Skin Tone: Medium Tanned
Skin Type: Oily & Sensitive
I have recently fallen in love with eyeshadow crayons. They are easy to use and they last really long. So, I picked up a few eyeshadow crayons by Faces. I am going to talk about the shade ‘Uptown Girl’ today and it is a very unique shade which I really like. Read on for more details.
INR 599 for 1.5g
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Back to the glamourous Hollywood days in 70’s-80’s, these beautiful eyeshadow crayons will make you feel like a moviestar on the red carpet. Describing these eyeshadow collections as elegant will be an understatement, these are truly super chic!
• Extremely gliding and soft
• Even and excellent colour pay-off
• Easy to blend shortly after application
• Waterproof formula
• Last about 11 hours
• Quick drying
• Dermatologically & ophthalmologically tested
My Experience with Faces Ultime Pro Eyeshadow Crayon Uptown Girl:
The eyeshadow crayon comes in a color-coded pink packaging with a clear cap. The color-coded pencil makes it easy to identify. The cap is tight, but still there is a risk factor with the cap, otherwise it is easy to carry around. It is a sharpenable pencil, but the company doesn’t provide any sharpener with it. I don’t understand why such expensive products don’t come with a sharpener. It becomes really messy when I have to use the same sharpener for different shades. But the pencil is quite strong and a lot of product doesn’t get wasted when I sharpen the pencil.
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Faces eyeshadow crayon comes in 6 different shades and this ‘Uptown Girl’ is a very unique pink shade with a hint of coral. I really like this beautiful pink shade. It has some golden glitters in it which make it a sparkling eye shadow. I love to use this shade as my inner corner highlighter or on my lids to create a 3D look. It is a popping shade that makes the eyes look attractive. The shade is amazingly pigmented and needs only one swipe for the true color to show up. But this shade might look a little odd on dark skin tones. And the shade is not everyone’s cup of tea.
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The crayon has a super smooth, creamy texture that glides on my lids without any tugging and the application is perfectly even. It blends easily with a brush or fingers. But it dries out within a few minutes so you need to work quickly before it settles down.
Once it settles down, it doesn’t smudge throughout the day. The formula feels a light on the lids and I can build the color up. The shadow doesn’t look patchy or make the eyelids dry. It keeps the lids soft. I really like the texture of this shadow. I can use it easily on my lower lash line and it doesn’t transfer. It has never irritated my eyes either.
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It is totally a smudge-proof and waterproof crayon shadow which actually stays all day long. Without a primer, it stays on my eyes for more than 6 hours and it never settles into the fine lines and doesn’t crease at all. This particular shade needs more efforts to get removed, especially the golden shimmer. I need a good oil based remover to remove it.
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I love the quality of this crayon shadow. I am so impressed with the pigmentation. I have never used such a poppy pink shade before this one. So, I am really enjoying this new shade and am super excited to create different looks with it.
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Pros of Faces Ultime Pro Eyeshadow Crayon Uptown Girl:
• Travel-friendly and color-coded packaging
• Unique but beautiful coralish pink shade with golden shimmers
• Shimmer makes the shade more gorgeous
• Soft, creamy texture
• Settles down to a perfect, non-drying texture
• Doesn’t look patchy
• Feels light on the lids
• Smudge-proof, transfer-proof and water-proof
• Doesn’t settle into the fine lines or crease
• Good staying power
• Amazing quality
Cons of Faces Ultime Pro Eyeshadow Crayon Uptown Girl:
• Little pricy
• No sharpener provided
• Shade is a bit tricky to wear
• Golden shimmer needs efforts to get removed
• No ingredients list
Would I Recommend/Repurchase Faces Ultime Pro Eyeshadow Crayon Uptown Girl?
I want to try more shades from this range. If you like this shade, then definitely try this.
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