KIKO Infinity Eyeshadow #238 Mat Light Taupe Review

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This review will be on the seventh and last eyeshadow from KIKO’s Infinity Eyeshadow range #238 Mat Light Taupe.

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Price: GBP 2.80

Ingredients: TALC, MICA, ALUMINUM STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATE, DIMETHICONE, ZEA MAYS (CORN) STARCH, SILICA, ZINC STEARATE, NYLON-12, POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATE, ISONONYL ISONONANOATE, PHENYL TRIMETHICONE, POTASSIUM SORBATE, CHLORPHENESIN, DIMETHICONOL, CETEARYL ETHYLHEXANOATE, HYDROGENATED STYRENE/METHYL STYRENE/INDENE COPOLYMER, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-t-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE, TIN OXIDE. +/- (MAY CONTAIN): CI 77891 (TITANIUM DIOXIDE), CI 77491 – CI 77492 – CI 77499 (IRON OXIDES), CI 75470 (CARMINE), CI 77163 (BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE), CI 77007 (ULTRAMARINES), CI 77742 (MANGANESE VIOLET), CI 77510 (FERRIC FERROCYANIDE, FERRIC AMMONIUM FERROCYANIDE), CI 77288 (CHROMIUM OXIDE GREENS), CI 77289 (CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREEN), CI 19140 (YELLOW 5 LAKE), CI 42090 (BLUE 1 LAKE), CI 15850 (RED 6, RED 7 LAKE), CI 77266 (BLACK 2)

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Quantity: 2 g

Packaging:

The eyeshadow comes in a small round pan which has a lid to it. The pan is packed into a plastic tray which secures it firmly and the tray is packed in a cardboard carton. One can either use the pan along with its lid or remove the lid and put the pan in magnetic empty palettes available separately with KIKO. The ingredients are mentioned on the back of the cardboard carton and the shade number is written on the top. The shade number is also mentioned at the bottom of the eye shadow pan. Although the name is mentioned on the website, it is nowhere to be seen on the eyeshadow pot or the carton.

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Product Description:

Innovative, highly pigmented eyeshadow for our repositionable [CLICS] System™ for instant, intense and even color release. Extreme coverage and can be used wet and dry. Its technologically advanced formula contains special ingredients that guarantee the highest performance eyeshadow for outstanding results.Its texture is surprisingly velvety and comfortable to the touch and with a unique consistency for buildable, perfectly blendable color.  Infinity Eyeshadow is pure, shiny and has long-lasting hold of up to 12 hours*. With a range of 96 shades, there is an Infinity Eyeshadow color for every occasion. They are available in matte, satin, metallic and ultra-pearly finishes. Infinity Eyeshadow has a patented [CLICS] System™ attachment that allows it to be placed in the KIKO Eyes Clics empty palettes. Sold separately, the palettes are available with 1, 3, 4, 9 or 24 compartments. Inside, eyeshadows can be removed and repositioned whenever necessary. With Infinity Eyeshadow it is therefore possible to create a fully customized professional eyeshadow palette.Ophthalmologically tested.Hypoallergenic = formulated to ensure minimum risk of allergic reactions.Paraben free.

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My Experience with KIKO Infinity Eyeshadow #238 Mat Light Taupe

#238 is again a Taupe shade like the one I reviewed before (#239) but a shade lighter though. This one too has gray undertones. Shades like these do not look good on me if used as an overall eyeshadow on the lids. But yes these shades work wonders when used as transition shades or say to deepen your crease. There are absolutely no shimmers in this eyeshadow. The texture is super soft. This shade does not seem to be chalky either on your fingers or after application on the eyelids. The finishing is matte. It is super easy to blend away with other shades. Also depending on the kind of brush you use, this eyeshadow may break into powder. So either use your fingers or soft brush.

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The pigmentation is very good. Single swipe brings out the color on the lids. Also with this shade, you can go light on the outer corner of the eye and using a shading brush pull in the color from the outer corner into your crease. Layering it helps in adjusting the intensity as well. It does not look cakey with multiple layers. The staying power is around 4-5 hours. It does look a little darker when applied on an eyeshadow primer. Also the staying power increases a bit when applied on primer. It did not seem to crease on oily lids. #238 is not waterproof and can be easily removed with water as well.

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As I mentioned in the previous review for #239, these shades if applied on their own on the overall eyelids make the eyes look more dull and hollow. But these are good transition shades for defining the eyes and also for smokey eyes. Again it is not a must-have shade, but for the one who loves eye makeup like me, having such shades in the stash helps some way or the other.

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Pros of KIKO Infinity Eyeshadow #238 Mat Light Taupe:

  • Basic light taupe shade with grey undertones.
  • No shimmers.
  • Matte finishing.
  • Smooth texture.
  • Easy to blend.
  • Staying power is good.
  • Travel friendly.
  • Good pigmentation.
  • Useful for defining the eyes specially the crease.

Cons of KIKO Infinity Eyeshadow #238 Mat Light Taupe:

  • Not waterproof.
  • Rough brush might break the eyeshadow in powder.
  • Availability in India.

IMBB Rating: Would rate this 4.8/5.

Would I Recommend KIKO Infinity Eyeshadow #238 Mat Light Taupe: Yes

Would I Repurchase KIKO Infinity Eyeshadow #238 Mat Light Taupe: Not sure when I will finish this one. There are dozens of shades available in this range and I would love to try out few more.

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KIKO Infinity Eyeshadow #238 Mat Light Taupe Review Overall rating: 4 out of 5 based on 1 reviews.

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A very good and affordable basic taupe eyeshadow useful for defining eyes and can be also used as transition shade..
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