Top 5: True Blue Eyeshadows

For those that like their brights, here are the five top-performing, permanent medium blue eyeshadows that I’ve personally tested:

  1. Make Up For Ever ME232 (A+)
  2. Kat Von D Paranoid (A)
  3. ColourPop Pop Rocks (A)
  4. BUXOM Schmooze (A)
  5. MAC Freshwater (A)

>> See side-by-side swatches! <<


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Rachel R. Avatar

These are pretty. I love the turquoise MUFE one. I rarely use straight up medium blues like most of these. I don’t think it’s a super-flattering color on my eyes, and primary blue isn’t my favorite color in general. I love all the other variations of blue: aqua, teal, turquoise, blurple, navy, midnight blue, etc. It’s like nude lipstick: I have to have a hint of something else in it.

My favorite blue palette is actually a Hard Candy Top Ten one that cost me $6. It’s mostly the medium blues I usually don’t gravitate toward, but the colors aren’t patchy and the finishes are shimmery. I break it out once in a while to try to get out of my no-blue rut.

Nancy T Avatar

The only ones here that I can get away with are MUFE ME232 and ColourPop Pop Rocks. Again, as always, warmer toned blues. Probably, it’s my skintone plays into that a whole lot. Weird thing is, ColourPop hasn’t had Pop Rocks up on their site all summer, so hopefully they’ll bring it back this winter?

Nancy T Avatar

Oh no, I REALLY wanted Meow so badly! ?And now that I’ve seen Pop Rocks next to other bright blues, I love it too. And I’m not a big blue eyeshadow fan, but do like “warm” blues.

Jen Avatar

Unfortunately, I believe ColourPop discontinued Pop Rocks earlier this year, along with their other tie-dye shades.

If memory serves me correctly, you also gave good ratings to Coconut, a beautiful, vibrant blue, which is one of my favorites.

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