ColourPop Fade Into Hue Palette Evaluate & Swatches

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Fade Into Hue

ColourPop Fade Into Hue 30-Pan Shadow Palette ($34.00 for 0.92 oz.) is a new, rainbow-inspired color story with an assortment of matte, sparkle matte, shimmer, and glitter textures. The palette is arranged by color in columns and then in rainbow-order going from left to right. There were some shades that were pigmented, blendable, and easy to work with, but there were a fair amount of sparkling matte shades that had a lot of fallout (both from the sparkles as well as some powderiness), so some of the enjoyment will depend on one’s threshold for fallout. I’d definitely apply this prior to base products, and I would use it with an eyeshadow primer, too.

For those concerned, there are four shades with plastic (PET) glitter in them, and then there are eight Pressed Pigments–all of these shades are marked with an asterisk and are “not intended for use in the immediate eye area.”

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ColourPop Fantasyland Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Fantasyland Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Fantasyland Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Fantasyland Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Fantasyland Pressed Powder Shadow

Fantasyland

Fantasyland is a very light, paler pink with subtle, warm undertones and warmer, more contrasting gold shimmer that gave it a frosted finish. The texture was more loosely-pressed, which resulted in light to moderate fallout during application and a less-than-even application of product. I’d recommend using with a dampened brush or a fingertip, which helped to smooth the product into place. It had opaque color coverage that lasted for eight hours before fading visibly on me.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • Laura Mercier Magnetic Pink (P, $28.00) is more shimmery (95% similar).
  • ColourPop Sunflare (LE, $4.50) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar).
  • ColourPop Daytrippin’ (P, $6.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar).
  • L’Oreal Always Pearly Pink (756) (P, $7.99) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar).
  • Huda Beauty Amethyst #8 (LE, ) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar).
  • Huda Beauty Gemstone #8 (PiP, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar).
  • ColourPop Know Better (LE, $4.50) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar).
  • Melt Cosmetics Rose Brunch (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar).
  • MAC Claretluxe #1 (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar).
  • Rouge Bunny Rouge Alabaster Starling (P, $19.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Lovecraft

Lovecraft is a brighter, medium-dark pink with subtle, warm undertones and a matte finish. It had rich color coverage that applied evenly to bare skin and blended out without difficulty. The texture was soft, lightly powdery but not overly prone to fallout. It stayed on decently for eight hours before fading noticeably.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • Sugarpill Melody (PiP, ) is warmer (90% similar).
  • Anastasia E1 (Norvina Vol. 4) (LE, ) is warmer (90% similar).
  • Anastasia B3 (Norvina Mini Vol. 3) (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar).
  • Huda Beauty Neon Pink #1 (LE, ) is warmer (85% similar).
  • ColourPop On a Lark (LE, $4.50) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar).
  • Sugarpill Level Up (PiP, ) is darker, warmer (85% similar).
  • Huda Beauty Neon Orange #8 (PiP, ) is darker, warmer (80% similar).
  • Kaja Ruby Skies (PiP, ) is darker, warmer (80% similar).
  • Dior Rosy Canvas #3 (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (80% similar).
  • ColourPop Poodle (P, $4.50) is darker, warmer (80% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing.” The way the Pressed Pigments differ is that they’re not intended for usage on the immediate eye area.

The majority of the shades are semi-opaque to opaque in coverage, blend out fairly well, and can sometimes be a bit drier/more powdery compared to typical matte shades. They often wear eight to nine hours on me before fading, but many shades in the Pressed Pigment family leave some staining behind.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Pigment swatches.

NOTICE: All products categorized under “Pigment” carry a warning in the US that the
product is “not intended for use in the immediate eye area.” Brands in the US typically market these
products as “Pigments” (instead of “Eyeshadow”), and there is often a warning on the back of packaging or
the label. The product includes color additives that are not approved for usage on the eyes per the
FDA.
Some color additives in “Pigments” have no usage restrictions in the EU, per CosIng, and can be used on the
eyes. We recommend checking ingredients to confirm current safety assessment/restrictions:
FDA/CosIng.

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ColourPop Prismatic Pressed Glitter
ColourPop Prismatic Pressed Glitter
ColourPop Prismatic Pressed Glitter
ColourPop Prismatic Pressed Glitter
ColourPop Prismatic Pressed Glitter
ColourPop Prismatic Pressed Glitter

Prismatic

Prismatic has a transparent base and is filled with pink and red smaller-particle glitter with slightly larger, more iridescent glitter throughout. It contains plastic (PET) glitter and is not approved for usage around the eye area. It had semi-sheer to medium coverage (from the glitter particles) that had good dispersion. The texture was more emollient and could move around in the pan when pushed at (whether with a brush or a fingertip). I didn’t test it on the eye area, but on cheeks, it had some migration after seven hours of wear.

Atelier

Atelier is a bright, darker pink with subtle, cool undertones and faint sparkle over a matte finish. The texture was soft enough but moderately powdery with a tendency for both powder and flecks of sparkle to fly away (visibly!) when applied and diffused. I’d recommend patting this into place with a denser brush and only gingerly blending it out to avoid tons of fallout. It had opaque color coverage that wore well for eight and a half hours and left a stain behind.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • Huda Beauty Doll Face (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar).
  • MAC Bijou (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar).
  • Urban Decay Dream Weaver (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar).
  • MAC Lotus Pink (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar).
  • Urban Decay 1960 (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar).
  • Sugarpill Hotsy Totsy (PiP, $13.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar).
  • MAC Hickie (LE, $17.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar).
  • ColourPop Fair Play (LE, $4.50) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar).
  • Sephora Tulip (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar).
  • Anastasia Texas Made (LE, ) is less shimmery, brighter, cooler (85% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing.” The way the Pressed Pigments differ is that they’re not intended for usage on the immediate eye area.

The majority of the shades are semi-opaque to opaque in coverage, blend out fairly well, and can sometimes be a bit drier/more powdery compared to typical matte shades. They often wear eight to nine hours on me before fading, but many shades in the Pressed Pigment family leave some staining behind.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Pigment swatches.

NOTICE: All products categorized under “Pigment” carry a warning in the US that the
product is “not intended for use in the immediate eye area.” Brands in the US typically market these
products as “Pigments” (instead of “Eyeshadow”), and there is often a warning on the back of packaging or
the label. The product includes color additives that are not approved for usage on the eyes per the
FDA.
Some color additives in “Pigments” have no usage restrictions in the EU, per CosIng, and can be used on the
eyes. We recommend checking ingredients to confirm current safety assessment/restrictions:
FDA/CosIng.

Atelier

LELimited Edition. $4.50.

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Paradise

Paradise is a rich, medium-dark red with strong, cool blue undertones and a matte finish. It was intensely pigmented with a smooth, more velvety consistency that was slightly thin but powdery or prone to fallout. It stayed on nicely for eight and a half hours before fading visibly, and there was a strong stain left behind.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • Coloured Raine Watermelon Detox (LE, $6.99) is lighter (95% similar).
  • ColourPop Brick Road (LE, $4.50) is lighter, cooler (90% similar).
  • Anastasia D3 (Norvina Vol. 1) (LE, ) is darker, warmer (90% similar).
  • ColourPop Glider (LE, $4.50) is lighter, cooler (85% similar).
  • Natasha Denona Sakura (191CM) (PiP, ) is darker, warmer (85% similar).
  • Anastasia B3 (Norvina Vol. 3) (LE, ) is lighter (85% similar).
  • Anastasia B1 (Norvina Mini Vol. 1) (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (80% similar).
  • Anastasia C5 (Norvina Vol. 4) (LE, ) is lighter, more muted (80% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing.” The way the Pressed Pigments differ is that they’re not intended for usage on the immediate eye area.

The majority of the shades are semi-opaque to opaque in coverage, blend out fairly well, and can sometimes be a bit drier/more powdery compared to typical matte shades. They often wear eight to nine hours on me before fading, but many shades in the Pressed Pigment family leave some staining behind.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Pigment swatches.

NOTICE: All products categorized under “Pigment” carry a warning in the US that the
product is “not intended for use in the immediate eye area.” Brands in the US typically market these
products as “Pigments” (instead of “Eyeshadow”), and there is often a warning on the back of packaging or
the label. The product includes color additives that are not approved for usage on the eyes per the
FDA.
Some color additives in “Pigments” have no usage restrictions in the EU, per CosIng, and can be used on the
eyes. We recommend checking ingredients to confirm current safety assessment/restrictions:
FDA/CosIng.

Treasure

Treasure is a medium-dark peach with moderate, warm undertones and a matte finish. The texture was soft, blendable but moderately powdery; thankfully, it retained its opaque pigmentation despite that powderiness. This shade lasted well for eight hours before showing signs of fading.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • Viseart Tarocco (LE, ) is darker (90% similar).
  • MAC Sandy Crotch (LE, $17.00) is darker (90% similar).
  • Morphe M.F.E.O. (LE, ) is darker (90% similar).
  • MAC Tete-a-Tint (P, $17.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar).
  • MAC Satin Ochre (Right) (LE, ) is darker, warmer (90% similar).
  • Sephora Thread (PiP, ) is darker, cooler (90% similar).
  • Ciate Carrot Cake (LE, ) is darker (90% similar).
  • NARS Foix (DC, $25.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar).
  • Ciate Coco (LE, ) is darker (90% similar).
  • Viseart Crescendo (LE, ) is darker (90% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

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ColourPop So Precious Pressed Glitter
ColourPop So Precious Pressed Glitter
ColourPop So Precious Pressed Glitter
ColourPop So Precious Pressed Glitter
ColourPop So Precious Pressed Glitter
ColourPop So Precious Pressed Glitter

So Precious

So Precious has a transparent base and is chocked-full of white gold and peachy-coral sparkle throughout. It had slightly smaller-particle size glitter pieces. It contains plastic (PET) glitter and is not approved for usage around the eye area. The consistency was more emollient and malleable in the pan, though it had good, even dispersion when applied to bare skin. There was light migration over time–as a cheek highlighter–over an eight-hour period.

  • ColourPop Energetics (LE, ) is cooler (80% similar).
  • ColourPop Emuse Me (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker (80% similar).
  • ColourPop All Aura Again (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (80% similar).
  • ColourPop Flurry (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (80% similar).
  • ColourPop Law of Attraction (LE, ) is more shimmery, cooler (80% similar).

Art Deco

Art Deco is a brighter, medium orange with strong, warm undertones and lighter, orange-gold sparkle over a matte finish. There was a fair amount of sparkle, though I could see it billow away as I applied the product. The consistency was very powdery and thinner, so the product sheered out a bit from its initial full coverage, but the fallout was a greater concern. It wore well for eight hours but had light fallout over time.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • Sephora Tangerine (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar).
  • Natasha Denona Carnelian (PiP, ) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar).
  • Too Faced Butterscotch (Gingerbread Extra Spicy) (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker, more muted (90% similar).
  • Makeup Geek Chickadee (DC, $6.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar).
  • ColourPop Sunkiss’d (PiP, $4.50) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar).
  • Ardency Inn Tangerine (DC, $21.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar).
  • Anastasia A3 (Norvina Vol. 3) (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar).
  • Melt Cosmetics Erode (PiP, ) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar).
  • Morphe Creamsicle (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar).
  • Sleek MakeUP Acid #4 (PiP, $9.99) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing.” The way the Pressed Pigments differ is that they’re not intended for usage on the immediate eye area.

The majority of the shades are semi-opaque to opaque in coverage, blend out fairly well, and can sometimes be a bit drier/more powdery compared to typical matte shades. They often wear eight to nine hours on me before fading, but many shades in the Pressed Pigment family leave some staining behind.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Pigment swatches.

NOTICE: All products categorized under “Pigment” carry a warning in the US that the
product is “not intended for use in the immediate eye area.” Brands in the US typically market these
products as “Pigments” (instead of “Eyeshadow”), and there is often a warning on the back of packaging or
the label. The product includes color additives that are not approved for usage on the eyes per the
FDA.
Some color additives in “Pigments” have no usage restrictions in the EU, per CosIng, and can be used on the
eyes. We recommend checking ingredients to confirm current safety assessment/restrictions:
FDA/CosIng.

ColourPop Retro Dream Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Retro Dream Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Retro Dream Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Retro Dream Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Retro Dream Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Retro Dream Pressed Powder Shadow

Retro Dream

Retro Dream is a medium coral with moderate, warm undertones and a more orange shimmer that gave it a metallic finish. The consistency was smooth, moderately dense and blendable without being prone to fallout. It had rich color coverage that lasted nicely for eight hours before fading visibly.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • ColourPop Garden Date (PiP, $4.50) is darker (95% similar).
  • BH Cosmetics Club Tropicana #17 (LE, ) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar).
  • Sydney Grace Golden Strawberry (P, $5.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar).
  • Huda Beauty Coral #9 (PiP, ) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar).
  • ColourPop Blossom (LE, $4.50) is lighter, cooler (90% similar).
  • ColourPop Shy Guy (P, $6.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar).
  • Clionadh Salamander (P, $5.25) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar).
  • Coloured Raine Short Cake (DC, $6.99) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar).
  • ColourPop The Ram (LE, $6.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar).
  • JD Glow Starluster (P, $7.50) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Love and Warhol

Love and Warhol is a vivid, medium-dark coral with moderate, warm undertones that leaned slightly orange paired with a sparkling matte finish. It had opaque pigmentation in a single layer that applied evenly to bare skin and blended out well, but all of the sparkles were difficult to keep in place. There was a lot of fallout from the sparkles, and they also had a tendency to blend/spread well-beyond where the color was initially placed. The texture was soft, somewhat powdery and a touch thin. It stayed on well for eight hours before fading noticeably and left a faint stain behind.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • Viseart Nectar (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar).
  • ColourPop Dear (LE, $4.50) is less shimmery, more muted (95% similar).
  • Too Faced Peach Punch (PiP, $16.00) is less shimmery (95% similar).
  • Kaja Juicy Grapefruit (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar).
  • ColourPop Frose (PiP, $4.50) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar).
  • Coloured Raine Unbothered (PiP, $6.99) is less shimmery, more muted (90% similar).
  • NARS Blow (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar).
  • MAC Carnal Charm (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar).
  • Makeup Geek Nectar (LE, $6.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar).
  • Juvia’s Place Kogi (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing.” The way the Pressed Pigments differ is that they’re not intended for usage on the immediate eye area.

The majority of the shades are semi-opaque to opaque in coverage, blend out fairly well, and can sometimes be a bit drier/more powdery compared to typical matte shades. They often wear eight to nine hours on me before fading, but many shades in the Pressed Pigment family leave some staining behind.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Pigment swatches.

NOTICE: All products categorized under “Pigment” carry a warning in the US that the
product is “not intended for use in the immediate eye area.” Brands in the US typically market these
products as “Pigments” (instead of “Eyeshadow”), and there is often a warning on the back of packaging or
the label. The product includes color additives that are not approved for usage on the eyes per the
FDA.
Some color additives in “Pigments” have no usage restrictions in the EU, per CosIng, and can be used on the
eyes. We recommend checking ingredients to confirm current safety assessment/restrictions:
FDA/CosIng.

ColourPop Lucky Charm Pressed Glitter
ColourPop Lucky Charm Pressed Glitter
ColourPop Lucky Charm Pressed Glitter
ColourPop Lucky Charm Pressed Glitter
ColourPop Lucky Charm Pressed Glitter
ColourPop Lucky Charm Pressed Glitter

Lucky Charm

Lucky Charm has a transparent base with a mix of smaller and larger, hexagon-shaped glitter particles in an assortment of hues; it was more white gold to greenish-gold depending on the lighting with slightly darker bits of green glitter in it. It contains plastic (PET) glitter and is not approved for usage around the eye area. The texture was more emollient and malleable, and this translated into having good dispersion of the glitter particles over skin with decent adhesion. There was light migration over an eight-hour period when worn on cheeks.

  • ColourPop Get Lost (LE, ) is darker (90% similar).
  • Urban Decay Dreamland (P, $22.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar).
  • ColourPop Get Lost (P, ) is darker, warmer (90% similar).
  • ColourPop Hungry Ghost (P, ) is cooler (85% similar).
  • ColourPop Waterfall (LE, $8.00) is darker, less pigmented, warmer (85% similar).
  • ColourPop Royal Ball (LE, ) is darker, cooler (85% similar).
  • Anastasia E2 (Norvina Vol. 4) (LE, ) is darker, cooler (85% similar).
  • ColourPop Cheep Cheep (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar).
  • ColourPop Duh (LE, ) is darker, warmer (80% similar).

Big Smile

Big Smile is a medium yellow with moderate, warm undertones and a matte finish with sparkles throughout. The texture was moderately powdery with some fallout; it was the kind of shade that was best applied prior to base application. There was both powder as well as sparkle fallout due to the sparkles not really binding with the base pigment. It had nearly opaque pigmentation that applied decently and blended out without too much difficulty. It lasted for eight hours with light fallout over time.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • UOMA Beauty Barbados (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar).
  • ColourPop Justice (LE, $4.50) is more shimmery, darker (95% similar).
  • Smashbox Bolt (P, ) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (95% similar).
  • ColourPop Sweet Spot (PiP, $4.50) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar).
  • Anastasia D4 (Norvina Vol. 2) (LE, $12.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar).
  • NARS Douro (P, $19.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar).
  • ColourPop Stinger (PiP, $4.50) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar).
  • Anastasia Brick Road (LE, $12.00) is less shimmery, brighter (90% similar).
  • Lethal Cosmetics Daybreak (P, $6.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar).
  • MAC Royal Woo (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Shine Bright

Shine Bright is a brighter, medium yellow with moderate, warm undertones and a metallic finish. The texture was slightly thicker and more loosely-pressed, so it was more delicate and best used with a lighter hand to avoid fallout. It had rich color payoff that applied evenly and didn’t appear as thick as I expected. It stayed on decently for eight hours before fading noticeably.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • Huda Beauty Neon Orange #9 (PiP, ) is lighter, cooler (90% similar).
  • Make Up For Ever ME400 Buttercup (P, $17.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar).
  • ColourPop Tankini (P, $6.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar).
  • ColourPop Love Note (DC, $4.50) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar).
  • Dominique Cosmetics Lemon Soda (PiP, ) is lighter, cooler (90% similar).
  • Sydney Grace Seize the Day (P, $6.00) is darker (90% similar).
  • BH Cosmetics Club Tropicana #12 (LE, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar).
  • Sydney Grace Lemonade (P, $6.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar).
  • Huda Beauty Neon Green #2 (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar).
  • ColourPop Dandy (PiP, $4.50) is darker (90% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Bonus Points

Bonus Points is a rich, medium-dark yellow with strong, warm undertones and a matte finish. It had rich color payoff that applied evenly to bare skin and blended out without difficulty. The texture was lightly powdery but not prone to fallout or sheering out too readily. This shade wore well for eight and a half hours and left a bit of a stain behind.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • Anastasia D4 (Norvina Vol. 2) (LE, $12.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar).
  • ColourPop Sweet Spot (PiP, $4.50) is cooler (90% similar).
  • UOMA Beauty Barbados (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (90% similar).
  • Anastasia E4 (Norvina Vol. 3) (LE, $12.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar).
  • Anastasia D1 (Norvina Vol. 1) (LE, $12.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar).
  • ColourPop Oh Beehave (PiP, $4.50) is cooler (90% similar).
  • Melt Cosmetics Wax (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (90% similar).
  • Sugarpill Continue (PiP, ) is lighter, cooler (90% similar).
  • Morphe Sunlight (LE, ) is darker (90% similar).
  • Huda Beauty Neon Orange #1 (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Abstract

Abstract is a deep, more marigold-leaning yellow with strong, warm orange undertones and a matte finish. The texture was soft, moderately powdery, and sheered out lightly when applied to bare skin. I also noticed that it had a tendency to darken unevenly, but I was able to hide it with a second layer of product. It had semi-opaque, buildable pigmentation that lasted for eight and a half hours on me.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • Sugarpill Metro (PiP, $13.00) is lighter (95% similar).
  • Too Faced Good Boy (LE, $16.00) is lighter (95% similar).
  • Viseart Pastis (LE, ) is warmer (95% similar).
  • ColourPop Sunnies (LE, $4.50) is lighter (95% similar).
  • Make Up For Ever M402 Mimosa (P, $17.00) is lighter, cooler (95% similar).
  • ColourPop Take Flight (P, $4.50) is lighter (95% similar).
  • ColourPop Cleo Amore (LE, $4.50) is lighter (90% similar).
  • Sugarpill Buttercupcake (P, $13.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar).
  • MAC Goldenrod (DC, $17.00) is brighter (90% similar).
  • Kat Von D Fran (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (90% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Designer

Designer is a bright, chartreuse green with flecks of sparkle over a matte finish. It had nearly opaque color payoff that could be built up to full coverage with less than half of a layer. The texture was soft, somewhat powdery, and had light fallout during application. The sparkles were a larger issue, though, as they contributed heavily to fallout during application and a bit more while worn. It stayed on decently for eight hours before fading visibly.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • Huda Beauty Neon Green #3 (LE, ) is less shimmery (90% similar).
  • Huda Beauty Neon Green #1 (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar).
  • MAC My Kid Could Make That (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery (90% similar).
  • ColourPop Fresh Cut (LE, $4.50) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar).
  • Coloured Raine Cucumber Avocado (LE, $6.99) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar).
  • Melt Cosmetics Betelgeuse (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar).
  • Melt Cosmetics Xenon (PiP, ) is darker, warmer (85% similar).
  • Lethal Cosmetics Relapse (P, $6.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar).
  • Sephora + Pantone Universe Linden Green (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar).
  • MAC Shock Factor (P, $17.00) is less shimmery, warmer (85% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Pose

Pose is a light green with moderate, warm undertones and a sparkling, metallic finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation that applied evenly to bare skin and blended out well. The texture was lightly creamy, smooth, and dense without being overly stiff to work with. This shade wore nicely for eight hours before fading noticeably.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • ColourPop Best Buds (LE, $4.50) is more shimmery, cooler (95% similar).
  • ColourPop Semi Sweet (LE, $5.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar).
  • Clionadh Eye of Newt (P, $5.25) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar).
  • Anastasia C2 (Norvina Mini Vol. 2) (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (90% similar).
  • Sugarpill Mint Soda (P, $13.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar).
  • Cle de Peau Modern Era #3 (LE, ) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar).
  • Viseart Boheme Dream #2 (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (90% similar).
  • Fenty Beauty Need Receipts (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar).
  • BH Cosmetics Club Tropicana #5 (LE, ) is more shimmery, brighter, cooler (85% similar).
  • Sleek MakeUP Fig (PiP, $9.99) is more shimmery, warmer (85% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Pose

LELimited Edition. $4.50.

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Dyed Up

Dyed Up is a bright, light-medium green with cooler undertones and a matte finish. It had nearly opaque color coverage that adhered fairly evenly to bare skin but darkened a bit along the edges, which sometimes made it appear warmer. I’d recommend using this shade over a primer to ensure more even coverage and truer color. The consistency was blendable but moderately powdery, so there was some fallout during application. It lasted well for eight hours before fading visibly.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • Anastasia B3 (Norvina Vol. 2) (LE, $12.00) is darker (80% similar).
  • Coloured Raine Level Up (PiP, $6.99) is darker, warmer (80% similar).
  • Clionadh Sedge (P, $4.50) is darker, more muted (80% similar).
  • Anastasia E1 (Norvina Vol. 3) (LE, ) is darker, warmer (80% similar).
  • Anastasia B2 (Norvina Vol. 3) (LE, $12.00) is more shimmery, darker (80% similar).
  • Anastasia E1 (Norvina Vol. 2) (LE, $12.00) is more shimmery, darker (80% similar).
  • Makeup Geek Transform (P, $9.00) is darker (80% similar).
  • Sydney Grace Honeydew (PiP, $5.00) is more shimmery, warmer (80% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing.” The way the Pressed Pigments differ is that they’re not intended for usage on the immediate eye area.

The majority of the shades are semi-opaque to opaque in coverage, blend out fairly well, and can sometimes be a bit drier/more powdery compared to typical matte shades. They often wear eight to nine hours on me before fading, but many shades in the Pressed Pigment family leave some staining behind.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Pigment swatches.

NOTICE: All products categorized under “Pigment” carry a warning in the US that the
product is “not intended for use in the immediate eye area.” Brands in the US typically market these
products as “Pigments” (instead of “Eyeshadow”), and there is often a warning on the back of packaging or
the label. The product includes color additives that are not approved for usage on the eyes per the
FDA.
Some color additives in “Pigments” have no usage restrictions in the EU, per CosIng, and can be used on the
eyes. We recommend checking ingredients to confirm current safety assessment/restrictions:
FDA/CosIng.

Dyed Up

LELimited Edition. $4.50.

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Haute (Fade Into Hue)

Haute (Fade Into Hue) is a light-medium green with moderate, warm undertones and a pearly sheen. The pigmentation was nearly opaque in a single layer, which applied evenly and blended out out easily on bare skin. The texture was soft, lightly creamy, and dense but not overly stiff so it picked up well with a dry brush. It stayed on well for eight hours before fading a bit.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • Sydney Grace Perfect Vacation (P, $6.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar).
  • Sydney Grace Take the Time (P, $6.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar).
  • Clionadh Climate Change (P, $5.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar).
  • ColourPop Soul Sister (P, $6.00) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar).
  • Urban Decay Secret Keeper (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar).
  • ColourPop Into Focus (LE, $8.00) is more shimmery, cooler (85% similar).
  • Viseart Coy #10 (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (85% similar).
  • Sydney Grace Green Mango (PiP, $6.00) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar).
  • Make Up For Ever I332 Meadow Green (DC, $21.00) is less shimmery, cooler (85% similar).
  • Urban Decay Jade (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Bold Type

Bold Type is a medium-dark teal with subtle, cool undertones and a matte finish. The consistency was quite powdery and thin, which resulted in a lot of fallout and the tendency for the powder to sheer out when applied. Even when I just patted and pressed it into place–no blending!–it seemed to just… fall off within a few minutes. It had mostly opaque pigmentation initially, but it really couldn’t seem to keep in place–even over primer (Smashbox 24HR). The little that seemed to hang on was noticeably faded after six hours.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • Anastasia C2 (Norvina Mini Vol. 3) (LE, $12.00) is lighter (95% similar).
  • Anastasia E3 (Norvina Vol. 2) (LE, $12.00) is warmer (90% similar).
  • Anastasia B3 (Norvina Mini Vol. 2) (LE, $12.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar).
  • ColourPop Sirena (LE, $4.50) is darker (90% similar).
  • Morphe Parade (LE, ) is darker (90% similar).
  • ColourPop Ice Cold (PiP, $4.50) is lighter (85% similar).
  • Makeup Geek Dragonfly (DC, $6.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar).
  • Viseart Teal (14) (LE, ) is darker, warmer (85% similar).
  • Natasha Denona Powder Blue (84V) (PiP, $29.00) is lighter, cooler (80% similar).
  • Melt Cosmetics Meltdown (PiP, ) is darker (80% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Take It Easel

Take It Easel is a brighter, very light blue with cool undertones and a matte finish. It had intense pigmentation with a smooth, lightly powder texture that had good adhesion to bare skin and maintained most of its opacity when blended out. It stayed on nicely for eight hours before fading visibly.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • Sydney Grace Perfect Storm (P, $5.00) is darker (90% similar).
  • ColourPop Transcend Dance (LE, $4.50) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar).
  • ColourPop Beauty Call (P, $6.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar).
  • ColourPop Starry Eyed (PiP, $4.50) is darker, warmer (85% similar).
  • Clionadh Tundra (P, $4.50) is darker (85% similar).
  • ColourPop Moonlite (PiP, $4.50) is darker (85% similar).
  • Viseart Powder (25) (LE, ) is cooler (85% similar).
  • Anastasia B2 (Norvina Mini Vol. 3) (LE, $12.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar).
  • Kat Von D Waters (LE, ) is darker, warmer (80% similar).
  • Make Up For Ever S208 Baby Blue (DC, $21.00) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (80% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

ColourPop Kaleidoscope Pressed Glitter
ColourPop Kaleidoscope Pressed Glitter
ColourPop Kaleidoscope Pressed Glitter
ColourPop Kaleidoscope Pressed Glitter
ColourPop Kaleidoscope Pressed Glitter
ColourPop Kaleidoscope Pressed Glitter

Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope has a transparent base chocked full of lighter blue and more cyan blue, smaller-particle glitter along with some more iridescent flecks of glitter. It contains plastic (PET) glitter and is not approved for usage around the eye area. The texture was more emollient and malleable, which enabled better dispersion on the skin, but it wasn’t the most even application of glitter compared to other shades in the range. There was some migration apparent after eight hours of wear (on cheeks).

ColourPop Hot Copic Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Hot Copic Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Hot Copic Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Hot Copic Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Hot Copic Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Hot Copic Pressed Powder Shadow

Hot Copic

Hot Copic is a light, amost bluish-lavender base with green-to-gold shifting pearl that gave it a more metallic sheen. It had nearly opaque pigmentation with a smooth, moderately dense texture that was slightly thinner when picked up and applied to bare skin but blended out well. The color showed signs of fading after eight hours of wear.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • Make Up For Ever ME202 Iceberg Blue (DC, $17.00) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar).
  • MAC Dark Energy #2 (LE, $21.00) is cooler (90% similar).
  • Dior Blue Garden #3 (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (90% similar).
  • Urban Decay Winterfell Snow (LE, $22.00) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar).
  • Wet ‘n’ Wild Water (LE, $6.99) is cooler (85% similar).
  • Juvia’s Place Yemoja (LE, ) is darker, cooler (85% similar).
  • Dior Blue Beat #3 (LE, ) is cooler (85% similar).
  • Cover FX Halo (P, $28.00) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar).
  • Dior Parisian Sky #4 (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar).
  • Kat Von D Static Age (DC, $21.00) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Watermark

Watermark is a brighter, medium blue with moderate, cooler undertones and flecks of sparkle over a matte finish. The sparkles resulted in a fair amount of fallout and unexpected dispersion of sparkles (far beyond where I initially placed the color). The consistency was moderately powdery, too, which made the fallout issue greater. It had opaque pigmentation but had to be built back up as it did sheer out noticeably after applying and blending it out (but everywhere, not just the edge!). This shade lasted well for eight hours before fading noticeably.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • Natasha Denona Laguna (LE, ) is less shimmery (90% similar).
  • Anastasia B5 (Norvina Vol. 2) (LE, $12.00) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar).
  • Kat Von D Synth (LE, ) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar).
  • Dominique Cosmetics Evil Eye (LE, ) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar).
  • Anastasia C2 (Norvina Vol. 2) (LE, $12.00) is less shimmery, cooler (85% similar).
  • ColourPop Zoomship (P, $6.00) is less shimmery, warmer (85% similar).
  • Sydney Grace Oasis (P, $5.00) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar).
  • Coloured Raine Drip Drop (DC, $6.99) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar).
  • Lethal Cosmetics Outrun (P, $6.00) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar).
  • MAC Triennial Wave (P, $17.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Iconic

Iconic is a medium-dark cobalt blue with strong, cool undertones and a mostly matte finish. It had nearly opaque color coverage that was buildable to full coverage with a second layer. The texture was slightly thinner and drier compared to most eyeshadows in the palette. It stayed on well for eight hours before fading visibly.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • Anastasia B4 (Norvina Vol. 2) (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (95% similar).
  • Sephora Chris (LE, ) is darker (90% similar).
  • Coloured Raine Neo Blue (PiP, $6.99) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar).
  • Kat Von D Starflyer (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar).
  • Viseart Ultramarine (7) (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar).
  • Sugarpill Velocity (P, $13.00) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar).
  • Huda Beauty Sapphire #8 (LE, ) is darker (85% similar).
  • Make Up For Ever M214 Ultramarine Blue (P, $17.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar).
  • Sugarpill Slow Dive (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker (80% similar).
  • Estee Lauder Bleu Electrique (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (80% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Iconic

LELimited Edition. $4.50.

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ColourPop Express Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Express Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Express Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Express Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Express Pressed Powder Shadow
ColourPop Express Pressed Powder Shadow

Express

Express is a light lavender with subtle, cool undertones and warmer, golden shimmer. It had more of a frosted finish as it was a chunkier texture that was very loosely-pressed into the pan. It had more semi-sheer, somewhat buildable pigmentation due to the texture–it just was hard to bind together as a cohesive product. There was a lot of fallout during application. It lasted decently for seven and a half hours before fading a bit.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • Giorgio Armani Blue Reflection (32) (DC, $39.00) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar).
  • Inglot J401 Silver Dollar (LE, $25.00) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar).
  • BH Cosmetics Foil Eyes #2 (PiP, ) is more shimmery, lighter, more muted (85% similar).
  • ColourPop Trainwreck (PiP, $4.50) is darker, cooler (85% similar).
  • Urban Decay Pallor (LE, $19.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar).
  • ColourPop The Crab (LE, $6.00) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar).
  • Stila Frosted Lavender (LE, $18.00) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar).
  • Chanel Oiseaux de Nuit #2 (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar).
  • MAC Girls, Girls! (LE, $22.00) is more shimmery, warmer (85% similar).
  • Buxom Silver Screen (P, $12.00) is more shimmery, darker (80% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Express

LELimited Edition. $4.50.

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Selfie

Selfie is a medium lavender with cool undertones and a matte finish with sparkles on top. The sparkles did not bind with the underlying color, so there was moderate fallout from the sparkles and light fallout from the more powdery texture. This shade showed signs of fading after eight hours of wear.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • ColourPop Own Ur Power (LE, $4.50) is less shimmery, lighter (85% similar).
  • MAC Cobalt (P, $17.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar).
  • Kat Von D Dope (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker, more muted (85% similar).
  • Lethal Cosmetics Sequence (P, $6.00) is less shimmery, cooler (85% similar).
  • ColourPop The Aquarius (P, $4.50) is less shimmery, darker, more muted (80% similar).
  • Sugarpill Baby Doll (PiP, $13.00) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (80% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing.” The way the Pressed Pigments differ is that they’re not intended for usage on the immediate eye area.

The majority of the shades are semi-opaque to opaque in coverage, blend out fairly well, and can sometimes be a bit drier/more powdery compared to typical matte shades. They often wear eight to nine hours on me before fading, but many shades in the Pressed Pigment family leave some staining behind.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Pigment swatches.

NOTICE: All products categorized under “Pigment” carry a warning in the US that the
product is “not intended for use in the immediate eye area.” Brands in the US typically market these
products as “Pigments” (instead of “Eyeshadow”), and there is often a warning on the back of packaging or
the label. The product includes color additives that are not approved for usage on the eyes per the
FDA.
Some color additives in “Pigments” have no usage restrictions in the EU, per CosIng, and can be used on the
eyes. We recommend checking ingredients to confirm current safety assessment/restrictions:
FDA/CosIng.

Selfie

LELimited Edition. $4.50.

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Majestic

Majestic is a medium purple with neutral-to-warm undertones and matte finish. The product had nearly opaque color payoff that could be built to full coverage with less than half of a layer more. The texture was slightly drier and stiffer compared to most shades in the palette, but there wasn’t any fallout, so that was nice. It stayed on well for eight hours before fading a bit, though it stained slightly.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • ColourPop Iffy (PiP, $4.50) is cooler (90% similar).
  • Make Up For Ever M924 Purple (P, $17.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar).
  • Marc Jacobs Beauty Outrageously (PiP, ) is cooler (85% similar).
  • Anastasia C2 (Norvina Mini Vol. 1) (LE, ) is lighter, more muted, cooler (85% similar).
  • Natasha Denona Electric Violet (28V) (PiP, $29.00) is more shimmery, more muted, cooler (85% similar).
  • Anastasia B4 (Norvina Vol. 1) (LE, ) is darker, warmer (80% similar).
  • Ace Beaute Eve (PiP, ) is darker, cooler (80% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing.” The way the Pressed Pigments differ is that they’re not intended for usage on the immediate eye area.

The majority of the shades are semi-opaque to opaque in coverage, blend out fairly well, and can sometimes be a bit drier/more powdery compared to typical matte shades. They often wear eight to nine hours on me before fading, but many shades in the Pressed Pigment family leave some staining behind.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Pigment swatches.

NOTICE: All products categorized under “Pigment” carry a warning in the US that the
product is “not intended for use in the immediate eye area.” Brands in the US typically market these
products as “Pigments” (instead of “Eyeshadow”), and there is often a warning on the back of packaging or
the label. The product includes color additives that are not approved for usage on the eyes per the
FDA.
Some color additives in “Pigments” have no usage restrictions in the EU, per CosIng, and can be used on the
eyes. We recommend checking ingredients to confirm current safety assessment/restrictions:
FDA/CosIng.

Nouveau (Fade Into Hue)

Nouveau (Fade Into Hue) is a light-medium purple with subtle, warm undertones and a frosted finish. The texture was slightly drier and had some fallout during application as a result. It applied best with a fingertip or a dampened brush, which ensured full coverage with minimal fallout. It had more semi-opaque, buildable pigmentation that wore decently for eight hours before fading visibly.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • Sydney Grace Wish (P, $8.00) is darker (90% similar).
  • Viseart Violet (PiP, ) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar).
  • Urban Decay Flashback (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar).
  • MAC Sexy PB&J (LE, $17.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar).
  • Sydney Grace Totally Worth It (P, $6.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar).
  • ColourPop Fluff (PiP, $4.50) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar).
  • BH Cosmetics Club Tropicana #15 (LE, ) is more shimmery, cooler (85% similar).
  • Fenty Beauty Violet Vibez (LE, ) is more shimmery, warmer (85% similar).
  • Clionadh Royalty (P, $12.50) is darker, cooler (85% similar).
  • Huda Beauty Electric #2 (PiP, ) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Zeitgeist

Zeitgeist is a medium-dark, slightly muted purple with neutral-to-cool undertones and a matte finish. It had buildable coverage from semi-opaque to opaque in two layers. The consistency was lightly powdery and on the thinner side, so there was light fallout while blending it out, but it applied evenly and wasn’t difficult to blend out. It lasted well for eight and a half hours before showing signs of fading.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • Morphe Truth (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar).
  • Natasha Denona Electric Violet (28V) (PiP, $29.00) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar).
  • MAC Club New Wave Mix (LE, $17.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar).
  • MAC Power to the Purple (P, $17.00) is darker (85% similar).
  • Anastasia B4 (Norvina Vol. 1) (LE, ) is warmer (85% similar).
  • Surratt Beauty Violaceous (P, $20.00) is more shimmery, more muted (80% similar).
  • Make Up For Ever M924 Purple (P, $17.00) is lighter, brighter, cooler (80% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing.” The way the Pressed Pigments differ is that they’re not intended for usage on the immediate eye area.

The majority of the shades are semi-opaque to opaque in coverage, blend out fairly well, and can sometimes be a bit drier/more powdery compared to typical matte shades. They often wear eight to nine hours on me before fading, but many shades in the Pressed Pigment family leave some staining behind.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Pigment swatches.

NOTICE: All products categorized under “Pigment” carry a warning in the US that the
product is “not intended for use in the immediate eye area.” Brands in the US typically market these
products as “Pigments” (instead of “Eyeshadow”), and there is often a warning on the back of packaging or
the label. The product includes color additives that are not approved for usage on the eyes per the
FDA.
Some color additives in “Pigments” have no usage restrictions in the EU, per CosIng, and can be used on the
eyes. We recommend checking ingredients to confirm current safety assessment/restrictions:
FDA/CosIng.

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