little patchy when layered over the other shades in the palette, so while it sometimes applied just fine, other times it seemed to lift away from where I initially applied it. There were signs of fading present after nine hours of wear.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

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The majority of the brand's eyeshadows are quite pigmented, blendable, and long-wearing. The eyeshadows have improved over time, particularly with respect to longevity (without a primer). The original formula often creased on me within seven to eight hours, whereas the more current formula wears eight to nine hours with fading (instead of full-on creasing). The more matte finishes tend to be a bit more velvety, substantial, and less dry/powdery compared to prior iterations.

The metallic finish is often the creamiest, slightly denser in feel, but has excellent pigmentation, adhesion, and blendability. The sparkling shades can have some fallout, depending on how they're applied and how sparkly they are, so they sometimes work better with fingertips or a dampened brush; they can also run sheerer compared to other finishes.

Cream-Powders are the more unique formulation and tend to have firmer, almost stiff, consistencies and more semi-opaque, watercolor-esque coverage. They are longer-wearing, but they can take a few uses to learn how to use. This formula has also improved compared to when it first debuted--it is a bit more yielding now.

Browse all of our Natasha Denona Creamy Matte Eye Shadow swatches.

Ingredients

Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Zinc Stearate, Dimethicone, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Silica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499), Carmine (CI 75470).

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.

Bruno (417CM)

PiPPermanent in Palette.
A-
A-
8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
90%
Total
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Natasha Denona Izzy (418CM) Creamy Matte Eye Shadow
Natasha Denona Izzy (418CM) Creamy Matte Eye Shadow
Natasha Denona Izzy (418CM) Creamy Matte Eye Shadow
Natasha Denona Izzy (418CM) Creamy Matte Eye Shadow
Natasha Denona Izzy (418CM) Creamy Matte Eye Shadow
Natasha Denona Izzy (418CM) Creamy Matte Eye Shadow

Izzy (418CM)

Izzy (418CM) is a light-medium brown with subtle, warm undertones and a matte finish. It was richly pigmented with a smooth, velvety texture that was soft, blendable, and not prone to fallout. It stayed on nicely for nine hours before fading a bit.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

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The majority of the brand's eyeshadows are quite pigmented, blendable, and long-wearing. The eyeshadows have improved over time, particularly with respect to longevity (without a primer). The original formula often creased on me within seven to eight hours, whereas the more current formula wears eight to nine hours with fading (instead of full-on creasing). The more matte finishes tend to be a bit more velvety, substantial, and less dry/powdery compared to prior iterations.

The metallic finish is often the creamiest, slightly denser in feel, but has excellent pigmentation, adhesion, and blendability. The sparkling shades can have some fallout, depending on how they're applied and how sparkly they are, so they sometimes work better with fingertips or a dampened brush; they can also run sheerer compared to other finishes.

Cream-Powders are the more unique formulation and tend to have firmer, almost stiff, consistencies and more semi-opaque, watercolor-esque coverage. They are longer-wearing, but they can take a few uses to learn how to use. This formula has also improved compared to when it first debuted--it is a bit more yielding now.

Browse all of our Natasha Denona Creamy Matte Eye Shadow swatches.

Ingredients

Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Zinc Stearate, Mica, Dimethicone, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Silica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499), Carmine (CI 75470).

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.

Izzy (418CM)

PiPPermanent in Palette.
A+
A+
10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
99%
Total
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Natasha Denona Blaze Nude (419M) Metallic Eye Shadow
Natasha Denona Blaze Nude (419M) Metallic Eye Shadow
Natasha Denona Blaze Nude (419M) Metallic Eye Shadow
Natasha Denona Blaze Nude (419M) Metallic Eye Shadow
Natasha Denona Blaze Nude (419M) Metallic Eye Shadow
Natasha Denona Blaze Nude (419M) Metallic Eye Shadow

Blaze Nude (419M)

Blaze Nude (419M) is a light-medium peachy-coral with warmer undertones and a shiny, metallic finish. It had mostly opaque, buildable pigmentation with a soft, more loosely-pressed texture that was lightly emollient to the touch and very readily picked up with a dry brush. I’d recommend using a flat brush to pick up product gently, press onto the lid, and then go back for more if desired as it could have light fallout if I wasn’t careful due to the softer press. It wore well for nine hours before fading visibly.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$29.00/0.08 oz. - $362.50 Per Ounce

The majority of the brand's eyeshadows are quite pigmented, blendable, and long-wearing. The eyeshadows have improved over time, particularly with respect to longevity (without a primer). The original formula often creased on me within seven to eight hours, whereas the more current formula wears eight to nine hours with fading (instead of full-on creasing). The more matte finishes tend to be a bit more velvety, substantial, and less dry/powdery compared to prior iterations.

The metallic finish is often the creamiest, slightly denser in feel, but has excellent pigmentation, adhesion, and blendability. The sparkling shades can have some fallout, depending on how they're applied and how sparkly they are, so they sometimes work better with fingertips or a dampened brush; they can also run sheerer compared to other finishes.

Cream-Powders are the more unique formulation and tend to have firmer, almost stiff, consistencies and more semi-opaque, watercolor-esque coverage. They are longer-wearing, but they can take a few uses to learn how to use. This formula has also improved compared to when it first debuted--it is a bit more yielding now.

Browse all of our Natasha Denona Metallic Eye Shadow swatches.

Ingredients

Talc, Mica, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Silica, Cetyl Dimethicone, Dimethicone, Calcium Titanium Borosilicate, Hydrogenated Palm Kernel Glycerides, Zinc Stearate, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Lauryl Dimethicone, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Tin Oxide, Hydrogenated Palm Glycerides, Laureth-4, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Aluminum Powder (CI 77000), Carmine (CI 75470), Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163).

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.

Blaze Nude (419M)

PiPPermanent in Palette. $29.00.
A-
A-
9
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total
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Natasha Denona Plush (420CM) Creamy Matte Eye Shadow
Natasha Denona Plush (420CM) Creamy Matte Eye Shadow
Natasha Denona Plush (420CM) Creamy Matte Eye Shadow
Natasha Denona Plush (420CM) Creamy Matte Eye Shadow
Natasha Denona Plush (420CM) Creamy Matte Eye Shadow
Natasha Denona Plush (420CM) Creamy Matte Eye Shadow

Plush (420CM)

Plush (420CM) is a dark peach with warmer undertones and a matte finish. The consistency was soft, slightly powdery in the pan, but it was blendable and easy to work with on the lid as it wasn’t prone to fallout. It had opaque pigmentation that lasted well for nine hours before fading noticeably.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

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The majority of the brand's eyeshadows are quite pigmented, blendable, and long-wearing. The eyeshadows have improved over time, particularly with respect to longevity (without a primer). The original formula often creased on me within seven to eight hours, whereas the more current formula wears eight to nine hours with fading (instead of full-on creasing). The more matte finishes tend to be a bit more velvety, substantial, and less dry/powdery compared to prior iterations.

The metallic finish is often the creamiest, slightly denser in feel, but has excellent pigmentation, adhesion, and blendability. The sparkling shades can have some fallout, depending on how they're applied and how sparkly they are, so they sometimes work better with fingertips or a dampened brush; they can also run sheerer compared to other finishes.

Cream-Powders are the more unique formulation and tend to have firmer, almost stiff, consistencies and more semi-opaque, watercolor-esque coverage. They are longer-wearing, but they can take a few uses to learn how to use. This formula has also improved compared to when it first debuted--it is a bit more yielding now.

Browse all of our Natasha Denona Creamy Matte Eye Shadow swatches.

Ingredients

Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Zinc Stearate, Dimethicone, Mica, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Silica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499), Carmine (CI 75470), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140

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.

Plush (420CM)

PiPPermanent in Palette.
A
A
9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
97%
Total
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Natasha Denona Wink (421CP) Cream-Powder Eye Shadow
Natasha Denona Wink (421CP) Cream-Powder Eye Shadow
Natasha Denona Wink (421CP) Cream-Powder Eye Shadow
Natasha Denona Wink (421CP) Cream-Powder Eye Shadow
Natasha Denona Wink (421CP) Cream-Powder Eye Shadow
Natasha Denona Wink (421CP) Cream-Powder Eye Shadow

Wink (421CP)

Wink (421CP) is a soft, plummy brown with warmer undertones and a satin finish. It had a cream-powder formula, so it was denser, almost firm, in the pan, but it had light slip to it and picked up well with a dry brush. I had no problems applying and blending out the product on my lid, and it yielded full color coverage in one layer. There were signs of fading after nine and a half hours of wear.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

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The majority of the brand's eyeshadows are quite pigmented, blendable, and long-wearing. The eyeshadows have improved over time, particularly with respect to longevity (without a primer). The original formula often creased on me within seven to eight hours, whereas the more current formula wears eight to nine hours with fading (instead of full-on creasing). The more matte finishes tend to be a bit more velvety, substantial, and less dry/powdery compared to prior iterations.

The metallic finish is often the creamiest, slightly denser in feel, but has excellent pigmentation, adhesion, and blendability. The sparkling shades can have some fallout, depending on how they're applied and how sparkly they are, so they sometimes work better with fingertips or a dampened brush; they can also run sheerer compared to other finishes.

Cream-Powders are the more unique formulation and tend to have firmer, almost stiff, consistencies and more semi-opaque, watercolor-esque coverage. They are longer-wearing, but they can take a few uses to learn how to use. This formula has also improved compared to when it first debuted--it is a bit more yielding now.

Browse all of our Natasha Denona Cream-Powder Eye Shadow swatches.

Ingredients

Mica, Dimethicone, Squalane, Silica, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Hydrogenated Styrene/Isoprene Copolymer, Zinc Stearate, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Boron Nitride, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Laureth-4, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499), Carmine (CI 75470).

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.

Wink (421CP)

PiPPermanent in Palette.
A
A
9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
97%
Total

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Nancy T Avatar

Rarely do I ever order something before your review, but seeing YT’ers using it live made my mind up. I ordered it yesterday. This will be a perfect on the go or just a quick easy little eyeshadow palette that I know I’ll use often. I did notice some having to go back in with Bruno, so I had a feeling that this shade is a bit “fussy”, but still such a rich, beautiful chocolate brown that it is still worth using it.

Z Avatar

lol. It’s cohesive, don’t get me wrong. But its color story is literally made up of all the shades I didn’t want (and ultimately why I didn’t purchase) from the full-size Biba palette.

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