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Academy of Colour 9 Shade Eyeshadow Palette, Multicolor
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on 1/13/2013 8:38:00 PM
More reviews by atroquinine
Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
These shadows are a complete waste of money. Thankfully it is only around 8 bucks but I am rarely let down by Maybelline. None of these colors look even close to their shade in the pan on my eyes. It looks like a good idea because of the variety of shades but the pigmentation is complete crap and they feel chalky and cheap. You can definitely get better drug store eyeshadows - Wet 'n' Wild and L'oreal Infallibles are both much better.
on 11/1/2012 8:29:00 PM
More reviews by mangomurple
Skin: Normal, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
i really love this paltte- it has lasted me around 2 years! Great pigmentation, and extremely versatile. the only thing i do not like is that all the shades are very shimmery, with the exeption of the dark brown.
on 9/18/2011 4:48:00 PM
More reviews by ikissenglish
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Black, Straight, Medium
Ugh. Mixed feelings about this. First real eyeshadow ever, and I was dissapointed. The brown is alright, more leaning on the reddish-brown side, (NOT FLATTERING) and the beige kinda color is very chalky but I can work with it. The white isn't bad, very stark and shimmery, and the purple is ok. The other colors are horrible. Chalky, unpigmented, ugly in general. Waste of 8 dollars. Want good quality drugstore shadows? Try Wet 'n' Wild. Their new formulas are buttery smooth and beautiful.
on 4/9/2011 11:41:00 PM
More reviews by klarababexx
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
i like how it includes two flat shade brushes & they're wonderful quality considering that most eyeshadow brushes i get from drugstore eyeshadow palettes end up breaking on me. the colors for the most part aren't very pigmented. it's a good dupe for the almay trio for hazel eyes that has the pink, tan, & brown shadows. i purchased this palette for around $7.50, which is a great deal considering the amount of colors you get & the quality. the purple color is shimmery but isn't very pigmented, i've found it kind of hard to include in looks. you may want to use a primer or just pack on the color to get it to look pigmented. but it doesn't crease. for the most part though, all of the colors are shimmery.
on 1/30/2011 11:55:00 AM
More reviews by lulu12step
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Red, Straight, Coarse
Like most people reviewing this product, it was my first ever eyeshadow. And i know this is not perfect for more experienced mac lovers or anything because it is not highly pigmented and theyre are certainly better eyeshadows out there but I for one adore it. Purple: Shimmery, pretty and possiby the most pigmented color it is lovely and wearable.Copper: Beautiful brownish gold color not as much shimmer as the rest but very vearable for an everydayneutral eyeBlue: Probably least pigmented but for some reason one of my favorites. Very baby ue blendable color with a touch of shimmer.Pink: Not very pigmented but verygorgeous baby pinkWhite: lovee! its actually almost gone since i use it almost evryday in the inner corner of my eye its a little sparkly and not too bright white so it looks like a very natural eye openerGreen: Refer to pink and blueTan: Easy to make a nuetral eye withBrown: Highly pigmented (maybe just becasue its dark but very pretty (: )
on 8/18/2010 1:14:00 AM
More reviews by ejh23
Skin: Very Oily, Fair, Cool
Hair: Brown, Straight, Fine
I HATE this eyeshadow. It was my first so I didn't know any different. The colors are nice, but have NO pigmentation, NO lasting power, and crease. The blue is especially un-pigmented. Same with the dark brown. I really would not recommend this. In addition, the packaging is really ugly!
on 5/11/2009 5:15:00 PM
More reviews by cat070992
Hair: Black, Other, Other
i was a bit disappointing with the reviews on this. however i do understand where they are coming from. i like this product, i think the colors are really pretty, i especially like the copper brown, blue, green, purple, and brown. hmmm, that's like all the colors! the white i am not so crazy about! it is very chalky, but still okay to use. the pink also does not show up. overall it is a nice product!
on 2/25/2009 3:30:00 AM
More reviews by Liita
Skin: Very Oily, Olive, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Relaxed, Coarse
This has to be the worst eyeshadow set EVER, a couple of years ago my mom brought me this when she went to the States, and I liked it, pretty soft colors in the pan, this is nice I thought, but oh, this thing have absolutely no pigmentation, to get any trace of color you have to really pack the color on your lid and when you do that one of this two things will happen, you´ll end up with a colorless chalky mess on your lid or a lot of glitter/shimmer and absolutely no color, seriously I don´t know how this could work on anybody, it´s my only experience with maybelline E/S and I only hope they´re not all this bad, cuz this one is horrendous! I´m giving this one lippie b/c I have to give at least one.
on 2/25/2009 3:18:00 AM
More reviews by FrontLumps86
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Other, Straight, Medium
When i first found this pallet, i thought it was an amazing selection of colours. I'm fair-skinned and although i usually go with bold, edgy looks, i've been getting into softer, more natural looking colours lately. I really love the choices we get here, but i hate that there seems to be no coverage for me. The darker shades show up well, where as the others are very subtle. My faves are the blue and green, the green working best. The white (which i use for my highlighter) doesn't even show up well... bummer. I have to cake on the blue in order to get any decent pigmentation and i have to re-apply several times throughout the day. I really like the pallet but i will no repurchase due to lack of coverage--and the price was too steep for me personally.
on 11/30/2008 12:14:00 AM
More reviews by Eva32
Skin: Combination, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Straight, Other
This was one of the first eyeshadows I purchased. I was a bit disappointed at the pigmentation of the shadows at first, but when used with a base, it's not that bad. I can use all the colors except the orange eyeshadow, which does not look good with my skin tone. The raisin purple turns out to be a light fuschia purple, which works well when paired with an eggplant purple for a smokey purple look. And I love the green, as well as the neutral colors. The tan and medium brown look pretty nice and they do show up with a base underneath. I like using both of them for a simple, natural daytime look. So, since I'm fairly new to eyeshadow and am not looking for dramatic looks, I like this palette. I definitely would not purchase this again, however.Quality: As I mentioned before, the shadows are okay. The blue has practically no pigmentation, but the green and pink are both light and frosty. The beige is a lovely skintone color with a satin finish, and the matte warm brown turns up pretty well, as does the purple. The pearl white is a rather chalky, frosty, white.Packaging: The shadows are packaged in a blue case, which isn't that strong, but it's drugstore eyeshadow, so I'm not expecting anything great. What I like about the packaging are the sponge-tipped applicators. They are actually fairly good quality, being velvety-soft, and they pick up the eyeshadow incredibly well.Overall, I don't think these shadows are worth it. I only use these when I'm really lazy and don't want to look like I'm wearing anything. It's that subtle. Although you are getting a few nice neutral shades, a mid-tone pink/purple, and a minty green, they're not very pigmented and only give the most natural look. It might be good for girls starting out with makeup, but even they could get better quality stuff than this.
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