Coastal Scents Hot Pot Steel Grey HP ME 18
Color Description: Deep Silver.
Talc, Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Mineral Oil, Magnesium Stearate, Methylparaben. May Contain: Mica and Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, Ultramarine Blue, Manganese Violet, Chromium Oxide Greens, FD&C Red No.40 Al Lake, FD&C Yellow No.5 Al Lake, FD&C Blue No.1 Al Lake
3.50$ for 1.3 gm/0.04 oz when I bought it. These days it is 1.99$ excluding shipping.
Top-Bottom: shade without and with flash
My Take on Coastal Scents Hot Pot Steel Grey HP – ME 18:
This is one of my first eyeshadows from Coastal Scents which I ordered along with a few more IMBBians during the 40% sale season and I am so very excited to talk about this Hot Pot.
This is a beautiful, shimmery, dark grey eye shadow and more appropriately should be called as Gunmetal shade. It may appear a bit silvery, but actually applies as a lovely dark grey onto the eyes. I did not owe a single shimmery grey and so I am in love with this color a lot.
The eyeshadow is highly pigmented and very fine in texture. It is easy to pick the shade in a single swipe of brush and apply and blend softly on the eyes. The finish is shimmery and not glittery which is just perfect for both day and evening wear. The eyeshadow does have a small fallout though, but that can be easily cleaned, nothing too messy.
The eyeshadow stays on for a good 6-7 hours on me without a proper primer, though I use a concealer on my eyes before it. There was minimum fading and creasing at the end of 7 hours and I was happy to wash it off easily using my normal face wash or cleanser. The intensity and staying power can be easily increased using a primer first. One can use it both as wet and dry, but it’s quite an intense color that shows up easily in the normal dry form itself.
This is how I got it from Coastal Scents.
Overall, I am very happy and impressed with this particular shade from Coastal Scents.
Pros of Coastal Scents Hot Pot Steel Grey HP – ME 18:
- Beautiful shade of grey.
- Highly pigmented.
- Fine texture.
- Easily blendable.
- Good staying power of 6-7 hours.
- Single swipe of brush picks up enough color.
- Finishing is metallic/shimmery with no chunky glitters.
- Quite cheap these days because of sale and if shipping is shared. 😛
Cons of Coastal Scents Hot Pot Steel Grey HP – ME 18:
- Does have some fallout.
- Eyeshadow fades a little after 5 hours.
4.25/5 for the brilliant shade, texture and staying power. :yahoo:
Do I Recommend Coastal Scents Hot Pot Steel Grey HP – ME 18 ?
Yes, this is a really pretty and unique grey shade of eyeshadow and many of you should grab it during the holiday sale season at slashed prices. :jog:
Now, here is my EOTD with this eyeshadow. I have applied a silver eye shadow on the inner one third of the eyes and on the brow bone and the rest outer two-third f the eye is covered with this CS Steel Grey Hot Pot and also on the lower lash line. I lined my eyes with Maybelline black gel liner and used Rimmel London mascara on the lashes. Hope you gals like it. 😉
In yellow light without flash
Inside without flash
In natural dim light without flash
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51 thoughts on “Coastal Scents Hot Pot Steel Grey HP ME 18 Review & Swatches”
1st swatch fotu is so pretty :woot:
i’m honored g.. :thanks: :pompom: :pompom: :pompom:
very nice swatches :puchhi: :puchhi:
thanxx Aaliya… wanted u guys to properly c the shade O:) O:) :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:
it’s a beautiful shade!!! :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: lucky you!!! :green: :green:
yesh yesh.. i also think.. 😉 :whistle: :dance: :dance:
This seems to be a perfect new year party shadow :toothygrin: :toothygrin: ur eye make up is so pretty :puchhi: :puchhi:
thanku Nats :yahoo: :yahoo: it wud beautiful with black outfit.. :victory2: :victory2: :victory2:
loved ur eye make up Nids..!!!!!!!!!! :happydance: :happydance: :happydance:
nice review :thanks: :thanks:
:happydance: :happydance: :thanks: :-*
Its sucha pretty shade nids… Quite like ur eotd!! :woot: very chic n appropriate for night outs :waytogo:
hh thankuu thanku.. u girls hav made my new yr already… :woot: :woot: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:
the shade is so well pigmented and u have done awesome eye makeup :stars: :stars:
:thanks: :thanks: Viduu O:) O:)
helloooo 🙂 you captured the swatch very well
nice review and looking good on your eyes 🙂 🙂
Thanxx VH a lot :yahoo:
love it nids gr8 review…..m makin ma list of hot pots i wanna get and dis is included…..ur eye make up s awesome
u shud get this Hana.. i got 3 shades in HP & i’m very impressed with all of them :yahoo: :yahoo: .. wud b reviewing the other 2 also soon so tht u can chk those to.. :whistle: :whistle: :whistle:
nice cant wait :woot: :woot:
😀 😀 😀
wow nids, lovely shade and awesome EOTD, your eyes looks beautiful and the way u hv applied winged liner :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot:
yipee :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: thanxxx kumkum :-* :-*
the shade is really gorgeous :woot: …n ur eotd is toh fab :jalwa: :jalwa:
:shy: :shy: :shy: :jalwa: :jalwa: :jalwa: :thanks: :puchhi:
loved the eotd , and pretty color :woot:
thanxxx Visakhi :yahoo: :yahoo:
Kya colour hai boss!!! :woot: :woot: :woot: Lucky you! :preen: :shying:
😀 😀 :dance: :dance: :thanks: pragnya :-*
looks sooooo gorgeous!!!!!!! :woot: :woot:
I’m gonna order it soon!! :jog: :jog: :jog: :jog:
:makeup: :makeup: :manicure: :manicure: :jog: :jog: :jog:
:announce: :announce: HAPY NEW YEAR-2012 to every1 :yahoo: :yahoo: :happydance: :happydance: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: 😀 :pompom: :pompom:
NIds Happy New year to you and your entire family :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:
Jomo :woot: :woot: … same t u dearrrrr :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:
so where was the party yesterday nite :pompom: :pompom: :pompom:
wht spl?? :vampire: 😉 😉
nids…this is such a pretty shade…its just vow….. :love:
haan dimpi.. its actually a gorgeous shade :love: :love: :love:
beautiful color niids.. :love: :love: :love: ..
and its looking much more pretty on ur eyes.. gorgeou eye makeup .. :makeup: :makeup: :makeup:
I am liking the mascara as well… which one have u used.. ?:) ?:)
Rimmel mascara Poo.. i reviewed it too.. it just amazing… best i hav used soo far :yahoo: :woot: :yahoo: .. n thanxxxxx soo much :puchhi: … happy new r.. :pompom: :pompom: :pompom: :pompom:
her.. chk this link https://makeupandbeauty.com/rimmel-extra-super-lash-mascara-review/
Thanks nids… will try to get this.. :teddy: :teddy:
i louvvv Cs k hot pots :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:
n now me tooo luvng them,… :woot: :woot: :woot: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:
which ones u got?? :toothygrin:
dark green & 1 is red :yahoo: :yahoo: .. cant remember the names rght now.. wud review them jab i’ll get time.. 😀
ohkies…. u got empty palette inke saath ki ??? how u storing them?? :victory2: :victory2:
nhi nuu.. i am keeping them as I recived them in a small black sa potli & their individual plactic wrappings as shown in the pic above.. i bought just 3… :specs:
ohh, ohkies… :victory2: :victory2: :victory2: