NOTICE: All products categorized under "Pigment" carry a warning in the US that the
product is "not intended for use in the immediate eye area." Brands in the US typically market these
products as "Pigments" (instead of "Eyeshadow"), and there is often a warning on the back of packaging or
the label. The product includes color additives that are not approved for usage on the eyes per the
Some color additives in "Pigments" have no usage restrictions in the EU, per CosIng, and can be used on the
eyes. We recommend checking ingredients to confirm current safety assessment/restrictions:
Awakened is a medium-dark burgundy with subtle, cool undertones and flecks of micro-sparkle over a matte finish. It had nearly opaque pigmentation in a single layer, which applied evenly to bare skin and blended out well. The texture felt slightly drier to the touch but didn't produce much in the way of fallout. It wore well for eight and a half hours before fading visibly.
FURTHER READING: Formula Overview, which is a detailed review of the range as a whole.