Thursday, 6 September 2012

Review & Swatches: MUA Matte Eyeshadow - Shade 20


MUA CLAIMS
Single eyeshadows that are super high pigmented, smooth and easy to apply are the must-have item from MUA. They’re the barga-licious price of just £1 each and they come in 4 shades to satisfy your matte cravings! With fantastic pay-off, embrace a matte eye look and pick up all four of these gorgeous shadows today!

PRICE & AVAILABILITY
PKR 200 / £1.00
I bought it from Just4girls.pk. Also available online at MUA Store.

THE BASICS
MUA Matte Eyeshadows come in a circular pan with 10g of product inside. I bought Shade 20. Every pan has a transparent lid.

MATTE and BLACK! Is it really?

 
MY OPINION
I was in search of a perfect matte black eyeshadow. Many people even liken MUA Eyeshadows to MAC ones so I went ahead and picked their blackest from the range. I won’t be comparing it with MAC eyeshadows because I haven’t used any, but among the black eyeshadows that I have used so far, this Shade 20 by MUA is hell impressive.
MUA's packaging is never out of the box. This one too is simple, clean and sturdy.
I really love the intense pigmentation of the eyeshadow. This black is perfect for the dark smokey eye. Surprisingly, the black in it pops on the eye even without a primer. Though I will always advise to use with an eye primer for it to last longer and not fade away. There was very little fallout; as with all black or dark eyeshadows there is some. The texture was very smooth and very blendable. There was no dragging for this eyeshadow. ANY brush picks it up easily. I could not test its wearing power as I didn’t have a chance to wear it for a day. I have swiped it twice in the swatch.

MUA Matte Eyeshadow - Shade 20 (swatch)
RATING
 For the price, this matte black beauty is an absolute genius by MUA!

14 comments :

  1. i really like this one! never used MAC's carbon I think but apparently its very close to it! xx

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  2. i've been eyeing this myself! x

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  3. ohh its looking so good in pigmentation... and u got the perfect pick for smoky look

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  4. wow thaat is some black! i bought their undressed palette! love it so maybe ill be trying out their single shades too :)

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  5. I think this is the same matte black that is in their 24 Shade Immaculate Collection Palette. If it is, I am absolutely in love with this shade. Highly pigmented and stays throughout the day. Thank you for the post..xx

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  6. wow, it is definitely matte black! the pigments are amazing.

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  9. Pretty colour. They do very pigmented shades.

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  10. their eyeshadows are amazing!

    xx

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  11. Wow the color is super matte! I'm loving it ^_~

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