Skin Type: Dry and occasionally acne-prone
Skin Tone: Fair with neutral undertones
Today’s review is Kiko Milano Smart Colour Eyeshadow in the shade “12 Metallic Rosy Sand”. Read on to know how good it fared as a pearly eyeshadow.
Kiko Milano presents a brightly coloured eye shadow that has repeated mixing of pigments and oils resulting in a revolutionary formula, truly an explosion of colour and sensations. The soft, creamy powder is extremely buildable and has particularly smooth and uniform consistency ensuring high blendability. The eyeshadow is silky to the touch, its pure colour is revealed instantly and glides on evenly. The eyeshadow comes in a modern, practical compact its unique, distinctive packaging features the KK monogram embossed on the see-through lid. The handy, fun size eyeshadow will tempt you to collect lots of different colours for creating intense, unique eye makeup for every occasion.
·Brightly coloured eyeshadow with smooth texture
·Ophthamologically and dermatologically tested (provided with low sensitization)
·All Kiko products are formulated without parabens
INR 290 for 1.8 gm
Talc, Mica, Dimethicone, Triethylhexanoin, Zinc Stearate, Nylon-12, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Tin Oxide. +/- (May Contain): Ci 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), Ci 77491 – Ci 77492 – Ci 77499 (Iron Oxides), Ci 77007 (Ultramarines), Ci 77510 (Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide, Ferric Ferrocyanide), Ci 19140 (Yellow 5 Lake), Ci 42090 (Blue 1 Lake).
My Experience with Kiko Milano Smart Colour Eyeshadow 12 Metallic Rosy Sand:
Kiko Milano Smart Colour Eyeshadow comes in a beautiful range of 22 beautiful shades with three types of finishes-matte, pearly and metallic. The shade range is intriguing and it left me befuddled, so I got quite a few of them from each type of finish to know how good they work.
Packaging: Let’s begin with the packaging of the product. The eye shadow pot comes packed inside a black cardboard cover that has a hole in the middle, so you can spot the shade through the hole of the cover. As you know all Kiko Milano products come packed in black packaging, so this kind of packaging was nothing new to me. The eye shadow comes packed in a square pot with rounded ends and has a clear flip lid.
The name of the brand is mentioned on the back of the square pot and also on the front of the black cardboard cover in white fonts. On the back side of the container and also on the body of the outer cover, the shade name of the eye shadow is mentioned. The size of the container is small, so it looks very cute and girly. It can be carried around conveniently everywhere. Overall, I love the packaging of these cute little pot eye shadows from Kiko Milano.
Shade: The shade “12 Metallic Rosy Sand” is a very pretty pinkish peach colour which can be used in so many ways. It can be worn as an eyeshadow or even as a highlighter. It is one of my most favourite shades in this range. The colour doesn’t look bold but at the same time enhances your grace.
This colour is perfect to create a lid colour for the eye before you work with other colours. It blends beautifully with other colours. This shade can be used to highlight inner corners of the eyes. It can also be used as a normal highlighter for everyday wear. The colour looks subtly metallic and is certain to uplift your eye makeup game. It goes with all skin tones and I have already fallen in love with it.
Pigmentation: The pigmentation of these eye shadows is decent and not bang-on. You will get a decent colour payoff at 1-2 swipes. For fuller coverage and maximum colour payoff, I need 3-4 swipes. The colour payoff is really good but it could have been much better. But, I don’t have much complains as it is really affordable. The colour occupies the lids properly, so I must say they have a good pigmentation.
Texture and Finish: As per the product description, the eye shadows are meant to give metallic finish to the eyes. On using this for the first time, I found the texture to be very smooth and non-gritty. It blends well with other shadows and can be used to create beautiful looks. The application did not feel uncomfortable on the eyes. The formulation is neither very creamy nor very powdery. It just has the right amount of consistency and gives a lightweight feel post application.
When I swatched this shade, I noticed a smooth and even finish with less perceptible metallic-ness in it. It just imparts the right amount of metallic finish to the eye. These eye shadows can be applied both with a brush and even with your fingers. But a brush helps in better blending. The look will be more intensified if you wet your brushes and apply this. The shades don’t feel patchy and ensure a smooth finish post application. Overall, I really love the texture of these shades and their amazing finish.
Staying Power: These shades stay in place for a decent amount of time without any creasing. They last for about 5-6 hours which I think are good at this price value.
If you have oily lids, you will definitely need a primer prior to application; otherwise the intensity will gradually fade away. These shades are easy to remove as well. They come off easily with any makeup remover.
Overall: The colour is awesome both as a shadow and a highlighter as well. I really loved this super affordable and pretty colour from Kiko. If you want to collect different colours but don’t want to empty your pockets much, this range is a steal deal. Overall, I am happy with the purchase.
Pros of Kiko Milano Smart Colour Eyeshadow 12 Metallic Rosy Sand:
- Travel-friendly packaging.
- Comes in cute little square pots.
- Comes in a total of 22 shades.
- Comes in 3 different types of finishes.
- Very affordable.
- Beautiful peachy pink shade.
- Can be used as a highlighter or as an eyeshadow.
- Pigmentation is decent and the colour shows up well.
- Soft texture.
- Delivers a smooth and even finish.
- Does not feel patchy.
- Stays for a decent period of time.
- Imparts the right amount of metallic finish.
- Gives an understated look.
- Does not crease.
- Removal is very easy.
- Lightweight formula.
- Suitable for all skin tones.
Cons of Kiko Milano Smart Colour Eyeshadow 12 Metallic Rosy Sand:
- Does not come with an applicator brush.
- Metallicness looks less prominent when the shadow is applied with a brush.
- Primer application needed for oily lids.
- No mirror provided.
- Not a good option for you if you don’t like metallic eye shadows.
IMBB Rating: 4.5/5
Would I Repurchase/Recommend Kiko Milano Smart Colour Eyeshadow 12 Metallic Rosy Sand?
Yes to both.
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