NARS Moskova Eyeshadow Quad Review & Swatches

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Jan 13, 2019January 13, 2019

Moskova

NARS Moskova Eyeshadow Quad ($52.00 for zero.16 oz.) is a brand new, everlasting quad that contains a blue-teal, pop of inexperienced, inky navy blue, and medium-dark blue. The two shimmery shades had been properly pigmented and straightforward sufficient to make use of, whereas the 2 extra matte shades want primer and a few further effort to mix out nicely.

NARS Moskova #1 Eyeshadow (2018)

NARS Moskova #1 Eyeshadow (2018)

NARS Moskova #1 Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Moskova #1 Eyeshadow (2018)NARS Moskova #1 Eyeshadow (2018)

Moskova #1

Moskova #1 is a deep, bluish-teal with refined, cool undertones and a metallic sheen. It had wealthy, opaque pigmentation with a easy, calmly creamy texture that wasn’t too dense nor too skinny or powdery. I had no hassle choosing it up with a brush and making use of the product to reveal pores and skin. It wore nicely for eight hours on me earlier than fading barely.

Top DupesFormula Overview
Marc Jacobs Beauty The Night Owl #5 (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, hotter (95% comparable).Makeup Geek Autumn Breeze (P, $6.00) is hotter (90% comparable).Colour Pop Patchwork (LE, $5.00) is extra shimmery, darker (90% comparable).Too Faced Dusk Teal Dawn (LE, $16.00) is extra shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Urban Decay Junkie (LE, $19.00) is extra shimmery, hotter (90% comparable).NYX Savage (P, $6.00) is extra shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Natasha Denona Deep Teal (19M) (PiP, $29.00) is hotter (90% comparable).Natasha Denona Ice Blue (143CP) (LE, ) is extra shimmery, hotter (90% comparable).L’Oreal Endless Sea (P, $7.99) is extra shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Tom Ford Beauty Emerald Lust #three (LE, ) is cooler (90% comparable).

Formula Overview

$19.00/zero.04 oz. – $475.00 Per Ounce

The system is meant to have “rich, high-impact color” that’s “lightweight” and has “increased blendability.” Like most bigger ranges, there are winners and losers, and a few of how they carry out may be associated to the kind of end. The mattes are delicate, barely dusty within the pans (or under no circumstances) with medium to opaque, typically buildable, colour protection. The satin and metallics are typically smoother, extra blendable, and extra pigmented with much less effort; NARS does the these decrease shimmer finishes notably nicely, which simply appears “melted” on the pores and skin as they lay down so easily and have a fantastic shine.

Most shades utilized higher on my lid than swatched on my arm, which has been one thing seen throughout NARS’ eyeshadows for years and did not change with the current replace to their powder eyeshadow system. On common, they lasted between seven and 9 hours on me with out primer. They did apply nicely over primer and stayed on nicely for 14 hours with minimal fading.

Worth noting: the up to date system and packaging resulted in a product lower from zero.07 oz. per pan to zero.04 oz. The single eyeshadows acquired a extra noticeable value drop (from $24 to $19) however the duo eyeshadows could possibly be priced higher (from $36 to $35).

NARS Moskova #2 Eyeshadow (2018)

NARS Moskova #2 Eyeshadow (2018)

NARS Moskova #2 Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Moskova #2 Eyeshadow (2018)NARS Moskova #2 Eyeshadow (2018)

Moskova #2

Moskova #2 is a brighter, medium grass inexperienced with refined, yellow undertones and a semi-matte end. There had been the barest quantity of shimmers strewn all through the powder, however they had been the type that appeared to vanish when the eyeshadow was used on the lid. It had semi-opaque colour protection that didn’t construct up nicely with out a primer beneath it as the feel was extra powdery and susceptible to diffusing. There was some fallout throughout software, and it appeared to put on shorter (at seven hours) all because of that powderiness.

Top DupesFormula Overview
MAC Hajar Karim (LE, $17.00) is much less shimmery (95% comparable).NYX Contort (P, $four.50) is much less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Viseart Bright Editorial #three (P, ) is much less shimmery, lighter, hotter (85% comparable).Kat Von D Misfit (LE, ) is much less shimmery, lighter (85% comparable).Illamasqua Fledgling (P, ) is much less shimmery, lighter (85% comparable).NARS Mad Mad World #2 (DC, $25.00) is much less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% comparable).Colour Pop Moody (LE, $5.00) is much less shimmery, darker, cooler (80% comparable).Coloured Raine Level Up (PiP, $6.99) is much less shimmery, lighter, brighter (80% comparable).Sleek MakeUP Tree of Life (PiP, $9.99) is much less shimmery, darker, hotter (80% comparable).Kat Von D Gloom (LE, ) is much less shimmery, lighter, cooler (80% comparable).

Formula Overview

$19.00/zero.04 oz. – $475.00 Per Ounce

The system is meant to have “rich, high-impact color” that’s “lightweight” and has “increased blendability.” Like most bigger ranges, there are winners and losers, and a few of how they carry out may be associated to the kind of end. The mattes are delicate, barely dusty within the pans (or under no circumstances) with medium to opaque, typically buildable, colour protection. The satin and metallics are typically smoother, extra blendable, and extra pigmented with much less effort; NARS does the these decrease shimmer finishes notably nicely, which simply appears “melted” on the pores and skin as they lay down so easily and have a fantastic shine.

Most shades utilized higher on my lid than swatched on my arm, which has been one thing seen throughout NARS’ eyeshadows for years and did not change with the current replace to their powder eyeshadow system. On common, they lasted between seven and 9 hours on me with out primer. They did apply nicely over primer and stayed on nicely for 14 hours with minimal fading.

Worth noting: the up to date system and packaging resulted in a product lower from zero.07 oz. per pan to zero.04 oz. The single eyeshadows acquired a extra noticeable value drop (from $24 to $19) however the duo eyeshadows could possibly be priced higher (from $36 to $35).

NARS Moskova #3 Eyeshadow (2018)

NARS Moskova #three Eyeshadow (2018)

NARS Moskova #three Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Moskova #3 Eyeshadow (2018)NARS Moskova #3 Eyeshadow (2018)

Moskova #three

Moskova #three is a blackened navy blue with cool undertones and flecks of blue micro-sparkle over a matte end. It had almost opaque pigmentation with a drier, barely firmer texture, which made it simpler to make use of with a lighter hand to construct up protection, although it might have been simpler to diffuse alongside the sides. It stayed on nicely for seven and a half hours on me.

Top DupesFormula Overview
Smashbox Big Night (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, hotter (90% comparable).Wet ‘n’ Wild Three’s a Party #three (DC, $2.29) is much less shimmery, darker (90% comparable).theBalm Serious (P, $16.00) is much less shimmery (90% comparable).MAC Bleuluxe #5 (PiP, ) is darker, hotter (90% comparable).Anastasia Spirit Rock (LE, $12.00) is hotter (90% comparable).MAC Beg For It (LE, $20.00) is much less shimmery (90% comparable).Kat Von D Oddfellow (LE, ) is hotter (90% comparable).Estee Lauder Black Chrome #1 (LE, $21.00) is much less shimmery, darker, hotter (90% comparable).Marc Jacobs Beauty The Free Spirit No. 19 (LE, ) is lighter, hotter (90% comparable).Tarte Punk (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, darker, hotter (90% comparable).

Formula Overview

$19.00/zero.04 oz. – $475.00 Per Ounce

The system is meant to have “rich, high-impact color” that’s “lightweight” and has “increased blendability.” Like most bigger ranges, there are winners and losers, and a few of how they carry out may be associated to the kind of end. The mattes are delicate, barely dusty within the pans (or under no circumstances) with medium to opaque, typically buildable, colour protection. The satin and metallics are typically smoother, extra blendable, and extra pigmented with much less effort; NARS does the these decrease shimmer finishes notably nicely, which simply appears “melted” on the pores and skin as they lay down so easily and have a fantastic shine.

Most shades utilized higher on my lid than swatched on my arm, which has been one thing seen throughout NARS’ eyeshadows for years and did not change with the current replace to their powder eyeshadow system. On common, they lasted between seven and 9 hours on me with out primer. They did apply nicely over primer and stayed on nicely for 14 hours with minimal fading.

Worth noting: the up to date system and packaging resulted in a product lower from zero.07 oz. per pan to zero.04 oz. The single eyeshadows acquired a extra noticeable value drop (from $24 to $19) however the duo eyeshadows could possibly be priced higher (from $36 to $35).

NARS Moskova #4 Eyeshadow (2018)

NARS Moskova #four Eyeshadow (2018)

NARS Moskova #four Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Moskova #4 Eyeshadow (2018)NARS Moskova #4 Eyeshadow (2018)

Moskova #four

Moskova #four is a medium-dark blue with cool undertones and a satin sheen. It had almost opaque colour protection that adhered nicely to reveal pores and skin with a easy, even software. The consistency was delicate, easy, and emollient with out being too dense or thick within the pan. It wore nicely for eight hours on me earlier than fading barely.

Top DupesFormula Overview
Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Technoir (DC, $14.00) is extra shimmery (90% comparable).Kat Von D Entombed (DC, ) is extra shimmery, darker, hotter (90% comparable).Urban Decay Evidence (P, $19.00) is extra shimmery (90% comparable).MAC Deep Truth (DC, $17.00) is extra shimmery, hotter (90% comparable).Marc Jacobs Beauty The Siren #6 (LE, ) is extra shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).Colour Pop Illusional (LE, $5.00) is extra shimmery, darker (90% comparable).Urban Decay Danger (LE, $19.00) is extra shimmery, darker (90% comparable).Colour Pop Etiquette (LE, $5.00) is extra shimmery, darker, hotter (90% comparable).Make Up For Ever I218 Indigo Blue (DC, $21.00) is extra shimmery, darker (90% comparable).Anastasia Azure (LE, $12.00) is extra shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).

Formula Overview

$19.00/zero.04 oz. – $475.00 Per Ounce

The system is meant to have “rich, high-impact color” that’s “lightweight” and has “increased blendability.” Like most bigger ranges, there are winners and losers, and a few of how they carry out may be associated to the kind of end. The mattes are delicate, barely dusty within the pans (or under no circumstances) with medium to opaque, typically buildable, colour protection. The satin and metallics are typically smoother, extra blendable, and extra pigmented with much less effort; NARS does the these decrease shimmer finishes notably nicely, which simply appears “melted” on the pores and skin as they lay down so easily and have a fantastic shine.

Most shades utilized higher on my lid than swatched on my arm, which has been one thing seen throughout NARS’ eyeshadows for years and did not change with the current replace to their powder eyeshadow system. On common, they lasted between seven and 9 hours on me with out primer. They did apply nicely over primer and stayed on nicely for 14 hours with minimal fading.

Worth noting: the up to date system and packaging resulted in a product lower from zero.07 oz. per pan to zero.04 oz. The single eyeshadows acquired a extra noticeable value drop (from $24 to $19) however the duo eyeshadows could possibly be priced higher (from $36 to $35).

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