Saturday, October 17, 2009

Maybelline Eyeshadow Turquoise Jewel

Whenever I am bored, beside sitting on the edge of a table and knocking my knee with a fist and watch the reflect (I must be really bored then), I like to go to makeup alley and search for the A rated products from a brand that I don't normally buy (that's how I ended up with the Nars Pandora duo) and during my last bored out surfing, I found a Maybeline shadow that has something like a 90% re-buy rate.

The Maybelline shadow single is called Turquoise Jewel. I love anything that's teal (green and purple!) and this shadow is only a dollar after a 2 dollars off coupon, I guess even if I hate it, it's totally harmless consider how much junk drink (Gatorade, Sprite, Dr.Pepper and bottled green tea) I consume.
The color itself is quite pretty and it's easy to get the color out. It would make a perfect match for Anna Sui metallic eye color 100 (a teal color the brand is quite famous for). However, I don't like the texture that much though, the texture seems a tad bit gritty and crumbly (compared to Nars/Stila/Urban Decay...Highend brands shadow I have tried) and if I use the includes sponge applicator to dig it out, there is like a huge patch just collapse and fall out.

Anyway, I am not too trilled about it although the color isn't that bad I think Jane is much nicer brand when it comes to cheap shadow.

4 comments:

  1. I haven't tried any single shadows from Maybelline but I heard its more pigmented than the quads? I'm not sure why those individuals aren't sold down here, probably they know it's not saleable as compared to the quads.

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  2. haha...i do the knee thing too...except not because i'm bored, but because i still can't seem to find the spot!
    Or maybe I just don't have any reflexes...

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  3. I don't have any Maybelline eyeshadows cos I don't like the texture very much either. But that shade is beautiful!

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  4. Nikki:
    I don't know about the quad but I doubt I will buy any (not even at 1 buck) after this...it is quite pigmented though, too bad gritty texture is a no no for me.

    Daituf:
    It's an inch right below your knee cat and you have to leave your leg completely suspended and relax to do it...so I always sit on a table...

    Gio:
    yeah, in makeup alley they say it's a dupe for Urban Decay "shatter".

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