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Writing a review after so many days. Hope you all are doing well. Wish you all a very Happy Diwali.Enjoyyyy a lot!!
What the Company Says:
Here’s a real collector’s item: You’ll be tempted to amass your own sensational color library of our richly pigmented eye shadows. Choose from over 160 individual NYX Single Eye Shadow shades in shimmer, sheer, glitter, frosty, metallic or matte. Our pressed mineral eye shadows pack a color punch, are easy to blend and last for many hours.
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5$ at NYX cosmetics website; In India, its price is Rs. 550, but I bought this from an e-shopping site for Rs. 440.
This is how the single swipe of NYX shadow looks like without any primer.
This is the picture where I used NYX eye shadow base skin tone along with NYX single eyeshadow black.
My Take on NYX Single Eyeshadow Black
These days, I really love doing smokey eyes with black eyeshadow a lot. I really wanted an intensely pigmented black eyeshadow for this. I searched a lot on websites and after lot of searching came to the conclusion that NYX eyeshadow in Black would actually fit my budget and would be a nice buy. So, after seeing this at an e-shopping site, I immediately ordered it the same day. When I received it, I was kind of shocked seeing the size of the eye shadow pot, it was so small. I was kind of disappointed, but after using it, I am quite happy with it.
With the first swipe, this doesn’t look very pigmented, but its quite buildable. I mainly use it to smudge my kohl, which significantly increases the staying power of my kohl to a great extent. After using it for one month every day, I saw much quantity is left and it will last me for a long time. Without primer when I used it, I found it to last on my eyes for 4 hours + with slight fall-out, but with NYX eye shadow base skin tone, this shadow looks more intense and stays for a long time, almost till I remove it with a nice makeup remover. :yahoo:
Many people have also compared it with the MAC eye shadow “Carbon Black.” I do not have MAC stuff, so can’t comment, but I have seen the swatches and found it to be similar with the MAC one. I am happy but I want more pigmentation you see!! I won’t say this is my HG matte black eye shadow, but still, I love it and will buy it again till I get something better than this.
Pros of NYX Single Eyeshadow Black
- Its quite reasonably priced for a nicely pigmented matte black eye shadow.
- Staying power is pretty good. It stays for 4 hours + without a primer.
- There is lots of quantity in the pot, which would last me for a long time.
- I require really a little bit everyday to achieve the desired pigmentation.
- Its quite buildable.
- Texture is very smooth and soft.
- This shadow blends really well with other shadows.
- This shadow makes my kohl stay for a long time without much smudging.
Cons of NYX Single Eyeshadow Black
- Contains parabens and many chemicals.
- It doesn’t easily come off with a cleanser properly.
- I wished to get more quantity for the price I am paying for a single eye shadow.
- I experienced a slight bit of fall-out when used without a primer.
4 out of 5.
Will I Repurchase?
:haanji: Yes I will, till I do not get a better one.
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