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Construct the perfect canvas for eye shadow application with our Shadow Worx Matte Primer. This lightweight, creamy primer appears opaque upon application and is ideal for those with oily lids, uneven skin texture or anyone who experiences creasing or fading. Shadow Worx creates a smooth finish allowing eye shadow to be vibrant, crease and fade proof all day long. The convenient squeeze tube and slim tip allow for precise disbursement of product, down to the very last drop.
*For best results Shadow Worx Primer should be applied in a thin coat over the entire lid and allowed to dry slightly before eye shadow application.
Cyclopentasiloxane, Disteardimonium Hectorite. Polyethylene, Triethlhexanoin, Isopropyl Lanolate, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, VP/ Eicosene Copolymer, Dimethicone, PEG-40 Stearate, Propylene Carbonate, Phenoxyethanol, Cera Alba ( Bees Wax), Propylparaben, Ethlparaben, Isobutylparaben. May contain: Mica, CI 77891 ( titanium dioxide), CI 77491/CI77499 ( Iron Oxides), CI 77163 (Bismuth Oxychloride).
$9.95 (Around INR 520) + shipping (which is minimum of 9 dollars, with the cheapest shipping option on Coastal Scents).
20 ml – 0.676 FL OZ.
Coastal scents shadow worx primer is available in 2 variants:
The shimmer eye shadow primer has champagne-coloured shimmer in it while the matte one is clear. I picked up the matte one as I rarely apply shimmery eye shadows. Depending upon your usage/preference, you can pick either of these two.
The shimmer one comes in a golden tube packaging. Here is a picture for your reference:
(from coastal scents website)
The Coastal Scents eye shadow primer comes in a sleek, handy, tube-type packaging which I like, simple; basic, but very functional. It has a nozzle-like thin tip point which allows for easy dispensing of the required product.
My Experience with Coastal Scents Shadow Worx Eye Shadow Primer Matte:
The shadow worx eye shadow primer in matte is slightly tinted/peach in colour and has a silky, creamy formula. However, that just allows easy/smooth application of your eye shadows and nothing that will make your eye lids greasy.
It has this slight chemical-ish fragrance, but that does not stay for long and won’t bother you. It blends easily and dries in 30-40 seconds on the eye lids completely. It dries off clear without leaving any whitish cast behind and thus won’t alter the shade of the eye shadows.
I have noticed that it improves the pigmentation of shadows slightly (check last picture for reference). This also improves the staying power of your eye makeup and prevents creasing for at least 5-6 hours, after which my eye shadows start creasing.
Now, this product is not comparable to primer potions from Urban Decay, MAC paint pots, but this definitely works well and is worth the money you spend on it . Also, it is great for beginners who would like to practice off first with economical eye makeup and then invest in something more luxurious.
Overall, I like this product and I would suggest that you should give this a try too.
Pros of Coastal Scents Shadow Worx Eye Shadow Primer – Matte:
- Improves pigmentation of eye shadows and makes them more vibrant.
- Increases staying power of eye makeup.
- Silky, smooth formula that it is easier to apply eyeshadows.
- Simple but very convenient, easy-to-use and carry, handy packaging.
- Works well for both matte and shimmer eye shadows.
- Dries off clear on the eye lids without leaving any cast behind.
- Prevents creasing of eye shadows for 5-6 hours.
Cons of Coastal Scents Shadow Worx Eye Shadow Primer – Matte:
- Not easily available in India.
- While you can place an online order for this, you will have to pay a lot for shipping 🙁
- Contains parabens.
- Eye shadows crease after 5-6 hours.
3.5 on 5 :-* :-* :-*
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