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:
Velvet One is a medium-dark burgundy with subtle, cool undertones and a matte finish. The product had a smooth, velvety consistency that was slightly thinner than other mattes in the palette, but it applied evenly to bare skin and blended out without difficulty. It lasted well for eight and a half hours and left a stain behind.
FURTHER READING: Formula Overview, which is a detailed review of the range as a whole.