Victoria Beckham Beauty Mink & Onyx Lid Lustres Reviews & Swatches

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Victoria Beckham Beauty Mink Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Mink Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Mink Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Mink Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Mink Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Mink Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Mink Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Mink Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Mink Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Mink Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Mink Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Mink Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Mink Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Mink Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Mink Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Mink Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Mink Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Mink Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Mink Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Mink Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Mink Lid Lustre

Mink

Victoria Beckham Beauty Mink Lid Lustre ($36.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a medium-dark taupe with warmer, rosy undertones and more of an olive sheen/sparkle. It had rich pigmentation in a single layer, and the dry application actually seemed more intense and slightly higher in shine than the wet application.

The texture was slightly thicker, more emollient, and almost cream-like in the jar, though it applied evenly and “melted” more like a powder on my lid. It stayed on nicely for eight and a half hours before creasing noticeably.

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

Formula Overview

$36.00/0.17 oz. - $211.76 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have a "wet, pearly finish" that has "buildable, high-shine brilliance." The finish is described as "buildable," while the pigmentation doesn't have any descriptors but the brand shows it "in action" with full coverage with a single pass of a fingertip and fully opaque promotional swatches.

If you're unfamiliar with this type of eyeshadow formula, it tends to feel like a hybrid between cream and powder, but it has the feel of loosely-pressed powder that has a slightly thicker, more emollient feel to the touch. Imagine loose eyeshadow that's been gently pressed with a fingertip: that's what this formula is like and does. It's not so fragile to the point where it looks and feels like loose powder in the jar, which is thanks to the binders in it, but it yields that kind of pigmentation and finish.

The range delivered high color coverage in a single layer, which worked well with fingertips as well as brushes. While they could be used wet, they certainly did not need to be in order to achieve the "wet, pearly finish" that the brand marketed these as having. I did feel like using a dampened brush or fingertip helped to minimize opportunities for fallout, as using a dry brush sometimes had light fallout depending on the shade. I would suggest using a lighter hand when working with these as not a lot was necessary to achieve an even layer of product.

They wore between eight and nine hours on me before creasing slightly.

Browse all of our Victoria Beckham Beauty Lid Lustre swatches.

Ingredients

MICA, WATER / AQUA / EAU, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, CALCIUM SODIUM BOROSILICATE, DIISOSTEARYL MALATE, CETEARYL ETHYLHEXANOATE, TRIMETHYLSILOXYSILICATE, ISOPENTYLDIOL, HYDROGENATED VEGETABLE OIL, SQUALANE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, OCTYLDODECYL STEAROYL STEARATE, GLYCERIN, GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE, PROPANEDIOL, POTASSIUM SORBATE, MAGNOLIA OFFICINALIS BARK EXTRACT, TIN OXIDE, PSIDIUM GUAJAVA LEAF EXTRACT, QUARTZ, TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77499)

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.

Mink

PPermanent. $36.00.
A
A
10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
98%
Total
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Victoria Beckham Beauty Onyx Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Onyx Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Onyx Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Onyx Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Onyx Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Onyx Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Onyx Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Onyx Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Onyx Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Onyx Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Onyx Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Onyx Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Onyx Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Onyx Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Onyx Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Onyx Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Onyx Lid Lustre
Victoria Beckham Beauty Onyx Lid Lustre

Onyx

Victoria Beckham Beauty Onyx Lid Lustre ($36.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a medium-dark black with neutral-to-cool undertones and a sparkling, metallic finish. The texture was moderately-dense, lightly thicker, and almost cream-like as it felt quite emollient but had more of a powdery application as it applied well with a dry brush and diffused gradually along the edges.

There was slight fallout when I worked with this shade, though. It had opaque color coverage that lasted well for eight and a half hours before creasing a bit.

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

Formula Overview

$36.00/0.17 oz. - $211.76 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have a "wet, pearly finish" that has "buildable, high-shine brilliance." The finish is described as "buildable," while the pigmentation doesn't have any descriptors but the brand shows it "in action" with full coverage with a single pass of a fingertip and fully opaque promotional swatches.

If you're unfamiliar with this type of eyeshadow formula, it tends to feel like a hybrid between cream and powder, but it has the feel of loosely-pressed powder that has a slightly thicker, more emollient feel to the touch. Imagine loose eyeshadow that's been gently pressed with a fingertip: that's what this formula is like and does. It's not so fragile to the point where it looks and feels like loose powder in the jar, which is thanks to the binders in it, but it yields that kind of pigmentation and finish.

The range delivered high color coverage in a single layer, which worked well with fingertips as well as brushes. While they could be used wet, they certainly did not need to be in order to achieve the "wet, pearly finish" that the brand marketed these as having. I did feel like using a dampened brush or fingertip helped to minimize opportunities for fallout, as using a dry brush sometimes had light fallout depending on the shade. I would suggest using a lighter hand when working with these as not a lot was necessary to achieve an even layer of product.

They wore between eight and nine hours on me before creasing slightly.

Browse all of our Victoria Beckham Beauty Lid Lustre swatches.

Ingredients

SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, CALCIUM SODIUM BOROSILICATE, MICA, WATER / AQUA / EAU, DIISOSTEARYL MALATE, TRIMETHYLSILOXYSILICATE, ISOPENTYLDIOL, CETEARYL ETHYLHEXANOATE, HYDROGENATED VEGETABLE OIL, SQUALANE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, OCTYLDODECYL STEAROYL STEARATE, GLYCERIN, GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE, PROPANEDIOL, POTASSIUM SORBATE, TIN OXIDE, MAGNOLIA OFFICINALIS BARK EXTRACT, PSIDIUM GUAJAVA LEAF EXTRACT, QUARTZ, TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDES (CI 77499)

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.

Onyx

PPermanent. $36.00.
A
A
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total

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Mariella Avatar

I really love Mink but I’ve got 3 dupes (2 in the Jaguar palette and one in the New Look 5-pan) so I’m covered, which is good since there’s nowhere near me that even sells Victoria Beckham and I appreciate NOT being tempted to spend that much on one single eyeshadow.

Natalie Avatar

Back in December, I pulled open a drawer in my Cult Beauty advent calendar, and received a Victoria Beckham Beauty Lipstick, as I was checking out the range online, I saw an item that is really hard to find, but a godsend if you have grey eyes:

A metallic, Sea Grey smudgeable eye pencil.

Since Charlotte Tilbury discontinued Mesmerising Mink Pencils and Verushka Eyes to Memerise, there was a mossy grey void that needed filling, so I bought it on a whim.

Disclaimer time: I was absolutely ready and raring to rip the s**t out of it. Victoria Beckham still has the naff “Posh Spice in Beckingham Palace” reputation that’s hard to shift, even 20 years or so after the Spice Girls split up.

But I was really, genuinely, pleasantly surprised. On the back of this one lipstick, and the sea grey Kajal pencil, I went for these eyeshadows.

I bought Mink at first, and was utterly blown away with the payoff and longevity on my greasy eyelids. I even use them as a shimmery base sometimes (Mirror is also utterly stunning, and Chiffon, too!) – the only colour I am now missing is Onyx.

Yes, it is a higher price point (£30 per shadow? Ouch!), But it is faff-free, does the job, and minimal fallout throughout the day.

Z Avatar

OMG Mink! It looks like that perfect basic flattering brown that is anything but basic. I see blue, gold, taupe, gray, brown, etc… I want this. That would be in my cart for sure if I ever decide to splurge on VBB.

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