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NYX Seafoam Green Eyeshadow Review, Photos, Swatches

NYX Seafoam Green Eyeshadow
NYX Seafoam Green Eyeshadow

NYX Seafoam Green Eyeshadow

NYX Seafoam Green Eyeshadow ($5.00 for 0.09 oz.) is a green-teal with a white frosted sheen and chunkier silver sparkle. It’s a bit like MAC Aquadisiac, which also has a similar grit. Urban Decay Minx has a darker appearance, almost leans less green. Make Up For Ever #168 is much more intense and smoother. It’s lighter and more teal compared to MAC Jealousy Wakes.

It looks similar to how it does in the pan, actually–you can see a fair amount of white pearl in the eyeshadow from the get-go, which is what gives it that softer, light color. I like the muted quality of the shade, and it would work for someone who’s a little less fearless when it comes to color! What I didn’t like was the sparkly grit to it, which made it less lovely to use, as it tended to fall out underneath the eye. It could be more pigmented, too — you can see it’s not fully opaque and even in the swatch. When I tested Seafoam Green, it wore for six hours before it started to fade somewhat without a base, but it seemed fine after eight hours when applied over an eyeshadow base.

8.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
3.5
Application
80%
Total
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NYX Seafoam Green Eyeshadow
NYX Seafoam Green Eyeshadow

NYX Seafoam Green Eyeshadow
NYX Seafoam Green Eyeshadow

NYX Seafoam Green Eyeshadow
NYX Seafoam Green Eyeshadow

NYX Seafoam Green Eyeshadow
NYX Seafoam Green Eyeshadow

NYX Seafoam Green Eyeshadow
NYX Seafoam Green Eyeshadow

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Product Availability

NYX Seafoam Green $4.50/0.09 OZ.
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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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The colour looks very pretty, but I think I would rather buy MAC Aquadisiac because this one looks on the powdery side. I’d rather buy the more expensive product and get better quality.

This color is very pretty 🙂
I have been searching for a MAC jealousy wakes dupe for ages but could never find one. I wanted to buy it when the collection came out but unluckily it was all sold out 🙁

Christine what are some of your fave antique gold eyeshadow? I want to get a good one to start with since I haven’t got any!

By the way, thank you for this amazing blog. It helps so much 🙂

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