Maybelline Diamond Glow by Eyestudio: 01 Copper Brown
I know these have been around for a long time now but I had given away my heart to this quad the day Rati had shared the swatches with us of all the five shades from the range, the grey, copper, lilac, blue and wine too I believe. All of them looked so unsuitable for Indian skin and I did pick up a wrong one from them called gray pink already reviewed. But I was determined to buy this one for a more natural neutral wear and hence more used up as quad with hardly any eyeshadow in there. I think I would be able to finish it off for a change 😛
I must say I was not so thrilled to buy it. I don’t know what it was that attracted me to these considering they are coppery but I mistook them for some neutral wear soft browns with pearl finish. The shadows are all pearly and metallic, with one of them with shimmer and the darkest shade with some soft gold shimmer.
The shadow quad was priced at Rs 375 when released and now has been hiked up to 450! I was aghast to know that and I hate price hikes in cosmetics considering I am already shocked every week by the grocery items prices hike, where peanut butter is now thrice of what it costed when released!
I can’t say whether I am a fan of quads or of single shadows but I would say the quads are more helpful for me to get ready faster than trying to looks for two or three shades in my stash. I like the quad, the sturdy packing, nice dual ended applicator of sponge which will wither away soon I know, the shiny transparent glass packing
The shades are light enough for daily use, the lightest for browbone, the second one is very light for inner corner, the third one for all over lid and the last one for crease.
What I don’t like about the shade is that they feel very powder based, as in all shades feel white+some shade,not so concentrated, the shades feel soft and average pigmented but still not so heavy.These feel very light and I think these could have don’t better in the texture department.
I do need a base for them since they are so soft and light, these would last for three to four hours in my opinion with base considering how light they are they are bound to be ruined by oily lids. All the shades feel very light colored and even the darkest one in brown has to be packed on.
There is no fall out because they feel very light textured. The shimmer is very light in the shades that have them.They do feel velvety but you need a lot of the shadow to show up and hence I think the quantity is also not so great on these.
Last word: I am not happy with the price hike to 450 rupees for these.These are very soft and light and little whitish and the pigment is not concentrated enough to cost me 450 rupees. The shades are not so suited to us and this is the only quad which is of some use to olive skin. A nice copper quad otherwise where one shade can also be used for regular wear. Overall, if you have don’t have some other copper quad in mind, you may try it.
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41 thoughts on “Maybelline Diamond Glow by Eyestudio 01 Copper Brown”
i agree with you neha….the shades in the whole range are so not meant for us!!! all whitish!! i have the gray-pink, and don’t much like it!
looks good on you, though 🙂
yes ritu u know so much of white is mixed in it i feel
and wat pinky shades ya 😐
its a pretty quad and totally love your eye makeup!
thnks pari 🙂
This quad looks very much day time wearable Neha. As i say in every post of yours, “Your eyes look gorgeous”.
heheh thnks raji
u have some copper one?
the only eyeshadow quad i have is the streetware dual shadow and the Maybelline chai latte one.. 🙂 i am just starting in makeup
Lovely eye makeup Neha. 😀 this sounds like an ok ok quad to me.the revlon quads are way better na. n yeah whats with the price hike these days! Every brand is increasing the price like hell! 😐
oh moderation jyo
good morning everyone :))
Good Morning Rati 🙂
more like a small neutral palette…i liked it 🙂 looks good on you…nice review Neha
yeah renji time pass hai basically 🙁
I adore the color combo in this palette.. but somehow never got the drive to actually buy it.
And now thx to your review.. Im glad for my decision 🙂
yes prati less quantity price hike more product to be used …not so good
customer is the queen dont they know?
Neha ,you have such pretty eyes…:)
thnks sophia but its the makeup tho 😛
same pinch i too have this!
rozlyn this one and wat next 🙂
Oh I am glad I didnt pick it up although I wanted to! the shades look good but then I dont see the point of buying it.
Loved ur EOTD!
neha, gorgeous eye makeup. :)) but yeah I would have preferred brighter and deeper colors in the range. 🙂
thnks 🙂 yeah all seem so white !
Neha as usual lovely eotd!!
more than the pallet I am interested in knowing what eye liner have you used…
its avon shiny black liner
the one with a felt type tip, not the brush 🙂
they have 4 shades in this
i already ordered it day before yesterday .. was confused between deborah of similar shade and this one and ended picking up this . . .*booohoohooo* :'(
oh no 🙁
I had tried these but they looked so powdery on me 🙁
maybelline shadows always look weird IMO but loved your eye look 🙂
han bee ek dum theek
they are all so white and barely show up u know 😐
You have lovely eyes 🙂
thnks blossom 🙂
Nice, very nice, lovely eye makeup. I like the 2 darker shades, the other 2 are good to be used as brow bone highlighters. 🙂
there are better palettes and eyeshadows than these hain na Neha ?? … for me its a miss bt ur eye make up is a hit 😉
yes nats rite after the price hik to 450…definitely
you r rite…
2 of them r way too lite 🙂
(oh it rhymes 😛
Shades seem ok..loved how u have used it..:)