Manic Panic

Manic Panic was founded by two sisters, Tish and Snooky Bellomo, in NYCC in 1977. Over the past four decades, it has grown from a small boutique on St.Marks Place to an internationally renowned hair color and cosmetics company. Most famous for their vivid and bold hair dyes that are available worldwide, they are headquartered in Long Island City in Queens NY.
https://www.manicpanic.com/

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3.7

43 products

578 reviews

70% would repurchase

Recent Manic Panic Reviews

Foundations -Manic Panic -Dreamtone Flawless Foundation & Color Corrector - Virgin (White)

on 5/30/2018 7:32:00 AM

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One of the more affordable white foundations available to use as a mixer for us pale people. Contains oil (jojoba I think?) which is lightweight and non-comedogenic, so it mixes well with most silicone and oil-containing formulations. It isn't great for oil-free foundations though.

This is a pure white as opposed to off-white shade - no subtle pink or blue undertones here, meaning all undertones of skin can use it quite happily. Only a small amount is needed to blend into your foundation of choice and lighten it. I didn't find that it made a noticeable difference to the finish of my foundations using an approximate ratio of 1 part this to 3 parts flesh toned foundation.

If I compare this to other white foundations I've used, it fares very well - it is leagues better than the commonly available Stargazer white foundation (which I strongly recommend you avoid), and is a thicker consistency than the NYX white mixer. This is a more neutral tone than the Body Shop Lightening Drops, which is a very pale pink off-white colour - so it may fit you a little better if you have warmer undertones than the Body Shop's offering. Retailing for around £12 direct from Manic Panic, and cheaper on Amazon/Ebay etc. it's far more accessible than Illamasqua's white skin base and MAC's white face&body make-up.

All in all it's a good, relatively inexpensive option for those of you that find the lightest shade in foundation ranges are often too dark for you.

3 of 3 people found this helpful.



Hair Color -Manic Panic -Temporary Hair dye

on 5/29/2018 7:00:00 PM

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I literally showered for the FIRST TIME with purple haze in. AND IT ALL CAME OUT!
I DO NOT RECOMEND


Lipstick -Manic Panic -Lethal Lipstick - All Colors

on 3/20/2018 9:27:00 PM

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These are some of the best alternative lipsticks that I've found. I have and love Daughter of Darkness, Black Rose, and Glamourrose. They are all consistently creamy with a nice sheen and decent pigmentation. No Wet N Wild Fantasy Makers issues here, they perform like a quality lipstick. The brand has real street cred, it's been around since the heydey of the punk era. This is not another Kendo brand.

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Hair -Manic Panic -Virgin Snow Toner

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I have level 3-ish natural hair that I bleach to about 10/11 - toning a couple of times with T18 and Blondme Ice to get MOST of the yellow/orange tinge out that is lingering from some color I don't remember, then I use MP Virgin Snow and sleep in it, in a plastic cap and it will take the rest of the yellow/orange right out. I love it.

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Hair Color -Manic Panic -Cotton Candy Pink

on 1/5/2018 11:30:00 AM

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Packaging sucks... would have been great if they made the opening of the jar big enough to fit a standard hair dye brush. rather then having to transfer into a different bowl.

The color was pretty and made a nice rose gold on my dirty blonde hair but it lasted for one week!!!!!! I wash my hair twice a week and was very surprised to find that this didn't not last through two washes.... very disappointed with the lasting power, I feel like this dye is overrated. And also over priced.... Maybe this isnt true for the darker dyes but as far as cotton candy goes, It was pretty short lived.

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