Oriflame Mono Eye Shadow Essentials Review, EOTD

REVIEW and EOTD: Oriflame Mono Eye Shadow Essentials

Hello Ladies πŸ™‚ As you all know I am a huge fan of Oriflame, so this time I went ahead bought a couple of eye shadows in some basic tones. I got Vintage Rose and Midnight Black. I’ll review them today… Hope you guys find it helpful enough πŸ™‚

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So anyways, I was going through my eye shadow collection the other day and I realized that I was short of the basic colors like Brown, Black and taupe/skin color. This gave me another β€œbahaana” to go shopping for cosmetics and the moment I saw that the mono eye shadows were discounted in Feb’s Oriflame catalogue I grabbed the opportunity πŸ™‚

I bought three shades from this Oriflame range, Espresso, Midnight Black and Vintage Rose… I am not reviewing Espresso now cause I haven’t done an EOTD with it, but since I did and EOTD with Vintage Rose and Midnight Black, I am reviewing them now.

The Oriflame Mono eye shadows come in single shadow containers that look something like this…

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They are powder based shadows with decent color pay-offs… They have a very smooth texture and are completely odorless…

As you can see, Midnight black is jet, matte black and has no hint of glitter in it. It’s an essential for a smokey eye look πŸ™‚
The Vintage Rose on the other hand is a beautiful neutral color with a hint of sheen. It looks really pretty on the eyes πŸ™‚ It’s a perfect color for office and college πŸ™‚ The Vintage Rose i noticed had a bit of fall-off but midnight black had no such visible fall-off.

The swatches for your benefit are as follows:

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These shadows can easily be blended and stay on for quite a long time. I wore them for over 5 hours without any base and they looked just fine πŸ™‚

Oriflame Mono Eyeshadow essentials cost Rs.298/- normally I got it on discount for Rs.175/- I think…

Let me summarize the PROs and CONs now…

PROs of Oriflame Mono Eye Shadow Essentials

  • Good pigmentation
  • Have a long staying power
  • Odorless
  • Easily Blended

CONs of Oriflame Mono Eye Shadow Essentials

  • Has a bit of fall-out
  • Midnight Black could have been a bit more blacker!

Now here’s the LOTD… I tried doing a smokey look with the two shadows and this is how it turned out to be πŸ™‚

I have kept the black shadow very light as I wanted a very soft smokey look and wanted to play up the Vintage Rose shade more than the black.

In order to achieve this look, I did the following:

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  • oriflame eyeshadow First I applied the Vintage Rose shadow all over my lids till my sockets.
  • Next, I took some midnight black shadow and applied it on the outer V and the along the socket bone going towards the inner corner of the eye.
  • I blended the two shades in order to give a soft look.
  • Next, I applied some highlighter shade to my brow bone and blended it with the black shadow in order to avoid any harsh lines.
  • Finally I applied My new Maybelline Eyestudio Lasting Drama Gel Liner on my waterline and the upper lashline.
  • I finished off with some Maybelline Colossal Volume mascara on my lashes…

Hope you guys liked the look and find my review helpful πŸ™‚

Have you used Oriflame Mono Eye Shadow Essentials? Please rate in the box below

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40 thoughts on “Oriflame Mono Eye Shadow Essentials Review, EOTD

  1. Nice look Suma :heart: I agree that the black eye shadow is v gud for smokey black eyes…recently I bought MAybelline eye shadows but they have glitter :headbang: :headbang:

  2. suma its looking so beautiful on your eyes…loved the vintage rose color…its very subtle and everyday wearable….. :jiggy2: :jiggy2: :jiggy2: :jiggy2:

    1. u r vEry mUch righT :waytogo: …. it cAn be in uSe fOr everydAy :happydance: :happydance: … oO jEsus O:) .. PriYa gAve mE sOOoo niCe iDea :inlove: .. ((Hope PriyA get an Idea :highfive: ..)) he he he :jiggy1: :jiggy1:

  3. Hiii Suma((u’ve veRy beAutiFullll eYes…)),,

    its a very nIce reView,,, aNd i lOve the sHade “Midnight Black”.. its jUst awesOme fOr SmOkey maKe-uP.. hOpe it cOmes in offEr agAin sO thAt i cAn purcHase tHem nd fLaunt thEm tOo..hehehe.. VintAge rOse is alsO Nice to make Some gOod cOmbinAtiOn,,

    w@iting fOr EspRessO nOw..

      1. OOOoooo.. u sOoo sweet O:) .. Care-tAkEr πŸ˜‰ … i dOn’t hAvE off tOday so vil pUrchAse on cOming SundAy :waiting: .. yepeeee,,, :woot: m sOoo xcitEd, :yahoo: :yahoo: :woot: :woot: , :thanks: Sireesha..

      1. Hawww..I can’t believe my crappy post INSPIRED someone!! 😯 😯 😯 :blush: :blush: :blush: :blush: :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: Suma…. :-* That has really boosted my morale a lot!!! πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

  4. nice review….I hv moonlight, latte and sugar….love them :inlove: :inlove:
    and such pretty eyes :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart:

  5. lovely LOTD suma.. :inlove: :-*

    i have midnight black and espresso. i agree with you on the pigmentation and fallout of the black one. guess they pressed just the black oxide and forgot to add some adhesion and slip agents to it! :hunterwali:

    1. thank u sireesha πŸ™‚

      though i observed fall-out on Vintage and none on midnight black… i guess i used very lil of it.. maybe if i used more of the black one then even i would have observed some πŸ™‚

  6. Suma………………….I have more or less your kind of eyes, so I try to copy exactly what you are doing with the eyeshadows and liner….thank you….more eotd’s please :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot:

  7. they have u have used those colors on ur eyes is beautiful….. πŸ™‚
    i’ve vinatge rose…. quite like the color… it is looking even prettier on u πŸ™‚

  8. loved the vintage shade.. Looks so pretty on u. and for that cost the quantity of the shadows is too good naa:)

    Suma- please do a tute on how to apply gel/liquid liner on lower lashline. everytime I try it eaither tickles a lot or a light flimsy line comes…

  9. hi..nice article..Same request as Bee. pls do a tute on how to do the lower lashline. i would say medium size eyes πŸ™‚ (dark circles though)..do i even need to line my lower lashes?

    Thanks..

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