Sydney Grace Eyeshadows Reviews & Swatches (“A Smoky, Faded Look”)

Reviews
Jan 20, 2019January 20, 2019

Sydney Grace Marine Waters Pressed Pigment Shadow

Sydney Grace Marine Waters Pressed Pigment Shadow

Marine Waters

Sydney Grace Marine Waters Pressed Pigment Shadow ($6.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a brighter, pop of sunshine blue-leaning teal with a frosted sheen. The texture was denser and a little bit thicker, which made it more durable to use evenly with a dry brush (fingertips or a dampened brush achieved extra even, richer protection sooner). It had good pigmentation that was buildable to full protection with lower than half of a layer on prime (or used with a dampened brush). It stayed on effectively for eight hours on me earlier than creasing very faintly.

Colour Pop Release (LE, $5.00) is much less shimmery, darker (90% related).Kevyn Aucoin Amp (LE, ) is extra shimmery, darker (90% related).Colour Pop Left on Thread (LE, $5.00) is much less shimmery, darker (90% related).Colour Pop Nix (LE, $5.00) is lighter (90% related).Huda Beauty Sapphire #three (LE, ) is darker, cooler (85% related).Wet ‘n’ Wild Hasta La Costa Baby #four (LE, ) is much less shimmery, darker (85% related).Colour Pop Banana Daiquiri (P, $5.00) is cooler (85% related).Juvia’s Place Zulu #6 (LE, ) is extra shimmery, cooler (85% related).Colour Pop Ibiza (LE, $5.00) is much less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% related).Milani Bella Teal (21) (P, $four.49) is cooler (85% related).

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 shade 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 a number of labored higher with a fingertip or a dampened brush for true-to-pan shade or to get a more true end/sheen. Most shades, nevertheless, labored effectively with brushes, and I did not have hassle making use of or mixing out a lot of the shimmer shades. The extra satin to pearl like finishes are likely to really feel a little bit thinner however mix out effectively. 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 Eastern Rise Matte ShadowSydney Grace Eastern Rise Matte Shadow

Eastern Rise

Sydney Grace Eastern Rise Matte Shadow ($5.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a medium brown with cool, rosy undertones and a matte end. It had opaque shade protection with a comfortable, barely dusty texture that felt drier to the contact however utilized evenly and blended out simply alongside the sides with out sheering out. It didn’t seem dry on my pores and skin, and there was a smidgen of fallout throughout software whereas I blended it out. This shade wore effectively for eight hours earlier than fading noticeably on my lid.

Bad Habit Hades (PiP, ) is extra shimmery (90% related).Marc Jacobs Beauty For More (LE, ) is hotter (85% related).Huda Beauty Coco (LE, ) is darker, hotter (85% related).LORAC Amaretto (PiP, $19.00) is lighter, hotter (85% related).Tarte Leader (PiP, ) is darker, hotter (85% related).Tarte Fringe (LE, ) is lighter, hotter (85% related).Dominique Cosmetics Mocha (PiP, ) is hotter (85% related).Blackbird Cosmetics Ruca (P, $eight.00) is hotter (85% related).Dior Lucky Star #5 (LE, ) is darker, hotter (85% related).Estee Lauder Strong Currant (P, $25.00) is extra shimmery, hotter (85% related).

Formula Overview

$5.00/zero.06 oz. – $83.33 Per Ounce

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

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), Silk Powder, Allantoin, Chromium Hydroxide Green (CI77289), Chromium Green (CI77288), Carmine, 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))

Sydney Grace Cool Brown Matte Shadow

Sydney Grace Cool Brown Matte Shadow

Cool Brown

Sydney Grace Cool Brown Matte Shadow ($5.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a medium taupe with impartial undertones and a matte end. It had good shade protection that was buildable to full protection with lower than half of a layer. The texture was comfortable, extra firmly-pressed within the pan, and wasn’t too skinny or too powdery within the pan. The eyeshadow blended out properly alongside the sides and lasted effectively for eight hours on me.

Blackbird Cosmetics Smudge (P, $eight.00) is darker, cooler (95% related).Tom Ford Beauty Vertigo (LE, $36.00) is darker, hotter (90% related).MAC Smoked Cocoa #2 (LE, $17.00) is darker, cooler (90% related).theBalm #25 (P, $6.50) is cooler (85% related).Clinique Portobello (PiP, $15.00) is extra shimmery, cooler (85% related).Melt Cosmetics Assimilate (PiP, ) is darker (85% related).Blackbird Cosmetics Dog Days (P, $eight.00) is lighter, hotter (85% related).Natasha Denona Diadem (110CM) (PiP, ) is darker (85% related).Zoeva Ever (PiP, ) is lighter, hotter (85% related).Urban Decay DTF (LE, $19.00) is extra shimmery, darker (85% related).

Formula Overview

$5.00/zero.06 oz. – $83.33 Per Ounce

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

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), Silk Powder, Allantoin, Chromium Hydroxide Green (CI77289), Chromium Green (CI77288), Carmine, 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))

Sydney Grace Concrete Road Matte Shadow

Sydney Grace Concrete Road Matte Shadow

Concrete Road

Sydney Grace Concrete Road Matte Shadow ($5.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a medium, purple-leaning taupe with cool undertones and a matte end. It had good shade protection that was buildable to opaque protection with two layers. The texture was dustier, a little bit thinner, however I didn’t have any points mixing it out, and there was, surprisingly, very minimal fallout when working with it. The eyeshadow stayed on effectively for seven and a half hours on me earlier than fading noticeably.

Anastasia Slate (LE, $12.00) is lighter, cooler (90% related).Viseart Cool Matte #10 (PiP, ) is darker, hotter (90% related).Hello Kitty Playdate (LE, ) is cooler (85% related).Makeup Geek Concrete Jungle (P, $6.00) is darker, cooler (85% related).Viseart Souris (PiP, ) is extra shimmery, darker, hotter (85% related).Sephora Hurricane Wave (346) (P, $eight.00) is lighter, cooler (85% related).Guerlain Beaugrenelle #2 (PiP, ) is hotter (85% related).Viseart Grande Pro (Vol. 1) #23 (LE, ) is darker, cooler (85% related).

Formula Overview

$5.00/zero.06 oz. – $83.33 Per Ounce

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

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), Silk Powder, Allantoin, Chromium Hydroxide Green (CI77289), Chromium Green (CI77288), Carmine, 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))

Sydney Grace Peace Pressed Pigment Shadow

Sydney Grace Peace Pressed Pigment Shadow

Peace

Sydney Grace Peace Pressed Pigment Shadow ($6.00 for zero.06 oz.) is medium, plummy bronze with heat undertones and a brilliant, metallic sheen. It was richly pigmented with a easy, flippantly creamy texture that was dense with out being too stiff or too thick in consistency. This shade utilized effectively to reveal pores and skin and blended otu effortlessly. It wore fantastically for eight and a half hours earlier than I seen faint creasing.

Colour Pop Dazzle (LE, $5.00) is lighter, cooler (90% related).NARS Mojave #1 (PiP, $19.00) is cooler (90% related).Giorgio Armani #eight (P, $33.00) is lighter (90% related).Anastasia Dazzling (LE, $12.00) is much less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% related).Hourglass Smoke (P, $29.00) is much less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% related).Huda Beauty Cashmere (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, hotter (85% related).Anastasia Pink Champagne (P, $12.00) is much less shimmery, lighter (85% related).Urban Decay Toasted (P, $19.00) is much less shimmery, lighter, hotter (85% related).Colour Pop So This is Love (LE, $5.00) is lighter, cooler (85% related).Bad Habit Ascension (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% related).

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 shade 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 a number of labored higher with a fingertip or a dampened brush for true-to-pan shade or to get a more true end/sheen. Most shades, nevertheless, labored effectively with brushes, and I did not have hassle making use of or mixing out a lot of the shimmer shades. The extra satin to pearl like finishes are likely to really feel a little bit thinner however mix out effectively. 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

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About the Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry pores and skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nostril, and beneath the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with refined, hotter yellow undertones. Her greatest basis matches embrace: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (greatest match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in four.zero, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140).

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