Sydney Grace Eyeshadow Reviews & Swatches (“A Dusty Peacock Look”)

Reviews
Feb 03, 2019February 03, 2019

Black Ice

Sydney Grace Black Ice Pressed Pigment Shadow ($6.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a deep, charcoal grey with cool undertones and a metallic end. It had an extremely delicate, barely looser-pressed consistency (nevertheless it didn’t appear too delicate/powdery/messy) that packed tons of pigment in a single layer. It was the kind of pigmentation the place a bit went a great distance! The eyeshadow utilized evenly to reveal pores and skin and blended out with little effort. It wore nicely for eight hours on me earlier than creasing faintly.

Stila Vivid Labradorite (P, $24.00) is much less shimmery, lighter, cooler (95% comparable).Kat Von D Santeria (LE, ) is cooler (90% comparable).Urban Decay Afterhours (LE, $19.00) is extra shimmery, darker, hotter (90% comparable).Urban Decay Granite (PiP, $20.00) is extra shimmery, lighter, hotter (90% comparable).Giorgio Armani #21 (LE, $33.00) is lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Urban Decay Redemption (LE, $19.00) is much less shimmery, cooler (90% comparable).MAC Deep Cravings (LE, $17.00) is much less shimmery, darker, hotter (90% comparable).Tarte First Impressionism (LE, ) is much less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Marc Jacobs Beauty The Parisienne #1 (LE, ) is much less shimmery, cooler (90% comparable).Colour Pop Goody Two-Shoes (DC, $5.00) is darker (90% comparable).

Formula Overview

$6.00/zero.06 oz. – $100.00 Per Ounce

The shimmer eyeshadows are extra constant in pigmentation with nearly all of shades having opaque colour protection. The extra metallic/sparkly the shade is, the creamier and extra emollient the eyeshadow felt within the pan, which frequently yielded actually easy software and good adherence to the lid, although just a few labored higher with a fingertip or a dampened brush for true-to-pan colour or to get a more true end/sheen. Most shades, nevertheless, labored nicely with brushes, and I did not have bother making use of or mixing out a lot of the shimmer shades. The extra satin to pearl like finishes are inclined to really feel a bit thinner however mix out nicely. These shades wore between eight and 9 hours on me with a few of the extra foiled-like shades creasing noticeably on the finish (and the much less foiled-like ones fading).

Ingredients

Silk Mica (Mica (77019), Boron Nitride, L-Lysine Mica (Mica 77019 and Lauroyl Lysine), Caranuba Mica (Mica 77019 and Caranuba Wax), Magnesium Stearate, Magnesium Myristate, Zinc Stearate ((+/- Mica (Mica 77019), Fractionated Coconut Oil (Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891) Vitamin E (Tocopherol), Chromium Hydroxide Green (CI77289), Chromium Green (CI77288), Iron Oxide (CI 77499, 77491, 77492), Tin Oxide (CI 778161), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Ferric Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Ultramarines (77007), Silica, *Synthetic Flurophylogopite, Zinc (CI 77947), Bronze and Copper Powder (CI 77400), Nylon 12, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Potassium Sorbate, Hexylene Glycol)), aluminum powder

Cadet

Sydney Grace Cadet Matte Shadow ($5.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a medium-dark, olive inexperienced with heat undertones and a glowing, metallic end. It was richly pigmented with a easy, flippantly creamy consistency that was denser with out being too thick or too firmly pressed within the pan. The colour went on simply over my lid with easy, even protection that stayed on nicely for eight hours on me.

NARS Hellcat (P, $22.00) is much less shimmery (95% comparable).Coloured Raine Side of Olives (P, $6.99) is hotter (90% comparable).Makeup Geek Venom (P, $6.00) is much less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% comparable).Sydney Grace Fallen Splendor (PiP, $6.00) is much less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Huda Beauty Emerald #eight (LE, ) is much less shimmery, darker (85% comparable).Dose of Colors Olive You (P, $20.00) is darker (85% comparable).Sydney Grace Pear Tree (P, $6.00) is darker, cooler (85% comparable).Buxom Dusk ‘Til Dawn (P, $12.00) is much less shimmery, darker (85% comparable).bareMinerals Eureka (LE, ) is much less shimmery, darker (85% comparable).Sydney Grace Gold Earth (P, $6.00) is much less shimmery, darker, hotter (85% comparable).

Formula Overview

$6.00/zero.06 oz. – $100.00 Per Ounce

The shimmer eyeshadows are extra constant in pigmentation with nearly all of shades having opaque colour protection. The extra metallic/sparkly the shade is, the creamier and extra emollient the eyeshadow felt within the pan, which frequently yielded actually easy software and good adherence to the lid, although just a few labored higher with a fingertip or a dampened brush for true-to-pan colour or to get a more true end/sheen. Most shades, nevertheless, labored nicely with brushes, and I did not have bother making use of or mixing out a lot of the shimmer shades. The extra satin to pearl like finishes are inclined to really feel a bit thinner however mix out nicely. These shades wore between eight and 9 hours on me with a few of the extra foiled-like shades creasing noticeably on the finish (and the much less foiled-like ones fading).

Ingredients

Silk Mica (Mica (77019), Boron Nitride, L-Lysine Mica (Mica 77019 and Lauroyl Lysine), Caranuba Mica (Mica 77019 and Caranuba Wax), Magnesium Stearate, Magnesium Myristate, Zinc Stearate ((+/- Mica (Mica 77019), Fractionated Coconut Oil (Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891) Vitamin E (Tocopherol), Chromium Hydroxide Green (CI77289), Chromium Green (CI77288), Iron Oxide (CI 77499, 77491, 77492), Tin Oxide (CI 778161), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Ferric Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Ultramarines (77007), Silica, *Synthetic Flurophylogopite, Zinc (CI 77947), Bronze and Copper Powder (CI 77400), Nylon 12, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Potassium Sorbate, Hexylene Glycol)), aluminum powder

Sydney Grace Calling Birds Matte Shadow

Sydney Grace Calling Birds Matte Shadow

Calling Birds

Sydney Grace Calling Birds Matte Shadow ($5.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a delicate, mild brown with delicate, heat undertones and a matte end. It had good colour payoff in a single layer, which was simply constructed as much as full protection with a second layer. The consistency was delicate, a smidgen dusty within the pan however not vulnerable to fallout, and it blended out properly alongside the perimeters. This shade lasted nicely for eight hours earlier than fading noticeably on my pores and skin.

Top DupesFormula Overview
bareMinerals Granted (LE, ) is lighter (95% comparable).Ciate Skinny Dip (LE, ) is darker, extra muted (95% comparable).Tarte Force of Nature (LE, ) is lighter (95% comparable).Tarte View from the Taupe (LE, ) is darker (95% comparable).NARS Seven Heaven (DC, $25.00) is lighter (95% comparable).Marc Jacobs Beauty The Big O (P, $29.00) is lighter, hotter (90% comparable).Too Faced I Want It All (LE, $16.00) is extra shimmery, lighter, hotter (90% comparable).Giorgio Armani Nude Smoke (24) (P, $39.00) is cooler (90% comparable).MAC No Curfew (LE, $17.00) is lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Anastasia Birkin (P, $12.00) is brighter, hotter (85% comparable).

Formula Overview

$5.00/zero.06 oz. – $83.33 Per Ounce

The matte eyeshadows are typically pigmented (usually semi-opaque or opaque, usually buildable if they are not opaque) with a delicate, extra velvety texture that has slight slip however is not so thick that it will get tough to make use of, applies erratically, or has plenty of fallout. I’ve discovered that a lot of the matte eyeshadows apply and mix out with out a lot effort however just a few could take a bit extra effort to diffuse alongside the perimeters. The matte system tends to put on between eight and eight and a half hours on me.

Sydney Grace Comforter Pressed Pigment Shadow

Sydney Grace Comforter Pressed Pigment Shadow

Comforter

Sydney Grace Comforter Pressed Pigment Shadow ($6.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a light-medium, bluish-teal with cool undertones and a gold-green shifting shimmer. It had a denser, firmer consistency that required a heavier hand to choose up product evenly (or else a denser brush or a dampened brush). It had practically opaque pigmentation however was more durable to use evenly with out utilizing urgent/pushing motions on my lid. The eyeshadow began to fade noticeably on me after eight hours of wear and tear.

Colour Pop Flower Shop (LE, $5.00) is much less shimmery, lighter, cooler (95% comparable).Clinique Aqua Pop (P, $17.00) is darker, cooler (90% comparable).MAC Steamy (P, $17.00) is extra shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Anastasia Venice (P, $12.00) is extra shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).Tarte Art Deco (LE, ) is lighter, hotter (90% comparable).L’Oreal Endless Sea (P, $7.99) is darker, cooler (90% comparable).Milani Bella Teal (21) (P, $four.49) is lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Too Faced Dusk Teal Dawn (LE, $16.00) is darker, cooler (90% comparable).Kevyn Aucoin Amp (LE, ) is extra shimmery, hotter (90% comparable).Colour Pop Nix (LE, $5.00) is lighter, hotter (85% comparable).

Formula Overview

$6.00/zero.06 oz. – $100.00 Per Ounce

The shimmer eyeshadows are extra constant in pigmentation with nearly all of shades having opaque colour protection. The extra metallic/sparkly the shade is, the creamier and extra emollient the eyeshadow felt within the pan, which frequently yielded actually easy software and good adherence to the lid, although just a few labored higher with a fingertip or a dampened brush for true-to-pan colour or to get a more true end/sheen. Most shades, nevertheless, labored nicely with brushes, and I did not have bother making use of or mixing out a lot of the shimmer shades. The extra satin to pearl like finishes are inclined to really feel a bit thinner however mix out nicely. These shades wore between eight and 9 hours on me with a few of the extra foiled-like shades creasing noticeably on the finish (and the much less foiled-like ones fading).

Ingredients

Silk Mica (Mica (77019), Boron Nitride, L-Lysine Mica (Mica 77019 and Lauroyl Lysine), Caranuba Mica (Mica 77019 and Caranuba Wax), Magnesium Stearate, Magnesium Myristate, Zinc Stearate ((+/- Mica (Mica 77019), Fractionated Coconut Oil (Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891) Vitamin E (Tocopherol), Chromium Hydroxide Green (CI77289), Chromium Green (CI77288), Iron Oxide (CI 77499, 77491, 77492), Tin Oxide (CI 778161), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Ferric Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Ultramarines (77007), Silica, *Synthetic Flurophylogopite, Zinc (CI 77947), Bronze and Copper Powder (CI 77400), Nylon 12, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Potassium Sorbate, Hexylene Glycol)), aluminum powder

Sydney Grace Dream Maker Pressed Pigment Shadow

Sydney Grace Dream Maker Pressed Pigment Shadow

Dream Maker

Sydney Grace Dream Maker Pressed Pigment Shadow ($6.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a delicate peach with heat undertones and a metallic sheen. It was deceptively delicate, with respect to shimmer, within the pan, nevertheless it was fairly brightening utilized to my pores and skin. The consistency was delicate, easy, and finely-milled with out being powdery. It had opaque pigmentation that stayed on nicely for eight hours on me.

Colour Pop Extravaganza (LE, $5.00) is extra shimmery (95% comparable).Tarte Pixel (LE, ) is extra shimmery (95% comparable).Colour Pop Throttle (LE, $5.00) is lighter (95% comparable).LORAC Tails & Top Hats #6 (LE, $19.00) is extra shimmery (95% comparable).MAC MACnificent Me (LE, $17.00) is extra shimmery (95% comparable).Natasha Denona Piggy (80M) (P, $29.00) is extra shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% comparable).MAC Sweet Tart (LE, ) is hotter (90% comparable).Colour Pop My Treat (PiP, $5.00) is extra shimmery, darker (90% comparable).Kat Von D Glitz (DC, $21.00) is extra shimmery, cooler (90% comparable).Tarte Posse (LE, ) is extra shimmery (90% comparable).

Formula Overview

$6.00/zero.06 oz. – $100.00 Per Ounce

The shimmer eyeshadows are extra constant in pigmentation with nearly all of shades having opaque colour protection. The extra metallic/sparkly the shade is, the creamier and extra emollient the eyeshadow felt within the pan, which frequently yielded actually easy software and good adherence to the lid, although just a few labored higher with a fingertip or a dampened brush for true-to-pan colour or to get a more true end/sheen. Most shades, nevertheless, labored nicely with brushes, and I did not have bother making use of or mixing out a lot of the shimmer shades. The extra satin to pearl like finishes are inclined to really feel a bit thinner however mix out nicely. These shades wore between eight and 9 hours on me with a few of the extra foiled-like shades creasing noticeably on the finish (and the much less foiled-like ones fading).

Ingredients

Silk Mica (Mica (77019), Boron Nitride, L-Lysine Mica (Mica 77019 and Lauroyl Lysine), Caranuba Mica (Mica 77019 and Caranuba Wax), Magnesium Stearate, Magnesium Myristate, Zinc Stearate ((+/- Mica (Mica 77019), Fractionated Coconut Oil (Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891) Vitamin E (Tocopherol), Chromium Hydroxide Green (CI77289), Chromium Green (CI77288), Iron Oxide (CI 77499, 77491, 77492), Tin Oxide (CI 778161), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Ferric Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Ultramarines (77007), Silica, *Synthetic Flurophylogopite, Zinc (CI 77947), Bronze and Copper Powder (CI 77400), Nylon 12, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Potassium Sorbate, Hexylene Glycol)), aluminum powder

Sydney Grace Island Paradise Matte Shadow

Sydney Grace Island Paradise Matte Shadow

Island Paradise

Sydney Grace Island Paradise Matte Shadow ($5.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a medium-dark inexperienced with delicate, heat undertones and a principally matte end. The pigmentation was opaque in a single layer, whereas the consistency was delicate, velvety, and never too powdery nor too firmly pressed within the pan. The eyeshadow blended out pretty readily, although it did take a bit extra effort to get the perimeters to diffuse seamlessly. It lasted for simply over eight hours on my pores and skin earlier than fading noticeably.

Top DupesFormula Overview
Sydney Grace Siren Call (P, $5.00) is lighter, hotter (90% comparable).Kat Von D Moss (LE, ) is lighter (90% comparable).Coloured Raine Showtime (LE, $6.99) is extra muted, hotter (90% comparable).Colour Pop Moody (LE, $5.00) is cooler (90% comparable).Sephora Wild Island (347) (P, $eight.00) is extra shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).Zoeva MT140 (PiP, ) is lighter (85% comparable).Makeup Geek Enchanted Forest (P, $6.00) is darker, cooler (85% comparable).LORAC Forest (LE, $19.00) is darker, cooler (85% comparable).Kat Von D Sage (Define) (PiP, ) is darker (85% comparable).MAC Beatallica (LE, $17.00) is darker, cooler (85% comparable).

Formula Overview

$5.00/zero.06 oz. – $83.33 Per Ounce

The matte eyeshadows are typically pigmented (usually semi-opaque or opaque, usually buildable if they are not opaque) with a delicate, extra velvety texture that has slight slip however is not so thick that it will get tough to make use of, applies erratically, or has plenty of fallout. I’ve discovered that a lot of the matte eyeshadows apply and mix out with out a lot effort however just a few could take a bit extra effort to diffuse alongside the perimeters. The matte system tends to put on between eight and eight and a half hours on me.

Sydney Grace Vanguard Matte Shadow

Sydney Grace Vanguard Matte Shadow

Vanguard

Sydney Grace Vanguard Matte Shadow ($5.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a murky, greenish-brown with delicate, heat undertones and a matte end. It had good colour protection in a single layer, nevertheless it wanted a second layer to be extra true-to-pan in colour and opaque in protection. The texture was pretty delicate, although it appeared thinner and on the drier aspect in comparison with a lot of the model’s mattes (which have extra of a considerable, velvety really feel to me). It wore properly for eight hours earlier than beginning to fade noticeably on my eye.

Top DupesFormula Overview
Kat Von D Oak (LE, ) is darker, cooler (90% comparable).NARS Submissive (DC, $25.00) is darker (90% comparable).Giorgio Armani Taupe Smoke (19) (P, $39.00) is darker, cooler (90% comparable).Too Faced Faux Fur Only (LE, $16.00) is darker, cooler (90% comparable).MAC Charcoal Brown (P, $17.00) is extra shimmery, extra muted, cooler (90% comparable).MAC Princess of Soul (LE, $17.00) is darker, cooler (90% comparable).Kat Von D Disintegration (DC, ) is extra shimmery, darker, cooler (85% comparable).Kat Von D Fawn (Contour) (LE, ) is darker, cooler (85% comparable).Sephora Driftwood (PiP, ) is darker, cooler (85% comparable).Makeup Geek Creased (LE, $6.00) is darker, extra muted, cooler (85% comparable).

Formula Overview

$5.00/zero.06 oz. – $83.33 Per Ounce

The matte eyeshadows are typically pigmented (usually semi-opaque or opaque, usually buildable if they are not opaque) with a delicate, extra velvety texture that has slight slip however is not so thick that it will get tough to make use of, applies erratically, or has plenty of fallout. I’ve discovered that a lot of the matte eyeshadows apply and mix out with out a lot effort however just a few could take a bit extra effort to diffuse alongside the perimeters. The matte system tends to put on between eight and eight and a half hours on me.

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