Buxom VIP is a moderately warm-toned, dark lavender with a matte finish. It is a permanent eyeshadow that retails for $12.00 and contains 0.05 oz.
BUXOM VIP Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.05 oz.) is described as a "sparkling orchid." It's a brightened, medium-dark purple with warm, pink undertones and a matte finish. It was incredibly powdery and dry, which yielded sheerer, uneven color coverage and made it difficult to blend as it got all over the place. It lasted for six hours before it had faded noticeably. Urban Decay Shock (LE, $19.00) is lighter (95% similar). NARS Fashion Rebel #2 (DC, $25.00) is warmer (95% similar). Viseart Grande Pro (Vol. 1) #19 (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Ultra Violet (LE, $21.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Makeup Geek Fashion Addict (DC, $6.00) is warmer (90% similar). KVD Beauty Anthem (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). ColourPop Kittenfish (PiP, $4.50) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). ColourPop Pretty Flower (LE, $4.50) is lighter (85% similar). Sephora Electric Violet (LE, ) is brighter (85% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Violet (LE, $29.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). Inglot #386 (P, $6.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). Natasha Denona Nina's Orchid (82V) (PiP, $29.00) is darker, more pigmented (90% similar). ColourPop Miracle Romance (LE, $4.50) is lighter, warmer (80% similar). Sydney Grace Predictable (P, $5.00) is more shimmery, lighter (80% similar). Makeup Geek Carnival (DC, $6.00) is lighter, more muted (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.
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Featuring primer-infused technology to help keep color locked in place, Customizable Eyeshadow Bar Single Refills from Buxom has a powerfully pigmented formula that glides onto lids - delivering intense payoff with an ultra-luxe, powder-to-silk feel. And with finishes ranging from plush matte to shimmering metallic to sparkle and duo-chrome, each shade contains mesmerizing possibilities.