Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Review - ColourPop Super Shock Eyehadows in Flux and Snap Dragon

One of my more recent ColourPop orders had some items from the Spring Collection (let's not talk about how many orders I've had, okay?) I finally got around to using two of the new eyeshadows, Flux and Snap Dragon, so I'm happy I can get to review them here!

ColourPop Super Shock Eyeshadows in Flux (left) and
Snap Dragon (right)
Swatches of Flux (top left) and Snap Dragon (bottom right)
Flux is a "light mint green in a matte finish." The shade looks gorgeous in the pan, the perfect springy mint that I've been searching for. However, swatching it doesn't look nearly as lovely. Flux swatches out more of a chalky whitish green shade. It feels more dry in the pan than some of the other ColourPop shadows I have, not as moussy and spongy. I tried to work with it using a synthetic brush and it fared better than using a natural brush. Even after building up the shadow over a primer, the color was just not true to pan - I was pretty disappointed.

Snap Dragon is a "mid-tone sea foam green in a matte finish." Again, the color in the pan is fantastic, and thankfully, it performs on the skin as well. The color was able to be built up to a vibrant shade, and looked great! The texture was that of the usual spongy cream to powder I've come to expect from ColourPop, and it definitely performed better with a synthetic brush. It blended out nicely as well.

I somehow have forgotten to note that ColourPop is a cruelty free brand, as stated on their site. These two shades are also vegan shades, since they are not listed on the FAQ list of non-vegan shades. Pretty cool that these are cruelty free for $5 each!

  • Dat price tag!
  • Cream to powder formula
  • Blends nicely
  • Pigmented (Snap Dragon)
  • Dry texture (Flux)
  • Not true to pan color (Flux)
  • Needs to be applied with a synthetic brush for best performance (or a finger, you know.)
ColourPop Super Shock Eyeshadows in Flux and Snap Dragon - $5.00 for 0.07 oz (each)
Flux - 1/5
Snap Dragon - 4/5

1 comment:

  1. Snapdragon is great! I didn't get Flux because it didn't look like it would work for me - looks like I made a good call.