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The 25 Best Anastasia Eyeshadows

Anastasia Eyeshadows
Anastasia Eyeshadows

Anastasia Eyeshadows ($12.00 for 0.06 oz.) is supposed to be a “finely-milled, highly-pigmented” powder eyeshadow. The brand has a large range of individual eyeshadows that are available as pan-only (no compact to hold them); if you purchase four, you’ll get a 4-well plastic palette for $40 ($10 per eyeshadow), or purchase eight and get an 8-well cardboard palette for $70 ($8.75 per eyeshadow) (the 8-pan is only available directly from the brand). On average, the formula is semi-opaque to opaque, lightly dusty to buttery, wears seven to nine hours, and is fairly blendable. The Metallic and Titanium finishes seem to be the best-performing to me, but there are some really standout mattes and shimmers as well. I find the more recently released shades to be better-performing compared to Anastasia eyeshadows I tried two or three years ago. The wear varies between six and eight hours with decent to good application over bare skin (no primer).

I believe I have reviewed every shade that I have, and I think that’s all of the currently-available shades (hopefully!). Here are the top 25 highest-rated shades that are permanent!

01.

01. Brownie Anastasia

Anastasia

PPermanent. $12.00/0.06 oz.

A+
02.

02. Chiffon Anastasia

Anastasia

PPermanent. $12.00/0.06 oz.

A+

Anastasia Chiffon Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a medium, golden bronze with a metallic sheen. It is a lighter version of Brownie with less khaki/olive tones.

Anastasia Chiffon Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a medium, golden bronze with a metallic sheen. It is a lighter version of Brownie with less khaki/olive tones.

03.

03. Chocolate Crumble Anastasia

Anastasia

PPermanent. $12.00/0.06 oz.

A+

Anastasia Chocolate Crumble Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a dark, taupe brown with warm, reddish-brown undertones and a sparkling, metallic finish.

Anastasia Chocolate Crumble Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a dark, taupe brown with warm, reddish-brown undertones and a sparkling, metallic finish.

04.

04. Sunset Anastasia

Anastasia

PPermanent. $12.00/0.06 oz.

A+

Anastasia Sunset Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a brighter, medium-dark copper with warm, reddish-brown undertones and a metallic sheen.

Anastasia Sunset Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a brighter, medium-dark copper with warm, reddish-brown undertones and a metallic sheen.

05.

05. Cognac Anastasia

Anastasia

PPermanent. $12.00/0.06 oz.

A
06.

06. Soft Gold Anastasia

Anastasia

PPermanent. $12.00/0.06 oz.

A

Anastasia Soft Gold Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a light, white gold with warm, buttery yellow undertones and a frosted finish.

Anastasia Soft Gold Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a light, white gold with warm, buttery yellow undertones and a frosted finish.

07.

07. Henna Anastasia

Anastasia

PPermanent. $12.00/0.06 oz.

A
08.

08. Chocolate (Titanium) Anastasia

Anastasia

PPermanent. $12.00/0.06 oz.

A

Anastasia Chocolate (Titanium) Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a rich, dark brown with warm, reddish undertones and a pearly sheen.

Anastasia Chocolate (Titanium) Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a rich, dark brown with warm, reddish undertones and a pearly sheen.

09.

09. Comfort Anastasia

Anastasia

PPermanent. $12.00/0.06 oz.

A

Anastasia Comfort Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a medium-dark bronzy brown with warm, coppery undertones and a frosted finish.

Anastasia Comfort Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a medium-dark bronzy brown with warm, coppery undertones and a frosted finish.

10.

10. Brick Anastasia

Anastasia

PPermanent. $12.00/0.06 oz.

A
11.

11. Enchanted Anastasia

Anastasia

PPermanent. $12.00/0.06 oz.

A
12.

12. Rosette Anastasia

Anastasia

PPermanent. $12.00/0.06 oz.

A
13.

13. Macaroon Anastasia

Anastasia

PPermanent. $12.00/0.06 oz.

A

Anastasia Macaroon Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.06 oz.) is light-medium, pinky lavender with subtle, warm undertones and a metallic sheen.

Anastasia Macaroon Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.06 oz.) is light-medium, pinky lavender with subtle, warm undertones and a metallic sheen.

14.

14. Sangria Anastasia

Anastasia

PPermanent. $12.00/0.06 oz.

A
15.

15. Midnight Anastasia

Anastasia

PPermanent. $12.00/0.06 oz.

A

Anastasia Midnight Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.06 oz.) is an intense, deep black with silver sparkle. The texture was really dense and cream-like, which gave the sparkle something to bind with, so there was a lot less fall out over time and more of the sparkle was noticeable on the lid from the get-go.

Anastasia Midnight Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.06 oz.) is an intense, deep black with silver sparkle. The texture was really dense and cream-like, which gave the sparkle something to bind with, so there was a lot less fall out over time and more of the sparkle was noticeable on the lid from the get-go.

16.

16. Realgar Anastasia

Anastasia

PPermanent. $12.00/0.06 oz.

A

Anastasia Realgar Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a slightly muted, medium-dark brown with warm, reddish-orange undertones and a matte finish.

Anastasia Realgar Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a slightly muted, medium-dark brown with warm, reddish-orange undertones and a matte finish.

17.

17. Legend Anastasia

Anastasia

PPermanent. $12.00/0.06 oz.

A

Anastasia Legend Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.059 oz.) is a soft, light-medium golden yellow with warm undertones and a frosted sheen.

Anastasia Legend Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.059 oz.) is a soft, light-medium golden yellow with warm undertones and a frosted sheen.

18.

18. Topaz Anastasia

Anastasia

PPermanent. $12.00/0.06 oz.

A
19.

19. Truffle Glitter Anastasia

Anastasia

PPermanent. $12.00/0.06 oz.

A

Anastasia Truffle Glitter Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a slightly muted, medium-dark brown with warm undertones and a dirty gold sparkle and metallic sheen.

Anastasia Truffle Glitter Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a slightly muted, medium-dark brown with warm undertones and a dirty gold sparkle and metallic sheen.

20.

20. Prussian Blue Anastasia

Anastasia

PPermanent. $12.00/0.06 oz.

A
21.

21. Burnt Orange Matte Anastasia

Anastasia

PPermanent. $12.00/0.06 oz.

A

Anastasia Burnt Orange Matte Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.59 oz.) is a slightly muted, medium-dark orange-brown with warm undertones and a matte finish.

Anastasia Burnt Orange Matte Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.59 oz.) is a slightly muted, medium-dark orange-brown with warm undertones and a matte finish.

22.

22. Blazing Anastasia

Anastasia

PPermanent. $12.00/0.06 oz.

A
24.

24. Rose Anastasia

Anastasia

PPermanent. $12.00/0.06 oz.

A-
25.

25. Wine Anastasia

Anastasia

PPermanent. $12.00/0.06 oz.

A-

Anastasia Wine Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a medium-dark, orange-copper with warm, reddish udnertones and a pearly sheen.

Anastasia Wine Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a medium-dark, orange-copper with warm, reddish udnertones and a pearly sheen.

Glossover Breakdown

87%

Average Score
A
42
B
54
C
10
D
2
F
2
Glossover Averages
product
8.5
pigmentation
9
texture
8.5
longevity
8
application
4.5
Total
87%
product
8.5
pigmentation
9
texture
8.5
longevity
8
application
4.5
Total
87%

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17
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Based on 12 Reviews, 88 Quick Reviews

The Good: Blendable (68), Smooth (64), Easy To Apply (60), Long-wearing (46), Buttery (32), Crease-resistant (27), Great Value (24), Travel-friendly (18), Creamy (12)

The In-Between: Highly Pigmented (48), Buildable (41), Sheer (7)

The Bad: Powdery (28), Fall Out (9), Chalky (7), Hard To Blend (6), Fades (6), Hard To Apply (5), Too Little Product (1)

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The Good: Blendable (68), Smooth (64), Easy To Apply (60), Long-wearing (46), Buttery (32), Crease-resistant (27), Great Value (24), Travel-friendly (18), Creamy (12)

The In-Between: Highly Pigmented (48), Buildable (41), Sheer (7)

The Bad: Powdery (28), Fall Out (9), Chalky (7), Hard To Blend (6), Fades (6), Hard To Apply (5), Too Little Product (1)

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LOVE this post Christine!!! This is so helpful, as going back through tons of smaller posts to find the best ones can take ages! I definitely want a quad or 8 pan from Anastasia at some point, it’s on my wish list! I think Macaroon is my faaaavorite!

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