Maybelline 05 Give Me Gold Eye Studio Color Plush Silk Eyeshadows
The Eye Studio Color Plush Silk Eyeshadow Quad comes in a portable, rectangular case that looks much cooler than the old school Expertwear Eyeshadow Quads. The design is also extremely similar to my favorite Kate eyeshadow palettes when I was in high school. Inside the case are 4 powder eyeshadows and a double-ended sponge applicator, which is wider on one end for eyeshadow application and narrower on the other for liner application.
The colors are a gorgeous combo of white-gold, yellow-gold, coppery bronze and dark chocolate. They go very well with each other and are perfect for day and night.
The shadows apply with a creamy texture and good pigmentation, though a primer like NARS Pro Prime Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base will make them pop even more. I also find them – except the bronze shade, which is more metallic – to be super shimmery (a common trait found in Asian eyeshadows), but they do stay on quite well without too much fall out.
Below are swatches and pictures of me wearing the shadows. I used the white-gold as a highlighter, the yellow-gold and coppery bronze on the eyelid and blended the dark chocolate on top of black eyeliner along the lashlines.
Overall, Maybelline Eye Studio Color Plush Silk Eyeshadow Palette is a great buy, especially at this price. If you are a fan of Japanese eyeshadows, I highly recommend you try these since they are comparable. I will review the Maybelline Eye Studio Color Explosion Eyeshadow Palette next week!
Maybelline Eye Studio Color Plush Silk Eyeshadow is available at drugstore.com and drugstores nationwide for $9.99.
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