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Sydney Grace Eyeshadows Reviews & Swatches (“A Garden of Opalina” Look)

Reviews
Feb 05, 2019February 05, 2019

Baby Cheeks

Sydney Grace Baby Cheeks Pressed Pigment Shadow ($6.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a smooth pink with delicate, cool undertones and a pink-to-violet shifting pearl. It had semi-opaque pigmentation, which was buildable to full protection with a second layer. The consistency was smooth, frivolously powdery, and blendable on my pores and skin. It wore nicely for seven and a half hours on me earlier than fading barely.

NARS Rave (DC, $25.00) is hotter (95% comparable).Sephora Dew Drop (PiP, ) is extra muted (95% comparable).Ciate Paradise (PiP, ) is extra shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% comparable).LORAC Unicorn (LE, $19.00) is darker, cooler (90% comparable).Colour Pop Prowlin’ (DC, $5.00) is darker (90% comparable).Sephora Illusion (PiP, ) is darker (90% comparable).Anastasia Touch of Lilac (P, $12.00) is cooler (90% comparable).Make Up For Ever D914 Crystalline Mauve (DC, $21.00) is cooler (90% comparable).MAC Triple Impact (LE, $20.00) is cooler (85% comparable).NARS Verona (P, $19.00) is extra muted, cooler (85% comparable).

Formula Overview

$6.00/zero.06 oz. – $100.00 Per Ounce

The shimmer eyeshadows are extra constant in pigmentation with the bulk of shades having opaque coloration protection. The extra metallic/sparkly the shade is, the creamier and extra emollient the eyeshadow felt within the pan, which regularly yielded actually easy utility and good adherence to the lid, although just a few labored higher with a fingertip or a dampened brush for true-to-pan coloration or to get a more true end/sheen. Most shades, nevertheless, labored nicely with brushes, and I did not have hassle making use of or mixing out most of the shimmer shades. The extra satin to pearl like finishes are likely to really feel a bit thinner however mix out nicely. These shades wore between eight and 9 hours on me with some 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 Fin Pressed Pigment Shadow

Sydney Grace Fin Pressed Pigment Shadow

Fin

Sydney Grace Fin Pressed Pigment Shadow ($6.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a muted, light-medium blue-teal with delicate, cool undertones and a pearly sheen. It had wonderful coloration payoff with a easy, frivolously creamy consistency that was a smidgen firmer than splendid as I wanted to make use of a heavier hand to get product onto my brush simply. The eyeshadow utilized evenly and blended out with out difficultly on my pores and skin. It lasted nicely for eight hours earlier than I observed any fading.

Makeup Geek Glass Slipper (P, $6.00) is much less shimmery, cooler (95% comparable).NARS Deep End (LE, $29.00) is darker, cooler (95% comparable).Hello Kitty Kawaii (LE, ) is much less shimmery, darker, cooler (95% comparable).Milani Bella Teal (21) (P, $four.49) is darker, cooler (90% comparable).Kat Von D Ignite (DC, $21.00) is darker, cooler (90% comparable).BH Cosmetics Foil Eyes #11 (PiP, ) is darker, cooler (90% comparable).MAC Steamy (P, $17.00) is extra shimmery, darker, cooler (90% comparable).Juvia’s Place Zulu #6 (LE, ) is extra shimmery, darker, cooler (90% comparable).NARS Bavaria (DC, $25.00) is much less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% comparable).Too Faced Dusk Teal Dawn (LE, $16.00) is darker, cooler (85% comparable).

Formula Overview

$6.00/zero.06 oz. – $100.00 Per Ounce

The shimmer eyeshadows are extra constant in pigmentation with the bulk of shades having opaque coloration protection. The extra metallic/sparkly the shade is, the creamier and extra emollient the eyeshadow felt within the pan, which regularly yielded actually easy utility and good adherence to the lid, although just a few labored higher with a fingertip or a dampened brush for true-to-pan coloration or to get a more true end/sheen. Most shades, nevertheless, labored nicely with brushes, and I did not have hassle making use of or mixing out most of the shimmer shades. The extra satin to pearl like finishes are likely to really feel a bit thinner however mix out nicely. These shades wore between eight and 9 hours on me with some 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 Officer Matte Shadow

Sydney Grace Officer Matte Shadow

Officer

Sydney Grace Officer Matte Shadow ($5.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a medium-dark, purplish taupe with cool undertones and a largely matte end. It had wealthy pigmentation with a smooth, velvety consistency that utilized evenly and blended out with ease. What I used to be most impressed by was that it retained its tone and depth as these varieties of shades typically get hotter or look chalky. It stayed on properly for eight hours earlier than it began to fade on my eye.

Top DupesFormula Overview
Kat Von D Yours (LE, ) is much less shimmery, cooler (95% comparable).Marc Jacobs Beauty The Tease #2 (PiP, ) is lighter (95% comparable).Fenty Beauty Shisha Smoke (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, lighter (95% comparable).MAC Rose Blend #2 (LE, ) is extra shimmery (90% comparable).Urban Decay Magnet (PiP, $19.00) is hotter (90% comparable).Viseart Cool Matte #10 (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).Kevyn Aucoin Espresso (LE, ) is hotter (90% comparable).MAC Interior Life (LE, $17.00) is much less shimmery, darker (90% comparable).Zoeva MT110 (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, cooler (85% comparable).Guerlain Beaugrenelle #2 (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, lighter (85% comparable).

Formula Overview

$5.00/zero.06 oz. – $83.33 Per Ounce

The matte eyeshadows are usually pigmented (sometimes semi-opaque or opaque, typically buildable if they are not opaque) with a smooth, 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 lots of fallout. I’ve discovered that almost all 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.

Browse all of our Sydney Grace Matte Shadow swatches.

Troops

Sydney Grace Troops Pressed Pigment Shadow ($6.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a medium, plummy taupe with delicate, cool undertones and hotter, golden shimmer that gave it a metallic end. The eyeshadow had opaque coloration protection in a single layer, whereas the consistency was smooth, a bit too loosely-pressed within the pan (so use a lighter contact), however the coloration went on nicely on my pores and skin and appeared virtually “melted” because the powder sat on my lid. This shade wore nicely for eight and a half hours on me earlier than creasing faintly.

Tarte Up Too Slate (LE, ) is much less shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).Clarins Rosewood #three (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, darker, hotter (90% comparable).Stila Boheme (LE, $24.00) is lighter, hotter (90% comparable).Marc Jacobs Beauty The Starlet #1 (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, cooler (90% comparable).YSL Golden Glow #5 (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, hotter (85% comparable).Maybelline Black Orchid (130) (LE, $6.99) is much less shimmery, cooler (85% comparable).Giorgio Armani Shimmer Greige (LE, ) is much less shimmery, extra muted (85% comparable).Natasha Denona Gray-Brown (38M) (P, $29.00) is much less shimmery, hotter (85% comparable).Marc Jacobs Beauty Who Has Time (PiP, ) is lighter, hotter (85% comparable).Lancome Tenacity (PiP, $19.00) 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 the bulk of shades having opaque coloration protection. The extra metallic/sparkly the shade is, the creamier and extra emollient the eyeshadow felt within the pan, which regularly yielded actually easy utility and good adherence to the lid, although just a few labored higher with a fingertip or a dampened brush for true-to-pan coloration or to get a more true end/sheen. Most shades, nevertheless, labored nicely with brushes, and I did not have hassle making use of or mixing out most of the shimmer shades. The extra satin to pearl like finishes are likely to really feel a bit thinner however mix out nicely. These shades wore between eight and 9 hours on me with some 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 Velvet Pressed Pigment Shadow

Sydney Grace Velvet Pressed Pigment Shadow

Velvet

Sydney Grace Velvet Pressed Pigment Shadow ($6.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a brilliant white with delicate, heat undertones and a metallic sheen. It had wealthy pigmentation with a easy, denser consistency that was firmer however not tough to choose up with a brush. It utilized nicely to reveal pores and skin and blended out with out points. It lasted for eight hours on me earlier than fading noticeably.

LORAC Black Tie Attire #1 (LE, $19.00) is much less shimmery, lighter, hotter (95% comparable).MAC Luna Llena (LE, $17.00) is darker (90% comparable).BH Cosmetics Foil Eyes 2 #15 (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).Chanel Tisse Jazz #2 (LE, ) is much less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Burberry Optic White (00zero) (P, $29.00) is lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Coloured Raine Crown (PiP, $6.99) is much less shimmery, darker, hotter (90% comparable).LORAC Snow (LE, $19.00) is much less shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).MAC Holy, Holy (LE, $22.00) is much less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% comparable).NARS Silver Screen #four (PiP, $19.00) is much less shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).MAC Permanent Press #1 (LE, ) is much less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% comparable).

Formula Overview

$6.00/zero.06 oz. – $100.00 Per Ounce

The shimmer eyeshadows are extra constant in pigmentation with the bulk of shades having opaque coloration protection. The extra metallic/sparkly the shade is, the creamier and extra emollient the eyeshadow felt within the pan, which regularly yielded actually easy utility and good adherence to the lid, although just a few labored higher with a fingertip or a dampened brush for true-to-pan coloration or to get a more true end/sheen. Most shades, nevertheless, labored nicely with brushes, and I did not have hassle making use of or mixing out most of the shimmer shades. The extra satin to pearl like finishes are likely to really feel a bit thinner however mix out nicely. These shades wore between eight and 9 hours on me with some 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 Winter Wonder Matte Shadow

Sydney Grace Winter Wonder Matte Shadow

Winter Wonder

Sydney Grace Winter Wonder Matte Shadow ($5.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a smooth, light-medium mauve with delicate, cool undertones and a matte end. The coloration payoff was opaque in a single layer, which was spectacular as these varieties of hues in a matte end are usually very powdery and vulnerable to sheering out. The eyeshadow had a smooth, blendable texture that was a smidgen powdery within the pan however not vulnerable to sheerness nor fallout. It stayed on nicely for seven and a half hours on me earlier than it began to fade noticeably.

Top DupesFormula Overview
Smashbox Breeze (LE, ) is cooler (95% comparable).NYX Undress Me (P, $four.50) is darker, cooler (85% comparable).MAC Marzipan (LE, $17.00) is darker, cooler (85% comparable).MAC Quite Spoiled (LE, $17.00) is extra shimmery, darker (85% comparable).Tarte Skipper (LE, ) is darker, cooler (80% comparable).NABLA Cosmetics Circle (P, $eight.00) is darker, cooler (80% comparable).Colour Pop Clubhouse (LE, $5.00) is darker, cooler (80% comparable).LORAC Dusty Mauve (LE, $19.00) is darker, cooler (80% comparable).Chanel Quiet Revolution #1 (PiP, ) is darker, cooler (80% comparable).

Formula Overview

$5.00/zero.06 oz. – $83.33 Per Ounce

The matte eyeshadows are usually pigmented (sometimes semi-opaque or opaque, typically buildable if they are not opaque) with a smooth, 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 lots of fallout. I’ve discovered that almost all 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.

Browse all of our Sydney Grace Matte Shadow swatches.

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