Ulta Eye Shadow in Sandstone Review

by Surabhi S on December 21, 2012 · 23 comments

Ulta Eye Shadow in Sandstone Review

Hi Gals,

Today, I am reviewing a gorgeous eye shadow from Ulta. It is a lovely shade and I am totally in love with it for the quantity, quality and the shade!  This is the last review that I have on my list right now and past this, I have a couple of amazing DIYs lined up. I am quite excited to share them with you and maybe I get to finish writing one of those soon. So, save up everything in the kitchen and in your make –up kit, who knows we get to learn to make something new from a few old things?! ;)  Okay, coming to the review”

Ulta Eye Shadow in Sandstone Review

Product Description:

A silky, fine-milled eyeshadow that glides on and blends easily to define and brighten your eyes. This formula is enriched with emollients for long-lasting color that will not crease or fade. Dramatic enough for evening wear and versatile enough for daytime wear. With over 90 shades to choose from, there is definitely one in there to suit any mood or event! Brush not included.

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Price:

Approximately $7.

Ingredients:

Talc, Corn (Zea Mays) Starch, Nylon-12, Magnesium Stearate, PTFE, Dimethicone, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Methylparaben, Phenoxyethanol, Propylparaben, Tocopheryl Acetate, Silica. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, Black 2, Tin Oxide, Ultramarines, Chromium Oxide Green, Chromium Hyrdoxide Green, Carmine, Ferric Ferrocyanide, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Polyurethane-11, Aluminum, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Acrylates Copolymer, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Bismuth Oxychloride, Yellow 5 Lake, Blue1 Lake, Manganese Violet.

My Take on Ulta Eye Shadow in Sandstone:

I have not used many eye shadows, but whichever and whatever I have used, this one is the best so far!

First, I am in love with the color. Sorry, I can’t show you how it looks on the eyes as I do not have an eye swatch, but trust me this shade would go with everyone and anyone.

Shade in light

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It is a lovely color that would flatter anybody’s eyes and it is an everyday wear color. The shade is a bit brown-beige kind of shade with a slight pinkish tone. It is quite pigmented. One light swipe and you are done! The picture below shows the color in shade and in light.

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Packaging is surely sweet and the transparent lid helps in recognizing the color at one glance. It gives a nice sheen to eyes though I don’t feel the glitters are over the top or anything like that.

It also stays on for long, around 4-5 hours without any base, so I assume it would last longer if applied with a base or primer. I didn’t notice any smudging.  Fading is also quite less. Only after 4 hours or so, I noticed slight fading, that too I have oily eyelids and I applied it without any primer.

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Pros of Ulta Eye Shadow in Sandstone:

  • Awesome quality.
  • Lovely shade.
  • Stays on for long.
  • Doesn’t crease or smudge.
  • Easy to remove from eyes.
  • Flatters the eye make-up.

Cons of Ulta Eye Shadow in Sandstone:

  • Nothing major really.

IMBB Rating:

5/5 if I can give it a high five. Else 4.5/5 just because it is not easily available and maybe it is a little pricey.

Final Word:

My favourite!

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{ 15 comments… read them below or add one }

Nidhi December 21, 2012 at 6:58 pm

Surbhiii..nice review.. me loooovvveee such coloooorss..very very pretty :-)

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Surabhi @ Womanatics December 21, 2012 at 8:05 pm

yeah..!!!!! I love this one tooo :D

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Surbhi December 21, 2012 at 7:25 pm

very pretty neutral color :)

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Surabhi @ Womanatics December 21, 2012 at 8:06 pm

yeah! its awesome..!

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Nupur December 21, 2012 at 7:29 pm

v pretty shade it is Surbhi :)

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Surabhi @ Womanatics December 21, 2012 at 8:07 pm

yeah Nupuriii.. its lovely.. I really like it.

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sreya December 21, 2012 at 7:48 pm

i loved the colour :)

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Surabhi @ Womanatics December 21, 2012 at 8:07 pm
Rati December 21, 2012 at 10:41 pm

that’s a very pretty color. :)

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Surabhi @ Womanatics December 22, 2012 at 9:33 am

Yeah.. its awesomely pretty!

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neetu aadya lohani December 22, 2012 at 3:56 am

Aww.. i guess i shud start with this shade.. its pretty.. :) loving snow all over IMBB.. chooo chweet!!

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Surabhi @ Womanatics December 22, 2012 at 9:36 am

yeah.. its lovely.. and I cant see the snow.. :(

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Megha December 22, 2012 at 11:08 am

very pretty shade dear….jus love d colorrrrrrrr

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Reema December 22, 2012 at 8:10 pm

pretty color for highlighting… vaise ulta naam bada ajeeb hai… hehehe !!! heard abt this brand for the first time… but shade looks quite pigmented and good

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Neetu December 25, 2012 at 11:24 am

Nice review.. just wanted to know from where can i buy ulta cosmetics in india?

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