Sydney Grace Floating Lights & Insomnia Loose Pigments Reviews & Swatches

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Sydney Grace Floating Lights Loose Pigment
Sydney Grace Floating Lights Loose Pigment
Sydney Grace Floating Lights Loose Pigment
Sydney Grace Floating Lights Loose Pigment
Sydney Grace Floating Lights Loose Pigment
Sydney Grace Floating Lights Loose Pigment
Sydney Grace Floating Lights Loose Pigment
Sydney Grace Floating Lights Loose Pigment
Sydney Grace Floating Lights Loose Pigment
Sydney Grace Floating Lights Loose Pigment
Sydney Grace Floating Lights Loose Pigment
Sydney Grace Floating Lights Loose Pigment
Sydney Grace Floating Lights Loose Pigment
Sydney Grace Floating Lights Loose Pigment
Sydney Grace Floating Lights Loose Pigment

Floating Lights

Sydney Grace Floating Lights Loose Pigment ($6.00 for 0.14 oz.) has more of a translucent base chocked full of larger-sized sparkle that shifted from pale gold to cool pink. It had greater intensity applied damp, but it was chunky/sparkly enough that it would be best paired with an adhesive base and really packed into place for coverage and hold.

  • Medium to semi-opaque, buildable coverage
  • Chunkier texture, hard to dispense from product opening
  • Had to be really pushed/swirled in the lid to “crush” the product together
  • Best applied over a tacky base with a fingertip or a dampened brush
  • Long-wearing (8.5 hours)

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$6.00/0.14 oz. - $42.86 Per Ounce

It's designed to be worn alone, though the brand recommends a "mixing medium or a glitter glue" to avoid fallout. The loose consistency was denser and more weighed down, which made it less messy to work with than some more finely-milled (but very powdery) loose eyeshadow formulas available. They were very pigmented without much product, and they had similar coverage applied dry as well as wet.

The wet application typically yielded smoother, more metallic finishes and less fallout compared to dry application. Dry application required a bit more finesse as the product applied best by patting and pressing it on and then gently smoothing it into place, otherwise it had some fallout during application. A few shades that were more sparkly looked a bit chunkier applied to my skin when I used it dry (but were smoother and more forgiving when used wet). They lasted between seven and eight hours on me before creasing.

Browse all of our Sydney Grace Loose Pigment swatches.

Ingredients

Silk Mica (Mica (77019), Boron Nitride, L-Lysine Mica (Mica 77019 and Lauroyl Lysine), Carnauba Mica (Mica 77019 and Carnauba Wax), Magnesium Stearate, Magnesium Myristate, Zinc Stearate ((+/- Mica (77019), Fractionated Coconut Oil (Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Chromium Hydroxide Green (CI77289), Chromium Green (CI77288), Iron Oxide (CI 77499, 77491, 77492), Tin Oxide (CI 778161), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Ferric Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Ultramarines (77007), Silica, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Zinc (CI 77947), Bronze and Copper Powder (CI 77400), Nylon 12, Carmine (75470), Aluminum (77000) Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Potassium Sorbate, and Hexylene Glycol

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Floating Lights

PPermanent. $6.00.
B-
B-
8
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
80%
Total
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Sydney Grace Insomnia Loose Pigment
Sydney Grace Insomnia Loose Pigment
Sydney Grace Insomnia Loose Pigment
Sydney Grace Insomnia Loose Pigment
Sydney Grace Insomnia Loose Pigment
Sydney Grace Insomnia Loose Pigment
Sydney Grace Insomnia Loose Pigment
Sydney Grace Insomnia Loose Pigment
Sydney Grace Insomnia Loose Pigment
Sydney Grace Insomnia Loose Pigment
Sydney Grace Insomnia Loose Pigment
Sydney Grace Insomnia Loose Pigment

Insomnia

Sydney Grace Insomnia Loose Pigment ($6.00 for 0.14 oz.) has a reddish-copper base with warmer undertones and duochrome sparkle that shifted from blue to purple.

  • Semi-opaque, buildable coverage
  • Chunkier texture, hard to dispense from product opening
  • Had to be really pushed/swirled in the lid to “crush” the product together
  • Best applied over a tacky base with a fingertip or a dampened brush
  • Long-wearing (8.5 hours)

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$6.00/0.14 oz. - $42.86 Per Ounce

It's designed to be worn alone, though the brand recommends a "mixing medium or a glitter glue" to avoid fallout. The loose consistency was denser and more weighed down, which made it less messy to work with than some more finely-milled (but very powdery) loose eyeshadow formulas available. They were very pigmented without much product, and they had similar coverage applied dry as well as wet.

The wet application typically yielded smoother, more metallic finishes and less fallout compared to dry application. Dry application required a bit more finesse as the product applied best by patting and pressing it on and then gently smoothing it into place, otherwise it had some fallout during application. A few shades that were more sparkly looked a bit chunkier applied to my skin when I used it dry (but were smoother and more forgiving when used wet). They lasted between seven and eight hours on me before creasing.

Browse all of our Sydney Grace Loose Pigment swatches.

Ingredients

Silk Mica (Mica (77019), Boron Nitride, L-Lysine Mica (Mica 77019 and Lauroyl Lysine), Carnauba Mica (Mica 77019 and Carnauba Wax), Magnesium Stearate, Magnesium Myristate, Zinc Stearate ((+/- Mica (77019), Fractionated Coconut Oil (Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Chromium Hydroxide Green (CI77289), Chromium Green (CI77288), Iron Oxide (CI 77499, 77491, 77492), Tin Oxide (CI 778161), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Ferric Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Ultramarines (77007), Silica, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Zinc (CI 77947), Bronze and Copper Powder (CI 77400), Nylon 12, Carmine (75470), Aluminum (77000) Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Potassium Sorbate, and Hexylene Glycol

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Insomnia

PPermanent. $6.00.
B
B
8.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
86%
Total

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