Revlon Illuminance Creme Shadow Quad

Revlon Illuminance Creme Shadow Quad

3.0

383 reviews

47% would repurchase

Package Quality: 3.5

Price: $$

Package Quality: 3.5

Price: $$

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on 7/26/2017 11:51:00 AM

Age: 36-43

Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool

Hair: Blond, Other, Fine

Eyes: Blue

This product was awful. These cream shadows have very little pigmentation and made my eyelids look very oily and washed out. I found the quality poor and returned it very quickly.

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Age: 25-29

Skin: Very Dry, Fair-Medium, Warm

Hair: Brown, Straight, Medium

Eyes: Brown

Despite buying these eyeshadows on and off for about 13 years, I'd really only say they're mediocre. I use to buy them as an eye shadow primer (before I started seeing a product called eye shadow primer), and now I use to use them to add luminosity to my brow bone and eye lid. They're beautiful, but the only thing is they don't stay very long. I only use them when I'm only going out to eat or something that I'm only going to be gone for a few hours. So, with that kind of restriction on their use, their beauty is wasted. Over the years, the price has steadily gone up where I feel it might be too much for the performance and quality of these eyeshadows. All in all, this is a nice product, but I feel I've outgrown them now.

3 of 3 people found this helpful.


on 1/11/2017 11:47:00 AM

Age: 44-55

Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral

Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Coarse

Eyes: Brown

I bought this because the colors are beautiful, but they crease like crazy, even with a primer. I have dry lids, and within an hour, they not only crease and disappear, but they manage to bring my waterproof liner with them. Bad investment, they don't even work as a base.
ETA: I use the pink tone and the light one as a cheek highlight, and it is very good for that!

4 of 4 people found this helpful.


Age: 36-43

Skin: Normal, Fair, Warm

Hair: Blond, Straight, Coarse

Eyes: Green

I have really mixed feelings about this product. I have owned this 3 times. 2 times I got rid of it. Now I have purchased it again but it is again inside my box for products for swapping.

I suppose I got rid of it becuase I love to apply powder shadows and the way you can blend powder shadows and use different colors in makeup. With this that does not really work. Even though the compact comes with 4 colors, you cant really make an awesome look by blending colors together becuase they are very slippery and they will not set. What is great with these colors is that even though all colors are slightly shimmery they are also very sheer and you can apply them really quickly with a swipe of your finger. And you never will look like you totally messed up your makeup because these colors are so sheer.

Currently I own the sets called Precious Metals and Copper Canyon. They are all very flattering. however they are not crease proof or long lasting like MAC paint pots. They are also much more sheer than MAC paint pots. However I do like the finish of the Revlon Illuminance shadows. I hate they way you can see the texture of the powder shadow on skin when wearing them. With these you can not see the texture. I love it. I love to pair these with a radiant BB and cream blush and just a swipe of these and mascara and a pop of lipgloss. Makes me look younger. I do however prime my eye lids with powder before applying these to improve the staying power. Now that I am writing this review I really feel like taking them away from my swap box and starting to use them again. If I swap them I might repurchase them again. I am really undecided about these.

4 of 5 people found this helpful.


on 11/13/2016 9:31:00 PM

Age: 19-24

Skin: Normal, Fair, Cool

Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium

Eyes: Hazel

I was so excited to get the Skinlights quad as a present; I had to never had cream eyeshadow before. It looks very beautiful in the package: shiny, gorgeous colours, swatched very well. Once I got them on my eyes, however, I found them very hard to blend, and they instantly creased, and looked cakey on my lids. Very disappointment as the colours are very pigmented, they just don't apply very well.

5 of 5 people found this helpful.


Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Combination, Olive, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

My favourite go-to for eye makeup for school/work/whatever is always a good neutral creme eyeshadow palette, and this one does not disappoint. I find it to have good colour payoff and the shadows are super easy to apply. I use all the shades daily except for the brown one second from the right; they also last quite long, though the dark brown shade I find fades faster than the rest.
The only thing I dont like about this palette is the design; it is weird to open and I am always freaked out that Im going to break/drop it somehow since the plastic is pretty flimsy.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.


on 2/16/2015 2:53:00 PM

Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Very Dry, Medium, Neutral

Hair: Black, Wavy, Coarse

Eyes: Black

I adore cream eyeshadow and it is by far my favorite product to buy. This, however is just not a good one, which is so sad because the colors are so lovely. The formula is extremely emollient, to the point of being almost slick. This makes it difficult to work with and kind of messy. It never sets on the eye, leading the staying power to be exceptionally poor. I am someone who very rarely has problems with creasing or lasting power (even with products that have notoriously poor lasting power like, say, the NYX Jumbo Eye Pencils), but this creases on me within about a minute and is completely gone within a few hours. The best way to use this is as a base, but even as that it is not a very good one as it's not really tacky but just slick. Also, it creases. I did give it two lippies because it does have some lovely shades. But all in all, this is not a good cream eyeshadow and there are much better ones that are less expensive. If you're looking for a very emollient formula that you can use both as a base or on its own, I recommend the NYX Jumbo Eye Pencils as a decent one. As far as long lasting, the Rimmel Scandaleyes is great in the drugstore. But yeah, these are not great.

3 of 3 people found this helpful.


on 11/22/2014 12:06:00 AM

Age: 19-24

Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brown, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

estas sombras son muy efectivas para usarlas como prebase para usar las sombras en polvo


on 2/27/2014 12:44:00 AM

Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Combination, Olive, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

I had this in skinlights, and these shadows are so creamy and pretty! There was a shimmery brown, a shimmery white, a shimmery reddish-copper and a matte cream flesh tone. I use these mainly as a base, but the lasting power is so poor....they crease, don't last very long, overall I wouldn't recommend.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.


Age: 25-29

Skin: Dry, Fair, Cool

Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium

Eyes: Blue


Pros:
- awesome color selection
- creamy and easy to blend
- more sheer than MAC paint pots )can be a plus or minus depending on taste)
- long lasting with powder eyeshadow on top (use them as a base)
- inexpensive
- 4 colors per set

Cons:
- must be set with a powder shadow on top or they WILL crease
-I would not try to wear them alone or blend them with multiple cream colors, they will look messy
- I have only seen shimmer shades


I have these in the colors skin lights, copper canyon, twilight, va va va bloom, wild orchid and khaki suede. I would recommend them all


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