Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

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Jan 12, 2019January 12, 2019

Smoke Sessions

Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions Eight-Pan Eyeshadow Palette ($48.00 for zero.58 oz.) is a restricted version palette that launched and offered out promptly offered out in December. It’s a pleasant palette and features a few shades that we don’t typically seen in palettes, not to mention housed collectively. I loved the combination of hotter hues on the left and cooler tones on the fitting, although the palette will profit from mixing and matching with lighter and extra mid-tone shimmers and mattes in a single’s stash.

I needed to get my overview up now earlier than I overlook the way it wore (and now that I’ve survived the vacation palette season), because the palette will ultimately be re-released. The model final talked about a restock was deliberate in a “few months” in late December, however there’s no concrete date. (Your finest guess is to comply with them on social media for the most recent.) What I do know is that two green-themed palettes offered out QUICKLY! so I simply really feel like mainstream manufacturers ought to get in on this inexperienced goodness… I wouldn’t say no…

Melt Cosmetics Gravity OG Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Gravity OG Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Gravity OG Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Gravity OG EyeshadowMelt Cosmetics Gravity OG Eyeshadow

Gravity OG

Gravity OG is a medium-dark gold with robust, orange undertones and flecks of gold micro-glitter over a frosted sheen. It had slight fallout as I utilized and blended out the colour on my lid, although the eyeshadow itself went on fairly evenly utilizing urgent/patting motions. The pigmentation was opaque in a single layer, whereas the feel felt denser, a bit of drier to the contact. It lasted nicely for eight and a half hours however had slight fallout over time.

Pat McGrath Enraptured (LE, ) is darker (90% comparable).Marc Jacobs Beauty Pleather Python (PiP, ) is darker, cooler (90% comparable).Marc Jacobs Beauty The Free Spirit No. 10 (LE, ) is much less shimmery, darker, hotter (90% comparable).Natasha Denona Gold (137CP) (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Pat McGrath Gold Standard (LE, ) is much less shimmery (90% comparable).Coloured Raine Rose (LE, $6.99) is darker, cooler (90% comparable).Givenchy Palette Ors Audacieux #1 (LE, ) is much less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Urban Decay Stay Gold (LE, $19.00) is much less shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).Chanel Poudre d’Or (34) (P, $30.00) is much less shimmery, lighter, hotter (90% comparable).Colour Pop Karat Cake (P, $5.00) is much less shimmery, lighter, cooler (80% comparable).

Ingredients

Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Mica, Isopropyl Palmitate, Dimethicone, Silica, Zinc Stearate, Lauroyl Lysine, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Phenoxyethanol, PTFE, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Palmitic Acid, Perfluorooctyl Triethoxysilane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Tin Oxide. May comprise: Iron Oxide CI 77499, Iron Oxide CI 77491, Iron Oxide CI 77492, Red 40 Lake CI 16035, Yellow 5 Lake CI 19140, Blue 1 Lake CI 42090, Titanium Dioxide CI 77891, Green 5 CI 61570, Chromium Oxide Green CI 77288, Ferric Ferrocyanide CI 19140, Aluminum Powder CI 77000, Ultramarines CI 77007

Melt Cosmetics Grand Daddy Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Grand Daddy Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Grand Daddy Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Grand Daddy EyeshadowMelt Cosmetics Grand Daddy Eyeshadow

Grand Daddy

Grand Daddy is a wealthy, deep gold with heat undertones and green-gold sparkle and shimmer. The eyeshadow had opaque coloration protection in a single layer, which utilized evenly and easily to reveal pores and skin. The texture was flippantly creamy, dense however not too thick or firmly-pressed within the pan, and was simple to mix out alongside the perimeters. It stayed on properly for eight and a half hours on me.

NARS Tryst (DC, $25.00) is extra muted, hotter (90% comparable).Dose of Colors Dirty Money (LE, ) is extra shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% comparable).Makeup Geek Liquid Gold (P, $12.00) is darker, hotter (85% comparable).Givenchy Palette Ors Audacieux #1 (LE, ) is much less shimmery, lighter, hotter (85% comparable).Marc Jacobs Beauty About Last Night No. 02 (LE, ) is lighter (85% comparable).Coloured Raine Nightingale (LE, $6.99) is darker, hotter (85% comparable).Jouer Tan Lines (LE, ) is darker, hotter (80% comparable).Tarte Martini (P, $22.00) is darker, extra muted (80% comparable).Urban Decay Stay Gold (LE, $19.00) is much less shimmery, lighter, hotter (80% comparable).Pat McGrath Gold Standard (LE, ) is hotter (80% comparable).

Ingredients

Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Mica, Isopropyl Palmitate, Dimethicone, Silica, Zinc Stearate, Lauroyl Lysine, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Phenoxyethanol, PTFE, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Palmitic Acid, Perfluorooctyl Triethoxysilane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Tin Oxide. May comprise: Iron Oxide CI 77499, Iron Oxide CI 77491, Iron Oxide CI 77492, Red 40 Lake CI 16035, Yellow 5 Lake CI 19140, Blue 1 Lake CI 42090, Titanium Dioxide CI 77891, Green 5 CI 61570, Chromium Oxide Green CI 77288, Ferric Ferrocyanide CI 19140, Aluminum Powder CI 77000, Ultramarines CI 77007

Melt Cosmetics Black Widow Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Black Widow Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Black Widow Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Black Widow EyeshadowMelt Cosmetics Black Widow Eyeshadow

Black Widow

Black Widow is a wealthy, medium-dark inexperienced with robust, golden olive undertones and a glowing, metallic end. It was intensely pigmented with a dense, flippantly creamy texture that was thicker and labored finest with denser brushes or artificial brushes. The coloration went on evenly and blended out properly alongside the perimeters. It wore nicely for eight and a half hours on me earlier than creasing faintly.

Sydney Grace Fallen (-, $6.00) is much less shimmery (90% comparable).Sydney Grace Sunken Treasure (P, $5.00) is much less shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% comparable).Smashbox Safari (LE, ) is much less shimmery, lighter (85% comparable).Colour Pop EBB (LE, $5.00) is lighter, cooler (85% comparable).Sydney Grace Gold Earth (P, $6.00) is much less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% comparable).Clinique Whopping Willow (P, $17.00) is much less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% comparable).Colour Pop IE (LE, $5.00) is much less shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% comparable).Colour Pop Bliss (LE, $5.00) is much less shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% comparable).Makeup Geek Kryptonite (P, $12.00) is much less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% comparable).Jouer Tan Lines (LE, ) is lighter, hotter (80% comparable).

Ingredients

Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Mica, Isopropyl Palmitate, Dimethicone, Silica, Zinc Stearate, Lauroyl Lysine, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Phenoxyethanol, PTFE, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Palmitic Acid, Perfluorooctyl Triethoxysilane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Tin Oxide. May comprise: Iron Oxide CI 77499, Iron Oxide CI 77491, Iron Oxide CI 77492, Red 40 Lake CI 16035, Yellow 5 Lake CI 19140, Blue 1 Lake CI 42090, Titanium Dioxide CI 77891, Green 5 CI 61570, Chromium Oxide Green CI 77288, Ferric Ferrocyanide CI 19140, Aluminum Powder CI 77000, Ultramarines CI 77007

Melt Cosmetics Sour Diesel Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Sour Diesel Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Sour Diesel Eyeshadow
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Sour Diesel

Sour Diesel is a deep olive inexperienced with refined, heat undertones and a matte end. The pigmentation was opaque in a single layer, whereas the consistency was tender, velvety, and dense–extra substantial with some powderiness within the pan. A little bit went a good distance, and if an excessive amount of was utilized, there was fallout throughout software. I’d additionally watch out of utilizing this over tackier bases as it could darken over wetter surfaces. I had no bother diffusing and mixing out the shade in my crease over naked pores and skin, although. It lasted nicely for eight hours on me earlier than I observed any fading.

Makeup Geek Dirty Martini (P, $6.00) is lighter, hotter (90% comparable).Zoeva Herrengasse (LE, ) is lighter, hotter (90% comparable).MAC Damn She Olive (LE, $17.00) is extra shimmery, lighter, hotter (90% comparable).Zoeva MT150 (PiP, ) is lighter, hotter (85% comparable).Natasha Denona Savanna (LE, ) is lighter, hotter (85% comparable).Surratt Beauty Mesmer Eyes (Cream) (PiP, ) is extra shimmery, lighter, hotter (85% comparable).NABLA Cosmetics Radikal (P, $Eight.00) is lighter, extra muted (85% comparable).MAC Velvet Moss (DC, $17.00) is lighter, hotter (85% comparable).Melt Cosmetics Leo (LE, ) is lighter, hotter (80% comparable).LORAC Blackout (LE, $19.00) is extra shimmery, darker (80% comparable).

Ingredients

Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Mica, Isopropyl Palmitate, Dimethicone, Silica, Zinc Stearate, Lauroyl Lysine, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Phenoxyethanol, PTFE, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Palmitic Acid, Perfluorooctyl Triethoxysilane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Tin Oxide. May comprise: Iron Oxide CI 77499, Iron Oxide CI 77491, Iron Oxide CI 77492, Red 40 Lake CI 16035, Yellow 5 Lake CI 19140, Blue 1 Lake CI 42090, Titanium Dioxide CI 77891, Green 5 CI 61570, Chromium Oxide Green CI 77288, Ferric Ferrocyanide CI 19140, Aluminum Powder CI 77000, Ultramarines CI 77007

Melt Cosmetics Space Queen Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Space Queen Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Space Queen Eyeshadow
Melt Cosmetics Space Queen EyeshadowMelt Cosmetics Space Queen Eyeshadow

Space Queen

Space Queen is a deep, bluish-teal with cool undertones and a matte end. The eyeshadow had wealthy coloration payoff that adhered evenly to reveal pores and skin and subtle nicely alongside the perimeters with out the product shedding its depth. The texture was tender, velvety, and clean with out being too powdery within the pan, although there was a contact of extra product that kicked up within the pan once I labored with it. The pigmentation was no joke, too, so I’d advocate utilizing lower than you suppose you’d want when initially making use of the shade. It stayed on nicely for eight and a half hours earlier than it began to fade on me.

Colour Pop Water Bearer (PiP, $5.00) is darker, cooler (95% comparable).Sydney Grace Thrilled (P, $5.00) is extra shimmery, lighter (95% comparable).Tom Ford Beauty Photosynthesex #four (PiP, ) is lighter (90% comparable).Natasha Denona Python (PiP, ) is darker, cooler, glossier (90% comparable).Sydney Grace Majestic Breeze (PiP, $5.00) is much less shimmery, hotter (90% comparable).Anastasia Axis (DC, $12.00) is lighter, hotter (90% comparable).Colour Pop Effect (LE, $5.00) is extra shimmery, lighter, hotter (85% comparable).Kat Von D Carolyn (LE, ) is lighter, hotter (85% comparable).MAC Indigogo (LE, $17.00) is extra shimmery, lighter (85% comparable).Chanel Road Movie #1 (PiP, ) is extra shimmery, hotter (85% comparable).

Ingredients

Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Mica, Isopropyl Palmitate, Dimethicone, Silica, Zinc Stearate, Lauroyl Lysine, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Phenoxyethanol, PTFE, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Palmitic Acid, Perfluorooctyl Triethoxysilane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Tin Oxide. May comprise: Iron Oxide CI 77499, Iron Oxide CI 77491, Iron Oxide CI 77492, Red 40 Lake CI 16035, Yellow 5 Lake CI 19140, Blue 1 Lake CI 42090, Titanium Dioxide CI 77891, Green 5 CI 61570, Chromium Oxide Green CI 77288, Ferric Ferrocyanide CI 19140, Aluminum Powder CI 77000, Ultramarines CI 77007

Melt Cosmetics Mean Green Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Mean Green Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Mean Green Eyeshadow
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Mean Green

Mean Green is a deep, emerald inexperienced with refined, hotter undertones and a metallic sheen. The pigmentation was improbable with wealthy, even protection delivered in a single layer. It had a clean, flippantly creamy texture that was dense with out being too thick or too stiff within the pan, so it labored nicely with various kinds of brushes and methods. It wore nicely for eight and a half hours on me earlier than fading barely.

Kat Von D Lemmy (LE, ) is extra shimmery, darker (90% comparable).Make Up For Ever D306 Bottle Green (P, $17.00) is extra shimmery, darker (90% comparable).Urban Decay Kush (P, $19.00) is extra shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Urban Decay Grasshopper (LE, $19.00) is cooler (85% comparable).Milani Bella Emerald (18) (P, $four.49) is extra shimmery, darker (85% comparable).Sydney Grace Palm Trees (P, $5.00) is much less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% comparable).MAC Humid (P, $17.00) is lighter, hotter (85% comparable).Make Up For Ever D306 Bottle Green (DC, $21.00) is extra shimmery, darker, hotter (85% comparable).Chanel Affresco #5 (LE, ) is much less shimmery, darker, extra muted (85% comparable).Linda Hallberg Cosmetics Draco (LE, ) is darker, cooler (85% comparable).

Ingredients

Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Mica, Isopropyl Palmitate, Dimethicone, Silica, Zinc Stearate, Lauroyl Lysine, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Phenoxyethanol, PTFE, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Palmitic Acid, Perfluorooctyl Triethoxysilane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Tin Oxide. May comprise: Iron Oxide CI 77499, Iron Oxide CI 77491, Iron Oxide CI 77492, Red 40 Lake CI 16035, Yellow 5 Lake CI 19140, Blue 1 Lake CI 42090, Titanium Dioxide CI 77891, Green 5 CI 61570, Chromium Oxide Green CI 77288, Ferric Ferrocyanide CI 19140, Aluminum Powder CI 77000, Ultramarines CI 77007

Melt Cosmetics Sweet Tooth Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Sweet Tooth Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Sweet Tooth Eyeshadow
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Sweet Tooth

Sweet Tooth is a brilliant, medium teal with refined, cool undertones and a chunkier, glittery end. The texture was thicker, denser, and a bit of too heavy on the emollients, as I felt prefer it struggled to go on evenly with out utilizing my fingertips or a dampened brush. The product had an inclination to look extra glittery when subtle, and also you’ll be capable of see it trying much less “even” alongside my crease, however the high-shine end camouflages lots of its imperfections in individual (because it seemed like a smoother mix in individual than it appeared in photographs). The eyeshadow lasted nicely for eight and a half hours earlier than it began to crease on me.

Sydney Grace The Shallows (P, $6.00) is much less shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).City Color Beach Cottage (P, $6.99) is much less shimmery, lighter, hotter (90% comparable).Buxom Pre-nup (P, $12.00) is much less shimmery, darker (90% comparable).Tarte Color Explosion (LE, ) is much less shimmery, darker, hotter (90% comparable).Make Up For Ever #52 (LE, $23.00) is darker (90% comparable).Milk Makeup Mermaid Parade (P, $24.00) is much less shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).Colour Pop Emerald Dream (LE, $5.00) is hotter (85% comparable).Kat Von D Iggy (DC, $21.00) is much less shimmery, darker (85% comparable).BH Cosmetics Foil Eyes 2 #28 (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, darker (85% comparable).Kat Von D Leafar (LE, ) is much less shimmery, darker (85% comparable).

Ingredients

Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Mica, Isopropyl Palmitate, Dimethicone, Silica, Zinc Stearate, Lauroyl Lysine, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Phenoxyethanol, PTFE, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Palmitic Acid, Perfluorooctyl Triethoxysilane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Tin Oxide. May comprise: Iron Oxide CI 77499, Iron Oxide CI 77491, Iron Oxide CI 77492, Red 40 Lake CI 16035, Yellow 5 Lake CI 19140, Blue 1 Lake CI 42090, Titanium Dioxide CI 77891, Green 5 CI 61570, Chromium Oxide Green CI 77288, Ferric Ferrocyanide CI 19140, Aluminum Powder CI 77000, Ultramarines CI 77007

Melt Cosmetics Blue Dream Eyeshadow

Melt Cosmetics Blue Dream Eyeshadow

Blue Dream

Blue Dream is a pale aqua with refined, heat undertones and cooler, bluish-aqua sparkle. It had semi-opaque, buildable pigmentation however was finest utilized with a dampened brush or fingertips to maximise protection in addition to to make sure a extra even software of product. The consistency was denser, virtually too thick/dense, and didn’t play as nicely with brushes in consequence. It stayed on properly for eight and a half hours on me earlier than creasing faintly and had a contact of fallout over time.

Colour Pop Heavenly (P, $5.00) is lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Juvia’s Place Chefchaouen (P, ) is brighter (90% comparable).City Color Hint of Mint (P, $6.99) is hotter (90% comparable).NARS Zambezi (P, $19.00) is much less shimmery (90% comparable).Sydney Grace Mint Green (-, $6.00) is much less shimmery, darker (90% comparable).Natasha Denona Golden Aquamarine (86P) (P, $29.00) is much less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% comparable).theBalm #36 (P, $6.50) is much less shimmery, cooler (90% comparable).Natasha Denona Mint Frost (LE, $29.00) is cooler (90% comparable).Bobbi Brown Seafoam (LE, ) is much less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Makeup Geek Abracadabra (P, $12.00) is much less shimmery (90% comparable).

Ingredients

Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Mica, Isopropyl Palmitate, Dimethicone, Silica, Zinc Stearate, Lauroyl Lysine, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Phenoxyethanol, PTFE, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Palmitic Acid, Perfluorooctyl Triethoxysilane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Tin Oxide. May comprise: Iron Oxide CI 77499, Iron Oxide CI 77491, Iron Oxide CI 77492, Red 40 Lake CI 16035, Yellow 5 Lake CI 19140, Blue 1 Lake CI 42090, Titanium Dioxide CI 77891, Green 5 CI 61570, Chromium Oxide Green CI 77288, Ferric Ferrocyanide CI 19140, Aluminum Powder CI 77000, Ultramarines CI 77007

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