These are the first cream eyeshadows I've tried and they're awful. I got them in Mocha Swirl (a brown and neutral) and Berry Mix (a purple and lilac).
Mocha Swirl is very pigmented and metallic at first. But Berry Mix hardly has any color payoff. It just makes your eyelids look greasy.
They both fade and crease quickly and badly. Even with a primer underneath and even when set with a powder eyeshadow. Thank goodness these were only a dollar because they're crap. It's a shame too because I really like ELF.
I'm sorry but I have to say this is so shit. It smudged immediately after I apply it on my eyelid and became messy colors....I threw them away after trying some times. This is just not my cup of tea.
These Cream Eyeshadow Duos have really great pigmentation, at least for the ones I have (Mocha Swirl and Olive) They are pretty creamy when they are swatched but when they go onto your eyes, they can be a little hard to blend. I love using the lighter champane shade in 'mocha swirl' all over my lid as a base for basically any eye look! Overall, I would definitely recommend these, especially the lighter ones, to anybody out there who wants a simple eyeshadow base with a little color!
The only thing positive about this product is the price ($1). I bought 5 of these and am planning of tossing them out soon!
I got this product for my mum when doing an ELF haul as she, like me prefers cream eyeshadows. I wasn't expecting too much at such a low price, but these eyeshadow creams are truly awful. They are not very pigmented and I don't find them creamy enough to blend. Because they were difficult to blend it felt like I was tugging my eye when trying to blend them - not good for sensitive eyes! Anyway, I definitely wouldn't buy again, although in saying that ELF do have some amazing products for very low prices - but this isn't one of them.
Bought this on a whim. Was cheap so didn't care if I disliked it. I'm so-so with it. I bought black licorice. It isn't pigmented at all unless you layer i t on. I love the creamy texture though. Packaging is cute. Reminds me of my L'Oreal HiP eyeshadow duo. Overall, I won't be repurchasing. Ill use it but rarely.
This thing creases. If I apply a thin layer, the color is too faint, but if I apply a second or third (in tiny amounts too) layer, and set with powder eyeshadow, it still creases. Some of the colors have glitter too, and not small particles, like very noticeble chunky bits. So no, even though cheap, it is a regret buy. I will give it to my friend's little girls for playing makeup.
Some of these eyeshadows are not as pigmented as I would like them to be. Also, to the lady below me : No brushes are meant to be used with eyeshadow cream unless specifically stated, if I were you, I would use my finger to apply them for better appearance.
it scared me as i used ELF Essential eyeshadow brush to swipe it on my eyelids and i look horrendous!! oh dear but the colourrs are so pigmented so i think i will try to use them as a base instead cos the colours (i bought the grey) are really really pretty (but it was washed out with just a bit of water.. mehh..)
These eyeshadows are crap. They are so GREASY. It's just like pure grease. I wouldn't reccomend it. They are really transferable. It's only like one dollar or something, but I personally didn't like it at all. Definitely not buying again. These eyeshadows are just so GREASY! And transferable, they don't last.. And oh god do they ever crease. They look disgusting! :( Oh well, only a dollar wasted. Don't buy these! If you do buy them, only buy one so you onnly waste a dollar, just so you can see for yourself how greasy and gross these are.
But the E.l.f. mineral eyeshadow is really good if you want something cheap that will last. (Granted the mineral eyeshadow lasts if it's applied wet and a high quality primer from say Sephora is used.)
Bottom line: Don't buy this. It's greasy, it creases, and the colours are gross in person.