Makeup Geek High Wire Foiled Eyeshadow Review

by Neha A on February 17, 2017 · 0 comments

Hello everyone,

It has been a while since I touched back on Makeup Geek shadows. I am almost rounding up on the reviews of my last haul and this review will be on the shade “High Wire.”

Makeup Geek High Wire Foiled Eyeshadow Review

Product Details:
With these rich and intensely-hued shades, the new Makeup Geek Foiled Eyeshadows go beyond your standard line of cosmetics, introducing you to a new and powerful cosmetic experience. This cutting-edge formula offers a creamy texture that is a hybrid between a powder shadow and a cream shadow that is on a level of its own. The intense pigmentation combined with an opaque, metallic finish make these shadows a dream to work with. These can be applied effortlessly in just one swipe with no primer required! Our lineup includes a diverse array of rich colors and a smooth silky formula that we believe help elevate pressed eye shadows to the next level of exceptional quality.
Price:
$10 each.

Makeup Geek High Wire Foiled Eyeshadow shade name

My Experience with Makeup Geek High Wire Foiled Eyeshadow:

Packaging: These eyeshadows come in a pan which you have to pop into a magnetic palette. I do like the flexibility this provides for customizing a palette based on your needs, but this also means you have to shell out extra to buy the Z palette on top of buying the eyeshadow.

Makeup Geek High Wire Foiled Eyeshadow swatch on hand

Texture and Blendability: How I adore the texture of these Makeup Geek foiled shadows (I have hauled many more from the Makeup Geek foiled range – you can see the swatches and the preview post here). They feel almost like a cream, but without too much moisture, which could contribute to creasing. They adhere well even onto bare lids, but you will obviously get better wear if you pair with a primer base.

Shade:  The shade “High Wire” is described as a medium silver shade with subtle blue undertones medium silver with hint of blue. I normally do not reach for cool-toned shades as such, but since golds and silvers are such universal shades, I keep this shade just in case to pair with my cool-toned ensemble which asks for pop of silver jewelry and thus in my makeup as well. I find that this shade looks beautiful over a darker base (I usually pair it over a black eye base- Laura Mercier caviar eye stick in Tuxedo) to make it really pop.

Makeup Geek High Wire Foiled Eyeshadow swatches

Pigmentation: This eyeshadow being from the “Foiled” collection, is intensely (and I mean “intense”) pigmented. It goes completely opaque in one layer. I find it’s best to use this shadow as an all-over lids shade packed on with a flat synthetic brush or even your finger tips.

Makeup Geek High Wire Foiled Eyeshadow all swatches

Staying Power: Staying power is fantastic. I have worn this for 8-9 hours with barely any fading. It did crease just a little bit by 6 hours, but nothing too bad.

Overall, I absolutely recommend this eyeshadow.

In the EOTD, I have use “High wire” on the inner 2/3rd of my lid over a dark brown base, Laura Mercier caviar eye stick in Ganache and the shade “Prom Night” on the outer V.

Makeup Geek High Wire Foiled Eyeshadow eye makeup

Pros of Makeup Geek High Wire Foiled Eyeshadow:

  • Creamy smooth texture.
  • Amazing pigmentation, goes opaque in one swipe.
  • Affordable, buying individual shades helps you customize a palette exactly to your liking.
  • Amazing high quality.
  • Easy to blend.
  • Talc and paraben free.

Cons of Makeup Geek High Wire Foiled Eyeshadow:

  • None for me.

IMBB Rating:
5/5

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