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Its been so long since I last wrote a review here. As you know I was on vacation last week and before that some vacation excitement. Overall it was a wonderful trip. I did not get to buy too much of stuff because we had very little time to shop, but I still managed to get my essentials. Anyways I am going to review a jet black affordable eyshadow which I bought last year from Sephora Singapore.
As you all know the hot and humid climate that we live in greatly messed up our makeups. I had the same problem. My kajal would smudge badly no matter what brand I used. I used to hate it because it made me look very tired. I was on training last year and it used to be a busy day. I never had any time to do touch ups or clear my face. Just then I read online that using a black eyeshadow really helps the kajal from smudging. I tried this using a matte black eyeshadow from my Coastal scents palette and it did help. But the real pain was to open 88 colour palette every time I used to wear kajal. Just then mom took us to Singapore for vacation and there I picked up this black eye shadow from Sephora.
What it is:
A new generation of highly pigmented, long-lasting, exclusive shadows that reinvent color intensity.
What it does:
Sephora Mono Eyeshadow has the perfect, high-payoff combination of brilliant color, an easy-blending formula, and endless versatility that will revolutionize your eye-makeup outlook and deliver show-stopping effects. This expert formula comes in three fabulous finishes: matte, glittering, and metallic shimmer. To create a scintillating look, prepare your lids to perfection with Sephora Collection’s “Tricks of the Trade” Eye Primer, a sheer eye primer, for smooth, lasting, crease-proof eyeshadow application.
Price:- I don’t really remember. It was last year. You can check it from Sephora’s online website
Ever since I bought this eye shadow, I used it almost everyday on top of my Maybelline gel liner. I loved the way it helped my liner stay longer. It did not smudge for 5 to 6 hours straight and even if it did, it was not as bad as before.
Also I think everyone needs a matte black to intensify that smokey eye look you may want to create. Strange part, I ve personally never tried a dark smokey eye look. The pigmentation on this eye shadow is perfect. It is very dark and can be used easily. I just have one more black which is from Urban decay Naked 2 palette and I think the pigmentation of both is equal. Because of this very eyeshadow I did not need to buy a Carbon from Mac. Just one is enough for me to use.
Lately I have stopped wearing kajals and hence my eye shadow is lying in a corner ignored, but that does not mean I don’t love it. I still love to use it if I need a smudge proof look. And all of you who like smokey eyes can easily use it too.
On the whole, I think it is a very affordable eye shadow and if you guys don’t want something as expensive as Carbon but still want the same kind of pigmentation, then do buy it.
Pros of Sephora Colorful Mono Eyeshadow
2. Matte black
3. No fall out
5. Available at all Sephoras
6. Can be used to create smokey eye looks too
Cons of Sephora Colorful Mono Eyeshadow
1. Not available in India
IMBB rating:- 4.5/5
Would I repurchase?
No, I already have another matte black so I wont need to.
Take care and have fun guys ☺