Make Up For Ever S628 Reptile is a very warm-toned, light-medium green with a satin finish. It is a discontinued eyeshadow that retails for $17.00 and contains 0.08 oz.
Make Up For Ever S628 Reptile Artist Color Shadow ($17.00 for 0.08 oz.) is a light-medium, olive brown with warm, yellow undertones and a satin finish. It had rich color coverage in a single layer with a smooth, almost cream-like texture that was denser but still easy to pickup with my brush and blend out on my lids. The color stayed on well for 10 hours before fading noticeably.
The new version is little like the original shade, which was more shimmery, more green-based (Make Up For Ever D320 Golden Khaki Artist Color Shadow ($17.00 for 0.08 oz.) is a medium-dark bronzy brown with warm, golden undertones and a sparkling finish. It had rich color coverage that applied evenly and smoothly to bare skin. I had no trouble patting the color onto the lid and diffusing the edges. The consistency was denser and a bit firmer initially, but it seemed to give as I placed my brush into the pan. It wore well for 10 hours and had a touch of fallout.
The new version is darker and a lot less shimmery (see side-by-side comparison).
FURTHER READING: Formula Overview, which is a detailed review of the range as a whole.
Reveal your inner artist and create your perfect color mix with Artist Color Eye Shadow. Choose your palette size, and then customize it to your needs by mixing and matching your favorite shades. MAKE UP FOR EVER’s artist-grade atomized formula is loaded with pigment for high-impact color in a single swipe. Its smooth, buttery texture allows for superior blendability, and silicon-coated pigments allow for it to stay put for up to 12 hours of wear*. With a range of 121 shades available in an array of finishes, these ultrafine powders can be layered and mixed to create an infinite number of looks.