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Natasha Denona Industrial, Glam Green, Cloudy Blue, Pinija, Tropic Eyeshadows Reviews, Photos, Swatches

Natasha Denona Eyeshadow
Industrial (45M), Glam Green (18M), Cloudy Blue (17M), Pinija (85P), Tropic (08V), Skin (75S), Cream (21S), Flamingo (57V), Sephora Blonde Ambition Eyeliner, Flamingo (57V), Pinija (85P)

Natasha Denona Eyeshadow ($29.00 for 0.08 oz.) comes in 66 shades with four distinct finishes (Matte, Duo-Chrome, Metallic, and Sparkling). According to the brand, the eyeshadow formula is supposed to have “full, rich and intense color that won’t fade out, be “long-lasting,” and smooth. The majority of the shimmery shades were very pigmented with a soft consistency that was something just right and other times a little prone to crumbling/loosening in the pan, while the mattes were smooth but quite powdery, which resulted it color that didn’t adhere to bare skin as readily. The texture of most shades is soft, blendable, and most of the shimmery shades I’ve tested applied well to bare skin. The wear was fairly consistent, but there was some variance from shade to shade (which didn’t seem related to finish). The wear has ranged from five to eight hours, depending on the shade. Primer helps with longevity, adding two to three hours to the shade’s no-primer wear time, but they seem like shorter-wearing eyeshadows compared to most powder formulas I’ve tried.

Check out my first review for more depth about the formula as well as a pricing breakdown for singles compared to palettes.

Industrial (45M) is a dark, taupe brown with subtle, warm undertones and a sparkling, metallic finish. It had rich color payoff with a soft, smooth, and dense consistency that blended well without being too loose or prone to fall out when applied. The powder eyeshadow started to show slight creasing after seven and a half hours of wear. Dior Moonlight #4 (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (95% similar). Dior Celebrate in Gold #3 (LE, ) is lighter, warmer (95% similar). Dose of Colors Slinky (P, $20.00) is darker (85% similar). Bobbi Brown Black Pearl (LE, $38.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Divergent Diverge (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Zoeva Nostalgic (PiP, ) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Soleil et Lune #3 (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Her Style (PiP, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). ColourPop Drama (LE, $4.50) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Giorgio Armani Halo (46) (P, $30.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). Make Up For Ever ME554 Gunmetal (DC, $21.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). NARS L'Amour, Toujours L'Amour #11 (DC, $25.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Chanel Silver Screen (822) (LE, $36.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Touch in Sol Aurora Taupe (7) (P, $18.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Chanel Lame Acier (37) (LE, $36.00) is less shimmery, cooler (85% similar). Charlotte Tilbury The Rock Chick #3 (PiP, ) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Bye Bye Bahamas (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery, warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay Vaporize (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar). Give Me Glow Nirvana (PiP, $7.00) is darker, more muted (85% similar). Urban Decay Robbery (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Glam Green (18M) is a muted, light-medium green-ish gray with cool undertones and a metallic sheen. It had semi-opaque color payoff with a soft, looser consistency that kicked up excess in the pan and sheered out slightly when blended out. On me, it wore well for seven hours before creasing. Too Faced Glittered (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Supernouveau #2 (PiP, ) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Inglot #454 (P, $7.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Stage (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). NABLA Cosmetics Gem System (PiP, ) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). Chanel Tisse Venitien #3 (PiP, ) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Seduce Glow (Enhance) (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). Danessa Myricks Iconic (P, $18.00) is more shimmery, warmer (85% similar). MAC Modern Pewter (LE, $20.00) is darker (85% similar). JD Glow Fairy Acid (P, $7.50) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). KVD Beauty Tinsel (DC, $21.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Byredo Mysteres (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (80% similar). NARS Filth and Fury (LE, $25.00) is less shimmery, warmer (80% similar). Clarins Jade #1 (PiP, ) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (80% similar). ColourPop Thingamabob (LE, $4.50) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (80% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Funny Bunny (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (80% similar). Dior Party in Colours #3 (LE, ) is more shimmery, warmer (80% similar). MAC Silver Birch (LE, $21.00) is darker, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Cloudy Blue (17M) is a muted, medium-dark blue with a golden shift and metallic finish. It had good pigmentation with a slightly loose texture in the pan, where the powder dislodged from the pan easily. It is best applied by pressing the color into the lid and lightly blending along the edges. The eyeshadow wore well for seven hours on me. Clionadh Fog (P, $5.25) is warmer (95% similar). Makeup Geek Chameleon (P, $12.00) is darker, cooler (95% similar). Anastasia Venice (P, $12.00) is darker (95% similar). Sydney Grace Dive (P, $6.00) is darker (90% similar). NARS Inception (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Freeze (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Pretty Vulgar Fancy (PiP, ) is lighter (90% similar). ColourPop Flower Shop (LE, $6.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). MAC Steamy (P, $17.00) is brighter, cooler (90% similar). Sydney Grace Comforter (P, $6.25) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar). ColourPop Arabian Nights (LE, $6.00) is lighter (90% similar). Natasha Denona Flow (377M) (PiP, $29.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Amp (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). Tarte Art Deco (LE, ) is more shimmery (90% similar). Sydney Grace Narrow Path (P, $5.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Milani Bella Teal (21) (P, $4.49) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Shattered (DC, $19.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Anastasia Seychelles (LE, $12.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Giorgio Armani Jade Reflection (35) (DC, $39.00) is lighter (85% similar). ColourPop Nix (LE, $6.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Pinija (85P) is a deep, reddish-brown with warm undertones and a green shift paired with a frosted sheen. It was richly pigmented with a soft, smooth, and blendable consistency that was slightly dense but not too firm or too loose in the pan. I noticed it was beginning to crease after seven and a half hours of wear. MAC When in Rio (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Psych (P, $19.00) is lighter (90% similar). ColourPop Ring True (LE, $4.50) is lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Lounge (DC, $19.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Clionadh Vortex (P, $5.25) is lighter (85% similar). Ardency Inn Peacock (DC, $21.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Huda Beauty Emerald #4 (LE, ) is darker, more muted, cooler (85% similar). Anastasia Peacock (DC, $12.00) is darker (85% similar). ColourPop Sassy (LE, $4.50) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). KVD Beauty On the Road (P, $16.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Makeup Geek Insomnia (P, $12.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Icon Disco Eyes #1 (LE, ) is cooler (80% similar). Too Faced Girly (LE, $16.00) is warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Tropic (08V) is a dark green-leaning teal with fine gold pearl. It darkened quite a bit when applied to the skin (several shades compared to how it appeared in the pan!). It had good color payoff but was harder to blend out, especially around the edges, as it had a thinner consistency that tended to adhere strongly wherever it first landed. This shade showed signs of fading after eight hours. Maybelline Never Fade Jade (P, $6.99) is less shimmery, lighter, brighter (90% similar). Cle de Peau Les Annees Folles #5 (LE, ) is less shimmery, more muted (90% similar). Fyrinnae Gender Bent (P, $6.75) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). Too Faced Too Glam (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery (85% similar). NARS Tropic (P, $19.00) is less shimmery, less pigmented, warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Industrial (45M)

PiPPermanent in Palette. $29.00.
A-
A-
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total

Glam Green (18M)

PiPPermanent in Palette. $29.00.
B+
B+
8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.3
Longevity
4.8
Application
88%
Total

Cloudy Blue (17M)

PiPPermanent in Palette. $29.00.
B
B
8
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
84%
Total

Pinija (85P)

PPermanent. $29.00.
A-
A-
8.8
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.3
Longevity
5
Application
91%
Total

Tropic (08V)

PiPPermanent in Palette. $29.00.
B
B
7.8
Product
9
Pigmentation
7.8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.3
Application
83%
Total

See more photos & swatches!

Natasha Denona Industrial (45M) Eyeshadow
Natasha Denona Industrial (45M) Eyeshadow

Natasha Denona Industrial (45M) Eyeshadow
Natasha Denona Industrial (45M) Eyeshadow

Natasha Denona Glam Green (18M) Eyeshadow
Natasha Denona Glam Green (18M) Eyeshadow

Natasha Denona Glam Green (18M) Eyeshadow
Natasha Denona Glam Green (18M) Eyeshadow

Natasha Denona Cloudy Blue (17M) Eyeshadow
Natasha Denona Cloudy Blue (17M) Eyeshadow

Natasha Denona Cloudy Blue (17M) Eyeshadow
Natasha Denona Cloudy Blue (17M) Eyeshadow

Natasha Denona Pinija (85P) Eyeshadow
Natasha Denona Pinija (85P) Eyeshadow

Natasha Denona Pinija (85P) Eyeshadow
Natasha Denona Pinija (85P) Eyeshadow

Natasha Denona Tropic (08V) Eyeshadow
Natasha Denona Tropic (08V) Eyeshadow

Natasha Denona Tropic (08V) Eyeshadow
Natasha Denona Tropic (08V) Eyeshadow

Natasha Denona Eyeshadow
Industrial (45M), Glam Green (18M), Cloudy Blue (17M), Pinija (85P), Tropic (08V), Skin (75S), Cream (21S), Flamingo (57V), Sephora Blonde Ambition Eyeliner, Flamingo (57V), Pinija (85P)

Natasha Denona Eyeshadow
Industrial (45M), Glam Green (18M), Cloudy Blue (17M), Pinija (85P), Tropic (08V), Skin (75S), Cream (21S), Flamingo (57V), Sephora Blonde Ambition Eyeliner, Flamingo (57V), Pinija (85P)

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Nancy T Avatar

Whoa, that’s one very complex eye look! Stunning, but with the way everything blends so seamlessly, I wouldn’t even attempt to do something similar!
That said, I do have dupes for all but Glam Green, and the color of that beauty of an eyeshadow seems very uncommon and hard to dupe! Wish it rated better, but I will be on the lookout for a better quality dupe of it.

Nicole Avatar

These shades are gorgeous. But, I just can’t justify the cost when there are so many quality shadows out there these days that wear better and look beautiful as well. I really appreciate you taking the time to review these Christine and I love the eye looks as always! 🙂

Katherine T. Avatar

Oh my, I’m a sucker for gold shades, especially if they’re infused with more unique colors. Love Cloudy Blue and Tropic, just worried about the wear time on my oily lids, even with primer. Will probably start off small, with a 5 pan from Beautylish, since they accept returns, and see how it goes from there.

Christine Avatar

MAC Steel Blue – I think it will be a little darker, but it has a more muted, gray-ish blue base with gold sparkle. You can maybe make it out if you squint at this tiny, pathetic swatch from a bajillion years ago: http://www.temptalia.com/mac-cosmetics-the-originals-review-product-swatches

but I am sure a google image search will turn up far better!

Ginny Avatar

Beautiful look. I can probably copy it with colors from my Sleek palettes ?. These seem to be a bit all over the place. I wonder if the ravers just aren’t testing the wear for long enough.

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