Pretender is a deep, coral-red with subtle, warm undertones and a matte finish. It had nearly full color payoff, which was easily built up with less than a half of a layer. The consistency was slightly drier to the touch, not as velvety, but it had no powderiness either. It stayed on well for eight hours before fading noticeably.
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Highly pigmented shadow that applies evenly and feels ultra-velvety and silky. This long wearing formula contains a unique combination of softer powders which adheres easily to the eyes, gives a soft focus effect, and blends smoothly and evenly.