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ColourPop Eyeshadows

Monday, 12 December 2016
Colourpop Eye Shadow Sequin Weenie LaLa I <3 Heart This Eye Candy Porter Mittens Partridge
I picked up all these ColourPop eyeshadows a while ago when they first offered free international shipping on orders over $50 USD. That shipping offer is still going by the way so now is definitely the time to order some ColourPop. I have been really enjoying the unique cream shadow formula which makes it possible to get a beautifully intense and long lasting eye look with zero fall out. They are very easy to work with and basically, I need every single shade in my life!
Colourpop Eye Shadow Sequin Weenie LaLa I <3 Heart This Eye Candy Porter Mittens Partridge

The formula is quite unique in these. It is a somewhat gel-like cream texture that blends very easily. I usually use a dense domed brush with synthetic fibers, like the Real Techniques Your Eyes Enhanced Shading Brush ($15.99) or even the Zoeva 142 Concealer Buffer Brush ($19), to blend. A small synthetic blending brush like the Sigma E25 ($21.60) is also very useful for blending out the edges at your crease. We also of course have to discuss how amazing the value is on these! They retail for $5 USD which, if you order enough to get free shipping (it isn't hard, trust me!), works out to about $6.80 each depending on the exchange rate. That is way less that the price of a Maybelline Colour Tattoo ($11.95) and the shade range is so much better in the ColourPop shadows. 

Colourpop Eye Shadow Sequin Weenie LaLa I <3 Heart This Eye Candy Porter Mittens Partridge

It was so hard to choose just a few shades but I ended up with the shades (left to right, top to bottom):

  • Sequin: a vibrant copper with gold and silver glitter. 
  • Weenie: a rose gold with pearl.
  • LaLa: an ultra metallic rose gold with a smooth pearl finish.
  • I <3 This: a cool toned silvery taupe shade with multi-coloured glitter. I simply love the lilac glitter in this!
  • Eye Candy: a lavender with silver and pink glitter. 
  • Porter: a warm burgundy with gold shimmer.
  • Mittens: a warm brown matte with red undertones.
  • Partridge: a brown and green duo-chrome shimmer.
Colourpop Eye Shadow Sequin Weenie LaLa I <3 Heart This Eye Candy Porter Mittens Partridge swatch swatches
Colourpop Eye Shadows (left to right): Sequin, Weenie, LaLa, I <3 This, Eye Candy, Porter, Mittens and Partridge. 
I probably went a little nuts with the rose golds and should have switched it up a bit but I really do love all the shades I picked. I think Mittens and Partridge are my favourite combo for that gorgeous duo-chrome eye look, perfect for parties or any special occasion. I really love the packaging as well, which feels sturdy for such an inexpensive product. They also look adorable all lined up in my drawers and I love that they have big windows on the lid so you can clearly see the shade. Some people mentioned that these dry out quickly but I haven't had any problems so far. I keep them sealed tight and they are just the same as when I bought them 2 months ago. I will definitely come back and edit this post though if I see any hint of drying out in the future.

Here are some super simple and easy to achieve I looks I created with these shades.
Colourpop rose gold eyeshadow LaLa swatch eye look
Created with LaLa.
Colourpop duo chrome matte eyeshadow Mittens Partridge swatch eye look
Created with Mittens and Partridge.
Colourpop lilac eyeshadow Eye Candy swatch eye look MAC copperplate carbon
Created with Eye Candy as well as MAC eyeshadows in Copperplate and Carbon.
As you can see, the colours are really quite intense on the eye. The also blended beautifully and set down to create a long lasting look. I really do love them and I could not be more impressed, especially considering how affordable they are. I only hope that ColourPop keeps the free international shipping on orders over $50 USD so they stay accessible and I can get some more. 

Will you be placing an order for ColourPop after reading this? Do you already have some favourite ColourPop eyeshadows that I should check out for my next order? Let me know in the comments below.
3 comments on "ColourPop Eyeshadows"
  1. These look amazing! xx I really need to get them!

  2. Like nearly everyone else I also recently did a ColourPop haul and picked up a few of their eyeshadows. I absolutely love the formula and colour range, and for that price it is such a bargain! Have you tried any of their lip products? I would highly recommend the Lippie Stix if you haven't, they are my fave CP product so far! xx

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