Jun 1, 2012

L'Oreal HIP Eyeshadow Duo: Shady

While I love a good brown eyeshadow, it's not often that I find a good matte brown that shows up on my darker skin without making me look like I have a serious case of raccoon eyes.  The L'Oreal HIP eyeshadow duo in Shady is a great drugstore option for a good basic neutral eye makeup and features 2 matte shades - a pale brownish beige and a darker brown.  I use the darker brown as an all-over lid color and the paler beige to highlight and buff the edges of the darker shadow.

L'Oreal Makeup HIP High Intensity Pigments Eyeshadow Duo Shady Matte Brown Neutral Darker Skintone Beauty Blog Reviews Swatches FOTD Looks EOTD
L'Oreal Makeup HIP High Intensity Pigments Eyeshadow Duo Shady Matte Brown Neutral Darker Skintone Beauty Blog Reviews Swatches FOTD Looks EOTD
L'Oreal Makeup HIP High Intensity Pigments Eyeshadow Duo Shady Matte Brown Neutral Darker Skintone Beauty Blog Reviews Swatches FOTD Looks EOTD

The packaging has two parts - the upper compartment holds the two eyeshadows and a lower compartment holds a sponge applicator which I haven't used ever.

L'Oreal Makeup HIP High Intensity Pigments Eyeshadow Duo Shady Matte Brown Neutral Darker Skintone Beauty Blog Reviews Swatches FOTD Looks EOTD
L'Oreal Makeup HIP High Intensity Pigments Eyeshadow Duo Shady Matte Brown Neutral Darker Skintone Beauty Blog Reviews Swatches FOTD Looks EOTD
L'Oreal Makeup HIP High Intensity Pigments Eyeshadow Duo Shady Matte Brown Neutral Darker Skintone Beauty Blog Reviews Swatches FOTD Looks EOTD

L'Oreal HIP Eyeshadow Duo in Shady - Swatches/FOTD

L'Oreal Makeup HIP High Intensity Pigments Eyeshadow Duo Shady Matte Brown Neutral Darker Skintone Beauty Blog Reviews Swatches FOTD Looks EOTD
L'Oreal Makeup HIP High Intensity Pigments Eyeshadow Duo Shady Matte Brown Neutral Darker Skintone Beauty Blog Reviews Swatches FOTD Looks EOTD

I bought this eyeshadow almost 1 year ago and haven't used it much either - not because I don't like it, but mostly because I seem to have collected enough makeup to leave a lot of it untouched :(  For my darker skin tone, I find this a neutral, office-wear appropriate sort of shade, and I am sure on someone lighter this would show up much more vibrant than it does on me.  Easy to use, long lasting (with a primer), buttery smooth and no fall out, the only fault I can find with this is with time, the powder tends to get hard and difficult to get on to the brush.  The darker shade still works fine, though.

13 comments:

  1. OMG!!! Your soo pretty!!
    Love the review
    love the photos :)

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  2. Err..thank you, Vini!!! :D :D :D

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  3. very cute packaging n I love the two shades..perfect for travelling..can jus keep one in my handbag..wil look out for ir Rads..thanku for such a lovely review

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    1. It really is the best for travel! I don't use very many shades either, so this brown combo is perfect for me :D

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  4. Hi...you 've have a great photo editing skills

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    1. Hii Ray :) Thank you..is thanks to Picassa :D I hope I get around to learning Photoshop, though, some day. People do amazing things with it!

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  5. This is a really nice look, I agree it works great for a day at the office. I don't have any Loreal HIP eyeshadows but the ones I've seen do have great shades.

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    1. Thanks, Ashley! I have 2 - this and another black/beige combination. They have lovely shades, don't they? I had to resist picking up more - they just sit at home and never get used :|

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  6. I kind of like this a lot on ur skintone Rads. :) Perfect for everyday wear...and some amazing clicks as usual! :D

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  7. i find this pose(1st pic) the best luking on u Radhika ;)
    u luk sooo innocent n pretty in it :)))

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    1. Hi Nids! I look so much better with my eyes looking half their size :D If I could I would walk around town with my eyes half closed :D :D :D :D :D And thank you :*

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  8. Lovely pics Rads..and your FOTD is super awesomeeeeeeee......Gorgeous look!!

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