City Color Tide Pool is a neutral-toned, light green with a metallic finish. It is a permanent eyeshadow that retails for $6.99 and contains 0.13 oz.
City Color Tide Pool Shimmer Shadow ($6.99 for 0.129 oz.) is a slightly muted, light-medium green with subtle, warmer undertones but a cooler shimmer finish. It had good color coverage with a blendable, dense, and almost cream-like feel. I felt like this one wasn't quite as intense or as easy to apply compared to the other shades. It wore well for eight hours on me. Sydney Grace Nomadic Romance (LE, $6.25) is more shimmery (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Soleil et Lune #4 (LE, ) is warmer (95% similar). Natasha Denona Marlin (457M) (PiP, $29.00) is more shimmery, cooler (95% similar). Urban Decay Big Sky (PiP, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Dior Garden Pastels #5 (LE, ) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Giorgio Armani Sea Green (LE, ) is cooler (90% similar). Sydney Grace Sunflower (PiP, $6.25) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar). Buxom Made of Jade (P, $12.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). ColourPop Frog and Wife (LE, $4.50) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Dior Bonne Etoile (384) #5 (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Chanel Jade Shore (LE, $34.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). NARS Tarvos (P, $29.00) is lighter (90% similar). ColourPop Special Delivery (P, $6.00) is lighter (85% similar). BH Cosmetics Foil Eyes #4 (PiP, ) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Sydney Grace On the Road Again (DC, $8.00) is more shimmery, cooler (85% similar). ColourPop Up and Up (P, $4.50) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Give Me Glow Spring Fling (P, $7.00) is more shimmery, warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay Night Trip (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). MAC Jealous Girl (LE, $22.00) is lighter, less pigmented (85% similar). Sydney Grace Scrooge (P, $8.00) is less shimmery, darker, less pigmented (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.
FURTHER READING: Formula Overview, which is a detailed review of the range as a whole.
City Color Shimmer Shadows offer seriously intense color payoff and a heavy metallic finish. Formulated with an ultra-dense texture, this revolutionary product feels more like a cream-powder hybrid. Easy to blend and packed with pigments, these long-wear shadows apply smoothly and blend together effortlessly. Available in 16 rocking shades.