Makeup Geek Foiled Eyeshadows Swatches

I finally picked up more of the Makeup Geek Foiled eyeshadows. I've been putting it off because I needed another Z Palette to hold them...

I finally picked up more of the Makeup Geek Foiled eyeshadows. I've been putting it off because I needed another Z Palette to hold them, so I got that too.
Makeup Geek Shadows

Before we get into the foiled shadows, let's take a second to appreciate how gorgeous this Z Palette is. I'm pretty sure it's a Makeup Geek exclusive. There's no way I could pass up that Rose Gold Chevron print. No way.
Makeup Geek Shadows

You may have noticed that one of these shadows is not, in fact a foiled shadow. That's 'Bitten'. Since I bought it, I figured I'd go ahead and swatch it too.

Makeup Geek Foiled Shadows

MUG Foiled Shadows

How gorgeous and metallic are these shadows? Seriously. Okay, let's swatch!

Foiled Shadow Swatches
 From left to right:
  • Whimsical - This is a very metallic lavender/lilac shade.
  • Masquerade - Very violet, slightly blue-toned as you can tell. 
  • Fortune Teller - Yellow-gold gorgeousness.
  • Flamethrower - All the coppery goodness you need during the fall.
  • Bitten - Matte burgundy/brown. Not foiled, still a fall necessity.
  • Starry Eyed - Champagne, kind of the color family of Urban Decay 'Sin' but SO much more pigmented, metallic and gorgeous. Slightly more beige than Stila 'Kitten'.
  • Magic Act - Pale gold. Perfect for the holidays. YES.

Makeup Geek Swatches

Can you just appreciate how gorgeous these eyeshadows are? I just keep buying them because they're so pretty, I need to own them all. 

So, formula:

  • These are almost a cream. They have more oil in them than normal eyeshadows, which is what gives them their intense pigment and shine. Because of this, an eye primer is a necessity. Without a primer, these are going to crease and quickly. However, with a primer these are amazing. They last all day, they don't fade and that shine is insane. 

A few downsides:
  • They transfer. If you have hooded eyelids, even slightly like me, they will transfer into your crease almost immediately.
  • Applying eyeliner can be tricky. These are so metallic, shiny and pigmented, that they kind of shine right through your eyeliner. You'll need to layer a liquid liner to get a flat black line, or use an opaque gel liner. 

These are seriously beautiful shadows and I definitely recommend picking a few up. They're so gorgeous, I just can't pass them up!

You can grab these at
The foiled shadows retail for $9.99 each.
The regular eyeshadows are $5.99 each.

Thanks for reading!

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