Sydney Grace Eyeshadows Reviews & Swatches (“Harvest of Neutrals” Look)

Reviews
Feb 07, 2019February 07, 2019

Sydney Grace General Matte Shadow

Sydney Grace General Matte Shadow

General

Sydney Grace General Matte Shadow ($5.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a darkish, murky inexperienced with delicate, heat olive undertones and a matte end. It had medium, buildable pigmentation with a barely drier, stiffer consistency, which gave it an inclination to stay properly to my pores and skin however was tougher to diffuse and unfold outward. I didn’t have an excessive amount of issue diffusing the sting to my satisfaction. It stayed on properly for seven and a half hours on me earlier than fading barely.

Top DupesFormula Overview
Zoeva Herrengasse (LE, ) is lighter (95% related).Melt Cosmetics Sour Diesel (LE, ) is darker, cooler (90% related).Burberry Khaki (08) (DC, $29.00) is lighter (90% related).Chanel Trait de Caractere #four (LE, ) is darker, cooler (90% related).NABLA Cosmetics Radikal (P, $eight.00) is lighter, cooler (90% related).MAC Damn She Olive (LE, $17.00) is extra shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% related).Zoeva MT150 (PiP, ) is lighter, cooler (90% related).Huda Beauty Emerald #7 (LE, ) is lighter (90% related).Anastasia Destiny (DC, $12.00) is lighter (90% related).Natasha Denona Savanna (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (90% 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 mushy, extra velvety texture that has slight slip however is not so thick that it will get troublesome to make use of, applies inconsistently, or has loads of fallout. I’ve discovered that the majority of the matte eyeshadows apply and mix out with out a lot effort however a couple 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.

Herky Bird

Sydney Grace Herky Bird Pressed Pigment Shadow ($6.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a deep, military inexperienced with heat undertones and a vivid, metallic end. The consistency was extremely mushy and nearly cream-like, because it was richer and thicker with out being heavy or liable to emphasizing my lid texture. It had wealthy pigmentation that utilized superbly and blended out simply. The eyeshadow lasted properly for eight hours earlier than creasing faintly.

Urban Decay Bankroll (LE, $19.00) is much less shimmery, darker (90% related).Wet ‘n’ Wild Lights Out #four (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, cooler (90% related).Sydney Grace Midnight Green (P, $6.00) is much less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% related).Sydney Grace Starfish (P, $6.00) is much less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% related).Guerlain Les Precieux #1 (LE, ) is much less shimmery, lighter (85% related).Urban Decay Hundred (LE, $19.00) is much less shimmery, cooler (85% related).Make Up For Ever D308 Aquatic Khaki (P, $17.00) is much less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% related).Kat Von D Craft (LE, ) is much less shimmery (85% related).

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 a couple of 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 properly with brushes, and I did not have bother 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 properly. 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

Hot Stuff

Sydney Grace Hot Stuff Pressed Pigment Shadow ($6.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a medium bronze with heat, golden shimmer and a hotter, reddish undertone. It had opaque coloration protection in a single layer, which utilized properly to reveal pores and skin and blended out with out bother. The consistency was mushy, easy, and flippantly creamy with out being too dense that it grew to become stiff to work with. It wore properly for eight hours on me earlier than it began to fade noticeably on me.

Marc Jacobs Beauty The Social Butterfly #three (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, hotter (95% related).Anastasia Teak (LE, $12.00) is darker (95% related).Dose of Colors Sunglow (LE, ) is darker (95% related).Too Faced Caramelized (PiP, $16.00) is much less shimmery, darker, hotter (90% related).Colour Pop The Goat (LE, $6.00) is much less shimmery, cooler (90% related).Pat McGrath Iconic (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, darker (90% related).Anastasia Gilded (LE, $12.00) is much less shimmery (90% related).Colour Pop Girls Bite (PiP, $5.00) is darker (90% related).Natasha Denona Varis (PiP, $29.00) is much less shimmery, darker (90% related).Too Faced Frosting (PiP, $16.00) is much less shimmery, darker (90% related).

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 a couple of 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 properly with brushes, and I did not have bother 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 properly. 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 Mango Tea Matte Shadow

Sydney Grace Mango Tea Matte Shadow

Mango Tea

Sydney Grace Mango Tea Matte Shadow ($5.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a light-medium orange with stronger, yellow undertones and a matte end. It had a mushy, velvety consistency that was denser and a bit powdery, so there was slight fallout once I utilized it if I wasn’t cautious. It had wonderful coloration payoff that adhered properly with out diffusing too readily, although it blended out properly on the sting as I needed it to. The eyeshadow stayed on properly for eight hours on me earlier than fading a bit.

Top DupesFormula Overview
Huda Beauty Topaz #1 (LE, ) is darker (90% related).Colour Pop Wild Soul (LE, $5.00) is darker (90% related).Colour Pop Running Late (PiP, $5.00) is cooler (90% related).Colour Pop Koi (P, $5.00) is darker (90% related).Wet ‘n’ Wild To Muse and Carouse #1 (DC, $2.29) is cooler (90% related).Kat Von D Gina (LE, ) is darker (90% related).Ardency Inn Tangerine (DC, $21.00) is extra shimmery, darker (85% related).Kylie Cosmetics Sorbet (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (85% related).Melt Cosmetics Antique (PiP, ) is extra muted (85% related).MAC Samoa Silk (DC, $17.00) is lighter (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 mushy, extra velvety texture that has slight slip however is not so thick that it will get troublesome to make use of, applies inconsistently, or has loads of fallout. I’ve discovered that the majority of the matte eyeshadows apply and mix out with out a lot effort however a couple 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.

Sydney Grace Morning Star Pressed Pigment Shadow

Sydney Grace Morning Star Pressed Pigment Shadow

Morning Star

Sydney Grace Morning Star Pressed Pigment Shadow ($6.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a light-medium, muted gold with heat undertones and a glowing end. It had a chunkier consistency that was extra liable to fallout and tougher to use evenly and easily to reveal pores and skin. I’d advocate utilizing a flippantly dampened brush to assist this apply and easy out extra readily on the lid. It had good coloration protection that was buildable to full protection in two layers. It lasted properly for eight hours however had gentle fallout over time.

Natasha Denona Linen (183M) (LE, $29.00) is much less shimmery, lighter, hotter (95% related).Colour Pop Ray (LE, $5.00) is darker (90% related).Dose of Colors Suz (LE, ) is darker (90% related).Sephora Blonde Ambition (211) (P, $eight.00) is much less shimmery (90% related).Anastasia Peach Sorbet (P, $12.00) is darker (90% related).Viseart Alexandre Trois (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, lighter, hotter (90% related).Colour Pop Let Me Explain (P, $5.00) is much less shimmery, lighter (90% related).Makeup Geek Rapunzel (P, $6.00) is much less shimmery, darker (90% related).Colour Pop Cattitude (LE, $5.00) is much less shimmery, darker (90% related).Chanel Tisse Gabrielle #2 (PiP, ) is lighter (90% related).

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 a couple of 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 properly with brushes, and I did not have bother 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 properly. 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

Recruit

Sydney Grace Recruit Pressed Pigment Shadow ($6.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a medium, olive inexperienced with heat, bronzy undertones and a frosted sheen. The eyeshadow had opaque pigmentation in a single layer, although the consistency was a bit too softly pressed within the pan so there was an of extra product kicked up within the pan and slight fallout if I wasn’t cautious throughout utility. It blended out properly, although, and it had a really easy sheen on my pores and skin that made the product look extra “melted” utilized. It wore properly for eight hours earlier than I observed any fading.

Too Faced Heart of Gold (LE, $16.00) is much less shimmery, cooler (90% related).LORAC Clover (LE, $19.00) is much less shimmery, darker (90% related).Chanel Tisse d’Automne #1 (P, ) is much less shimmery, darker (85% related).Chanel Quintessence #6 (LE, ) is much less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% related).Smashbox Safari (LE, ) is much less shimmery, darker (85% related).MAC Olive Blend #three (LE, ) is much less shimmery, darker (85% related).Wet ‘n’ Wild Dragon Scales #four (LE, ) is much less shimmery, darker (85% related).Make Up For Ever I628 Reptile (DC, $21.00) is much less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% related).Gucci Beauty Mosaic (P, $37.00) is much less shimmery, cooler (85% related).NARS Pasiphae (P, $29.00) is much less shimmery, darker (85% related).

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 a couple of 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 properly with brushes, and I did not have bother 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 properly. 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

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