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Stila 'Kitten' Allover Shimmer Powder
Stila 3-Pc. Smitten With Kitten Makeup Set
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on 5/19/2016 9:26:00 AM
More reviews by slfalk
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
I really like this product, although it does have its drawbacks, for sure. This is a pinky ivory beige shimmer on me, but not glittery - just shimmer. I have fair, pink-toned skin and very dark hair, so it's flattering and very pretty, and simple too. No liner or anything else needed - this and mascara, and you're good to go. It does dry out fast - essentially, every time I use it, I have to remove a thin layer of the product, otherwise it cakes and flakes and goes on waaaaay too thick. So that's a waste, especially for as expensive as it is. Once it's one, especially with primer and a dusting of neutral shadow underneath, it is SET. It takes eye makeup remover to get it off, and I've seen this last me through a beach trip and a saltwater pool, all in the same day. That being said, you do have to work fast to apply, otherwise it's a problem. Which again lends itselt to caking, and flaking.....you see where I am going I do want to try more of these, but I will do so understanding the limitations of the product....I am willing to work with them, because I think it's a good one, but I can certainly see why this would be annoying to users.
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on 8/25/2014 2:19:00 PM
More reviews by liorak
Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brown, Straight, Medium
Not something I reach for often. This is more whiteish pink on me than a light gold that I was hoping it would be. You definitely need to prime before and set with a shadow or it will smudge, and I don't even have oily eyelids! Personally the mac paintpots are a lot better. I got this on sale for like 10$ and I would not purchase again even if it would go on sale. This isn't a bad product if you use it properly. I was just expecting more from a higher end cream shadow, I shouldn't have to do all those steps. The color isn't bad either. I will continue to use it. The color is perfect for an inner corner highlight, however I have very watery eyes and my inner corners are always the first to have the makeup removed because of that. This product did not last through that either. Not worth the full price!
on 5/20/2014 10:26:00 AM
More reviews by valmont32677
Skin: Very Oily, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Fine
Here's to hoping mine won't dry out! I kno this is meant as an eyeliner but I bought it also w the intent of wearing it as an eyeshadow. It's sort of difficult to work with. The effect when done properly is beautiful! And it's pretty budge proof, like sweat & tears proof. Maybelline has a Color Tattoo Creme eyeshadow called Barely Branded that is very similar for around US$6.99 so when this does dry up I will cry!! Coz I spent like $20something on this!! But then I will buck up & only use the real Kitten eyeshadow!
on 10/14/2013 6:42:00 PM
More reviews by halee2304
Skin: Oily, Medium, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine
I was surprised by how much I didn't like this considering how much I love the rest of the kitten line from stila. I love the colour but the consistency of this smudge pot it kind of chunky and crumbly, it didn't go on well and seemed a bit cakey. I will use it up, maybe just as a light base, but won't repurchase it.
on 9/5/2013 2:41:00 PM
More reviews by TurtleMoon
Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
I'm not comfortable with spending masses of money on eyeshadows, so it has to be a pretty special one for me to splash out 13.00GBP (which is how much I paid for this). I bought this purely based on all the rave reviews it's received from what feels like the entire world, but let me say now - never again!As cream eyeshadows go, this is truly awful and I fail to understand how it's obtained such a cult following. The consistency of the one I have is dry and crumbly, meaning it's an absolute nightmare to apply and the fallout from it is horrendous. I've tried applying this with brushes in various sizes and density, and also with my finger, but all have resulted in the same outcome - clumps of this stuck fast to my eyelids which refuse to blend in no matter how much I rub at it!If you're looking for a good quality cream eyeshadow may I suggest checking out Maybelline's Colour Tattoo 24hr Cream Gel Shadow in On and On Bronze (Bad To The Bronze in the US) which is everything this Stilla Smudge Pot wishes it could be and at 6.00GBP is a darned sight cheaper too!
on 4/18/2013 12:42:00 PM
More reviews by Vikiki
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
I love this! I wear it almost everyday as an all over the lid color! It's not the easiest to blend if you don't know what you're doing but it's quite easy to use after a little bit of practice. I usually apply it with my fingers all over my eye shadow and apply a darker brown on the crease and the outer corners if i want a little bit more of intensity. I'm not sure if this is meant to be used as a base but it lasts pretty well on its own. I sometimes use a bit of UD potion primer if I'm going for a night out and am going to use more colors. The color itself it absolutely gorgeous such a pretty shimmery champagne. Flattering on every skin tone.
on 2/20/2013 3:11:00 AM
More reviews by AmandaMARi
Age: 18 & Under
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
I bought this because I love the kitten color, but I don't like using the shadow all the time due to the fall out. I thought I would love this like my MAC Paintpots, but the consistency is a lot dryer and does not blend easily. It goes on a little patchy and once it dries, which is quickly, you are done trying to blend. Also, the product itself dries out in the pot faster than paint pots. I was incredibly disappointed in this product and I wanted to make it work, because I love the color. Maybe if they reformulated the product, I would check it out again, but until then I will not be repurchasing.
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on 10/11/2012 1:35:00 AM
More reviews by Menolikepolos
Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Other, Medium
NW10-15 (neutral-cool toned, very fair), blue eyes, Color season is True Summer, Baumann Skin Type is OSPW.I like using this as an eye shadow primer and brow highlighter. The formula is drier, thus harder to blend, than my favorite formula, Bobbi Brown Long Wear Cream Shadows. Hence the additional lippies off.EDIT: after 1 year, this dried up : (
on 8/13/2012 6:07:00 PM
More reviews by tineexclara
Skin: Very Oily, Medium, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
UGHHH!! This is a nightmare to blend on my eyelids! I tried it with an eyeshadow brush and my ring finger and NOTHING would blend it out. The consistency is awful as well, a lot more drying than I expected. The problem I have is that every time I apply it to my eyelids, the glitter tends to cake up on one particular area on my eyelid and it just doesn't look even :(. I really wanted to like this product but it's really bad...
on 7/8/2012 10:21:00 PM
More reviews by curlygirl03
Skin: Dry, Tan, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Curly, Medium
This is one of my all time favorite all around products. It can be used as a face highlighter, (cheekbones, cupid's bow, nose) an inner corner or browbone highlight, an all over lid color or to line the bottom waterline. It's a beautiful pinky shimmery champagne colour that's flattering on a wide range of skin tones. Kitten is longwearing, buttery, and it applies smoothly. It lasts on my very oily lids for about 6 hours without creasing. I think that buying the kitten smudge pot would be a better value than the eye shadow. I'll continue to buy it forever.
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