Makeup Geek Moondust Eyeshadow Review

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Hello everyone,

Continuing with the reviews on my Makeup Geek eyeshadow collection – this review will be on the shade “Moon Dust.”

Makeup Geek Moondust Eyeshadow Review

Product Description:
You will fall in love with this shimmery taupe color… Borrowing some words of Neil Armstrong: “one small step for your eyes, one giant leap for your beauty.”

Makeup Geek Moondust Eyeshadow shade name

My Experience with Makeup Geek Moondust Eyeshadow:

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.

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Shade and Finish:  “Moon Dust” is described as a metallic taupe color. The metallic finish is quite smooth, soft and subtle and has no chunky, loose shimmer particles. I find this shade to have just a hint of cool tone to it. I find this shade to be quite dull looking on the eyes. It doesn’t pop much despite the metallic finish, looks quite flat.

Makeup Geek Moondust Eyeshadow swatch on hands

Texture/Pigmentation/Blendability:  This eyeshadow is smooth to the touch. The pigmentation is okay, but I find I need to apply about two layers for the color to stand out against the skin. It does sheer out considerably while blending and I do need to build it up in layers to achieve an opaque color.

Makeup Geek Moondust Eyeshadow

Staying Power: It wears without creasing or fading for 6-7 hours with a primer.

Overall, I wasn’t quite as impressed with this shade as I have been with my other makeup shadows, so I would give this a pass.

In the EOTD below, I have used “Moon Dust” all over the lid as a simple one-shadow look.

Makeup Geek Moondust Eyeshadow eye makeup

Pros of Makeup Geek Moondust Eyeshadow:

  • Affordable.
  • Easy to customize a palette exactly to your liking with these Makeup Geek shadows.
  • Smooth, buttery feel.
  • No fall out.
  • Good staying power.

Cons of Makeup Geek Moondust Eyeshadow:

  • This shade does tend to sheer out while blending and needs a couple of layers to achieve opacity.
  • Shade looks quite flat despite the metallic finish.
  • I do not find this to be a flattering shade, especially for my skin tone.

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