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:
Retrograde is a medium coral with moderate, warm undertones and a satin finish. The color payoff was opaque, while the texture was smooth, dense without being too firmly pressed into the pan, and effortless to blend.
As a blush, it could be applied with a lighter hand for more buildable coverage, and it produced a more luminous finish that didn't read overtly shimmery. This shade stayed on well for nine hours before fading a bit.