This review will be on the Makeup Geek foiled shadow in the shade “Curtain Call.:
With these rich and intensely-hued shades, the new Makeup Geek Foiled Eyeshadows go beyond your standard line of cosmetics, introducing you to a new and powerful cosmetic experience. This cutting-edge formula offers a creamy texture that is a hybrid between a powder shadow and a cream shadow that is on a level of its own. The intense pigmentation combined with an opaque, metallic finish make these shadows a dream to work with. These can be applied effortlessly in just one swipe with no primer required! Our lineup includes a diverse array of rich colors and a smooth silky formula that we believe help elevate pressed eye shadows to the next level of exceptional quality.
My Experience with Makeup Geek Foiled Eyeshadow Curtain Call:
I love Makeup Geek shadows for the most part and the “foiled” range is simply outstanding.
Packaging: This eyeshadow comes in a pan which you have to pop into a magnetic palette. I do like the flexibility this provides for customizing a palette based on your needs, but this also means you have to shell out extra to buy the Z palette on top of buying the eyeshadow.
Texture and Blendability: I adore the texture of these Makeup Geek foiled shadows. They feel almost like a cream to touch. They adhere well even onto bare lids, but you will obviously get better wear if you pair with a primer base. They blend and mesh effortlessly.
Shade: The shade “Curtain Call” is described as a cranberry red shade with a foiled finish. I have a particular weakness for red tone eyeshadows and this shade had my name written all over it 😛
It is a stunning color and looks good on its own as well as paired with other shades. If there was a eyeshadow equivalent of a man that makes you weak in the knees, it’s this one ladies!
Pigmentation: This eyeshadow being from the “foiled” collection, is intensely (and I mean “intense”) pigmented. It goes completely opaque in one layer. I find it’s best to use this shadow all over the lid packed on with your finger tips for most payoff but a flat brush works well too.
Staying Power: The staying power is fantastic. I have worn this for 7-8hours with barely any fading. It does crease a little 5-6 hours into wear especially on a hot and humid day. To avoid this, use a good primer and make sure to set it with some translucent powder to absorb all hint of oil on the lids.
Overall, I absolutely recommend this eyeshadow.
In the EOTD, I have Untamed and Curtail Call eyeshadows on the lid.
Pros of Makeup Geek Foiled Eyeshadow Curtain Call:
- Creamy smooth texture.
- Amazing pigmentation, goes opaque in one swipe.
- Amazing high quality.
- Easy to blend.
- Talc and paraben free.
Cons of Makeup Geek Foiled Eyeshadow Curtain Call:
- None for me.
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