Laura Mercier Violet Sugar is a neutral-toned, dark purple with a sparkle finish. It is a limited edition eyeshadow that retails for $22.00 and contains 0.09 oz.
Violet Sugar is a muted, medium-dark silvery purple with cool undertones and a soft, frosted shimmer-sheen finish. It had semi-sheer color payoff with a dusty, drier texture that was prone to sheering out when applied to the lid. This one requires a good, lightly tacky base/primer to perform well. The color was noticeably faded after seven hours of wear. Too Faced Champs Elysees (LE, $16.00) is warmer (90% similar). ColourPop Dance Party (P, $6.00) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar). Natasha Denona Slate (27M) (PiP, $29.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). MAC Great Beyond #4 (LE, $21.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Milani Purr-fect Purple (DC, $6.99) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Too Faced Nashville (PiP, $16.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Giorgio Armani Scarab Violetta (33) (DC, $33.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Urban Decay Hoodoo (LE, $19.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Inglot #420 (P, $7.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). MAC Pearled Earth (PiP, $17.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Lancome Zip Me Up (P, $19.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Too Faced Bluff (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery, lighter (80% similar). Too Faced Jingle All the Way Eyeshadow #6 (LE, $16.00) is brighter, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.
Talc, Mica, Isononyl Isononanoate, Zinc Stearate, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Silica, Dimethicone, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Polyethylene, Isopropyl Isostearate, Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Squalane, Chlorphenesin, Diisostearyl Malate, Potassium Sorbate, Tetrasodium EDTA, Trimethylsiloxysilicate. (+/-)CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), CI 77491 (Iron Oxides), CI 77492 (Iron Oxides), CI 77499 (Iron Oxides), CI 77510 (Ferric Ferrocyanide), CI 75470 (Carmine), CI 19140 (Yellow 5 Lake), CI 77007 (Ultramarines), CI 77742 (Manganese Violet).