Wednesday, 1 February 2012

Top 5 Series: Eyeshadows!

It's Wednesday, that means its Top 5 time again! Part 4 of the series and this week I am talking eyeshadows. From pallets to singles I'm covering them all. 


This is a matte peachy pink colour from the MUA Pretty Pastels pallet which I really love wearing in the summer, with the darker pink next to it. It is so light and applies really nicely, used with a primer it lasts practically all day when I'm not rubbing my eyes. I am a huge fan of MUA eyeshadows because they are such good quality and at bargainous prices, I'm pretty sure everyone owns at least one item from MUA and knows what I'm talking about as they seem to be highly recommended in the blogging world.
Sorry about the blurry picture, my camera did not want to photograph it the product. This is Barry M's dazzle dust in a bronze colour (103?) which is great for lightly applying over a similar coloured matte shadow to add a little sparkle on a night out. It contains very fine glitters which shimmer instead of make you look like a 5 year old wearing glitter to a birthday party. I think I may have to get some more of these in the future. 
Rimmel London came out with a selection of colour mousse eyeshadows which I had never thought of trying before, putting mousse on your eyelids, that can't work. I was wrong, it really does work! Initially it feels a little weird because it takes some time to dry and set but it gives off such a nice colour and lasts a really long time when worn with a primer. The one I own is a nice champagne colour in 005 'Glitz' my favourite of the collection. 



I am a huge fan of neutral colours, they are my most worn and most reached for shades. Obviously the Naked pallet by Urban Decay is full of neutral colours but my favourite shade of the pallet is 'Half Baked'. Half Baked is a pretty golden shimmery colour which looks great worn alone as well as with a paler matte colour from the pallet. The naked pallet is one of my most used pallets so I would say it is worth the £35 price tag. However, despite all the amazing reviews on the Naked2 pallet, I am still not buying it! (This can be used in evidence of my weakness if I do end up buying it)
For Christmas I got my first ever MAC pallet which has become my little project. One of the shadows that I got for Christmas was 'Naked Lunch' It is a tiny bit darker than in the picture (my camera loves flash) It is a really pretty matte taupe colour which a lot of the time I used as my lid colour. I find that it really brightens up the eyes and makes you look more awake if it is applied in the corner of the eye. If anyone has any eyeshadow recommendations from MAC then let me know, I'm planning on asking for a couple for my birthday.




Another Top 5 series down, next up is Mascara, I think. Let me know if you have tried any of these products or what your favourite eyeshadows are in the comments! 
XO

15 comments:

  1. Such lovely eyeshadows, especially the MUA palettes!

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  2. Defiantly agree about the MUA palettes, the colour and their pigmentation is fabulous for the price.

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    1. I hope you managed to get some before you ran off across the pond X

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  3. I love MAC and Urban Decay eyeshadows x

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    1. Mac is quickly becoming my favourite X

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  4. I love Naked Lunch! You read my mind Char! xxxx

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  5. awesome products


    stop on my blog and if you like it ,lets follow each other

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  6. I need to update on my shadows, some mac ones are def needed. I wish we had some of the products you have in the UK. I love MUA shadows and I've been wanting to try Barry M. You guys have sleek out there too right? Ive been trying to get some of those too but im too scared to order off ebay.

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    1. yeah we do, trust me i have make up envy to some of the products you get in america X

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  7. some really nice shadows here Charr. i never tried the rimmel one as i thought it would just be well weird haha... i may have to try it.x

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  8. Lovely eyeshadows :) I'm dying for the Naked Palette but I just can't justify £30 at the moment :(
    xx
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  9. Awesome!!!! LOVE IT! PLz follow me! :)

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  10. Love some of those shades! My favourite eye shadows at the moment are all in my Naked2 palette Xx

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