Sydney Grace Eyeshadows Reviews & Swatches (“Bright, Tropical Look”)

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Jan 16, 2019January 16, 2019

Sydney Grace Sunbeam Shimmer Shadow

Sydney Grace Sunbeam Shimmer Shadow

Sunbeam

Sydney Grace Sunbeam Shimmer Shadow ($5.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a vivid, medium-dark yellow with sturdy, heat undertones and a pearly sheen. The pigmentation was opaque in a single layer, whereas the consistency was clean, evenly creamy and adhered evenly to my lid. It blended out simply and stayed on nicely for eight hours on me.

Viseart Coy #1 (LE, ) is extra shimmery, hotter (95% comparable).BH Cosmetics Foil Eyes #26 (PiP, ) is extra shimmery, darker, hotter (95% comparable).Colour Pop Juicer (LE, $5.00) is much less shimmery, lighter, hotter (90% comparable).Chanel Admiration (114) (P, $29.50) is hotter (90% comparable).Colour Pop Tankini (LE, $5.00) is extra shimmery, extra muted, hotter (90% comparable).Colour Pop Heat (LE, $5.00) is extra shimmery, darker, hotter (90% comparable).MAC Three Ring Yellow (LE, $17.00) is extra shimmery, brighter, cooler (90% comparable).Make Up For Ever S402 Mimosa (DC, $21.00) is much less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% comparable).Colour Pop So Meta (LE, $5.00) is hotter (85% comparable).

Formula Overview

$5.00/zero.06 oz. – $83.33 Per Ounce

The shimmer eyeshadows are extra constant in pigmentation with nearly all 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 clean software 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 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 just a little thinner however mix out nicely. These shades wore between eight and 9 hours on me with among 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), 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))

Tempest

Sydney Grace Tempest Pressed Pigment Shadow ($6.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a vivid, light-medium lime inexperienced with delicate, heat undertones and a metallic sheen. It had almost opaque coloration protection with a clean, evenly creamy consistency that was denser however nonetheless labored nicely with a dry brush and adhered evenly to my lid. This shade wore properly for eight and a half hours on me earlier than creasing faintly.

Juvia’s Place Zulu #5 (LE, ) is lighter (95% comparable).Coloured Raine Bay Breeze (P, $6.99) is extra shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% comparable).BH Cosmetics Foil Eyes 2 #27 (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, darker, hotter (90% comparable).Urban Decay Freak (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, darker, hotter (90% comparable).BH Cosmetics Club Tropicana #19 (LE, ) is darker, hotter (90% comparable).Disney by Sephora Atlantica (LE, ) is much less shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).Giorgio Armani #17 (P, $32.00) is much less shimmery, darker, hotter (85% comparable).Cle de Peau Modern Era #three (LE, ) is much less shimmery, extra muted, cooler (85% comparable).Colour Pop Mermaid Kiss (LE, $5.00) is much less shimmery, hotter (85% comparable).Viseart Boheme Dream #6 (LE, ) 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 coloration protection. The extra metallic/sparkly the shade is, the creamier and extra emollient the eyeshadow felt within the pan, which regularly yielded actually clean software 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 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 just a little thinner however mix out nicely. These shades wore between eight and 9 hours on me with among 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

The Shallows

Sydney Grace The Shallows Pressed Pigment Shadow ($6.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a medium, greenish-teal with cooler undertones however a lot hotter, golden shimmer. It had good coloration payoff with a clean, evenly creamy texture that was dense however not too firmly pressed nor too thick in consistency. The eyeshadow utilized evenly and blended out properly alongside the perimeters on my lid. It lasted nicely for eight hours on me earlier than fading a bit.

Sephora Stadium Fever (277) (P, $eight.00) is lighter (90% comparable).Melt Cosmetics Sweet Tooth (LE, ) is extra shimmery, darker (90% comparable).Sugarpill Hug Life (P, $13.00) is extra shimmery, hotter (90% comparable).City Color Beach Cottage (P, $6.99) is much less shimmery, cooler (85% comparable).MAC Money (LE, ) is darker, hotter (85% comparable).Sephora Keytar (LE, ) is extra shimmery, hotter (85% comparable).Colour Pop Banana Daiquiri (P, $5.00) is extra shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% comparable).MAC Colourful Life (LE, $17.00) is darker, hotter (85% comparable).Colour Pop Left on Thread (LE, $5.00) is darker, extra muted (85% comparable).Colour Pop The Pisces (LE, $5.00) is extra shimmery, lighter, brighter (80% 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 coloration protection. The extra metallic/sparkly the shade is, the creamier and extra emollient the eyeshadow felt within the pan, which regularly yielded actually clean software 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 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 just a little thinner however mix out nicely. These shades wore between eight and 9 hours on me with among 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 Midnight Green Pressed Pigment Shadow

Sydney Grace Midnight Green Pressed Pigment Shadow

Midnight Green

Sydney Grace Midnight Green Pressed Pigment Shadow ($6.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a blackened inexperienced with a heat, brown base and a pearly sheen. It had almost opaque pigmentation that adhered evenly and easily to my lid. The texture was clean to the contact, firmer with out being stiff or too thick, and remained blendable on my pores and skin. It stayed on nicely for eight hours earlier than fading barely on me.

Chanel Éclat Énigmatique #2 (LE, ) is lighter (95% comparable).Tom Ford Beauty TFX11 (LE, $36.00) is cooler (95% comparable).Sephora Fern (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, lighter (95% comparable).Huda Beauty Emerald #four (LE, ) is extra shimmery (95% comparable).NARS Indio (DC, $25.00) is much less shimmery (95% comparable).NARS Momentum (DC, $25.00) is much less shimmery (95% comparable).NARS Shade V (LE, $25.00) is much less shimmery, darker, hotter (90% comparable).Too Faced Punk (PiP, $16.00) is much less shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).Coloured Raine Grandeur (LE, $6.99) is lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Make Up For Ever #310 (DC, $20.00) is much less shimmery, lighter (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 coloration protection. The extra metallic/sparkly the shade is, the creamier and extra emollient the eyeshadow felt within the pan, which regularly yielded actually clean software 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 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 just a little thinner however mix out nicely. These shades wore between eight and 9 hours on me with among 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

Megaldon

Sydney Grace Megaldon Pressed Pigment Shadow ($6.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a vivid, glowing medium teal with cool, blue undertones and a metallic end. The pigmentation was very almost opaque in a single layer. It had a chunkier, thicker consistency, which I discovered utilized higher with fingertips or a dampened brush however wasn’t as foolproof to work with dry (with a brush). The texture was creamy, extra loosely pressed, and there was a little bit of fallout throughout software. It utilized finest by urgent and patting onto the pores and skin, after which buffing/mixing out the perimeters. It stayed on nicely for eight hours on me earlier than creasing faintly.

Colour Pop Tiny Tangerines (P, $5.00) is much less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% comparable).Huda Beauty Sapphire #three (LE, ) is much less shimmery, darker (90% comparable).Colour Pop Release (LE, $5.00) is much less shimmery, darker, extra muted (85% comparable).Colour Pop Slay-farer (P, $5.00) is much less shimmery, darker (85% comparable).Milani Bella Teal (21) (P, $four.49) is much less shimmery, cooler (85% comparable).Urban Decay Arctic (LE, $19.00) is much less shimmery, darker (85% comparable).Colour Pop Banana Daiquiri (P, $5.00) is much less shimmery, cooler (85% comparable).Colour Pop Ibiza (LE, $5.00) is much less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% comparable).Colour Pop Gridlock (LE, $5.00) is much less shimmery, darker (85% comparable).Make Up For Ever D236 Lagoon Blue (DC, $21.00) is much less shimmery, darker (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 coloration protection. The extra metallic/sparkly the shade is, the creamier and extra emollient the eyeshadow felt within the pan, which regularly yielded actually clean software 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 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 just a little thinner however mix out nicely. These shades wore between eight and 9 hours on me with among 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 Determined Matte Shadow

Sydney Grace Determined Matte Shadow

Determined

Sydney Grace Determined Matte Shadow ($5.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a dusty teal with delicate, cool undertones and a matte end. It had buildable pigmentation from medium to largely opaque (opaque over a primer). It was one of many “weakest” shades I’ve tried by the model so far, and whereas the pigmentation was a let-down, the feel enabled it to construct up nicely with out being too powdery or vulnerable to fallout. The texture felt gentle and was blendable on my lid. It wore nicely for seven and a half hours on me earlier than fading barely.

Top DupesFormula Overview
Sephora Shawn (LE, ) is cooler (90% comparable).Urban Decay Boom (LE, $19.00) is lighter, cooler (85% comparable).theBalm #43 (P, $6.50) is extra shimmery, darker, cooler (85% comparable).theBalm C2 (LE, $16.00) is darker, cooler (85% comparable).Tom Ford Beauty Photosynthesex #four (PiP, ) is darker, cooler (85% comparable).Zoeva MT130 (PiP, ) is darker, cooler (85% comparable).Dominique Cosmetics Cold Brew (PiP, ) is darker, cooler (80% comparable).Colour Pop Formation (P, $5.00) is lighter, cooler (80% comparable).Makeup Geek Shark Bait (P, $6.00) is darker, cooler (80% comparable).Natasha Denona Powder Blue (84V) (P, $29.00) is lighter, cooler (80% comparable).

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 gentle, 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 a number 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 components tends to put on between eight and eight and a half hours on me.

Pool Party

Sydney Grace Pool Party Shimmer Shadow ($5.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a vivid pop of light-medium teal with cool, blue undertones and a frosted sheen. It had wonderful coloration payoff with a clean, evenly creamy texture that wasn’t too dense nor too skinny, which made it simple to work with on naked pores and skin. This shade lasted nicely for eight and a half hours on me earlier than fading a contact.

Colour Pop Banana Daiquiri (P, $5.00) is extra shimmery, darker (90% comparable).Juvia’s Place Zulu #6 (LE, ) is extra shimmery, darker (85% comparable).Makeup Geek Pegasus (P, $9.99) is extra shimmery, lighter (85% comparable).Milani Bella Teal (21) (P, $four.49) is extra shimmery, darker (85% comparable).Anastasia Aqua (P, $12.00) is lighter, hotter (85% comparable).Colour Pop The Pisces (LE, $5.00) is extra shimmery, lighter (85% comparable).Colour Pop Ibiza (LE, $5.00) is darker (85% comparable).Natasha Denona Golden Aquamarine (86P) (P, $29.00) is lighter, hotter (80% comparable).

Formula Overview

$5.00/zero.06 oz. – $83.33 Per Ounce

The shimmer eyeshadows are extra constant in pigmentation with nearly all 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 clean software 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 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 just a little thinner however mix out nicely. These shades wore between eight and 9 hours on me with among 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), 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 Mint Green Pressed Pigment Shadow

Sydney Grace Mint Green Pressed Pigment Shadow

Mint Green

Sydney Grace Mint Green Pressed Pigment Shadow ($6.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a light-medium aqua with hotter, inexperienced undertones and a frosted end. It had semi-opaque, buildable pigmentation with a clean, denser consistency that was barely thicker in really feel. It might have utilized a bit extra evenly initially, however I had no bother night out the appliance and mixing out the perimeters. It stayed on nicely for eight hours on me earlier than fading barely.

Melt Cosmetics Blue Dream (LE, ) is extra shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).Make Up For Ever #53 (LE, $23.00) is hotter (90% comparable).CoverGirl Turquoise Glow (325) (LE, $four.99) is much less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% comparable).theBalm #36 (P, $6.50) is much less shimmery, hotter (90% comparable).Makeup Geek Solstice (P, $12.00) is extra shimmery, darker (90% comparable).MAC Lucky in Love (LE, $21.00) is much less shimmery (90% comparable).Natasha Denona Mint Frost (LE, $29.00) is extra shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).Bobbi Brown Seafoam (LE, ) is lighter, hotter (90% comparable).theBalm Big Kahuna (LE, $16.00) is much less shimmery, darker (90% comparable).Natasha Denona Golden Aquamarine (86P) (P, $29.00) is much less shimmery, lighter, hotter (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 coloration protection. The extra metallic/sparkly the shade is, the creamier and extra emollient the eyeshadow felt within the pan, which regularly yielded actually clean software 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 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 just a little thinner however mix out nicely. These shades wore between eight and 9 hours on me with among 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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