Maybelline • Color Tattoo 24hr Cream Gel Shadow • Eye Shadow

rated 4.3(442 reviews)

Average Rating.4.3
Would buy this product again.87%

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rated 5 of 5 indigoxo on 1/31/2014 10:32:00 PM more reviews by indigoxo

Age: 18 & Under   Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral   Hair: Blond, Straight, Medium   Eyes: Green    

This is GREAT! I was looking for a fun, purple shadow and this product stood out to me, as Painted Purple is a really cute color and I was so willing to try out a cream eye shadow for the first time.I wasn't expecting to love it, but woah did it really impress me! The color is really pigmented and I find it to be somewhat build-able. Does it actually last 24 hours? YES. It does, and that's freakin amazing. It's a primer and shadow in one! What's not to love about that? The packaging is really cute, too. I only have Painted Purple but, honestly, I'm SO willing to try out most of the other colors as well. I bought mine for maybe 5 US dollars at Wal-Mart, and that's a really nice price since the color and quality, to me, seems worth a little more than 5 dollars. Maybelline is such a great brand <3

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rated 5 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* SimpleNSexy on 1/31/2014 3:41:00 PM more reviews by SimpleNSexy

Age: 18 & Under   Skin: Combination, Medium, Neutral   Hair: Brown, Wavy, Medium   Eyes: Brown    

Sheer Perfection. Also a great dupe for MAC Paint Pots and BeneFit Creaseless Cream Shadows.

Seashore Frosts (LE): metallic sky blue based duochrome with seafoam green/light teal/peachy gold/slight palr bronzy sheen/hint of lavender with pinked peachy shimmer
Bad To The Bronze: dark metallic cool-toned bronze
Barely Branded: metallic pale champagne-beige
Waves of White (LE): metallic white with icy blue and iced lavender duo-chrome
Sandy Shores (LE): pale frosty yellow with white/pale gold/mint green duochrome
Electric Blue: deep pearlescent navy
Tenacious Teal: bright turquoise-blue with green shimmer
Tough As Taupe: matte warm grey
Pomegranate Punk: pearlescent burgundy-plum
Pigmentation: opaque (except for SS)
Wear time: all day

All of them provide an excellent base for powder eyeshadows and they can be worn alone as well. Seashore Frosts and Waves of White are gorgeous, such a shame that it's LE.
For the price, they really are on par with the high-end makeup that cost triple, if not more

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rated 4 of 5 hannahn631 on 1/25/2014 7:12:00 AM more reviews by hannahn631

Age: 19-24   Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium   Hair: Blond   Eyes: Blue    

Have collected 4 of these. Very good as an eyeshadow base with other shadows on too or alone. Can crease if used without a primer. They're great value compared to paint pots or bobbi brown cream bases

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rated 5 of 5 knbruice on 1/23/2014 11:08:00 PM more reviews by knbruice

Age: 19-24   Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium   Hair: Blond   Eyes: Green    

THIS IS THE MOST LONG LASTING EYESHADOW EVER. I bought in it Bad to the Bronze, and I wore it every single day, all day, on vacation to cabo San Lucas in August. That means outside in the sun, swimming and laying out in 90 degree humid weather. And this stuff stayed on all day. I also always use this when I have a really long shift at work, I never have to worry about my eye makeup moving around while I work. I apply this with my fingers because the warmth of my hands helps blend it out better. A little goes a very long way so I know this jar will last a really long time!

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rated 5 of 5 Lovelaura23 on 1/20/2014 10:27:00 PM more reviews by Lovelaura23

Age: 19-24   Skin: Normal, Medium   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown    

I love this eyeshadow base nd let me say I have all of them except purple/orange/blue because I don't like colorful shades like those but overall love them as shadow/gel liners/base/alone . Very useful

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rated 4 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* MagnoliaState on 1/20/2014 12:10:00 AM more reviews by MagnoliaState

Age: 36-43   Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Neutral   Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine   Eyes: Brown    

I have Tough as Taupe, Barely Branded, Inked in Pink, and Bad to the Bronze.

Pros: lasts ALL day whether I apply heavy opaque or sheer it out; glass containers are durable - I've dropped mind; great for a quick makeup look. No fallout.

Cons: sometimes tricky to get blending right when applying more than one color; Tough as Taupe did crease a little on me so I just put some cheap $1 ELF eye primer under. Voila. Dry out. My Tough as Taupe - which I've had for 5-6 weeks is drier than the others I own.

I'm really enjoying these. They are very shimmery. I also really like that I can vary the intensity of color. Bronze and Pink are my favorites and look great together. The Taupe is more gray than Taupe to me. It's one of the few Matte shades. I wish I had the LE mattes :(. Barely Branded sometimes doesn't go on smoothly.

One other note: I've used the Revlon cream shadows before. Those are much more blendable and easier to work with than the Color Tattoos. The CT are a thicker gel. I'm using flat brush to apply.

I wouldn't hate it if these were a dollar or so cheaper. I usually buy shadow quads or trios. When I look at what I've spent vs what a drugstore quad would cost. I'm not sure? But they do look great and last all day and the quads don't do that.

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rated 5 of 5 Eyeshadowsaremydrug0076 on 1/15/2014 11:39:00 PM more reviews by Eyeshadowsaremydrug0076

Age: 18 & Under   Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium   Hair: Blond   Eyes: Brown    

So I have this in four shades and I love them!!! The only thing I'd say BEFORE you buy, is that if metallic,shimmery things aren't your thing don't buy. its like a rock star look!They last ten hours I know as a fact!! and my fav is inked in pink!

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rated 2 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* CharismaSL on 1/7/2014 4:34:00 PM more reviews by CharismaSL

Age: 30-35   Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Neutral   Hair: Brunette, Straight   Eyes: Brown    

I have 'Gold Rush' and 'Painted Purple' in this e/s. First of all the e/s itself is super long lasting on me. It stays put all day without creasing and is easy to blend. The texture is smooth and soft, and colour is saturated and packed with pigment. What I dislike about this product is that the colours are not the greatest. Gold Rush is a nice gold colour but the sparkles are quite promient and for some reason this e/s makes me look so much older. It somehow gives the illusion that i have lines/wrinkles on my lids which i don't. The Painted Purple didn't have enough colour pay off and just didn't look flattering on me. Usually purples look good on me but this one gave the illusion of me being punched in my eye. Due to the fact that these e/s are a hit or miss in quality I will not be repurchasing. I prefer L'Oreal Infallible E/S to these.

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rated 3 of 5 lexeelayne on 1/3/2014 10:39:00 PM more reviews by lexeelayne

Age: 18 & Under   Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Warm   Hair: Blond, Relaxed, Coarse   Eyes: Blue    

There are alright. I get MAJOR creasing without a primer. With a primer I still get creasing, and I love my primer. But I like the colors and if I'm going only somewhere for a few hours, these are ideal.

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rated 5 of 5 allisonmetzger on 12/30/2013 7:48:00 PM more reviews by allisonmetzger

Age: 18 & Under   Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium   Hair: Blond   Eyes: Blue    

Honestly, I am absolutely obsessed with this product. I have atleast six different colors! They run at about 3 dollars. They are VERY pigmented, rich and creamy, and last SO LONG. I can go for a night out and sleep on my makeup and it will still be there when I wake up. Seriously, my holy grail in all eyeshadows!

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