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on 8/14/2013 1:58:00 PM
More reviews by VeniceinPeril
Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Red, Curly, Coarse
Edit: Not if you have allergy-prone eyes. Some time this year (2016), I thought the formula of these changed--and then I found my old backups of this, and I had the same reaction--I can no longer recommend these, because they irritate my eyes. I think it's the mica. (For comparison, I've also had trouble with E.L.F. and Wet n' Wild eye shadows.) I can wear shadows without shimmer--Ulta's gluten-free matte palettes work fine.Original review: These are gluten-free!!! They're very pretty on NC10-15 skin. If you're a pale person, or you have gluten-issues, these are just wonderful.
4 of 4 people found this helpful.
on 3/24/2013 8:54:00 AM
More reviews by DoppelgangerMuse
Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool
Hair: Brunette, Curly, Coarse
No matter what people say, I like it! They have a soft and creamylike texture, they go on smoothly and they are easily blendable. They are quite shimmery, but hey, that is the name of the pallete! The downside is the design. The eyeshadows are not separated but they are aligned next to each other. The strips are really narrow so you can't pick up one shade easily. On the other hand, it is a really small palette, that can give you 3 different looks at least. It is great for travelling. The applicator isn't that bad either, but I prefer to use my bdellium brushes instead. They aren't crazy pigmented but I like them that way. My favourite is the peachy one. You can get them on iherb.com, that's where I bought them. You can use the code COJ315 for a $5 to $10 discount.
2 of 2 people found this helpful.
on 2/27/2013 12:27:00 AM
More reviews by aliengirrl
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Curly, Other
All the versions of these have really pretty colors HOWEVER the pigmentation in them doesn't stand up to what it looks like in the package. Definitely need a primer for these. Very shimmery almost metallic (in the smoky one) which is pretty cool, the texture is nice and packaging is verry cute. I wasn't terribly impressed but not all that disappointed.. It's a decent product for sureUPDATE: Been trying to use this more.. I really DON'T like it. It literally takes like 5 minutes to get the color on your eye to where you can actually see it. I've come to not like the texture at all, its rough and reminds me of sand. It's really a shame because the colors look so pretty and very promising. .
on 8/6/2012 4:38:00 PM
More reviews by papercrane97
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Curly, Medium
Love the colours in the package(which is totally cute--I love the little bow and black fishnet covering) but the pigmentation is extremely low. I also feel like I can barely get the colours on my brush. Some of them come off completely different than they would seem, for example the pinky looking shade comes off a weird silvery colour. A lot of fallout too. They don't last extremely long either. I wouldn't repurchase :/
1 of 1 people found this helpful.
on 4/27/2012 12:13:00 AM
More reviews by Cailee
Skin: Dry, Fair, Neutral
Oh, Physician's Formula, dare I ask you if you've ever even HEARD of MATTE eyeshadow? Um, because I highly doubt it. :) So.....I have mixed feelings about this little palette. I've tried Shimmer Strips before, and I think the idea behind them is more to provide a subtle color to give the eyes a sheer glow, rather than giving them any definition at all. Well, I liked that...when I was in high school, and knew nothing about makeup. But now that I'm older and am much more adventurous and creative with my face, I'm just going to go right out and say it: I find products like this to be absolutely useless. I gave it a 2 because I DO like that they give you a black in this palette, because just a black exponentially heightens the versatility of a palette, and the number of looks you can create. The top four shades are almost all identical to each other, and give off very little pigmentation, if any at all (I must say though, I DO like the second one down; a nice glowy light champagne, not frosty like the others). You're really only going to get the pigmentation out of the bottom four shades, and those are the colors I use the most. I think it's dumb that there are three, count it, THREE shades of taupe in this palette, and THEY ALL LOOK EXACTLY THE SAME. Ugh. I also find that since all these shades have the same shimmer intensity, and the same cool tones, they tend to muddle together on the eye very easily, so the less you blend with these, the better. Overall, I can't say I would recommend this palette except to someone who doesn't wear eyeshadow at all, and would want to start with sheer neutrals. Even then, I would recommend a NYX palette over this suck-fest any day. Packaging is cute, but tacky. And it just baffles me that this and the UD Naked palette are even used in the same sentence together, let alone being compared to one another....EDIT 11/4/2013: I upped my rating from a 2 to a 3. This palette's growing on me. :) Good for VERRRY early mornings when I'm so tired, I don't even know what the heck to slap on my eyeballs. This is good for that purpose, and with the shades in particular, it's practically foolproof. Doesn't pill or crease up when TFSI is used. Not the longest lasting by any means, but still a nice utility to carry around in your purse along with a sponge applicator. The lighter colors have a shimmer that's soft enough for cheekbone and Cupid's bow highlight.
on 2/26/2012 10:03:00 PM
More reviews by nlt87
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Cool
Hair: Brunette, Curly, Medium
Great palette has beautiful colors and the packaging is really cute the only downfall is that the eye shadow stripes are so narrow that it's hard to pick up just one color with a regular eye shadow brush you end up usually picking up two colors. Besides that I really do enjoy it, it was only $10 at WalMart. I wouldn't repurchase only because the stripes are so narrow and I can't use a normal sized brush if you're looking for a great neutral palette I'd say check it out but you may want to use your fingers.
3 of 3 people found this helpful.
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