Makeup Geek Shimma Shimma Eyeshadow Pan Review

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Continuing with my reviews on the Makeup Geek eyeshadows, you can see the preview post and swatches of all shades here.  This review will be on the shade “Shimma Shimma.”

Makeup Geek Shimma Shimma Eyeshadow Pan

Product Description:
Don’t sparkle like a disco ball, just have some “shimma shimma” in your life. These are all highly-pigmented – just check out the swatches! – Half the price of high end shadows without sacrificing quality – These pans can be placed in empty palettes such as Z-Palettes. – Eyeshadow pan weight is 1.8G / 0.064 oz – With a separate palette, you can build your own custom palettes – All our shadows are cruelty-free — we do not test our products on animals – These eyeshadows are Talc and Paraben-Free.
$6 each for regular and the duo chrome eyeshadows, not the foiled ones.


My Experience with Makeup Geek Shimma Shimma Eyeshadow Pan:

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:  “Shimma Shimma” is described as a metallic champagne. True to description, it is light creamy beige with a very frosty sheen. There are no chunky glitters, but it gives off a beautiful metallic shine. This shade is very versatile; while it performs excellent as an all-over lid color, I adore this as an inner corner highlight. It works so well to open up the eyes and can also work as a good brow bone highlight provided you use a light hand as it can look very stark if applied heavily. This shade would be in my “top 5 picks” from the Makeup Geek shadows I own.


Pigmentation:  Pigmentation of this shade is excellent. I was surprised to see that it yields almost opaque coverage in one layer considering it is such a pale shade. Truly brilliant!

Texture and Blendability:  The texture of this eyeshadow is very smooth and has a touch of creaminess. There is absolutely no grittiness to it. I had no problem packing this on and blending it into other shadows.


Staying Power:  Staying power is amazing. I did not see any fading or creasing for over 8 hours with an eye primer underneath.

Overall, I am thoroughly enjoying using these Makeup Geek eyeshadows. I have used many eyeshadows from across all brands and I can honestly say that these Makeup Geek shadows definitely have that high end feel in terms of its ease of use and smooth texture. And I feel you just cannot beat this high quality for this price. I highly recommend this eyeshadow.

In the EOTD, I have used “Chickadee” in as a transition shade deepened with “Frappe” and “Cocoa Bear” in the crease and “Shimma Shimma” all over the lid. I did a golden cut crease with Lime crime eye liner in “Rhythm.”


Pros of Makeup Geek Shimma Shimma Eyeshadow Pan:

  • Affordable, buying individual shades helps you customize a palette exactly to your liking.
  • Amazing high quality.
  • Easy to blend and apply.
  • Buildable pigmentation.
  • Beautiful versatile shade.
  • Simply effortless to work with.
  • Talc and paraben free.

Cons of Makeup Geek Shimma Shimma Eyeshadow Pan:

  • You do have to shell extra to buy a Z palette to put these pans in.

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