Sydney Grace Eyeshadows Reviews & Swatches (“Where the Sea Meets the Stars” Look)

Reviews
Feb 10, 2019February 10, 2019

Sydney Grace Abyss Pressed Pigment Shadow

Sydney Grace Abyss Pressed Pigment Shadow

Abyss

Sydney Grace Abyss Pressed Pigment Shadow ($6.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a navy blue with cool undertones and a mushy, frosted end. It had opaque shade protection, however the consistency was firmer and thinner, which I discovered made it seem a bit drier on my lid and wasn’t as blendable. It wore effectively for eight hours on me earlier than fading noticeably.

Urban Decay Evidence (P, $19.00) is extra shimmery, cooler (95% comparable).NARS Cressida (P, $29.00) is extra shimmery, darker, cooler (95% comparable).Sephora Aja (LE, ) is extra shimmery, lighter, cooler (95% comparable).Colour Pop Etiquette (LE, $5.00) is extra shimmery, darker (90% comparable).MAC Deep Truth (DC, $17.00) is extra shimmery, cooler (90% comparable).LORAC Cobalt (LE, $19.00) is extra shimmery, darker, cooler (90% comparable).BH Cosmetics Foil Eyes 2 #24 (PiP, ) is extra shimmery, darker, cooler (90% comparable).Sephora Diving In (254) (P, $eight.00) is extra shimmery, darker, cooler (90% comparable).Colour Pop Quantum Sleep (P, $5.00) is extra shimmery, brighter, cooler (90% comparable).Make Up For Ever I218 Indigo Blue (DC, $21.00) is extra shimmery, darker, cooler (90% comparable).

Formula Overview

$6.00/zero.06 oz. – $100.00 Per Ounce

The shimmer eyeshadows are extra constant in pigmentation with the majority of shades having opaque shade protection. The extra metallic/sparkly the shade is, the creamier and extra emollient the eyeshadow felt in 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 shade or to get a more true end/sheen. Most shades, nonetheless, labored effectively 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 inclined to really feel just a little 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 at 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 Aztec Ruins Pressed Pigment Shadow

Sydney Grace Aztec Ruins Pressed Pigment Shadow

Aztec Ruins

Sydney Grace Aztec Ruins Pressed Pigment Shadow ($6.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a wealthy, medium-dark orange-gold with robust, heat undertones and a metallic sheen. It had wealthy pigmentation in a single layer, which adhered evenly and easily to my lid. The consistency was mushy, creamy, and blendable with a denser, firmer really feel that wasn’t stiff to work with. It stayed on properly for eight and a half hours on me earlier than creasing faintly.

Milani Bella Gold (22) (P, $four.49) is much less shimmery (95% comparable).Natasha Denona Oro (PiP, $29.00) is extra shimmery, darker (90% comparable).Too Faced Warm and Toasty (LE, $16.00) is lighter (90% comparable).Wet ‘n’ Wild Fit for a Queen #four (LE, ) is much less shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).Sephora Wendy G (LE, ) is extra muted, cooler (90% comparable).Wet ‘n’ Wild Not a Basic Peach #10 (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).Too Faced Chocolate Gold (LE, $16.00) is much less shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).Chanel Poudre d’Or (34) (P, $30.00) is much less shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).Urban Decay Sinful (LE, $19.00) is lighter (90% comparable).Juvia’s Place Nubia (LE, ) is much less shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% comparable).

Formula Overview

$6.00/zero.06 oz. – $100.00 Per Ounce

The shimmer eyeshadows are extra constant in pigmentation with the majority of shades having opaque shade protection. The extra metallic/sparkly the shade is, the creamier and extra emollient the eyeshadow felt in 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 shade or to get a more true end/sheen. Most shades, nonetheless, labored effectively 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 inclined to really feel just a little 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 at 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 Buttermilk Shimmer Shadow

Sydney Grace Buttermilk Shimmer Shadow

Buttermilk

Sydney Grace Buttermilk Shimmer Shadow ($5.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a pale beige with heat, yellow undertones and a satin sheen. It had opaque shade payoff that utilized evenly to my pores and skin and subtle simply alongside the edges. The consistency was barely powdery, so I’d suggest tapping off extra product (or utilizing a lighter hand) to keep away from the slight fallout. This shade lasted effectively for seven and a half hours on me earlier than it began to fade noticeably.

Top DupesFormula Overview
Dior Sugar Shade #2 (LE, ) is cooler (90% comparable).Make Up For Ever I414 Yellow Ivory (DC, $21.00) is extra shimmery (90% comparable).Kat Von D Porcelain (LE, ) is darker, cooler (90% comparable).MAC Shroom (P, $17.00) is extra shimmery, cooler (90% comparable).LORAC Dream It (LE, $19.00) is extra shimmery, darker (90% comparable).bareMinerals Silhouette (LE, ) is extra shimmery, cooler (90% comparable).Disney by Sephora Sea Shells (LE, ) is extra shimmery, darker, cooler (90% comparable).Sydney Grace Milk and Cookies (P, $5.00) is cooler (90% comparable).Sephora Clash (LE, ) is extra shimmery, darker, cooler (90% comparable).Linda Hallberg Cosmetics Bang (LE, ) is extra shimmery (90% comparable).

Formula Overview

$5.00/zero.06 oz. – $83.33 Per Ounce

The shimmer eyeshadows are extra constant in pigmentation with the majority of shades having opaque shade protection. The extra metallic/sparkly the shade is, the creamier and extra emollient the eyeshadow felt in 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 shade or to get a more true end/sheen. Most shades, nonetheless, labored effectively 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 inclined to really feel just a little 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 at the finish (and the much less foiled-like ones fading).

Deep Desire

Sydney Grace Deep Desire Pressed Pigment Shadow ($6.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a medium-dark orange-gold with heat undertones and a frosted sheen. The pigmentation was opaque in a single layer, and the eyeshadow utilized evenly and easily to my pores and skin. The texture was mushy, firmer however not stiff to work kwith, but it surely might have been a contact creamier in comparison with a few of the finest textured shades in the system. It wore properly for eight hours on me earlier than I seen any fading.

Gucci Beauty Oro (P, $37.00) is much less shimmery (95% comparable).Tom Ford Beauty TFX14 (LE, $36.00) is extra shimmery (95% comparable).Juvia’s Place Nairobi (P, ) is extra shimmery, hotter (95% comparable).City Color Pharaoh (P, $6.99) is extra shimmery (95% comparable).Sydney Grace Golden Scepter (PiP, $6.00) is extra shimmery (95% comparable).MAC Goldmine (P, $17.00) is lighter (95% comparable).Makeup Geek Casino (P, $6.00) is extra shimmery, darker, hotter (95% comparable).Urban Decay Stay Gold (LE, $19.00) is darker (90% comparable).Wet ‘n’ Wild Not a Basic Peach #10 (PiP, ) is darker, hotter (90% comparable).Pat McGrath Gold Standard (LE, ) is extra shimmery, darker (90% comparable).

Formula Overview

$6.00/zero.06 oz. – $100.00 Per Ounce

The shimmer eyeshadows are extra constant in pigmentation with the majority of shades having opaque shade protection. The extra metallic/sparkly the shade is, the creamier and extra emollient the eyeshadow felt in 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 shade or to get a more true end/sheen. Most shades, nonetheless, labored effectively 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 inclined to really feel just a little 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 at 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

Hydra

Sydney Grace Hydra Pressed Pigment Shadow ($6.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a medium, bluish-teal with green-gold shift and a metallic end. The shift is especially noticeable utilized to pores and skin and blended out, as the deeper blue appears to recede into the background and the green-gold shifting pearl turns into increasingly more distinguished. To keep the blue, one must pat a bit extra on high after diffusing the edges (after which not mix that quantity a lot!). The consistency was mushy, flippantly creamy, and dense with out being agency. It stayed on effectively for eight and a half hours on me earlier than creasing faintly.

Urban Decay Peace (DC, $18.00) is much less shimmery, cooler (90% comparable).Colour Pop Pop Rocks (LE, $5.00) is extra shimmery, lighter (90% comparable).Make Up For Ever ME232 Turquoise Blue (DC, $21.00) is much less shimmery (85% comparable).Huda Beauty Electric #eight (PiP, ) is extra shimmery, lighter (85% comparable).Juvia’s Place Berber (P, ) is extra shimmery, cooler (85% comparable).MAC Teal Appeal (P, $17.00) is much less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% comparable).Urban Decay Double Dip (LE, $19.00) is extra shimmery, hotter (85% comparable).Juvia’s Place Zola (P, ) is extra shimmery, hotter (85% comparable).Urban Decay Unhinged (LE, $19.00) is much less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% comparable).City Color Breezy (P, $6.99) 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 majority of shades having opaque shade protection. The extra metallic/sparkly the shade is, the creamier and extra emollient the eyeshadow felt in 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 shade or to get a more true end/sheen. Most shades, nonetheless, labored effectively 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 inclined to really feel just a little 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 at 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 Nightfall Matte Shadow

Sydney Grace Nightfall Matte Shadow

Nightfall

Sydney Grace Nightfall Matte Shadow ($5.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a barely muted, medium blue with cool undertones and a matte end. The shade payoff was incredible, whereas the texture was clean, velvety, and finely-milled with slight powderiness in the pan. The eyeshadow blended out fantastically with little effort, and it lasted effectively for eight hours earlier than fading noticeably on my pores and skin.

Top DupesFormula Overview
Colour Pop Detour (LE, $5.00) is lighter (95% comparable).Colour Pop Backstage (P, $5.00) is lighter (95% comparable).Wet ‘n’ Wild I am Seeing Triples Crease (DC, $2.29) is brighter (90% comparable).Chanel Quiet Revolution #three (PiP, ) is brighter (90% comparable).Viseart Bright Editorial #12 (P, ) is hotter (90% comparable).Viseart Bright Editorial #eight (P, ) is lighter, hotter (85% comparable).Disney by Sephora Royal (LE, ) is hotter (85% comparable).MAC Liquid Sky (LE, $17.00) is lighter, hotter (85% comparable).Coloured Raine Yacht Life (PiP, $6.99) is extra shimmery, darker, cooler (85% comparable).Milani Olympian Blue (P, $5.99) is hotter (85% comparable).

Formula Overview

$5.00/zero.06 oz. – $83.33 Per Ounce

The matte eyeshadows are typically pigmented (sometimes semi-opaque or opaque, typically 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 numerous fallout. I’ve discovered that almost all of the matte eyeshadows apply and mix out with out a lot effort however just a few might take a bit extra effort to diffuse alongside the edges. The matte system tends to put on between eight and eight and a half hours on me.

Sydney Grace Underworld Matte Shadow

Sydney Grace Underworld Matte Shadow

Underworld

Sydney Grace Underworld Matte Shadow ($5.00 for zero.06 oz.) is a medium-dark, red-brown with hotter undertones and a matte end, although there have been slight sparkles strewn all through. More of these faint sparkles adhered noticeably on my pores and skin than I anticipated, however as soon as I blended and subtle the product out, there have been only a few left. It had opaque pigmentation that adhered effectively to reveal pores and skin, whereas the texture was barely powdery in the pan, it remained blendable and didn’t sheer out too readily on me. It wore effectively for eight hours on my pores and skin earlier than fading a bit.

Top DupesFormula Overview
Sydney Grace Gulf Coast (P, $5.00) is much less shimmery (95% comparable).Morphe Chestnut (PiP, ) is much less shimmery (90% comparable).NARS Temptress (DC, $25.00) is much less shimmery, hotter (90% comparable).MAC Flaming Femme (LE, ) is much less shimmery (90% comparable).Sydney Grace Supreme Harvest (PiP, $5.00) is much less shimmery (90% comparable).Colour Pop Realness (LE, $5.00) is much less shimmery, darker, hotter (85% comparable).Dose of Colors Wanderlust (LE, ) is much less shimmery, lighter (85% comparable).Colour Pop No Promises (P, $5.00) is much less shimmery, brighter, hotter (85% comparable).Colour Pop Hooky (LE, $5.00) is much less shimmery, hotter (85% comparable).

Formula Overview

$5.00/zero.06 oz. – $83.33 Per Ounce

The matte eyeshadows are typically pigmented (sometimes semi-opaque or opaque, typically 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 numerous fallout. I’ve discovered that almost all of the matte eyeshadows apply and mix out with out a lot effort however just a few might take a bit extra effort to diffuse alongside the edges. The matte system tends to put on between eight and eight and a half hours on me.

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