L'Oreal • HIP Cream Shadow Paint - Witty 813 • Eye Shadow
|Would buy this product again.||58%|
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
I really like this product.
The shadow itself is an orange/goldish metallic shade and the pigment is excellent. It really goes on thick and stays, especially when layered over a primer. The brush is a great applicator too.
One thing I did not like was the packaging. It had a section to squeeze the cream shadow out of a tube and then apply it with a brush. Problem is the shadow you don't use stays in the package and solidifies. It also solidified on the brush. I had to throw out both the brush and the package which was disappointing. So now I only have the shadow tube, but there's still a lot left inside of it and it is easily applied with fingers.
Age: 44-55 Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Cool Hair: Red Eyes: Green
Although this product has been discontinued, you may be tempted to buy a tube from a discount place. The packaging is very nice. The color is very rich and the texture is very creamy, but the product accentuates every tiny line. I do not have wrinkly eyes, but they are a bit crepey and putting this product on my lids made me look 90. If you have no signs of aging, it will probaby look great on you, but I do not advise this product to anyone who has tiny flaws on their lids or dry lids.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Acne-prone, Olive Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
can you believe I found this at the 99 cents store? awesome lol I got this in secretive and witty, and I like them both. They go on really creamy without creasing, however it is a little powdery as it dries, and has a little too much glitter in it... I do like the packaging though, especially the squeeze tube so you can control how much product you want to use, and I like the cute little brush, even though it can be a little to rough to use around the eye area. good novelty product though :) sad it is being discontinued :(
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
I love love love this paint. It applies so well, very smoothly, and lasts very long without creasing on my lids. I use this for a base, over TFSI, and under my eye shadow. The color does pull a little to the orange side on me. A little goes a long way, and if you end up using too much, it could make your eyelids look kinda crepey. I use the teeniest amount and blend with a synthetic eye shadow brush. I bought all 6 of the HIP paints. This is a great product.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Combination Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
Like many readers, I got this on sale--and am sad to read the line will be discontinued. I just purchased Nervy, Commanding, and Lofty as well but have not tried them. Witty is great--when I applied, I was worried that it looked too warm, but once it dried, it was such a beautiful, natural look. I'm Asian and olive complected--and am wary of copper shades, but this works great. I applied from lashline to a little beyond the crease. Can't wait to try the other colors. Perfect for the office and other times.
Edit: I did experience some crepey-ness the first application, but using less gives a more natural look.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Neutral Hair: Black, Straight, Medium Eyes: Brown
don't like the color. It looks like deep brown on my skin with little gold shimmer. The color is a little bit too dull and made my eye looks like been hit. The pigment is good and easy to blend. I tested it under the water and it is waterproof. I think I just did not pick up the right color. It totally not looks good on my light medium skin with darker tone around the eyes.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Oily, Dark Hair: Black Eyes: Black
This shows up on my darker skin as a pretty peach champagne color. It has decent pigmentation. Although it's similar to MAC paints, it's not exactly the same. This isn't exactly high-end quality, which is why I don't understand the $11 price tag (MAC paints are only a few dollars more). I happened to get this on sale for $4 which is a great price for this product. There is a lot of product in this tube and is easily blendable. It's okay as a base, but not great. I like the fact that it can be easily manipulated so it can be heavier near the lashline and lighter as it is blended up to the crease or browbone. It also dries to a powdery finish which is nice. Staying power is great with or without a primer. On me, it's really natural and easy to apply in a hurry. Overall, I would repurchase this again BUT only at or around the price that I paid ($4). The retail price of $11 is ridiculous and instead of spending that on Witty, you're better off adding a few extra bucks and getting MAC Paints which are better overall.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Other, Fair-Medium Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
PROS: A good product. Not too glittery, nice smooth paint. Decent pigmentation. Decent lasting power. Comes with a nice brush. I like the little case.
CONS: A little spendy ($12 full price, but frequently on sale). The worst part about this product is that it totally looked orangey on my NC35 skin.
If you like warm copper colors, give this a try. However, this color looked really really terrible on me (hence the 3/5--it'll be great on some people, it's a quality product, but doesn't work well at all for others). Will not repurchase.
Age: 36-43 Skin: Normal Hair: Brunette Eyes: Hazel
Well, can't say upon trying this, that I will be a convert. First off, I don't care for the messiness factor of this. Yes, the concept of mixing paints is cute, kind of like the little box my mom used to mix her oil colors in, but it just seems a lot to go thru for applying eye shadow. I do like the fact that it does seem to be highly pigmented with good staying power, but I sure miss my trusty old Crystal Infinite that was so easy to apply and shimmery. This looks dull on and it is more like a powder than a cream. Needless to say, I won't be buying this again.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Oily, Tan, Warm Hair: Brown, Curly, Medium Eyes: Brown
I don't really like this product.
o It comes out as a cream and dries to a powdery finish.
- I found the powdery finish to be a little TOO powdery for me.
+ It comes with a useful brush that fits conviently into the continer.
- the packaging kind could be improved because you have to squeeze out the amount you want to use (which ends up being too much, weather you try to do it in two small amounts or all-in-one shot), and then (sometimes) continues to squeeze out after you've stopped applying pressure. It waste's the product.
Overall, I won't be repurchasing (in any color) & will be finding a creamier one in a different brand.
Age: 36-43 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine Eyes: Blue
I now have 4 HIP Shadow Paints and this one is probably the most versatile for me. I can apply it all over my lids in a thin layer, I can put it on a bit heavier near the lash line, or I can use it as a primer (Lofty is a nice shade for that, too). The wear is phenomonal - no creasing! I also like the tube and the brush. The price is on the high end for a drugstore brand, but I've taken advantage of the BOGO deals, so the overall cost has been reasonable.
Age: 44-55 Skin: Dry, Fair, Warm Hair: Brown, Straight, Fine Eyes: Green
Witty is a new-penny copper color with some, but not overwhelming, shimmer. Think Sue Devitt's Eye Intensifier in Tanzania, but taken down a couple of notches in intensity. (Though you can build this color.) Coppery colors make my muted green-blue eyes look brightly teal, so this is a winner in color for me. I put this on over UDPP and I get zero creasing and excellent wear. I don't mind the brush that comes with it -- I wouldn't pay extra for it, but it's nice to be able to dedicate a brush to a cream eyeshadow. As for texture and blendability -- I can't compare these to MAC Paints, but I do have experience with cream shadows in a tube from Clinique and Px. The HiP colors aren't as creamy and easy to spread as those are/were; I had to work a little to get an even application. No biggie, but I wouldn't put these in the front ranks. Good pigmentation. I wouldn't pay $12 for these, but I got them BOGOF, then 20 percent more off from Ulta. I think I paid $4.50 each, which is a great price, IMO.
UPDATE: After using this several times, I've discovered that it makes my eyelids itch. I have never had this reaction with any other product, so I have no idea which ingredient is causing the problem.
Age: 44-55 Skin: Combination, Cool Hair: Black, Curly Eyes: Brown
I had a makeover by a L'oreal makeup artist. I loved this as a highlighter. I went right out and bought this. It's perfect with black eyeliner and mascara for a great everyday. Also makes a great base.
update 11/10: Can't believe L'oreal discontinued all cream eyeshadows. Bummer! I was able to get a backup. Also, thanks to someone here on MUA, I have all colors!
Age: 44-55 Skin: Combination, Medium, Neutral Hair: Brown, Straight, Medium Eyes: Green
Witty is a warm tan/bronze shade with sheen. It's practically waterproof after it dries and since it's a neutral color it makes a good es primer base too.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
On me this color shows up as a peachy champagne.It stays on all day ! Very pretty and natural enough for day time wear. I use very little on the small brush it comes with and spread evenly or I use my fingers ,this will last a long time.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Cool Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Green
I purchased this in 817 Nervy. It's a nice shimmery taupe. Goes on smooth and looks beautiful. I love the brush, as I tend to like shorter handles on my makeup brushes. The packaging is nice on this one. Be warned: A little goes a looonnggg way.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral Hair: Black, Straight, Medium Eyes: Brown
This is a matte, light taupe with plenty of silver glitter, making it somewhat frosty. It looks pretty neutral when I apply it sheerly (I use a finger or a mini Japonesque taklon lip brush) but can get silvery if I put on too much. The texture is slightly lighter and 'wetter' than MAC Paints. The pigmentation is also a bit sheerer. But the wear and lasting power are the same on me (very good, especially because I don't have oily lids). The packaging is better than the MAC stuff but not as good as the plastic tubes from Laura Mercier. The brush it comes with it is no good for creams--use it for packing on powder eye shadow instead. They ought to get rid of it and knock a buck or two off the MSRP.
In sum: This isn't as useful as the MAC Paints are for me, being too glittery for everyday use (personal preference) when worn alone and the silvery cast tends to cool down any eye shadows you layer over it a bit too much. I would like this item 100x more if it were matte. Probably won't repurchase.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Acne-prone Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
I bought this product for only $1!! A drug store was getting rid of a bunch of makeup and I snatched this right up! I needed an eye shadow base and was hoping something could do the trick. I've used L'Oreal Decrease but that hardly helped the shadow - it still creased. I was about to fork over the $16 (or whatever ridiculous amount of money it costs) and buy Urban Decay's Primer Potion.
I decided to test it out at work today. It was really a test because my workplace ended up not having air conditioning. I put only a little bit on (a little goes a long way), and then used a L'Oreal powder eye shadow - the darker color in the sand dune/dune duo. The color would NOT show up on my lid without a base. This eye shadow lightened the cream shadow paint, and looked very nice. After I got home from work I checked my eyes and there was minimal creasing. I was/am very pleased! Nothing has worked for me in the past. My eyelids get very oily as the day goes on. I wished I snatched up the other cream shadow paint - commanding. It's probably gone by now.
I would not repurchase them for the original price, however. I'd wait until they go on sale when I run out because $12 is a lot for me to spend on a makeup product.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Normal Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
Overall, I enjoy the Cream Shadow Paints from HIP. Witty is a great neutral medium brown shadow that I use as a base. The color is a slightly enhanced version of my natural eyelid color. For reference I have an olive skintone with yellow undertones and use Medium in Mac's SkinFinish. Initially I used Secretive as a base since it appears the most "safe" of the cream shadow paints as far as color although now it may wash out my darker shadows a little too much. Witty provides a neutral base and keeps the medium-dark shadows intact. This base lasts 10-12 hours which is wonderful.
Age: Unknown Skin: Combination, Olive, Warm Hair: Black, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Brown
I have worn this now for 2 consecutive days for 12 hours + at a time. I have oily lids and use Lumene's primer but wanted a more pink toned color to give my dark lids some color and make some of my e/s pop more. I'm very pleased with the lasting quality as an e/s base--and it does make my eyeshadows more vibrant-looking. This is looking like a good alternate e/s base.