I am 100% sure you know about the NYX Jumbo Pencils. They are mostly used as a base for the eyeshadow. I find them all very helpful and useful. I bought a set of 6 jumbo pencils on ebay for 18$ and that means I paid 3$ for each jumbo pencil, isn’t that amazing? Today, I’m going to talk about what I like about these jumbo pencils and what I regret doing.
I own a total of 7 NYX Jumbo Pencils. I really love how creamy and soft these pencils are. You can blend them out so easily! I have heard that a lot of people actually depot the jumbo pencils meaning you can melt it down and store the product in a tiny plastic container. One day, I’m going to try this one out and see if the jumbo pencil is still creamy.
First color: Black Bean.
Second Color: Baby Blue.
Third Color: Lavender.
Fourth Color: Pots & Pans.
Fifth Color: Lime.
Sixth Color: Strawberry Milk.
Seventh Color: Milk (I forgot to swatch that one).
Uses of the NYX Jumbo Pencil:
I use these jumbo pencils as a base for my eyeshadows to stick on my eyelids better and for the sheer eyeshadows to look more pigmented. When applying this NYX Jumbo Pencil, I’m very careful and don’t apply a lot because it will crease later. Sometimes, if I don’t blend it out evenly, my smokey eye tends to look uneven, meaning the eyeshadow will look darker on some places than the other on the eyelid.
You can also use the jumbo pencil to change the actual color of the eyeshadow (see pictures). For example, you have this beautiful purple, but you want it to look darker. The Black Bean jumbo pencil will help you. Just use that pencil as a base for the eyeshadow and it will darken the shadow on your eyelid.
If you have an eyeshadow that you find less pigmented you can use the white jumbo pencil as a base for this eyeshadow and it will change the eyeshadow from sheer to pigmented.
Do you see how it can change the actual color of your shadow?
Pros of NYX Jumbo Pencils:
- Very creamy.
- A huge variety of colors to choose from.
- Can be used for a lot of things.
- Looks pretty by itself.
- Stays on my eyelids all day.
- Easy to blend.
Cons of NYX Jumbo Pencils:
- It can crease.
- Hard to find in stores at a cheap price.
Last Word on NYX Jumbo Pencils:
I find these jumbo pencils so useful, especially when I buy an eyeshadow that is very sheer. That’s one of the reasons why I’m using these jumbo pencils. All colors are so gorgeous and I want them all, but at the end, I have only used the white jumbo pencil the most. Some of them I haven’t used more than twice. This is a product you would want, but later on would barely use.
Anyway, hope my post helped you in choosing your Jumbo pencil 🙂
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