Maybelline New York Color Plush Silk Eyeshadows Reviews

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    Mad for Mauve

    I finally caved in and bought the quad Mad for Mauve, after much indecision between it, a Lilac one and Taupe Temptress. I bought mine at Walmart for $7.96, a little steep for Maybelline eyeshadow that comes with a lot less product than their regular quads. The colors are quite pretty and I liked the unique combination of adding in an emerald color instead of another mauve. I know I probably have moresamiliar colors already but I like to have travel makeup, I don't want to bring 4 single shadows if I can find it all in one quad. The swatches on my arm show the colors to be quite pigmented but on my eyes...not so much. I used L'oreals Decrease primer and a HIP paint but the colors just got muddled and indistinguishable from each other; even the green. I thought I had over blended since the eyeshadows are so soft, and tried just putting them on and not blending at all...still all muddled together. It was actually quite pretty and I liked how it looked but the emerald just looked greyish and the other colors were just shades of brown instead of mauvey pink and deep burgundy. I am looking into getting a higher end primer so I'll see how it works with that. Until then I will continue to use this and may try the Lilac one... But I wish this would have worked with the primer I already have. — 4 years, 9 months ago
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