Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Maybelline Eyestudio Swatches and Reviews

I just happen to own three of these and thought I'd share some swatches with you guys =)

Copper Chic

Irresistibly Ivy

Sapphire Siren

and these are the swatches...

top row: Sapphire Siren
middle row: Copper Chic
bottom row: Irresistibly Ivy

My first impression of these were, "WOW! they're gorgeous!!"..but after using them, they're just "okay". The colors are very shimmery, not an overpowering kind of shimmer but a rather pretty shimmer. I think they are very pretty. BUT...the colors don't apply on the shades they appear to be. When you swatch them on your hands/arms, they're super pigmented but when applying onto the eyelids they kind of loose that bright color appearance and instead show up kinda dull and blah. I find that it's better to apply them with the sponge applicators that they come with because you can very easily brush the colors off if using a brush. The only shades I really like are the highlighting shades. They're perfect for applying near your inner tear ducts and just beneath the brow. Would I repurchase this? probably not.

Here's a quick EOTD using the Sapphire Siren Palette. (like I said, not very true to its color)


xLovelyMakeupx said...

did you use a primer and/or base? that sucks i have seen a lot of people using these i thought i would purchase them myself but now idk

MzPangee said...

i used my too faced primer. at least purchase one so you can form your own opinion on them. but honestly, you can probably do without them. haha

Anonymous said...

thanks for the swatches (: i was contemplating on getting it or not. anyway great blog i followed!

Jonesy said...

Pretty colors!!!

Nice blog. I'm going to follow. Check out my blog when you get a chance as well.


Anonymous said...

I just got the sapphire and green with envy palette! I totally agree with what u said! when I swatched the sapphire with my fingers i was in love but when I applied it the pigmentation and shimmer went away. I discovered that by using my fingers to gently pat on the shadows shows up better on my lids!