Natasha Denona Moonstone, Cool Bronze, Golden Flesh, Arizona, Sand Storm Eyeshadows Reviews, Photos, Swatches

Natasha Denona Eyeshadow
Moonstone (59M), Cool Bronze (31M), Golden Flesh (68M), Arizona (88V), Sand Storm (90V), Flamingo (57V), Indian Gold (44M), Umber (78M)

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.

Moonstone (59M) is a bright, golden peach with warm undertones and a metallic sheen. It was richly pigmented with a soft, smooth consistency that applied well to bare skin but showed signs of creasing after seven hours. MAC Kitties (P, $16.00) is lighter (90% similar). Smashbox Champagne (P, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Stila Sandstone (LE, $18.00) is lighter (90% similar). Tarte Vivacious (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Ringer (LE, $5.00) is darker (90% similar). Too Faced Cherish (P, ) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty AW '16 (Left) (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Sephora #happydays (P, $10.00) is lighter (90% similar). Tarina Tarantino Delightful #4 (P, ) is less shimmery (90% similar). Anastasia Gleam (P, $12.00) is lighter (90% similar). bareMinerals Ball Gown (V2) (P, ) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Fairy Land (LE, $20.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC So, So Saucy (LE, $22.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Colour Pop Crimper (LE, $5.00) is less shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Pretty Vulgar Shine (P, ) is less shimmery, lighter (85% similar). MAC Jest (P, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Disney by Sephora Splendid (LE, ) is cooler, lower quality (85% similar). MAC Wished I Stayed (LE, $21.00) is cooler (85% similar). YSL Onde Sable (04) (P, $30.00) is darker (85% similar). MAC Joy Toy (LE, $20.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Cool Bronze (31M) is a medium-dark copper with warm undertones and a metallic finish. It is by no means cool-toned at all, in case the name made you think it might be! It had good color payoff with a soft, blendable texture that wasn’t too firm or too loose in the pan. It applied beautifully on bare skin, blended out well, and wore for seven and a half hours before creasing. Zoeva Pure Ganache (P, ) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Tarte Jewel (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). City Color Cleo (P, $6.99) is darker (95% similar). MAC A Glimmer of Gold #3 (P, $21.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Sephora Some Like It Dot (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (95% similar). Anastasia Adorn (P, $12.00) is darker (95% similar). Ciate Shine Bright (LE, ) is darker, cooler (95% similar). Tarte Vintage (P, $14.00) is darker (95% similar). City Color Cheers to Life (P, $6.99) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar). MAC Campfire (LE, $32.50) is darker (90% similar). Huda Beauty #Blessed (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). Make Up For Ever ME728 Copper Red (P, $21.00) is darker (90% similar). Too Faced Friendspiration (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). LORAC Amber (LE, $19.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Half Baked (P, $19.00)(90% similar). Natasha Denona Atria (107M) (P, $29.00) is darker, brighter (90% similar). BH Cosmetics Foil Eyes 2 #3 (P, ) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Tarte Candlelit Dinner (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). Viseart Petit Pro #6 (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). Colour Pop KathleenLights (LE, $5.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Golden Flesh (68M) is a medium-dark, coppery-bronze with warm undertones and a greenish-gold sheen (not a duochrome, though). It had fantastic pigmentation with a really soft, smooth, and blendable texture that wasn’t too powdery or too firm. The color adhered well to bare skin without losing intensity, while it lasted for eight hours before creasing. Makeup Geek Pocket Change (P, $6.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Too Faced Peanut Butter Cup (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty About Last Night No. 03 (LE, ) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). City Color Sandstorm (P, $6.99) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Anastasia Adorn (P, $12.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). MAC Mortal #4 (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC Woodwinked (LE, $16.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Tiki (LE, $22.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). LORAC Cinnamon (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Morphe Queen (LE, ) is lighter (85% similar). Make Up For Ever ME644 Iced Brown (P, $21.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Chanel Memory (P, $36.00) is less shimmery, more muted (85% similar). Colour Pop Board Shorts (LE, $5.00) is less shimmery (85% similar). BH Cosmetics Foil Eyes 2 #5 (P, ) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Social Butterfly #3 (P, ) is cooler (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Honeymoon #2 (P, ) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Make Up For Ever ME612 Silver Brown (P, $21.00) is darker, cooler (80% similar). Coloured Raine Cinnamon Lust (P, $6.99) is less shimmery, darker (80% similar). Morphe 24/7 (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker, more muted (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Arizona (88V) is a dark brown with warm, red undertones and a matte finish. It is incredibly powdery such that it easily sheers out and leaves behind a sheer layer of color, even though it seems quite pigmented–just as long as you don’t blend it out! It was buildable, though, and it seemed to look decent on the lid (far better than anticipated!). The color lasted for eight hours, even, before fading. Too Faced Mocha (P, $16.00) is cooler (95% similar). Too Faced Toffee Crunch (LE, $16.00) is lighter (95% similar). LORAC Unspoken (P, $19.00) is lighter, cooler (95% similar). Make Up For Ever M636 Cappuccino (P, $21.00) is lighter (95% similar). Dior Cuir Cannage #3 (P, ) is lighter, more muted (95% similar). Kat Von D Rust (Define) (P, ) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Beware (P, $19.00) is lighter (90% similar). Coloured Raine Duchess (LE, $6.99) is darker (90% similar). Makeup Geek Mocha (P, $6.00) is darker (90% similar). Too Faced Chocolate Cookie (P, $16.00) is lighter (90% similar). Inglot #357 (P, $6.00) is warmer (90% similar). NARS Look Closer III (LE, $25.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Too Faced Girl's Night (LE, $16.00) is cooler (90% similar). LORAC Taupe (P, $19.00) is lighter (90% similar). Tarte A Beautiful Degas (LE, ) is cooler (90% similar). Laura Mercier Truffle (P, $23.00) is darker (90% similar). Zoeva Freshly Toasted (P, ) is darker, cooler (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Sand Storm (90V) is a medium-dark, orange-brown with warm undertones and a matte finish. It had good pigmentation but was very powdery, which resulted in the color sheering out more easily than one might expect. It was blendable on the skin and managed to wear for eight hours before showing signs of fading. Too Faced Nuts About U (LE, $16.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Kat Von D Cleopatra (P, ) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Anastasia Sienna (P, $12.00) is cooler (90% similar). Kat Von D Wrath (P, ) is cooler (90% similar). Make Up For Ever M738 Auburn (P, $21.00) is cooler (85% similar). MAC Saddle (P, $16.00) is lighter (85% similar). Anastasia Morocco (P, $12.00) is lighter (85% similar). Sephora + Pantone Universe Chutney (LE, ) is lighter (85% similar). Buxom Filthy Rich (P, $12.00) is lighter, more muted (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
89%
Total
8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
89%
Total
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total
7
Product
9
Pigmentation
5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
3.5
Application
73%
Total
7
Product
9
Pigmentation
6
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4
Application
77%
Total
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Natasha Denona Moonstone (59M) Eyeshadow
Natasha Denona Moonstone (59M) Eyeshadow

Natasha Denona Moonstone (59M) Eyeshadow
Natasha Denona Moonstone (59M) Eyeshadow

Natasha Denona Cool Bronze (31M) Eyeshadow
Natasha Denona Cool Bronze (31M) Eyeshadow

Natasha Denona Cool Bronze (31M) Eyeshadow
Natasha Denona Cool Bronze (31M) Eyeshadow

Natasha Denona Golden Flesh (68M) Eyeshadow
Natasha Denona Golden Flesh (68M) Eyeshadow

Natasha Denona Golden Flesh (68M) Eyeshadow
Natasha Denona Golden Flesh (68M) Eyeshadow

Natasha Denona Arizona (88V) Eyeshadow
Natasha Denona Arizona (88V) Eyeshadow

Natasha Denona Arizona (88V) Eyeshadow
Natasha Denona Arizona (88V) Eyeshadow

Natasha Denona Sand Storm (90V) Eyeshadow
Natasha Denona Sand Storm (90V) Eyeshadow

Natasha Denona Sand Storm (90V) Eyeshadow
Natasha Denona Sand Storm (90V) Eyeshadow

Natasha Denona Eyeshadow
Moonstone (59M), Cool Bronze (31M), Golden Flesh (68M), Arizona (88V), Sand Storm (90V), Flamingo (57V), Indian Gold (44M), Umber (78M)

Natasha Denona Eyeshadow
Moonstone (59M), Cool Bronze (31M), Golden Flesh (68M), Arizona (88V), Sand Storm (90V), Flamingo (57V), Indian Gold (44M), Umber (78M)