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12/12/10

Revlon Illuminance Creme Shadow in Black Magic


I couldn't resist getting the Revlon Illuminance Creme Shadow in Black Magic even though I rarely use like the Moonlit Jewels which came in the old packaging. What drew me to Black Magic was the white shadow. There's something about a white cream eyeshadow in a pan rather than a pencil.



Revlon Illuminance Creme Shadow - Black Magic

Color 1- Silver, Color 2- Cool Pink with Lilac Shimmer

Color 3- Black with silver shimmer, Color 4- Milky white


Likes: 
♥ Can be used as eyeshadow bases
♥ Available in lovely shades
♥ Pretty-looking compact palette with matching colors on the outside and a handy mirror
♥ They don't irritate my eyes, even when I applied the black and the white on my waterline.
♥ The black shade can double up as a liner (The white, on the other hand, does not stay on the waterline.)
♥ They are Nyx Jumbo Pencils in a pan. Dupes, you can say.
♥ Price. Rs.485 is okay for 4 shadows & the pretty packaging I think.

Dislikes:
- They crease. A LOT!
- Make my lids look oily/greasy
- They smudge
- They aren't as pigmented as I thought they'd be. Probably coz they're *too* creamy & don't stay put.

The things I 'Dislike' about these are pretty much expected from cream eyeshadows, so I don't think it's fair to diss them too much. Bottomline- I wouldn't dare to wear these on their own. 

Swatches
Black Magic Swatches

Buy again? I doubt it. I really wanted Not Just Nudes, but it wasn't available in Westside (or all over India? I'm not sure). I might get that.
For good swatches of the other Revlon Illuminance Creme Shadow palettes, you can go here 

♥ Cynthia Z ^.^

20 comments:

  1. Nice shades...will surely give it a try!

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  2. I wud like the black and the white one to have as bases but the others are just okay!

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  3. I like to use cream shadows as bases (=

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  4. I think the shades are really pretty! But the creasing part is definitely a turn off...and I'm pretty sure I will get bad creasing cos of my really oily lids..LOL...Thanks for the review and swatches..

    xx

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  5. Such lovely colors, too bad they crease alot!

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  6. Have you tried these out yet? I love the packaging of these except that they tend to crease like crazy on me :(

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  7. Aw, sorry to hear you don't love it. Creasing is a deal breaker for me too.

    (Thanks for the fab advice! =)

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  8. I like the colors on this palette! It's very fresh. :)

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  9. Nice shades.. Too bad they don't last ya.. :P

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  10. Too bad they crease, id love to use those as bases!!

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  11. BUT the shades on this palette are such useful colours. Oh, I'm sure you can make them work. :)

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