Faces Glam On Mono Eye Shadow – Pure Gold Review and Swatches

by Nids on December 7, 2011 · 64 comments

Faces Glam On Mono Eye Shadow- Pure Gold Review and Swatches

Faces Glam On Mono Eye Shadow Pure Gold Review and Swatches

Quick Overview:

Embellish your eyes with Faces shimmery trail of color.  Advanced long-wear with powdery texture and crease-proof formula, is all what it takes to define Faces Glam On Mono Eye Shadow. Designed as a single cute pool of color, it is easy to apply and can easily blend along with other colors. Leaves you with those enchantingly dreamy eyes!

Price:

249 INR for 2 g.

Shades Available:

Shades Available

R-L: Ruby Quartz, Oceanic, Mushy Mauve, Pink Sequin, Pure Gold.

Ingredients:

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My Take on Faces Glam On Mono Eye Shadow – Pure Gold:

It’s a brilliant product yet again from Faces Cosmetics.  This eye shadow is the perfect blend of color and shimmer that actually gives a glam on effect to the eyes. :jalwa:

Shade:

The shade is a true golden color with a shimmer effect that looks great both as an overall lid color and as a brow bone highlighter.  The shade may appear a little dark in the pan with a hint of bronze but it applies as a pure dark golden color itself.

Faces eyeshadow

Texture:

The eye shadow has a fine texture with a perfect glam shimmer content that would not look over the top at all. It is not at all powdery or chalky and there is no fall out. Although you can see the fine golden powder flying around in the pack, but there is no fallout while applying this.

The eyeshadow is highly pigmented and can be used both dry and wet, but as while applying dry only, the color pops out much, so I don’t think you will require to use it in the wet form.

Faces eyeshadows

Staying Power:

Awesome! I applied it both with and without my eyeshadow base and in both cases, this eye shadow did not crease or fade away even a bit for a full 8 hours after which I washed it off. I do not have very oily eyelids, but till, 8 hours without any creasing or fading away is fabulous.

Applying an eyeshadow base just increases the intensity of the shade 15-20% more and of course, the staying power too :haanji:

It is waterproof and just by coming in contact with water; it does not run down your eye. You actually require rubbing it off.

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Packaging:

The eye shadow comes in a thick black plastic encase with a see-through cap. There is no mirror or applicator provided with it. I find the flip-top cap a little hard to open as it is too small. I actually need to dig my nail in to open the cover and the pan inside is not properly fixed and gives a tic-tac sound, but maybe I just got a bad package. 😐

Faces cosmetics

Pros of Faces Glam On Mono Eye Shadow – Pure Gold:

  • Highly pigmented.
  • Fine texture with perfect shimmer finish.
  • Staying power of 8 hours even without a primer/base.
  • Waterproof.
  • No fallouts.
  • Transparent cover makes the identification easy.
  • Easily available online.
  • Decently priced.
  • Easy to apply and blend.

Cons of Faces Glam On Mono Eye Shadow – Pure Gold:

  • Packaging could have been better.
  • Limited shades available.

Rating:

4.5/5 :pompom:

Do I Recommend/Will I Repurchase Faces Glam On Mono Eye Shadow – Pure Gold?

I have already decided to pick up the Mushy Mauve shade in this range and highly recommend this shade to all. We are used to a lot of golden color in our jewellery and clothing, so add it on your eyes too for the perfect glam. 😉

With flash

eye swatch

Without flash

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kanika December 7, 2011 at 2:05 pm

wow…..seems like another hit from faces ! :thumbsup: thanks for the review nids :thanks:

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nids December 7, 2011 at 4:27 pm

u cum cum kanika.. 😛 😀

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Aru December 7, 2011 at 2:17 pm

wow..wud have never thought of buying this shade but it looks so pretty. i stay away from shimmery but this one is really pretty enuf to buy

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nids December 7, 2011 at 4:37 pm

yeah Aruna.. i find this golden shade very pretty & wearable :whistle: :whistle:

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Gurpreet December 7, 2011 at 2:24 pm

Hey Nids, Nice Review 😉 . The color is looking nice on ur eyes. :preen:
Is this similar to the Golden eyeshadow from Maybelline Eye Studio Give Me Gold Color Plush Silk Eyeshadow

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nids December 7, 2011 at 4:40 pm

i dont own the maybelline 1 gurpreet so cant compare dear.. but this 1 is really gud :thumbsup:

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devilgal December 7, 2011 at 2:26 pm

Nids, superb review..u luk amazin.. :yahoo: :woot: :toothygrin: :tongue: :thumbsup:
i ws plannin 2 chk tis one, nw wll surely buy one!

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nids December 7, 2011 at 4:42 pm

:shy: :shy: :pompom: :pompom: :pompom: :thanks: devi.. :toothygrin:

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visakhi December 7, 2011 at 2:39 pm

wow Nids, u looted faces ka counter kya/? ?:)
i really liked the product.. grt review.. :yes:

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nids December 7, 2011 at 4:43 pm

hehe.. yo visakhi.. want to raid faces more… :yahoo: :yahoo: :toothygrin: :toothygrin:

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Kimi December 7, 2011 at 2:39 pm

This isss beautifulll gold Nids… Gorgeous!! :inlove: :inlove: :inlove: :inlove: :inlove: :inlove: :inlove: :inlove: :inlove:

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nids December 7, 2011 at 4:59 pm

:happydance: :happydance: :thanks: kimi

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Kimi December 7, 2011 at 2:52 pm

My heart skipped a beat on seeing this:

http://www.ecarspec.com/531/2010-maserati-granturismo-s/

:inlove: :inlove: :inlove: :inlove: :inlove: :inlove: :inlove: :inlove: :inlove: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot:

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Kimi December 7, 2011 at 2:53 pm
jomol December 7, 2011 at 4:44 pm

Kimi……..how Royal………….. :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: how many crores :drool: :drool: :drool: :drool: :drool: :drool: :drool: :drool:

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Kimi December 7, 2011 at 5:00 pm

pataaa ni Jomol… :chewnails :chewnails :chewnails :chewnails :chewnails :chewnails

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jomol December 7, 2011 at 5:02 pm

Its such a beauty………. :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho:

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Kimi December 7, 2011 at 5:02 pm

he he..yeah!!! :inlove: :inlove: :inlove: :inlove:

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nids December 7, 2011 at 5:20 pm

grand choice kimi :pray: :pray: :haanji: :haanji:

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Prati December 7, 2011 at 5:22 pm

Hey Kimi…
You look good in this DP too.
BTW, Did you cut short your hair ?

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Kimi December 7, 2011 at 6:21 pm

hey thanks Prati..yeah..not too short..just a bit longer than shoulder…medium length types.. 😀 I had veryyyy longggg hair before that…..till my waist!! 😛

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Parita December 7, 2011 at 2:58 pm

wow this is very pretty gold color and looks great on you nids!

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nids December 7, 2011 at 5:21 pm

thanxx dear :whistle:

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sim December 7, 2011 at 3:31 pm

i hv same kind of from TBS love it ……… :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo:

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nids December 7, 2011 at 5:22 pm

ohh.. wow sim.. revu tht plz :yes:

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sim December 7, 2011 at 5:37 pm

nids ur DP is awesome. :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: me done same tareef in another post too :pan: :pan: :pan:

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nids December 7, 2011 at 5:49 pm

n i said thankuu in tht post also :bash: 😀

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sim December 7, 2011 at 5:56 pm

:smug: :smug: :smug: :smug: :smug: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue:

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heena December 7, 2011 at 4:18 pm

though nt my clr, but its a vry nice shade:)

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nids December 7, 2011 at 5:24 pm

:haanji: :)) :))

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jomol December 7, 2011 at 4:36 pm

Nids…pure gold…….. :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot:

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nids December 7, 2011 at 5:28 pm

= Jomo… :joker: 😛 😀 😀 :hihi: :hihi: :hihi: :hihi:

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jomol December 7, 2011 at 6:11 pm

:huh: :huh: :huh: :huh: :huh: :huh: :huh: :huh: :huh: :huh:

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jomol December 7, 2011 at 4:37 pm

Nids…..I have started taking Faces brand seriously after your reviews……the blush, the lipstick, and this mono eyeshadow are all on my list :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot:

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nids December 7, 2011 at 5:31 pm

get the blush jomo :yes: … n this gold e/s to u need to get.. u collect all gold :woot: .. how can u leave this 1.. 😆

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sim December 7, 2011 at 5:57 pm

jomol tho noted all kind of gold :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2:

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jomol December 7, 2011 at 5:59 pm

Nids..and sim shim….yeah, i need to get this gold….and it is pure gold too :pompom: :pompom: :pompom: :pompom: :pompom: :pompom: :shying: :shying: :shying: :shying: :shying: :shying: :shying: :shying: :shying: :shying:

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Agnibanya December 7, 2011 at 5:25 pm

Such a pretty shade Nids, and you have reviewed it so well…I am now thinking of getting this…perfect for the wedding season…rather a must have one ..no?????
and your eyes looking :love: :love: :love: :love: :love:

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nids December 7, 2011 at 5:32 pm

thanxx agni :shy: .. n i got it fr the same reason.. Parttyyyyy/wedding :pompom: :pompom: :pompom: :pompom:

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jyo December 7, 2011 at 6:18 pm

this is such a pretty gold Nids… :pompom: :pompom: :pompom: perfect for ethnic wears n partys :makeup: n ur eyes look awesome as always 😉

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nids December 7, 2011 at 11:04 pm

:pompom: :pompom: :thanks: :thanks: :shy: :shying:

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Rati December 7, 2011 at 6:21 pm

nids, it is a goorrrroeus shade of gold :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: it is giving that foiled effect on lids :stars: :stars: :stars: :stars: :stars:

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nids December 7, 2011 at 11:06 pm

:yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

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Rati December 7, 2011 at 6:22 pm

and i am totally loving how your have done your eye in the 2nd last [pic.. soo beautiful :teddy: :teddy: :teddy:

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nids December 7, 2011 at 11:07 pm

:shying: :shying: :shying: :thanks: :thanks: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1:

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jomol December 7, 2011 at 6:22 pm

gold foil :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance:

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nids December 7, 2011 at 11:08 pm

:yahoo: :yahoo:

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Gargi December 7, 2011 at 8:33 pm

pretty pretty! :whistle: :whistle:

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nids December 7, 2011 at 11:09 pm

:thanks: gargi :rose:

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bhumika December 8, 2011 at 1:02 am

very pretty gold nids :yes:

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nids December 8, 2011 at 12:39 pm

:woot: :yahoo:

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Poo December 8, 2011 at 10:59 am

pretty eyeshadow nids.. I am quite liking it.. so many faces review.. :stars: :stars: :stars:
Liking ur new DP.. :woot: :woot:

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nids December 8, 2011 at 2:09 pm

thankuu Poo… faces.. :pompom: :pompom:

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Pragnyadeepta December 8, 2011 at 11:59 am

:woot: :woot: :woot: Kinna sndar shade hai! :teddy: :teddy: It looks like gold foil. :dumb: I love how it looks on yoy,Nidsi! Very pretty. :haanji:
And you look very nice in your new dp. :teddy: :teddy:

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nids December 8, 2011 at 2:21 pm

thanxx pragnya.. :teddy: :puchhi:

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TA December 8, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Me like like…. :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: We have that golden tinge in almost all the sarees… :tongue: :tongue: with this we can never go wrong it seems :hihi: :hihi:

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nids December 8, 2011 at 2:23 pm

:preen:

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ashna December 20, 2011 at 1:15 am

oh wow such a pretty shade actually i was browsing for faces pink sequins and landed up here……got to try my hands on these monoshadows is pink sequins similar to mac expensive pink????

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nids December 21, 2011 at 1:29 am

Hi aashna.. I have heard the same about the pink sequins being quite a close dupe of Mac’s but as I dont own tht so cant really comment on that.. :specs:

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ashna December 22, 2011 at 10:35 pm

hey no probs nids i ordered it well i will say its not exactly like mac its peachy pinky shimmery colour lighter than mac one its absolutely gorgeous shade and it looks like neutral shade very very indian shade

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